January 9, 1919:
Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon for W. H. DORR, pioneer of the Wiser Lake district, who passed away Sunday after a brief illness. Mr. DORR was 69 years old. Besides his widow, he is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Winifred KENOYER of Bellingham and Mrs. Josie GRIFFITH of Wiser Lake; and three sons, Wesley M. of Bellingham, William E. of Blaine, formerly of Lynden, and Harold H. DORR of Bellingham. Mr. DORR came to this county in 1882, and homesteaded at Wiser Lake.
January 23, 1919:
Funeral services were held Wednesday for little Evert BRUNINK, the baby son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry BRUNINK, who passed away Tuesday. He was 7 months and 20 days old.
Funeral services were held last Sunday for the late Leonard Charles BROOKS who passed away in Lynden at the home of his brother, Leo BROOKS. Mr. BROOKS was born Nov. 29, 1889, at Denby, Ill., and had lived in Bellingham for six years.
February 6, 1919:
Funeral service for the late Mrs. Dena De GRAFF who passed away at her home on Saturday were held at the family residence Tuesday. The Rev. E. BREEN conducted the services. Mrs. De GRAFF was 72 years, 7 months and 24 days old. She is survived by her husband, A. De GRAFF, one daughter, Mrs. J. VERDUIN, and two sons, John and Gerrit De GRAFF.
February 13, 1919:
Marvin, the little son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred RINEHART, passed away this morning at St. Luke's hospital in Bellingham after an illness of some time. Funeral services will be held Friday afternoon at 2 p. m. at the Knapp Funeral Parlors. Fred RINEHART was last heard from France, where he is with the army. He is expected to leave for home shortly.
February 20, 1919:
March 13, 1919:
Funeral services will be held today for the late Mrs. John BYLSMA, who passed away Monday in Bellingham. Mrs. BYLSMA was 28 years old. The services will be at the Christian Reformed Church.
March 27, 1919:
Mrs. L. BODE passed away this morning at her home at the age of 60 years, 4 months and 23 days. She is survived by her husband, four sons - Teunis, Gerrit, Ben and Leondard - and three daughters, Mrs. Mary DUDLEY, Mrs. Gertrude HENDRICKS, and Mrs. John GUNST of Lynden. Another daughter, Mrs. M. VANDEN BRINK, passed away a few months ago. Funeral services will be held at KNAPP's Parlors Saturday afternoon at 1:30.
Funeral services were held Tuesday at the Christian Reformed Church for the late Mrs. Arend J. BRINK. Many friends attended the services. Mrs. BRINK passed away Sunday. She was 49 years, 10 months and 10 days old.
April 3, 1919:
Ole RAPSTAD of Lynden passed away Sunday at the County Home at the age of fifty-nine. The funeral was held Monday. Sale of the RAPSTAD property had been advertised for Monday, but will be held up now until the estate goes through the courts.
April 10, 1919:
Henry ASHTON passed away Tuesday night at his home near the Canadian line north of Lynden. He was 54 years old. Funeral services will be held Friday.
Mrs. Avis Mae KOHLER passed away at her home in Lynden Tuesday at midnight following an illness of a long period. She was stricken with influenza during the epidemic here, and never recovered. Mrs. KOHLER was 22 years old. She is survived by her husband, Fred KOHLER, and little daughter, Maxine Adelaide, 8 months old, her parents, one sister, and one brother. Funeral services will be held in Bellingham.
April 17, 1919:
The final hearing for the distribution of the estate of Madeline PETER to William GEORGE, Frank GEORGE, and Louis GEORGE as the sole heirs of the deceased will be held April 28 in the superior court.
May 1, 1919:
Little John James ELENBAAS, age 1 year, 3 months and 27 days, passed away Thursday after a long illness. Funeral services were held at the home of the parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. ELENBAAS, the Rev. E. BREEN officiating.
