Williams-Woodward Funeral Home

820 E Pine Street
West Chicago, Illinois 60185
Du Page County
(630) 231-1300

Check with Williams-Woodward Funeral Home about which type of funeral services and products the funeral home, mortuary or memorial chapel provide at their West Chicago, Illinois location.

Contact the Williams-Woodward Funeral Home Funeral Director to ensure the services they provide match your personal needs. Call the Funeral Director at (630) 231-1300.

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



The Williams-Woodward Funeral Home is one of the funeral homes in West Chicago, Illinois. Listed below are other funeral homes, memorial chapels, mortuaries, and funeral service providers in West Chicago, Illinois and Du Page County.

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West Chicago, Illinois Obituaries and News
Only two black-owned banks are left in Chicago. For this exec, saving his is personal. June 06, 2015

Illinois Service's woes follow the failure five months ago of Highland Community Bank, a black-owned lender on the South Side. Regulators closed Covenant Bank, an African-American-owned bank on the West Side, in 2013. CEO Norman Williams says Illinois ... (Crain's Chicago Business)

Lloyd G. Lucas December 09, 2014

Prince Crossing St., West Chicago, IL 60185. Relatives and friends are welcome. Flowers should be sent to St. Andrew Lutheran Church. Please make any memorial contributions to St. Andrew Lutheran Church. Arrangements by Williams-Woodward Funeral Home ... (Chicago Sun Times)

Margaret Michalski March 05, 2014

WEST CHICAGO — Margaret Ruth “Peg” Michalski, 81, of West Chicago, formerly of Kearney, Neb., died Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014, in West Chicago. Services were Feb. 16 at Williams-Woodward Funeral Home in West Chicago. Memorial services will be in June in ... (Kearney Hub)

Frank Tepler January 25, 2014

Visitation Monday from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Williams-Woodward Funeral Home, 820 Pine St., West Chicago, IL (Rt. 59 & Pine St). Funeral info (630) 231-1300 or www.williams-woodward.com Published in Chicago Sun-Times on Jan. 26, 2014 (Chicago Sun Times)

Obituary: Reed, Joan Marie April 16, 2013

Joan Marie Reed, longtime resident of Kankakee, IL, passed away April 11 on her 65th ... 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Williams-Woodward Funeral Home, 820 Pine St., West Chicago (Rt. 59 & Pine Sts.). Funeral home prayers were Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at ... (Bugle Newspapers)


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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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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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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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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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