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.


07/29/2015 - 2:28pm
  Virginia Helen Sprague died on Sunday, July 26, 2015.  She was born in Perryville, Missouri, on Jan. 14, 1925, to August and Rosa Moore Kiefer, the youngest of 21 siblings. There she grew up on her parents’ large farm holdings and attended rural school.   As a young woman she worked at a hospital in St. Louis, Missouri, and then during World War II she worked in a defense...
Tue, 07/21/2015 - 8:12pm
  Carleen V. Albertson, 79, of Great Falls died Monday, July 13, 2015, at the Hosanna Assisted Living Home. She was born to Ernest W. “Ole” Jensen and Tressie “Kay” Hughes on March 14, 1936, in Miles City. She attended grade schools in the Miles City area and graduated
Tue, 07/21/2015 - 8:11pm
  James Wilburn Davis Jr. died at Eastern Montana Veterans Home in Glendive on Tuesday, June 2, 2015. Mr. Davis was born on June 11, 1949, in Bay, Arkansas. He enlisted in the Air Force on June 16, 1966. Mr. Davis went through basic training in Texas at Lackland Air Force Base. He served as a
Mon, 07/20/2015 - 4:21pm
  Esther Louise Donnelly, 80, of Miles City died peacefully the morning of Friday, July 17, 2015.   Louise, as her family and friends knew her, began life as Esther Louise Niles on Dec. 11, 1934. Born on the Niles family ranch, near O’Neill on the Powder River between Miles
Mon, 07/20/2015 - 4:20pm
  Richard J. “Dick” Ehli, “Dad, Grandpa and Great Grandpa,” 89, of Circle, died on Wednesday, June 24, 2015, while at the McCone County Health Center. Mr. Ehli was born May 26, 1926 to Rapheal J. and Mathilda Tillye Koch Ehli in Dickinson, North Dakota. He was the last
Mon, 07/20/2015 - 4:19pm
  Funeral services for Betty Jean Stepper, 86, of Terry were Monday morning, July 20, 2015, in the Community Presbyterian Church in Terry with a reception to follow. Interment was in the Prairie County Cemetery in Terry. Mrs. Stepper died Thursday, July 16, 2015.