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Eileen Henrickson

  Eileen Marguerite Henrickson was born in Monroe, Washington, on Sept. 8, 1924, and died on Jan. 30, 2015.   In high school she met the love of her life, Lee Henrickson. They were married on July ...

Erin Van Brocklin

  On Feb. 14, 1973, Erin Lee Van Brocklin was born in Bellingham to Lance and Judith Van Brocklin.   Out of all his many adventures in life, one of his proudest accomplishments is his daughter ...

Richard Rathjen

  Richard “Dick” Rathjen passed away on Jan. 15, 2015, in Virginia at the age of 77. He was laid to rest in Virginia on Jan. 19.   Dick is survived by his wife, Trudy; son Greg; daughter Kara; ...

Henry Shagren

  Lynden resident Henry Harrison Shagren, age 99, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Thursday morning, Jan. 29, 2015.   Born on Sept. 15, 1915, he was the youngest of four children born ...

Dorothy Assink

  Dorothy Assink was born on Nov. 27, 1927, in South Dakota, to Henry and Jennie (Vander Molen) Kuiken and passed away peacefully in St. Joseph Hospital of Bellingham on Jan. 27, 2015.   She was ...

Rolph Bruland

  Rolph Bruland, age 93, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015. He was born on July 13, 1921, to Robert and Guri Bruland in Starbuck, Minnesota.   Rolph was a loving dad ...

Leona Vineyard

  Leona E. Vineyard passed away on Jan. 24, 2015. She was born on Sept. 11, 1922, in McClusky, North Dakota, a daughter of Frederick and Sophia Axt, who raised their family of seven in Custer.   Leona ...

Walter Creasey

  Walter R. Creasey, age 80, went to be with his Lord on Jan. 25, 2015, at his Silver Lake home.   He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Darlene; children Walter Jr., Jennifer, Barry and Shawn; ...

Joseph Mustappa

  Joseph E. Mustappa passed away on Jan. 27, 2015, in Bellingham. He was born on Aug. 30, 1944, in Eugene, Oregon.   There will be a Mass of Christian Burial in Church of the Assumption on Thursday, ...

Lola Pickett

  Lola Diane Pickett, age 58, of Lynden, was born on Feb. 8, 1956, in Indio, California, and passed away on Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015, in Bellingham.   Arrangements are by Whatcom Cremation & ...