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

Maurice Remington Colberg, Jr.

Maurice Remington Colberg, Jr. passed away suddenly on Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018, in Billings. He was born on Dec. 26, 1934, in Minneapolis, first son […]
Nov 26, 2018 /

Rosemary “Rita” Harris

Rosemary “Rita” Harris, 75, of Billings, died on Nov. 19, 2018 in Lewistown. Rita was born in Carrington, North Dakota, on June 18, 1943, to […]
Nov 21, 2018 /

LaVern Margaret (Hollinger) Cornish

LaVern Margaret (Hollinger) Cornish was born in Gladstone, North Dakota, on Sept. 7, 1930. She was the ninth of 10 children born to Hungarian immigrants […]
Nov 20, 2018 /

Lawrence Francis Smith

Lawrence (Larry) passed to his eternal reward on Nov. 17, 2018, in Billings. Larry died of natural causes at age 90. He was born on […]
Nov 20, 2018 /

Richard David Weisgarber

Richard David Weisgarber, 48, of Billings, passed away unexpectedly at his home on Nov. 17, 2018. Rich was born in Bozeman, MT, on July 27, […]
Nov 19, 2018 /

George Herbert Peters

George Herbert Peters, 89, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Nov. 15, 2018, in Billings. He was born in Toledo, Ohio, on Oct. 6, 1929, […]
Nov 16, 2018 /

Michael ‘Don’ Hutton

Michael “Don” Hutton, 71, left this world and joined the angels in heaven on Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018, with his loved ones by his side. He […]
Nov 7, 2018 /

Juanita Fern (Beamish) Van Maren

Juanita Fern (Beamish) Van Maren, 94, of Casper, Wyoming, died of natural causes on Nov. 4, 2018, at St. John’s Lutheran Ministries in Billings. Funeral services […]
Nov 6, 2018 /

Jessie Melrose Speakerworth

Jessie Melrose Speakerworth, 76, of Billings, passed away on Nov. 1, 2018, after a long struggle with health issues. Jessie was born on Oct. 1, 1942, […]
Nov 5, 2018 /

Colleen Adams Rutt

LAUREL — Colleen Adams Rutt, 84, of Laurel, formerly of Billings, passed away on Nov. 1, 2018, at Laurel Health and Rehab, where she had […]
Nov 2, 2018 /

Edward Vern Spracklen

Edward Vern Spracklen, an old school cowboy and devoted husband, died in his apartment in Billings, Montana, at the age of 84. He was the […]
Nov 2, 2018 /

Jerome ‘Jerry’ Zitur

Jerome “Jerry” Zitur, 91, of Billings, died on Oct. 30, 2018, at Billings Clinic. Jerry was born in St. Cloud, Minnesota, to Michael and Miriam Zitur, […]
Nov 1, 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.