Woodlawn Cemetery, located high above the east bank of the Fox River, had it's name suggested by one of the founders and it's first president, Henry S. Baird. Incorporated a century ago, March 28, 1856, the cemetery's organization was not legalized until 1867, when platting began and the first burials took place. Woodlawn was founded by a group of Green Bay's most prominent citizens, including Henry Baird, Eugene Eastman, Charles D. Robinson, Dr. Daniel W. King, Timothy O. Howe, Nathan Goodell, Frank Desnoyers and Burley Follett. All were important in the city's early history and most of them rest today in the shade of Woodlawn's great trees.
(Pictured to the left - Mausoleum of Dr. William E. Minahan who died in the Titanic tragedy on April 15, 1912.)
We offer traditional in ground burial, above ground cremation burial and we have a unique cremation garden. It would be our pleasure to show you around. Please call to schedule an appointment today.
Jamie Ireland - Executive Director
Board of Trustees:
Jesse Wenz - President
Lloyd Leuthner - Vice President
Joseph Brand, D.O. - Secretary/Treasurer
Rev. Tyler C. Richards, SCP, SMMS
Debra A. DeLeers
"I want to share the exceptional experience I had with Jamie in locating my infant sister's gravesite from 77 years ago. Her kindness, knowledge and understanding was outstanding. I can finally visit my sisters gravesite. Thank you, thank you, thank you!! Sharleen Newby - 2/29/2020
"I had an exceptionally positive experience with Woodlawn. I can not say enough how wonderful Jamie is to work with at a difficult time of life. I had shopped around the area and found high prices and sales pressure. Woodlawn is a bargain and Jamie is so kind to work with." - Monica Jacobson - 6/29/2020
"A big thank you to Jamie at Woodlawn for her assistance in arranging a beautiful graveside Celebration of Life for my husband, Paul. Since I reside in North Carolina, we were able to coordinate everything via email or phone. My family and I greatly appreciated Jamie's support and guidance during a difficult time."
Pamela Ladrow - 6/21/2021
" Your northern Wisconsin accent is music to my ears. I left Wisconsin when I turned 18, but still occasionally get recognized as a Wisconsinite during my travels. Jamie, thank you again for your compassionate understanding and good humor. It gives us great peace of mind to know that the administrative side of things is taken care of well in advance."
Lynn Bitters - 7/23/2021
"Jamie, the family would like to thank you for being so welcoming and supportive yesterday for our mother's burial. Everything turned out perfectly."
Ann Van Donsel & Family - 5/18/2022
"Jamie, first I would like to say THANK YOU so, so much for all that you did for our family. Your guidance and help was much appreciated. We all felt odd saying this, but the process of selecting 2 plots so last minute was a lot smoother than we anticipated. Everyone in the family truly loves Woodlawn Cemetery and the location where Ron was laid to rest. Thanks again.
Tina Watermolen - 5/27/2022
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