Latest Obituaries

Lewis Sturtz

Lewis Lloyd Sturtz was born on July 26, 1933, in Whatcom County to Donald and Florence Sturtz. He passed away on July 10, 2014, at home surrounded by family. While serving in the U.S. Army, Lewis met his ...

Margaret Greiner

Margaret Lillian (Erickson) Greiner was born in North Bellingham on Aug. 7, 1924, to Peder and Klara Erickson. She passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by her family, on July 9, 2014. Margaret was ...

Jesse Eisses

Jesse Lee Eisses of Lynden passed away suddenly on Wednesday, July 2, 2014. He was just 34. Jesse was born in Bellingham to Jacob Eisses and Marlys Bosman. He enjoyed spending time with his son, Izayah, ...

Winifred Bulthuis

Winifred Bulthuis, 91, peacefully went home to Jesus on July 5, 2014, in Silverado Memory Care in Bellingham. A daughter of Herman and Ruby Elenbaas, she was born on April 29, 1923. Raised in Lynden, she ...

George Vrieling

George E. Vrieling, age 86, of Lynden, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Saturday, July 5, 2014. George was born on July 17, 1927, in Everett to Gerrit and Jennie Vrieling. He served in the United ...

Randol Thompson

Randol C. Thompson of Lynden passed away surrounded by his family on Tuesday, July 1, 2014. He was 97 years old. Randol’s memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, July 10, in North County ...

Wendell Rettkowski

Wendell Rettkowski, age 79, of Spokane, passed away on June 26, 2014. A memorial service will be held on July 10, 2014, in Wilbur Lutheran Church. Wendell was passionate about all sports but was well-known ...

Andrew Struiksma

Andrew W. Struiksma was born on Oct. 20, 1922, in a sod house in Tyndall, South Dakota, to William and Autze (Rienstra) Struiksma. He grew up on a farm in Avon, South Dakota, with his parents, two brothers ...

Rhoda Brumbaugh

Rhoda O. Brumbaugh, 86, of Lynden, passed away on June 23, 2014. She was born on Jan. 24, 1928, in Portland to immigrant parents from Norway, Hans and Agnes Gerde. She married Lloyd A. Brumbaugh on April ...

Wayne Hadeen

Wayne M. Hadeen was born on May 24, 1947, in Bellingham. A lifetime county resident, he died peacefully at home on Wednesday, June 4, 2014, after a long battle with liver cancer. Wayne graduated from Nooksack ...