Cemeteries in Douglas
The Douglas Park Cemetery located within the city, and the Pioneer Cemetery to the north of the city, are owned by the City of Douglas.
Records for the Douglas Park Cemetery are maintained at the City Clerk's Office and the Cemetery Sexton's Office. Burial space deeds are recorded in the office of the Converse County clerk and recorder of deeds.
To view the most recently adopted version of the Douglas Cemetery Rules and Regulation, click here.
Prices & Fees
The purchase price for cemetery spaces are:
|Infant Section||$100 per space|
|Residents & Non-Residents||$250 per space|
|Perpetual Care||$125 per space|
|Deed Recording||As determined by the Converse County Clerk's office|
|Memorial Marker Permit||$50.00|
The burial fees are:
|Open / Close - Infant||$100|
|All Other Burials||$550|
|Disinterment - Cremains||$300 includes opening & closing fees|
|Disinterment - All Others||$1,300 includes opening & closing fees|
|Reinterment||$900 includes opening & closing fees|
|Additional Fees:||$500 for services occurring outside scheduled working hours or days|
|$1,000 for services occurring on designated city holidays|
|* No additional burial services shall be provided by the city unless the scope of services and charges for such services are expressly agreed upon in advance with the City Administrator.|
* Disinterment or reinternment services that require additional use of heavy equipment, as determined by the Parks & Recreation Director and/or the Cemetery Sexton, may incur additional costs for such equipment used. Opening and closing fees will also apply in addition to disinterment and reinternment fees.
* The City of Douglas has no authority to determine what additional fees may be charged by any third party or vault company pertaining to any disinterment or reinternment into the Douglas Park Cemetery.
|Douglas Municipal Code, Section 12.24|