Life Notes


Crista and Mark Kochanski, Jacksonport, are the parents of a girl born on Sept. 29, 2014, at Ministry Door County Medical Center, Sturgeon Bay. Maternal grandparents are Shelly Larson, Jacksonport, and Crist Larson, Marinette. Paternal grandparents are Arlene and Thomas Kochanski, Greendale, Wis.

Cody and Mikki Jeanquart, Luxemburg, are the parents of a boy born on Sept. 23, 2014, at Ministry Door County Medical Center, Sturgeon Bay. Maternal grandparents are Lou and Sheri Surfus, Sturgeon Bay. Paternal grandparents are Rob and Vickie Jeanquart, Luxemburg.


Ethel Eileen Kugler

Oct. 5, 1925 – Sept. 29, 2014

Ethel Eileen Kugler, 88, of Sturgeon Bay, died on Sept. 29, 2014, at Golden Living Center-Dorchester. She married John Kugler on Oct. 28, 1944. They celebrated 65 years of marriage until his death on July 3, 2010. A memorial service will be held at 11 am Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014, at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Sturgeon Bay. Burial will be at Bayside Cemetery. Visitation will be from 10 am until the time of services at the church. Online condolences may be offered at

Mary Elizabeth DeLair

April 7, 1947 – Sept. 25, 2014

Mary Elizabeth DeLair, 67, of Sturgeon Bay, died Sept. 25, 2014, at Golden Living Center – Dorchester. A funeral service to honor Mary’s life will be held at noon, Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014, at Huehns Funeral Home, Sturgeon Bay with Pastor Russell May officiating. Mary will be laid to rest in Bayside Cemetery. Visitation will be held at Huehns Funeral Home on Saturday from 10 am until the time of service. Condolences, sharing of memories, and guestbook signing may be offered on Mary’s tribute page at

Allen J. Englebert

Aug. 26, 1961 – Sept. 25, 2014

Allen J. Englebert, 53, of Allentown, Penn., died on Sept. 25, 2014. He was born in Algoma, Wis., and is the son of Roy and Joyce (Tebon) Englebert, Forestville. Allen attended Texas A&M University and was employed by the brokerage firm of Morgan Stanley for the past 24 years. He is survived by his parents, son Andrew, daughter Sarah, sister Suzanne, and brother Christopher. The Mass of Christian Burial was held Sept. 29, 2014, in Allentown. A gravesite burial service will be held at Holy Name of Mary Catholic Church, Maplewood, Wis.

Gary L. Straub

Sept. 21, 1951 – Sept. 25, 2014

Gary Straub, 63, of Sister Bay, died Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014. Gary had a passion for music, especially jazz, and looked forward to concerts at the Door Community Auditorium, where he proudly served on the Board of Directors for five years. A visitation will take place at St. Rosalia’s Church, Sister Bay, from 11:30 am until 1 pm on Sunday, Oct. 5. A mass will be held at 1 pm. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations in his name be made to DOOR CANcer INC, P.O. Box 423, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235. Online registration and condolences may be made at

Lois F. Christensen

March 3, 1928 – Sept. 22, 2014

Lois F. Christensen, 86, of Sturgeon Bay, died Sept. 22, 2014, at the Skilled Nursing Facility of Ministry Door County Medical Center. Lois was an accomplished watercolor artist. She owned and operated her gallery and store near the Settlement Shops in Sister Bay for more than 25 years. The family would like to especially thank those who cared for her at the Skilled Nursing Facility and treated her like your own family, and to all those who kindly stopped to visit with her. Sign online guestbook and offer condolences at

Patricia Ann Rondeau

March 6, 1930 – Sept. 19, 2014

Patricia Ann Rondeau, 84, loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend died on September 19, 2014. She was under the expert loving care of Tom, her husband, and her daughters, Mary Jane and Kate. A service in honor of Patricia’s life will take place at Holy Nativity Episcopal Church at 11 am on Oct. 18. The time and date will be available soon. The family prefers memorials in Patricia’s name to be given to the Unity Hospice in Sturgeon Bay.