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Augusta, Illinois Funeral Homes
200 Orchid Street
Augusta, Illinois 62311
(217) 392-2418
Augusta, Illinois Obituaries and News
Charlotte L. Rainey February 22, 2017

Charlotte was a graduate from the Milmine Grade School, Bement High School (1939) and the University of Illinois (1943) in home economics. She taught in the public high schools of DeLand, Augusta, Williamsville and Bement (20 years). Over the years ... (The News-Gazette)

Roy Brown February 19, 2017

30, 1931, in Bloomington, the son of Roy Davis and Hazel Augusta McWhorter Brown ... Mack attended Bloomington public schools and graduated from Illinois Wesleyan University in 1953. He was active in the Sigma Chi Fraternity and served as Grand Praetor ... (Pantagraph)

Marie Lienhardt February 18, 2017

Marie Janet Lienhardt, 92, of Augusta, WI, passed away February 14 ... She married Gustav Lienhardt on December 26, 1943, in Forest Park, IL. They lived in Illinois until 1958 when they moved near New Auburn, WI. There, Marie and Gus owned and operated ... (Eau Claire Leader-Telegram)

Hedrick, Lois February 14, 2017

Her sharp sense of humor made things lively throughout her life. After many years of splitting time between Decatur, Illinois and Augusta, Georgia, Lois and Gale moved to Augusta full time in 2000. They enjoyed the beautiful gardens and new friends in ... (Herald & Review)

Marie Merriman February 06, 2017

and Dennis Merriman (Cindy) of St. Simons Island; sister, Karolyn Hall, of Illinois ... in Augusta, Ga. There will be a memorial service at 10:30 a.m. Feb. 11 at St. William Catholic Church, St. Simons Island. Funeral homes often submit obituaries as ... (

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Funeral Home Reviews
Darien, Illinois
Be very careful with this funeral home. They may lack honesty, and or diligence. A year ago we lost a parent/In-Law. We used Modell because the parent's spouse was handled through them. During the arrangements ,with the owners daughter, we informed her that the Parent had changed it's mind, and instead of the full burial package, the Parent had previously decided on, the parent wanted Cremation, and a Memorial service at our Church. The Pastor had become a good friend. The Daughter worked with us on the Urn, cards and the arrangements of the remains. Yet, it appeared to us that she became preoccupied with other matters and wanted to give us over to someone else as soon as she could. On later reflection we questioned ourselves on her leaving us was due to the amount of money we were not spending. Months passed as I went through boxes of the parent's records, gotten food poisoning, and spent weeks sipping Broth and sleeping. As we did not pay in full immediately Modell put the account into collection. While recovering I spent an hour in the morning and another in the afternoon back in the boxes. Discovering, in a bundle of old Bank records, a Customer's copy of a Forethought Funeral Insurance policy written by Modell Funeral Home. I contacted Modell and the daughter answered. I told her what I had discovered, and her immediate response was how glad she was that she was not the person to have handled this. How that person should have checked the records. (She must have been doing something else when she spent over ten minutes checking, or she did find the records?, we do not know). She then asked to take care of the matter for us, for which I declined, having no confidence or trust in her or them. The story continues but the above is the essentials. I still question myself on whether or not she was diligent, or if she had found the policy. Did she have a lack of memory in handling us, or was she trying to cover herself. Did she put us in collection to further gain funds and cover themselves? What was nice, was that in the final meeting she never gave us or offer us any credit for there lack of service, Professional to the end. Oh, I forgot they messed up the cards.

Dwight, Illinois
I tried to leave a condolence message for the Bennington family, but could only find where I could leave a card for $6.90. I will try later, but was disappointed that I couldn't since we will be out of town for the service.

Bloomington, Illinois
Your computer system is of no value, other than posting you phone number. I wasn't able to use it to find a funeral let alone the obituary. totally unacceptable.

Harvey, Illinois
To Valencia and Terrance Moore and family, Our family extend our deepest condolences to you all. We know this is a difficult time for you, but have hope and faith in the beautiful promise OUR CREATOR has given to us. Revelations 21:3,4

Homewood, Illinois
Tews Funeral Home & Ryans Funeral Home are owned & operated by the same person, Mike Ryan. Please beware! Tews Funeral Home gave some of our sons ashes, after cremation, to people who attended the service without asking permission. We did not find this out until months later. My husband was never asked. IT WOULD HAVE NEVER BEEN AUTHORIZED. One of the people who received the ashes was his x-girlfriend. We feel she is part of the reason he is not with us anymore. My husband feels so violated. After finally getting ahold of Mt. Ryan, he kept beating around the bush and would not answer. Please beware. We wouldn't want this to happen to anyone else.