Welcome to the Illinois Funeral Directors Association Site

The Illinois Funeral Directors Association was founded in 1881 by funeral directors seeking a common voice, a way to share information, ideas and methods and to protect themselves and consumers through legislation. We invite you to review the information on this site and contact us with any questions you may have.


2014 IFDA Annual Convention

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Join us for the 134th Annual Convention being held in Tinley Park, IL at the
Tinley Park Convention Center, June 23-25, 2014.
Mark your calendar now and make plans to attend – You don’t want to miss it!
This year’s convention will feature -
* 70 exhibitors from all areas of the profession
* 12 Hours of Continuing Education with [...]

40 & 50 Year Licensees

We need your your help in order to locate the individuals who are celebrating 40 and 50 years in funeral service this year. We would like to continue the tradition of honoring those who have held their licenses for 40 and 50 years.
If you are a funeral director or funeral director/embalmer who has been licensed [...]

2014 IFDA Convention Exhibitor Invitation!

Please join us for this year’s IFDA Convention! We are offering many features including:

Booth & Table Top Exhibits
Early Arrival Meet & Greet Party
President’s Party
Website Ads Available
Sponsorship Opportunities

Tinley Park Convention Center & Holiday Inn Hotel
18451 Convention Center Dr.
Tinley Park, IL 60477
(708) 444-1100
Convention Contact:
Illinois Funeral Directors Association
215 South Grand Avenue West
Springfield, Illinois 62704
Phone: (217) 525-2000
Fax: (217) [...]

What Is The Oldest Family-Owned Funeral Home In Illinois?

There are many family-owned funeral homes that carry a rich historical background that  dates back all the way to the 1800s. Please take a moment and think when your funeral home business first started. Is your funeral home the oldest in Illinois?
If you would like to share when your funeral home business began for the [...]

2014 IFDA Convention Membership Query

We welcome high-quality vendors to display their products and services at our annual convention. In the past we have achieved success in attracting a diverse variety of vendors in an effort to showcase purchasing options for the diverse membership we serve. If you have enjoyed satisfaction with a particular vendor or vendors, we would really [...]

Comptroller Reports

Elizabeth, our bookkeeper, can complete and file your annual Comptroller Reports for $55 for members and $100 for non-members.
Please click HERE for the Comptroller Online Authorization Form, which informs Elizabeth the information needed for your report.
Contact Information
Email: elovegrove@ifda.org
Phone: (217 )525-2000
Fax: (217) 525-8342