Burial benefits maybe available for the family if he was a war time veteran.

 

Benefits for the family

  • Burial Allowance for veterans who had service connected disabilities or were in receipt of VA Pension at the time of death, or died in a VA Facility, or the State Veterans Homes.
  • Burial markers for an eligible veteran. Federal government pays for the marker, but the family must pay for installation. A spouse is not eligible if in a private cemetery.
  • Registration for interment to Federal Cemeteries
  • Registration for interment to State Cemeteries
  • Burial Flag coordinated through local Funeral Homes
  • Presidential Memorial Certificates
  • State of Wisconsin Veterans Cemeteries. The Federal Cemetery is located at Ft. Snelling (Minneapolis). Northern Wisconsin Cemetery completed in Spooner
  • Flag Holders for Chippewa County Cemeteries that allow them.

 

Benefits for the Spouse

  • Death Indemnity Compensation available to the surviving spouse of a veteran who died from Service Connected Disabilities
  • Death Pension available to the surviving spouse of a wartime veteran, who is also low income

 

How to Apply

  • If you’re a Chippewa County resident, call our office to schedule an appointment.