Helping families celebrate a life lived.


Services & Obituaries

Lois Milligan
October 25, 1929 ~
October 17, 2016
Date of Service: October 25, 2016

Mary Martin
July 7, 1956 ~
October 17, 2016
Date of Service: October 27, 2016

Ross MacPherson
May 12, 1938 ~
October 18, 2016
Date of Service: November 06, 2016

Ray Byerly
January 17, 1952 ~
October 18, 2016
Date of Service: October 29, 2016

Alice Dudley
June 27, 1936 ~
October 21, 2016
Date of Service: October 26, 2016

Nell Moore
February 14, 1923 ~
October 22, 2016
Date of Service: October 26, 2016

Rosemary Bashor
May 17, 1922 ~
October 23, 2016

William Grabow
September 10, 1924 ~
October 18, 2016

Douglas Abraham
March 24, 1943 ~
October 18, 2016

Carolyn Clark
September 22, 1930 ~
October 16, 2016

Idessa Tyers
November 22, 1924 ~
October 15, 2016

A. Donn Kesselheim
June 2, 1927 ~
October 15, 2016

Joyce Heidema
September 21, 1940 ~
October 12, 2016


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 200 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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Pre-planning information
Family Feedback

"Thank you for the wonderful care you took of my mother, father, and the whole family throughout her funeral process.  The service was beautiful, as was the video.  Thank you for allowing us to hold the reception there.  It was very comfortable and warm.  We so appreciate your caring, concern, and respect."

News & Events

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NEWS RELEASE: Have the Talk of a Lifetime
November 19 ~ 2pm & 6:30pm

Jim Mitchell Honored for 50 Years in the Funeral Industry
MFDA Recognizes 50-Year Commitment at State Convention

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


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