Cover photo for Paul Michael "Phish" Stemen's Obituary
Paul Michael "Phish" Stemen Profile Photo
1984 Paul 2021

Paul Michael "Phish" Stemen

July 30, 1984 — July 19, 2021

Paul Michael Stemen, age 36, of Sherwood, Wisconsin passed away unexpectedly at home on July 19, 2021. He was born in Santa Barbara, California to Pegge Stark and Paul Stemen on July 30, 1984. He attended school in Carpenteria, California where he excelled at baseball. Years later, he settled in Wisconsin where he met his wife, Mary. They were married on September 29, 2006 in Appleton, Wisconsin.

Paul had a passion for cooking and was employed at The Harbor Bar and Grill in Stockbridge as the kitchen manger and chef. In his spare time, he enjoyed spending time with his family and friends as well as playing golf and baseball.

Paul is preceded in death by his younger brother Mykey, his stepfather Bob, his uncle Michael, and Mary’s parents.

He was a loving husband to Mary and proud father to their four children: Joshua, Alexandria, Paul Jay and Adam. In addition to his parents, he was a caring brother to his sister Angela. He also leaves extended family in California and Wisconsin.

Visitation will be held on Friday, July 30, 2021, 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM at Wichmann Funeral Home Tri County Chapel, 1592 Oneida St, Menasha. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the family are appreciated.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Paul Michael "Phish" Stemen, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services


Saturday, July 30, 2022

11:00am - 2:00pm

Wichmann Funeral Home Tri-County Chapel

1592 Oneida St, Menasha, WI 54952

Plant Tree

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Visits: 14

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree