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.


04/22/2014 - 3:20pm
  Harold William Jenrich, 84, of Cohagen, died Friday, April 18, 2014, at the Montana State Hospital in Warm Springs. Mr. Jenrich was born on Aug. 29, 1929, to his mother, Ruth A. Jenrich, in Forsyth. He attended school in Colstrip.  He joined the United States Navy in 1947, serving until he was honorably discharged in 1951. In 1949, he and Shirley Ann Ostrum were married in Forsyth. To...
Tue, 04/22/2014 - 3:17pm
  Roy L. Wagner, 85, died on Friday, April 18, 2014, at Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City. Mr. Wagner was born on Nov. 15, 1928, in Ashley, N.D., the son of Reuben and Elsie Strobel Wagner. In 1930, Mr. Wagner and his family moved to the McCone County area to farm and ranch. He grew up and
Tue, 04/22/2014 - 3:15pm
  William Malvin “Bill” Muri, 98, of Miles City, formerly of Rosebud, died Saturday, April 19, 2014, at Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City. Mr. Muri was born March 24, 1916, to R.P. and Nellie Muri. He was the first of nine children. He married Virginia Reed on Dec. 13, 1941, and
Tue, 04/22/2014 - 3:09pm
    Suzanne Jane (Irigoin) Stewart of Miles City, age 89, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at the Holy Rosary Extended Care.     Suzanne was born on July 25, 1924, one of four children to Jean and Marianne (Eyherabide) Irigoin. The family farmed in the Elmdale
Tue, 04/22/2014 - 3:05pm
Jacquelyn Beth "Jackie" Fulton Nelson, 83, of Billings, formerly of Miles City, died Monday, April 7, 2014. Born Aug. 12, 1930 in New England, N.D., and raised in Amidon, N.D., she graduated from the nursing program in the early 1950s. While living in Miles City she fell in love with and
Tue, 04/15/2014 - 3:25pm
  Gladys Stanton, 78, of Jordan died Saturday, April 12, 2014, at the Billings Clinic. She battled cancer for many years, but was taken by chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Gladys Mae Hogue was born to Bill and Gladys Hogue on Nov. 16, 1935, in Nebraska. Her family moved to Montana
Mon, 04/14/2014 - 2:22pm
  Patricia Kaye Christopherson died peacefully at her home in Kalispell on the morning of April 10, 2014. Patricia was born on October 26, 1932, in Falls City, Nebraska — the fifth and youngest child of Edgar John Trayer and Lela Deaton Trayer. She was raised in Nebraska, Denver and
Mon, 04/14/2014 - 2:21pm
  Eva Buckingham Youngbauer, age 93, of Miles City, Montana, joined her husband, Ray Youngbauer, on Thursday, March 27, 2014. Eva was born on September 20, 1920 in Terry Montana to Roy and Myrtle Bice Buckingham. The family lived in Terry where Eva attended all 12 grades of school, graduating