Letters – published Jan. 2

Let Obama go down I am glad Romney lost, even if I voted for him, because it is better to let Obama go down with the ship and his 52 percent crew. Then they have no one to blame but themselves for the ...
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Karina De Lange – Bryan Vance engagement

Karina De Lange and Bryan Vance of Bellingham announce their engagement and plans for a May 11, 2013 wedding at Baker Creek Place in Bellingham. Karina is a daughter of William and Pam De Lange of Fresno, ...

George Rozeboom

On Dec. 21, 2012, George Rozeboom entered his heavenly home after 96 fruitful years on earth. Born to John and Anna Rozeboom in Kanawha, Iowa, on June 6, 1916, he was raised with his six siblings in Edgerton, ...

Edward Kok

Edward Garth Kok, of Lynden, went home to be with the Lord on Dec. 27, 2012, from complications that resulted from decades of battling Parkinson’s. Ed was a strong fighter and determined to live well ...

Shirley Gardiner

Shirley Elizabeth Gardiner (Grandma Shirley) passed away at PeaceHealth St Joseph Medical Center on Dec. 24, 2012, after a sudden onset illness. Shirley was born on Oct. 24, 1922, and grew up in Lowell, ...

Herbert Soderberg

Herbert “Bud” Lewis Soderberg passed away peacefully at his home with his family by his side on Dec. 20, 2012. Bud was born in Seattle on March 29, 1931, to Arvid and Ethel Soderberg and was a lifelong ...

Anita Bailey

Anita Loene (Giustetti) Bailey, our beautiful and loving Mother, has passed into the arms of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. She was born on July 23, 1927, and passed away on Dec. 26, 2012. Anita was ...

Clifford Larson

Clifford C. Larson, age 91, of Ferndale, passed away on Monday, Dec. 24, 2012. Clifford was born on July 8, 1921, in Bellingham to George and Viola Larson. He graduated from Ferndale High School in 1939. ...

Floyd Bouma

Floyd J. Bouma, age 89, died on Friday, Dec. 28, 2012. Graveside services are scheduled on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013, at 1:15 p.m. in Monumenta Cemetery followed by a 2 p.m. memorial service at Second Christian ...

Eugene Brown

Eugene P. Brown was born on Oct. 25, 1921, to Clinton and Nina Brown in Custer. He died on Dec. 30, 2012, after a short illness. A celebration of life will be on Jan. 12, 2013, at 5654 Judy Way, Ferndale. ...