Funerals aren't about death—
they're about celebrating life.
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Services & Obituaries
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Marcella Nopper
March 4, 1936 ~
November 11, 2014
Date of Service: December 06, 2014


Frances Cox
July 16, 1922 ~
November 26, 2014


Derrick Simmons
June 10, 1992 ~
November 23, 2014


Ethel Barnes
January 7, 1932 ~
November 19, 2014


James Schwindt
September 24, 1976 ~
November 19, 2014


Becky Held
July 24, 1929 ~
November 16, 2014


David Hancox
March 1, 1955 ~
November 16, 2014


George Cole
July 12, 1943 ~
November 14, 2014


 

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 and 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 question.

Pre-planning information
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"I just wanted to thank you for all your help with my dad's funeral.  Planning a funeral can be very stressful, but you took such care that we were never confused or stressed about anything.  It was so easy to call and talk with you and ask questions.  You presented all the options to us clearly to let us decide about things, and then you made them happen at the service so we didn't have to do anything.  You are so very good at your job."

~ Sandi C.
 
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SERVICE OF HOPE: Holiday Service of Remembrance
Sunday, December 7 ~ 2pm

HAVE THE TALK OF A LIFETIME
Click to Request Your Free Guidebook

NEWS RELEASE: Have the Talk of a Lifetime
November 19 ~ 2pm & 6:30pm

Free Pre-Planning Seminar

Thursday, Oct 9, 2pm or 6:30pm ~ Holiday Inn Bozeman



Hope Lutheran Grief Support Group
8-Weeks: Starts 10/6/14, at 6:30pm

 


     
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