For

Veterans

and Their Families


What We Do…

Completion of Veterans
Administration forms

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Request & arrange
Military Honors & Burial Flag

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Arrange for burial or
inurnment at the National
or State Veterans Cemetery

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…No Additional Cost

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Help for Veterans & Their Families


Heartland Cremation & Burial Society has an urgency to help Veterans and their families.  Let us help provide a “stress-free” process for VA benefit elegibility.  Our “1-2-3 Veterans Program” was created with you, the Veteran and your family, in mind.

  1. Bring Heartland Cremation & Burial Society the Veterans DD214-Honorable Discharge Paperwork
  2. Heartland Cremation & Burial Society will verify eligibility and level of benefits for the Veteran and family through the area Veteran Service Agency
  3. We will arrange for • Burial Flag • Military Honors • Burial in a National or Private Cemetery • Cash Benefits • Presidential Memorial Certificate

No One Honors Veterans Like We Do

Heartland Cremation & Burial Society is the exclusive provider for Veterans Funeral Care in the area. Our staff is trained and focused on providing caring and compassionate services to our Veteran families. As a Veteran, you deserve the very best.

National Cemetery Benefits


All Honorably discharged Veterans who have met the VA requirements, their spouse and dependent children are entitled to free grave space, opening and closing, grave liner and perpetual care in a National Cemetery.  This benefit can save Veterans’ families thousands of dollars and applies to those choosing burial or cremation.

Typical Private Cemetery

GraveYou pay $1,000.00
Opening/ClosingYou pay $685.00
Concrete Grave LinerYou pay $1,495.00
Spouse GraveYou pay $1,000.00
Spouse Opening/ClosingYou pay $685.00
Spouse Concrete Grave LinerYou pay $1,495.00
Double MarkerYou pay $3,040.00
You pay $9,400.00

Any National Cemetery

Veteran GraveYou pay $0.00
Veteran Opening/ClosingYou pay $0.00
Veteran Concrete Grave LinerYou pay $0.00
Spouse GraveYou pay $0.00
Spouse Opening/ClosingYou pay $0.00
Spouse Concrete Grave LinerYou pay $0.00
Double MarkerYou pay $0.00
You pay $0.00

How Much Does the VA Pay?

Service Connected Death: If the Veteran is receiving a 100% service connected disability pension, the VA will pay up to $2000 toward cremation and burial expenses.

Non-Service Connected Death: For Veterans receiving a service connected disability pension (less than 100%), the VA will pay up to $1400 toward cremation and burial expenses.

Veterans in the Care of a VA Medical Center: If the death happened while the Veteran was hospitalized by the VA or under VA contracted nursing home care, some or all of the costs for transporting the Veteran’s remains may be reimbursed.

For

Veterans

and Their Families

Veterans Simple Burial

$2,66500

  • Transporting your loved on into our care
  • Acquiring Death Certificate for the family
  • Help with writing and submitting obituaries
  • Arrange military honors and acquire burial flag
  • High quality casket with your choice of color
  • Transportation to the VA National Cemetery or Missouri State Veterans Cemetery
  • Supervision of the graveside service

Family Viewing and Military Graveside

$4,10000

  • Transporting your loved on into our care
  • Preparation for “open casket” viewing
  • Acquiring Death Certificate for the family
  • Help with writing and submitting obituaries
  • High quality casket with choice color
  • Arrange military honors and acquire burial flag
  • Visitation one hour prior to the military graveside
  • Graveside service at VA National Cemetery or Missouri Veterans Cemetery
  • Guest register book, 100 memorial folders & 25 thank you notes
  • Memorial DVD slideshow

 

 

It’s Included!


 

Exclusive Provider of
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