Trust When It's Needed Most

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

Verne Lester McKinney

Verne Lester McKinney passed away Monday, Feb. 20, 2017, after a battle with brain cancer. His wife of 14 years, Alice Johnson-McKinney, was at his […]
Feb 24, 2017 /

James W. Kenaley

James W. Kenaley, 91, of Billings, passed away on Feb. 13, 2017. James was a WWII and Korean War Veteran who served as a Seabee in […]
Feb 21, 2017 /

Paul G. Olsen

1925 — 2017   Paul Gilbert Olsen — a remarkable son of Butte, America — passed on from this world on Feb. 17, 2017. His family now […]
Feb 20, 2017 /

Dorothy Jean Huxley Davis

Dorothy Jean Huxley Davis, 90, of Billings, passed away from natural causes on Feb. 18, 2017. She was born on Feb. 20, 1926, in Livingston, the […]
Feb 20, 2017 /

Lucile ‘Lu’ Nelson

Lucile “Lu” Nelson, 101, of Billings, passed away at TenderNest on Feb. 12, 2017, following a very brief stay. She lived in her own home […]
Feb 15, 2017 /

Bernard A. Mulder Jr.

Your life was a blessing; your memory a treasure; you are loved beyond words and missed beyond measure (author unknown). The world lost one of […]
Feb 15, 2017 /

Glen G. Sprankel

Glen G. Sprankel, 82, of Billings, passed away Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, at Billings Health and Rehab. The son of Fred and Marie Sprankel, Glen was […]
Feb 13, 2017 /

Jean Ann Baldi

Jean Ann Baldi passed away on Feb. 7, 2017. Jean was born in 1929 in Denver, to Michael and Naomi Strawmire Huddleston. Her parents owned Pat and […]
Feb 9, 2017 /

Richard L. Stratford

A vibrant presence was hushed in Billings when death took Richard L. Stratford on Feb. 3, 2017, at RiverStone Hospice. Dick was born on Feb. 12, […]
Feb 7, 2017 /

John ‘Jack’ Lawler

John “Jack” Lawler, a lifelong Montana resident, passed away on Feb. 1, 2017. He was born on Jan. 8, 1919, in Baker, the son of […]
Feb 3, 2017 /

Trudie Kinnard

After meeting her youngest great-grandchild for the first time the week before, having played the past week with her two grandchildren from Macau, and having […]
Feb 3, 2017 /

John Newman

On Jan. 31, 2017, our world traveler made his final journey. John Newman was born to Harold and Maude Victoria Smith Newman in Rickmansworth, England, on […]
Feb 2, 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.