Latest Obituaries

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 ...

Meredith Phillipps

Meredith Ellen Van Oort Phillipps passed away Aug. 15, 2013, after a courageous fight with ovarian cancer. She was born on Jan. 24, 1955, in New York to Jo-Ellen Van Oort and Rev. Harold Van Oort and grew ...

Max Burton

Max L. Burton, age 90, of Ferndale, passed away peacefully on Aug. 7, 2013. Max was born on Dec. 10, 1922, to John H. and Edith (Remington) Burton in Sumas. Max was a decorated World War II veteran, serving ...

Janet Nieuwendorp

Janet D. Nieuwendorp passed from this life into the loving arms of her Lord and Savior on Aug. 5, 2013. Janet was born on Jan. 29, 1922, in Westfield, N.D. She was the fourth of nine children born to Henry ...

Alta Rhodes

Alta “Mae” Rhodes, age 81, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family at the Hospice House in Bellingham on Monday, Aug. 5, 2013. Mae was born on April 25, 1932, in Van Buren, Mo., to Samuel and ...

Douglas Ten Kley

Douglas J. Ten Kley, age 61, a husband, father, brother and friend, died peacefully on Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013, while asleep on the back patio of his home, after a long battle with Glioblastoma Multiforme ...

Mary Jane Radney

A celebration of life in remembrance of Mary Jane Radney will be held on Saturday, Aug. 17, at 3 p.m. in the Lynden Community Center. A light meal will follow. Radney passed away on May 26, 2013. She was ...

Joseph Hugill

Joseph “Joe” R. Hugill, age 64, of Lynden, died at home in the care of Hospice and his family on Saturday, Aug. 9, 2013. Joe was born in Coos Bay, Ore., on Oct. 25, 1948. He graduated from Amherst ...

Edythe Pugh

Edythe Pugh passed away peacefully in her sleep on Friday, Aug. 2, 2013, at 4:30 a.m. Edythe will be interred at Miller/Woodlawn Memorial Park in Bremerton. A memorial service in Mountain View Baptist ...