Shawgo Memorial Home

207 East Broadway
Astoria, Illinois 61501
Fulton County
(309) 329-2125

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

Contact the Shawgo Memorial Home Funeral Director to ensure the services they provide match your personal needs. Call the Funeral Director at (309) 329-2125.

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


The Shawgo Memorial Home is one of the funeral homes in Astoria, Illinois. Listed below are other funeral homes, memorial chapels, mortuaries, and funeral service providers in Astoria, Illinois and Fulton County.

Astoria, Illinois Obituaries and News
Robert William 'Artie' Shaw November 21, 2016

LINDALE, Texas — Robert William "Artie" Shaw, 89, of Lindale, Texas, formerly of Astoria, Illinois, and Davenport, passed away Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016, at his home in Lindale. Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 26, 2016, at Shawgo Memorial Home ... (Quad-Cities Times)

Paul Shawgo November 09, 2016

Fulton County, the son of Lloyd and Mettie (Groff) Shawgo. He married Marcia Baum April 20, 1947, at Astoria. She preceded him in death ... Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Henry-Lange Memorial Home in Lewistown, with Reverend Larry Wright ... (Canton Daily Ledger)

Shawgo Memorial Home October 07, 2016

Helen Bubb IPAVA - Helen M. Bubb, age 91 of Ipava, IL, passed away at 8:20 am on Friday, October 7, 2016 in the Clayberg Fulton County Nursing Center in Cuba, IL. She was born on August 11, 1925 in Astoria, IL, the... (legacy.com)

Obituary: Blake C. Westlake August 28, 2016

Westlake, of Browning, Illinois, passed away 12:17 ... Visitation is 5 – 8 p.m. Aug. 29, 2016 at Shawgo Memorial Home in Astoria. The funeral service is 11 a.m. Aug. 30, 2016 at Shawgo Memorial Home with Pastor Jeremy Westlake officiating. (mtcarmelregister.com)

Eric Beekman August 16, 2016

Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2016, at Shawgo Memorial Home in Astoria, with Pastor Ben Murray officiating. Visitation will be 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 16, at the funeral home. Interment will be at Summum Cemetery in Summum, Ill. (McDonough Voice)


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Funeral Home Reviews
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.
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Wood River, Illinois
Marks needs an updated web site
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Aurora, Illinois
Do not use this funeral service,take your loved ones somewhere else.they are very unprofessional and unreliable.Do not recommend
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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.
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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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