Riverside Cemetery Staff

Cemetery Management

Debbie DeBruin - Administrator

Debbie has been with Riverside Cemetery since December of 2015.  She has been a licensed funeral director in the community for over 25 years. 

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Riverside Cemetery History

Appleton’s first cemetery was laid out in 1850 in the northwest half of what is now the Post-Crescent block, just south of the railroad tracks. It didn’t take long for citizenry to come to the conclusion that this location in downtown Appleton was inappropriate for a city cemetery as the soil was poor and there was little room for expansion.

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Volunteer at Riverside Cemetery

A peaceful and park-like setting is a benefit to volunteering at Riverside Cemetery. Riverside Cemetery is a non-profit organization. Volunteers are needed to assist with spring planting of flowers, watering, Memorial Day flag placement for Veterans, and other opportunities as needed.

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