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.


06/23/2017 - 2:28pm
Tracy M. Grant, 41, of St. Petersburg, passed away on Wednesday, June 7, 2017 in her home surrounded by her loving family.  Tracy was born in Salinas, CA on August 3, 1975. She earned a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Studies from Ball State University and a master’s degree in Geochemistry from Montana Tech of the University of Montana (Go Orediggers!). She worked as an...
Fri, 06/23/2017 - 2:26pm
A funeral service for Owen Stieg, 83, of Ekalaka, MT was at 11:00 a.m., Monday, June 19, 2017 at the American Lutheran Church, Baker, with Pastors Bruce and Reba Kolasch officiating. Family received friends from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Sunday, June 18 at Stevenson Funeral Home, Baker. Owen passed
Fri, 06/23/2017 - 2:25pm
Lucille Elizabeth Shawver, 76, of Brusett, died Saturday, June 17, 2017, at the Garfield County Health Care Center in Jordan. She was born May 22, 1941, the daughter of Henry L. and Blanche Kutz Fischer. Visitation will be Wednesday, June 21, 2017, at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Hall in Jordan
Fri, 06/23/2017 - 2:24pm
Alice Fern Janssen, age 86, formerly of Coalwood and Miles City, Mont., passed away May 8, 2017, at the Sweetwater Retirement Community in Billings, Mont. Alice was born April 27, 1931, in Miles City, Mont., the daughter of Orvel L. and E. Lucille (Wildman) Campbell. Alice was raised on the
Fri, 06/23/2017 - 2:22pm
On June 17th a very wonderful but tired lady went home to be with her loved ones. She had fought valiantly for many years through cancer, kidney failure, and a broken ankle. Her heart said she was tired and it was time to say goodbye. Bernice Carlson was born in Baker, Mt on March 4, 1933 to
Wed, 06/14/2017 - 1:16pm
Arlene Lorraine Hubbert Thompson, age 77, of Alexander, ND formerly of Terry passed away Monday, June 12, 2017 after a brief illness. Arlene was born on July 3, 1939 in Lemmon, South Dakota to Roy and Elizabeth Neese.  She graduated from Dawson County High School in Glendive.  Arlene met
Tue, 06/13/2017 - 12:43pm
Patti Jesso, 60, of Anoka, MN, unexpectedly passed away peacefully in her sleep on Sunday morning, May 7, 2017. She was born in Glendive, MT, the daughter of Jerome and Geraldine Terhaar. Patti was the sixth of ten children who were raised in the communities of Circle and Miles City, MT as well as
Mon, 06/12/2017 - 11:27am
Teddy “Ted” Ray Suko, age 40, of Belgrade, MT died suddenly on June 5th, 2017. Ted was born on May 29th, 1977 in Williston, ND, the only child to parents Steve and Debra Suko. As a young child, Ted spent his formative years growing up all over Montana, graduating from Great Falls High
Mon, 06/12/2017 - 11:26am
Dorothy Mae Wilson Groves died on September 18, 2016 in Southern California. In her childhood and youth, she was a resident of Miles City, Montana, and has had family and friends in this area to this day. A memorial service will be held on July 8th at 11:00 AM at the First United Methodist Church,