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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

Patricia Anne (Zitur) Burch

During the evening of May 24, 2020, Patricia Anne (Zitur) Burch quietly passed away, knowing the four most important men in her life had come […]
May 26, 2020 /

Ron Zitur

Ron Zitur, born July 29, 1950, passed away unexpectedly on May 22, 2020. Ron loved to be in nature, camping, fishing, hunting and walking the river […]
May 26, 2020 /

James Kermit Russell

On Monday, May 11, 2020, James Kermit Russell Sr., 84, passed away at his home. Jim was born on Nov. 1, 1935, in Scottsbluff, Nebraska, to […]
May 19, 2020 /

Lee Roy Zundel

Lee Roy Zundel, age 85, died on May 14, 2020, at Canyon Creek Memory Care, after declining health. Lee Roy was a Veteran of the Korean […]
May 18, 2020 /

Marie ‘Doris’ Kveseth

Marie “Doris” Kveseth was born on June 6, 1928, in the Florence Crittenton Home in Helena, to Dorothy Dedic. Dorothy named her Leatrice. She was […]
May 18, 2020 /

Rodney T. Hartman

The world became a better place on April 10, 1950, with the birth of Rodney T. Hartman to Harold and Ramona “Mona” Hartman. Rod excelled […]
May 18, 2020 /

Ralph Eugene Hanson

Ralph Eugene Hanson, 89, passed away peacefully on May 12, 2020, with his loving wife of 66 years by his side. Ralph was born on […]
May 14, 2020 /

John Timothy Jones

Surrounded by the love of his family, and supported in spirit by so many close friends, John Timothy Jones passed away from complications of an […]
May 12, 2020 /

Amy Bennett

Our little girl, Amy “Bobber” Bennett thought it was time for a career change. She has now become an angel! With the biggest heart anyone […]
May 11, 2020 /

Douglas Nelson Miller

Douglas Nelson Miller, 81, passed peacefully on May 10, 2020, at his home in Billings, following a courageous battle with cancer. Born on Jan. 10, 1939, […]
May 11, 2020 /

Andy Salava

Andrew Otto Salava, 44, of Billings, died peacefully on May 8, 2020, at RiverStone Health Hospice House. Heaven gained another faithful servant; Andy is safe […]
May 11, 2020 /

Phyllis M. Bergeron

Phyllis M. Bergeron was faithfully welcomed into the arms of her Lord on May 9, 2020, following a brief battle with cancer. Phyllis was born on […]
May 11, 2020 /

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.