To obtain a photocopy of an obituary: Send the name and date of the obituaries you want along with a self-addressed, stamped envelope to McHenry County Historical Society, P.O. Box 434, Union, IL 60180.
Please include your e-mail address and/or phone number if there is a question regarding your request.
Each obituary costs $5, so please send a check for the total amount made out to "McHenry County Historical Society." ($5 X number of obituaries). If you have any questions, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 815-923-2267.
Note: The newspaper name in which the obituary appeared may not be available. Early newspaper publications were often no more than a death notice which may only contain a few lines of information. The files do not contain all the obituaries of people buried in McHenry County. Periodically as time permits, more obituaries will be added. The OBITUARY INDEX, in alphabetical order, follows: