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AUGUST 15, 2015 | 920-331-4904

2015 PGA Championship attendance

expected to top 200,000 and generate
$100 million for the region
PGA charitable impact

The large turnout just for the

first day of practice rounds at the
2015 PGA Championship at
Whistling Straits was a confirmation of what is being billed as the
highest-grossing PGA Championship in the events 97-year history (based on general ticketing
and corporate sales). By August 9,
the PGA of America and Kohler
Co. announced a sell-out of daily
grounds tickets for Saturday and
Sunday Championship round play.
Attendance for the seven-day
event was expected to top 200,000.
The excitement weve seen for
this Championship has been remarkable at every level, said
Jason Mengel, Director of the
2015 PGA Championship. From

the state of Wisconsin and regionally throughout the Midwest, to nationally across the U.S. and
globally around the world.
The 2015 PGA Championship is
expected to have a $100 million
economic impact on the region
(based on statistics from other host
sites in the recent past). Locally
and regionally, 1,100 full-time and
part-time jobs were created because of the event.
According to GOLF 20/20, the
state of Wisconsin and the upper
Midwest has the highest percentage of golfers in the United States.
In Wisconsin, golf generates an annual economic impact of $2.4 billion, creating 38,000 golf-related
jobs. In 2014, Golf Digest ranked

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Wisconsin at number five in their

list of ten best golf states. The
Badger State boasts 60 golf resorts and more than 500 courses.
Designed by the legendary Pete
Dye, Whistling Straits ranks
among the top of Americas 100
Greatest Public Golf Courses by
Golf Digest.
Coverage of the 2015 PGA
Championship at Whistling Straits
was expected to reach more than
500 million households, via 44 international broadcast partners.
Drone cameras swept over
Whistling Straits for the first time
at a PGA Championship, and
AT&T and Verizon Wireless rolled
in mobile cell towers to boost cell
phone capacity.

Photo, The Kohler Villager

KOHLER, Wis. The PGA of

America and Kohler Co. joined
Wisconsin state officials and community leaders at a Government
Relations Breakfast on August 11
at Whistling Straits to discuss the
significant and lasting contribution
golf and the 2015 PGA Championship have made in Wisconsin.
As part of its community outreach, the 2015 PGA Championship has donated nearly 1,000
tickets, additional merchandise,
VIP Championship experiences,
and autographed memorabilia to
the local community.
Additionally, PGA REACH
the PGA of Americas charitable
foundation is working to leave a
positive and lasting impact in Wisconsin. Earlier this summer, the
2015 National Car Rental PGA
REACH Charity Pro-Am held at
Whistling Straits raised more than
$125,000, with all proceeds benefitting four Southeast Wisconsin
organizations Bookworm Gardens, PGA HOPE (Helping Our
Patriots Everywhere) with the Wisconsin PGA Foundation, the Caddie and Leadership Academy, golf
programs in Sheboygan County
Schools, and PGA Junior League
Whether its boosting local
economies, supporting tourism or
just enjoying the natural treasures
Wisconsin has to offer the game
of golf has a rich history here in

our state, said Sen. Tammy Baldwin. I am particularly proud of the

fact that the PGA Championship is
especially welcoming to our military veterans and families.
At Bookworm Gardens in Sheboygan, funds from the PGA ProAm will be used to create an
animal gateway section, scheduled to open this month. Bookworm Gardens melds nature with
childrens literature and features
two acres of garden space artfully
designed to mimic and complement childrens literature.
On August 12, the PGA of
America Spouses and PGA TOUR
Wives Association joined forces
for the third consecutive year to
leave a lasting legacy in the PGA
Championship host community,
lending their time at Bookworm
Gardens to promote youth literacy
and education.
The great state of Wisconsin is
excited to host the PGA Championship, one of the most exciting
and fan-friendly majors, said Sen.
Ron Johnson. This event is a boon
for Wisconsins economy, jobs,
travel, and tourism. Thank you to
the PGA of America for selecting
Whistling Straits for the Championship and to Herb Kohler for having the vision to build one of the
worlds great golf courses.

