Funerals aren't about death—
they're about celebrating life.

Services & Obituaries

Carleen Crouse Parker
May 7, 1915 ~
April 17, 2014
Date of Service: April 26, 2014

Roger Edward Dunn
October 23, 1961 ~
April 17, 2014
Date of Service: April 24, 2014

Gertrude O'Connor
November 10, 1920 ~
April 20, 2014
Date of Service: April 29, 2014

Rita Foster
January 27, 1954 ~
April 19, 2014

Gladys Shelton
July 29, 1928 ~
April 17, 2014

Bettye White
March 16, 1923 ~
April 12, 2014

Brent 'B.J.' Vining
August 13, 1973 ~
April 10, 2014

Sydney Peterson
July 2, 1942 ~
April 09, 2014

Willard 'Bill' Keightley
October 8, 1927 ~
April 07, 2014

Shirley Sales
January 2, 1935 ~
April 07, 2014


Local Grief Resources

The staff at Dokken-Nelson is always available if you need assistance.  And following are some local grief resources that are free and open to the community. 


Journeys:  A healing journey to life during and after loss.

     Weekly-Mondays, 7-8:30pm, Bozeman Deaconess Hospital Pine Room

     Facilitated by Deb Gertiser, licensed bereavement counselor, 406.414.1644

SHARE:  Perinatal Loss Support

     Monthly-First Tuesday, 7pm, Bozeman Deaconess Chapel, 522.1644

Suicide Loss / Saving Lives:  Suicide Loss Support

     Monthly-First Thursday, 7pm, Bozeman Deaconess—Pine Room

     Facilitated by Ken Mottram, Bozeman Deaconess Spiritual Care, 570.8353


“Second Year and Beyond” Grief Support Group

     Second Tuesday of Each Month, 5:30-7pm, Cancer Support Community, 102 S. 11th, 582.1600

           Sponsored by Dokken-Nelson Funeral Service & Crematory


Living with Grief Support Group

     Weekly-Wednesdays, 5:30-7pm, Cancer Support Community, 102 S. 11th

     Facilitated by Jennifer Welton, Grief Services Coordinator, 522.1839


Bereavement Support

     Please call for current sessions and support information, 556.0640

     Upcoming 9-Week Sessions:  Located at Rocky Mountain Hospice

     Tuesdays, starting February 11, 5:30-7pm

     Facilitated by Cindy Pipinich, Chaplain and Social Worker


Support for those who have experienced the death of a child.

     Call for current meetings:  Facilitated by Kathy Braun, 539.3491


Author, Educator, Grief Counselor ~

Family Feedback

"You blessed us in many ways and we can only say 'Thanks' for your understanding and patience during our time of grief.  You have a compassion that comes from your heart.  You are a blessing-may God continue to use you to Bless others."

~ Sandy N.
News & Events

Bereavement Support Group
9 Weeks:  Starts 2/11, 5:30pm

NEWS RELEASE: Cell Phones for Soldiers Phone Drive Results
Memorial Day Phone Drive Provides More Than 30,000 Minutes to Troops

Dokken-Nelson Partners with Cell Phones for Soldiers
$1,000 Memorial Day Match

NEWS RELEASE: Green Burial
Dokken-Nelson Receives GBC Three Leaf Rating

D-N Team Members Travel to Harvard


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