Bessie "Ricky" Shishim

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Bessie 'Ricky' Shishim

Bessie 'Ricky' Shishim, born December 28, 1921 in Emporia, Kansas, passed away on March 11, 2014. Ricky moved to Santa Monica, California after graduating from high school in 1939, to join her mother. She enjoyed the single life with her friend Sally for several years, then was married to her husband of 61 years, Walter Lee Shishim, in 1947. In 1962, they relocated to Long Beach, California, where they raised their family and lived their remaining years. Walter predeceased Ricky in June, 2008. She is survived by her son Walter L. Shishim Jr. and his wife Susan, of Lakewood, CA; and her daughter, Debby Silva, of Long Beach, CA.; three grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Memorial Services will be held on Monday, March 17 at 1:00 PM, at Luyben Family Dilday-Mottell Mortuary, located at 5161 E Arbor Rd., in Long Beach, CA,
Published in the Long Beach Press-Telegram on Mar. 14, 2014
Bessie "Ricky" Shishim
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