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

Leigh Roland Aslakson

Leigh Roland Aslakson, 81, of Billings, MT, passed away March 2, 2018. He was born March 7, 1936, at Sheyenne, ND, to Harold and Dagny […]
Mar 7, 2018 /

Mary Margaret ‘Marg’ Nickisch

Mary Margaret “Marg” Nickisch passed away on March 6, 2018, at age 92, surrounded by her loving family in Billings. Marg was born in May 1925, […]
Mar 7, 2018 /

Georgiana Fischer

Georgiana Beth Fischer, 67, of Billings, passed away unexpectedly, surrounded by special friends and family, on March 3, 2018. Georgie was born on December 8, 1950, […]
Mar 6, 2018 /

Cheryl Gilbert

Cheryl Gilbert, beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, died peacefully on March 3, 2018. Cheryl was born on December 11, 1937, in Butte, Montana. She was […]
Mar 6, 2018 /

Kaye Jane Dye Johnson

Our mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and sister passed into the arms of Jesus on the afternoon of March 3, 2018. After nearly a 10-year battle with […]
Mar 6, 2018 /

Benjamin Isaac Blakeslee

“A father to the fatherless, a defender of widows, is God in his holy dwelling. God sets the lonely in families; he leads out the prisoners with singing.” […]
Mar 2, 2018 /

Beverly Sorensen

Our dear mother Beverly Sorensen passed away on February 23, 2018 at her home in Billings surrounded by her family.  She was born on April […]
Feb 25, 2018 /

Earl Otto Zumbrun

Earl Otto Zumbrun, 99, died peacefully on Feb. 20, 2018. Earl was born on Nov. 12, 1918, on his parents’ ranch outside of Boyd. He […]
Feb 23, 2018 /

Concepcion Samona Garcia

Concepcion Samona Garcia, of Billings, was born on April 2, 1979, to Donna Garcia and Eligio Garcia Jr. She was stepdaughter to Martha Riojas, and […]
Feb 20, 2018 /

Myron J. Stratton

Myron J. Stratton, age 90, passed away on Feb. 15, 2018, in Billings. Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 24, at Michelotti-Sawyers Mortuary, […]
Feb 20, 2018 /

Ruth J. Ware

Our beloved and beautiful mother, Ruth Julia Lebsock Ware, returned to her Heavenly home on Friday, Feb. 16, 2018. She was born on July 21, […]
Feb 19, 2018 /

Patrick Nolan McDermott

Patrick Nolan McDermott, 51, of Billings, passed away on Feb. 12, 2018. Patrick was born in Billings in 1967 and attended school at St. Joseph’s […]
Feb 16, 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.