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Door County obituaries submitted to the Peninsula Pulse.

  • Obituary: Michael Lee Bein

    April 9, 1963 ~ February 15, 2021 Michael Lee Bein, 57, of Sturgeon Bay, WI, died at his home, February 15, 2021. He was born April 9, 1963 in West Allis, WI, the son of Robert H. Bein and Jean Ann (Hawkins) Bein. Michael attended school in Racine, WI and graduated from St. Catherine’s High School […]

  • Obituary: William “Bill” Collins

    November 11, 1944 ~ February 12, 2021 William “Bill” Collins, 76, of Sturgeon Bay, died peacefully at home with his best dog/son Nick by his side, after a courageous five-month fight with cancer. He was born to Leon and Myrtle (Rehr) Collins on November 11, 1944 in Sturgeon Bay. He was raised in Baileys Harbor, and graduated from […]

  • Obituary: Norman Harrison Cogar

    June 22, 1935 ~ January 17, 2021 Norman Harrison Cogar, 85, formerly of Ocala, FL, died Sunday night, January 17, 2021 at his daughter and son-in-law’s home in Sturgeon Bay, WI. He was born June 22, 1935 in Charleston, WV, the son of Okey James Cogar and Thelma Lorice (Belknap) Cogar. After high school, Norm […]

  • Obituary: Martin “Gene” Schram

    April 17, 1925 ~ February 17, 2021 Martin “Gene” Schram, 95, of the Town of Sevastopol, died on Wednesday, February 17, 2021. He was born April 17, 1925 at the family home in Baileys Harbor, son of the late Martin Leon and Esther Marie (Resler) Schram. After graduating from Gibraltar High School with the Class […]

  • Obituary: Clyde “Hap” Konrad Smith

    December 9, 1925 ~ February 8, 2021 Clyde “Hap” Konrad Smith, 95, of the Town of Sevastopol, died peacefully in the comfort of his home Monday evening, February 8, 2021 with his family at his side. He was born in Sturgeon Bay on December 9, 1925, the son of Oscar Samuel Smith and Emma Marie […]

  • Obituary: Jack Dwain Bacon

    April 15, 1936 ~ February 16, 2021 Jack Dwain Bacon, 84, of Sturgeon Bay, died Tuesday, February 16, 2021 at his home. He was born April 15, 1936 in Three Lakes, WI, the son of William Hartley and Florice Agnes (Price) Bacon. Jack went to Sturgeon Bay High School before enlisting in the U.S. Navy […]

  • Obituary: Vernon R. Meyer

    August 24, 1930 ~ February 17, 2021 Vernon Raymond Meyer, 90, of Sturgeon Bay, died at his daughter’s home on February 17, 2021.  He was born August 24, 1930 in Sturgeon Bay to Arthur and Minnie (Blank) Meyer. On September 17, 1949, he married Jeanette “Jan” Fairchild at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Juddville, she […]

  • Obituary: James Richard Murphy

    October 3, 1943 ~ February 15, 2021 James Richard Murphy, 77, of Sturgeon Bay, died on Monday, February 15, 2021 at St. Vincent Hospital in Green Bay. He was born October 3, 1943 in Chicago, son of the late Thomas and Adeline Murphy. He graduated from Oak Lawn High School with the Class of 1962 […]

  • Obituary: Richard Louis Enigl

    August 4, 1967 ~ February 7, 2021 Making his Grand entrance during the Cherry season in Door County, Wisconsin. Blessing his loving parents John and Mary Ann Enigl Sr. This brought to our family great joy and a whole lot of “what the heck is he doing now?” LOL! How Wonderful Life is as we […]

  • Obituary: Judith Ross Stevenson

    May 18, 1936 ~ February 13, 2021 Judith was a loving mother of Sara (nee Stevenson) Sarna (Ed) and Mary Beth Stevenson. Proud grandmother of Joshua Sarna. Sister of John W. Ross (Judith) and aunt to numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents John L. Ross and Naomi Schilling Ross […]

