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.


08/25/2016 - 2:41pm
Ruby Alice (Kercheval) Olson, age 81, of Broadus passed away August 21, 2016 at the Powder River Manor in Broadus. A visitation will be held on Friday, August 26, 2016 from 2:00-6:00 p.m. at Stevenson and Sons Funeral Home in Broadus. A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday August 27, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. at Stevenson and Sons Funeral Home in Broadus. Interment will follow in the Valley View...
Thu, 08/25/2016 - 2:41pm
Diann F. Suda, 71 of Miles City, MT passed away on Sunday August 21 at her home surrounded by her family.  Diann was born in Grafton ND on May 16, 1945, the daughter of Henry and Stephie (Helmowski) Wosick.  She grew up and attended school in Grafton.  Diann worked at the Lutheran
Thu, 08/25/2016 - 9:10am
Edward (Eddy) Clare Halvorson of Bozeman passed away August 20, 2016 after fighting a valiant battle with Alzheimer’s Disease.  Mr. Halvorson was the youngest child of Edward O. and Clara Anderson Halvorson, born on June 26, 1935 in Miles City, MT.   Funeral services will be
Thu, 08/25/2016 - 9:09am
Ralph Leonard “Bud” Holmlund, 87, passed away Sunday, August 21, 2016 at the Marcus Daly Memorial Hospital in Hamilton, MT., following a brief illness.  He was born in Miles City, MT on April 19, 1929 to the late Ralph Walter and Helen Marie Anderson Holmlund.  He grew up on
Tue, 08/23/2016 - 1:21pm
Funeral services for Marion Hartse, 92, of Baker, will be at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, August 25, 2016 at Stevenson Funeral Home, Baker, MT with Pastor Rod Kilsdonk officiating. Burial will follow at Bonnievale Cemetery.    Family will receive friends from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday
Mon, 08/22/2016 - 1:34pm
Brian Keith Losett, loving husband, father & grandfather passed away with his wife at his side August 12, 2016 in Bozeman Deaconess Hospital after a short illness. He was 53 years old.  Brian was born in Miles City, MT on May 25, 1963, the youngest of three sons where he attended grade
Mon, 08/22/2016 - 1:33pm
Dina Elizabeth “Betty” Hageman, 92, died Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2016, at the Garfield County Health Center in Jordan. She was born to Baan and Miriam Houser Wille in Forsyth on April 4, 1924. Funeral services will be Friday, Aug. 26, 2016, at 11 a.m. at St. John’s Evangelical
Thu, 08/18/2016 - 2:16pm
Debbie Ritts, 58, of Miles City died Friday, Aug. 12, 2016, at her home in Miles City. She was born Nov. 3, 1957, in Roma Linda, California, the daughter of William and Carol (Elliot) Housel. She married Michael Ailey and they had four children. Later she married Dennis Andre. In 2001 she married
Wed, 08/17/2016 - 2:09pm
Vivian Lorraine Mount, 84, passed away on Monday August 15, 2016 after a short illness. She died at Lutheran Medical Center in Wheat Ridge, Colorado with her family by her side. Born in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan on May 4th, 1932, she was the only child of Warren Harry Gosney and Mary Jo, Hannah (
Tue, 08/16/2016 - 2:06pm
Roland Rumph, 100, died peacefully, with his family by his side, at the Powder River Manor in Broadus on Friday, Aug. 5, 2016. Born in Aberdeen, South Dakota, on April 24, 1916, he was the eldest of seven children born to Clark Levi Rumph and Gertrude Anna Schaap Rumph.  In 1945 he married