Obituary: Lisa Cofrin

April 12, 1955 – March 23, 2020

Lisa Cofrin, 64, of Sturgeon Bay died suddenly at her home. She was born in Sturgeon Bay to Gilbert and Joan (DeBroux) Cofrin. 

Lisa graduated from Southern Door High School and the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in business.  In 1981, she began her career at Therma-Tron-X and worked there for 38 years. 

Lisa was a member of the Sturgeon Bay Yacht Club and served on its board as its commodore for two terms. She was a lifelong member of Bay View Lutheran Church, where she served on the altar guild for 16 years and as an usher on Saturday nights for 12 years. She also served on the church council, the personnel committee and as vice president of the council for two years.

In her spare time, Lisa enjoyed crocheting, knitting, reading, traveling, cheering on the Packers and spending time with family and friends.

She is survived by her brother, Tom (Lori) Cofrin of Sturgeon Bay; her nephew and nieces, John (Lauren) Cofrin, Katie (Tommy) Hobart, and Kelly (Rick) Alonzo; five great-nieces: Ella Alonzo, Nora Hobart, Natalie Hobart, Nina Hobart, and Lucy Cofrin; one great-nephew, Oskar Cofrin; and very special friend, Rick Webber.

Lisa was preceded in death by her parents and her grandparents, Charles and Alice Cofrin and Felix and Gebora DeBroux.

Private family services will be conducted at the Forbes Funeral Home, with burial at Hainesville Cemetery. A celebration of her life will be conducted at the Sturgeon Bay Yacht Club in the near future. 

Memorials may be directed to Bay View Lutheran Church or the Door County Humane Society. Online condolences, pictures, memories and videos can be shared on her tribute page at

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