Shellee Rigby

8/19/1966 ~ 7/6/2019

RigbyShellee002Shellee Rigby 52 of Mount Pleasant, UT passed away July 6, 2019 in Provo, UT. She was born August 19, 1966 in Detroit, MI to Jon Gregory Long and Elizabeth “Betsy” Ellen Marwick Long. She moved to Manti, UT where she went to Jr. High and then moved to Mount Pleasant, UT where she graduated from North Sanpete. She met her best friend and the love of her life Blake Allen Rigby while in Jr. High and started dating in High School. They were married February 25, 1984 in Mount Pleasant, UT. They had two children, Ashlee and Emilee. Shellee then went to Snow College and got her Associates degree and then went to Utah Valley University and Southern Utah University and got her bachelors degree in Elementary Education. She taught at Mount Pleasant Elementary for 19 years and then the last two years at Wasatch Academy. Shellee loved taking RV trips, camping and spending time with her family, kids and grandkids. She loved her dogs, Teddy and Frankee. Survived by her husband, Blake Allen Rigby, Mount Pleasant, UT; children, Ashlee Ann Searle, Mount Pleasant, UT; Emilee Elizabeth Rigby, Mount Pleasant, UT; grandkids, Chevy Allen Searle & Aspenn Elizabeth Olsen, Mount Pleasant, UT; parents, Betsy & Jon Long, St. George, UT; siblings, Christopher “Gern” David (Janis) Galbraith, Mount Pleasant, UT; Cassie Marie Strate, Salt Lake City, UT; Poppy Ann Jaques, St. George, UT; Starr (McKay Vercimak) Johnson, St. George, UT; grandmother, Shirley Ann Rohde, Clinton Township, MI. Preceded in death by her grandfather, Robert Richard Rohde. Funeral service Saturday July 13, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. in the Mount Pleasant 4th Ward Chapel (Red Church). Viewings, Friday 6-8 p.m. at Rasmussen Mortuary in Mount Pleasant, UT and Saturday from 9:30-10:30 a.m. prior to services at the church. Online condolence at

4 Responses to “Shellee Rigby”

  1. Tony & Connie Poulsen says:

    So sorry for your loss. Shellee was such a great person. We are sure going to miss her.

  2. Wilda Moosman says:

    Dearest Blake and Family,
    Foster and I are so sorry for your loss of Shellee. We pray for your co.fort at this trying time. We send our love to all.

    Foster Wilda Moosman and Family.

  3. Jen & Fred Atkinson says:

    We’re so sorry for your loss of Shellee. We love her dearly and will never forget her love and influence in our lives. Our prayers are with you always.
    Love, Jen & Fred

  4. Kriss & John Bailey says:

    Dear Family and friends we are so sorry to learn of Shelley passing. May God be with you at this time of great sorrow
    Death is hard for anyone.