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.


07/22/2014 - 5:34pm
  Robert “Bob” Neil Riley died on July 19, 2014, at Morning Star Senior Living in Billings, from Congestive Heart Failure. His wife, daughter and family dog were by his side. He had recently celebrated his 83rd birthday on Wednesday, July 9, 2014, enjoying his favorite birthday treat of chocolate cake while surrounded by his four sisters, wife and daughter. Mr. Riley was born in...
Tue, 07/22/2014 - 5:33pm
  Maryallyn Ek, 70, of Lafayette, Colorado, formerly of Miles City, died on Saturday, July 19, 2014, in the Riverstone Health Hospice Home in Billings. She was born on April 5, 1944, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, the daughter of Alan and Margaret Braun Ek. When she was nine years of age, her
Mon, 07/21/2014 - 3:17pm
  Vivian Pauline Wheatley (Harris) Was,  passed away on Fri. July 18, 2014 in Dennison, Ohio. Beloved wife of the late William F. Harris and the late Richard J. Was. Loving mother of William F. Harris III (Sharon) of Masontown, WV, Alice Jane Harris Metheny (Dick) of Quaker City, OH, Mary
Mon, 07/21/2014 - 3:14pm
  Thomas Steven Heiman, 62, of Great Falls died peacefully on Saturday, July 12, 2014, and, as in life, was surrounded by family and friends. A Celebration of Mr. Heiman’s Life will be held at the Meadow Lark Country Club, 300 Country Club Blvd., Great Falls, MT 59404 on
Mon, 07/21/2014 - 3:14pm
  John Daniel Murnion, 85, of Jordan died at his home with his family by his side on Thursday, July 17, 2014, fulfilling his wish to stay at the ranch. His death was just three hours prior to his 86th birthday. John D. “J.D.” Murnion was born July 18, 1928, in Jordan. The son of
Mon, 07/21/2014 - 3:13pm
  Raymond Lea Stewart, 85, of Miles City, died Saturday, July 12, 2014, at Holy Rosary Healthcare. Mr. Stewart was born Feb. 4, 1929, in Ekalaka, to Leslie Stewart and Susan Billingsley. He attended school in Ekalaka and as a young boy living with his Uncle Slim Billingsley he broke
Fri, 07/18/2014 - 4:18pm
  Raymond Stewart Sr. of Miles City was born on Feb. 4, 1929, and died Saturday, July 12, 2014. Services will be at Stevenson and Sons Funeral Home in Miles City on Thursday, July 24, 2014. Viewing on that day is from 4 to 6 p.m. and Rosary will be at 6 p.m. The Funeral Mass will be at
Fri, 07/18/2014 - 4:16pm
  Frederick S. “Fred” Rambur, 66, died unexpectedly on Wednesday, July 16, 2014, from complications due to hip surgery in Billings. He was surrounded by his wife of 43 years, Lotty; one of his daughters-in-law; and his two oldest grandsons. Mr. Rambur was born in Miles City on Jan
Thu, 07/17/2014 - 3:40pm
  Cheryl “Cheri” Ann Butts, 67, of Miles City died Monday, July 14, 2014, at Saint Vincent Hospital in Billings. She was born on March 6, 1947, in Champaign, Illinois, the daughter of Frank Dean and Virginia Kathleen Brown Garland. She attended the University of Maryland where she
Mon, 07/14/2014 - 3:14pm
  Roy D. Volkman, 97, died Tuesday, July 8, 2014, in Marin General Hospital in San Rafael, California, with family at his bedside. His death is attributed to the infirmities of age. Mr. Volkman was born July 25, 1916, and raised in Cottonwood, Minnesota. He almost reached is 98th birthday. He