A cemetery for everyone.
Our mission is to maintain and respect the historic value of Oakdale Memorial Gardens, Inc. for future generations, as we serve our present generation with dignity and respect.
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Life's duration, whether few or many years, establishes a character identity unique to the one you love. An identity that continues in memory after death. Achieving enduring memorials to honor your loved one is our life's work and we welcome the opportunity to assist you in the selection that is precisely right for those whose memory you wish to perpetuate.
Oakdale Memorial Gardens, Inc. was established in 1856 and is an independent, non-profit cemetery located on 78+ acres along Eastern Avenue in the heart of Davenport, Iowa. It is one of the Quad Cities oldest and most beautiful cemeteries, boasting century-old Oaks, gently rolling hills and knolls, and a beautiful reflecting pond near the cemetery entrance.
Considered a rural or garden cemetery, Oakdale Memorial Gardens, Inc. has graves dating back to the Victorian Era. Our most noted "resident" is the legendary jazz artist Leon Bismarck "Bix" Beiderbecke. The renowned cornet player's grave site receives thousands of visitors each year, bringing international recognition to the Quad Cities and Oakdale Memorial Gardens, Inc. Incidentally, Bix's brother, Charles Beiderbecke, was Oakdale's sexton at one time.
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The park is open daily, from sunrise to sunset, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Our office hours are 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM on weekdays, or by appointment any other time.
Questions or concerns? Please give us a call. Our friendly staff will be happy to provide you with answers to any questions or concerns you might have.