Obituary: Paul Phillip Sekaney

Paul Phillip Sekaney, age 87, passed away on Nov 15, 2023 at the Homme Home in Wittenberg. He was born Sept 12, 1936 in Bryant. He was the son of Jerry and Mabel (Hartman) Sekaney. He was baptized in Jesus Christ on Sept 20, 1936. On June 4, 1978, he was confirmed at Peace Lutheran Church in Antigo.

He married Mary Ann (Gall) (Huebner) Sekaney at Peace Lutheran Church by Reverend Joseph Schultz on June 9, 1973. She survives. The marriage was blessed with one son, Joseph Paul Sekaney. Paul and his wife farmed for 25 years in Neva Township in the Bryant area. They enjoyed seeing the crops grow and the beauty of nature. They were Packers fans.

Family members are Joseph Sekaney, Wausau, Arthur William (Terri) Huebner, Oklahoma; Ann (Scott) Tyler, Appleton and Linda Huebner, Brandon, Manitoba, Canada; grandchildren, Chris and Bethany Huebner, Wausau, Dan and Matthew, Wausau, Connor and Janessa Freiheit, Grand Rapids, Minnesota, Tasha Huebner Fleischman Kubicek, Wausau, Courtney and Megan Tyler, Appleton.

Paul is survived by a brother, Jim Sekaney; sisters, June Christenson, Sharon Prange, and Nancy Matuszewski; and sisters-in-law, Carol Sekaney and Ruth Sekaney. Paul is also survived by nieces, nephews, cousins and helpful church friends.

He was proceeded in death by his parents; twin brother, Don, brother, George Sekaney; sisters, Grace Semph, Mabel Graves and Elaine Schroepfer; brothers-in-law, Sheridan Prange, Elmer Schroepfer, Emil Matuszewski, Don Graves, Hank Semph, and Chris Christenson.

A memorial service will held Thursday, Dec, 28 at 11 a.m. at Bradley Funeral Home in Antigo. Visitation will be Thursday at the funeral home from 10 to 11 a.m.

The final resting place for Paul will be in St. Johns Cemetery in the family plot of William and Lydia Gall (Mary Ann’s parents) at Rock Springs - eight miles southeast of Reedsburg, WI at a later date when a private graveside service will be held for Paul and Mary Ann.

A special thank you to Homme Home of Wittenberg for the compassionate care of Paul and Pastor Dave Karolus, other pastors and vicars who visited Paul at Homme Home.

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