Obituary Policy

The Miles City Star offers a brief death notice free of charge, which lists the person's age, hometown, date of death and pending services. Full obituaries with photos and wording of your choice are billed at the Star's open rate of $7.45 per column inch. For questions or to inquire about a free death notice, contact Denise Hartse at the Miles City Star at 406-234-0450 or email To inquire about a paid obituary, contact the Star advertising department at 406-234-0450 or email Thank you.


04/27/2017 - 1:34pm
Betty Joan Ohnstad of Miles City, died Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at St. Vincent Healthcare in Billings, Montana.  She was born August 4, 1935 in Miles City to Lec and Ina Mae (Timberman) Sturdevant and spent her early childhood in Sheffield, MT. Her family later moved in to Miles City where she attended her schooling. She married Sam Ohnstad on April 17, 1955 and thus began their 62 year...
Wed, 04/26/2017 - 1:21pm
Dean Paul Seifert, age 57 of Miles City, MT passed away in Billings, MT.  on April 13, 2017. Dean was born on January 27, 1960 to Leland and Hilda Seifert in Marion Kansas. Dean attended grade school in Marion Kansas. Dean went to High School in Grove, Oklahoma where he graduated.  Dean
Wed, 04/26/2017 - 1:20pm
Marjorie Beecher, 88, passed away at her home in Spokane, Washington on April 20, 2017 after a courageous battle with cancer.  Marjorie was born on August 17, 1928 in Terry, Montana to Lewis and Phyllis (Reynolds) Chapman and grew up on the family ranch located below Big Sheep Mountain north
Tue, 04/25/2017 - 12:53pm
On Thursday, April 20, 2017, at 10:36 p.m. at the Holy Rosary Residential Living, Mark Wayne Blake died. He was born May 14, 1948, in Butte at St. James Health Care to Mead and Helen Blake.  In celebration of Mr. Blake’s life, services will be at Stevenson and Sons Funeral Home in Miles
Tue, 04/25/2017 - 12:52pm
Dennis Dale Bardon died Wednesday, April 19, 2017, at his home in Rosebud. He was born Oct. 31, 1951, in Miles City to Marvin and Uva Jackson Bardon. A celebration of life will be held on Friday, April 28, 2017, at 2 p.m. with a luncheon at the Lodge Hall in Rosebud. Stevenson and Sons Funeral Home
Tue, 04/25/2017 - 12:52pm
James Edgar “Jim” Lei, 85, of Ashland died Sunday, April 23, 2017, at his home. He was born on Oct. 25, 1931, in Bowman to John and Oral Lei. Visitation will be Wednesday, April 26, 2017, from 1 to 6 p.m. at Stevenson and Sons Funeral Home in Broadus. Funeral services will be Thursday
Tue, 04/25/2017 - 12:51pm
Daryl Nunberg, age 56, most loved son and brother, passed away on Thursday, April 20, 2017 at his dearly loved group home in Miles City, MT. Visitation will be from 6:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. on Monday, April 24, 2017 at the Silha Funeral Home in Glendive. A Rosary service will be at 7:00 P.M. on
Tue, 04/25/2017 - 12:50pm
His mother called him her “little Valentine” as Edward T. Jonutis was born on February 14, 1921, the second son of Stella and Joseph Jonutis, in a simple two-room log cabin southeast of Miles City, Montana, miles from town and neighbors. His grandmother acted as midwife. Since no doctor
Tue, 04/25/2017 - 12:49pm
Juanita Joyce Lockwood  Riley entered this world September 1, 1931, she was lovingly called ‘Sis’, born to Lyle Edwin and Elizabeth Margaret Garr Lockwood. She joined a sister Jean and later brothers Edwin ‘Sonny’ and David ‘Little Buddy’ joined the family.
Tue, 04/25/2017 - 12:48pm
Missoula — MaryLu Schmidt, 80, peacefully passed away surrounded by her family on Saturday, April 22, 2017 at St. Patrick’s Hospital. MaryLu was born on April 21, 1937 in Plevna, MT to her parents William and Mabel Leischner. MaryLu grew up in Miles City and graduated from Custer County