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To submit an obituary in the Chicago Suburban Daily Herald send via email to

Please include the following:
• Your name, address, phone number and return fax number or E-mail address
• Name and phone number of funeral home or crematory which is required for death verification
• Relationship to the deceased
• Date(s) you wish the obituary to appear in the paper
• All obituaries must be prepaid *

Submit information by 4 p.m. Monday-Friday for next day’s publication and by 2 p.m. Saturday-Sunday and all major holidays for next day’s publication.

If publishing obituary with a photo:
• E-mail as an attachment in .jpg or .tif formats
• E-mail photo by 3 p.m. Monday-Friday for next day’s publication; submit by 1 p.m. Saturday & Sunday for next day’s publication.

*After the obituary is entered into our system, you will be sent a proof with the charges and are asked to approve and provide a credit card and expiration date.

More information

Daily Herald Obit Desk: 847-427-4776.
Do you have questions about how to write an obituary? Visit this guide to writing an obituary.
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