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Services & Obituaries
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Deborah Sullivan
May 14, 1959 ~
February 19, 2015
Date of Service: February 28, 2015


Frank Foster
January 15, 1970 ~
February 21, 2015
Date of Service: February 28, 2015


Alexis Abraham
August 13, 1002 ~
February 22, 2015
Date of Service: February 28, 2015


Jay Hastings
February 2, 1962 ~
February 23, 2015
Date of Service: March 03, 2015


Raymond Smith
May 11, 1925 ~
February 26, 2015
Date of Service: March 03, 2015


Helen G. Jensen
March 10, 1022 ~
February 26, 2015


Gary Wooden
February 2, 1941 ~
February 24, 2015


Peggy Voorhees
July 28, 1949 ~
February 22, 2015


William Johnson
November 4, 1953 ~
February 17, 2015


Peter Morey
September 18, 1995 ~
February 16, 2015


Betty Houghton
September 7, 1929 ~
February 14, 2015


Marguerite Newey
April 20, 1923 ~
February 13, 2015


 

Social Security & Veterans Benefits

How Do I Go About Filing For and Notifying Social Security and the Veterans Administration?

Dokken-Nelson files the appropriate paperwork for the Death Certificate, official notification to the Social Security Administration, notification to the Gallatin County and Federal Veterans Administrations, and for life insurance benefits.

Social Security

Dokken-Nelson will file the notification to the Social Security Administration.  However, families will need to meet with them to determine benefits.

     Local Office
     Social Security Administration
     3205 North 27th Avenue
     Bozeman, MT 59715
     406.586.4501 | 800.772.1213

Veterans Benefits

To process Veterans Benefits you will need to provide a copy of the decedent's DD-214 discharge document.

For each honorably discharged veteran, all Montana counties provide:

  1. Death benefits of up to $500
  2. Military honors
  3. An American flag
  4. A headstone if buried in a cemetery
  5. A free plot for decedent and spouse if buried in a state or national* veterans cemetery

*NOTE:  The closest state cemetery is Fort Harrison in Helena, MT.  The closest national cemetery is located in Laurel, MT

Your loved one may also be eligible for Federal VA benefits. 

     Local Office
     Veterans Affairs Division
     350 Airport Road
     Belgrade, MT 59714-8568
     406.388.4601

Pre-planning information
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"Thank you for all you did for us regarding our Dad's funeral.  I know many times you went the extra mile for us and we appreciate it.  As hard as it was, you made the planning easier.  Chris, you have a gift and may you continue to bless people.  We will always be grateful for you."

~ Darlene D. & Family
 
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