Life Notes


Amanda Basten and Lance Gunnlaugsson, Sturgeon Bay, are the parents of a son born May 8, 2014, at Ministry Door County Medical Center, Sturgeon Bay. Maternal grandparents are Lisa and Dan Basten, Green Bay. Paternal grandparents are Mark and Karla Gunnlaugsson, Green Bay, and the late Roberta Rubens.


Northeast Wisconsin Technical College Sturgeon Bay campus held its graduation ceremony May 7 at 6 pm at the Stone Harbor Resort & Conference Center.

Eighteen students graduated with highest honors, and eight with honors. Five are members of the Phi Theta Kappa honor society (*). Graduates are listed below.

Administrative Professional

Holly Thomsen

Accounting Assistant

Kym Reed

Business Management

Nicoleta Laura Dobre*

Business Management with Global Business

David McNamara

Business Management with Supply Chain

Volodymyr Gannik

Computer Support Specialist – IT

Carrie Olson

Hotel and Restaurant Management

Keith Pillsbury

Andrew Smith

Office Professional

Jillian Clark

Nataly Torres Huerta

Health Information Technology

Gina Grosshuesch

Medical Assistant

Taylor Kohl

Nursing – Associate Degree

Ashlee Brown

Jennifer Champeau

Stacie Jacquet*

Sarah Katzbeck

Kendall LeCloux

Angela McGinn

Annette Mendolla

Wendy Olson*

Dawn Picton, *

Karissa Pribyl

Cayla Thiry

Jennifer Tingerthal

Practical Nursing

Jennifer Brown

Rene Farah

Joanna Gnabasik

Jamie Kasten

Laura McMillan*

Stacy Netzer

Katarzyna Oniszczuk Rogers

Brooke Sommers

Katie Stanko

Ashley Wisecup

Diesel and Heavy Equipment Technician

Joseph Adler

Eric Burich

Andrew Burish

Travis Defere

Jared Flesch

Jacob La Crosse

Dustin Lateyice

Matthew Manske

Jordan Saray

Adam Simondsen

Mitchel Theys

Shelby Wautier

Dillon Witczak

Diesel Equipment Technology

Eric Burich

Kevin Hunkel

Caleb Petersen

Nicholas Weidner


Robert Ernest Delfosse

Dec. 24, 1929 – May 13, 2014

Robert Ernest Delfosse, 84, of Sturgeon Bay, formerly of Brussels, died May 13, 2014, at Anna’s HealthCare. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10 am Saturday, May 17, 2014, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Sturgeon Bay, with burial in the Nicolet Memorial Gardens Mausoleum in the town of Scott (Green Bay). Friends may call from 3 until 8 pm, Friday, May 16, at Huehns Funeral Home, Sturgeon Bay. There will be a parish wake service held at 7:30 pm Friday evening, at the funeral home. Visitation continues at the church from 9 am until the time of Mass. Online condolences and guestbook signing at

Dorothy M. Ault

Dec. 15, 1920 – May 11, 2014

Dorothy Mae Knight was born in Dallas, Texas, on Dec. 15, 1920. Dorothy died peacefully in her sleep on Mother’s Day. She was 93 years old. Dorothy’s wishes were for a simple sending away and suggested that, in lieu of flowers, friends may want to donate to the Scandia Care Center Building Campaign in Sister Bay. A celebration of her life was held at Shepherd of the Bay Lutheran Church in Ellison Bay on May 15, 2014.