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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


 

Social Security & Veterans Benefits

How Do I Go About Filing For and Notifying Social Security and the Veterans Administration?

Dokken-Nelson files the appropriate paperwork for the Death Certificate, official notification to the Social Security Administration, notification to the Gallatin County and Federal Veterans Administrations, and for life insurance benefits.

Social Security

Dokken-Nelson will file the notification to the Social Security Administration.  However, families will need to meet with them to determine benefits.

     Local Office
     Social Security Administration
     3205 North 27th Avenue
     Bozeman, MT 59715
     406.586.4501 | 800.772.1213

Veterans Benefits

To process Veterans Benefits you will need to provide a copy of the decedent's DD-214 discharge document.

For each honorably discharged veteran, all Montana counties provide:

  1. Death benefits of up to $500
  2. Military honors
  3. An American flag
  4. A headstone if buried in a cemetery
  5. A free plot for decedent and spouse if buried in a state or national* veterans cemetery

*NOTE:  The closest state cemetery is Fort Harrison in Helena, MT.  The closest national cemetery is located in Laurel, MT

Your loved one may also be eligible for Federal VA benefits. 

     Local Office
     Veterans Affairs Division
     350 Airport Road
     Belgrade, MT 59714-8568
     406.388.4601

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