Helping families celebrate a life lived.


Services & Obituaries

Lucille Grace Ghicadus
June 8, 1923 ~
November 08, 2019
Date of Service: November 15, 2019

Georgia Ann Flattum
December 28, 1933 ~
November 03, 2019
Date of Service: November 16, 2019

Carolyn York
May 9, 1940 ~
November 09, 2019

Marilyn Anne Hayenga
April 23, 1947 ~
November 06, 2019

Grant Curtis McGuire
August 28, 1959 ~
November 03, 2019

Walter Moss
November 24, 1934 ~
November 01, 2019

Diane R Haydon
August 25, 1949 ~
November 01, 2019

Emily Grace Uptain
November 1, 2019 ~
November 01, 2019

Donald E. Cape Sr.
February 12, 1936 ~
October 31, 2019


Dean W. Mann

April 19,1938 ~ September 09, 2019

Visitation: September 15, 2019 Vigil Service 5:00 P.M.
   Location: Dokken-Nelson
Service: September 16, 2019 10:00 A.M.
   Location: Holy Rosary Church

Dean Willmer Mann, 81, passed away on Monday, September 9, 2019 in Bozeman.  He was born on April 19, 1938 to Arthur and Clarada Mann in Wolf Point, MT. 

Dean graduated from Wolf Point High School in 1956 and then enlisted in the United States Navy where he served for four years before being honorably discharged.  Following his time in the Navy he went to radio school in Texas which lead to a 27-year career with Mountain Bell Telephone.

Dean was a member of the Knights of Columbus, Elks, and the American Legion.  When his children were young, he served as a Scout Master and President of the Glasgow Little League Baseball.  He enjoyed woodworking, camping with the Telephone Pioneer Camping Group, fishing, hunting, and rodeo.

Dean is survived by his wife of 58 years, Cecelia; sons, Doug and Scott Mann; brother, Lee Roy (Joyce) Mann and granddaughter, Allison. 

He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Steven Mann; brothers, Ralph and Russell Mann; and his twin sister, Julene Merwin.

Rosary will be recited at 4:30 P.M. Sunday, September 15, at Dokken-Nelson Funeral Service followed by a Vigil at 5 P.M.  Funeral Mass will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Monday, September 16, at Holy Rosary Catholic Church.  Interment with Military Honors will be at Sunset Hills Cemetery.

[Download Obituary in PDF Format] [Printable Version]

Online Condolences for Dean W. | Return to Obituaries

Pre-planning information
Family Feedback

"We greatly appreciate your help with the service.  Rachelle, your guidance and thoughtfulness made difficult decisions easier and helped to personalize the service.  Marilyn, you went above and beyond, securing an ideal reception location and helping throughout the luncheon.  T.J., thank you for your help during the service and the transition to the reception.  The DVD of photos & music will be loved for years to come.  We were all very pleased with dad's service and know we couldn't have done it without your help."

~ The B. Family
News & Events

SERVICE OF HOPE: Holiday Service of Remembrance
Sunday, December 1 ~ 2pm

Funeral Service to be Held Saturday, May 25

Now More Options Than Ever

How a Funeral Director Helps People Navigate Death

Take ACTION to Resolve Difficult Losses


© 2003-2019 Dokken-Nelson Funeral Service & Crematory. All rights reserved. 113 S. Willson Ave. | Bozeman, MT 59715 | 406.587.3184