Monthly archive

May, 2014

  •   Elizabeth (Betty) Louisa Haun , our loving mother, grandmother, and friend died peacefully at her home with family in Billings, Montana on May 22, 2014.  She is now in the presence of her Lord and Savior. She was born in Baker, Montana on September 4, 1922, to parents Emil and Antionette Weyerbacher, who migrated to their Montana...
  •   Erna Rath Schwindt, 96, of Miles City died Sunday, May 25, 2014. She was born Dec. 25, 1917, in Tuttle, North Dakota, to Germans from Russia immigrants John H. and Magdalena Vollmer Rath. Mrs. Schwindt was raised on a farm and attended grade school in Tuttle, North Dakota.  She moved to Jordan shortly after her marriage to Samuel...
  •   Betty Daniels Arneson, 89, died Thursday, May 22, 2014, while living in Miles City. Mrs. Arneson was born on the family farm in Richland County on July 22, 1924, to Charles Daniels and Ruby Esler Daniels. She was educated at nearby East Lone Butte country school and graduated from Sidney High School in Sidney in 1942. She attended Eastern...
  • In Montana and around the United States, Memorial Day will be observed Monday, May 26. Originally known as Decoration Day, the day began as a time to honor Union soldiers who had given their lives in the Civil War. After World War I, it became a day to honor the men and women who died in any military action or war. Following World War II, the name...
  •   By AMORETTE ALLISON    Star Staff Writer On the one hand, Steve Haverluck wouldn’t go back into combat “for a billion dollars.” On the other hand, if he were still young and were called to serve, he would “go again.” Haverluck, 88, a native of Gorham, N. D., was one of 11 children of Ukrainian...
  •   Memorial service for Adeline Sylvia (Root) Bartle, 92, will be held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, May 29, 2014 at Bustard’s Funeral Home in Casper.  Inurnment will take place at Sunset Memorial Garden in Billings, MT at a later date.  Adeline died Monday, May 9, 2014. Adeline was born in Westmore, Montana on April 24, 1922 to...
  •   Donald “Gene” Huseby, 85, died peacefully on Monday, May 19, 2014, at the Prairie Community Hospital/Nursing Home in Terry. Mr. Huseby was born, March 18, 1929, in Circle, the eldest child of Elvin and Mable Emry Huseby. He graduated from Circle High School in 1947.  After working on the family farm several years, he was...
  •   Wanda Mae Smith, 88, of Huron, South Dakota, died on Wednesday, May 21, 2014, at the Avera Heart Hospital in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Her funeral service will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 27, 2014, at the Congregational United Church of Christ in Huron with burial at the Restlawn Memory Gardens Cemetery in Huron. Visitation with the family...
  •   Gladys E. Strait, 83, of Miles City, died Monday, May 19, 2014, at Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City. She was born in Miles City on Nov. 12, 1930, to Don and Gertrude (Darlington). She attended high school in Broadus. She married James Milton and to this union three children, Don, Russ and Geraldine, were born. She loved knitting,...
  •   Students in the Custer County District High School Class of 2014 will start new pages of their lives on Sunday, May 25, when they cross the stage in the CCDHS gym and are presented with their diplomas. Commencement starts at 2 p.m. and is open to the public. The CCDHS Band, under the direction of Joe Sutton, will play the processional,...