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Karen R. Lego
Karen R. Lego, age 67, of Rock Falls, died Wednesday, July 14, 2021 at Generations at Neighbors in Byron.
Karen was born August 8, 1953 in Chicago the daughter of Joseph and Lillian Whalen. She married James D. Lego on October 15, 1969 in Chicago. He preceded her in death on May 30, 2020. Karen was employed as a school bus driver in Johnsburg and also as a banker in McHenry. She enjoyed sewing, quilting, gardening and cooking.
She is survived by three children, Kimberly (Todd) Polifka of Pell Lake, Wis., Connie Lego of McHenry and Jeremiah Lego of Rock Falls; one sister, Linda Whalen of North Chicago; two brothers, Tim Whalen and Sean Whalen both of Chicago; and three grandchildren, Brittany Marsh, Kyle Marsh and Alexis Marsh.
She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; one brother, Larry Willie; and two sisters, Judy Willie and Faith Whalen.
Visitation will be Friday, July 23, 2021 from 1:00 – 2:00 PM at the McDonald Funeral Home in Rock Falls. The funeral will follow at 2:00 PM on Friday. Burial will be at Coloma Township Cemetery in Rock Falls.
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