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.


11/29/2016 - 3:53pm
Margaret “Margi” M. French died at the McCone County Health Center on Friday, Nov. 25, 2016, with her husband by her side. Margaret Mary Inman was born to Donna (Pierce) and Earl (Pudd) Inman on Nov. 12, 1955, in Miles City.  A visitation will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016, from 4 to 7 p.m. at Stevenson and Son’s Funeral Home in Circle. A Funeral will be Wednesday, Nov...
Tue, 11/29/2016 - 3:52pm
Eugenie E. (Johnson) Richards was born on Jan. 18, 1920, in Red Lodge to Louis and Barbara (Bessie) (Berniunas) Johnson. Her parents came to America from Lithuania. Visitation will be Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016, at Stevenson and Sons Funeral Home in Broadus with family receiving friends from 4 to 6 p.m
Tue, 11/29/2016 - 3:50pm
Maureen Ann Patikas, 67, of Miles City, Montana passed away of cancer at Holy Rosary Hospice on Saturday, November 19, 2016 with good friends, Deb and Jo by her side.  Maureen was the third child born to Nick and Mary Grover Patikas on May 25, 1949 joining older sister Beverly and older
Tue, 11/29/2016 - 3:00pm
Lillian (Rath) Moos, 93, of Brockway died on Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016, in the Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City. She was born on Dec. 4, 1922, in Gackle, North Daktoa, the daughter of Christ and Caroline Bieber Rath. Services will be at 11 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 5, 2016, at Stevenson and Sons
Tue, 11/29/2016 - 2:58pm
Mildred S. Valach, 95, passed away peacefully at Prairie Community Hospital in Terry, Montana, on November 22, 2016.  Millie was born June 11, 1921 on the family farm near Tabor, South Dakota, the second child of Joseph and Marie (Vavruska) Sutera. She lived and worked on the farm with her
Wed, 11/23/2016 - 9:50am
Dane Thomas Saunders, beloved daddy and son, loving brother, uncle, grandson, nephew and friend, passed away November 16, 2016. Born March 30, 1983, Miles City, Montana to Thomas and Nena Neill Saunders. Dane liked the ocean, swimming, sports, especially baseball, The Jazz and football. He loved to
Mon, 11/21/2016 - 2:55pm
Charles Monaghan of Terry, MT passed away on Saturday, November 19th, at Prairie Community Hospital in Terry, MT. Charles was born on April 29, 1939, to Elizabeth Monaghan in Butte, MT. They later moved to Terry, MT and Charles was raised by his grandparents, the Walter Plaths. He attended the
Mon, 11/21/2016 - 2:54pm
Lorraine Hilda Minow, 82, went home to be with her savior on November 16, 2016.  Lorraine was born in Marsh, Montana, on December 4, 1933, to Lydia Opp and Christian Gaub, the fourth of six children. She attended schools in Fallon and Terry, Montana, graduating from Terry High School in 1952.
Mon, 11/21/2016 - 2:53pm
Marlene Reed Wetzel, born April 5, 1937 in Jordan, Montana. Died on November 15, 2016 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. A Montana native, she was the daughter of Fred E. Reed, a cowboy/rancher and Alma Flippin Reed, a school teacher.  A magna cum laude graduate from the University of Tulsa. Marlene also