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Door County obituaries submitted to the Peninsula Pulse.

  • Obituary: Roger James Crewe

    Jan. 19, 1937 – Sept. 8, 2019  Roger James Crewe, 82, of Sturgeon Bay died at Sturgeon Bay Health Services. He was born in Athelstane, the son of James Edelbeck and Stella I. (Buchanan). Roger graduated from Green Bay Southwest High School in 1955 and enlisted to serve his country with the United States Air Force the […]

  • Obituary: Pamela Price

    Sept. 12, 1957 – Sept. 5, 2019  Pamela Price (née Wilke) entered eternal rest surrounded by her loving soul mate and husband, Daniel Price, and close family and friends after a lengthy, valiant battle with cancer.  Pam was born to Harold and Delores (Gauthier) Wilke. She married Daniel D. Price, the love of her life, on July 23, […]

  • Obituary: Helen Marie Abrahamson

    May 18, 1931 – Sept. 5, 2019 Helen Marie Abrahamson, 88, of Valmy died peacefully at the Pete and Jelaine Horton Skilled Nursing and Hospice Care Center in Sturgeon Bay with family at her side. She was born in Racine, the daughter of Eben Roy Hanson Sr. and Loretta E. (Grovogel) Hanson. Helen’s family moved […]

  • Obituary: Randall F. VanGheem

    June 17, 1968 – Aug. 30, 2019  Randy F. VanGheem, 51, of Sturgeon Bay died Aug. 30 at St. Vincent Hospital in Green Bay after an eight-year battle with ALS.  He was born in Green Bay, the son of Donald VanGheem and Nancy Bardouche. In 1987, Randy graduated from Sevastopol High School, where he had success in competing in track. He was […]

  • Obituary: L. Peter Sauer

    May 18, 1929 – Aug. 28, 2019  Leo Peter Sauer was born in Kenosha, Wisconsin, to Leo G. and Beata A. (née Pankow) Sauer. He was reborn into the Kingdom of God through holy baptism on June 2, 1929. He confirmed his faith in the True and Living TRIUNE GOD at Bethany Evangelical Lutheran Church in Kenosha, Wisconsin, in June, 1943. His soul went to […]

  • Obituary: James Frederick Rohn

    March 18, 1935 – Aug. 28, 2019  James Frederick Rohn, 84, of Fish Creek died at his home following a lengthy battle with cancer.      He was born in Milwaukee, the son of Walter and Adeline (Weber) Rohn. Following his graduation from Whitefish Bay High School in 1953, Jim attended the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and the […]

  • Obituary: Mark L. Hicks

    June 25, 1955 – Aug. 25, 2019  Mark Laurin Hicks, 64, of Sturgeon Bay died peacefully at home with his wife and daughters at his side.  He was born in Oshkosh, the son of Robert and Shirley (Dobberke) Hicks. Mark was a 1973 graduate of Gibraltar High School. Upon graduation, he went to work as a painter […]

  • Obituary: LaVerne C. Blasier

    Dec. 25, 1929 – Aug. 27, 2019  LaVerne C. Blasier, 89, of Sturgeon Bay died at Sturgeon Bay Health Services.                          She was born in Calumet, Michigan, the daughter of Eric Hjalmar Peterson and Lillian Amanda Hendrickson Peterson. LaVerne attended Calumet High School. On January 29, 1948, she married Robert R. Moyle […]

  • Obituary: Ross William Meader

    Aug. 6, 1950 – Aug. 22, 2019  Ross Meader, 69, died peacefully at his home on Washington Island. Ross was born in Racine, Wisconsin, the son of Daniel and Clarice (Hagen) Meader. He was a graduate of William Horlick High School, Class of 1969, and graduated from Carthage College with a BA in physical education. Ross began […]

  • Obituary: Pauline Geier

    Aug. 22, 1924 – Aug. 24, 2019 Pauline Dorothy Geier, 95, of Forestville died at the Algoma Long-Term Unit. She was born to Albin and Elizabeth (Keenan) Neils. On June 6, 1945, she married Norbert J. Geier. He died on Sept. 19, 2008. Pauline helped her husband work the family farm for many years and very much enjoyed driving […]

