Madison County Cemetery

Find Madison 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,.

Gordon Cemetery 1839 Fox Trail Winterset IA 50273

North McDonald Cemetery Association 220 South 8th Avenue Winterset IA 50273 515-462-3217

Patterson Monuments & Cemetery Lettering 413 East Grade Street Winterset IA 50273 515-462-1145

Primitive Baptist Cemetery 2011 Cedar Bridge Road Winterset IA 50273 515-462-3003

Trester Cemetery 2169 148th Street Winterset IA 50273

Winterset Cemetery Association 502 South 4th Street Winterset IA 50273 515-462-3522

Worthington Cemetery Association 1736 Green Valley Trail Winterset IA 50273 515-462-3240

About Madison County Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Madison County, IA are burial grounds where cultural, ethnic, or religious burial observations and rituals are practiced. Public Cemeteries in Madison County make their plots available to the general public. Madison County Private Cemeteries restrict their use based on religious affiliation, family, ethnicity, or some other group identifier. Military Cemeteries in Madison 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
  • Madison County Public and Private Cemeteries
  • Military Cemeteries in Madison County
  • Information about funerals and burials
  • Madison County burial records and gravesite history
Madison County Burial Records

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

Public Cemeteries in Madison County, IA

Public Cemeteries may be owned by the Madison 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 Madison County, Iowa. Government-owned Cemeteries may also be partially funded by the operating budget of Madison County. The operation and maintenance of government-owned Cemeteries in Madison County is usually the responsibility of the Madison County Parks Department or Public Works Department.

Madison County Private Cemeteries

Iowa Public Cemeteries that are privately owned include Cemeteries owned by Madison 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, Madison County based businesses. However, a growing number are owned by a handful of large, national companies. In these cases, a local Madison 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 Madison County zoning rules. Iowa State requires Madison 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 Madison County Cemeteries.