All cemetery decorations are discarded by cemetery staff when they are determined to be old, unsightly, illegal or create maintenance problems.
Unless the decorations are confined to the headstone and surrounding concrete border they will be removed as scheduled by cemetery staff.
Holiday and Commemorative Decorations Schedule
If cemetery patrons wish to keep any temporary decoration they must be retrieved or they will be discarded by the cemetery staff according to this schedule.
Winter Holiday and Commemorative Decorations (November through February) 30 DAYS
All holiday and commemorative decorations, November through February, must be removed 30 days following the event. Cemetery staff will discard any remaining holiday decorations.
Summer Holiday and Commemorative Decorations (March through October) 7 DAYS
All holiday and commemorative decorations, March through October, must be removed 7 days following the event. Cemetery staff will discard any remaining holiday decorations.
Funeral Decorations 7 DAYS
All funeral decorations must be removed 7 days following the funeral. Cemetery staff will discard any remaining funeral decorations.
Winter & Spring Cleanup Decorations Schedules
Winter Cleanup (weather and snow permitting)
3rd Sunday in February - Cemetery patrons must remove winter decorations
3rd Monday in February - Cemetery staff discards winter decorations
4th Sunday in April - Cemetery patrons must remove spring decorations
4th Monday in April - Cemetery staff discards spring decorations
Mother's Day and Memorial Day Decorations Schedules
Mother's Day 2021
Wednesday, May 5 - Patrons may begin decorating for Mother's Day
Sunday, May 9 - Mother's Day
Sunday, May 16 - Patrons must remove all Mother's Day decorations
Monday, May 17 - Cemetery staff discards Mother's Day decorations and cuts the grass
Memorial Day 2021
Wednesday, May 26 - Patrons may begin decorating for Memorial Day
Monday, May 31 - Memorial Day
Sunday, June 6 - Patrons must remove Memorial Day decorations
Monday, June 7 - Cemetery staff discards Memorial Day decorations and cuts the grass
Lost or Stolen Items
Please be aware that the City of Spanish Fork, including the cemetery staff, is not responsible for lost or stolen items. With that said, as we go about our daily routine, we do our best to watch for suspicious behavior in the cemetery and confront individuals when warranted. We do not patrol the grounds for the express purpose of apprehending thieves. Please do not place anything of extreme value at gravesites.