Tribute News

Historic Significance Drives Tribute Design Project

In early 2007, Dave FitzSimmons, president and CEO of Woodland Cemetery and Arboretum in Dayton, OH issued a design challenge unlike most. Dave wanted a columbarium developed on the highest, steepest and most prominent site in his cemetery. At the same time the project was to reflect the historic nature of Woodland, which is on the National Historic Registry.

Tribute Updates Brand

The Tribute Companies Updates Brand – Unveils New Logo and Expanded Website A new look highlights a full array of cemetery development solutions In 1973, William R. Toson founded The Tribute Companies as a Midwest cemetery sales and marketing consultant firm. Today, Tribute offers a complete approach to cemetery development including design, construction administration and structural precast concrete interment products used

Tribute’s Fort Howard Memorial Park Field of Honor drone

Click below to watch a beautiful drone video of Fort Howard Memorial Park’s Field of Honor, located in Green Bay, Wisconsin.  This dignified section is dedicated exclusively to honorably discharged Military Veteran’s and their families.

ICCFA Interview Featuring Christine Hentges

Click below to learn about leadership in the Cemetery and Funeral Profession and important topics discussed about how those have succeeded in their businesses. Featuring our own Christine Hentges speaking on overcoming challenges felt while taking on her family’s business (37:07), advice she would give to someone coming into this profession (22:58), as well as

Christine Toson Hentges Blazing a New Trail at ICCFA

“Christine Toson Hentges may not have planned to follow in her father’s footsteps, but fate has a funny way of intervening in people’s lives. Two years ago, Hentges was named president and CEO of The Tribute Companies, taking over the reins of the company founded by her father, Bill, in 1973. This month, Hentges, who

Christine Toson Hentges, CCE Receives Women-Owned Business Certification

The Tribute Companies is pleased to announce that Christine Toson Hentges, CCE, president of The Tribute Companies Inc., Hartland, Wisconsin has received Women-Owned Business Certification.  The state of Wisconsin supports the growth and success of woman-owned businesses by providing certification that validates a minimum of 51% female ownership, management and control of the company. The