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

New policies for City Council and...

November 12, 2019

A new approach to reviewing and adjusting City Council and exempt staff salaries is in place after City Council approved a new and revised a previous policy at today’s meeting.

City Council will share fees for...

November 12, 2019

Red Deer City Council passed a resolution that will share 50 per cent of the costs associated with road closures in the downtown related to special event permits. This is contingent on approval during the operating budget review in January 2020.