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

Ellen Klaus

Ellen Klaus, 88, passed away Monday, Dec. 17, 2018, at West Park Village, where she was a longtime resident. The daughter of Fred and Mayble Fisher, […]
Dec 18, 2018 /

James W. Sirois

James W. Sirois, 90, of Billings, went to be with the Lord on Dec. 11, 2018. James was born in Bridgeport, Connecticut, on May 23, 1928, […]
Dec 14, 2018 /

Shirley A. Quanbeck

Shirley A. Quanbeck, 86, died at home on Dec. 1, 2018. Shirley was born on Nov. 11, 1932, to Sverre H. and Genevieve Quanbeck. She attended […]
Dec 12, 2018 /

Bill Hawk

Bill Hawk was a man of small stature, but his heart and soul matched Big Sky country. On Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018, he said his […]
Dec 11, 2018 /

Irwin Leroy Humphrey

Dad was born in Granby, CT, on June 11, 1936, to Frances Hurd and Charles Andrew Humphrey. With his family by his side, Dad went […]
Dec 11, 2018 /

Kaye Anne (Hopkins) Powell

A fun-loving soul left us today. Kaye Anne (Hopkins) Powell of Billings was born on Nov. 25, 1947, and left us on Dec. 5, 2018. She […]
Dec 7, 2018 /

Violet ‘Vi’ B. Van Sickle

Violet “Vi” B. Van Sickle went to be with her two loves, Jesus and Harry, after a very short illness. Her beloved husband of 71-1/2 […]
Dec 7, 2018 /

Rudy Hergenrider

Rudolph John Hergenrider, son of Dave and Sophia Hergenrider, born July 1, 1926, in Belfry, passed away on Dec. 3, 2018, in Bridger. He is preceded […]
Dec 5, 2018 /

Lois Marie Otto

Lois Marie Otto died Dec. 2, 2018, with her family by her side. She was born in Helena on Jan. 20, 1929, and was a […]
Dec 3, 2018 /

Shirlie M. Boggio

Shirlie M. Boggio, age 81, of Billings, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018. She was born on Sept. 24 in Powell, Wyoming, to […]
Nov 30, 2018 /

Harold Elmer Zundel

Harold Elmer Zundel, age 77, passed away on Nov. 28, 2018. He is a longtime Laurel resident. He was born on Oct. 29, 1941, in […]
Nov 29, 2018 /

Laura Wilson Mellor

Laura Wilson Mellor died on Nov. 27, 2018. Laura was born on Feb. 22, 1920, in Moberly, Missouri, to Anna and William Archer Wilson. She […]
Nov 28, 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.