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William ‘Mike’ Hjort

William “Mike” Hjort, age 69, passed away unexpectedly at his Lynden home on Feb. 9, 2016. You may read the full obituary and share memories at

Gerald Doornenbal

Gerald Albert Doornenbal was born on Nov. 14, 1926, to John and Albertha Doornenbal, who were Dutch immigrants. He joined his sisters Geritje, Johanna, Betty and Madelyn. His two brothers, Johnnie and ...

C. Doreen Harvey

C. Doreen Harvey, 92, of Sumas, passed away on Feb. 4, 2016. She was born on March 20, 1923, in Spencer, South Dakota. Doreen was preceded in death by her two eldest sons, Roy and Larry Harvey, and her ...

Claudia Vogel

Claudia Janelle Vogel, age 62, entered into rest on Jan. 26, 2016, in Bellingham, surrounded by her family. She was born on March 1, 1953, in Los Angeles to Edward and Grace (Koster) Gerderloos. Claudia ...

Dena Kooy

Dena Kooy (Withage), 95, of Lynden, formerly from Nobleford, Alberta, Canada, passed away peacefully on Monday, Feb. 8, 2016. She is survived by her husband of 72 years, John; their six children; 13 grandchildren; ...

Anna Parker

Please join Anna Lou Parker’s family for an open house celebration of her life on Saturday, Feb. 20. from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Bellingham Cruise Terminal, 355 Harris Ave., Bellingham. In lieu of flowers, ...

Kay Einck

Kay Lorraine Einck, age 68, of Ferndale, passed away on Monday, Feb. 1, 2016. Arrangements are entrusted to Moles – Greenacres.

Phyllys Stevens

Phyllys Stevens, formerly of Ferndale, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016, at the age of 90. Arrangements are entrusted to Gillies Funeral Home and Cremation Services.

Reavle Taylor

Reavle A. Taylor, age 86, of Custer, passed away on Sunday Jan. 31, 2016.   Arrangements are entrusted to Moles-Ferndale.

Richard Tucker

Dr. Richard Vaughn Tucker passed away in Bellingham on Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016, after a short illness. He was born to Denton and Mittie Marie Tucker in Orofino, Idaho, on Nov. 25, 1922, and lived in the ...