Latest Obituaries

Richard Bauer

Richard “Dick” Bauer passed away on Nov. 26, 2015. He was born on Sept. 16, 1926. A graveside service will be held at Enterprise Cemetery in Ferndale at 1 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 4. A reception will follow ...

Vernon Thomas

Vernon C. Thomas passed away on Monday, Nov. 30, 2015, at the age of 91. Arrangements are pending with Gillies Funeral Home and Cremation Services.

Gary Nelson

Gary James Nelson was born on April 9, 1941, in Bellingham. He passed away on Nov. 10, 2015, in Roseville, California. Gary spent five years at the Lynden Elementary School, and then his family moved ...

David Brouwer

David William Brouwer, our precious son, brother, fiancé, grandson, nephew and friend, went home to Heaven on Nov. 20, 2015. He will be deeply missed. His passion for living will linger a long time in ...

Patricia Baker

Patricia Baker of Camano Island passed away peacefully on Nov. 17, 2015, at Whatcom Hospice House. She was 57 years old. Patricia was born to John and Audrey Van Weerdhuizen of Lynden. She is survived ...

Edna Dion

Edna Mae Dion passed away suddenly on Nov. 16, 2015, at her residence in Ferndale. She was born in the Whitehorn area of Blaine on Oct. 3, 1922, to Alice and Martin Lonseth. She graduated from Blaine ...

Joanne DeJong

Joanne DeBoer DeJong went into the arms of Jesus on Sunday morning, Nov. 15, 2015, with her son at her side. “The Lord her God is with her … Rejoicing over her with singing.” Joanne was born to ...

Lambert VanderKooi

Dr. Lambert R. VanderKooi of Portage, Michigan, passed into glory to be with his Savior and Lord on Nov. 17, 2015, at Rose Arbor Hospice Residence in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Lambert was born in Lynden on ...

Wayne Eyestone

Wayne Eyestone passed away on Nov. 12, 2015, at 76 years of age. He resided in Ferndale. He was preceded in death by sisters Betty, Rita and Lois; and brothers Donald and Leslie. He is survived by his ...

Denton Howell

Everson resident Denton Howell, age 85, passed away on Monday, Nov. 16, 2015. Arrangements are pending with Gillies Funeral Home and Cremation Services.