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Memorials & Celebrations

MAKE A MEMORY :: Memorials and Celebrations

Thank you for considering honoring a loved one with a Dubuque Arboretum Memorial. In addition to monetary donations, there are several different options to donate in a more tangible, visible way.

Memorials and Life Celebrations



GARDEN BRICKS. Add your own personalized garden brick to a Dubuque Arboretum and Botanical Gardens pathway.

A garden brick is an inscribed brick, inlaid in one of the Arboretum’s lovely garden pathways and walkways. It’s a unique way to:

  • remember a loved one,
  • honor a dear friend,
  • commemorate a baby’s birth, or
  • celebrate one of life’s great moments.

Professionally engraved with your personal information.  Donation: $250

For specific information and a printable order form:

Brick/Paver Donation Form [Page 1]
Brick/Paver Donation Form [Page 2]

Make checks or money orders payable to and send form to:

Dubuque Arboretum and Botanical Gardens
3800 Arboretum Drive
Dubuque, IA 52001


MEMORIAL LANTERN AND BENCHES. Donation range: $1,000 and $2,500




Denlinger Memorial-208x498-WMEMORIAL TREES. Donation range: $600 and up.


MEMORIAL STREETS. Donation: $125,000

[See Denlinger Drive at right.]


Please contact the Arboretum for more information about a bench, tree, or street memorial designation. We welcome the opportunity to discuss details with you and learn more about your specific wishes. Call 563.556.2100 and ask for:

  • Sandi Helgerson, Executive Director
  • Jack Frick, Board President or
  • Wylie Bledsoe, Board Executive Vice President

Thank you for considering a substantial gift to the Dubuque Arboretum and Botanical Gardens.

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