Peninsula Pulse February 26-March 5, 2021

In this issue

  • Destination Door County Welcomes Whitney Meza

    Destination Door County – the county’s tourism marketing and management organization – is welcoming Whitney Meza as its social-media and digital-content specialist. She brings a background in marketing and social-media management in the tourism and hospitality industry, as well as design, photography and writing experience.  The organization’s senior marketing and sales manager, Laura Bradley, said, […]

  • Sister Bay Athletic Club Offers Special Off-Season Rate

    The Sister Bay Athletic Club (SBAC) – a boutique gym at 10581 Country Walk Lane, #9, in Sister Bay – may be forced to close this season because of the effects the pandemic is having on the business. SBAC opened late in 2018, has been growing steadily, and offers a clean environment with state-of-the-art equipment and […]

  • DCEDC Appoints New Officers to Executive Board

    The Door County Economic Development Corporation (DCEDC) has appointed new officers to its executive board and elected a new board member. Ann Renard, of Renard’s Cheese Stores and Rosewood Dairy, is the new board chair, and former board chair Todd Thayse of Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding will serve as past chair.  “The support and resources DCEDC […]

  • Within Things Celebrates Fourth Year in Business with Move

    The curiosity shop Within Things is celebrating its fourth year in business with a move from Sturgeon Bay’s 3rd Avenue across the street to 242 Michigan St., Suite B3, in downtown Sturgeon Bay’s Fairfield Building. The move more than doubles the store’s previous size, making it more comfortable for visitors and allowing for more room […]

  • Lowney’s Landscaping Center and Lakeshores Landscape & Design Merge

    Joe Lowney of Lowney’s Landscaping Center in Appleton and John and Theresa Meredith of Lakeshores Landscape & Design in Carlsville have merged to create Lowney’s Lakeshores Landscaping & Design of Door County. Both companies have seen considerable growth throughout the 20-plus years that they’ve both been in business, and their passion for designing and building […]

  • PBS Nationally Recognized for Building of the Year

    PBS (, a design-build firm with an office in Sturgeon Bay, is serving the needs of growing businesses, organizations and churches in the Door County area.  On the national level, PBS has earned two recent building awards. Chosen from among dozens of companies nationwide, PBS was recognized by manufacturer Chief Buildings for the Copper Creek […]

  • New Home for Thyme: Event Space Taking Shape

    Work on a new Sister Bay wine bar and event space is moving toward a Memorial Day opening. The Twelve Eleven Wine Bar ( and the new home of Thyme Restaurant and Catering are sprouting on Highway 57 near the Door County Highway Department Shop.  “We are full steam ahead,” said project manager Kate Smith.  […]

  • Bits & Bites

    Mojo Rosa’s Opens for Lunch Mojo Rosa’s, 7778 Hwy 42 in Egg Harbor, is extending its lunch hours to 4 pm and bringing back its Mojo’s lunch menu – including nachos, quesadillas, enchiladas and more – alongside offerings from Village Cafe. The Mojo Restaurant Group gathered all four of its restaurants – Mojo Rosa’s, Village Cafe, Villagios […]

  • Green Roundup: County Works to Preserve Site Near Roadside Park

    Groups applaud governor for support of land-preservation and recreation program To preserve environmentally sensitive land, Door County is finalizing the acquisition of four acres north of an old Highway 57 roadside park. The land stretches north from the park to a curve across from the Door County Land Trust’s Heins Creek Nature Preserve. Burke Pinney, […]

  • Virtual Computer Classes for Beginners

    The NWTC Learning and Innovation Center in Sister Bay is hosting computer classes for beginners, to be taught virtually by Erin Helgeson of Quantum PC in Sturgeon Bay.  Macintosh Basics will be held March 11, 9-11 am, for those who want to learn about the features of Macs and how to use them. Windows Basics […]

  • Peninsula Players Fosters Arts Education Through Scholarships

    For the third year, Peninsula Players Theatre is awarding a $500 scholarship to one student at each of the Door County high schools who plans to enroll as a full-time college or technical student and major or minor in arts management, music performance, music education, acting, theater studies, or theater technology and design. Peninsula Players […]

  • Apply for DMC Auxiliary Health Care Scholarships

    The Door County Medical Center (DCMC) Auxiliary is accepting applications for its 2021 Health Care Scholarship Program through April 6. The high school program requires applicants to be 2021 graduating seniors from Gibraltar, Sevastopol, Southern Door, Sturgeon Bay, Washington Island or Algoma High School; graduates from those schools; or homeschooled students with plans to continue […]

