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Virginia Ann Shigley

May 26, 1928 June 12, 2018
Virginia Ann Shigley
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Obituary for Virginia Ann Shigley

Virginia Ann Shigley, age 90, of North Branch, formerly of Lapeer and San Antonio, Texas, died Tuesday, June 12, 2018. She was born May 26, 1928 in McPherson, Kansas, to Ed and Leora (Hauptman) Madden.

Virginia graduated in 1946 from Notre Dame Academy and married Bruce James Shigley on August 6, 1949, in Carmi, Illinois. Mrs. Shigley was an Abstractor for over 40 years, retiring in 1992 from Lapeer County Abstract & Title Company. Virginia loved to socialize with others, whether it was through her volunteer work with the Lapeer Regional Hospital Auxiliary or the many Bridge Clubs she belonged to. She was a member of the Hospital Bridge Marathon, the Monday Bridge Club, the Tuesday Bridge Club and the Wednesday Bridge Club. More recently, Mrs. Shigley learned to speak French in a local “French Club”, she truly enjoyed time spent with the ladies in her “French Club” and the “Bridge Clubs”.

Virginia is survived by her children: Michael (Michele) Shigley of Marco Island, Florida, Susan (Mike) Dennis of North Branch and Steve (Cheryl) Shigley of Lees Summit, Missouri; grandchildren: Scott (Jada) Shigley, Ryan Shigley, Eric Shigley and Jennifer (Jon) Ward; and great-grandchildren: Jackson Shigley and Kinsley Shigley. She was preceded in death by her husband: Bruce James Shigley on August 30, 1981; her parents: Ed and Leora Madden; sister: Elizabeth (Doyle) Hubele; and brother: James (Oleta) Madden.

In accordance with Virginia’s wishes, cremation has been entrusted to Muir Brothers Funeral Home in Lapeer. No formal funeral service will take place.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 2413 S. Linden Rd., Ste. A, Flint, Michigan 48532 or Paradise Animal Rescue, 2266 N. Lapeer Rd., Lapeer, MI 48446. Condolences and memories may be shared at


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Cremation has taken place.

Memorial Contribution

Paradise Animal Rescue

2266 N. Lapeer Rd.
Lapeer, Michigan 48446

American Cancer Society

2413 S Linden Rd, Suite A
Flint, Michigan 48532

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