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.


05/28/2015 - 4:38pm
  David “Dave” Lee Dobie, 68, died Tuesday, May 26, 2015, in  his home in Glendive. He was born Nov. 19, 1946. He is survived by his brothers, Dan Dobie of Miles City, Bill Dobie of Bozeman and Darryl Dobie of Denver, Colorado. Mr. Dobie was preceded in death by his sister, Ida O’Daniel; his mother, Eileen Dobie; and his father, Albert Dobie. Cremation has already...
Thu, 05/28/2015 - 4:36pm
  Ruth E. (Klein) Melcher, former Forsyth resident, died on Tuesday, May 26, 2015, at her home in Missoula.  Mrs. Melcher was born in the family home near Olerichs, South Dakota, on June 20, 1924, to Josephine and Frank Klein, the seventh of eight children. The family endured the Great
Wed, 05/27/2015 - 2:33pm
  The Lord took Robert C. Bond, 69, of Terry on May 23, 2015, at the Holy Rosary Extended Care Facility in Miles City. Mr. Bond was born on Aug. 6, 1945, in Terry, the son of Ira Clell and Ethel Ann (Hansen) Bond. He attended grade school in Terry, and graduated from Terry High School with the
Wed, 05/27/2015 - 2:31pm
  Blake C. Beeler, 57. of Miles City, died on Saturday, May 23, 2015. Mr. Beeler was fun; he loved his family with abandon. When he smiled we all smiled with him. He impacted all of us, young and old, with his touch, his humor and his caring. He was a husband, a father, a mentor and a friend.
Tue, 05/26/2015 - 1:44pm
  Jeffrey Schuyler Boulware, of Brookings, SD, passed away from cancer on Friday, May 22, 2015,  at the Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls, SD. He was 63. Jeff was born in Miles City, MT on January 1, 1952, the son of James William and Marjorie (Pelissier) Boulware. Jeff grew up on
Tue, 05/26/2015 - 1:43pm
  John Anton Hafla, the eighth child of Anton Joseph Hafla and Agnes Hanel Hafla, was born July 5, 1928, in Wason Flats. He died in his sleep at Sweetwater Retirement in Billings on Wednesday, May 20, 2015. Mr. Hafla’s parents, immigrants from Alexandria, Russia, instilled in him a
Fri, 05/22/2015 - 4:17pm
  Terry Cline died Tuesday, May 19, 2015, at St Vincent Hospital in Billings, the same hospital he was born in 78 years earlier on Dec 27, 1936. He was the eldest of six children born to Art and Bicky Cline. Mr. Cline attended Billings Catholic schools, graduating from Billings Central in 1955
Fri, 05/22/2015 - 4:10pm
  Frank J. Kloberdanz died after a long illness on Wednesday, May 20, 2015. Mr. Kloberdanz was born at the family farm, Nov. 21, 1923, the son of Felix and Pauline Applehanz Kloberdanz, in Sterling, Colorado. He was the eighth child of 11. He attended St. Anthony schools and church and
Fri, 05/22/2015 - 4:09pm
  Robert Charles Smith Sr. (Bob) passed away at Spanaway, WA on April 23, 2015, at the age of 67. Robert was born in Spokane, WA on September 27, 1947, and moved to Miles City, MT as a young child with his family. He graduated from Custer County High School and attended Miles Community College
Fri, 05/22/2015 - 4:07pm
       Vera Carter, 83, of Broadus died Thursday, May 21, 2015, at the Powder River Manor.      Vera Marie Mace Carter was born in Ranch Creek on the Wyoming/Montana line on May 4, 1932, to Vera Woods Mace and Lloyd Mace. She was the sixth child and the fifth girl