Ponds Funeral Home

2429 W State Street
Rockford, Illinois 61102
Winnebago County
(815) 963-6981

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

Contact the Ponds Funeral Home Funeral Director to ensure the services they provide match your personal needs. Call the Funeral Director at (815) 963-6981.

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



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

Rockford, Illinois Obituaries and News
Lois Hattie Eckenrod May 15, 2015

ROCKFORD | Lois Hattie Eckenrod, 84, Rockford, died Wednesday, May 13, 2015, at the Nora Springs Care Center. A funeral service for Lois will be ... and for 25 years she did in home day care. Lois enjoyed needle work, cross stitch, sewing, painting ... (Globe Gazette)

Families share tragedy and triumph over heroin at Rockford community gathering May 14, 2015

ROCKFORD — Unless you've been living under a rock ... Where will I hold my child's funeral? What will I do with all of her things? I never thought of any of those things either until Sept. 22, 2012." On that day her daughter succumbed to heroin. (Rockford Register-Star)

Friends drive tractors in farmer's funeral procession May 13, 2015

(AP) - A 66-year-old northern Illinois farmer has been laid to rest following a funeral procession of more than 50 tractors driven by his family and friends. Tom King died last week when he was struck by a motorcycle outside of his McHenry home. The ... (13 Your News Leader)

Helen Allen May 12, 2015

Allen, 93, of Rockford, Illinois, passed away Wednesday ... Service will be in Cape Girardeau at a later date. Anderson-Long-Klontz Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Rockford is in charge of arrangements. To light a candle or leave a condolence ... (Southeast Missourian)

Kenan Evren, leader of Turkey's 1980 military coup and former president dies at 97 May 09, 2015

but returned to Ankara when he became too frail, so that he could be near the capital's military hospital. Evren's wife, Sekine Evren, died in 1982. He is survived by three daughters. Funeral arrangements were not immediately announced. (Associated Press)


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Funeral Home Reviews
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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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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Wood River, Illinois
Marks needs an updated web site
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Chenoa, Illinois
The sympathy flowers where more beautiful than on the picture. Very fresh and the arrangement was just wonderful. I would buy from this store any time again with confidence. Thanks for your outstanding and friendly service.
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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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