Iowa Veterans Cemetery
Van Meter, Dallas County, Iowa
|Iowa Veterans Cemetery|
GPS: 41.543930, -93.949732
34024 Veterans Memorial Dr
Adel, IA 50003
Published: July 31, 2016
Total records: 2,846
Iowa Veterans Cemetery is administered by Iowa Department of Veterans Affairs.
Iowa Veterans Cemetery held its groundbreaking ceremony on Veterans Day in 2006. Construction began in late July of the following year, with the dedication occurring on July 3, 2008. At the time of the dedication, over 1,000 veterans and eligible dependents had already been determined eligible. The first of 76 scheduled interments began on July 7th.
Property for the cemetery was donated by Bob Knapp and the Ronald Kenyon family. Ultimately, the cemetery is expected to provide spaces for 81,000 burials.
Records published here were acquired from the US Department of Veterans Affairs. They include dates of death up through March 20, 2016.
Iowa Death Records
- Iowa Newspapers, Full Search (1837-1976), 99 titles - GenealogyBank.com
- Iowa Obituary Search, (1992-current) - GenealogyBank.com
- Iowa Funeral Notices - GenealogyBank.com