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.

Obituaries

04/20/2015 - 5:34pm
  Iona Holzwarth Schied, 87, died Tuesday, April 14, 2015, in Grand Junction, Colorado. Mrs. Schied was born May 22, 1927, in Glendive, the first child of Elmer and Jennie Fatzinger Holzwarth. She grew up on several farms near Bloomfield with her sister, Marion, and brothers, Arnie and Clair. She attended South Valley School through the eighth grade, living with her grandparents for the last...
Mon, 04/20/2015 - 5:33pm
  Rita Root, 89, of Miles City died on Friday, April 10, 2015, at the Cottonwood Care Home. Rita Schumacher Root was born on the family farm in Crofton, Nebraska, on Sept. 13, 1925, the fourth child of Anna (Kube) and Anton Schumacher. The family moved to Bloomfield, Nebraska, when Mrs. Root
Wed, 04/15/2015 - 2:36pm
  George Leo Michels, 90, Miles City, died Tuesday, April 14, 2015, at Holy Rosary Extended Care Unit in Miles City. Mr. Michels, the second son of Frank and Emma Michels, was born in Wibaux on July 20, 1924, during the period of the great depression. His parents homesteaded from Minnesota and
Mon, 04/13/2015 - 3:11pm
  Sandra “Sandy” Cunningham, after a valiant lifelong battle with mental illness, passed away on April 9 from complications of COPD. Sandy was born in Sidney, Nebraska on October 26, 1937, to Frederick and Mildred Sutter and raised on the family farm in Crook, Colorado, where she
Fri, 04/10/2015 - 2:37pm
  Donna Gertrude Gamble, 77, of Cheyenne, Wyoming, died Wednesday, April 8, 2015, at the Davis Hospice Center in Cheyenne. She was born Sept. 29, 1937, in Miles City. Mrs. Gamble was a cook for the Soldiers and Sailors Home in Buffalo, Wyoming, retiring in 1987. She enjoyed reading, spending
Fri, 04/10/2015 - 2:37pm
  David William Gamble, 81, of Cheyenne, Wyoming, died Sunday, April 5, 2015, at Davis Hospice in Cheyenne. He was born Sept. 22, 1933, in Forsyth. Mr. Gamble served in the United States Navy. He was a member of React Communications and a life member of Good Sam’s Club. He and his wife,
Fri, 04/10/2015 - 2:36pm
  David William Gamble, 81, of Cheyenne, Wyoming, died Sunday, April 5, 2015, at Davis Hospice in Cheyenne. He was born Sept. 22, 1933, in Forsyth. Mr. Gamble served in the United States Navy. He was a member of React Communications and a life member of Good Sam’s Club. He and his wife,
Fri, 04/10/2015 - 2:36pm
  David William Gamble, 81, of Cheyenne, Wyoming, died Sunday, April 5, 2015, at Davis Hospice in Cheyenne. He was born Sept. 22, 1933, in Forsyth. Mr. Gamble served in the United States Navy. He was a member of React Communications and a life member of Good Sam’s Club. He and his wife,
Fri, 04/10/2015 - 2:36pm
  Irene Marie Robertson, 74 of Circle, died Sunday, April 5, 2015, at her home in Circle. She was born on Feb. 3, 1941, in Jordan, the daughter of Walt and Eloise HastingsSaylor. She attended grade school in Jordan.  On June 6, 1958, she and John Robertson were married in Miles City.
Tue, 04/07/2015 - 3:48pm
  Oscar Donald “Don” Cain, 85, of Broadus died Friday, April 3, 2015, at his home. Mr. Cain was born Nov. 9, 1929, in Arkansas City, Kansas, to Oscar “Sal” and Gladys Venable Cain. He attended Pine Tree School and Powder River County High School in Broadus, where he