Memory Gardens Cemetery

Tawas City, MI - Cemetery

Memory Gardens Cemetery, 427 Meadowview Drive, was established circa 1916 and was obtained from Melissa S. Whittemore and Kate F. Smith. Each Memorial Day, a memorial service is held in the honor of the veterans buried in the cemetery.

Full Burial Fees:

Summer:  
Weekdays $450
Saturdays $500
Sundays and Holidays $550
Winter: 
Weekdays $500
Saturdays $550
Sundays and Holidays $600

Cremation Burial Fees for Cemetery Plot or a Columbarium Niche:

Summer:
Weekdays $150
Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays $200
Winter: 
No Burials

Cemetery Plot for Full Burial or Cremains and Columbarium Niche Fees:

Resident: $350
Non-resident: $550
Cemetery rules:
  • Hours: 8 a.m. – dusk
  • No dogs
  • No hunting
  • No all-terrain vehicles
  • Vandalism and littering prohibited
  • Permit required for all burials
  • No tree or shrub planting
  • Flowers, wreaths and blankets must be removed by April 1 for spring cleanup, and can be placed back on one week before Memorial Day
  • Markers must have concrete foundations with a 3-inch border
  • Installation of curbs, matters of ownership and questions on care of cemetery should be referred to City Hall

Code of Ordinance Chapter 7 Cemetery Ordinance

Cemetery Rules and Regulation Policy 2019

Contact City Hall, 989-362-8688, for cremation burials, headstone placement or the purchase of lots.

427 Meadowview Rd., Tawas City, MI 48763

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