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Door County obituaries submitted to the Peninsula Pulse.

  • Obituary: Toby Ann Wilson

    Dec. 12, 1945 – March 30, 2019  Toby Ann Wilson, 73, of Ephraim died at St. Mary’s Hospital Medical Center in Green Bay. She was born in Evanston, Illinois, the daughter of Hollis Everett Wilson and Beatrice “Petie” Marie (Borg) Wilson. Toby attended Lyon School in Glenview, Illinois, and Skokie Valley Baptist Church in Wilmette. She graduated […]

  • Obituary: Terry Lynn Robison

    May 7, 1958 – April 3, 2019  Terry Lynn Robison, 60, of Sturgeon Bay died with her loving husband and family by her side at Bishops Court in Allouez. She was born in Algoma, daughter of the late Frank and Mathilda (Schicker) Broeckel. Terry attended Sturgeon Bay High School. On March 25, 1989, she was united in marriage with […]

  • Obituary: Edward A. Roder

    Nov. 9, 1937 – April 1, 2019  Edward A. Roder, 81, of Sturgeon Bay at his home. He is survived by his children, Barbara (Richard) Smith, Appleton, Will (Carol Anne) Roder, Sturgeon Bay; granddaughters, Kimberly (Nickolas Verrier) Smith, Appleton, Kayla Smith, Waukesha; great-granddaughter, Cecilia Verrier; and siblings, Ben (Barbara) Roder, Grace (Charles) Fuller, Daniel (Linda) Roder. Ed […]

  • Obituary: Michael Peter Mraz

    June 30, 1946 – March 19, 2019 Michael Peter Mraz, 72, of Sturgeon Bay died at St. Vincent Hospital in Green Bay. He was born in Two Rivers, son of the late Leonard and Fayann (Kreasa) Mraz. After graduating from Washington High School, he enlisted in the United States Air Force in Bangor, Maine. Michael worked as a fork-lift […]

  • Obituary: Robert “Smilen Bob” Alan MacDonald

    Sept. 29, 1928 – March 29, 2019 Robert A. MacDonald, known affectionately as “Smilen Bob,” 90, of Fish Creek died peacefully while residing at Scandia Village in Sister Bay. Bob was born in Sturgeon Bay, the son of the late Ranald and Ruby (Zettel) MacDonald. After finishing high school at Green Bay West, Bob served […]

  • Obituary: Ginette Geneviève Sorensen

    Aug. 2, 1927 – March 29, 2019 Ginette Geneviève Sorensen, 91, of Sister Bay died peacefully at Hearthside Assisted Living. She was born in France, daughter of the late Marceau and Marie Louise (Boussaert) Cerèzo. Ginette met her future husband during the Allied Liberation of Europe in 1944. She immigrated from France to Chicago, where […]

  • Obituary: Bruce S. Blietz

    March 14, 1927 – March 25, 2019 Bruce S. Blietz, 92 — a father, war veteran, home builder, private pilot and sailor formerly of Fish Creek — died at the Scandia Village Care Center in Sister Bay following a long illness. He was a graduate of Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, and a member of […]

  • Obituary: Ronald “RJ” LeSech

    Jan. 27, 1973 – March 25, 2019  Ronald “RJ” LeSech, 46, of Las Vegas, Nevada, and formerly of Sturgeon Bay, died at Summerlin Medical Center with family present, after a short but devastating illness diagnosed only the month before. RJ was born in LaGrange, Illinois, (favorite) son of Ronald and Sue (Graf) LeSech. He graduated from Sturgeon […]

  • Obituary: Jeffrey Blaine Delsart

    March 13, 1960 – March 28, 2019  Jeffrey Blaine Delsart, 59, of Sturgeon Bay died at Door County Medical Center. He was born in Sturgeon Bay to Raymond and Ellen Alice (Rex) Delsart. Jeff graduated from Sevastopol High School in 1978 and continued his studies at Northeastern Wisconsin Technical College, where he took diesel classes with his […]

  • Obituary: Jerry D. “Pete” Killingsworth

    Sept. 11, 1944 – March 23, 2019 Jerry D. “Pete” Killingsworth died peacefully at home. He was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, and grew up in Pascagoula, Mississippi. His early love of music led to forming a band, The Soul Brothers, with his brother, brother in-law and good friend, and he remains a legend on the […]

