Lakewood’s tree canopy is one of the most beautiful and serene aspects of our landscaping. After recently losing hundreds of trees to the emerald ash borer, we are now working on a plan to start planting a variety of beautiful new trees. 

As part of our plan we've...

July 26, 2020

Thank you to everyone who joined us for this virtual workshop! Be sure to tag Lakewood Cemetery and Morning Altars in any photos you share on Facebook or Instagram. 

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Lakewood is pleased to welcome back internationally renowned earth artist Da...

Thank you to everyone who joined us for this event! We look forward to seeing you again next year. 

Mark your calendars for our 6th annual Lantern Lighting Celebration — an evening to gather with family, friends and community to honor and remember those we love and miss...

In a recent MinnPost commentary, Lakewood’s president Chris Makowske addressed issues surrounding our current situation and how cemeteries like Lakewood can work with families to help make these difficult transitions a little smoother, even when we have to grieve from...

Sunday, May 10, 2020 | 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Many families visit Lakewood on Mother's Day to remember and celebrate the amazing women who have influenced our lives, including our mothers, grandmothers, aunts, sisters, daughters and friends, now laid to rest at Lakewoo...

Sunday, May 9, 2021 | 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Many families visit Lakewood on Mother's Day to remember and celebrate the amazing women who have influenced our lives, including our mothers, grandmothers, aunts, sisters, daughters and friends, now laid to rest at Lakewood...

We decided to cancel this activity due to the Covid-19 situation, but we're hoping to bring it back next year!

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We’re introducing a new family basket planting activity in the greenhouse this year.

Between March 16 and April 3, you can plant a beautiful...

Internationally renowned earth artist Day Schildkret of @morningaltars brought his nature-based practice to Lakewood last summer to help transform grief into beauty and honor the impermanence of life.

The centerpiece of the event was a free, interactive public art insta...

At Lakewood, we believe it’s time to take a fresh look into the ways we approach death and remembering.

The Lakewood Experience Series is a series of events and activities that offer a range of experiences connected to life’s most meaningful thresholds. These events are...

Introducing the Living Memory Tree, a collective display of remembrance and love.

When you visit Lakewood, something bright and surprising might catch your eye. Proudly perched between the historic chapel and the Garden Mausoleum, Lakewood’s Living Memory Tree is a new...

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