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.
For more information regarding burial benefits, click here. Answers to frequently asked questions can be found here.
If you have a loved one buried at a VA Cemetery, the gravesite can be located here.