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Door County obituaries submitted to the Peninsula Pulse.

  • Obituary: Darlene S. (Gillick) Krauel

    February 4, 1948 ~ September 12, 2021 Darlene S. Krauel, 73, of Carlsville, Sturgeon Bay, died early Sunday morning, September 12, 2021, at St. Vincent Hospital following unexpected complications from surgery three weeks prior. She was born February 4, 1948, in Sturgeon Bay the daughter of the late Verner and Jeanette (Pigeon) Gillick.  Darlene attended […]

  • Obituary: Lester F. Berns

    June 1, 1918~September 12, 2021 Lester F. Berns Sr., 103, died on Sunday September 12, 2021. Born June 1, 1918 in Sister Bay to William and Leona (Bunda) Berns, Lester was a loved and loving husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather; an accomplished musician; a consummate storyteller; and a devoted member of his church and community. Lester […]

  • Obituary: Noel Anthony Helle

    January 3, 1950 ~ September 3, 2020 Noel Anthony Helle, 70, of Odessa, Florida, passed away in Florida on September 3, 2020, after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born in Chicago on January 3, 1950. He graduated from Lane Technical High School in Chicago in 1968 and immediately enlisted in the United States […]

  • Obituary: Myrtle N. Felhofer

    Oct. 31, 1920 – Sept. 11, 2021 Myrtle N. Felhofer, 100, of Sturgeon Bay, died at Pine Crest Village. She was born in the Town of Egg Harbor to Charles and Ella (Graf) Martens. In 1944, she married Wallace “Bud” Felhofer; he died Jan. 26, 2003. Myrtle was a 1938 graduate of Sturgeon Bay High School and […]

  • Obituary: Verna Elizabeth Sperber

    May 31, 2021 – Sept. 9, 2021 Verna Elizabeth Sperber (Wierschke), 96, of Sturgeon Bay died in Green Bay. She was born in Algoma to Fred and Anna Wierschke. As a young girl, she attended school in Algoma and graduated from Algoma High School. She married Willard “Bill” Sperber on June 24, 1944; he died May 11, […]

  • Obituary: Patricia Ann “Patty” (Soberski) Poling

    Dec. 31, 1961 – April 7, 2021 Patricia Ann Poling, “Patty” to all who knew and loved her, of Missouri City, Texas, died at the age of 59. She was born on New Year’s Eve in 1961 in Park Ridge, Illinois, the sixth of (eventually) seven children of George Aloysius Soberski and Charlotte Magdalene (Wasicki) […]

  • Obituary: Evelyn Rita (Massart) Havel

    April 8, 1939 – Sept. 7, 2021 Evelyn Rita (Massart) Havel, 82, of Sturgeon Bay, died at Door County Medical Center in Sturgeon Bay. She was born on the family farm in Rosiere to Louie and Agnes (Stache) Massart. Evelyn graduated from Casco High School in 1956. It was there that she met the love […]

  • Obituary: Sally Casey Clancy

    April 9, 1935 – Aug. 27, 2021 Sally Casey Clancy, 86, of Washington Island, died at home after a brief illness. Sally was born in Highland Park, Illinois, to William Leo Casey and Cecile H Casey. Sally attended high school at Highland Park High School and continued her education at Coe College in Cedar Rapids, […]

  • Obituary: William Orville Neddersen

    Feb. 13, 1925 – Oct. 5, 2020 A memorial service for Bill Neddersen will be held at the Sister Bay Sports Complex Pavilion, 2155 Autumn Court, on Saturday, Sept. 11, 11 am. Please take memories of Bill to share, as well as a face mask. A light lunch will be served after the service. A recording will […]

  • Obituary: Elizabeth “Betty” Ann Brauer

    July 4, 1936 – Sept. 6, 2021 Elizabeth “Betty” Ann Brauer, 85, of Sturgeon Bay, died at Aurora BayCare Medical Center in Green Bay following a recent injury. She was born in Algoma, the daughter of Henry Mathias Rock and Marie Teresa (Simon) Rock. Betty grew up attending St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Algoma. She […]

  • Obituary: Elaine Agatha Guilette

    March 26, 1929 – Sept. 6, 2021 Elaine Agatha Guilette, 92, of Brussels, died at her original home. She was born in Brussels to Arthur and Lena (Gerondale) Pierre. Elaine graduated from Brussels High School, where she was the Homecoming and prom queen.  On June 18, 1949, she married Lloyd N. Guilette in Brussels. He died […]

  • Obituary: Charles John DeGrange

    1934 – Sept. 4, 2021 Charles John DeGrange, 87, of Naples, Florida, and formerly of the Chicago area, died peacefully in Scottsdale, Arizona. He was born in 1934 in Chicago to Edward DeGrange Sr. and Laura DeGrange. Following his graduation from Mount Carmel High School in Chicago, he studied chemistry at Loyola University Chicago. He […]

  • Obituary: Diane M. Johnson

    Feb. 27, 1948 – Sept. 4, 2021 Diane Marie Johnson, 73, of Sturgeon Bay, died peacefully with her husband and daughters at her side at St. Vincent Hospital in Green Bay. Diane was the oldest of 11 children and the daughter of Elmer and Louise Krause. She graduated from Southern Door High School in 1966 and […]

  • Obituary: Francine Laurie (Garaffo) Roza

    March 12, 1945 – Aug. 31, 2021 Francine Laurie (Garaffo) Roza, 76, died in the company of her loving family. She was born Francine Garaffo in Chicago, the eldest of five children. Francine graduated from Chicago Teacher’s College and worked as a teacher. She married Kenneth Roza, moved to Crystal Lake, Illinois, and put her […]

  • Obituary: Joanne Nancy Delaney

    Nov. 27, 1933 – Aug. 18, 2021 Joanne Nancy Delaney, 87, of Baileys Harbor, died at Aurora BayCare Medical Center in Green Bay. She was born in Chicago as the daughter and only child born to Paul and Caroline (Eggers) Miller. After graduating from high school, she continued her education and obtained her teaching degree. […]

  • Obituary: Carl “Duke” Quentin Lee

    Jan. 14, 1936 – Aug. 31, 2021 Carl “Duke” Quentin Lee, 85, of Gills Rock, died at his home. He was born in Zion, Illinois, to Carl Qualley and Gertrude Lena(Kuechler) Lee. Carl graduated from Zion Benton Township School and went on to Lakeforest College and Manchester College (Church of the Brethren). He also served […]

  • 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 […]