CEMETERY

CEMETERY INFORMATION

CONTACT: 
Cemetery Sexton: Dan Marnger
Phone: 906-786-4672

COSTS:
Cemetery Lots: $400
Infant Grave: $150
Opening and Closing of a grave: $400
Opening and Closing for an Urn: $150

GRAVE OPENING AND CLOSINGS:
*No burial spaces shall be opened and closed except under the control of the cemetery sexton.

MARKERS OR MEMORIALS:
*Flat stones or stones no larger than 400 pounds
*Any large upright monuments must be upon a 4 inch base
*The footing or foundation of a large monument is at the cost of the owner

INTERMENT REGULATIONS:
*Urns of ashes may be placed on top of another grave

VAULTS:
*All burials shall be within a standard concrete vault installed in each burial space before
interment.

GROUND MAINTENANCE:
*Please refer to the Cemetery Ordinance for specific rules

CLEANUP RULES:
*Please refer to the Cemetery Ordinance for specific rules

CEMETERY GROUND MAINTENANCE:
1. No plants, shrubs, trees or vegetation of any type shall be planted without the
approval of the cemetery sexton or the Township Clerk.
2. All flowers should be in a container on the monument so the grass can be cared
for.
3. The cemetery sexton shall have the right and authority to remove and dispose of
any and all growth, displays or containers that through decay, deterioration,
damage or otherwise become unsightly, a source of litter or a maintenance
problem.

CLEAN UP RULES:
1. All winter wreaths and other objects left during the winter months must be
removed by April 1st. The groundskeeper will dispose of said items still in place
by April 5th. The only items remaining during this period should be gravestones,
concrete urns and concrete statutes.
2. All flowers, pots, hangers, and other objects used during the summer months
must be removed by October 1st. The groundskeeper will dispose of said items
still in place by October 15th. The only items remaining during this period should
be gravestones, concrete urns and concrete statutes.

Refer to Escanaba Township Cemetery Ordinance for further information.

HELPFUL RESOURCES

PHONE NUMBER

(906) 786 – 6200

ADDRESS

4618 County 416 20th Rd
Gladstone, MI 48937

OFFICE HOURS

Wednesday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

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