Herbert Kohler presents key to Bookworm Gardens and Nina Kohler speaks at PGA of
America Spouses and PGA TOUR Wives Association charitable event at Bookworm Gardens in Sheboygan.(See page 4 for more details. Visit for more
photos. Photos, The Kohler Villager

AUGUST 15, 2015




Where are they now?

Kelly (Jensen) Kasten
Grand Rapids, MI
Year graduated from Kohler
High School: 1993
Post-high school education: St
Norbert College: Education (non
complete) George Williams College: Business Leadership/Hospitality
Degrees: Just need to finish that
one random science class that
never transferred.
Occupation: Corporate Properties
Manager/Estate Manager: Private
Service (16 years in private service/hospitality)
Fondest memories growing up in
Kohler: Too many fondest memories to count. Wonderful to grow
up in a huge playground. Closeness of friends, accessibility to
everything. Kohler Pool, The
Bowl, walking to and from school,
Sports Core, Youth Center, the
Trestle, kick the can, SGLO. When
I look at my group of friends from
Kohler, I always say that if we met
today, we would probably NEVER
be friends. The thing with a small
class, small town is that friend resources are limited, so you work
with what you have...and these
people become like family to you.
Different, but sharing so much in
common. The close knit community is really something magical.
Summers spent at the Kohler Pool,
as a youth and then working....the
pool will always be my number
one. Running around town with no
plans or agenda, making our own
fun. Friends, friends, friends.
Many details that I cannot share!

tending Kohler Schools. First, it is

the friends and activities and
sports, and music classes. How
fortunate we were to have programs that everyone could participate in. All of these things built
skills like team work, confidence,
and accountability. Things that I
really treasure having learned. My
education doesnt seem as significant, but certainly I came out prepared enough to succeed when I
chose to. Interestingly, Home Economics and Family Living classes
probably had the greatest impact
on my career. I can vividly remember the cooking classes and competitions. I remember making
manicotti in seventh grade and I
went home and made that meal for
my family. We decorated fancy
cakes, planned menus and shopped
for items. Today I manage chefs
and menus and events, and magnificent estates. I work in situations with kids and families and
high profile guests...and really, it
all started with that manicotti
dish.....or was it the bran muffins?
I also have found myself in a jam
more than once where I was thankful I could whip up an impromptu
cake at work and decorate it like a
Enjoy entertaining, cooking, wine,
planning parties, reading cook
books, floating, nieces and
nephews, family, Wisconsin Badgers, following going-ons of Kohler

What was most memorable

about attending Kohler Schools,
and how did the education at
KHS help this grad attain their
So much is memorable about at-

Kohler students participate in

National History Day
National History Day is an opportunity for students in grades 612 to research in depth a historical
topic, person, or event; create a
thesis, and defend it by creating a
project. The five categories in
which they can create their project
is a performance, an exhibit, a
documentary, a website, or writing
a paper. NHD is an empowering

program which allows students to

really delve into their passions and
interests in history.
Kohler Middle School earned
three spots in the National Competition which was held in Maryland/Washington D.C. from June
14-18 this summer.
Eighth grade student, Kate
OLeary, competed in the individ-

ual performance category with her

project called Elizabeth Blackwell: Changing the Face of the
Medical Field. Nicole Koenecke
and Hannah Neist, also eighth
grade students, competed in the
group exhibit category with their
project called Mahatma Gandhi:
The Person, The Hero, The Legend. Eighth grade students Grace

Unger and Cecelia Zielke competed with their group exhibit titled William Lloyd Garrison: The
Leadership and Legacy of an
American Abolitionist.
Congratulations to all five students who gave their personal
bests at the National History Day
Monica Salata-LaBudde, Matt

Rozmarynowski are the students social studies teachers and advisors
for National History Day and they
have seen the many academic and
social rewards this program has
brought about in the last nine
years in which they have participated.

AUGUST 15, 2015


Village of Kohler Trustee

position available
Due to a vacancy on the Kohler
Village Board there is an opening
for a Village Trustee. The appointed person will fill the remainder of the term which expires in
April 2016. The Village Board will
be conducting interviews at their

Monday, September 14 meeting.

Any interested persons should
before Thursday, September 10.


