Latest Obituaries

Phyllis Roder

Phyllis Roder, age 69, is at rest after a courageous battle with cancer. Phyllis was born on Aug. 22, 1944, to John and Alice Marie Webb in Klamath Falls, Ore. She will be dearly missed. Phyllis was an ...

Charles ‘Jerry’ Flora

Charles J. “Jerry” Flora, age 85, passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by his family, on Sunday, Dec. 22, 2013. He was born on Nov. 16, 1928. He was president of Western Washington University ...

Henry Zylstra

Henry J. Zylstra, age 70, of Everson, died on Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013, in St. Joseph Hospital. Visitation hours will be on Thursday, Jan. 2, from 5 to 7 p.m. in Gillies Funeral Home. Graveside services ...

Katherine Miedema

Lynden resident Katherine Miedema died on Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013, at the age of 71. Arrangements are pending with Gillies Funeral Home & Cremation Services of Lynden…. This content is for subscribers ...

Ralph Kooy

Ralph Kooy, 92, of Lynden, went home to his Lord and Savior on Dec. 18, 2013. He was the oldest of four children, born to John and Katie (Geleynse) Kooy on Jan. 18, 1921, in Kipp, Alberta, Canada. Growing ...

Sheila Gonzaga

Sheila H. Gonzaga, 48, of Lynden, died on Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013. She was born to the late Denzel M. Habana and Zenaida C. Del Val on Oct. 9, 1965, in Pasay City, Philippines. Sheila graduated from Juan ...

Caroline Huisingh

Caroline Huisingh, age 88, of Lynden, was taken to be with her Heavenly Father on Friday, Dec. 20, 2014. Services will be conducted on Thursday, Dec. 26, graveside at 1:15 p.m. in Monumenta Cemetery followed ...

William ‘Bill’ Schouten

Longtime Blaine resident William ‘Bill’ Schouten, age 86, was taken home to his Heavenly Father at Stafholt Good Samaritan Home on Monday, Dec. 9, 2013. Born on Aug. 26, 1927, in Lynden, Bill was a ...

Doyle ‘Shorty’ Kortlever

Doyle Hugo “Shorty” Kortlever, age 79, of Lynden, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013. Doyle proudly served his country as a Marine during the Korean War. He worked for the Ford Motor Company in ...

Marie Kaptein

Marie Kaptein, age 92, of Lynden, was called home to her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013. A daughter of John and Gertrude (Griffoen) Van Dyke, she was born on March 19, 1921, in Conrad, Mont., ...