Mount Olivet Cemetery (Milwaukee)

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Established by the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Milwaukee in 1907, Mt. Olivet Cemetery has served the south side community of Milwaukee, Wisconsin for over 100 years. The 72-acre (290,000 m2) property holds over 27,000 in-ground burials in traditional graves and above-ground entombments and inurnments in crypts and niches.
In 2006 a mausoleum expansion project of over 2,000 new crypts and over 600 niches was announced and sales commenced.
The cemetery is located at 3801 West Morgan Avenue and is one of seven cemeteries in the Archdiocese of Milwaukee Catholic Cemeteries (AOMCC) System.

Notable Interments[edit]

  • John C. Brophy -politician
  • Laurence Gram -Milwaukee County Circuit Court Judge. Judge Grahm presided over the trial of serial murderer Jeffery Dahmer
  • “Crazy” Jim Groh -Milwaukee area car dealer and former Wisconsin gubernatorial candidate
  • James Groppi -Civil rights activist
  • Several members of the Klement Family –Founders of Klement’s Sausage Company
  • George Kotze –Kotze Construction Company
  • Dan Lally –Major League Baseball Player
  • Donald “Dan” Marion –Major League Baseball Player
  • Stanley Sajdak -founder of Stan’s Bootery and Stan’s Fit for your Feet shoe stores in the Milwaukee Area
  • John Selensky -Milwaukee area restaurateur
  • Arthur Siemann -Milwaukee area sign maker
  • Leon Zietara –World War II Polish underground fighter in Tarnow, Poland

AOMCC System[edit]

  • All Saints Cemetery, Pleasant Prairie, WI
  • Calvary Cemetery, Milwaukee, WI
  • Holy Cross Cemetery, Milwaukee, WI
  • Mount Olivet Cemetery, Milwaukee, WI
  • Resurrection Cemetery, Mequon, WI
  • Saint Adalbert/Holy Trinity Cemetery, Milwaukee, WI
  • Saint Joseph Cemetery, Waukesha, WI

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