Peninsula Pulse Feb 10-17,2023

In this issue

  • Lindsay Schuh Crowned Miss Door County 2023

    The new set of titleholders for the 2023 Miss Door County Scholarship Organization were crowned Feb. 4 at the Southern Door Community Auditorium. Lindsay Schuh was crowned Miss Door County while Kalei Klaubauf won the title of Miss Door County Outstanding Teen. Schuh, whose social impact initiative was “Kindness Saves: Implementing Kindness in our Communities,” […]

  • Letter to the Editor: Endorsement for Janet Protasiewicz

    On Feb. 21, there will be a primary election for a justice on the Wisconsin Supreme Court. There are four candidates for this position. We are supporting Judge Janet Protasiewicz for this seat. The following are our reasons why. Judge Protasiewicz has been a Milwaukee County Circuit Court judge for the past eight-plus years. During […]

  • Letter to the Editor: Vote for Supreme Court Justice

    Does it matter to you who becomes a Wisconsin Supreme Court justice in the April 4 election? If you care about voting rights for all, ending gerrymandering, environmental protection and restoring abortion decisions to women and their doctors for appropriate medical care, I believe you would say, “Yes!” Our Wisconsin Supreme Court is likely to […]

  • Letter to the Editor: So What’s in Your Water?

    With an increase in the number and size of Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs) in Kewaunee County and now Door County, and the fact that water-dependent tourism and agriculture are among the leading contributors to our regional and local economies, it’s surprising that no local or regional media regularly report on the quality of the […]

  • Around the Door: Groundhog Day in Ellison Bay

    Sun Prairie, Wisconsin’s famous groundhog, Jimmy, saw his shadow last week on Groundhog Day, Feb. 2, forecasting six more weeks of winter – a message passed along via this Door County tree posting, captured by Rosann Hollinger. (With all due respect to Jimmy, it sure didn’t feel like winter this week with temperatures above freezing […]

  • Door County’s Largest Child Care Center Ready for Construction

    What will be Door County’s largest licensed child care facility has been cleared for construction at the intersection of Gordon Road and Old Highway Road, just west of the Culver’s in Sevastopol. “We break ground in March and will open in January 2024,” said Alexis Fuller, executive director and co-founder with her sister, Bridgett Starr, […]

  • Sturgeon Bay Common Council Agrees on Fleet Farm Terms

    Sturgeon Bay’s Common Council voted unanimously Tuesday in favor of a series of parameters to include in a development agreement with Fleet Farm to build a new store along the west entrance to the city. Mayor David Ward said the council’s action authorizes a development agreement to be put together for Fleet Farm that will […]

  • Coast Guard Rescues 11 Stranded Ice Anglers

    The U.S. Coast Guard rescued 11 ice anglers near Sherwood Point in Nasewaupee after a large crack in the ice appeared and separated them from the mainland Feb. 6. The anglers, five of whom were children, were sitting on the ice in two groups when it cracked, according to Sturgeon Bay Coast Guard machinery technician […]

  • Outdoor Wood Furnaces on the Chopping Block in Sturgeon Bay

    A recommendation from Sturgeon Bay’s Community Protection and Services Committee to ban outdoor wood furnaces used to heat homes is heading to the Common Council. Fire Chief Tim Dietman has sought a ban on those types of heaters, which resemble a small outdoor shed or shanty with a wood-burning furnace and chimney, and which pipe […]

  • MidDoor Fire Group Trains for Electric-Vehicle Fires

    The MidDoor Fire Group – firefighters from Baileys Harbor, Ephraim and Gibraltar – gathered at the Baileys Harbor fire station for a classroom presentation on electric vehicles and how to manage them when they’re called to respond. Local electric-vehicle owners took in five models to provide the firefighters with hands-on learning about the particular logistical […]

  • Speed Limit Reduced on Gibraltar Bluff Road

    The Town of Gibraltar decided Feb. 1 to lower the speed limit from 35 to 30 miles per hour (mph) on Gibraltar Bluff Road.  The decision came after multiple residents expressed concerns about drivers going too fast on the road. In recent years, because more houses have been built in the neighborhood, more people have […]

  • Rock Island Boat House Repairs Funded

    The Wisconsin State Building Commission last week approved about $178.3 million in projects across the state. Locally, the historical boat house at Rock Island State Park received $1.4 million of that money for repair of the building’s envelope, masonry and windows.  “As the state senator for the area – and an active proponent of preserving […]

