Watseka, Illinois Funeral Homes

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Watseka, Illinois Funeral Homes
102 W Oak Street
Watseka, Illinois 60970
(815) 432-2222
219 S 4th Street
Watseka, Illinois 60970
(815) 432-2406
Watseka, Illinois Obituaries and News
Joan Cothern February 15, 2017

Joan co-owned CF & H Construction with her late husband, George Cook Sr. She had worked at the Apartment Mart in Bloomington, and retired from the accounting department at Illinois State University in 2001. She was a member of the Junior Women’s Club ... (Pantagraph)

Joan Marie Cook Cothern February 16, 2017

Joan co-owned CF & H Construction with her late husband, George Cook Sr. She had worked at the Apartment Mart in Bloomington and retired from the accounting department at Illinois State University in 2001. She was a member of the Junior Women's Club ... (The News-Gazette)

Parker A. James January 01, 2017

WATSEKA — Parker A. James ... He was a retired farmer and worked for the State of Illinois for 18 years. Memorials may be made to an organization of the donor’s choice. Please share a memory at knappfuneralhomes.com. (Paxton Record)

Frederick Patterson November 21, 2016

Frederick Patterson, 71, Milford, passed away on Tuesday, November 22, 2016. He was born on February 22, 1945 in Watseka, IL, the son of Marvin Patterson and Esther (Hawkes) Patterson. Frederick worked as a maintenance supervisor for Wagner Products in ... (legacy.com)

Father F. Lee Ryan September 05, 2016

Father F. Lee Ryan, 83, of Watseka, IL, passed away on Friday, September 02, 2016. He was born on August 14, 1933 in Kinsman, IL, the son of Leo Ryan and Hildegard (Coughlin) Ryan. Mr. Ryan was in the Army. After completing his time in the Army he attended ... (legacy.com)


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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.
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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
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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.
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Melrose Park, Illinois
Terrible service, untrustworthy, state closed him down for nonpayment
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Homewood, Illinois
Tews Funeral Home & Ryans Funeral Home are owned & operated by the same person, Mike Ryan. Please beware! Tews Funeral Home gave some of our sons ashes, after cremation, to people who attended the service without asking permission. We did not find this out until months later. My husband was never asked. IT WOULD HAVE NEVER BEEN AUTHORIZED. One of the people who received the ashes was his x-girlfriend. We feel she is part of the reason he is not with us anymore. My husband feels so violated. After finally getting ahold of Mt. Ryan, he kept beating around the bush and would not answer. Please beware. We wouldn't want this to happen to anyone else.
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