Monthly archive

July, 2014

  •   Robert “Bob” Neil Riley died on July 19, 2014, at Morning Star Senior Living in Billings, from Congestive Heart Failure. His wife, daughter and family dog were by his side. He had recently celebrated his 83rd birthday on Wednesday, July 9, 2014, enjoying his favorite birthday treat of chocolate cake while surrounded by his four...
  •   Maryallyn Ek, 70, of Lafayette, Colorado, formerly of Miles City, died on Saturday, July 19, 2014, in the Riverstone Health Hospice Home in Billings. She was born on April 5, 1944, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, the daughter of Alan and Margaret Braun Ek. When she was nine years of age, her family moved to Miles City. She attended grade school...
  •   Milestown Community Improvement, Inc. officially came into existence in 2012 but it got its start a couple of years before when, according to Board President Joe Menyhart, he moved back to his hometown.  Like many other young Miles Citians, when he finished high school, he moved away.  And, like many former Miles Citians, he...
  •   Vivian Pauline Wheatley (Harris) Was,  passed away on Fri. July 18, 2014 in Dennison, Ohio. Beloved wife of the late William F. Harris and the late Richard J. Was. Loving mother of William F. Harris III (Sharon) of Masontown, WV, Alice Jane Harris Metheny (Dick) of Quaker City, OH, Mary Was Haydal (Greg) of Miles City, MT, and Kim...
  •   Thomas Steven Heiman, 62, of Great Falls died peacefully on Saturday, July 12, 2014, and, as in life, was surrounded by family and friends. A Celebration of Mr. Heiman’s Life will be held at the Meadow Lark Country Club, 300 Country Club Blvd., Great Falls, MT 59404 on Thursday, July 24, 2014, from 4 to 6 p.m. Mr....
  •   John Daniel Murnion, 85, of Jordan died at his home with his family by his side on Thursday, July 17, 2014, fulfilling his wish to stay at the ranch. His death was just three hours prior to his 86th birthday. John D. “J.D.” Murnion was born July 18, 1928, in Jordan. The son of Irish immigrants Patrick and Rose Ellen (Cunningham...
  •   Raymond Lea Stewart, 85, of Miles City, died Saturday, July 12, 2014, at Holy Rosary Healthcare. Mr. Stewart was born Feb. 4, 1929, in Ekalaka, to Leslie Stewart and Susan Billingsley. He attended school in Ekalaka and as a young boy living with his Uncle Slim Billingsley he broke horses and herded sheep. Later he worked as a custodian...
  •   Two major infrastructure projects along the north and east sides of Miles City are progressing according to plan.  Rural Improvement District #1A, the north-side sewer line along Sewell Avenue and adjacent streets, is nearing completion.  According to Julie Kurkow of the Southeastern Montana Economic Development Corporation,...
  •   Raymond Stewart Sr. of Miles City was born on Feb. 4, 1929, and died Saturday, July 12, 2014. Services will be at Stevenson and Sons Funeral Home in Miles City on Thursday, July 24, 2014. Viewing on that day is from 4 to 6 p.m. and Rosary will be at 6 p.m. The Funeral Mass will be at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Miles City at 10 a.m....
  •   Frederick S. “Fred” Rambur, 66, died unexpectedly on Wednesday, July 16, 2014, from complications due to hip surgery in Billings. He was surrounded by his wife of 43 years, Lotty; one of his daughters-in-law; and his two oldest grandsons. Mr. Rambur was born in Miles City on Jan. 19, 1948, to John and Dolores Murphy Rambur of...