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.


03/31/2015 - 2:18pm
  In the early morning hours of Sunday, March 29, 2015, beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend Viola Ruth Coulter Ware quietly died. Her passing was, as she wished, in her sleep and in her own bed, in her own home. Viola Ruth Coulter was born, the middle child of five children, to Joseph Samuel Coulter and Eva May Miller Coulter on July 18, 1922, in Jamestown, North...
Mon, 03/30/2015 - 4:22pm
  Funeral services for Russell Vernon “Russ” Martin, 77, of Miles City were Monday morning, March 30, 2015, in the First Lutheran Church in Miles City. Interment followed in the Custer County Cemetery. Mr. Martin died Wednesday, March 25, 2015, at his home in Miles City with his
Thu, 03/26/2015 - 1:50pm
  Dr. Malcolm Duncan Winter Jr., 86, died early Thursday morning, March 19, 2015, at the Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City after four months of declining health. Dr. Winter was born prematurely at 4.5 pounds in Miles City on June 8, 1928, the son of Dr. Malcolm and Martha Winter. He grew up
Thu, 03/26/2015 - 1:49pm
  Gerald Richard Gibbs, 89, of Jordan died Saturday, March 21, 2015, at the Eastern Montana Veteran Home in Glendive. Mr. Gibbs was born on July 23, 1925, in Miles City, the son of Roy and Nora Leibole Gibbs. He grew up on the family ranch near Jordan where he attended various country schools
Mon, 03/23/2015 - 2:55pm
  The moon blinked for a moment on March 18th, 2015 to mark the passing of long time Miles City resident Alene Gilmore Hoye.  She grew up in the midst of a larger than life family of pioneers, scouts, ranchers and entrepreneurs (her father built the 600 Bar in Miles City, and Tom Gilmores
Mon, 03/23/2015 - 2:52pm
  Howard Arthur Henderson, 91, of Miles City died Tuesday, March 17, 2015, at home surrounded by his wife and family. Mr. Henderson was born to Agnes and Andrew Henderson on June 4, 1923, in Edgemont, South Dakota. He was a cattle rancher most of his life. He was raised on his parents’