Obituary Policy

The Miles City Star offers a brief death notice free of charge, which lists the person's age, hometown, date of death and pending services. Full obituaries with photos and wording of your choice are billed at the Star's open rate of $7.45 per column inch. For questions or to inquire about a free death notice, contact Denise Hartse at the Miles City Star at 406-234-0450 or email To inquire about a paid obituary, contact the Star advertising department at 406-234-0450 or email Thank you.


02/10/2016 - 2:20pm
Charles K. (Bud) Failing, formerly of Miles City, Montana, passed away Sunday, February 7, 2016, in Quitman, Georgia. Mr. Failing was born in 1921 to Charles K. Failing, Sr., and Ethel Failing in the state of New York. He grew up on a farm south of Terre Haute, Indiana, and graduated from Pimento High School. He attended Indiana State College in Terre Haute. In 1942 during World War II, Mr....
Wed, 02/10/2016 - 2:18pm
Clark W. Irion, 66, former Miles City resident, died in Billings on Monday, Feb. 8, 2016, in his home after a courageous fight with cancer.  Visitation will be Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016, at Stevenson and Sons Funeral Home in Miles City with family receiving friends from 4 to 6 p.m. Funeral
Wed, 02/10/2016 - 2:17pm
Graveside Service for Minnie Hulford will be held at 1:00 p.m., February 17, 2016 at Sunset Memorial Gardens in Missoula, MT with Pastor Dave Lodwig officiating. Minnie F. Hulford, age 95, of Gillette, WY passed away at Pioneer Manor on February 6, 2015 in Gillette. Minnie Francis Hulford was born
Tue, 02/09/2016 - 2:53pm
Dustin Roger Hickey “Gentle Giant” died Monday, Feb. 1, 2016, in Odessa, Texas, due to unexpected medical complications, with his fiancée Virginia “Mariel” Vera by his side. Visitation will be Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016, with the family receiving friends from 4 to 6 p.m
Tue, 02/09/2016 - 2:52pm
Gary Eugene Bull, 78, died peacefully on the evening of Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016, succumbing to a hard-fought battle with Alzheimer’s. He was being visited and comforted by family members at Sheridan Manor in Sheridan, Wyoming, at the time of his death.  Born in Miles City on May 17, 1937
Fri, 02/05/2016 - 2:52pm
Jeanne Urban, age 97, died peacefully on Saturday, January 30 at Holy Rosary Residential Living in Miles City, Montana, following a brief stay there.  Jeanne was born Dorothy Jeanne White in Minot, North Dakota on September 25, 1918 to parents Helen and L.A. White. She was the middle child of
Fri, 02/05/2016 - 2:51pm
Danny Stein, 62, of Miles City died Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016, at Billings Clinic in Billings. Funeral services will be Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016, at 2 p.m. at Stevenson and Sons Funeral Home in Miles City. Interment will be at a later date.
Fri, 02/05/2016 - 2:51pm
Michelle “Shelly” Ames (Old Bull) Bad Bear, 49, of Rapid City, South Dakota, lost her battle to the effects of substance abuse early Wednesday morning, Feb. 3, 2016. She had been sober for almost a year and was very proud of that accomplishment, but the physical effect of the abuse had
Thu, 02/04/2016 - 2:49pm
Jay Brandon Randall passed away peacefully at home on January 28, 2016. He was born February 6, 1936, in Wolf Point, MT, the son of Bruce and Evelyn Randall. Jay graduated from Wolf Point High School in 1954, attended college in Missoula and Bozeman, and received his degree in Civil Engineering
Thu, 02/04/2016 - 2:48pm
Daniel Kraft, 78, of Otter, died on Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016, at Saint Vincent’s Hospital in Billings. Funeral services will be Friday, Feb. 5, 2015, at 1 p.m. at the Powder River Congregational Church in Broadus. Interment will follow in the Valley View Cemetery in Broadus. Condolences may be