Marcelle Shyne, 63, of Bozeman died Thursday, March 10, 2022. She was born in Bozeman to Michaela Shyne and Norman Shyne on December 7, 1958, the fourth of six children.
Growing up, she attended Emerson, Willson, Bozeman Junior, and Senior High Schools. She was an avid swimmer and a member of the Bozeman Bees Swim team. She enjoyed the family’s stock car racing mostly at the Hub of the Valley racetrack in Belgrade and competed in powder racing in the stock cars they built. She also loved to ski.
After graduating from high school, Marcelle moved to Laguna Beach, California and worked in manufacturing. She then returned to Bozeman to attend Montana State University and earned a BS in Business Administration.
She met Kirk “Bones” Gooddale in 1992 and the rest would be history.
Her charisma and intelligence have taken her far into a career that has included work in real estate appraisals, wild game processing for Happel’s Meats, electronics assembly for Video Lottery Consultants (VLC), Quantel-Laser and Neuralynx. In her spare time, she loved playing with and raising animals, especially cats. She loved baby lambs and considered them the most beautiful thing in the world. She also liked to play billiards. Marcelle was the women’s city league champion one of the years she played league pool. She also enjoyed camping with her family and friends outdoors.
She was a loving wife, sister, daughter and friend to many. She had a beautiful smile, an infectious laugh and the most beautiful blue eyes anyone had ever seen.
Marcelle was predeceased by her father, Norman A. Shyne. She is survived by her loving husband, Kirk “Bones” Gooddale; mother, Michaela Shyne-Kalsow; sisters, Susan (Kirk Dawson) Shyne and Karen (Gary Bolstad) Shyne; and his brothers, Dan (Vicki) Shyne, Mark (Angela Schaner) Shyne and John (Sandra Wegner) Shyne.
Marcelle will also be missed by her step-daughters, Lynette (Randy) Richardson and Eilene (Dusty) Hagen, three step-grandchildren, two step-great-grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews, and a host of loved ones. other relatives and friends.
A celebration of life will be held at Eagles Club, 316 East Main St., Bozeman, MT 59715 on Saturday, April 16, 2022, from 1 to 4 p.m.
Arrangements are entrusted to the Dokken-Nelson Funeral Service. www.dokkennelson.com