Most burial sites measure 5 feet by 10 feet or 5.5 feet by 11 feet. Infant burial sites measure 3 feet by 4 feet. The costs of a regular burial site is $475. Cost to open and close a burial site with tax is $505.88 A disinterment with tax costs $852.
There are no outside containers or vaults required at Riverside Cemetery.
Regular burials are done at about 6 feet deep and cremations are done at 30 inches deep. Opening and closing are done at about 3 feet deep for babies and most of those are done in Babyland at Riverside Cemetery. A burial site in Babyland cost $75 and the opening and closing charge with tax is $213.00
Opening and closing a burial site for a cremation burial is $266.25 includes tax.
All tent set-ups, vaults, and lowering devices for the casket are hired by the funeral home and come from Mitchell, Aberdeen, or Blackhawk, SD.
All burial sites sold, deeds issued, billings, and record keeping are done at the cemetery office located at the cemetery.
There are two funeral homes in Pierre. The names of the funeral homes are Isburg Funeral Home on Main Street and Feigum Funeral Home on West Pleasant.