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Services & Obituaries
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Michael Hockel
August 29, 1945 ~
October 05, 2015
Date of Service: May 28, 2016


Robert Dyer
April 28, 1922 ~
May 10, 2016
Date of Service: May 29, 2016


Skyler Ness-Keller
May 8, 2000 ~
May 18, 2016
Date of Service: May 28, 2016


Patricia Daignault
June 21, 1954 ~
May 20, 2016
Date of Service: May 28, 2016


Michael Farmer
November 29, 1959 ~
May 23, 2016
Date of Service: May 30, 2016


Jeffrey Karn
November 27, 1955 ~
May 26, 2016
Date of Service: June 04, 2016


Evelyn E. Dean
August 24, 197 ~
May 23, 2016


Steve Ratke
January 17, 1948 ~
May 23, 2016


Sammy Weyand
January 28, 1934 ~
May 19, 2016


Claudean Weidenaar
January 6, 1945 ~
May 19, 2016


Eric Shelkey
December 6, 1951 ~
May 16, 2016


Constance Justice
May 12, 1929 ~
May 11, 2016


Margarret Bogue
November 29, 1940 ~
May 11, 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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"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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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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