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

Phyllis Elisabeth (McCumber) Pfluge

Phyllis Elisabeth (McCumber) Pfluge, beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, passed away peacefully on Oct. 11, 2019, in Billings. Phyllis was the youngest of four children born […]
Oct 14, 2019 /

Joseph Curtis ‘Joe’ Malia

“I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith.” 2 Timothy 4:7   Joe Malia, age 93, died Thursday morning, Sept. […]
Oct 14, 2019 /

Lillian Caroline Giuliano

Lillian Caroline Giuliano, 92, passed away peacefully on Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019, from natural causes, at St. John’s United in Billings. Lillian was born Aug. 2, […]
Oct 14, 2019 /

Helen Marie (Tade) Elkin

Helen Marie (Tade) Elkin,75, a longtime resident of Billings, peacefully passed on Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019, after a five-year battle with ovarian cancer at RiverStone […]
Oct 9, 2019 /

Damon Lynn Gannett

Damon Lynn Gannett, 72, beloved husband, father, grandfather and Griz fan, passed away peacefully on Oct. 2, 2019, after a herculean three-and-a-half-year battle with pancreatic […]
Oct 4, 2019 /

Ramona Ruth Dibble

Ramona Ruth Dibble, age 86, passed away peacefully on Oct. 1, 2019, at Morning Star Senior Living in Billings, where she had resided for the […]
Oct 4, 2019 /

Marjorie ‘Marge’ M. Meader

Marjorie was born in Billings on April 4, 1933, to Oscar and Bertha McBeth. She passed away on Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019, at the age […]
Oct 3, 2019 /

Ann Eaton Hofferber

Ann Eaton Hofferber, born Nov. 26, 1926, in River Falls, Wisconsin, to Leonard and Clara Lee, passed away on Sept. 30, 2019, in Billings. Ann married […]
Oct 3, 2019 /

Marjorie Ryan Tatarka

Marjorie Ryan Tatarka died Monday, Sept. 30, 2019, at the TenderNest Assisted Living facility in Billings. She was 88. Marge was born on March 5, 1931, […]
Oct 2, 2019 /

Jon I. Harpole

Jon I. Harpole suddenly passed away on Friday, Sept. 27, 2019, at St. Vincent Healthcare, of a massive heart attack. Jon was born on Oct. 25, […]
Oct 1, 2019 /

Newton Paul ‘Van’ Van Maren Jr.

Newton Paul “Van” Van Maren Jr., 99, of Casper, Wyoming, died of natural causes on Sept. 21, 2019, at St. John’s Lutheran Ministries in Billings, […]
Sep 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.