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Saybrook, Illinois Funeral Homes
302 East Lincoln Street
Saybrook, Illinois 61770
(309) 475-3311
Saybrook, Illinois Obituaries and News
Harold “Bud” Geffert February 07, 2017

Bud was born Aug. 16, 1921, to the late Rev. Rudolf and Meta (Hackbarth) Geffert in Harvey, Illinois. In February 1947 ... which opened the Old Saybrook, Connecticut printing plant. In 1966, he was transferred to Lancaster, Pennsylvania, and in 1974 ... (The Journal)

Crowdson, Karen E. January 26, 2017

Karen was born on January 20, 1940 in Saybrook, IL, the daughter of Harvey and Frances ... the staff at St. Mary’s Hospital and the staff at Cancer Care Specialists of Central Illinois for treating Karen’s lymphoma for the past four years so she ... (Herald & Review)

James Lemoin Wahls December 30, 2016

His parents were Fredrick Chase Wahls and Bethel Elizabeth Roach. Obituary furnished by Janet Donner: Funeral services for M. Sgt. James L.Wahls, 37,former resident of Saybrook, were being held at 2 pm Wednesday at the First Christian church, Gibson City. (findagrave.com)

Gwendolyn Sallee December 27, 2016

SAYBROOK — Gwendolyn Jeanne Sallee ... Sallee; son, Rickey David Sallee; sister, Barbara Champagne; and son-in-law, Mike Baxley. Gwendolyn graduated from Illinois Commercial College in Champaign. She worked for Country Financial in Bloomington for ... (Pantagraph)

Gwendolyn Jeanne Sallee December 26, 2016

SAYBROOK – Gwendolyn Jeanne Sallee ... Sallee; son, Rickey David Sallee; sister, Barbara Champagne; and son-in law Mike Baxley. Gwendolyn graduated from Illinois Commercial College in Champaign. She worked for Country Financial in Bloomington for ... (The News-Gazette)


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Funeral Home Reviews
Melrose Park, Illinois
Terrible service, untrustworthy, state closed him down for nonpayment
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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.
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Chicago, Illinois
This place sucks they will cheat you SHEILA REID IS A DISGRACE TO MR. BRANCH
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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.
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Wood River, Illinois
Marks needs an updated web site
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