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PGA of America Spouses, PGA TOUR Wives

Association, PGA REACH And Kohler Co. dig in
for a great cause at Bookworm Gardens
Charitable groups come together to garden, as the 2015 PGA Championship
makes a positive impact in the local Wisconsin community
SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (Aug. 12,
2015) - In celebration of the 2015
PGA Championship, the PGA of
America Spouses and PGA TOUR
Wives Association joined forces
today with PGA REACH and the
Kohler Co. at Bookworm Gardens
a local garden space that promotes youth literacy and learning
to garden for a great cause.
Bookworm Gardens is divided
into six areas called Gateways
that are organized by theme. During the event, Nina Kohler, wife of
David Kohler, General Chair of
the 2015 PGA Championship and
Kohler Co. President & CEO, led
the participating organizations in
building a garden space that tells
the story of Connor the Caddie,
a new, limited-edition children's
book written by local author Ulrich Koberstein and illustrated by
his wife, Christina Koberstein. The
childrens book is available at
Bookworm Gardens, The Emporium at The American Club and
Wisconsin Trader at the Shops at
Woodlake Kohler.
The participating organizations
were guided by Jennifer Sprague
of the PGA of America Spouses
and Kate Rose of the PGA TOUR
Wives Association. This is the
third year these groups have lent
their time to positively impact a
PGA Championship host site. In
2013, the organizations constructed a Habitat for Humanity
home for a deserving family in
Rochester, N.Y. Last year, the
wives partnered with Blessings in
a Backpack to plant gardens that
would be utilized in the program,
feeding underserved schoolchild-

Group photo courtesy of Kohler Co. at Bookworm Gardens in front of Whistling Straits replica clubhouse. Visit to view more photos.

ren in Louisville, Ky.

Through the combined efforts
of the PGA of America Spouses,
PGA TOUR Wives Association,
Kohler Co. and PGA REACH, we
are so pleased that the 2015 PGA
Championship will leave a positive legacy in our host community," said PGA President Derek
Sprague. "The PGA of America is
thrilled to be a part of this special
event, which will impact the lives
of children for years to come.
Funds raised by PGA REACH,
the charitable foundation of the
PGA of America, during the 2015
National Car Rental PGA REACH
Charity Pro-Am, which was held
in June at Whistling Straits, aided
in supporting this year's collabora-

tive project. Additional proceeds

from the charitable golf event benefited four Southeast Wisconsin
organizations Bookworm Gardens, PGA HOPE with the Wisconsin PGA Foundation, the
Caddie and Leadership Academy,
golf programs in Sheboygan
County Schools and PGA Junior
League Golf. In the book, one of
the famed Scottish blackface sheep
that roams Whistling Straits-young
Connor-dreams of becoming a
caddie in the 2015 PGA Championship.
The 18-scene book is cleverly
structured to mimic the 18 holes
found on a golf course and is full
of colorful artwork depicting Connor's adventures. In addition, a

replica Whistling Straits Clubhouse was constructed to complement the garden.

Our intention was to commemorate the positive impact the PGA
Championship has brought to our
community, to honor the artistry of
my father-in-law, Herb Kohler and
his dear friend Pete Dye, and to
create a wonderful learning space
for the children and families of
Sheboygan County, said Nina
Kohler. It has been an honor and
a pleasure to work with the talented and passionate people involved with this project, from the
designers and craftsmen to the
PGA TOUR Wives, the PGA of
America Spouses and PGA
REACH. Our hope is that this

space will serve in bringing joy to

those who visit it and introduce
children of all ages to the wonderful game of golf.
We are thrilled to be partnering
with the PGA of America Spouses,
PGA TOUR Wives Association,
Kohler Co. and PGA REACH,
said Elizabeth Wieland, Executive
Director of Bookworm Gardens.
Bookworm Gardens is a place
where children can see books
come to life and embrace the
magic of reading, and the support
of these organizations means our
gardens will continue to grow and
inspire young minds.

