Latest Obituaries

Michael Wiles

Michael E. Wiles, 53, peacefully went home to Jesus on July 22, 2014, after valiantly battling GBM brain cancer for 18 months. He was born to Wendell and Patricia Wiles on Aug. 19, 1960, in Mount Vernon. ...

Gertrude Kingma

Gertrude Kingma of Lynden went to her heavenly home on Thursday, July 24, 2014. Gert was 92 years young and was born on Oct. 18, 1921, to Thomas and Jennie (Van Dyken) Veltkamp in Amsterdam, Montana. Gert ...

Jeanne Ravenhorst

Jeanne Ravenhorst, age 85, of Zeeland, Michigan, passed away on Tuesday, July 15, 2014. She was born on Dec. 12, 1928, in Lynden. She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard Ravenhorst; her daughter ...

Waldo Anderson

Waldo Morten Anderson, age 101, a local restaurant owner and native of Whatcom County passed away peacefully in his home surrounded by family on July 26, 2014. There will be a graveside service in Greenacres ...

Harold Kooy

Harold Kooy, 89, went home to his heavenly father on July 17, 2014. He was born to John and Katie (Geleynse) Kooy on July 2, 1925, in Coalhurst, Alberta, Canada. He grew up working on a wheat farm and ...

Albert Van Dalfsen

“He fought a good fight and finished well.” On July 19, 2014, Albert John Van Dalfsen was welcomed into Heaven. Albert was born on Nov. 25, 1933, to John and Minnie (Mulder) Van Dalfsen in Bellingham. ...

Maynard Gorze

Maynard Arthur Gorze passed away on July 11, 2014, surrounded by family. He was born on July 3, 1930. Dad was loved dearly and he was a man one will never forget. He touched everyone he met with kindness ...

Lewis Sturtz

Lewis Lloyd Sturtz was born on July 26, 1933, in Whatcom County to Donald and Florence Sturtz. He passed away on July 10, 2014, at home surrounded by family. While serving in the U.S. Army, Lewis met his ...

Margaret Greiner

Margaret Lillian (Erickson) Greiner was born in North Bellingham on Aug. 7, 1924, to Peder and Klara Erickson. She passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by her family, on July 9, 2014. Margaret was ...

Jesse Eisses

Jesse Lee Eisses of Lynden passed away suddenly on Wednesday, July 2, 2014. He was just 34. Jesse was born in Bellingham to Jacob Eisses and Marlys Bosman. He enjoyed spending time with his son, Izayah, ...