City Cemeteries

Cemetery Sexton: Jim Crites
Cemetery Office: 1836 Caruthers, Cape Girardeau MO 63701 | 573.334.1917
Email: findit@cityofcape.org

Cape Girardeau Municipal Cemeteries include Old Lorimier, New Lorimier and Fairmount Cemeteries with a combined total of more than 25,000 burial spaces. A listing of known burials is available for inspection at the Cemetery Office or at City Hall. Fairmount Cemetery has around 200 burial spaces available for sale. Old Lorimier Cemetery is closed to any new burials. Flower removal is in April and October of each year.

Attention Travelers: Are you planning a visit to a City Cemetery? Please call ahead and our Cemetery Sexton can help you locate the grave site you are looking for before your arrival.
Notice to all visitors of Old Lorimier: Please enter through the south gate on the Missouri Park side of the Cemetery. The gate on the Fountain Street is locked.

Cemetery Office Hours:
Monday - Friday | 7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Old Lorimier Cemetery Hours:
Mid - April through November | Monday - Sunday 7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
December through April | Monday - Friday 7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Weekends by appointment only
Old Lorimier Cemetery will be closed during inclement weather.


  • Contact Info
  • 410 Kiwanis Drive
    Cape Girardeau, MO 63701
  • Telephone 573.339.6340
  • Email parks@cityofcape.org
  • Rainout Line 573.975.1024