• Michelotti-Sawyers Mortuary Trust when it's needed most

    1001 Alderson Avenue
    Billings, Montana

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

Chuck Hanchett

Charles Peter “Chuck” Hanchett

In the early morning hours of Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016, Charles Peter “Chuck” Hanchett, 62, our friend, husband, father, grandfather and brother, left this earth, […]
Feb 6, 2016 /
Joan Mazzucola

Joan Louise Budeau Mazzucola

Joan Louise Budeau Mazzucola, 73, of Billings, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016, at her home, after a long battle with cancer, with her […]
Feb 3, 2016 /
Natalie Dietrich

Natalie Dietrich

Our beloved Natalie accidently let slip the reins of life on Saturday, January 30, 2016.  Cause of death was an accidental drug interaction.  Her short […]
Feb 2, 2016 /
Jim Larson

James D Larson

Born April 10, 1926 in Sebeka Minnesota; passed away January 30, 2016. Jim Larson grew up in a Catholic family of 8 children (5 girls and […]
Feb 2, 2016 /
Rick Hutchinson

Rick Hutchinson

Rick Hutchinson passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016, surrounded by family. Rick was born on May 20, 1934, in the back of a car […]
Feb 1, 2016 /
Clark DeFrance

Clark Allison DeFrance

Clark Allison DeFrance, 73, of Billings, died on Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016. He was the first son of Allison and Erma Clark DeFrance, born on […]
Feb 1, 2016 /
Steve Hlebichuk

Stephen "Steve" Hlebichuk

Steve E. Hlebichuk passed peacefully on Friday evening January 29, 2016 at Valley Health Care Center. Steve was born on Dec. 19, 1925, on the family […]
Jan 31, 2016 /
Betty Yale-Danforth

Betty Jo Yale-Danforth

Betty Jo Yale-Danforth was born on June 3rd, 1975 in Ridgway, Pennsylvania.  Betty is the daughter of James W. Yale Jr, and Erma Jean Vantassel-Yale.  […]
Jan 30, 2016 /
Peg Tatarka

Margaret “Peg” Tatarka

Margaret “Peg” Tatarka passed away on January 13, 2016 at St. Vincent Hospital with her family at her side following a short illness.  She was […]
Jan 29, 2016 /
Mrs. Berninsky

Lola Hankel Berlinsky

Lola Hankel Berlinsky passed away Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016, at St. John’s Lutheran Home, at the age of 92. She was born on March 10, […]
Jan 29, 2016 /
Mr. Jacobson

Robert ‘Jake’ James Jacobson, Jr.

Jake, our beloved husband, father, grandfather, son, brother and friend, passed away on Jan. 13, 2016, of a sudden heart attack. Jake was born to […]
Jan 29, 2016 /
Patti Ballantyne

Patricia Gwen (Lee) Ballantyne

Patricia Gwen (Lee) Ballantyne, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, aunt, sister and friend, 79, of Billings, passed away peacefully, on Jan. 24, 2016, at Morning […]
Jan 27, 2016 /

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.