Located in Boone County, Highland Garden of Memories has long served the needs of the town of Belvidere and surrounding residents. Though relatively small in relation to many newly constructed cemeteries today, the property is well kept, easy to navigate, and offers a variety of beautiful locations and views for the final internment of loved ones. Established in the early 1970s, staff at Highland Garden of memories strives to offer grieving family members and friends of the deceased a number of options when it comes to location and form of interment.
The property also runs adjacent to the Queen of Heaven Catholic Cemetery, adding to gently rolling acreage of well-groomed lawns, mature trees, landscaping and floral arrangements. Stately pine and large deciduous trees offer greenery and color spring through fall, and the lawns are well kept. Walking pathways and driving paths offer easy access by car or foot traffic throughout the cemetery property.
After nearly four decades of service, residents of Belvedere and surrounding communities have grown to trust and rely on staff at Highland Garden of Memories to meet the needs of their loved ones with dignity and respect. Offering multi-denominational options and services to residents ensures that the needs of multicultural residents are consistently met.
Area residents have come to rely on the services and compassionate and caring staff at Highland Garden of Memories and Queen of Heaven Catholic Cemetery. Visitors to the property will be impressed with the care and obvious pride groundskeepers maintain the property throughout the year, offering a sense of comfort, security and tranquility to all who venture beyond the entrance to this beautiful property.
Highland Garden of Memories is located on County Road 76 just north of the County Fairgrounds. Located due east of downtown Rockford in northern Illinois, travelers from other counties may take Interstate 90 running east and west, or Interstate 39, running north and south. While a very rural community and area, Belvedere also is within close driving range of larger cities including Janesville, Wisconsin, and Elgin, and downtown Chicago to the east.