Monthly archive

August, 2014

  •   The life of Marna Anne Derenburger Goddard was celebrated at an informal service on Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, at 102 Bridge St. in Reedpoint. A potluck lunch followed the service. Mrs. Goddard died Friday, Aug. 8, 2014. She was born Feb. 2, 1946, to Martin and Clara Derenburger in Jordan. She grew up and attended school in Miles City. She and...
  •   James Brently “Brent” Murnion, 54, of Halliday, North Dakota, died unexpectedly and peacefully at his home with his wife Sabra by his side. There simply aren’t enough pages to describe the unique, beautiful human being he was. Mr. Murnion had two loves in his life. He was born with diesel in his blood. Trucking started for...
  •   Blanche Mae Wood, 64, passed away on Friday, August 8, 2014.  Blanche was born February 18, 1950 in Miles City, Montana, the daughter of Eugene and Mae Wood, of Stacey, Montana. She attended the South Stacey School through the eighth grade, graduating from Custer County High School in Miles City in 1968. She then attended Montana State...
  •   Funeral services for Patricia M. Susag, 71, of Scobey, were Monday, Aug. 4, 2014, in the Scobey Lutheran Church with Pastors Paul Landeraaen and Charles Kelly officiating. Interment was at the family farm. Mrs. Susag died Tuesday, July 29, 2014, at the Daniels Memorial Healthcare Center in Scobey where she lost her battle with pancreatic...
  •   Edward Arthur Brown, 69, of Miles City died peacefully on the evening of Friday, Aug. 15, 2014, after a long battle with emphysema. He was being visited and comforted by family members at home.  Mr. Brown was born on Oct. 13, 1944, in Pontiac, Michigan. He was the son of Arthur and Francis Brown. He was a career naval officer who...
  •   Matt Brossman of the Jackson Contractor Group, Inc., said the biggest struggle his company faced with the new National Guard Readiness Center for Montana Department of Military Affairs in Miles City was the existing conditions.  “Tough, fat, expansive clays,” Bossman said, meaning they had to bring in thousands of yards of...
  •   On Sunday morning a Miles City man was apparently the victim of a train-pedestrian accident at the Fourth Street rail crossing.  According to Custer County Sheriff Tony Harbaugh, authorities received a call around 6 a.m. that it appeared there was a body on the railroad tracks. Miles City Police, Miles City Fire & Rescue and Custer...
  • Randy and Katie Ward of Broadus have announced the engagement of their son, Abe Ward, to Shaye Murphy, daughter of Randy and Diane Murphy of Riveton, Utah.  The couple plan to marry September 4 in Sandy, Utah with a reception to be held in Broadus on September 19.
  •   When Phyllis Landa and her two great-nieces Alivia Landa, 7, and Ava Landa, 5, came to town Thursday afternoon, they found the girls’ cat had stolen a ride in the engine compartment for more than 100 miles. Phyllis said Arthur rode quietly from a ranch south of Boyes to Miles City, even over very bumpy dirt roads. Phyllis stopped to...
  •   Alice Marie Swift, 83, of Miles City went to be with the Lord on Aug. 20th at Holy Rosary Hospital of natural causes. She was born as Alice Marie Isle in Brainerd, Minnesota, on April 1, 1931 and attended schools in Brainerd. Alice married Archie Leo Swift on March 22, 1946 and the couple moved to Montana in 1951. To this union 11 children...