Latest Obituaries

Willard Wilder

Willard Wilder, age 82, of Custer, went home to the Lord on Tuesday, March 25, 2014. A lifetime Whatcom County resident, Willard was born on Nov. 25, 1931, to LaVerne and Elvera Wilder in Bellingham. He ...

Jeanne Oltman

  Jeanne Mildred Oltman passed away peacefully on March 28, 2014, in Bellingham. She was born to Beatrice Anderson Oltman and John F. Oltman on Nov. 5, 1924, and grew up on a farm near Lynden. Jeanne ...

Mary Johnson

Mary A. Johnson, age 75, of Everson, died on Sunday, March 30, 2014, in Bellingham’s PeaceHealth St. Joseph Hospital. Funeral arrangements are pending with Gillies Funeral Home and Cremation Services ...

Peter Poortinga

Peter J. Poortinga went home to the Lord on March 20, 2014. Pete was born on July 18, 1923, in Milaca, Minn., at home to Peter and Ida Poortinga. He had four older sisters: Betty, Alice, Grace and Margaret. ...

Leonard Van Dyken

Leonard Van Dyken, age 93, of Lynden, went home to his Lord and Savior on Monday, March 17, 2014, in the Christian Health Care Center. A lifetime Lynden resident, Leonard was born on Jan. 18, 1921, to ...

Gebran Gholam

Gebran Yanni Gholam, affectionately known as “Mr. G.,” peacefully passed away on March 21, 2014, at the age of 87, surrounded by his loving family. Gebran was born on June 13, 1926, in Beirut, Lebanon, ...

Adeline Stap

Lifetime Lynden resident Adeline Stap, age 87, went home to her Lord and Savior surrounded by her loving family at the Christian Health Care Center on Saturday, March 15, 2014. A daughter of John and Alice ...

Lois Hazel

Lois L. Frazier Hazel, age 95, of Lynden, passed away on March 8, 2014, in Lynden Manor. She was born on May 16, 1918, in Van Buren, Mo., to Gus and Celia Frazier. Lois was an active member and Sunday ...

Guynetha Alexander

Guynetha Alexander, age 91, passed away in Lynden on March 11, 2014. Guynetha was born in Seattle and was raised mostly in Freeland on Whidbey Island. She raised four daughters with the love of her life, ...

Jay Hoag

Born in Cortland, N.Y., on June 22, 1957, Jay Charles Hoag died suddenly on Feb. 3, 2014. He was a beloved husband, father, brother, son and uncle, loved by all who knew him. He is survived by his sons, ...