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Evelyn Triemstra
February 20, 1923 ~
September 19, 2016
Date of Service: September 26, 2016


Erwin Halvorson
January 4, 1922 ~
September 20, 2016
Date of Service: September 29, 2016


Bessie Miller
October 31, 1917 ~
September 20, 2016
Date of Service: September 25, 2016


Robert Hulbert
November 1, 1955 ~
September 21, 2016
Date of Service: September 24, 2016


Sheryl Coppedge
December 18, 1951 ~
September 21, 2016
Date of Service: October 01, 2016


Jeanette Zinner
September 30, 1940 ~
September 21, 2016
Date of Service: September 27, 2016


Jean Clem
January 25, 1931 ~
September 22, 2016
Date of Service: September 29, 2016


Linda Westbrook
December 27, 1944 ~
September 22, 2016


Kelvin 'Lee' Culbertson
August 26, 1957 ~
September 17, 2016


Philip Holt
March 7, 1933 ~
September 16, 2016


Anna Healey
March 1, 1920 ~
September 16, 2016


Daniel Hanson
May 15, 1935 ~
September 14, 2016


Everett Killam
February 2, 1938 ~
September 13, 2016


Roy Cattrell
June 5, 1923 ~
September 13, 2016


 

Understanding Cremation

Cremation is the process of reducing the body to bone and skeletal fragments through the use of intense heat and flame.  Upon completion of the cremation and a subsequent cooling period, the cremated remains (skeletal framework) are removed from the chamber and then processed—reduced into a smaller consistency.

By state statute, cremation takes place after a 24-hour waiting period, after release by the county medical examiner is received, and all legal authorizations are completed by the person(s) with legal authority. Medical devices—pacemakers, prostheses, radioactive implants, etc.—must be removed as they pose a serious hazard when subjected to intense heat or flame.

Cremation is a private, personal service.  Dokken-Nelson Funeral Service & Crematory operates its own on-site crematory that is fully-licensed by the State of Montana. Cremation takes place at our facility, and is performed under our strict supervision and in accordance with professional standards and state regulations.

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"Thank you seems too inadequate to express the true feelings in my heart for the way you handled the military service.  I know he would have approved of your efficient and caring manner and so do I.  Thanks again, too, for your kindness.  I shall always recommend your services to all I come in contact with."

~ Dottie F.
 
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