Veterans, their spouses and family members may be buried at state veterans cemeteries, operated by WDV.
In addition to veterans with active-duty service, veterans of the National Guard or Reserves with at least 20 years of service (that qualify for military retirement) and their family members are eligible for burial in state veterans cemeteries.
WDV operates cemeteries located near Union Grove (in Racine County), near Spooner (in Washburn County), and the Wisconsin Veterans Home at King.
For the burial of eligible veterans, the cemeteries provide gravesites for casketed or cremated remains, engraved headstones or markers, opening and closing of the graves, and perpetual care free of charge. fee is charged for interments of eligible veterans' spouses and family members.
Veterans may establish eligibility for burial by registering in advance with the cemeteries.
To apply for or obtain more information about benefits, contact your local CVSO.