Obituary: Valentina Vakselis

September 17, 1945 ~ October 21, 2021

Valentina Vakselis, 76 years, formerly of Sturgeon Bay, died Thursday, October 21, 2021 as the result of a motor vehicle/pedestrian accident near her home in Port Richie, FL as she was crossing the street.

She was born September 17, 1945 in Belorussia, Russia the daughter of the late Mihailovich and Olga Kavtsevich. Valentina received her Master’s in Teaching and worked in education most of her life. She was married to Aleksas Vakselis. He preceded her in death in 1999. They had lived in Sturgeon Bay, and Green Bay. She retired to Florida 10 years ago.

Survivors include her two sons, Michael Vakselis of Green Bay and Yuri Vakselis of Key West, FL; grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday November 2, 2021 at Huehns Funeral Home in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin. Burial will follow at Bayside Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home on Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service at 11:00 a.m.

Huehns Funeral Home, Inc. in Sturgeon Bay is assisting the Vakselis family. Expressions of sympathy, memories and photos of Valentina may be shared with her family through her tribute page at