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

David ‘Dave’ Schaenen

David “Dave” Schaenen, 90, passed away on Feb. 3, 2019, in Scottsdale, Arizona. Dave was born on Jan. 17, 1929, in Morristown, New Jersey. He […]
Feb 19, 2019 /

Jewel ‘Julie’ (Mattson) Halverson

Jewel “Julie” (Mattson) Halverson passed away at her home on Feb. 9, 2019. She was born on a ranch in Grove Creek Valley near Fishtail on […]
Feb 15, 2019 /

Patricia ‘Patti’ Ann Cleveland

Patricia “Patti” Ann Cleveland, 83, of Billings, passed Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019. Patti was born to Emmet and Milly Monahan, Sept. 24, 1935, in Minneapolis, Minnesota. […]
Feb 14, 2019 /

Ardine Catherine Grayson

On Feb. 8, 2019, our mother, sister, grandmother and friend passed away peacefully. Ardine Catherine (Snyder) Grayson was born a twin on July 18, 1932, […]
Feb 13, 2019 /

Rose Keeler

Rose Keeler, 81, passed away Feb. 11, 2019, surrounded by family. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 17, at Michelotti-Sawyers Mortuary, 1001 […]
Feb 12, 2019 /

Robert George Steffans, Sr.

Robert was born in Roundup on Nov. 27, 1933, to George and Francis Steffans (Grahek). He joined older brother Ed and sister Frances. His father […]
Feb 12, 2019 /

Ruth Eaton

Ruth Eaton, who died Feb. 10, 2019, was born March 30, 1919, in Appalachia, Virginia. She came to Montana in 1932 with her sister Ellen who […]
Feb 12, 2019 /

Michael ‘Meko’ Allen Hegg

On Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, Michael “Meko” Allen Hegg passed away in his home at the age of 70. Michael was born on Jan. 6, […]
Feb 11, 2019 /

Robert James Mjelstad

Robert James Mjelstad, 81, was called home suddenly on Jan. 30, 2019. He was surrounded by his family and the love of his life of […]
Feb 4, 2019 /

Agnes Brilz-Wagner

Agnes Brilz-Wagner, 91, formerly of Glendive, Montana, and Dickinson, North Dakota, passed away at St. John’s Lutheran Home in Billings on Jan. 27, 2019. She was […]
Jan 29, 2019 /

William C. Leitz

William C.  Leitz, 77, of Billings, passed away on Jan. 26, 2019, at his home in Billings. Bill was born on July 22, 1941, in […]
Jan 28, 2019 /

Hollie Winchell

Hollie Winchell was born Sept. 15, 1928, in Sidney, and passed Jan. 23, 2019. Hollie was married to John Winchell, and is survived by sons Larry […]
Jan 25, 2019 /

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.