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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

Rachel Ruth Stearns Koory

Rachel Ruth Stearns Koory led a long, successful and storied life. A free-spirited adventurer to the end, Rachie was the life of any party, and […]
Oct 19, 2018 /

Kenneth Lonnie Boyd

A golden heart stopped beating; a warrior is laid to rest. Kenneth Lonnie Boyd departed this earthly life on Oct. 16, 2018, to joyously reunite with […]
Oct 18, 2018 /

Judy C. Hargrove

Judy C. Hargrove (Judy Carol Butcher), age 65, died at Billings Clinic Hospital, on Oct. 12, 2018, due to complications from heart surgery. Judy was […]
Oct 16, 2018 /

Richard Sartorie Jr.

Richard Sartorie Jr., loving husband, father and grandfather, passed away peacefully at home on Oct. 12, 2018. He was 91 years old. Richard was born on […]
Oct 16, 2018 /

Beverly June Amies

Beverly June Amies, age 84, of Hardin, Montana passed away peacefully on October 7, 2018 at Bighorn Memorial Hospital. She was born on May 5, 1934 […]
Oct 12, 2018 /

Edna Matz

Edna Matz left this earth on Oct. 10, 2018, to join her heavenly father. Born on Feb. 13, 1926, in Bowman, North Dakota, she grew up […]
Oct 11, 2018 /

Peter Allen Finwall

On Feb. 6, 1941, Peter Allen was born to Odevar and Doris Finwall on a snowy morning in Brooten, Minnesota. In fact, his dad had […]
Oct 5, 2018 /

Harold G. Korell

Harold G. Korell was born in Lovell, Wyoming, on Nov. 24, 1919, the youngest of six boys and two girls. His parents were Carl and […]
Oct 4, 2018 /

Robert “Bud” Wilson Dunham Jr.

Robert “Bud” Wilson Dunham Jr. died on Sept. 29, 2018. Bud was born on May 22, 1944, to the late Wilson and Frances Dunham, in […]
Oct 2, 2018 /

Betsy Lyn Duke

Betsy Lyn Duke passed away unexpectedly on Sept. 25, 2018. While we are deeply saddened by her passing, we take solace knowing that she has found […]
Sep 28, 2018 /

Gary Bird

Gary Bird was born Sept. 8, 1943, in Dickinson, but grew up in Medora, North Dakota. On Sept. 25, 2018, our beloved Gary was reunited with […]
Sep 27, 2018 /

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.