Evanston, Illinois Funeral Homes

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Evanston, Illinois Funeral Homes
1571 Maple Avenue
Evanston, Illinois 60201
(847) 869-2900
1726 Central Street
Evanston, Illinois 60201
(847) 866-8843
1317 Emerson Street
Evanston, Illinois 60201
(847) 864-6135
1917 Asbury Avenue
Evanston, Illinois 60201
(847) 869-3172
Evanston, Illinois Obituaries and News
Nancy A. Nemmers February 13, 2017

Nemmers, of Colorado Springs, CO. She was preceded in death by her grandparents. Nancy Ann was born March 24, 1968, in Evanston, IL, the daughter of Mary Kraus. She graduated from John F. Kennedy High School in Cedar Rapids in 1986. Nancy married Terry G. (Telegraph Herald)

Obituary: John Robert Nichols, 54, resident, business leader February 06, 2017

Nichols was born in Evanston, IL on March 26, 1962. He graduated from Brunswick School in Greenwich and earned a bachelor’s degree in English from Kalamazoo College, followed by an MBA degree in finance from the University of Michigan. His career in ... (NC Advertiser)

Nancy Lynne Jones, MD February 03, 2017

Nancy Lynne Jones, MD, born August 31, 1952, passed away peacefully February 1, 2017, at Presence St. Francis Hospital in Evanston, Illinois, surrounded by her siblings. She was the daughter of Mary K. Jones and the late Alfred "Chuck" Jones of Aliquippa ... (Beaver County Times)

John Cunningham February 02, 2017

as well as a former partnership at Evanston Athletic Club in Evanston, Illinois. John is remembered as an engaging, witty and social person who would give you the shirt off his back, even his Hawaiian print or flannel. John was preceded in death by his ... (legacy.com)

Anne P. Schopp January 28, 2017

Anne entered Illinois State Normal University in 1949 ... (Jorj Ann) Higgins, Chenoa; Rita E. (Tom) Hefty, Evanston; and Timothy P. Higgins, Forest Park; three grandchildren, Thomas, Kate and Claire Hefty; one sister, Agnes “Aggie” (James) Yeakel ... (Pantagraph)


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Funeral Home Reviews
Chenoa, Illinois
The sympathy flowers where more beautiful than on the picture. Very fresh and the arrangement was just wonderful. I would buy from this store any time again with confidence. Thanks for your outstanding and friendly service.
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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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Melrose Park, Illinois
Terrible service, untrustworthy, state closed him down for nonpayment
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Aurora, Illinois
Do not use this funeral service,take your loved ones somewhere else.they are very unprofessional and unreliable.Do not recommend
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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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