Latest Obituaries

Gary Knaus Sr.

Gary L. Knaus Sr., 72, of Acme, lost his battle with Progressive Supranuclear Palsy on Sept. 11, 2015, at his home with wife and family at his side. Gary was born on April 7, 1943, in Bellingham to George ...

Ida Buechler

Ida Mae Buechler, age 73, of Bellingham, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015. Arrangements are pending with Gillies Funeral Home.

Marion Kamphouse

Marion Elizabeth (Koetje) Kamphouse was promoted to her heavenly home on Sept. 12, 2015, at the age of 94. A gracious lady, Marion, also known as Mickey, was dearly loved and will be deeply missed by ...

John Nyland

John Nyland was born on Aug. 1, 1923, in Everett to Gerrit and Wilhemina (Hulshof) Nyland, the youngest of eight children. He went home to be with his Lord and Savior after a short illness on Friday, ...

Gail Van Beek

Gail Lynn Van Beek, age 51, of Lynden, went home to her Heavenly Father on Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2015. Born on May 9, 1964, in Grand Rapids, Michigan, to Glen and Joann (Wester-velt) Bajema, she moved ...

Orma Slater

Orma Mae (Lucas) Slater passed peacefully into her Lord’s arms on Monday, Sept. 21, 2015. She was preceded on this journey in 1999 by her husband, Rev. Ronald Slater. Orma is lovingly remembered by ...

Gilbert McCollum Jr.

Gilbert D. McCollum Jr. was born on Aug. 25, 1929, to Jennie M. (Johnson) and Gilbert D. McCollum Sr. of Everson. Gilbert passed away on Aug. 19, 2015, at his family farm. Gilbert is survived by his sisters, ...

Dorothy Wimbush

Dorothy James Wimbush, age 96, passed away in Bellevue on Sept. 16, 2015. A service of remembrance will be held in Westford Funeral Home on Friday, Sept. 25, at 11 a.m. A reception follows. You may share ...

Betty Rickenbacker

Betty A. Rickenbacker of Lynden passed away on Sept. 17, 2015. She was born on Sept. 27, 1929. A remembrance gathering will be held on Saturday, Sept. 26, from 2 to 5 p.m. in the Bernardy home, 1553 Kamm ...

Bob Bateman

On Saturday afternoon, Sept. 12, 2015, Bob Bateman, age 71, unexpectedly went home to be with his Lord and Savior. He had spent the afternoon watching his grandson’s football game at Lynden High School. ...