Door County obituaries submitted to the Peninsula Pulse.

  • Obituary: Laura Kate Weber

    March 25, 1985 – Nov. 14, 2019 Laura Kate Weber, 34, of Minneapolis, Minnesota, died Nov. 14. She was born in Sturgeon Bay, the daughter of Joseph Peter Weber and Carol Anne Laubenstein.  After graduating from Sevastopol High School in the Class of 2003, she moved to Minnesota and attended the Minneapolis College of Art and Design, […]

  • Obituary: Frances Sweeny Baumlisberger Alvin

    Dec. 4, 1924 – Nov. 18, 2019 Frances Sweeny Baumlisberger Alvin, 94, of Sturgeon Bay died peacefully, surrounded by her family. She was born in Jeffersontown, Kentucky, the daughter of William and Sally Kemp (Sweeny) Baumlisberger. Frances grew up on the family farm, and after graduating from high school, she attended college in Louisville for two years. She graduated […]

  • Obituary: Angela M. Renard

    June 15, 1929 – Nov. 17, 2019 Angela Mae Renard, 90, of Algoma died Nov. 17. She was born in Misere to John and Adele (LeDocq) Bouche. On Aug. 5, 1947, she married Howard J. Renard in Rosiere. They enjoyed more than 72 years of marriage. For many years, Angela was very instrumental in running the family cheese business with […]

  • Obituary: Daniel Gary Haen

    July 11, 1948 – Nov. 16, 2019 Daniel Gary Haen, 71, of Sturgeon Bay, died at his home. He was born in Sturgeon Bay, the son of Harvey George and Helen Ella Charlotte (Martens) Haen. After graduating from Gibraltar High School, he proudly served in the United States Marines during the Vietnam War.  Dan owned […]

  • Obituary: Dorothy “Dottie” Lillian Coon

    Feb. 3, 1939 – Nov. 12, 2019 Dorothy “Dottie” Lillian Coon, 80, of Sturgeon Bay died at Door County Medical Center. She was born in Rhinebeck, New York, the daughter of Clarence Edward Rogers and Lillian Johannah (Reusch) Rogers. On Nov. 15, 1958, Dorothy was united in marriage to Elmer William “Buddy” Coon at the […]

  • Obituary: Rita Jauquet

    Feb. 10, 1929 – Nov. 13, 2019 Rita Jauquet, 90, of Casco and formerly Namur, died at the Algoma Long Term Care Unit. She was born in Rosiere to William and Josie (Gilson) Delfosse. Rita graduated from Brussels High School in 1946, and she married Francis Jauquet at St. Mary’s Church in Namur on Nov. 27, 1947. Rita worked […]

  • Obituary: Rhea Gaynelle Sikes

    June 14, 1922 – Nov. 5, 2019  Rhea Gaynelle Sikes, 97, died Nov. 5, 2019. A native of Greensboro, North Carolina, she graduated from Greensboro High School (now Grimsley) and attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, majoring in art, with a minor in drama. She earned her master’s degree from Syracuse University in a […]

  • Obituary: Phyllis Jeanette Mack

    Oct. 21, 1927 – Nov. 6, 2019 Phyllis Jeanette Mack, 92, of Sturgeon Bay died at Door County Medical Center. She was born in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, the daughter of Ward Edwin Pond and Jeanette Mary (Messier) Pond. Phyllis attended Elizabeth Baldwin Elementary School and Samuel Slater Junior High School, both in Pawtucket. She graduated from Pawtucket […]

  • Obituary: Marion H. Schlise

    Dec. 31, 1914 – Nov. 6, 2019 Marion Hilda Schlise, 104, a lifelong resident of Sturgeon Bay, died at Whispering Heights CBRF. She was born in Sturgeon Bay, the daughter of the late Winfred and Hilda (Zill) Johnson. Marion graduated from Sturgeon Bay High School in 1932. On Nov. 30, 1933, she married Howard Leo Schlise. He […]

  • Skip Kaeske Was a Man of the People

    Skip Kaeske wrote his first Pulse submission on a bar napkin.  Sitting at the bar at Alexander’s, one of his favorite spots, getting drinks from Bonnie Spielman, one of his favorite bartenders, he spied Madeline Johnson across the bar.  “Bonnie should be Server of the Week!” he said to the former Peninsula Pulse editor and […]

