Category: Obituaries

Door County obituaries submitted to the Peninsula Pulse.

  • Obituary: Lois Schubert-Brown

    December 29, 1960 ~ August 6, 2021 Lois Schubert-Brown died on August 6, 2021.  She was born December 29, 1960 in Algoma to Lawrence and Irene (Schley) Schubert.  On May 12, 1984 she married Scott Brown at Salem Lutheran Church. Lois graduated from Southern Door High School and earned an associate degree in accounting from […]

  • Obituary: James Wesley Parsons

    May 4, 1941 ~ August 5, 2021 James W. Parsons, 80, of Sturgeon Bay, died early Thursday morning August 5, 2021, at Door County Medical Center.  Jim was born May 4, 1941, in Manitowoc, the son of the late Wesley and Beatrice (Smith) Parsons.  He graduated from Sturgeon Bay High School before continuing his education […]

  • Obituary: William “Ken” Kenneth Helm

    September 6, 1932 ~ August 6, 2021 William “Ken” Helm, 88, of Sturgeon Bay, formerly of Southern California, died Friday morning August 6, 2021, at Sturgeon Bay Health Services after complications of Alzheimer’s. He was born September 6, 1932, in Aniston, Alabama the son of the late Charles Emmet and Ila Comela (Harrison) Helm. Following […]

  • Obituary: Bruce C. Kirkham

    June 27, 1941 ~ July 30, 2021 Bruce Curtis Kirkham, 80, of Egg Harbor, passed away late Friday night, July 30, 2021, in Unity Hospice care at the Door County Medical Center in Sturgeon Bay. “Our family would like to thank all the outstanding staff who cared for him with such warmth, vigilance, and dedication.” Bruce is deeply loved […]

  • Obituary: Melvin Fredrick Pluff

    June 27, 1919 ~ July 28, 2021 Melvin Fredrick Pluff, 102, passed away July 28, 2021 at his home in Baileys Harbor. Melvin was born June 27, 1919, the son of Martin Archibald and Emma Louise (Rove) Pluff in Baileys Harbor. In 1940, he married Edith Brungraber. She passed in 1984.  In 1986 Melvin married […]

  • Obituary: Ursula “Ulla” L. (Kunsch) Walser

    March 11, 1931 ~ July 31, 2021 Ursula “Ulla” L. Walser, 90, of Egg Harbor, died Saturday, July 31, 2021, at Good Samaritan Scandia Village, Sister Bay. She was born March 11, 1931, in Braunschweig, Germany, the daughter of Walter and Martha (Ottensen) Kunsch. Ulla graduated from Technical University in, Germany, where she earned her […]

  • Obituary: William “Bill” Wagner

    March 12, 1937 ~ August 4, 2021 William Robert Wagner, 84, of Algoma died on August 4, 2021 at Algoma Long Term Care Unit with his loving wife by his side.  He was born March 12, 1937 in Maplewood to Edward and Louise (Schmelzer) Wagner.  On September 14, 1963 he married Sally Ann Guelette at […]

  • Obituary: L. Virginia (Adams) Langfield

    November 25, 1924 ~ August 2, 2021 L. Virginia Langfield, 96, died on Monday, August 2, 2021 at Sturgeon Bay Health Services. She was born November 25, 1924 in Kalamazoo, Michigan, daughter of the late Ralph Nathie and Alice Josephine (Hayward) Adams. When Virginia first met Milton Franklin Langfield, she was living in Gibson City, […]

  • Obituary: Florence Dalrymple McMillan

    October 28, 1939 ~ August 3, 2021 Florence Dalrymple McMillan, age 81, died on August 3 in Door County, Wisconsin. She is survived by her sisters, Susan Wilson (Steve) of Long Lake, MN and Judy Wood (Michael) of Wayzata, MN; brother, Jack Dalrymple (Betsy) of Bismarck, ND; and her four children, William McMillan (Mary) of […]

  • Obituary: Steven Richard Haen

    September 29, 1969 ~ August 1, 2021 Steven Richard Haen, 51, of West Jacksonport, died at home on Sunday, August 1, 2021 with his family by his side after a two-and-a-half-year courageous fight with adrenal cancer. He was born September 29, 1969 in Sturgeon Bay to Gary and Joyce (Flok) Haen. Steve grew up on […]

