Cremains

Coroner (Photo by Toby Canham/Getty Images)

Kane County To Bury Cremated Remains Of 40 Unclaimed People Tomorrow

The cremated remains of 40 people with no known family will be buried tomorrow in Kane County, reports WBBM’s Brandis Friedman.

06/19/2013

Cremated Remains, Cremains

Expert: Difficult To Track Down Families Of Unclaimed Cremains

The head of a local cremation group said he’s not surprised to hear the Kane County Coroner is looking for relatives to claim the cremated remains of nearly 50 people.

WBBM Newsradio–03/25/2013

Cremated Remains, Cremains

Kane County Coroner Has Unclaimed Cremains Of 47 People

Rob Russell’s office has unclaimed cremains dating back to 1952. Some were found in storage lockers, and one was even donated to Goodwill in a Gold Medal flour tin.

03/08/2013

Marcee Dane (Lake County Sheriff's Department)

Funeral Director Going To Jail For Cremation Cover-Up

Prosecutors said Marcee Dane tried to cover up a mix-up involving a family’s ashes by first lying to the family, then getting another person’s remains and sending the family those remains to cover the mistake.

12/02/2010