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Avon, Illinois Funeral Homes
108 E Washington Street
Avon, Illinois 61415
(309) 465-3770
Avon, Illinois Obituaries and News
Marleau Anderson February 17, 2017

Marleau lived in Great Falls for almost 22 years, relocating from Mount Prospect, Illinois, a northwest suburb of the Chicago area, with her husband, Louis. She had a successful sales career with Avon and a passion for antiques. Marleau is survived by two ... (legacy.com)

Adlon Jorgensen Rector February 16, 2017

Longtime University of Illinois administrator Adlon Dohme Jorgensen Rector had ... Susan (Pat) Fitzgerald of Champaign and Sarah (Brent) Thompson of Avon, Ind., and stepdaughter, Christy (Rob) Etten of Naples, Fla., as well as her 10 grandchildren, Kristin ... (The News-Gazette)

Grace E. Borgkvist February 12, 2017

She loved to read and collect Avon bottles. Survivors include her husband Thomas Borgkvist ... Jessica (Rob) Armour of Park Ridge, Illinois, Justin (Celeste) Vanduch of Sun Prairie, and Juniper Vanduch of Wisconsin Dells. Twenty great-grandchildren ... (WisNews)

Clark, Charlene Ruby February 07, 2017

Burial was at the Rock Island National Cemetery, Rock Island, Illinois. Charlene Ruby Morris ... Upon moving to the Maquoketa area, she sold Avon and then worked for the Maquoketa Sentinel Press. Last, she worked at the Maquoketa Senior Center. (The Daily Progress)

Avon petition challenges January 26, 2017

Nominating petition challenges filed against some Avon Township candidates in the April election were dropped this week. Officials said scheduled hearings were not needed for clerk candidate Jeanne Kearby and the People Over Politics political slate that ... (Daily Herald)

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Funeral Home Reviews
Eureka, Illinois
My friend wanted a simple no frills send off. Well I suppose that is exactly what she recieved. Parked in a corner of the basement (as in concret floor, pipes and crummy walls). She was a beautiful woman that could at times be excentric in her style. You would never have guessed that by the plane sheet that covered her. The array of headstones that were in the other corner were a nice touch, all that was missing were some spiderwebs and an errie tape in the back ground. There was not even a place to pray! I know that money plays a part, and that some people want simple but this was disrespectful. If they would donate a corner for the poor I would be willing to decorate it in memory of my friend, so no one elses family has to say good bye in such deplorable conditions.

Geneva, Illinois
May 13, 2013 was my Dads wake, let me tell ya Dennis could not have made us more comfortable then what he did. He paid attention to all the details, large and small; under the circumstances it is a comfort to have someone looking over these things. We had 90+ attend the wake and many people asked me if we personally knew Dennis and those who worked for him, I said no but that's how they treated all of us.

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.

Chicago, Illinois
I am writing on behalf of the family of deceased, Larry S Edwards. I came to Chicago, from Ohio, to attend the funeral of Larry Edwards. I accompanied my family to your facility to help with the arrangements for Larry's funeral, on several occasions. I just wanted to tell you how impressed we were with the professionalism of your entire staff. With so much involved with the loss of a loved one and then having to plan a funeral, it was so comforting to walk into your offices and leave feeling as if the funeral was one less thing we had to stress about. We felt that Gatlings would take care of not only our loved one, but our family as well. The staff at Gatlings did exactly that. Your drivers were always on time and courteous. Your entire staff were extremely well dressed. Your facility was immaculate and all of your workers were very well organized. They were also very patient, especially at the end of the funeral when everyone was saying their goodbyes to loved ones, your driver said for us to take as long as we needed. Your drivers assisted everyone in and out of the cars, they drove as if they were carrying precious cargo. We never felt rushed or as though we were an inconvenience in any way. Your office staff were extremely patient with my family members. We made several changes to the obituary after the draft had been printed. Your staff continually told us, 'We are here to do whatever you need, we'll take care of you.' Our loved one, Larry Edwards, had been very sick for a very long time. When we viewed the body, everyone kept saying how peaceful he looked and what a wonderful job Gatlings had done. We cannot thank you enough for taking care of our loved one and our family. By the time our experience with Gatlings came to an end, we felt as though we had gained a new family. Please share this letter with your employees. I want them to know how very much they are appreciated. The family of Larry S. Edwards

Aurora, Illinois
Do not use this funeral service,take your loved ones somewhere else.they are very unprofessional and unreliable.Do not recommend