  • Fish Creek’s Kinsey Property Becoming Residential Rental

    The house on the former Kinsey property won’t be vacant for long. During a Feb. 1 board meeting, the town decided to make the Fish Creek house, which it purchased in 2021, a residential rental property. The Gibraltar Town Board’s decision to rent out the historical property at 4148 Main Street was made to help […]

  • Deceased Man Found in Sturgeon Bay Identified

    The Sturgeon Bay Police Department has released the name of the man who was found dead on the side of the road at 7 am on Jan. 31 in the 100 block of South Lansing Avenue in Sturgeon Bay. Carl Russell Johnson, 61, of Sturgeon Bay, was likely walking home from a Sturgeon Bay address […]

  • Primary Election Races: Nasewaupee, Sister Bay Candidates

    Feb. 21 is the primary election, April 4 the general election People all across Door County have stepped up this election season to take a run at public office. Some are asking voters for a chance to continue to serve, but many more for the Feb. 21 primary are new faces with diverse backgrounds and […]

  • Opposition Dominates DNR Hearing on S&S Jerseyland Dairy Expansion

    The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) conducted a two-hour public hearing via Zoom Tuesday morning to take testimony on the Forestville-based S&S Jerseyland Dairy expansion plans as part of renewing its permit as a large-scale farm known as a concentrated animal feeding operation (CAFO). Those who testified were given up to five minutes to […]

  • Burress Takes on Principal Duties at Gibraltar Temporarily

    Justin Burress, a longtime Gibraltar teacher and coach, has taken on the duties of elementary school principal this winter while Lauren Ward is on maternity leave. Stousland said the district will determine Burress’ stipend amount after Ward returns, and there’s a tally of the hours, extra days, instructional meetings, staff meetings and board meetings he […]

  • Sevastopol School Leaders Learn from an Emergency Drill

    Schools have tornado drills and fire drills to train students and staff members about where to go and what to do in case of an emergency. This winter, leaders at a Door County school also learned something from one of those training drills. In Sevastopol, the school recently fielded a few complaints following a fire […]

  • Community Engagement Meetings for Gibraltar Referendum

    The Gibraltar Area School District has launched a public campaign to inform voters about the $29.8 million building referendum that will be on the April 4 ballot. The district held its first community-engagement meeting at the end of January and has three more scheduled. Superintendent Brett Stousland said those sessions are set for Feb. 20, […]

  • Soil Health, Farm Sustainability Featured at Peninsula Pride Meeting

    Speakers will offer programs on soil health and farm sustainability during the annual meeting of Peninsula Pride Farms, set for Feb. 14, 9:30 am – 3:15 pm. The presenters will be Dr. Lee Briese, an independent crop consultant from central North Dakota; Shawn Wesener, a data-collection specialist for Farmers for Sustainable Food; Nathaniel Baeumler, a […]

  • Grant Program for Electric-Vehicle Infrastructure

    Destination Door County has launched a new electric-vehicle charging-station mini-grant program through which awards of $1,000 are available to any Door County business, nonprofit organization or government entity that seeks to add or upgrade its public-use electric-vehicle charging infrastructure. The application process is available quarterly, with up to eight mini-grants awarded each quarter, and there […]

  • Public Presentation on Ridges’ Draft Master Plan

    The Ridges Sanctuary is hosting a meeting with the public Feb. 15, 6:30-8:30 pm, to present draft concept plans for its 20-year vision.  The Ridges’ design team will present the initial findings, explain the plans and open the floor for questions. Following the presentation, which will be recorded, attendees will receive a form through which […]

  • Compost-Bin Group Buy Available

    The Climate Change Coalition’s Door Community Compost Initiative is partnering with the City of Sturgeon Bay, Sturgeon Bay Utilities, the Village of Egg Harbor and the nonprofit Recycling Connections to begin a compost-bin group buy to support its composting mission throughout the county. This reduced-price compost-bin sale is offered to everyone in Door County, and […]

  • Martins to Be Inducted into Conservation Hall of Fame

    “Probably not since Frederick and Frances Hamerstrom, inducted in 1996, has a couple done so much for wild places and wild things in Wisconsin.”  — Wisconsin Conservation Hall of Fame about Mark Martin and Susan Foote-Martin: inductees who have helped to protect thousands of acres throughout Door County When a Columbia County couple is inducted […]

