Floyd County Cemetery

Find Floyd County Iowa cemeteries, memorial parks, mausoleums, graveyards, gravesites, graves or mortuaries. Cemeteries provide information on funerals and burial services including internment, headstones and grave markers, burial grounds, cemetery plots, vaults, crypts, as well as burial records for national, state,.

Charles City Riverside Cemetery Association 59 Riverside Avenue Charles IA 50616 641-228-7011

Sunnyside Memory Gardens Cemetery 2267 Old Highway Road Charles IA 50616 641-228-2635

About Floyd County Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Floyd County, IA are burial grounds where cultural, ethnic, or religious burial observations and rituals are practiced. Public Cemeteries in Floyd County make their plots available to the general public. Floyd County Private Cemeteries restrict their use based on religious affiliation, family, ethnicity, or some other group identifier. Military Cemeteries in Floyd County are generally restricted to veterans and other individuals who have served in the armed forces. In some cases, family members of veterans may also be buried in Military Cemeteries.

Interested parties may contact Cemeteries for questions about:
  • Finding a cemetery near you
  • Floyd County Public and Private Cemeteries
  • Military Cemeteries in Floyd County
  • Information about funerals and burials
  • Floyd County burial records and gravesite history
Floyd County Burial Records

Floyd County burial records, which are of interest to genealogists and family researchers, are available as public records. Burial records for individuals buried in Floyd County may be obtained from the office of the Floyd County Cemetery where that burial took place. The Floyd County government may provide these records at the Offices of the Floyd County Cemetery, Floyd County Parks and Public Works Departments.

Public Cemeteries in Floyd County, IA

Public Cemeteries may be owned by the Floyd County government, or they may be privately owned. They are open to the public and generate most of their revenue from the sale of individual burial plots, gravesites, and mausoleums in Floyd County, Iowa. Government-owned Cemeteries may also be partially funded by the operating budget of Floyd County. The operation and maintenance of government-owned Cemeteries in Floyd County is usually the responsibility of the Floyd County Parks Department or Public Works Department.

Floyd County Private Cemeteries

Iowa Public Cemeteries that are privately owned include Cemeteries owned by Floyd County businesses and non-profit organizations, such as churches. A Cemetery owned by a church or other religious institution may be considered a Public Cemetery if it is open to the general public. Many Cemeteries are owned by small, Floyd County based businesses. However, a growing number are owned by a handful of large, national companies. In these cases, a local Floyd County business is often retained as the operator of the Cemetery.

Cemetery Operations

The licensing and operation of Cemeteries is regulated by Iowa State. The location of Public Cemeteries is regulated by local ordinances and Floyd County zoning rules. Iowa State requires Floyd County Public Cemeteries to establish an endowment or other fund for the perpetual care and maintenance of the Cemetery. A certain portion of each burial plot sale must be designated for the future care and maintenance of the Cemetery grounds. These requirements are intended to ensure that funds are available to maintain the Cemetery even after all of the burial plots have been sold. Iowa may also regulate service fees charged by Floyd County Cemeteries.