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Leona Vineyard

  Leona E. Vineyard passed away on Jan. 24, 2015. She was born on Sept. 11, 1922, in McClusky, North Dakota, a daughter of Frederick and Sophia Axt, who raised their family of seven in Custer.   Leona ...

Walter Creasey

  Walter R. Creasey, age 80, went to be with his Lord on Jan. 25, 2015, at his Silver Lake home.   He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Darlene; children Walter Jr., Jennifer, Barry and Shawn; ...

Joseph Mustappa

  Joseph E. Mustappa passed away on Jan. 27, 2015, in Bellingham. He was born on Aug. 30, 1944, in Eugene, Oregon.   There will be a Mass of Christian Burial in Church of the Assumption on Thursday, ...

Lola Pickett

  Lola Diane Pickett, age 58, of Lynden, was born on Feb. 8, 1956, in Indio, California, and passed away on Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015, in Bellingham.   Arrangements are by Whatcom Cremation & ...

Jacob ‘Jack’ Mellema

  Jacob “Jack” B. Mellema passed peacefully on Jan. 26, 2015, to meet his Lord.   Jack was born on Oct. 6, 1933, in Long Beach, California, the second of five children, to Marie (Van Leeuwen) ...

John Kroontje

  John (Buzz) Merlin Kroontje, age 82, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015, surrounded by his loved ones. He was born at home on Nov. 13, 1932, the youngest of six children ...

Thomas Jordan

  Thomas Michael Jordan, age 68, returned home with his heavenly father on Jan. 21, 2015, after a long and courageous battle with metastatic prostate cancer.   Tom was born on Dec. 17, 1946, in ...

Jessie Pilon

  Jessie Ruth Pilon, of Bellingham, went home to be with her Lord on Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015.   Jessie was born in Lynden to Garret and Cornelia (Buizer) Pilon.   Jessie was a longtime member ...

Dorothy Assink

  Dorothy Assink of Lynden passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015. She was 87 years old.   Services are pending with Gillies Funeral Home and Cremation Service…. This content is for subscribers ...

Jean Marshall

  Jean Ellen Marshall passed away on Jan. 10, 2015, at the age of 69 surrounded by her family in Carson City, Nevada.   Jean was born in Victoria, B.C., on Nov. 6, 1945, to parents Eve and George ...