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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

Louis William Moran

Louis Moran passed away peacefully on Sept. 20, 2017, in Billings. Louie was born on Dec. 4, 1918, in Geddes, South Dakota, to William Christopher […]
Sep 22, 2017 /

Margaret ‘Peg’ Straight (Wichman)

Peg was born in Lewistown on Dec. 7, 1942, to Robert “Joe” and Vesta Wichman. Peg went to Wild Rose School, Moore High School and on […]
Sep 21, 2017 /

John Ray Black

John Ray Black was born on September 15, 1928 in Los Angeles, California, and passed away surrounded by his beloved family at Mission Ridge Senior […]
Sep 21, 2017 /

Christian Mark Sorensen

Christian Mark Sorensen, age 57, of Billings, passed away in a car accident on Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017. Chris was born on Dec. 2, 1959, in […]
Sep 19, 2017 /

Callen ‘Cal’ K. Northam

Callen K. Northam died peacefully in his sleep on Sept. 13, 2017, while visiting Texas. He was born in Chicago, the only child of Harry […]
Sep 19, 2017 /

Thomas Michael Olsen
4/12/59 — 9/3/17

Thomas Michael Olsen, son of Mary Fuqua, was released by God from 15 years of pain and suffering as family and friends surrounded him with […]
Sep 13, 2017 /

Gary D. Miller

Gary D. Miller, 77, passed from this life to his heavenly home on Sept. 11, 2017, from complications of Myasthenia Gravis, an incurable autoimmune disease. Gary […]
Sep 12, 2017 /

Shirley May (Burton) Kuykendall

The Life of a most Gracious Lady Shirley May Burton was born at home on May 19th, 1934 in the small, Montana town of Musselshell. Due […]
Sep 10, 2017 /

Mary T. Duenow

Mary T. Duenow passed away peacefully on the morning of Sept. 2, 2017, after a rapid decline in health caused by a rare and fatal […]
Sep 7, 2017 /

JoAnn (Taylor) Driscoll

JoAnn (Taylor) Driscoll, age 73, passed away peacefully on Sunday, September 3, 2017. JoAnn was born in Ephrata, WA on October 19, 1943 to Duane […]
Sep 4, 2017 /

Evelyn J. Funk

In the late evening of Aug. 29, 2017, our loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother peacefully passed away. Evelyn J. Funk was born Dec. 30, 1930, […]
Aug 31, 2017 /

Margaret ‘Marge’ Clara Schmidt

Marge was born on March 17, 1933, to Edward and Maria (Schutz) Kraft in Beulah, North Dakota. Marge was the youngest of seven children. Her […]
Aug 29, 2017 /

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.