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The Alliance of Illinois Cemeterians provides the Quarterly newsletter to our members. If you would like to receive the Quarterly and become a member, please send us a completed membership application.  
Click here for link to Membership Application.

The Alliance provides an index of all the articles published in the Quarterly. Please contact us if you would like to receive a copy of any of these articles.

The forms and related information contained in this newsletter are not intended to and do not constitute legal advice. While this newsletter is designed to provide material that is helpful and informative, the accuracy, completeness, adequacy and currency of the material provided is not warranted or guaranteed. It is recommended that individuals consult with their attorneys prior to utilizing any of the material contained in this publication.



Fall Workshop - Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Skyline Memorial Park and Crematory, 24800 South Governors Highway, Monee, Illinois.

The registration fee is only $38 and includes lunch. Click here for a link to the registration form.

Earn 4 hours of continuing education credit for Cemetery Managers, Customer Service Employees, and Funeral Directors.  Our friends at Skyline will give us a history and guided tour of their new direct cremation facility.  Presentations and demonstrations will include Todd Mannix from Cooperative Funeral Fund, Russo Equipment, JULIE Underground, and Ted Tingesdahl from Matthews International. 

Annual Convention and Tradeshow - February 8 and 9, 2018.  It is never too soon to mark your calendar for the Alliance of Illinois Cemeterians Annual Convention and Tradeshow set for February 8th and 9th, 2018.  Details will be available soon.

If you would like to host a workshop at your facility, please contact the AIC Secretary for more information.


The AIC has been approved by IDFPR to provide certification for Cemetery Managers and Cemetery Customer Service Employees.


Certification Program for Cemetery Managers and Customer Service Employees

October 18, 2017, at Valley View Cemetery, 1564 Lewis Road, Edwardsville, Illinois.  Click here for link to the Registration Form for the October 18 program. 

To request training on another date,  click here for link to the Request Form.

Training program and certification for Cemetery Managers and Customer Service Employees is available upon request.  The training and certification is generally held at:

Chippiannock Cemetery
2901 Twelfth Street
Rock Island, Illinois

In addition, the AIC training team is available for training at other locations upon request by calling us at 309-788-6622 or email the AIC Secretary at

You may want to take advantage of this opportunity whether you are required to become certified or simply want to take the class for the education it provides.

Check-in begins at 8 a.m. and the training begins at 9 a.m. Testing begins at 2:30 p.m.  Lunch and refreshment break will be provided.


The Alliance offers continuing education hours for Illinois Cemetery Managers and Cemetery Customer Service Employees as well as Funeral Directors and Embalmers.

International Cemetery, Cremation and Funeral Association - ICCFA University Scholarship Opportunity.  Click here for a PDF with more information.