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Danita Gansler

Danita R. Gansler, age 30, of Custer, passed away on Monday, Aug. 11, 2014. A graveside service will be held in Ten Mile Cemetery on Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, at 1 p.m. Contributions for the benefit of Danita’s ...

James Nace

James L Nace, age 78, of Bellingham, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014. Visitation is in Gillies Funeral Home on Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, from 6 to 9 p.m. His graveside service will be in Saxon ...

Sara Drain

Sara A. Drain, of Maple Falls, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014. She was 90 years old. Arrangements are pending with Gillies Funeral Home and Cremation Service…. This content is for subscribers ...

Dalen Bayes

Dalen Bayes of Sumas passed away on Aug. 18, 2014. A memorial service will be held in Rome Grange, 2821 Mt. Baker Highway, on Sunday, Aug. 24, from 1 to 3 p.m…. This content is for subscribers ...

Fred Boonstra

Mr. Fred Boonstra, 79, a longtime resident of the Skagit Valley, passed away at home in Mount Vernon on Monday, Aug. 4, 2014. He was born in Beets, Friesland, the Netherlands, on May 5, 1935, a son of ...

Julia Van Halm

Julia Clare Douma Van Halm passed away on July 24, 2014, in Lynden. She was 80 years old. Julia was born in Overschie, outside of Rotterdam in the Netherlands, on March 8, 1934, to Sybren and Elisabet ...

William Davis

William “Bill” Davis of Sumas passed away in Bellingham on Aug. 5, 2014, surrounded by his family. He was born in Junction City, Kansas, on Jan. 24, 1945. Bill is survived by his loving wife of 39 ...

Margaret Lewis

Margaret Alexander Lewis, born on Feb. 3, 1923, a longtime Lynden resident, died Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014, at her home in Palm Desert, California, of natural causes. Margaret, her husband Bill and their ...

Margaret Browning

Margaret Millenaar Browning passed away on July 28, 2014. Her family and her loving husband Bruce were at her side. Margaret was born on Nov. 18, 1928. She was 85 years old at her passing. Margaret was ...

Elaine Gustafson

Elaine L. Gustafson was born on May 18, 1925, in Chicago, Illinois, and passed away on Aug. 7, 2014, surrounded by her family. A Lynden resident since 1965,  Elaine resided in the family home on Loomis ...