Fairview Cemetery Association

Continuing a tradition

Located in Wahpeton, North Dakota, Fairview Cemetery and Memorial Gardens are non-denominational and offer a full range of services, including lots, crypts, niches, markers and monuments.

We provide a dignified, attractive cemetery and perpetual care that is personal and caring.

Our grounds are maintained by skilled staff, ensuring the finest facility in the Wahpeton-Breckenridge area.

Are you doing genealogical research? Visit our Interment Directory for more information.

News and announcements


Fairview is on the second phase of the tree project. The board is applying for a grant to help with the continued tree upkeep. They would like to also work toward replacing trees. Memorial funds will help us continue the replanting and keep our grounds beautiful for years to come. Donations/memorials may be sent to the PO address. Thank you.

Twenty six new trees have been planted within the cemetery. Ten trees have been marked for removal next summer, with replanting in several locations. Fairview will again apply for a grant through the ND forestry service be assist in this effort.

Cemetery Book

Fairview Cemetery has a book for sale entitled "More Than A Name And A Date", volume 1. It includes cemetery interment obituaries from 1884-1929. The cost is $20 and can be purchased locally from the Red Door Art Gallery, Bagg Bonanza Farm, and the County Museum as well as from the cemetery. For an additional $5, you can have it mailed to you. Contract the secretary through our website email address.

Volume 2 of Cemetery Stories is now available. It includes interment obituaries from 1930-1939. Each book is a $20 and can be purchased at the Red Door Art Gallery, County Museum, Bagg Bonanza Farm, Bold Print, and through the cemetery. For an additional $5, one can be mailed to you.

Volumes 3 & 4 of Cemetery Stories is now available. This volume covers the interments from Fairview Cemetery, years 1940-55. The cost is $20 and can be found at the Museum, Red Door Art Gallery, Bold Print, Golden Rule or through the Cemetery.

Vase holders now available

Fairview Cemetery has a vase option for families. This metal, painted vase holder slides along the edge of the granite and can accommodate a vase and flag or solar light. Because it fits over the granite, it can stay in place through the season. Visit our services page for more information.

Flowers removal

We recognize that the items and flowers placed on the graves of your family members are important to you. We need your assistance with removing those items and storing your vases for the winter. The board will begin removing any remaining items after the 15th of October. Thank you for your help.