Life Notes


Stephanee and Jim McGowan, Algoma, are the parents of a son beon on Nov. 5, 2014, at Ministry Door County Medical Center, Sturgeon Bay. Maternal grandparents are Marlee and Nick Edlebeck, Forestville, and Kevin Strandell, Algoma. Paternal grandparent is Michael McGowan, Marinette.


Elizabeth “Betty” Florence Bauldry

Elizabeth “Betty” Florence Bauldry, 90, formerly of Sturgeon Bay, died Nov. 22, 2014, at her daughter’s home in Paducah, KY. A Mass of Christian Burial is being planned for Nov. 29 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Sturgeon Bay. Huehns Funeral Home of Sturgeon Bay is assisting the Bauldry family with arrangements. Condolences and guestbook signing may be offered on Betty’s tribute page at

June A. Dongoski

Dec. 9, 1915 – Nov. 22, 2014

Arrangements are pending with

Bruce W. Anderson

Jan. 6, 1945 – Nov. 22, 2014

Arrangements are pending for a memorial service. Plans will be available in several days.

Everett William Roberts

Feb. 15, 1931 – Nov. 20, 2014

Everett William Roberts, 83, of the town of Sevastopol, died Nov. 20, 2014, at Bellin Hospital in Green Bay with his family at his side. Funeral arrangements are pending at this time and have been entrusted to the care of Huehns Funeral Home in Sturgeon Bay. Condolences and guestbook signing may be offered on Everett’s tribute page at

Robert “Bob” Shefchik

March 15, 1945 – Nov. 18, 2014

Robert “Bob” Shefchik, 69, of Sturgeon Bay and formerly of Kewaunee, a devoted husband, proud father, and doting grandfather, died peacefully on Nov. 18, 2014, after a five-year battle with pancreatic cancer. On March 31, 1978, he married Susan Lee Hessel in Kewaunee. Bob spent his career at Kewaunee Fabrication where he progressed from a shop welder to purchasing manager, retiring in 2008. Funeral services were held Nov. 24, 2014. Memorials may be directed to Door CANcer Inc. or the Kewaunee Scholarship Fund.

Julie Hanks

Feb. 2, 1966 – Nov. 18, 2014

Julie Hanks, 48, of Sturgeon Bay, died unexpectedly at her home on Nov. 18, 2014. She was born on February 2, 1966, in Wild Rose, Wis. Julie went to Southern Door High School. She was a member of the Jehovah’s Witness and her faith and hope for a better future was the center point of her life. A memorial service will be held at 7 pm Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014, at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, Sturgeon Bay. Visitation will be from 3 to 7 pm at Kingdom Hall.

John L. Hammel

Nov. 15, 1923 – Nov. 14, 2014

John L. Hammel, 90, of Sturgeon Bay and formerly of Waukesha, died Nov. 14, 2014, at Golden Living Center/Dorchester, where he had resided following a short illness. John served in the U.S. Army during WWII, from 1941-1946, and was a Purple Heart recipient, decorated after fighting in the famous Battle of the Bulge and suffering traumatic injury. He built his retirement home in Door County himself, even with two prosthetic legs showing what determination can accomplish. Private family services will be held at Wisconsin Memorial Park. Offer condolences at