  • Obituary: Bonny Lee (Moulton) Vahey

    March 27, 1932 – Aug. 19, 2019 Bonny Lee (Moulton) Vahey, 87, of Sister Bay died on Aug. 19. Bonny was born in Centerville, Iowa, the daughter of Wilbur and Mary (Whisler) Moulton. Bonny grew up in Racine and then East Troy, Wisconsin, where she graduated from high school in 1950. She graduated from the University […]

  • Obituary: Ruth Helen Anderson

    Nov. 17, 1923 – Aug. 20, 2019 Ruth Helen Anderson, 95, of Sturgeon Bay died peacefully at Sturgeon Bay Health Services. She was born in Oconto, the daughter of Leo and Helen (Merline) Adams. Ruth graduated from Gibraltar High School in the Class of 1941 and became a welder in the WWII shipyards. She also worked at […]

  • Obituary: John N. Acker

    Sept. 9, 1935 – Aug. 15, 2019 John N. Acker, 83, of Sturgeon Bay died peacefully in his home with his wife by his side. John was born to Norman J. and Eleanor A. Acker of Rockford, Illinois. On February 13, 1959, he married the love of his life, Constance E. Dearth. They recently celebrated 60 wonderful […]

  • Obituary: Ann Marie (Keenan) Flood

    July 17, 1948 – Aug. 18, 2019 Ann Marie (Keenan) Flood died with her family by her side at Aurora BayCare Medical Center in Green Bay. A loving wife, mother of five and grandmother to four, she and her husband, Michael, a physician’s assistant and nurse practitioner, shared a passion for the health and well-being of the people […]

  • Obituary: Helen Van Akkeren

    Feb. 26, 1919 – Aug. 16, 2019  Helen G. Van Akkeren, 100, of Sturgeon Bay died at Pine Crest Village. She was born in Sheboygan to John and Amanda DeMaster. On June 22, 1940, she married Harley Van Akkeren in Sheboygan. He died on Feb. 12, 2005.  For many years, Helen and Harley directed numerous YMCA camps throughout the […]

  • Obituary: Frederick L. Luebeck

    Sept. 24, 1926 – Aug. 16, 2019 Frederick Leonard Luebeck, 92, of Sturgeon Bay died at Sturgeon Bay Health Services. He was born in Suring, Wisconsin, to Leonard and Hilda (Scheer) Luebeck. On October 23, 1954, he married Betty Papke at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church. She preceded him in death on May 19, 1995. He […]

  • Obituary: Marilyn F. Johnson

    Aug. 10, 1947 – Aug. 15, 2019  Marilyn Faye Johnson, 72, of Sturgeon Bay died at Sturgeon Bay Health Services, six days after her beloved husband, Leland. She was born in Green Bay, the daughter of Norbert “Jim” and La Verne M. (Cornell) Miller. Marilyn graduated from Sturgeon Bay High School in 1965. On October 28, 1989, […]

  • Obituary: Joan H. Clark

    Aug. 4, 1944 – Aug. 15, 2019 Joan Clark, 75, of Algoma died at the Algoma Long-Term Facility.  She was born in Sturgeon Bay to Charles J. Vertz and Lena Oberer. On May 16, 1964, she married Eugene L. Clark in Sturgeon Bay. Joan was a former First Lady of the Elks Club, past president […]

  • Obituary: Wendy F. Welch

    Oct. 17, 1957 – Aug. 7, 2019 Wendy K. Welch, 61, of Ocala, Florida, died peacefully under the care of Hospice of Marion County. Wendy was born in Milwaukee. She attended Lakewood High School in St. Petersburg, Florida, and then went on to attend Florida State University, earning a bachelor’s degree in language. Later on, […]

  • Obituary: Betty Jean Tipler

    Dec. 15, 1941 – Aug. 9, 2019  Betty Jean Tipler, 77, of Sturgeon Bay died peacefully at home. Betty was born in Fish Creek to Walter and Agnes (Resler) Eckert. (Betty was also known as Jeanie by many of her early friends and family.) Betty grew up in Egg Harbor on the bluffs of Horseshoe Bay Farms.  On Nov. […]