Shelly Ann Gans, age 41, of Prescott, passed away on April 17, 2011 at the Lutheran Home in River Falls. She had been diagnosed with cancer in July of 2010. Shelly was born the daughter of Joanne Wennersten and John Gans on October 16, 1969 in Maplewood, MN. She grew up in Hastings, MN. She loved laying on the shores of the river on the western Wisconsin beaches – soaking up the sun, a book in hand. The eagles on the river were always captivating to her. She liked to read and watch movies, and she was huge fan of the Green Bay Packers. Shelly was always striving to make other people happy, especially her kids.
Shelly will remain in the hearts of her daughter, Nicole (18) and sons, Tyler (13) and Travis (12); their father, Steven Tipp; extended family and friends.
A memorial service will be held to celebrate her life at 3:00 PM on Friday, April 22 at the O’Connell Family Funeral Home, 520 S. 11th St., Hudson, 715-386-3725. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the family are preferred.