Ann Arbor, the seat of Washtenaw County, Michigan, is the sixth largest city in the state, with a resident population estimated at around 117,000.
There are several funeral homes in Ann Arbor, operating across the city center and the surrounding area. There are approximately six crematoriums in the city, and it has several cemeteries located nearby including Forest Hill Cemetery on Observatory Street, St Thomas Catholic Cemetery on Sunset Road, and Fairview Cemetery on Wright Street.
Ann Arbor has a variety of places of worship, including among others, the First Presbyterian Church on Washtenaw Avenue, Christ the King Catholic Church on Maria Drive, Beth Israel Congregation on Washtenaw Avenue, and the Islamic Center on Plymouth Road.
In accordance with Michigan state law, a death certificate must be presented to the local registrar no later than 72 hours after the death. Embalming may be required in certain circumstances. Burial generally takes place in established cemeteries; however, it is possible to arrange a burial on private land outside of city limits.
Your chosen funeral home will be able to advise you further on this. There are no laws restricting the scattering of ashes, though it is always best to seek the landowner’s permission.
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