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Door County obituaries submitted to the Peninsula Pulse.

  • Obituary: Patricia Mary Heller

    Jan. 9, 1938 – June 30, 2019  Patricia Mary Heller, 81, of Sturgeon Bay died at the Door County Medical Center Skilled Nursing Facility. She was born in Chicago, daughter of the late Charles and Margaret (Mahoney) Munden. Patricia attended St. Philip Neri Catholic Grade School and graduated from St. Thomas Aquinas Academy High School in South […]

  • Obituary: Elizabeth “Betty” Jean Schopf

    Feb. 6, 1925 – June 30, 2019  Elizabeth “Betty” Jean Schopf, 94, of the Town of Sevastopol died June 30. She was born in Menominee, Michigan, the daughter of William “Fus” John Schartner and Evelyn Katherine (Stoffels) Schartner. Betty grew up attending Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church and Grade School in Institute. She graduated from Sevastopol High School in 1943. Betty initially worked in […]

  • Obituary: James Martin Rock

    Aug. 17, 1935 – June 25, 2019 James Martin Rock, 83, a longtime resident of Salt Lake City, Utah, and Ephraim, Wisconsin, died in Sister Bay. He was born in Plymouth, Wisconsin, to the late Carroll George and Lillian Augusta Wilhilmena (Leverenz) Rock and grew up on their dairy farm with his older brother, Carroll. From his […]

  • Obituary: Marion I. Peterson

    Feb. 6, 1927 – June 24, 2019 Marion I. Peterson, 92, of Sturgeon Bay died from complications due to Alzheimer’s. Marion was born to the late Jerome and Mary (Polich) Colombo. Marion graduated from Sevastopol High School in 1945. On Sept. 3, 1949, she was united in marriage to Joseph Peterson at Sts. Peter and Paul in […]

  • Obituary: Roberta Raymond Larson

    Nov. 16, 1938 – May 7, 2019 Roberta “Bobbie” Raymond Larson was a lifelong resident of Oak Park, Illinois. She was a prime member in founding the Oak Park Housing Center for peaceful, long-term integrated housing. She was a member of the OP Art League, Historical Society, OPRF fundraiser, FL Wright, and Hemingway Societies. She […]

  • Obituary: Eileen Jane Lardinois

    Aug. 23, 1931 – June 26, 2019 Eileen Jane Lardinois, 87, of Sturgeon Bay at Door County Medical Center. She was born in Sturgeon Bay to Henry and Mabel (Knutson) Miller. On July 6, 1954, she married Norman E. “Rusty” Lardinois at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Sturgeon Bay. He preceded her in death on December […]

  • Obituary: John R. Erskine

    March 18, 1931 – March 7, 2019 John R. Erskine, 87, died March 7, 2019. Left to honor his life are his wife, Jacqueline Erskine, who resides in Charlottesville, Virginia; his six children, David Erskine, Therese Erskine, Timothy Erskine, Mary Grassel, Paul Erskine and Lynn Erskine; two stepchildren, Richard House and Amy Norfleet; 13 grandchildren; and […]

  • Obituary: Bernadette M. Moore

    Dec. 14, 1933 – June 23, 2019 Bernadette M. Moore, 85, of Sturgeon Bay died in Green Bay after a lengthy illness. She was born on a dairy farm in the town of Union in Southern Door County to Harvey and Palmy (Chaudoir) Jeanquart. She attended Fairland Grade School in Namur and Brussels High School through the […]

  • Obituary: Michael L. Woldt

    May 19, 1949 – June 20, 2019 Michael L. Woldt, 70, of Sturgeon Bay died at Aurora Bay Care in Green Bay. He was born in Green Bay to Lawrence and Lorraine (Cunningham) Woldt. After high school, he served his country in the U.S. Navy from 1967 to 1971. On February 19, 2016, he married […]

  • Obituary: Katharine (Katy) Helen Ostrander

    Jan. 17, 2019 Katharine (Katy) Helen Ostrander, 94, died in Newport, Rhode Island. She was a lifelong devotee of Door County. She spent as much of her summertime as possible at her cottage in Ephraim.   She is survived by son Robert Ostrander, daughter-in-law Jennifer Ostrander, two grandchildren, and many devoted nieces and nephews. Her […]