  • Obituary: Karsten Topelmann

    July 14, 1929 ~ February 13, 2021 Karsten Topelmann died peacefully on February 13th at his home, surrounded by his daughter, son and daughter-in-law. A resident artist of Ephraim since 1971, he contributed to the Door County community and touched many through his artwork. Karsten was born in Munich, Germany, and knew he wanted to […]

  • Obituary: Esther Fae (Bennett) Eshelman

    March 18, 1927 ~ February 11, 2021 Esther Fae (Bennett) Eshelman, 93, of Sturgeon Bay, died on Thursday, February 11, 2021 at Cardinal Ridge after a long illness. She was born March 18, 1927 to Carl Roger and Grace Maude (Householder) Bennett in Bonaparte, Iowa. She attended public schools and was active in clubs at […]

  • Obituary: Marguerite “Peggy” Elizabeth (Slater) Van Vleet

    March 20, 1933 ~ February 8, 2021 Marguerite “Peggy” Elizabeth (Slater) Van Vleet, 87, of Sister Bay, died peacefully on Monday, February 8, 2021 at the Good Samaritan Society – Scandia Village. She was born March 20, 1933 in Port Huron, Michigan, daughter of the late Charles Vernon and Marguerite Elizabeth (Sage) Slater. Peggy graduated […]

  • Obituary: Eunice Mae (Carmody) Londo

    December 11, 1933 ~ February 13, 2021 Eunice Mae Londo, 87 years, of Sturgeon Bay, died Saturday, February 13, 2021 at her home surrounded by family. She was born December 11, 1933 in Sturgeon Bay, the daughter of the late Paul and Ann (McCarty) Carmody.  She graduated from Sevastopol High School and continued her education […]

  • Obituary: Edward “Eddie” Price

    April 5, 1945 ~ February 11, 2021 Edward John Price, 75 of Brussels, passed away at his home on February 11, 2021 due to complications from idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.  He was born April 5, 1945, in Red Springs Township to James and Ardis (Quinney) Price Jr.  He was a member of the first class to […]

  • Obituary: Peter Solway Schuster

    April 26, 1956 ~ February 6, 2021    “We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit.”- Albert Schweitzer As so many in Door County can tell you, it was never a question of if you knew Pete Schuster, rather it was how you knew him. His roots in this place […]

  • Obituary: Claude C. Marcussen

    September 21, 1954 ~ February 5, 2021 Claude Christian Marcussen, 66, of Sturgeon Bay, died peacefully in the comfort of the “cube”, early Friday morning, February 5, 2021. He was born September 21, 1954 in Washington, D.C., the son of Clarence Claude Marcussen and Mary Ann (Peot) Marcussen. His father was serving in the United […]

  • Obituary: Dorothy Alice Peterson

    July 12, 1929 ~ February 4, 2021 Dorothy Alice Peterson, 91, of Algoma died at Algoma Long Term Care Unit on February 4, 2021.  She was born July 12, 1929 in Wayside, WI to Ehrfried and Olga (Mack) Schwahn.   On October 31, 1949, she married Peter O. Peterson in Rankin.  She and her husband farmed […]

  • Obituary: Kevin Michael Volkmann

    January 24, 1962 ~ January 29, 2021 Kevin Michael Volkmann, 59, of Normal, IL, died Friday night, January 29, 2021 at the Carle BroMenn Medical Center in Normal. He was born January 24, 1962 in Sturgeon Bay, WI, the son of Kenneth Julius Volkmann and Carol Catherine (Junion) Volkmann. Kevin grew up attending Saints Peter […]

  • Obituary: Marshall B. Hanks Jr.

    June 6, 1943 ~ February 4, 2021 Marshall B. Hanks Jr, 77, of Sturgeon Bay, died peacefully in his home on February 4th, 2021. He was born in Fort Hood, Texas to Marshall Sr and Jane (Anderson) Hanks on June 6th, 1943. He married the love of his life, Marilyn, on April 11, 1964 in […]