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

Robert Clifton Fenton

Dad passed away at his home from Parkinson’s disease on Nov. 21, 2017. Robert Fenton was born on Feb. 4, 1926, in Orlando, Florida, to Edgar […]
Nov 24, 2017 /

Eilene Dullum-Fay

Eilene Dullum-Fay, of Billings, formerly of Appam, N.D., passed away on Nov. 23, 2017, at St John’s Lutheran Home in Billings, at the age of […]
Nov 24, 2017 /

Gerald D. Graham

Gerald D. Graham passed away on Nov. 21, 2017, at RiverStone Health Hospice Home, after a very brief illness. He was born on March 24, 1949, […]
Nov 22, 2017 /

Kristi Jo Gardner

Kristi Jo Gardner, 51, passed away in Billings on Nov. 16, 2017, after a fiercely fought bout with cancer. Kristi was born in Seattle on June […]
Nov 20, 2017 /

Leo Bernard Jordan

Leo Bernard Jordan died Nov. 17, 2017, in Billings, at the age of 93. Leo was born on Aug. 6, 1924, in Red Lodge, to Ernest […]
Nov 20, 2017 /

James W. Bateman

James W. Bateman passed away peacefully at RiverStone Hospice House at 5:30 p.m., on Nov. 18, 2017, at the age of 97. Jim was born […]
Nov 20, 2017 /

James Joseph Pavelis

James Joseph Pavelis passed away in Colorado at the home of his daughter on Nov. 10, 2017. He was born Oct. 13, 1949, in Miles City, […]
Nov 18, 2017 /

Mary K. ‘Lynn’ DeCarlo

Mary K. “Lynn” DeCarlo, 80, of Billings, passed away peacefully Wednesday morning, Nov. 15, 2017, surrounded by her family. Mary was born Feb. 10, 1937, in […]
Nov 16, 2017 /

Marjorie ‘Joan’ Bohannon

Marjorie “Joan” Bohannon, 96, of Billings, went to be with her husband Ralph, on Nov. 14, 2017, at RiverStone Hospice Home, following a very brief […]
Nov 15, 2017 /

Leontina Margaret Whitbeck ‘Smitty’

Leontina Margaret Whitbeck “Smitty” passed away on Nov. 9, 2017, of natural causes, at Wyndstone Novak Cottage. She was 95. She was born on a farm […]
Nov 13, 2017 /

Patricia T. McAllister

Patricia T. McAllister, 93, peacefully passed away in her home on Nov. 8, 2017, surrounded by family. Pat, as everyone called her, was born at […]
Nov 13, 2017 /

John Wallace ‘Duke’ Restad

John Wallace “Duke” Restad, 93, died surrounded by his family on Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017, at Saint John’s Lutheran Home, of natural causes. John, lovingly known […]
Nov 13, 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.