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.


05/25/2016 - 5:45pm
Claire Aldee Bolton, 83, passed away peaceably at Holy Rosary Hospice Miles City, Montana early morning May 20, 2016, with his wife by his side, after a yearlong courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. Claire was born to William T. Bolton and Sara Robinson Bolton on October 18, 1932 in Ismay, Montana. Claire had his schooling in the Ismay and Westmore area through 8th grade from 1937 through...
Mon, 05/23/2016 - 3:10pm
Wanda Kison, age 93, of Miles City passed away on Thursday, May 19, 2016 at RiverStone Hospice in Billings. Wanda was born on May 9, 1923 at the Abbey Hospital in Miles City, Montana, the daughter of Clem and Nana (Bottles) Adamson. She was raised on her dad’s homestead near Epsie, Montana in
Mon, 05/23/2016 - 3:09pm
Early on the morning of May 20, 2016 Michelle passed away after a 5-1/2 year battle with cancer; while being comforted by her husband and mother at her home in Miles City, MT. Michelle was 54 years old. Michelle (Courchene) Willson was born in the town of Wolf Point, Montana at 5:27 PM on February
Mon, 05/23/2016 - 3:08pm
Katherine Jane Robertson Richardson, 96, of Miles City passed away on Thursday, May 19, 2016, at the Parkview Caring Home. Born in Sumatra, Montana on June 16, 1919, she was the daughter of Norman S. and Anna S. Robertson whose ranch was five miles south of Sand Springs, Mt. She was the youngest of
Fri, 05/20/2016 - 3:10pm
Jean Melle passed away on May 17, 2016 12:30 AM at Holy Rosary Hospital in Miles City, MT after a short illness. She was surrounded by friends and family. Jean was born December 16, 1929. She married Clarence Melle on February 10, 1952. They had 5 children; Thomas, Julie, Richard, Ruth, & Joyce
Tue, 05/17/2016 - 3:04pm
Donald E. Fuson, 82, of Mountain Home, Arkansas, formerly of Miles City, died Wednesday, May 11, 2016. Private family services are planned.  
Fri, 05/13/2016 - 8:44pm
Harold Hans Evenrude passed away Saturday May 7, 2016 at the Riverstone Hospice Center in Billings.  Harold was born on May 16, 1936 in Opheim, MT. Son of Alma Robinson & Hans Evenrude. He attended school in Glasgow and worked for many years as a butcher at Pierce Packing of Billings and
Fri, 05/13/2016 - 8:44pm
Faye Pierson Ruffatto, 78, formerly of Miles City, passed away peacefully May 9th, 2016 surrounded by family in Orange, California.  Services will be held at Grace Bible Church in Miles City on May, 28th, 2016. Visitation will be from 9:00 am to 10:30 am.,  funeral
Fri, 05/13/2016 - 8:27pm
David Allen Eichelberger, born February 12, 1961 in Keyser, West Virginia, went peacefully on his journey after a courageous battle with cancer in the arms of his loving wife at Holy Rosary Healthcare on May 11, 2016. David grew up in the mountains of West Virginia. He loved to hunt and fish. He