Owner, Licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer
Born in Chicago, IL, and grew up in the northwest suburb of Hanover Park, IL. Al graduated from Hoffman Estates High School and attended Loras College in Dubuque, IA, where he received his B.A. in Secondary Special Education.
While at Loras Al became interested in Funeral Services as a career after living and working at Egelhoff-Casper-Strueber Funeral Home in Dubuque. He later graduated from Worsham College of Mortuary Science in suburban Chicago, and in 1986 married Beverly Witt of Clinton, IA. While at Worsham, he assisted at Grove Memorial Chapel in Elk Grove, IL, served his apprenticeship at Sax-Tiedeman Funeral Home in Franklin Park, IL. and working at Ryan-Parke Funeral Home, in Park Ridge, IL. before moving to Monmouth in 1991 where he began working for Bill Hoover at Hoover-Hall Memorial Chapel for the next 21 years.
In 2009 Al & Bev purchased Warren County Memorial Park and continue to run this family business.
In addition to working at Warren County Memorial Park, Al keeps involved in several community organizations, including the Monmouth Rotary Club, Knights of Columbus, Immaculate Conception Church, Diving coach for the Monmouth College Swimming and Diving team and serves on the Board of Directors at Security Savings Bank, as well as serving on several other civic groups.
Al also keeps very busy with the various events of his four children and is an avid bicycle rider. He has dedicated his career to providing a high degree of professionalism, compassion, and understanding to the families he is honored to have served.
Owner, Licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer
Trevor is a Monmouth native born and raised here. He graduated from Monmouth High School. He later attended Carl Sandburg College in Galesburg, Illinois where he earned his Associates of Science Degree. Trevor then attended Worsham College of Mortuary Science in Wheeling, IL and earned his degree in Mortuary Science. Trevor served his apprenticeship with Davenport Family Funeral Home and Crematory in Barrington & Crystal Lake, Illinois before returning home. Once returning home Trevor worked in Monmouth at Turnbull Funeral Home for 5 years.
Trevor and his wife Edith, and their two sons Carson and Parker reside in Monmouth. Trevor keeps very active in the community, he is the Past Chairman of the Warren County United Way Endowment Committee and Past President of the Warren County United Way, Past President of the Warren County Prime Beef Festival and served on the festival board. He currently sits on the Board of Directors at Community National Bank in Monmouth, serves as Vice-President of the Monmouth Flying Club, a member of the Monmouth Rotary Club, and is an Asst. Scout Master for Boy Scout Troop 60 in Biggsville. Trevor also serves as a Deputy Coroner for Warren County.
He and his family attend the First United Methodist Church in Monmouth. He enjoys spending time with his wife and kids and flying in his free time.
Trevor serves as the Region 2 Director for the Illinois Funeral Director's Association and is recognized by the National Funeral Director's Association as a Certified Crematory Operator since September of 2013.
Sarah was raised and educated in Abingdon, Illinois and attended Hedding Grade School, Abingdon Jr. High and High School and graduated from Avon High School in 2006. She later attended Carl Sandburg College in Galesburg, Illinois where she earned her Mortuary Science Degree in 2013. Sarah served her apprenticeship with Duker and Haugh Funeral Home in Quincy, Illinois and continued her employment there as a licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer until 2015. She moved back to the area in 2015 and started a job with Galesburg Cottage Hospital in the Pathology Department before accepting a position with McGuire and Davies in 2019.
Sarah and her husband Michael, and their two sons Sawyer and Logan reside in rural Monmouth along with their two dogs, Lucy and Riley and two cats, Boots and Lou. Sarah keeps very active in the community. She is an active member of Chapter N PEO in Roseville and Choral Dynamics of Galesburg.
She and her family attend the First United Methodist Church in Monmouth
where she is a member of the choir and bell choir. She enjoys spending
time with family and attending her children’s various sporting and school