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Elizabeth ‘Betty’ Steiger

Elizabeth “Betty” Steiger, age 85, passed away on Monday, Oct. 21, 2013, surrounded by her children. She was born to Jeen “James” and Aafke “Alice” (Hoekstra) Baron in Opende, Groningen, Holland, ...

Coralie Ross

Coralie June Ross, of Lynden, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013, in Lynden. Coralie was 88, born on June 1, 1925, in Bellingham to Clyde Alfred and Naomi Elizabeth (Davis) Hulford. She was a lifetime ...

Marcile Neiswanger

Marcile Louise Neiswanger, age 97, of Lynden, passed away on Oct. 23, 2013. She was born on Oct. 18, 1916, in Seattle to John and Mary Iva (Hall) Green. After graduating from West Seattle High School in ...

Grayce Potts

Grayce Eldora (Belew) Potts went home to be with her Lord on Oct. 12, 2013, at the age of 92. Grayce was born in Mountain View, Mo., on Aug. 28, 1921, to John Otis Belew and Ida Thomas Belew. She attended ...

Karen Norris

Karen Wood Norris was born in Poplar Bluff, Mo., on May 17, 1942, to Roy and Pearl Wood. As a young girl she moved to Lynden with her parents and five siblings. Growing up on a farm, Karen learned the ...

Bernt Viddal

Bernt E. Viddal, age 84, went home to his Lord on Monday, Oct. 7, 2013. He was born on July 27, 1929, to Ole A.O. and Vida (Kalva) Viddal in Aalesund, Norway. Bernt was the youngest of five siblings. He ...

Alma Madison

Alma Branagh Madison, age 93, passed away peacefully on Oct. 17, 2013, in Bellingham. Alma was born to James and Alta Branagh on June 4, 1920, in Fort Worth, Texas. Alma is survived by her children, Patricia ...

Robert ‘Bobby’ Burrous

Robert “Bobby” S. Burrous, age 88, of Bellingham, passed away peacefully on Oct. 12, 2013, in Whatcom Hospice House. He was born in Ferndale on April 9, 1925, the 10th child of Charles and Bertha Burrous. ...

Jerry Van Beek

Jerry Jan Van Beek, age 63, of Lynden, passed away on Oct. 3, 2013. Jerry was born to Gerrit and Dorothy (Jansma) Van Beek on Jan. 25, 1950. Jerry grew up in the Sumas area and attended Nooksack schools. ...

Willliam ‘Bill’ Lee

William (Bill) Lee passed away peacefully in the Christian Health Care Center of Lynden on Oct. 5, 2013, at the great age of 90. He will be greatly missed by his sister, his many nieces and nephews and ...