Latest Obituaries

Gertrude Williams

Gertrude Helen Williams was born on Nov. 3, 1922, to her parents, Jim Carson and Helen Wobar Carson. She had one full brother, Ed Carson, with whom she was close until his death three years ago. They were ...

Lyla Tjoelker

Lyla Louise (McIvor) Tjoelker was born on April 3, 1930, in Kirkland, Washington, to David Lyle and Louise Margaret McIvor. Lyla passed away on Sept. 21, 2014, following a brief illness. The third of six ...

Jason Kivlighn

Jason Shane Kivlighn was born on Dec. 30, 1986, in Fort Rucker, Alabama. He grew up in south Texas and later, with his family, moved to Lynden. He graduated from Lynden High School in 2005 and attended ...

George Boeringa

George Bernard Boeringa of Kimberling City, Missouri, died on Aug. 30, 2014, at the age of 79. George was born on Oct. 18, 1934, in Sunnyside, Washington, grew up in Lynden and graduated from Washington ...

Ruth Schouten

Our beautiful grandmother Ruth Schouten peacefully graduated to Heaven on Sept. 13, 2014, at the age of 90. Ruth was born in North Dakota and moved to Washington at the age of 12 where she resided for ...

Mark Langstraat

Mark Langstraat passed away quietly early on Tuesday morning, Sept. 23, 2014. A celebration of life service will be held on Saturday, Sept. 27, at 10 a.m. in North County Christ the King Church. Lunch ...

James Baum

James W. Baum was born on Jan. 9, 1939, in Charleston, South Carolina, and passed away on Sept. 12, 2014, in Lodi, California, after a long battle with cancer. Known for his joy of living, it is with sadness ...

Shirley Martin

Shirley Ann Martin peacefully passed on, surrounded by her family, on Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014. She was 77 years old. Shirley (Marciniak) Martin was born in Los Angeles to Bonita (Boyes) and Marion Marciniak. ...

John Lagerwey

John J. “Jim” Lagerwey, age 77, went to his Heavenly home on Sept. 8, 2014, after a 4 ½-year battle with cancer. Jim was born on May 30, 1937, to John and Winnie Lagerwey in Bellingham. He married ...

Mary Doubt

Mary Elizabeth (Orr) Doubt, age 97, beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sweet wife, friend and teacher for many years in the Custer and Ferndale area, passed from this life to be with the Lord ...