Arlene Fay Ellefson, age 86 of Maple Falls, passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, July 18.

  Ron was born to Ralph and Oma Little in Bellingham, WA, with five sisters and three brothers.

  On July 21, Norma was welcomed into the arms of her Heavenly Father, 6 years after suffering a debilitating stroke.

  On July 23, we lost our beloved father, Richard “Max” Boekenoogen. He passed away peacefully at the age of 91 in Everett, Washington. He was preceded in death by his wife of 69 years, Maureen, who died on October 19, 2020.

 Sally J. Dodds, 85, resident of Avamere, Bellingham, WA, passed into her Father’s loving arms on July 14.

  On July 21, Norma was welcomed into the arms of her Heavenly Father, 6 years after suffering a debilitating stroke. 

     Donald Dale Perkins was born July 12, 1930 in Seattle Washington to parents Evelyn G. Vander Yacht and Sam H. Perkins.

     Albert Frank Jorgensen, age 72, of Bellingham passed away Thursday, June 24, 2021 in Bellingham at Alderwood Park Health & Rehabilitation.

    Arlene Ellefson, age 86 of Maple Falls, passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, July 18.

       Darryl Ehlers was born to Bill and Frances (Allen) Ehlers on Aug. 24, 1938 in Sumas Washington.

  Rosalie Margaret Robey, age 79, of Bellingham passed away Sunday, June 27, 2021 in Bellingham.

  Wade Athearn, age 69, of Maple Falls, Washington passed away Saturday, July 3, 2021.

  David Wadleigh, age 85, of Lynden, Washington passed away on Monday, July 5, 2021.

  Our beloved son, brother, uncle and friend Kyle Erdmann passed away on July 4, 2021 in Seattle, WA during a courageous battle with cancer.

     Josie (Josiena) Van Werven passed away on June 30, 2021 in Lynden, Washington.

     Thomas Berkley Blume, age 73, of Bellingham passed away Monday, June 7, 2021, in Bellingham.

     Darryl Ehlers, age 82, passed away at Whatcom Hospice House early Monday morning, June 21, 2021.

      On Thursday, June 24, 2021, Marion “Shorty” Nymeyer, devoted husband and beloved father, passed away at the age of 86.

      Wendy Kooi, age 73, passed away at Whatcom Hospice House on Monday, June 28, 2021.

     Harris Nieuwsma, age 71, passed away at home on Monday, June 28, 2021.

      Hilda “Lisa” V. Needham passed away from this earth into gloryland on April 27, 2021.

     Our beloved matriarch of the family, Minnie Pollett, passed away peacefully on June 9, 2021, with much of her family around her.

      Linda Faye Henken, age 65, of Lynden, passed away on Thursday, June 17, 2021, in Bellingham.

      Darryl L. Ehlers, age 82, passed away early Monday morning, June 21, 2021, at Whatcom Hospice House.

  In the early morning hours of June 9, 2021, our Mom quietly slipped into Heaven to be reunited with her beloved husband Bob and to meet her Savior face-to-face.

Terry Morrison, age 68, passed away Friday, June 11, 2021. Funeral arrangements are pending with Gillies Funeral Home and Cremation Services.

  Edward Francis Mills, 81, of Lynden, passed away in the comfort of his home surrounded by the love of his family on Sunday, May 30, 2021.

  Berdina Van Doorn, age 95, was born in Steen, Minnesota, to John and Lucy (Teune) DeKriek on Dec. 12, 1925, and she died in Lynden on May 24, 2021.

  Karen (Van Ry) De Ruyter, age 73, joined the celestial choir on Thursday, June 10, 2021.

  Lynden resident Julia Beatrix (DeVries) Zylstra, age 79, was taken home to her Lord on June 9, 2021.

  Thomas Allen Leavy, age 78, of Bellingham, passed away Sunday, May 30, 2021, in Bellingham.

  Lifelong Whatcom County resident Frank Moser passed away peacefully at home with family at his side on Wednesday, June 2, 2021.

  Dean Robert Boice, a lifetime resident of Lynden, passed away on June 4, 2021.

  In the Lord’s time, He took our dear mother, mother-in-law, grandmother and great-grandmother “Oma” Truus Hegeman (nee Van Wingerden) to Himself on June 12, 2021. She was 99 years old.

     Lillian King’s memorial service is at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 19, 2021, in North County Christ the King Church of Lynden. A light lunch follows.

     Larry Curtis Harrison passed away on May 27, 2021, after a 10-year battle with heart disease.

     Lawrence Leslie Reid, age 99, passed away at home surrounded by his wonderful caregivers and friends on Saturday, May 29, 2021.

Gladys Mussetter, age 100, passed away Thursday, June 3, 2021. Funeral arrangements are pending with Gillies Funeral Home and Cremation Services.

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