  • NWTC Offers Personal Care Worker Program

    A Personal Care Worker Certificate Program will be available this spring at the NWTC Learning and Innovation Center, 2438 S. Bay Shore Dr. in Sister Bay. The 30-hour program will be held on five consecutive Tuesdays beginning April 6, 9 am – 3 pm. A registered nurse will teach participants skills for providing in-home and […]

  • Jessica Meacham Earns Kohl Foundation Honor

    A statewide committee composed of civic and educational leaders has chosen  Southern Door County School District elementary teacher Jessica Meacham to receive the 2021 Herb Kohl Foundation Teacher Fellowship Award.  She taught in Minnesota for six years, then moved to Wisconsin and has been teaching for the past 18 years at Southern Door, where she […]

  • Sturgeon Bay High School Announces Honors Grads

    Sturgeon Bay High School congratulates Abram Abeyta-DeDecker and Madelyn Allen on becoming the Class of 2021 valedictorians, and Miranda Olson on becoming the salutatorian of the class. The school has also announced its Class of 2021 honor graduates.  High Honors students (GPA of 4.00 and above) are Abram Abeyta-DeDecker, Ashley Alberts, Madelyn Allen, Grace Faller, […]

  • Letter to the Editor: Deny Dollar General, Preserve Egg Harbor’s Character

    Allowing Dollar General to build in Egg Harbor will set a low standard for commercial development along the Highway 42 corridor. Historically, the town’s plan commission and board have upheld town building codes, setbacks and property-use restrictions and rarely granted variances to them. We hope they will hold to the same conservative view of architectural […]

  • Letter to the Editor: It’s Time to Incorporate Fish Creek as a Village

    The current discussions and meetings regarding the special assessments going on in the Town of Gibraltar lend strong support to the town having an open, structured and fact-based discussion regarding the incorporation of Fish Creek as a village. The emotional discussion underway now only serves to prove that there is a significant difference between the […]

  • Letter to the Editor: Egg Harbor Under Attack from Developers

    Egg Harbor is under attack from developers. This past week, public hearings were held for two large projects: one in the center of the village and one in the town. Literally hundreds of residents and taxpayers spent hours in Zoom meetings to voice their opinions.  The nearly unanimous opposition to both projects speaks volumes. Concerns […]

  • Letter to the Editor: We’re Coming Together When We Need It Most

    My wife, Kathleen, went to get her first COVID-19 vaccination at the Door County firehouse. No one asked whether we were Democrats or Republicans. It was everything that makes me proud to be an American and a resident of Door County. Everyone there was there for one reason: to administer vaccines calmly, efficiently and with […]

  • Coordinated Community Response: Marsy’s Law, Strengthening Crime Victims’ Rights

    by Colleen C. Nordin, Door County District Attorney In the April 2020 election, Wisconsin voters joined voters in many states across the country in strengthening and enforcing victims’ rights within the criminal-justice system. In Wisconsin, this took the form of approving an amendment to Article I, Section 9m of the Wisconsin Constitution, which provides additional […]

  • Guest Column: Of Trees, Words, Realities and Politics

    by Dan Powers If I asked a random group of rational Door County residents of different ages, occupations, interests and backgrounds to visit me and look at the “tall thing” in my yard, I’m quite sure we’d all agree it’s a tree because it meets the agreed-upon definition of things that we collectively call trees. […]

  • Door County Athletes Well Represented in Packerland All-Conference Teams

    For the second time in four years, the name Daoust rests atop the list of the best boys basketball players in the Packerland Conference. The Southern Door Eagles’ Alex Daoust was named this year’s top player after leading the team to a 17-5 record and the conference title with a 15-1 mark. Daoust’s brother Kyle […]

  • Framed

    A rare look at the underbelly of a fully grown tree after a blowdown at White Cliff Nature Preserve. Photo by Jim Black.

