Grave Gardeners

The following is a segment from CBS Sunday Morning. At The Woodlands, a mid-19th century cemetery that is a 54-acre oasis in Philadelphia, graves were designed to be planters. Today, volunteers cultivate a sense of history by tending to Victorian Era-style flowers at tombs erected “in the French style.” Tony Dokoupil reports.Read more

Columbarium

We have recently installed our first columbarium. It has 24 niches and a communal area that will hold about 85 individuals. We are offering a special introductory price until June 2019. For more information, call us at 314-721-8631.    Read more

Honoring our Veterans – Week 4

In honor of Veteran’s Day, November 11th, we want to honor our veterans who served and are buried here in Zion Cemetery. These are just a few of those who served in the military but the time period or war is not specified on their tombstone.   Carl W. Barg – Tech 5 Med DetRead more

Honoring our Veterans – Week 3

Post to blog October 29th: In honor of Veteran’s Day, November 11th, we want to honor our military who served and are buried here in Zion Cemetery. These are just a few of those who served in World War II. Martin Ewald Aschmon Rev Warren Clarence Baltzer – US Army Tech 4 Frank Blum –Read more

Honoring our Veterans – Week 2

In honor of Veteran’s Day, November 11th, we want to honor our military who served and are buried here in Zion Cemetery. These are just a few of those who served in World War I. Jennings Bryan Allen – US Army George Henry Beckman- US Army Frank Fred Brandhorst- PH PRC CO I MO 354Read more

Honoring our Veterans – Week 1

In honor of Veteran’s Day, November 11th, we want to honor our military who served and are buried here in Zion Cemetery. These are just a few of those who served in the Civil War. Henry “William” Beerman Julius Theodore Brunk – US Army Union, 4th Reg Johann “John” Colonius – Union, 2nd Lt CoRead more

Annual ACM Conference

This year, the annual conference for the Associated Cemeteries of Missouri was held at Tan-Tar-A Resort from July 19-21. Two board members and our Family Services Representative traveled to the conference to listen to the speakers, visit with the vendors, and catch up on old acquaintances. (To be clear, it’s the acquaintanceships which are old,Read more

Meet the Board: Kathy

Zion’s board is made up of volunteers who dedicate their time to helping improve the cemetery and keep it running. Here are a few things to know about one of our board members.  Read more

Swarm Into Summer Speakers

Here’s our line-up for our August event! 10:05-10:20  Green Burials  Rick Lay, Bellefontaine Cemetery 10:25-10:40 “Bee” a Pollinator Pantry  Mary Ann Fink, St. Louis County Parks 10:45-11:00  Flameless Cremation  Randy Singer, Valhalla Funeral Chapel & Cemetery 11:05-11:20  Native Plants in Your Yard  Kyle Cheesborough, Bellefontaine Cemtery 11:25-11:40  African-American Cemeteries in STL Ernest Jordan, Friends of Father Dickson Cemetery 11:45-12:00  GenealogyRead more