Latest Obituaries

George Tjoelker

George Tjoelker, age 79, of Lynden, a devoted husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, passed away on Thursday, July 2, 2015, in Lynden. Son of a Klompen maker, George immigrated to the United ...

Joan Snydar

Joan J. Snydar passed away on June 30, 2015. Joan was born in Olean, New York, on Dec. 22, 1933. Joan was an amazing mother, grandmother and wife. She was a cancer survivor who fought for life and won ...

Dorothy Goodman

Dorothy Ellen Goodman passed away peacefully in Lynden on June 27, 2015. Dorothy was born on Sept. 15, 1928, to Walter and Ellen Heider on the Pole Road family farm. She attended Greenwood Grade School ...

Wilford Feller

Wilford “Willie” Feller, at age 70, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Friday, July 3, 2015, at 11:22 p.m. after a year and a half battle with cancer. He was born on Jan. 3, 1945, in Everson ...

Wesley ‘Bernie’ Schuyleman

Wesley Bernard “Bernie” Schuyleman peacefully went home to meet his Lord on July 4, 2015, at the Christian Health Care Center. He was 91 years old. Bernie was born in Lynden to John W. and Tillie (Haveman) ...

John Griffith Jr.

John G. Griffith Jr. passed away peacefully on Tuesday, June 23, 2015. John was born on April 18, 1927, in Bellingham to Lillian and John Griffith Sr. He graduated from Whatcom High School and joined the ...

Dorothy Van Egdom

A longtime resident of Ferndale, Dorothy Marie (Tawes) Van Egdom, 91, of Portland, passed away at Raleigh Hills Assisted Living in Portland on June 15, 2015. She was born in Bellingham on July 21, 1923, ...

Allen Meenk

Allen Meenk passed away at his home in Lynden on Sunday night, June 28, 2015. He was born at home in Lynden on Dec. 8, 1921, to Arthur and Anna VanPeursem Meenk. Allen served his country in the Army Air ...

Jill Fox

Jill Annette Fox, age 62, longtime Ferndale resident, won her battle against cancer and received her reward with Jesus on Saturday, June 27, 2015. She valiantly fought against chronic lymphocytic leukemia ...

Donna Reisner

  Donna Jean Reisner, age 82, a longtime resident of Anacortes, ready to join our Lord, passed away peacefully on June 19, 2015, at Island Hospital in Anacortes with her family at her side. She was ...