Monthly archive

August, 2014

  •   Stevensville — Marlene Joan Beeler, age 78, died Tuesday, August 5, 2014, in Missoula, MT of a rare fallopian cancer. Marlene was preceded in death by her precious infant son, Dellray James, in 1962; by two step-sons, Mike and Gary Beeler, and her husband Gene in 2007. Marlene was born in Minneapolis, MN in 1936, the only daughter of...
  •   For those voracious readers who dread the days the Miles City Public Library is closed, take heart: A new alternative does exist, albeit on a smaller scale. Local reading enthusiast Sylvia Danforth found out about a program called Little Free Library on the Internet and decided to investigate it further. What she found was very encouraging...
  •   Funeral services for Agnes S. Ganeff, 93, of Spearfish, South Dakota, formerly of Miles City and Gillette, Wyoming, were Thursday morning, Aug. 7, 2014, in the Trinity Lutheran Church in Gillette, with Pastor Jared Tucher officiating. Burial followed at Mt. Pisgah Cemetery in Gillette. Mrs. Ganeff died in the Dorsett Home in Spearfish on...
  •   Donald E. “Don” Donohew died on Friday, Aug. 8, 2014, in the Holy Rosary Extended Care Nursing Home in Miles City. Mr. Donohew was born on Oct. 8, 1939, in Jackson County, West Virginia, to Charlie Ray and Mona King Donohew. He grew up in West Virginia and attended school in Ripley. He attended two years of high school when he...
  •   Joe Stanley Hartse, 54, of Miles City died Monday, Aug. 4, 2014, at the Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City. Mr. Hartse was born Nov. 18, 1959, in Miles City, the son of James and Virginia Drennen Hartse. He lived with his family at various locations in North Dakota including Golva, New Salem and Dickinson. In 1985, they moved to Miles...
  •   Patients of Big Sky Smile Center have a new face to assist them with their dental needs. Dr. Emerson Godbolt has joined the staff, partnering with Dr. Barrie Matthews at the practice he founded six years ago. Matthews said he’s excited to have another doctor to work alongside him. “Dr. Godbolt has always displayed the utmost...
  •   Geraldine “Gerry” Willson Griffin McKeen, 89, of Columbus died Monday, Aug. 4, 2014, at St. Vincent Hospital in Billings, surrounded by family and close friends. She was born in Miles City on Nov. 12, 1924, to Lionel and Esther Heaton Willson. She grew up on a ranch in the Pine Hills near Miles City. She loved that area and had...
  •   Dorothy Arlene Corean Madler, 80, died Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014, in the Holy Rosary Extended Care Facility in Miles City. Mrs. Madler was born in Spearfish, South Dakota on Feb. 1, 1934, to Tom and Alice Corean. She was raised and educated in Spearfish. She and Charles “Bud” Madler were married in 1951. Mr. and Mrs. Madler raised...
  •   The Miles City Zoning Commission voted 4-1 Wednesday to recommend approving the zone change requested by Brad Certain for his property along Highway 59 South. Commission chairwoman Amber Trenka hesitated for some time before voting yes, reflecting the complexity of the issue. The request now goes before the Miles City Council, which has...
  •   By MARLA PRELL                 Star Staff Writer Jim and Jeannette Lei of the Ashland area had an unwelcome house guest on July 28: a male black bear in the living room. “For about a month now he’s been around,” Jeannette said of the bear in a telephone interview Tuesday. “He...