Jan. 15, 2012
Owners in state seek legal OK to also operate funeral homes
They’re fighting over the dead.
In the latest round of a long, long match, Wisconsin’s cemetery owners and funeral directors are battling over who can do what with those who are no longer with us.
At issue: A 70-some-year-old law that says if you own a cemetery, you can’t own a funeral home, and vice versa.
The cemetery people want the law repealed. The funeral directors want it to stand. Both sides say their position is best for consumers. Both have a lot at stake.
Read the full article at the Journal Sentinel
Thanks to the DeathCare Discussion List for altering us to this article.