Guide to Funeral Directors in Minneapolis
On the banks of the Mississippi River, Minneapolis has a population of around 411,000 and is the largest city in Minnesota. There are around 15 funeral homes in Minneapolis, providing a dedicated burial or cremation service to residents.
Just over half of the population are religious, with the majority being Christians, including Lutherans, Catholics, Pentecostals, Baptists, Methodists, Presbyterians, and Latter Day Saints; not forgetting Mormons and Jehovah’s Witnesses who are also part of this diverse city. There are also thriving Jewish and Islamic communities as well as those who follow an Eastern faith.
As a large city, Minneapolis has many prominent Christian churches for the various denominations, for example, the Basilica Of St. Mary on 17th Street North and Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church on Lourdes Place. There are also several magnificent cathedrals, such as the Cathedral of St. Paul on Selby Avenue. For the Jewish community, Minneapolis has around three synagogues, such as Shir Tikvah Synagogue on West Minnehaha Parkway and approximately the same number of mosques, for example, the Masjid An-Nur Mosque on Lyndale Avenue North. Finally, in the north of the city, the Shirdi Saibaba Prayer Center is just one of several temples.
Minneapolis has many large cemeteries, such as the 250-acre Lakewood Cemetery on Hennepin Avenue. Funeral and burial laws are fairly relaxed in Minnesota. You don’t have to use licensed funeral homes in Minneapolis, although if you do, it will help you to make all the right arrangements to bury or cremate your family member with peace of mind.
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