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Gravesite Upkeep

This is a reality at cemeteries: People move away, they get busy, next of kin die, and before long, a grave site has had no visitor. Upkeep is generally the responsibility of loved ones, so when it’s neglected, the grass becomes overgrown and the stone starts to erode. Many people will feel bad they haven't [...]

May 14th, 2019|Community|0 Comments

More than a Marker

Cultural Heritage - What is it? There was an interesting post on an artist community blog recently.  It was about the effects of cultural heritage in our modern world. Not exactly something that comes to mind every day, right? What is it exactly? Culture heritage is defined as a connection to social values, tradition, beliefs [...]

November 26th, 2018|Community, Monument Services|0 Comments

We Have New Owners

We are excited to share the news that Patten Monument Company in Comstock Park has purchased Superior Monument Company in Muskegon, along with the Grand Haven location and the Swensen Memorials location in Traverse City. We are very happy for Dave and Nancy Sietsema, as they take more time to spend with grandchildren, travel, and [...]

January 19th, 2018|Announcements|Comments Off on We Have New Owners

Honor the people who have shaped your life this holiday season.

Enrich your holiday season by honoring the people who have shaped your life. During a time and season that has come to be characterized by Black Friday deals and record breaking travel congestion, taking a little time to honor the people that shape our lives can help mend that part of us that is often [...]

December 16th, 2015|Announcements|0 Comments

Our Color Layouts Provide Security of Knowing that It will be Done Right

A rendered drawing is part of our service to your family and free of charge when you place an order for a grave marker or monument. A colored layout ensures that you see what your memorial will look like before any work is done. You will be able to not only make sure that the [...]

October 13th, 2015|Monument Services|0 Comments

Have you ever thought about purchasing and designing your own gravestone?

Have you ever thought about purchasing and designing your own gravestone? Here are some good reasons to consider it: You are concerned about your family. It is less traumatic and emotional to purchase a memorial in advance. You have the opportunity to discuss the purchase with all the family members. Most major purchases are completed [...]

February 12th, 2015|Pre-Planning|0 Comments