Michael Allen Sheehy, 43 |
Sept. 22, 1971 -- Sept. 18, 2015
Michael Allen “Mike” Sheehy, 43, of West Bend, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, Sept. 18, 2015, near Viroqua. He was born in Manitowoc on Sept. 22, 1971, to Richard J. Sheehy and Jeanne M. Csuy (nee Johanek). He graduated from West Bend East High School in 1989 and earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and his master’s degree from The American College. Mike married Jennifer Bauer of Kewaskum on Oct. 29, 1999. He was the founder and owner of Client First Investment Management Inc. of West Bend. Mike served on the parish council of St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church and was also active with the West Bend Rotary Club. He served more than nine years with 1st Battalion, 121st Field Artillery of the Wisconsin Army National Guard.
Mike is survived by Jenny, his wife of 16 years; mother, Jeanne (Dave) Csuy of Fort Myers, Florida; father, Richard (Dorothy) Sheehy of Appleton; siblings, Patrick (Melissa) of Mount Juliet, Tennessee, Joseph (Caroll) of Alexandria, Virginia, Matthew (Cheri) of Fond du Lac and Mary (Jeff) Kahler of Dotyville; parents- in-law, Jim and JoAnn Bauer of Kewaskum; siblings-in-law, Tom (Rachel Rauwerdink) Bauer of Kewaskum and Michael (Jennifer) Bauer of Ashford; nieces and nephews, Ryan, Dylan, Madelyn, Hayden, Liam, Mackenzie, Sean, Seamus, Archer and Dominic; and his godchildren, Marissa, Emily, Paige and Grace. He is further survived by numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and other relatives, his many friends, and his loyal canine companion, Ernie. Mike is preceded in death by his grandparents. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church (1025 S. Seventh Ave., West Bend) at 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015, with the Rev. Enrique Hernandez and Deacon Michael Koebel presiding. Visitation will be held at church on Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015, from 2 p.m. until the time of the Mass. Interment will take place 10 a.m. Friday, September 25, 2015, at Washington County Memorial Park in West Bend with full military honors. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Boys and Girls Club of Washington County (925 N. Silverbrook Drive, West Bend, WI 53090) and St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church (1025 S. Seventh Ave., West Bend, WI 53095).
Mike’s family would like to give special thanks to the Vernon County Sheriff’s Department and EMS providers, especially Deputy Jacob Johnson, and also to the great friends who were with Mike at the time of his death.
The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family: 262-338-2050 or online at