Announcing a limited edition golf-themed childrens

book in timing with the 2015 PGA Championship
(August 10-16)
( is
sure to delight dreamers
and golfers and those who
are both with a whimsical
story of a Scottish Blackface Sheep named Connor
who yearns to be a caddie.
Written by parents Ulrich Koberstein and colorfully illustrated by self-taught
artist Christina Koberstein of
Kohler, Wis., Connor the Caddie
is now available as a limited edition 9x13 inch hardcover book.
The perfect size to fit in a golf bag!
The settings of the tale span
from Whistling Straits in Kohler,
Wis. to the OHare Airport in
Chicago to the home of golf St.
Andrews, Scotland. The book fea-

tures 18 scenes noted by a numbered pin flag page marker that

concludes with Connor returning to Whistling Straits
to realize his dream to caddie at the 2015 PGA
A true labor of love, the
book stems from a late
night request from the couples 6-year-old son for an original
bedtime story. By writing this
book Ulrich also discovered that
storytelling runs in his family as he
remembers the imaginative tales
his grandfather once told him.
The story comes alive at Bookworm Gardens in Sheboygan,
Wis., where visitors to this vibrant,
playful garden based on children's
literature, can enjoy the newly un-

veiled Connor the Caddie exhibit featuring a miniature

Whistling Straits Clubhouse and a
cast iron Connor created at the
Kohler Co. factory. Complimentary admission.

Partners of this inspiring book

including PGA REACH, PGA
Tour Wives Association and The
PGA of America.
The book is currently available
for purchase at Bookworm Gar-

dens and at the Destination Kohler

resort at both The Emporium Gift
Shop at The American Club and at
the Wisconsin Trader located at
The Shops at Woodlake Kohler.

AUGUST 15, 2015



Rita M. Gast

Associate Vice President, Real Estate Specialist
Fax: 262-782-1071


2500 Kohler Memorial Dr.
Sheboygan, WI 53081 EHO

1099 Highland Dr, Kohler

Premier brick 2-story with 4 bedrooms, 3.5 baths, circular
drive, entry with slate floor, dramatic living room with open
staircase, fireplace and cathedral ceiling. Kitchen with
dinette area is spectacular with quartz counter-tops, Ann
Sacks tile floor, large walk-in pantry. top-of-the-line appliances included. Nice butler's pantry leads to a formal dining
room with porch access. Sunroom off living room with
cedar vaulted ceiling, skylights, in-floor heat and numerous
large windows. Master bedroom suite offers extra sitting
area, quality bath with tumbled limestone floor and
whirlpool tub, double vanity and large walk-in shower.
Amazing space in finished lower level with media room,
recreation room with wet bar and bath. Two-car attached
garage, plus 1-car detached. Endless amenities!


MLS #1416541 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $475,000

239 Settlers Trl, Sheboygan Falls

Charming Kohler 2-story with larger bedrooms and 2 bath

areas. Numerous updates include a newer roof, windows,
central air, refinished hardwood floors and new tile floors in
both bathrooms. Upstairs: 3 bedrooms, all with ceiling
lights, closets and a full bath. Downstairs kitchen with tiled
floor and large window over the sink; dishwasher and refrigerator included. Living room and dining room both have
crown molding and hardwood floors. Screened-in Florida
room plus large front porch great for enjoying summer
evenings or child play space. Close to school and shopping!

This 3-bedroom executive home is ideally located on the

Jack Nicholas designed golf course, The Bull. Great room
with soaring cathedral ceiling, 2-way fireplace, loft and skylights to the lower level equipped with outstanding wet bar
and huge TV area. Fabulous gourmet kitchen design features granite counters, island and stainless steel appliances.
Main level master bedroom suite includes fireplace and incredible bathroom. Dramatic golf course views, covered
outdoor kitchen with spiral staircase leading to upper level
deck. Four bath areas located throughout and exercise
space in the sun room is equipped with whirlpool tub. Two
additional bedrooms located on upper level along with office
and bonus room.

