Latest Obituaries

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 ...

Wanda Haveman

Wanda Gladys Haveman, age 96, of Lynden, passed away on Monday, April 15, 2013. A memorial service will be held in Second Christian Reformed Church, 710 Front St., Lynden, on Saturday, April 20, at 2 p.m. ...

Denzel Blackstock

Denzel Blackstock was born in Littleton, Colo., on Nov. 26, 1938, and moved to San Diego at age 16. She retired and moved to Everson in 2004. She passed away on April 11, 2013. Denzel was preceded in death ...

Robbie ‘Jean’ Littlefield

Robbie “Jean” Littlefield, age 83, passed away peacefully in Hospice House on Thursday, April 11, 2013. Jean was born on Oct. 30, 1929, in Mattson, Miss., to Erskin and Ruth (Moore) Jones (later, Bedwell). ...

Lucille ‘Tip’ Macdonald

Lucille “Tip” Zender Macdonald, age 82, was called home on Wednesday, April 10, 2013, surrounded by her loved ones. Lucille was born on Jan. 7, 1931, in Kendall to Henry and Frances (Buckenmeyer) Zender. ...

Alberta Small

Alberta Lucille Small (Hawley), 93, a longtime resident of Whatcom County, passed away peacefully on April 6, 2013, surrounded by her loving family. Mom enjoyed many crafts, camping and cooking big dinners ...

Gerrit Meenderinck

Gerrit Edsko Meenderinck, age 91, went home to be with his Lord on April 14, 2013, at Whatcom Hospice House in Bellingham. He was born in Lynden to Peter and Cornelia (Dyksterhuis) Meenderinck on Sept. ...

Erma Hatley

Erma Denker Hardan Hatley passed away quietly on Friday, April 5, 2013, at the age of 94. Erma was born on Dec. 31, 1918, during a blizzard in Straubville, N.D., to Deidrich and Grace Denker. She moved ...

Coneatus LaFave

Coneatus (Kitty) LaFave passed away on Sunday, April 7, 2013, at 5:20 a.m. at PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center in Bellingham. She was born on June 26, 1927. Kitty is survived by her husband, Vern; ...

William Meenk

William “Bill” Meenk, 74, of Grand Forks, N.D., departed to be with the Lord on Tuesday, April 2, 2013, at Altru Hospital in Grand Forks. William Jay Meenk was born on Nov. 12, 1938, a son of Jacob ...