Latest Obituaries

Shirley Simonson

Shirley M. Simonson of Everson joined her Lord and Savior on Dec. 3, 2014. Shirley and Lee moved from Iowa to Everson in 1949. They each had their own business: J&L Studebaker and Shirley’s Beauty ...

Gordon Bedlington

Gordon Bedlington peacefully went home at age 95 on Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014. He resided at the Lynden Christian Health Care Center after some time in the Lynden Manor. Gordon was born on March 28, 1919. ...

Suzanne Holleman

Suzanne Claire Holleman, age 87, went to her eternal home with her Lord and Savior on Friday, Nov. 28, 2014, in Whatcom Hospice House in Bellingham. She was born on Oct. 29, 1927, in Lynden to Peter and ...

Joan Gill

Joan G. Gill died on Nov. 29, 2014, at her home in Lynden. A celebration of life mass will be celebrated on Saturday, Dec. 13, at 11 a.m. in St. Joseph Catholic Church, 205 12th St., Lynden. In lieu of ...

Dorothy Goldie

Dorothy Grace Cottrell Goldie, age 90, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014. You are invited to share your condolences and memories in the online guestbook at www.gilliesfuneralhome.com. ...

Richard Vander Yacht

Richard (Dick) Vander Yacht, age 83, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014, surrounded by family and friends. Dick is survived by his wife, Ida, at the family home in Blaine; two sons, Gary (wife Erin) ...

Lambert Strengholt

Lambert Martin Strengholt passed away on Nov. 19, 2014, in Lynden’s Christian Health Care Center surrounded by his loving family. He was 86 years old. “Larry” Strengholt was born to Gerrit and Wilma ...

Frieda De Vries

Frieda De Vries, a longtime Mount Vernon resident, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2014, at the age of 94. Frieda was born in Urterp, Friesland, the Netherlands, on April 23, 1920. She grew up on the ...

Dewey Soren

Dewey James Soren, age 84, of Ferndale, passed away on Monday, Nov. 17, 2014. He was born in Hamilton on Jan. 6, 1930, to Dewey and Jessie (Wilson) Soren and was celebrated as the “New Year’s Baby.” ...

Beulah Honcoop

Beulah Helen Honcoop went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Friday, Nov. 21, 2014. Beulah was born on Aug. 26, 1931, to Dewey and Grace (Brunink) Van Der Stoep. In her early years, she enjoyed playing ...