MLS #1407119

MLS #1419273 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $849,900

212 Orchard RD, Kohler






MLS #1425820 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $235,000


Brian Homiston

Terri Stewart

Meg Trager

Fred Stone

855 Settlers Circle, Sheboygan Falls

N2380 Tamarack Ln, Oostburg

3 Bedrooms, 2.5 baths, 3310 sq. ft.
2.14 Private acres with woods and pond
Huge living room with stone fireplace
Family room with stone fireplace
Spa room with 12 person Jacuzzi
3.5 Car garage, covered patio to view nature
$315,900 Fred Stone


3226 N 10 St., Sheboygan

Kitchen appliances & washer-dryer included
3 Bedrooms plus 1.5 car detached garage
Laundry on the main level
Easy walk to Urban and North High Schools
Why rent when you could own this home
$65,000 Brian Homiston

4628 Superior Ave Unit 2, Sheboygan

Golfers Dream next to Pine Hills Country Club
2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, Sunroom w/pellet stove
Updated kitchen w/granite counters & newer appl.
New windows throughout with course views
Living-Dining room combo
Wildlife abounds in Park-like setting
$155,900 John Brigham

4933 Evergreen Dr, Sheboygan


Grand elegance. The great room with two-story open concept

features a wood burning fireplace, wet bar and is bordered
with a columned walkway. Fabulous kitchen has center granite island including ProCook pasta maker with steamer, cooktop and sink. Master bedroom has a bath with two-person
whirlpool, separate vanity areas and walk-in shower, walk-in
closet with California Closet Co. cabinets and dressers. Main
floor laundry area, and a second one in the master closet.
One guest bedroom suite and two additional bedrooms.
Lower level includes fireplace, many rec areas, full bath with
steam shower and potential fifth bedroom. Heated over-sized
garage, generous lot and endless other amenities..

Surrounded by mature pine trees with water view of nearly

100 ft. of Lake Michigan shoreline on 1.55 acres in Town
of Wilson! Antique leaded glass door entry with marble
floor to charming kitchen and dining area equipped with
brick wood burning fireplace. Lovely family room with
stained glass framing 2-story wooded views leading to the
lake, 2-1/2 car attached garage, large living room with fireplace has outdoor access to large deck, 4 bedrooms, 3
bath areas, wooden beamed ceilings, heated marble floors,
security system and a 2-story glass solarium with spiral
staircase. Lower level laundry and plenty of storage space.

MLS #1425754

Three-bedroom, 2.5 bathroom condo. Dining area &

kitchen share a spacious open concept. Attractive cabinetry, wood parquet floor & plenty of counter space. Tiled
whirlpool/floor, walk-in shower & double sink vanity in
master bedroom. Inclosed front porch & back covered
porch, 2.5-car attached garage.

MLS #1430377

MLS #1425820

John Brigham





1092 Creeks Cross Rd., Kohler

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $235,000

Renee Suscha

Village Realty & Development Brokerage, Inc.

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Kohler, WI 53044
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911 Bayberry Ln, Kohler

Contemporary 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath home
Luxurious hardwood floors, sunroom
Living room with high vaulted ceiling
Finished lower rec room and laundry
Private backyard and hot tub
$315,000 John Brigham

917 Bayberry Ln, Kohler

Attractive 3-bedroom ranch in Kohler includes 2-1/2 bath
areas and 2-1/2 car garage. Nice floor plan includes open
concept throughout living room with fireplace, dining room
and kitchen with eat-at counter space. All three bedrooms
are generous in size and master bedroom includes master
bath with walk-in tile shower. Large lower level includes
recreation room, office, space for possible workout area
and half bath. Large deck overlooking private and quiet

525 Pine Tree Rd, Kohler

Well Maintained with character & charm
Oversized living room, 1st floor den
Family room addition with bay window
3 large bedrooms, good closet space
Over 1800 sq ft, Quaint reading nook
Shared driveway but has its own 2 car garage
$159,900 Brian Homiston

303 Pennsylvania Ave Unit 406, Sheb.

3350 Sq Ft Luxury Condo at Marina Vista
3 Bedrooms, 3 baths, gourmet kitchen
Master Suite w/WI closets, tiled shower, WP Tub
4 Balconies, beautiful hardwood floors
Steps away from South Pier and River Front amenities
$539,000 Meg Trager

720 Oak Tree Rd, Sheboygan
Several super-sized rooms
Huge living room flows to dining room
Kitchen with pantry & radiant in-floor heat
Family room with fireplace
4 Bedrooms, 2.5 baths, 2486 sq ft
2 Car garage, deck, shed, fenced yard
$199,900 Meg Trager

