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Services & Obituaries
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Mary Simmons
January 25, 1926 ~
January 10, 2019
Date of Service: January 15, 2019


Marilyn A. Carter
January 16, 1939 ~
January 12, 2019
Date of Service: January 17, 2019


Berdena Ulmer
November 3, 1923 ~
December 24, 2018
Date of Service: January 18, 2019


Wallace Weber
November 12, 1937 ~
January 09, 2019


Roberta Brown
April 6, 1968 ~
January 08, 2019


Michael Bashore
October 6, 1951 ~
January 08, 2019


David Ng
December 24, 1942 ~
January 07, 2019


Stanley Gromek
March 30, 1922 ~
January 07, 2019


Viola Green
December 10, 1952 ~
January 06, 2019


David Gould
January 7, 1963 ~
January 05, 2019


 

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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~ Sandy N.
 
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