Monthly archive

May, 2014

  • In Montana and around the United States, Memorial Day will be observed Monday, May 26. Originally known as Decoration Day, the day began as a time to honor Union soldiers who had given their lives in the Civil War. After World War I, it became a day to honor the men and women who died in any military action or war. Following World War II, the name...
  •   By AMORETTE ALLISON    Star Staff Writer On the one hand, Steve Haverluck wouldn’t go back into combat “for a billion dollars.” On the other hand, if he were still young and were called to serve, he would “go again.” Haverluck, 88, a native of Gorham, N. D., was one of 11 children of Ukrainian...
  •   Memorial service for Adeline Sylvia (Root) Bartle, 92, will be held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, May 29, 2014 at Bustard’s Funeral Home in Casper.  Inurnment will take place at Sunset Memorial Garden in Billings, MT at a later date.  Adeline died Monday, May 9, 2014. Adeline was born in Westmore, Montana on April 24, 1922 to...
  •   Donald “Gene” Huseby, 85, died peacefully on Monday, May 19, 2014, at the Prairie Community Hospital/Nursing Home in Terry. Mr. Huseby was born, March 18, 1929, in Circle, the eldest child of Elvin and Mable Emry Huseby. He graduated from Circle High School in 1947.  After working on the family farm several years, he was...
  •   Wanda Mae Smith, 88, of Huron, South Dakota, died on Wednesday, May 21, 2014, at the Avera Heart Hospital in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Her funeral service will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 27, 2014, at the Congregational United Church of Christ in Huron with burial at the Restlawn Memory Gardens Cemetery in Huron. Visitation with the family...
  •   Gladys E. Strait, 83, of Miles City, died Monday, May 19, 2014, at Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City. She was born in Miles City on Nov. 12, 1930, to Don and Gertrude (Darlington). She attended high school in Broadus. She married James Milton and to this union three children, Don, Russ and Geraldine, were born. She loved knitting,...
  •   Students in the Custer County District High School Class of 2014 will start new pages of their lives on Sunday, May 25, when they cross the stage in the CCDHS gym and are presented with their diplomas. Commencement starts at 2 p.m. and is open to the public. The CCDHS Band, under the direction of Joe Sutton, will play the processional,...
  •   Albert Donald “Bert” Winkley, 80, died Saturday, May 17, 2014.  From December 2013 to the time of his death, Mr. Winkley thoroughly enjoyed the care and attention given him at Black Hills VA Health Care Center in Fort Meade, S.D. Mr. Winkley was born on April 20, 1934, to Jean and Dorothy Klein Winkley in Ekalaka. Raised in...
  •   Linda Smith, 66, of Forsyth died with her loving family by her side on Monday, May 19, 2014, at Rosebud Health Care Center in Forsyth. She was born on March 4, 1948, in Miles City to Alvin and Shirley Morton Friesz. She had two loving sisters, Landa Smith and Lanita Smith. Mrs. Smith is survived by her loving husband, Gary R. Smith; six...
  •   Last week's monthly meeting of the Miles City Unified Board of Trustees covered a lot of ground, as the board prepared for the end of the school year. "There was a lot on the agenda," said Superintendent Keith Campbell. "At the end of the year, we always have a ton of things to get through, everything from policy to...