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Sukowatey, Paul

Paul Brian Sukowatey, age 56 from South Byron, WI passed into eternal peace

and the loving arms of his God and Savior in heaven on Sunday, June 16.

Paul’s death was the tragic result of a motorcycle vs. deer accident. Paul was the youngest of six children born to Edward and Rosemary (nee Thurk) Sukowatey.

A celebration of Paul’s life will take place at the Brownsville Community Center at 4 p.m. on Thursday, June 27th, 2024, with Rev. Nathaniel Miniatt presiding. A visitation will take place from 2-4 p.m. at the Brownsville Community Center. Inurnment will take place at St. John Catholic Cemetery in Byron.

Paul was born on May 6, 1968, at St. Agnes Hospital in Fond du Lac, WI. He grew up in South Byron and attended school and graduated from Oakfield. Paul continued his education at Moraine Park Technical College in Fond du Lac earning his degree in Industrial Engineering. He was employed at Mercury Marine in Fond du Lac.

Paul enjoyed riding his motorcycles since he was a teenager. He loved riding anywhere, at any time with friends or on his own. Paul had a great love for animals and shared his home with his cat, Nala. Paul chose the blessing to donate his organs to be the gift of life to others. He was a free spirit and truly an individual that chose his own path in life and lived it to the fullest.

Survivors include his siblings, Jim and Linda Sukowatey [Brownsville], Mike and Julie Sukowatey [Brownsville], Jim and Kathy [Sukowatey] Dins [Clintonville, WI], Carol [Sukowatey] Lamb [Rockton, IL], Robert Sukowatey [South Byron]. Many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Paul is preceded in death by his parents, Edward and Rosemary Sukowatey, an infant baby brother, beloved Aunts and Uncles and cousins.

The family wishes to extend their sincere gratitude and thank you to all the emergency response teams, law enforcement, fire departments, Theda Clark Regional Medical Center ICU staff and Doctors for their care and comfort to Paul and all the family and friends. We also commend the UW Organ and Tissue Donation Organization for aiding the family to fulfill Paul’s wishes to donate his organs.

The family asks that in leu of flowers to please consider memorials in Paul’s name to his favorite charities, St. Jude Children’s Hospital, Wounded Warrior Project, The Boys and Girls Club of Fond du Lac, the USO, the Salvation Army, along with monetary donations to the UW Organ and Tissue Donation Organization in Madison, WI.

Koepsell Funeral Home in Mayville is serving the family. www.KoepsellFH.com

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