Life Notes


Paula Ramirez and Antonio Hernandez, Sturgeon Bay, are the parents of a daughter born on Nov. 14, 2014, at Door Ministry Medical Center, Sturgeon Bay. Maternal grandparents are Fermina and Martin Ramirez, Green Bay. Paternal grandparents are Elodia Lopez and Osolio Hernandez, Mexico.

Lyndzi Eytcheson and Alexander Meverden, Algoma, are the parents of a daughter born on Nov. 11, 2014, at Door Ministry Medical Center, Sturgeon Bay. Maternal grandparents are the late Rebecca Eytcheson and Donald Blasier, Sturgeon Bay. Paternal grandparent is Trudee Meverden, Algoma.


Arvid Washburn Munson

Aug. 22, 1933 – Nov. 14, 2014

Arvid W. Munson, 81, of Fish Creek, died at home on Nov. 14, 2014. Lola, his wife of 60 years, daughters Linea (Mark) Edwards and Menina (Mike) Ferguson, granddaughters Katie, Ashley, Kelley and Carolyn, sister Carolyn (Jerry) Berkstresser, brother-in-law Guy (Dorie) Bush, and many nieces and nephews survive him. A committed volunteer, he served on the boards of Help of Door County and Door County Community Foundation; received The Clearing Hawthorn and Butternut awards; a member of the Ephraim Gibraltar Airport Commission; past Commodore of the Ephraim Yacht Club. There will be a gathering next year in his memory.

Daniel Frederick Carmody

Nov. 15, 1936 – Nov. 11, 2014

Daniel Frederick Carmody, 76, Jacksonport, died Nov. 11, 2014, at Golden Living Center-Dorchester in Sturgeon Bay. A graveside service was held Nov. 15 at Lakeview Cemetery, Jacksonport. Huehns Funeral Home & Cremation Services of Sturgeon Bay assisted the Carmody family with arrangements. Condolences and guestbook signing may be offered on Dan’s tribute page at

James C. Serkland

Oct. 8, 1939 – Nov. 11, 2014

Sister Bay resident James Chester (“Jim”) Serkland, 75, died peacefully on Nov. 11, 2014. Jim was born Oct. 8, 1939, in Fargo, N.D. Jim was a lawyer in Chicago for more than 45 years in the field of Workman’s Compensation Law. He was a very passionate trial attorney who successfully litigated numerous cases before the Illinois Supreme Court. A memorial service was held on Nov. 16, 2014 at Shepherd of the Bay Lutheran Church, Ellison Bay. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Shepherd of the Bay Lutheran Church, 11836 Wisconsin Hwy. 42, Ellison Bay, WI, 54210.

Glenn Robert Gerber

Sept. 12, 1944 – Nov. 11, 2014

Glenn Robert Gerber, 70, of Sturgeon Bay, died Nov. 11, 2014, at home surrounded by family. Glenn taught art for Racine Unified for 32 years. Upon retirement, Glenn and Marty, his wife, moved to Door County to focus on their art, to fish, and to travel the world. A celebration of his life will be announced at a later date and held this coming spring. In lieu of flowers, memorial remembrances may be directed to The Miller Art Museum in Sturgeon Bay or to your favorite charity.

Erik Paul Witalison

April 20, 1988 – Nov. 10, 2014

Erik Paul Witalison, 26, Sturgeon Bay, died Nov. 10, 2014. Huehns Funeral Home & Cremation Services of Sturgeon Bay is assisting the Witalison family. He graduated from Sevastopol High School in 2006. Erik went on to study Automotive Technology at Northeastern Wisconsin Technical College in Green Bay. He worked as a mechanical pipefitter for Bay Shipbuilding Co. since 2008. Erik was a proud member of Boilermaker Union Local 449. Condolences and sharing of memories may be offered on Erik’s tribute page at