Have you found it disconcerting to have your loved one’s resting place unmarked? Now we offer these new inexpensive temporary grave markers for either the cemetery or the memorial garden (most cemeteries will not allow them for permanent placement).
Made from high-density, natural, dolomitic stone—similar in nature to granite,
KeepStones are impervious to freeze and thaw, making them ideal for outdoor exposure. With reasonable care, KeepStones temporary grave markers will last for generations.
The inscription on KeepStones is filled with a black acrylic masonry stain. This is a penetrating stain that binds to the KeepStone material and is resistant to chipping or fading
Features unmatched compressive strength—29,900 psi
High-quality materials—same as found in international architectural projects and national monuments (i.e. National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial - Washington, DC)
Proprietary Manufacturing Process
Patent Pending
Lightweight, Easy to Maintain
Features pencil edges

PLEASE NOTE!  If you intend on putting this marker in a cemetery - ALWAYS check with the cemetery to see if they will accept it.  We will assume that you have checked their rules if you order this memorial.

Temporary Grave Markers for cemetery or memorial garden.

Line 1 (18 Characters Maximum)

Line 2 (if necessary - up to 18 Characters)

Art work - select one

Line 3 - DATE (Certain mounths may be abbreviated)

Line 4 Epitaph (up to 32 Characters)

Select the Size
12" x 6" x 1"- Add $119.00
12" x 6" x 2"- Add $139.00
16" x 8" x 2"- Add $249.00


IF you select the artwork with asterisk (*) you can use line 2 for text.

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A KeepStone is the practical, dignified, cost-effective alternative in temporary grave markers.
What material is used for KeepStones?
KeepStones are made from Dolostone, a natural, high-density product imported from Canada, with compressive strength and absorption rates comparable to granite.
How long does it take to get a KeepStone?
KeepStones are typically manufactured and shipped within 2-3 business days after we recieve your order. KeepStones are shipped via UPS ground with delivery times ranging from 2 to 7 days, depending on destination. Please let us know if you need it by a certain date and we will determine if faster service is needed.
How do I order a KeepStone?
KeepStones are available here... just order using the above form.
How much information can I put on a KeepStone?
The easy-to-use order form will guide you through the process, but a standard KeepStone includes the loved one’s name, date of birth and death, an epitaph (32 characters), and simple artwork.
How long will my KeepStone last?
As mentioned earlier, KeepStones are made form high density dolostone and are resistant to freeze and thaw making them impervious to the elements associated with outdoor exposure. With reasonable care KeepStones will last for generations.
What is the coloring agent?
The inscription on the KeepStones are filled with a black acrylic masonry stain. This is a penetrating stain that will bind to the KeepStone material and is resistant to chipping and fading.
Can the format of the KeepStones be modified for other applications such as tree dedications or donor recognition?
Minor modifications can be made in such instances, however, an up charge may apply.
Do KeepStones come in different sizes?
Many factors were considered in determining the size of the KeepStones. Request for larger markers can be met, however, the turnaround time and cost associated with a modified order will remain independent of the KeepStone program.

Outside or inside, KeepStones are a unique and beautiful testament to loved ones who have passed away.

After the permanent gravestone has been installed, KeepStones can be brought home and used as a meaningful memorial.


Thompson Monuments, Inc
1702 Superior Street
Webster City, IA 50595

Denis & Deb Thompson - owners of Thompson Monuments

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