Wacousta Cemetery


The Township Clerk’s office is responsible for administration of the township-owned Wacousta Cemetery, located at the corner of Corrison and Wacousta Roads, including:

  • Purchasing or transferring burial rights - please contact our office for an appointment
  • Monument placement
  • Scheduling burials
  • Recordkeeping

Cemetery History

The earliest known burial was recorded in 1850.  Wacousta Cemetery is the final resting place for many of the area’s earliest citizens, including more than 250 military veterans.  Over 160 years of history, including the restored Grand Army of the Republic monument honoring Civil War soldiers, lies within cemetery boundaries.  

Cemetery Hours

May 1 – October 31
The cemetery is open from 8:00am to dusk on weekdays and 9:00am to dusk on weekends.  

November 1 – April 30
The cemetery is open from 8:00am – 4:00pm on weekdays and 9:00am to dusk on weekends.  

Cemetery Regulations

The following items are not permitted in the cemetery:  chairs, settees, benches, hanging baskets, glass containers, glass covered boxes, photos, wreaths, statues, ornaments, and flowerpots.  Artificial flowers are permitted only if placed in cement urns. 

Please keep dogs leashed and pick up after them when walking in the cemetery.  

Read the complete Wacousta Cemetery regulations for more specific information.

Cemetery Address

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Deb Adams
Township Clerk
(517) 626-6593 x211
Email Deb
(Mon – Fri, 9a-5p)

Christy Sochay
Deputy Clerk
(517) 626-6593 x201
Email Christy
(Mon – Fri, 9a-5p)

After-Hours Contact for Burials
Andy Case
(517) 490-1383

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