Latest Obituaries

Vicki Johnson

On Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013, Vicki Marie Johnson received her heavenly reward after a prolonged battle with Alzheimer’s disease. “Absent from the body, present with the Lord.” Vicki was born to Neil ...

Frans DeKubber

Frans J. DeKubber was born on Sept. 26, 1938, in Ferndale and passed away Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, at age 74, surrounded by his family at Hospice House due to complications from cancer. He was born to ...

John Gabrielse

John Steven Gabrielse of Lynden, age 91, went to his eternal home late Friday night, Sept. 6, 2013. At the time, his son Tim and his son-in-law Jim Kramer were with him. John was born on March 20, 1922, ...

Zachary Bouchard

Zachary Michael Bouchard was born in Bellingham on Jan. 11, 1990, and passed away on Aug. 27, 2013, at his home in Lynden. Zach graduated from Ferndale High School and Bellingham Technical College. Zach ...

Lynn Holmes

Lynn H. Holmes passed away on Sept. 6, 2013, in Whatcom Hospice House in Bellingham, after a long, hard struggle with cancer. Lynn was born in Penn Yan, N.Y., on June 27, 1937, to J. Frank and Vera Holmes. ...

Patricia Smith

Patricia Kay “Tricia” Smith, 58, passed away peacefully at her home in Ferndale on Aug. 28, 2013, surrounded by her loving family following a courageous battle with brain cancer. Born and raised in ...

Myron Lancaster

A celebration of life for Myron W. Lancaster will be held on Thursday, Sept. 12, at 2 p.m. in the Mt. Baker Rotary Building, 1775 Front St., Lynden. Arrangements are by Moles Farewell Tributes Main St. ...

Beatrice VanZonneveld

Beatrice F. VanZonneveld (Hemple), 80, went peacefully to be with our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Aug. 26, 2013, in her home in Lynden. Bea was a radiant Christian and a loving example to her family, ...

Elsie ‘Fern’ Patterson

Elsie “Fern” Patterson, born on May 15, 1924, in Pringle, S.D., slipped away peacefully in her sleep on Monday morning, Aug. 19, 2013. She is survived by her three sons: Merle Patterson and wife Sharon ...

Elizabeth Handy

Elizabeth Handy, age 95, passed away on Aug. 24, 2013, at home in Everson, where she lived with family. She was born in Lynden to Clarence and Lillian Handy. Elizabeth became fluent in Spanish and served ...