  • Server of the Week: Lucas Schoenfeld at Chives

    8041 Hwy 57 in Baileys Harbor He’s been working in food since he was 14, Now Lucas Schoenfeld’s a wine lover’s dream. As a certified sommelier, the Chives wine list he’s curated,  And when Lucas is behind the bar, all his guests are elated. When he’s not working, he might be watching football, Traveling, golfing […]

  • This Week in Door County News: Shipwrecked Proposal, City Council Discusses Room Tax

    On Tuesday, the Egg Harbor Plan Commission will resume deliberations about the proposed expansion of Shipwrecked Brew Pub. The brewery and restaurant is aiming to create what may be Door County’s largest restaurant, with nearly 400 seats – and just 22 parking spaces. The plan commission met for more than six hours last week before pausing. […]

  • Jill Gilson Releases ‘Dad’s Journey’

    Jill Gilson of Luxemburg – an English teacher and mother of three – has published Dad’s Journey: The One That Taught Us How to Love (Page Publishing). This moving tribute to a life well lived – even in the face of overwhelming challenges – tells the story of family members who rely on each other to endure […]

  • Hatala Hosts Writing Workshop

    Marggie Hatala will host an online reflective-writing workshop, Dreaming Our New Normal, on Feb. 28, 3-4:30 pm. Our individual and collective lives have changed during the past year, so take time to join hearts and minds in creating the “new normal” ahead. Through meditation, going deeply within, and allowing the words in our heart to […]

  • New Releases at Novel Bay Booksellers

    Looking for something new to read? Check out these recent additions to the shelves at Novel Bay Booksellers (, 44 N. 3rd Ave. in Sturgeon Bay, for some inspiration! YOUNG ADULT Eleanor Zarrin has been estranged from her wild family for years. When she flees boarding school after a horrifying incident, she goes to the […]

  • Coming Up at Write On: Feb. 26, 2021

    March 4, 11 and 18, 6:30-8 pmCraft of Writing Series: Mystery Join noted authors Patricia Skalka and Steph Cha for three Zoom workshops about developing and creating riveting fiction focused on mystery and crime. The cost is $150 for three sessions, with a 10% discount for Write On members.  Tuesdays, March 9 – April 27, […]

  • Door County Writes: ‘One of Those Days’

    Poetry by Don Fraker How long before we forget This day’s momentsUn-momentous momentsLike most But onesFor their lack of lasting memorability No less preciousComponents of lifeLife being lived on a quiet dayA dayLike most Watching a chipmunk assiduously vacuuming upAll the seeds we scattered on the deckFor its nourishment and our entertainment Getting caught in a sudden […]

  • Door County Writes: ‘Progeny’

    Poetry by Cynthia Todd Quam My bow is lost; my quiver is empty;My arrows are loosedto steel town and mountain,to far away Asian peninsula,to cul-de-sac suburbia,the arc of their leaving imprintedon the notches in my fingertips,in the parcel of colored feathers I savedbut never did let fly. Cynthia Todd Quam holds an MFA in poetry […]

  • Door County Writes: ‘Dolphins’

    Youth poetry by Elizabeth Shepit, Grade 5, Gibraltar Area Schools Splashing in the tall wavesSleeping in the soft seaBy day their spirits soar highVery high into the sky,It’s as if they were flying in the water.Enclosed in their aquarium In which they liveFlying, flying! As if they were free,Their spirits soar in the waterFor the whole world […]

  • Door County Writes: ‘Three Seconds’

    Story by Eden Novak In three seconds, her children’s lives passed across her eyes, through her shuddering body, down to her now paralyzed feet, unable to navigate the stairway down to the front door. Who rings the doorbell at midnight? Not the mailman, nor the UPS delivery or Orkin man, not the neighbor looking for […]

  • Half Marathon Postponed to Oct. 30, 2021

    The organizers of the Door County Half Marathon have postponed the 2021 event because of the uncertainty surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic. The race, originally scheduled for May 1, has been moved to Oct. 30, 2021.  “We have been closely monitoring the pace of vaccinations and the trends in the pandemic, hoping we could proceed with […]

  • Featured Pet: Little Debbie

    Meet Little Debbie, a seven-month-old cat who’s available for adoption from the Wisconsin Humane Society Door County Campus as a “working cat.”  Cats like Little Debbie are deeply undersocialized, want nothing to do with people and get extremely stressed when confined. They thrive in a “working” environment where they can patrol a barn, stable, outbuilding, […]

  • Door County Receives National Scenic Byway Designation

    Three of Wisconsin’s waterfronts have earned designations from the Federal Highway Administration’s National Scenic Byways Program for their importance as tourism destinations. The Wisconsin Great River Road – previously recognized as a National Scenic Byway – is now a 250-mile All-American Road that passes through 33 river towns along Highway 35.  Door County’s Coastal Byway […]

