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.


03/27/2017 - 1:03pm
Robert “Rob” Michael Sandefer, 38, of Miles City, died Wednesday, March 22, 2017, at the St. Vincent Hospital in Billings. He was born Jan. 15, 1979, in Bozeman, the son of Kent and Cheryl (Elliott) Sandefer.  Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting:
Tue, 03/21/2017 - 2:44pm
Blanche Madsen, age 94, passed away on March 18, 2017 at Holy Rosary Extended Care.  Blanche was born on February 23, 1923 in Roberts, MT, to Charley and Gladys Waugh Aubrey. They had eight children, Ernest, Lloyd, Beulah, Blanche, Alvin, George, Harold and Vivian. In 1941 she married Arthur
Tue, 03/21/2017 - 2:43pm
Visitation for Rodney Griebel, 86, of Plevna will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 21, 2017, at Stevenson Funeral Home in Baker with a Celebration of Life Service being held at 5 p.m. Mr. Griebel died Thursday, March 16, 2017, at the Eastern Montana Veterans Home in Glendive. Remembrances and
Tue, 03/21/2017 - 1:53pm
Kyle Thomas Orwig, infant son of Brian Orwig and Erika Cremer of Jordan, MT was born and went directly to heaven on February 22, 2017.   Heaven needed an Angel And God had sent for you You’re gone from me forever Now what am I to do.   I miss you now, like never before But I have to
Tue, 03/21/2017 - 1:52pm
Kinley Joe Tharp was born Friday March 10, 2017 in Miles City MT at 25 weeks. Kinley is the first born to Kasey and Josie Tharp. She will forever be a beautiful guardian angel that put a huge imprint in our hearts. We will be reminded daily how lucky we are to have had the amount of time we had