  • Obituary: László András Szakala

    Oct. 2, 1963 – Nov. 4, 2019  László András Szakala died unexpectedly at the age of 56. He was born in Budapest, Hungary, the only child of József and Klara (Greczula) Szakala. He spent his childhood and young-adult years in Budapest, where he graduated high school and went on to earn a bachelor’s degree from the College […]

  • Obituary: Russell “Skip” Kaeske

    July 24, 1946 – Oct. 26, 2019 After a startling and swift encounter with cancer, ending in a draw, Russell “Skip” Kaeske, 73, died, each participant going in the opposite direction. Skip was welcomed into the family of Louis and Ada (Froemming) Kaeske of Cedarburg. He attended school and graduated from Cedarburg High School in 1964. From […]

  • Obituary: Patricia Ellen Stee

    Feb. 10, 1943 – Oct. 26, 2019 Beloved wife, mother and grandmother Patricia Ellen Stee, 76, died peacefully on Oct. 26, 2019. She was born in Sturgeon Bay to Oswald and Laura Sternard. After graduating from Sevastopol High School in 1961, she married Arlen Utter and had two boys, Duane and Joel. Following Arlen’s death, she married Don Stee in Vancouver, Washington, on Aug. 11, 1975. Patricia loved gardening, reading and especially her family. She was a loving and devoted wife and mother and had a wonderful, always-smiling disposition. She was Don’s […]

  • Obituary: Wallace “Wally” Hammerberg

    May 29, 1922 – Oct. 26, 2019 Wallace “Wally” Hammerberg, 97, the strongest man in the world (according to his nine grandchildren), died Oct. 26. If you were lucky enough to have known him, you would have seen that he had a clever wit, a firm grip and a warm heart. He was a man of few […]

  • Obituary: Francis Edward Everson

    Dec. 29, 1933 – Oct. 29, 2019 Francis Edward Everson, 85, of Sturgeon Bay died at Anna’s Healthcare CBRF with his family at his side. He was born in Sturgeon Bay, the son of William Erwin Everson and Alvina Clara (Slavik) Everson. Fran graduated from Sturgeon Bay High School in 1951 and enlisted to serve his country […]

  • Obituary: Robert R. Blish

    March 9, 1960 – Oct. 29, 2019 Robert Russell Blish, 59, of Green Bay and formerly of Sturgeon Bay died at the Unity Hospice Jack and Engrid Meng Residence in the Town of Ledgeview (De Pere) after a truly courageous battle with cancer. He was born in Sturgeon Bay, the son of Gary and Gisela (Hollinger) Blish. […]

  • Obituary: Evelyn Wilke

    June 28, 1925 – Oct. 26, 2019 Evelyn Wilke, 94, of the Town of Sevastopol died at Sturgeon Bay Health Services. She was born Madonna Evelyn Haberlie on June 28, 1925 in Sturgeon Bay, the daughter of George August Haberlie and Emma (Brauer) Haberlie. Evelyn graduated from Sturgeon Bay High School in 1943. She married […]

  • Obituary: Dorothy (Dottie) Klepp

    July 4, 1933 – Oct. 23, 2019  Dorothy (Dottie) Klepp, 86, died Oct. 23. She was the daughter of Elbridge McConnell and Helen M. Brandle and was very proud of her Ohio roots. She graduated from Miami University and was active in the Pi Beta Phi sorority. She met her first husband, Dave, on a blind date, […]

  • Obituary: Rosemary Atkinson

    Dec. 4, 1965 – Oct. 23, 2019  Rosemary Atkinson, 54, of Brussels died Oct. 23. She was born in Two Rivers to Joseph and Colleen (Sharpe) Moravec. On June 23, 1993, she married James Atkinson in Appleton.  Rosemary was a bookkeeper at Econo-Foods. She was also a member of Precious Moments Clubs, a couple of bowling leagues — one […]

  • Obituary: Robert Joseph Nikolai

    Aug. 28, 1935 – Oct. 20, 2019 Robert Joseph Nikolai, 84, of Washington Island died at home. He was born in Kenosha, the son of Richard August and Roselyn Mary (Wyk) Nikolai. Bob graduated from St. Mary’s High School in Kenosha with the Class of 1953.  He then went on to study at Marquette University, where he […]