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.


10/22/2014 - 2:50pm
  Joseph C. Toennis of Surprise, AZ, formerly of Miles City, MT and Rapid City, SD, passed away Thursday Oct. 16, 2014.  Joe was a man of many hats and talents. He was adored by all who met him. Joe’s pride came from his love of his wife and their children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  Joe is survived by his loving wife, Dorothy (Friedt) Toennis and his children:...
Wed, 10/15/2014 - 5:10pm
  Esther Robinson Helm died at Holy Rosary Hospital on October 13, 2014 with family by her side. Mrs. Helm was born on September 29, 1919 in Fleak, N.D., to John Geist and Anna Zimmerman. She attended grade school in Regent, N.D., and graduated high school in Stockton, Calif. She attended
Wed, 10/15/2014 - 5:09pm
  Elnora “Stevie” Zadow died peacefully at Friendship Villa in Miles City on Sunday, October 12, 2014. She has reunited with the love of her life, her husband Gilbert, and all the other people she loved. Mrs. Zadow was born on August 16, 1924 in Bayard, Nebraska, the first child of
Mon, 10/13/2014 - 4:18pm
  Judith Dolores Rudolph Clark, 73, of Billings, died Wednesday, October 8, 2014, in Wheat Ridge, Colorado due to complications of a brain aneurysm.  Judy was born to the late Kenneth and Dolores Rudolph on October 18, 1940 in Miles City. Judy graduated from Custer County High School and
Mon, 10/13/2014 - 4:16pm
  William “Bill” Lyle Grist, 63, of Brockway died Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014, at Riverstone Health in Billings with his wife of 44 years, as always, by his side. Mr. Grist was born Dec. 24, 1950, in Miles City, to Lyle “Bud” and Marjorie Grist and joined an older brother,
Mon, 10/13/2014 - 4:15pm
  Evalina Stetler, 97, of Miles City, and formerly of Valier, died Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014, at Friendship Villa, with her daughter, Sharon, by her side. She would have been 98 in seventeen days. She was ready to leave for her Heavenly home. Mrs. Stetler was born on Oct. 26, 1916, the first born
Mon, 10/13/2014 - 4:14pm
  Ralph Duwaine Kirkpatrick, age 83, of Glendive, Montana, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Monday, Oct. 6, 2014, of natural causes. Visitation will be from 10:00 A.M. until 5:00 P.M. and 6:00 until 8:00 P.M. on Monday, Oct. 13, 2014 at the Silha Funeral Home in Glendive. A service for