NELSON, Agnes Nikolena - Funeral services for Agnes "Ang" Nikolena Nelson, 83, a lifetime resident of Bellingham, will be at 1 p. m. Monday at Central Lutheran Church, with the Rev. Leonard C. Ericksen officiating. Burial will be at Greenacres Memorial Park. Mrs. Nelson, 2821 Walnut St., died Wednesday at home after an extended illness. She was born Aug. 4, 1906, in Bellingham. Her husband of 60 years, Ervin "Derb" Nelson died in 1987. A brother, Alvin Megard, also died earlier. She was a lifetime member of Central Lutheran Church, a member of the Priscilla Circle of Lutheran Church and was employed at First National Bank in Ferndale from 1926 to 1943. Survivors include a daughter, Patricia Hoff of Bellingham; a sister, Bernice Aker of Ferndale; a brother, Lewis Megard of Bellingham; two grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. Memorials may be made to Central Lutheran Church, 925 N. Forest St., Bellingham, WA 98227 or Visiting Nurse-Home Health Care, 1111 Cornwall Ave., Bellingham, WA 98225.

NELSON, Albin Nicholas, age 71, of Route 2, Lynden, passed away in a Bellingham hospital Wednesday, Nov. 19, (1958) following a sudden illness. Mr. Nelson was born Dec. 4, 1886, at Gotland, Sweden, coming to this country in 1905 and to the present home in 1921. He was employed as a millwright for the Bellingham Coal Mines for 17 years, and during the war worked as a carpenter in the shipyards. Surviving are his wife, Esther, at home; two sons, Gerald and Edmund, both of Lynden; one brother, Richard in Sweden and one granddaughter. Funeral services will be held in Gillies Funeral Home in Lynden, Friday, Nov. 21, at 2 p. m. with Rev. Carl O. Muhr officiating. Burial will be in the Woodlawn Cemetery.

NELSON, Alexander, age 79 years of 1511 Iowa street passed away in a local hospital, Saturday, August 24, (1957). Mr. Nelson had resided in Bellingham for the past 12 years and was a retired farmer. He leaves to survive his wife Hazel Nelson of the family home; one nephew, Lawrence Macdonald of Portland, Ore.; one niece Mrs. Opal Hagerman of Spencer, Iowa. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Westford Funeral Home. Christian Science services will be read Tuesday, Aug. 27, at 7:30 p. m. within the Cathedral Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home, followed by cremation.

NELSON, Alfred John, age 79, of East Sound, Orcas Island, passed away in a local hospital Saturday, December 28, (1963). A retired carpenter, Mr. Nelson was a eleven year resident of East Sound. Survivors are his widow, Margaret M., at home; one son, Chester Nelson of Portland; five grandchildren. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home where services will be conducted by the Rev. Fr. W. Robert Webb Tuesday, December 31 at 1:00 p. m. followed by cremation. [bur. Greenacres]

NELSON, Alfred O, age 87, formerly of 663 E. Badger Rd., Lynden, passed away on Sat. Feb. 27, 1982 in a Blaine nursing home. A lifetime Whatcom County resident, Mr. Nelson was a retired farmer and was a charter member of Western Farmers Association, Darigold and the former Farmers Mutual Telephone Co. He had been active in the Lynden Senior Center and was a former member of the Farm Bureau and also a member of the Clam Diggers Assoc. He is survived by a son Fred and his wife Barbara Nelson of Lynden; a daughter, Mrs. Edith and husband George Lorenz of Ferndale; 9 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren. He was preceded by his wife Elizabeth in 1962 and a daughter May Reeves in 1965. Funeral services will be conducted on Tues. March 2 at 1 p. m. in the Chapel of the Gillies Funeral Home, Lynden. Burial will follow in Lynden Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Icelandic Nursing Home, Blaine. [b Feb. 20, 1895 in Lynden]

NELSON, Alma, age 68, of Route No. 2, Everson, passed away in a local hospital Monday, June 8, (1953). Mrs. Nelson had resided in this community for the past 30 years. Surviving relatives include her husband, John Nelson, at the family home; two brothers, and many nephews and nieces in Sweden. The remains rest at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where services will be conducted by the Rev. Clifford M. Dickau. Wednesday, June 10, at 1:00 p.m. Cremation.

NELSON, Althea A., age 63, of 1014 W. Smith Rd., passed away in St. Joseph's Hospital Thurs. Jan. 11, 1979. She was born in Friday Harbor & moved to B'ham. in 1946. She had been retired from the Ershig Corp. for 10 yrs. & was a member of the Evergreen Church in Ferndale. She was the president of the Eagles Auxiliary of Lynden. She is survived by 2 sons; Fred Nelson of B'ham. 1 brother, Donald Fowle of Jamestown, N. Dakota. 7 grandchildren & 1 great granddaughter. Funeral services will be held Mon. Jan. 15th at 2 pm in the chapel of Veroske Jerns. Burial will be in Greenacres Memorial Park.

NELSON, Alvin, 76, formerly of 405 E. Sunset Dr., passed away Friday, January 28, (1966). A 47-year resident of this area, Mr. Nelson was a retired farmer; a veteran of World War I; and a member of the American Legion Post in Blaine. Survivors include numerous nieces and nephews. Services will be conducted Monday, January 31, at 10:30 A.M. from Jones Funeral Home with the Rev. Mr. A. Louis McConnell officiating. Final resting place Bay View Cemetery.

NELSON, Anders F. W., age 83 years, of 2605 Hampton Place, passed away at a local hospital Friday, April 18, (1958) following an extended illness. Mr. Nelson had resided in Bellingham for the past 48 years and was a retired laborer. Funeral services will be conducted Monday, April 21, at 1:30 p.m. from the chapel of the Westford Funeral Home with Rev. E. M. Butenshon officiating. Interment Greenacres.

NELSON, Ann Margaret, age 78 of Route 1, Custer passed away at her home Tuesday, April 9 following a brief illness. Mrs. Nelson had been a resident of the Sunrise Community for the past 55 years. She is survived by one daughter Mrs. Esther Puckett, Woodinville, three sons Fred of Blaine, Henry and William both of Custer. Five sisters and two brothers including Ernest Dreyer of Spokane. Twelve grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, April 13 at 1:30 in Moles Funeral Chapel with Rev. John Mathone officiating. Final resting place Woodlawn Cemetery.

NELSON, Anna Augusta, age 74, of 213 8th St., Lynden, passed away at her home, Monday, Sept. 11, (1961) following a lingering illness. She had been a resident of Lynden since 1924 and was a retired school teacher. She taught in the first grade at the Lynden public school from 1924 till 1940, retiring because of ill health. She was a member of the Methodist Church of Lynden and the Women's Society of Christian Service. Surviving is one sister, Hulda Nelson, Lynden; two brothers, Nels of Milonor, N. D., and Carl Nelson of Portal, N. D. Funeral services will be held in the Lynden Methodist Church, Thursday, Sept. 13, at 3 p. m. with the Rev. James U[torn] officiating. Burial will follow in the Lynden Cemetery under the direction of the Gillies Funeral Home.

NELSON, Anna E. Baer, age 60, of 1708 Iron St., passed away in a local hospital Wednesday, Nov. 19, following a short illness. Mrs. Nelson had resided in Whatcom County the past 56 years and leaves to survive her husband, Carl A. Nelson of the family home; two daughters, Mrs. Bernice Bonner of Issaquah, Wash., and Mrs. Dorothy Bellrose of Yarrow, B. C.; six grandchildren; her mother, Mrs. Clara Ehlers of this city; two brothers, Martin and Henry Ehlers, both of this city; one sister, Mrs. Clara Colland of LaJolla, Calif.; numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted Friday, Nov. 21, at 1:30 p. m. from the Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home, with Rev. Norman B. Harrison officiating, interment in the Woodlawn Cemetery.

NELSON, Anna M., 72, 581 12th St., Blaine, WA passed away in Bellingham December 30, 1991. She was born May 12, 1919 (to Charles and Bel Robbins in Whatcom County) and has been a lifetime area resident. She attended the United Church of Christ; was a member of Blaine Senior Center; and enjoyed crafts. Survivors are her two sons; Donald Nelson and Gerald Nelson of Blaine; five daughters, Peggy VanIeperer, Tukwila; Dee Hickey, Custer, Patty Schneider, Redmond, Terry Speers, Oregon, Marcy Nelson, Bellingham; three brothers, Gene Robbins, Oregon, Peter "Bill" Robbins and Robert Robbins of Blaine; two sisters, Dorothy Johnson of Marysville and Myrtle Evans of Blaine; sister-in-law, Clare (Mrs. Louis) Robbins of Blaine; twelve grandchildren; one great grandchild; numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral service will be held 2:00 PM Friday, January 3, 1992, at Jerns McKinney Funeral Chapel followed with burial at Haynie Cemetery with Rev. Donald Walter officiating. Memorials may be made to the Blaine Senior Center. Arrangements and services by Jerns McKinney Funeral Chapel, Blaine, Washington.

NELSON, Anna S., age 78 years, of Richmond, California, passed away Friday, July 4th, in that city. She was a former resident of Bellingham and a member of the First Lutheran Church of this city. She is survived by 4 sons, Carl and Arthur Nelson, both of Richmond; Verner, of Bellingham; Harry, of Blaine; 1 brother, Nels, of Los Angeles; Christine Liden, of Seattle; 7 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, July 9th at 10 A. M. within the chapel of the Bingham-Dahlquist and Jerns Funeral Home, with the Rev. Gordon Loren officiating, Interment Lynden Cemetery.

NELSON, Anna T., 1114 7th St., died Sunday (1957) here (Anacortes) following a long illness. She had resided in Anacortes for 33 years. Mrs. Nelson was born in Oslo, Norway, May 2, 1881. Services will be held at 1 p. m. Thursday in Bryson-Engdahl Funeral Home. The Rev. Eric Johnson, Assembly of God, will be in charge. Survivors include her husband, Ole N. Nelson; five daughters, Mrs. Ester Thomas of Anacortes, Mrs. Elvina Fletcher of Crescent City, Calif., Mrs. Enga Gaasland of Anacortes, Mrs. Nelva Bolt of Coos Bay, Ore., and Mrs. Mamie Savage of Seattle; six sons, Oscar of Crescent City, Melvin, Harold and Milo of Anacortes, Edwin of Winston, Ore., and Thomas of Montana, Calif.; 13 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

NELSON, Anne, age 84, passed away Mon. Sept. 29, 1980. She was born in Norway [Aug. 22, 1896] and has lived in the area for 50 years, and was a member of the Jehovah Witnesses. She leaves to survive 1 sister, Sigrid Hagen of Bellingham; nephew, Vernon Hagen, 2 nieces, Laurine Keyes & Anne Garnaas of Bellingham; numerous nieces & nephews in Norway. Funeral services will be held Wed., Oct. 1 at 10:30 am in Veroske, Jerns & LeVeck Funeral Chapel. Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.

