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What our customers are saying about us...

"The monument is really beautiful and amazing and really special. I couldn't be any happier. It really turned out beautiful. I know my parents and my grandparents would have been very happy, too.Thank you for everything! You did an amazing job. I'm so happy I chose your company."
- W. Trimpler

"It was a great experience from beginning to end. Jack Hallihan was compassionate and professional. I will highly recommend."
- P. Shea

"Thanks soooo much for everything, it  was such a hard situation for me to handle, and  you made everything so easy and so comfortable for me. On top of that, you designed the stone so perfect, like as if Robby told you exactly what he wanted! Thank you again!"
- D. Petrey, Westchester

"Service was courteous, warm-hearted, prompt, and completely met my expectations. Thank you!"
- Rivera Family

"I can't begin to tell you how pleased we are with the monument you designed for us. It is absolutely beautiful! The workmanship is outstanding!"
- Pat Karner

"This is to express my sincere gratitude for the production and delivery of one of the finest monuments I have had the pleasure of viewing. Before I selected Peter Troost as my supplier, I wanted you to know that I shopped five other monument companies before you. Your professionalism and willingness to accommodate my preferences put you in a class by yourselves."
- P.A.,Hinsdale

"We are pleased with the original design, the artistry, and for all of the individuals who participated in its completion."
- Dawn Connolly, Chicago

"Please accept our deepfelt thanks and appreciation for the wonderful monument. "
- M.S., Chicago

"You helped to make this difficult time easier. "
- C.J.K., Oak Park

"It was a great blessing to have your understanding and help."
- J.D., Chicago

"I am writing on behalf of the Nakai Family to tell you that we are so pleased with the monument that Troost created for our family plot at Montrose Cemetery in Chicago. Prior to selecting Troost Monuments, we had shopped around but soon noticed how much more product knowledgeable the Troost staff was. Therefore, we chose to go with Troost."
- G. T. Nakai

"I just wanted to thank you for everything you've done with helping me with my mother's headstone. I've seen the picture that you promised and it looks great. It's hard to find people who are courteous and do what they say they'll do. "
- Flozell Adams

"Your salesperson was a wonderful help—he catered to a difficult family estate situation. The person in your production department was a great help, diligent and thoughtful. "
- Camille Blinstrub

"Thank you so much for your kindness and professionalism in working with me regarding the marker for my mother's grave in Montrose."
- E. C. Meyer

"We couldn't be more pleased with the finished product."
- John Gulbrandsen, Glen Ellyn

"Frank Troost was very accommodating and matched color and design perfectly. Wish I had selected your company for the first marker."
- C. Prokop

"In the wonderful tradition of the Troost pursuit of excellence, your craftsmen and sculptors have created a truly beautiful memorial for our little pet iguana, Lucky. Your associate was most helpful and compassionate during our selection of the memorial. You have really captured our sentiments by creating a memorial that expresses the love we will always have for our little pet. "
- Barbara Baren

"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. "
- Shororta Patterson

"I wanted you to know that the monument is more beautiful than I imagined it would be. In fact, when I saw it for the first time, I cried (good tears). The monument is lovely and reflects his life…beautifully, yet simply. "
- Madelene Bernar

"We would like to thank you for all that you did to help us complete this final step for mom. It was a difficult step made somewhat easier by your compassion and professionalism and fine craftsmanship. Mom's headstone turned out better than we had anticipated and we appreciate it being completed prior to the May 30th memorial service. "
- Lynda Caldwell O Connor

"I live in Texas and your associate has gone above and beyond the call of duty to help me in every way possible. She even sent a photograph of the completed monument. I thank her for such excellent service."
- Jarosch family

"A note to express my heartfelt thanks, first for your inspection of a gravestone, then your phone call, and finally for your having sent on the photo you took during the inspection of that stone. Such professional courtesy was most appreciated and quite unheard of in this day and age. As a former resident of Forest Park, if by chance I am able to refer others to your establishment, I will surely do so. "
- Paul Ellwanger

"I am convinced that our monument with those beautiful gold leaves is still and always the most beautiful in the cemetery. And it is here an opportunity to again thank you for your help, patience, and creativity that made it happen. "
- Mary Jane Kowal

"The memorial looks better than we anticipated. What a beautiful way in which to honor my Mother-In-Law and her mom. I also appreciate the fine service we received from your associate. He is very professional with regard to his work. Thank you too, for the fast service in the installation of the tombstone. "
- Sharon North

"Your service was just great. You folks are so nice and helpful. Thanks again. I told my son that when I go, he should get my marker from you. God bless you all."
- E. Kenney

"Peter Troost Monument was timely in its response, sure in its estimates, reasonable in its policies and prices, and professional in its execution. Customers cannot judge these qualities over the Internet, but they explain why your company was in business for more than a century before the Internet started."
- John S.