May 8, 1919:
Funeral services were held Sunday for the late Aart De BRUYN of Lynden, who passed away Saturday. Services were held at KNAPP's Undertaking Parlors. Mr. De BRUYN was born in the Netherlands Feb. 10, 1851. He emigrated from the Netherlands to the state of Michigan in the spring of 1900, and moved from there to Lynden in the spring of 1914. Besides his widow, he leaves six sons - James A., Peter J., Arthur, Joe, and Bert, and two grandchildren, Arthur and Gertrude De BRUYN.
May 15, 1919:
Helen TROOST, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. K. TROOST, passed away Wednesday night following an attack of pneumonia. She was 16 years old. Funeral services will be held at the G. A. R. Hall Friday afternoon.
July 31, 1919:
Lucy MALTBY died in Seattle -- Lynden pioneer 1888-1892.
August 21, 1919:
August 28, 1919:
Funeral services were held Tuesday for the late Mrs. Cornelia KUIPERS, who passed away this week at her home in Lynden. The Rev. E. BREEN conducted the services in the presence of a large crowd of friends. Mrs. KUIPERS was 73 years old. She was born in the Netherlands on July 5, 1846. She is survived by one son, Ross KUIPERS.
November 13, 1919:
Funeral services for the late Mrs. Robert HEATON were held at Knapp's Funeral Parlors Monday, with many friends in attendance. Mrs. HEATON passed away Friday in a hospital at New Westminster, B. C. Surviving her are her husband and three brothers, Rev. IRELAND of Orcas Island, H. F. IRELAND of Montana and Richard IRELAND, who lives in Canada.
Funeral services for the late Willis Wesley CASE were held Saturday afternoon, with many friends in attendance. Mr. CASE passed away Friday at 1:30 a. m. Rev. W. O. BENADOM conducted the services at Knapp's Funeral Parlors. Mr. CASE was born in New York in 1839. He is survived by his widow, and one daughter, Mrs. Walter LEAKE.
November 20, 1919:
Funeral services will be held Friday afternoon for the late Mrs. Aurelia VANDER HEIDE, who passed away Wednesday morning at the age of 86. Rev. H. K. PASMA will conduct services at the home at one o'clock, and at 1:30 at KNAPP's Funeral Parlors, which is being used because an organ is being installed now at the Reformed Church on Grover street. Mrs. VANDER HEIDE was a sister of the late Mrs. Albert VANDER YACHT.
The little daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John De VRIES passed away at the family home early Sunday morning. She suffered from yellow jaundice. Little Gertrude was 5 years and 9 months old. She leaves to mourn her loss her parents and sisters and brothers and several other close relatives - Mr. and Mrs. John De VRIES and children, Mr. and Mrs. Nick De VRIES and family, Mr. and Mrs. John BONNEMA and family, Mr. Jasper HENDRICKS, Mrs. and Mrs. R. HENDRICKS and family.
November 27, 1919:
Funeral services will be held at 11:30 a. m. Thursday at the Pentacostal Mission for the late Mrs. Fred COLE, who passed away Monday evening at her home. Mrs. COLE is survived by her husband, two brothers, Elmer and Arthur SWENSON, two daughters, one baby boy, and her parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. E. SWENSON. Rev. C. E. HODGES of Bellingham will conduct the services.
Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon at the Christian Reformed Church for the late Mrs. Arie De BEELD, who passed away Monday evening. The Rev. E. BREEN conducted the services. Mrs. Bertha De BEELD was born in Michigan 23 years ago. She is survived by her husband, her father, William VANDER BRINK, four brothers, John, George, Gerrit and Marinus VANDER BRINK of Lynden, and two sisters, Mrs. A. RADDER of Lynden and Miss Gertie VANDER BRINK of Michigan.
December 11, 1919:
Ernest KRENZ, 64-year-old pioneer of the Nooksack Valley, passed away Friday at his home three miles east of Lynden. Funeral services were held Friday, and he was laid to rest in the Nooksack cemetery. He is survived by his widow, one daughter, Edith KRENZ, and one son, Walter KRENZ.
Jacobina, the little seven-weeks-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gerrt (sic) VAN WEERDHUIZEN, passed away early Friday morning. She had been ill four days. Funeral services were held at the home on Saturday by the Rev. E. BREEN.
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