Cemeteries and Burial Benefits

Veterans Cemeteries:

Fort Snelling National Cemetery​ ​

Minnesota Veterans Cemeteries ​
​       - State Veterans Cemeteries are located in Preston, Duluth and Little Falls. ​ ​

Pre-need Determination of Eligibility for Veterans Cemeteries:
​​If you wish to pre-register and establish eligibility for burial services at a federal or state veterans cemetery, please coordinate with your County Veterans Service Officer. ​ ​

Headstones, Burial Markers and Medallions:
​The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs will furnish a free headstone or marker for eligible deceased veterans. There are a variety of options, and eligibility may vary. We encourage you to meet with a Veterans Service Officer for additional details. ​ ​

Additional Burial Benefits:
​The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs will provide some additional burial benefits, to include a monetary reimbursement for funeral and plot-interment expenses incurred for qualifying veterans. To inquire about these benefits and determine eligibility, we encourage you to contact the Veterans Services Office.