Latest Obituaries

Donald Burger

Sumas resident Donald L. “Duck” Burger, age 86, passed away at home on Oct. 31, 2015. Don was born in Lynden on Sept. 22, 1929, to John and Anna (Haveman) Burger. He was a lifetime resident of Whatcom ...

Fred Polinder Jr.

Fred K. Polinder Jr. passed away on Saturday, Oct. 31, 2015, at the age of 87 years. Born to Fred K. and Cornelia (Spaan) Polinder on Aug. 21, 1928, he was a lifelong Lynden resident. He married Glenda ...

Lloyd DeVries

Lloyd E. DeVries, age 76, of Ferndale, went to be with his Heavenly Father on Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015, in Bellingham. He was born on Dec. 10, 1938, in Armour, South Dakota, to parents John E. and Lena ...

Lance Werner

Lance Werner, retired professor with a Ph.D. from the University of Washington, died on Oct. 19, 2015. Lance’s commitment as a believer in Jesus Christ was well defined and we rejoice that he is with ...

Elizabeth Timmer

On the evening of Oct. 21, 2015, our Mother’s life on earth ended and her soul and spirit went to live with her Lord Jesus Christ. Her life on earth was a daily song of praise to God. Elizabeth Anne ...

John Simonson

John Elwood Simonson, age 72, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015. John was born on March 26, 1943, in Mount Vernon. He was a 1962 graduate of Ferndale High School and as a young man worked in the ...

Frances Hulford

Frances N. Hulford passed away on Sunday, Oct. 25, 2015. She was born in Quenemo, Kansas, and moved with her family to Washington when she was a young girl. She graduated from Lynden High School. Frances ...

Dorothy Coburn

Dorothy Ann (Rutgers) Coburn passed away on Oct. 24, 2015. Dorothy was the last child born on June 18, 1918, to John and Siena Rutgers, who farmed 40 acres on Jackman Road near Lynden. John and Siena ...

Calvin Ledet

Calvin C. Ledet, age 18, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 17, 2015. Services were held in Bellingham. Donations to help with expenses may be made to the Calvin Ledet Memorial Fund at www.gofundme.com/yw6mgva2. You ...

George Butenschoen

George W. Butenschoen, age 94, passed away peacefully on Oct. 19, 2015. Services were held in Bellingham. Read the full obit and share with the family at www.westfordfuneralhome.com.