  • Calendars Wanted for Scandia Residents

    As members of the Scandia Task Force, we’ve become aware that Scandia residents were not provided with calendars this year as they have been in years past. Therapists have emphasized to us how calendars can help keep elderly residents engaged and more aware of dates (because many do not use cell phones as part of […]

  • DCHS Featured Pet: Nala

    Meet Nala! This beautiful, 3-year-old cat is available for adoption at the Wisconsin Humane Society (WHS) Door County Campus. She weighs nine pounds and has a stunning blue coat and gorgeous green eyes.  Like all cats at WHS, Nala ( has been spayed, vaccinated and microchipped, and she goes home with a certificate for a […]

  • Bundle Up Campaign Gathers 1,002 Items

    The Destination Door County welcome center partnered with community tourism organizations in Baileys Harbor, Door County North, Egg Harbor, Ephraim, Fish Creek, Sister Bay and Sturgeon Bay for the Door County Bundle Up campaign, which had collected 1,002 new or gently used cold-weather clothing items from community members by its conclusion in January.  Those items […]

  • Blood Drive at Southern Door High School

    Southern Door High School’s Student Council and the American Red Cross are sponsoring a blood drive Feb. 10, 9 am – 2 pm, in the high school gym. Anyone who weighs at least 110 pounds, is at least 17 years old (or 16 with parent permission) and is in good health may donate blood.  Access […]

  • Nominations Open for Golden Heart Awards

    The 21st Golden Heart Awards celebration – honoring volunteers who support Door County nonprofits – is planned for April 19 at Stone Harbor Resort in Sturgeon Bay.  Nominations are being accepted in the categories of arts and culture, adult, environmental stewardship, group, Karl May Lifetime of Service, and youth (high school seniors). The high school nominee will […]

  • Fincantieri Leaders Visit U.S.

    Fincantieri’s CEO, Pierroberto Folgiero; and chair, Claudio Graziano, traveled to Washington, D.C., and Wisconsin recently to meet with government officials and the company’s U.S.-based business leaders and shipbuilders. This was their first visit since they assumed their positions in May 2022. Fincantieri is the company that owns both the Sturgeon Bay and Marinette shipyards. Folgiero […]

  • Bay Ship Busy with Winter Fleet

    Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding in Sturgeon Bay is expected to service 18 vessels, including four 1,000-footers, during the remaining winter months. Learn more at

  • Small Business Hardship Plan Available

    The U.S. Small Business Administration is offering a hardship-accommodation plan for COVID-19 Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) borrowers who are experiencing short-term financial challenges. Borrowers who are eligible for this plan may make reduced payments for six months. Learn more at

  • Stephani Makes ‘Best Of’ Wealth-Management List

    Mike Stephani, financial adviser of Stephani Wealth Management in Sturgeon Bay, was among the Raymond James–affiliated advisers who were named recently to the Forbes list of best-in-state wealth-management teams. He joined Raymond James in 2007. Out of approximately 8,000 team nominations, 2,860 adviser teams received the award.

  • Quantum Provides Access to Technology

    In partnership with Jessica Hatch, Door County’s broadband coordinator; and Amy Kohnle, executive director of United Way of Door County, Quantum Technologies is working on a program to provide residents with refurbished computers. For computers to qualify for refurbishment, they must be fully operational and no older than six years, have a minimum 4GB of […]

  • Buy Local, Buy Wisconsin Grants Available

    The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection is accepting applications for 2023 Buy Local, Buy Wisconsin grants through March 31 and will award up to $200,000 total in such grant funding this year.  Projects can receive grant funds between $5,000 and $50,000 for up to three years. Eligible project expenses include compensation for […]

  • Colvin Expands Pediatric Practice to Algoma

    Dr. Shane Colvin, a pediatrician at Door County Medical Center (DCMC), is expanding his practice to Algoma starting March 14.  Colvin graduated from the University of Washington School of Medicine, completed his residency at American Family Children’s Hospital in Madison and has been with DCMC since July 2021.  Learn more about Colvin and make an […]

  • 2022 Door County Board of Realtors Awards

    Members of the Door County Board of Realtors were recently recognized for their service. Leah Gieseler-Hantke earned the Realtor of the Year award, and the Affiliate of the Year honor went to Katy Lau of Nicolet National Bank. Heidi Neubauer of ERA Starr Realty received the Gale E. Zahn Distinguished Service Award. Excellence in Professionalism […]

