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City Cemetery

Located at: 471 W 6th Ave.

Cemetery Historical Note

A short time after the East Jordan Ecclesiastical Ward was organized, which occurred on December 15, 1895 with Hyrum Goff as Bishop, they purchased 10.59 acres of land from James Wardle for a ward cemetery.  Neils Lind was appointed sexton.

On September 6, 1916, an acre of ground in the north-east corner of the plat was sold to the Roman Catholic Church for burial purposes for the sum of $500.00

In August of 1918, an acre adjoining the Roman Catholic piece on the west was sold to the Servian Orthodox Church for $500.00

By resolution of the City Council of Midvale City, in the spring of 1923, it was decided to purchase from the Midvale Ecclesiastical Ward (formally the East Jordan Ecclesiastical Ward) the balance of the old section of the cemetery known as "Plat A" and "Plat B" consisting of approximately 2 acres of ground for the sum of $100.00

The following year the city purchased the balance of the ground containing 6.59 acres, paying $1500.00 for the same.

In May of 1924, a complete plat of the city cemetery showing burial sections "A to J" inclusive was made and recorded for the city by Caldwell and Richards Engineers.

And thus, the Midvale City Cemetery began.

Burial Search

To perform a burial search for friends and loved ones in the Midvale City Cemetery or other Utah cemeteries, visit the State of Utah History Research Center.

Cemetery Fees

Fees: Burial Fees:
Adult Resident $650.00/per grave Opening/Closing $400.00
Adult Non-resident $1200.00/per grave Cremation $150.00
Infant Resident $650.00/per grave Infant $200.00
Infant Non-resident $1200.00/per grave Saturdays and Holidays $200.00
additional

To purchase sites in the Midvale City Cemetery call 567-7235.

Cemetery Gate Hours

Summer April 15 through October 15 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Winter October 16 through April 14 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Access is available after hours through man-gates located by the North and South entrance.

Grave Decorations

FUNERAL FLOWERS AND FLORAL ARRANGEMENTS:

     Floral pieces will be removed without notice when they become unsightly.  Lot owners desiring to retain floral pieces must remove them within five (5) days after the interment.

ARTIFICAL FLOWERS:

     Artifical flowers and grave decoration are not permitted from April 1 to Nov 1 with the exception of Memorial Day.

HOLIDAY DECORATIONS:

     All holiday decorations will be removed within five (5) days.

FRESH CUT FLOWERS:

     Fresh-cut flowers are permitted anytime.

PLANTING OR EXCAVATION:

     NO planting of any type of plant material or digging or disturbing the sod within the Cemetery will be permitted.