Funerals aren't about death—
they're about celebrating life.
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Services & Obituaries

Sam Hofman
December 26, 1928 ~
July 19, 2014
Date of Service: July 24, 2014


Carl W. Idland
May 9, 1928 ~
July 22, 2014
Date of Service: July 26, 2014


John 'Ed' Welch
February 22, 1935 ~
July 22, 2014
Graveside Service: August 01, 2014


Helen L. Wilson
November 12, 1920 ~
July 20, 2014


Wanda Lammer
November 23, 1933 ~
July 20, 2014


Merrel Kesler
February 28, 1946 ~
July 17, 2014


Gary Dykman
June 29, 1943 ~
July 14, 2014


Elizabeth McClure
Date of Death: July 10, 2014

Peter Goeddel
November 7, 1952 ~
July 10, 2014


George Van Delinder
October 12, 1926 ~
July 04, 2014


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Our Facility

We recognize that families and friends gather most often at weddings, graduations, and funerals.  We've created a warm, home-like environment for fellowship and greeting so you can focus on your family and friends.

Our modern and spacious chapel, family room, and foyer comfortably accomodate 150 people.

Welcome to Dokken-Nelson

Located at 113 South Willson Avenue in Bozeman, Dokken-Nelson Funeral Service & Crematory is a full-service funeral home that has been serving the Gallatin Valley for more than 100 years.  This facility was opened in the fall of 1937 as a funeral home, and has remained as such since that time.

The Dokken-Nelson Funeral Service building was added to the Montana National Register of Historic Places on December 21, 1987.

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Front Office

When you enter our building, the front office is immediately to your left to ensure you have instant access to someone who will help you.

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Our Foyer

Families may use the foyer to greet guests during the visitation and/or ceremony, as well as for small receptions.

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Our Chapel

Our chapel, with its original stained glass windows, is warm and comforting.  A professional sound system and state-of-the-art DVD system have been installed for families to enjoy memorial video tributes.

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Family Room

The Family Room is part of our chapel and offers private family seating for ceremonies performed at Dokken-Nelson.  Semi-private and private entrances are available for families to use.

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Arrangement Conference Room

Our Arrangement Conference Room is warm and bright, providing a comfortable space to meet with you.

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Casket Display Room

Our Casket Display Room is brightly lit and open, providing you with a wide selection of caskets to consider.

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Urn Display Area

The Urn Display Area is located in the same room as the Casket Display Room, providing you with many options to choose from.  From bronze urns to scattering urns to keepsake urns, you can select the most appropriate urn(s) for your needs.

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Family Feedback

"You blessed us in many ways and we can only say 'Thanks' for your understanding and patience during our time of grief.  You have a compassion that comes from your heart.  You are a blessing-may God continue to use you to Bless others."

~ Sandy N.
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News & Events

EYES OF FREEDOM MEMORIAL: May 29 to June 1, 2014
Honoring Those Who've Answered the Call to Service

EYES OF FREEDOM MEMORIAL: VETERANS (& THEIR FAMILIES) OPENS TONIGHT!
Opening Ceremony Tonight, May 29, at 6:30pm

VIDEO: 2014 MEMORIAL DAY PARADE
Honoring Our Military

NEWS RELEASE: DOKKEN-NELSON FUNERAL SERVICE HOSTING EYES OF FREEDOM MEMORIAL
Memorial Honors Military Service & Sacrifice

NEWS RELEASE: Cell Phones for Soldiers Phone Drive Results
Memorial Day Phone Drive Provides More Than 30,000 Minutes to Troops

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