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Township Cemeteries

On April 7, 1959 Buckeye and Roberts Cemeteries were dedicated and deeded to Morton Township. Hirstein Cemetery was dedicated and deeded to Morton Township on July 17, 1987.


Buckeye Cemetery is located at S. Washington Road, one mile south of Route 150.

Hirstein Cemetery is located at Hirstein Road, 1/2 mile north of Lakeland Road.

Roberts Cemetery
is located at the corner of W. Jefferson and West Shore Drive.

The Township has a twice a year clean up of flowers and decorations, taking place from the 1st to the 15th of March and again the 1st to the 15th of October. Grave blankets may be removed sooner.

The Morton Township cemeteries are open from dawn to dusk. For information regarding grave site decorations, for information regarding purchased grave sites, or for information regarding the policies or procedures, please call 309-266-6445.

Dogs In Cemetery: If you are inclined to walk your dog in our cemeteries, Please be respectful of your loved ones and others. Being a good pet owner is appreciated by all when cleaning up.

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Contact Us

Office hours are 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM, Mon-Fri
Located at
: 300 W. Jefferson, Morton, IL 61550
Phone : (309) 266-6445