A Century of Tradition in Monument Making

Ketterhagen Memorials in Southeastern Wisconsin Offers an Unmatched Selection of Customizable Memorials, Complete with a Lifetime Guarantee

About us

Since 1894, Ketterhagen Memorials has been more than just a memorial and monument maker; we’re a part of southeastern Wisconsin’s history and a bearer of traditions. Our locations in Burlington, Elkhorn, and Kenosha are home to some of the finest memorial displays in the state, reflecting over a century of excellence in design and craftsmanship. Our commitment to quality, personalized service, and a vast selection of granite, marble, and bronze options sets us apart. We understand the profound importance of honoring the memory of loved ones, and we’re here to provide personal guidance and a lifetime guarantee on our creations.

What we do

At Ketterhagen Memorials, we specialize in creating unique and heartfelt memorials that stand the test of time.

From the initial selection of quality grades of granite, marble, and bronze in various colors and sizes to intricate design and installation, our professional artists and craftsmen work with you every step of the way. Our offerings extend beyond traditional cemetery memorials to include cremation memorials, war and civic memorials, and even pet memorials. We provide drawings and renderings for final approval, ensuring each piece is a perfect tribute to your loved one.

Our services don’t end with design and installation. We also offer in-cemetery final inscriptions, memorial restorations, and engraving of boulders. The care and dedication that go into each memorial reflect our commitment to honoring the memories and stories that make each life unique. The trust that families have placed in us over the years inspires our continuous pursuit of excellence. From the first consultation to the final installation, Ketterhagen Memorials is a name synonymous with quality, tradition, and compassion.

Begin Your Journey with Ketterhagen

In the delicate dance of remembrance, every step should be cherished and every memory honored. At Ketterhagen Memorials, we transform your aspirations into lasting tributes. Whether you have a vision or need guidance crafting one, we’re here to help. Reach out, and together, let's shape a legacy that stands the test of time.

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Crafting Eternity: Timeless Memorials to Celebrate Life, Honor Legacy, and Preserve History in Wisconsin

Headstones: A Personal Tribute

From upright monuments to slants, bevels, flush designs, and benches, our headstones offer a personal touch. Each one can be adorned with a loved one's name, birth and death dates, or a special quote or inscription to create a lasting commemoration.

Monuments: Honoring History and Legacy

Our monuments are designed to celebrate individuals, locations, or significant historical periods. Choose from a wide range of options including obelisks, statues, columbariums, mausoleums, garden benches, and veteran displays to create a meaningful and enduring tribute.

Crafting Legacies, One Service at a Time

Beyond the stone and chisel, Ketterhagen Memorials offers an array of services, each meticulously curated to preserve memories and honor your loved ones. Our commitment? To guide you through each step, ensuring a timeless tribute as unique as the life it represents.


Carving Love, Honoring Memories: Exceptional Services for Timeless Tributes

Design: Crafting Your Vision

Collaborate with our in-house team to transform your vision into a personalized, timeless memorial.

Installation: A Firm Foundation for Remembrance

Our skilled team ensures proper installation following cemetery guidelines, laying a lasting foundation.

Repair: Renewing Memories with Care

Our repair services restore the original beauty and integrity of your memorial.

Maintenance: Preserving the Dignity of Your Tribute

From re-leveling to cleaning, we offer comprehensive maintenance to keep memorials pristine.

Final Inscriptions: The Lasting Touch

Expert on-site engraving for final inscriptions, capturing the details that matter most.

Hand Etching: Artistry in Every Mark

Our artist uses a diamond-tip hand tool to translate photos into lifelike etchings, creating a unique piece of art.

Embrace Eternity: Your Story, Our Craftsmanship

At Ketterhagen Memorials, we don't just create headstones and monuments; we craft eternal symbols of love, respect, and remembrance. Our century-long tradition in design, installation, and personalized care makes us the leading choice in southeastern Wisconsin. From unique designs to meticulous maintenance, we are here to guide you through this deeply personal journey. Let us help you honor your loved one with a memorial that resonates through generations.

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