429 Church St, Kohler

3 bedrooms, full bath with jetted tub and shower
Sun filled family room with cathedral ceilings
New roof in 2013, All new mechanicals
Conveniently located adjacent to Kohler Schools
Close to American Club and Kohler Water Spa
Broker Owned
$169,900 John Brigham

Lot 4 Sharon Ct., Sheboygan Falls

.53 Acre Lot, existing curb/gutter
Located in a cul-de-sac
Sheboygan Falls School System
Bring plans for your Dream Home
$34,900 Meg Trager

4610 Alyssa Ln, Sheboygan

Cherry kitchen cabinets, granite counter tops
3 Bedrooms, 2 baths, walk-in closet,
Gas fireplace, open concept, hardwood floor
3 Car garage, town sewer & water
$264,900 Terri Stewart

1224 Camelot Blvd., Sheboygan

Great south side 3 Bedroom, 3.5 bath 2-Story
Large living and dining room combination
Family Room with gas fireplace, eat-in kitchen
Fresh paint and carpet throughout
Oversized yard with deck and patio
New roof in fall 2013
$174,900 Fred Stone

Lots 6-9 Hwy 42, Town of Mosel

3.56 Acres will divide into 4 lots.
Additional 16 acres adjacent also available
Close to Whistling Straits Golf Course
$75,000 each John Brigham

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Grace UCC,
Kohler welcomes
On Sunday, August 30, during
the 9:30 worship service, the congregation of Grace UCC will
have the benefit of Reunited to
enhance the service of worship
with special music. Reunited is a
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Ill Drink to That: Toasting Wisconsins

Historic Taverns lecture planned at
Waelderhaus on September 20
The Kohler Foundation will host
an event in partnership with the
Wisconsin Historical Society at the
Waelderhaus (1100 W. Riverside
Dr., Kohler) on Sunday, September
20 at 2:00 p.m. Hearkening back to
the original use of the Waelderhaus
as the home of the Kohler
Womens Clubs Distinguished
Guest Series, Kohler Foundation is
planning an entertaining presentation by architectural historian Jim
Draeger. Draeger co-authored the
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The event is free and open to the
public. Reservations are encouraged- contact Kohler Foundation
by phone (920-458-1972) or email
( to
put your name on the list.
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high bluff overlooking

winding Sheboygan River,
The Waelderhaus stands as a
tribute to the
tradition of the
(forest of Bregenz) Province of
Vorarlberg, Austria. The Waelderhaus (a house in the woods) is a
tribute to the architecture peculiar
to this Alpine area and stands as a
museum of minute detail in the
perfect marriage of artistry and superb craftsmanship. The Waelderhaus is managed by Kohler
Foundation, Inc. and is open daily
(except holidays) to the public for
guided tours, free of charge.
For information or to arrange a
group tour of the facility during the
week, please contact The Waelderhaus Manager at (920) 453-2851,

or Kohler Foundations office at

(920) 458-1972. For the latest
news and Waelderhaus events,
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AUGUST 15, 2015


Sat. August 22

Open for Lunch & Dinner

Monday Saturday from 11 am 2pm
& 5 pm 9 pm
Friday Saturday until 10 pm

920 Michigan Avenue,

Sheboygan, WI 53081
Phone: 920 783 6263

Robert C. Harder (1920 - 2015)

Robert C. Harder, 94,
of Kohler peacefully
passed away on Saturday morning, August 8,
2015 at Pine Haven
where he had resided
for the past six years.
Robert was born on
October 7, 1920 in Sheboygan, the son of the
late Christian and Catherine
(Scherer) Harder. He graduated
from Sheboygan Central High
School in 1939 and the University
of Wisconsin- Madison in 1950.
Robert served in the US Navy during World War II from 1942-46.
On July 23, 1955 he married Caroline Kaat in Kohler. Caroline preceded him in death on July 2,
1998. Robert was a mechanical engineer for the Optenberg Iron
Works in Sheboygan for 35 years
before his retirement in 1985.
Robert was a longtime member
at Bethany Lutheran Church in
Kohler where he served as chairman, elder, Couples Bible Study
and on many committees. He was
also active in numerous professional associations and the Sheboygan Kiwanis Club. He enjoyed

