Monuments and Grave Markers

All markers or memorials must be of stone or other equally durable composition.

No monument or marker shall be placed upon a grave space unless such space has been paid for in full.

Marker size shall be no more than 24 inches in length and 12 inches in width per grave space. Double marker (2 grave spaces) 48 inches in length and 12 inches in width, etc.

No more than four markers per grave site for four individual cremains or one marker for all cremains shall be
permitted.  Individual markers for cremains shall be flush with the ground and shall be no more than 12 inches by 11 inches.

Should any monument or marker become unsightly, dilapidated or a safety hazard, the township board shall have the right, at the expense of the owner to correct the condition or remove same.

Foot markers must be flush and are not to exceed 24 inches in length and 12 inches in width except for designated areas.

Due to limited grave sizes in the newer sections (40 inches in width and 10 feet in length), foot markers are not recommended.

All foundations for monuments will be not less than 42 inches deep and the same size as the base of the monument.  Foundations for markers will be poured 24 inches dcep and the same size as the base of the marker. Foundation for government bronze markers will have a 4 inch precast foundation.

All monuments and markers must be made to conform to the contour of the ground and in no case will the ground be changed to conform to the stonework.

All foundations will be poured by cemetery personnel, at the expense of the lot owner or monument dealer.

No foundations will be poured in frosty weather.

No heavy trucking will be permitted in wet weather and the right is reserved to refuse to allow stonework to be done at any time until the ground and avenues are thoroughly settled and in good condition.

Contractors shall consult cemetery personnel before making arrangements for sending material to the cemetery. 

Contractors and workmen employed in the installation of monuments and setting of grave markings will be subject to the control and direction of cemetery personnel and will be responsible for any damage done which may be caused by carelessness Or neglect.