History of Speidell Monuments Inc.

Founded in 1881 by C.E. Speidell and his sons Charles, George, and John, Speidell Monuments Inc. has remained steadfast in Lincoln, Hastings, and Beatrice communities. For over a century, the Speidell family and their dedicated team built a legacy renowned for delivering top-quality products and services that honor the memories of countless individuals.

A Tradition of Excellence

Throughout its long history, Speidell Monuments Inc. has adhered to the highest craftsmanship and customer care standards. Their monuments, each a work of art, stand as testaments to the enduring spirit of those they memorialize. Over generations, the company has helped families and businesses create lasting tributes celebrating lives well-lived.

A New Chapter in 2008

In 2008, a new chapter began for Speidell Monuments Inc. as the business was entrusted to a new family by the Speidell family. This transition marked the continuation of a remarkable 100+ year legacy. The Speidell family’s confidence in this handover is a testament to the enduring commitment of the company’s new owners.

The business was sold to Kurt Verkamp, a longtime employee since 1979 and to his brother Pat Verkamp. Along side their tenured team of dedicated associates they have upheld the values of quality, craftsmanship, and personalized service that have been at the core of Speidell Monuments since its inception.

A Commitment to the Community

Speidell Monuments Inc. remains deeply committed to the communities it serves. Their monuments honor the departed and contribute to the cultural and historical tapestry of Lincoln, Hastings, and Beatrice. They understand the significance of preserving memories and continue to do so with unwavering dedication.

As Speidell Monuments Inc. embarks on its next century of service, it remains steadfast in its mission to provide high-quality, distinctive monuments that celebrate the lives of those who have left an indelible mark on their communities. The legacy of Speidell Monuments lives on, a testament to the enduring power of remembrance and the importance of honoring the past while looking towards the future.