Services Provided


Lakeside Columbarium by pond



Elmwood-St. Joseph Cemetery

offers the following services.





A variety of beautiful landscapes are available in rolling terrain and level areas planted with various species of trees and shrubbery.  Plots can be selected based on location with plot prices ranging from $350 to $500.  The type of marker desired should also be considered when selecting a plot as the sections have different regulations.





Niches in columbariums are available in two sizes.  The Lakeside columbariums have single niches that will hold one regular sized urn or two small urns.  The Grandview columbarium has companion niches that will hold two regular sized urns.  Prices range from $995 to $1395 per niche.


Make an appointment to purchase your space prior to your need for the best selection and affordable payment plans by calling the cemetery office at 641-421-3687.





Our compassionate staff prepares for interment and inurnment services by opening the burial space or niche, setting up the tent and seating and prepping the area around the site.  After the service, the space or niche is closed.   Graves are seeded and cared for until grass is again established.  Pricing for services are listed on the page "Prices for Lots and Services".





Cemetery records date back to the late 1800's and include obituaries from 1938.  Our courteous office staff are available to assist citizens with their genealogy research.  Email requests are possible at





Our professional grounds staff are committed to keeping the cemetery in beautiful condition.  Families may make requests for raising stones, dirt fill and grass repair by contacting the office at 641-421-3687 or email us at