Help & Hope

Our mission is to serve you, your family and to tell your story with extraordinary love, concern, and understanding, and with the highest standards of excellence.

Since 1890, families in Boone & Winnebago Counties have had a profound trust in Anderson Funeral & Cremations Services.

We value your trust, and our pledge is to continue to earn your trust each and every day. At Anderson Funeral & Cremation Services, we cherish each life and believe that you were created by God with a purpose for such times as this. We are dedicated to serving our community and helping families celebrate the impact their loved one has made in this world.

No matter what your budget is, we take great care and joy in helping you plan the perfect way to honor and give thanks to God for your loved one’s life. For that reason we are one of the most preferred funeral homes in Northern Illinois. In fact, we were honored to be selected by the National Funeral Directors Association to receive the elite Pursuit of Excellence Award.

Anderson Funeral & Cremation Services was founded more than 125 years ago. Our mission is to serve you, your family and to tell your story with extraordinary love, concern, and understanding, and with the highest standards of excellence. With a rich heritage in Belvidere, we aim to give back to our community by serving its families with compassion. We offer funeral home and cremation services in Belvidere, Rockford, Loves Park, IL. Contact us today!

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A TIME to laugh & a time to mourn

We take pride in offering the full range of funeral and cremation services. From traditional to contemporary, ceremonious to simple, our family will work with you to create the perfect celebration to honor your loved one within your budget. At Anderson, we understand that you may have lots of questions, and sometimes decisions need to be made quickly. Our compassionate team is available 24/7 to help you through those difficult moments. Contact us any time.

Our Services

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If you are not completely satisfied with our professional services or facilities, there will be no charge for that service or item.

What Our Families Are Saying


No one looks forward to making funeral arrangements. By doing so ahead of time you can make sure that your wishes are honored, offset the costs at the time of your death, and most importantly, relieve your family and friends of the great burden that comes with planning a celebration of life during the days following your death.

For more than 125 years and across four generations, our family has been here to help our neighbors celebrate and honor life. Trust Anderson to guide you through the process of arranging all of the details.


How is lament different than grief?

“So with you: Now is your time of grief, but I will see you again and you will rejoice, and no one will take away your joy” – John 16:22 Steve and I have both individually experienced profound life-altering loss, and we are living out God’s promise that He will use our sorrows to comfort […]

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I can’t be used unless I’m broken. What am I?

“I can’t be used unless I’m broken. What am I?” The answer, of course, is an egg. A simple egg holds such profound truth! To have empathy, you must have life experience – the hard knocks of walking on this planet. Empathy is the ability to understand and share the feelings of someone else because […]

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A Box of 64

I see things differently – I see things as resources I think things differently – I see unlimited possibilities I do things differently – I generate endless ideas I strive to be creative – I have continual ideas rolling around in my mind I bring my creativity to work – I use my creativity to […]

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