About

Oak Hill Cemetery has served as a final resting place for residents of the south side of Chicago since 1902. For more than a century, our commitment to outstanding service has remained unchanged, while our cemetery has responded to the evolving needs of the community.

Park-like cemetery location

Cemetery grounds at Oak Hill Cemetery IILocated at 11900 S. Kedzie Avenue, our peaceful, park-like cemetery accommodates a range of burial choices. Whether your preference is entombment or interment, we have an option that reflects your family’s culture, traditions and budget. Traditional in-ground burials can be memorialized with flat grave markers or upright monuments. Both indoor and outdoor mausoleum spaces are available.

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As a member of the Dignity Memorial® network of funeral, burial, cremation and cemetery service providers, Oak Hill Cemetery carries on a time-honored tradition of serving the Chicago community. Please contact us if you need immediate assistance or would like more information about our services.

History

Oak Hill Cemetery was incorporated in January 1902 by a group of men of Swedish descent. They established the cemetery to serve Swedish families on the south side of Chicago. Our cemetery was dedicated on Oct. 19, 1902. The first burial took place just a few days later on Oct. 26, 1902.

Cemetery features, amenities

Designed by architect Conny Ramberg, Oak Hill Cemetery Chapel-Mausoleum was built by E.P. Strandberg Co. in 1921. The chapel was dedicated in May of the following year.

The building itself is impressive with stained-glass windows, huge pillars, marble interior, crypts and niches, but it is the sentiment on the granite above the door that shares the message the association wanted to express: "May this temple ever proclaim liberty in religion. The existence of an omnipresent God, the immortality of the soul."

Today, Oak Hill Cemetery is a member of the Dignity Memorial® network, the largest group of funeral, burial, cremation and cemetery service providers in North America.

Amenities

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Remember the one you love

Honour the memory of your loved one with cemetery flower placement. You choose the flowers. You choose the months. We do the rest.

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Ratings & Reviews

Verified Customer Reviews

Since 2005, many of our customers have taken the time to tell us how we did each year via our Voice of the Customer program. Our star ratings and comments from families come directly from these surveys.

"Excellent experience."

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July 2021

"Talk to Mr.Less he is Great."

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May 2021

"I was very satisfied with the service received. All details were explained clearly, there were no surprise costs, and I was very much pleased with the space and burial provided for my loved one."

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December 2020

"The team at Oak Hill cemetery is very kind, thoughtful, and compassionate. My experience was wonderful, and if you are in the Chicagoland area you must choose Oak Hill to provide your loved one a beautiful service."

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October 2020

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