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Robert W. Wolfley

Published: Thursday, May 1, 2014 6:04 p.m. CST

Robert W. Wolfley, 83, Polo, died on Tuesday, April 29, 2014, at his home with his family by his side. 

Robert was born on Oct. 12, 1930 in Chadwick, the son of Floyd and Ada (Isenhart) Wolfley. 

He married Wilma Smith on July 30, 1949 in Mt. Carroll. 

Robert was a self-employed carpenter in Polo and a pressman at Kable Printing, Mt. Morris, for 25 years until retirement. 

Survivors include his wife, Wilma; daughters, Joyce (James) Mumford,Windsor, and Rita J. (Fred) Buser, Byron; sons, Robert (Ingrid) Wolfley, Sterling, and David Wolfley, Polo; 10 grandchildren, 35 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; step-mother, Mary Mayberry; sister, Lillian Scott; brother-in-law, Edward Scott; granddaughter, Kelly Wolfley Timm; great-granddaughter, Maverick Mumford.

A memorial visitation will be held on Monday, May 5 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at Faith Discovery Church, 801 W. Oregon St., Polo with a memorial service to follow at 11:30 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established to Faith Discovery Church, Polo, and Serenity Hospice and Home, Oregon.

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