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.


07/29/2016 - 2:02pm
Columbia – Frank Costigan Hill, MD, 70, of Columbia, died Wednesday, July 27, 2016. Born in Miles City, Montana, on September 5, 1945, he was a son of the late Elisha B. “Pete” and Mary Frances Jensen Hill. Frank grew up on the PJ Cattle Ranch in Powderville, Montana, where he thoroughly enjoyed horses and the years of outdoor work. He also learned to work hard, a trait he...
Thu, 07/28/2016 - 2:19pm
Connie J. Boyd Kountz Carey of Miles City died Saturday, July 23, 2016, at the Prairie Community Center in Terry. She was born Oct. 7, 1952, in Everett, Washington. In 1961 she moved to Miles City, then went to school in Brockton where she graduated as Salutatorian of the Class of 1971. She
Tue, 07/26/2016 - 1:42pm
Lynne Marie Mathiason, 56, died Friday, July 22, 2016, at her home in Clarendon, Texas. Memorial services in Texas were held at 2:00 pm Tuesday, July 26, 2016 in the Robertson Funeral Directors Saints’ Roost Chapel in Clarendon with Rev. Bill Hodges, officiating. Memorial services in Montana
Tue, 07/26/2016 - 1:42pm
At 11:58 p.m., Friday, July 22, 2016, Kenneth Hom passed away peacefully from a year battle with cancer. Ken was born March 5, 1934 in Beach, North Dakota to Paul and Blanche (Davis) Hom. One of nine siblings, he was raised on a homestead in Brusset, Montana before the family moved to Foreman,
Tue, 07/26/2016 - 9:57am
Lee James, 72, a former resident of Belton, Tex., and employee of the Killeen Daily Herald, died after a lengthy battle with cancer, July 14, 2016, in Sun City, Fla., surrounded by family. Mr. James was born in Oakland, Cal., but raised in Miles City, Mont., where his parents, Elmo and Estelle
Fri, 07/22/2016 - 2:02pm
Julio Guerreo Quiroz, 86, of Broadus, died Tuesday, July 19, 2016, at his home in Casper, Wyoming. Mr. Quiroz was born April 21, 1930 to Jesus and Victoria Guerreo Quiroz in Sonora, Texas, one of twin boys, born third of six children. He met the love of his life, Juana “Juanita” Soto,
Fri, 07/22/2016 - 1:28pm
Dale Bennett, age 65, of Miles City passed away on Sunday, July 17, 2016 in Miles City. Dale was born on August 4, 1950 in Miles City, Montana, the son of Clarence and Norma Jean Bennett. He attended school through his junior year of high school at Custer County High School and then went to Rosebud
Fri, 07/22/2016 - 1:26pm
Doris Uden, at the age of 107, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Tuesday,  July 19, 2016 at the Holy Rosary Extended Care nursing home in Miles City, Montana, with family by her side. The world has lost a wonderful, loving and caring woman but Heaven has gained another angel. Doris was