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 localife@midrivers.com. To inquire about a paid obituary, contact the Star advertising department at 406-234-0450 or email adrep@midrivers.com. Thank you.

Obituaries

06/30/2016 - 2:03pm
Magdalene “Maxine” Sackman Guidice was born at home near Mildred on Dec. 18, 1927, and died Monday, June 27, 2016, in Rapid City, South Dakota, with her family at her side.  She was raised on the family farm near Fallon, the youngest of 14 children born to Jacob and Salomena Meier Sackman. She graduated from Terry High School and shortly after moved to Miles City and worked at...
Mon, 06/27/2016 - 1:58pm
Helen Rath Bollinger, 91, of Jordan, died Thursday, June 23, 2016, at the Garfield County Health Center in Jordan. She was born May 2, 1925 at Jordan, the first born of Maggie and Phillip Rath.  She married Arthur Bollinger on Jan. 28, 1941. They lived in Jordan their entire lives and had
Mon, 06/27/2016 - 1:57pm
Mary Jean Woods passed away peacefully on Thursday, June 23rd at Holy Rosary Extended Care after a short illness.  She was born April 19th, 1925 to John and Amy Byrnes in Big Stone City, South Dakota. While still an infant, she moved with her mother to homestead on Sweeney Creek near Rosebud,
Fri, 06/24/2016 - 1:59pm
Bruce Gerald Whitmarsh, age 83, of Miles City went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, June 23, 2016 at the VA Community Living Center in Miles City. Bruce was born in Alston, Michigan on July 30, 1932 to Esther (Eklund) and Wilbert Heikkila. After graduating from Traunik High School, he enlisted
Tue, 06/21/2016 - 1:54pm
Ervin Daniel Schilling, 92, of Terry died Sunday, June 19, 2016, at the Prairie Community Hospital in Terry. He was born July 3, 1923, in rural Fallon, the second son of John and Christina Schilling. On June 17, 1950, he married the love of his life, Patricia Joan Cadieux, a schoolteacher from
Tue, 06/21/2016 - 1:53pm
Randall Racey Carpenter, 72, of Jordan died Thursday, June 16, 2016.  Mr. Carpenter was born to Racey and Velma Carpenter on Nov. 13, 1943, in Caldwell, Ohio. In 1971, after falling in love with Montana while serving in the Air Force, he moved his family to Glasgow Air Force Base. He lived the
Tue, 06/21/2016 - 1:52pm
William (Bill) Sweeney, former hard-rock miner from immigrant Irish stock, rodeo rider, Navy Veteran, Blue Shield District Manager, and a relentless force of good cheer, died in his sleep on June 13, 2016 in Portland, Oregon. No doubt that at the time of his death he was dreaming of family and
Thu, 06/16/2016 - 12:52pm
Dr. Eugene Smith Aby, age 92 of Glendive, Montana, passed away on Tuesday, June 14, 2016 surrounded by his family at Riverstone Hospice home in Billings, MT. Dr. Aby was born on June 7, 1924 in Salida, Colorado. He married Jaralee Meakins January 6, 1951. His wife of 65 years preceded him in death