Vine Street & Indiana Avenue
Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965
- Lots may only be sold to registered Parishioners of St. Cecilia's Congregation living within the area for use by their immediate family. The property owner may not sell to anyone other than Calvary Cemetery. See item 10. below.
- A monument is defined as an object set up to keep alive the memory of a person and be available as a record for future generations. Examples are head stones or marker at the grave site. All Monuments must have a cement base level with the ground and a minimum 4 inches and a maximum of 6 inches space around the marker. A rectangular area in front of the monument measuring 12 inches deep and covering the same width as the cement foundation with an approved boundary may be constructed. All monuments and rectangular area must have approval of the Pastor or his designated Sexton of St. Cecilia Congregation. Application may be made through St. Cecelia Congregation Parish Office.
- Flowers and wreaths, artificial or real must be placed in urns made of durable material: No glass jars, aluminum or tin cans etc. are permitted. They may be suspended from stands for hanging baskets adjacent to the monument. Only one candle in an approved closed candle container designed similar to votive candles may be used and/or one solar light per burial site others will be removed. All types of flowers, wreaths or other decorations must meet the criteria stated herein. When any type of decoration is placed on a marker it must be removed when it becomes faded, broken or otherwise damaged. Nothing may be placed on the ground outside of the area defined by the cement base of the monument and the area defined by the rectangular area boundary. Persons constructing a rectangular area are responsible for its appearance at all times. Failure to maintain the area will result in the right to have the rectangular area. No gravel or rock of any size may be placed around the monument or in the defined rectangular area. Calvary Cemetery staff will remove any decoration not complying with cemetery rules. Broken and deteriorated monuments shall be removed and kept for a reasonable time next to the utility shed in the cemetery. The Calvary Cemetery Sexton shall attempt to contact the family and inform them the monument must be repaired or replaced. If the family does not take action within one year the Sexton shall dispose of the monument.
- The Grantee of any parcel in the cemetery must maintain all decorative items.
- No trees except dwarf spruce may be planted. The planting must occur only on the grave sites listed on the persons easement by the person planting and must be at either side of the monument. Permission must be given by Pastor or his designated Sexton.
- All burials shall be made in cement or other approved vaults as determined by the Calvary Cemetery Commission and State laws.
- Ashes must be buried in containers approved by the Pastor or his designated Sexton.
- No automatic sprinklers will be allowed in the cemetery.
- Cemetery gates may be closed as weather or other conditions require.
- By Cemetery regulation, paragraph #495, as set forth in the First Synod of the Diocese of Madison, Calvary Cemetery may purchase unused grave sites at the original cost to the to the lease holder. Calvary Cemetery will accept unused plots as a donation and give due credit.
- Cemetery deeds give the Grantee the right for proper burial of human remains/ashes. The property remains in control of Calvary Cemetery and St. Cecilia Parish.