Meet the Board: Loree

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. What is the best thing about being on the board? When I was asked to join the cemetery board, my knowledge ofRead more

Floral Decorations

We now have silk flowers available for purchase in our office. We offer a variety of seasonal bouquets and we also have red, white and blue bouquets for the Patriotic Holidays.Read more

Gardening Opportunity

Need a hobby? Like gardening? We will be installing native plants around the cemetery and are looking for volunteers to help plant and maintain them. If interested please call or text us at (314) 721-8631, send an email to jenniferc@zioncemeterystl.org, or stop by our office between 9:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.Read more

Meet the Board: Martha

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. What got you interested in cemeteries? I have no idea. I’ve always liked cemeteries. They’re beautiful and peaceful and you never knowRead more

Swarm Into Summer

 Get ready for our summer event! On August 25, from 10-2, we will have a gathering at the cemetery where we will have snacks, drawings for prizes, and talks by people on various topics. Cemetery-related topics will include: Green burial Flameless cremation (new to St. Louis) Benefits of membership in the Associated Cemeteries of MissouriRead more

In the Office: Jennifer

If you call us or stop by Zion Cemetery, you’ll find our Family Service Representative, Jennifer Croney, available to help you with your needs. Here are a few things to know about Jennifer. What got you interested in cemeteries? When I was 21, my father-in-law at the time worked for a cemetery and I wasRead more

The Mausoleum

John Cordes and his son-in-law August Jasper had this private mausoleum erected in 1902. The first entombment was that of Cordes’ other son-in-law, August Johnson, on February 9, 1906. August Johnson was 39 years old. He had been ill and in an institution in St. Louis until his death. According to a letter in theRead more

We’re out there

Now you can find us in many places. Check us out on Twitter @ ZionCemeteryStL and Instagram @ zioncemeterystl. Plus you can review us on Yelp, Google Places & Bing Places.Read more

What is the ACM?

Perhaps you spotted the Associated Cemeteries of Missouri logo on the front page of our website; perhaps you even wondered what it was. The organization was founded in 1958 and is dedicated to helping cemeteries network with others and to keep an eye on legislation being debated in Jefferson City that concerns cemetery management. Zion joinedRead more

Welcome

Welcome to Zion Cemetery’s newest endeavor – our blog! Zion, at 135 years old, is an institution that is proud of its legacy and of its continued ability to fulfill our responsibilities to those we serve. But at can’t just rest on our laurels or watch the world go by and leave us behind. ToRead more