Obituaries Archives for 2017-12

Dorothea Mann


By Forbes Funeral Home


Dorothea M. Mann (Nitschke), 78, of Sturgeon Bay, passed away suddenly on December 29, 2017 in Appleton, Wisconsin while visiting her daughters and their families.

Dorothea was born in 1939 in Glogau, Germany, shortly after the outbreak of WWII.  She and her family made their way to Rostrop Germany in 1947 as refugees.  Here, she continued school and began her career as a tailor.  In her youth as a girl scout, her family remembers her as always on the go with no fear of trying new things.  In 1962, she traveled to Chicago to serve as an au pair and to advance her English fluency.  There she met and married Stephen C. Mann in 1964.  By 1970, Steve and Dorothea settled in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin where they raised their 5 children.  Dorothea found Sturgeon Bay to be the greatest place on earth to raise her family.  She was a member of Corpus Christi Parish where she found peace and joy in her community.

Dorothea was fiercely loyal to her family.  She dedicated her life to raising her children and seeing them through their education.  More recently, she cared for her husband as he coped with Parkinson's until the time of his death in June, 2017.

She could sew virtually anything: costumes for the Sturgeon Bay High School Swing Choir, prom and wedding dresses, christening gowns, riding suits, and all sorts of specialty clothing.  She often wondered what it would look like if we could put all her sewing projects in one place...we are quite sure her works would fill a stadium.  Her hands were always busy, even in retirement. She put every scrap of fabric to good use while pursuing an intense quilting hobby.  The incalculable love she poured into her hand-stitched creations encapsulate the care she continuously put toward bringing family and friends closer together.

Besides sewing, Dorothea worked at the Bailey's Harbor Yum Yum Tree and also at the Sturgeon Bay Econo Foods for many years.  Her love of family picnics and these jobs helped her perfect her potato salad and her well-loved apple pies.  She would bake "a few" cookies and always come with a heaping plate to visit her families.

Dorothea, known to all as Omi, was straightforward, efficient, practical, and above all, loving.  Her experience growing up in post-world war Germany kept her full of hope and optimism.  A smile and a laugh was never far from her lips.  She was generous with her thoughts and time, always providing words of wisdom to her children and grandchildren.  Omi had a warm heart and always made friends and family feel welcome and loved. Keeping in touch was very important to Omi. Either in person, by a long email, or handwritten card, Omi never missed a holiday or birthday.

Omi is survived by her children, Stephen and Laura Mann; Margret Mann and James Coenen, Gwendolyn and Thomas Bomann, Christopher and Jennifer Mann and Fr. Quentin Mann; who will miss her dearly.  She is further survived by her grandchildren, Nicholas (Kaitlyn), Stephanie, David, Susannah, Lydia, Vivian, Blake, Forrest, Evelyn, Sarah, August and Alyssa and two great-grandchildren, Olivia and Fletcher.  Brothers-in-law, Forrest Mann, Frederick Mann and Charles Beasley.  In Germany, Dorothea is survived by one sister, Gertrud and many wonderful cousins, including Klaus Benndorf who was visiting from Germany at the time of her death.

Dorothea was proceeded in death by her husband, Stephen, six months and one day prior.  Many loved family and friends have gone before her as well.  Omi's sudden passing has caught many of us off guard.  She will be missed in so many ways.

A mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 am Friday, January 5, 2018 at Corpus Christi Church.  Her son Father Quentin Mann will celebrate the mass, with Father Anthony Birdsall doing the homily.  Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery.   Friends may call at the Forbes Funeral Home on Thursday from 4-7 pm and at the church on Friday from 10 am until the time of service.

Carol Krueger



By Schinderle Funeral Home


Carol E. Krueger, 76, Forestville, died Friday, Dec. 29, 2017 at the Door County Medical Center.  She was born November 11, 1941 in Algoma, to Leonard and Leone (Krueger) Schley.

Carol was a graduate from the Algoma High School.  After high school she worked as a secretary at Plumbers Woodworking for many years.  Carol enjoy her precious time with her family and friends, cooking and baking.  She was a member of St. Peter's Lutheran Church, the Altar Guild Society and was a Sunday School teacher at St. Peter's for many years.

Carol married Donald Krueger at St. John's Church in Rankin on April 14, 1967.

She is survived by her husband Donald, one son Todd (Janice) Krueger, Luxemburg; one granddaughter Katie, her brother Bob (Nila) Schley, Forestville and many nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by her parents.

Family and friends may gather at St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Forestville, Monday January 1, 2018 from 9:00 AM until the time of services at 11:00 AM with Rev. Dr. Christopher Jackson officiating.  Burial will take place at St. Peter's Cemetery.

The SCHINDERLE FUNERAL HOME, Algoma, assisted the family with arrangements.

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Louis C. Williams, Jr.


By Huehns Funeral Home


 Louis Clair Williams, Jr., 77, of Sturgeon Bay, WI, passed away peacefully in his home in the Town of Sevastopol, Wednesday morning, December 27, 2017 with his wife, Mary, at his side.


     He was born November 7, 1940 in Huntington, IN, the son of the late Louis Clair Williams, Sr. and Marian Eileen (Bowers) Williams. Lou graduated from Redford High School in Detroit, MI in 1959 and went on to earn a degree in Education from Eastern Michigan University in Ypsilanti, MI in 1963.


     He was united in marriage to Mary Clare Moster on October 4, 1987 in Chicago, IL.


     Lou's entire professional career was devoted to public relations. In 1985, he founded L.C. Williams & Associates (LCWA), a Chicago-based PR firm, built upon his ideals and experience in research, training, and strategic public relations. His goal was to offer the insight and creativity of a large PR firm with the attentiveness and devotion one would expect from a smaller firm. Under his leadership, the firm acquired several other well-respected PR agencies and became one of the top 10 independent PR firms in Chicago and one of the top 70 independent firms in United States. Lou retired in 2009 after selling LCWA to his employees. The firm has remained a leader in public relations, still providing service based on the principles he instilled.


     Lou served as Chairman of the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) and was selected a Fellow, the highest honor the organization bestows. He authored Communication Research, Measurement and Evaluation: A Practical Guide for Communicators, an IABC bestseller. He was also a Fellow of the Institute for Public Relations (IPR) and its Measurement Commission.


     Lou's love of sailing lead him to discover Sturgeon Bay, WI, a place he first sailed into and fell in love with on a three-month singlehanded voyage in 1996. He and Mary built their home there in 1999 and became full-time residents in 2008. Lou was a private pilot and loved flying his Cessna T210 from his base at Cherryland Airport in Nasewaupee on trips from coast to coast and into Mexico and Canada. He also was an avid traveler and adventured around the world with Mary. Lou's greatest passion, though, was wood turning. What began as a hobby in his basement utility room twelve years ago developed into an art that inspired and fulfilled him. When he was no longer able to turn, Lou was delighted to see his equipment and supplies acquired by Michael Doerr, a nationally-recognized woodworker from Sturgeon Bay, who shares his love of the natural beauty of wood.


     Lou's creativity will live on both professionally and through the works of art he crafted and shared with others. He will be deeply missed by his wife, Mary of Sturgeon Bay; his two daughters and one son, Terri (Eric) Prophet of Santa Barbara, CA, L. Bradley (Barbara) Williams of Wakarusa, KS and Lisa (Ed McMahon) Williams of Algonquin, IL; five grandchildren, Tristen DeShazer, Drew, Dillon, and Natasha Williams, and Liam McMahon; sister, Vikki (Dennis) Hubbard of Saline, MI; other relatives; colleagues; and friends.


     His life will be celebrated by family in January of 2018.


     Interment will be in the Bayside Cemetery columbarium.


     Memorials may be given in Lou's honor to Birch Creek Music Performance Center (P.O. Box 230, Egg Harbor, WI 54209) or Unity Hospice (2366 Oak Ridge Circle, De Pere, WI 54115).


     The family wishes to express heartfelt thanks to the staff of Unity Hospice for the compassionate care given to Lou over the past four months.


     Huehns Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Sturgeon Bay, WI is assisting with arrangements. Expressions of sympathy, memories, and photos of Lou may be shared with his family through his tribute page at


Janice I. Haucke


By McMahon Funeral Home


Janice I. Vandenhouten-Haucke, 85 of Luxemburg, died early Friday morning, December 29, 2017.

She was born on April 22, 1932 in Walhain to the late Frank and Irene (Wilquet) Ravet. She graduated from Luxemburg High School. On November 28, 1951 Janice married Bernard Vandenhouten. He preceded her in death July 07, 1983. On July 25, 2003, Janice married Miles E. Haucke at St. Mary Church, Luxemburg.

Janice was employed with a papermill in Green Bay and had farmed with Bernard. She was a member of the Ralph Kline American Legion Auxiliary Unit 262, Luxemburg and a member of the Christian Mother Society of St. Mary Church in Luxemburg.

Survivors include her husband, Miles; six step-children, Suzanne (Kent) Beckmann, Scott (Mary) Haucke, all of Algoma; Kelly (Tracy) Haucke, Beaver Dam; Robert (Rachel) Haucke, Randall (Special friend, Tracy) Haucke, all of Sturgeon Bay; eleven step-grandchildren, Jessica (Devin) Welhouse, Katie Beckmann, Brett Beckmann, Laura Beckmann, Samantha Haucke, Cody Haucke, Cole Haucke, Ethan Haucke, Rose Marie Haucke, Kathy Santy, Bryan Santy; three step-great-grandchildren, Jayce, Aubree and Kimibly; one brother and two sisters in law, John (Betty) Ravet, Sugarbush; DeWayne Ravet, Green Bay; brothers in law and sisters in law, Bertha Delveaux, Luxemburg; Verna May (Elmer) Frisque, New Franken; Jean Haucke, Algoma; Mavis Duerst, Sturgeon Bay; Dennis (Nancy) Haucke, Algoma; nieces and nephews.

Janice was preceded in death by, her parents, her father in law and mother in law, Edwin and Rennie (Vandevelde) Vandenhouten; one sister and one brother in law, Carol and Lloyd Cravillion; one brother, Jim Ravet; three brothers in law, Elmer Delveaux, Wayne Haucke and Wayne Duerst; one step-son, Jeff Haucke.

Friends may call at St. Mary Church, Luxemburg, 4:00 to 7:00 pm on Tuesday, January 02, 2018.

Closing combined Ralph Kline American Legion Auxiliary Unit 262 memorial service and St. Mary Christian Mother Rosary at 7:00 pm on Tuesday.

Visitation will continue between 9:30 and 10:45 am at St. Mary Church, Luxemburg on Wednesday, January 03, 2017.

Funeral 11:00 am on Wednesday at the church with Rev. Milton Suess officiating.

Burial in St. Martin Cemetery, Tonet.

McMAHON FUNERAL HOME, LUXEMBURG is assisting the family.

Donald C. Friex


By Forbes Funeral Home

Donald C. Friex, 86, of Sturgeon Bay, passed away on Dec. 28, 2017 at Door County Medical Center.  He was born Dec. 7, 1931 in Sturgeon Bay to Clement and Laura (DeBaker) Friex. He served his country in the U.S. Army and was a lifelong resident of Door County.


On Sept. 13, 1958 he married Cleda Jean Columb in Brussels.  He and Jean farmed in the Town of Nasewaupee for many years.   His greatest enjoyment was spending time with his horses and dogs.


Survivors include his wife Jean, a daughter Cathy (Thad) Ash, Sturgeon Bay; 2 grandchildren Ashley (Erik) Cordier, DePere, and Aaron (Ashlianne) Ash, Little Chute and 2 great-grandbabies to arrive in 2018; his sister Marion Klapatch, Sturgeon Bay; brothers-in-laws and sisters-in-law, Ken Seigworth, Marjorie Columb, Dale and Pat Columb.  He was preceded in death by his parents, sister Ceil May, brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, James and Bernadine Massart, Darrell Columb, Pat Seigworth, Delbert Klapatch and Virgil May.


Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018 at Holy Name of Mary Church in Maplewood with the Rev. Carl Schmitt and the Rev. Anthony Birdsall concelebrating.  Burial will be in the church cemetery.  Friends may call at the church from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service.  Forbes Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


Special thanks to the staffs of the Skilled Nursing Home and Door County Medical Center for the wonderful care and support.

Peter Leslie Wyatt


By Care Memorial Cremation


Peter Leslie Wyatt, 80 of Lemont, Illinois died in the small hours on the morning of 26 December 2017, Boxing Day in England.


He was born on 20 September 1937 in Bristol, Somerset, England, UK to the late Leslie Charles Cowley and Dorothy May (Davey) Wyatt.


Peter joined Her Majesty's Royal Navy at HMS St. Vincent in Gosport as a boy seaman at the age of 15.  The Royal Navy showed him the world by sea for nine years.  Many friends made during these times include his shipmates at the Royal Naval College of HMS St. Vincent in Gosport (1953-1953), HMNB Devonport (1953-1961), HMS Indefatigable (1954-1954), HMS Veryan Bay (1954-1955), HMS Osprey (1956-1956), HMS Adamant (1956-1957), HMS Termagant (1956-1957), HMS Tenby (1957-1959), HMS Vernon (1959-1959), HMS St. Bride's Bay (1959-1961), and HMS Terror (1961-1961).  Peter was a proficient sonar operator and enjoyed many exotic postings including the Caribbean Sea, North Sea, Antarctic Ocean, South China Sea and Mediterranean.


