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.


10/26/2016 - 3:50pm
The washing machine was silenced on October 20th, 2016 when our beloved son, Brian Ray Blaquiere went to be with the Lord. We say “washing machine” because anyone that gave him a hug and put their head to his chest could hear the sound of his heart as a result of a congenital heart defect and resulting repair. Brian fought valiantly but lost the battle with bacterial endocarditis at...
Tue, 10/25/2016 - 1:41pm
John Norman Nelson, a longtime resident of Miles City, passed away on October 22, 2016. John was born April 20, 1930 in Churchs Ferry, North Dakota to Theodore and Lauraine (Wiemer) Nelson. He was always proud he was born on Easter Sunday. John graduated from high school in Leeds, North Dakota and
Fri, 10/14/2016 - 2:20pm
Irene Agnes Sloan, a Miles City resident, passed away on October 10, 2016 at Butterfly Homes Assisted Living in Billings, Montana.  Irene celebrated her 99th Birthday in June with her family at her side.  Irene was born June 20, 1917 to William and Anna Kearin in Ramona, South Dakota.
Wed, 10/12/2016 - 8:42am
Howard Eugene Quinlan, age 89 of Forsyth, passed away on October 8, 2016 at the TLC assisted living home in Forsyth with family by his side. Howard was born on November 12, 1926 in Forsyth, MT to Joe R. and Emma (Scheidt) Quinlan. He grew up on the family ranch on Smith Creek where he attended
Wed, 10/12/2016 - 8:40am
Kimberly Mandell Sanderson, 60, went to be with her heavenly Father on September 30, 2016 following a brief illness. She was born in Santa Monica, California on September 29, 1956 to Harold and Helen Puckett.  She spent her early years in California, moving to Montana with her family in 1983.