Can I bury a family member myself?

No! For any cremation burials, please contact the Public Works office at 780.361.4436 (as per City Bylaw 1880-17 & 1883-17).

Visit the City of Wetaskiwin Cemeteries page for more details.

For any full body burials, please contact a licensed Funeral Home (as per the Province of Alberta Cemeteries Act).

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1. Where are the cemeteries located in Wetaskiwin?
2. How much notice do I need to give the City to arrange for an interment (burial)?
3. What is the cost for an interment (burial)?
4. Can an urn (cremation) be placed with a relative already buried at one of the cemeteries?
5. Can I bury a family member myself?
6. What plot types are available for sale at the cemeteries?
7. Can I pick out my plot?
8. What else do I need to arrange a burial?
9. How do I have a monument (headstone) installed on a grave?
10. I purchased a full body plot, but have now decided I wish to be cremated. Is this an problem?
11. What is included with the cost of a Columbarium niche?
12. Who do I contact about engraving on my niche door after I purchase a spot in the Columbarium?
13. What is Perpetual Care?
14. Can I sell my plot back to the City of Wetaskiwin?