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Door County obituaries submitted to the Peninsula Pulse.

  • Obituary: Donald S. Buchholz

    Aug. 9, 1934 – Sept. 1, 2021  Donald S. Buchholz, 87, of Sister Bay, died at Good Samaritan Society–Scandia Village in Sister Bay, where he had lived the past four years. He was born in Barron to Sherman and Rosa Pauline (Camerer) Buchholz. Don graduated from Barron High School before entering teachers’ college, where he received his […]

  • Obituary: Brenda Lee Blucher

    January 8, 1965 ~ August 25, 2021 Brenda Lee Blucher, 56, of Carlsville, peacefully died Wednesday evening, August 25, 2021 at Door County Medical Center in Sturgeon Bay with her both of her daughters, Crystal and Victoria, at her side. She was born January 8, 1965 in Sturgeon Bay, the daughter of Charles Muck and […]

  • Obituary: Dr. Thomas W. Tully

    September 29, 1927~August 29, 2021 Dr. Thomas W. Tully, born September 29, 1927 in Chicago, Illinois. Peacefully died August 29, 2021 in Lake Forest, Illinois at the age of 93. Longtime resident of Park Ridge, Illinois and 38-year Physician of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Resurrection Health Care, Chicago, Illinois. Preceded in death by his parents […]

  • Obituary: Rick Nelson

    March 17, 1951~August 15, 2021 Rick, a graduate of the Culinary Institute in Hyde Park, New York, worked in the restaurant industry throughout Door County and in New Orleans where he met his best friend, Kathy. He was born March 17, 1951 in Niagara Falls, New York and died from bladder cancer August 15, 2021 […]

  • Obituary: Francis Joseph Kern

    January 31, 1935~August 26, 2021 Francis “Fritz” Joseph Kern, 86, of Sturgeon Bay, died on Thursday morning, August 26, 2021 at Cardinal Ridge Residential Care. He was born January 31, 1935 in Sturgeon Bay, son of the late Frank Sale and Eleanor Ann (Marik) Kern. Fritz graduated from Sturgeon Bay High School with the Class […]

  • Obituary: Charlynn Carol Hansen

    November 9, 1948~August 25, 2021 Charlynn Carol Hansen, 74, of Sturgeon Bay, died after a brief illness on Wednesday, August 25, 2021 at St. Vincent Hospital in Green Bay. She was born November 9, 1948 in Camanche, Iowa, daughter of the late Charles “Bud” and Jeanette (Hugunin) Hansen. After graduating from Camanche High School with […]

  • Obituary: Mercedes B. Deakin

    July 4, 1929 ~ August 26, 2021 Mercedes B. Deakin, 92, of Sturgeon Bay died at her home on August 26, 2021.  She was born July 4, 1929, in Illinois to Joseph and Vera (Silim) Basco.  Mercedes married Harry Deakin, he preceded her in death on December 4, 1982.  Mercedes enjoyed gardening, hiking, kayaking, knitting, […]

  • Obituary: Betty Jane (Barbeaux) Castagna

    March 22, 1927 ~ August 23, 2021 Betty Jane Castagna, 94, of Sturgeon Bay, died peacefully on Monday morning, August 23, 2021 at Cardinal Ridge Residential Care. She was born March 22, 1927 in Sturgeon Bay, daughter of the late Frank and Louisa (Corbisier) Barbeaux. After graduating from Sturgeon Bay High School with the Class […]

  • Obituary: Jack Polster

    October 12, 1942~August 7, 2021 Jack Polster, 78, of Homer, Alaska died August 7, 2021. He was born in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin October 12, 1942 to James and Donna (Carmody) Polster. Jack proudly served in the Army’s 101st Airborne Division as a paratrooper. Jack attended college in Logan, Utah where he earned a degree in […]

  • Obituary: Mary Horn

    April 29, 1930 ~ August 17, 2021 Mary Catherine Horn, 91, Hales Corners, WI, died peacefully in her sleep, on August 17, 2021. Mary was born April 29, 1930 at Altdorf, WI to Casper and Cecelia (Kelly) Huser.  Given her unending desire to learn to read, a special dispensation was made which allowed Mary to […]