NELSON, Arnold, age 55, of Route Box 1305, Everett, passed away Sunday, September 14, (1947), at Point Roberts. Mr. Nelson was a commercial fisherman and was a member of the United Fisherman's Union. Surviving is the widow, Agnes, at home. The remains have been forwarded to Marysville by Harlow-Hollingsworth for services and interment.

NELSON, Arthur N., age 39, passed away at his home 2939 Winona Street Wednesday, December 28, (1949). Mr. Nelson had been a resident of this community for the past 30 years. He was a member of A. F. of L. Local 2667, Lumber and Sawmill Workers Union, and a member of the Silver Beach Community Church. Surviving relatives are his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Martin Nelson, at home; three sisters, Mrs. Margaret Scott and Mrs. Lucille Stewart, both of Bellingham, and Miss Ruth Nelson, of Seattle; three brothers, Leonard, Marvin and Delmar, all of Bellingham; also numerous nieces and nephews. The remains are at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where services will be conducted by the Rev. George Ackley, Friday, December 30, at 1 p. m. Casketbearers for Mr. Nelson will be his six cousins: James, Chester and John Hansen and Merlon, Dean and Grant Zuck. Final resting place, Woodlawn.

NELSON, August, age 90, of Lynden, passed away at his family home Friday, March 17, (1950) following a short illness. Mr. Nelson had been a resident of this Lynden for the past 33 years. Surviving relatives include three sons, N. D. and Anton Nelson, both of Milnor No. Dakota, and C. C. Nelson, of Portal, No. Dakota; two daughters, Hulda and Anna Nelson, both of Lynden; a sister, Mrs. J. E. Johnson, of Lynden; seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews, including Alfred Nelson, of Lynden. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, March 21, at 2 p. m., from the Gillies Funeral Home in Lynden with the Rev. Chester Blair officiating. Interment in the Lynden Cemetery.

NELSON, Axel B., age 55 of Blaine, passed away in a Seattle hospital Friday, November 5, (1965). A resident of Blaine since 1919 he had been employed by the Alaska Packers. Surviving are 2 sons, Gary of Seattle; David in Germany; a daughter, Linda Nelson of Seattle; his mother, Mrs. Betty Nelson of Blaine; 3 brothers, Alfred of Seattle; Ragner and Oscar, both of Blaine. Funeral services will be held at the McKinney Funeral Home Thursday, November 11 at 2 p.m., Rev. Willard Buckner officiating. Cremation will follow. Friends wishing may donate to the Heart Fund.

NELSON, Bertran C., 83, 305 LaVilla Drive, Lynden, died Wednesday (Jan. 28, 1987) in Bellingham. He was born June 29, 1903 in Lewiston, Idaho and moved to Lynden from Olympia in 1980. He was a retired dock inspector for the sate of Washington and was past president of Chapter No. 7 of the State of Washington Retired Public Employees Association. He served in the U.S. Army in World War I and married his wife, Flossie Bucklew, in Williams Lake, B. C., on Aug. 11, 1928. Survivors include his wife, of the family home; step-daughter Lois Bowman of Prince George, B. C.; five step-grandchildren; two step-great-grandchildren and numerous other relatives. Memorial services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday at the Ferndale Assembly of God Church with Rev. Arlen Benson officiating. Cremation will be under the direction of Gillies Funeral Home. Ashes will be placed in Lewiston, Idaho at a later date. Memorials may be made to the Ferndale Assembly of God Church, P.O. Box 1149, Ferndale, Wash., 98248.

NELSON, Bernice L., 75, of Bellingham, died Monday, July 20, 1992. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Moles Funeral Home Chapel, with Pastor Ken Long officiating. Burial will follow in Enterprise Cemetery. Mrs. Nelson was born Oct. 26, 1916, in Steamboat Rock, Iowa, to Reuben and Laura Conklin. She lived in Redondo Beach, Calif., before moving to Whatcom County 13 years ago. Survivors include daughters Nadine Powell and Jo Anna Hope, both of Ferndale, Jan Harper and Jill Nelson both of Bellingham, Norma Buhrman of Central Point, Ore., and Shari Isom of Torrance, Calif.; brother Darrell Conklin of Woodruff, Wis.; sister LaDonna Russell of Flowery Branch, Ga.; 13 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

NELSON, Bertha Inez, age 69 years, a resident of the Laube Hotel, Bellingham, passed away at a local hospital Sunday morning, September 29, (1946) after a short illness. Mrs. Nelson was born in Edison, Skagit County, and had lived in this county for the past forty years, many of those years being spent in Ferndale. She is survived by three sisters, Mrs. M. I. Poston, of Edmonds, Mrs. Frank Kackley, of Anacortes, Mrs. James Colgan of Fort Lewis; also several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted from the Monroe Funeral Home in Ferndale, Tuesday, October 1 at 1 p. m. Cremation will follow.

NELSON, Bertha Olivia, 80 years, of 456 C. St., Blaine, passed away in Blaine on Friday, Feb. 5, 1993. She was born n Aug. 15, 1912 in Alberta, Canada to John and Carrie Benson. She married Henry Nils Nelson in September 1934. He passed away in January 1976. She had been a Whatcom county resident since 1933. She is survived by three daughters, Betty Victor of Everett, Marie Nelson of Blaine and Bertha Tremmel of Silverdale; five sons, Robert Nelson, Richard Nelson, Irwin Nelson and Leonard Nelson all of Custer, and Arthur Nelson of Blaine; a brother, Leonard Benson of Tacoma; a sister, Clara Rode of Bellingham; 11 grandchildren and a great-grandchild; and numerous other relatives. A graveside service was held Tuesday at Enterprise Cemetery with Rev. Phil Hines officiating. Arrangements were made by Moles Funeral Home, Ferndale.

NELSON, Beulah Hunter, 79, of Ferndale, died Friday (March 21, 1975). A member of a pioneer family, Mrs. Nelson was born in Ferndale and lived there her entire life. She was a member of the United Church of Ferndale, Kulshan Unit American Legion Auxiliary and Old Settlers Association. She is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Leatrice Linderman, Bellingham; a son, Lyle Hunter, Ferndale; two step-daughters, Mrs. Blair Lewis, and Mrs. Edward Willet, of Bellingham; a step-son, Robert G. Nelson, Ferndale; one sister, Mrs. Laura Whalen, Ferndale; 14 grandchildren, and seven great grandchildren. Services will be held 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Moles Funeral Home with the Rev. David Nelson conducting. Private burial will follow.

NELSON, Carl B., age 75 of 822 Malloy Dr., Ferndale, passed away Thursday, Dec. 11, (1975). Mr. Nelson had been a resident of Whatcom County since 1935 and was a member of Triumph Lutheran Church. He is survived by his wife, Dagny; 3 sons, Donald of Bellingham, Dolaine of Gig Harbor, Ronald of Kirkland; 6 daughters, Dorothy Bergh, Donna Mae Carter, Gloria Honowell, Darlene Bayer all of Ferndale, Ione Workentin of Moses Lake, Marilyn Mustacich, Gig Harbor; 4 sisters, Iva Moline and Kate Smith of Wausa, Neb., Dorothy Hahner of Coeur D'Alene and Golda DuValt of Sitka, Alaska; 8 brothers, Ed and Raymond of Ferndale, Ole of Camano Island, Vern of Bothell, George of Kent, Woodrow of Portland, Albert and Cecil in Nebraska; 25 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; numerous other relatives. Funeral services will be conducted Monday, Dec. 15 at 1 p.m. in Triumph Lutheran Church by Rev. Richard Snipstead. Followed by burial in Greenacres, under the direction of Moles Funeral Home.

NELSON, Carl E., age 85 years, of Rt. No. 1, Custer, passed away in a local rest home Tuesday, April 8, (1958) following an extended illness. Mr. Nelson had been a resident of the Custer district for the past 57 years and was a member of the Sunrise Baptist Church. Survivors include six daughters, Miss Esther Nelson and Mrs. Irene Erickson, both of Custer, Miss Alice Nelson and Mrs. Hulda Anderson, both of Seattle, Mrs. Edith Guerin of Bellingham, Mrs. Wilma Stroud of Chehalis; 10 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, April 12, at 1 p. m. in the Sunrise Baptist Church with the Rev. Calvin Churchill officiating, assisted by Dr. N. C. Parsons and Rev. Gust Anderson. Interment will be in Greenacres under the direction of the Monroe Mortuary. The family would appreciate contributions to the Memorial Fund of the Sunrise Baptist Church.

NELSON, Carl W. - Graveside services for Carl M. Nelson will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Bayview Cemetery. Mr. Nelson, 85, of 1213 24th St. died Saturday (Aug. 30, 1988) in Bellingham. He was born Nov. 6, 1902, in Cheyenne, N.D., and had been a Bellingham resident since 1909. He was a member of Fairhaven Lodge No. 73 F & AM, the Veterans of Foreign Wars and American Legion Post No. 7. Mr. Nelson was an active member at Our Saviour's Lutheran Church. Survivors include two brothers, Ned of Tacoma and Ed of Santa Rosa, Calif.; and numerous nieces and nephews.

NELSON, Carrie C. - Funeral services for Mrs. Carrie C. Nelson, age 93, formerly of 200 So. 15th St., Lynden, were conducted on Tuesday, Jan. 19, 1988, at 2 p.m. in Word of Life Church with Rev. Paul Landry officiating. Burial followed in Lynden Cemetery. Mrs. Nelson, who died in Bellingham on Saturday, Jan. 16, (1988), was born in Van Buren, Missouri, on Jan. 24, 1894. On July 18, 1915, she was married to her husband, Ira J. Nelson, in Van Buren. In 1927 they moved to the Lynden area from Oregon; Mr. Nelson died in 1971. Mrs. Nelson was a member of the Word of Life Church. She is survived by a son, Alvin and wife Ruth of Everson; a daughter, Mrs. Alma and husband Cornie Noteboom of Lynden; eight grandchildren, 28 great grandchildren; seven step-grandchildren and numerous great-great-grandchildren; a brother, Melvin Cowin and wife Marie of Lynden; a step-brother, Ray Bales and wife Marie; a brother-in-law, Huston Headrick; and sister-in-law, Wilema Cowin, all of Lynden; and numerous other relatives. Memorials may be made to Word of Life, 1986 Main St., Lynden, WA 98264, or to the Heart Fund, 2816 Azalea Place, Bellingham, WA 98225. Services were under the direction of Gillies Funeral Home, Lynden.