  • Obituary: Lorraine LaLuzerne

    June 6, 1928 – March 25, 2019  Lorraine LaLuzerne, 90, of Sturgeon Bay died at Autumn Fields in Dykesville. She was born in Lincoln to Fred and Lucy (LeCloux) Vlies.  On May 18, 1948, she married Milton G. LaLuzerne in Lincoln, and together they farmed and raised eight sons and one daughter. Lorraine also worked for Wisconsin Food and […]

  • Obituary: Jean Rose Miller

    Dec. 29, 1937 – March 22, 2019  Jean Rose Miller, 81, of Sturgeon Bay died unexpectedly in the comfort of her home. She was born in Marytown, Wisconsin, the daughter of the late Edward and Elfrieda (Freund) Thelen. Jean graduated from New Holstein High School in the Class of 1955. She attended and graduated magna cum laude […]

  • Obituary: Diane L. Baldyga

    Aug. 2, 1945 – March 24, 2019  Diane L. Baldyga, 73, of Egg Harbor died at Hearthside Assisted Living in Sister Bay. She was born in Chicago, Illinois, the daughter of the late Otto and Margaret (Ihde) Martin. Diane graduated from Morgan Park High School. On June 4, 1967, she was united in marriage with Edward J. Baldyga […]

  • Obituary: Robert Odin Simonson Sr.

    July 2, 1928 – March 19, 2019 Robert Odin Simonson Sr., 90, of Waukesha and Ephraim died at Waukesha Memorial Hospital. He was preceded in death by his wife, the late Doris P. Simonson; and survived by his children, Kärin Kopischke (Alan) of Fish Creek, Eric Simonson (Sue) of Los Angeles and Fish Creek, Robert Simonson Jr. […]

  • Obituary: Edward J. Buhr

    Sept. 14, 1930 – March 23, 2019 Edward J. Buhr, 88, of Brussels died on March 23. He was born in Euren, Wisconsin, to John and Laura (Viaux). On Nov. 8, 1949, Edward married Lillian Gerondale at St. Mary of the Snows Church in Namur. She preceded him in death on Jan. 10, 2016. Ed loved […]

  • Obituary: Sharon Ann Adams

    Oct. 16, 1942 – March 18, 2019  Sharon Ann Adams, 76, of Sister Bay died at Aurora BayCare Medical Center in Green Bay. She had resided at Scandia Village the past few years. She was born in Sturgeon Bay, the daughter of the late Joseph Benjamin and Glenice Mary (Simon) Patza. Sharon graduated from Gibraltar High School. […]

  • Obituary: Merle Arthur Christianson

    Nov. 24, 1920 – March 16, 2019  Merle Arthur Christianson, 98, of Sturgeon Bay died at Door County Medical Center with family at his side. He was born in Sawyer (now the west side of Sturgeon Bay), the son of William Arthur Christianson Sr. and Hannah (Oenes) Christianson. Merle graduated from Sturgeon Bay High School in 1938. […]

  • Obituary: Renee “Peppy” M. Tong Hilander

    April 1, 1943 – March 15, 2019  Peppy Tong Hilander, 75, of Sturgeon Bay died at St. Vincent Hospital in Green Bay with her family by her side. She was born Renee M. Tong in Sturgeon Bay, the daughter of the late Leo and Jean (Lake) Tong. Following her Catholic school education, Peppy graduated from Sturgeon Bay […]

  • Obituary: John Richard Yount

    March 7, 1927 – February 16, 2019 John Richard Yount of Highland, California; and Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin, died at home in Highland. John was born in Menomonie, Wisconsin, to George and Olive Yount. He was preceded in death by his parents, brother George, sister Mary Davis, and son Jeff. John left high school during his senior […]

  • Obituary: Isla R. Stuth

    March 5, 1926 – March 13, 2019  Isla R. Stuth, 93, of Algoma died at Door County Medical Center. She was born in Algoma to Ernst and Amanda (Gruendemann) Heuer. On August 1, 1946, she married Waldo Stuth in Algoma; he preceded her in death on December 1, 2012. Isla and her husband farmed and owned an orchard in […]