  • Obituary: Donald “Donnie” J. Maleport

    May 29, 1939 ~ August 15, 2021 Donald “Donnie” Joseph Maleport, 82 years old of Brussels, WI died Sunday, August 15, 2021 at Brookwood Baptist Hospital in Birmingham, AL. He lived in Alabama with his daughter, Kelly Maleport Clifton, during the last year of his life. He was born May 29, 1939 in Sault Ste. […]

  • Obituary: Debra “Debbie” Lynn (Graf) Berger

    July 25, 1958 ~ August 21, 2021 Debra “Debbie” Lynn Berger, 63, of the Town of Clay Banks, died Saturday night, August 21, 2021 at St. Vincent Hospital in Green Bay. She was born July 25, 1958 in Sturgeon Bay, the daughter of Francis “Fritz” Paul Graf and Evelyn Mary (Raynier) Graf. Debbie grew up […]

  • Obituary: William Charles Glenn

    February 14, 1939 ~ August 20, 2021 William (Bill) Charles Glenn, 82, of Aurora, IL, Ephraim, WI and Sanibel, FL died on the evening of Friday, August 20, 2021. Bill was born in Aurora on February 14, 1939, an appropriate day for such a loving man. Everyone who knew him loved him, and freely shared […]

  • Obituary: Kathleen Hartl

    May 9, 1931 ~ August 22, 2021 Kathleen “Katie” Hartl, 90, of Sturgeon Bay died at Door County Medical Center on August 22, 2021.  She was born May 9, 1931, in Sturgeon Bay to Carl and Ida (Miller) Mistlebauer.  Katie married Lawrence “Larry” Hartl on August 20, 1949, at St. Joseph Church.  She and Larry […]

  • Obituary: Richard H. Wohnrade

    November 25, 1931 ~ August 15, 2021 Richard Harold Wohnrade, 89, of Baileys Harbor, died on Sunday, August 15, 2021 at the Door County Medical Center. He was born November 25, 1931 in Chicago, son of the late Harold and Vera (Kline) Wohnrade. After graduating from McHenry High School with the Class of 1950, he […]

  • Obituary: Clarice June (Peterson) Christianson

    June 9, 1925 ~ August 14, 2021 Clarice June Christianson, 96, of Sturgeon Bay, WI, died at Door County Medical Center in Sturgeon Bay Saturday, August 14, 2021. She was reunited with her husband, Merle, whom she had missed since March 16, 2019. Clarice was born June 9, 1925 in Phillips, WI, the only child […]

  • Obituary: Deacon Kenneth D. Kopydlowski

    March 22, 1939 ~ August 21, 2021 Deacon Kenneth D. Kopydlowski, 82 of Sturgeon Bay, died early Saturday morning August 21, 2021. He was born March 22, 1939, in Milwaukee the son of the late Alex and Lucille (Rafalski) Kopydlowski.  Ken graduated from South Division High School in 1957.  He received his associate degree from […]

  • Obituary: Warren Larkin

    May 18, 1940 ~ August 22, 2021 Warren F. Larkin, 81, of Sturgeon Bay died peacefully surrounded by his family at Bellin Memorial Hospital on August 22, 2021.  He was born May 18, 1940 in Kewaunee to Danford and Agnes (Coppersmith) Larkin.  He was raised by a very special man, his stepfather Bernard Putnam.  On […]

  • Obituary: Elizabeth “Betty” Gauger Stanecki

    September 16, 1934 ~ August 18, 2021 Elizabeth “Betty” (Gauger) Stanecki, 86, of Sturgeon Bay died Wednesday, August 18, 2021. She was born in Fish Creek, the daughter of the late William and Elizabeth (Ahrens) Gauger and graduated from Gibraltar High School in 1952. She moved to Milwaukee where she met Norbert Stanecki. They married at St. […]

  • Obituary: Alice Elsie (Scharrig) Merkle

    January 16, 1936 ~ August 21, 2021 Alice Elsie (nee, Scharrig) Merkle, 85, of Baileys Harbor, died peacefully on Saturday, August 21, 2021. She was born January 16, 1936 in Fish Creek, daughter of the late Kurt Reinhold and Elsie (Krause) Scharrig. She was raised on the family farm in Jacksonport and graduated from Sevastopol […]