Maggie Scholten, age 91, passed away Monday, May 10, 2021, with her family by her side.

     Faye Gergen, age 102, of Lynden, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Sunday, May 2, 2021.

     Daniel Colacurcio Sr., age 93, of Blaine, passed away Monday, March 29, 2021, finishing his race and meeting his Savior Jesus face to face.

     Kenneth “Butch” J. Kleindel, age 68, passed away Monday, May 3, 2021. He enjoyed his last days surrounded by his kids and grandkids in Montana.

     John Roland “Rolly” Dickinson has passed away and gone to be with his Lord and Savior on Saturday, May 1, 2021.

     Henry John Weg, known to many as “Curly,” was born on Aug. 8, 1952, and died April 26, 2021. Henry was the firstborn of Hank and Joyce (Heutink) Weg. Raised on a dairy farm north of Lynden, he acquired a strong work ethic from an early age, which served him well throughout his life.

      Marcia Lynn Verduin, of Bellingham, passed away suddenly on Tuesday, April 20, 2021.

      Joy P. Kirk, of Nooksack, passed away on April 11, 2021, at age 84 after suffering a severe stroke.

     Kenneth Jan Kleindel, age 68, of Lynden, passed away Monday, May 3, 2021 in Montana.

      J. Roland Dickinson, age 91, of Lynden, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Saturday, May 1, 2021.

  Jim Berg passed away, surrounded by family, on his beloved farm last Aug. 16, 2020, after a short battle with cancer. Jim is survived by his children, Ken (Jaylene), Brian (April), Debbie (Bob) and Jimmy (Renae); and eight grandchildren, Allison, Chelsea (AJ), Kendra, Nik, Max, Peyton, Mic…

  Margene Lavonne (Vande Garde) Van Dam was called home to her Lord and Savior on April 19, 2021, at the age of 92. She was born in Boyden, Iowa on Jan. 2, 1929, to Bernard and Gertrude (Vander Zwaag) Grooters.

  Our dad, Herman Van Beek, passed away at home with his wife at his side on April 10, 2021, after a short battle with cancer. He was 89 years old.

Gailen Hoy passed away in Bellingham on the morning of April 9, 2021. His wife, Barbara Hoy, was at his side. He and Barb were married for 43 years and were very much the love of each other’s life.

  A celebration of life is a time for community and family to come together. A celebration of life is an event to be cherished and remembered.

  Philip Anthony DeKoster passed away at the age of 84 on Monday, April 26, 2021, after a two-year battle with cancer.

  Florence (Maas) Nymeyer was born to William and Dora (Sterk) Maas on Oct. 24, 1931, in Harrison, South Dakota. She grew up on a farm with her parents and six siblings.

     M’Liss Hathaway, age 95, of Nooksack, passed away Saturday, April 10, 2021, at her home.

     Margene Vande Garde Van Dam, age 92, of Oak Harbor (and formerly of Lynden), passed on Monday, April 19, 2021.

     The Good Lord called home an amazing man. Steve “Pops” Wright went home to be with the Lord.

     Luvonne Elvera Nelson was born on May 31, 1934, in Hatton, North Dakota, to Obert and Mabel Berg. She passed away April 14, 2021, at the age of 86.

     Anna H. Elenbaas, age 98, a longtime Sumas resident, died at her Lynden home on Wednesday, April 14, 2021.

     Anne was born on July 12, 1947, in Salem, Oregon, to Harvey and Sylvia Ronne. Raised in Salem, she graduated from South Salem High School in 1965. She passed away on March 28, 2021, at her home in Sumas.

      Orran C. Dodson, age 88, passed on April 7, 2021.

      William Axtell Van Vleet Jr., age 82, of Everson, passed away at his home on Jan. 15, 2021, surrounded by his family.

  Randy M. Cowin was called home to his Heavenly Father unexpectedly on Tuesday morning, March 30, 2021.

  On March 30, 2021 Beverly A. Sterk was welcomed into the arms of her Heavenly Father and was reunited with her beloved husband, Martin, exactly four years after his passing.

  Walter “Bud” Kamppila was born in Quincy, Massachusetts, on Thanksgiving Day Nov. 29, 1934, to Alice (Brown) and Walter Kamppila Sr. Bud grew up in and around Quincy until his family moved to Sacramento, California, when he was 17, where he graduated from Sacramento High School in 1952. Bu…

  Terry “Mateo” Mattson died at his home in Lynden surrounded by loved ones on March 27, 2021, at the age of 76 from idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.

  Aaron Michael Case, age 42, passed away unexpectedly on March 25, 2021, at his home in Whatcom County.

  Gene Nims, age 79, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Saturday, March 27, 2021, in Bellingham.

  Harold Lee Davies, who will be remembered for his commitment to family, fine craftsmanship and heartwarming laughter, died on March 27 at 92.

  Beverly Sterk passed away on Tuesday, March 30, 2021, at the age of 90.

  Kay June (Vander Pol) Ezell was a caring wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend. She left this world peacefully on Friday, March 12, 2021, at age 78 after a 40-year battle with MS.

  Carnell Mitchell Jr., beloved father, son, brother, grandfather and friend, age 48, of Bellingham, died in March of 2021.

  Ted Lautenbach passed away on Saturday, March 20, after a long battle with the coronavirus.

  Carolyn Jean Calman was born March 31, 1945, to Hazel Marie Chambers and Orville Daniel Taylor in Berkeley, California. She lost her battle with cancer on March 20, 2021, in Lynden.

  On Tuesday, March 23, 2021, Glen Huleatt went home to his Heavenly Father at the age of 90.

   Carolyn Jean Calman was born March 31, 1945 to Hazel Marie Chambers and Orville Daniel Taylor in Berkeley, California. She lost her battle with cancer on March 20, 2021 in Lynden, Washington.

  Wesley B. Blow, age 78, passed away very peacefully on Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021, at the Whatcom Hospice House.

  Virginia “Irene” Lagerwey, age 66, passed away on Sunday, March 21, 2021.

  Glenn Wilburn Terpstra, age 82, passed away peacefully at his Lynden home on March 6, 2021, surrounded by his children and loving wife, Marilyn. Glenn lost his battle to melanoma that had been recently discovered.

  After battling cancer three times in the past 19 years, Marie E. Bonsen, having fought the good fight, went home March 20, 2021. Her last weeks were spent surrounded by her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and such a steady stream of siblings, nephews, nieces, cousins and f…

     Elizabeth “Betty” De Boer was welcomed into Heaven on the morning of Sunday, March 14, 2021, just in time to sing in the choir. She had just celebrated her 93rd birthday in the weeks leading up to her journey home.

     Longtime Whatcom County resident Gertrude L. Lamoureaux, age 93, passed away Sunday, March 7, 2021, at her home.

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