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

Larry A. Heidt

Larry A. Heidt, 77, passed away with family by his side at St. Vincent’s hospital on Friday, Jan. 11, 2019. Larry was born on Jan. 24, 1941, […]
Jan 16, 2019 /

Joseph Robert Keating

Joseph “JR” Keating, an unwaveringly loyal husband, loving father, and a man of God, and of laughter and joy, was called to his place with […]
Jan 15, 2019 /

Mary K. Kinsfather

Mary K. Kinsfather passed away peacefully in her home, Jan. 9, 2019, with her children by her side. She was a Billings native, born in […]
Jan 14, 2019 /

Shirley Marie (Haas) Schultz

Shirley Marie (Haas) Schultz, born March 30, 1929, died on Jan. 10, 2019  in Bozeman. She was born in Friend, Nebraska, to John J. and […]
Jan 10, 2019 /

Patricia Ann Larson Witzel

Patricia Ann Larson Witzel, loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister and a dear friend to many, passed away on Jan. 6, 2019, in Kalispell, after a […]
Jan 10, 2019 /

Dollee Adams Stanaway

Dollee Adams Stanaway passed away at her home, January 2, 2019. In honoring her request, no services are planned. Memorials may be sent to the Dollee Adams […]
Jan 4, 2019 /

Rickey Dale Hemming

Rickey Dale Hemming, 57, of Billings, passed away on Jan. 1, 2019. Rick was born on Sept. 25, 1961, in Seattle, to Harold and Esther (Schafer) […]
Jan 4, 2019 /

John Korber

Our brother and best friend left us on Dec. 28, 2018. John Korber was born on Oct. 25, 1947, in Billings, to Clifford and Eileene Korber. […]
Dec 31, 2018 /

Charles D. Duenow

Charles D. Duenow, better known as “Button Box Charlie,” passed away peacefully on the afternoon of Dec. 24, 2018, after a short battle with lung […]
Dec 27, 2018 /

John Michel

John Henry Michel, loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, passed into heaven on Dec. 23, 2018, two days before his 97th birthday, at Billings Clinic […]
Dec 26, 2018 /

Carl William Lehman

Carl William Lehman was born in a one-room cabin on the family farm near Bridger on Sept. 14, 1932, to Henry and Dorothea (Wegner) Lehman. […]
Dec 21, 2018 /

William Samuel Bradley

William Samuel Bradley (aka Bill, Willy, Uncle Bill) was born to Phil and Jean Bradley on Feb. 28, 1956, and left this world on Saturday, […]
Dec 18, 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.