Purpose: 805 ILCS 320/5 (from Ch. 21, par. 39) (Section scheduled to be repealed on March 1, 2012) Sec. 5. Any cemetery association, when so organized, shall have the right and the same is expressly given to such association to acquire the necessary amount of land for the use of the cemetery association which said land may be acquired by purchase or by gift and the association is hereby authorized to receive by gift, or legacy any property, either real, personal or mixed, which may be donated to such association and to hold and keep inviolate any such property for the uses of the cemetery association; and any such cemetery association may receive and administer endowments for the care of such cemetery or any part thereof. When the cemetery is a privately operated cemetery, as defined in Section 2 of the Cemetery Care Act, approved July 21, 1947, as amended, then such cemetery association shall also comply with the provisions of the Cemetery Care Act.

Authority: 70 ILCS 105

Contact: Steve Tongren

Phone #: (708) 258-9850

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Email: Tongrenlaw@sbcglobal.net

Composition: n/a

Meeting Date/Time: As needed basis - Location:Fedde-Helfrich-Cross Funeral Home 112 Main Street,P.O. Box 1048 in Peotone

Compensation: none

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Name  Term Ends  Position
Steven Cross   12/31/15   President
Steven Tongren   12/31/15   Secretary
Claude Werner   12/31/24   Member