Lac Qui Parle Lutheran Cemetery - Torquay District, Sask. - Canada
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kjohn73
N 49° 14.896 W 103° 33.193
13U E 605292 N 5456062
Quick Description: A rather large cemetery on a quiet rural Saskatchewan road.
Location: Saskatchewan, Canada
Date Posted: 2/22/2010 7:36:41 PM
Waymark Code: WM89MD
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 9

Long Description:
With graves on both the north and south sides of the church, this cemetery occupies a fairly large area. The first burial took place in 1905, and by 1998 there were 169 grave sites.

With thanks to the SASKATCHEWAN CEMETERIES PROJECT, pictures of each headstone may be viewed here: (visit link)

All of the names are Norwegian. The area was settled in the early 1900's by people who came mostly from Minnesota. The "Lac Qui Parle" name also come from there, being the name of the Lutheran Church they left behind.
Name of church or churchyard: Lac Qui Parle Lutheran Church

Approximate Size: Large (100+)

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