Shirley "Shirl" Coonen, SFO
August 24, 1956 - July 29, 2016
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Appleton Highland Memorial Park
3131 N. Richmond St.
Appleton, WI
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St. Pius X Catholic Church
500 West Marquette Street
Friday 8/5, 11:00 am
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Appleton, WI 54911
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Shirley “Shirl” AnnMarie Coonen, SFO, age 59, of Appleton, was granted eternal peace on Friday, July 29, 2016, at home surrounded by the love of her family. Shirl was born on August 24, 1956, daughter of the late Norman and Anita (McKeever) VanDenWildenberg. Family, music, and social justice were the core gifts of Shirl's life.…

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Karen Van Domelen left a message on August 8, 2016:
Shirl was a loving person and will be missed by all who knew her. She and Mary Frances were such good friends to me at a time when I really needed it. They made a difference in my life and many other lives. Heaven has gained another angel. God bless Shirl ' s family.
Judy Janus left a message on August 4, 2016:
Shirley was a kind and loving human being and a very loving grandma. She will certainly be missed I am sure. Mary Frances will surely be waiting for her. My life is better for having known those two ladies. My prayers and thoughts are with you. Tanisha and Sabrina know that grandma will always be watching over you and remember all the happy memories you made with her. God Bless and His peace be with you.
Bill M left a message on August 3, 2016:
I always found her to be kind and warm. Shirl was a sweetheart.
Margaret Killa left a message on August 2, 2016:
Shirl was a very special lady. We enjoyed her leadership through the years. Our sincere condolences from all her past Chaminade friends.
Sandra Ahles left a message on August 1, 2016:
Shirl will always be in my heart. We that new her are truly blessed.
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Sherry Knapp left a message on August 1, 2016:
Shirl is one of a kind. She touched a lot of lives, especially mine and I will always be grateful to her for that. She will live on in my heart and soul. She has always been my guardian angel and she continues to be. Shirl, you will be greatly missed, but never far from my thoughts. My thoughts and prayers are with Heather and her family. Will miss you my friend, Love you, Sherry
Crystal LaRose left a message on July 31, 2016:
My deepest condolences to the family, and especially Heather. You have been so strong through all of this. I know this hurt all too well and if you need anything please let me know.
Wichmann Funeral Home & Crematories left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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