"You were great! Thanks for meeting the tight deadline and doing such a good job!"
- Bill Lenhart, Houston, TX

"I wanted to say thank you so much for your service. The stone was absolutely beautiful--so beautiful that I got a tatoo just like it. It meant so much to me and my family. So thank you and every one there for your service. "
- Cynthia V.

"I drove thru the cemetery Friday and our markers were in place & everything was fine. Your services were very good. I would recommend you to anyone. Thank you!"
- Coleman Family, Aurora

"The service was excellent. The monument is exactly what I wanted for my Mom. Seeing her picture looking up at me gives me that connection I was looking for. "
- L. Harrison, Monee, Illinois

"Start to finish I was treated fairly. The monument is a splendid tribute to a beautiful wife & mother and my best friend. Good job to all! "
- T. Lezon, Hanover Park, IL

"It is beautiful. Many thanks."
- Bernabei Family, Wheaton, IL

"We are so happy with the stone. The custom design is perfect! It truly represents our baby girl and the gifts she brought us. Thank you so much!"
- A Naperville Family

"Good communication. Professional. "
- Iraqi Veteran Memorial--Jesse Brown VA Hospital

"For such a difficult time, you made it a little easier with your understanding and patience when designing the monument. Thank you."
- Rose O'Donnell

"The stone was exactly as advertised. It matched my grandparents' stone very well. Seven did a great job helping us. "
- Carl Petersen, Neenah Wi

"Your service was great. Lisa walked me through each step from start to finish and helped me balance costs and quality at the markers. "

"Excellent work. The engraved images looked like photographs."
- M. Gorski, Custer Park, IL

"I visited the cemetery over the long weekend. The monument could not look better. It is understated elegance in stone and looks beautiful on the site. The design also ties the monument with the adjacent monument as we planned. I am very pleased with the result. I would also add my thanks for the personal assistance you gave me and your guidance through this once -in- a- lifetime experience. Your understanding and many kindnesses were truly appreciated. "
- Roger

"I can't begin to tell you how pleased we are with the monument you designed for us. It is absolutely beautiful! The workmanship is outstanding! ...there are not enough superlatives to let you know how pleased we are with the monument. But, we just wanted to thank you again so much for all of your help and attention to it. And, if you can, please convey our heartfelt "thanks" and especial satisfaction to the stone carvers and anyone at Troost that helped to complete the monument."
- The Karners, Munster, Indiana

"Very professional staff. Very kind, understanding. The memorial is perfect. I am quite pleased with it. Staff also quite accommodating."
- Rosemary Lynch

"My salesperson was fantastic and really helpful. I will recommend your company."
- Mary Renfrow

"Excellent service and design. Quality craftsmanship and materials."
- T. Kochanski

"Excellent - Helped me get what I wanted when I could barely function. Thanks!"
- Marianne Perry, Oak Park, IL

"Thank you...great job...painless!"
- M. Cogley, Franklin Park, IL

"The marker and monument are beyond my greatest expectations. I want to thank each and every one involved in this very emotional task. "
- Cathy Gilliam

"I want to express my gratitude for your time and thoughtfulness in creating a stone for my beloved Ashley. It is beautiful!! God bless you!"
- Dawn Allen

"I appreciate the attentiveness, timeliness and professionalism you give. Trust is a major factor when handling the details at a long distance. Thank you."
- Kathleen F. Davis

"Beautiful results and exceptional service. Your staff worked with us patiently, carefully and knowledgeably to navigate a complex family situation and achieve great results. We are very grateful to you!"
- Ostrowsky Family

"Our family greatly appreciated the time, patience and effort to provide the memorials for our family. We are 100% satisfied with your service!"
- Ploegman Family

"Excellent Anna is wonderful Meeting her made this a happy experience. She has a keen eye to make the headstone that was just an image in my head. I really smiled when I saw it for the first time."
- M. Rose

"We went; we saw; we loved it! My mom was thrilled with the monument. It looks simply beautiful. My dad would be proud. Again, Seven, thank you for all the attention and concern you gave to this project. Your professionalism and personal interest are much appreciated. "
- Sisto Family

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Chicago Cemetery Info

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On-Site Date Engraving

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