• Obituary: John A. “Chip” Brann

    John A. “Chip” Brann, 62, from Algoma, Wisconsin passed away on February 4th, 2016 at the Algoma Long Term Care Unit. He was born on November 12th, 1953 to Gordon and Alice (Lundquist) Brann. He lived in Baileys Harbor until he moved to Sturgeon Bay in 1981. Health challenges brought about his move to the […]

  • Door Valentines: Celebrating 75 in 2016

    On June 13, Baileys Harbor natives Gardner and Margaret (Zak) Orsted will celebrate 75 years of marriage.

  • Obituary: Richard F. Bacon

    Richard F. Bacon, 71 years, of Woodstock, New York, formerly of Sturgeon Bay, died November 2, 2015 in New Jersey following a lengthy illness. He was born May 14, 1944, the son of the late William and Florice (Price) Bacon. Richard graduated from Sturgeon Bay High School class of 1964. He was a self-employed artist who […]

  • Honor Roll: Sturgeon Bay High School, 2015-16

    A Honor Roll, Semester 1, 2015-16   Grade 9 Gracee Abeyta-DeDecker, Sydney Alger, Madison Cloutier, Taylor DuBois, Trent Ehlers, Anna Fischer, Taylor Goddard, Nathaniel Greenlaw, Ashley Hansen, MaKenzye Hasenjager, Nathaniel Hendrickson, Hope Herbst, Kole Mallien, Sophia May, Alexis McAllister, Alexis McCarthy, Katlyn Mirkes, Brynn Mitoraj, Madelyn Mogen, Josephine Morkin, Alysha Nelson, Sophie Patton, Kathleen Peterson, […]

  • Obituary: Martha Fick

    Martha Fick died after an unexpected illness Friday, January 29, 2016 at Ministry Door County Medical Center. Born December 27, 1929 Martha Amelia Krause in Williams Bay, WI and graduated from Williams Bay High School in 1948. She married Michael Yurkew from Cairnbrook, PA, September 3, 1949 at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church in Lake […]

  • Obituary: Marion Carmella Villano

    Marion Carmella Villano, 84 of Jacksonport, WI passed away on Tuesday January 26, 2016 at her home in Jacksonport. She was born on August 13, 1931 in Chicago, IL the daughter of the late Carmella (Ponza) and Julius Pancaro. On August 10, 1950 she married Daniel Villano Jr. at Holy Guardian Angel Catholic Church in […]

  • Obituary: Steven Halvor Squier

    Steven Halvor Squier, 57, of Sturgeon Bay, passed away Monday, January 25, 2016 at his home. He was born December 13, 1958, in Sturgeon Bay, the son of the late Victor Carroll and Hazel (Stokke) Squier. Steven was a graduate of Sturgeon Bay High School. He worked as an assistant pressman for the Door County Advocate […]

  • Obituary: F. Elaine Bartnick

    F. Elaine Bartnick died January 31, 2016 at St. Vincent Hospital in Green Bay, WI. A family celebration of her life is being planned for a future time. A complete notice will be added to when the family makes it available.

  • Births: Feb. 5, 2016

    Alison Beadell and Simon Werner are the proud parents of a son, Dante Sumner Werner, who was born on Jan. 27 at home in Sister Bay, weighing 8 lbs. 10 oz. Maternal grandparents are Priscilla and Tony Beadell of Ephraim.   Lane and Eric Hagen of Luxemburg are the parents of a daughter born on […]

  • Births: Jan. 29, 2016

    Chris and Madeline Harrison are the parents of a daughter, Wynne Mary Harrison, who was born on Jan. 26, weighing 7 lbs. 5 ozs.   Cassandra and William Santy, Sturgeon Bay, are the parents of a girl born on Jan. 23, 2016, at Ministry Door County Medical Center, Sturgeon Bay. Maternal grandparents are Sam and […]

  • Obituary: Jane Ellen Weikel McLaren

    Jane Ellen (Blahnik) Weikel McLaren, 85, Sturgeon Bay, died Sun., Jan. 10, 2016. Born Jun. 26, 1930, in Oshkosh. Graduate of Oshkosh High School and UW-Oshkosh. Former English and drama teacher in Madison and Rockford, IL. Retired to Algoma in 1988 for 25 years. Substitute taught in Algoma and Sevastopol, taught English to Hispanic Algoma […]

  • Obituary: James Nicholas Minor, Sr.

