Veterans Service Office Death and Burial Benefits

If a Veteran loved one has passed away, or if you as a Veteran have any questions about what will happen next for your loved ones, please call us and set up an appointment.

Headstones and Burial Benefits

Types of Headstones, Markers, and Medallions - National Cemetery Administration ( 

If you have had a veteran in your family pass away and are looking for a headstone for them, please contact our office to set up an appointment and we would gladly help you fill out the application. We will first make sure the veteran in eligible and attached is a link that shows the requirements for that.  

Veterans Headstones, Markers, And Medallions | Veterans Affairs ( 

The above link will give you a list and measurements of all the options you can have from a bronze marker to a medallion.  

How To Apply For A Veterans Burial Allowance | Veterans Affairs ( 

If you have had a veteran pass away in your family, they possibly could be eligible for a Veterans burial allowance or Burial Benefits. Please see the attached link or call our office to have any questions that need answered.  

National Cemetery

If you are honorably discharged veteran a National Cemetery can be an option for you and your spouse for burial. With this benefit the veteran would not have to pay for either the headstone or plot. For more information, please call our closest national cemetery, which is in Omaha, NE. Below is the link that will help you with contact information as well as detailed of this benefit.  

Omaha National Cemetery - National Cemetery Administration (  


Phone (712) 328-5797
Fax: (712) 328-5726
Hours 8:00am to 4:30pm
Monday - Friday
Location Veterans Service Office
623 6th Ave
Council Bluffs, IA 51501