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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

Kenneth ‘Kenny’ Calvin Rambold

Kenneth “Kenny” Calvin Rambold passed away peacefully on Jan. 5, 2020, surrounded by his beloved family. Kenny was born on Feb. 29, 1928 (yes, he was […]
Jan 7, 2020 /

David E. Klein, MD, FACS

Dave passed away Dec. 31, 2019, at St. Vincent Healthcare, following a long illness. He is survived by his wife, Marilyn; children Peter (Debra) and Gretchen. Dave […]
Jan 6, 2020 /

Shari VanDelinder

SCOTTSDALE, Arizona — Shari VanDelinder went to heaven to join her beloved husband Curt on Dec. 14, 2019, at 50 years old. Her strong body […]
Jan 3, 2020 /

Arthur Louis Knudtson

Arthur Louis Knudtson, 88, passed away on Dec. 31, 2019, at Parkview Health Care in Billings. He was born on Oct. 2, 1931, in Hawley, Minnesota, […]
Jan 3, 2020 /

Janet Elaine Dunlop

Janet Elaine Dunlop, born Sept. 13, 1933, in Minot, North Dakota, to John and Ebba Leraas, passed away on Dec. 31, 2019, in Billings, surrounded […]
Jan 3, 2020 /

Robert James Patterson

Robert James Patterson, of Billings, Montana, passed away peacefully at home in the early morning hours of December 31, 2019, while lovingly surrounded by family. Bob […]
Jan 2, 2020 /

Merrill Louis Armstrong

ROUNDUP — Merrill Louis Armstrong, 85, passed away on Dec. 24, 2019, in Roundup. He was born on Oct. 18, 1934, in Cardwell, Montana, going on […]
Dec 30, 2019 /

Audrey Rose Nelles

On Dec. 26, 2019, our beloved matriarch, Audrey Rose Nelles followed the Star of Bethlehem into the gates of heaven and the welcoming arms of […]
Dec 27, 2019 /

Joelyne (Haugen) Rogers

Joelyne (Haugen) Rogers, age 60, was born on Sept. 3, 1959, in Cooperstown, North Dakota, to Georgianna and Gerald Haugen. Joelyne passed away on Dec. […]
Dec 23, 2019 /

Carole Elizabeth Billstein Witman

Carole Elizabeth Billstein Witman was born July 6, 1926, in Altoona, Pennsylvania, to Arthur Emil Florian Billstein and Elizabeth Ann Spencer Billstein. From her father, […]
Dec 16, 2019 /

Betty Jean ‘BJ’ Geda Olson

Betty Jean “BJ” Geda Olson passed away Dec. 11, 2019, at Powers Cottage in Billings, holding her grandson Jordon’s hand.  Betty Jean was born in […]
Dec 16, 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.