Category: Obituaries

Door County obituaries submitted to the Peninsula Pulse.

  • Obituary: Donald E. Jones

    Donald E. Jones, 66, of Brussels, died Sunday morning, October 4, 2015, at his home surrounded by his family following a long battle with cancer. He was born February 10, 1949, in Pine Bank, PA, the son of the late Arlis E. and Ethel M. (McDonald) Jones. Following his graduation from Buckeye High School in […]

  • Obituary: John C. Marquardt

    John C. Marquardt, Sister Bay, died Oct. 2, 2015. Services were held Oct. 7 at the Gathering Room at the Meadows of Scandia Village in Sister Bay.  

  • Obituary: Ruth Esther Neeley

    Ruth Esther Neeley, 95, of Libertyville, IL, formerly of Egg Harbor, was called Home to be with the Lord and was reunited with her husband, Fred, Friday night, October 2, 2015, at Advocate Condell Medical Center. She was born April 16, 1920, in Lancaster, OH, the daughter of Herbert Allen and Alice Louise (Johnson) Snider. […]

  • Obituary: Billie Mae Allen

    Billie Mae Allen, 80, of Sturgeon Bay, passed Wednesday, September 30, 2015, at Anna’s Healthcare. Private family committal services will be held. Burial will be in Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in St. Louis, MO. Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Huehns Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Sturgeon Bay. Condolences and guestbook signing […]

  • Obituary: Harriet M. Henkel

    Harriet M. Henkel, 96, of Sturgeon Bay, died Sunday evening, October 4, 2015, at the Skilled Nursing Facility at Ministry Door County Medical Center. She was born November 11, 1918, in Carlsville, the daughter of the late Charles and Rose (Wenk) Carmody. Following graduation from high school, she worked in the shipyards as a welder […]

  • Obituary: Helmuth F. Soellner

    Helmuth F. Soellner, 93, of Sturgeon Bay, formerly of Milwaukee, passed away on Wednesday, September 23, 2015, at Anna’s Healthcare. He was born in Hanover, Germany, on June 1, 1922, the son of the late Herman and Frieda (Zeisler) Soellner. Hal immigrated to Milwaukee with his family in 1925 and was a proud alumna of […]

  • Obituary: Elberta Jean Dahlin

    Elberta Jean Dahlin, 77, of Gills Rock, Wisconsin, passed away suddenly and peacefully at home, Sunday morning, September 27, 2015. Elberta was born on December 8, 1937 in Chicago Illinois to Ester and Albin Nelson. Elberta graduated from Amundson High School and Moline Lutheran Hospital School of Nursing and was employed by Weiss Memorial Hospital […]

  • Obituary: Jane Boman

    Jane Boman was born June 30, 1924 and died Sept. 21, 2015. Funeral arrangements are pending. Check  

  • Obituary: Gail M. Nolte

    Gail M. Nolte, 60, of Sturgeon Bay, passed away suddenly on Tuesday, September 22, 2015, at St. Luke’s Medical Center in Milwaukee after a battle with cancer. She was born April 5, 1955, in Sturgeon Bay, the daughter of William and Elizabeth Kiehnau. Gail was baptized on May 22, 1955, and confirmed on May 25, […]

  • Obituary: Mark Richard Ewaskowitz

    Mark Richard Ewaskowitz, 59, of Sturgeon Bay, died at his home on Friday, September 25, 2015, after a lengthy illness. He was born April 18, 1956, in Sturgeon Bay, the son of the late Eugene and Sally (Woller) Ewaskowitz. Following his graduation from Sturgeon Bay High School in 1974, Mark went on to study architectural […]

  • Obituary: Rita Jean Miller

    Rita Jean Miller, 65, of Sturgeon Bay, passed away Saturday, September 26, 2015, at the Skilled Nursing Facility at Ministry Door County Medical Center. She was born July 19, 1950, in Sturgeon Bay, the daughter of the late Eugene and Helen (Orthober) Miller. Rita graduated from Sevastopol High School in 1968 before attending tech school in […]

  • Obituary: Betty Lou Dearborn

    Betty Lou Dearborn, 88, of Sturgeon Bay, WI, passed away Saturday, September 26, 2015, at Golden Living Center-Dorchester. She was born October 15, 1926, in Davenport, IA, the daughter of the late Alfred and Bertha (Schiffke) Ziebarth. Betty graduated from Davenport High School. On June 18, 1947, she married Elbert “Ray” Raymond Dearborn at the Little […]

  • Obituary: Rodney “Rod” C. Bohn

    Rodney “Rod” C. Bohn, 81, of Sturgeon Bay, died suddenly Thursday evening, September 17, 2015, at Ministry Door County Medical Center after suffering an apparent stroke early Thursday. He was born May 1, 1934, in Centuria, Wisconsin, the son of the late Elmer Victor and Lucille Emma (Grossman) Bohn. Rod was a graduate of U.W. […]

  • Obituary: Diane Lee Stracka

    Diane Lee Stracka, 81, of the town of Sevastopol in Sturgeon Bay, WI, died Monday, September 21, 2015, in the comfort of her home. She was born May 13, 1934, in Hartford, WI, the daughter of the late Leland Peter and Nina Joyce (Mann) Gehl. Diane graduated from Hartford High School in 1952. She received […]

  • Obituary: Ethel Rich

    Ethel Rich, 76, formerly of Waupaca, was called Home to be with the Lord early Monday morning, September 21, 2015, while at Golden Living Center-Dorchester in Sturgeon Bay, with her sister, Alberta, by her side. Arrangements are pending at this time and have been entrusted to the care of Huehns Funeral Home & Cremation Services […]

  • Obituary: Pamela Ann Papke

    Born to life August 6, 1948. Entered the fullness of Eternal Life September 13, 2015. Passed away peacefully and unexpectedly with her family at her side, Pat holding her hand tenderly. Loving and life partner, Patricia Warner. Beloved sister of Robert (fiancé Lisa) Papke, Marlene (Kenton) Sorenson, Bonnie (Greg) Petry, and Bryan, Bruce and Doug […]

  • Obituary: Elizabeth Louise Wilkinson

    Elizabeth Louise Wilkinson (“Betty”), age 91, Prospect Heights, IL and Sister Bay, WI, died unexpectedly September 16, 2015. Betty was born on June 19, 1924 to Walter and Laura (Harker) Koehler in Madison, WI; grew up in Morgantown, WV; graduated from West Virginia University; and did graduate studies at the University of Wisconsin where she […]

  • Obituary: Jill R. Harding

    Jill R. Harding, 53, of Sturgeon Bay, died peacefully in her sleep at home on September 15, 2015.  She was born November 25, 1961, in Sturgeon Bay, to Robert and Madelyn (Salmon) Ostrand.  On June 17, 2006, she married Michael Harding in Sturgeon Bay. Jill graduated from Sturgeon Bay High School in 1979, and attended […]

  • Obituary: Arthur W. Merrill

    Arthur W. Merrill, 94, of Egg Harbor, died Tuesday, September 15, 2015, at Ministry Door County Medical Center. He was born May 29, 1921, in Watertown, Massachusetts, the son of the late Arthur G. and Rosamond Jeanette (Buchan) Merrill. Art served his country in Europe shortly after the Normandy Invasion of WWII in the recon […]

  • John Wilson, Sr.

    In Memoriam: John Wilson, Sr.

    How does a man make his mark on the world? Perhaps he falls in love with chamber music and learns to play the violin at the ripe old age of 27. Perhaps he leads the charge against the blatant pollution of an important body of water next to where his family lives. Perhaps he helps […]