Harold "Butch" Poling Posted: 2018-12-01 11:44:37



Harold M. “Butch” Poling, 70 of Sycamore died suddenly on November 29, 2018
A memorial visitation will be held on Saturday, December 8, 2018 from 10:00am until 1:00pm at DeFiore Funeral Home-10763 Dundee Road, Huntley. In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to Anderson Animal Shelter in South Elgin.
Harold was born June 27, 1948 in Elgin, the son of Robert and Virginia Poling. Harold owned and operated Area Door Service of Elgin. He was an outdoorsman, avid fisherman and hunter. He was a farmer at heart and was a collector of antique tractors. Butch spent many weekends working on his dream farmland in Antigo, Wisconsin. He was a devoted father and grandfather and was never without his beloved dog.
He is survived by his children, Aaron (Shelly) Poling, Amanda (Jeremy) Row, Sarah (Craig) Tucker, Crystal (Steve) Schliem, by his grandchildren, Aaron, Jr., Sydney, Codey, Makaila, Sam, and Allie and by two step grandsons, Alex and Zach, great granddaughter, Saige. He is survived by his mother, Virginia (Jim) Perry, his siblings, Skip Poling, Roxanna (Bill) Lauderdale and Dawn Zappitelli. He is survived by his significant other, Lora Johansen and best friend, Hans Sjurseth. He was preceded in death by his father, Robert.
For further information please call the funeral home at 847-515-8772 or on-line condolences may be directed to www.defiorefuneral.com

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Jim and Pat Hurtado 2018-12-02 14:10:38

So sorry to hear about your father.

Angie Koukol Einwich 2018-12-02 19:51:53

I am so very sorry. My heart is breaking for you all. Butch meant the world to me. Please let me know if I can help in any way.

Sally and Hans Sjurseth 2018-12-02 21:05:23

Saying we will miss him is an understatement. We love you guys and a piece of our lives will never be the same❤️

Monica Sanders 2018-12-02 21:37:47

I’m am so sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with your family

Doug and Gloria Reed 2018-12-03 10:32:16

Our deepest sympathy. I had the utmost respect for Butch. He was a down to earth good honest man. God bless.

Jon Wald 2018-12-03 10:59:12

So sorry for your loss, he will be greatly missed up north here by all his friends and neighbors. I had nothing but respect for him, and my father (Conrad) considered him a very dear friend. RIP Butch.

Mark & Cindy Mathis 2018-12-07 15:57:07

To Aaron & Shelly - Are thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. May your Dad rest in peace.