NELSON, Charline E., age 67 who resided at 609 West Indiana Street, passed away at her residence, Saturday, December 20, 1980. She was a life time resident of Bellingham; former employee for Georgia Pacific. She leaves to survive her husband Sandy Nelson; 2 brothers, Forrest Todd and Victor Todd, all of Bellingham. Memorials may be made to the Elks Crippled Children's Fund. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, December 23 at 1:30 pm in the Veroske, Jerns, & LeVeck Funeral Chapel with Rev. Richard Christensen officiating. Interment to follow in Greenacres Cemetery. [b. Oct. 14, 1913 KS]

NELSON, Chris, age 67, of 610 W. Illinois, passed away in a local hospital Wednesday, Aug. 23, (1950). Mr. Nelson had been a resident of this community for the past 30 years and was a member of the Presbyterian Church and Bellingham Lodge No. 493, L. O. O. M. Surviving relatives are two sisters, Mrs. Katherine E. Bennett of Bellingham, and Mrs. Dora Dunn, of Seattle; also two nieces and one nephew. The remains rest at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where services will be conducted by the Rev. Charles W. Muir Saturday, Aug. 26, at 1:30 p. m. Cremation.

NELSON, Chris A., age 88 of 1400 12th St., died Wed. Dec. 10, 1980. A resident of this community for the past 63 years he was a WWI vet; member of Central Lutheran Church; Sons of Norway; Wergeland Lodge No. 21; WWI Barracks No. 255; Chapter 19 Disabled American Veterans; Albert J. Hamilton Post No. 7 American Legion; Lumber & Sawmill Workers Union Local No. 2667. He is survived by his wife, Hjardis; 3 daughters, Louise & husband Del Flinn, Bernita & husband Al Dearborn, Elaine & husband Gene Emmons, all of Bellingham; 8 grandchildren, Cheryl Nance; Bradley Flinn; Chris Flinn; Laurie Sands; Rick Leamer; Dawn Leamer; Mark Emmons & Rae Emmons; 4 great grandchildren. Funeral service Mon. Dec. 15, 1 p.m. Central Lutheran Church, Rev. Leonard C. Ericksen & Rev. Dennis Anderson officiating. Interment Greenacres Memorial Park. Family suggests memorials to Central Lutheran Church. Arrangements by Jones Funeral Home.

NELSON, Clair Orville, of Bellingham died Monday, May 30, 1994, at Alderwood Park Convalescent Center. He was 82. At his request, no services will be held. Burial will be in Greenacres Memorial Park. Born June 19, 1911, in Gwinner, N. D., he lived in Whatcom County for 19 years. Arrangements are by Greenacres Funeral Home and Crematorium.

NELSON, Clara, age 83, of 2301 Mt. View Rd., Ferndale, passed away Sat., Aug. 28, (1976). Mrs. Nelson had been a resident of Ferndale for the past 17 years and was a member of the Bethel Temple of Ferndale. She is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Paul (Ruth) Jacobson of Mt. Vernon, 4 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren; 1 nephew, John Oskarson of Brockton, Mass. Funeral services will be held Thurs., Sept. 2 at 1:30 p.m. at Moles Funeral Chapel, Rev. Maynard Oss and Rev. Roy Johnson officiating. Interment will be at Woodlawn Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Bethel Temple, Ferndale or Viewcrest Assembly of God, Mt. Vernon.

NELSON, Clarice, age 69 of 3402 Forest Court, passed away Sat. Nov. 14, (1981). Clarice had resided in Bellingham for the past 7 years and was a retired secretary; member of the Independent Order of Foresters. She leaves to survive 3 sisters, Minerva Dolly of Longview, Doris Townsend and Leola Bishop both of Burnaby, B.C.; 10 nieces & nephews. Funral services will be conducted Thurs. Nov. 19 at 3 p. m. in the Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home, with Rev. R. L. Christensen officiating. Interment Bay View. [b. Feb. 18, 1912 in Saskatchewan, Canada]

NELSON, Columbus, age 82 years, of Everson, passed away Wednesday, December 26, (1945), following a long illness. Mr. Nelson came to the Everson district 28 years ago and is survived by his wife, Ida; one daughter, Clara Belle, at home; two sisters, Mrs. Eva Welty, of Enumclaw, Mrs. Bertha Rowley, of Clear Lake; three brothers, Charles, of Anacortes, John, of Big Lake, and Hugh, of Raymond. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, December 29, at 2 p.m. from the Gillies Funeral Home in Sumas. Interment in the Nooksack Cemetery.

NELSON, Dagney, age 79, of 2148 East View Place, Ferndale, passed away Tuesday, May 15, 1984. Mrs. Nelson had been a resident of Whatcom County since 1935 and was a member of Triumph Lutheran Church and the Aldergrove Sunshine Club. She was preceded in death by her husband, Carl B. in December, 1975. Survivors include three sons, Donald V. and his wife, Luvonne Nelson of Bellingham, Dolaine R. and his wife, Betty Lou Nelson, of Gig Harbor, Ronald and his wife, Irene Nelson, of Redmond; six daughters, Dorothy and her husband, Clifford Bergh, of Ferndale, Donna Mae and her husband, Harold Carter, Sr., of Ferndale, Gloria and her husband, Percy Hanowell, of Ferndale, Darlene and her husband, John Bayer, of North Bellingham, Ione and her husband, John Warkentin, of Moses Lake, Marilyn and her husband, Lyle Hanson, of Gig Harbor; two brothers, Everett and his wife, Elaine Jonson, of Tacoma, Ivald and his wife, Gladys Jonson, of Ferndale; one step-brother, George and his wife, Lurine Oldham, of Bremerton; one step-sister, Florence Phiele, of Ketchikan, Alaska; 29 grandchildren, 25 great grandchildren and numerous other relatives. Funeral services will be conducted by Rev. Del Palmer on Friday, May 18 at 1 p.m. in Triumph Lutheran Church. Burial will follow in Greenacres Memorial Park under the direction of Moles Funeral Home. Memorials are suggested to Triumph Lutheran Church or the Lighthouse Mission.

NELSON, Dagney Elizabeth - Graveside services for Dagney Elizabeth Nelson, 700 32nd St., will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery with the Rev. Christopher Berry officiating. Mrs. Nelson died Monday, Oct. 11, 1993. She was 85. Born March 24, 1908, in Sweden, she married Nels M. Nelson on June 22, 1929, in Mount Vernon. He died July 12, 1957. Survivors include son Reinheart Henry Nelson; brothers Bengt Sandell and Arne Sandell, both of Sweden; and a sister, also in Sweden. Arrangements by Jones-Moles Funeral Home.

NELSON, Daisy D., age 69, of 1708 Iron Street, passed away at a local hospital Tuesday, June 26, (1951) following a short illness. Mrs. Nelson had been a resident of Bellingham for the past 40 years and was a member of the Garden Street Methodist Church. Surviving relatives include her husband, Carl A. Nelson. Services will be conducted within the Cathedral Chapel of the Westford-Beck Funeral Home Thursday, June 28, at 11:30 a. m. , with the Rev. Daniel E. Taylor officiating. Interment in Greenacres Memorial Park.

NELSON, Delbert, age 66 years, of 2300 Yew Street, passed away in a local hospital, Friday, Nov. 4, (1955) following a short illness. Mr. Nelson had been a resident of Bellingham for the past 3 1/2 years, and was a contractor for the Shell Oil Co. He was a member of the Delta Masonic Lodge, F. and A. M., Stockton, Calif., and the Scottish Rite in Fresno, Calif. Surviving relatives include his wife, Ethel L.; one daughter, Dorothy Pruellage, Stockton, Calif.; two step-sons, Walter L. and Armand Stowers, both of Seattle; five grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Monday, Nov. 7, at 10:30 a. m., within the chapel of the Westford Funeral Home, with Dr. W. Carl Calhoun, pastor of the Congregational Church officiating, followed by ritualistic Rose Croix services by the Bellingham Scottish Rite. Interment Greenacres.

NELSON, Doris W., 83, formerly of 214 Second St., Lynden, died Tuesday (Jan. 7, 1986) in a Lynden nursing home. She was born July 20, 1902, in St. Paul, Minn. She moved to Whatcom County from Los Angeles in 1936. Mrs. Nelson was a retired secretary and a member of Chapter No. 52, Order of the Eastern Star, Blaine; the VFW Auxiliary 3685, Laurel; and the American Association of Retired Persons. She and her husband, Lester, were married on Sept. 2, 1931, in Mount Vernon. He preceded her in death in 1962.

NELSON, Dorothy S., 79, a Seattle resident died in Mt. Vernon, Nov. 14, (1988). She was born in Hull, Iowa Feb. 28, 1909, the daughter of Harry & Dora Stuurmans. In 1922 she came to Washington settling in Lynden. She attended business college in B'ham & later moved to Seattle where she has resided since. She married George Nelson in Seattle & he preceded her in death. She had been employed in Seattle as a secretary & bookkeeper for the International Trading Corp., & the Lange Manufacturing Co. of Seattle. She was a member of the Northminster Presbyterian Church in Seattle. Survivors are 3 sisters, Ann Stuurmans of Santa Barbara, CA, Grace Hoving of Lynden, Agnes Gebler of Placentia, CA; 2 brothers, John Stuurmans of Minneapolis, Pete Stuurmans of Mt. Vernon & nieces & nephews. Her parents, 1 sister & 2 brothers also preceded her in death. Funeral services will be held in the Kern Funeral Chapel, Mt. Vernon at 1 PM Friday, Nov. 18. Concluding services & burial will follow at the Monumenta Cemetery in Lynden. Memorials may be given to the charity of the givers choice.

