Letts IA Cemetery

Find Letts, 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,.

St Malachys Cemetery 1672 231st Street Letts IA 52754 319-726-4683

About Letts Cemeteries

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

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

Public Cemeteries in Letts, IA

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

Letts Private Cemeteries

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