The Daily Republic
October 27, 2011
Making arrangements for people who choose to be cremated is increasingly part of operating a cemetery, according to the man in charge of Mitchell’s city graveyard.
“With the trend toward cremation … the industry’s changing and I think this will extend the life of so many cemeteries, the useful life,”: Thurman [Golf and Cemetery Department Director Kevin Thurman] said.
Thurman said younger people are more likely to want to be cremated.
“I would have to say yes,” he said. “Our younger generation, they’re not going to be tethered to tradition like the older generation.”
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