There are several cemeteries located in our township.

 Sowle Cemetery - Located on the corner of Essex Center and Island Road

Sowle Overview

Southwest Section

Southeast Section

Section P

Northwest Section

Northeast Section

New Section

Mausoleum Burial Map
Beech/Beach Cemetery - Located on Wacousta Road South of Stone Road

Beach Cemetery Burial Map - North       Beach Cemetery Burial Map - South

Lowe Cemetery - Located on Lowe Road East of Lowell Road

Maps: Lowe Overview    

Section A Burials
Section B Burials

Section C Burials

Section D Burials

Prairie Cemetery - Located on Colony Road East of Grove Road (Prairie Cemetery Burial Map)

Maple Rapids Village Cemetery - Located on Washington Street in Maple Rapids

Additional Essex Township cemetery information can be obtained by calling
Bonnie Hale at 989-292-1700
or emailing her at

Essex Township Cemetery Fees

Below is a picture of the Sowle Cemetery Mausoleum rear window that Mark Winsor graciously repaired at no charge to the Township. Thank You Mark!