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Roanoke, Illinois Funeral Homes
204 West Husseman Street
Roanoke, Illinois 61561
(309) 923-3651
Roanoke, Illinois Obituaries and News
Cecil Wade February 05, 2017

one brother, John Wade, Roanoke; two stepdaughters ... Cecil served in the Army from October 1958 to October 1960. He retired from Illinois State University, Normal, in 2003. He was a member of the Bloomington Woodworkers Club. He loved woodworking ... (Pantagraph)

Knapp Johnson Harris Funeral Home January 23, 2017

Geneva Davis ROANOKE - Geneva Pearl Davis, 93, of Roanoke, IL, passed away Sunday, January 22, 2017, at 6:50 p.m. at the Apostolic Christian Home of Roanoke. Born in Douglas County, IL, on December 28, 1923, to Homer... (

Walker, Jimmie Bern December 21, 2016

After 25 years in the petroleum industry in Illinois, Jim settled in the Roanoke in 1986 ... you may contact us by calling 540-981-3205 or 1-800-346-1234 ext. 205 or emailing or Offer a personal message of sympathy... (The Roanoke Times)

Live Stream: Donald Trump Rally in Roanoke, Virginia September 24, 2016

ROANOKE, VA — Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump will hold a rally in Roanoke, Virginia on Saturday just two days before the first highly anticipated presidential debate scheduled to take place at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York on ... (Patch)

Mary Beddard Roberts September 07, 2016

She was a graduate of Roanoke Rapids High School, class of 1972. She attended N.C. State, ECU and was 1977 graduate of Illinois State in Bloomington, Ill. She majored in Elementary Education and started teaching in Ehrenberg, Ariz.; but she decided that ... (Daily Herald)

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Funeral Home Reviews
Savoy, Illinois
Most obit's have an area where condolences may be sent, however this one is only possible to send flowers. Crass commercialization at the begining and the end I see.

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.

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.

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.