  • Farmers to Families Food Boxes Available

    Farmers to Families is hosting another food-box event Feb. 26, 4-5:30 pm, or until supplies run out. Cars may begin lining up at 3:45 pm.Boxes will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis at the Sister Bay/Liberty Grove Fire Department, 2258 Mill Road in Sister Bay; and at the Door County Fairgrounds, 812 N. 14th […]

  • ADRC Seeks Feedback through Questionnaire

    The Door County Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC) is seeking community feedback as it updates its strategic plan.  The center’s Three-Year Aging Plan serves as a platform to create, improve and expand the services that the ADRC provides to the community. The questionnaire is a key element in determining how well the ADRC is […]

  • Volunteer Center of Door County Closes

    The Volunteer Center’s board of directors has made the difficult decision to close the center’s doors, effective immediately.  When the center began as a Leadership Door County initiative, many nonprofits did not have a web presence, and there was no central place where community members could find volunteer opportunities. Now most local nonprofits have websites […]

  • Manners Matter: Cooped Up Together a Little Too Long

    Dear Mary Pat, I’ve been cooped up with my family during the pandemic, and things are starting to get a bit hairy around here. Everyone is more sensitive than usual, and fighting happens more frequently. Life is so different for all of us, and it’s getting harder and harder to cope – especially because we […]

  • Door to Nature: The Ears and Horns of Owls

    If you know anything about birds, you’ve probably heard of a great horned owl. But does it really have horns? No. But it does have feather tufts that can stand up and resemble small horns. There are two other species with common names that are a bit unusual: the long-eared owl and the short-eared owl. […]

  • Wild Things: LaBarbera Selected to Lead Wisconsin Wildlife Federation

    After 18 years of building the Wisconsin Wildlife Federation (WWF) into the largest conservation organization in Wisconsin, Executive Director George Meyer announced Tuesday that the group has hired Mark LaBarbera to replace him in July. Meyer, who is retiring from the WWF position this summer, spent three decades with the Department of Natural Resources (DNR). […]

  • Hike This: Write On, Door County Nature Path

    When Write On, Door County began planning for its writing center on Juddville Road, its leaders envisioned something more than a building. They aimed to create a sense of place in an environment where the mind could recede into the core of Door County. That includes more than 39 acres of woods that surround the […]

  • Miniature Golf Course Planned for Sturgeon Bay

    Sturgeon Bay resident Susan Hartzell found the right location at an affordable price to bring a dream to life, one inspired while growing up in Sister Bay and playing miniature golf at the Red Putter in Ephraim. Hartzell secured permission from the Sturgeon Bay Plan Commission to proceed with plans for the Salty Seagull, an […]

  • Conceptual Drawings Introduced for West Waterfront Housing

    The Oshkosh-based developer designing a 53-unit, four-story apartment building for the West Waterfront in Sturgeon Bay revealed conceptual plans last week to the Sturgeon Bay Plan Commission. The commissioners gave Northpointe Development feedback on the plans and agreed to shorten the process by combining the preliminary and final Planned Unit Development (PUD) procedures. “It doesn’t […]

  • Report Says Door County Lodging Can Handle a Higher Room Tax

    Destination Door County commits to support for local business associations, municipalities A new report from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater found that a higher room-tax rate will not result in fewer visitors. The report, commissioned by a Door County Tourism Zone Commission (DCTZC) ad hoc committee made up of eight local innkeepers, paved the way for […]

  • ‘Welcome to Door County’ Sign Back Soon

    Motorists on Highway 57 might not see the “Welcome to Door County” sign lit in late winter and early spring, said Burke Pinney, director of Door County Parks. But fear not: It will shine again, Burke said, and well before Memorial Day.  The sign facing south at the southern county line dates to 2008, when […]

  • Tractor Drenches Three with Ice Water for Special Olympics

    Three people – two of them wearing grass skirts, the third wearing an “Unbearable” T-shirt and a polar bear hat – sat in chairs in the parking lot of Nicolet Bank’s Fourth Avenue branch in Sturgeon Bay. Poised above their heads was a tractor bucket filled with icy water.  It was a balmy 20 F with […]

