Chesterton Tribune

Michael Sekula dies at 45

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Michael J. Sekula “Ace” “Mike,” age 45, of Chesterton, passed away on Saturday March 14, 2009.

Mike was born on December 20, 1963 in East Chicago, Ind. the son of Robert and Kathryn (McShane) Sekula.

On April 21, 1990 in Calumet City, Ill. he married Connie Voigt, who survives.

He is survived by his mother Kathryn Sekula of Coloma, Mich., daughters Kaitlin and Hayley Sekula both at home, brothers, Robert (Linda) Sekula of Coloma, Mich. and David Sekula of Schererville, and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his father.

He was a building foreman for T.F. South High School, a former board member Portage Youth Basketball league and coached many teams in Portage and Chesterton. Mike was very active in his daughter’s lives and touched many children’s lives through his coaching. He enjoyed boating and the outdoors especially on Paw Paw Lake in Michigan. Mike was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, March 21, at 11 a.m. at Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home 517 Broadway, Chesterton.

Memorials are preferred to the education fund for his children at the Chase bank in Chesterton.


Posted 3/16/2009