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Since 1956, Michelotti-Sawyers Mortuary, together with our dedicated staff, has been serving the community of Billings and the greater Yellowstone County area.

We are experts in creating meaningful services, whether cremation or burial; a formal traditional service or an informal gathering; either in our facility, at your church or other location of your choosing. Since there are so many ways to honor someone's life, we encourage you to contact us to see how we can assist you.

Recent Obituaries

Agnes Walen

Agnes Bertha Walen

Agnes Bertha Walen, of Billings, formerly of Williston, N.D., passed away on Oct. 7, 2015, at the age of 102, at Saint John’s Lutheran Home. […]
Oct 8, 2015 / Add Comment
Eva Schwehr

Eva K. Schwehr

Eva K. Schwehr, 94, of Billings, passed away Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015, at St. Vincent Healthcare. She was born in Schefield, N.D., on Dec. 15, 1920, […]
Oct 7, 2015 / 4 Comments
Alan Evans

Alan ‘Al’ Evans

Alan “Al” Evans was born on Jan. 2, 1933, in Aberdeen, S.D., to Fred and Gertrude (Gelling) Evans, and lived there until he graduated from […]
Oct 2, 2015 / 5 Comments
Ellen Hayes

Ellen Louise Argo Hayes

  Ellen Hayes, most affectionately known as Nana or Mom, passed away on September 24, 2015.  She was born Ellen Louise Argo, to Jesse Graham Argo […]
Oct 1, 2015 / 2 Comments
Mark Vern Thiel

Mark Vern Thiel

Mark Vern Thiel was born in Billings on March 10, 1970, to Larry and Marlene Thiel. He died in his home on Sunday, Sept. 27, […]
Sep 30, 2015 / 10 Comments
Dona Mae Overfelt

Dona Mae Overfelt

On Saturday, Dona Mae spent a lovely fall day watching the Griz game and verbally sparring with her granddaughter, a Cats fan. Early the next […]
Sep 30, 2015 / 3 Comments
Alex Mogan

Alexander Baylor Mogan

Alexander Baylor Mogan born on Aug. 4, 1925, to Alexander (Sr.) and Yukona Mogan. He attended school until 1944, when his father was killed in […]
Sep 29, 2015 / Add Comment
Bob Merrill

Earl Donald “Bob” Merrill

Earl Donald “Bob” Merrill, of 3118 Thousand Oaks, Billings, passed away at the Morningstar Rest Home on Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2015. A resident of Billings since […]
Sep 25, 2015 / 9 Comments
Craig Elvsaas

Craig Elvsaas

Craig Elvsaas, 42, of Billings, passed away on Sept. 22, 2015. Craig was born on July 20, 1973, in Sidney. He was raised in Froid on […]
Sep 25, 2015 / 23 Comments

Grace Gilliam

Grace Gilliam was born on July 10, 1923. She died on Sept. 22, 2015. Her son, Tom Schieno, preceded her in death. She is survived by […]
Sep 24, 2015 / Add Comment
Joe Brinkel

John J. “Joe” Brinkel

John J. “Joe” Brinkel, a resident of Laurel for over 60 years, passed away at the RiverStone Health and Hospice facility on Sept. 21, 2015, […]
Sep 22, 2015 / 2 Comments

Our Commitment

To serve your family in the ways you prefer - with honesty, dignity, fairness and trust... to provide the quiet, reassuring comfort of knowing you chose the right people to care for your family.

Our Code of Good Practice

As an invited member of Selected Independent Funeral Homes, Michelotti-Sawyers is recognized for it's continued commitment to maintaining high standards in their character, performance, services, and facilities. With this membership, Michelotti-Sawyers is obligated to offer a wide range of prices, as well as complete freedom to select a funeral service within their means.

Who We Are

Michelotti-Sawyers Mortuary and Crematory is a locally and independently owned and operated full service funeral home and crematory. The business was started in 1956 by Robert G. Michelotti and John F. Sawyers.

Our Signature Service

Whether you choose a traditional or a contemporary ceremony, a funeral provides a profound experience that ultimately aids in the grieving process. By gathering your family and friends you give testimony to the life of your loved one, you celebrate the relationships shared, and you provide a time and place for all who were part of their life to come together in a reflective setting. Whatever your preference, our staff will work one-on-one with you to create an appropriate tribute. To help simplify the planning and arrangement process, the offerings described here represent the most popular choices of our client families.

Yellowstone Valley Memorial Park

Yellowstone Valley Memorial Park was established by Michelotti-Sawyers Mortuary in the summer of 1998. It is our hope that we have created a place where families may find peace and comfort for generations to come.