Latest Obituaries

Gordon Dyksterhuis

Gordon Everett Dyksterhuis walked his final walk on earth when he passed away peacefully at his home in Lynden on Friday, March 1, 2013. He was 84 years old. Gordon was born on Nov. 6, 1928, in Lynden. ...

Linda Alkire

Linda Alkire passed away at age 56 on Feb. 22, 2013, at University of Washington Medical Center in Seattle. She was born on Aug. 5, 1956, in San Gabriel, Calif., and was adopted by her loving parents Francis ...

Elizabeth Baas

Elizabeth Baas, age 93, of Lynden, went peacefully home to be with her Lord and Savior on Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013, at the Christian Health Care Center. Born on July 31, 1919, in Holland, Minn., she was ...

Margaret Hamstra

Margaret Hamstra, age 91, of Lynden, died at Meadow Greens on Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013. Margaret was born in Lynden on July 31, 1921, to Martin and Maggie (Memmelaar) Hamstra. She graduated from Lynden High ...

Carl Ronhaar

Carl Henry Ronhaar, age 88, died on Feb. 19, 2013, at PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center in Bellingham. He was a man of quiet faith, with a deep love of family and country, a romantic with a generous ...

Mary Smith

Mary D. Smith, age 91, went peacefully to be with her Lord and Savior, surrounded by her children, on Friday, Feb. 22, 2013, at the Christian Health Care Center in Lynden. Born on Jan. 5, 1922, in Eagle ...

Everett ‘Bud’ Belden

Everett “Bud” Belden kept his appointment with his Maker on Feb. 8, 2013. Born in Pueblo, Colo., on Aug. 21, 1924, Bud spent much of his life working in Colorado, Oregon and Washington. He also served ...

Peter Van Dyk

Peter Arend Van Dyk went to be with his Lord and Savior on Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013. Pete was the only child of Peter and Edith Van Dyk. He was born at home on Jan. 31, 1929, and died at his home on the ...

Walter Wynne

Walter L. “Walt” Wynne, age 72, of Ferndale, passed away in an accident at his home on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013. There will be a celebration of Walt’s life on Saturday, March 2, 2013, starting at ...

David Boyd

David John Boyd, age 71, passed away on Monday, Feb. 18, 2013, at his home in Laurel surrounded by friends and family. Arrangements, online obituary and guestbook by Whatcom Cremation & Funeral are ...