Veterans Traditional With Cremation Package White

Traditional With Cremation Package White: $6505


This cremation package is most like a traditional funeral. The remains of your loved one will be viewed in our rental casket (Cherry Wood). Visitation, funeral and committal will all take place in one day. The deceased will be cremated after formal committal service at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery at our crematory and the funeral director will bring the cremated remains of your loved one in an engraved urn suitable for niche placement or in ground burial back to Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery within one week after the day of the formal committal for placement in the cemetery. Family has the option to come back to the cemetery and witness placement of urn.


The package includes the following services and merchandise:

-Arrangement conference in your home or at our facility

-Removal and transfer of remains to our facility

-Embalming, dressing, casketing, and cosmetizing

-Secure permits for cremation and burial or niche placement

-Retrieve veteran's flag with DD214 or suitable discharge documents provided by family

-Schedule committal and burial at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery

-Use of our facilities for visitation 1-3 hours followed by a funeral service at our funeral home or travel in procession to St. Joseph Catholic Church, Manhattan, for Mass of Christian Burial (option for Catholics) followed by a procession to Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood for a formal committal service with full military honors. Your loved one would then be taken back to the funeral home to be prepared for cremation.

-Hearse and lead car

-Obituary with photo posted on our website for one year

-Rental casket in cherry wood


-Engraved / branch specific Veteran Urn or our Signature Urn for the spouse

-Our Veterans Printing Package (branch specific) or our Signature Printing Package for the spouse, both include register book, up to 150 memorial folders or up to 150 laminated prayer cards, a video tribute with up to 50 pictures, 50 acknowledgement / thank you cards, and our Signature Memorial Candle.

-Veterans flag case for display of your veteran's flag in your home


Cash advance items that are not included in our package but should be reviewed by the family are:

-Certified copies of the death certificate

-An honorarium for a clergy/church fees that family my request

-Newspaper notices in newspapers requested

-Flowers (note: most veterans will drape the casket with the American flag)

Forsythe Gould Funeral Home | (815) 478-3321
507 S. State St. (Rt 52), Manhattan, IL 60442

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