• Michelotti-Sawyers Mortuary 1001 Alderson Avenue, Billings, Montana

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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

Grace Esser

Grace Ottolino Esser

Grace Ottolino Esser, 94 of Billings, passed away Wednesday, December 17, 2014 at Aspen Meadows. The daughter of Michael and Raphael Ottolino, Grace was born […]
Dec 19, 2014 / Add Comment
Gerald Becker

Gerald Lee Becker

Gerald Lee Becker, 78, our husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and brother,  passed away with loved ones next to him on Dec. 16, 2014, in Billings, […]
Dec 19, 2014 / Add Comment
Milt Damjanovich

Milton (Milt) Damjanovich

Milton (Milt) Damjanovich passed into eternal life on Dec. 17, 2014, surrounded by his loved ones, including his beloved, Shirley Ann Gundlach; his son, Corbin […]
Dec 19, 2014 / 2 Comments
Janice Shockley

Janice Jo (Fitch) Shockley

Janice Jo (Fitch) Shockley, 80, of Billings, passed away Dec. 13, 2014, surrounded by her family. Janice was born on Feb. 23, 1934, in Norfolk, Neb., […]
Dec 16, 2014 / 2 Comments
Keith Elder

Keith Malone Elder

Keith Malone Elder was born in Denver, Colorado on December 5, 1946.  Keith passed away on December 12, 2014 in Billings, Montana at St. Vincent's […]
Dec 15, 2014 / Add Comment
Margaret Kettering

Margaret M. Kettering

Margaret M. Kettering, 91, of Billings, passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014, at St. Vincent Healthcare. Margaret was a resident of Mission Ridge at […]
Dec 11, 2014 / Add Comment
Carol Auer

Carol Mae Auer

Carol Mae Auer, age 74, a long-time resident of Billings passed away Wednesday the 10th of December at Billings Health & Rehabilitation Center. Born in 1940 in […]
Dec 11, 2014 / 3 Comments
Wilma Lande

Wilma Marie Masterson Lande

Wilma Marie Masterson Lande, to know her was to love her. Wilma passed away peacefully and in the comfort of her home on the sunny […]
Dec 9, 2014 / 4 Comments
Walter Newton

Walter Newton

Walter Newton, the Original Marlboro Cowboy, has left the ranch, one month shy of his 98th birthday. Walter Newton was born January 16, 1917, in Roundup […]
Dec 7, 2014 / 8 Comments
Earl Henley

Earl E. Henley

Earl E. Henley died peacefully at Billings Clinic Hospital, with his family at his side, on Dec. 1, 2014. He was born in Glendive on July […]
Dec 7, 2014 / 1 Comment
Martha Godwin

Martha Christine Godwin

Those who knew Martha Christine Godwin, knew that everything she did centered on her belief in God and love for her family. On Friday, December […]
Dec 6, 2014 / Add Comment
Philip Reich

Philip Reich

Phil was greeted by a host of angels as he entered his heavenly home on December 5, 2014. He was born in Wishek, ND on […]
Dec 5, 2014 / 4 Comments

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.