NELSON, Ed, age 86 of 2593 Thornton Rd., Ferndale, passed away Monday, April 2, 1984. Ed had been a resident of Ferndale since 1936, was a member of the Old Settlers Assoc., and was an avid fisherman. He is survived by 5 sons, Vernon L. and his wife Carol Nelson of Edmonds, Roger R. and his wife Jewell Nelson, Larry E. Nelson, Connor K. and his wife Judy Nelson and Delmer L. Nelson, all of Ferndale; 4 daughters, Eileen L. and her husband Kenneth Jackson of Laurel, Betty J. and her husband Tom Hansen of Waterford, Michigan, Beverly M. Chilton of Auburn; 5 brothers, Woodrow W. Nelson of Warren, Oregon, Raymond Nelson of Ferndale, Vern Nelson of Seattle, Cecil Nelson of Harrington, Neb., Albert Nelson of Wausau, Neb.; 4 sisters, Goldie DeVault of Sitka, AL, Dorothy Hetcher of Cour D'alene, Idaho, Iva Moline of Wausau, Neb., Kate Smith of Wausau; 23 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives. Funeral services will be conducted by Rev. Robert E. Johnson Thursday, April 5, 11:00 A.M. in Moles Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Enterprise Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to the Cancer Fund. [born Jan. 18, 1898 Blair, NE]

NELSON, Edna E., 61, 3024 Walnut St., passed away in a local hospital Wednesday, Jan. 15, (1958). Mrs. Nelson had resided in this community for the past 10 years and was a member of the Champion St. Baptist Church. Survivors are her husband, LeRoy, at home; three sons, Merle of Manning, Iowa, Lloyd of Harlan, Iowa, and Everett of Audubon, Iowa; three daughters, Mrs. Philip Paulson of Clarks Grove, Minn., Mrs. Henry Paulsen of Irwin, Iowa, and Mrs. Martin Dinesen of Harlan, Iowa; 22 grandchildren; two brothers, Clifford Jenson of Audubon, Iowa, and Edward Jensen of Harlan, Iowa; two sisters, Mrs. Otto Norgaard of Clarks Grove, Minn., and Mrs. J. M. Anderson of Manning, Iowa. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home where services were conducted by the Rev. Clifford Dickau, Thursday, Jan. 16, at 3 p. m. The remains will be forwarded to Harlan, Iowa, for interment. Pallbearers: Axel Anderson, Hector Erickson, Claus Tegenfeldt, Laurence Sandberg, Everett Peterson, Trigvie Krame.

NELSON, Edolph, age 80, 604 Robinson St., Everson, passed away on Friday Dec. 1, (1978). Born in Sheldahl, Iowa, Mr. Nelson was a retired farmer & plumber and had resided in Sedro Woolley and Sunnyside for many years before moving to Everson in 1969. He attended the Nooksack Valley Assembly of God Church, had served with the U.S. Navy during WWI and was married to Margaret Deeter in Bellingham on May 28, 1979. Besides his wife Margaret, of Alderwood Manor, he is survived by 2 daughters, Mrs. Beth Bart and Mrs. Dea Stran, of Pasco, 3 step-daughters, Mrs. Rose Alsum of Lynden, Mrs. Loretta Slocum, Helena, Montana and Mrs. Gladys Abitia of Bellingham, 3 step-sons Ervin Deeter, Sumas, Richard Deeter and Bernard Deeter, both of Everson, 9 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren, numerous nieces & nephews. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday Dec. 5 at 10:30 am in the Nooksack Valley Assembly of God Church, Rev. Elver Lofdahl officiating. Burial will follow in Greenland Cemetery in Alderwood Manor. Services are under the direction of the Gillies Funeral Home.

NELSON, Edward, age 83 years, passed away at a local hospital, Sunday, January 6, (1946) following a three weeks' illness. Mr. Nelson was a carpenter by trade and had lived in Bellingham for the past forty years. He has no survivors. The remains rest at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingswroth, where services will be conducted by the Rev. Earl Soiland, Wednesday, January 9, at 1:30 p. m. Final resting place, Bay View.

NELSON, Edwin, age 75, of Ferndale, passed away in Ferndale, Sunday, Oct. 14th, (1962) following an extended illness. For the past three years Mr. Nelson had made his home with his daughter Mrs. Paul Jacobson. He was a member of the Bethel Temple of Ferndale. Mr. Nelson is survived by his wife Clara; one daughter Mrs. Paul Jacobson; four grandchildren and several other relatives. Funeral services will be conducted in the Moles Funeral Home, Thursday, Oct. 18, at 8:30 P.M. with the Rev. Clifford Johnson officiating.

NELSON, Edwin L., age 69, of 3117 Firwood, passed away Friday, Sept. 3, (1976) in Reno, Nevada. He was a resident of Bellingham for 46 years, a member of the Lutheran Church and a retired Mate U.S. Maritime Service. Surviving several cousins including Mrs. Kathleen Badgley, Bellingham and Mrs. Maryanne Larsen of Arlington. Graveside services Monday, Sept. 13, 1 p. m. at Bayview Cemetery with Rev. Leonard C. Erickson, officiating. Arrangements by Jones Funeral Home.

NELSON, Elba "Gladys," age unavailable, of 409 York St., died at St. Joseph's hospital on Friday (March 29, 1991). Mrs. Nelson was born in September in Louisville, Ark. Mrs. Nelson was a Bellingham resident for the past 50 years. She was a member of the Bellingham Yacht Club and the Ladies Auxiliary for the Bellingham Elks Club. Mrs. Nelson enjoyed reading various novels. Survivors include a niece and several close friends in Bellingham. Her husband Bill Nelson died in 1990.

NELSON, Elizabeth, age 89, Clear Lake resident since 1916, died Tues., July 31, 1979 at a Mt. Vernon hospital. She was born in South Dakota, Nov. 8, 1889. Former longtime member of the Lakeside Rebecca Lodge. She is survived by 1 son, Fred J. Bock, Clear Lake; daughter, Eleanor E. "Betty" Huff, Seattle; sister, Lydia Berndt, Everett; 3 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services Fri. August 3rd, Lemley Chapel, Sedro Woolley, 1 pm. Interment Marysville Cemetery.

NELSON, Elizabeth, age 68, of Rt. 3, Lynden, passed away in a local hospital, Sunday, July 29, (1962) following a short illness. She was born in Nooksack July 16, 1894, and had made her home at Rt. 3, Lynden, for the past 46 years. Surviving are her husband, Alfred; one son, Fred of Lynden; two daughters, Mrs. Edith Lorenz of Ferndale and Mrs. May Reeves of Bellingham; two brothers, Earl Handy of Mount Vernon and John Handy of Bremerton; four sisters, Mrs. Ellen Olin of Lynden, Mrs. Dorothy Hanowell of Everson, Mrs. Jane Metcalf of Bremerton and Mrs. Josephine Johnson of Port Angeles. Also eight grandchildren. Funeral services will be held in the Gillies Funeral Home in Lynden, Thursday, Aug. 2, at 2 p. m. with Rev. Carl Lindstrom officiating. Burial will follow in the Lynden Cemetery.

NELSON, Elmer "Lank," age 74, of 4630 Curtis Rd., will be Saturday May 21 at 1 P.M. at the Jones Funeral Home, Rev. Jeff Grant of Immanuel Bible Church officiating. Cremation & inurnment at Greenacres Memorial Park. Mr. Nelson passed away Thurs. May 19, 1983. He is survived by his wife Peggy; 3 sons, Dick & wife Linda Nelson of Burlington, Bob & wife Sandy Nelson, Gary & wife Ruth Nelson, all city; 5 grandchildren; 1 brother, Oscar Nelson, City. He was a 56 year resident of this community and was active in commercial fishing for the past 32 years and was an electrician and also worked in radio & TV repair. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association. [b. April 11, 1909 in B. C.]

NELSON, Elmyra, a former Whatcom County resident, died in Phoenix, Ariz., Nov. 4, (1988). Miss Nelson was born in Albert Lea, Minn. The family requested that her age and birth date not be listed. She worked for Union Oil in Phoenix as a secretary. Survivors include a sister, Florence Anderson of Laguna Hills, Calif. Graveside services will be at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Woodlawn Cemetery in Ferndale. Arrangements are by Whitney & Murphy Home of Phoenix, Ariz.

NELSON, Emily - Funeral service for Emily Nelson, age 90, of 1251 Nevada will be Wed. Nov. 12, 2 P.M. in Bellingham Alliance Church with Rev. Jim Seim officiating. Interment Bayview Cemetery. Mrs. Nelson passed away Sat. Nov. 8, 1986. A Bellingham area resident for 62 years, she was a member of Salvation Army League & Bellingham Alliance Church. Her husband Joseph O. Nelson preceded her in death in 1969; daughter, Esther & husband Russ Rea preceded her in death in 1981. She is survived by 2 daughters, Mildred & husband John Sparman of City, Thelma & husband Sidney Burwick of Seattle; 13 grandchildren & 25 great grandchildren. The family suggest memorials to Bellingham Alliance Church or Salvation Army. Jones Funeral Home. [b. June 27, 1898 England]

NELSON, Emma L., age 87, who resided at 1448 Curtis Road, passed away in a local hospital on Wednesday, Jan. 30, (1963) following an extended illness. Mrs. Nelson had resided in Bellingham for the past 40 years and was a member of the Lutheran Church and the Marietta Grange. She leaves to survive three sons, Roy E. Nelson of Portland, Elmer N. and Oscar R.; two daughters, Mrs. Jennie Brolin and Mrs. Inez Selstad, all of Bellingham; 10 grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, also numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held Friday, Feb. 1, at 4 p. m. in the Chapel of Bingham & Jerns Funeral Home with Rev. Willard Buckner of Blaine, officiating. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery. The family requests that those who desire may contribute to the Heart Fund.

NELSON, Ervin "Derb," a former real estate agent, died Wednesday (Aug. 12, 1987) in Bellingham. Mr. Nelson, 80, of 2821 Walnut St., was born on June 16, 1907, in Anacortes and lived in Bellingham for 69 years. He was a member of Central Lutheran Church, Bellingham Bay Lodge No. 44 of F&AM, Nile Temple, Shrine Club and Scottish Rite Bodies. He was a 32nd degree Mason. Mr. Nelson sold real estate in association with Arnason Realtors, Inc. He was an enthusiastic fisherman. Survivors include his wife, Agnes, of the family home; a daughter, Patricia Hoff of Bellingham; two grandsons, Sean and Christopher Hoff of Bellingham; and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a. m. Monday at Central Lutheran Church, with the Rev. Leonard C. Ericksen and the Rev. Dennis Anderson officiating. Burial will be in Greenacres Cemetery. Arrangements are by Jones Funeral Home.