  • Obituary: Warren Charles Tank

    Oct. 13, 1933 – June 12, 2019 Warren Charles Tank, 85, of Sturgeon Bay and formerly of Baileys Harbor, died at Anna’s Healthcare CBRF, where he had been living for the past year. He was born in Chicago, the son of Charles William Tank and Myrtle Tecla (Peterson) Tank. Warren was a graduate of Steinmetz […]

  • Obituary: Reta M. Schmidt

    Oct. 15, 1933 – June 16, 2019  Reta M. Schmidt, 85, of Sturgeon Bay died at her home. She was born in Sturgeon Bay to Vernon and Gertrude (Johnson) Olson. A memorial service will be held at 11 am on July 5 at the Sturgeon Bay Moravian Church, with Rev. Reeder Herrick officiating. Inurnment will be at Bayside Cemetery. Visitation […]

  • Obituary: Arlene C. Samuelson

    Aug. 19, 1943 – June 14, 2019  Arlene C. Samuelson, 75, of South Pasadena, Florida; and Sturgeon Bay, died unexpectedly at St. Vincent Hospital in Green Bay. She was born in Sturgeon Bay, daughter of the late Sydney and Irene Corbisier. Arlene was united in marriage to Donald J. Samuelson in Maui, Hawaii, on Nov. 22, 1992. They […]

  • Obituary: Janet S. Morse

    Aug. 22, 1952 – June 15, 2019  Janet S. Morse, 66, of Sturgeon Bay died at her home. She was born in Marysville, California, to Claude and Betty (Fletcher) Foster. On December 22, 1969, she married James R. Morse in Reno, Nevada. Janet moved to Sturgeon Bay in 1984 while her husband was in the U.S. Coast Guard. After retirement, […]

  • Obituary: Dr. Jeffrey L. Schauder

    Sept. 23, 1946 – June 12, 2019  Dr. Jeffrey L. Schauder died at his home in Ellison Bay at the age of 72, with his family at his side.  Jeff was born in Shawano, Wisconsin, to a family of WWII veterans, and he dedicated his life to the service of others, both personally and professionally, including as […]

  • Obituary: Maryann Lillian Tyndall

    Sept. 12, 1940 – June 12, 2019  Maryann Lillian Tyndall, 78, of Egg Harbor died peacefully surrounded by her family June 12 at Aurora BayCare Medical Center in Green Bay. She was born in Detroit, daughter of the late Michael Peter and Mary Elizabeth (Porubsky) Jurica. Maryann graduated from St. Lawrence High School in Utica, Michigan, in 1958. She […]

  • Obituary: Kordla “Kay” Bartz

    June 30, 1939 – May 29, 2019  Kordla (Kay) Mae Bartz, 79, of Sturgeon Bay died at Pine Crest Village in Sturgeon Bay. She was born in Suring, Wisconsin, to Harold and Erma (Schuettpelz) Bartz. She graduated from Suring High School in 1957 and attended nursing school at Fort Wayne Lutheran Hospital School of Nursing in Indiana. She became […]

  • Obituary: Dr. Arthur B. Hopper, Jr.

    Feb. 10, 1935 – May 25, 2019  Dr. Arthur B. “Doc” Hopper Jr., 84, of Baileys Harbor died on May 25. He was a native of Birmingham, Alabama. He was proud to have served in the U.S. Army from 1954 to 1956 before entering Birmingham Southern College (BSC). He received a bachelor’s degree in theatre arts in […]

  • Obituary: Eleanor “Jean” Casey

    June 21, 2019 – June 6, 2019 Eleanor “Jean” Casey, 89, died at Scandia Village in Sister Bay. She was born in Buffalo, New York, daughter of the late Robert Martin and Eleanor May (Brown) Eiss. After graduating from Neenah High School, she attended Lawrence University, where she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in English. Jean worked as […]

  • Obituary: Robert Stanley Samuelson

    March 6, 1940 – June 2, 2019 Robert Stanley Samuelson, 79, of Puryear, Tennessee, and formerly of Sturgeon Bay, died peacefully at the Henry County Medical Center in Paris, Tennessee. He was born in Sturgeon Bay, son of the late Stanley Gordon and Grace Dorothy (Keith) Samuelson and was raised at Samuelson’s in Sturgeon Bay. […]