About Us

Colfax Monument was established in the late 1880’s as D. Millgard and Company. The original location was 112 E. Spring Street in the Copeland Apartment Buildings.

In 1950, Rufus Jones purchased D. Millgard and Company and retained the name. Rufus owned and operated the business until 1960 when John B.

Archer took over ownership. It was John Archer that changed the name to Colfax Monument and moved it to its current location of 106 S. Mill Street in Colfax. John worked the business for the next 22 years until his death in 1982.

After his passing, the business was sold to Gary & Kay Stilson. Gary and Kay owned and operated it for the next 37 years. During that time, they gained much knowledge in all aspects of cemetery work.

Kay worked hard to obtain the nationally acknowledged accreditation of a Certified Memorialist. In 2019, Gary and Kay decided it was time to retire and opted to sell the business to long-time employee Sheyanna Weber.

Sheyanna and her team have a combined 66 plus years of experience (and counting). They are deeply committed to continuing the Colfax Monument tradition of excellence in
service and quality.

They take tremendous pride in doing all work locally in-house while putting the customer first. They are knowledgeable in all aspects of cemetery work.

This includes design, custom memorialization, onsite engraving, monument installation, stone restoration, stone cleaning, and maintenance. We look forward to helping families Celebrate the Life of their loved ones.

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2 Convenient Locations

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1603 Main Street
Lewiston, ID 83501
106 S Mill St
Colfax, WA 99111

Client

Testimonials

Kim T
Kim T
July 14, 2020.
During this difficult time of having to make a large purchase for something no one “wants” to have to do, Sheyanna was wonderful to work with to choose my grandparents’ headstone. She explained everything to us, ideas, colors of granite, how things will look, and ideas for pictures to add. She also took my mom & I out back to see how the different colors of stone look in the sunshine versus inside the building. She explained costs & the cemetery rules for what we can & can’t have there. She was pleasant, helpful, & very friendly. I had no idea on what to expect when heading to help my mom with this difficult task but something that needed to get done. I left feeling very reassured about what my mom & I picked out taking both my grandparents’ wishes into consideration. If you are ever faced with having to go through the process of headstone shopping, I definitely recommend Garlinghouse. She’s even giving out free masks to customers that she’s made!
Theresa Brooks
Theresa Brooks
February 24, 2020.
During such a difficult time in one's life, the staff of garlinghouse made it easy! They walked us through the process, listened to us, made suggestions! The end result is a beautiful headstone for our parents! Thank you is never enough! To everyone involved THANK YOU!
Sarah Clifford
Sarah Clifford
October 3, 2019.
I’m so glad that I decided to work with Garlinghouse Memorials to help create my Mother's tombstone. I had a little idea about how I wanted the stones designed, and they went above and beyond to help me have all that I wanted and more displayed. They were very thorough and double checked spelling and dates before the final draft was submitted. All employees were very friendly and helpful throughout the whole process, and made sure it was exactly how I had envisioned it. I highly recommend them to anybody in need of these kinds of services!
Carrie Schmidt
Carrie Schmidt
August 28, 2019.
Garlinghouse Memorials has very caring employees who take the time to ask questions about your loved one and try to design a memorial for that individual that really speaks to who they were! I also appreciated that they do all work in house, and do not send out for the design and creation. They really take pride in all of their work and it shows with the hands on experience.
Shallon Wood
Shallon Wood
April 24, 2019.
I had Garlinghouse do the head stone for my mom and brother. They did exactly what I wanted and it came out absolutely beautiful.
Randy Noble
Randy Noble
April 17, 2019.
We live a distance from Lewiston and were in need of a grave marker. We contacted Garlinghouse Memorials and were able to conduct all business over the phone and via emails. Cheyenna in the office was excellent and made our selection easy for us. Thank you!!
Ryhla
Ryhla
November 2, 2018.
I had my grandparents stone reset after 33 years of weather wearing away the concrete. The staff at Garlinghouse Memorials were helpful and supportive during the entire process. When the need comes, I will patronize their business again..
Jnl D
Jnl D
October 13, 2018.
Exceptional service by Sheyanna and team. We’re so thankful for their help at such a difficult time. They really went above and beyond to help us create a beautiful marker for our parents’ grave. We are truly grateful.

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