NELSON, Esther - A native of the Blue Canyon area of Whatcom County, Miss Esther Nelson, 69, died Sunday (June 19, 1966) in Everett. She was a member of Bethel Baptist Church of Everett and has been child evangelism director in Whatcom and Skagit Counties for several years, as well as serving as a missionary in Burma. Surviving are five sisters, Mrs. Irene Erickson of Custer, Miss Alice Nelson of Seattle, Mrs. Hulda Anderson of Seattle, Mrs. Edith Guerin of Bellingham and Mrs. Wilma Stroud of Chehalis. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Bethel Baptist Church and burial will be at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Greenacres Memorial Park.

NELSON, Ethel Alice, 206 Flora Street, age 85, passed away Sunday, January 22, (1967). A sixty year resident of this City, Mrs. Nelson was a member of the Garden Street Methodist Church; Holly Rebekah Lodge No. 153; V.F.W. Auxiliary; Practical Nurses Ass'n; Golden Age Club and the Leisure Time Club. She is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Winnifred Guy, Snoqualmie Falls, Wn.; Mrs. Juanita Nein, Seattle; Mrs. Ethel Peterson, Seattle; four grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; a brother, Roy Maus, Poulsbo, Wn., and a sister, Mrs. Clara Wood of Seattle. Services will be conducted by Rev. Oscar A. Olsen Wednesday, January 25 at 1:00 P. M. at the Jones Funeral Home, followed by burial at Bay View Cemetery.

NELSON, Fanny M., age 73, of 2445 LaFayette, passed away in a local hospital, Wednesday, October 26, (1949) following a lingering illness. Mrs. Nelson had been a resident of Bellingham for the past 15 years and attended the First Lutheran Church. Surviving relatives include her husband, John Nelson; one granddaughter, Mrs. Phyla Backstrom, of Porter, Wash.; four granddaughters, and one grandson in Michigan; four brothers, Lafe Rapson, of Everson, and Anthony, John and Lawrence Rapson, all of Michigan; three nieces, Mrs. Archie Blair, of Bellingham, Mrs. Glenn Brown, of Ferndale, and Vera Wick, of Everson; other nieces and nephews in the East; ten great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted in the Chapel of the Bingham-Dahlquist & Jerns Funeral Home, Saturday, October 29, at 3 p. m. with the Rev. Gordon Loren, pastor of the First Lutheran Church officiating. Cremation.

NELSON, Florence M. - A memorial service for Florence Mae Nelson, 90, of 576 E. Laurel Road, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in Greenacres Funeral Home Chapel, Northwest and Axton roads. The Rev. Neil Thompson will officiate. Burial was in Greenacres Memorial Park. Mrs. Nelson died Tuesday, March 31, 1992, in the Christian Rest Home in Lynden. She was born Aug. 8, 1901, in Prosser to William and Arabelle Deming. She married Clair Nelson in 1963 in Tacoma. He survives her in Ferndale. Mrs. Nelson was a home maker and an active member of the Senior Center. Survivors include her son Richard Rupert of Gig Harbor; daughters Millicent Caruthers of Palm Desert, Calif, and Jacqueline Fox of Bellingham; stepson Donald Nelson of Tacoma; her brother Clarence Deming, also of Tacoma; 19 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and numerous nieces and nephews. Arrangements are by Greenacres Funeral Home.

NELSON, Fred, 84, of Blaine died Friday (Feb. 15, 1991) at St. Joseph Hospital South Campus. At his request, no service will be held. Cremation will be by Greenacres Crematorium. Mr. Nelson was born in Montana on Nov. 2, 1906, to John and Anna Nelson. He had been a Whatcom County resident most of his life. He worked in logging and fisheries. Survivors include daughters, Aldean Schindler of Onalaska, Donna Mulhauser of Seaside, Ore., and Sharon Polson of Ferndale. Memorials may be made to Stafholt Good Samaritan Center, 360 D St., Blaine, WA 98230. Arrangements are by Moles Funeral Home.

NELSON, Freeman B., age 55, of 427 N. Forest St., passed away in a local hospital, Thursday, Feb. 8, (1962). Mr. Nelson had been a wheat rancher in the Pendleton - Walla Walla area for 31 years before moving to Bellingham 1 1/2 years ago, leaves to survive his widow, Amber L. at home; three brothers, Sandy F. Nelson of Bellingham and Donald and Howard Nelson, both of Alta, Iowa. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home where services will be conducted by Pastor E. E. Olsenius Tuesday, February 13 at 10:30 a. m. Final resting place Calvary Lutheran Cemetery. [buried Greenacres]

NELSON, George C., age 62, of 3120 Lindsay, passed away at the family home, Monday, June 12, (1950). Mr. Nelson had resided here for the past eight years and was a retired iron worker. He was a veteran of World War I and was a member of the Albert J. Hamilton Post No. 7, American Legion and had also been a member of the Bridge, Structural & Ornamental Iron Workers Union. The surviving relatives are the widow, Mrs. Myrtle Nelson, at home; two step-sons, Auburn and Ben Meyer, both of Seattle; one foster son Raoul Lanning, of Seattle; eight grandchildren; two brothers, Jim Nelson, of Salt Lake City, and Arthur Nelson, of Springfield, Penn.; three sisters, Mrs. Esther Fullerton, and Mrs. Rebecca Peacock, both of Edmonton, Alberta, and Mrs. Emma Hanon, of Westbrook, Minn. The remains are at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where services will be conducted by the Rev. John E. Parrott, Thursday, June 15, at 1 p. m. Cremation.

NELSON, George Clifford, age 85, of 2924 Walnut Street, passed away in a local hospital Friday, November 12, 1982. Mr. Nelson was a retired machinest & commercial fisherman and mail boat captain. He was a member of Sons of Norway and the Last Mans Club of Company E National Guard. Surviving are his wife Klaris; daughters, Emily Jeffers, Evelyn Nelson, Eloise Nelson, Evonne Nelson, all of Bellingham, Esther Lee of Oregon. He was preceded in death by his daughter Elaine Sundean on October 20, 1982; 13 grandchildren; 7 great grandchildren; 1 brother Joe Nelson, of Sumner, Wa.; 1 sister, Emma Schafer of Centralia; numerous nieces & nephews. Please omit flowers. Services will be held Monday, November 15 at 11 a.m. in the Jerns & LeVeck Funeral Chapel & Crematorium.

NELSON, George K. age 73 of 1230 W. Axton Rd, Ferndale passed away Thurs., May 8, 1986 at home. He was born in Castleton, UT on May 27, 1912 & married to Daphnene Boughan on March 12, 1938. He was a resident of Ferndale for 44 yrs. Survivors include wife, Daphnene of the family home; 1 son, Gary & wife Joyce of Los Angeles; daughter, Linda I. Evans & husband Jerry of Seattle; 2 brothers, Bert & Bob Davis of Durango, CO; 1 sister, Lucille Wright of Mesa, AR; mother-in-law, Wanda Eldridge of Tumwater, WA; 7 grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews & other relatives. Memorial services will be held at Moles Funeral Home on Sat., May 10th, at 1:00 p.m. with pastor Erik D. Johnson officiating. Cremation Greenacres Memorial Park. Memorials may be made to the WA Lung Association, 216 Broadway E., Seattle, 98102.

NELSON, Gertrude Eastman, age 79 of 1068 Garfield St., Blaine, died Sat. Oct. 24, 1981. Mrs. Nelson had been a resident of Whatcom Co. since 1905, a member Zion Lutheran Church of Custer & Blaine Senior Citizens Center. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Ray Eastman in 1953. Survivors include husband Golden; 2 sons, John Eastman of Blaine, Glenn Eastman of Custer; a step-son Norm Nelson of Miden, Neb.; 2 daughters, Mary Miles of Blaine, June Randell, Blaine; a step-daughter, Borghild Buchanan of Vancouver, WA; a sister Anne Bowles of Bellevue; 1 niece, Lois Fischer of Ellensburg; 2 nephews, Eric Thorsen of Seattle, Chris Thorsen of Idaho; 11 grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted by Rev. Robert E. Johnson Wed., Oct. 28 at 2 p. m. in the Zion Lutheran Church of Custer. Cremation will follow. Memorials may be made to the Zion Lutheran Church Memorial Fund or the Cancer Society. Arrangements by Moles Funeral Home.

NELSON, Golden A., 85, 1068 Garfield St., Blaine, died in his home Monday (June 24, 1991). Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Zion Lutheran Church with Richard G. Christensen officiating. Burial will follow at Immanuel Cemetery. Mr. Nelson was born Feb. 4, 1906 in Newman Grove, Neb. and moved to Whatcom County in 1939. He was a member of Zion Lutheran Church of Ferndale and was active in the Blaine Senior Center. Mr. Nelson married Julliana Bruland, who preceded him in death. Survivors include sons Norman K. Nelson of Minden, Neb., and Quenton Nelson of Seattle; daughter Borghild Buchanon of Vancouver, Wash.; brother Clarence Nelson of Newman Grove, Neb.; sisters Hulda Ryan of Norfolk, Neb., Helen Olson of Veteran, Wyo. and Adeline Larson of Lawrence, Kan.; and three grandchildren. Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Moles Funeral Home.

NELSON, Gordon T., age 54 of 2300 Alabama, passed away Tuesday, May 11, (1976). Mr. Nelson had been a resident of this community for the past 51 years, was employed by Brooks Lumber Co., attended Garden Street Methodist Church, was a member of Independent Order of Foresters, Lumber & Sawmill Workers Union and a WWII US Army veteran. Surviving are his wife, Mildred; 2 sons, Richard of Hoopa, Calif., Gordon at home; 3 daughters, Miss Rosemary Nelson of Fresno, Calif., Mrs. Louise Curtright, Fort Lewis, Wash., and Miss Linda Nelson at home; his m other Mrs. Mena Swanson of Bellingham; 1 sister, Mrs. Dorothy Iversen of Bellingham and 5 grandchildren. Funeral services were held Friday, May 14 1 p.m. Jones Funeral Home with Rev. Lawrence Guderian officiating. Interment followed in Greenacres Memorial Park.

