Latest Obituaries

Norma Greenleve

Norma Isadean Greenleve, born in Manson, Wash., on June 21, 1922, was a resident of Sumas since 1968. She passed away on Dec. 5, 2012. Norma was preceded in death by her first husband, Wayne Abercrombie, ...

James Elliott

James “Jim” Elliott passed away on June 14, 2013, with his wife, Patti, by his side. He was born on Feb. 28, 1945, in Glendale, Calif. Jim served in the U.S. Navy before settling in Ferndale to raise ...

Cheryl Bakker

After a year-long courageous battle with ovarian cancer, Cheryl Faye Bakker passed away on June 12, 2013, in Hospice House of Spokane. She fought this battle hard with a strong faith in Christ and a positive ...

Mildred Hersman

Mildred Hersman was born on Sept. 22, 1908, and was a lifelong resident of Whatcom County. She passed away on June 8, 2013. Mildred grew up on the Northwood corner, attended Northwood School, Lynden High ...

Jane Jobe

Jane Jansen Jobe was born on Sept. 15, 1941, in Bellingham and died on June 9, 2013, in Seattle. A funeral service will be held Friday, June 21, at 11 a.m. in University Presbyterian Church, 4540 15th ...

Renda Hemple

Renda Hemple passed away peacefully on May 30, 2013, after a long and courageous battle waiting for a liver transplant. She was surrounded by her family and close friends. Renda was born on Aug. 23, 1955, ...

Evan Wright

Evan Wright died on June 9, 2013, at 96 years of age. He was born on July 16, 1916, in Nooksack, to Nevil and Lola (Broyles) Wright. Evan graduated from Sumas-Nooksack High School in 1934. Except for five ...

Don Kumm

  Don Kumm, age 74, of Bellingham, passed away May 31, 2013 after a valiant fight with cancer surrounded by family and friends. Don was born to Roy and Doris Kumm May 7, 1939 near Mazama, Wash. He ...

Mary Radney

Mary J. Radney, 88, of Kearny, Ariz., went to be with the Lord on May 26, 2013. She is survived by her son, J. Randolph (Mary) Radney, of Williams Lake, B.C.; daughter Pamela (Lynn) May of Kearny; six ...

Hans Van Der Veen Jr.

  Hans Van Der Veen Jr. age 94, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Thursday, May 30, 2013. The son of Hans Sr. and Trace (Brandsma) Van Der Veen, he was born Feb. 7, 1919 in Denver, Colo. On Feb. ...