Shrader Funeral Home

204 N Locust
Arcola, Illinois 61910
Douglas County
(217) 268-4848

Check with Shrader Funeral Home about which type of funeral services and products the funeral home, mortuary or memorial chapel provide at their Arcola, Illinois location.

Contact the Shrader Funeral Home Funeral Director to ensure the services they provide match your personal needs. Call the Funeral Director at (217) 268-4848.

If there is a religious preference, make sure that Shrader Funeral Home can accommodate your religious practices before, during and after the funeral ceremony and at any graveside service.



The Shrader Funeral Home is one of the funeral homes in Arcola, Illinois. Listed below are other funeral homes, memorial chapels, mortuaries, and funeral service providers in Arcola, Illinois and Douglas County.

Arcola, Illinois Obituaries and News
Robert Craig February 11, 2015

ARCOLA -- Robert Dale Craig, 79, of Mattoon, IL passed away at 6:49 A.M. on Friday, February 6, 2015 at the Mattoon Health Care Center. A memorial service will be held at Noon on Saturday, February 14, 2015 at the Edwards Funeral Home, 221 East Main ... (Journal Gazette and Times Courier)

Doris Walker February 08, 2015

widow of Illinois State Police Capt. Elmer Walker, passed away at 6:23 a.m. Saturday (Feb. 7, 2015) at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center in Mattoon. Visitation will be from 2 to 3 p.m. Monday, Feb. 9, at the Edwards Funeral Home, Arcola. A graveside funeral ... (The News-Gazette)

Jerry Slack February 06, 2015

Jerry is survived by his son, Chris Slack (Cindy) of Arcola; daughter Dianne Turner ... the activities of his grandchildren. A funeral service will be held at noon Thursday, Feb. 12, at the Mackey-Wright Funeral Home with Rev. Vince Rohn officiating. (Canton Daily Ledger)

Monday's Scores February 02, 2015

Aledo (Mercer County) vs. Rivermont, Iowa, ppd. Deerfield (Chicagoland Jewish) vs. St. Benedict, ppd. Elk Grove vs. Maine East, ppd. to Feb 3. Latin vs. Elgin Academy, ppd. Manley vs. New Trier, ppd. to Feb 3. Kirkland Hiawatha vs. Serena, ppd. to Feb 3 ... (Reading Eagle)

Transforming Illinois: Bruce Rauner and the Issues Facing Illinois January 30, 2015

Governor Rauner continues to stick to his guns, saying he will be able to solve the problems facing the state. ((Rauner: “Illinois is our home, and right now our home is hurting. But home and family are worth sacrificing for, worth fighting for. (wics.com)


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Funeral Home Reviews
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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Wood River, Illinois
Marks needs an updated web site
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Harvey, Illinois
To Valencia and Terrance Moore and family, Our family extend our deepest condolences to you all. We know this is a difficult time for you, but have hope and faith in the beautiful promise OUR CREATOR has given to us. Revelations 21:3,4
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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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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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