NELSON, Grace Evelyn, age 28 years, a resident of Sumas, passed away Wednesday, October 3, (1945) following a long illness. She had lived in Sumas most of her life and leaves to survive her husband, Herbert C. Nelson; two sons, Ronald H. and Paul M.; her father and mother, Mr. and Mrs. Charles S. Meade, of Sumas; four sisters, Mrs. Serena Walmer, of Van Zandt, Mrs. Florence Smith, of Sumas, Mary Ann and Bertha May Mead (sic), both of Sumas; four brothers, Charles, of Seattle, Robert, of Maple Falls, Gordon, of Camp Chaffee, Arkansas, and Carl, of Sumas; her grandmother, Emily Bishop, of Sumas. Funeral services will be conducted Monday, October 8, at 2 p.m. from the Gillies Funeral Home in Sumas. Interment will follow in the Sumas Cemetery.

NELSON, Hannah M., age 94 of 2501 E St., Apt. 311, passed away Sunday, Nov. 6, (1977). A 25 year resident, she was a member of the Northwest Baptist Church. Survivors are 3 nieces, Cimilla Garenzini of this city; Harlaug Renlie and Virginia Quealey both of Seattle; 2 nephews, Harold Anderson of this city and John Johansen of Seattle; 1 brother-in-law, Peter Andresen of this city; numerous other relatives in Norway. Services will be conducted by the Rev. David G. Danielson, Thursday, Nov. 10, 3 p.m., Jones Funeral Home. Burial at Bay View Cemetery under the direction of the Jones Funeral Home. Donations may be made to the American Cancer Fund.

NELSON, Hans A., age 85, 3218 Cherrywood Avenue, passed away in a local hospital Monday, December 2, (1963). Mr. Nelson was a resident of this community the past thirty-seven years and was a contractor and farmer before his retirement. Survivors are two sons, Roy E. and James W., both of this city; three daughters, Mrs. Lillian Davison city; Mrs. Jeanne Moore, Ashland, Oregon; Mrs. Arlene Potvin, Brainerd, Minn.; one brother, John Nelson, Ferndale; three sisters, Mrs. Josephine Kaas, Everett; Mrs. Eda Pierce, city, and Mrs. Marie Shephard of Seattle. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home where services will be conducted by Pastor Obed L. G. Vold Friday, December 6 at 1 p.m. Final resting place Enterprise Cemetery.

NELSON, Harry E. Jr., age 55, resident of 125 Rainbow Dr., Burlington, WA passed away in United General Hospital, Sun., April 9, 1978 due to a heart illness. He was born May 20, 1922 at Concordia, Kansas. He was a past owner of Valley Business Machines, retiring 4 years ago. He was married to Anita M. Gates of Seattle, Dec. 9, 1944. A veteran of WWII serving with the US Navy. He was a past resident of Seattle, Bellingham. Resident of Burlington for the past 17 years. A member of the Eagles FOE No. 2069 Sedro Woolley, Elks No. 1604 Mt. Vernon & United Commercial Travelers. Family suggests memorials to the Wash. State Heart Assn. or the Children's Orthopedic Hospital. Survivors are: his wife, Anita at home in Burlington. A daughter, Mrs. Robert (Bonnie) Brown of Kennewick. 2 sons: Mr. Harry D. "Skip" Nelson of Pullman, WA & Mr. Arthur R. "Artie" Nelson of Burlington. 2 sisters: Mrs. Bertha Elstrom of Concordia, KS & Mrs. Ronelda Wells of Concordia, KS. 1 brother-in-law, Mr. Victor Vollan of Jamestown, KS. 1 grandchild, Kevin D. Nelson. Numerous nieces & nephews. 1 sister preceded him in death. Funeral services will be held in the Kern Funeral Chapel, Mt. Vernon, April 12, Weds. at 1 pm with Rev. Willholland Williams of the First Baptist Church officiating. Cremation will be conducted following the funeral services.

NELSON, Harry L., 62, of 3205 Julia St., passed away in a local hospital Sunday, Aug. 18, (1957). Mr. Nelson had resided in this community for the past 60 years, had attended the Broadway United Presbyterian Church, was a member of the William Matthews Post No. 1585, V.F.W., a member of the Sons of Norway, and a member of the Amalgamated Ass'n of Street & Railway & Motor Coach Employees of America, Local No. 843. Survivors are the widow, Edith L., at home; two sons, Robert C. Everett, Kenneth H., at home; one daughter, Miss Mary Ann, at home; one grandson; three brothers, Andrew C. and George C., both of this city, and Joseph of Sumner; two sisters, Mrs. Emma Schafer of Glenoma, Wash., and Mrs. Marie Davidson of Tacoma; numerous nieces and nephews. The remains rest at the Jones' Harlow-Hollingsworth Funeral Home where services will be conducted by the Rev. Norman B. Harrison and officers of the V.F.W. Wednesday, Aug. 21 at 1:30 p. m. Final resting place Bay View.

NELSON, Harry Lincoln, age 44, of Ferndale, Rt. 1, passed away Monday, May 28, (1956). He was a lifetime resident of this district. Mr. Nelson was a veteran of World War II, a member of the Delta Grange, the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers No. 1032. He is survived by his wife, Althea; one daughter, Cheryl; two sons, James and Fred, all of the family home; two brothers, Verner of Sedro Woolley, Arthur of Richmond, Calif. Funeral services will be conducted, Friday, June 1, at 2 p. m. from the Gillies Funeral Home in Lynden. Interment Greenacres.

NELSON, Harven (Harvey?), age 72 years, passed away at his home, 2510 Lynn Street, Monday, March 26, (1945). Mr. Nelson was a shoe repair man and had resided here the past thirty-five years. Deceased was a member of the Spiritualist Church and the A. O. U. W. Surviving relatives are the widow, Margaret, at home; one daughter, Mrs. Kathryn Coady, Bellingham; four grandchildren; four brothers, Columbus Nelson, Everson; Charles, at Anacortes; John L., Mt. Vernon, and Hugh, at Raymond; two sisters, Mrs. Bertha Rowley, Clear Lake, Wash., and Mrs. Elva Welte, Enumclaw, Wash. The remains are at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where services will be conducted by Rev. Beatty Brown, Wednesday, March 28, at 3 p. m. Cremation.

NELSON, Hazel W., age 86 of 306 N. Commercial, passed away Thurs., Jan. 12, (1978). Mrs. Nelson had resided in Bellingham for the past 49 years and leaves to survive 1 brother, Raymond Webb of Elgin, Ill.; 2 sisters, Mrs. Pearl Smith of this city and Mrs. Clarabel Dikeman of Ill.; numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted Tues., Jan. 17 at 1:30 p.m. in the Chapel on the Westford Funeral Home with Rev. C. Vincent Crane officiating. Followed by cremation.

NELSON, Hedler, age 63, of Route 3, Bellingham, passed away at his home Monday, July 24, (1950) following a lingering illness. Mr. Nelson had been a resident of this community for the past 48 years. He was a retired shingle sawyer and a veteran of World War I. Surviving relatives include his mother, Mrs. Marit Nelson at home; a brother, Magnus, of Route 3, city. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, July 26 at 1:30 p. m. within the Cathedral Chapel of the Westford-Beck Funeral Home with the Rev. Judson L. Crary, pastor of the Lawrence Evangelical Lutheran Church officiating. Interment in Lawrence cemetery.

NELSON, Henry, age 71, of 8541 Stein Rd., Custer, passed away Sat. Jan. 17th, (1976). Mr. Nelson had been a resident of Custer since 1908 and is survived by his wife, Bertha, 5 sons, Robert, Arthur, Richard, Erwin, and Leonard, all of Custer. 3 daughters, Betty Victor, of Kirkland, Marie Nelson of Custer, and Bertha Garza of Blaine. 2 brothers, Fred of Blaine, Bill of Bellingham. 1 sister, Esther Hoffarth of Bellingham, 4 grandchildren, numerous other relatives. Private burial services were held Tues., Jan. 20 at Enterprise Cemetery. Under the direction of Moles Funeral Home.

NELSON, Hilmar, age 66, of 1396 Meridian Road, passed away at the family home Wednesday, Feb. 10, (1954). Mr. Nelson had been a farmer and had attended Jehovah's Witnesses, he was also a veteran of W.W.I. and a member of the William Matthews Post No. 1585 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Anne Nelson at home; four brothers, Arthur in Great Falls, Mont., Johan, Albert and Olaf, all of Norway; one sister, Mrs. Anna Christiansen, also of Norway. Funeral services will be conducted by Mr. Roland Lee of Seattle, Monday, February 15, at 1 p. m., within the Chapel of the Bingham-Dahlquist & Jerns Funeral Home. Interment, Woodlawn Cemetery.

NELSON, Hugh E., age 34, Santa Clara, California, passed away in that city Tuesday, November 3, (1964). Mr. Nelson had resided in this city before moving to Seattle and California, where he was employed by the Western Electric Co. Survivors are his widow, Louise, at home; one son, Eric; parents, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Nelson, Portland, Ore.; three sisters, Sandra and Janet Nelson, both of this city; Mrs. Judith Bergstrom, Edmonds; four brothers, Ray, Roy and Fred Williams, Jr., all of this city; Neil Nelson, city, and grandmother, Mrs. Simon Sorenson, city. Services will be conducted by Pastor Obed L. G. Vold Friday, November 6 at 3:30 p.m. at the Jones Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Greenacres Memorial Park.

NELSON, Ida, age 64, of Everson, passed away at a local hospital Sunday, June 3, (1951) following a short illness. Mrs. Nelson had been a resident of the Everson district for the past 22 years. Surviving relatives include a daughter, Mrs. Clara Belle La Plante, of Seattle; a brother, Herman Bishop, of Sedro Woolley, and one grandson. Services will be conducted within the Chapel of the Gillies Funeral Home in Sumas Thursday, June 7, at 2 p. m. with the Rev. R. E. Baldwin officiating. Interment in the Nooksack Cemetery.

NELSON, Iver Hansen, age 89 years, 2941 Birchwood, passed away at a local hospital Tuesday, July 5, (1949). Mr. Nelson was a retired miner from Juneau, Alaska, and had resided here the past twenty years. Deceased was a member of the Lutheran Church and leaves the following survivors, the widow, Hannah at home; one brother, Peter at Paw Paw, Mich.; two nieces, Mrs. Irving White at Paw Paw, and Mrs. C. R. Stanley at Chicago. The remains are at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth, where funeral services will be conducted by the Rev. Clarence Haugen, Thursday, July 7, at 3 p. m. Final resting place, Greenacres Memorial Park.

