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Our Services


No two families are alike – we offer funeral service options that are as unique as each individual family.

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In our long tradition of caring, our goal at Wheelan-Pressly is to make you feel like family. Our team of experienced professionals will guide your family through the entire process of creating a personalized celebration of a life well lived.

Whether you are from Rock Island, Milan, Reynolds or another nearby community in the Quad Cities, our funeral directors and staff welcome you with a warm handshake and all the comfort we can provide at your time of loss. You’ll receive the comprehensive service to make sure your loved one’s funeral truly honors and respects his or her life.

Our three service locations and Knox Chapel offer all of the modern and traditional amenities you might want for any size of visitation, funeral gathering, celebration of life, memorial service or Military Funeral Honors. Each location has a quiet place for family to gather for coffee and share memories before any service. In addition, you can take comfort knowing that our crematory is located on site for the utmost in respectful, secure care before, during and after the cremation process.

Funeral Services

At Wheelan-Pressly, you are welcome to customize your loved one’s funeral to fit their wishes. We attentively work with you to select the right options to create a loving memorial to your family member, and we respectfully understand that it also needs to fit your financial situation.

In addition to personalized services, Wheelan-Pressly offers an all-inclusive, traditional funeral that is a popular choice. This includes:

  • The services of the funeral director and staff
  • Document filing (death certificate, insurance, etc.)
  • Obituary
  • Embalming
  • Flowers
  • Video tribute
  • Visitation the day before the funeral
  • Funeral ceremony at the funeral home, Knox Chapel or other facility
  • Printed materials
    • Registration book
    • Memorial envelopes & folders
    • Acknowledgement cards
  • The limousine, lead car and graveside ceremony

In addition, a number of choices of caskets and burial containers are available at a variety of price points. Whatever your family wants and needs, our funeral directors can provide, as customization is our specialty.

Cremation Services

Our full-service, on-site crematory, located at the Knox Chapel site, ensures that your loved one is secure and treated with the greatest care during the entire process. As with any service, our caring professionals can help you choose from a full range of services, from urn selection to a complete memorial service to aid in the healing process. We can also assist with other options for remembering the departed, such as cremation jewelry and finger print jewelry.


Please let us know how we can help you memorialize your loved one. From flowers to music to videos, our full-service staff will assist with your request. One of our unique offerings involves the finger print impressions we capture as part of the intake process. The fingerprints are stored digitally in perpetuity, allowing you to honor your loved one with jewelry and other keepsakes whenever you decide to do so.


Honoring military veterans requires great respect and attention to detail. With our longstanding relationship to the Rock Island Arsenal and veterans’ organizations, Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home and Crematory offers a uniquely detailed level of service to veterans’ families. To learn more about Military Funeral Honors, please click here.

Advanced Planning

More and more families are finding comfort in pre-planning their own funeral service to ease the financial and emotional burden on loved ones. When you clearly define all of your decisions for a pre-arranged funeral service, you prevent undue amounts of stress on your family at the time of your death. Our experienced pre-arrangement counselor can help you make selections and payments in advance, so your family doesn’t have to worry about rising costs or making choices. To learn more about prearrangements, click here.