Annice T. Barsotti, 79, passed away Sunday, Feb. 5, 2012, due to natural causes at Northern Montana Care Center.
Her memorial service will be Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012, at 11 a. m. at St. Jude Parish Center, with Kevin Barsotti officiating.
A fellowship luncheon will be held at the parish center immediately after. Memorials in Annice’s honor may be made to her family or to a memorial of one’s choice. Services and arrangements have been entrusted to Holland & Bonine Funeral Home.
Annice was born in Sidney, Mont., to Joseph and Elizabeth (Papatchik) Bullinger. She moved to Havre with her family when she was a young girl. She attended St. Jude Thaddeus Catholic School and graduated from Havre High School in 1951. She married Ray Barsotti, her high school sweetheart, on Sept. 1, 1952 at St. Jude Thaddeus Catholic Church. Annice went to work as a bookkeper at Dowen Buick. Later she worked at Sacred Heart Hospital in the office. In 1955 they purchased the Standard Meat Market on Sunny Third Street and renamed it Ray’s Meat Market. Together they operated the meat market for 25 years. After they closed the Meat Market she and Ray operated Ray’s Processing at their home for many years.
Annice liked to play cards and bingo, being at the cabin at Beaver Creek, and bowling. She liked cooking and was an excellent baker. She loved riding horses and watching them run through the field. Annice had many close friends and will be missed by all.
Annice was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Ray; and a brother, Mike Bullinger.
She is survived by daughter, Mary Beth (Dave) Sheppard of Havre, Mont., and their children, Tyler, Scott and Mason, all of Havre, Mike (Joy) Barsotti of Sidney, Mont., and their son Joey Barsotti of Sidney, Mont. ; her daughter, Rita Morse of Havre, and her daughter, Ashley (Mo) Sacko of New York City, and their daughters, Nefi and Cleo. She is also survived by her three sisters, Carol (Tom) Troy of Boise Idaho, Betty Jo Malsam of Havre and Emily Lamey of Everette, Wash.