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Fiske Community Cemetery

Name of R.M.: Pleasant Valley No.: 288
Name of Cemetery: Fiske Cemetery
Name of Community: Fiske
Name of Denomination: All denominations
Condition of Cemetery: Well Cared for
Ownership of Cemetery: Community and R.M. owned
Approximate number of burials: 225 burials
Legal Land Location: SE 14-29-18, W 3rd
Local Directions: The cemetery is ½ mile west of Fiske on the north side of Hwy # 7
Recorded by: Tena Siemens
Date: 09 August 2003

Comments: It is thought that Dr. Elder donated the land about 1914. The cemetery Committee was organized in April 1992, mainly to maintain and to organize monthly cleaning bees. Improvements have been made to some of the graves sites. For many of the graves that did not have a headstone, we made one to mark the site.

In 1993 we received donations to plant and repair the cemetery. Evergreen trees were planted on two sides and a cotoneaster hedge near the highway. The summer of 2003 a metal gate sign was erected. Volunteers watered the newly planted trees, shrubs and flowers. Since the soil is mainly sand and gravel it is difficult to maintain solid growth. The dry season, the grasshoppers and the gophers are also a problem.

[Note: this information has now been moved to our MHSS.sk.ca website proper. For faster updating, and so that you may download the data easier, you may now open or download this linked PDF file with the most recent data we have for those interred in this cemetery: Fiske-Community-Cemetery.pdf]



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