One of the early needs of any new settlement in the West was a place to bury the dead. That first death in a new community was only a matter of time and someone needed to pick a burial site.
|The gravestone of Luther French first|
homesteader in the Sutton area in 1870.
|View of the North Section of the Sutton Cemetery. The grave of Leonard Hanson, World War II casualty is in the foreground, one of many veterans honored in our cemeteries.|
|The Clarence Mitchell grave in the Aurora Cemetery, a popular grave for |
fans of early 20th Century baseball.
|Action photo of Franklin, Nebraska native and early spit-ball pitcher in the major leagues.|
This article appeared in the August, 2013 issue of Sutton Life Magazine. Please contact Jarod Griess for more information about this publication about the Sutton, Nebraska community - 402-984-4302 or at firstname.lastname@example.org