Returning to England in 1961, Peter trained for and became a telecommunications engineer.  He resumed his world travels as a British ex-patriot with employment in the Middle East and Europe.  In 1981, the British Institute of Management admitted Peter as a member of the Institute.  Shortly after that, the US company, Motorola, enticed him to the USA, only to send him to work in Saudi Arabia!  He maintained the friendships with other ex-pats after they dispersed to Wales and South Carolina.


He eventually moved to the United States and became a US citizen, retaining his British citizenship.  Peter met his wife, Victoria in 1997 in Chicago and they married in 2001. Among their close friends in Chicago are Virginia Barry, Eduardo and Susan Cotillas, Ellen Benodin and Sue Roberts.  He retired to Door County, Wisconsin in 2001 where Peter exercised his passions for photography and the sea (Lake Michigan).  Peter and Victoria opened Wyatt's Gallery in 2004 in Sturgeon Bay and soon moved the gallery to their home in Sevastopol.  Also in 2004, Peter and Victoria began refit of a 1982 Catalina 38, S/V Kipper which they launched in 2005 and enjoyed many beautiful sailing trips. They joined the Door County League of Women Voters, Safe Lawns of Door County, Door County Buy Local, Door Property Owners, Door County Environmental Council, Crossroads at Big Creek and Clean Water Action Council and together were active in promoting and defending political, social and environmental justice.



In 2015, Peter and Victoria said farewell to their many friends in Door County, including Don and Julie Sarter, Harry and Judy Porter, John and Sara Wagner, the Groeschl/Days, Egelands, Faustinis, Fitzgeralds, Grauls, Goettlemans (many), Hitzmans, Kohouts, Kudicks, Pohs, Senarighis, Sigmanns, Skares, Utesches, and so many more kind and generous people who brightened everyone's lives by their thoughtfulness.  Peter and Victoria moved to Lemont, Illinois, where they immediately met the neighbors and made new friends in the MacDonalds, Nizioleks and the Luces.  Peter is survived by his loving friend of 20 years and devoted wife of 17 years, Victoria L. Cerinich.


In Bournemouth, England, survivors include his daughters Tracey (Ian) Rockett and Stephanie (Graham) Meredith, his four grandsons Phillip and Liam Rockett and Brandon and Ryan Meredith.


Also in England, are his half-brother Richard (Valerie) Wyatt, their children including his close niece Selena and their grandchildren.  Living in Canada are his half-sisters Anne Leslie-Howard and Vivien Rose and his close great-nephew Tyrone (Ranjit) O'Neill and the four boys, Owen, Liam, Ciaron, Gavin and their two daughters Keira and Maeve.


Peter is survived by many aunts and uncles, cousins, nephews and nieces of both the Wyatt and Davey families living around the globe.


Per Peter's request, private services will take place at Care Memorial Cremation, Romeoville, IL on 29 December 2017, with cremation to follow immediately.


Audrey R. Krautkramer


By Schinderle Funeral Home

Audrey R. Krautkramer, 84, Algoma, passed away peacefully at home, Wednesday, December 27, 2017.  She was born March 7, 1933 in Algoma to Edward and Arkaileen (Braun) Cesar.


Audrey graduated from the Algoma High School and the Door Kewaunee County Normal Teaching School.  She got her Bachelor of Science Degree from University of Oshkosh.


Audrey starting teaching right out of college and taught at one or two room country schools for about nine years.  She then taught at St. Mary Catholic Church for one year and ended her teaching career at the Algoma Elementary School with 22 years of teaching.  She taught a total of 32 years, retiring in 1990.


Audrey married Sylvester Krautkramer in Dyckesville on December 27, 1954.  Sylvester preceded her in death on July 1, 1998


Audrey was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church, a volunteer for the Algoma Visitors Center and the Historical Society.  She did many interviews with people for the Historical Society.


She is survived by her four children, Blaise Krautkramer, Algoma; Camille (Joseph) Possehl, Fond du Lac; Carol (Charles) Hutter, Algoma; and Joel (Kathy) Krautkramer, Algoma; seven grandchildren, Kathrine Krautkramer (fiance' Michael Bauer),  Elyse (Brett) Kuhn, Tim (Callie) Possehl, Ann Possehl, Toni (Mike) Jorgenson, Andrew (Amy) Krautkramer and Susan (Allen) Salzsieder, 10 great grandchildren, Audrey's siblings, Rose Marie Nell, Stephanie (Bill) Calmes, John (Joyce) Cesar, Charlotte (Gary) Kirchman, Esther Hopkins and Reuben Cesar, sister-in-law Kay Cesar, many nieces and nephews.   She was preceded in death by her husband Sylvester, two brothers Lloyd and Michael Cesar and sister-in-law Debbie Cesar.


Family and friends may gather at St. Mary Catholic Church, Wednesday January 3, 2018 from 9 AM until the Mass of Christian Burial at 11 AM with Rev. Peter Stryker officiating.  Burial at a later date in the Evergreen Cemetery.


In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to a Veterans Organization of your choice in Audrey's memory.

Mae Lillian Jeanquart

By McMahon Funeral Home

Mae Lillian Jeanquart, 87, Brussels, WI passed away on Tuesday, December 26, 2017 surrounded by her loving husband of 67 years, Harold, and their five daughters.  Mae was born in Sturgeon Bay to the late Charles and Lillian (Oldenburg) Soukup on May 05, 1930.  She graduated from Sturgeon Bay High School in 1949.  Mae met the love of her life, Harold Jeanquart, and they married on June 07, 1950.  Together they ran the Jeanquart family farm in the town of Union for over 40 years. Even with her hard work and tending to her family she always made time for baking, especially Belgian Pies, gardening, polka dancing and  spending time with her grandchildren.  Mae loved and followed the Lord through St. Mary of the Snow Parish in Namur, Faith Alive in Sturgeon Bay and most recently and currently, Stewards of Grace Ministries, Namur.


Mae will be deeply missed by her husband, Harold, and their five daughters, Barb (Chris) Derenne, Luxemburg; Sandy (Bill) VanBeaver, Brussels; Debbie (Greg) Lake, Green Bay; Terri (Jerry) Agamaite, Patti (Dan) Bouchonville, all of Luxemburg; her grandchildren, Scott (Michelle) Derenne, Ryan (Nikki) Derenne, Tanya (Tony) Zwick, Tara (Cory) Pierre, Tasha (Jerald) Malvitz, Travis (Sarah) Lake, Sara Lake, Amber (Rob) Paul, Justin (special friend Jenny) Bouchonville, Jesse (Rebecca) Bouchonville; 15 great-grandchildren and baby girl Bouchonville arriving in Spring.  She is further survived by one brother and two sisters in law, Jim (Linda) Soukup, Sturgeon Bay; Charlotte Soukup, Green Bay; three sisters in law, Evelyn LeCloux, Forestville; Sister Claudette Jeanquart, Green Bay; Shirley LeCloux, Little Sturgeon; many nieces and nephews.


Mae was preceded in death by three brothers, Norman (Betty) Soukup, Raymond Soukup, Ben (Ann) Soukup; her only sister, June (Bill) Peters; brothers in law and sisters in law, Irene (George) Dufeck, Matilda (Ray) Ferron, Harry (Blanche) Jeanquart, Blanche (Louis) Cornette, Elmer (Dorothy) Jeanquart, Alvin (Della) Jeanquart, Marie (Wallace) LeCloux, Glory Ann (George) Vanness.


Friends may call at McMAHON FUNERAL HOME, LUXEMBURG, 3:00 to 7:00  on Friday, December 29, 2017.  Funeral service 7:00 pm at the funeral home with Pastors Darlene and Tom Athey and Pastor Jim Jeanquart. Entombment in the Shrine of the Good Shepherd Mausoleum, Green Bay.


Mae will always be remembered for her loving Heart, love of Christ and love of Family.

James Joseph Baudhuin


By Forbes Funeral Home


James Joseph Baudhuin, 81, of Namur, passed away at his home on December 26, 2017.  He was born May 23, 1936, in Namur to Julius and Hazel (Renier) Baudhuin.  In May of 1995, he married Deloris (Jadin) LaCrosse in Namur; she preceded him in death on March 8, 2016.

Jim worked at Schreiber's Food in Green Bay for 42 years and also farmed in Union for many years.  He enjoyed fishing, hunting up in northern Wisconsin, and bowling with his brother on numerous championship teams.  Jim also enjoyed watching all kinds of sports, especially the Packers, Brewers, Bucks, and Badgers.

Survivors include one sister, Jeannie (Jim) Wery, Duvall; one brother, Reggie (Nikki) Baudhuin, Namur; four nephews, Mike Wery, Kevin Wery, Jamie Wery (Lonnie), and Ryan (Jodi) Wery; one niece, Wanda (friend, Chuck); great-nieces and nephews, Melissa (Chris) Joppe, Nicole (Santosh) Tumkier, Ashley and Lexi Wery, Jackson and Austin Wery; four step-children, Karen (Joe) Adams, Boyceville, WI; Mike LaCrosse, Algoma; Jeff (fiancé, Kathy Ellenbecker) LaCrosse, Appleton; Vicki (fiancé, Mike Waedekin) Beck, Mukwonago, WI; step-grandchildren, step-great-grandchildren and in-laws.  He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife and a step-son, Rick LaCrosse.

Funeral services will be 11:30 a.m. Saturday, December 30, 2017, at St. Francis and St. Mary Parish in Brussels with Rev. Edward Looney officiating.  Burial will be in St. Mary of the Snow Cemetery.  Visitation will be at the church on Saturday from 9:30 am until the time of service.


Barbara Joyce Hansen


By Casperson Funeral Home


Barbara Joyce Christensen was born January 10th, 1933 in Kewaunee, Wisconsin to

Erma (nee Foss) and Truman Christensen. After her parents divorced, Barbara was raised on

Washington Island by her mother with the help of her grandfather, Matthew Foss and later, her

stepfather Conrad Andersen. She married Raymond Hansen on April 8th, 1948. They were

blessed with 67 years together, eight children, 20 grandchildren, and four great grandchildren

(with two more on the way). She was a lifelong member of Trinity Lutheran Church and with the

exception of a couple of years lived her whole life on the Island.

Barbara loved color and beauty and was wonderfully daring in her choice of clothing,

accessories and home decor. She had a flair and gift for how to "throw" things together whether

it was an outfit, flower bouquet, or holiday decorations. Many who watched Barbara "in action"

were awed by her ability to cook and bake delicious food without the aid of recipes, measuring

spoons or cups. She cooked wonderful meals for thousands of people during her lifetime, and

opened her home and holiday gatherings to newcomers and others who may have otherwise been


At age 13, Barbara drove herself to Roger Gunnerson's to get her driver's license. She

loved the independence driving gave her and its ability to keep her close to family and friends,

offering them help when needed. In addition to her role as a mother, homemaker and volunteer,

Barbara worked as a waitress, potato picker, and Avon representative. She kept books for

Hansen Oil, owned and operated the Feather Merchants/Barb's Boutique, managed Hansen's

Harbor House, and grew gorgeous flowers at Hansen's Greenhouse.

Through her life, Barbara grew into leadership roles in her family, community, and

church. She was a founding member of Island Players and the Washington Island Music Festival.

Barbara had a lifelong passion for music, singing in the Trinity Choir, Sunshine Singers,

Washington Island Music Festival chorus, and Door County Chamber Singers. Barbara also

spent many years traveling to Green Bay to sing in the Dudley Birder Chorale, and even traveled

to New York twice to perform with the group at Carnegie Hall. Barbara organized and directed

youth talent shows, the Trinity junior and youth choirs, performed beautiful solos at numerous

weddings and funerals and accompanied countless Scandinavian Dance practices/Festivals and

Trinity Church Services.

Barbara was a lifelong learner who was led by the Holy Spirit to seek personal wellness

and knowledge in all areas of her life. Due to her abiding faith in God's love and Jesus Christ as

her savior and friend, Barbara was able to journey through many difficult and trying life

experiences with grace and dignity including her Alzheimer's diagnosis.

In the later years, Barbara was very content to live life at a much slower pace, spending

time in her beautiful home surrounded by family and her cat, watching the clouds, playing her

piano, taking car rides, and attending events at the Red Barn and TPAC.