  • Yen and Restorative Yoga Workshop

    Reiki master Rebecca Sheesley is leading a yen and restorative yoga workshop Feb. 19, 6-7:30 pm, at STUDIO234. Yen and restorative yoga  are gentle practices in which all of the poses are done on the floor, supported by props, to encourage deep relaxation and optimal energy flow throughout the body. Sheesley has been practicing yoga […]

  • Door County Reads Keynote Features Andrew Graff

    During the opening remarks of his Feb. 4 keynote, 2023 Door County Reads featured author Andrew Graff read a poem that he wrote about Wisconsin while he was driving north on Highway 41 from Ohio. Then he spoke more in depth to a group of about 50 in-person attendees at the Sturgeon Bay High School […]

  • Play Reading Club’s February Read

    Third Avenue PlayWorks (TAP) and the Door County Library will host the next meeting of their Play Reading Club on Feb. 15, 3:30 pm. TAP’s artistic director, Jacob Janssen, will lead the conversation about the February play, Nilo Cruz’s Anna in the Tropics, which won the 2003 Pulitzer Prize for drama.

  • Poetry Group Reunites at Write On

    A poetry group known as The Sheets will host a reunion reading Feb. 18, 1:30-3:30 pm, at Write On, Door County. The Sheets originally met at Conkey’s Bookstore in Appleton during the late 1990s to read, write, critique, support and celebrate the company of fellow writers. Collectively, group members have published more than a dozen […]

  • Tournament Cancelled, But Party to Go On at Rink Saturday

    Four straight days of above freezing temperatures took a toll on the ice at the Teresa K. Hilander Community Ice Rink in the days leading up to the ninth edition of the Door County Pond Hockey Tournament. Organizers made the call Thursday morning to cancel after ice deteriorated overnight and Saturday’s forcaset called for temperatures […]

  • Wild Things: Anglers Targeting Fish Closer to Shore

    Ice-covered harbors, bays and marinas see increased pressure  by KEVIN NAZE, [email protected], Peninsula Pulse contributor “It is what it is.”  Those words – and some much more colorful ones not suitable for print – have been uttered and muttered often this winter, one of the most frustrating seasons ever for local ice anglers. “I feel bad for […]

  • Guest Column: Democracy and Journalism, Fueled by Everyday Conversation

    by G. MICHAEL KILLENBERG and ROB ANDERSON In our often idyllic Door County, much of the partisan anger roiling elsewhere in America can feel distant and nonthreatening. But threats to democracy remain as near as an insulting Twitter post, hate-filled tirades from elected officials, a cable talk show pretending to be news, or even a […]

  • 2023 Valentine’s Day Happenings

    Singles Awareness Day is upon us. Are you looking for something to do with your special someone – or just looking for an excuse to gorge yourself on chocolate? Either way, we’ve got you covered. Partner Yoga Feb. 11, 5 pm Kind Soul Yoga, 9331 Spring Road in Fish Creek Couples yoga followed by chocolate […]

  • Colin & Friends Concert at Ephraim Moravian Church

    The Colin Welford and Friends concert series will continue Feb. 12, 2 pm, at the Ephraim Moravian Church, where Welford has been holding performances – featuring music from classical to jazz – during the past 18 months. They highlight Welford’s talents, as well as those of other accomplished professional musicians and young, local talent. The Feb. 12 […]

  • Lecture by Brecke, Concert by Lewis & “Songs of Love” Performance at DCA

    Pastor Michael Brecke will talk about religious practice and community during the next edition of the free Door County Talks series on Feb. 11, 10 am, in the fireside lobby of Door Community Auditorium (DCA). Kick Ash Coffee will provide refreshments. That evening at 7 pm, John Lewis & Friends will take the main stage […]

  • Explore The Visible Light Spectrum at Crossroads

    Whatever the weather, Crossroads at Big Creek will be colorful this week. The next Science Saturday program will focus on the visible light spectrum. School-aged students and their families may drop by the Collins Learning Center’s lab Feb. 11, 1-4 pm, to try out a variety of hands-on activities, including a make-and-take craft project. Also […]

  • 2023 Fall Challenge Registration Opens

    Mark your calendar for Sept. 16, 2023: the date of the Peninsula Century Fall Challenge bike ride through Northern Door County. It will return to Sister Bay’s Waterfront Park with all the great food, routes and support that riders have come to love since the first Fall Challenge ride 10 years ago.  Riders can also […]

