• Obituary: Delores “Dee Dee” Monfils

    Dec. 31, 1929 – April 26, 2019  Delores “Dee Dee” Delia Monfils, 89, of Sturgeon Bay died at Door County Medical Center. A funeral service will be held at 11 am on Saturday, May 11, at St. Peter’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Sturgeon Bay, with Pastor Carl Schroeder officiating. Delores will be laid to rest in Bayside […]

  • Obituary: Donald Joseph Berns

    May 31, 1931 – April 17, 2019  Donald Joseph Berns, 87, of Sturgeon Bay died at Sturgeon Bay Health Services. He was born May 31, 1931, in Sister Bay, the son of Elmer Francis Berns and Marjorie Grace (Knutson) Berns. Don grew up in Door County and attended grade school in Sister Bay. He graduated from Gibraltar […]

  • Obituary: Mathilda Tebon

    June 2, 1916 – April 23, 2019  Mathilda Tebon, 102, died peacefully at Sturgeon Bay Health Services. She was born in Brussels to the late William and Mary (Jauquet) Vandertie. On Oct. 23, 1934, she married Jule Tebon, who died on Dec. 4, 2003. Jule and Mathilda lived in Little Sturgeon for the first 20 years of their marriage […]

  • Obituary: Virginia “Ginny” L. Nairn

    Aug. 26, 1946 – April 17, 2019  Virginia “Ginny” L. Nairn, 72, of Egg Harbor, formerly of the Milwaukee area, died at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Green Bay following a sudden illness. She was born in Milwaukee, daughter of the late Donald and Leta (Von Der Sump) Nairn. Her childhood was spent in Franklin. Following high school, Ginny […]

  • Obituary: Donald E. Malley

    Sept. 11, 1931 – April 18, 2019 Donald Edward Malley, 87, of Sturgeon Bay died at Door County Medical Center Skilled Nursing Facility. He was born in Manitowoc, Wisconsin, to Edwin and Loretta (Lemberger) Malley. Don graduated from Manitowoc High School in 1950. He enlisted in the Air Force after high school and was stationed […]

  • Obituary: Lorraine P. Goode

    Aug. 25, 1922 – April 16, 2019 Lorraine P. Goode, 96, formerly of Ephraim and the Good Samaritan Society–Scandia Village in Sister Bay, died peacefully in Sister Bay. She was born in Sussex to George R. and Laura E. Podolske and grew up with her brother Raymond Podolske. Lorry, as she liked to be called, […]

  • Obituary: Diana Lee Blagdon

    Aug. 21, 1947 – April 15, 2019 Diana Lee Blagdon, 71, of Ellison Bay died at home. She was born in Omaha, Nebraska, daughter of the late Richard and Ruth Pickens. Diana graduated with the Class of 1965 from Arvada West High School in Arvada, Colorado. She then went on to study at Pittsburg State […]

  • Williamsons Share Thoughts on 65 Years of Marriage

    Zion United Methodist Church was buzzing with good cheer and geniality on April 14 as friends of Patty and Howard Williamson stopped by to celebrate the couple’s 65 years of marriage. The Missouri natives have called Door County their summer home for three decades and have made many friends through their community involvement. Among their […]

  • Obituary: John “Jack” Zito

    Dec. 31, 1921 – April 12, 2019  John “Jack” Zito, 97, of Sister Bay died at Scandia Village Good Samaritan. He was born in Chicago, the son of the late Frank and Lorna (Robertson) Zito. Jack served his country as a submariner during WWII stationed in the Pacific on the USS Trepang. On March 2, 1944, he […]

  • Obituary: Elizabeth “Betty Lou” Aik

    Aug. 1, 1924 – April 3, 2019  It is with heavy hearts that we must pass on the message that the world has lost another truly unique soul in Elizabeth “Betty Lou” Aik, who died peacefully at home in Sister Bay. Born to loving parents Millie and Ben Greb, she was the youngest of three exceptional daughters. […]

