Obituary: Elsie Friday

Aug. 21, 1945 – Jan. 3, 2020

Elsie Friday, 74, of Sturgeon Bay died at her home.

She was born in Kiel to Frank and Matilda (Schicker) Broeckel. Elsie attended Sevastopol School. She married Ron Friday at St. Peter’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Sturgeon Bay. She enjoyed playing cards and solving puzzles. Elsie was an avid Elvis Presley fan and collector.

She will be missed by her son, Jesse Friday of Golden, Colorado; dear friend of 38 years, Kenneth A. Smith of West Jacksonport, and his family, Kandie (Mike) Skippon of West Jacksonport [and their children, Brandi Pumphrey and Amanda Skippon], and Lorie (Mike) Orthober of Egg Harbor [and their children, Joe Orthober and Susie Haen]; two granddaughters, Nicki Griffin and Linzy Storm; six great-grandchildren; two brothers and one sister, Glen Roy and Elroy, and Delores (Robert) Weber; and brother-in-law, Rob Robison of Sturgeon Bay.

Elsie was preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Penny Friday; and sister and two brothers, Terry Robison, and Leo and Danny.

A funeral service will be held Monday, Jan. 13, 2 pm, at Huehns Funeral Home in Sturgeon Bay, with Pastor Peter Lindemann officiating. Burial will follow in Zion Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery in West Jacksonport.

Visitation will be held January 13, 12-1:50 pm, at Huehns Funeral Home.

Expressions of sympathy, memories and photos of Elsie can be shared through her tribute page at

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