Free services provided by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs include burial for Veteran and spouse, plot, memorial headstone, more
HENDERSON, Nev. – There are many free funeral services benefits Veterans can receive, and oftentimes they have no idea what’s available to them. In honor of Memorial Day, Kraft-Sussman Funeral Services is reminding all honorably discharged Veterans what free funeral services they receive at any national cemetery from the U.S Department of Veterans Affairs.
Those services include:
- Free burial for Veteran and his/her spouse
- Free burial plot for a casket or urn
- Free grave liner (if required)
- Free memorial headstone
- Free U.S. flag presented to the family
- Free Presidential certificate presented to the family
In addition, some veterans may be eligible for reimbursement of funeral expenses.
“It’s important for Veterans to know what services are available to them,” said Laura Sussman, co-owner of Kraft-Sussman Funeral Services. “Studies have shown that the majority of veterans are not aware of their burial benefits and unfortunately, some funeral homes don’t share this information with eligible veterans. The services available to them can save their families thousands of dollars.”
Kraft-Sussman Funeral Services is the only certified Veterans & Family Memorial Care Provider in Clark County, which certifies and recommends family owned and operated funeral homes with experience caring for families from all walks of life.
Owned and operated by two mothers, and the daughters of veterans, the full-service Kraft-Sussman does everything in its power to make planning a loved one’s funeral is easy as possible on those left behind. The company’s services include arranging the burial or cremation, hosting and arranging all aspects of the funeral and/or memorial, world-wide shipping, advance planning and anything else its customers can think of. While Kraft-Sussman is a Jewish-owned business, the funeral services company can accommodate funerals for any religion. The company is also the only certified green funeral home in Southern Nevada.