Obituary: Sandra Sekenske, 78, of Ludington

December 14, 2022

Sandra Sekenske

Obituary: Sandra Sekenske, 78, of Ludington

Sandra Lee (Shaw) Sekenske, 78, of Ludington, passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Friday, December 9, 2022.

Sandra was born October 7, 1944 in Elmira, NY to Gerald and Amelia (Rogers) Shaw.

She graduated from Elmira High School in 1962 and earned her accounting degree from West Shore Community College. She was employed for many years by Harrington Tool Co. as the office manager. She belonged to St. Simon Catholic Church, where she volunteered as much as she could. The Haiti outreach program was close to her heart though. She adopted students to send school supplies, clothes, and any other necessities that were needed. She volunteered with Habitat for Humanity, planted petunias downtown Ludington with her grandkids, sold glow necklaces during the Fourth of July fireworks to help fund the Jaycees fireworks show, and shared her love for reading with preschoolers at Pere Marquette School.

She had a great love for gardening, cooking, and reading. Her greatest love was for her family though. She loved spending time with each one of her five kids, 11 grandkids, and seven great-grandkids.

She was preceded in death by her parents Gerald Shaw, Amelia and Larry LaVelle; her bother Daniel Shaw, sisters-in-law Lou Shaw and Marlene Sekenske; and her great-granddaughter Charlotte Nicole Pomorski.

She is survived by her daughters Cheryl (Eric) Deschermeier, Vicky Krieger, Wendy (Brandon) Adamson, Heather (Eric) Angell, her son Chris (Kristin) Sekenske; her grandchildren Kevin (Jenna) Pomorski, Ashley Pomorski, Dillon (Alyssa) Pomorski, Chelsea (Charley) Miszewski, Logan (Kate) Krieger, Emelia Schaub, Abigail VanKampen (Austin Tyndall) Caleb VanKampen, Christopher (Maricruz) Sekenske, Olivia Sekenske (Nick Pantlin) and Bayley Lemire; great-grandchildren Ava, Rhys, Ellie, Hazel, Waylon, Hudson, and CJ.

A Mass from the Order of Christian Funerals will be held on Tuesday, December 27, 2022 at 11 a.m. at St. Simon Catholic Church in Ludington with Rev. Wayne B. Wheeler presiding. A luncheon to follow at Pere Pointe Marina clubhouse.

Arrangements were entrusted to Oak Grove Funeral Home of Ludington, www.oakgroveludington.com.

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