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.


09/27/2016 - 12:32pm
Wayne Rufus Mulkey, age 88 years, went to his Lord and Savior on Friday, September 16, 2016 at his home in Miles City surrounded by his family. Wayne had advanced liver cancer that started from colon cancer he survived more than five years ago. Wayne was born on his family’s ranch on O’Fallon Creek north of Ekalaka on November 28, 1928, the son of James Rufus Mulkey and Muriel (Woolfe...
Mon, 09/26/2016 - 2:00pm
Erwin H. “Buster” Halvorson, 94, of Bozeman, MT, passed away September 20, 2016.  He was born January 4, 1922, to Edward O. and Clara Anderson Halvorson in Terry, MT.  The family later moved to Miles City, MT. In lieu of flowers, memorials in Buster’s name may be made to
Mon, 09/26/2016 - 1:57pm
Santoro, John M. (Lt. Col, ret.), 82, passed to Eternal Rest at his home in Scottsdale, AZ on June 22, 2016.  He was preceded in death by his parents Anthony G. and Rose (Cardiello) Santoro, his brother Dr. Anthony F. Santoro and sister, Dr. Roseann M. Santoro, and wife Anna (Bongiovanni)
Sat, 09/24/2016 - 1:29pm
Reta R. Hart, 80, died Tuesday, September 20, 2016, at TLC Assisted Living in Miles City where she resided since early 2014. She was born in Lyman, Nebraska, on Aug. 14, 1936, the daughter of Chauncy and Artis Imus.  Visitation will be Monday, Sept. 26, 2016, from 1 to 4 p.m. at Stevenson and
Sat, 09/24/2016 - 1:28pm
Louise Caren Baugatz, 69, of Miles City died Monday, Sept. 19, 2016, at St. Vincent Hospital in Billings. A Celebration of Life will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29, 2016, at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Hall, 119 N. Sixth St. in Miles City. Memorials may be made in her honor to the family at P.O.
Sat, 09/24/2016 - 1:28pm
William “Bill” N. Anderson passed away on March 13, 2015, following a short battle with cancer. Bill was born October 21, 1925 to Clair O. and Myrtle T. Anderson. He attended school in Arlington, CO and graduated from Arlington High School in 1944. Shirley M. Anderson passed away on
Sat, 09/24/2016 - 1:25pm
Howard Gottfried Gackle Jr., 53, of Brockway died Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016, in Billings. He was born on Dec. 11, 1962, in Miles City, the second child of Howard and Betty Gackle.  Visitation will be Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016, from 1 to 6 p.m. at Stevenson & Sons Funeral Home in Circle. Funeral
Sat, 09/24/2016 - 1:25pm
Bob Bradley passed away on Sept. 20th, surrounded by his family at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Billings after a short illness. He was born August 16, 1948 in Miles City to Vic and Stella Gaglia Bradley. He attended Sacred Heart School and served as an altar boy for many years until his
Tue, 09/20/2016 - 1:28pm
Karl Bruce Rogge — loving husband, devoted father, doting grandpa, and diehard Montana Grizzlies fan — passed away on September 14, 2016, at St. Vincent Healthcare in Billings, MT, surrounded by his family — it was a beautiful fall football weather kind of day. Karl was born March
Tue, 09/20/2016 - 8:21am
A funeral service for Myrtle May Brown, 77,  of Rochester, Minnesota, formerly of Miles City, will be Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2016, at 1 p.m. at Ebenezer Congregational Church in Sidney with Pastor David Meehan officiating. Burial will be in the Richland County Memorial Park cemetery under the