Obituary Policy

The Miles City Star offers both free and paid obituaries. Free obituaries have no photo and follow a standard newspaper format. Most of the obituaries visible on this page are examples of that format. Paid obituaries include a photo and wording of your choice and are billed at the open rate of $7.45 per column inch.


03/02/2015 - 2:14pm
  Ethel Rosamond Huson Swick, 93, was born March 19, 1921, in Dilworth, Minnesota, the youngest of four children of railroad steam locomotive engineer Robert Henry Huson (1884-1963) and Selma Rue Huson (1896-1967).  Her siblings have all pre-deceased her.  She grew up in Dilworth doing the normal things, like tipping over the outhouse (while the local policeman was in it) on...
Fri, 02/27/2015 - 2:50pm
  Joyce Elizabeth Botnen, 95, of Miles City died Monday, Feb. 23, 2015, at Sidney Extended Care. Mrs. Botnen was born in Kirksville, Missouri, on Jan. 16, 1927, the daughter of Guy James Sunderland and Mary Elizabeth Loe. The family moved to Sidney in the 1930s. She grew up and attended
Wed, 02/25/2015 - 2:30pm
  Dolores Carter, 87, of Broadus died Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015, at the Powder River Manor in Broadus with her husband Kenneth by her side. Dolores Bone Carter was born on Dec. 27, 1927, the daughter of A.J. and Gladys Bone in Rainy River, Canada.  On Sept. 14, 1949, she met the love of her
Wed, 02/25/2015 - 2:30pm
  Robert Michael “Mike” Anderson, 63, of Miles City died Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015, at his home in Miles City. He was born in Miles City on Sept. 8, 1951. He was the third of seven children born to Robert and LouEtta Anderson. Mr. Anderson grew up on the family ranch at Knowlton,
Wed, 02/25/2015 - 2:29pm
  Montie Rae Martelle died Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015, at the Billings Clinic after an extended illness. She was born the second of three children on Oct. 22, 1956, in Miles City to Merna Beeler Martelle and Robert M. Martelle. She was raised in Miles City and graduated from Custer County
Mon, 02/23/2015 - 2:34pm
  Ruth (Hall Harken) Hickel age 91 of Ulm, died Saturday February 21, 2015 of natural causes at Benefis Hospital in Great Falls.   Ruth was born on August 15, 1923, in Absorkee, to Alta May and Harry Hall.  After her mother’s death Ruth spent time at an orphanage in Twin
Mon, 02/23/2015 - 2:32pm
  Theresa Yvonne LaFranier, 59, died at her home on Friday, Feb. 20, 2015. She was born July 23, 1955, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, to Robert Henry and Wanda Dell Norseworthy Nobe. She graduated from Custer County District High School in Miles City. On Oct. 26, 1996, she married Leslie J.
Mon, 02/23/2015 - 2:29pm
  BRYAN, OHIO — Alina Victoria Simon, age 18, of Burbank, California, and formerly of Fort Collins, Colorado, passed away on Tuesday, February 17, 2015, in Springfield, Ohio, where she was attending Wittenberg University as a freshman after finishing her high school education in just
Fri, 02/20/2015 - 3:59pm
  Richard Lowell Carlson, 70, of Miles City, died on Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015, at the Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City. Mr. Carlson was born on Nov. 21, 1944, in Alexandria, Virginia, the son of Cleo and Irena Holmquist Carlson. He grew up in the Truman, Minnesota, area on the family farm.
Thu, 02/19/2015 - 2:10pm
  Elmer Robert Scheid, 88, of Terry, died Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015, at the Prairie County Hospital in Terry. Mr. Scheid was born in a sod house on the family farm north of Hazen, North Dakota, on June 10, 1926, to Arthur F. Scheid and Hilda E. Link Scheid. He was baptized on June 22, 1926, at