Category: Life Notes

  • Obituary: Antone “Tony” Weckler

    July 27, 1932 ~ March 3, 2023 Antone “Tony” Weckler, 90, of Sturgeon Bay, died on March 3, 2023.  He was born July 27, 1932 in Sturgeon Bay to Clarence and Cebell (Krause) Weckler and lived all of his life in Sturgeon Bay. Tony was very mechanically inclined and was always tinkering on something in […]

  • Obituary: CPO James Thomas Slappy, USN (Ret.)

    October 10, 1933 ~ February 24, 2023 Chief Petty Officer James Thomas Slappy, USN (Ret.)., 89, of the Town of Sevastopol, WI died early Friday morning, February 24, 2023 at Door County Medical Center in Sturgeon Bay. He was born October 10, 1933 in Taylor, AR, the son of Arthur Dalton Slappy and Effie Lee […]

  • Obituary: Gerald A. Mancheski

    May 13, 1931 ~ March 1, 2023 Gerald Anthony Mancheski, 91, of Sturgeon Bay died at his home on March 1, 2023.  He was born May 13, 1931, in Pulaski to Bernard and Lucille (Liss) Mancheski.  On June 25, 1955, he married Arlene Olive Fritsch in Greenleaf. Gerald graduated from Catholic Central High School in […]

  • Obituary: Gary Wait

    October 9, 1950 ~ February 25, 2023 Gary L. Wait, 71, died on February 25, 2023 at Door County Medical Center in Sturgeon Bay.  He was born October 9, 1950 in Escanaba, Michigan to Harry, Jr. and Edna Mae (Ramspeck) Wait.  Gary graduated from Highland Park High School, Illinois and attended Columbia Basin College and […]

  • Obituary: Eric Thomas Cooley

    April 30, 1971 ~ February 22, 2023  Eric Thomas Cooley, age 51, died at home in Sturgeon Bay, on Wednesday, February 22, 2023, surrounded by his family.  He succumbed to pancreatic cancer after a courageous yearlong battle. Eric was born on April 30, 1971, in Marquette, Michigan.  He is the son of Bonny (Bigge) Cooley […]

  • Obituary: Mary Jane (LeMere) Mueller

    July 19, 1946 ~ February 23, 2023 Mary Jane Mueller, 76, of Egg Harbor died unexpectedly with her family by her side on her father’s birthday, Feb 23rd 2023, at Door County Medical Center. She was born to Lavern and Leah (Olson) LeMere on July 19th 1946 in Sturgeon Bay and attended grade school in […]

  • Obituary: Edward M. Krueger

    July 28, 1934 ~ February 24, 2023 Edward Michael Krueger 88, of Forestville died at home surrounded by his family on February 24, 2023.  He was born on July 28, 1934, in Door County to Herbert and Ida (Wilke) Krueger.  On March 3, 1956, he married Carol Olson at Forest Lutheran Church in Carnot.  Edward served in […]

  • Obituary: Charles “Chuck” Herbert Holtz

    December 2, 1940 ~ February 24, 2023 Charles “Chuck” Herbert Holtz, 82, of Sturgeon Bay, died peacefully surrounded by his family on Friday, February 24, 2023 at Sturgeon Bay Health Services. He was born December 2, 1940 in Milwaukee, son of the late Herbert Charles and Lorraine Harriet (Martin) Holtz. The Holtz family moved to […]

  • Obituary: Evangeline M. Perlewitz

    January 6, 1927 ~ February 24, 2023 Evangeline Mary Perlewitz 96, of Sturgeon Bay, died on February 24, 2023, at Door County Medical Center Skilled Nursing Facility.  She was born on January 6, 1927, in Sturgeon Bay to Joseph and Esther (Neuville) Mallien.  In 1947, she married Julius J. Alberts in Sturgeon Bay. Evangeline was […]

  • Obituary: Ruth D. Potier

    January 30, 1922 ~ February 23, 2023 Beloved mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, Ruth Potier died on Thursday, February 23, 2023, ready to leave this earth and experience the joys of Heaven.  Ruth was born to George and Kathryn (Schlise) Schmelzer on January 30, 1922, in Casco, WI, but spent most of her life in Door […]

