Latest Obituaries

Arthur Nordtvedt

The remarkable life of Arthur M. Nordtvedt, age 91, came peacefully to an end on Oct. 1, 2013. Surrounded by Shirley, his devoted wife of nearly 72 years, his children and their spouses and grandchildren ...

Casey Stremler

Cornelius Hilbert Stremler, known to everyone as Casey, went home to be with Jesus on Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013. He was born on Aug. 11, 1931, on the family farm north of Lynden. He was preceded in death ...

Jean Barnaby

Jean Barnaby went to meet her Lord on Oct. 3, 2013, at the Christian Health Care Center in Lynden. Born Jean Elizabeth Knight on Nov. 30, 1918, she was the middle child of nine children. Raised in Redlands, ...

George Richardson

George A. Richardson, age 98, of Bellingham’s Laurel area, passed away on Oct. 2, 2013. George was born on July 5, 1915, in Startup, Wash., and graduated from Meridian High School. George lived most ...

Doris Crabtree

Heaven welcomed Doris L. Crabtree, age 92, of Lynden, on Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013. A daughter of L.B. and Emma Dickinson, Doris was born in Buffalo, Okla., on Dec. 28, 1920, and moved with her family to Washington ...

Bruce Galloway

Bruce Willson Galloway, age 80, went to the Lord on Oct. 3, 2013, in Lynden. Bruce was born on May 26, 1933, in St. Paul, Minn., to William Jr. and Elizabeth Galloway. He attended Salem High School and ...

Stan Haveman

Stan Haveman, age 98, went peacefully to be with his Lord on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013. He was born on Jan. 1, 1915, the oldest of six children to Henry and Maggie (Dyk) Haveman in Lynden. After finishing ...

Elizabeth Boxum

Elizabeth (Betty) May Boxum, age 91, went to be with Jesus on Friday, Sept. 27, 2013. Betty was born in Cawker City, Kan., on Oct. 30, 1921, to August and Anna Reling. Betty was a World War II bride and ...

Pete Stuurmans

Pete H. Stuurmans, age 94, went home to his Lord and Savior on Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013. Born on July 14, 1919, in Alvord, Iowa, Pete was the youngest of nine children born to Harry and Dora (Langhout) ...

Eileen Johnson

Eileen R. Rutherford Voight Johnson, 91, passed away in Bellingham on Sept. 21, 2013. Eileen was born to Thomas and Clara (Bruland) Rutherford on Nov. 22, 1921. She married Charles Voight in 1956 and, ...