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Meg Sekel, 55, Beaver Dam

May 28, 2019

Meg Sekel, 55, Beaver Dam, passed away peacefully surrounded by family Saturday, May 25, 2019, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Madison.

Margaret “Meg” Exner was born Aug. 15, 1963, in Beaver Dam, the daughter of Donald and Irene (Decker) Exner. She graduated from Beaver Dam High School with the class of 1981 and earned a bachelor’s degree in education from UW-Eau Claire. She taught for more than 25 years, with the majority of her time at Beaver Dam High School, where she was a very passionate advocate for special education. She loved raising her daughter and spending time with her family. Relaxing by the pool and knitting were some of her favorite hobbies. An animal lover, Meg’s beaming smile and infectious laugh will always be remembered.

Meg is survived by her daughter, Mary Claire (Brandon) Olufs of Rice Lake; father, Don Exner of Beaver Dam; siblings, Judy (David) Walseth of Vancouver, Washington, Jim (Peg) Exner of Beaver Dam, Michael (Jeanne) Exner of Seneca, South Carolina, and John (Jodeen) Exner of Janesville; former husband, Russ Sekel; and further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.

She was preceded in death by her mother; grandparents; sister, Mary Beth and other relatives.

A memorial gathering to celebrate Meg’s life will be held Saturday, June 1, from 2 to 5 p.m. at Cornerstone Funeral & Cremation Services, 135 Keller Blvd., Beaver Dam.

Cornerstone Funeral & Cremation Services in Beaver Dam is honored to be serving the family. Send private online condolences or sign the family’s guest book at cstonefs.com.