Full-Size Grounds Interment

Typical Burial Opening and Closing

  • Administrative work
  • Uncover lot pegs
  • Layout grave
  • Remove pre-need marker as required
  • Remove sod
  • Set up boards
  • Dig and spud the grave
  • Cover with tent and equipment
  • Set up tent
  • Put out walks as needed

Additional Circumstances

  • Trim low-hanging branches
  • Move monument as necessary
  • Break frost as necessary
  • Lay down mud tracks as required
  • Layout walks from road to the grave
  • Trim markers and monuments around service area
  • Salt roads along lead-in route
  • Set vault
  • Set lowering device and placer
  • Lead in funeral and pull flags
  • Watch and have funeral service
  • Set lid on vault
  • Fill grave
  • Re-sod grave
  • Remove boards
  • Tear down tent and load equipment on trailer
  • Return and park trailer

Full-Size Mausoleum Entombment

Additional Circumstances

  • Retrieve casket hoist
  • Remove sealed front if necessary
  • Drill vase hole as required
  • Chimes and Memories set up & remove chairs
  • Set podium as required
  • Sweep carpets as needed

Typical Opening and Closing

  • Administrative work
  • Remove granite front
  • Open and cover ventilation holes
  • Clean crypt
  • Place round pellets for ease of loading
  • Place curtain
  • Lead in funeral and pull flags
  • Watch and have funeral service
  • Place casket and plastic tray in crypt
  • Apply sealed front
  • Re-install granite front
  • Clean up and put hoist away

Cremation – Ground Inurnment or Mausoleum Inurnment

Typical Ground Inurnment

  • Administrative work
  • Uncover lot pegs
  • Layout grave
  • Remove sod
  • Dig and spud the grave
  • Set up tent
  • Put out walks as needed
  • Lead in funeral and pull flags
  • Watch and have funeral service
  • Place urn in grave
  • Back fill grave
  • Re-sod grave
  • Tear down tent and load equipment on trailer
  • Return and park trailer

Typical Ground Inurnment – Extra Things

  • Trim low-hanging branches
  • Break frost as necessary
  • Layout walks from road to the grave
  • Trim markers and monuments in service area
  • Place urn vault as needed
  • Salt roads along lead-in route

Typical Mausoleum Inurnment

  • Administrative work
  • Remove granite or glass front
  • Clean niche
  • Place curtain
  • Lead in funeral and pull flags
  • Watch and have funeral service
  • Place urn in niche
  • Apply sealed front
  • Re-install granite or glass fron

Typical Mausoleum Inurnment – Extra Things

  • Drill or glue vase hole as required
  • Chimes and memories set up & remove chairs
  • Set podium as required
  • Sweep carpets as needed