Keta Steebs and her longtime friend Jay Zahn share a moment at Door Peninsula Winery in July 2012.
Keta Steebs in many ways was larger than life herself, and yet her talent was in capturing the spirit of the lives around her. This was a storyteller.
Steebs, 88, died quietly in her sleep early Friday, a day and a half after celebrating her birthday with family and friends at a reception for a dear friend's photography exhibit.
In fragile health for several years, the longtime Door County Advocate reporter and columnist had a way of rallying for the occasion, as when she was inducted into the Milwaukee Press Club's Media Hall of Fame in October. There she was feted as a pioneer for being one of ...