Barbara will be lovingly remembered by her daughters; Paula (Jeff) McDonald and

Shirley Hansen, her sons; Douglas (Pamela), Jens (Heidi), Daniel and Rich Hansen; her

grandchildren; Brian, Erik (Jackie), Matthew (Kate), Nicholas (Cynthia), Elizabeth, Mary,

Oliver, Patricia, Jesse, Johanna, Annabelle, and Garrett Hansen, Kerrie, Conrad, Raymond, and

Lillian McDonald, Anne (Andrew) Rainsford, Olivia and Julia Potter, and Michael Garza; her

great grandchildren; Emerson, Devan, and Lauren Hansen and loving nieces, nephews, relatives

and friends. Many close friends and relatives preceded Barbara in death including grandfather

Matthew Foss, mother and stepfather; Erma and Conrad Andersen, husband; Raymond Hansen,

daughter; Paula Faye, son; Michael and great granddaughter; Madison.

In lieu of flowers please consider giving memorials to the Red Barn, Trinity Lutheran

Church music ministry, Washington Island Music Festival or the Guatemala Medical Resources

Partnership (GMRP).

A musical tribute and celebration of Barbara's life will be performed at the TPAC at a

date to be announced.

Funeral Services will be held on Friday December 29, 2017 at Trinity Lutheran church of Washington Island 1t 11:00 A.M.
Visitation will be from 10:15 A.M. until time of the Service on Friday.
A luncheon and time of fellowship will follow the service at the church.

Roland R. Bochek

By Forbes Funeral Home

Roland R. Bochek, 89, of Sturgeon Bay, passed away on Dec. 24, 2017 at Bellin Hospital in Green Bay.  He was born April 15, 1928 in Valmy to Rudolph and Anna (Arbter) Bochek.  He served in the U. S. Army during World War II.  On October 17, 1953 he married Alois Polecheck, she preceded him in death on June 6, 1973.  On November 2, 1984, he married Judy (Schmiling) Kerscher at Maplewood.


Roland farmed in the Valmy area for many years.  He also worked as a foreman at Christi Corporation and Bayship Building for 42 winters.  Roland was a member of the Forestville-Maplewood Lions Club, the Door County Historical Society, a founding member of the N.E.W. Antique Power Association, the Bayship Building Retirees Club, and Holy Name of Mary Catholic Church.  He also enjoyed reading and working as docent at the Maritime Museum.


He was a gentle man who will be sadly missed by his wife of 33 years, his children, grandchildren, nieces, nephews and friends.


Survivors include his wife, Judy; his children, Ronald (Angela Billerbeck) Bochek, Ralph (Becky Gosser) Bochek, Karl Bochek, Julie Jennerjohn, all of Sturgeon Bay;  Judy's children, Debbie (Carl) Schmidt, Brussels; Susan (David) Nufer, Indiana; Anthony "Chip"  (Tammy) Kerscher, Fremont, WI; Jennifer (Mark) Skvara, Green Bay; grandchildren, Jery Bochek, Randy Bochek, Nick Bochek, Samantha Irons, Elijah Bochek, Hannah Billerbeck, Alexa Jennerjohn  and Anthony Jennerjohn, Nicole Bretl, Christopher Miller, Emilee and Michael Kerscher; 4 great-grandchildren; a brother, Roger (Josie) Bochek, Sturgeon Bay; two sisters, LaVerne Bochek-Robins, Oneida; Beverly Preston, Fond du Lac.  He was preceded in death by his parents, his first wife, two sons, Randal and John Bochek; a grandson, Andrew Billerbeck; a sister, Vivian Haen and several in-laws.


Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Friday, Dec. 29, 2017, at Holy Name of Mary Catholic Church in Maplewood.  Friends may call at the Forbes Funeral Home on Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017 from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. and at the church on Friday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of mass.   Burial will be at Saints Peter and Paul Cemetery in Institute.

Dr. Henry C. Rahr

By Blaney Funeral Home

Dr. Henry Carl "Corky" Rahr departed peacefully to his new Heavenly home on Tuesday morning, December 26, 2017, surrounded by family.

He was born in Green Bay, Wisconsin on June 9, 1933, to the late Henry and Elizabeth Rahr. On November 12, 1982, he married his wife of 35 years, Mary Dorner Wiggins. Together, they shared a full and loving life.

Corky was a proud graduate of Central Catholic High School where he was Valedictorian in the Class of 1951, and attended St. Norbert College, and the University of Wisconsin Medical School. He enjoyed 44 years of Medical Practice at the Luxemburg Clinic serving the people of this closely-knit community alongside Dr. Henry Majeski. The Luxemburg Chamber of Commerce awarded him the Luxemburg Community Service award for his tireless dedication. He also served on the Medical Staff of St. Vincent Hospital and Bellin Memorial Hospital, Green Bay, during these years.

He was an active member of the University of Wisconsin Medical School Alumni Association, serving as President, awarded the status Emeritus President, and awarded the Ralph Hawley Distinguished Service Award.

Corky was an active member of the Brown County Medical Society for more than 50 years, serving as President in 1972. He was proud of the medical care that he and his colleagues provided to the Brown County and Kewaunee County area.

He is survived by his wife, Mary Rahr; daughter, Wendy Wiggins (Dan) Lemkuil and grandchildren, Ali, Jack, and Charlie Lemkuil; daughter, Melissa Wiggins(Tom) Lemkuil and granddaughters, Sydney and Mia Lemkuil, all of Green Bay.

Survivors further include son, Chris (Jeanne) Rahr and their sons, Corey (Hannah) and Zachary Rahr; daughter, Susan Rahr Rans and her sons, John Ginn and Oliver Kushto; sister, Betty Herlache, West Dundee, Illinois; nephew, Andrew Herlache, Oakland, California; niece, Elizabeth (Joseph) Blatz, West Dundee, Illinois, and their children Andrew, Bradley, and Emma Blatz. He is further survived by very special cousin, Patricia Tweet, Green Bay and her children, Judy (Tim) Howald, Green Bay; John Tweet, Naples, Florida; sisters-in-law, Carole (Mike Stoychoff), Lynn (Steve) Cornette, brothers-in-law, Leonard (Patricia) Dorner, Gene (Lisa) Dorner, John P. Johnson; nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Henry and Elizabeth Rahr; mother-in-law and father in-law, Clarence and Verna Dorner, brothers-in-law, Ward Herlache and Lyle Dorner; sister-in-law, Linda Dorner Johnson; nephew, Daniel Blatz; niece, Jessica Johnson Marchi; and cousin, Andrew Tweet.  

Corky loved spending time with family and friends. From his tennis group and Oneida Country Club dinner crew, he was surrounded by many friends who shared his love of a good steak, Manhattans with one cherry and conservative view of life. He enjoyed his travels with trips to Florida, Disney World, Cruises, and the Caribbean with Mary and the kids. He was very proud of his Rahr heritage and collected Rahr Brewery memorabilia and shared the story of how Curly Lambeau gave him the nickname of Corky over a bottle of beer with his father. Always a loyal Badger and Packers fan, he enjoyed attending games, arm-chair coaching, and sharing his experiences attending the "Ice Bowl of 1967" and attending the Packers Super Bowl victory in 1997. He enjoyed hunting and golfing with family and friends for many years.

He will be dearly missed and always remembered with love and a smile by family and friends. He was never afraid to give his two cents and sage advice. Those words of wisdom will continue to guide his kids and grandchildren of whom he was so proud.

Friends may call at Resurrection Catholic Church, 333 Hilltop Drive, from 4 to 6 p.m. Friday, December 29. The Mass of Christian Burial will follow and be celebrated at 6 p.m. at the parish with Father Willie Van De Loo and Bishop Robert Morneau concelebrating. Entombment will be in the Allouez Catholic Mausoleum.

Blaney Funeral Home is assisting the family. To send online condolences, please go to

A memorial fund has been established in his memory.

Mary extends special thanks to Dr. William Reynders, Dr. Daniel Lemkuil, Dr. Mark Kroll, Unity Hospice Team, Fr. Willard Van De Loo, Bishop Robert Morneau, Bonnie Kuhr, Nancy McGuire, Stephanie Bruss, Karen Kini, and especially daughters, Wendy and Missy for tireless, loving care and assistance.

Matthew H Wehausen


By Schinderle Funeral Home

Matthew H Wehausen, age 34 passed away on December 23rd while receiving a loving  kiss from his wife Elizabeth and surrounded by his loving family, after a hard fought battle with cancer.

 Matt was born March 29, 1983 to the late Jim Wehausen and Linda (Gabriel) Wehausen. He graduated from Algoma High School and  U.W.Platteville earning a degree in business.

Matt was a hard working, dedicated family man and friend.  He always put  others before himself. He enjoyed working with youth, volunteering as a baseball assistant and working with the High School Baseball Team in Algoma. Matt himself enjoyed playing baseball throughout his life and his outfield skills were something to see. Matt also enjoyed bow and gun hunting, fishing and was a avid Brewer and Bear fan.

Matthew married his love and best friend Elizabeth Doughty on August 23, 2008. They have two beautiful daughters Austyn and Rylan. He is further survived by his mother Linda Wehausen, Sister Nichole (Ken) Buresh and their children Ethan, Emerson and Josie. Grandmother Loretta Wehausen. Mother in law Judith Doughty, Sister-in-law Tania (David) Ohle, and their children Gabe and Benny, Brother-in-law Will (Meredith) Doughty, and their children Cambrie and Braxton.  He is also survived by "Lupo", his faithful companion.  Matt was blessed to be Godfather to Emerson and Elliott.  He leaves behind his special cousins Jenn and Justin,  and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.  Preceding Matt in death are his father Jim Wehausen, Sister Katie Wehausen, Grandfather Herbert Wehausen, Grandparents Mary and Richard Gabriel. Uncles Joe Gabriel and John Wery,  Cousin Nathan Bouche and his Father in law William Doughty.  Matt's family would like to thank the wonderful caring nurses, doctors and staff at Aurora Cancer Center and Hospital,  especially Dr. Davis, and Dr. Rohde.  Also they would like to thank the outpouring of love and support from family, friends, co-workers, neighbors and the community.

 Family and friends may visit at St. Mary Catholic Church, Algoma  on December 29, 2017 from 10:00 am until the Mass of Christian Burial  at 2:00 With Rev. Peter Stryker officiating.

SCHINDERLE FUNERAL HOME, Algoma, is assisting the  family with arrangements.

  In Lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Matts family for his two beautiful daughters.

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Raymond F. Rutherford

By Casperson Funeral Home

Raymond F. Rutherford, 89, of Fish Creek passed away on December 20th, 2017.  He was born in Denver, CO where he lived until age 18 when his family moved to Long Beach, CA.  He attended Long Beach State College before entering the Army.  He served in Korea and Japan as a Company Clerk in support of combat operations.

Upon returning from service he joined his father in owning and operating Rutherford's Second Hand and Antiques Store in Long Beach.  He met his wife, Eunice Seiler at the Methodist Youth Adult Group.  They were married in Long Beach in 1955.

In 1963, Ray and Eunice decided to move back to Door County, WI.  Ray worked at Peterson Ship Builders in Sturgeon Bay as a Purchasing Agent for almost 20 years.

Ray was preceded in death by his parents Carl and Lyndona, brother Don, and sisters Marjorie and Betty.  Survivors include his wife Eunice, brother Ted, a son John, and daughters Melinda (Tom) Logan, and Kathleen (Michael) Sears, and two grand children Sarah Sears and Bryan Logan and nieces and nephews.

A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, December 30th at 11am at the Ephraim Moravian Church.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the Peninsula Music Festival, Gibraltar Historical Association, or the Ephraim Moravian Church.  Casperson Funeral Home has assisted the family with the arrangements.

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Lorraine E Sevcik


By Buchanan Funeral Home


Lorraine E. Sevcik, 99, passed on to eternal life December 22, 2017. She was in the company and hearts of family and friends, near and far, who loved her dearly and will miss her forever. Lorraine dispensed love, gratitude, keen stories and wise sayings until the very end.

Lorraine was born August 8, 1918 in the Town of Eaton, Wis, the youngest of 11 children of Stanley and Elizabeth (Krupa) Nowicki. She graduated from West Allis High in 1936. Later that year she met John Sevcik at her sister's wedding and their shared marriage of 60 years began November 18, 1939. Lorraine was a true and loyal partner to John until his death in 1999. They farmed the family homestead in Kewaunee, raised 6 children and enjoyed family dinners, dancing, playing cards and traveling.

Lorraine was an excellent cook, baker, seamstress and gardener. She was a devoted member of Holy Rosary Parish and lived her faith. She was President of the Rosary Society, a 4-H leader and county fair church stand coordinator. In retirement she taught microwave cooking, started a quilting club to make blankets for shelters and initiated bi-annual bake sales to raise money for the church school. She designed the church kitchen and 30 years later led the drive to remodel it. Lorraine took the lead on funeral dinners, a prayer group and whatever else was asked of her until an accident curtailed her activities at age 94. Her family treasured the time after her accident, getting to hear her many stories and wise sayings.

She spent her life providing unending love and support to her husband, 6 children, 14 grandchildren and 10 great-grands. Lorraine made each child feel they were a blessing and her most treasured favorite. She was an avid letter writer, corresponding with extended family to keep everyone close.

