Welcome to the Montana Obituary Links Page

Welcome to the Montana obituaries page, where you will find links, databases, and resources that will help you find obituaries and vital records related information. If you are looking to find a copy of a specific obituary, biographic/public records data, or a copy of the official death certificate from person who died in Montana, then please follow the following steps:


1 Search the Local Newspapers Archives
Once you have the name, place, and date of death then you can search the local newspapers archives for a copy of the obituary posting. You can access our free list of all the newspapers and their obituary sections for the state of Montana.
2 Search other Free and Paid Resources
If you do not want to search the local newspapers, then we recommend the following resources and companies, who can provide this information. Many offer both free and paid services which can you help you find obituary and biographic information.
3 Get an Official Death Certificate
If you are looking for an official copy of a death certificate then please read the specific instructions of how to order death certificates.
4 Further Genealogical Research
If you are a genealogist, we also have aggregated a list of genealogy resources by state. You can try these genealogy focused resources, which are organized by county and state.

Search Tools and Resources

Instruction for obtaining a copy of a Montana Death Certificate

To order Death Certificates you can contact the Montana Department of Vital Records which is listed below. If you want to order online you can use the following link to order a death certificate.

Death Certificate for Montana

Event: Birth or death

Cost of copy: $12.00

Office of Vital Statistics
MT Dept. of Public Health and Human Services
111 N Sanders, Rm. 209
P.O. Box 4210
Helena, MT 59604

Remarks: State office has had records since late 1907. Additional copies of the same record requested at the same time are $5.00.

Photocopy of picture ID and signature required.

Personal check or money order should be made payable to Montana Vital Records. To verify current fees, the telephone number is 1-(888) 877-1946.

Directory of Montana Obituary and Genealogy Resource Links
Below are obituary resource links organized by county. Please contact us if you would like to add your site.

Looking for the obituary section for a local newspaper? Please search through our full list of Montana Newspapers and access their online obituary sections. Click here to access Montana Newspapers.


Montana Obituary Search Engine
Montana Obituary and Death Notice Archive
Montana Marriage Data Archive
Montana Cemetery Inscriptions Search Engine
Honor Students Archive - Montana Students
Miscellaneous Montana Obituaries (folder)
Montana Death Index 1954-2002
Rootsweb - Montana Obituary Page
The Montana Standard
Northwest Obituaries Search Engine

Free CD Lookups

Big Horn Co.

Big Horn County Page
Miscellaneous Big Horn County Obituaries

Broadwater Co.

Broadwater County Obituaries

Carbon Co.

Rootsweb - Carbon County Page with obits

Cascade Co.

The Great Falls Prairie Star Obituaries
Rootsweb - Cascade County Page with obits

Custer Co.

Miles City Star

Fallon Co.

Fallon County Cemetery Inscriptions

Fergus Co.

Fergus County Obituary Search Engine
Fergus County Obituaries (Scroll to topic)

Flathead Co.

The Daily Inter Lake - Archives
The Whitefish Pilot
Big Fork Eagle
Rootsweb - Flathead County Page with obits
Index of obits from "The Daily Inter Lake" 5/5/98 - 12/31/98
Index of obits from "The Daily Inter Lake" 1/1/99 - 12/31/99
Miscellaneous Death Records A-K
Miscellaneous Death Records L-Z
Miscellaneous Marriages 1890-1996 A-F - G-L - M-R - S-Z
Flathead County Page
1890-1996 Kalispell, Flathead County, Deaths (A-L)
1890-1996 Kalispell, Flathead County, Deaths (M-Z)
1890-1996 Kalispell, Flathead County, Marriages (A-L)
1890-1996 Kalispell, Flathead County, Marriages (M-Z)
Flathead County Cemetery Inscriptions
Deaths, Divorces, Marriages 1893-1899
1998 Marriages
1999 Marriages

Gallatin Co.

Bozeman Daily Chronicle
High Country Independent Press
Miscellaneous Gallatin County Obituaries

Hill Co.

Rootsweb - Hill County Page with obits

Jefferson Co.

Jefferson County Vital Records Search Engine
Vitals from the Boulder/Basin Newspapers

Judith Basin Co.

Rootsweb - Judith Basin County Page with obits

Lake Co.

Lake County Leader

Lewis & Clark Co.

Helena Independent Record Obituaries

Libby Co.

The Western News Online - Archives - Vital Stats Archive
The Online Montanian

Lincoln Co.

The Western News Online
Tobacco Valley News
Lincoln County Marriages 1893-1935 Brides - Grooms

Madison Co.

Rootsweb - Madison County Page with obits
1996 Obituaries
1997 Obituaries
1998 Obituaries
1999 Obituaries
2000 Obituaries
2001 Obituaries

McCone Co.

The Herald News

Mineral Co.

Mineral County Death Records (choose first letter of surname)

Missoula Co.

Rootsweb - Missoula County Page with obits

Park Co.

Rootsweb - Park County Page - Cemetery Inscriptions
Livingston Enterprise

Powder River Co.

Rootsweb - Powder River County Page with obits
Boyes Cemetery Inscriptions

Ravilli Co.

Ravilli News Obituaries
Ravalli County Obituaries

Richland Co.

Sidney Herald-Leader

Roosevelt Co.

The Herald News
Rootsweb - Roosevelt County Page with cemetery inscriptions
Rootsweb County Cemetery Inscriptions

Rosebud Co.

Rootsweb - Rosebud County Page with obits

Sheridan Co.

The Herald News

Silverbow Co.

Rootsweb - Silverbow County Page with Vitals
The Montana Standard

Sweetgrass Co.

Sweet Grass County Wedding Index 1895-1949
Sweetgrass County Marriages 1899
Sweetgrass County Marriages 1900-1909
Sweetgrass County Marriages 1910-1919
Sweetgrass County Marriages 1920-1929
Sweetgrass County Marriages 1940-1949

Valley Co.

The Herald News

Wibaux Co.

Rootsweb - Wibaux County Page with obits

Yellowstone Co.

Yellowstone County Obituary Search Engine
Billings Gazette (gives births, too!)
The Billings Outpost

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