Cemeteries

The City of Portage maintains four cemeteries including South, Central, Dry Prairie and Indian Fields. The two active cemeteries are Central Cemetery (located near Portage District Library) and South Cemetery (located at the intersection of South Westnedge and Osterhout).

Pricing & Purchasing Appointments

For pricing information, cemetery rules and memorial requirements please download our cemetery brochure (PDF). If you are interested in purchasing a plot, please call the Office of the City Clerk at 269-329-4511 and we will arrange an appointment for you to visit one of the cemeteries and make a selection.

Current Fees

A cemetery plot may be reserved for up to six (6) months prior to purchase. Please contact the Office of the City Clerk at (269) 329-4511 for cemetery plot reservations, plot sales and arrangements.

  • Plot Purchase/Burial Rights (see brochure)
  • Grave Opening/Closing (adult) $950.00
  • Grave Opening/Closing (child) $700.00
  • Internment of ashes/cremains $450.00
  • Internments of infants (not exceeding three months of age) $400.00
  • Overtime fees for the above internments $350.00

Cemetery Record Lookup

Click here to access the Cemetery Record Lookup database to search for cemetery record information. If you require further assistance using the tool or can't find the information you are looking for, please contact the Office of the City Clerk at 269-329-4511. This database is updated daily so that the most current information is available. 

Click here to access the Cemetery Plot Map Lookup to search for a specific internment/plot location (change the Search Mode to "Grave Search" - only "Occupant Name" should appear).


For verification of cemetery record information or assistance in locating a cemetery plot, please contact the City Clerk Office at (269) 329-4511. 


Disclaimer: The information contained on the above website is taken from the records of the City of Portage. The City of Portage does not guarantee the accuracy of the information nor assumes any responsibility for errors that arise from the use of the information.