Obituary Policy

The Miles City Star offers both free and paid obituaries. Free obituaries have no photo and follow a standard newspaper format. Most of the obituaries visible on this page are examples of that format. Paid obituaries include a photo and wording of your choice and are billed at the open rate of $7.45 per column inch.


11/25/2014 - 2:32pm
  Barbara Ann Kibler, 86, of Jordan died Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014, at the Garfield County Health Center in Jordan. Barbara Ann Thompson was born to George and Romaine Kearney Thompson on Oct. 9, 1928. She joined sisters Jean and Adele. Later little sister Kay joined the family. Her father was a coal miner and her mother was the secretary for Brockway Glass Company and a school teacher. Known as...
Mon, 11/24/2014 - 3:21pm
  Helen Fisher died peacefully, with family in attendance on Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, at Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City at the age of 86 years. She was born July 7, 1928, in Butte, where she grew up and went to Butte schools.  From there, she attended Montana State University in
Mon, 11/24/2014 - 3:20pm
  Carl Beckman, 85, formerly of Miles City and Belgrade, died peacefully Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014, at the Yuma Medical Center in Yuma, Arizona, surrounded by his loved ones. Mr. Beckman was born April 11, 1929, to John and Effie Beckman. In his early years, Mr. Beckman worked at various shops
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 5:12pm
  Charles James Breen died Friday, Nov. 14, 2014, at the Prairie County Nursing Home in Terry.  He was born Nov. 20, 1921, to Thomas James Breen and Cecil Clark Breen at their home on Pennel Creek near Baker. Mr. Breen joined five older siblings, Nellie, Aileen, William “Ike,
Thu, 11/20/2014 - 2:32pm
  Will Cooney, 39, of Turah, a friend to so many, passed away on the morning of November 16, 2014, with his loving wife by his side.  He will always be remembered for his quick and sincere smile, contagious laugh and caring spirit. Countless people lost a person that could only be called
Thu, 11/20/2014 - 11:50am
  Clarence Orville Worrall was born May 15, 1912, in Idana, Kansas, to James and Elma Nuzman Worrall.   At one year of age, he and his family moved to homestead a farm near Simla, Colorado, where he attended school, graduating two years early in 1928. During his primary school years
Thu, 11/20/2014 - 11:49am
  On the morning of Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014, Raymond Charles “Ray” McClaskey, 71, died peacefully in the arms of loved ones at Holy Rosary Extended Care in Miles City, after struggling many years with a heart condition. Mr. McClaskey was born on April 15, 1943, in Jackson County,
Thu, 11/20/2014 - 11:49am
  Delores Ione Drennen, 87, of Miles City died Monday, Nov. 17, 2014, at the Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City. Mrs. Drennen was born in Bismarck, North Dakota, on March 27, 1927, the daughter of Willard and Edith Lambdin Truax. During grade school, she rode her pony, Dick, to and from the
Thu, 11/20/2014 - 11:48am
  W.H. Hornby, prominent Denver newspaper editor and one of the founders of the Yellowstone Newspapers Group, died Tuesday at his home in Denver. He was 91. A native of Kalispell, Hornby received two degrees from Stanford University  and one from the London School of Economics. He served