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
Whitney O. Mercer November 26, 2014

He was a member of the Astoria Church of Christ Services will be at noon on Saturday, Nov. 29, at Shawgo Memorial Home in Astoria. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday at the funeral home. Cremation rites will be accorded after the services. (McDonough Voice)

Big questions ahead of Northwestern for Illinois November 24, 2014

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Big questions face Illinois as it gets ready for something it hasn't faced since 2011: a big game to close the regular season with a potential bowl bid on the line. Illini coach Tim Beckman said Monday he doesn't yet know the ... (The Daily Astorian)

Oral C. Kost December 04, 2014

Calling hours for Oral will be from 5 to 8 p.m., Wednesday, July 6, 2011, at Shawgo Memorial Home in Astoria. A private family service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Monmouth College, Monmouth, Ill., or the ... (Lakeland Times)

Big Ten honors Illinois kicker for game-winner November 24, 2014

Reisner's game-winning kick, 3-field goal day for Illini lead to Big Ten honor ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) — The Big Ten has named Illinois kicker David Reisner its co-Special Teams Player of the Week after his game-winning kick against Penn State. The ... (The Daily Astorian)

House Dems nix congresswoman's proxy vote request November 14, 2014

Doctors have advised Duckworth to remain in Illinois during the final weeks of her pregnancy ... asked if she could vote by proxy on Tuesday because she had a funeral to attend. Moore's comments prompted some Democrats to wonder about the threshold ... (Associated Press)


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Funeral Home Reviews
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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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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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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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.
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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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