  • Potawatomi Tower Achieves National Historic Status

    It’s now official. The Potawatomi State Park Observation Tower has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places by the Secretary of the Interior, and listed on the State Register of Historic Places by the Wisconsin State Historic Preservation Office. The Sturgeon Bay Historical Society Foundation, which has been fighting to save the neglected […]

  • Breaking Down the Shipwrecked Proposal

    Door County Pulse Podcasts · Breaking Down the Shipwrecked Proposal The owners of Shipwrecked Brew Pub are proposing an expansion that would make the restaurant one of the largest in Door County. But with parking at a premium in the center of Egg Harbor, that raises a lot of issues for the plan commission. Myles […]

  • Intergenerational Fable-Building Workshop Feb. 27

    Write On, Door County will offer Fox, Sparrow, Child, Bear: An Intergenerational Fable-Building Workshop with writer and educator Jill Stukenberg on Feb. 27, 1-2:30 pm. The free program will be presented virtually via Zoom.  This family workshop uses collaboration as a story-building tool. Participants are encouraged to sign up with at least one partner, a […]

  • Fish Tales Lecture Follows Fish Movements

    Crossroads at Big Creek ( will continue its virtual Fish Tales Lecture Series on March 4, 7 pm, with “Where Fish Wander in Green Bay: Tracking the Movements of Walleye and Whitefish,” a presentation by Dan Isermann of the Wisconsin Cooperative Fishery Unit of UW-Stevens Point. Isermann will discuss the results of his research on […]

  • Fire & Ice Carvers Honored

    Ice carvers braved the chilly elements Feb. 13 during the Fire & Ice ice-carving contest to create original “ice-terpieces” out of 300-pound ice blocks, and judges walked the streets of Sturgeon Bay to determine the winning sculptures. In the beginner category, Collin Richter received first place for his gnome sculpture; Meghan Lampereur took second for […]

  • Obituary: John Kenneavy

    June 23, 1946 ~ February 2, 2021 It is with great sadness that the Kenneavy family announces John Kenneavy died on February 2, 2021 at Fawcett Hospital in Port Charlotte, FL. John was born in Chicago, IL on June 23, 1946. He was raised in Oak Park, IL where he attended Oak Park River Forest […]

  • Conditions Placed on Little Sister Condo Project

    The Village of Sister Bay Plan Commission voted unanimously to place a long list of conditions on the condominium project proposed for the former site of Little Sister Resort and Fred & Fuzzy’s restaurant during a meeting Tuesday evening. The conditions include not using the words “Pebble Beach” in the condo project’s name, constructing an […]

  • No Decision Yet on Shipwrecked Expansion

    The Egg Harbor Plan Commission spent more than six hours discussing an expansion proposal from Shipwrecked Brew Pub that would make it one of the largest restaurants in Door County. After the meeting stretched into the dinner hour, the commission put the discussion on pause and plans to resume it next Tuesday at noon. The […]

  • Sled This: Fresh Snow, Sleds Go on Hill 17

    Hill 17 in Peninsula State Park offers golfers an incredible treetop view during the summer and fall, but as soon as the first major snowfall arrives, it’s time for a cherished Door County pastime: flying down the hill on a sled. Whether on a tube or toboggan, you and yours are sure to pick up […]

  • Obituary: Zalman Philip “Phil” Saperstein

    March 28, 1931 ~ February 22, 2021 Zalman Philip “Phil” Saperstein, 89, of Fish Creek, died peacefully at home on Monday, February 22 with his family by his side. Phil was born March 28, 1931 in Chicago, son of the late Minnie Sapherman and Louis Saperstein. He graduated from John Marshall High School in Los […]

  • Obituary: Margaret Jeanne Desotelle

    September 13, 1931 ~ February 20, 2021 Margaret Jeanne Desotelle, formerly of Fish Creek, passed away early Saturday morning, February 20, 2021 at Cedar Grove Gardens. She was 89 years old. Margaret “Jeanne” was born on September 13, 1931 in Fish Creek to Oscar and Karen Margaret (Gunnerson) Reinhard. She graduated from Gibraltar High School in […]

  • Obituary: Cy Turnbladh

    February 26, 1952 ~ February 3, 2021 Cy Turnbladh lived life to the fullest of his imagination.  If he could imagine it, he created it. Cy died peacefully on February 3, 2021 with family members by his side. He was at Froedtert Hospital Milwaukee awaiting a liver transplant.    In 1997 Cy’s mission of making […]

