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Cemetery Information

 

 

The Village of Steeleville has two cemeteries.  The first is cemetery is the Village Cemetery which is located in the 800 block of West Broadway (Rte.150) in front of the American Legion in Steeleville.  The second is Paradise Cemetery is at 4604 State Rte.150 just west of Steeleville. There is a dedicated section of Paradise Cemetery for those who wish to erect a mausoleum.

Cemetery Rules

The placing of cut flowers or artificial flowers over individual graves shall be permitted; however, the Village shall not be responsible for the care of such flowers or the containers in which they are placed.  Furthermore, the Village shall remove, without notice, all flowers, real or artificial, which remain over fifteen (15) days. 

No floral decorations are allowed on the ground during the mowing season, March 1st through October 31st, except for the following holidays on which they may be placed on the grave not more than three (3) days before or seven (7) days after: Easter, Memorial Day, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, 4th of July and Labor Day. Grave Blankets shall be allowed three (3) days before Thanksgiving and must be removed by January 31st

All items of décor, including but not limited to, statues, flowers, etc. should be securely fastened to the monument.  Flowers placed in vases on the monument should be securely fastened.  All saddle flowers should be rust proof and securely fastened to the monument.  No shepherd hooks allowed at any time.  No benches allowed except when used as a headstone.

It shall be unlawful for any person or lot owner in the Cemetery to erect or construct any enclosure or fence on or around any lot in the Cemetery. 

Footstones shall be flush with the ground and no other obstructions shall be permitted.

It shall be unlawful for any unauthorized person to plant any trees, shrub or other plant in the cemetery except those permitted by the general landscape plan approved by the governing body of the Village.

Nothing may be placed on the ground which will impede the maintenance of the Cemetery.

No one is permitted in the Cemetery between the hours of sunset and sunrise.

Contact Village Hall at 618-965-3134 ext. 31 with any questions.



Deb Thies, Office Manager
Village of Steeleville 107 W. Broadway Steeleville, IL 62288
Phone 618-965-3134 x. 31   |  Fax 618-965-9479
stvlasst@egyptian.net