Memorials as unique as the loved ones they honor

Since 1889, families have trusted Peter Troost Monument Company to create timeless tributes to honor their loved ones. Our expert staff and talented craftsmen will design and carve your memorial with the time and attention it deserves.


Public Works

Did you know Troost Monument is also active in the public sector?  We have partnered with many municipalities, veterans’ organizations, colleges, churches, forest preserves, and park districts to provide commemorative and donor recognition pieces.  Visit our galleries to see just a few examples of our work.


Here to Guide You Every Step of the Way

We understand that most people have never purchased a headstone before and are unsure where to begin.  Our memorial specialists will guide you through the granite selection and design process and will coordinate the carving, delivery, and installation of your memorial at the cemetery.  They will be your single point of contact, making the process simple and convenient.  For an overview of the headstone purchasing process, watch the short video below.

In-Cemetery Services

Services such as adding information to an existing memorial as well as cleaning and maintenance are performed on-site in the cemetery. Check out the services links below to learn more.

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On-Site Engraving

Adding an inscription to an existing memorial, like a name or date of death, can be done right in the cemetery.

Cemetery Lettering


Restore your memorial to it's original beauty by having it professionally cleaned or refinished.

Before & After Photos


Memorial maintenance such as leveling, straightening and resealing, are just a few of the services our expert staff can provide.

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"Thank you to Troost for helping Leo Catholic High School design, build, and install a memorial to Corporal J. P. F., USMC. Corporal F. was awarded The Medal of Honor for his heroism in WWII and deserved a special memorial stone. We could not ask for any more excellent assistance."

R. Siegel, .

"Just a few words of extended thanks for the marvelous service, warm expression of kindness and patience. I knew I would be pleased, but my daughter's memorial is much more beautiful than I imagined. Now when I visit my daughter's memorial, I receive a little more comfort and peace."

S. Patterson, .

"The headstone is absolutely beautiful. Our late mom would've loved it."

D. Herr, .

"We absolutely loved the headstone and got it way sooner than we thought."

D. Brockert, .

"During our time of sadness, you were helpful and kind."

K. Kampa, .

"Beautiful work, exactly as ordered."

K. Dee, .

"It was beautiful. My family and I love it. Thank you so much."

B. Minor, .

"Everything was beautiful. I will be referring family friends and spreading the word. Wonderful!!!"

L. Hiller, .

"We saw the memorial this past weekend and could not be more pleased. Thank you for a job well done!"

W. & C. Wilder, .