Burial & Military Honors
STATE VETERANS CEMETERIES
A simple one-page form,. WDVA 2111, Pre-registration for Cemetery Interment can be filled out in our office. Interested veterans must be registered for benfits in the state system. Veterans cemeteries are located at three sites in Wisconsin.
- Union Grove, WI
The Southern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery near Union Grove is a beautiful site only a half-hour south of Milwaukee. Cemetery facilities include the new administration-chapel building, outdoor committal chapel, ceremonial flag plaza and columbarium wall. The cemetery is accepting burials and pre-resistration is encouraged. 21731 Spring Street, Union Grove, WI 53182. Phone: (262) 878-5660 / Toll-free: 1-888-823-3789 (In-state) / Fax: (262) 878-5664.
- Spooner, WI
Phone: (715) 635-5360, Fax: (715) 635-5363
- King, WI
Near Waupaca in north central Wisconsin. Phone: (715) 258-5586, Ext. 2203, Fax: (715) 256-3207
MILITARY FUNERAL HONORS PROGRAM
To provide military funeral honors for Wisconsin veterans The Military Funeral Honors Program in Wisconsin provides a final tribute to the men and women who served our stale and nation honorably as members of the U.S. armed forces. It allows a grateful nation to pay its last respects in a dignified and solemn ceremony. The Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs administers the program with assistance from veterans' service organizations and the active and reserve components of the U.S. armed forces.
On the death of the veteran family members should contact their funeral director of their desire to have military funeral honors rendered. A DD214, the military discharge document will be needed and it simplifies the process if the family can locate it at home. Once necessary information is gathered the funeral director should then contact the State Veterans Department's Military Funeral Honors Program at 1-877-944-6667.
BURIAL ALLOWANCE AND BURIAL FLAGS
Contact the US Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office at 1-800-827-1000. The county Veterans Service Office also has information on services they offer.
Veterans in need of this service should call, fax or stop in at the Veterans Service Office (see map to 6419 W. Greenfield Ave West Allis, WI 53214) during normal business hours, Monday thru Friday 8am - 4:30pm. Our office may also be contacted by calling 414-266-1234), or fax 414-266-1233.