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Aurora, Indiana: Buried in her Cadillac

Aurora Schuck died in 1989 and was buried along with her red 1976 Cadillac Eldorado convertible, with the top down, her coffin resting atop its seats. Fourteen gravesites were needed to fit the car.

River View Cemetery

Address:
3635 E. Laughery Creek Rd, Aurora, IN
Directions:
River View Cemetery. From Aurora drive south along the river on IN-56 for two miles. Turn right (no stoplight) onto E. Laughery Creek Rd, then an immediate left and right into the graveyard. This is a large cemetery, so you may want to call ahead for specific directions to the grave, or just look for the plot with lots of open space for a buried car.
Phone:
812-926-1496
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Aurora Schuck grave (Cadillac not visible).

Buried in her Cadillac

The grave marker above the woman in her 1976 Cadillac Eldorado convertible is in section L, facing the road, near a big tree.

[John, 06/15/2023]
Buried in her Cadillac

Section 1. When entering, stay to the right and follow the road until you see "Linden Ave" sign, then veer left (RIES grave is on your left) - the grave will be 50 ft in front of two (VEST) graves on your left.

[Stephen Francia, 09/24/2022]

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