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Door County obituaries submitted to the Peninsula Pulse.

  • Obituary: Jane M. Meacham

    Jane M. Meacham, 72, of Sturgeon Bay, passed away at Ministry Door County Medical Center on March 15, 2016.  She was born on April 30, 1943, to Leo and Elsie (Goodrick) Meacham. Jane graduated from Mazomanie High School in 1961, and from UW Whitewater in 1965 with a degree in education.  She taught grade school […]

  • Obituary: S. Michael Wilk

    S. Michael Wilk died March 3, 2016 after a brief illness. A lifelong Kenoshan, and a part-time resident of Egg Harbor, he attended Lincoln Elementary and Middle School and graduated from Mary D. Bradford High School in 1957. He was the first in his family to attend college, graduating from Princeton University (Biochemistry) and the […]

  • Obituary: Barbara L. MacDonald

    Barbara L. MacDonald, age 79, of Ellison Bay, WI, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 8 after a brief illness. She was born on September 8, 1936 in Minneapolis, MN to the late Weston and Marge (Hefley) Johnson. Barb attended Audubon Grade School, Southwest High School and the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis. On March […]

  • Obituary: Julaine M. Tappen

    Julaine M. Tappen, 64 years, of Sturgeon Bay, died Saturday, March 12, 2016 at St. Vincent Hospital in Green Bay following a lengthy illness. She was born August 7, 1951 in Sturgeon Bay, the daughter of the late John Charles and Betty Jane (Pennock) Moore. Following her graduation from Sturgeon Bay High School in 1969, […]

  • Obituary: Roger Kenneth Espe

    Roger Kenneth Espe, 71, of Sturgeon Bay, passed away at Ministry Door County Medical Center on March 8, 2016.  He was born on April 14, 1944, in Rockford, IL to Kenneth and Anna (Carlson) Espe.  Roger was a 1962 graduate of East High School in Rockford.  He graduated from Waldorf College, Forest City, IA and […]

  • Obituary: Walter A. Hanish

    Walter A. Hanish, 94, of Sturgeon Bay, was called Home Monday evening, February 29, 2016, while residing at Anna’s Healthcare in Sturgeon Bay with his dear wife, Betty, at his side. He was born January 4, 1922, in Springfield, MN, the son of the late Adolph and Marie (Yerisch) Hanish. He was a first generation […]

  • Obituary: Margaret Cooney

    Margaret Cooney, 78, of Brussels, passed away on March 4, 2016.  She was born October 14, 1937 in Appleton to Joseph D. and Lucille (Roemer) Ulmen.  On July 9, 1978, she married Steven Cooney in Chicago.  He preceded her in death on Dec. 5, 1988. Margaret, who taught school for 38 years, lived a full […]

  • Obituary: Gertrude Walker Watters

    Gertrude Walker Watters, 80, of Sturgeon Bay, was called Home to be with the Lord Friday afternoon, March 4, 2016 at Golden Living Center-Dorchester. She was born April 5, 1935 in Germany, the daughter of Efrom and Leokadia (Knull) Hundt. With hopes for a better life, Gertrude’s family decided to move the United States. They […]

  • Obituary: Deloris Baudhuin

    Deloris Baudhuin, 76, of Brussels, passed away unexpectedly at her home on March 8, 2016.  She was born January 28, 1940, in Luxemburg to Orville and Alice (Everard) Jadin.  On November 22, 1958, she married Robert LaCrosse, he passed away in 1978. Deloris and her husband Robert, owned and operated R-Dee’s Restaurant in Sheboygan Falls […]

  • Obituary: Valerie Jo Fidler

    The ever-brilliant, feisty, beautiful, witty, opinionated, loving, tireless fighter and trailblazer Valerie Jo (Garbe) Fidler lost her valiant multi-year battle with COPD on February 3, 2016, at the too-young age of 67.  Our devastating loss is heaven’s gain, though we fully expect that God will have his hands full with a woman who routinely stood […]

