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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

Pauline Nichol Romee Hartman

This obituary was written by Pauline Hartman, at some time prior to her death. I was born April 22, 1927, in a farmhouse on the Stillwater […]
May 25, 2017 /

Carolynn June ‘C.J.’ Dewey
1946 — 2017

Carolynn June “C.J.” Dewey passed away on May 19, 2017, after courageously battling ALS or Lou Gehrig’s Disease. She was born the only daughter of Alice […]
May 23, 2017 /

Kay Will

Kay Will, 80, of Billings, passed away Friday, May 19, 2017. Kay was born on Flag Day, June 14, 1936, to Stanley and Alene (Martin) Huffman. […]
May 22, 2017 /

Rogene Hergenrider

Rogene Hergenrider was born Dec. 9, 1949, on her family farm near Spirit Lake, Iowa. She passed away on May 19, 2017, at her home […]
May 22, 2017 /

Minnette Kranzler

On May 9, 2017, Minnette “Minnie” Kranzler, age 108, went to be with her Lord. She was born on April 20, 1909, in Philadelphia, Pa. […]
May 12, 2017 /

Sonia Elaine Clark

Sonia was born on Christmas Day 1938, to Bert and Elenora Isaacson in Butte. She graduated from Butte High in 1956 and attended Pacific Lutheran […]
May 11, 2017 /

Susan Marcy Thayer

Susan Marcy Thayer passed away May 6, 2017, from cancer. She was preceded in death by her mother, Aldine, and is survived by her father, Thomas […]
May 10, 2017 /

Clinton Leland McFarland

Clinton Leland McFarland passed away suddenly on May 6, 2017, in his lifelong home, with family at his side. He was born in Billings on […]
May 10, 2017 /

Phyllis Marguerite Cornell

Phyllis Marguerite Cornell went to be with the Lord on May 7, 2017b after a brave battle with Huntington’s Disease and CVA. Phyllis was born January […]
May 9, 2017 /

Kendall Edward Kraske

Kendall Edward Kraske was born on Sept. 10, 1941, in Billings, to Louise and Emil Kraske, just minutes earlier than his womb-mate Karen. He attended […]
May 7, 2017 /

Mariann Mikes

  Mariann Mikes, a loving wife, caring mother and generous friend, passed on May 2, 2017, likely due to a pulmonary embolism. Mariann, 64, was born on […]
May 5, 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.