Veteran Funeral Services

At Altmeyer Funeral Home & Crematory, we meticulously attend to the details of a veteran’s service, ensuring a superior ceremony with the utmost respect for our heroes. Collaborating with local bases, veterans groups, and the Patriot Guard, we uphold a commitment to honor the sacrifice made by veterans and their families in preserving our freedom.

Recognizing the significance of their service, Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory extends a 10% discount to all veterans who choose to preplan with us. During the services, we present veterans’ families with a folded flag and, if applicable, conduct military honors.  honors, if applicable. For those desiring burials or inurnments are prestigious locations such as Arlington National Cemetery, Quantico National Cemetery, and Albert G. Horton Veterans Memorial Cemetery, or if a private cemetery is preferred, we diligently arrange proper hours.

Our team includes retired veterans from various military branches, bringing dedication and expertise to assist you and your family throughout the process. In the hearts of all Americans and , most importantly, in the hearts of their families, our veterans will be forever remembered.


Mr. Jim Altmeyer, Sr. is a Vietnam War veteran and a 1961 graduate of the U.S. Military Academy, West Point, NY. Following his time at West Point, he went on to further military training, including U.S. Army Airborne and Ranger schools. While serving his country, Mr. Altmeyer had a distinguished 11-year military career, where his numerous combat awards included among others a Silver Star, three Bronze Stars and six Air Medals. During his three tours of duty in Vietnam he served as a helicopter door gunner, a company commander in the 1st Infantry Division and the military assistant to Ambassadors Ellsworth Bunker and Charles Whitehouse at the American Embassy. Altmeyer is a graduate of the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College and served three years on the staff at the U.S. Military Academy from 1968 to 1971. Mr. Altmeyer has continued his association with the military and currently serves as a member of an advisory committee to the Secretary of the Veterans Administration.