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Cemeteries in Montrose County


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Funeral Homes in Montrose County are at the bottom of the page.

Ash Mesa Inscriptions: 1886 to June 17, 1978  

Directions: From the intersection of US Highway 50 & Colorado Highway 348, take Highway 348 west 2.5 mile to 5700 Road, turn north 2.5 miles, turn west on A Road.

This public cemetery is still in use.

Olathe, CO 81425
(970) 323-5730  
(Sec. 20, T51N, R10W, N.M.P.M.)

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Button Originally a public cemetery, now is private and abandoned.  The only known burial date is 1902.  There are 16 graves.  It is thought that this cemetery was used by the people that worked on the Gunnison Tunnel, but this cannot be proved. *

Directions: Located about 5 miles south of Montrose on US 550 to Trout Road, east 1.6 miles, on the east side of the road.

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Cedar Montrose CO 81402     
City Hall (970) 249-1420
1/2 mile on East Miami Road from Hillcrest (Sec. 26, T49N, R9W, N.M.P.M.)

Cedar Cemetery Burial Records and Cemetery Inscriptions -1883-1992
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Cimarron Montrose County, Colorado

In town of Cimarron on US Highway 50.  The cemetery is on the hillside west of Newberry's Store.

It was in Gunnison County, but as county lines have changed, the cemetery is presently in Montrose County.  

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Coventry  Montrose County, Colorado

Located about 2 miles east of Redvale.  From Highway 145 turn north at 11 Road (Redvale Korner Campground)  About 1 mile north of Coventry (Sec. 11, T45N, R14W)

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Grandview 16216 Sunset Mesa Drive, Montrose, CO 81401

Operated by Crippen Funeral Home
Telephone: 970-249-2121

Public cemetery, but privately owned, and still in use.  Established 1890's with the first burial about 1896.  

Directions: From intersection of Main Street and Townsend Avenue in Montrose, take Main Street west to Chipeta Drive (left lane), 0.6 miles to Sunset Mesa Drive on the left, 0.9 mile to Grandview Cemetery.  (Sec. 5, T48N, R9W, N.M.P.M.) 

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Maher Cemetery
(Delta County)
Old Crawford Cemetery, aka Maher Cemetery. The cemetery is located in Delta County. It is included in this volume as most of the people buried there were residents of the Maher area which is located in Montrose County.
 
The location is one mile south of Crawford on Highway 92 on a bluff overlooking the north east side of the Crawford Reservoir. The abandoned cemetery is on private property with no public access.

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Nucla/Naturita  Nucla CO  81424  
  
About 1 mile northwest of Nucla. (Sec. 31, T47N, R15W, N.M.P.M.)

Public cemetery, established about 1905.  The first burial was about 1906, still in use.

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Oak Grove

Inscriptions: 1887 through December 22, 1923

Also known as Cedar Grove Cemetery and Shavano Cemetery. The location is 1 mile south of Oak Grove School and 1 mile west and southwest of M & D Canal Bridge. Cemetery lies east of the highway and it would be through the county gravel pit which is kept locked. The cemetery is situated on property owned by Fred Donley. It is unfenced and inaccessible. (Sec. 11, T48N, R10W, N.M.P.M.)

A public, community cemetery, first known burial 1887, consists of about 84 graves; abandoned, last known burial was in 1923.

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Olathe  Inscriptions: 1886 to June 17, 1978  

Directions: Located on the south edge of town, west of US Highway 50.

This public cemetery is still in use.*

Olathe CO 81425
George Vanderveer (970) 323-6230
Southeastern edge of town (Sec. 15, T50N, R10W, N.M.P.M.)

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Paradox Inscriptions: 1901 - January 1989

Directions: About 1 mile SE of the town of Paradox.  

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Pea Green Inscriptions:  1887 to February 1988

Directions: From Pea Green Corner go 1.1 miles, (just past Amber Road) turn right on unimproved road.

The first burial was 1887, incorporated 1930. This public cemetery is still in use.*

Montrose County, CO 81425
Just north of Pea Green Corner on Highway 348.
(Secs. 27 & 28, T51N, R11W, N.M.P.M.)

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Pinion Cemetery Nucla, CO  81424

From the intersection of Colorado Highway 141 & 97 in Naturita, go east on Highway 141 about 3 miles, turn north onto County Road 90, go north and east about 8 miles to Pinon, on east side of river. *

(Sec. 3, T46N, R14W, N.M.P.M.)

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Uncompahgre Memorial Gardens See "Valley Lawns Cemetery"
Ute Cemetery Nucla, CO 81424

First burial 1962 in this private cemetery which is still in use.  Most burials of Cooper family.  Located on private land up river from the Nucla Power Plant.  About 2 miles NW of the town of Ute, about 10 miles east of Pinon on County Road 90. 

(Sec. 2, T46N, R13W, N.M.P.M.)
 
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Ute Indian Memorial Park Colorado State Park.  

Located about 2 miles south of Montrose on US Highway 550 to the Ute Museum on Chipeta Road.

Contains the graves of Chipeta (wife of Chief Ouray), Chief John McCook (brother of Chipeta),  and a monument for Chief Ouray & Chipeta (Chief Ouray is buried at Ignacio, Colorado). 

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Valley Lawns Cemetery & Crematory

Contact Matthew R. Boyle
Rose Memorial Parlour and Cremation Center
505 S 2nd Street, Montrose, CO  81401
(970) 249-4444

On US 550 2 1/2 miles south of town 
(Sec. 9, T48N, R9W, N.M.P.M.)


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* source - Montrose County, Colorado Cemetery and Burial Records.  

Vol II, III and IV and the Montrose Fore-Kin Trails Genealogical Society.


Funeral Homes in Montrose County
Crippin Funeral Home
  Gregg Crippin 802 Main Street, Montrose, CO  81401 (970) 249-2121
   Web Site:  Crippin Funeral Home
Hale & Gerken Funeral Home
  Rodney Gerken 219 N Linden St, P.O. Box 86 Naturita, CO  81422 (970) 865-2818
Rose Memorial Parlour and Cremation Center
  Matthew R. Boyle 505 S Second Street, Montrose, CO  81401 970) 249-4444
Web Site:  Rose Memorial Parlour and Cremation Center
   
  
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