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Shannon Frances Walsh

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Walsh, Shannon Frances Of Minneapolis, MN. Formerly of Wauwatosa. Found Eternal Peace on Wednesday, September 26, 2012, age 36 years. Cherished daughter of Attorney Gerald S. and the late Judy (nee Collins) Walsh. Beloved sister of Laurence Gerard (Erin), Kieran James (Cynthia), Kevin Quinn (Mary), Peter Joseph (Beth) and Mary Elizabeth (Gary) Wendler. Dear aunt of cherished nieces and nephews Jennifer, Elizabeth, Katelyn, Kieran James, Kieran Joseph, Allison, Abigail, Quinn, Sam, Maura, Lilian, Aiden, Elyse, Daniel and Emma. Fond niece of Joe (the late Rita) Zielinski and Catherine (Bruce) Hoffmann. Also left to cherish her memory are many other relatives, friends, colleagues and students. Shannon was preceded in death by her beloved sister Cathleen Bridget Walsh, uncles and aunts Jack (Barbara) Walsh and Kieran (Lois) Walsh. Family and friends will gather to celebrate Shannon's life on Friday, October 5, 2012, at GESU CATHOLIC CHURCH, 1145 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee, from 9:30 AM until the Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 AM. Private inurnment at Wisconsin Memorial Park. Shannon attended and graduated from Wauwatosa East High School - Class of 1994. She continued her studies at the University of Minnesota and graduated in 1999. There she received a Bachelor of Arts degree and was a member of the National Honors Society in her major of history. After graduation she became a member and a volunteer coordinator for AmeriCorps where she received a certificate of honor for her service. Shannon received her teaching certificate from MTEC (Milwaukee Teachers Education Center) and went on to educate students in the Milwaukee, West Milwaukee and West Allis School Districts. She coached track at West Milwaukee Elementary School and continued her love of the sport by completing two marathons and a biathlon. In lieu of flowers, memorials in Shannon's name to Gesu Church or Christ King Church, 2604 N. Swan Blvd., Wauwatosa, WI 53226 are appreciated.

Published in Milwaukee Journal Sentinel on Oct. 4, 2012
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