12324 Valley Ave E, Puyallup WA 98372
12' 12"N, Lon: 122° 15' 53"W
T20N R4E Sec 23
City of Sumner, Cemetery
1104 Maple St., Sumner, WA 98390
Contributed by Linda Tilman, Mar 12, 2005, last edited Jul 31,
2008 [firstname.lastname@example.org]. Total
records = 8,284.
To reach cemetery from Main Ave in Sumner, drive
west to Pacific Ave, crossing the river, then left onto Valley Ave E and continue
less than a mile to the cemetery.
This cemetery is owned and maintained
by the city of Sumner WA. It is very well maintained and in excellent condition.
One may enter on the Valley Ave E side or it can also be accessed by the side
gate on 124th Ct E.
This cemetery is made up of two sections and a mausoleum.
The one is the older section which began about 1864. There was a need to expand
so in 1947 a new larger section was dedicated. The two sections are across the
street from each other.
As you enter at the front there is a plaque which
reads: Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States. In memory of the men and
women who served there county in the armed forces. Behind the plaque stands the
US and POW flag. This was erected by The Sumner Victory Post # 3070 VFW 1947.
walked and read this cemetery in 2003 over a period of time. I also have added
some readings for early 2004. This is a work in progress.
- Linda Tilman
|b. = born|
d. = died
h/o = husband of
s/w = stone with
w/o = wife of
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