Lorraine is survived by 5 children: Janine (Harry) Watts, Barnes; Mike (Jean) Sevcik, Kewaunee; Mary Kennedy, Louisville, CO; Steve (Sue) Sevcik, Kewaunee; and Rita (Dave) Kelliher, Madison; Grandchildren: Renee Watts; Michelle (Luke) Bienfang; Jason Helps; Danny and Andrea Sevcik; Chris (Roxanne) Knight; Suzi Sevcik (Kelly Rortvedt); Jesse (Victoria) Sevcik; Matt and Brian Kennedy; Larissa, Andy, Saul and Leah Sevcik and 10 great-grandchildren and many wonderful nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her son John (1997); husband (1999); 5 brothers and 5 sisters.

A mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, December 30, 2017 at 11 am at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, 521 Juneau St, Kewaunee with her Godson Fr. Bob Rank.  Visitation is at the church from 9:30 to 11 am.

We want to thank the many women who made a long life livable with their committed care. Thank you to those who brightened Lorraine's life with a phone call, card, visit, kind deed or prayer. She appreciated every one of you.

In lieu of flowers, the family would like you to send/tell us something special you remember her by that we can share with her grandchildren and great grands.

Rest in peace, dear mom. You're an angel now.


Lillian Mae Gauger


By Huehns Funeral Home


Lillian Mae Gauger, 80, of Sturgeon Bay, passed away Thursday evening, December 21, 2017 at Door County Medical Center.

     She was born April 22, 1937 in Wausau, the daughter of the late Walter and Stella (Gorski) Stoltz. Lillian graduated from Wausau High School in 1955. On August 16, 1958, she was united in marriage to Ronald Edward Gauger at St. Michael Parish in Wausau. She prided herself in taking care of her family and keeping a good home for her boys. Lillian helped Ron in his company Go Building Components in Wausau. She worked in Ohio for a short time before returning to Sturgeon Bay. Lillian was employed at Piggly Wiggly in Sturgeon Bay where she made many friends.

     She was a member of St. Joseph Parish in Sturgeon Bay and helped in the office counting money. She enjoyed her membership at the Door County YMCA in Sturgeon Bay until her health began to decline. Lillian was also a member of the Door County Memorial Hospital Auxiliary and helped out in the hospital gift shop. She enjoyed knitting and crocheting.

     Her love will live on in the hearts of her husband of nearly 60 years, Ron of Sturgeon Bay; two sons, Wade Gauger of Sturgeon Bay and Brad (Michelle) of Green Bay; daughter-in-law, Cindy Gauger of Town of Silver Cliff; five grandchildren, Jill and Matthew Gauger, Lance, Lexie, and William Gauger; and sister-in-law, Virginia "Ginny" Davide of Wausau.

     Lillian was preceded in death by her parents; son, Chad Gauger (2016); two sisters and one brother, Delores (Bob) Kersten, Phyllis (Robert "Bob") Bartelt, and Lawrence "Sonney" (Donna) Stoltz; and three sisters-in-law, Delores (Richard "Dick") Valentine, Violet ("Tezzy") Katowski, and Diane (Jerry) Butterfield.

     Her life will be honored with a Mass of Christian Burial held at 12:00 noon on Wednesday, December 27, 2017 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Sturgeon Bay.

     Visitation for family and friends will be held at the church, Wednesday morning, from 10:30 a.m.until the time of Mass. Entombment will be in the St. Joseph Cemetery Columbarium.

     Huehns Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Sturgeon Bay is assisting the Gauger family with arrangements. Expressions of sympathy, memories, and photos of Lillian may be shared with her family through her tribute page at


William Robert Small


By Huehns Funeral Home


William Robert Small III, 71, of Sturgeon Bay, passed away at home on Wednesday, December 20, 2017.

     Bill was born October 17, 1946 in Hancock, MI, the son of the late William Robert Small Jr. and Ruth Helen (Kotila) Small. He graduated from Sturgeon Bay High School in 1964 before attending Drake University in Des Moines, IA, and then the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay where he graduated with a BS in Sociology. Bill worked as a purchasing agent for Peterson Builders Inc. (PBI) for many years before owning and operating his own woodworking and construction business, "Viking Wood Works." He was an accomplished woodworker in both fine items and construction. During his grade school years, Bill learned boatbuilding working alongside his dad building prams when the family lived in Holland, MI.  

     He enjoyed cooking, fishing, and hunting. We will never forget his one-of-a-kind sense of humor.

     Bill is survived by his daughter, Jennifer (Bob) Rude of Prior Lake, MN [and her mother, Nancy (Hans) Feld]; son, Andrew (Sarah Davis) Small of Austin, TX [and his mother, Judy Weber]; grandchildren, Robert and Jonathan Rude, and Davis, Maeve, and Remy Small; sister, Lynn (John) Horne of Oconomowoc; nephew, Eric (Melinda) Horne; and niece, Rebecca (Rick) Wazny. 

     He was preceded in death by his parents; and his brother, James Small.

     Bill's family will honor his wishes of remembering him in their own way and request his friends honor him with their memories of good and better times. 

     Huehns Funeral Home & Cremation Services is caring for Bill and his family.Expressions of sympathy, memories, and photos of Bill may be shared with his family through his tribute page at


Carolyn Christine (Jorgenson) Koyen


By Huehns Funeral Home


Carolyn Christine (Jorgenson) Koyen, 88, lifelong resident of Washington Island, went home to be with the Lord in Heaven and was reunited with her love in life, Alex, Wednesday morning, December 20, 2017 at Sturgeon Bay Health Services.

     She was born on Washington Island on May 23, 1929, the daughter of William "Wally" Jorgenson and Carrie (Ottosen) Jorgenson. In her early years, Carolyn was a Girl Scout and worked as a maid. At the age of 15, she worked at the telephone office as an operator. Carolyn graduated from Washington Island High School as the valedictorian of her class.

     On July 7, 1947 she was united in marriage to Alex Harvey Koyen. They were blessed with four sons and one daughter, Edward (Sharon) Koyen of New Berlin, Thomas (friend, Amber) Koyen, Harvey Koyen, Kenneth (friend, Charmaine) Koyen, all of Washington Island, and Karen (Steve) Charnetski of Sturgeon Bay; nine grandchildren and four step-grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.

     When Alex and Carolyn were first married, they were in partnership with Jack and Marcella Hagen. In 1948, they purchased the home (still owned today) which was on 75 acres for $7,750.00. Alex and Carolyn farmed there for 25 years. In 1972, they started a new adventure when Alex fulfilled his lifelong dream of buying a fishing tug, "The Welcome," which he fished until his death in 1984. Carolyn continued as "Captain" for both, "The Welcome" and "Sea Diver" until her passing. She spent many a morning rising up at 5:00 a.m. to make sandwiches and serve coffee to "her men." This tradition continued many years even after Alex's passing.

     Carolyn was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church and Bethel Builders, and the Detroit Harbor Ladies Aid. She was actively involved with the annual elections and was the first person to get the blood mobile to come to the Island. Carolyn loved to help others. She collected and wrapped over 16,000 items for Scandia Village in Sister Bay. One of Carolyn's favorite card games was Canasta, and she enjoyed playing in a club she started during the winter months. She also enjoyed reading and writing poetry throughout her life. Carolyn's greatest passion was cooking; she was always trying something new, and when times were tough, she could always produce a meal fit for a king out of wild game. She made the best gravy around! When times were extra difficult, she cooked and cleaned for others to help make ends meet. Carolyn gave her all being a wife, mother, cook, housekeeper, bookkeeper, nurse, friend, advisor, and in all other roles she was to those in her life. She is truly one of the last of her kind who dedicated her life to her family and friends. She will be remembered for so many things, her sense of humor, great cooking, loving friendship, for being a wonderful mother, and for always having the coffee pot on.

     Carolyn is also survived by her sister-in-law, Mary Jorgenson; other relatives; and friends.

     She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; baby brother, brother, Walter Jorgenson; parents-in-law, Volney and Kate Koyen; and eight siblings-in-law.

     "While there are no words to express the loss we feel, we take comfort in knowing that Mom's love will live on in our hearts until we're reunited with her and Dad and our other relatives again."

     Carolyn's life will be honored with a memorial service held at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church on Washington Island in May of 2018. Service information will be announced at a future date. Burial will be in the Washington Island Cemetery.

     "Our family would like to express our heartfelt thanks to the staff of AseraCare Hospice for their help with caring for Mom. Thank you also to the people who called, wrote, and visited Mom. We would like to especially thank the nurses and CNA's at Sturgeon Bay Health Services who gave Mom that EXTRA care. Our family will be forever grateful."

     Huehns Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Sturgeon Bay is assisting the Koyen family. Expressions of sympathy, memories, and photos of Carolyn may be shared with her family through her tribute page at


Judith A. Davister


By McMahon Funeral Home

Judith A. Davister, 69, Luxemburg, passed away on Wednesday afternoon, December 20, 2017, peacefully at home with family by her side. She was born July 15, 1948 in Two Rivers to Delores (Haws) Schultz and the late Raymond Schultz and grew up on the family farm in Kewaunee County with her nine brothers and one sister. She attended East Twin River grade school and Kewaunee High School, graduating in 1966. Judy married Larry Davister on September 16, 1967, at Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church, Tish Mills. They first resided in the Town of Eaton, later moved to Green Bay and finally settled back on Finger Road, near Larry's home farm where they resided since 1982. Before marriage, Judy was employed by Hamilton Manufacturing, Two Rivers. After marrying and moving to Eaton, she was employed as a CNA at St. Vincent Hospital for three years, continued her career at Parkview Manor for two years, leaving to assist the Sisters of St. Francis of the Holy Cross in Bay Settlement for 18 years. Her final responsibilities as a CNA were with the Kewaunee County Health Department. Judy loved to travel, taking numerous extended road trips to Florida each winter as well as touring the majority of the United States and parts of Canada. On one special trip they traveled to Disney World with their eldest daughter Tina's entire family. On numerous trips, Judy and Larry were accompanied by both of their mothers, Dolores Davister and Delores Schultz, making a perfect foursome for travel. As empty-nesters, Judy and Larry most enjoyed touring cross country on their Gold Wing. In early years she loved camping with their four children and later watching the grandchildren's sports and attending their music concerts and plays. Sunday morning was always special to Judy as Larry's mother, all their children and sometimes even Larry's brothers would come to their home for Sunday breakfast. Survivors include her husband Larry, their four children, twelve grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Daughter: Tina (Jeffrey) LeRoy, Luxemburg and grandchildren, Amanda (Brian) Olson, great-granddaughter Carson and great-grandson Jack; Alexander LeRoy (Jessica Petersen), great-granddaughter Vera and Jessica's three children, Ella, Zander and Sawyer; Ashley LeRoy (Tylor Kroll); Adam LeRoy (Erica Sampo) and great-granddaughter Charlotte; Austin LeRoy. Son: Patrick Davister, Luxemburg, two grandsons, Derrick and Devin. Daughter: Tami (Jeff) Theys, New Franken, two grandsons, Logan and Jordan and granddaughter Lillian. Son: Kevin (Jamie) Davister, New Franken and two granddaughters, Emilie and Lauren. Judy is further survived by her mother, Delores Schultz, Tish Mills; one special sister, Therese Hanna and Mark, Denmark; nine brothers and six sisters in law, Tom (Peggy) Schultz, Tish Mills; John (Janet) Schultz, Manitowoc; Tim (Marlene) Schultz, Kiel; godchild, Kimberly (Schultz) Bloom, MN; Mike Schultz and fiancée, Joan VandenBush, Kewaunee; Mark (Marie) Schultz, DePere; Jeff (Nancy) Schultz, Tish Mills; Scott Schultz, Tish Mills; Curtis (Deanne) Schultz, Kewaunee; Gregg (Debbie) Schultz, Green Bay; and through marriage, her husband's sister, Karen (Bernie) Skaletski, Green Bay; three brothers in law, Gary (Pat) Davister, Green Bay; Dean (Connie) Davister, Green Bay; Ken (Sue) Davister, Green Bay. Numerous nieces and nephews further survive. Judy was preceded in death by her father, Raymond Schultz; one infant brother; one sister in law, Debbie Schultz; godparents, Glen and Margret Meissner; father in law and mother in law, Louis and Dolores Davister; brother in law and sister in law, Bob and Shelby Davister. Friends may call at St. Thomas the Apostle Church, Sugarbush, 4:00 to 7:00 pm on Tuesday, December 26, 2017. Closing prayer service 7:00 pm with Pat Ratajczak. Visitation will continue at St. Thomas The Apostle Church between 9:30 and 10:45 am on Wednesday, December 27, 2017. Funeral 11:00 am on Wednesday at the church with Rev. Carlo Villaluz, officiating. Entombment in the Shrine of the Good Shepherd Mausoleum, Green Bay. McMAHON FUNERAL HOME, LUXEMBURG is assisting the Davister Family.

The Davister Family wishes to express their gratitude to, our close family friend, Pat Ratajczak, Asera Care Hospice, staff and nurses of St. Vincent Hospital, for your care and compassion shown to us. In lieu of flowers, donations to St. Jude Hospital would be appreciated.


