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Maureen Sheane
B: 1942-04-02
D: 2018-04-17
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Sheane, Maureen
Murray Titterton
B: 1929-10-11
D: 2018-04-14
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Titterton, Murray
Lyle Haukaas
B: 1933-05-15
D: 2018-04-14
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Haukaas, Lyle
Lucas Deck
B: 1933-01-24
D: 2018-04-10
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Deck, Lucas
Michael Dolan
B: 1969-01-03
D: 2018-04-09
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Dolan, Michael
Garth Vallely
B: 1939-02-26
D: 2018-04-07
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Vallely, Garth
Ronald Hamilton
B: 1948-11-19
D: 2018-04-06
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Hamilton, Ronald
Jacqueline Schuler
B: 1941-03-29
D: 2018-04-05
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Schuler, Jacqueline
Lilly Bailey
B: 1923-06-03
D: 2018-04-05
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Bailey, Lilly
Balthasar Lanz
B: 1933-11-02
D: 2018-03-31
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Lanz, Balthasar
Dean Robinson
B: 1924-08-04
D: 2018-03-30
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Robinson, Dean
Colin Smithdorf
B: 1959-05-20
D: 2018-03-28
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Smithdorf, Colin
Kevin Malley
B: 1961-09-11
D: 2018-03-26
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Malley, Kevin
John Thiessen
B: 1929-06-26
D: 2018-03-20
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Thiessen, John
Bartley Torrie
B: 1936-02-21
D: 2018-03-19
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Torrie, Bartley
Barry Udell
B: 1939-12-31
D: 2018-03-17
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Udell, Barry
William Murphy
B: 1960-07-01
D: 2018-03-15
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Murphy, William
Edith Wallington
B: 1946-10-31
D: 2018-03-10
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Wallington, Edith
Wayne Meier
B: 1947-09-09
D: 2018-03-08
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Meier, Wayne
Bregitta Grimm
B: 1918-07-03
D: 2018-03-08
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Grimm, Bregitta
Sandra Tilleman
B: 1947-02-27
D: 2018-03-06
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Tilleman, Sandra

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Saamis Prairie View Cemetery

cemetery plot costs saamis cemeteryFull Services for  Medicine Hat Cemetery 

At Saamis Memorial Funeral Chapel & Crematorium, we offer full-service cemetery services to help make the arrangement process simple and easy. With a funeral home, cemetery, and monument manufacturer all on site, there is no middleman and complete service from start to finish.

If your family is interested in planning a graveside burial service, our caring and knowledgeable staff can help you give your loved one the funeral service they deserve. Having each of these services on site means a streamlined arrangement process and no need to coordinate between multiple businesses in the area. As soon as you begin the arrangement process, our staff can assist you with selecting a monument to mark the grave or provide further information about our Medicine Hat cemetery plot costs.

Our Medicine Hat cemetery offers stunning views and beautifully landscaped grounds to serve as the perfect backdrop for your loved one’s graveside burial service. Many families often cite this as one of the key factors in their decision to hold a graveside burial service and work alongside our caring staff.

If your family is interested in having a loved one’s remains cremated prior to burial, we also off an onsite crematorium to further assist you and meet your needs. For more information about our full service cemetery services, please contact us today. A member of our staff would be happy to speak with and arrange a time to meet and tour our facilities.

Cemetery History

Saamis Prairie View Cemetery, formerly known as Chapel Lawn Memorial Gardens was established in 1954. In 1965, Chapel Lawn was abandoned by the previous owners and an administrator was appointed by the Alberta Government. In 1972, the burial cemetery became the sole liability of the Province of Alberta to maintain.

In 1990, Chapel Lawn Memorial Gardens became the responsibility of Consumer and Corporate Affairs. In April 1996, CGRM Holdings Ltd. acquired the cemetery. Subsequently, the name was changed to Saamis Prairie View Cemetery.

An underground watering system and street lights were installed, a crematorium and chapel were built, roads have been paved and upright monuments are now permitted. The sale of plots was re-established, and most importantly, a perpetual care fund has been established to provide for the ongoing maintenance of the cemetery in perpetuity. Sections have been created for Roman Catholic, Veterans and cremation, including several columbaria. 

Presently, over 1100 burials have taken place and over 10,000 plots remain available for burial. Our cemetary displays an idyllic park-like setting to travellers entering and leaving Medicine Hat from the west.

Choosing a Cemetery Plot

Beyond deciding on a cemetery, choosing a plot is usually a permanent option for you and your loved ones, that is why it is one of the most crucial decisions you will make while funeral planning. It is important to understand the variety of options when looking for a cemetery plot as a final resting place. At Saamis Prairie View Cemetery, it is our goal to inform and provide guidance as you plan a Medicine Hat funeral.

burial cemetery plot costsA single plot is the most common traditional burial service option which allows for the burial of one person in a casket . Additionally we offer companion plots which are usually sold in pairs for couples. Saamis Prairie View Cemetery provide family plots, allowing families to purchase an area of the cemetery. For those looking for more options, we have also created various veteran and roman catholic sections. We also have a Columbaria and scattering garden for families who choose our cremation services.

The family and staff at Saamis Prairie View Cemetery in Medicine Hat are available to help during the funeral planning process or pre-planning. If you are interested in reserving a cemetery plot or looking to plan ahead, let us know. Our team of experienced professionals can help in choosing the final resting place for your loved ones. Call us at 403-528-2599 or 1-800-317-2647, to learn more send an email to inquiry@saamis.com.