Kankakee, Illinois Funeral Homes

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Kankakee, Illinois Funeral Homes
1151 East Court Street
Kankakee, Illinois 60901
(815) 932-1214
233 South Indiana Avenue
Kankakee, Illinois 60901
(815) 939-4597
1480 West Court Street
Kankakee, Illinois 60901
(815) 932-3431
1055 North Schuyler Avenue
Kankakee, Illinois 60901
(815) 933-3641
187 South Greenwood
Kankakee, Illinois 60901
(815) 935-0090
400 South Dearborn Avenue
Kankakee, Illinois 60901
(815) 932-2611
1900 West Court Street
Kankakee, Illinois 60901
(815) 932-2421
200 South Washington Avenue
Kankakee, Illinois 60901
(815) 932-6622
Kankakee, Illinois Obituaries and News
He was known as 'The Birdman of Kankakee' February 19, 2017

He succeeded wildly — his 1949 obituary in the New York Times ... and manufacturing site on Illinois 54 (now Illinois 50). The company operated until 1974, when its listing disappeared from the Kankakee telephone directory. In 1954, the Bird Lodge ... (The Daily Journal)

Juanita Audell Chamberlin February 11, 2017

She was born Juanita Audell Thorp on Feb. 17, 1923, in Kankakee, Illinois, to Reverend John and Orpah Thorp. She grew up in South Woodbury, Vermont, and graduated from Eastern Nazarene College in Quincy, Massachusetts, in 1946 with honors in speech and ... (Laramie Boomerang)

Alan Kampe February 11, 2017

The family will receive friends before the service beginning at noon. Inurnment will be in the St. Paul's Episcopal Church Columbarium, Kankakee, IL. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to St. Lawrence Episcopal Church, 125 W. Church Street ... (legacy.com)

Judge Roger Benson February 09, 2017

In October 1958, he was admitted to practice law in the state of Illinois. From 1954-1968, he served as vice president of Security Lumber and Supply Co. Inc., in Bradley. From 1959-1968, he practiced law in Kankakee. From 1968-1992, he was appointed and ... (The Daily Journal)

Margaret DeLyle 'Dee' Myers February 08, 2017

Taylor; her two sisters, Mary Ann Snavely of Kankakee and Florence Schneckenberger of Commack ... In 1974, the family moved back to Normal and Margaret returned to work, first at Illinois State University and then once again at State Farm. (Pantagraph)

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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.

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.

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!!!!!!!!

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.