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.


08/30/2014 - 1:18pm
  Carroll Arlynn Swenson, 83, died on Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, at Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City. After a courageous battle with cancer, he died peacefully in his sleep. Mr. Swenson was born on June 2, 1931, on a farm near Northwood, North Dakota, the son of Corliss and Gertrude “Gertie” Swenson. He and his sister Eula Mae grew up on the family farm, and he learned to work...
Thu, 08/28/2014 - 2:39pm
  George Eric Kuper, 50, died due to a tragic accident in his home town of Miles City on Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014. He was the youngest of three children, born in Jackson, Mississippi, on Jan. 30, 1964, the son of LeRoy and Jackie Kuper.  Mr. Kuper married his first wife, Kristy DeLeon, in
Wed, 08/27/2014 - 5:22pm
  Henry F. Stocker, 90, of Miles City died Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, at the Holy Rosary Extended Care Center in Miles City. He requested that no services be held, that he be cremated and his ashes placed with his late wife, Roberta, in Lost Creek Canyon outside Anaconda. Henry Francis Stocker,
Wed, 08/27/2014 - 5:20pm
  Robert L. “Bob” Tillery died Tuesday, July 29, 2014, at his home with his family by his side. Mr. Tillery was born April 25, 1927, in Sioux City, Iowa, to Asa and Hazel Liston Tillery. He started working at an early age delivering messages for the postal telegraph. He rode his
Tue, 08/26/2014 - 3:58pm
  Mass of Christian Burial for John “Jack” W. Geniesse, 99, of Beaver Dam, Wisconsin, and Twin Lakes, Michigan, and former Miles City resident, was Monday morning, Aug. 18, 2014, in the Sacred Heart Church in Munising, Michigan. Interment was in the Maple Grove Cemetery in Munising
Tue, 08/26/2014 - 3:57pm
  The life of Marna Anne Derenburger Goddard was celebrated at an informal service on Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, at 102 Bridge St. in Reedpoint. A potluck lunch followed the service. Mrs. Goddard died Friday, Aug. 8, 2014. She was born Feb. 2, 1946, to Martin and Clara Derenburger in Jordan. She
Tue, 08/26/2014 - 3:55pm
  James Brently “Brent” Murnion, 54, of Halliday, North Dakota, died unexpectedly and peacefully at his home with his wife Sabra by his side. There simply aren’t enough pages to describe the unique, beautiful human being he was. Mr. Murnion had two loves in his life. He was
Tue, 08/26/2014 - 3:53pm
  Blanche Mae Wood, 64, passed away on Friday, August 8, 2014.  Blanche was born February 18, 1950 in Miles City, Montana, the daughter of Eugene and Mae Wood, of Stacey, Montana. She attended the South Stacey School through the eighth grade, graduating from Custer County High School in
Tue, 08/26/2014 - 3:52pm
  Funeral services for Patricia M. Susag, 71, of Scobey, were Monday, Aug. 4, 2014, in the Scobey Lutheran Church with Pastors Paul Landeraaen and Charles Kelly officiating. Interment was at the family farm. Mrs. Susag died Tuesday, July 29, 2014, at the Daniels Memorial Healthcare Center in
Tue, 08/26/2014 - 3:50pm
  Edward Arthur Brown, 69, of Miles City died peacefully on the evening of Friday, Aug. 15, 2014, after a long battle with emphysema. He was being visited and comforted by family members at home.  Mr. Brown was born on Oct. 13, 1944, in Pontiac, Michigan. He was the son of Arthur and