Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery

Most people are aware that the Department of Veterans Affairs operates National Cemeteries throughout the United States. Currently the Veterans Administration operates 131 VA Cemeteries located throughout the United States. Honorably discharged veterans along with their spouses and minor dependants may be interred in the VA Cemeteries free of charge. A detailed list of persons eligible for burial at a VA Cemetery can be obtained by clicking on the link below.

http://www.cem.va.gov/burial_benefits/eligible.asp

A second burial option for Veterans in the State of Indiana that many people are unaware of is the Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery. This cemetery opened in 1999 and is located in Madison, Indiana. The Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery is another burial option for veterans who may not live in close proximity to a VA National Cemetery located in Marion, Indiana. The Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery offers a free burial space, outer burial container and government headstone. Follow the link below for more information about the Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery and its eligibility requirements.

http://www.in.gov/dva/2328.htm

Of course planning for final disposition is just part of the pre planning process.  If you would like more specific information and any monetary benefits available to Veterans or about funeral planning options please call one of the representatives of the Usher Funeral Home at 317-632-9352.  You can also request more information via our website by clicking below.

http://www.usherfuneralhome.com/request-more-info

 

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