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Obituaries

Gerald E. Woodin

POLO – Gerald E. Woodin, 85, of Polo, passed away Friday, Feb. 9, 2018, at Serenity Hospice & Home in Oregon. He worked for Northern Illinois Harvester until retiring.

Gerald was born May 9, 1932, in Polo, the son of Rex and Ola (Bellows) Woodin. He married Ethel Chandler on Sept. 23, 1951, in Milledgeville. Ethel preceded him in death March 19, 2015.

Survivors include his daughters, Sally (Wayne) Stauffer of Polo and Sherri (Jerry) Michalak of Freeport; son, Gary Lee (Kathy) Woodin of Lake of the Hills; sisters, Bernice Riddle of Polo and Beverly Brown of Columbus, Indiana; brothers, Harold (Lucille) Woodin of Polo, Archie Woodin of Milledgeville, and Paul (Shirley) Woodin of Milan; seven grandchildren, and 14 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by two sisters, Geneva and Ardela; and a brother, Dewayne.

Cremation rites will be accorded. Private burial will be at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens in Dixon.  

Visit polofamilyfuneralhome.com to send condolences. 

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