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Cemetery to be expanded

 

May 5, 2022

Grace Moore

The expansion will allow burials to continue for many more years.

People have been laid to rest in the Moorcroft Cemetery since 1904 with the burial of Diamond Joe Thompson. With ever-increasing numbers of family and friends taking their places within this ten-acre allotment since then, the available plots are getting limited.

Many of the remaining parcels are already purchased. As Clerk/Treasurer Cheryl Schneider said, "There are some left, but most are sold."

Mayor Ben Glenn and council have mitigated the inevitable problem of overcrowding and closing with an exchange of land with the Robinson Ranch Family Limited Partnership, whose members own the pa...



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