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Questions about St. Marcus Cemetery?

Please call the office at: 320-743-2481, Extension 4.

CEMETERY BOARD

St. Marcus Cemetery Board & Rules and Guidelines:

 

Owners of Interment Sites in the Saint Marcus Cemetery shall follow the rules and guidelines set forth by the Cemetery Board.

 

Rules and Guidelines may be changed from time to time as deemed necessary by the Cemetery Board.

 

The Cemetery Board consists of five (5) elected members who are elected annually in conjunction with the Parish Council.  Terms are five (5) years.  No elected member may serve more than two (2) consecutive terms.

 

Regular meetings are scheduled on the fourth (4th) Tuesday in January, April, July and October.

 

GENERAL RULES (For all sites)

  • An agreement must be signed with the Saint Marcus Cemetery Board when a Lot is purchased.

  • Each Cemetery Lot requires the purchase of a monument foundation at a cost of $100.00

  • Each Interment Site requires the purchase of a Cemetery Lot at a cost of $400.00 to Parish members or $1,000 for Non-parish members.

  • Interment Site use:

  • Each Individual Interment Site will contain:                                     a.  The Interment of (1) Casket, or                                                       b.  The Interment of up to six (6) Urns. The first Interment is provided at no cost with the purchase of a Lot. All additional Interments of Urns are at a cost of $200.00 for Parish members or $400 for Non-Parish members.

  • Vaults are required for all Caskets and Urns. A ten (10) inch vault must be purchased from the St. Marcus Cemetery Board at a cost of $200.00 for each Urn placed within St. Marcus Cemetery.

  • A Certificate of Burial or Cremation must be provided to the Cemetery Board prior to, or at the time of burial.

  • An insured gravedigger approved by the Cemetery Board will do the digging of all graves for all Caskets and all Urns.

  • The Cemetery Board shall be notified prior to the placement of any monument. All monument bases must be placed on concrete foundation. Dimensions of monuments will not exceed eighteen (18) inches in width, thirty-six (36) inches in height and thirty-six (36) inches in length on a single Lot. Length of a monument on a double Lot will not exceed seventy-two (72) inches.

  • No trees, shrubs or plants can be planted into the ground of the Cemetery.

  • All planters and decorations shall be secured on the concrete foundation to allow for the ease of Cemetery maintenance. Holes in the concrete foundation for planters to be provided by the St. Marcus Cemetery Board. .

  • An original owner can transfer their Lot(s) to the person(s) of their choice for a fee of $100.00 per Lot or donate it back to St. Marcus Cemetery. All transfers become final upon complying with all the Rules & Guidelines and the new owner(s) execute(s) an agreement with the Saint Marcus Cemetery Board.