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they're about celebrating life.
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Services & Obituaries

Clifford Hysell
April 7, 1942 ~
October 26, 2014
Date of Service: October 31, 2014


William Berndt
October 17, 1927 ~
October 30, 2014


Jacqueline Schaffer
September 2, 1934 ~
October 27, 2014


Maryon Border
March 9, 1919 ~
October 26, 2014


Lilah Duncan
March 8, 1925 ~
October 25, 2014


Matthew Reid
August 22, 1954 ~
October 24, 2014


James A. Livers
April 26, 1921 ~
October 21, 2014


Susan K. McCaw
October 29, 1940 ~
October 21, 2014


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Pre-Planning Experts

Whether you wish to be buried or cremated, Dokken-Nelson is committed to making the advance funeral planning process as easy as possible. A pre-need conference eliminates much of the emotional stress of making decisions after a loved one's passing.

Why pre-plan?

  • Funeral pre-planning is, in many ways, a final gift from you to your loved ones.
  • You help ensure that your wishes are carried out with dignity and respect.
  • By planning ahead you have time to make more thoughtful and informed decisions.
  • There are no charges associated with a pre-planning consultation.
  • Pre-planning can take place in the convenience and comfort of your home.
  • Funeral pre-planning doesn’t have to mean pre-paying.
  • Proceeds from a life insurance policy can be used to cover final expenses.
  • Funeral trusts / burial policies are transferable.

Should you choose to pre-fund:

  • When held in an insurance pre-need contract, all growth on your funeral plan is tax free.
  • Montana & Federal Laws provide some options that protect your funded pre-arrangement plan from being counted as an asset if you are applying for Medicaid.
  • Set aside funds are immediately available to pay toward funeral costs without probate or delay.

If you would like to schedule a pre-planning conference or create a file with some preliminary information please contact us at 587.3184 or info@dokkennelson.com.

Pre-planning information
Family Feedback

"You have been such a special blessing to us!  Thanks for all the wonderful things you do, both great and small, to make occassions like the celebration of Mom's life such a special time.  Your service was impeccable and you are much appreciated!"

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News & Events

Free Pre-Planning Seminar

Thursday, Oct 9, 2pm or 6:30pm ~ Holiday Inn Bozeman



Hope Lutheran Grief Support Group
8-Weeks: Starts 10/6/14, at 6:30pm

Rocky Mtn Hospice Bereavement Support Group
9 Weeks:  Starts 9/16/14, 5:30pm

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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