  • Obituary: Ardena Stella (Wesenberg) Nichols

    March 22, 1936 ~ July 31, 2021 Ardena S. Nichols, 85, of Eau Claire, died peacefully on Saturday, July 31, 2021, while at Door County Medical Center in Sturgeon Bay. She was born March 22, 1936, in Rock Township, WI, the daughter of James and Estella (Grade) Wesenberg.  When she was young, she went to […]

  • Obituary: Richard Joseph Cornette

    October 1, 1933 ~ July 31, 2021 Richard J. Cornette, 87, died peacefully at Bellin Hospital in Green Bay on Sunday, July 31, 2021. He was born in Preble, Wisconsin on October 1, 1933. He grew up in Door County and worked on his family farm, as well as at Christy Corporation (Bay Shipbuilding). He […]

  • Obituary: Dean R. Shumway

    January 24, 1934 ~ July 30, 2021 Dean Ronald Shumway, 87, of the Town of Liberty Grove (Sister Bay), died early Friday morning, July 30, 2021, while at Green Bay Health Services. At the time of his passing, he had been married to his beautiful wife, Bernie, for 56 years. Dean was born in Pleasant […]

  • Obituary: Lenora “Linda” Kathleen Scheer

    Feb. 22, 1946 – July 26, 2021 Lenora Kathleen Scheer, “Linda” to all who knew and loved her, age 75, of Fargo, North Dakota, died suddenly in Sturgeon Bay, with family at her side. She was a lifelong resident of Fargo, born to Peter Wilbur Lundquist and Frieda Emilia (Unterseher) Lundquist. Linda attended Fargo Central […]

  • Obituary: Mira Miyamoto

    Jan. 15, 1961 – July 26, 2021  Mira Miyamoto, 60, of Sturgeon Bay, died unexpectedly. She was born in Kobe, Japan, and immigrated to the U.S. as a young teen with her mother, Ami, and stepfather, Richard Lindemeyer. After living briefly in Hawaii, the family moved to Sturgeon Bay, where Richard worked in the shipbuilding industry, and Mira […]

  • Obituary: Lloyd George “LG” Logerquist

    May 12, 1941 – July 27, 2021 Lloyd George “LG” Logerquist, 80, of Fish Creek, died at Door County Medical Center following complications from congestive heart failure. His family was by his side.  Lloyd was born in Sister Bay and raised there by his parents, Irene (Krause) Logerquist and Lloyd Elmer Logerquist. When he was eight, the […]

  • Obituary: Ron Foxworthy

    Oct. 12, 1936 – July 28, 2021 Ron Foxworthy, 84, died peacefully in the loving care of Unity Hospice and his wife, Sue.  Most of Ron’s childhood was spent in North Bay in Door County where, following in his mother’s footsteps, he attended a one-room schoolhouse that was within earshot of the Cana Island Lighthouse. […]

  • Obituary: Richard Raymond Hawker

    January 21, 1940 ~ July 20, 2021 Richard Raymond Hawker, 81, died peacefully holding his wife’s hand on July 20, 2021, at Door County Medical Center in Sturgeon Bay. He was born on January 21, 1940 to Raymond and Ethel (Payne) Hawker in Racine. After graduating Washington Park High School in 1958, he attended Bradley […]

  • Obituary: Emily Podrug

    May 14, 1949 ~ July 23, 2021 Emily Podrug was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on May 14, 1949.  She was born with Down Syndrome which meant that she was developmentally disabled.  Her birth parents placed her in Southern Colony in Union Grove, Wisconsin when she left the hospital as a baby.  Emily remained in Southern […]

  • Obituary: William Howard Frehse

    December 22, 1944 ~ July 26, 2021 William Howard Frehse, 76, of Loretto, Michigan, died on Monday, July 26, 2021. He was born December 22, 1944 in Norway, son of the late Howard William and Lorraine Ruth (Anderson) Frehse. Bill grew up on the family farm in Loretto, where he learned the meaning of hard […]