O'Fallon, IL
Veterans Choice Funeral Home
Schildknecht Funeral Home

301 S. Lincoln Avenue
O'Fallon, IL 62269

Schildknecht Funeral Home is best known as the Veterans Choice in O'Fallon, Illinois for providing veterans & their families with affordable funeral, burial & cremation services. This is the very reason that Schildknecht Funeral Home has been selected to be the Veterans & Family Memorial Care Provider for O'Fallon, Illinois.

If you have just experienced the loss of a family member or friend, please accept our sincere condolences. The compassionate & knowledgeable staff at Schildknecht Funeral Home are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to respond to your call, expedite transport of your loved one and answer your questions with compassion & sensitivity. They are there when it matters most providing guidance and understanding.

If you choose burial or entombment as the means of final disposition, the funeral service or Remembrance Gathering involves the casket being present. You may consider having a viewing or a closed casket visitation followed by either a chapel or graveside service.

If cremation is your choice, there are countless options for creating a meaningful Remembrance Gathering which can be private for family members or a public reception. A Remembrance Gathering may be scheduled either before or after the cremation takes place.

Veterans & Family Memorial Care Honorable Discharge Seal
Free burial for Honorably Discharged Veterans & Spouse

Veterans burial benefits include a gravesite in any of the VA’s 135 national cemeteries with available space, opening and closing of the grave, perpetual care, a Government headstone or marker, a burial flag and a Presidential Memorial Certificate, all at no cost to the family.

Cremated remains are buried or inurned in national cemeteries in the same manner and with the same honors as casketed remains.

The veteran's funeral experts at Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg, Indian are standing by 24/7/365 to respond to your call, expedite transport of your loved one and answer your questions.

DAILY BURIAL SCHEDULE: https://www.cem.va.gov/cem/dailyburialschedule/index.asp

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) National Cemetery Administration (NCA) Daily Burial Schedule allows the public to search for the committal service date, time, and cemetery for the scheduled burial of a Veteran, spouse, or other eligible family member.

NATIONWIDE GRAVESITE LOCATOR: http://gravelocator.cem.va.gov/

Search for burial locations of veterans and their family members in VA National Cemeteries, state veterans cemeteries, various other military and Department of Interior cemeteries, and for veterans buried in private cemeteries when the grave is marked with a government grave marker.