A Family Funeral Home

Cheryl A. Flannery

November 29, 1950 - August 23, 2019
Racine, WI


A Celebration of Cheryl's Life

Thursday, September 5, 2019
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM CDT
Preservation Hall Racine
740 Lake Avenue
Racine, WI 53403


At the family's request memorial contributions are to be made to those listed below. Please forward payment directly to the memorial of your choice.

American Cancer Society
N19 W24350 Riverwood Drive
Waukesha, WI 53188

Life Story / Obituary


Cheryl A. Flannery, age 68, passed away Friday, August 23, 2019 at Aurora St. Luke’s South Shore Hospital, Cudahy. She was born in Racine, November 29, 1950, daughter of the late Robert C. and Delores L. (Nee: Falbe) Quella.

Cheryl was a graduate of Washington Park High School “Class of 1969”. On October 15, 1988 she was united in marriage to William “Bill” T. Flannery. Cheryl had an extraordinary artistic flair with flower arranging, painting and decorating. She was employed for many years as a retail manager at various shops including Zahn’s, Gantos, Common Scents, and Flowers and Company. In her earlier years Cheryl was actively involved with the Explorer Scouts. She was a member of the Racine Art Guild and Sweet Adelines. Above all she was a loving and devoted wife and mother who will be deeply missed.

Survivors include her husband of thirty years, Bill; her children, Bryon James (Susanne) Kwapil, Joy Guzikowski; brothers, William (Valerie) Quella, Jeffrey (Ronnie) Quella; brothers-in-law; nieces, nephews, other relatives and many dear friends. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her brothers, Robert Quella Jr. and Jon Quella.

A Celebration of Cheryl’s life will be held Thursday, September 5, 2019 from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm at Preservation Hall, 740 Lake Avenue. Memorials to the American Cancer Society have been suggested.