  • Sturgeon Bay Preps for Fire & Ice Weekend

    Sturgeon Bay is the place to be Feb. 17-18 when Destination Sturgeon Bay and Stone Harbor Resort present the city’s biggest party of the winter: the Fire & Ice Festival. The weekend begins with a luminary-lit hike at Crossroads at Big Creek on Friday, 5-7 pm, complete with hot cocoa and bonfires.  Saturday brings ice […]

  • Door to Nature: Winter Bird Feeding

    Forty years ago, when we moved into our new home in the middle of the county – within a large upland hardwood forest with only a few scattered hemlock trees – the habitat was quite different from the Lake Michigan conifer woodland where we had lived previously. Our home was 180 feet higher in elevation and was […]

  • 2023 Valentine’s Day Food Specials

    CHOP 2345 Mill Road in Sister Bay Love and Lobster is available at CHOP Feb. 14-18. This Valentine’s special is a three-course meal featuring surf and turf as the entreé for $59.95. Make reservations or order your meal to go at The Lodge at Leathem Smith 1640 Memorial Dr. in Sturgeon Bay The Valentine’s […]

  • Wine Trails: A Sense of History at von Stiehl

    As I walked toward the impressive stone structure on Navarino Street in Algoma that’s home to von Stiehl Winery, a plaque on the wall drew my attention. It certified that the building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The inside of the building was built in 1868 and served as the original […]

  • “Hopper” Reading at Third Avenue PlayWorks

    Third Avenue PlayWorks (TAP) is staging a live reading of playwright John Maclay’s Hopper on Feb. 12, 2 pm. Alan Kopischke will direct the reading featuring Marcy Kearns.  In Hopper, a storyteller arrives to tell a story about a girl who has one leg, true love and a virus. It’s an unusual ride filled with […]

  • Packers Student Art Contest

    The Green Bay Packers are inviting student artists to submit artwork to the seventh Packers Student Art Contest. The theme is Your Packers Game Day, so students should create an artistic representation – through painting, drawing, prints, digital art, mixed media or collage – of what a Packers game day looks like and means to them.  Three […]

  • Student Art Featured at Hope Church Art Alcoves

    During February, the Hope Church Art Alcoves Gallery is exhibiting artwork by juniors and seniors from Gibraltar, Sevastopol, Sturgeon Bay and Southern Door high schools. The gallery is open during normal church hours, but subject to other activities. It’s best to call ahead to confirm whether the gallery is open.

  • Peninsula School of Art Studio Tour Feb. 21

    Meet the winter-session artists-in-residence at Peninsula School of Art during a studio tour Feb. 21, 4 pm. Artists Natalie Woodlock and Maeve Jackson have both spent six weeks in an immersive studio experience and will share what they’ve worked on and answer questions. Visitors can also learn about what’s happening elsewhere at the school and […]

  • 14 Love Stories at M3

    Ukrainian couple shares pop-up event Fewer than four months new to Door County – after leaving their relatives and home in Kyiv, Ukraine – Oleh and Olena Izbenko are turning their love and gratitude outward through a pop-up event on the day of all love: Valentine’s Day, Feb. 14.  14 Love Stories celebrates relationships that overcome […]

  • Chives Launching Breakfast Food Truck

    The Chives food truck garden will add a new retro diner to their stable this May with the launch of a breakfast truck run by the owners of Morning Glory of Door County, the Sturgeon Bay and Southern Door breakfast staples.  The diner, a converted 25-foot gooseneck trailer fabricated by Ray’s Welding And Custom Steel […]

  • Bowling League Results: Feb. 10, 2023

    Apple Dumpling League Jan. 27, 2023 • Team / high game/series: Drinking Team–Bowling Problem 834/2,317 • Women / high game: Kathy Franke 235, Tracy May 231, Pat Chepeck 209  • Women / high series: May 659, Franke 646, Penny Kramer 565 • Men / high game: Chris Schilz 269, Jeff Sperber 258, John Moore 249 • Men / high series: […]

  • Obituary: Quinn Thomas Mulligan

    April 25, 1971 ~ February 2, 2023 On Thursday, February 2, 2023, Quinn Thomas Mulligan, 51, of South Ozone Park, Queens, NY, died. “The Lord bless you and keep you; the Lord make his face shine on you and be gracious to you; the Lord turn his face toward you and give you peace.” Numbers […]

