Whitefish Cemetery - Whitefish, Montana
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters
N 48° 24.692 W 114° 21.402
11U E 695596 N 5365417
Quick Description: To locate the Whitefish Cemetery: it is at the corner of Highway 93 and Ramsey Avenue
Location: Montana, United States
Date Posted: 6/28/2014 1:00:04 PM
Waymark Code: WMM0R2
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
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Long Description:
The Whitefish Cemetery is located in Flathead County. The Whitefish Cemetery is a large community cemetery with approximately 2,850 interments.

There are two memorials one for Veterans and the other for local Firefighters. Both are large and very impressive. Accompany the Veterans Memorial is a large section of the cemetery devoted to honoring them. Annually, on Memorial Day, a red wreath is placed at this memorial. American flags are placed at each Veteran's gravesite by the local VFW Post 276 - Lion Mountain Post.

Gravestones of four Veterans we photographed:

1973 - Don Tokoru Suga - Montana TEC 4 US Army - World War II - March 22, 1920 - Sept. 7, 1973
1978 - Albert Joseph Scholtz - PVT US Army - World War I - Dec. 11, 1896 - Jun. 13, 1978
1971 - Stephen Ira Burk - Montana SP4 CO B 97 ENGR BN - Vietnam BSM - May 11, 1948 - Aug. 26, 1971
1991 - Jess K. Underwood - CCM US Navy - World War II - May 4, 1905 - May 18, 1991 - Asiatic Pacific

There were two gravesites that date in the 1890s; however starting in the 1910s to 1930s the cemetery became more active.

1892 - Herbert Baker: Birth is unknown and he died in December 1892
1897 - Essie Hugh Avery: Birth is unknown and she died on April 13, 1897
Date cemetery was established: Late 1900s

Visiting hours:
Dawn to Dusk - 7 days a week

Website pertaining to the cemetery: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
Please submit a photo(s) taken by you of your visit to the location (non-copyrighted photos only). GPS photos are also accepted with the location in the background, and old vacation photos are accepted. If you are not able to provide a photo, then please describe your visit or give a story about the visit.

We would also like to hear about any of your deceased family members who may be laid to rest in the cemetery.
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