Westfriedhof Gelsenkirchen-Hessler

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Westfriedhof Gelsenkirchen-Hessler

Location
Grawenhof 25
Gelsenkirchen, Stadtkreis Gelsenkirchen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Memorials 678 added (74% photographed)

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The cemetery was opened in 1900 and is one of several cemeteries in the city of Gelsenkirchen:

Non-Denominational (city managed):

Friedhof Hassel-Oberfeldingen
Hauptfriedhof Gelsenkirchen-Buer
Friedhof Horst-Süd
Friedhof Beckhausen-Sutum
Westfriedhof Gelsenkirchen-Hessler
Ostfriedhof Gelsenkirchen
Südfriedhof Gelsenkirchen
Friedhof Rotthausen
Lutheran:
Evangelischer Altstadtfriedhof
Evangelischer Friedhof Resse
Friedhof Rosenhügel
Evangelischer Gemeindefriedhof Auf der Hardt
Catholic:
Katholischer Altstadtfriedhof Gelsenkirchen
Katholischer Friedhof Hohenfriedberger Strasse
Katholischer Friedhof Resse
Katholischer Friedhof Sankt Franziskus
Katholischer Friedhof Sankt Joseph
Baptist:
Evangelisch-Freikirchlicher Friedhof Gelsenkirchen
Methodist:
Friedhof der Ev.-methodistischen Kirche
Jewish:
Jüdischer Friedhof Gelsenkirchen
Closed (or partially closed) cemeteries:
Friedhof Horst-Nord
Nordfriedhof Hassel
Friedhof Alt-Beckhausen
Alter Friedhof Buer
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Please note that the graves in Germany are not perpetual. After a certain period of repose (20-30 years) the graves are being leveled and re-used. There is no toxic embalming being done in Germany, so the coffin and the corpse have decomposed naturally. If the family of the deceased decides to purchase another period, the duration can be extended by another 20 or 30 years.
War Graves are considered memorials and are kept up by the owner of the cemetery. Those are kept forever.

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GPS Coordinates: 51.5165210, 7.0544980

  • Added: 8 Feb 2012
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