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Donald Hickenbottom

Donald E. Hickenbottom, age 89, of Custer, passed away on Nov. 8, 2014. He was born on Sept. 28, 1925. He is survived by his three daughters, Pamela Shelton (Don) of Oregon, Patricia Sawyer (Ben) of Custer ...

Greg Westford

Greg Westford, age 56, of Renton, formerly of Lynden, passed away on Nov. 13, 2014. He was preceded in death by his father, Paul, and his brother, Steven. He is survived his mother, Shirley Hopkins; brother ...

Dewey Soren

Dewey Soren, age 84, of Ferndale, passed away on Monday, Nov. 17, 2014. Arrangements are pending with Gillies Funeral Home and Cremation Service…. This content is for subscribers only. Already ...

William Vanden Bos

William “Bill” Vanden Bos passed away on Nov. 6, 2014, in Lynden. Bill was born in Platte, South Dakota, where he farmed, first with his father and then on his own. He married Mary Vander Ley on Dec. ...

Frances Matheson

Frances M. Matheson was born on July 23, 1924, in Bellingham, the only child of Norman and Ethyl Davis, and passed away peacefully on Nov. 6, 2014, in Bellingham in Whatcom Hospice House. She is survived ...

John Visser

John H. Visser, son of Hans and Hermina, was born on Jan. 17, 1939, in the family home in Lynden and passed away on Nov. 2, 2014. John served in the U.S. Army from 1957 to 1960. He retired from PSNS Bremerton ...

Milton Unick Sr.

Milton J. Unick Sr., age 92, of Ferndale, passed away at his home on Monday, Nov. 3, 2014, surrounded by his family. A celebration of life was held on Friday, Nov. 7, 2014, in the United Church of Ferndale ...

Ralph Richardson

Ralph D. Richardson, age 64, of Ferndale, Bellevue and Norwalk, California, passed away peacefully on Nov. 1, 2014. Ralph loved his many family members and friends and was always kind, patient and present ...

Joan Wear

Joan Wear, age 84, of Ferndale, passed away peacefully on Nov. 8, 2014. Visitation will be held in Westford Funeral Home from 3 to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 12. A celebration of Joan’s life will be held ...

Rita Alvord

Rita Rae Alvord from Bellingham passed away on Oct. 31, 2014. Services were held in Bellingham. Please share your memories at www.westfordfuneralhome.com…. This content is for subscribers only. ...