Life Notes


Hailey Salmeri, Sturgeon Bay, is the parent of a daughter born March 20, 2014, at Ministry Door County Medical Center, Sturgeon Bay. Maternal grandparent is Penny Salmeri, Sturgeon Bay.

Tim and Lerin Kazmierczak, Sturgeon Bay, are the parents of a son born March 18, 2014, at Ministry Door County Medical Center, Sturgeon Bay. Maternal grandparents are Larry and Bonnie Ryder, Morris, Ill. Paternal grandparents are Thomas Kazmierczak, Frankfort, Ill., and Tina Marie Kazmierczak, Algoma.


Howard and Patty Williamson will celebrate their 60th anniversary on Sunday, April 13, with an open house from 2 to 4 pm at Zion United Methodist Church, Fish Creek.

Celebrating Bill Reinhard

The family of Bill Reinhard is holding a memorial service and celebration of his life on Saturday, April 12. Reinhard died Jan. 30, 2014, at the age of 81. The memorial service will be held at Sister Bay Moravian Church at 10:30 am on April 12, followed by a luncheon and polka band at Alexander’s in Fish Creek.


Ruth H. Morrison

Oct. 7, 1929 – March 25, 2014

Ruth Helen Morrison, 84, of Sturgeon Bay died at Ministry Door County Medical Center on March 25, 2014. Funeral Services will be 11 am Friday, March 28, at Forbes Funeral Home, Sturgeon Bay, with the Rev. Russ May officiating. Burial will be in Hainesville Cemetery. Friends may call after 10 am Friday until time of services.

Rev. Ryan R. Schlicht

Nov. 27, 1985 – March 23, 2014

Rev. Ryan Robert Schlicht, 28, died on March 23, 2014, after a brief illness. Ryan graduated from Sturgeon Bay High School in 2004. Ryan’s first divine call to the ministry was to St. Paul Lutheran Church in Clintonville, Wis. Funeral services were held March 27 at St. Peters Lutheran Church, Sturgeon Bay and also in Clintonville at St. Paul Lutheran Church at 1 pm on Friday, March 28. Friends may call in Clintonville at the church on Friday from 11 am until the time of service.

Robert A. Jess

Jan. 1, 1938 – March 20, 2014

Robert Alton Jess, 76, of Sturgeon Bay, died at the Gathering CBRF on March 20, 2014. Bob served his country and retired from the U.S. Coast Guard. Memorial services will be announced at a later date.