fishing, camping, drafting and designing, and

spending winters at their
home in Fort Myers, FL.
He is survived by one
daughter, Amy (Joe)
Sacha of Stevenson,
Michigan; two sons,
Thomas (Paula) Harder
of Elgin, Illinois and
Robert (Cindy) Harder of
Yamhill, Oregon; ten grandchildren; five great grandchildren; and
a special caring friend, Betty Hahn
of Kohler.
A memorial service to celebrate
Robert's life will take place at
Bethany Lutheran Church in
Kohler on Saturday, August 15,
2015 at 1 PM with the Rev. Robert
Steele officiating; Inurnment will
take place at Woodland Cemetery
in Kohler.
Family and friends will gather at
the church on Saturday from 11 am
until the time of the service at 1
A memorial fund is being established in his name for Sheboygan
Lutheran High School.
For online condolences and additional information please visit

Breakfast At The Inn


8 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Start your day

the pioneer way.
Help prepare an 1860s breakfast in the Wade House kitchens, working at the
open hearth or period cookstove, and savor the hearty meal in the inns
dining room. Limited seating; reservations required. $35 per person.

Highway 23 in Greenbush WI


Cordell E. Brueckbauer (1917 - 2015)

Cordell E. Brueckbauer, 97, of Plymouth,
and formerly of Kohler,
passed away on Thursday, August 6, 2015, at
the Waterford of Plymouth.
Cordell was born on
August 11, 1917, in the
Town of Lyndon,
daughter of Otto and Mary Elizabeth (Kampmann) Emley. She
was a 1935 graduate of Plymouth
High School and attended Sheboygan Business College. On November 21, 1941, she married
Roger Brueckbauer. Roger passed
away on October 6, 2004.
Cordell was a member of St.
John Evangelist Catholic Church
in Kohler. She was a member of
the Kohler Women's Club, bowling and golf leagues, bridge club,

and served as a Cub

Scout den mother.
Cordell enjoyed the outdoors, trips to the Door
County cottage, winters
in Florida, traveling,
golf, bowling, playing
cards, and going for
Cordell is survived by
her three daughters, Elizabeth
(Robert) Gilboy of Arizona, Mary
(David) Salkowski of Sheboygan,
and Ann (Gary) Wingert of Pennsylvania; her two sons, Robert
Brueckbauer of Green Bay and
Roger (Nerissa) Brueckbauer of
Illinois; eleven grandchildren;
and four great-grandchildren.
Cordell was preceded in death
by her husband of 63 years,
Roger, her daughter-in-law, Margaret Brueckbauer, two sisters,

Elizabeth (Eddie) Bares and Jureen Emley, and three brothers,

Gerald (Elvira) Emley, Vernon
(Shirley) Emley, and Monroe
(Dorothy) Emley.
A Mass of Christian Burial to
celebrate Cordell's life was held
on Monday, August 10, 2015, at
St. John Evangelist Catholic
Church in Kohler with Rev. Bob
Lotz officiating. Burial was at
Woodland Cemetery in Kohler.
A memorial fund has been established in Cordell's name for
the Alzheimer's Association .
For online condolences and additional information please visit

AUGUST 15, 2015



Sports Core announces renovation

In April, Sports Core Health and
Racquet Club initiated the first
phase of the largest renovation undertaking in its 36-year history a
complete makeover of the changing rooms, showers, restrooms and
steam rooms in its lower level. As
of July 10, and nine days ahead of
schedule, the renovation of the
Mens area was completed. Sports
Core allowed members to tour the
space which featured photos from
before construction began and key
features and benefits were highlighted. Among the improvements,
a more spacious changing space,
increased locker count, new
shower experiences, an upgraded
steam room and aesthetic improvements throughout the space.

Photo The Kohler Villager

Newly renovated mens locker room at Sports Core

Phase II of the project began

with demolition of the Ladies
changing and shower area on

Monday, July 13. This phase of the

renovation is scheduled to take less
time than the first, as planned dem-

olition is not as robust as the Mens

space. The team overseeing the
project anticipates construction of
Phase II will go just as smoothly as
Phase I and is optimistic all Sports
Core members will return to their
designated spaces by fall as scheduled. At that time, the third and
final phase will begin as the pool
walkway, tennis court hallway and
other common areas are updated.
To see before and after photos,
stay up to date on progress of the
project, or be aware of offerings
and happenings throughout the
year, you can follow Sports Core
on Instagram or Facebook.

