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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

Joshua Shy Jackson

Joshua Shy Jackson was born on February 27, 1968, to Gordon and Carolyn Jackson in Salt Lake City, Utah. He grew up in Miles City. […]
Aug 7, 2020 /

Darlene Francis Nelson Von Bergen Foote

Darlene Francis Nelson Von Bergen Foote passed away peacefully on Aug. 1, 2020, with her children by her side. “Nell,” as she was known to […]
Aug 7, 2020 /

Donna Kristiansen

Donna Kristiansen passed away on Aug. 4, 2020, in Billings. Donna was born on Jan. 25, 1932, to Adam and Marie Bekel, joining her brother Jim. […]
Aug 7, 2020 /

Mary Ellen Restad

Mary Ellen Restad passed away on Aug. 5, 2020, at age 92. Mary was born in Livingston, the youngest child of Mary and Paul Cameron. She […]
Aug 7, 2020 /

William Edward Shannon

William Edward Shannon, age 83, born 1937 in East St. Louis, Illinois, died suddenly on Aug. 2, 2020 at St. Vincent Healthcare. He graduated from Assumption […]
Aug 5, 2020 /

Clemence ‘Cemie’ Hoagland Studer

Clemence “Cemie” Hoagland Studer passed away Sunday, Aug. 2, 2020, at Swedish Medical Center, Denver. Cemie was born on Aug. 25, 1932, in Marshall, Minnesota. She […]
Aug 4, 2020 /

Dale Angelo Renee

Dale Angelo Renee was born Nov. 1, 1933, in Summit, Mississippi, to Henderson Dixon and Bertha Butler Dixon Wall. He was called to transition on […]
Aug 3, 2020 /

Eileen M. Lewis

Eileen M. Lewis passed away on July 25, 2020, at age 90. Her beloved children surviving her are Laura Pivonka, Bruce Barnes; and her grandchildren Owen […]
Jul 28, 2020 /

Larry Vern Thiel

Larry Vern Thiel was born to Vernie and Katherine (Hill) Thiel on Feb. 17, 1940, in Sidney. He died on July 25, 2020, with his […]
Jul 27, 2020 /

Catherine June Michunovich

Catherine Michunovich died on July 25, 2020, at home, with her family providing comfort and care. Catherine was born in Butte on June 3, 1926, to […]
Jul 27, 2020 /

Reverend Cathy Lynn Tarpley McLean

Cathy Lynn Tarpley McLean, 66, passed away peacefully at home in Billings, surrounded by her loving family, on July 24, 2020, of metastatic uterine cancer. She […]
Jul 27, 2020 /

Renee Irene (Paulus) Kramer

Heaven gained one of the most beautiful souls God ever placed on this earth. Our wife, mom, grandma, aunt, sister and friend fought hard to […]
Jul 27, 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.