Zion Has Plans!

Cemeteries may seem like sleepy places where little to nothing happens, but Zion is working hard to bring some life and energy into our space. Not only did we have two events in the past two weeks (a first for us!) but we are looking ahead to the holiday season and beyond. As we getRead more

Harvest Event

Zion hosted our first Harvest Event this year. We required masks and social distancing, and everything was outside on a fine beautiful autumn day, so safety was paramount! Despite the requirements COVID-19 forced upon us, everyone who came had a good time. Attendees received free candy, free pumpkins, and free balloon animals. Thanks to everyoneRead more

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