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.


11/23/2015 - 2:55pm
On the evening of November 14, 2015, Paul Lynn Oakland, Sr. passed away at his home in Miles City, Montana. Paul was 68 years old. Paul Lynn Oakland, Sr. was born on February 26, 1947 to Raymond and Winnie Oakland in Williston, North Dakota. He attended country grade school in Cartwright, North Dakota. He graduated from Fairview High School in 1965.  He then attended college in Dickinson,...
Mon, 11/23/2015 - 2:40pm
Paul Timothy Jonas, 58, of Denver, Colorado, former Miles City resident, died peacefully on Friday, Oct. 30, 2015, after a 15-month battle with brain cancer. He was born May 14, 1957, to Audrey and George Jonas in Carmi, Illinois. He received a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Creighton
Wed, 11/18/2015 - 2:35pm
  Tyrell Curtis Phipps, 21, of Jordan died Monday, Nov. 16, 2015, near Bozeman as a result of an auto accident on his way to work at the National Finals Rodeo. Visitation will be held on Friday, Nov. 20, 2015, from 1 to 6 p.m. at Stevenson and Sons Funeral Home in Jordan. Funeral services will
Mon, 11/16/2015 - 3:26pm
  Ruth Lillian Slater (Buechler), age 86 of Whitefish, MT, passed away peacefully on the morning of November 3, 2015 at The Springs at Whitefish in Whitefish, MT. Ruth was being visited and comforted by family members. Ruth was born December 6, 1928 in Mildred Montana. She was the ninth and
Mon, 11/16/2015 - 3:26pm
  Dianne Mary Undem O’Neill, age 75, loving, devoted, faithful wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend went to be with our Lord Jesus Christ on Thursday, November 12, 2015, surrounded by family after a courageous battle with cancer. Dianne was born April 25, 1940, in Terry, Montana
Thu, 11/12/2015 - 11:37am
  Mildred Marie Pickering Boardman died November 11, 2015, at the home of her daughter, Tana Rangel, in Stanton, North Dakota. She was born February 10, 1928, at the family home near Hysham, Montana.  On January 11, 1947, she married Virgil Boardman. They raised three daughters while
Thu, 11/12/2015 - 11:36am
  Georgia Ruth (Gould) Damm, 86, died in the early morning on Monday, Nov. 9, 2015, in the Powder River Manor in Broadus with her loving husband, Stanley E. Damm, by her side. She was born Sept. 19, 1929, at Old Boyes. Visitation will be Friday, Nov. 13, 2015, at Stevenson & Sons Funeral