<div class=”d4p-bbp-quote-title”>74 wrote:</div>In the northern areas even digging with a backhoe is difficult after prolonged cold.
Yep. For the Southerners here, many rural cemeteries up here don’t do burials at all once the ground is frozen beyond a certain point. They aren’t equipped to thaw the ground. The rest of the funeral service occurs but then the actual burial is delayed until spring.