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Peter Troost Monument Company is a family-owned monument company that has been providing its customers with quality memorials and customized monuments since 1889. Please refer to the history section of this website for a more detailed description of the Troost family history. We are currently the largest, privately-owned monument company in the United States.

Our success can be attributed to the Troost family commitment to quality of service and materials, a guarantee of our work, and a willingness to cater to the needs of our customers. We are a member of the Better Business Bureau, and encourage you to contact them to obtain a report on our company.

We work very closely with our national association, Monument Builders of North America, and strictly adhere to its code of ethics. Our current President, Lisa Troost Sottrel served on its Board of Directors for two years. We are also members of the American Institute of Commemorative Art, an invitation only association whose members are among the most accomplished designers in the industry.

Member: Better Business Bureau
Peter Troost Monument Company has been a member of the Better Business Bureau since June of 2004. Anyone may contact our regional BBB office to obtain a report on our company. The phone number to our regional BBB office is (312) 832-0500 and you can visit their site by clicking here.

Complaint Free Award Recipient: 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015!

Monument Builders of North America
The MBNA is a professional association dedicated to defining and promoting Memorialization in a viable, innovative and diversified way for the membership, and enhancing the awareness of Memorialization by the general public and the Remembrance Industry. You can visit their site by clicking here.

AICA (American Institute of Commemorative Art)
In 2006, Peter Troost Monument Company was inducted into the American Institute of Commemorative Art. The Institute is an invitation only association comprised of memorial designers and craftsmen from throughout the United States and Canada. Its members represent the elite among monument companies today, both from a design perspective as well as their unwavering commitment in integrity and ethics in the marketplace. Out of the hundreds of monument companies in business today, only 48 have been invited to join AICA. Our company is honored to be a part of this prestigious organization. For more information about AICA, please visit their website at

Member: International Cemetery and Funeral Association
Peter Troost Monument Company is a member of the International Cemetery, Cremation and Funeral Association (ICCFA) which provides both industry professionals and consumers with valuable resources and information. To visit their site, click here.

Member: Cremation Association of North America
Peter Troost Monument Company is also a member of the Cremation Association of North America (CANA) which helps to educate the general public on the growing trend of cremation and provide industry professionals with statistical information and support. To visit their site click here.

Rotary International
Leaders of the Troost Monument Company have been long standing members of Rotary International. Frank Troost, the company Chairman and 4th generation memorialist, is currently a member of the Elmhurst Rotary Club and a Paul Harris Fellow. Frank is very proud of the club's efforts on an international level to eradicate polio and their charitable endeavors in the local community.

Pricing and Ordering Info

Get information about prices for monuments and memorials. Learn how to order by downloading or printing our informative PDF.
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Do You Have a Question?

Talk with one of our award winning certified memorialists to get answers to your questions about monuments, memorials or markers.
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Headstone Purchase Process

Watch our YouTube video to learn about the process of purchasing a headstone, monument, marker or cemetery memorial.
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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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$50.00 Savings Coupon

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Video: Before You Buy

Listen to Lisa Troost explain the things you should know before you buy a headstone, monument, marker or cemetery memorial.
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Customer Testimonials

Read what our customers are saying about our workmanship, monument design, artistry, product knowledge and service.
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