• Births: March 31-April 7, 2016

    Angel and Ricky Nebel, Sturgeon Bay, are the parents of a daughter who was born April 7, 2016, at Ministry Door County Medical Center, Sturgeon Bay. Maternal grandparents are Carla and Mike Paulmann, Fort Walton Beach, Fla. Paternal grandparent is Richard Nebel II, Sturgeon Bay. Leslee Perley and Christopher Heurich, Sturgeon Bay, are the parents […]

  • Obituary: Kim Austad

    Kim M. Austad, 47, of Highland Park, IL, formerly of Sturgeon Bay, died suddenly, Saturday night, April 2, 2016 following a recent illness. Edward Ernest Austad and Donna Lynn (Tess) Austad received their Christmas gift the day after Christmas in 1968 when welcomed their daughter, Kim, into the world in Sturgeon Bay. Kim graduated from […]

  • Obituary: Andrew Rodney Billerbeck

    Andrew, age 29, the son of Angela Jo Billerbeck and stepfather Ronald Bochek, was born November 11, 1986, and died April 2, 2016, due to Glioblastoma, a form of brain cancer. He attended Sevastopol Elementary and Middle School, and graduated High School in Gladstone, MI where he enjoyed a successful HS career in Drama, Choir, and Barbershop […]

  • Obituary: Robert Graef

    Robert ‘Bob’ Graef, 90, of Sturgeon Bay, passed away late Thursday night, March 31, 2016 at Golden Living Center-Dorchester in Sturgeon Bay. He was born Robert John Graef on July 19, 1925, in Chicago, IL, the son of Henry Hubert Graef and Magdalen (Elenz) Graef. Robert attended St. Alphonsus School in the Lakeview neighborhood of […]

  • Obituary: James Richard Milbach

    James Richard Milbach, 58, of Sturgeon Bay, Town of Nasewaupee, passed away Thursday evening, March 31, 2016 at his home fighting the good fight as long as he could. He was born September 13, 1957 in Appleton, the son of Elaine Matuszak and Richard Milbach. Jim graduated from Seymour High School in 1976. On December […]

  • Obituary: Elizabeth L. “Betty” Abrahamson

    Elizabeth L. “Betty” Abrahamson, age 85, of Loyal, Wis., formerly of Sturgeon Bay, peacefully passed away at her home on Wednesday, March 30, 2016, with her devoted and loving family at her side.  With her unwavering faith in God and tremendous will to live she fought a courageous battle with breast cancer and was an […]

  • Obituary: Walton Henry Mathison

    Walton Henry Mathison, 90, of Clay Banks, passed away at his home on March 30, 2016.  He was born on December 11, 1925, in Door County to Henry and Olga (Jome) Mathison.  On February 19, 1949, he married Nina Uecker in Forestville, she preceded him in death on January 16, 2004. Walton graduated from Sturgeon […]

  • Obituary: Teri Ann Oberg

    Teri Ann Oberg, 54 of Washington Island died at Scandia Village in Sister Bay on Wednesday, March 30, 2016. The family is honoring her wishes and there will be no services held at this time.

  • Obituary: Ruth D. Miller

    Ruth D. Miller, 96, of Sister Bay, died on Wednesday, March 30, 2016. She will be buried next to her husband Willis at Little Sister Cemetery in Sister Bay. The family will be honoring her wishes and having a Memorial Service at Scandia Village in Sister Bay at a later date. A Complete notice will […]

  • Obituary: James H. Groves

    James H. Groves, 91, passed away on Tuesday, March 29, 2016 at Pine Crest Village, Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin. He was born November 10, 1924 in Chicago, the son of the late James and Marie (Folkerts) Groves. Jim served his country in the U.S. Navy during WWII, where he was a gunner in the South Pacific. […]

  • Steve Grutzmacher: The Fascinating Stories Found in the Obituary Section

    In the course of slowly organizing my home office, I am cleaning out old file folders. One of the reasons for the slow pace, of course, is that a significant amount of the papers I pull out need to be perused before determining whether they are worth saving. And, in the course of perusal I […]

  • Obituary: Lucille Anna Gunnlaugsson

    Lucille Anna Gunnlaugsson, 82, of Sturgeon Bay, passed away on March 28, 2016.  She was born on July 22, 1933, in Egg Harbor to Alvin and Anna (Dietrich) Brungraber.  Lucille graduated from Gibraltar High School in 1951.  In 1970, she married Clayton Gunnlaugsson in Sturgeon Bay, he preceded her in death on January 24, 2004. […]

  • Obituary: Alice R. Marquardt

    Sept. 22, 1934 – March 27, 2016 Alice R. Marquardt, 81, of Baileys Harbor, died March 27, 2016. The family is honoring Alice’s wish and their will be a family Memorial Service in the summer for Alice and her husband John who preceded her in death in 2015.

  • Obituary: Darlene M. Rohr

    Darlene M. Rohr, 75, Brussels, passed away peacefully with family by her side Saturday, March 26, 2016, after a battle with cancer.  Darlene was born in Milwaukee on September 18, 1940. Her family moved several time before making Sturgeon Bay their home.  Darlene was a graduate of Sturgeon Bay High School in 1958. Darlene married […]

  • Obituary: Richard Henry George Lindemeyer

    Richard Henry George Lindemeyer, 97, Sturgeon Bay passed away at Whispering Heights on March 26, 2016.  He was born November 13, 1918, in Charlottesville, VA and was the first born son of the late Rev. Otto W. H. and Helen C. (Scott) Lindemeyer. He graduated from the High School Department of Concordia College, Conover N.C. […]

  • Obituary: John Joseph Stegmann

    John Joseph Stegmann, 77, of Sturgeon Bay, passed away at Ministry Door County Medical Center on March 24, 2016. He was born on June 8, 1938, in Door County to Louis and Lucy (Tenor) Stegmann. John graduated from Sturgeon Bay High School. On November 7, 1959, he married Maxine Lardinois in Brussels. John worked for […]

  • Obituary: Randy F. Rumpel

    Born: July 25, 1953 Died: March 24, 2016 Randy F. Rumpel, 62, of Baileys Harbor, died at Ministry Door County Medical Center in Sturgeon Bay following a short illness. The family is planning a celebration of his life this summer in Baileys Harbor. A complete notice will be available at a future time.

  • Obituary: John F. Gonion

    John F. Gonion, 55, of Sturgeon Bay, died peacefully Thursday, March 24, 2016 at Golden Living Center-Dorchester in Sturgeon Bay. He was born December 16, 1960 in Green Bay, the son of the late Albert “Bud” and Jeanne (DenRuyter) Gonion. John worked with his friend, Jason “Buck” Carlson, doing industrial floor coating. He also drove […]

  • Obituary: Kent Thomas Martin

    Kent Thomas Martin, 90, of West Allis, formerly of Sturgeon Bay, died March 22, 2016 at Aurora St. Luke’s Medical Center in Milwaukee. He was born August 17, 1925 in Sturgeon Bay, the son of David Harvey Martin and Mae Lucille (LaPlante) Martin. Kent graduated from Sturgeon Bay High School in 1943 and enlisted with the […]

  • Birth: March 23, 2016

    Gina and Derek Grenfell, Sturgeon Bay, are the parents of a daughter born on March 23, 2016, at Ministry Door County Medical Center, Sturgeon Bay. Maternal grandparents are John and Rhonda Altfillisch, Hamburg, Germany. Paternal grandparents are Greg Grenfell, Hatley, Wis., and Carrie Grenfell, Merrill, Wis.