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Services & Obituaries
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Martha Adams
February 22, 1920 ~
January 18, 2016
Date of Service: July 02, 2016


Eric Shelkey
December 6, 1951 ~
May 16, 2016
Date of Service: June 30, 2016


Isiah Cooper
June 26, 1944 ~
June 16, 2016
Date of Service: June 25, 2016


Violet Johnson
April 17, 1921 ~
June 19, 2016
Date of Service: July 08, 2016


Mary Parmer Terpstra
October 28, 1918 ~
June 21, 2016
Date of Service: June 29, 2016


Louise Ogle
March 22, 1921 ~
June 16, 2016


Mildred Voth
July 3, 1926 ~
June 13, 2016


Leroy Casagranda
May 8, 1935 ~
June 12, 2016


Walter Kirke Frantz
December 1, 1917 ~
June 12, 2016


Fredrick Traeger
June 28, 1930 ~
June 11, 2016


Dora Harrington
April 20, 1927 ~
June 10, 2016


Don Dykema
February 15, 1929 ~
June 09, 2016


 

What Happens in the Arrangement Conference?

The arrangement conference takes approximately one-and-a-half to two hours and typically takes place at our office—however, we can meet wherever you are most comfortable. The arrangement conference is a time to get all of your questions answered and begin making the plans as to how you would like to “say goodbye.”  

When you come in to make arrangements for your loved one, we will guide you through the steps to arrange ceremonies and final disposition, including:

  • Learning about your loved one to ensure the services planned are a reflection of their life
  • Reviewing and discussing information and documents for either burial or cremation
  • Discussing wishes regarding personalizing the ceremony, such as memorial folders, video tributes, and more
  • Helping compose an obituary
  • Gathering information for the legal documents such as the death certificate

Items you will want to bring to the arrangement conference:

  • Clothes (whether selecting burial or cremation)
  • Photo to include with obituary
  • DD214 discharge document for veterans
  • Personal cosmetics if desired
  • Personal mementos you may want buried or cremated with your loved one

The staff at Dokken-Nelson is available to you 24-hours-a-day—everyday. Our telephones are answered by a staff member—never by an answering service. Don't ever hesitate to call us at 587.3184 if you have a question.

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"Let me thank you for the care you took with my father and family.  You and all the staff at Dokken-Nelson were wonderful.  We appreciate all you did for us; it was wonderful not having to worry about anything during this very sad time."

~ M. J.
 
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HAVE THE TALK OF A LIFETIME
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NEWS RELEASE: Have the Talk of a Lifetime
November 19 ~ 2pm & 6:30pm

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

EYES OF FREEDOM MEMORIAL: VETERANS (& THEIR FAMILIES) OPENS TONIGHT!
Opening Ceremony Tonight, May 29, at 6:30pm

 


     
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