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March 19, 2018 - March 23, 2018
8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Fort Madison, IA 52627
(319) 372-7700 x 201

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Spring Cemetery Cleanup

Monday, March 19

The Fort Madison Cemetery Department will begin spring cleanup at Sacred Heart, Elmwood, Oakland & City Cemetery on Monday, March 19, 2018. ALL items must be removed from the gravesite before Monday, March 19. Any items left will be disposed of during cemetery cleanup. No items are to be placed on the graves until Saturday, March 24, 2018. Thank you for your cooperation!

The City of Fort Madison’s Cemetery Department will once again be conducting spring cemetery clean up from Monday, March 27, 2017 to Friday, March 31, 2017.  In an attempt to inform the public, advertisements will appear in the “Daily Democrat” prior to the actual start of cemetery clean up.    

The advertisement will read as follows: ATTENTION Sacred Heart, Elmwood, Oakland & City Cemetery spring cleanup starts on Monday, March 27, 2017.  ALL ITEMS MUST be removed before Monday, March 27, 2017.  Any items left will be disposed of during cemetery cleanup.  NO items are to be placed out until SATURDAY, APRIL 1, 2017.  THANK YOU FOR YOUR COOPERATION.

It is important to remember that items can be put back on the graves starting Saturday, April 1, 2017.

Cemetery rules and regulations are now posted at each Cemetery.  Should a lot owner have any questions or concerns as to what is permissible on their lot, they should check the posted rules and regulations or contact the City Clerk at 319-372-7700 x 206.