Welcome to Linwood Cemetery
2736 Windsor Ave
Dubuque, Ia 52001

About Us

Linwood History

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Linwood Cemetery opened in 1875 to serve the public in the area surrounding Dubuque, Iowa.  It has been operated as a non profit cemetery by the Linwood Cemetery Association since then.  

Currently, a 12 member board of directors makes final decisions on cemetery operations based on the best interest of the association.  A number of famous people have been interred at Linwood Cemetery. These include Iowa Governor Stephen P. Hempstead, for whom Hempstead High School is named, a U.S. Senator William Boyd Allison, and former Speaker of the US House David Bremner Henderson. 

Avenue of Flags

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Join us Monday May 27, 2019 as we honor the veterans buried at Linwood with our annual Avenue of Flags Celebration.  The event  will start with music from the Hempstead High School Band at 9:45 a.m.    Brigadier General Robert Felderman, US Army (retired) will be the featured speaker.  The names of all those who have a flag flying at Linwood will be read.  The Dubuque Marine Corps League and Tri-State Vietnam Veterans will be the color guard.   From Memorial Day until the 4th of July, the Avenue of Flags will fly as a special salute to our loved ones who served in the United States Military.

If you wish to have a flag fly in memory of your loved one, you can either donate the flag you received from the Veterans Administration and purchase a flagpole, or purchase a flag from Linwood along with a flagpole.  

A quiet place of reflection

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Welcome to Linwood Cemetery.  We hope you find peace amid these quiet and beautiful grounds.  Linwood Cemetery is an All-Faiths Perpetual Care cemetery sacredly devoted to the respectful burial and memory of your loved ones.  We offer the choice of a traditional burial plot or a mausoleum for your final resting place.  Burial plots are available in most areas of the cemetery.   When purchasing a burial plot, you’re purchasing the right to be buried there but not purchasing the land itself.  A staff member will answer any questions you have in regard to the burial planning process.

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Contact Us

Our gates are open 8 am to 7 pm seven days a week(weather permitting).

For information on services offered please email or call ahead to insure we are available to assist you. Our email address is linwood@linwoodcemetery.us

Linwood Cemetery

2736 Windsor Ave, Dubuque, Iowa 52001, United States

(563) 582-1289

Office Hours

Monday - Friday:  8 AM to 3 PM.

Office located in the Mueller Memorial Chapel.


Office Closed:  Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, and Thanksgiving.

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