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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


Virginia Eilertsen

Virginia Eilertsen, 91 of Billings, passed away at her home Tuesday, July 29, 2014. The daughter of Joseph and Karin Carlson, Virginia was born March 24, […]
Jul 30, 2014 / Add Comment

Nancy L. Caldwell

Nancy L. Caldwell, 68, of Billings, passed away July 22,2014, at home after a battle with pancreatic cancer. She was born December of 1945 to […]
Jul 27, 2014 / 1 Comment

Hadley Baird

Hadley Baird, infant daughter of Richard and Audra Baird was born still on July 21, 2014, at St. Vincent Hospital. She will be missed by her […]
Jul 27, 2014 / 2 Comments
Gordon Seter

Gordon Waldron Seter

Gordon Waldron Seter passed away Thursday, July 24, 2014, at Billings Clinic. He was born on July 9, 1931, at St. Andrews Hospital in Bottineau, N.D., […]
Jul 27, 2014 / 1 Comment
Muriel Lofthus

Muriel Lofthus

Muriel Lofthus, beloved mother, mother-in-law, grandmother, great-grandmother, and special friend, after a valiant fight lost her battle with cancer on July 24,2014. Muriel was born in […]
Jul 24, 2014 / 2 Comments
Ralph O'Banion

Ralph Richard O’Banion

Ralph Richard O’Banion, 78, was surrounded by his family as he passed from this life on July 23, 2014, after a valiant fight with cancer. […]
Jul 24, 2014 / 2 Comments
Larry Gleason

Larry Dean Gleason

Larry Dean Gleason (54) passed away peacefully at Riverstone Hospice House in Billings Mt after a long battle with Cancer.  Memorial services will be held […]
Jul 22, 2014 / 4 Comments
Neva Willett

Neva May Willett

Neva May Willett passed away Friday evening, July 18, 2014 at Moorberg Cottage on the St. Johns campus surrounded by her family. Neva was born […]
Jul 19, 2014 / Add Comment
Pete Peterson

John M. "Pete" Peterson

Today we lost a very important person in our lives, John Milton Peterson, better known as “Pete.” Pete was born on Feb. 14, 1947, to Milton […]
Jul 17, 2014 / Add Comment
Jim Rhodes

James Evan Rhodes

James Evan Rhodes passed away on July 13, 2014, at age 93. James, son of Ray and Ruth (Palmer) Rhodes, was born in Eureka on […]
Jul 15, 2014 / 1 Comment
Edward Carlson

Edward William Carlson

My beloved husband died on July 14, 2014, after a long struggle with Lewy Body dementia. Eddie was born on July 28, 1923, to Anna and […]
Jul 14, 2014 / Add Comment

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.