Rhoda E. Kolberg

By Huehns Funeral Home

Rhoda Eloise Kollberg (nee Jaeckel), 90, of Sturgeon Bay, fell asleep in the loving arms of her family and awoke in the arms of the Lord, early Friday morning, December 8, 2017 at Living Tree Estates in Greenville where had been staying the past couple months.

She was born in Two Rivers on April 29, 1927 to Herman and Elizabeth (Schmidt) Jaeckel. Rhoda was a 1945 graduate of Washington High School and worked in the office of Hamilton Manufacturing Company, both in Two Rivers. She married Russell Louis Kollberg on August 23, 1947 at the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Sun Prairie. They were happily married for 68 years. Russell preceded Rhoda in death on February 24, 2016.

Together, they lived in Madison, Manitowoc, Mishicot, and Menomonee Falls before moving to Sturgeon Bay in 1968. Rhoda worked in the offices of Ohio Chemical Company in Madison, Savings and Loan in Menomonee Falls, and clerked at Bassett's Drug Store in Sturgeon Bay. Above all, she took wonderful care of her family and home. Rhoda and Russell were longtime members of St. Peter's Lutheran Church in Sturgeon Bay.

In her earlier years, she enjoyed having her siblings over for card games, visiting with friends, and going camping and fishing. Rhoda enjoyed listening to classical music, reading, watching Jeopardy and Wheel of Fortune, and most of all, being with her family. She loved to talk about her life, family genealogy, and was a very accurate historian right up to her death.

An exceptional mother and grandmother, Rhoda was dearly loved and will be missed by her three children, Nadine (Don) Chambers of Greenville, Keith Kollberg of Sturgeon Bay, and Wade (Colleen) Kollberg of Appleton; nine grandchildren, Nicole (Kyle) Ehlers, Dylan, Luke, and Christian Lauger, Rylan Kollberg, Curt Hibbard, Nathaniel, Aaron, and Sophie Kollberg; sister-in-law, Claudine Jaeckel; brother-in-law, Dale Maule; her nieces and nephews; and friends.

She was reunited with her parents; husband, Russell; son-in-law, Tom Lauger; infant brother, two sisters, Elizabeth Sand and Charlotte Johnson, and brother, Alan Jaeckel; sister-in-law, Charlotte Maule; and two brothers-in-law, Elmer Sand and Jim Johnson.

Funeral services for Rhoda will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at Huehns Funeral Home in Sturgeon Bay with Pastor Joel Sauer, of St. Peter's Ev. Lutheran Church, officiating. Burial will follow in Bayside Cemetery, beside her husband, Russell.

Visitation for family and friends will be held at Huehns Funeral Home on Wednesday from 12:00 noon until the time of service.

"Our family would like to extend a very special and heartfelt thank you to the wonderful staffs at Unity Hospice (Sturgeon Bay and Green Bay) and Living Tree Estates in Greenville for the loving and compassionate care for provided to Rhoda."

Janet M. Maclean

By Huehns Funeral Home

Janet M. Maclean, 81, of Sturgeon Bay, passed away early Friday morning, December 15, 2017 at her home with her loving family at her side.

     She was born August 3, 1936 in Washburn, Wisconsin, the daughter of the late Carl and Mildred (Mattesen) Anderson. On January 10, 1953, Janet married Ronald F. Maclean. Together they owned and operated The Maclean Company where they developed highly specialized software used in the loading and unloading of Great Lakes bulk carrier ships. Earlier in her life, Janet worked for Bohn Pharmacy and the Bank of Sturgeon Bay. She took great pride as a homemaker and in the raising of her three boys.

     Janet was a member of Hope United Church of Christ in Sturgeon Bay. She enjoyed sailing with her husband and family. Her greatest joy was her family and home, being a wife, mother, grandmother who enjoyed gardening in the summer, knitting during the long winter months and in hugs all year long. She enjoyed cooking and made the best pie crusts in our world.

     Janet will be missed by her husband, Ronald of Sturgeon Bay; three sons, Gerald (Joan Smith-Maclean MD) of Davis, CA, John (Kristine Wagner-Maclean) of Sturgeon Bay, and Robert (Sandra) Maclean of Wayzata, MN; three grandchildren, Hayley (Drew) Coker MD, Michaela Maclean, and Andrew Maclean; two great-grandsons, Roy and Sam Coker; and sister-in-law, Mary Anderson of Murrieta, CA.

     She was preceded in death by her parents, Carl and Mildred Anderson; two brothers, Carl James Anderson and Robert Anderson; and sister, Marilyn Heidt.

     A celebration of her life will be held in spring of 2018.

     Memorials may be made in Janet's memory to Unity Hospice, Hope Church benevolent fund, or the American Cancer Society.

     "We would like to especially thank all of our friends and church family for the support shown to us during this journey. To the excellent staff of Unity Hospice, thank you, for the care, compassion, and education provided to us as we prepared to say goodbye to our wife, Mom, and Gammie."

     Huehns Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Sturgeon Bay is assisting the Maclean family with arrangements. Expressions of sympathy, memories, and photos of Janet may be shared with her family through her tribute page at

Ronald J. Benz

By McMahon Funeral Home

Ronald J. Benz, 86 of Luxemburg, died Wednesday afternoon, December 20, 2017.  He was born in Luxemburg on April 17, 1931 to the late Joseph and Anna (Velicer) Benz.  On May 20, 1967 he married Phyllis M. Garot at Annunciation Church in Green Bay.  Ron served his country in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict.  He began is career at Spence McCord Drug Company, later taking over the family farm in 1961 until his retirement in 1995.  His enjoyments included playing cards, following the Brewers and Packers, visits to the Casino and spending time with this family, especially his grandchildren.  He was a member of the Holy Name Society of St. Mary Church in Luxemburg and served as Trustee for the church in the past.

Survivors include his wife of 50 years, Phyllis, and their three children, Janet (Stephen) DeGroot, Madison; Nancy (Norman) Pawelczyk, DePere; Richard (Naomi) Benz, Appleton; six grandchildren, Nicholas Pawelczyk, Anna, Aaron, John, Maria and Claire Benz; one sister and two brothers in law, Rita and Al Mathu, Pembine; Bernard Jossart, Green Bay; one sister in law, Marjorie Schuldes, DePere; nieces and nephews.

Ron was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Audrey Benz and Jean Jossart; one brother in law, Kenneth Schuldes.

Friends may call at St. Mary Church, Luxemburg on Saturday, December 23, 2017, between 9:00 and 10:30 am.  Funeral 11:00 am on Saturday with Rev. Milton Suess officiating.  Burial in St. Mary Cemetery, Luxemburg.  Full military rites at graveside provided by the American Legion Ralph Kline Post 262, Luxemburg.

McMAHON FUNERAL HOME, LUXEMBURG is assisting the Benz Family.

Terrence William "Terry" Bolland

By Forbes Funeral Home

Terrence William "Terry" Bolland, 81, of Fish Creek, passed away on December 18, 2017, in DePere.  He was born on December 12, 1936, in Joliet, IL to Charles L. and Helen W. (Hassman) Bolland.  Terry graduated from the University of Illinois in Champaign with a B.A. in Engineering.


Survivors include two children, David (Wendy) Bolland, Plymouth, WI; Heather (Arnaud) Desjardins, Frankfort, IL; four grandchildren, Michael and Elizabeth Bolland and Alex and Oliva Desjardins; one sister, Karen (Richard) Magoon, Tacoma, WA; and nieces and a nephew.  He was preceded in death by his parents.


Memorial services will be 4:00 p.m. Thursday, January 4, 2017, at St. Paul's Lutheran Church (W4167 Juddville Road, Fish Creek, WI 54212) with Rev. Frank Kauzlarich officiating.  Visitation will be from 1:00 p.m. until the time of services at the church on Thursday.

Kathleen Bergsland


By Forbes Funeral Home


Kathleen Bergsland, 86, of Sturgeon Bay passed away at the Skilled Nursing Facility on Dec. 19, 2017.  She was born Aug. 8, 1931 in Sturgeon Bay to William and Mary (Breider) Karas.  On May 13, 1961 she married George Bergsland.  He preceded her in death on Sept. 15, 1966.

Kathy was a long time employee of WDOR Radio and retired in the 1990's.  She was a very active member of Hainesville Lutheran Church, serving on the church council, as Sunday School Superintendent and in the Ladies Aid.  She was also a member of the Forestville-Maplewood VFW Auxiliary.

In her later years, Kathy did volunteer work for the Neighbor to Neighbor organization and for the Door County Medical Center Auxiliary.  She loved bowling, reading, taking long walks, following the Packers and the Brewers, and going out to dinner with friends.

Survivors include her children, Larry Bergsland, Sturgeon Bay and Christine (Mike) Keyser, Sturgeon Bay; 7 grandchildren, Kelly, Melissa, Molly (Aaron), Tony, Kayden, Teal and Levi; 4 great-grandchildren, Talon, Aubrey, Mia and Nico;  sister-in-law, Carol Karas, Sturgeon Bay; nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by her parents, 3 brothers, 1 sister, daughter Linda, son Tom, and in-laws.

Funeral services will be 11:00 am Saturday, Dec. 23, 2017 at the Forbes Funeral Home in Sturgeon Bay.  Burial will be in Hainesville Cemetery.  Friends may call at the Forbes Funeral Home on Saturday from 9:30 to 11:00 am.  On-line condolences may be offered at

Special thanks to the staff at the Skilled Nursing Facility and to her personal caregiver Marie Malcore for the wonderful care and support.


Duaine Glenn Daubner


By Casperson Funeral Home


Duaine Glenn Daubner, 62 of New Franken WI passed away unexpectedly at his home on December 18, 2017. Duaine was born on October 2, 1955 in Ellison Bay, WI and is the son of the late Cletus and Regina Daubner.  He grew up in Ellison Bay, WI and graduated from Gibraltar High School.

On May 22nd 1976 he married Victoria Charnetski –Daubner in Sister Bay WI. After getting married, they moved to Green Bay, WI and a few years later they were blessed with their daughter, Rhonda Daubner(Terrien).

Duaine was employed as a meat cutter for over 30 years in the Green Bay area and he still put his great talent to use when it was deer hunting time and someone in the family would get a deer. He had his knives all sharpened up and was ready to dive right in. He was also employed at Dean Distributing and Aurora Hospital, both were jobs he enjoyed dearly and he met some amazing friends along the way. He enjoyed watching Nascar, he was a huge Dale Earnhardt Sr. fan. During the warmer months he loved going camping at Bay Shore Park and he enjoyed working outside in his yard. He loved collecting old coins and he has a huge Budweiser Mug collection that he was so proud of. When the newest mug would come out he was always on a mission to find it. Top on his list was always spending time with his dogs Tigger and Pooh as well as spending time with family.

Duaine is survived by his wife Victoria Charnetski-Daubner, his daughter Rhonda Terrien (Mike Terrien), brother's Lee Daubner and Vaughn Daubner and sister Sonya Leitner (Tom Leitner) as well as other family and friends from the Green Bay and Ellison Bay areas.
He was preceded in death by his parents Cletus and Regina Daubner, his brothers Gary and Dale Daubner.

Visitation and funeral services will be at Shepard of the Bay Lutheran Church Ellison Bay, WI. on Wednesday December 27. visitation from 10:00 A.M until time of Service at 11:00 A.M.

Duaine's family would like to extend a special thank you to all the emergency responders; and all the friends and family that have shown their support during this time of sorrow. Duaine has a smile that could light up any room and he will be deeply missed by his family and friends and his 2 dogs.

Memorials may be given to   Free To Breathe – 1 Point Place Suite 200 – Madison, WI 53719

Registration and condolences may be offered at

Helen D. Carlson


By Casperson Funeral Home

Helen D. Carlson – Age 95 passed away peacefully on _December 11 ,2017 in Sister Bay, WI.

As a lifelong resident of Sister Bay, she was born on December 26, 1921 to Herman and Mayme Erickson.

Helen was married to Clayton C. Carlson in 1942 he was killed in action in 1944. On January 20, 1947 Helen married Douglas J. Carlson.

She was a Sister Bay librarian for 30 years and is remembered by many who were a part of her many story hours.

She is survived by her two sons; Clayton (Karen) of Burlington: Mark (Mary Pat) of Sister Bay: Grand-daughters; Kimberly Moss and Anna Carlson and Great grandson Clayton Moss; Nieces and Nephews;

And sister Joan Milaeger of Racine WI.

Helen was preceded in death by her husband Douglas, brothers Charles and Harry Erickson and sister Lois Gordon.

A memorial gathering with family and friends will be held in the Spring of 2018.

The family would like to thank the staff at the Hearthside for the wonderful care that they gave to Helen during her time there.

