McDaniel Funeral Homes Ltd

111 W Main Street
Sparta, Illinois 62286
Randolph County
(618) 443-2139

Check with McDaniel Funeral Homes Ltd about which type of funeral services and products the funeral home, mortuary or memorial chapel provide at their Sparta, Illinois location.

Contact the McDaniel Funeral Homes Ltd Funeral Director to ensure the services they provide match your personal needs. Call the Funeral Director at (618) 443-2139.

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


The McDaniel Funeral Homes Ltd is one of the funeral homes in Sparta, Illinois. Listed below are other funeral homes, memorial chapels, mortuaries, and funeral service providers in Sparta, Illinois and Randolph County.

Sparta, Illinois Obituaries and News
McDaniel Funeral Home October 30, 2016

June McDaniel June McDaniel, 92, of Sparta, Ill., born June 26, 1923, in Sparta, Ill., passed away Friday, March 11, 2916, at Sparta Community Hospital. June was a bookkeeper at Lynn's Furniture for 40 years. She... (legacy.com)

McDaniel Funeral Home March 30, 2016

Donald E. Bedford Dr. Donald E. Bedford, MD., 74, of Sparta, IL, passed away on Friday, March 25, 2016, at Sparta Community Hospital. He was born in Joliet, IL, the son of the late Donald Wesley and Evelyn... (legacy.com)

Obituary for Charles Law September 22, 2013

Funeral Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, September 23, 2013 at the McDaniel Funeral Home in Tilden, IL Friends may call on Monday, September 23, 2013 from 9 a.m. until the hour of service at the McDaniel Funeral Home in Tilden, IL (obittree.com)

BBB Warns: Illinois Funeral Home Loses $16,000 After Hiring California Firm To Collect Debts September 17, 2013

An Illinois funeral home president says his firm lost $16,000 when it hired debt collection firm Financial Adjustment Solutions of Woodland Hills, Calif., the BBB warns. September 18, 2013 Nathan Lee, president of McDaniel Funeral Home in Sparta ... (bbb.org)

Sheila Rae McKinley April 16, 2013

McDaniel Funeral Homes, LTD., in Tilden is in charge of arrangements. Sheila Rae McKinley, 60, of Coulterville, IL, passed away on Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at the Sparta Community Hospital. She was born on April 28, 1952 in Sparta, IL to William McKinley ... (findagrave.com)


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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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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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Chicago, Illinois
This place sucks they will cheat you SHEILA REID IS A DISGRACE TO MR. BRANCH
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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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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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