Veterans Cremation Services
At Schildknecht Funeral Home we truly believe in honoring fallen heroes, which is why we offer affordable veterans funeral services and veterans cremation services. We owe a lot to the people who fought for our country and making sure that they receive the highest quality of after life care is of paramount importance to us.
The dedicated staff at Schildknecht Funeral Home are here to make sure that your loved one receives only the best after life care, and that your veteran's cremation services are carried out with the dignity and respect they deserve.
For veterans cremation services look no further than Schildknecht Funeral Home.
There is a lot to know when it comes to veterans cremation services, which is why we want to make sure that you are well educated about your options and have all the information that you need.
Did you know that in the United States veterans are entitled to be buried or have their remains interred in any National Cemetery that has available space at no charge? That means no worrying about the cost - which will allow your family to focus on healing. As for their final resting place, we are fortunate enough to use Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, which means that your loved one will rest with thousands of other fallen heroes.
There are also burial benefits available that include opening and closing of the grave, perpetual care, a Government headstone or marker, a burial flag, and a Presidential Memorial Certificate, at no cost to your family. You should also know that some Veterans may be eligible for Burial Allowances.
Deciding on cremation services does not affect the burial benefits of your loved one.
A lot of families do not consider cremation services because they think that these benefits will no longer apply, but that is not the case. Cremated remains are buried or inurned in national cemeteries in the same manner and with the same honors as casketed remains, so if cremation is what your loved one would have wanted, you can honor that wish. There really are a lot of things you need to know about veterans funeral services, and to find out more we recommend you visit: www.cem.va.gov.
If you have any questions about veterans cremation services, please give us a call at 618-632-3713. You can also send us an email through our online contact form, or even come by and speak with us in person.
We truly pride ourselves on being an affordable funeral home and encourage you to look through our website to get to know us. It is important to know about our O’Fallon funeral home before deciding to say goodbye to your loved one with us, and we know that once you do you’ll be confident that we are the right choice.
We also want to remind you that if you are in immediate need, we are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Call us right now at 618-632-3713!