Latest Obituaries

Marinus Lagerwey

Marinus (Rene) Lagerwey, age 86, passed away peacefully on Jan. 26, 2013, in Bellingham. He was born on Feb. 24, 1926, in Shepherd, Mont., to John and Adriana Lagerwey. He is survived by his wife, Joyce; ...

Dorothy Schreckengast

Dorothy A. (Dodie) Schreckengast passed away on Jan. 18, 2013, in San Jose, Calif. Dorothy was a resident of the Bay Area since 1953. She was born in Yakima on April 7, 1934, to George and Regina Herrin. ...

Diane Fruin

Diane Judy Fruin passed away suddenly on Jan. 23, 2013. She was born on April 1, 1944, to Irving and Violet (Guckert) Carlson. Diane grew up on the family farm on Halverstick Road and graduated from Nooksack ...

Alta Reilly

Alta A. Reilly, age 89, of Blaine, passed away on Friday, Jan. 11, 2013. Alta was born on Sept. 19, 1923, to Alton and Ida (Myers) Fenton in Haynie Township, Wash. She married Maurice Reilly on Dec. 24, ...

William Jansen

William Carl (Bill) Jansen passed away on Jan. 10, 2013. He was the eighth of 12 children, born on Sept. 27, 1925, to Gerrit and Johanna Jansen in Holland, Minn. The family moved in 1927 to Lynden where ...

John Lautenbach

John Ray Lautenbach went to be with his Heavenly Father on Friday, Jan. 18, 2013. A son of Clarence and Anne (Jansma) Lautenbach, he was born on April 22, 1934, in Artesia, Calif., where he grew up and ...

Robert Carpenter

Robert Carpenter, 43, formerly of Lynden, passed away in Glendale, Ariz., on July 16, 2012, after a short battle with colon cancer. Robert was born on April 28, 1969. He is survived by his four children: ...

Sadie Giliam

Sadie (VanDerWerff) Giliam, of Lynden, went to be with her Heavenly Father on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013. She was 90 years old. Sadie was born on Dec. 22, 1922, in the Netherlands, where she grew up and lived ...

Marie Hollander

Marie E. Hollander, age 99, went home to her Lord and Savior on Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013, in the Christian Health Care Center of Lynden. She was born on Sept. 19, 1913, in Alton, Iowa, to Joe and Katherine ...

Keith Pen

Keith H. Pen, 71, of Cocolalla, Idaho, passed away on Friday, Jan. 4, 2013, in Sandpoint, Idaho. At Keith’s request there will be no service. Keith was born on Sept. 21, 1941, in Lynden to Hugo and Irene ...