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.


03/05/2015 - 2:19pm
  After a short bout with cancer, Wayne Lathrop, 83, of Miles City peacefully passed away to join his Lord, surrounded by all his family on Tuesday, March 3, 2015, at the Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City. Mr. Lathrop was born on Feb. 3, 1932, the son of Clifford and Donna Loop Lathrop. He attended school in Miles City until he graduated from Custer County High School in 1949. ...
Wed, 02/25/2015 - 2:29pm
  Montie Rae Martelle died Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015, at the Billings Clinic after an extended illness. She was born the second of three children on Oct. 22, 1956, in Miles City to Merna Beeler Martelle and Robert M. Martelle. She was raised in Miles City and graduated from Custer County
Mon, 02/23/2015 - 2:34pm
  Ruth (Hall Harken) Hickel age 91 of Ulm, died Saturday February 21, 2015 of natural causes at Benefis Hospital in Great Falls.   Ruth was born on August 15, 1923, in Absorkee, to Alta May and Harry Hall.  After her mother’s death Ruth spent time at an orphanage in Twin
Mon, 02/23/2015 - 2:32pm
  Theresa Yvonne LaFranier, 59, died at her home on Friday, Feb. 20, 2015. She was born July 23, 1955, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, to Robert Henry and Wanda Dell Norseworthy Nobe. She graduated from Custer County District High School in Miles City. On Oct. 26, 1996, she married Leslie J.
Mon, 02/23/2015 - 2:29pm
  BRYAN, OHIO — Alina Victoria Simon, age 18, of Burbank, California, and formerly of Fort Collins, Colorado, passed away on Tuesday, February 17, 2015, in Springfield, Ohio, where she was attending Wittenberg University as a freshman after finishing her high school education in just
Fri, 02/20/2015 - 3:59pm
  Richard Lowell Carlson, 70, of Miles City, died on Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015, at the Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City. Mr. Carlson was born on Nov. 21, 1944, in Alexandria, Virginia, the son of Cleo and Irena Holmquist Carlson. He grew up in the Truman, Minnesota, area on the family farm.