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.