Veteran & First Responder Services

We are committed to taking care of all the details involved in providing the veteran in your life with deeply meaningful and honoring ceremonies. Graceland Fairlawn can:

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


Veteran discounts are offered on a pre-need basis to help ease the burden and stress on our veteran’s families. Call us at 217.615.0724 to learn more about these special savings.

Fallen Heroes

Fallen Heroes

Free Burial Space + Select Services

A veteran or first responder who loses his or her life in the line of duty receives a free burial space and other services through our American Hero Platinum Plan.

Prearranged Funeral & Cemetery Services

Prearranged Funeral & Cemetery Services

20% Discount on Burial Spaces + Select Services

Any veteran or first responder who puts a funeral plan in place ahead of time receives a 20% discount on burial spaces and other select funeral services for themselves and their spouses through our American Hero Gold Plan.

At-Need Funeral & Cemetery Services

At-Need Funeral & Cemetery Services

10% Discount on Burial Spaces + Select Services

Any veteran or first responder who does not have a plan in place receives a 10% discount on burial spaces and other select services for themselves or their spouses when there is an immediate need through our American Hero Silver Plan.

*American Hero Plan savings and discounts are on burial spaces, interment services, outer burial container, memorial, casket, professional services such as embalming and body preparation, the services of our funeral director and staff, and cremation.