MICHAEL GRAHAM SHIRRA
1966 ~ 2017
Our dear husband, father, son, brother and friend, Michael Graham Shirra passed away Thursday, September 24, 2017 at his home in Mesa, Arizona at the age of 50.
He was born in Ogden, Utah and attended Weber County schools including Weber State University where he received a Bachelor of Communications and an MBA Degree from Western International University in Phoenix. He worked as Marketing Director for companies in Arizona and Utah. He was an Elder in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.
Mike had a wonderful artistic side. He played the ukulele as a youth and later played the bass guitar in his neighborhood band. He had a beautiful voice and performed in the roll of Winthrop Paroo in a production of The Music Man at Weber State University. Later in his life he took up wood carving where he made a beloved Indian statue that will forever be treasured by his family.
He is survived by his wife of 30 years, Stacey Lynn Flugga, and two sons, Austin Michael and Matthew William of Mesa, Arizona. He is also survived by his parents, Graham and Faye Shirra of North Ogden and siblings Diane (Robert) Miskin of Paris, Idaho, Bradley (Sue) Shirra of North Ogden, Vanessa (David) Longfellow of Bear Lake, Idaho, and Julia (Jeff) Cole of North Ogden.
Our hearts are broken but our spirits are hopeful. We love you forever, a bushel and a peck with a hug around the neck. Until we meet again.
Family and friends are invited to gather to say farewell to Mike at Peel Funeral Home, 8525 West Magna Main Street (2700 South) Magna, UT 84044, on Friday, September 29, at 10:30am. Interment: Stansbury Park Cemetery, 132 E. Brigham Road, Stansbury, UT 84074.