Sunset Memorial Gardens Rules and Regulations

In order to maintain your cemetery and mausoleum in a manner that you can be proud of, the Board of Directors has established certain regulations.
We ask your cooperation in following these rules and regulations adopted by the Cemetery Association.

Cemetery Rules & Regulations for Flowers and Wreaths

  1. April 1st – October 1st: Cut and/or artificial flowers are permitted in the vases.
  2. November 1st – April 1st: Evergreen or Artificial wreaths are encouraged. (No vase usage.)
  3. October 1st : All remaining flowers will be removed and vases will be flipped for winter storage.
  4. Cemetery personnel WILL REMOVE UNAUTHORIZED DECORATIONS from graves to facilitate mowing.
  5. PLANTING OF ANY KIND IS NOT PERMITTED. Potting soil or dirt cannot be placed in the bronze memorial vases.
  6. Wreaths, potted plants, or floral arrangements are permitted for one week following a service. Cemetery personnel will remove wilted flowers from a gravesite.
  7. MEMORIAL DAY – All types and kinds of floral displays including cut flowers, potted plants, artificial flowers, wreath, flags and the like are permitted for 7 days prior and 7 days after Memorial Day
  8. All decorations, including solar lights, must be kept inside the vases except during the 14 days around Memorial Day.
  9. If you wish to keep your Memorial Day decorations, please remove them prior to the 7th day following Memorial Day.
  10. Sunset Memorial Gardens is NOT responsible for lost, stolen or damaged memorial decorations.

Mausoleum Rules & Regulations for Crypts and Niches

  1. Crypts: One vase, one emblem, one Veteran’s niche plate for each veteran, and one cameo are permissible on crypt fronts. Deluxe Crypt fronts may have up to two vases, two emblems, one Veteran’s niche plate and one cameo.
  2. Niches: One vase is allowed per glass front.
  3. Cut and/or artificial flowers are permitted in the vases.
  4. Wreaths, potted plants, or floral arrangements are permitted for one week following a service. Cemetery personnel will remove wilted flowers from a gravesite.
  5. Cemetery personnel will remove unauthorized decorations.
  6. MEMORIAL DAY – All types and kinds of floral displays including cut flowers, potted plants, artificial flowers, wreath, flags and the like are permitted for 7 days prior and 7 days after Memorial Day
  7. All decorations, including solar lights, must be kept inside the vases except during the 14 days around Memorial Day.
  8. If you wish to keep your Memorial Day decorations, please remove them prior to the 7th day following Memorial Day.
  9. Sunset Memorial Gardens is NOT responsible for lost, stolen or damaged memorial decorations.Thank you for your cooperation. For more information, please stop in the office at Sunset Memorial Gardens or call 605.225.5361.

 

  1. One vase, two emblems, and one cameo are permissible on crypt fronts.
  2. Cut and/or artificial flowers are permitted in the vases.
  3. Wreaths and potted plants are permitted for one week following a service.
  4. December 15th to January 1 Artificial Christmas wreaths on a stand are encouraged.
  5. Cemetery personnel will remove unauthorized decorations.
  6. MEMORIAL DAY All types and kinds of floral displays, including cut flowers, potted plants, artificial flowers, wreaths, flags and the like are permitted. All Memorial Day decorations will be removed by cemetery staff on the Monday following the national observance of Memorial Day. If you wish to keep your decoration, please remove the decoration prior to that day.
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