Bob Peschel

2021 Inductee
Bob Peschel grew up far from the Badger State, but his love for hockey began in his native New Jersey, where he learned to play on the frozen pond, and where he learned how to become the grinder, a title that he would carry on into his future life.

Judy Ferwerda

2021 Inductee
There can be no discussion about girls hockey and the growth of girls hockey without the subject of Madison native Judy Ferwerda being brought into that discussion.

Cal Roadhouse

2021 Inductee
Cal Roadhouse was born in Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada and grew up playing hockey in Calgary.  As a player, he was a member of the Wichita Wind of the Central Hockey League, and then played in the International Hockey League for the Milwaukee Admirals.

Tom Doyle

2021 Inductee
Dr. Tom Doyle was born in Mineral Point, Wis., and raised in the throes of the Depression. Organized hockey and money to pay for it didn’t exist at that time, but Doyle learned to skate and play hockey on the Point Brewery Pond.
  • Merlin Baur - 1994
Merlin Baur was born and raised on a farm in Halder, Wis.  Being part of the Greatest Generation, he served his country in World War II in the European Theater of Operations.  After the end of the war, while still in Germany, he witnessed the Nuremberg War Trials.  He was discharged as a staff sergeant in 1946.  Baur worked at the Mosinee Paper Mill for 43 years, retiring in 1991.  In his younger days, he played county baseball and fast pitch softball with some of the area’s best players.

In 1969, Baur initiated a four-team city youth hockey league to give kids an opportunity to play this great game  He was instrumental in getting Mosinee’s very first Zamboni, which was really a Farm-All C tractor.  With the help of a local mechanic, they transformed it into a quasi-Zamboni  In 1975, Baur then spearheaded a major campaign to secure funding for the first refrigeration unit and piping for the current Mosinee Recreation Center.  Baur served many years as president of the Mosinee Hockey Association and was on its Board of Directors as well.
Baur had four sons who played for the Mosinee Papermakers.  Three sons refereed WIAA and USA hockey games, and coached at various youth levels including one at Marshfield High School.