A former Green Bay Packer is lending a hand to Sturgeon Bay High School boys through his organization My Brother’s Keeper. Harry Sydney recently visited the high school to introduce the mentoring program to students thanks to grants from Door County Medical Center and The Raibrook Foundation. Sturgeon Bay School District Superintendent Dan Tjernagel says the mentoring will be great for many of the students to experience.
The program through My Brother’s Keeper is free for students with permission from their parent or guardian. The twice-monthly sessions will run the rest of the school year. My Brother’s Keeper was founded in 2003 and has helped over 9,300 men and boys.
Joan Marie Delorit, 79, formerly of Brussels passed away on October 24, 2016, at Ministry Door County Medical Center-Skilled Nursing Facility. She was born January 17, 1937, in Kewaunee County to Gilbert and Irene (Blahnik) Finendale. Joan farmed in the Forestville area and owned and operated Delorit Sales and Service for many years. She enjoyed playing Bingo with friends, gardening, word puzzles and watching the Green Bay Packers. Joan was a member of St. Francis and St. Mary’s Parrish.
Virginia Schwantes Peltier, age 62 of Bullhead City, AZ died unexpectedly on Tuesday, October 18, 2016. She was born on April 3, 1954 in Kewaunee to Erwin and Carol Schwantes.
Virginia graduated from Kewaunee High School in 1972 and went on to get her degree in Nursing. She worked at the Kewaunee Nursing Home as well as Shady Lane Nursing Home in Manitowoc. After marrying her husband, Richard Peltier, on June 4,2004, they made their home in Bullhead City, AZ where she worked at the local hospital.
Nathan M. Laurent, 14 of Luxemburg died unexpectedly Friday evening, October 21, 2016. He was born May 06, 2002 in Green Bay to Brian M. and Jackie J. (Lardinois) Laurent. Nathan was an outstanding student with a passion for reading. He was a student of Luxemburg-Casco High School and a member of the high school math team. He was also involved in Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts. Nathan enjoyed camping, fishing, playing tennis and ping pong. He loved to watch movies and was a huge Star Wars...
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Dolores M. Deterville, 95 of Luxemburg, died Friday afternoon, October 21, 2016.
She was born on January 01, 1921 to the late Eli J. and Edith Z. (Laurent) Dart.
On January 24, 1939 Dolores and Ervin P. Deterville were married at St. Amand Church, Walhain.
Ervin preceded her in death on March 26, 2006.
Together they ran Deterville's Custom Butchering in New Franken until making their home in DePere and then in Luxemburg.
She was a member of the Ralph...
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