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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

Phyllis V. Florez

Phyllis V. Florez, 88, of 715 S. Broadway, Billings, died March 4, 2020. She was born on Feb. 14, 1932, in Mandan, North Dakota. Phyllis, a […]
Mar 9, 2020 /

LaDeen Marie Pickett (Kopp)

LaDeen Marie Pickett (Kopp), 65, passed away Tuesday, March 3, 2020, in Salt Lake City, Utah. Diagnosed in December 2019, she had been receiving chemotherapy […]
Mar 9, 2020 /

Larry Joe McGrail

Loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, Larry Joe McGrail passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family, on Wednesday, March 4, 2020, at St. Vincent […]
Mar 6, 2020 /

Lance Kenneth Parks, MD

Lance passed away on Jan. 30, 2020, from pneumonia due to Influenza A infection. This is truly a very sad time for our family as we […]
Mar 4, 2020 /

Lonna Rae Collett

The world lost an amazing woman last Sunday morning, March 1, 2020, when Lonna Rae Collett passed away after a long battle with illness she […]
Mar 3, 2020 /

Irene M. Cook

Irene M. Cook, loving wife, sister and friend, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020. She was 92 years old. Irene was born on […]
Mar 3, 2020 /

Curtis A. Van Luchene

Curtis August Van Luchene was born July 22, 1961, in Billings. Curt was the oldest child of Richard and Margaret Rose (Rosa) Brinkel Van Luchene. […]
Feb 28, 2020 /

Jean Ellen Bradford

Jean Ellen Bradford, 85, of Billings, passed away peacefully on Feb. 21, 2020, with family at her side. Jean was born on Feb. 7, 1935, […]
Feb 28, 2020 /

Marguerite ‘Marge’ Ostermiller

Marguerite “Marge” Ostermiller, age 93, went to be with the Lord on Feb. 21, 2020. She was born on Nov. 12, 1926, at Billings Deaconess Hospital […]
Feb 25, 2020 /

Roger Howell

Roger Howell was born to Wilbert and Alzo Howell in Hillsboro, Oregon, on Jan. 24, 1943. He died peacefully at home, surrounded by family, on […]
Feb 24, 2020 /

Kimbert E. Larsen

Kimbert E. Larsen, 2451 Cascade Ave., Billings, died Feb. 20, 2020, at St. Vincent Healthcare, following a long illness. He was 78. Kim suffered a heart […]
Feb 24, 2020 /

Martin and Nadine Mutch

After 66 years together, Mom and Dad went peacefully from this world to be with their loving Father.  Of course, as was her practice, Mom […]
Feb 21, 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.