Monthly archive

January, 2015

  •   Hortense M. Rolf, 91, of Miles City died Friday, Jan. 16, 2015, at her home near Miles City. She was born on Jan. 2, 1924, at Mizpah, the daughter of Ignatz and Marie Beilage Ostendorf. She grew up on her parent’s ranch on the Powder River. She attended Riverview School and graduated from Custer County High School in 1940. After high...
  •   Philip Donald “Phil” Hill, 81, of Mosby, died suddenly on Monday, Jan. 19, 2015, on the ranch where he had lived his entire life.  Mr. Hill was born Sept. 4, 1933, in Billings, to Lou Eldon and Margaret “Mugs” Irene Youderian Hill, the third of four children. He attended Weede School, a one-room country school,...
  •   Otto George Muller, 85, of Billings, former Miles City resident, died peacefully in his sleep of natural causes at Parkview Healthcare on Monday, Jan. 19, 2015.   He was born in La Crosse, Wisconsin, to Otto Sr. and Elizabeth Muller on Oct. 25, 1929. He was one of 11 children.  Mr. Muller served in the United States Army as a...
  •   Beryl Lucile Williams McClure, 90, of Recluse, Wyoming, died at 10:55 p.m. on Saturday, January 17, 2015, at the Campbell County Memorial Hospital in Gillette, Wyoming, with her family by her side. Mrs. McClure was born on the family ranch southwest of Moorcroft, Wyoming, on Aug. 22, 1924, to Noah B. and Lillie May Vandalia Crayne Williams...
  •   A true cowboy, husband, father, sibling, grandfather and friend, Lorin Abarr Sr. of Fallon, died at the age of 84 years on Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015. Mr. Abarr was born on Dec. 10, 1930, in Billings, near his family’s homestead in Dry Head. Beginning at the age of 14 years, he worked on ranches and broke horses across the west. He was a...
  •   Gary Uthaug, 70, of Jordan, died Monday, Jan. 19, 2015, while taking his cattle in to the sales yard in Miles City. Mr. Uthaug was born on Aug. 15, 1944, in Wichita, Kansas, to Carl (Martha) Uthaug. He attended schools in Jordan and graduated from Garfield County High School in 1963. He attended Eastern Montana College in Billings until he...
  •   Sacred Heart Catholic School staff members invite Miles City residents to join in celebrating with Catholic schools across the nation during Catholic Schools Week, Sunday, Jan. 25, through Saturday, Jan. 31. This is a time to celebrate the many blessings at Sacred Heart School, including the support of the Sacred Heart Parish and the Miles...
  •   The sub-varsity boys basketball teams have picked up wins recently, while also gaining valuable experience on the high school court. The Cowboy JV is currently 5-4 on the season, the sophomore team is 7-2 and the freshmen are 4-5. The Cowboys will be in action this weekend against Hardin at home tonight and on the road in Sidney tomorrow....
  •   Erin’s Crystal Ball, an annual fundraiser for Erin’s Hope Project, Inc., has been successful enough that it had to be moved to the Centra this year to accommodate the crowd. More than 350 people took part in the Jan. 3 evening of dinner, dancing and live and silent auctions. “This was our third year of doing Erin’s...
  •   The Miles City Police Department’s first Shop with a Cop was successful enough that officers want to do it again next year, and there are also plans in the works for a program to help under-privileged kids with school supplies in the fall. With generous community and business support, in December officers were able to take 17 local...