Cemetery

Richland Township has one cemetery, Prairie Home Cemetery, on the north and south side of M-89 in the Village of Richland. Cemetery Address: Prairie Home, 9170 East D Avenue, Richland, MI 49083.

PRAIRIE HOME CEMETERY

PRICES EFFECTIVE JANUARY 21, 2020         

Grave Opening Fees

Opening Type

Price

Standard Burial

$650.00

Child or Infant Burial

$550.00

Standard Cremation*

$450.00

Drop-off Cremation*                 

$300.00

Additional Fees

SATURDAY Opening

$300.00

Day Prior to a Holiday

$300.00

Service scheduled after 2:30 p.m. on Weekdays                        

$50.00

Service scheduled after 11:30 a.m. on Saturday                             

$50.00

Short Notice Opening

$300.00

* Cremation with Vault larger than 13” x 13”

$20.00

Use of Bobcat

$75.00/Hour

Use of hydraulic hammer

$75.00/Hour

Any Other Labor

$75.00/Hour

Snow Removal from Grave

$75.00/Hour

 

 

Foundation Installation Fees

$0.50 per square inch and require an 8” collar. (4” on all sides of stone)

Foundations are not placed during Winter.

 

Grave-site Purchase

Each grave-site costs $250.00 and may only be purchased by a resident or property owner of Richland Township.

Each Grave can be used for up to One Full Burial and one Cremains Burial
or four Cremains Burials.

Please contact Richland Township Office of the Clerk for more information.

 

General Rules:

  • All burials require 36 hours’ notice.
  • All Monday burials (or Tuesday burials if Monday is a holiday) must be ordered by 12:00 noon on the previous Friday or burial will be assessed a Short Notice Fee.
  • All burials closed same day as funeral service.
  • No burial services will be provided on Easter, July 4th, Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year’s Day, Labor Day, or Memorial Day.
  • Short notice openings are not guaranteed and are at RI Stafford Excavating’s sole discretion.
  • All Monuments, headstones, plaques, etc. require a foundation to be poured by Cemetery Staff.
  • Vaults are required for all burials except for the interment of stillborn babies and cremains.
  • Payments are to be made to Richland Township and may only be paid by cash or check.

For more information, please stop by our office or call us at (269) 629-4921. We are here Monday through Thursday from 8:00 to 5:00.

View the Cemetery Regulations

Richland Township

7401 N. 32nd Street
Richland, MI 49083 (Map)
Phone:  (269) 629-4921
Fax:  (269) 629-5993
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Office Hours 
Monday-Thursday
8:00am to 5:00pm
*Notary Available by appointment

Assessor's Office Hours
Monday and Wednesday
9:00am to 12:00pm

Zoning Administrator’s Office Hours
Wednesdays 9:00am to 5:00pm
Except 4th Wednesday 1:00pm to 5:00pm

Building Official
By appointment - Call KABA at 269-216-9511.

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