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Services & Obituaries
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Mac McKinsey
June 1, 1920 ~
May 06, 2019
Date of Service: June 27, 2019


Julie Gossack
August 2, 1969 ~
June 20, 2019
Date of Service: June 28, 2019


Eris 'Bea' Black
December 11, 1922 ~
February 04, 2019
Date of Service: June 29, 2019


Marcia Woodland
August 7, 1932 ~
June 20, 2019


Arthur "Lee" Smith
January 13, 1947 ~
June 19, 2019


Sandra Harris
October 10, 1944 ~
June 18, 2019


Jack Burns
October 27, 1926 ~
June 12, 2019


Sally Van Delinder
May 17, 1962 ~
June 12, 2019


Richard 'Dick' Walker
April 9, 1927 ~
June 11, 2019


Louis Richard Spain
March 31, 1940 ~
June 11, 2019


 

Understanding Cremation

Cremation is the process of reducing the body to bone and skeletal fragments through the use of intense heat and flame.  Upon completion of the cremation and a subsequent cooling period, the cremated remains (skeletal framework) are removed from the chamber and then processed—reduced into a smaller consistency.

By state statute, cremation takes place after a 24-hour waiting period, after release by the county medical examiner is received, and all legal authorizations are completed by the person(s) with legal authority. Medical devices—pacemakers, prostheses, radioactive implants, etc.—must be removed as they pose a serious hazard when subjected to intense heat or flame.

Cremation is a private, personal service.  Dokken-Nelson Funeral Service & Crematory operates its own on-site crematory that is fully-licensed by the State of Montana. Cremation takes place at our facility, and is performed under our strict supervision and in accordance with professional standards and state regulations.

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"You and your staff are true professionals.  You went way and above your call of duty.  All of us are so grateful for that, and we will remember the extra act of kindness the rest of our lives.  We thank you so very much."

~ Betty & Family
 
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