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.
- Multiple chapels
Family Estates are a distinguished tribute to a family legacy. They can be customized with stained glass, benches and landscaping
Grave markers that sit flush to the ground in the material of preference
- Upright headstones
Private or Community spaces for urns as well as caskets, that can be Indoor or outdoor
- Cremation cemetery options
- Cremation niches
Option for mail delivery of ashes
Sent through postal mail service, signature required.
- Cremation gardens
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Park-like cemetery location
Located 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.
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.
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.
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"Oak Hill Cemetery is a place that feels like home for your love ones. I reside out of state but each of my visits gave me solace as how well manicured and prestine the grounds are maintained. The sta..."See More
"We live out of town, so all of the arrangements for my mother's burial were done through the manager, Les. He helped with absolutely everything and answered all questions promptly. He is very organi..."See More
"In your hour of need from the loss of a loved one, it was good to find someone who listened and understood our needs."
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