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Services & Obituaries
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Clarence Fey
May 21, 1926 ~
December 25, 2014
Date of Service: January 31, 2015


Nancy Robertson
May 29, 1944 ~
January 19, 2015


Annetta Mummey
August 19, 1955 ~
January 19, 2015


Joyce Richardson
February 28, 1930 ~
January 18, 2015


Mary Judd
March 16, 1922 ~
January 17, 2015


Michael Benton
January 23, 1963 ~
January 17, 2015


Marcia Peterson
January 7, 1937 ~
January 16, 2015


Shirley Baldwin
September 15, 1929 ~
January 16, 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

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