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Depue, Illinois Funeral Homes
311 W 4th
Depue, Illinois 61322
(815) 663-5021
Depue, Illinois Obituaries and News
State-ranked DePue boys lose first game January 21, 2017

The Ottawa Marquette boys basketball team knocked off Class 1A No. 6 and previously unbeaten DePue, 50-42 at Bader Gym in Ottawa. Marquette led DePue 6-3 after a low scoring first quarter. DePue fell behind 21-16 at halftime and eventually 37-21 after ... (Peoria Journal Star)

Michael Anthony Fassino January 19, 2017

EDNA - Michael Anthony Fassino, of Edna, Texas, passed away on Sunday, April 24, 2016 at the age of 77. He was born in Depue, Illinois on January 20, 1939, to the late Anton Joseph Fassino and Eleanora Marietta Fassino. Michael worked as a Band Director in ... (Victoria Advocate)

Barto Funeral Home -- DePue Chapel January 18, 2017

Margaret Lipinski DEPUE - Margaret E. "Jeannie" Lipinski, 90, of DePue died Sunday, January 15, 2017, at her home. A prayer service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, January 21, at the Barto Funeral Home in DePue,... (legacy.com)

Forrest Allen Risberg, Sr. – Obituary January 11, 2017

His father worked for the railroad and his mother trained as a teacher. He grew up in small towns along the Rock Island Railroad line in Illinois. He graduated from Depue High School in 1950. Shortly after graduation, Mr. Risberg became a telegrapher ... (quadcitiesdaily.com)

Lily Mae Buckley December 14, 2016

Lily Mae Buckley, age 86, passed away at her home in Sulphur Springs on December 9, 2016. She was born in Depue, IL on March 3, 1930 to Oscar and Viola (Moore) Buckley. She was the wife of the late James S. Buckley. She was a long time member of the ... (NWA Online)


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Funeral Home Reviews
Wood River, Illinois
Marks needs an updated web site
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Country Club Hills, Illinois
I attended the services of Vicki Pittman yesterday and was very disappointed in your services. With today technology you should have known due to the weather, there will have to be a DELAYED BURIAL. The family should not had to put through that long ride from the church to Washington Memory Gardens walk in the mud and standing water to be told this. The Family entrusted you to make this a less painful experience as possible. But LEAKS & Sons let the family and friends down. I will never use your services or refer you to any one. This was very insensitive on Leaks & Sons!!!!!!!!
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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.
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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.
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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.
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