Thomas S. Millman, 81, beloved husband, father and grandfather, died peacefully at Pathstone Living in Mankato, Minnesota, on Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018. He had suffered many years with Parkinson’s disease.

     Susan Miu Lee Decima slipped away on Aug. 10, 2018 at the age of 66 at home in Lynden, surrounded by her loving family. She fought a valiant battle for over five years with a rare form of cancer.

     Merle Magner, age 89, of Bellingham, passed away at the Whatcom Hospice House Friday, Aug. 10, 2018.

     E. Marie Specht, age 85, of Lynden, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018 at the Christian Health Care Center of Lynden.

     Ulane E. Finn, age 92, of Lynden, passed away Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018, surrounded by family. He was known for his love of meeting people, generous spirit and fun sense of humor.

     Pastor Ken Koeman, age 75, died very peacefully on Aug. 8, 2018 after a brief illness. He was a Shepherd to God’s people, fulfilling this as a beloved teaching pastor to many churches in the Pacific Northwest. He also served churches in New York, Albuquerque, Portland, Oregon, and Churc…

    Peggy Lee (Ehler) Moseid was born Nov. 16, 1949, to William and Effie Ehler in Lakewood, Ohio. Just prior to her 4th birthday in 1953, the family moved to Seattle, where her father transferred to the Seattle branch of RCA Service Company. She graduated from Ballard High School in 1968.

     Ellen Marie Henken, age 83, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018.

     Charles Henry, age 94, of Everson, passed away at Whatcom Hospice House on Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018.

     Tena Hoksbergen Heeringa, our mom, grandma, great-grandma and sister, passed away on Tuesday, July 31, 2018.

     On July 4, 2017, Leah Rochon died after a months-long battle with cancer. She is survived by her husband, Des, daughter Ingrid, and the hundreds of children whose lives she improved through her 22 years of service as a teacher at Ferndale’s Eagleridge Elementary School.

     Henry Tjoelker went to be with his Lord and Savior on Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018. He was known for being a man of God and of strong faith, gentle, compassionate and hardworking.

     Cheryl Faye De Waard, 61, passed away peacefully at home, with Chuck by her side, on Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018. She is now home with her Heavenly Father.

     Kenneth M. Weidkamp entered heaven on July 24, 2018 surrounded by his family. He and his twin, Kathleen, were born May 28, 1928, to Milton and Nellie Weidkamp in Lynden.

      Ulane E. Finn, age 92, of Lynden, passed away at PeaceHealth St. Joseph Hospital on Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018 surrounded by family.

      Judith Gatto, age 77, of Lynden, passed away on Friday, July 27, 2018.

      Carole Ecob, of Lynden, passed away on July 15, 2018.

     Russell Theodore Gollen passed away peacefully on Friday, July 20, 2018, with the comfort of his family in attendance. Russ was 91, passing just 19 days before his 92nd birthday.

     Jane Halbrook passed away peacefully on July 19, 2018 at the age of 61. She will be greatly missed for her unique sense of humor.

     On Saturday, July 21, our family member Roger Lawrence Barnhouse passed away while trying to save his son from a rip tide on Sunset Beach in North Carolina. His son was successfully pulled from the water by a fellow swimmer. Roger was rescued by a surfer nearby, but unfortunately passed…

     Jan Koehler was born to Harry and Dorothy Malstrom on April 10, 1947. Her early years were spent on the family farm outside Prosser, Washington, where she love to tag along behind her big brother Harry Jr. and his friends. After the family moved into town, her interests focused on swimm…

     Robert C. “Bob” Boice, 96, died peacefully at his home in Lynden on Thursday, July 26, 2018.

Carolyn June Cartwright, 67, of Bremerton, passed away suddenly and unexpectedly on July 20, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

     Tena Heeringa, of Lynden, passed away on Tuesday, July 31, 2018 at the age of 79.

      Kristy Erickson, age 60, of Lynden, passed away on Tuesday, July 17, 2018.

     Silas Workman, 93, of Sedro-Woolley, went to be with the Lord on July 2, 2018.

     Larry Bert Richner, age 82, went to be with the Lord on Monday, July 16, 2018, due to complications from diabetes. He passed away peacefully while surrounded by his family.

     Roy Walter Bonsen, loving dad, grandpa and great-grandpa, passed away Wednesday, July 11, 2018 surrounded by family. He is remembered as being mild-mannered, kind and hardworking and will be missed by everyone that knew him.

     Becky L. Crabtree, age 51, formerly of Lynden, passed away on Summer Solstice 2018.

     On July 12, 2018, at the age of 88, LouAnne (Gearon) Dennison was surrounded at home by her four daughters as she left this earthly home to meet her heavenly Father, and be reunited with her husband, Roy.

    The beautiful soul of Makyla Mae Carpenter of Ferndale, age 18, born July 16, 1999, was taken from us on June 30, 2018. She was the daughter of Julianna Kindlund-Carpenter and Kip Carpenter of Ferndale.

     Anna Joy Teachman went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Tuesday, July 10, 2018. Anna and her father were tragically killed in an automobile accident near Tulsa, Oklahoma, at the tail end of a family vacation.

     Michael Robert Teachman went home to be with His Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Sunday, July 8, 2018. Michael, and daughter Anna, were tragically killed in an automobile accident near Tulsa, Oklahoma.

     Winston V. Buford, 89, formerly of Washington State, passed away Thursday, July 5, 2018.

     Robin Rae Ingram, 61, of Lynden, passed away on Thursday, May 31, 2018 after winning the battle against breast cancer but losing the battle against throat cancer.

      Steve Whitten, age 52, of Concrete, passed away on Monday, July 2, 2018. He will be greatly missed by his family.

     Dean D. Cress passed away on July 5, 2018.

      Donald G. Farrer passed away on July 2, 2018.

     Francisco “Pancho” Valencia was born April 13, 1948 and passed away on June 30, 2018.

     Shon Paul Geer, age 60, died June 9, 2018 doing one of the things he loved most, riding his motorcycle. Shon was born May 7, 1958 in Bellingham to Llewellyn Ferris Geer and Margueritte Alice Geer.

     Mark Anderson, a longtime Whatcom County resident and Realtor, passed away Jan. 5, 2018 in Bellingham.

     Florence DeVries, our much loved Mom and Beppe, entered into heaven on Tuesday, June 19, 2018.

      God knew what he was doing when he brought Clavel DeVries into this world on June 14, 1934 — born to Ward and Ilhone Vander Griend, joining big sister Robin and being there when Sylvia and Mike were born.

     Amanda Poor, age 42, of Everson, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday morning, June 26, 2018.

Marion “Mert” Darlene Aregger, age 82, of Bellingham, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on June 13, 2018.

     Douglas Alvin Geleynse, of Mission, B.C., Canada, was born on March 5, 1953 and passed away on June 5, 2018 at the age of 65.

     Margaret Baron went home to be with her Lord and Savior on June 21, 2018. Born April 1, 1930 in Lynden, she passed away peacefully at home on Wiser Lake near Lynden. She is survived by her husband of 68 years, Sid Baron.

      Evelyn R. Williams passed away on June 4, 2018 at age 94.

     Grace Luxon, also known as Grace Nymeyer, 77, of Lynden, was taken to her heavenly home on June 9, 2018 while surrounded by the love of her family. Grace was a lady of great faith, facing her last days with peace and confidence.

      Florence DeVries, 86, of Sedro Woolley, passed away peacefully on June 19, 2018.

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