    James Nicholas Minor, Sr., 70, of Sturgeon Bay, formerly of Chicago, IL, passed away Monday morning, January 25, 2016, at Ministry Door County Medical Center. He was born February 26, 1945, in Sturgeon Bay, the son of the late James and Betty (Wagner) Minor. Jim graduated from Sturgeon Bay High School. For years, he worked […]

  • Obituary: Richard L. Diemer

    Richard L. Diemer died Jan. 15, 2016. Arrangements are pending for a memorial service. A complete notice will be posted when the information is available.

  • Obituary: Evelyn Ruth Nehlsen

    Evelyn Ruth Nehlsen was born on August 2, 1928 in Lombard, IL to John Allen and Ethel (Jepsen) Bunch. She passed on peacefully into God’s presence on January 18, 2016 in Sturgeon Bay, WI. She was survived by her husband of 65 years, Walter I. Nehlsen; her brother Charles Bunch (Connie) of CA; children: Marilee […]

  • Births: Dec. 11, 2015 to Jan. 15, 2016

    Mike and Gelana Davis, Sturgeon Bay, are the parents of a girl born on Dec. 11, 2015, at Ministry Door County Medical Center, Sturgeon Bay. Maternal grandparents are Kenneth and Mary Ann Gunnlaugsson, Sturgeon Bay. Paternal grandparents are Dennis and Nancy Davis, Sobieski, Wis.   Ashley LaLuzerne and Mike DeNamur, Sturgeon Bay, are the parents […]

  • Obituary: Elizabeth “Betty” K. Iltis

    Elizabeth “Betty” K. Iltis, 92, of Sturgeon Bay, formerly of Madison and Minocqua, passed away Saturday January 9, 2016. She was born Elizabeth Helen Kletzien on December 9, 1923, in Appleton, the daughter of the late A. F. “Don” and Florence Alma (Owen) Kletzien. Betty graduated with the New Trier High school class of 1941 […]

  • Obituary: Daniel Frank Bloom

    Daniel Frank Bloom, 55, of Sturgeon Bay passed away at his home on January 13, 2016. He was born October 14, 1960 in Chicago to Bernard and Nancy (Hoffman) Bloom. Daniel grew up in the Chicago area and moved to Sturgeon Bay about 18 years ago. He was an avid outdoorsman and was a self-employed […]

  • Obituary: Bonnie ‘Toots’ Schroeder

    Bonnie “Toots” Schroeder, 72 years, of Sturgeon Bay, died January 4, 2016, at Aurora BayCare Medical Center in Green Bay. She was born Bonita Ann Champeau on March 29, 1943, in Sturgeon Bay, the daughter of the late Oliver and Iva (Bridenhagen) Champeau. Bonnie graduated from Sturgeon Bay High School in 1961. On October 26, 1963, […]

  • Obituary: Avalon R. Patzlaff

    Avalon R. Patzlaff, 87, of Sturgeon Bay, died January 10, 2016, at Whispering Pines CBRF.  She was born May 2, 1928, in Milwaukee to Harry and Pearl Berg.  On June 30, 1951, she married Paul Patzlaff in Milwaukee, he preceded her in death on August 31, 1993. Avalon and her husband lived in Milwaukee for a […]

  • Obituary: Robert P. Van Duyse

    Robert P. “Bob” Van Duyse, 86 years, of Sturgeon Bay, died January 8, 2016. Robert was born March 19, 1929 in Sturgeon Bay to Francis and Gertrude (Simon) Van Duyse. Bob attended Sturgeon Bay and Sevastopol High Schools where he was voted Prom King. He was lucky enough to have two class reunions to attend and […]