Green Bay, the seat of Brown County, Wisconsin, is situated near Lake Michigan, 580 feet above sea level. It is the third largest city in the state, with a population estimated around the 105,000.
There are seven funeral homes in Green Bay. With most of these closer than five miles from the city center, residents should have no difficulty locating a suitable funeral home in Green Bay to assist in the planning of their loved one’s funerals.
There are several crematoriums located around the city, and five cemeteries or memorial parks, including: Allouez Catholic Cemetery on Riverside Drive, Woodlawn Cemetery on Webster Avenue, and Fort Howard Memorial Park on North Military Avenue.
For places of worship, Green Bay has, among others, St Matthew Orthodox Church on Ravenswood Drive, First Presbyterian Church on South Ashland Avenue, Cnesses Israel Temple on South Baird Street, and the Islamic Society of Wisconsin on Velp Avenue.
Wisconsin state law requires that a death certificate is filed with the local registrar within a few days of the death. There are no laws requiring embalming, though many families in Green Bay choose embalming for their loved ones. Scattering ashes is largely unrestricted, although permission must be granted for doing so on land that is privately owned.
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