Latest Obituaries

Arnold Rupke

Arnold Gale Rupke, age 75, of Bellingham, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014. Born on Sept. 25, 1938, in Long Island, Kan., to Peter and Cornelia (Van Kooten) Rupke, he moved to Whatcom ...

Bryce Butler

Bryce William Butler of Lynden went home on Jan. 28, 2014, at the age of 90. He was born in Pasadena, Calif., on Oct. 10, 1923, to George and Helen Butler. As an adult Bryce moved to Boise, Idaho, where ...

Clare Hellyer

Clare G. Hellyer, of Acme, died peacefully of natural causes surrounded by family on Jan. 19, 2014. Born on March 11, 1911, Clare was a grandson of the first settlers in the South Fork of the Nooksack ...

Nicki Doerrer

Nicki F. Doerrer, beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, passed away peacefully at home on Jan. 29, 2014. She was 96 years old, born on Dec. 7, 1917. A celebration of her life and a memorial ...

Kenrick Wood

Kenrick Dean Wood (Rick), age 63, passed away peacefully on Feb. 3, 2014, from complications related to bladder cancer. Rick is survived by his mother, Deloris; and siblings Ronn (Beth), Gregg (Carmen), ...

Janet Kauzlarich

Janet Marlene (Soine) Kauzlarich passed away on Jan. 18, 2014, in Fremont, Calif. She was preceded in death by her parents, Robert A. and Emma P. (Nichols) Soine. She is survived by husband Walter Kauzlarich; ...

Lawrence Burton

Lawrence Dean Burton, beloved husband, father and grandfather, passed away at home on Dec. 20, 2013, at age 85 due to a heart attack. Larry retired from the Air Force in 1970 after serving for 20 years. ...

Delmar Westra

Memorial services for Delmar Westra, 80, of Pella, Iowa, were held on Jan. 22, 2014, in Calvary Christian Reformed Church. Delmar is survived by his wife, Margaret Westra; their six children: Greg Westra ...

Bernice Aker

Bernice (Megard) Aker passed away peacefully at the Mt. Baker Care Center on Jan. 9, 2014, three days shy of her 99th birthday. Bernice was born on Jan. 12, 1915, to Albert and Anna Megard of Laurel and ...

Dorothy Zylstra

Dorothy Margaret (May) Zylstra, born to Arthur and Margaret May on May 2, 1920, in Madison, Lake County, S.D., passed into Jesus’ care on Jan. 19, 2014, at the age of 93. Dorothy moved with her family ...