  • In Memoriam: Trenchard Was Instrumental in Door County Golf, Auditorium

    Recalling his three years as a rules official for the PGA Nationals at the ultra-prestigious Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga., Peter Trenchard once said of that course, “If there is a heaven, I’m sure that’s what it looks like.” It’s nice to think that when Peter died in his sleep at Scandia Village […]

  • Obituary: Nina Mae Evenson

    Nina Mae Evenson, age 82, of Milwaukee and formerly Sturgeon Bay, was blessed with a “lucky ladybug life” as she referred to it.  On March 1st, 2016 she joined her husband Robert in eternal life. She was born April 30, 1933, in Sturgeon Bay, the daughter of Cleve and Emaline (Peterson) Schumacher. Nina graduated from Kewaunee […]

  • Obituary: Diane D. Templeton

    March 7, 1928 – Feb. 26, 2016 Diane was born on March 7, 1928 in Bushnell, Illinois to parents Lillian and Emmons Norcross. The family moved to Knoxville, Iowa when she was 5 and later to Des Moines at the age of 14. During the summers of the great depression she enjoyed swimming and was […]

  • Obituary: Timothy J. Hagen

    Timothy J. Hagen, 71, of Miltona, Minnesota, died on Feb. 26, 2016, at Ministry Door County Medical Center in Sturgeon Bay.  He was born Oct. 29, 1944 in Minneapolis, MN to Leslie and Helen (Nyberg) Hagen. Tim owned and operated the Tip Top Cove Resort in Miltona, MN for many years. Operating the resort was […]

  • Obituary: Rosemary R. Sipple

    Rosemary R. Sipple, 83, of Valparaiso, Indiana, and formerly of Sister Bay, died February 25, 2016. She was born July 28, 1932 in Chicago, IL to Jack & Grace (Sherman) Jones. She is preceded in death by her beloved infant son, Charles in 1965 and her sister, Nadine (Jones) Baumann. On May 29, 1954 Rosemary married […]

  • Obituary: Russell Louis Kollberg

    Russell Louis Kollberg, 92, of Sturgeon Bay, died February 24, 2016, at Ministry Door County Medical Center. He was born August 13, 1923, in Two Rivers, the son of Algot Charles Kollberg and Lulu Minnie (Liedtke) Kollberg. Russell graduated from Washington High School in Two Rivers in 1942 and entered into active service with the United […]

  • Obituary: Peter K. Oleson

    Feb. 3, 1927 – Feb. 11, 2016 Pete was born and raised on Washington Island, the fourth of five children born to Frank and Mary Oleson. During the war years, the family moved to Sturgeon Bay. Upon graduation in 1944, Pete enlisted in the Army and after the surrender of the Japanese became part of […]

  • Obituary: Mary T. Ambrose-McNeil

    May 21, 1932 – Feb. 26, 2016 Mary T. Ambrose-McNeil, age 83, beloved wife of Dean for 16 years, and the late Robert L. Ambrose (44 years). Devoted mother of the late Margaret Czajkowski, nee Ambrose, Robert L. (Jane) Ambrose Jr., Mary (late Robert) Tourounjian, Kathleen (Scott) Smith, John (Dianna) Ambrose, and William Ambrose, Diane […]

  • Helen Mae Genke

    Obituary: Helen Mae Genke

    Oct. 9, 1925 – Feb. 21, 2016 Helen Mae Genke, 90, of Sturgeon Bay, formerly of Green Bay, died at Ministry Door County Medical Center. Helen’s life will be honored with a memorial service held at 3 pm, Sunday, March 6, 2016, at Huehns Funeral Home, Sturgeon Bay. Visitation for family and friends will be […]

  • Noel S. Farber, Sr.

    Obituary: Noel S. Farber, Sr.

    Aug. 26, 1966 – Feb. 19, 2016 Noel S. Farber, Sr., “Medicine Man,” 49, of Sturgeon Bay, died at Ministry Door County Medical Center after an apparent heart attack. He was born in Waukesha, the son of Gary and Marcie Farber. Noel married Kathleen Ann Zubella on Oct. 16, 1997. His memory will ride on […]