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Oak Hill Cemetery

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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.

Amenities

  • Cremation Memorials
  • Customized Memorials
  • Flat Markers
  • Private Family Estates
  • Private Mausoleums
  • Upright Headstones

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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.

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