The City of Portage maintains four cemeteries including South, Central, Dry Prairie and Indian Fields. The two active cemeteries are Central Cemetery (located near City Hall) and South Cemetery (located near the intersection of South Westnedge and Osterhout). Please follow the link under the "Resource" tab on the right to locate the cemeteries on a map. For pricing information, list of the cemetery rules and memorial requirements please download our cemetery brochure. 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.
Please note that beginning July 1, 2015, a new fee schedule will take effect. Following are the fee changes:
- Grave Opening/Closing for an adult will be $950.00.
- Grave Opening/Closing for a child will be $700.00.
- Internment of ashes/cremains will be $450.00.
- Interments of infants not exceeding three months of age will be $400.00.
- Overtime fees for the above internments will be $350.00.
A revised brochure will be available prior to the fees taking effect.
Cemetery Record Lookup
The City of Portage provides this service to allow citizens 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 329-4511. This database is updated daily so that the most current information is available. For verification of cemetery record information or assistance in physically locating a plot in a particular cemetery, please contact the City Clerk Office at 329-4511. Please also contact the City Clerk Office to inquire about purchasing a cemetery plot or whether a particular plot is available.
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.