  • Obituary: Peggy A. Kain

    March 13, 1939 ~ February 22, 2023 Peggy A. Kain, 83, of Sturgeon Bay, died Wednesday February 22, 2023, at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Appleton.  Peggy was born March 13, 1939, as the youngest of eight, in Eagle River Alaska, daughter of Frank and Margaret Worden.  In 1935, Frank and Margaret homesteaded in Alaska along […]

  • Obituary: Kenneth Lon Stillman

    August 22, 1952 ~ February 17, 2023 Kenneth Lon Stillman, 70, of Sturgeon Bay, WI died peacefully at home on Friday, February 17, 2023, surrounded by his loving family. Ken was born to Marian and Howard Stillman in Menominee, Michigan on August 22, 1952, the second of three children. Ken graduated from Menominee High School […]

  • Obituary: Margie Elizabeth Hedsand

    December 8, 1930 ~ February 20, 2023 Margie Elizabeth Hedsand, 92, of Sturgeon Bay, died late Monday afternoon, February 20, 2023 at Door County Medical Center in Sturgeon Bay surrounded by family. She was born December 8, 1930 in Chicago, IL, the daughter of George William Mathauser and Margie (Eller) Mathauser. Margie grew up in […]

  • Obituary: Michael T. Olson

    May 5, 1946 ~ February 18, 2023 Michael T. Olson, 76 of Ellison Bay, died Saturday February 18, 2023, at Door County Medical Center after living with Parkinson’s the past few years.  He was born May 5, 1946 in Sturgeon Bay, the son of the late Clyde and Bessie (Tong) Olson.  Mike graduated from Gibraltar […]

  • Obituary: James Alan Rose

    1966-2023 James Alan Rose, known by family and friends as Jim, died on February 6, 2023, in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin, at 56. Jim was born in Beech Grove, Indiana, and spent the majority of his childhood abroad, living in France, Puerto Rico, and England. He attended Bard College in New York briefly before completing a […]

  • Obituary: Deborah Lou Bathke (Zimmerman)

    Deborah Lou Bathke (Zimmerman), of Sturgeon Bay, died at her Winter home in Neptune Beach, Florida, on February 18th, after a hard fought battle with cancer. She was surrounded by her loving family and passed peacefully. Deb was 70 years old. Deb was born and raised in Sturgeon Bay Wisconsin, the daughter of Reinhold and […]

  • Obituary: Katie “Kate” L. Differt

    July 15, 1972 ~ February 9, 2023 Katie “Kate” L. Differt, 50 years, of Sturgeon Bay, died Thursday, February 9, 2023 at Froedtert Hospital in Wauwatosa surrounded and comforted by her husband and three children. She was Mom to Alex, Aly, and Sam, and dear wife to Jeff. On July 15, 1972, Katie was born to Kent […]

  • Obituary: Cecilia “Katie” V. Freund

    October 14, 1929 ~ February 3, 2023 Cecilia “Katie” V. Freund died peacefully at Scandia Village on February 03, 2023, surrounded by special friends, music and prayer. She was born in Milwaukee, WI, to Jerome and Angeline (nee Beth) Van de Kamp on October 14, 1929, the eldest of their three daughters. As a young teen Katie entered […]

  • Obituary: Marion “Mimpsy” L. (Tracy) Orlock

    November 11, 1928 ~ February 16, 2023 Marion “Mimpsy” L. Orlock, 94, of Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin, died Thursday, February 16, 2023, in the late afternoon surrounded by her family. She had been battling various health ailments for the past few months, so when the end came, it was a blessing that relieved her suffering however […]

  • Obituary: Ellamae H. Sternard

    November 26, 1942 ~ February 18, 2023 Ellamae Helen Sternard, 80, of Sturgeon Bay, died on Feb. 18, 2023, at Aurora Bay Care in Green Bay.  She was born Nov. 26, 1942, in Sturgeon Bay to Vernon (Pearl) Konrad Sr.  On March 26, 1960, she married Wenzel R. Sternard at St. John’s Lutheran Church in […]