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Services & Obituaries
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Albert Janzen
April 21, 1924 ~
August 11, 2017
Date of Service: August 20, 2017


Dolla Weaver
May 5, 1934 ~
August 17, 2017
Date of Service: August 22, 2017


Willard Van Dyke
May 25, 1936 ~
August 17, 2017
Date of Service: August 22, 2017


Yvonne Pickett
November 8, 1915 ~
August 14, 2017
Date of Service: September 02, 2017


Kathleen Wheeler
December 13, 1933 ~
August 17, 2017


Geneva Garneski
April 8, 1925 ~
August 08, 2017


Bonnie Riddell
May 24, 1940 ~
August 07, 2017


Anne Karp
March 30, 1913 ~
August 07, 2017


Sandra Merwin
November 16, 1949 ~
August 06, 2017


Randy Chaney
May 20, 1953 ~
August 04, 2017


Norma Murdoch
August 18, 1941 ~
July 31, 2017


 

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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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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