Zion’s Cemetery

Zion currently operates two cemeteries:

  • The Zion Lutheran Cemetery (also known as the Carlslund Lutheran Cemetery) is located on Highway 25 South, just under 1 mile south of the Zion Lutheran Church building.
  • Zion also has a cemetery near Marysville Church, also known as Swedesburg, located near Marysville Church.

Zion Cemetery Guidelines

The following guidelines have been agreed upon by the Zion Cemetery Board. Your compliance with these guidelines will help with the maintenance of our cemetery.

• All gravesite owners are encouraged to give $40 per year for maintenance of the cemeteries.
• Artificial flowers are allowed from May 17 – June 7: after June 7 they must be removed, or the Cemetery Board may remove them.
• Potted planters in stands must be next to the apron or stone.
• All plants and plant stands should be removed by October 1st, or they may be removed by the Cemetery Board.
• Christmas wreaths are allowed.
• No trees may be planted without the permission of the Cemetery Board.
• The Cemetery Board reserves the right to remove any and all decorations, urns, vases, etc not complying with regulations.
• No vehicles may drive off the marked roads.
• All monuments should be approved by Cemetery Sexton.
• Gravesites must be paid for at the time of arrangements (receipt given to the family by Sexton).
• A gravesite is 4ft by 10ft and may contain 1 traditional burial, or 1 traditional burial and 1 cremation urn, or 2 cremation urns.

Contact the church office at 763.682.1245 or office@zionbuffalo.org for the Sexton’s name and contact information.

Prices (Effective July 13, 2021)

  • $400 per gravesite for active members.*
  • $700 per gravesite for non-members and inactive members.
  • $50 staking fee.

*An active member is a confirmed member of Zion who has communed, contributed financially, or has volunteered at Zion in the current or previous calendar year.

Grave Information

A limited number of graves are indexed at Find a Grave (Zion) and Find a Grave (Swedesburg) For information about other Wright County cemeteries, try The Tombstone Transcription Project

Cemetery Contacts

Contact the church office at 763.682.1245 or office@zionbuffalo.org for the Sexton’s name and contact information.

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