Cemetery Information

The St. Patrick Catholic Church of Merna Cemetery, also known as Holy Cross Cemetery or Merna Cemetery, was blessed by the Bishop in 1893 and has been in existence for over 120 years. This is a separate cemetery not to be confused with Holy Cross Cemetery in Normal, IL.

Holy Cross Cemetery is located on five beautiful acres 1 mile east of Merna at the corner of 1600 North Road and 2400 East Road in Cooksville.

For more information about Holy Cross Cemetery, please contact the cemetery caretaker, John Sutter, at (309) 531-1108.