Cemetery Services

The City of Red Deer owns and operates two cemeteries: The Red Deer Cemetery, located on 55 Street, north of Michener Centre; and the Alto Reste Cemetery located 3.6 km east of 30 Avenue on Highway 11.

Cemetery with flowers

General Hours of Operation

Office hours: Mon - Fri 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Office located at Alto Reste Cemetery
Cemetery hours: Open from sunrise to sunset each day

Main Contact Information

Main phone line: 403-342-8303
Email: cemeteryservices@reddeer.ca 
Red Deer Cemetery (map)

Alto Reste Cemetery (map)

Services we provide

As each person has different needs and wishes, The City of Red Deer offers a number of choices for traditional or cremation burials. It is a good idea to talk with family members about these options.

As you choose a burial site, remember to take into account your personal preferences along with consideration for family and friends who will wish to visit the site.

City services provided

  • Information regarding location of gravesites as well as data of use for families, genealogical researchers and funeral and memorialization professionals.
  • At need and pre-need lot or columbarium niche sales.
  • Sale of grave liners.
  • Sale and placement of concrete monument foundations.
  • Artificial greens and lowering device for graveside committal.

On-leash animals are permitted onto cemetery grounds if accompanied by an adult.

The City of Red Deer is a member of the Western Canada Cemetery Association.

News & Notices

State of local emergency lifted...

June 24, 2017

The state of local emergency has been lifted in Red Deer as power has been restored to nearly all residents, returning Electric Light & Power to regular operations. Parks crews will continue restoration of City parks and trails for in the coming weeks...

Power restoration nearing completion

June 23, 2017

Power restoration continued today, with many smaller areas being brought back, leaving approximately 50 residents and businesses without power through the evening. Crews will focus on these remaining areas, and also on making sure all power sources...

Update on the 2019 Canada Winter Games..

June 23, 2017

With the 2019 Canada Winter Games less than two years away, The City of Red Deer provided an update on the capital projects that are underway as we prepare to host the Games.