Latest Obituaries

Gloria Alexander

Gloria Jean Alexander passed away on Friday, Nov. 23, 2012, in Bellingham. She was 69, born on May 8, 1943, in Monterey, Calif., to Morris and Frances (Kagle) Ricks. Jean lived in Crescent City, Calif., ...

Harrison Buford

Harrison Thomas Buford, age 50, of Kansas City, Mo., passed away peacefully at the University of Kansas Medical Center on Nov. 27, 2012, where he had fought like a warrior during an extended hospital stay. ...

Wayne Trefethen

Wayne Warren Trefethen, 91, of Everson, formerly of Sumas, owner of the Yankee Trader, went home to his Heavenly Father to join his wife, Rose, on Monday, Dec. 3, 2012. Funeral services will be held on ...

Maybelle Garrison

Maybelle E. Garrison, 101, died at home on Nov. 19, 2012. She was very active until her final day, enjoying the embroidery work she was so adept at, reading and taking care of her cat, Baxter. She was ...

Grace DeRooy-Spillman-VerHoeven

Grace DeRooy-Spillman-VerHoeven passed away quietly on Friday, Nov. 23, 2012, at the age of 86. She often expressed her desire to be with her Lord and Savior and now rests with him. She will be greatly ...

Robert DeBruin

Robert “Bob” Wayne DeBruin passed away at the age of 64 in Anchorage, Alaska, on Nov. 19, 2012. He was born in Hull, Iowa, on Nov. 28, 1947, to John P. and Mina (Kooiman) DeBruin. Bob was a graduate ...

Carol Fahrney

Carol Fahrney was born on Dec. 28, 1940, and passed away on Nov. 14, 2012. A memorial service will be held on Dec. 15 at 3 p.m. in Lynden. If you would like to attend, please email Thehumantouchwellness@gmail.com ...

LeRoy Witman

LeRoy J. Witman, age 80, died on Friday, Nov. 23, 2012, at his home in Everson. He was born on Aug. 4, 1932, in Garden City, Kan., to Joseph and Apploney (Schafer) Witman and moved to Whatcom County with ...

Eric Ranum

The Reverend Eric Paul Ranum’s 10-year battle with brain cancer ended at home on Nov. 10, 2012. Eric was born in September 1957 in Newport, Wash., the oldest child of Rev. Paul Ranum and his wife, Sylvia. ...

Daniel Vander May

Daniel J. Vander May, of Lynden, died suddenly on Monday Nov. 12, 2012, in the Philippines. Dan’s parents, Herman and Jeanette, predeceased him. Dan served in the U.S. Air Force and on the Lynden City ...