Nebraska Revised Statute 17-945

Chapter 17 Section 945


Cemetery association; trustees; conveyances.

Upon the formation of such cemetery association, the lot owners in such cemetery shall elect five of their number as trustees, to whom shall be given the general care, management, and supervision of such cemetery. The mayor or chairperson of such city or village shall, by virtue of his or her office, be a member of the board of trustees, and it shall be his or her duty to make, execute, and deliver to purchasers of lots deeds therefor, when requested by such board of trustees. Such deed shall be executed under the corporate seal of such city, and countersigned by the clerk, specifying that the person to whom the same is issued is the owner, for the purposes of interment, of the lot or lots described therein by numbers, as laid down on the map or plat of such cemetery. Such deed shall vest in the proprietor, his or her heirs or assigns, a right in fee simple to such lot for the sole purpose of interment, under the regulations of the board of trustees.


  • Laws 1887, c. 15, § 2, p. 330;
  • R.S.1913, § 5172;
  • C.S.1922, § 4359;
  • C.S.1929, § 17-557;
  • R.S.1943, § 17-945;
  • Laws 2015, LB241, § 4.