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Last Of Three Monee Cemetery Vandals Gets Jail, Probation

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  • April 3, 2014

Last Of Three Monee Cemetery Vandals Gets Jail, Probation Third St. Paul Cemetery vandal gets 68 days in jail, three years probation and $4,183 in fines Source: russell-publications.com Karen Haave  /  April 3, 2014 ST. PAUL CEMETERY in Monee sustained an estimated $100,000 worth of damage at the hands of three vandals in November 2012. The last of the three was sentenced on March 10 to 68 days in jail, three years of probation and more than $4,000 in fines, including $1,500 in restitution. — photo by Karen Haave The last of three males charged in the 2012 vandalism at St. Paul Cemetery […]

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Cemetery Board Annual Report 2012

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  • January 31, 2013

St. Paul’s UCC of Monee 2012 Cemetery Board Report A new Cemetery Board was elected which included Carl Lowe as President, Christi Holston as Secretary and Gary Ramirez as Treasurer. Darren Deutsche agreed to remain involved as a consultant along with Rachel White. Rachel has completed the task of going through the cemetery records clarifying the burial plots of those interred at St. Paul’s cemetery. The cemetery clean up day was held on June 16 th , thanks to all who helped. We will be accepting bids from different lawn care services in March of 2013. In November, the cemetery once again, sustained […]

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Vandals Hit Monee Cemetery

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  • November 20, 2012

Vandals Hit Monee Cemetery Many tombstones damaged or destroyed source: chicagotribune.com November 20, 2012|By Steve Schmadeke, Chicago Tribune reporter Dozens of tombstones in a south suburb’s cemetery were toppled or broken over the weekend, an act of vandalism that left many in the small town feeling “violated,” its mayor said. St. Paul’s Cemetery dates back to Monee’s earliest days as a German farming community in the 1850s, and some of the damaged grave markers date from that era, officials said. Police said 44 tombstones were damaged, but officials overseeing the cemetery said more than 100 grave markers were destroyed. A […]

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St Paul’s UCC of Monee 2011 Cemetery Board Report 

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  • January 18, 2012

St Paul’s UCC of Monee 2011 Cemetery Board Report     A new Cemetery Board was elected which included John Ireland-President, Mary Brockmiller-Secretary and Christi Holston-Treasurer.  Darren Deutsche agreed to remain involved as a consultant and bring the Board up to speed on the practices and procedures of cemetery maintenance, record keeping and proper protocol when a death occurs.  Darren has been instrumental in keeping the cemetery running smoothly for years and continues to take care of daily oversight.  Rachel White is serving as a consultant as well.  She is going through the written cemetery records and clearing up any discrepancies in the files.  She is also clarifying the records of burial […]

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