NELSON, Jennie C., age 78 years, of Custer, Route No. 1, passed away Saturday, July 7, (1951). She was a charter member of the Sunrise Baptist Church and is survived by her husband, Carl E. Nelson; six daughters, Esther Nelson, of Mount Vernon, Alice Nelson, of Seattle, Mrs. Irene Erickson, of Sunrise, Mrs. Hulda Anderson, of Warren, Ore., Mrs. Edith Guerin, of Bellingham, and Mrs. Wilma Stoud, of Chehalis, Wash.; eight grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Matilda Herman, of Seattle, and Mrs. Amanda Stine, of Custer; also two brothers, August Nyman, of Blaine, and Charles Johnson, of Kirkland. Funeral services will be conducted from the Sunrise Baptist Church Wednesday, July 11, at 2 p. m. with the Rev. Everett Backlin officiating. Interment in Greenacres Memorial Park under the direction of the Monroe Mortuary of Ferndale.

NELSON, Jessie E., age 87, 722 N. Forest Street, passed away in a local hospital Tuesday, Nov. 13, (1962). Mrs. Nelson had resided in this community for the past five years. Survivors are one daughter, Mrs. Harry Prichard, city; three grandchildren, including Mrs. LeRoy Freeman of Bellingham; five great-grandchildren, and one brother, Alec Graves of Libby, Mont.; one stepson, Arthur Nelson in California. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home where services will be conducted by Rev. Thurman Fuller Thursday, Nov. 15, at 3 p. m., followed by cremation.

NELSON, John, age 90, who resided at 2331 Kulshan St., passed away at his residence, Tuesday, Dec. 9, (1958) following a brief illness. Mr. Nelson was a member of the Faith Lutheran Church and was a former employe of the Bloedel-Donovan Lumber Co. He leaves to survive his granddaughter, Mrs. Harold Backstrom of Mount Vernon, Wash.; three nieces, Mrs. Archie Blair and Mrs. Harold Wick of Bellingham, Mrs. Glen Brown of Ferndale. Rev. Albert C. Tinberg will officiate at funeral services Friday, Dec. 12, at 10 a.m. in the Chapel of the Bingham, and Jerns Funeral Home. Interment Bay View Cemetery.

NELSON, John, age 89, of Ferndale, passed away Wed., July 22, (1976). Mr. Nelson had been a resident of Ferndale most of his lifetime and was a member of the United Church of Ferndale. He is survived by three daughters, Muriel Brown of Mt. Vernon, Vivian Archie of Seattle and Lucille Jensen of Sacramento, Calif.; one sister, Mrs. Eda Pearce of Bellingham; 7 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Monday, July 26 at 2:30 p.m. in Moles Funeral Chapel with Rev. David Nelson officiating. Final resting place Enterprise Cemetery.

NELSON, John, age 79, a resident of Custer for many years, passed away in a local hospital Monday morning, December 5, (1949) following a long illness. Surviving relatives include three sons, William and Henry of Custer, and Fred of Blaine; one daughter, Mrs. Esther Hall of Boise, Idaho; nine grandchildren, two great-grandchildren; one brother and sister in Wisconsin, and one sister in Oregon. Funeral services will be conducted in the Chapel of the Monroe Mortuary in Ferndale, Friday, December 9 at 1 p. m. with the Rev. D. T. Yaxley, pastor of the Sunrise Baptist Church officiating. Interment in Woodlawn Cemetery.

NELSON, John, age 89, former resident of Rt. 2, Everson, passed away in a local rest home Tuesday, Jan. 12, (1971). A retired farmer, he had made his home in the Lawrence and Whatcom County areas for the past 70 years. He was preceded in death by his wife, Vangie Moon Nelson. Surviving are 4 step daughters, Linnea Palmer, of Mount Vernon, Vangie Luke of Bellingham, Nora Orrey of Horseshoe Bay, B.C., and Theresa Swope of Overton, Nevada. A step-son, Gunnar McCoy of Seattle. Also numerous grandchildren. Services are pending at Veroske's Bellingham Chapel.

NELSON, John E., 1709 Iron street, age 71, passed away Saturday, March 18, (1967). A sixteen year resident of this City, Mr. Nelson was a sander for Mt. Baker Plywood before retiring. He is survived by two brothers and a sister in Sweden. services will be conducted by Pastor E. E. Olsenius Tuesday, March 21 at 9:00 A.M. at the Jones Funeral Home. Final resting place Bay View Cemetery.

NELSON, John G., 87, of 21706 66th Ave. W., Mountlake Terrace died Jan. 25, (1972) in a Seattle Nursing Home. He was born April 13, 1884, in Malmo, Sweden, and came to the U.S. in 1907. He lived in the Ballard area from 1912 to 1940 when he moved to Mountlake Terrace. He was a member of the ILWU, Seattle Local. Mr. Nelson leaves his wife, Mary; a son, Clarence of Mountlake Terrace; two daughters, Mrs. Michael (Eleanor) Mirau of Freeland and Mrs. Rodney (Helen) Handel of Mountlake Terrace; 17 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be 3 p.m. Friday in the Floral Hills Funeral Home Alderwood Manor with interment in the Heather Garden of Floral Hills Cemetery. Casketbearers will be John M. Hallowell, Steve Nelson, Rodney M. Handel Jr., Randolph H. J. Handel, Richard S. Nelson, and Jon M. Handel.

NELSON, John O., age 75 years, of Route 2, Ferndale, passed away suddenly at his home, Friday, October 14, (1955). Mr. Nelson had been a resident of the Whitehorn community for many years. Surviving relatives include a niece, Mrs. Frank Rosener of Lutsen, Minn. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, Oct. 22, at 3:30 p. m. in the Monroe Funeral Chapel in Ferndale. Bishop DeLos A. Rowe and Mr. Birch Holt officiating. Interment Enterprise.

NELSON, Julia E., age 91 of 2907 West Maplewood, passed away Saturday, May 29, 1982. She is survived by 2 daughters, Mrs. Lilly Bland of Bellingham; Agnes Blomlie of Belfair; 6 granddaughters. Services will be conducted Tuesday, June 1 at 10:30 in Greenacres Memorial Park. Under the direction of the Westford Funeral Home.

NELSON, Julianna, age 31 years, Everson Route 1, passed away at a local hospital Wednesday, February 13, (1946). Mrs. Nelson had resided in this community the past eight years and was a member of the Emmanuel Lutheran Church at Lawrence. Surviving relatives are the husband, Golden, and a son and a daughter, Norman and Broghild, at home; three brothers, Arthur and Palmer Bruland at Seattle, and Herman Bruland, Bellingham; her mother, Mrs. Marie Bruland, Bellingham, and two grandmothers, Rebecca Bruland at Newman Grove, Neb., and Anna Froistad at Albion, Neb. The remains are at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth. Services will be conducted by the Revs. John V. Halverson and Clarence Haugen at the Emmanuel Church, Saturday, February 16 at 2 p. m. Final resting place, Emmanuel Cemetery.

NELSON, Laura, 80, of 222 No. Commercial St., passed away in a Seattle hospital Tuesday, Feb. 9, (1960). Mrs. Nelson had resided in Bellingham and Whatcom County for the past 45 years and was a member of the First Baptist Church. Survivors are two daughters, Miss Elmyra Nelson, of Seattle, and Mrs. Florence Anderson, of Los Angeles, Calif.; two sisters, Mrs. Walter Olsen and Mrs. Alfred Madsen, both of Albert Lea, Minn. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home where services will be conducted by the Rev. James B. Hughes, Friday, Feb. 12, at 9:30 a. m. Final resting place Woodlawn.

NELSON, LaVerne M. - Memorial services for LaVerne M. "Tommy" Nelson, age 86 of 1509 E. Victor, will be Saturday April 2, 1983 at 11 A.M. at the First Christian Church with Rev. Richard D. Tally officiating. Cremation Greenacres Memorial Park with inurnment in Saxon Cemetery. Mrs. Nelson passed away Thurs. March 31, 1982 (sic). She is survived by 1 son Lyle & Josie Thomas of City; daughters, Lucille & husband Clem Wallace of City, Willetta & husband Andy Hiblar of Oak Harbor, Ruby & husband Bob Tisdall of Aberdeen; 12 grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; brother, Adrian & wife Cleda Willett of City. Mrs. Nelson had been a lifetime resident of Whatcom County, was a member of the First Christian Church and the Senior Activity Center. Memorials may be made to the First Christian Church or favorite charity. Jones Funeral Home.

NELSON, Leonard J., age 47, of 1015 Fraser St., passed away at a local hospital Friday, Nov. 6, (1959). Mr. Nelson was a millwright for the Columbia-Valley Sash & Door Co.; was a member of the Garden Street Methodist Church; the F. O. Eagles, Aerie No. 31 and the Lumber & Sawmill Workers Union, Local No. 2667. Survivors are his widow, Violet at home; one son, Roger L. Nelson, of Bellingham; three daughters, Jill and Gail, both of Bellingham and Janet, of Seattle; two grandchildren; his mother, Mrs. Mary Nelson, city; two brothers, Marvin and Delmar, both of Bellingham; three sisters, Mrs. Margaret Scott and Mrs. Lucille Stewart, both of Bellingham and Mrs. Ruth Burgess in California. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home where services will be conducted by the Rev. Don Swerdfeger Tuesday, Nov. 10 at 3:00 p. m. Final resting place Greenacres Memorial Park.

NELSON, LeRoy E., age 67 of 3218 Cherrywood, Bellingham, passed away April 29, (1975). A lifetime resident of Whatcom County, Mr. Nelson was a retired commercial fisherman, llife member DAV Chapter No. 19, Senior Citizens and Bellingham Lodge No. 194 BPOE. Surviving 1 daughter, Mrs. Jeanne Anderson, Los Angeles, Calif.; 1 son, Jerry Nelson, Arizona; 1 brother, Jim Nelson, Bellingham; 3 sisters, Mrs. Lillian Davison, Bellingham, Mrs. Arlene Potvin, Brainard, Minn., and Mrs. Jeanne Moore, Ashland, Oregon. Funeral services Monday, May 5 at 10 a.m. Jones Funeral Home with Rev. E. E. Olsenius officiating and officers of DAV Chapter No. 19 participating. Interment Enterprise Cemetery.

