For decades, Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home and Cemetery have provided compassionate care to the residents of Lincoln and surrounding communities of Crete, Beatrice and Hickman. Located adjacent to one another, the non-denominational funeral home and cemetery work together to help families arrange funerals, cremations, burials and more with patience and loving kindness. Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home and Cemetery are located on 14th Street in the south part of the city.
Flexible event space
Facility is available to host your personal events
- Veterans cemetery section
- Recently renovated
Flexible chapel space
Our chapel can be used for hosting your religious events
- Waterside views
- Large capacity chapel up to 250
- Cemetery spaces available
- Custom headstones and markers
- Piano/organ on site
Family Estates are a distinguished tribute to a family legacy. They can be customized with stained glass, benches and landscaping
Grave markers that sit flush to the ground in the material of preference
Private or Community spaces for urns as well as caskets, that can be Indoor or outdoor
- Floral shop onsite
- Onsite cemetery
Option for mail delivery of ashes
Sent through postal mail service, signature required.
- Cremation remembrance jewelry
- Cremation viewing suite
- Cremation cemetery options
- Cremation niches
- Option for home delivery of ashes
- Cremation gardens
Arrangements by phone or email
Complete funeral planning, including electronic signature, without needing a funeral home visit
- Catered events
- Large reception area
Tribute video production
Services available to create a tribute video for the service or obituary from photos and videos.
- Audio and video equipment
- Cemetery flower delivery
Religious & Cultural
- Multicultural funerals
- Catholic cemetery section
Other Languages Spoken
Free Funeral Planning Resources
Funeral planning can seem overwhelming. These guides can help you every step of the way—from choosing between traditional burial planning and cremation, designing a religious ceremony or a celebration of life, and deciding on cemetery property or filing for veteran's benefits.
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Your trusted Lincoln funeral home
Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home opened in 1975. In the years since, we have served people of many backgrounds, cultures and faiths. Our team is experienced in many traditions and works hard to honor all needs and special requests. We have a bilingual funeral director available for Spanish-speaking families.
Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home is a homelike atmosphere with spacious visitation rooms and a large chapel. With both a piano and organ, the chapel seats 160 people in traditional pews.
Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home is also available to host your family and friends for a catered event before or after a funeral. We also encourage personalized services and receptions. Personalization can be as simple as displaying photos and mementos of your loved one or as elaborate as a themed event with a special color scheme, prized possessions, hobbies on display and more.
We believe that a unique life calls for a unique memorial. We are here to help you design something truly special. Our experienced team knows just how to create your vision or bring your loved one's final wishes to reality.
Lincoln Memorial Cemetery offers a variety of burial options, including traditional in-ground burial, lawn crypts, mausoleum entombment and cremation choices.
There are 6 outdoor mausoleums and 1 indoor mausoleum. Constructed with enduring materials, these magnificent buildings are beautiful spaces for above-ground entombment and cremation interment. The mausoleum chapel is available for committal services.
The lakefront cremation garden is another option for those choosing cremation. This garden lies at the east edge of the cemetery's pond and is a naturally beautiful final resting place.
We welcome you to visit the cemetery anytime. If you would like a guided tour, please call us and we'll be glad to assist you.
Lincoln Memorial Cemetery
Lincoln Memorial Cemetery opened in 1927. With many mature trees and a pond, the cemetery is very calm and peaceful, with a park-like atmosphere. Families of fox are occasionally spotted on the grounds as well, making for a nice surprise.
37 different gardens
Spanning the park's 130 acres of carefully tended lawns are 37 different gardens. Many of the gardens reflect religious and patriotic themes. We also have a special garden for veterans which also showcases the Avenue of Flags. A large stone obelisk, another special feature of the property, can be found in the Masonic Circle.
Our cemetery has a large Catholic garden in conjunction with the Roman Catholic Diocese of Lincoln, although you do not need to be affiliated with a specific church to be buried there.
We Honor Veterans
At Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home and Cemetery, we understand the unique needs of America’s veterans and their families. As a Level Four Founding Community Partner with We Honor Veterans, we are honored to serve our nation’s heroes and take this responsibility seriously. We have taken steps to ensure our staff is knowledgeable of all the benefits available to military veterans and their families.
The funeral home and cemetery also participate in the Homeless Veterans Burial Program, designed to provide funeral and burial services for veterans who have fallen on hard times. Additionally, we work with the Lincoln Memorial Day Observance Association to host a Memorial Day program.
With respect, integrity and dignity, we will walk you through the steps of creating a veteran’s memorial service that truly honors the life and sacrifice of your loved one.
On-site flower shop
Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home is glad to offer families and visitors an on-site flower shop to make your floral needs more convenient. The floral associates are available to help you choose anything from a casket spray to an elaborate bouquet.
The shop offers seasonal placement services as well. Just let us know what you're thinking and we'll create something beautiful.
Here to serve you
As members of the Dignity Memorial® network, the funeral home and cemetery give you not only the warm, familiar attention you expect from locally operated businesses but also the value you deserve.
Please contact us if you need immediate assistance, wish to tour our funeral home or would like more information about our services.
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"The overall staff was very accommodating to our family's needs. The facility is very nice and well kept."
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