Whiting Cemetery

Find Whiting Kansas 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,.

Meadowlark Pet Cemetery 240 Pratt Street Whiting KS 66552 785-873-3157

About Whiting Cemeteries

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

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

Public Cemeteries in Whiting, KS

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

Whiting Private Cemeteries

Kansas Public Cemeteries that are privately owned include Cemeteries owned by Whiting 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, Whiting based businesses. However, a growing number are owned by a handful of large, national companies. In these cases, a local Whiting business is often retained as the operator of the Cemetery.

Cemetery Operations

The licensing and operation of Cemeteries is regulated by Kansas State. The location of Public Cemeteries is regulated by local ordinances and Jackson County zoning rules. Kansas State requires Whiting 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. Kansas may also regulate service fees charged by Whiting Cemeteries.