Schilling’s Funeral Home at 1301 Charleston Avenue in Mattoon dates back to 1903, when F.S. Schilling Sr. came to Mattoon from Burlington, Iowa. He bought the Valentine Schlicher business, and became associated with D.S. Campbell. The business was known as Campbell Schilling Co. Later, Schilling bought Campbell’s interest in the business, the J.D. McCarty Company, C. W. Haskell’s and the Campbell Dodds Co.


Funeral Home Staff:

John Schilling


John is a native of Mattoon and has been involved in the Funeral Industry since the 1970's. He studied mortuary science at Southern Illinois Carbondale and is a licensed funeral director/ embalmer. John has spent the last 37 years proudly serving the families of the coles county area as a funeral director. He is always on hand either in person or on call to assist families with any concerns they may have.

Jordan Schilling


Jordan joined his father and brother in the family business in 2002. He completed his studies in mortuary science at Worsham College in Wheaton, Illinois. Jordan has grown up in the family funeral business and is always eager to help. He is a certified preplanning consultant and handles funeral prearrangements. Jordan is the proud parent of two young girls and is active in community organizations.