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At their regularly scheduled meeting on April 5, 2021, the City Council adopted the Cemetery Policy and Procedures by Resolution No. 21-11.
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Currently, the City Cemetery is sold out. Until a new location is found, the City Clerk’s Office has a waiting list. Some lots are sold back to the City and some lots are sold by the owner. If you purchase a lot from the owner please contact the City Clerk’s Office to update the records.
The City now has cremain remains vaults available in a standing monument called a Columbarium (PDF). The current prices for Columbarium vaults are contained in the Resolution (PDF) creating the fees for the Columbarium.
A memory wall is available for those loved ones that are not interred in the cemetery. The Resolution (PDF) was passed in December 2015 creating the fees for reserving a space on the wall. A prepayment is paid with the City Clerk’s office to have Glacier Memorial Gardens engrave the nameplate.
The price of a cemetery lot depends on whether the purchaser lives inside or outside City limits.
For Columbarium pricing, see the Resolution (PDF) creating the fees for Columbarium vaults. The opening and closing of the vault is contained in the initial price of the vault and there is no additional charge for the opening and closing of the vault.
Most funeral homes will include the opening and closing costs at the time of the funeral. The City of Whitefish does allow family internments for ashes at no extra cost with the condition of notifying the City Clerk’s Office of the date, time, and person of internment. The City of Whitefish crew will open and close the location of internment.
These local monument companies will place the monument and/or headstones and will know the rules and regulations of the Whitefish Cemetery:
You can search your loved one by name and find the location on the cemetery directory (PDF). The cemetery map (PDF) will help you find the location.