Online registration and condolences may be offered at

Roland Joseph Annoye


By Wiesner & Massart Funeral Home



Roland Joseph Annoye, 89, of Algoma passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his wife and four daughters on Friday December 15, 2017. He was born to the late Alex and Victoria (Pinchart) Annoye on July 29, 1928 in the Town of Lincoln.  On October 1, 1946 he married Vernal Mae Jandrin.  She preceded him in death on June 6, 1964.  He then married Grace (DeKeyser) Jandrin. Roland was a farmer and a mechanic for Mark Schleis and Ralph Uecker Implement.  He also did landscaping for Lakeside Landscaping.   He spent his time woodworking, gardening, hunting, and spending time with his grandchildren.


Roland is survived by his wife Grace; children Gloria (James) Jeanquart, Cynthia ( Ronald ) Vandermause, Mary Jo Harrison, Vicki Dart (special friend George Nath); grandchildren Korina (Ross) Tlachac, Amy Jo Johnson, Josh (Candy) Jeanquart, Jesse (Amy) Jeanquart, Marnie Patton, Dani (Rob) Worachek, Erin (Shawn) Olson, Meg (Dave) Hack, Jake (Rachel) Harrison, Tyler Harrison, Luke Dart, Justin (Tiffany) Dart, and Adam (Sarah) Dart; 23 great-grandchildren; two great, great-grandchildren; stepchildren Judy (Dave) Mindak , Terry (Elaine) Jandrin, Gary (Janet) Jandrin, and Chris Wade (special friend Tim Maloney). Roland is further survived by two sisters Loretta Annoye, and Beverly Pierre; and 7 sisters-in-law Ruth Annoye, Helen Annoye, Joan Breaker, Germaine (Duke) Krabbe, Donna Jandrin, Carol DeKeyser, and Jaye Streakenbach.


Roland was preceded in death by his first wife Vernal Mae (Jandrin) Annoye; parents Alex and Victoria (Pinchart) Annoye, sister Lorraine (Harold) DeGuelle; four brothers Vincent Annoye, Harry (Martha) Annoye, Elmer Annoye, and Stanley Annoye; five brothers -in-law Harold Breaker, Russel Jandrin, Wilbur (Ruth) DeKeyser, Joe (Rose) DeKeyser, and Ivan DeKeyser.  


Visitation will be held at Wiesner & Massart Funeral Home, Casco on Tuesday December 19, 2017 from 4 to 8 p.m. and again on Wednesday December 20, 2017 from 9 to 11 a.m. at St. Peter Catholic Church, Lincoln. There will be a wake service on Tuesday evening at 7 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday at 11 a.m. with Fr. Edward Looney officiating.  Burial will follow at St. Peter's Catholic Cemetery. Online condolences may be shared at www.


The family wishes to express a special thank-you to Unity Hospice staff, especially Heather, Jenny, and Patti for their care and compassion.


Emily Kozina


By Buchanan Funeral Home


Emily Kozina, age 98 of Stangelville died on Thursday, December 14, 2017 at the Atrium Post Acute Care Center of Kewaunee.  She was born on June 1, 1919 to the late Matt and Catherine (Pilzak) Hruska.

She married Joseph F. Kozina on August 30, 1947 and he preceded her in death on September 11, 2002.

She and her husband farmed in the Town of Franklin all of her life.  She also worked at Mirro Aluminum Co. for thirteen years until retiring.

She was a lifelong member of St. Lawrence Church at Stangelville, now St. Therese Parish.  She enjoyed cooking, gardening and shopping.

Survivors include two daughters: Kathleen and Elizabeth Kozina and a son: James Kozina and family dog: Ginger all of Stangelville. Preceded in death by a brother: Wencil Hruska, who was killed in service in WWII.

Friends may call after 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, December 19 at St. Lawrence Church, N2085 Co Rd. AB, Denmark until the time of services.  Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. by Fr. Dennis Drury assisted by Christal Wavrunek, Pastoral Assistant.  Burial will be in the parish cemetery.

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The family would like to thank the staffs of Bellin Hospital, Unity Hospice and Atrium of Kewaunee for the care and concern that they gave Emily and her family.  Also to thank Fr. Dennis Drury and Christal Wavrunek for their many visits.


Clarence E. Peterson

By Huehns Funeral Home

Clarence Edward Peterson, 66, of Sturgeon Bay, passed away Thursday morning,
December 14, 2017 in the comfort of his home with his family at his side.
He was born June 14, 1951 in Sturgeon Bay, the son of the late George Stanley
Peterson and Bessie Olive (Wilson) Peterson. Clarence graduated from Gibraltar
High School in 1970. He worked in the shipyards in Sturgeon Bay for 10 years,
initially for Bay Shipbuilding Co. and then Peterson Builders Inc. (PBI). Clarence
was employed with Hatco in Sturgeon Bay as an assembler where he worked for 25
years until his retirement.
On December 20, 1980, he married Erin Dawn McCoy at the Sturgeon Bay
Moravian Church. They shared 37 years of marriage.
Clarence was a member of the Door Knobs scooter group and enjoyed riding his
moped. He also loved to fish. He would fish with anyone, but no one more than his
great-nephew and best buddie, Drake. Clarence had a wonderful sense of humor and
was an intelligent, genuine, funny, inviting man. He loved meeting people and was
well liked by all who knew him.
Clarence will be deeply missed by his dear wife, Erin; four siblings, Stanley
(Darlene) Peterson, Allan, Bill, and Pauline (Paul) Peterson, all of Sturgeon Bay;
niece, Jessika (Brian Knapton) McCoy [and 0="their" 1="children," 2="Rooke" 3="and" 4="Drake"], other
nieces and nephews; and many friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; six siblings, Don and Stanton Peterson,
Ethel Korntved, Elaine Peterson, and (infant sisters) Mary Ardith and Marion Kay
Clarence's life will be honored with a memorial service held at 7:00 p.m. on
Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at Huehns Funeral Home in Sturgeon Bay.
Visitation for family and friends will be held at the funeral home on Wednesday
from 4:00 p.m. until the time of service at 7:00 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorials would be greatly appreciated by Clarence's family.
"We would like to thank the many family and friends who helped us and
Clarence with the end of his life's journey. To SouthernCare Hospice we would like
to express our deepest and heartfelt thanks to your care team for their
compassionate care extended to Clarence and his family."
Expressions of sympathy, memories, and photos of Clarence may be shared with
his family through his tribute page at

Karl H. Nystrom

By Casperson Funeral Home

Karl H. Nystrom, 84 of Baileys Harbor, WI passed away on December 10, 2017 at Scandia Village in Sister Bay, WI. The family is honoring Karl's wishes and there will be a Memorial Service held at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Baileys Harbor, WI in the Spring of 2018.

Glenn Orvin Guilette


Glenn Orvin Guilette, 75, Algoma, passed away December 13, 2017. He was born April 11, 1942 in Algoma to Edwin and Dorothy (Beaurain) Guilette.
On February 23, 1963, he married the love of his life, Mary Ann Olson at St. Mary Catholic Church, Algoma. After high school, Glenn attended NWTI, worked as an electrician and then as a butcher, eventually re-joining his father at Guilette Electric. Glenn was a self-employed electrician until his retirement in 2004.

Glenn was an avid outdoorsman belonging to Whitetails Unlimited, the Black Ash gun Club and multiple wildlife organizations. He went hunting our west with varying friends and family members for over 41 consecutive years. He was a long time hunter's safety instructor, and took great pride in the home he built and the land around it. Glenn loved going to his children's events and decades later, faithfully attended his grandchildren's school and sporting events.

Glenn is survived by his wife, three children Loni (Jeff), Chris (Kaye) and Mike (Loretta); nine grandchildren Rebecca (Ryan), Elizabeth, Anna; Mathew, Grace, Daniel; Courtney, Makayla and Sydnee. He is further survived by his sister Virginia Leanna and brother-in-law Larry Vandertie.
Glenn was preceded in death by his parents, and two sisters Marlene LaRoche and Sandy Vandertie.

The family would like to thank the staff at the Algoma Long Term Care Unit for the kindness and care they have provided for Glenn.
Family and friends may call at St. Mary Catholic Church, Algoma from 9:30 AM, Saturday, December 16, 2017 until the Mass of Christian Burial at 12 PM with Rev. Peter Stryker officiating.

the SCHINDERLE FUENRAL HOME, Algoma, assisted the family with arrangements.

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Phil Edward Clish

By Buchanan Funeral Home

Phil Edward Clish, age 75, of Kewaunee is writing most of his obituary. Due of the fact that he knew/knows what he did with most of his life since he was there.


He was born March 30, 1942 in Evanston, Illinois to the late Edward and Ellen (Pickering) Clish.

He past away on Sunday, December 10, 2017.  He hopes the Lord will take him to help take care of things along with the others that are up in Heaven.


His family moved to upper Michigan when he was 9 months old. They lived in Manistique, Gladstone, Escanaba and Wells before moving back to Illinois when he was twelve years old. They lived in Evanston, Palatine and Glenview.

When he was 21 he joined the U. S. Air Force, the army and navy wanted to make him an officer. After 6 months basic and tech school in Texas he was stationed in Weisbanden, Germany for 3 years. During that time he was a computer operator, computer programmer and helped the locals with their beer so that it did not go out-of-date. When his time was up in Germany, he only had 6 months to go, so the Air Force let him out early. He moved back to Glenview and lived with his parents. He got a job with A. C. Nielsen in the north side of Chicago. Again he was a computer operator, programmer and a system analyst. He and several others were transfer to Green Bay in 1969.


Survivors include one daughter and son-in-law: Cally and Aaron Peterson, Denmark; one greatly loved granddaughter: Serenity Peterson; two brothers: Don (Wanda) Clish, SC; Wes Clish, CA.  He was preceded in death by the love of his life: Revell Humphreys.


Friends may call after 10:00 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 16 at Buchanan Funeral Home until the time of services.  A memorial service will be held a 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Ryan Kibbe officiating.

Shirley Mae Vandermause

By Wiesner & Massart Funeral Home

Shirley Mae Vandermause, 90, Casco. Loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother passed away peacefully on December 9, 2017. Shirley was born October 3, 1927 to the late Edward and Blanche (Gilson) Joniaux in Thiry Daems, Wisconsin.

Shirley married Ervin Vandermause on July 10, 1946 at St. Odile's Catholic Church in Thiry Daems. Together they farmed in Casco and raised 7 children. Shirley enjoyed farming, sewing, gardening and bird watching. She loved to babysit for her many grandchildren. Shirley was a very religious woman, who was devoted to Mary and the Rosary. She was a lifetime parishioner of Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Casco.

Shirley is survived by her children Christine (Ywain) Waldow, Kathy (Dennis) Spitzer, Marci (Dan) Seiler, Chuck (Jane) Vandermause, Cindy (Rick) Wautlet, Tom Vandermause, and Pat (Perry) Dalebroux; grandchildren Scott (Dawn) Waldow, Tammy (Bill) Bredael, Jamie (Kelli) Spitzer, Andrea (Jason) Patza, Sarah (Jason) Bovee, Lori Seiler, Jacki (Josh) Levitas, Steven (Cherity) Seiler, Robin (Steve) Frei, Matthew (Jessica) Vandermause, William (Angela) Vandermause, Jesse (Christy) Wautlet, Krista (Jacob) Kinnard, Melissa (Justin) Parkos, Craig (Sammie) Wautlet, Mary (John) Fisher, Paul Triviski, Will Triviski, Theresa (Bernie) Jacobson, Megan Dalebroux (Mike) and Lauren Dalebroux (Logan) ; great-grandchildren Ethan, Emily, Alli, Chloie, Natalie, Jacob, Roman, Blake, Isla, Esme, Lilly, Daven, Dylan, Ellie, Gwen, Tommy, Isabella, Leo, Claira, Henry, Charlie, Emma, Inara, Elias, Dominick, Annabelle, Abiliene, Jayce, Olivia, Lucy, Ella, Jude, Devon, Dalton, Lillian, Alicia, Matthew, Martina, Elle, Maddy, Sierra, Ava, and Katlyn, Shirley is also survived by her brother Laurel (Sandy) Joniaux; sister Jody (Larry) Vandertie, and in-laws Annette Joniaux, Erna (Wallace) Vandenhouten and Joan Sacotte; as well as many nieces and nephews.

Shirley is preceded in death by her husband Ervin; parents Edward and Blanche Joniaux; mother-in-law and father-in-law August and Ida Vandermause; daughter-in-law Maria Vandermause; grandchildren Nicholas Vandermause and Jonathan Wautlet; and great-granddaughter Madison Frei; brother Ron Joniaux; brothers-in-law and sisters -in-law Ken Landwehr, Francis Sacotte, Ray (Fern) Bouche, Ethel (Norman) Wautier, Orville (Flo) Vandermause, Richard (Gloria) Vandermause, and Pearl (Melvin) DeJardin.

Visitation will be held at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Luxemburg on Tuesday, December 12, 2017 from 8 to 11 AM. Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11:00 AM with Fr. Milton Suess officiating. Burial will then take place at Holy Trinity Cemetery, Casco. Wiesner & Massart Funeral Homes is assisting the family. Online condolences may be shared at No flowers PLEASE!

