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
Gerald K. Menne July 21, 2015

Menne, 72, of South Beloit, IL passed away peacefully at his home on Sunday ... 1:30 p.m. at Rosman Uehling Kinzer Funeral Home and Crematory in Beloit, WI. The visitation will be at 11:30 a.m. until the time of service at the funeral home. (Beloit Daily News)

The Latest: Sandra Bland's body returned to Illinois July 22, 2015

30 a.m. The attorney for the family of Sandra Bland says her body has been flown back to Chicago in preparation for her funeral. Cannon Lambert said in an email Wednesday that Bland's family flew home from Texas on the same flight. Bland was found dead ... (13 Your News Leader)

Mayor challenged by rioting, crime spike and firing of chief faces criticism, competition July 22, 2015

There are 17,000 vacant homes in Baltimore, concentrated in the same neglected ... She remains popular despite the scandal. At Gray's funeral, Rawlings-Blake received polite applause, while Dixon was greeted with a standing ovation from the crowd of ... (Associated Press)

Dixie Lee Ziegler July 21, 2015

She is survived by her beloved husband, James Ziegler of Belvidere; her children, Ken (Brenda) Ziegler of Rockford, Ill ... at the Belvidere Funeral Home Inc. in Belvidere, IL. A funeral service will begin at 10 a.m. Thursday, July 23, 2015 at Immanuel ... (Fort Madison Daily Democrat)

Obituary for Johnny Gulley July 20, 2015

and Frankie Gulley, both of Chidester, and Willis Gulley of Rockford, Illinois. Services provided by Williams Funeral Home of Arkadelphia. To sign guestbook in memory of Mr. Gulley, go to www.funeralsatwilliams.com. (Daily Siftings Herald)


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Funeral Home Reviews
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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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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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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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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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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