MESA, Ariz. - Ricky Myles Simonson, 43, of Mesa, Ariz., died Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2006, due to heart disease.
A memorial will be held at a later date.
Ricky was born Oct. 4, 1962, in Libby. The family moved to California in 1962. Ricky loved the ocean and everthing to do with it. In 1979, the family moved back to Montana. Ricky worked at several jobs.
Ricky met and married Connie Ahlert, and they moved back to California. They had one daughter and later divorced.
Ricky got into the plumbing trade and worked at it ever since.
He was preceded in death by his father.
Survivors include his daughter, Melissa of Chino Hills, Calif.; mother, Carol Burchard and stepfather, Vern Burchard of Havre; brother, Scott Simonson of Kirkland, Wash.; sisters, Vicki Simonson of Havre, Kathy Simonson of Kirkland, Wash., and Diane Nault of Hvare; stepbrothers, Tony Burchard of Havre; stepsisters, Shelli Rice of Livingston and Pam Bryson of Fort Peck.