Mark R. Bernsdorf

By Buchanan Funeral Home

Mark Bernsdorf, age 55 of Kewaunee passed away peacefully on Thursday, December 7, 2017 at his home. He was born on September 11, 1962 in Wausau, WI to Paul and Maxine (Mueller) Bernsdorf.

Mark attended Kewaunee High School. The majority of his work career he worked at Green Bay Packaging Co. He loved hunting, fishing and collecting cars.

Survivors include one daughter: Alexa Bernsdorf (Michael LeFevre), Kewaunee; one son: (S) Sgt. Austin Bernsdorf, USAF, Abilene, TX; his parents: Paul and Maxine Bernsdorf, Kewaunee; one sister: Mikki Erdman, Wausau; one brother Mike (June) Bernsdorf, Reedsville, WI.

Friends may call after 4:00 p.m. Friday, December 15 at Buchanan Funeral Home, Kewaunee until the time of services. A memorial service will be held at 6:30 p.m. with Rev. Howard Batt officiating.

Robert E Mleziva





Robert E. Mleziva, 83, of Pilsen died peacefully at home on Thursday, December 07, 2017. He was born on August 27, 1934 in the Town of Montpelier to the late Wenzel "Jim" and Pauline "Stella" (Kucera) Mleziva. On April 14, 1956 he married Marion J. Kubetz at St. John Church in Krok. He served his country in the United States Army in the Reserves from February of 1956 to August of 1957. A graduate of Luxemburg High School he continued his education with a trade school for electrical work. Bob began his career with Kewaunee Engineering (ten years), later running his farm in Pilsen full time. He was a 50-year member of the Catholic Financial Life and WFLA Insurance. He also was a member of the National Farmers Organization for 35 years. His enjoyments included teaching his grandchildren how to do farm work and drive tractors. He loved parades, fireworks and family get togethers. He especially loved waltzes and polka music while dancing with his wife.

Robert leaves behind his loving wife of 61 years, Marion and their children; Debra (Jeff) Noyes, Kohler; Dennis (Reyne) Mleziva, Green Bay; Lois (Jay) Van Zeeland, Suamico; Carol (Daniel) Kane, Denmark; Susan (Richard) Vertz, Sun Prairie; his grandchildren, Jesse (Michelle) Noyes; Shannon (Jeff) Engel; Tania (Josiah) Pledl; Jason Noyes and special friend, Stephanie; Terry (Starr) Mleziva; Jay Engebos; Rebecca Brown; Sydnie and Riley Van Zeeland; Amanda and Sarah Kane; Kendra and Erin Vertz; his great-grandchildren, Henley and Hudson Engel; Andrew Noyes; one sister, Fran (George) Stahl, Luxemburg; sisters in law and brothers in law, Delores Mleziva, Green Bay; Elizabeth (Richard) Freitag, Green Bay; Helen (Tom) Fischer, TN; Joan Stodola and friend John Stahl, Green Bay; many nieces and nephews.

Robert was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, David Mleziva; three brothers in law and one sister in law, Anthony (Margaret) Kubetz; Robert Kubetz; Michael Stodola.
Friends may call at McMAHON FUNERAL HOME, LUXEMBURG, 2:00 to 5:00 pm on Sunday, December 10, 2017. Closing parish prayer service 5:00 pm on Sunday with Pastoral Minister, Christal Wavrunek. Visitation will continue between 9:30 and 10:45 am on Monday, December 11, 2017 at St. Therese Parish, St. Joseph-St. John Site, Pilsen. Funeral 11:00 am on Monday at the church with Rev. Dennis Drury officiating. Entombment in the Shrine of the Good Shepherd Mausoleum, Green Bay.
The family wishes to thank the staff of Green Bay Oncology especially Dr. Jules Blank and his team, Unity Hospice and all of our friends and family for your support and prayers.

Eleanor Ann (Meuser) Olesen

By Huehns Funeral Home

Eleanor Ann (Meuser) Olesen, 91, passed away December 4, 2017, at Anna's Healthcare in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin. She was born June 26, 1926 in Elgin, Illinois, to Charles and Wilhemina (Sturm) Meuser. Eleanor married Robert J. Olesen, Sr. on June 1, 1946, at Epworth Methodist Church in Elgin, Illinois. Robert preceded her in death on August 17, 2003.


Eleanor graduated from Elgin High School in 1944. After their marriage, Eleanor and Bob lived in Elgin, where Bob was a fireman and Eleanor worked over the years at Freeman's Grocery Store in Elgin, in an art gallery at the Milk Pail in Dundee, Illinois, and at Motorola's headquarters in Schaumburg, Illinois. They retired to their summer home on Three Stepping Stones Lake in Manitowish Waters, Wisconsin, in 1976. This is where she had her favorite "job" of all, caring for children in her home. She and Bob loved children, and were honored that the children called them "Grandma and Grandpa." She still kept in touch with many of them. Eleanor loved to bake, pick berries and make jam, and swim in the lake. She also loved to sew and made several Holly Hobby and Cabbage Patch dolls. She was the ultimate housewife and loved to spoil her family.


In 2005, Eleanor moved from the North Woods to Marquardt Village in Watertown, Wisconsin, to be near her son, Michael and daughter-in-law, Debbie. When Mike and Deb moved to Sturgeon Bay, Eleanor made the move, as well.


Eleanor is survived by sons, Michael C. (Deborah) Olesen of Sturgeon Bay, WI; and Robert J. (Laura) Olesen, Jr. of Sterling and Montgomery, IL; a brother, Donald Meuser of Buellton, CA; and grandchildren, Stephanie K. (Matthew) Olesen-Bute of Phoenix, AZ; Ellyn (Don) Hines; Carolyn (Mike) Flynn; and Daniel (Island) Olesen. She is also survived by four great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.


A private family committal service will be held in the spring at Pine Lawn Cemetery in Manitowish Waters.

David Estrem

By Forbes Funeral Home

David Estrem, 57, of Sturgeon Bay passed away on Dec. 4, 2017.  He was born on June 13, 1960 in Chicago to Robert and Ann (Kvarstan) Estrem.


David grew up in the Chicago area, attended college and later worked as a sales person in the printing industry.


He is survived by a daughter Ava (Kyle) Brannon of Long Beach, CA; 1 sister and 2 brothers.  He was preceded in death by his parents.


Family services will be conducted at a later date in Chicago.  Forbes Funeral Home and Cremations is in charge of arrangements.

Mae Sorenson

By Forbes Funeral Home

Mae Sorenson, 90, of Sturgeon Bay, passed away at home on Dec. 7, 2017, surrounded by her family.   She was born on May 13, 1927 in the Town of Forestville to Norman and Gertrude (Jensen) Christenson.  Shortly after she was born, her mother passed away and Mae was raised by her Aunt Ida Haganes and her family.

Mae graduated from Algoma High School in 1945.  On Aug. 31, 1946, she married Virgil Sorenson at Tanum Church.  Mae and Virgil farmed in the Town of Clay Banks for many years.  He preceded her in death on April 19, 2006.

Mae was a life time and active member of Tanum-Forest Lutheran Church where she was a pioneer member of the Ladies Aid.  She enjoyed traveling with her family and Cousin Audrey across the country to Florida, Branson, and both the east and west coasts. She was a wonderful hostess who warmly welcomed everyone into her home for food and conversation.

She is survived by 6 children:  Dianne (Jim) DeMeuse, Luxemburg; Richard Sorenson, Palm Coast, FL;  Dennis (Maureen) Sorenson, Green Bay; Gary (Gail) Sorenson, Forestville; Joanne (Troy) Hicks, Vignes; and Mark Sorenson, Sturgeon Bay; 15 grandchildren:  Debra (Curt), Daun (Jeff), Amy (Travis), Paul (Brittany), David, Dana (Keith), Hollie (Special friend, Jim), Susan, Andrea (Paul), Terry (Toni), Heather (Ross), Joe, Ryan, Nathan, and Kristy (Special friend, Justin); 23 great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, brother Robert, and many cousins and in-laws.

Funeral services will be 11:00 am Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017 at Tanum-Forest Lutheran Church with Rev. Peter Mannoja officiating.  Burial will be in Tanum Cemetery.  Friends may call at the Forbes Funeral Home on Monday from 4-7 pm and at the church on Tuesday from 10 am until the time of service.

Special thanks to Pastor Peter Mannoja, Dr. Paul Maes and the Aurora Staff, Dr. Groteluschen, Unity Hospice, especially Patti, Heather and Laura, and her Meals-On-Wheels Buddies for all the loving care and support.

Jerry D. Thompson

By Forbes Funeral Home

Jerry D. Thompson, 70, of Sturgeon Bay, passed away on Dec. 3, 2017 at The Gathering in Sturgeon Bay.  He was born June 27, 1947 in Karlstadt, MN to Sievert and Carrie Thompson.


Jerry served his country in the U.S. Army until receiving a medical discharge.  For most of his life, he was a factory worker in a variety of industries.  He also did farm work.


He is survived by his sister Connie (Bill) Mantor, Fridley, MN; many nieces and nephews; and good friends:  Tanya White and her children Brandon and Trevor; Rob and Brenda Vogel and their children Jillian and Laethen; Steve White and the staff at The Gathering.


He was preceded in death by his longtime friend Wendy Vogel, his parents, 5 bothers, and 8 sisters.


A celebration of his life will be held at the Best Western Maritime Inn (1001 N. 14th Ave. Sturgeon Bay) on Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017 at 7:00 pm.  Forbes Funeral Home and Cremations is in charge of arrangements.

Kenneth W. Schultz

By Huehns Funeral Home

Kenneth W. Schultz, 86, of Sturgeon Bay, WI, was born to eternal life on Saturday, December 2, 2017 surrounded by his family.

He was born June 7, 1931 in Rome, WI the son of the late Arthur and Hazel (Wilkening) Schultz. Ken graduated from South Division High School in Milwaukee. He was a very proud City of Milwaukee firefighter for 31 years. Ken was equally happy to say that he was a retiree for 31 years, enjoying his cars, motorcycles, camping, traveling, and annually wintering in Florida. He was a Korean War Army Veteran and was thrilled to participate in a Stars and Stripes Honor Flight to Washington, D.C. accompanied by his son, Scott. Ken lived a life of service and was happiest when he could help out friends and family in any way he could. He was quick to convey his pride in his children and grandchildren and was always anxious to share that pleasure with others.

Ken is survived by his loving wife, Carol; beloved children, Sharon (the late Dan) Gardner, Debbie (the late John) Rewasiewicz, and Scott (Janet) Schultz. Further survived by his cherished grandchildren, Jason, Steven, Ryan, Lisa, Mackenzie and Sam; and his dear great grandchildren, Daniel, Olivia, Ethan, Nicole, Nova, Everly and Emerson. His stepchildren, Cindy (Chris) Elgetti, Susie Nowak, and Dan Ewaskowitz; step-daughter-in-law, Sandy Ewaskowitz; step-grandchildren and step-great-grandchildren. Further survived by a sister-in-law; nephew, nieces; many close friends; and his helpful neighbors.

He was preceded in death by his brother, Roy Schultz, sister, Doris Miller; his stepson, Dennis Ewaskowitz; and step granddaughter, Brittany Ewaskowitz.

Visitation will be held at Bay View Lutheran church in Sturgeon Bay on Saturday, December 9th from 10:30 a.m. until time of a memorial service at 12:00 noon, with Rev. Tim Malek officiating. Military honors will follow the service at the church.

Stanley J. Horak

By Huehns Funeral Home

Stanley James Horak, 70, of Sturgeon Bay, passed away peacefully at his home, Saturday, December 2, 2017 from pancreatic cancer, surrounded by his family.

He was born January 16, 1947 in Kewaunee, the son of the late Stanley Sr. and Donna (Magle) Horak. Stan graduated from Kewaunee High School with the class of 1965. He worked for Kewaunee Bottling with his dad in earlier years. Stan loved his country very much and served in the U.S. Navy from 1966-1970, serving in the Riverine Forces on the Mekong Delta during the Vietnam War. Following his honorable discharge from the Navy, Stan was employed with Frito-Lay for 30 years as route salesman for all of Door and Kewaunee counties. He was awarded top salesman of the year in his division and given a trip to St. Marten along with the other salesmen from around the country. Stan met many friends during those years of serving their businesses and remain good friends. He retired from Frito-Lay 14 years ago in 2000, one month before his first great-grandson, Bradly was born.

He would have done anything for his family and friends and never wanted anything for himself. Following his retirement, Stan helped out with general duties and deliveries at DeJardin Cleaners in Sturgeon Bay for his step-daughter, Lori DeJardin until one year ago when his health began to fail.

On August 29, 1987, Stan married Patricia LeFevre on Mackinaw Island, MI. They celebrated 30 years of marriage this year. Stan married into an already-made family and on day one accepted them as his own. He was a devoted and faithful husband that any wife would be blessed to have been married to. Together Stan and Pat enjoyed travel throughout the United States, Hawaii, and Europe.

