Upright Monuments

Monuments are memorials that rise above lawn level two inches above ground or more.

find a grave memorialThe beauty and majesty of our Catholic faith can be captured forever in a timeless series of personalized “memorials.” With designs based on sacred symbols and writings of Christianity, Catholic Cemeteries of Northeast Kansas offers a wide range of monuments  from which to choose. Family Service Advisors can discuss these with you during a meeting at a Catholic cemetery office or during an in-home consultation. Upright monuments  can be personalized with an individual’s photo or a collage of photos that tell a special story of one’s passage through life, a story to be shared with all who visit the Catholic cemetery for generations to come.

In traditional ground burial, monuments are any memorial that rises above lawn level from 2 inches above ground or higher. Monuments are required to sit on gravesites that are larger than traditional marker gravesites. The reason for this is that once set, monuments are unable to be moved, even at the time of the interment service (burial). Hence the additional expense for these gravesites which are typically required to be sold in 2,4,6 or 8 grave space allotments.

For those families who are considering an upright memorial, Catholic Cemeteries offers a wide selection of monuments manufactured from domestic and imported granite. We have hundreds of styles available to choose from including those with beautifully hand-carved sculptures and state of the art laser etchings, and customized monuments. Whether you prefer a more traditional style monument, or an elaborate one or a flat marker, your Catholic Cemeteries Family Service Advisor can walk you through the entire process while providing you with options to suit your needs.

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