Veteran's Services

At Gering Chapel, we believe in the men and women who answered out nation's a call. They have proven their devotion to their fellow citizens and to a grateful nation, we owe them the same devotion and respect in return. 

Why Do More Families Trust Us to Care for their Veteran?

We are known for our caring , compassionate and our expert staff, and have years of experience with military services. Whether you family chooses burial or cremation, we will be proud to take care of the details with the service.   

We are Proud to Honor Those Who Served

Our professional staff feels pride when we are able to care for a veteran and their loved ones. It is our way of expressing how grateful we are for their service to the country.

We are dedicated to taking care of all the details involved in providing the veteran in your life with deeply meaningful and honoring ceremonies. Gering Memorial Chapel can:

  • Complete applications for all veterans’ benefits, including Military Honors, Presidential Memorial Certificate and veteran memorial marker or headstone
  • Coordinate and confim any existing paid pre-plan funding benefits which may cover any expenses deemed ineligible by the Veterans Administration
  • Access necessary documentation provided by family to request honors
  • Coordinate with national or state veterans’ cemeteries

You will receive:

  • The professional services of Funeral Director and support staff
  • Transfer the deceased and professional care
  • Cremation services
  • Use of our mortuary facilities and staff for a visitation or gathering
  • A funeral or memorial ceremony
  • Use of automotive equipment
  • Online interactive memorial website
  • Additional personalization options, including specialized engraving, a moving tribute video

To learn more about how we can serve you, give us a call. We will be honored to speak with you.

Who is Eligible?

In short, the veteran must have been honorably discharged. A more detailed list of those service men and women who may apply for, and receive veterans' burial benefits, with full military honors if they choose would include:

  • Military members on active duty or in the Selected Reserve
  • Former military members who served on active duty and departed under conditions other than dishonorable
  • Former military members who completed at least one term of enlistment or period of initial obligated service in the Selected Reserve and departed under conditions other than dishonorable
  • Former military members discharged from the Selected Reserve due to a disability incurred or aggravated in the line of duty.

If you have any questions about your eligibility, or that of a family member, call us at (308) 436-5038. If you have any questions about your eligibility or that of a family member, contact the staff of one of our locations or send us an email using our contact form.