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Price of gravesites going up in Mazo


June 1, 2017

It will cost more to be buried in Mazomanie going forward as gravesites in the municipal cemetery will go up from $400 to $650.

The Mazomanie Village Board approved the increase at its May 23 meeting as a way to slow down the depletion of the cemetery’s operating fund since upkeep costs have significantly outpaced income in recent years.

To arrive at that number, the board looked at what other municipal cemeteries charge and found an average of $664 per gravesite.

“We’re really on the low end,” Village Administrator Peter Huebner said.

Gravesite fees for residents range from $300 t...

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