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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

Robert Lee Sprankel

Bob was born Sept. 19, 1940, to Fred and Marie Sprankel in Billings. He was the third of five children, with brothers Glen, Dick and […]
Apr 15, 2019 /

John Michael O’Brien

John Michael O’Brien, 69, died Thursday, April 11, 2019. Standing at 6-foot-5 and blessed with the “O’Brien talking gene,” he was a larger-than-life presence among […]
Apr 12, 2019 /

William Howard ‘Bill’ Eaton

Our remarkable Dad, Grandpa and Great-Grandpa William Howard  “Bill” Eaton passed from this earth to his heavenly home on April 6, 2019. His beloved wife […]
Apr 10, 2019 /

Jeanice H. Cousins

Jeanice H. Cousins slipped peacefully into eternity at RiverStone Hospice Home on April 8, 2019, after a brief illness. She was born May 23, 1925, […]
Apr 9, 2019 /

Thomas Norman Thayer

Thomas Norman Thayer, whose life was aptly represented by his explosive initials, passed away on March 31, 2019. He was born in Iowa in 1929 and, […]
Apr 5, 2019 /

Alice Helen (Okins) Senechal

Alice Helen (Okins) Senechal, aged 102, passed away peacefully in her home surrounded by family on March 31, 2019, in Billings. Alice was born at […]
Apr 5, 2019 /

Joanne Frances Arletta Diefel

Joanne Frances Arletta Diefel, age 84, passed away peacefully at her home with hospice on April 3, 2019, due to a long battle with COPD. She […]
Apr 4, 2019 /

Rosalie W. Smallwood

Rosalie W. Smallwood entered her eternal rest in Jesus, her Savior, on April 2, 2019. She was born to Rev. Paul D. and Margaret T. […]
Apr 4, 2019 /

Mary Olson

Mary Agnes (Farnik) Olson, 91, passed away in Billings, on Tuesday, April 2, 2019. Mary was born in Hingham, on April 21, 1927, to Czech […]
Apr 3, 2019 /

Dale Allen Tullar

Dale Allen Tullar, 62, died peacefully in his home on March 23, 2019, after a long battle with his health. Dale was born the second […]
Mar 29, 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.