Veterans Honors Ceremonies

Madison Funeral Home is honored to provide our military veterans and their families with the distinction that comes with a Veterans Honors Ceremony. When the nation looses a veteran, know in your heart that the nation grieves the loss with you, and that our staff will be there to guide you every step of the way to insure that your loved one is provided with the honors due him/her with the utmost respect and dignity.

Customs and Traditions

A military funeral is a memorial or burial rite given to military members on active duty or in the Selected Reserve and former military members who served on active duty and received an honorable discharge. A military funeral may feature guards of honor, the firing of volley shots as a salute, drumming and other military elements, including with a flag draped coffin and presentation. Preparing for a military funeral demands detailed information and specific steps to be taken. The experienced staff at Madison Funeral Home will take care of making certain that all of the appropriate steps are taken to ensure that the your loved one receives the honor he/she deserves.   

For a complete listing of those eligible for military honors, visit Military Funeral Honors.

Contact us to discuss your needs and make arrangements to honor your loved one. 

Learn more about other ceremony types offered at Madison Funeral Home:
Funeral Ceremonies | Honoring Life | Veterans Honors | Memorial Services | Cremation Ceremonies