This is a free service provided by the Milford Public Library.

About The Milford Times

The Milford Times is the oldest newspaper still being published in Oakland County, Michigan. The Milford Public Library has issues of the newspaper available on microfilm going back to its first issue in 1871. It has always been published on a weekly basis.


The Milford Times includes news from Milford, Michigan, and many of the surrounding communities, including Highland Township, Commerce Townhip, White Lake Township, Hartland, Hickory Ridge, Wixom, Clyde, Walled Lake, Novi, and New Hudson.

How to Request an Obituary Look Up

You can request an obituary look up from The Milford Times by following these steps:

Step 1: Check Our Obituary Index

We are working on an index to obituaries in The Milford Times which currently covers the years 1929 through 1959. If the obituary you are looking for was published during that time period, include the information from the index in the form below.

The Milford Times Obituary Index:




1960-1967 (Note: Newspapers for 1968 and 1969 are unavailable)


If the obituary you are looking for was not published during those time periods, please fill out the form below as completely as possible. We must have at least the month and year of the deceased in order to initiate a microfilm search for you.

Step 2: Fill Out the Request Form Below. Please make sure to fill out all required fields as indicated by an asterisk. When finished click on the "Submit" button. If the information is available, we will send a copy to you via your preferred method of delivery.

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