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they're about celebrating life.
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Services & Obituaries

Willis 'Pat' Daniel
December 18, 1925 ~
October 19, 2014
Date of Service: October 26, 2014


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


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


Charles W. 'Chick' Hale, Jr.
June 24, 1927 ~
October 21, 2014


Richard D. Evans
January 28, 1924 ~
October 15, 2014


Mary Doyle
September 8, 1953 ~
October 14, 2014


Hazel Knight
January 17, 1918 ~
October 12, 2014


Dr. Albert Heetderks
July 2, 1928 ~
October 10, 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

"We greatly appreciate your help with the service.  Rachelle, your guidance and thoughtfulness made difficult decisions easier and helped to personalize the service.  Marilyn, you went above and beyond, securing an ideal reception location and helping throughout the luncheon.  T.J., thank you for your help during the service and the transition to the reception.  The DVD of photos & music will be loved for years to come.  We were all very pleased with dad's service and know we couldn't have done it without your help."

~ The B. Family
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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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