  • Obituary: Doris Johanna Kazenske

    April 11, 2019 Doris died on April 11, 2019. She was born in Chicago, Illinois, to Hans and Thora Kirkegaard and graduated from Kelvin Park High School. She married Al Kazenske in March of 1952. They made their home in Bensenville, Illinois. They moved to Door County in 1972. She ran the Door Country Market […]

  • Obituary: Donald W. Diekman

    1925 – April 11, 2019 Donald W. Diekman, 93, died peacefully in the Door County Memorial Hospital with his wife, Marianne, and children, Karl and Kristine, by his side. His sister Jean Matz, sister-in-law and brother-in-law Martha (Mendius) and Don Garnett, and many nieces and nephews will also miss him greatly. Don was born in […]

  • Obituary: Shirley Moeller

    Nov. 30, 1930 – April 13, 2019  Shirley Louise (Stauber) Moeller, 88, of Sturgeon Bay died peacefully after a courageous battle with dementia at Bornemann’s Senior Communities in Green Bay. Shirley was born in Sturgeon Bay, the daughter of the late Alex and Irene Stauber. Growing up, she attended Stokes School, a one-room school house, until eighth […]

  • Obituary: Lois M. DeMeuse

    April 16, 1935 – April 12, 2019  Lois M. DeMeuse, 83, of Sturgeon Bay died at Anna’s Healthcare CBRF in Sturgeon Bay. She was born in Sturgeon Bay, the daughter of Francis Fredrick Schallie and Mary Alice (Walker) Schallie. Lois graduated from Sevastopol High School. Lois was united in marriage to Robert Nels DeMeuse on May 1, […]

  • Obituary: Mark W. DeGodt

    Sept. 17, 1955 – April 13, 2019  It’s Last Call here on earth, and Opening Day in paradise! Mark William DeGodt, 63, of Sturgeon Bay died peacefully with his family at his side. He was born to Clarence and Lenore (Sperber) DeGodt in Two Rivers, Wisconsin. He spent some of his childhood in Sturgeon Bay and some in Two […]

  • Obituary: Earl W. Hellmann

    Aug. 2, 1926 – April 11, 2019  Earl W. Hellmann, 92, of Sturgeon Bay died at Door County Medical Center following a lengthy illness. He was born in Oconto County, Pensaukee Township, the son of the late John and Rose (Lear) Hellmann. Earl attended a one-room grade school before graduating from Oconto Falls High School in 1943. […]

  • Obituary: Robert “Bob” L. Schley

    April 20, 1936 – April 11, 2019  Robert “Bob” Lee Schley, 82, of Forestville died at the Algoma Long-Term Care Unit after a lengthy struggle with numerous health issues. He was born in Algoma to Leonard and Leone (Krueger) Schley. Bob attended St. Peter’s Lutheran Grade School in Forestville and graduated from Algoma High School in 1954. After high school, […]

  • Obituary: Tony P. Haen

    Oct. 21, 1954 – April 9, 2019 Larger than life, now in spirit, Tony P. Haen, 64, of Sturgeon Bay, Town of Sevastopol, died with family at his side at UW Hospital in Madison after complications following a lung transplant. Tony was born in Sturgeon Bay, the son of the late Lawrence “Shorty” and Evelyn (Sawyer) […]

  • The Face of the Bayside: Remembering Smilen Bob MacDonald

    Door County has lost one of its worst bartenders. Well, maybe worst isn’t right. For sure Bob MacDonald wasn’t the fastest drink slinger in town, nor was he always great at remembering your order, but for years he was the guy you went to see at the Bayside Tavern in Fish Creek. “He wasn’t the […]

  • Obituary: Carol Hansen

    April 6, 1929 – April 9, 2019 Carol Ann Hansen (née Anderson), 90, of Sturgeon Bay died at Pinecrest Village in Sturgeon Bay. She was the daughter of Endre and Esther (Olson) Anderson. Carol attended Silverdale Grade School and graduated from Sturgeon Bay High School.  After high school, Carol moved to California for employment. Upon her return, she met and […]