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.


04/23/2015 - 2:53pm
  Clark Daniel “Dan” Malvin, 67, died Sunday, April 19, 2015, from fire related injuries at his home in Miles City. Mr. Malvin was born on Nov. 9, 1947, to Robert and Pauline Malvin in Mankato, Minnesota, and was raised in the Lake Crystal area of Minnesota. He lived in St. Peter, Minnesota, for more than 30 years and most recently managed the Texaco gas station before retiring...
Thu, 04/23/2015 - 2:52pm
   Sergey “Sid” Mentikov died in his sleep on Saturday, April 18, 2015, at Holy Rosary Extended Care, with his wife, Georgia, nearby. Mr. Mentikov was born Dec. 19, 1927, on the family ranch at Powderville, the second child and only son of Vassily and Helen Mentikov. Along
Wed, 04/22/2015 - 4:46pm
  Cherri Clare Bourn McAulay, 67, of Miles City, died Thursday, April 16, 2015, following a brave fight against the autoimmune disease scleroderma. She was born on April 27, 1947, in Lexington, Nebraska, the daughter of Calvin and Doris Edminsten. At a young age, she and her brother, Doug,
Tue, 04/21/2015 - 6:00pm
  Otis F. Kapps Jr., 59, of Baker died Saturday, April 18, 2015, at the Veterans Affairs Nursing Home in Miles City. Mr. Kapps was born on Nov. 16, 1955, in St. Louis, Missouri, the son of Adele Durham. His mother died when Mr. Kapps was six years of age.  After a few years he was raised
Tue, 04/21/2015 - 5:59pm
  Edith Pluhar, 91, a longtime resident of the Cohagen community, died Friday, April 17, 2015.  She left this world doing what she loved most, tending to her garden and flowers. Mrs. Pluhar was born on Jan. 16, 1924, the second child of James and Londa Michael Gallagher on a ranch
Mon, 04/20/2015 - 5:34pm
  Iona Holzwarth Schied, 87, died Tuesday, April 14, 2015, in Grand Junction, Colorado. Mrs. Schied was born May 22, 1927, in Glendive, the first child of Elmer and Jennie Fatzinger Holzwarth. She grew up on several farms near Bloomfield with her sister, Marion, and brothers, Arnie and Clair.
Mon, 04/20/2015 - 5:33pm
  Rita Root, 89, of Miles City died on Friday, April 10, 2015, at the Cottonwood Care Home. Rita Schumacher Root was born on the family farm in Crofton, Nebraska, on Sept. 13, 1925, the fourth child of Anna (Kube) and Anton Schumacher. The family moved to Bloomfield, Nebraska, when Mrs. Root
Wed, 04/15/2015 - 2:36pm
  George Leo Michels, 90, Miles City, died Tuesday, April 14, 2015, at Holy Rosary Extended Care Unit in Miles City. Mr. Michels, the second son of Frank and Emma Michels, was born in Wibaux on July 20, 1924, during the period of the great depression. His parents homesteaded from Minnesota and
Mon, 04/13/2015 - 3:11pm
  Sandra “Sandy” Cunningham, after a valiant lifelong battle with mental illness, passed away on April 9 from complications of COPD. Sandy was born in Sidney, Nebraska on October 26, 1937, to Frederick and Mildred Sutter and raised on the family farm in Crook, Colorado, where she
Fri, 04/10/2015 - 2:37pm
  Donna Gertrude Gamble, 77, of Cheyenne, Wyoming, died Wednesday, April 8, 2015, at the Davis Hospice Center in Cheyenne. She was born Sept. 29, 1937, in Miles City. Mrs. Gamble was a cook for the Soldiers and Sailors Home in Buffalo, Wyoming, retiring in 1987. She enjoyed reading, spending