Jason J. Telford
Owner and Funeral Director
Born and raised in Streator to John & Christine (Stortz) Telford, Jason is a lifetime resident of Streator. He has been a licensed funeral director since 1998.
He graduated from St. Anthony’s Grade School in 1986 and Streator Township High School in 1990. He has a Bachelor's Degree in Communications from Illinois State University and also graduated from Worsham College of Mortuary Science in March of 1998.
He married the former Dolly Stone on August 3, 1996. They have two sons: Hunter John born April 14, 2000, and Mason William born August 11, 2003.
Jason has owned and operated the funeral home since July 1, 2002.
Jason is a member of numerous civic and social organizations including: Streator Knights of Columbus Council 790, Streator Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks Lodge #591, Sons and Friends of Erin, and has also coached both of his 2 sons in baseball and basketball over the years. He has also served as a mentor for Streator Grade Schools. He currently serves on the board of directors for Streator Home Building and Loan Association. He formerly served as a board member for Streator Youth Baseball and The Friends of St. Mary's Hospital. Jason and his family are members of St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Parish.