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Marine, Illinois Funeral Homes
311 N Humboldt Street
Marine, Illinois 62061
(618) 887-4352
Marine, Illinois Obituaries and News
Former Peorian, Navy SEAL William 'Ryan' Owens honored today at Virginia funeral February 10, 2017

He was a devoted father, a true professional, and a wonderful husband," the obituary said. Owens, a 1998 graduate of Illinois Valley Central High ... His awards include the Silver Star, Navy and Marine Corps Medal, three Bronze Star Medal with Valor ... (Peoria Journal Star)

Bobby Church February 02, 2017

Burial will be in Blairsville Cemetery with military rites by the 3rd Battalion 23rd Marine Regiment Inspector Instructor Staff. Visitation will begin at 5 p.m. today, Feb. 3, at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Hospice of Southern Illinois ... (The Southern)

Donald E. Gebhart February 02, 2017

Don was proud to have served his country with the U.S. Air Force. On July 22, 1967, he married Barbara Mae Peterson in Champaign, Illinois. For many years, Don worked at Oshkosh Marine Supply until his retirement. Don enjoyed playing golf and hunting. (Telegraph Herald)

Still no cause in fatal Franklin fire, sheriff says February 01, 2017

The Illinois Fire Marshal’s Office is also investigating ... He loved watching "VeggieTales" and loved Super Heroes," the obituary said. “Jocelyn, born on the Marine Corps birthday, had her father’s ears and her mother’s smile. (State Journal Register)

Clarence 'Sandy' Howell, who ran beloved Plentywood Farm restaurant, dies February 02, 2017

Clarence "Sandy" Howell was a young boy when his mother, Katharine, bought a ramshackle log cabin, nestled in the woods just east of Illinois Highway 83 in Bensenville ... "He was kind of a tough guy, a former Marine who didn't talk a lot, but you always ... (Chicago Tribune)

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Funeral Home Reviews
Homewood, Illinois
Please see 'Tews Funeral Home' review. These two funeral homes are owned & operated by the same person, Mike Ryan. ** please read my review **

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

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.

Melrose Park, Illinois
Terrible service, untrustworthy, state closed him down for nonpayment