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.


08/22/2014 - 3:35pm
  Alice Marie Swift, 83, of Miles City went to be with the Lord on Aug. 20th at Holy Rosary Hospital of natural causes. She was born as Alice Marie Isle in Brainerd, Minnesota, on April 1, 1931 and attended schools in Brainerd. Alice married Archie Leo Swift on March 22, 1946 and the couple moved to Montana in 1951. To this union 11 children were born with eight surviving. Alice worked at...
Tue, 08/19/2014 - 2:42pm
  Wendi Jean Simpson, 40, of Miles City collapsed while working at the Forsyth Nursing Home. She died at 9:33 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 15, 2014, at Saint Vincent Hospital in Billings due to a brain aneurysm. She was surrounded by her family. Mrs. Simpson was born on Nov. 30, 1973, in Miles City to
Wed, 08/13/2014 - 4:07pm
  Hazel Rose Wetherelt “Buddy Poppy Lady,” 82, of Broadus, died on Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, at the Rosebud Health Care Center Nursing Home from cancer.  Hazel Rose Olson was born in Graham on Sept. 28, 1931. She graduated from Powder River County High School in Broadus. 
Tue, 08/12/2014 - 4:26pm
  Stevensville — Marlene Joan Beeler, age 78, died Tuesday, August 5, 2014, in Missoula, MT of a rare fallopian cancer. Marlene was preceded in death by her precious infant son, Dellray James, in 1962; by two step-sons, Mike and Gary Beeler, and her husband Gene in 2007. Marlene was born
Mon, 08/11/2014 - 3:52pm
  Funeral services for Agnes S. Ganeff, 93, of Spearfish, South Dakota, formerly of Miles City and Gillette, Wyoming, were Thursday morning, Aug. 7, 2014, in the Trinity Lutheran Church in Gillette, with Pastor Jared Tucher officiating. Burial followed at Mt. Pisgah Cemetery in Gillette. Mrs.
Mon, 08/11/2014 - 3:50pm
  Donald E. “Don” Donohew died on Friday, Aug. 8, 2014, in the Holy Rosary Extended Care Nursing Home in Miles City. Mr. Donohew was born on Oct. 8, 1939, in Jackson County, West Virginia, to Charlie Ray and Mona King Donohew. He grew up in West Virginia and attended school in
Mon, 08/11/2014 - 3:50pm
  Joe Stanley Hartse, 54, of Miles City died Monday, Aug. 4, 2014, at the Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City. Mr. Hartse was born Nov. 18, 1959, in Miles City, the son of James and Virginia Drennen Hartse. He lived with his family at various locations in North Dakota including Golva, New