Obituaries

Alvin G. Polnow

July 22, 1928 - February 1, 2018

Alvin  G.  Polnow

Obituary

Monroe, WI

Alvin G. Polnow, 89, of Monroe, WI, previously of Marengo, IL, passed away peacefully, Thursday morning, February 1, 2018. Alvin was born July 22, 1928 in Belvidere, IL, the son of Oscar and Frieda Polnow. Alvin proudly served in the United States Army and was stationed in Germany after World War II. He married the love of his life, Lucy Medelberg. Alvin worked for Arnold Engineering for 35 years. He was a former member of First Baptist Church in Marengo. Alvin enjoyed the outdoors, especially fishing and hunting. He was always cheering on the Chicago Cubs and the Chicago Bears.

Alvin is loved and missed by his children, Glen (Lisa) Polnow, Alan Polnow; grandchildren, Kelly and Anna Polnow; sisters, Viola Pike, and Elda Richardson; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, Lucy, brothers, Harold and LeRoy Polnow, and sisters, Alma Nimtz, and Edna Polnow.

A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Monday, February 5, 2018 at Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services, 218 W. Hurlbut Ave, Belvidere, IL 61008. A visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m., until 10:45 a.m., prior to the service. Burial in Highland Garden of Memories. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the family for a memorial to be established in honor of Alvin’s service to his country. To light a candle or share a condolence, please visit www.AndersonFCS.com.

Service Schedule

Monday, February 5, 2018

Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services

218 West Hurlbut Ave
Belvidere, IL 61008

815-544-2616

A visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m., until 10:45 a.m., prior to the service.

Monday, February 5, 2018

Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services

218 West Hurlbut Ave
Belvidere, IL 61008

815-544-2616

A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Monday, February 5, 2018 at Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services, 218 W. Hurlbut Ave, Belvidere, IL 61008.

Burial in Highland Garden of Memories.

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From all the Associates at Grande Cheese-We extend our heartfelt and sincere condolences to the Polnow Family. We are thinking of you and wish you all our prayers and thoughts.

Steve Dasko 2018-02-05T13:27:48

Praying for strength and peace Our sincere condolences

Joe Paggi 2018-02-04T10:30:31

Glen and Lisa I’m so sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

Melissa schmidt

Melissa schmidt 2018-02-03T19:39:15

Glen and Lisa, I am so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. Just know we are thinking about you.

Cindy 2018-02-02T20:15:31

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