Illinois Cemeteries

There are currently 257 cemetery listings for the state of Illinois. Looking for Illinois funeral homes?

Illinois, the twenty-first state to achieve its statehood and is comprised of one hundred and two counties is the home of known sports team like the Chicago Bulls, Chicago Bear Football, Chicago Whitesox and the Chicago Blackhawk Hockey team.  ??Not only is it known for its sports teams but is also the home of the several 'firsts' in the world. In 1885, the world's very first skyscraper was built in here particularly in the city of Chicago. Illinois is ale the very first among the states to abolish slavery.

??For bookworms, you'd love to know that you'll never run out of resources with ChicagoPublic Library's two million books; the world's largest library. It would also amaze you to know that Illinois has a post office too huge that you would be able to drive your car through. Oreo lovers, did you know that your well-loved cookie snack is made in the largest cookie factory in the world? Nabisco, which is located in Chicago.

It is not enough to know the interesting places of Illinois. One should also get to know the figures who made the state what it is now and even more interesting. Some of the mostly noted personalities of Illinois are Ernest Hemingway (earned a Nobel Prize in Literature), Walt Disney (founder of the famous theme park Disneyland and the creator of the most famous mouse in the world, Mickey Mouse), Hillary Clinton (a former first lady), Ronald Reagan (America's fortieth president), Harrison Ford  (actor), and Black Hawk (where the Chicago hockey team got its name).

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Illinois Funeral Home News

3 boys arrested in McHenry cemetery vandalism
The cases will be handled through Juvenile Court, Lumber said. One of the boys, age 16, was taken to the Illinois Youth Center, a juvenile detention facility in St. Charles , after his arrest, while the two younger suspects were released to their parents ...
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/northnorthwest/ct-met-teens-charged-tombstones-20101105,0,1392227.story

O'Hare expansion pauses as Illinois Supreme Court puts hold on cemetery move
(Crain's) The long-running legal battle over expansion of OHare International Airport has reached the Illinois Supreme Court, which put a temporary hold on plans to start moving graves this weekend to make way for a new runway extension. The state ...
http://www.chicagobusiness.com/article/20101028/NEWS02/101029874/ohare-expansion-pauses-as-illinois-supreme-court-puts-hold-on

Illinois clown's remains reunited with partner
One day the telephone operator asked: "You mean Chester Barnett from Lovington, Illinois?" Yes, he was in Lovington ... holding a Bible that Bonnie had sent him. The cemetery headstone has a photo of Bobo. He said he chose to live in Lovington because his ...
http://www.rrstar.com/news/x360236387/Woman-reunites-Illinois-clown-dads-remains-with-partner

Voters to decide on Pesotum Township cemetery tax
If the cemetery is taken over by the township or another municipality, it can levy money for maintenance. In addition, new regulations on Illinois cemeteries went into effect earlier this year as a result of the Burr Oak cemetery scandal. Those regulations ...
http://www.news-gazette.com/news/politics-and-government/2010-11-01/voters-decide-pesotum-township-cemetery-tax.html

Cemetery - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A cemetery is a place in which dead bodies and cremated remains are buried. The term cemetery (from Greek : sleeping place) implies that the land ...
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cemetery

Cemetery Records Online - Search Cemeteries
An archive of cemetery records from tens of thousands of cemeteries across the world. Search for cemetery records, browse cemeteries, and contribute your ...
http://www.interment.net/

Cemetery Lookup - Find A Grave - Millions of Cemetery Records and ...
Find A Grave currently contains information for over 300000 cemeteries in over 170 different countries. Find A Grave has at least a partial listing of ...
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cs

xkcd: Cemetery
[[A person is in a cemetery, near a gravestone. Other people stand around staring.]] Person: Frankly, you deserve this. You KNEW I wanted a sans-serif font, ...
http://xkcd.com/736/

ICFHA - ILLINOIS CEMETERY & FUNERAL HOME ASSOCIATION
ICFHA is now focused on working to assist in the implementation of this new law, and in the transition of the Illinois cemetery industry under this new law. ...
http://icfha.org/

Illinois Historic Cemetery Preservation - Human Skeletal ...
The IHPA is responsible for protecting nonregistered Illinois cemeteries that are more than 100 years old. The IDNR owns and manages over 50 cemeteries statewide. ...
http://www.illinoishistory.gov/Cemetery/Index.htm

Illinois Cemetery Records | Search Cemetery Record ...
Illinois Cemetery Records search and collaborative resource for state cemetery record information online
http://recordsproject.com/cemetery/illinois.asp

IL Cemeteries | Cemeteries in IL - YP.COM
Find cemeteries & Cemeteries in IL. Read business reviews, find driving directions, and more. cemeteries on YP.COM.
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