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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 ...

Arthur Nordtvedt

The remarkable life of Arthur M. Nordtvedt, age 91, came peacefully to an end on Oct. 1, 2013. Surrounded by Shirley, his devoted wife of nearly 72 years, his children and their spouses and grandchildren ...

Casey Stremler

Cornelius Hilbert Stremler, known to everyone as Casey, went home to be with Jesus on Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013. He was born on Aug. 11, 1931, on the family farm north of Lynden. He was preceded in death ...

Jean Barnaby

Jean Barnaby went to meet her Lord on Oct. 3, 2013, at the Christian Health Care Center in Lynden. Born Jean Elizabeth Knight on Nov. 30, 1918, she was the middle child of nine children. Raised in Redlands, ...

George Richardson

George A. Richardson, age 98, of Bellingham’s Laurel area, passed away on Oct. 2, 2013. George was born on July 5, 1915, in Startup, Wash., and graduated from Meridian High School. George lived most ...

Doris Crabtree

Heaven welcomed Doris L. Crabtree, age 92, of Lynden, on Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013. A daughter of L.B. and Emma Dickinson, Doris was born in Buffalo, Okla., on Dec. 28, 1920, and moved with her family to Washington ...