Magazine names
Kohler Waters
Spa Best
destination spa
of 2015
Make It Better Magazine named
Kohler Waters Spa in Kohler the
Best Destination Spa of 2015 in
their annual Best Of awards.
Kohler was chosen and voted on
by the readers.
For their decision process, the
team curates a list based on what
fits their audience and then it's up
to the audience to vote. This year
they received more than 105K
votes across the various categories.

Celebrity Chefs At PGA of America and Bon Apptit

Magazine Champions Of The Course event
presented by Chase Sapphire Preferred
KOHLER, Wis. (August 12, 2015)
From left to right, celebrity chefs John
Besh, Michael Chernow, Mike Lata,
Amanda Freitag and Daniel Holzman in
front of the Kohler Design Center before
the PGA of America and Bon Apptit
Magazine Champions Of The Course
event presented by Chase Sapphire Preferred on August 12. Bon Apptit Editor-In-Chief Adam Rapoport and PGA
of America President Derek Sprague
served as hosts for the golf-inspired,
progressive culinary event. The
celebrity chefs, along with local culinary
talent, created and served dishes in-

spired by the state of Wisconsin in celebration of the 2015 PGA Championship,

which is being played this week at
Whistling Straits near Kohler, Wis. The
Champions Of The Course program is
a new partnership between The PGA of
America and Bon Apptit, and in the
May issue of Bon Apptit Magazine, the
pictured chefs shared their original
recipes and ideas inspired by the signature holes of Whistling Straits accompanied by expert instruction from PGA

Photo:Montana Pritchard/The PGA of America

Prices Pruned
Through August 31
Kohler Gardener
25% off all perennials and shrubs,
while supplies last. (some exclusions
may apply)
For more information please call 920458-5570.
Sounds of Summer A Boutique
Concert Series
August 16, 1-3pm, Free
Waterfront Rotunda at The Shops at
Woodlake Kohler
Featured artist beach music party band
Hat Trick: Starting off in 1990 as a zydeco band, Hat Trick quickly evolved
into a beach music party band covering
zydeco and Jimmy Buffet. With plenty

of audience participation festival, Hat

Trick plays upbeat music guaranteed to
create a fun time.
Raw Bar Night
August 21, 5-9:30pm
Come meet Chef Trent Hazelberg featuring different oysters from coast to
coast and seafood specials paired with
Bibi Graetz, Casamatta Wine. Offering
a fun, flavorful experience you wont
forget. $2 per oyster.
Sounds of Summer A Boutique
Concert Series
August 23, 1-3pm, Free
Waterfront Rotunda at The Shops at
Woodlake Kohler
Featured artist playing crowd-pleasing

classics Denis Kavemeier on guitar and

Chris Koszuta on keyboards: the Doubletime Duo plays everything from Just
the Two of Us to Black Magic Woman.
Exhibit: Looking East
July 26 October 11
ARTspace: A Gallery of the John
Michael Kohler Arts Center
The most intimate art is that which is
lived with or worn. The works in
LOOKING EAST were created for both
beauty and function. Experience the
works of artists Amy Nguyen (MA)
wearables; Sowon Joo (Korea), jewelry;
So Young Park (NY) jewelry and Randi
Solin (VT), glass. All are influenced by
Asian aesthetics. Please call 920-4528602 for more information.


For more information, pricing details and to register call Sports Core at 920-457-4444 or online at for more information.
Adult Tennis Mixer - Friday, August 28, 6-9pm
Salon at Sports Core August Specials - BACK TO
SCHOOL - With all back to school cuts get entered
in a drawing for a $20 gift card. RESTOCK SPECIAL
After the kids are back to school, spend $75 in
retail and get 10% off your entire purchase.
Special workshops and events will resume in June.
For more information, pricing details and to register call Yoga on the Lake at 920-453-2817.
Evening Paddle - Friday, August 28 from 6:458pm, $25