Latest Obituaries

Wilbur Hammer

Wilbur A. “Bill” Hammer, of Bellingham, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, in Bellingham surrounded by his family. A visitation will be held in Westford Funeral Home on Thursday, Oct. 9, from ...

Fred Aalpoel Jr.

Fred Aalpoel Jr., 84, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Oct. 7, 2014, surrounded by his family. Arrangements are being made through Gillies Funeral Home…. This content is for subscribers only. ...

Daniel Bratt

Daniel Bratt passed away peacefully in Lynden on Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014, at age 94. He was born June 30, 1920, on a farm near Ellsworth, MI, the second youngest of 13 children of Dirk and Hattie (Boeve) ...

Henry Kaemingk

Henry “Hammering Hank” Kaemingk passed away peacefully into the arms of his Savior on Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, surrounded by his loving family. He was 93. Hank and Marie were married 68 years and ...

Ervin Pfeiffer

Ervin Pfeiffer, or “Erv,” as he was known to his many friends, passed away peacefully at the age of 86 on Friday, Sept. 26, 2014, surrounded by family at Whatcom Hospice House. Erv was born in Norfolk, ...

Dorothy Humphrey

Dorothy Mae Humphrey peacefully passed away in her sleep in Plains, Montana, on Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014, just three weeks short of her 93rd birthday. She was born in Port Huron, Michigan, on Sept. 24, ...

Noreen Harrell

Noreen Kay Sterk Harrell entered her Heavenly home on Sept. 21, 2014, surrounded by her daughters, Lisa, 23, and Taylor, 16, and her partner, Ken Dixon, all of Bellingham. Born on July 28, 1960, to Henry ...

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 ...