Latest Obituaries

Rachel Van Aalsburg

Rachel Van Aalsburg went home to her Lord and Savior on June 22, 2014, in the Christian Health Care Center of Lynden. She was preceded in death by her husband, Howard; son Fred; sister Elizabeth Rozeboom; ...

Rhoda Brumbaugh

Rhoda Brumbaugh, 86, of Lynden, passed away on Monday, June 24, 2014, in St. Joseph PeaceHealth Medical Center of Bellingham. A memorial service will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 28, in Hope ...

Barbara Camfferman

Barbara Camfferman, 93, passed away on Sunday, June 15, 2014. Born in the Netherlands, Barbara most recently resided at Meadow Greens in Lynden. She is survived by son Daniel (Verna) in Colorado; two grandchildren; ...

Matthew Martin

Matthew James Martin of Lynden passed away on June 6, 2014, at the age of 30. He was born on Feb. 14, 1984, in Bellingham to Douglas and Diana Martin. He graduated from Lynden Christian High School in ...

Robert Holmes

Robert A. Holmes, age 75, passed away at home after struggling with cancer with family at his side on June 14, 2014. He was born on Aug. 15, 1938, in Goshen, Indiana, to George and Roberta (Pennington) ...

Orville Hicks

Orville G. Hicks of Sumas passed away on Saturday, June 14, 2014. He was 88 years old. Orville was born on Jan. 9, 1926, to George and Jane (McGregor) Hicks in Deming. After attending Nooksack Valley High ...

Emi Taira

Emi Taira, age 79, passed away in Bellingham on May 16, 2014. Emi was born on June 23, 1934, in Hilo, Hawaii, to Jinsei Kaneshiro and Misao Maedo. On Oct. 22, 1955, Emi married Walter Taira. She earned ...

Dennis Bouma

Dennis “Denny” Edward Bouma, age 65, went to Heaven peacefully surrounded by family on June 7, 2014. Denny was born in Bellingham on April 2, 1949, to Edward and Wilma “Twerp” Bouma of Lynden. ...

Marvin Rody

Marvin Julius Rody was called home on June 3, 2014. He was born on Nov. 11, 1938, in Tacoma and died at his home in Ferndale. He is survived by his wife, Doris Mae; daughter Teri Lynn Eide (husband Kirk) ...

Johanna Koole

Johanna (Jo) DeBeeld Koole passed away on Sunday, June 8, 2014, in the Quincy Convalescent Center at the age of 88. She was born on April 4, 1926, in Lynden to Arie and Wilhemenia DeBeeld. She married ...