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Upright Monuments

Picture of upright cemetery monument designed by the Iowa Memorial Granite Company of Muscatine, Iowa for the Edkin Family.Iowa Memorial Granite Company will design a unique upright monument especially for you. We have many standard designs and colors to choose from at our Muscatine, Iowa showroom. We can also design a personalized memorial for you.

If you have a question about ordering an upright monument, single grave monument, 2 grave monument, family monument, an etched monument with a hand engraved scene or a granite memorial bench, click on one of the 3 links below to get a question answered, request an estimate or request that a brochure be mailed to you.

Our staff are experts at designing and hand-crafting custom monuments for the needs and tastes of Iowa and Illinois families. The upright monuments we create include many different design elements and artwwork. You can choose from different colors and textures of granite when you visit our Muscatine showroom. You choose the style of lettering and the font types. You can also request special symbols, funery art and sayings, quotes or epitaphs be inscribed in an upright monument. These inscritions can be hand-etched or engraved with a laser. Browse the different types of monument available by clicking on the pictures below.

Many other monument retailers and cemeteries out-source the most important part of the process-the actual carving of the memorial. They never see the granite being used and have no quality control. Here at Iowa Memorial Granite Company, we design and manufacture our grave markers right on the premises, assuring the highest levels of quality and customer service. We have hundreds of designs to choose from or our talented staff members can assist you should you have a special design in mind. View upright and family monuments designs and pictures manufactured for Iowa families and cemeteries and ordering information by clicking on the upright monuments pictured below.

Cemetery memorials come in a variety of shapes and colors. There are many different sizes, shapes, and colors of granite to choose from. They can be flush to the ground (lawn level), slightly pitched (bevel), slanted (slant), or an upright monument which is usually a tablet on a base. We are the leading supplier of private family mausoleums in southwest region of Iowa. Benches and special monuments for cremains are also increasingly popular ways of memorializing a loved one. When choosing a headstone, there are several important decisions that you will need to make. Please refer to our "Prices" or "Ordering" sections for more information.

Iowa Memorial Granite Company of Iowa is uniquely qualified to work with you to create a beautiful monument. We carefully select granites from around the country and around the world to bring you some of the most attractive, unusual and durable stone available, giving us a selection of colors unmatched by any of our competitors. Our award winning designers will create a special gravestone for your loved one, no matter how small or big the budget. Some of our best work can be viewed in our galleries below. If you see something you like, please call our office for current pricing.

Monument Buyers Guide

Learn the 5 essential factors in purchasing a memorial, including colors of stone, headstone designs and customization options.
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Iowa Headstone, Monument, Gravestone and Grave Marker Design Experts

Do You Have a Question?

Talk with one of our award winning certified memorialists to get answers to your questions about monuments, memorials or markers.
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Customer Testimonials

Read what our customers are saying about our workmanship, gravestone design, artistry, product knowledge and service.
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There is something special to say about everyone but summarizing a life in just a few words can be very difficult.
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Tour Our Workshop

Do you want to see how your family's monument will be crafted? Learn how we design, stencil, engrave and polish headstones.
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$50.00 Savings Coupon

Save $50 on your monument or memorial purchase. Print our discount coupon, cut it out and bring it to one of our showrooms.
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Planning Ahead

How do you want to be remembered? Help your loved ones make the right choice.
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Pet Memorials

Preserve your memories of joy with a landscape rock, dog or cat urn, etched portrait marker, bronze plaque or garden memorial.
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