Manteno, Illinois Funeral Homes

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Manteno, Illinois Funeral Homes
21 N Main Street
Manteno, Illinois 60950
(815) 468-8241
291 N Main Street
Manteno, Illinois 60950
(815) 468-8214
Manteno, Illinois Obituaries and News
Laura Phelps February 22, 2017

Phelps (nee Jacob), 62, of Manteno, passed away unexpectedly on Feb. 12 ... Visitation will be from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at Kurtz Memorial Chapel, 102 E. Francis Road, New Lenox, IL 60451. A memorial service will be held at a later date. (The Daily Journal)

Harold Robbins February 13, 2017

Chapel Service Monday at 11:00 a.m.. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in Alsip.Memorials made to The Veterans Home in Manteno, 1 Veterans Dr. Manteno, Il. 60950 would be appreciated. Info: 708-636-1200 or (

Lee H. Gustafson January 15, 2017

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Illinois Veteran's Home Manteno, on the memo line write Lee Gustafson Memoriam, 1 Veterans Drive Manteno, IL 60950. For funeral information (630-469-0032) or (Chicago Sun Times)

UPDATE: Man Missing from Manteno Found Safe January 11, 2017

The man was found safe and unharmed. MANTENO, IL — A Manteno woman is asking for the public's help in locating her husband, whom she says is bipolar and could be a danger to himself. Penny Pavloski is looking for anyone who might have seen her spouse ... (Patch)

Mitch Colton Goad October 21, 2016

TEXAS-Mitch Colton Goad, 20, of Corpus Christi, TX, formerly of Manteno and Wilmington passed away Sept., 3, 2010 in Corpus Christi. Born Jan. 2, 1990 in Kankakee, he was the son of Donald and Tammy (Archer) Goad. Mitch was a Corpsman in the U.S. Navy ... (

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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.

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.

Pleasant Hill, Illinois
Our family has been taken care of by this funeral home for 40 years or more and we've never had a complaint. Mr. Lummis makes the entire ordeal easier and helps with so many of the minute details.

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

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!!!!!!!!