Raymond J. Sedevie

September 1, 1941 ~ November 5, 2021

Raymond J. Sedevie, 80, of rural Coon Valley passed away peacefully to his heavenly father on Friday, November 5th, 2021 at his home with his loving wife, Mary, by his side.

Sedavie Dog 2Living an illustrious life as a successful farmer, taking over the family farm, Ray embraced the soil conservation and trout programs, gardening and partnering with his many fellow farm neighbors to manage and maintain the great land and crops in the valley and on the ridge.

His deep compassion and love of his family and animals were always evident as he showed much pride when many friends and family came to visit the farm.

He is lovingly remembered by his wife, Mary (Elsen) Sedevie, his sister Elaine Proksch, his nieces Bonnie Proksch and Sandra Proksch-Troope, his great nephew Jerami Harden and great nieces Meagan Troope and Alexis Troope, and their children. Also remembering him are his in-laws: Madonna Bahr and family, Peter and Barbara Elsen and family, Tom and Diane Elsen and family, Gary Elsen and family, Clara Ann Elsen, Gus and Brenda Elsen and family, Doug and Diane Elsen and family.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Albina Sedevie, his parents-in-law, Peter and Leona Elsen, 3 brothers in law and a nephew in law.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday November 10, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Coon Valley. Fr. Matt Marshall will officiate, with burial in Mormon Coulee Memorial Park. A visitation will befrom 3 to 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Seland Funeral Home in Coon Valley and at the church on Wednesday from 2 p.m. until service time. Condolences may be given at selandsfuneralhome.com. Memorials may be given to Coon Creek Fire and Rescue or St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Coon Valley.