Riverside Memorial Cemetery

Established by the City of Aberdeen in 1886, the cemetery is dedicated to providing an essential service with dignity, respect, and care.

Cemetery Hours

  • April 1 - September 30: 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
  • October 1 - March 31: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Assistance is available during maintenance work hours, Monday through Friday. For after-hours or weekend assistance, please make an appointment.

Riverside Cemetery and Memorial Park Map

Flowers and decorations are restricted to approved vases, except between the following dates:

*May 8th and June 24th 

*November 1st and April 1st. 

For the remainder of the year, all decorations not in approved vases will be removed.

Burial Index
An alphabetical burial index is maintained in an information station outside of the cemetery office.  Persons wishing to locate burials are welcome to use the index and maps.  Public Directory  Questions may be directed to the Cemetery Manager at (605) 626-7096 or email.
For information about available grave spaces, to make an appointment, or for general questions please contact the Riverside Memorial Cemetery office at (605) 626-7096, email Riverside Cemetery or contact in person at:
    1726 West Melgaard Road
    Aberdeen, SD 57401

  1. Riverside Cemetery

    Physical Address
    1726 W. Melgaard Rd.
    Aberdeen, SD 57401

    Phone: (605) 626-7096

  2. Ryan Smith

    Cemetery Manager
    Phone: (605) 626-7096