Shirley Jane Ann Gunn

  • Born: June 2, 1945
  • Died: September 11, 2021
  • Location: Brookfield, Wisconsin

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Shirley Jane Ann (Soulliere) Gunn

Shirley Jane Ann (Soulliere) Gunn, 76, was born in Stambaugh Michigan on June 2, 1945. On September 11, 2021 she ascended into Heaven. She is preceded in death by her parents, Paul Joseph Soulliere and Verna Luella Powell, husband of 56 years Elmer Guy Gunn, son Robert Paul Gunn and sister-in-law and best friend Bonnie June (Gunn) Ali.

She is survived by her son Patrick (Lynn), brother Richard (Rosemary) Soulliere, sister-in-law Sue Gunn, daughter-in-law Jeannette Ashton-Gunn, grandchildren Patrick (Katelyn) Gunn Jr, Cody Gunn, Annabella Gunn, Elianna Gunn and numerous nieces and nephews.

Shirley graduated from Carroll University, Waukesha Wisconsin with a degree in Fine Arts and a minor in Psychology. Her professional career included work as a factory line manager, office assistant, real estate agent and artist.

Shirley loved horses, their huskies, art and socializing with family and friends. She lived in southeastern Wisconsin most of her life, spent her last 11 years enjoying retirement in Sun City Arizona, and passed away in Brookfield Wisconsin surrounded by her family.

A private Celebration of Life dinner will be held October 16, 2021.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial donations be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital (

Condolence & Memory Journal

Shirley was very friendly with everyone, always willing to go the extra mile, and was a great asset to our office. I was privileged to work with her and to call her my friend. She will be greatly missed.

Posted by Jean Land - Waukesha, WI - friend   September 17, 2021

Shirley will be much missed. She truly was a person that shared her loving compassion with others, and she also physically helped her friends and loved ones ❤

Posted by Valerie Reno-smith - Coworker   September 16, 2021

Our sincere condolences

Posted by Albert and Arlene Santos - Litchfield Park, AZ - Friend   September 15, 2021

Shirley was one of my firsts client when i moved to AzShe was an amazingly strong person as i watched her struggle with all her cancers these last 10 yrs and loosing Elmer and her son, really was such a heart ache she talked about and cried every appt..tho i will miss her spunk and whitt , I know she is where she wanted to be With her soulmate and loveI thank her for being in my life and it's these memories i will carry in my heart forever
My sympathy to all her family

Posted by Kathy Culy - Surprise, AZ - Family   September 15, 2021