A veteran’s spouse, widow or widower, minor children, and under certain conditions, unmarried adult children with disabilities, may also be eligible to have their cremated remains placed with the veteran.
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 at the Columbarium.
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.