East Lawn Memory Gardens 2400 Bennett Rd, Okemos, MI 48864

(517) 489-4545 Directions & Hours
East Lawn Memorial Gardens

Established in 1960, East Lawn Memory Gardens in Okemos, Michigan is located just north of I-96, a mile from the campus of Michigan State University. The flat grounds feature many mature trees and wildlife. There is a special service every September to inter that year’s cremains from those who have donated their bodies for the betterment of medical science through the Michigan State University Body Donor program.

East Lawn Memory Gardens offers traditional in-ground burial, lawn crypt burial, mausoleum crypts, glass front niches in the chapel, traditional niches in the mausoleum and the MSU Medical Science Memorial Columbarium, ground cremation burials, and cremation benches.

Did you Know You Can Pre-arrange All Your Burial Needs At
East Lawn Memory Gardens?

Download a free burial planning kit to learn more

Request Kit

What is Burial Planning and Why Should You Consider It?

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More than 50 percent of Americans ages 50-74 pre-plan their burial needs.


Imagine the calming peace of mind you can have knowing that it’s all taken care of.

Burial planning involves arranging and even pre-paying your funeral now, decades in advance. There are numerous beneficial reasons to do this:

  • Pay today’s costs instead of years and years of inflation
  • Set your legacy by ensuring your story is told your way
  • Spare your loved ones the added stress of guessing what you would want
  • Alleviate additional grief during your loved ones’ time of loss

Learn more by downloading a free guide from the form above.

Hours and Directions

Hours of Operation

M-F: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Sat: 10:00am - 2:00pm
Sun: By Appointment Only

Phone Numbers

(517) 489-4545

East Lawn Memory Gardens