Door County obituaries submitted to the Peninsula Pulse.

  • Obituary: Dean Richard Logerquist

    Oct. 11, 1934 – Aug. 3, 2019  Dean Richard Logerquist, 84, of Sister Bay died peacefully at home with family.  He was born in the Town of Liberty Grove, the son of Elmer and Mable (Larson) Logerquist. Following his graduation from Gibraltar High School, Dean proudly served his country with the United States Coast Guard. His construction career […]

  • Obituary: Lorraine Louise Klansky

    March 17, 1933 – Aug. 5, 2019  Lorraine Louise Klansky, 86, of Baileys Harbor died at her home. She was born in Baileys Harbor to George and Charlotte (Eckert) Honold. Lorraine attended and graduated from Gibraltar High School. On November 7, 1953, she married Ralph Klansky at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Baileys Harbor. After their marriage, they became members of […]

  • Obituary: Timothy D. Goehring

    Oct. 8, 1945 – Aug. 6, 2019 Timothy Douglas Goehring, 73, of Sturgeon Bay died Aug. 6. He was born in Atlanta, Georgia, to Merlin and Doris (Douglas) Goehring. On December 18, 1966, he married Elaine Dietrich in Egg Harbor. After graduating from high school, Tim served his country in the United States Navy from 1965 to […]

  • Obituary: Cecil Surfus, Jr.

    Oct. 1, 1931 – Aug. 5, 2019 Cecil Surfus Jr., 87, of Forestville died at the home he shared with his best friend and care giver, Donna Henderson. He was born in Sawyer (now the west side of Sturgeon Bay), the son of Cecil Frank Surfus and Clarinda Freida Lily (Dix) Surfus. After attending school in Sturgeon […]

  • Obituary: Margaret “Peg” Cigler

    Dec. 29, 1952 – Aug. 1, 2019  Margaret “Peg” Cigler, 66, of Carlsville died at Kewaunee Care Center. She was born in Two Rivers, the daughter of Melvin and Virginia (LeClair) Antonie. She graduated from Washington High School. Peg was involved early with the caregiving and education facility sponsored by the Borkovetz family, now called Sunshine House. […]

  • Obituary: Robert Ralph Childers

    Jan. 31, 1942 – July 30, 2019  Robert Ralph Childers, 77, of Pentwater, Michigan, died at his summer vacation home in Sister Bay. He was born in St. Louis, Missouri, the son of Ralph and Elfie (Popp) Childers. After graduating from Bayless High School in 1960, he continued his education at the University of Missouri, graduating with an […]

  • Obituary: Darrell I. von Berg

    June 4, 1931 – Aug. 1, 2019  Darrell Ivan von Berg, 88, of Sturgeon Bay, fell asleep in the loving arms of his daughters at home and awoke in the arms of the Lord. Loving husband of the late Marlene (Kietzmann) von Berg and forever cherished father of Tammy (Dann) O’Connell of Muskego and Jane Kohl of […]

  • Obituary: Kimberly F. Greninger

    April 19, 1957 – Aug. 1, 2019 Kimberly Greninger, 62, of Sturgeon Bay died at the Skilled Nursing Facility. She was born in San Antonio, Texas, to Bobby Jo and Kathleen Hanson. On Sept. 23, 1975, she married Stephen P. Greninger in Racine, Wisconsin. Kim was employed by Hatco in Sturgeon Bay for the past 22 years. She was […]

  • Obituary: Ronald M. Overdahl

    March 27, 1945 – July 31, 2019  Ronald M. Overdahl, 74, died at his home on Washington Island. Ronald was born in Milwaukee, the only child of Martin and Vera (Wilcox) Overdahl. He graduated from Custer High School and later earned his dual degree in political science/mass communications from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. On June 19, 1965, […]

  • Obituary: Roger J. Bochek

    Dec. 17, 1929 – Aug. 1, 2019  Roger Joseph Bochek, 89, died at Door County Medical Center Skilled Nursing Facility. He was born at home on the farm in the Town of Sevastopol, the son of Rudolph Joseph and Anna (Arbter) Bochek. On August 23, 1952, he and Josephine Annette Duncan were united in marriage at St. […]

