Monthly archive

August, 2015

  •   Frederick Chauncey Schreiber “Little Freddy,” 88 years of age, passed away peacefully in the early morning hours of May 27, 2015 at his home in Garden Grove, California.  Born and raised in Miles City, Montana and raised by father Frederick and mother Norma (Tarbox) Schreiber, Fred also had two younger sisters, Zona Gail...
  •   In the early morning hours of Saturday, July 25, 2015, Ruth “GG” Delila Carlson, 82, died peacefully with her family by her side at Billings Deaconess Hospital in Billing. She was born in the town of Marsh in Prairie County on Oct. 7, 1932. She was the fourth child of Magdalena and Gottlieb Gaub. Her formative years were spent...
  •   John H. Habinck, 83, former Miles City resident, died Saturday, June 13, 2015, in Rapid City, South Dakota, after a bout with cancer. He served in the Air Force during the Korean Conflict. He was cremated and no services were held. Should friends desire, condolences may be sent to Marjorie Habinck, 715 Dakota Dr. Apt. 201, Rapid City, SD...
  •   John William “Manka” Mankameyer, 81, nationally respected Montana potter of Miles City, died on Friday, July 31, 2015, at 8 p.m., while staying at the Billings Health Clinic for rehabilitation of a stroke. A native to Miles City,Mr. Mankameyer was born Nov. 12, 1933, the second and last child, to William C. and Clara E....
  •   Marie Elsie Jacobson, 82, of Laughlin, Nevada, died Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015. She was at total peace and was surrounded by her entire, loving family. Mrs. Jacobson was born Nov. 27, 1932. She left this world with a legacy of love and caring for others. She will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her, but we know we will be together...
  •   Buford Eugene Griffin, 83, of Ismay, died peacefully Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015, surrounded by his family.  Mr. Griffin was born on March 13, 1932, in Ismay. He was the third child of Robert and Katherine Cummings Griffin. Mr. Griffin was raised in the Foundation community where he attended school through the eighth grade. At age 9, he...
  •   Lillian Marie Sweeten, 75, of Circle died Sunday, Aug. 2, 2015, in Circle. She was born on March 13, 1940, in Everett, Washington, to Marjorie and Ernest Millholland. In 1943, along with her sister Jean and her brothers Jim and Mike, she was put in the home of Magnus Simmons and Aleda Borkavick as their foster children where they would...
  •   The Miles City Outlaws baseball team finished their 2015 season earlier this month, participating in the Can Am High School Baseball Championships held in Warden, WA.  There were five teams in the division the Outlaws competed in. All of the teams were players made up of Juniors in High School to College Sophomores. The Outlaws...
  •   The 20th Annual Relay For Life in Miles City will be Friday evening, Aug. 14, at the track on the Miles Community College campus. This year’s relay event will end at midnight Friday, Aug. 14. In previous years, the relay activities continued throughout the night and into Saturday morning, ending at 7 a.m. The Miles City Relay For...
  •   Ralph Clifton Carlat, another of the last of the “old-time cowboys,” died peacefully in the morning hours of Monday, Aug. 3, 2015, at the Powder River Manor in Broadus.  Ninety-three years ago, a journey of a lifetime began for Mr. Carlat. The oldest son of Lester T. Carlat and Jennie Maude Palmer, he was born on Aug. 27,...