ANDREW L. SEKAN, LTJG, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Andrew Sekan '66

Date of birth: September 10, 1944

Date of death: January 31, 1968

Age: 23

Lucky Bag

From the 1966 Lucky Bag:


Loss

From the May 1968 issue of SHIPMATE:

Lt.(jg) Andrew L. Sekan, USN, died in an aircraft accident during a training flight at Beeville, Tex., on 31 Jan. He had been serving with Training Squadron 26, Naval Air Auxiliary Station, Chase Field. Mass was said in Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, with interment with military honors in St. Francis Cemetery, Scottsdale, Ariz.

Lt. Sekan was born in Green Bay, Wis. He was a graduate of Coronado High School where he was the first student body president of the school. He was graduated from the Naval Academy in 1966; as a midshipman he was a member of the Masqueraders Club and the Foreign Relations Club.

Following graduation he had flight training at Pensacola, Fla., and at Meridian, Miss.; he had only five days to go before receiving his wings, which will be awarded posthumously.

Surviving are his parents, Lt. Col. and Mrs. Edward J. Sekan of 615 S. Miller Road, Scottsdale, Az. 85251; two brothers, Stephen C. and John E.; two sisters. Miss Mary Sekan, and Mrs. Fred Ayer of Rialto, Calif.

According to Mike Baird, Class of 1966 secretary, Andy was piloting a TF-9J.

Andy is buried in Arizona.

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Class of 1966

Andrew is one of 36 members of the Class of 1966 in Memorial Hall.