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Sheila C. "Flynn" McAdams

Sheila C. "Flynn" McAdams

October 2, 2017

Sheila Catherine Flynn, age 72, from Eau Claire, Wisconsin, died peacefully on October 2, 2017, two days after celebrating her birthday with family and friends. 

Sheila was born in Eau Claire on September 28th, 1945 to Sara and James Flynn. She graduated from Memorial High School in 1963 and then received an Education degree from the University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire in 1967.  

Sheila returned to school for a Masters in Guidance and Counseling from the University of Wisconsin–Stout in 1992 before becoming an adolescent therapist at the Eau Claire Academy for 17 years. She was proud of the impact she had on hundreds of adolescents and she treasured the opportunities to mentor students pursuing their Master’s degree in Counseling. 

Sheila loved to exercise and enjoyed playing golf, tennis, and taking walks. She was an avid reader, a member of many book clubs, had fun playing bridge, and was a Master Gardner. She participated in volunteer work at the Feed My People Food Bank, Immaculate Conception Church, the American Cancer Society, and the American Red Cross. She was very proud of her Irish heritage. Sheila was also grateful for her many friends and was thankful for their kindness.

Survivors include her children, Ryan (Audrey) McAdams, Carrie (Jaideep) Joshi, and Sean (Alison) McAdams; grandchildren, Kiran, Mira, Raina Joshi, Moriah and Lucas McAdams, Blake McAdams; Brother Michael (Janice) Flynn. Sheila is preceded in death by her parents, James and Sara Flynn; siblings Ron Flynn, Mary Buckli, Shawn Flynn, and Kevin Flynn, and her favorite aunt, Alice O'Brien.  

In lieu of flowers, please consider donations to the Feed My People Food Bank of Eau Claire.

Sheila's high energy and fun personality touched many people and will greatly be missed, but never forgotten. 

A celebration of life will take place at the Hulke Family Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Saturday, December 9, 2017, from 2-4 p.m. A prayer service will conclude the celebration starting at 4 p.m.

Friends and family may offer condolences online at www.fullerspeckienhulke.com.

Hulke Family Funeral Home & Cremation Services is assisting the family with the arrangements.

Visitation

A celebration of life will take place at the Hulke Family Funeral Home & Crematon Services, Saturday, December 9, 2017, from 2-4 p.m. A prayer service will conclude the celebration starting at 4 p.m.

Service

A prayer service will conclude the celebration starting at 4 p.m.