Why Choose Us?


  • All design and finishing work is done locally. This ensures that your families’ memorials are produced with the highest of quality by skilled, local craftsmen.
  • Speidell Monuments has been in business since 1881. Speidell Monument’s staff have a combined total of over 180 years of combined experience in the memorial industry.
  • Speidell Monuments provides a computerized proof of our memorials BEFORE blasting, allowing families the opportunity to see a preview of the memorial and make changes if they don’t like the appearance.
  • Speidell Monuments does their own installation (specific cemeteries may require installation by their own setting crews). Our setting team is skilled in memorial installation and has industry-tailored equipment to safely install your families’ memorials.
  • Speidell Monuments deals specifically with the best vendors and only accepts granite that meets our stringent guidelines. This means our customers are GUARANTEED THE BEST GRANITE AVAILABLE.
  • Speidell Monuments uses a state of the art design program to ensure accuracy in design as well as provide our customer with a variety of options to choose from. Unique, one-of-a -kind, custom designs are what Speidell is known best for.
  • Speidell Monuments is able to obtain any granite upon request (as long as it is still available) and duplicate any memorial in the cemetery. Memorial duplication is very common and requires skilled craftspeople to identify and duplicate existing memorials.
  • Speidell Monuments is a proud member of Monument Builders of North America the memorial industry’s most recognized and respected organization. This enables us to stay on top of the newest technology, methods and standards in the industry.
  • Speidell Monuments has 3 convenient locations; open 5 days a week, evenings and weekends by appointment. In addition, Speidell’s memorial counselors are available for in-house, cemetery or funeral home meetings.
  • Speidell Monuments uses one of the Midwest ‘s finest artists for all of its etching work. With over 14 years experience, they specialize in portrait etching and scenic design. All etchings are done by hand to achieve the greatest amount of detail with a wider variety of textures than any other process.
  • Speidell Monuments has excellent knowledge of cemetery rules, regulations and caretakers-an important tool when designing memorials.
  • Speidell Monuments has records dating back 45 years to allow for easier duplication and genealogical research.
  • Speidell Monuments can provide a variety of different color granites from around the world. Unique colors are now affordable and can be implemented into the design of your families’ memorials.
  • Speidell Monuments ensures that your families’ memorials are designed, produced and delivered with the care and attention to detail that it deserves.