Upcoming Events

We are proud to be a part of your community. Below is a list of events, activities and seminars that we are involved in. Once you have decided upon the event you wish to attend, please utilize our convenient reservation form below.


October 2020 Events

Open Door Sessions on Funerals, Cremation, Cemetery, and Advance Planning

Oct 22, 2020 11:30 AM to Oct 22, 2020 01:30 PM

When it comes to burial, cremation, and cemetery options, and advance funeral planning, we know that people have many questions.


As funeral and cremation specialists, we’re happy to provide answers to your questions during our FREE program. Please join us for a complimentary boxed lunch and a casual, informative and open discussion regarding these and other topics of your choosing.


For planning purposes, we request that reservations be made no later than Monday, October 19th. For more information, or to reserve your seat(s), please call (217) 544-4646.


*Limited seating available due to Covid-19 restrictions. Please do not plan on attending if you are not feeling well or if you or a household member are exhibiting symptoms similar to those observed with Covid-19. Masks will be required when not seated.


Prairie View Reception Center

8865 State Rt. 4

Chatham, IL 62629

11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.




November 2020 Events

Holiday Help® Program

Nov 8, 2020 02:00 PM to Nov 8, 2020 03:15 PM

Date: Sunday, November 8, 2020
Time: 2-4 p.m.
Location: Prairie View Reception Center


For those touched by a loss, we invite you to discover, uncover and nurture hope, while renewing your spirit this holiday season. Please plan to attend   the   annual Holiday Help® Program, a gift to the community from the Butler Family of Organizations.


Our Grief and bereavement expert will present practical ways to help you cope during the holidays and other significant days.


A candle-lighting ceremony will also be held to warmly remember and honor your loved one.


Please join us for the most complete holiday bereavement program in the area and journey with us towards healing this holiday season.  We will limit in person attendance to comply with local COVID guidance.  Seating will allow for social distancing between different parties and masks will be required upon entry and when not seated.  Please do not plan on attending if you are not feeling well or if you or a household member are exhibiting symptoms similar to those observed with Covid-19.


We will live stream the event this year as well.  We will email to you the link upon registration if you prefer to attend remotely. 


The Butler Family of Organizations is proud of their tradition in Springfield and the surrounding communities and consider it a privilege to provide the Holiday Help program to their friends and neighbors each year.


 The Holiday Help program is open to the public, with no cost or obligation. For more information or to reserve your seat, please call (217) 544-4646.


Flag Retirement Ceremony

Nov 7, 2020 09:00 AM to Nov 7, 2020 09:30 AM

Saturday, November 7th, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. at Roselawn Memorial Park

According to the United States Flag Code: "The flag, when it is in such condition that it is no longer a fitting emblem for display, should be destroyed in a dignified way, preferably by burning."

During this ceremony—adhering to the policy of respectful treatment of our national symbol—flags will be ceremoniously burned, deposited into an outer burial container, and buried with full honors by the American Legion and Roselawn Memorial Park staff. This meaningful ceremony is free and open to the public.

* Please drop your tattered, worn, or faded American flags off at one of the participating locations listed on the flyer.

For additional information, please contact Roselawn Memorial Park at (217) 525-1661 or American Legion Post #32 at (217) 523-3415.