Latest Obituaries

Francis Russell

The Lord opened the gates of Heaven for Francis Earl Russell, 87, of Ferndale, on Friday, May 3, 2013. Francis was born in Custer on April 8, 1926, to Floyd and Alice (LaFond) Russell. He grew up during ...

Wilma Schouten

Wilma C. Schouten, age 85, of Lynden, went home to her Lord and Savior on Wednesday, May 1, 2013. Born on Sept. 30, 1927, in Mount Vernon to Isaac and Bessie (Connor) Morgan, she moved to Whatcom County ...

Jason Crabtree

Jason Michael Crabtree was born on Oct. 19, 1978, the first child of Delvin and Pam (Williams) Crabtree. He died on April 26, 2013. Jason grew up on the family dairy farm working alongside his parents. ...

Henrietta Olin

Henrietta J. “Heinnie” Olin, age 90, of Lynden, was taken to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, in the Christian Health Care Center on Monday, April 22, 2013. A daughter of Peter and Martha ...

Joan Rothman

Joan Hill Rothman, nee Lazarus, age 95, of Lynden, died peacefully on April 18, 2013, in the Christian Health Care Center. She was born on Dec. 17, 1917, in Chicago to William Lazarus and Fannie Shachter. ...
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Jennie DeGroot

Lifetime Lynden resident Jennie DeGroot, age 86, went to be with her Heavenly Father at her home on Wednesday, April 17, 2013. Born on July 18, 1926, Jennie was a daughter of Bert and Lena (VanWeerthuizen) ...
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Rebecca Spencer

Rebecca J. Spencer died on April 17, 2013, in Lynden Manor, where she had lived the last five years. She was well cared for and loved by all the caregivers in the special care unit. Her family is very ...
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Jake Tiemersma Jr.

Everson resident Jake Tiemersma Jr. went home to his Lord and Savior on Thursday, April 18, 2013, at the age of 79. Born on Aug. 2, 1933, in the Netherlands to Jacob and Pearl (Bajema) Tiemersma, he came ...

George Coglianese

George G. Coglianese, 72 years old, father, husband, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend of all, passed away on March 13, 2013. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, May 4, at 1 p.m. in the ...

James Butler Jr.

James (Jimmy) Lester Butler Jr., age 82, passed away after a long illness on Wednesday, April 10, 2013, in Lynden. Jim was born on Aug. 2, 1930, in Jacksonville, Fla., to Lester and Ruby Butler, who preceded ...