Events are a major source of funding for our restoration work. In the era of Covid, it meant rethinking how we do things to keep visitors safe. This meant our annual Memorial Day Open House transformed into a “virtual” celebration complete with flags honoring loved ones. One program that didn’t need tweaking was our movies….

An owner of a famous circus rests at Green Lawn Abbey. “To what man who passed his boyhood in the middle west during the last quarter of the nineteenth century is the name of Lewis Sells unfamiliar? It was a name which stood to him as a synonym of wonder, pleasure and admiration, for it…

With the help of some of our friends (you!) and matching grant money, we accomplished some major restorations in 2020. Roof: We are elated to report the final stage in the total replacement of the Abbey’s roofs are now complete! Because of the high cost of the flat roof replacement, we expected to have to…

A Landmark Year & Ready To Go Forward Last year, elected amid the pandemic as the new President of the Green Lawn Abbey Preservation Association, I was both humbled and terrified. We needed a new president because our lovely leader and founder, Janice Loebbaka, had been injured and needed time to heal. I agreed to…

For the first time in over 50 years, spaces are available for purchase. The Green Lawn Abbey board is thrilled to announce that crypts and niches are once again available for purchase. We knew you would want to know. Now is the time to start making plans and share the news with family and friends….

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