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A Brief History

Askew Stone Works was established in 1911 by W.W. Askew and continued operation by that name through the leadership of his son, G.J. “Jiggs” Askew. In 1984 Eugene and Tammy Petersen began the third generation of local ownership, renaming the company Askew-Petersen Stone Works, Inc. To better identify the full range of products and services the company provides, they do business as Askew-Petersen Monuments.

Eugene and Tammy’s oldest son Matthew Saul Petersen, upon graduation in 2004, came into the business fulltime and will be the fourth generation of ownership.

Our Staff is Ready to Assist You at Every Step of the Process

Askew-Petersen Monuments is a full service monument provider. We offer all types of granite, marble and bronze memorials, as well as accessories such as vases, portraits and benches. We are also able to provide all types of service work such as renovation of cemeteries, cleaning and repairs.

We are fortunate to have experienced professionals working in our industry as part of the team at Askew-Petersen Monuments. Each staff member is ready to assist at every step of the selection, creation, production and installation of our client’s final memorial to their loved ones.

Our goal is to provide customer service and satisfaction, not just a product. It is the basis for our reputation with the families we’ve served for over 100 years.

Natalie Isley consulting with
a customer during planning and
selection of their monument.

Installation Crew carefully loading a monument for transport.

Photo of installation crew.

Current ownership and management team includes Tammy, Matt and Eugene Petersen.

Our hope is to continue the tradition of cemetery monuments and memorials for many, many years to come.
Our desire is to provide quality and service to our community with dignity, respect and pride.

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