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Ford Heights, Illinois Funeral Homes
1621 East Lincoln Highway
Ford Heights, Illinois 60411
(708) 758-2880
Ford Heights, Illinois Obituaries and News
Time to say goodbye after all these years April 30, 2016

I came to Dearborn, Dearborn Heights and metro Detroit more than 16 years ago with ... Dearborn has survived a major explosion at the Ford Rouge Plant; fought vicious stereotypes against its Muslim community since the terrorist attacks of Sept. (Press and Guide)

Pauline Lydia Swisegood April 29, 2016

Pauline was loved by so many it would impossible to list them all. A celebration of life service will be held June 23 at Christian Liberty Church in Arlington Heights, Illinois. For further information, please contact the church. (WisNews)

Indiana man found shot to death in Chicago Heights April 29, 2016

early Thursday morning in Chicago Heights, police said. Brian McGee, of the 100 block of Illinois Street in LaCrosse, was pronounced dead at 3 a.m. Thursday, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office. McGee was found shot inside a blue Ford ... (Chicago Tribune)

Festivals Calendar: May kicks off summer with art, bicycles, fun April 29, 2016

4 p.m. Wednesday, Dandy Inn, 1030 Lincoln Highway, Fairview Heights. All food and beverages must be purchased ... Doors open at 6:30 p.m.; available at Mertz Ford, Millstadt Pharmacy and Muskopf Garage. Information: Deb Germann at 618-781-8447. (BND)

DUI driver in fatal crash enters not guilty pleas April 28, 2016

Rodgers is facing three to 14 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections if convicted ... pending his next pretrial hearing May 26. Rodgers was driving a Ford Explorer SUV west on Andrews Street Road, about two miles east of Macon, when his vehicle ... (Herald & Review)


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Funeral Home Reviews
Savoy, Illinois
I would so like to make a donation in honour of my friend who passed away two days ago; however, all that is possible is thye purchase of flowers - how very disappointing
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Country Club Hills, Illinois
I attended the services of Vicki Pittman yesterday and was very disappointed in your services. With today technology you should have known due to the weather, there will have to be a DELAYED BURIAL. The family should not had to put through that long ride from the church to Washington Memory Gardens walk in the mud and standing water to be told this. The Family entrusted you to make this a less painful experience as possible. But LEAKS & Sons let the family and friends down. I will never use your services or refer you to any one. This was very insensitive on Leaks & Sons!!!!!!!!
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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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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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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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