West Bend, WI asked in Estate Planning and Probate for Wisconsin

Q: My father is buried in a dbl plot. My mother just passed and was cremated. We have the will with her wishes

Can daughter bury urn herself into the ground?

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Thomas B. Burton
Thomas B. Burton
  • Estate Planning Lawyer
  • Eau Claire, WI
  • Licensed in Wisconsin

A: I would check with the person in charge of the Cemetery to see if they have any rules about who is allowed to bury the ashes. Generally, I have had other clients say they were allowed to bury an urn in a burial plot they own. It sounds like your father has a double plot so he should be able to do this for your Mother's ashes. However, I would double check with the staff at the Cemetery before going ahead and doing burying the ashes yourself.

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