Spouses and dependent family members may be buried in the same plot regardless of date of death.
VA Cemeteries closest to Elgin include:
Formal Funeral Services are not held at VA Cemeteries, but a final committal service can be performed at the cemetery. At Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, the committal service is held at a shelter, not graveside.
At the time of the burial, the VA will provide — at no cost to the veteran’s family — a gravesite, headstone or marker, Presidential Memorial Certificate, U.S. Flag, opening and closing the grave, and perpetual care of the gravesite.