He will be deeply missed by his wife, Patricia of 30 years; four step-children, Luanne (special friend, Cindy) LaViolette of Green Bay, Lisa (Rick) Kidney of Kentucky, Lori DeJardin of Sturgeon Bay, Les (Tammy) LaViolette of Reedsville; six step-grandchildren, Cassie (special friend, Jay) Kadletz, Krystal (fiancé, Ruben) Kadletz, Willie (special friend, Alex) DeJardin, Brandon [godson (and his special friend, Heather)] Kadletz, Amber (special friend, Adam) DeJardin, Jessica (special friend, Brady) DeJardin; six step-great-grandchildren, Bradly, Jauquin, Katara, Nevaeh, Hunter, and Clara; two sisters, Sandi (Larry) Aerts of Denmark, Mary (Joy) Wessley of Menominee, MI; brother, Gary Horak of Pensicola, FL; niece, Donna Horak (goddaughter) of Green Bay; two brothers-in-law, Dennis (Barb) LeFevre of Sturgeon Bay, and David LeFevre of China; and many nieces and nephews.

Stan was preceded in death by his parents, Stanley Sr. and Donna Horak; father-in-law and mother in-law, Norman and Irene LeFevre; brother-in-law, Ron LeFevre; aunts and uncles; and cousins.


Friends may call from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.Friday evening, December 8, 2017 at Huehns Funeral Home in Sturgeon Bay. A wake service will be prayed at 7:30 p.m.Visitation will continue Saturday, December 9 from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. A memorial Mass will be held at 11:00 on Saturday at St. Joseph Catholic Church with Fr. Robert Stegmann officiating. Military honors will follow at the church. Burial will be in Holy Name of Mary Catholic Cemetery in Maplewood.

Susan M. Asher

By Huehns Funeral Home

Susan M. Asher, 73 years, of Sturgeon Bay, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Friday, December 1, 2017 at Door County Medical Center Skilled Nursing Facility.

She was born March 30, 1944 in Sturgeon Bay, the daughter of the late Charles and Hilda (Roen) Asher. Susan was a graduate of Sturgeon Bay High in 1962 and honored by her peers by being chosen Homecoming Queen in 1961.

On June 6, 1966, she received her B.S. Degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in Child Development. During her time in Madison, Susan worked as a volunteer in the University of Wisconsin Children's Hospital. After college, she moved to New York City where she worked at a cerebral palsy center helping children with disabilities.

In the fall of 1966, Susan was critically injured in an automobile accident while riding as a passenger with a friend from Virginia. The accident left her totally blind in addition to severe post-traumatic brain syndrome. For over 25 years, Susan was a patient of the Devereux Foundation which specializes in a variety of disabilities.

With the help of Cindy Zellner-Ehlers, Door County Developmental Disabilities Coordinator, Susan was brought back to her home in the Town of Sturgeon Bay in 1998 where she lived for the past several years until her death.

In spite of Susie's physical limitations, she never lost her sense of humor and her love of music. Listening to music and sing-alongs with her brothers brought her much joy. Her laughter at a good joke could be heard well outside any room she was in. The company of children caused Susie to glow, as well did petting a dog. Whenever Susie was asked how she was doing, she would smile and say "no complaints".

She is survived by her three brothers, Dr. Charles (Susan) Asher of Santa Rosa, CA [and their children, Charles Jr. (Rebecque) of Bellingham, WA, David of New York, Hadley and Spencer Asher of Santa Rosa, CA], John (Sandy) Asher of Sturgeon Bay [and their daughter, Mariah Asher of Chicago, IL, and son, David (Ashley) Schanock of Sturgeon Bay], and Steve (Rachel) Asher of Sturgeon Bay.

Her life will be honored with a funeral service held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 7, 2017 at Huehns Funeral Home in Sturgeon Bay with John Hauser officiating. Burial will follow in Bayside Cemetery.

Visitation for family and friends will be held at Huehns Funeral Home on Thursday from 12:00 noon until the time of service.

Donations in Susan's memory may be directed to the Door County Humane Society.

Craig M. Bauldry

By Huehns Funeral Home

Craig Bauldry, 54, of Long Beach, CA, passed away on Saturday, November 18, 2017.

Craig was born May 17, 1963 in Green Bay, WI to Kenneth and Harriet (Coel) Bauldry. The family moved to Door County, WI in spring of 1973. He attended Sevastopol School and graduated in 1981. After high school, Craig enlisted in the United States Army, serving in the 82nd Airborne Rangers and Special Forces from 1981 to 1987. Upon his discharge from the Army, he made his home in California.

Craig had a special love for reptiles. As a kid he would search the woods for snakes and frogs. Craig had two special pets, a Burmese python and Ivy the iguana.

Craig was preceded in death by his father, Kenneth Bauldry.

He will be deeply missed by his three daughters, Rosie Bauldry of Albuquerque, NM, Essie Bauldry of Elk Grove, CA, and Nikie Bauldry of La Quinta, CA; his mother, Harriet Bauldry of Green Bay, WI; four brothers, Mark (Valerie) Bauldry, Todd (Chrissy) Bauldry, Scott (Laurie) Bauldry, and Corey Bauldry, all of Door County, WI; sister Lori (Jeff) Process of Green Bay, WI; many aunts and uncles; nieces and nephews; and cousins.

Craig was extremely proud of his service to his country, as well as his three girls, who were "the apple of his eye."

A private service will be held in Green Bay. Craig will be honored for his military service and laid to rest at Riverside National Cemetery in Riverside, CA.

Gary L. Stuebs

By Forbes Funeral Home

Gary L. Stuebs, 69, of Sturgeon Bay passed away on Saturday, December 2, 2017 at St. Vincent's Hospital in Green Bay.  He was born May 23, 1948 in Milwaukee to Lester and Viola (Osborne) Stuebs.  


Gary served his country in the National Guard Reserves after high school.  For many years, he was a car salesman in the Grafton/Milwaukee area.  Most recently he was part owner and general manager of Gagne & Sons Ford in Algoma for several years.


Gary was an avid outdoorsman, who enjoyed hunting, fishing, snowmobiling and four wheeling.  Gary was a founding member and vice-chairman of Door County Walleyes for Tomorrow from 2007 to 2017; and also a co-director for a disabled kids fishing program supporting the Sunshine House.  He was currently a member of the White Lake ATV Club, the Southern Door Snow Travelers, and past member of the Gardner Rifle Club.  He also enjoyed wintering in Texas with Mary and his dog Ammo.


Survivors include his brother, Ken (Lee Anne) Stuebs, Iola, WI; a niece, Stephanie Stuebs; cousins, Sandra and Bill Wormet, Jeffrey Wormet, Tammy and Scott Lowrey and their children, Keegan and Kayla; his loving partner and best friend for 30 years, Mary Lueck.  He was preceded in death by his parents.


A time of gathering and remembrance will be Friday, December 8, 2017 at the Forbes Funeral Home from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m.  

Howard F. Nell


By Schinderle Funeral Home

Howard Fred  Nell, 78, Forestville, passed away Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017 at home  with his family at his side.  He was born May 21, 1939 in the Town of Ahnapee to William and Ella (Uecker) Nell.  Howard attended St. Paul's Grade School and graduated from Algoma High School in 1957.  Attended the Door-Kewaunee Teacher College.  Howard worked on the family farm, Algoma Box and Dowel, Algoma Plumbers, Algoma Plywood, Paul Hoppe Paint and for the Algoma School District.

Howard married Marilyn Jacobs Dec. 27, 1958 at St. Peter's Lutheran Church in Forestville.

He was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Algoma.

He is survived by his wife, Marilyn, one son Jeffrey (Carol) Nell, daughter Nancy (Ronald) Johnson; grandchildren Jacob and Jacqueline Nell and Derek and Sara Johnson, and Stephanie Scherer-Johnson, one brother Harold Nell, sisters-in-law Margaret Nell, Evarista Nell, Rose Marie Nell, Dawn Kieckbusch and Kay Baker; many nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Ella (Uecker) Nell, sister Bernice (Bob) Delano, brothers Wilbert, Carl (Jeannette), Orville (Delores), Orland and Elroy (Deloris), father and mother-in-law Henry and Vianas (Schmiling) Jacobs; sister-in-law and brothers-in-law June (Lynn) Baumann, Russell Kieckbusch and Arliss Baker.

Family and friends may call at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Algoma,  from 9 AM Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017 until the time of services at 11 AM with Rev. John Moll and Rev. Joel McKenney officiating.  Burial in St. Paul's Cemetery.

The family wishes to thank the doctors and nurses at Aurora, Bellin, Algoma Long Term Care and rehab people and all the Unity Hospice staff for their kind help and care.

The SCHINDERLE FUNERAL HOME, Algoma, assisted the family with arrangements.

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Robert Davis

By Casperson Funeral Home




Robert Chenault Davis, 92, died quietly November 30, 2017 at his home in Ephraim with his dear wife Nancy of 66 years at his side. Bob was born April 1, 1925 in Toronto to Warren Thorp Davis and Marguerite (Minie) Morency Davis. He graduated from New Trier High School (Winnetka, IL) and enlisted in the Navy in 1943. Bob graduated from Carleton College. He joined The United Educators, his father's publishing company, where he worked until retiring to Ephraim, his summer residence since four years old. During the 40 years in Lake Bluff Bob was an active leader of the community including village mayor.


In 1951 he married Nancy Wilterding Davis. Together they raised five children in Lake Bluff and in Ephraim. All of his children survive Bob: Rob – Ephraim; Martha Pohl – Apple Valley, MN; Cole (Tina) Davis – Williston, ND; Sarah (Ralph) Maas – Weston, WI; Laura (Theresa Farris) Davis – Madison, WI; and foster daughter Sabina (Dalton) Kruse, Byron, IL. Also surviving are thirteen grandchildren, six great grandchildren, and two more great grandchildren due in 2018.


Bob was a passionate sailor and life-long member of the Ephraim Yacht Club. He and Nancy loved to cruise the Great Lakes on Great Bear II. Over time his passion for the seas expanded to hiking and canoeing to explore Door County's natural gems.


Bob was also actively involved in Rotary, the Ephraim Historical Foundation, The Clearing, and The Door County Land Trust. He joyfully gave his time to raise money for projects dear to his heart.


Always with a twinkle in his eye and a bounce in his step, Bob enjoyed interacting with people especially if he could show off with a word pun or joke. The Nancy and Bob partnership loved to entertain their many friends in Lake Bluff and in Ephraim.


In lieu of flowers you may send a memorial to any of the organizations mentioned above.


The funeral service will be at Stella Maris Sister Bay on Saturday December 9th. The service starts at 11:00 am followed by a social gathering until 12:30.

William Henry Norman

By Casperson Funeral Home

William Henry Norman, 97, of Ellison Bay, Wisconsin passed away November 30, 2017 in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin. He was born August 5, 1920 in Evanston, Illinois to Anna and Fred Norman. He enlisted in the Marine Corps in 1942 and worked as a lithographer all of his life.   In 1945 he married Ursula Schmidt In 1970 he married his second wife, Jean L. Hanstrom. They lived in Morton Grove, Illinois until 1976 and moved to Appleton, Wisconsin. They then built their home in Door County in 1973 and spent summers and winters there. William retired in 1980 and moved to Door County. William and Jean spent their winters in the south and west for 15 years. William loved to fish and golf. He was a faithful member of First Baptist Church, and he was a board member of Scand for many years. William's wife Jean passed away May 30, 1996. William is survived by three sons; Bruce Alan (Janice), William Martin (Sandra), and Thomas Henry (Carol) and six grandchildren; Janice Michelle, Amy Beth , Jeffrey William, Michael David, Kate Harriet, and Sarah Jean; and one great grandchild, Michael Henry. He is also survived by step-daughter in law Joyce Hanstrom Parlin (Ken) and her three children Christor Hanstrom, Anna Hanstrom, and Seth Hanstrom. William was preceded in death by his sister Eileen Vuillemin and brother Fred Norman. The funeral service will be private with burial at Little Sister Cemetery, Sister Bay, Wisconsin. Donations in William's memory may be made to Bargains Unlimited Scand Auxiliary Resale Shop, Sister Bay, Wisconsin.

Betty Weiss


By Casperson Funeral Home

Betty Weiss passed away peacefully in Sister Bay, WI on November 23, 2017. She was born August 6, 1924 in Eckman, North Dakota to Leonard and Olga Riddle.


She married Eugene Weiss on May 29, 1948. They had two children Steven (deceased) and Karla (Weiss) Roth. Two grandchildren: Erik Roth (Tauna) and Andrew Roth (Katie) and two great-grandchildren Nozomi and Ronin.


She was preceded in death by her husband Eugene.


Betty was a graduate of St Olaf College and also attended the University of Minnesota. She was a registered dietician and worked many years at Bellin Hospital in Green Bay before retiring.


Betty was a long-time resident of Baileys Harbor, where she was a member and organist for over 40 years at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Baileys Harbor. Most recently a member of Shepherd of the Bay Lutheran church in Ellison Bay, WI.


Memorial Service will be held on January 5, 2018 at 2:00 P.M. at the Gathering Room in the Meadows at Scandia Village in Sister Bay, WI.


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