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Price Guide
Read below to get information on prices, rates, costs and fees for buying or purchasing gravestones, headstones, single markers or lawn level grave markers, memorials and upright gravestones and family monuments for Chicago cemeteries. Example epitaphs and sayings are available for inscriptions, etchings and engravings. Click here for information on ordering a gravestone, headstone, grave marker, memorial or monument for a Chicago area or Illinois cemetery.

Below is a price guide for your reference. The majority of products we sell will fall within these ranges.  We make our gravestones, grave markers, monuments and headstones right here in Chicago. Because there is no middleman we pass the savings right along to you. The granite you choose is primarily what determines the price. When you visit one of our stores we will be happy to tell you specific gravestone or grave marker prices so you will know exactly how much the memorial you created will cost. The prices shown below include the memorial, standard design, three lines of lettering and delivery. Cemetery installation fees and sales tax are additional.

Flat markers and flat gravestones:
Individual : $675 - $1245 Companion: $1100 - $2250

Bevel Markers:
Individual: $860 - $1865 Companion: $1375 - $3260

Slant Markers:
Individual: $1050 - $2400 Companion: $1675 - $4150

Bronze Markers on a Granite Base:
Single: $1310 - $2830 Companion: $2050 - $6595

Upright Monuments and Upright Gravestones:
Single: $1910 - $5950 Companion: $2600 - $7200 Family: $4900 - $12,000

There are many customization options available to you. We have designed and carved individual flat markers for over $3000 and many family upright monuments have been sold for over $45,000. The prices above are meant to show you the range within most purchases usually fall.

Chicago area cemeteries charge you a fee to install the memorial or gravestone. Sometimes a cement foundation underneath the gravestone or headstone is required and there is a fee for that as well. Most installation charges for individual grave markers range from $325 - $700. Installation charges for companion markers range from $600 - $1000. Cemetery installation fees for bronze markers are often higher.

Foundation fees for upright monuments or raised family monuments generally range from $500 - $2500. If you would like to know the fee charged by your cemetery, just call our office at 708-544-0916 and we will look it up for you.

If you have a question about buying a gravestone, monument, grave marker or headstone that is not answered by the above or on the FAQ section of our website, please call our office at 708-544-0916. We are open seven days a week from 9AM – 5PM. We are pleased to assist you in any way we can.

Payment Options and Payment Types Accepted

When you order a product over the phone or in person at one of our store locations, you have a variety of payment options. For information about the options available to you, please call 708- 544-0916. We accept the following:

  • MasterCard
  • Visa
  • Discover
  • Personal Checks
  • Money Orders
  • Cashier's Checks
  • Cash


Pricing and Ordering Info

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Headstone Purchase Process

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Chicago Cemetery Info

We have been designing memorials for Chicago cemeteries since 1889. Learn about memorial guidelines specified by Chicago cemeteries.
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On-Site Date Engraving

We can engrave a date and name on-site in a cemetery by matching the style used on an existing monument or marker.
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There is something special to say about everyone but summarizing a life in just a few words can be very difficult.
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