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.


07/29/2015 - 2:28pm
  Virginia Helen Sprague died on Sunday, July 26, 2015.  She was born in Perryville, Missouri, on Jan. 14, 1925, to August and Rosa Moore Kiefer, the youngest of 21 siblings. There she grew up on her parents’ large farm holdings and attended rural school.   As a young woman she worked at a hospital in St. Louis, Missouri, and then during World War II she worked in a defense...
Wed, 07/29/2015 - 2:26pm
  Grace Eva Stoebe, 94, resident of Tender Nest Assisted Living of Billings, formerly of Forsyth and Miles City, died on Monday, July 27, 2015.  Mrs. Stoebe was born on Oct. 30, 1920, in Medora, North Dakota, to John and Katherine Wagondorf Reilly. She graduated from Medora High School,
Wed, 07/29/2015 - 2:25pm
  Family and friends of the late Sigrid Laird will gather at the Miles City Oasis by Riverside Park to celebrate and share their love for Mrs. Laird on Thursday, July 30, from 6 to 8 p.m. Dessert and refreshments will be served. Swimming and lawn chairs are optional. For more information call
Wed, 07/29/2015 - 2:24pm
  Marshall J. Engstrom, 95, of Livingston, died Monday, July 20, 2015, at the Livingston HealthCare Hospital. In accordance with his wishes, Mr. Engstrom was cremated and his cremated remains will be interred in the Eastern Montana State Veterans Cemetery in Miles City on Monday, Sept. 14,
Wed, 07/29/2015 - 2:23pm
  Barbara Lynn (Stevens) Marxer, 67, of Missoula, passed away peacefully on Saturday July 25, 2015 at home surrounded by her family, after a lengthy battle with breast cancer. She was born on March 18, 1948 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Frederick J. and Dorothy A. Stevens. As a young girl,
Mon, 07/27/2015 - 3:13pm
  On the afternoon of Wednesday, July 22, 2015, Wanda Bickle peacefully died surrounded by her family. At the time of her death, she was 86 years of age. Wanda Louise Atkinson Bickle was born in Ekalaka on Dec. 31, 1928. She was the seventh of eight children born to Charles and Hattie
Mon, 07/27/2015 - 3:12pm
  Betty Maxine Fandrich, 77, of Miles City died peacefully on Wednesday, July 22, 2015, with family by her side. Mrs. Fandrich was born on Dec. 26, 1937, as the youngest of four siblings and only daughter to Carl Sr. and Sara Wohlgenant. She was raised on the family homestead at Kinsey where
Mon, 07/27/2015 - 3:11pm
  Alice Francis Weyerbacher, 83, died Thursday, July 23, 2015, surrounded by her family and loved ones, following a battle with failing health. Mrs. Weyerbacher was born on Feb. 25, 1932, in Belleville, Kansas. The daughter of Roscoe “Jack” and Ines Greenfield, she was the third of
Fri, 07/24/2015 - 4:29pm
  Evelyn Louise Withington Convery, 88, of Terry, died peacefully surrounded by love, prayer and song, on Sunday, July 19, 2015, at her home in Terry. Mrs. Convery was born on June 9, 1927, in Spring Lake, New Jersey, the daughter of Evelyn (Grauer) and Richard Withington Sr. She grew up in
Fri, 07/24/2015 - 4:28pm
  Billy K. “Bill” Loberg, 61, died on Monday, July 20, 2015, at the McCone County MAF as a result of a tragic work accident. Mr. Loberg was born on Aug. 28, 1953, in Glendive, the son of Gardner “Red” Loberg and Patricia R. Gertison. He was a lifelong resident of Circle