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.


10/09/2015 - 2:14pm
   Edna C. Irion, age 83, of Terry, MT passed away in Billings, MT on October 7, 2015 with her husband by her side. Edna C. Stickel was born on March 10, 1932 at home near Fallon MT, the daughter of John and Louise (Sackman) Stickel. Edna was raised on the Fallon Flat east of Fallon. She attended school at the Fallon School until she went to Terry High School where she graduated. Edna...
Fri, 10/09/2015 - 2:14pm
  Leonard Joseph Rolf, age 90, passed away October 7, 2015 at the V.A. Community Living Center in Miles City. Leonard was born March 10, 1925 in Cedar Rapids, NE to George and Helena (Hughes) Rolf. He was the 4th oldest of 7 children. He graduated from Cedar Rapids High School in 1944. He was
Wed, 10/07/2015 - 4:22pm
  Alvin Lee Young, age 88, of Miles City died Thursday October 1, 2015 at the Holy Rosary Healthcare Facility.  Family will receive friends on Friday, October 9, 2015 from 4-6 p.m. at Stevenson & Sons Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held Saturday, October 10, 2015 at 1 p.m. at
Wed, 10/07/2015 - 4:21pm
  Anne Elisabeth Shearer died September 24, 2015 in Wheeling, Illinois. She was the second child of Kenneth and Joan Wilson of Miles City, born on April 26, 1964. She was called Lisette as a child, and that name was shortened to Liz as she grew up.  Lisette was a headstrong, lively spirit
Mon, 10/05/2015 - 2:40pm
  Charles L. “Chuck” Puskas, 77, of Miles City, died at his home with his family by his side after a courageous battle with cancer.  Charles Laszlo Puskas was born on July 19, 1938, in Hammond, Indiana, the son of William and Susan Body Puskas. He was born and raised in
Mon, 10/05/2015 - 2:38pm
  Dusty Rose Hirsch, 37, of Wyola, died on Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015, in Lodge Grass, as a result of an auto accident. Dusty Rose Hirsch, the daughter of Jay Dee Hirsch and Rosella Mancha, was born in Miles City on Aug. 1, 1978. She attended grade school and part of high school in Miles City
Wed, 09/30/2015 - 2:18pm
  Olive Mellor, 91, died Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2015, at the Powder River Manor Nursing Home in Broadus. Olive Jane Woolston was born June 15, 1924, to Tom and Christine Woolston in Philipsburg, Kansas. Mrs. Mellor’s mother wanted to deliver her in Kansas to be close to her mother, since
Wed, 09/30/2015 - 2:17pm
  John Mellor, 94, died Friday, Sept. 18, 2015, at the Powder River Manor Nursing Home in Broadus. John Howard Mellor was born March 11, 1921, to Howard and Carrie Mellor on the old 101 cattle ranch on the Belle Fourche River, a few miles north of Moorcroft, Wyoming, and within sight of the
Mon, 09/28/2015 - 2:30pm
Susan Kay (Wright) Kildare, 71, of Great Falls passed away on Tuesday, September 22, 2015 at Benefis Hospital. At her request no services are planned. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Croxford Funeral Home of Great Falls. Susan was born in Miles City, Montana on December 8, 1943 to
Fri, 09/25/2015 - 5:02pm
  Paula R. Wargo, 60, of Lavina died Wednesday afternoon, September 23, 2015 at her daughter’s home in Lewistown, surrounded by her family, following a battle with COPD.   She was born April 5, 1955 in Miles City, MT the daughter of Billy and Lucile (Carter) Viall. She received her