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  • 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.

  • Obituary: Virginia K. Olson

    Virginia K. Olson died March 15, 2016. She was born to Elizabeth M. and Joseph E. Frank in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, on January 17, 1927. “Jinx” graduated from South Milwaukee High School in 1945 and received her undergraduate degree from La Crosse College (now University of Wisconsin-La Crosse), in 1949. She received her masters degree from […]

  • Obituary: Elsie Gayle Foster

    Elsie Gayle Foster, 94, formerly of San Diego, CA, passed away on March 17, 2016, at Good Samaritan Scandia Village in Sister Bay, Wisconsin. She was born on September 24, 1921, in East Tawas, Michigan. Gayle was the second of three daughters born to Frederick James Adams and Elsie Marie Lange Adams of East Tawas. […]

  • Births: March 25, 2016

    Melissa and Jonathon Massart are the parents of a daughter born on March 14, 2016, at Ministry Door County Medical Center, Sturgeon Bay. Maternal grandparents are Vicki and Merville Purdy, Forestville. Paternal grandparent is Dianne Massart, Algoma.   Tiffany and Jason Huston of Algoma are the parents of a son born on March 13, 2016, […]

  • Obituary: Ralph William Chase

    Ralph William Chase died March 11, 2016 at age 89. He was born in St. Paul, MN on October 25, 1926 to Joan and Chester Chase. He graduated from Proviso High School and the Chicago Academy of Fine Arts. He also attended The Illinois Institute of Technology and The Art Institute of Chicago. He served […]

  • Obituary: Gordon Edward Bley

    Gordon Edward Bley, 89, of West Jacksonport, fell asleep in the loving arms of his family and awoke in the arms of the Lord Wednesday morning, March 9, 2016 at Good Samaritan Society – Scandia Village in Sister Bay. He was born September 7, 1926 in West Jacksonport, the son of August and Lydia Caroline (Herbst) Bley. […]

  • Birth: Gwen and Josh Gregory

    Gwen and Josh Gregory, Sturgeon Bay, are the parents of a son born on March 9, 2016, at Ministry Door County Medical Center, Sturgeon Bay. Maternal grandparents are John and Claire Blume, Marathon, Wis. Paternal grandparents are Bill and Judy Gregory, Sturgeon Bay.