Monthly archive

January, 2014

  •   Word has been received of the death of Marjory Nelson Milroy, formerly of Miles City. She died in Scottsdale, Ariz., on Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014, after a courageous and long battle with cancer. A memorial service will be held for her in Miles City during the summer.  
  •   James Thomas “Jimmy” Carr passed away peacefully with his family by his side on January 10, 2014 at Holy Rosary Extended Care. Jimmy was born on March 4, 1930 in Deer Lodge, MT and was the youngest of four children born to George and Gretchen Carr. His father George worked as a storekeeper for the Milwaukee railroad and they...
  •   Funeral services for John E. Rear, 68, of Benson, Minn., will be Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014, at 11 a.m. in the Trinity Lutheran Church in Benson. Interment will follow the service in the Benson City Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, in The Trinity Lutheran Church in Benson, from 4 to 7 p.m. John Edward Rear was born April 6...
  •   Maria Rose Murnion was born Friday, Dec. 27, 2013, at St. Vincent Healthcare in Billings at 29 weeks. She received the sacrament of Baptism and passed gently into the arms of Jesus. Maria Rose is survived by her parents, Matthew and Wendy Murnion; her brothers, David Richard, Mason Michael, Blaine Andrew, Isaiah Matthew, Anthony Joshua and...
  •   Pete Leo, 97, of Miles City died and walked into heaven Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014.  He was born July 31, 1916, in Miles City, the son of Sam Leo and Mary Ferrara Leo. His sisters were Mary Jurica, Stella Banks, Lee Berry and Evie Jennings. He graduated from Custer County High School.  He served in the United States Army in Korea and...
  •   Gerhard Sorlien, 75, of Miles City died Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014, at Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City. Mr. Sorlien was born on the family farm in Grand Forks County near Thompson, N.D., on Christmas day in 1938. His parents were Luella (Hjelmstad) and Martin Sorlien. He attended country grade school at Union 101 for eight years, then...
  •   Connie Michels, age 61, of Livingston, passed away at her home, Thursday morning, January 9th, 2013 after a courageous two year battle against cancer. A memorial funeral service to celebrate Connie’s life will be held at the Shane Lalani Center (at the corner of Lewis and South E Streets), Friday, January 17th, 11:00 am. A luncheon...
  •   Dear editor, The (LtGov/Sen Candidate/National Guard Adjutant General) John Walsh investigation by the U.S. Army concluding he used his position for private gain and the subsequent categorization by Brian Schweitzer (BS) calling it “…much ado about nothing…” reported on the front page of the 12/31/2013 Star...
  •   Dear editor, The board of the Miles City Salvation Army Service Unit would like to thank the Miles City community for its wonderful support of our bell ringers this holiday season. We have much to be grateful for in a community that will share its treasure with those who may be unknown to them, but who have need of their help. Our thanks...
  •   Dear editor, On December 14, the Annual Wreaths Across America Ceremony for 2013 was conducted at the Eastern Montana Veterans Cemetery south of Miles City. This is the 6th year I’ve had the privilege of conducting the ceremony. But this could not be done without the assistance of a lot of people. First of all, to Curt...