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Orion, Illinois Obituaries and News
Vickie Webber Anderson February 06, 2017

Vickie will be deeply missed by her husband, Tom, of Muscatine; daughter, Beth (Michael) Thomas, of Muscatine; son, Wesley (Amy) Webber, of Muscatine; step-children, Jenny (Kory) Fiers, of Orion, Illinois, Corey (Bob) Lambert, of Moline and Nathan ... (Quad-Cities Times)

Michael Rippel January 14, 2017

He is survived by his wife, Diana; their children, Katherine Schutte, Orion, and Edward Rippel ... He graduated from the University of Illinois in 1969 with a degree in civil engineering. He worked for the Illinois Department of Transportation as a ... (Pantagraph)

Obituaries: Franklin January 07, 2017

IL; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife and father. James was a detail-oriented guy who was a great father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend who will be greatly missed. This obituary may be viewed and condolences sent ... (WJBC)

Zella Dobbs October 06, 2016

Surviving are her daughters, Sue Diamond of Andover, IL and Debbie (Chris) Rhoades of Alice, TX; five grandchildren, Don (Tammy) Diamond, Andover, Kimberly (Tom) Hepner, Orion, Dan Diamond,... Zella Adelia Dobbs, 96, of Andover, Illinois, formerly of Creve ... (obits.dignitymemorial.com)

Richard “Dick” Louis Thorson September 10, 2016

Mr. Thorson is survived by his wife, Diana; son, Wade Thorson of Flagstaff and daughter Leigh Thorson Siebert (Jason) of Phoenix; grandsons, Orion and Jayden; and brother Dr. James A. Thorson (Judy) of Buffalo Grove, IL. His parents and sister preceded ... (Arizona Daily Sun)

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Funeral Home Reviews
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.

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.

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

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.

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.