  • Obituary: Karen Jean Tews Jones

    Oct. 29, 1942 – July 27, 2019 Karen Jean Tews Jones, 76, of Sturgeon Bay died peacefully at home. She was born in Oostburg, the daughter of Wallace Benjamin and Dorothy Angeline (Walvoord) Ten Pas. She was proud of her Dutch heritage and enjoyed collecting cultural items. After graduating from Oostburg High School in 1960, she […]

  • Obituary: Richard “Rick” William Anderson

    Feb. 6, 1952 – July 24, 2019  Richard William Anderson, “Rick” and “Skeeter” to friends and family, 67, of the Town of Nasewaupee, died peacefully at Aurora BayCare Medical Center in Green Bay. He was born in Dayton, Ohio, the son of Robert Claiborne Anderson and Marjorie Alberta (Cunningham) Anderson. In 1955, Rick’s family moved to Glen […]

  • Obituary: Keith J. Bridenhagen

    March 18, 1949 – July 23, 2019  Keith Bridenhagen was born to Hollis “Baldy” and Lucille Bridenhagen. He died at age 70. He is survived by his wife, Christine; his daughter, Barrett (Marc Meredith); son, Ivan (Brittney Smith); daughter, Heidi (Jeremy Schmal); grandsons, Hudson and Dempsey; and granddaughters, Leisel and Isabella. Arnie, Fred, Richie and Holly are […]

  • Obituary: George David Gabert

    July 12, 1952 – July 12, 2019 George David Gabert died in Texarkana, Texas, on July 12 of an apparent heart attack. George was born in El Paso, Texas. His parents are David Gabert Sr. and Janet Haskell, both of Sturgeon Bay. He graduated from Sturgeon Bay High School and had an associate’s degree as a […]

  • Obituary: Jeanette G. Johnson

    July 27, 1926 – July 19, 2019  Jeanette G. Johnson, 92, of Sister Bay died at Scandia Village. Jeanette was born in Sister Bay, the daughter of Walter and Grace Johnson. She attended Appleport and Sister Bay Schools and graduated from Gibraltar High School and business school. Jeanette was employed by the telephone company, worked for the […]

  • Obituary: Norman Willard Kiehnau

    Dec. 8, 1930 – July 21, 2019  Norman W. Kiehnau, 88, of Sturgeon Bay died at his home in Institute. He was born in the Town of Jacksonport on the farm of his parents, William N. and Lydia Laura (Treichal) Kiehnau. Norman attended Sevastopol High School. In 1951, he was called to serve his country in the […]

  • Obituary: Bette Jean Giver

    Jan. 18, 1933 – July 19, 2019  Bette Jean Giver, 86, of Sturgeon Bay died at Sturgeon Bay Health Services. Her life will be celebrated on Friday, July 26, 4-7 pm, at Butch’s Bar, 112 S. 3rd Ave. in Sturgeon Bay. A complete life-story obituary will be available soon. A tribute page is available at

  • Obituary: George Andrew Graham Jr.

    Dec. 7, 1930 – July 15, 2019  George Andrew Graham Jr., 88, of Sturgeon Bay at Good Samaritan Society–Scandia Village Nursing Home in Sister Bay, with his family at his side. He was born in Bakersfield, California, the son of George Andrew Graham, Sr. and Mary Pearl (Sandidge) Graham. George graduated from Dinuba High School in California […]

  • Obituary: Matthew John Larsen

    Oct. 23, 1970 – July 14, 2019  Matthew Larsen, 48, of the Village of Egg Harbor, took his own life. He had been suffering from pancreatic cancer for several years, from which he had gained substantial remission. However, the massive immunotherapy he had undergone produced a serious side effect on his brain called Capgras Syndrome, a very frightening series […]

  • Obituary: Nicholas T. Burkart-Johnson

    April 23, 1984 – July 10, 2019  Nicholas T. Burkart-Johnson, 35, of Sturgeon Bay died in Sturgeon Bay. He was born in Orlando, Florida, the son of Ramona Harris and Raymond Burkart. Nicholas lived in Florida until age 12, when he moved to Green Bay, where he attended school and graduated from high school there. Nicholas was a […]