Answers to questions others have asked about columbariums
- What is a columbarium? It is a structure of vaults consisting of recesses (niches), designed to house cremanes in an urn. The actual size of the east & west niches is 11 1/8″ wide x 12″ high x 11″ deep. North & south (end) niches are 4″ deep x 23″ wide x 12″ high.
- What is a niche? A niche is defined as a recessed compartment to hold urns. Our niches are designed to hold one urn that is sealed with a granite front.
- What investment is required to secure a niche? A single payment to Sakatah Cemetery of $1,725.00 purchases one niche. Two burials may be put in this niche IF the urn(s) fit within the required space. The breakdown of this cost is as follows:
- What other costs are there? No additional cemetery costs. This price, however, DOES NOT INCLUDE any costs incurred at a mortuary or cremation facility or winter burial.