  • Obituary: Shirley Ann Fontaine

    February 5, 2023 Shirley Ann Fontaine, 86, of Brussels, WI died February 5, 2023, in Sarasota, FL surrounded by family. Preceded in death by her parents Leo Kohlbeck and Marie (Simon) Kohlbeck, her husband of 66 years Cletus Fontaine, son Lee Fontaine, and brother Louis Kohlbeck. Shirley was a professional florist and owner of Leisure […]

  • 85th Sister Bay Ice Out Contest Underway

    When The Goat on a Boat floats it means the ice has gone out in Sister Bay. Until then there’s time to guess the date and time the ice will go out. Vote in 85th Annual Ice Out Contest at all participating Sister Bay businesses. Support local businesses and get multiple chances to win great […]

  • Obituary: Kathie Burwell

    July 7, 1955 ~ February 5, 2023 Kathie Burwell, 67, of Sturgeon Bay, died at home on Feb. 5, 2023.  She was born July 7, 1955, in Sturgeon Bay to Robert and Lucille (Walther) Kramer.  On June 10, 2000, she married Bryan L. Burwell in Sturgeon Bay. Kathie enjoyed sewing, knitting, camping and watching soap […]

  • Obituary: James R. “Flash” Gordon

    May 22, 1960 ~ February 3, 2023 James R. “Flash” Gordon, 62, of Baileys Harbor died peacefully at his home on the farm Friday, February 3, 2023 with wife Ann at his side. He was born to Phillip and Clara “Curly Root” Gordon in Sturgeon Bay and was a lifelong resident of Door County with Gordon Lodge […]

  • Obituary: Nathan William McKillen

    Nathan William McKillen, 33, of the Town of Liberty Grove, IL, died January 28, 2023 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Nathan’s life will be celebrated by family in Door County and Illinois. A complete life story obituary will be available in the near future. Casperson Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Sister Bay, […]

  • Obituary: Jane Wienke

    October 11, 1940 ~ February 5, 2023 Beverly Jane Wienke, 82, of rural Algoma, founder and owner of Wienke’s Market, died on February 5, 2023. She was born October 11, 1940, in Algoma WI, to Elden and Edith (Stuebs) Nelson.  Jane graduated from Algoma High School in 1958 and attended UW-Oshkosh, earning a  bachelor’s degree in physical […]

  • Obituary: Clarice H. (Neinas) Ripp

    September 11, 1933 ~ February 4, 2023 Clarice H. Ripp, 89, of Sevastopol, died peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family on Saturday, February 4, 2023. She was born September 11, 1933 in Brussels, daughter of the late Albert and Mary (Miller) Neinas. Clarice graduated from Sevastopol High School with the Class of 1951. On June […]

  • Obituary: Jeanette Lillian Billstrand

    February 18, 1938 ~ February 1, 2023 Jeanette Lillian Billstrand, age 84, of Sturgeon Bay, died on Wednesday, February 1, 2023, at Sturgeon Bay Health Services. Jeanette was born February 18, 1938, in Chicago, IL. She was the daughter of independent grocer, Harry and Lillian (Wehner) Olsen, and the younger sister of Ray. During her years in […]

  • Obituary: Wayne Phillip Boshka

    August 28, 1931 ~ January 21, 2023 At 91, Wayne Phillip Boshka, of Washington Island, WI, died peacefully, Saturday afternoon, January 21, 2023, in Madison, WI at the Blu Grotto Memory Care, assisted by Fox Rehabilitation and Brighton Hospice.  He was born in Sturgeon Bay, WI on August 28, 1931, the son of Lucien Nels Boshka and […]

  • Obituary: Ella Mae Tureur

    June 2, 1928 ~ February 1, 2023 Ella Mae Tureur, 94, of Brussels died peacefully at Sycamore Lodge in Luxemburg on February 1, 2023, with her daughter, sister and two grandchildren at her side.  She was born June 2, 1928, in Door County to Elmer and Pauline (Baudhuin) Sacotte.   On September 10, 1947, she married […]

  • Obituary: Pamela Slaby

    March 8, 1950 ~ January 29, 2023 Pamela “Pam” Slaby, 72, formerly of Crystal Lake, IL and  Fish Creek, WI, now Luxemburg, died Sunday, January 29, 2023 at St. Vincent Hospital following a sudden illness. Pam was born March 8, 1950 in Chicago, IL the daughter of the late Thomas and Jean (Carlson) Puralewski. She […]