Helen Mae Sekas, 93
Sept. 14, 1925 -- March 17, 2019

Lifelong Cedarburg resident, Helen Mae Sekas (nee Cunningham) passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 17, 2019, at the age of 93. She was born in Cedarburg on Sept. 14, 1925, to Dr. Gregory E. Cunningham and Livia Cunningham (nee Wirth). She married William “Bill” Sekas on June 25, 1949, at St. Francis Borgia Catholic Church, and together they had four children. She helped her husband Bill operate Sekas Plumbing and Heating in Cedarburg for over 50 years, together with their son, Gregory.

Helen was preceded in death by her beloved son, Gregory, and loving husband, Bill.

She is survived by sisters Kathleen Rick (nee Cunningham) and Livia Fahey (nee Cunningham); daughters Joan (Kent) Martin, Janet Sekas and Linda Wolfgram; daughter-in-law Amy Sekas (John Wells); grandchildren Patrick (Stephanie) Richardson, Jonathan Wolfgram, Leigh Wolfgram and Colleen Sekas (Steve) Buda, and great-grandchild Molly Richardson.

Helen loved to play canasta and bridge with her longtime friends and spent many summers at the family’s cottage in Minocqua, Wis.

The family would like to thank the staff and caregivers at Belgium Gardens Assisted Living Home, and Serenity Hospice for their excellent care, along with the staff and caregivers at Lasata Care Center.

Donations in her memory would be appreciated to Balance Inc., 1350 14th Ave., #4, Grafton, WI 53024, which is an organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for persons with developmental disabilities, or Special Olympics of Ozaukee County, N75 W7003 Linden St., Cedarburg, WI 53012.

A Memorial Mass will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday April 4, 2019, at St. Francis Borgia Catholic Church-North, 1375 Covered Bridge Road, Cedarburg, WI 53012.

Immediately following the Mass, a private family inurnment will take place at St. Francis Borgia Cemetery. Online condolences can be forwarded to the family at www.eernissefuneralhome.com. The Eernisse Funeral Home, Michael Schramka Associate, is assisting the family.