Latest Obituaries

Henry Kaemingk

Henry “Hammering Hank” Kaemingk passed away peacefully into the arms of his Savior on Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, surrounded by his loving family. He was 93. Hank and Marie were married 68 years and ...

Ervin Pfeiffer

Ervin Pfeiffer, or “Erv,” as he was known to his many friends, passed away peacefully at the age of 86 on Friday, Sept. 26, 2014, surrounded by family at Whatcom Hospice House. Erv was born in Norfolk, ...

Dorothy Humphrey

Dorothy Mae Humphrey peacefully passed away in her sleep in Plains, Montana, on Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014, just three weeks short of her 93rd birthday. She was born in Port Huron, Michigan, on Sept. 24, ...

Noreen Harrell

Noreen Kay Sterk Harrell entered her Heavenly home on Sept. 21, 2014, surrounded by her daughters, Lisa, 23, and Taylor, 16, and her partner, Ken Dixon, all of Bellingham. Born on July 28, 1960, to Henry ...

Gertrude Williams

Gertrude Helen Williams was born on Nov. 3, 1922, to her parents, Jim Carson and Helen Wobar Carson. She had one full brother, Ed Carson, with whom she was close until his death three years ago. They were ...

Lyla Tjoelker

Lyla Louise (McIvor) Tjoelker was born on April 3, 1930, in Kirkland, Washington, to David Lyle and Louise Margaret McIvor. Lyla passed away on Sept. 21, 2014, following a brief illness. The third of six ...

Jason Kivlighn

Jason Shane Kivlighn was born on Dec. 30, 1986, in Fort Rucker, Alabama. He grew up in south Texas and later, with his family, moved to Lynden. He graduated from Lynden High School in 2005 and attended ...

George Boeringa

George Bernard Boeringa of Kimberling City, Missouri, died on Aug. 30, 2014, at the age of 79. George was born on Oct. 18, 1934, in Sunnyside, Washington, grew up in Lynden and graduated from Washington ...

Ruth Schouten

Our beautiful grandmother Ruth Schouten peacefully graduated to Heaven on Sept. 13, 2014, at the age of 90. Ruth was born in North Dakota and moved to Washington at the age of 12 where she resided for ...

Mark Langstraat

Mark Langstraat passed away quietly early on Tuesday morning, Sept. 23, 2014. A celebration of life service will be held on Saturday, Sept. 27, at 10 a.m. in North County Christ the King Church. Lunch ...