  • Door County Vaccination Update: County Expects to Catch Up On Waitlist

    Nearly one in five Door County residents have now received the COVID-19 vaccine, according to a Door County Public Health update released Monday. Wisconsin Department of Health Services data show that at least 5,371 county residents have received the vaccine, or 19.4% of the population.  The department will receive 360 more first doses this week, […]

  • Obituary: Sue “Suzi” Ann Young

    October 27, 1947 ~ February 18, 2021 Sue “Suzi” Ann Young, daughter of Henry Ronsman and Bertha (Wiegand) Ronsman, died February 18, 2021. She leaves behind her loving husband, Philip; four awesome stepsons (and their wives), Fred (Shawna), Michael (Christine), Matthew (Kirsten), and Dan (Karen); five step-grandchildren; four step-great-grandchildren; two sisters, Sandy Piotrowski and Sally […]

  • Obituary: John Thomas Ahern

    May 29, 1926 ~ February 20, 2021 John Thomas Ahern, 94, of Egg Harbor, died peacefully in the comfort of his home on Saturday, February 20, 2021. He was born May 29, 1926 in Chicago, Illinois, son of the late Bartolomew James and Pauline Cecilia (Franklowski) Ahern. John graduated from St. Ignatius High School before […]

  • Obituary: Joel A. Ash

    February 12, 1949 ~ February 19, 2021 Joel A. Ash, 72 years of age, Sturgeon Bay, died at home on Friday morning, February 19, 2021, with his wife, Sue, at his side. He was born February 12, 1949 in Sturgeon Bay, son of the late Marvin and Viola (Borck) Ash. Joel graduated from Sevastopol High School in […]

  • Obituary: Michael Lee Bein

    April 9, 1963 ~ February 15, 2021 Michael Lee Bein, 57, of Sturgeon Bay, WI, died at his home, February 15, 2021. He was born April 9, 1963 in West Allis, WI, the son of Robert H. Bein and Jean Ann (Hawkins) Bein. Michael attended school in Racine, WI and graduated from St. Catherine’s High School […]

  • Obituary: William “Bill” Collins

    November 11, 1944 ~ February 12, 2021 William “Bill” Collins, 76, of Sturgeon Bay, died peacefully at home with his best dog/son Nick by his side, after a courageous five-month fight with cancer. He was born to Leon and Myrtle (Rehr) Collins on November 11, 1944 in Sturgeon Bay. He was raised in Baileys Harbor, and graduated from […]

  • Obituary: Norman Harrison Cogar

    June 22, 1935 ~ January 17, 2021 Norman Harrison Cogar, 85, formerly of Ocala, FL, died Sunday night, January 17, 2021 at his daughter and son-in-law’s home in Sturgeon Bay, WI. He was born June 22, 1935 in Charleston, WV, the son of Okey James Cogar and Thelma Lorice (Belknap) Cogar. After high school, Norm […]

  • Obituary: Martin “Gene” Schram

    April 17, 1925 ~ February 17, 2021 Martin “Gene” Schram, 95, of the Town of Sevastopol, died on Wednesday, February 17, 2021. He was born April 17, 1925 at the family home in Baileys Harbor, son of the late Martin Leon and Esther Marie (Resler) Schram. After graduating from Gibraltar High School with the Class […]

  • This Week in Door County

    There’s a lot on tap for Door County this week, and it starts tonight with a live update on the local vaccine distribution status from Door County Medical Center. Dr. Jim Heise and CEO Brian Stephens will take questions about vaccinations in a Facebook Live session tonight at 6 pm.  On Tuesday Gibraltar’s Plan Commission […]

  • Obituary: Clyde “Hap” Konrad Smith

    Dec. 9, 1925 – Feb. 8, 2021 Clyde “Hap” Konrad Smith, 95, of the Town of Sevastopol, died peacefully in the comfort of his home Monday evening, February 8, 2021 with his family at his side. He was born in Sturgeon Bay on December 9, 1925, the son of Oscar Samuel Smith and Emma Marie […]

  • Obituary: Jack Dwain Bacon

    April 15, 1936 ~ February 16, 2021 Jack Dwain Bacon, 84, of Sturgeon Bay, died Tuesday, February 16, 2021 at his home. He was born April 15, 1936 in Three Lakes, WI, the son of William Hartley and Florice Agnes (Price) Bacon. Jack went to Sturgeon Bay High School before enlisting in the U.S. Navy […]