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.


03/23/2017 - 8:50am
Beverly “Betty” Ann McGuire Phelps, 81, of Miles City, Montana — On March 18th, 2017 the Lord took Betty home after a courageous battle with cancer. Betty passed away at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Billings, Montana with her sister Ione and nieces Kay, Cheryl and Susie by her side.  Betty was born at the family home on May 25, 1935 to William “Bill” McGuire...
Thu, 03/23/2017 - 8:50am
Emerine R. Hanlan, 91, of Broadus passed away Wednesday night, March 15, 2017 at the Powder River Manor in Broadus with family at her side. She lived at the Manor for nearly ten years. Emerine was born in Gillette, Wyoming on Nov. 21, 1925, the daughter of Emerson and Thelma (Berry) Lanham. The
Tue, 03/21/2017 - 3:00pm
Tiena Mitchell, 68, passed away in her Miles City home on March 13th, 2017. She endured her illness of ALS with strength, courage and dignity. She was and will continue to be an inspiration to many. Tiena was born in Sidney, MT. She graduated High School in Baker, MT. In 1975, Tiena married the
Tue, 03/21/2017 - 2:59pm
Roger L. Iverson, 53, of Arlee died Wednesday, March 15, 2017. He was born to Anna Brotzman (Lesieur) and Donald Iverson on Feb. 11, 1964 in Kimball, Nebraska. Memorial services will be Wednesday, March 22, 2017, at 3 p.m. at Stevenson and Sons Funeral Home in Miles City. Interment will follow in
Tue, 03/21/2017 - 2:59pm
Emerine R. Hanlan, 91, of Broadus died Wednesday night, March 15, 2017, at the Powder River Manor in Broadus with family at her side. She was born in Gillette, Wyoming on Nov. 21, 1925, the daughter of Emerson and Thelma (Berry) Lanham. Funeral services will be Wednesday, March 22, 2017, at 2 p.m.
Tue, 03/21/2017 - 2:44pm
Blanche Madsen, age 94, passed away on March 18, 2017 at Holy Rosary Extended Care.  Blanche was born on February 23, 1923 in Roberts, MT, to Charley and Gladys Waugh Aubrey. They had eight children, Ernest, Lloyd, Beulah, Blanche, Alvin, George, Harold and Vivian. In 1941 she married Arthur
Tue, 03/21/2017 - 2:43pm
Visitation for Rodney Griebel, 86, of Plevna will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 21, 2017, at Stevenson Funeral Home in Baker with a Celebration of Life Service being held at 5 p.m. Mr. Griebel died Thursday, March 16, 2017, at the Eastern Montana Veterans Home in Glendive. Remembrances and
Tue, 03/21/2017 - 1:53pm
Kyle Thomas Orwig, infant son of Brian Orwig and Erika Cremer of Jordan, MT was born and went directly to heaven on February 22, 2017.   Heaven needed an Angel And God had sent for you You’re gone from me forever Now what am I to do.   I miss you now, like never before But I have to
Tue, 03/21/2017 - 1:52pm
Kinley Joe Tharp was born Friday March 10, 2017 in Miles City MT at 25 weeks. Kinley is the first born to Kasey and Josie Tharp. She will forever be a beautiful guardian angel that put a huge imprint in our hearts. We will be reminded daily how lucky we are to have had the amount of time we had