Latest Obituaries

Mary Bonsen

Mary Winfred Boyd Bonsen, age 85, passed away peacefully at Lynden Manor on Sept. 11, 2013. Mary was born on May 27, 1928, in Pilot Rock-McKay Creek near Pendleton, Ore., to Armond (Bud) and Mildred Boyd. ...

Keith Verbrugge

Keith Alan Verbrugge, age 55, passed away on Sept. 12, 2013, of melanoma at Whatcom Hospice House. He was born on April 7, 1958, to Lawrence and Ruth Verbrugge and graduated from Lynden High School and ...

Ruby Bartell

Ruby Ann Bartell, age 94, of Bakersfield, Calif., passed away in Bakersfield on Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013. A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 18, at 11 a.m. in Enterprise Cemetery of Ferndale ...

John Gabrielse

John Steven Gabrielse, age 91, went to his Eternal Home on Friday, Sept. 6, 2013. Visitation hours will be on Thursday, Sept. 19, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. in Gillies Funeral Home. A memorial service will ...

Thomas Green

Thomas D. Green passed away peacefully at the age of 75 on Sept. 1, 2013, with his daughters Moira Green and Deirdre Green and his wife of 52 years, Louise, at his side. He never regained consciousness ...

Vicki Johnson

On Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013, Vicki Marie Johnson received her heavenly reward after a prolonged battle with Alzheimer’s disease. “Absent from the body, present with the Lord.” Vicki was born to Neil ...

Frans DeKubber

Frans J. DeKubber was born on Sept. 26, 1938, in Ferndale and passed away Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, at age 74, surrounded by his family at Hospice House due to complications from cancer. He was born to ...

John Gabrielse

John Steven Gabrielse of Lynden, age 91, went to his eternal home late Friday night, Sept. 6, 2013. At the time, his son Tim and his son-in-law Jim Kramer were with him. John was born on March 20, 1922, ...

Zachary Bouchard

Zachary Michael Bouchard was born in Bellingham on Jan. 11, 1990, and passed away on Aug. 27, 2013, at his home in Lynden. Zach graduated from Ferndale High School and Bellingham Technical College. Zach ...

Lynn Holmes

Lynn H. Holmes passed away on Sept. 6, 2013, in Whatcom Hospice House in Bellingham, after a long, hard struggle with cancer. Lynn was born in Penn Yan, N.Y., on June 27, 1937, to J. Frank and Vera Holmes. ...