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Grave decorations may be placed at Oakland Cemetery beginning Saturday

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IOWA CITY (KWWL) -

Grave decorations for Veterans Day and the upcoming holidays may be placed at Oakland Cemetery, beginning Saturday.

Artificial wreaths, artificial flowers, and holiday decorations placed on grave sites will remain in place through the end of Feb. 2015. If not claimed by that time, the items will be removed by staff.

The City-owned public cemetery, located at 1000 Brown Street (off Governor Street), is open from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily. Office hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, although the office will be closed for Veterans Day on Tuesday, Nov. 11.

For more information, visit www.icgov.org/oakland or contact Cemetery Supervisor Russell Buffington at 319-356-5105 or russell-buffington@iowa-city.org.

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