The Grand Haven Charter Township maintains two municipal cemeteries.
The oldest cemetery is the “Historic Cemetery” that was begun in about 1860. The cemetery is 10 acres in size, of which 8 acres are developed. Approximately 2,624 grave sites are maintained, with less than 800 still being available.
The second cemetery is the “Lakeshore Cemetery” that was purchased in 2001. This cemetery is approximately 26 acres in size and has about 6,300 grave sites with about 2,250 still being available. This cemetery includes a small chapel and a columbarium.
Burial rights within the cemeteries may be purchased for the following amounts:
|Cemetery or Section||Resident||Non-Resident|
|Lakeshore, Sermon on the Mount||$600||$1,200|
|Lakeshore, Chapel Hill Garden||$550||$1,100|
|Lakeshore, Garden of Freedom*||$550||$1,100|
|Lakeshore, Garden of Pines||$550||$1,100|
|Lakeshore, Garden of Prayer*||$550||$1,100|
| Lakeshore, Garden of Hope
(only for cremains)
| Lakeshore, Columbarium
(Garden of Prayer Niches)
|Babyland, both Cemeteries||$200||$400|
|Scattering Garden||$300 w/ nameplate||$600|
|Scattering Garden||$50 w/out nameplate||$100|
|*If a lawn crypt is pre-installed on the site, increase the cost by …||$1,100||$1,300|