Sterling Township
Fresh and artificial flowers area allowed. Two (2) items per grave is strictly enforced. Any more than two items will be tagged and removed. These items will be kept at the main office for two weeks. If not claimed they will be discarded. No glass containers, statuary, ceramics, terra cotta, resin or exposed wires are permitted at any time. Toys, balloons and pinwheels are permitted in BABYLAND only. No plantings are allowed other than those planted by the cemetery staff. The cemetery is not responsible for theft or damage to any personal property placed on or near graves. No coping, curbing, fencing or borders of any kind or any rock, bark or like material is allowed around lots or monuments. The cemetery does grounds clean up twice a year. Any grave decorations to be retained should be removed prior to these dates. The cleanup dates are as follows: MARCH 15 th – 31 st OCTOBER 15 th – 31 st During clean up the cemetery staff will remove all decorations on the ground, all flowers that are out of season, and decorations that are unsightly or inappropriate. Evergreen grave blankets and all holiday decorations may be placed in late November or December after the Fall clean up, once the grass is dormant. The cemetery will remove all holiday decorations during the spring cleanup in March. If weather should be unseasonable warm, the cemetery may remove grave blankets earlier to protect the grass. Please observe the speed limit of 10 miles per hour and do not park or drive on the grass. THESE RULS SUPERCEDE ANY PREVIOUS RULES. THANK YOU FOR YOUR COOPERATION.
© Sterling Township 2015
Riverside Cemetery 1908 E Third Street Sterling, IL 61081 Email: riverside@essex1.com 815.625.0708
Riverside Cemetery was created and dedicated as a place of restful and harmonious beauty. It is the intention to perpetually maintain the premises as a spectacular place of rest for your loved ones and a place of inspiration for the entire community. For the continued maintenance, beautification and proper care of Riverside Cemetery, and for the safety of the workmen and visitors as well, we ask that you abide by the following rules and regulations.

Flower Decoration Specifications

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Fresh and artificial flowers area allowed. Two (2) items per grave is strictly enforced. Any more than two items will be tagged and removed. These items will be kept at the main office for two weeks. If not claimed they will be discarded. No glass containers, statuary, ceramics, terra cotta, resin or exposed wires are permitted at any time. Toys, balloons and pinwheels are permitted in BABYLAND only. No plantings are allowed other than those planted by the cemetery staff. The cemetery is not responsible for theft or damage to any personal property placed on or near graves. No coping, curbing, fencing or borders of any kind or any rock, bark or like material is allowed around lots or monuments. The cemetery does grounds clean up twice a year. Any grave decorations to be retained should be removed prior to these dates. The cleanup dates are as follows: MARCH 15 th – 31 st OCTOBER 15 th – 31 st During clean up the cemetery staff will remove all decorations on the ground, all flowers that are out of season, and decorations that are unsightly or inappropriate. Evergreen grave blankets and all holiday decorations may be placed in late November or December after the Fall clean up, once the grass is dormant. The cemetery will remove all holiday decorations during the spring cleanup in March. If weather should be unseasonable warm, the cemetery may remove grave blankets earlier to protect the grass. Please observe the speed limit of 10 miles per hour and do not park or drive on the grass. THESE RULS SUPERCEDE ANY PREVIOUS RULES. THANK YOU FOR YOUR COOPERATION.
© Sterling Township 2015
Sterling Township
We ask that you abide by the following rules and regulations.