Spring Grove Cemetery

Cemeteries act as memorials to the past, and they offer a unique view of our history, culture, and way of life.  As a means to preserve the history of Spring Grove Cemetery and the stories of its notable residents, the Spring Grove Heritage Foundation hired Phillip J. Nuxhall in 2003 to serve as Spring Grove’s Historian, Docent Educator, and Tour Coordinator. 

During his tenure at Spring Grove, Mr. Nuxhall has amassed a vast collection of historical facts, stunning photos, and remarkable documentation of over 3,000 markers, monuments, and sculpture in Spring Grove.  

To experience Spring Grove’s art, history, architecture, and horticulture in person, public and private walking/tram/bus tours are offered from April through October. More information about our public tours can be found on our events page, and private group tours may be booked through our tour coordinator by calling 513.853.6877 email at tcoordinator@springgrove.org.  

Notable Burials


Mary Nordlund, 76
Born: Wednesday, July 24, 1940
Died: Friday, October 21, 2016

Mary Lou Morgan, 76
Born: Monday, October 23, 1939
Died: Sunday, October 16, 2016

Jacqueline R. Anderson, 69
Born: Saturday, March 29, 1947
Died: Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Bishop Emerson S. Colaw, 94
Born: Sunday, November 13, 1921
Died: Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Ruth M. Junker, 91
Born: Sunday, November 16, 1924
Died: Monday, October 10, 2016

Upcoming Events

Oct 25Grief to Peace / Tri County
Oct 30Public Tram Tour October
Oct 30Public Tram Tour Oct
Nov 10 - Nov 10Planting for Diversity
Nov 15Grief to Peace / Spring Grove
Nov 22Grief to Peace / Tri County
Dec 01 - Dec 01Holiday Remembrance Service / Tri-County
Dec 01 - Dec 01Holiday Remembrance Service / Spring Grove
Dec 20Grief to Peace / Spring Grove
Dec 27Grief to Peace / Tri County