Edna Louise Kyllingmark, age 95, was ushered into the glorious presence of her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ at 3:25 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2020.  She was at her home surrounded by her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Shiela Mae Constance Powell passed away Nov. 9, 2020, at Shuksan Healthcare Center in Bellingham. She died of natural causes.

      Theodore “Ted” Mellema, age 75, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2020, surrounded by family.

     Dortena “Tootie” Van Mersbergen went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Thursday, Nov. 12, 2020. Her love for family, God and Jesus as her Savior were central in her life.

     Captain Ernest Richard Nordtvedt, 90, of Santa Barbara, California, passed away peacefully on Monday, Nov. 2, 2020, at his home, surrounded by family. He was an accomplished U.S. Navy aviator for 28 years and a college professor later in life.

     Mary Jane Parcher passed away on Nov. 12, 2020, at the Christian Health Care Center (Cedar Cove) in Lynden.

    On Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020, Patricia Remien, loving wife and mother, passed away at the age of 91.

    Lois Zimmermann was born in Colfax, Washington, to Heinrich and Matilda Schmick on June 18, 1932. She graduated from Colfax High School in 1950 and attended Seattle Pacific University and Central Bible Institute in Springfield, Missouri, from 1952 to 1956. From 1973 to 1991 she was emplo…

  Ross Wagner, age 87, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020, just five months after his wife Carol.

  Edwin Karber, age 94, of Blaine, passed away into the arms of Jesus on Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020, at Good Samaritan Society-Stafholt in Blaine of congestive heart failure with his wife and a friend by his side.

  Lorenz Martin Duker, of Lynden, passed away peacefully on Oct. 19, 2020, at the age of 84.

  Michelle Lee (Warner) West, 47, passed away Nov. 5, 2020, at the Whatcom Hospice house in the presence of her husband and mother after a short six-week battle with breast cancer.

  John Clyde Aughe, age 88, of Bellingham, passed away on Nov. 5, 2020.

   Carol Haynes, born July 6, 1944, passed on Sept. 28, 2020.

  Calvin Jager was born Jan. 19, 1933, in Lynden to John and Tessie (Bouwman) Jager. The oldest of five siblings, he attended Sumas and Lynden Christian schools through eighth grade. He then joined his dad hauling grain and hay from eastern Washington.

  Roy L. Dillard, of Bellingham, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020, at the age of 79.

   Hazel Wright passed away peacefully at home on Oct. 26, 2020, into the loving arms of her Lord and Savior. She had celebrated her 100th birthday on July 16, 2020.

  Mrs. Jayne E. Roorda, age 66, of Paullina, Iowa, passed away on Monday, Oct. 19, 2020, at the Happy Siesta Care Center in Remsen, Iowa.

  Janet Frances VanderStelt, age 86, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020.

  Allan Dale Bunker, age 83, slipped peacefully from our world on Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2020.

  Jeannine Ann Kleindel, age 87, passed away peacefully at the Christian Health Care Center of Lynden on Wednesday Oct. 28, 2020.

  Karen Yoder, of Custer, passed away on Monday, Oct. 26, 2020, at the age of 83.

  Frank de Boer went to be with his Lord on Oct. 30, 2020.

     Debra Ann Lankhaar Romaszka, 56, of Bellingham, passed away peacefully in her home on Oct. 20, 2020. She was surrounded by family as her 19-year battle with cancer came to an end.

     Ivan Stanley Gish passed away Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020, at the age of 86.

      Pamela DeBoer passed away quietly on Oct. 21, 2020.

      Robert Carl Oscar Anderson was born on March 29, 1924, in Escalon, California, to parents John Martin Anderson and Amelia (Nyquist) Anderson. He grew up in Ripon, CA, graduating as salutatorian of his high school class in 1942. He then spent seven months as a carpenter apprentice in La…

      Ross Wagner greeted his beloved wife Carol in heaven on Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020, just five months after her passing. He was 87 years old.

      Mary Belcher Tate, 85, of Bellingham, passed away at home while in hospice care on Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020.

     Thelma May Groh passed away Oct. 3, 2020.

      Janet F. Vander Stelt, age 86, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020.

     Sylvia (Bos) Klepmanis died on Oct. 19, 2020, at the age of 88. Cause of death was heart failure.

      Thelma May Groh passed away Oct. 3, 2020.

     Edgar Richard “Dick” Erickson Jr., at 90 years of age, passed away in the early morning of Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020.

      Almer “Al” Donald Zander, 84, died Oct. 8, 2020, surrounded by his family at home in Bellingham.

     Albert M. Klein, son of Meindert and Olive Klein, passed away on Oct. 11, 2020.

       Gladys was born to Albert and Elizabeth (Dysterhuis) Mulder on May 31, 1931, and passed on Sept. 26, 2020. She was preceded in death by her parents, brother Alvin (Alyda) Mulder and sisters Marian (Mick) Stremler and Hilda (Tom) Kornelis.

     John Paul Wilson was born on Dec. 25, 1943, in Inglewood, California, to John Gordon Wilson and Marjorie Plowman Wilson (Petersen), and he died in Tehachapi, California, on April 2, 2020. He was the oldest of four children.

      Arlene (Mackin) Hoepner passed away on Sept. 13, 2020, from cancer.

     Gladys was born to Alberus and Elizabeth (Dysterhuis) Mulder on May 31, 1931, and passed on Sept. 26, 2020.She was preceded in death by her parents, brother Alvin (Alyda) Mulder and sisters Marian (Mick) Stremler and Hilda (Tom) Kornelis.

       Betty Folkertsma of Lynden went to be with her Lord and Savior on Oct. 9, 2020.  She was 92.    

      Gary Dean Olson, age 75, passed away at his home on Thursday, Oct. 1, 2020, in Everson due to complications of mesothelioma lung cancer.

      Gary LeRoy Bellingar, born Aug. 15, 1942, passed on Oct. 4, 2020.

      Marjorie Alyda (Van Weerdhuizen) Holt, age 86, went home to her Lord and Savior on Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020.

     Longtime Lynden resident and gardener Marie Van Andel passed on to glory Monday, Sept. 28, 2020.

   Mary Dell “Toots” DenAdel Taubenheim, 79, of Burlington, passed away peacefully on Thursday, Oct. 1, 2020, at Skagit Valley Hospital, surrounded by family.

  Jack A. LaFave, 78, of Bellingham, passed away peacefully on Sept. 25, 2020.

  Edward “Ed” Albrecht of Lynden passed away peacefully on Sept. 23, 2020. Ed was greeted in Heaven by his late wife, Patricia, and son Daniel.

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