Latest Obituaries

Arliss Naylor

Arliss Naylor passed away peacefully on March 7, 2013, at Whatcom Hospice House in Bellingham. She was born on July 17, 1922, in Bertha, Minn. She is survived by her daughter, Sheila (Jim) Atwater; granddaughter ...

Mary Griffith

Sister Mary Matthew Griffith, CSJP, died on March 12, 2013, in Bellevue. She was born on Feb. 18, 1928, in Bellingham. Vigil Service was held on Monday, March 18, at St. Mary-on-the-Lake Chapel in Bellevue. ...

Martin Van Buren

Martin Van Buren went to be with his Lord and Savior on March 10, 2013. He was born on July 12, 1924 in Toledo, Ohio, to Martin C. and Norma (Speers) Van Buren. He attended the University of Toledo until ...

Doug Bos

Doug Wayne Bos passed away peacefully on March 4, 2013, in his home surrounded by his family, at the age of 58. Doug was born on May 12, 1954, in Bellingham, to George and Leona (Dykstra) Bos. He was raised ...

Elizabeth Meenk

Elizabeth (Van Andel) Meenk, age 98, was called home to be with her Lord and Savior on Friday, March 8, 2013, in Bellevue. A daughter of Chris and Mina Van Andel, Elizabeth was born on March 31, 1914, ...

Carl Ronhaar

Carl Ronhaar, a man of quiet strength, passed away on Feb. 19, 2013. A celebration of Carl’s life — of family, faith and country — will be held on Saturday, March 16, 2013, at 11 a.m. in First Reformed ...

William Scholten Jr.

William (Bill) Scholten Jr., age 94, passed away on Feb. 23, 2013. Bill was born in 1918 in Holland, Minn., to William and Johanna Scholten. He grew up in Lynden and worked for Elenbaas Creamery. He married ...

Irene Carroll

Irene Lena Carroll passed away peacefully at Silverado Senior Living in Bellingham on March 1, 2013, and went to join Dad at the big ballroom in the sky. Irene was born on Sept. 10, 1918, in Central Lake, ...

Susan Martin

Susan Martin, age 89, died on Sunday, March 10, 2013, at her Lynden home where she had resided for 15 years. Graveside services will be held on Friday, March 15, in El Toro Memorial Park in Laguna Hills, ...

Marlo Foster

Marlo Foster died peacefully in Edmonds on Feb. 11, 2013, from complications related to his 26-plus-year battle with Parkinson’s Disease. He was born on Oct. 3, 1931, in Lynden. Marlo was the second ...