6501Indianola Road, Des Moines, IA 50320 (Just west of the intersection of Indianola and East Army Post roads.)
From I-35 take I-80 to Hwy 65 South to Exit 75 East Army Post Road. Turn north (right) on E. Army Post Road and continue to the first stop light at Indianola Road. Turn west (left) onto Indianola Road. The cemetery is on your left. Note: From either I-35 or I-80 you can also take I-235 to the E. 14th Street exit. Turn south and follow E. 14th Street, which becomes SE 14th Street once you cross the river, to the light at Army Post Road. Turn left and continue to the light at Indianola Road. Turn right. The cemetery is on the left.
Elm Grove Cemetery is maintained by the City of Des Moines, Department of Parks and Recreation. Records for Elm Grove, and all cemeteries in the City of Des Moines, are maintained at the Glendale Cemetery office.