The large native stone above is located just east of the cemetery office. The story goes that at one time an American Indian chief of a local tribe, worked for the Hirzel Canning Company Located in adjacent Northwood. He had no known relatives when he died, and he was buried. Later, Karl Hirzel, owner of the canning company at the time, had the large rock moved to the cemetery and had the plaque placed on it in memory of this Indian Chief.
Lake Township's historic cemetery is beautifully cared for thoughout the year.
LAKE TOWNSHIP CEMETERY
3550 Walbridge Road
Millbury, Ohio 43447
Lake Township Cemetery is a public non-denominational cemetery open to both residents and non-residents of the township. The cemetery was formally eatablished in 1876 with some burials as early as 1871. Many members of the pioneer families of Lake Township are interred here.
The 40 acre cemetery is maintained by 2 full time employees. The cemetery hosts the annual Memorial Day program held by the Walbridge V.F.W. Post 9963.
Grave prices for residents of the township are $400.00 per grave, and for non-residents the price is $800.00 per grave. For a full listing of charges and cemetery rules and fees click on Rules and Fees.
The Firemans memorial located at the enterance of the cemetery. Dedicated in 1988.
Gazebo and memorial to those of Lake Township who served in defense of their nation.
Winter Decorations should be removed before March 15.
Cemetery Sexton-Ron Hanely
Assistant Sexton-Joe Schiavone