Shirley Ricci

Wednesday, November 14, 2018
Shirley Ricci

Shirley Ricc

Shirley Ricci, a longtime resident of Livingston, passed away on Thursday, November 8, 2018 surrounded by her loved ones. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 3 p.m. on Monday, November 12, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 39 View Vista Dr., Livingston. Graveside committal and burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery. A reception will then be held at the St. Mary’s School gymnasium.

Shirley was born on December 4th, 1934 to Philip Young and Georgia “Alice” Foust in Glendive, Mont. Shirley was united in marriage to Jim Ricci in Livingston on July 28, 1951 where they enjoyed a blessed 67 years together. She was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother.

While Shirley’s six kids were growing up, she was a homemaker. In 1978, Shirley and Jim purchased Ricci’s Thriftway where she worked until retiring in 1998. Shirley was an excellent cook and loved to bake. She had a green thumb, finding great joy in her flowers and plants. But more than anything else, she adored her grandchildren.

Shirley is survived by her husband, Jim, her six children, Theresa Tracy; Vince (Debbie) Ricci, Kathy (Todd) Quisel, Greg (Gordy Ann) Ricci, Terry (Dairene) Ricci, and Janice (Craig) Carlson, as well as 17 grandchildren and 39 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her father, Phil Young; mother, Georgia Alice Foust; step-mother, Elsie Young; sister, Sheila Young; grandson, Larry Quisel; and her son-in-law, Dennis Tracy.

The family requests memorials are sent to the St Mary’s Memorial Fund, P.O. Box 646, Livingston, MT 59047.

Franzen-Davis Funeral Home and Crematory has been entrusted with arrangements. To view the full obituary and share condolences visit



Upcoming Events

Tuesday, December 18, 2018
6:30 p.m., Council Chambers
Tuesday, December 18, 2018
Tuesdays, Noon, Beartooth Grill, 305 1st Ave. S.
Tuesday, December 18, 2018
(Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Tuesdays, 8:30 a.m. weigh-in, 9 a.m. meeting, United Methodist Church Basement, 839-8757 (Sharon) 628-5803 (Cheri)
Tuesday, December 18, 2018
• Knights of Columbus Council #6455 meeting, third Monday 7 p.m., St Anthony’s Parish Hall, 700 block of Third Ave.
Wednesday, December 19, 2018
10 a.m., Laurel Public Library, 720 West Third Street, Laurel, 628-4961
Wednesday, December 19, 2018
Wednesdays, 7 p.m., 201 1/2 E. Main St., Laurel


Do you know how to report city code violations?

The Laurel Outlook


Click Here to Check Out Our Latest Ads

We use Google cookies to determine our demographic of visitors to our site. You can opt out here.

We also use Twitter Analytics to track clicks from our twitter feed. 

You can find all the City Council documents that we have received here.