There are four basic memorial designs that you can customize as you wish. The materials used are either granite or bronze, although limestone is sometimes used for garden memorials or memorial benches. In order of increasing cost and complexity the four basic kinds of grave headstones are:
Granite allows for more engraving and personalization than does bronze. Red or black granite is more prized than gray or lighter-colored granite, so the price is somewhat higher. Also bear in mind—as explained elsewhere—cemeteries have rules and regulations about what kinds of memorials they will accept for your loved one’s tombstone memorial. We are very familiar with these restrictions and will guide you in your choice, including Roselawn Memorial Park, Highland Memorial Gardens, Sun Prairie Memory Gardens, and Sunset Memory Gardens.