Historic Sites of Manitoba: Green Acres Memorial Gardens and Chapel (RM of Springfield)

This cemetery is situated in the Rural Municipality of Springfield although it lies several miles inside the Perimeter Highway around Winnipeg. A chapel within the cemetery was designed by the architectural firm of Zunic and Sobkowich, and constructed between 1961 and 1962 by contractor Gerard Alphonsus “Gerry” Baert.

Entrance to Green Acres Memorial Gardens

Entrance to Green Acres Memorial Gardens (September 2011)
Source: Peter McLure

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.84487, W96.99237
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Manitoba Business: Zunic and Sobkowich

Memorable Manitobans: Gerard Alphonsus “Gerry” Baert (1906-1971)


“Green Acres Memorial Chapel,” Winnipeg Free Press, 28 October 1961, page 8.

A list of burials in this cemetery is available from the Manitoba Genealogical Society, including a searchable online database available to members at the MGS Manitoba Name Index (MANI). Some additional information is contained in the 1996 MGS publication Carved in Stone: Manitoba Cemeteries and Burial Sites, revised edition, Special Projects Publication, 106 pages.

Green Acres Cemetery - Springfield MB, Waymarking.

This page was prepared by Peter McLure and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 10 September 2023

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