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Gail Ann Flanigan

02/15/1955 - 06/17/2019

Gail Ann Flanigan, age 64, passed away unexpectedly, on Monday, June 17, 2019, at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis, MN. Born on February 15, 1955, to Rexford and June Flanigan, she grew up in Oshkosh and graduated from Oshkosh North High School in 1973. She worked at Morgans/JELD-WEN Doors until 2006 and then went on to work at the Winnebago State Hospital until her retirement in 2017. As a passionate, fun-loving woman who loved to travel, Gail was always up for the next adventure. She also loved spending time with her family and friends, especially her grandchildren.

Gail was preceded in death by her parents; her brothers, Dick and Glen Flanigan; and her “mister”, Dave Niesen.

She is survived by her daughter, Cassidy (Jason) Wegwerth; her son, Brian Robinson; her three grandchildren, Abbigail Robinson, William Wegwerth, and Elliann Wegwerth; her sisters, Jackie MacKinnis, Linda Schlicting, Nancy Ross; and her brother, Jim (Christina) Flanigan. Gail also leaves behind her two former stepchildren and their children, many nieces, nephews, cousins and special friends.

Family and friends whose lives Gail has touched are invited to the Mueller Funeral Home, 904 E. Main St, Winneconne, WI 54986 from Noon until 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 22, 2019, to celebrate her life, grieve, and support each other. A service will be held at 1:00 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, the family prefers memorials be given in Gail's honor to the American Cancer Society Hope Lodge in Marshfield, WI. Donations can also be made at https://www.cancer.org/treatment/support-programs-and-services/patient-lodging/hope-lodge/marshfield/support-us.html.   

If you wish please submit online condolences to muellerfh.net.

Katherine Doornink wrote on June 18, 2019
I am still so overwhelmed with Gail’s passing. Gail epitomized Life! She had so much energy and was always up for everything. I worked with Gail when she first came to Winnebago. Those were not easy times for her - yet she prevailed. She knew what she had to do - and she did it. Gail was so proud of her kids, but her grandchildren were her real passion. I hope the grandchildren will carry sweet memories of a remarkable grandmother. I’m so very sorry for Gail’s passing. So many people loved her and respected her. I hope that her family can hold on to the knowledge that she was special to so many. Katherine

Pam (Postl) Pawlak wrote on June 18, 2019
My sincere sympathy to Gail’s family! Gail and I first met when we went to Merrill Midde School. I knew Gail and the girls she was friends with. At North I was in Gail’s graduating class of 1973! I got married quite young and lost touch with a lot of people but I remember Gail always being such a kind and friendly person ! It make me so sad that life was taken from her at such a young age! God bless all her family and dear friends and may you Rest In Peace Gail!????