NELSON, Lester Norman, age 66, of Route 1, Blaine, passed away at his home Tuesday (June 5, 1962) following an extended illness. Born on Camano Island, January 1, 1896, he had served with the U. S. Navy during World War I. He was a resident of Blaine for the past 26 years, and was employed by state parks and recreation department. He served as assistant superintendent of Peace Arch Park in Blaine for seven years, retiring in 1960. Mr. Nelson was a member of the Camano Island Lutheran Church, Peace Arch Post No. 786, American Legion, and William Lee Alexander Post No. 3685, VFW, Laurel. Surviving are his wife, Doris, at home; two brothers, Alvin of Hermiston, Ore., and Walter of Stanwood; five sisters, Mrs. Ralph Lindsay of Coupeville, Mrs. Oswald Dale and Mrs. Glen Miner, both of Marysville, Mrs. Arnold Moa and Mrs. Clarence Wagness, both of Stanwood. Funeral services will be conducted at the McKinney Funeral Home in Blaine, Saturday, June 7 at 2 p. m., followed by cremation.

NELSON, Lottie Gertrude, age 67 years, 610 West Illinois Street, passed away at a local hospital, Monday, October 21, (1946). Mrs. Nelson had resided here the past fifty-eight years and was a member of the Daughters of Union Veterans and a past president of the D. A. R. Surviving relatives are the husband, C. Henry Nelson, at home; three sons, Clyde L. Thompson, Bellingham, and Austin B. and Lawrence D. Thompson at Portland, Ore.; two daughters, Mrs. Esther M. Peterson, Portland, and Mrs. Mildred E. Pope of this city; two brothers, Fred G. Abbey, Anacortes, and Will Abbey at Riverside, Calif.; two sisters, Mrs. Grace Lewis, Anacortes, and Sadie Lewis, Bellingham. The remains are at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where services will be conducted by the Rev. Russel Gregg Bisnett, Wednesday, October 23, at 1:30 p.m. Final resting place, Bay View.

NELSON, Lundberg Norman, age 91, of 2907 West Maplewood, passed away Fri., Aug. 10, 1979. Mr. Nelson had resided in Bellingham for the past 70 years. He was a retired Millwright and Fisherman and member of the Sons of Norway of Bremerton. He leaves to survive his wife Julie E. at the family home; 2 daughters: Mrs. Lilly Bland of City and Mrs. Agnes Blomlie of Belfair, Wa.; 6 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren, 2 great great grandchildren; 2 brothers: Oscar Nelson, San Francisco and Jorgen Johanhanson of Norway. Funeral services will be conducted Wed., Aug. 15th at 1pm in the Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home with Reverend Jeff Jacobus of Central Lutheran Church officiating. Interment Greenacres.

NELSON, Madonna M., age 78, of 161 Sudden Valley, passed away Mon. Dec. 27, (1982). Mrs. Nelson had resided in Bellingham for the past 3 months. She is survived by 2 daughters, Mrs. Julie Field, City and Mrs. Thurza Royal of Maui, Hawaii; 2 sons, Dee J. Malin of Sonora, Calif. and Lewis Malin of Belmont, Calif; 17 grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; 1 brother, Ulderic L'Abbe of Vancouver, B. C.; 3 sisters, Lillian Gibeault, Georgie Gibault and Meric Rivest, all of Edmonton, Alberta. Rosary will be said Wed. Dec. 29 at 7 p.m. in the Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home. Mass of Christian Burial will be offered Fri. Dec. 31 at 10 a.m. at St. Joachim Catholic Church in Edmonton, Alberta. Interment Edmonton Cemetery. Local arrangements by the Westford Funeral Home.

NELSON, Margaret E. Blow age 62 who resided at 925 E. Front Street, Lynden, passed away at a local hospital Saturday, July 17, 1982. She leaves to survive her husband Edmund Nelson of Lynden; 1 daughter, Teri Blow of Lynden; 1 son Wesley Blow of Everson; daughter-in-law Mary Gean Blow of Sumas; 1 brother Chuck Stoney of B.C.; 2 sisters, Freda Gorelitza, Tuxedo Island, B.C., Phyllis Atchison of Delta, B.C.; 3 grandchildren. Mrs. Nelson was a member of the Hope Lutheran Church in Lynden and belonged to the North Cascade Chapter American Society of Woman Accountants; Sumas American Legion Auxiliary; former City Clerk of Sumas & former owner of Grand Cafe in Sumas; formerly with Arthur J. Humphreys Brokerage, Inc. & presently with Ed Nelson Accounting & Tax Service. Family graveside services will be held Wed. July 21 with funeral services to be held Wed. July 21 at 11:30 AM in the Hope Lutheran Church, Lynden. Under the direction of Jerns-LeVeck Funeral Chapel & Crematorium.

NELSON, Margaret M., age 80, of 2510 Lynn St., passed away in a local hospital, Monday, Oct. 12, (1959). Mrs. Nelson had been a resident of this community for the past 50 years and had been a member of the Ancient Order of United Workmen. Surviving relatives include a daughter, Mrs. Kathryn Coady of Bellingham; four grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home where services will be conducted by Rev. Ray S. Wagoner, Oct. 15, at 10:30 a. m. Cremation.

NELSON, Marion, age 47 years, passed away Thursday, March 7, (1946). Mrs. Nelson had been a resident of Ferndale, Route 3, for the past 22 years and was a member of the Ferndale Lutheran Free Church. She is survived by her husband, Carl O.; one son, Robert; two daughters, Helen and Arlene, all of the home; her mother, Mrs. Martha Gill, of Sedro-Woolley; one sister, Mrs. Elizabeth Bailey, of Ferndale; three brothers, Avery Minert, of Kingston, Wash., William Minert, of San Francisco, and David Minert, of Sedro-Woolley. Funeral services will be conducted from the Monroe Funeral Chapel in Ferndale, Monday, March 11, at 1 p. m. with Rev. C. J. Nestvoldt officiating. Interment, Woodlawn Cemetery.

NELSON, Marion T., age 75, of 1302 Grant St., Bellingham passed away Sunday, June 6, 1982. Mrs. Nelson had been a resident of Whatcom County most of her life time and was a member of St. Joachim's Catholic Church. She is survived by 2 brothers, William Charles of Lummi, Al Charles of Bellingham; 2 sisters, Agatha McCluskey of Bellingham, Anna Hollingsworth of Bellingham; numerous nieces & nephews. Vigil services will be held in Moles Funeral Home Wed. June 9 at 7 pm. Mass of Christian Burial will be offered by Father Joseph Brown Thurs. June 10 at 10 am in St. Joachim's Catholic Church. Burial will follow in Lummi Reservation Cemetery. [b. Dec. 10, 1906]

NELSON, Marit, age 96, of Rt. 3, Bellingham, passed away at a local hospital Saturday, August 7, (1954) following an extended illness. Mrs. Nelson had been a resident of this county for the past 52 years and was a member of the Lawrence Immanuel Lutheran Church. She is survived by one son, Magnus; one grandson, Reynard Nelson, both of Rt. 3, City; one sister, Margaret Oddan of Milan, Minn. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, August 10, at 1:30 p. m. within the cathedral chapel of the Westford Funeral Home with Rev. E. M. Bremer, pastor, officiating. Interment, Lawrence Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery.

NELSON, Martha, 54 of Monroe died Dec. 7, (1981) in a Seattle hospital. 23 year resident of Monroe, previously of Ferndale. Martha was born June 24, 1927 in Ferndale. She is survived by her husband Oliver; daughters, Lori & Marilyn, both of the home. She is the sister of David Anderson of Dayton, Oregon, Mrs. Dewey (Ruth) Ling of Kennewick, Esther Anderson of Seattle, Mrs. Roger (Maria) VanBatavia of Mt. Vernon & Paul & Joseph Anderson, both of Ferndale. Services were held Thurs. in Redmond, Wa. Interment, Sunset Hills Memorial Park, Bellevue.

NELSON, Martin, age 75, of 3929 Winona St., passed away in a local hospital Friday, March 30, (1956). Mr. Nelson had resided in this community for the past 36 years, was a retired watchman at the Larson Mill, was a member of the Lumber & Sawmill Workers Union, Local 2667, and had attended the Silver Beach Community Church. Surviving relatives include his widow, Mary at home; three sons, Leonard, Marvin, and Delmar, all of this city; three daughters, Mrs. Ruthe Burgess of Ukiah, Calif., Mrs. Lucille Stewart and Mrs. Margaret Scott, both of Bellingham; 15 grandchildren; 4 great grandchildren. The remains rest at the Jones' Harlow-Hollingsworth Funeral Home where services will be conducted by the Rev. George Ackley Monday, April 2 at 3 p.m. Final resting place Woodlawn.

NELSON, Mathilda, age 90, passed away at her home, 515 E. Holly Street, Sunday, March 24, (1946). Mrs. Nelson had resided in this community for the past 31 years and was a member of the Seventh Day Advent Church. Surviving relatives are two daughters, Mrs. Clara Mitchell and Selma Nelson, of Bellingham; one son, Victor, of Bellingham; five grandchildren and one great-grandchild; also five nieces and nephews in the East. The remains are at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth, where services will be conducted by the Elder A. J. Gordon, Saturday, March 30, at 3 p. m. Final resting place, Bay View.

NELSON, Morris A., age 55 of Blaine, passed away Friday, March 2, (1956) at a Bellingham hospital. Mr. Nelson was a U. S. Immigration officer at Blaine. He was a member of the Fidelity Masonic Lodge No. 105 of Sumas. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Solvieg Nelson, one daughter, Mrs. George Richardson of Calipartria, Calif.; three sons, Eugene, Pullman, Wash.; Kenneth and Karl Ray, both of El Centro, Calif.; five grandchildren; six sisters, Mrs. Donna Olson of Elma, Wash.; Ruth Groleau of Raymond, Wash.; Mrs. Ida Mikel of Orting, Wash.; Mrs. Tina Garlick of Forest Grove, Ore.; three brothers, Arthur Nelson and Elmer of South Bend, Otto of Orting, Wash.; several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, March 6 at 1 p.m. from the Lutheran Church in Blaine with the Rev. Dr. H. Sigmar officiating, followed by graveside services by the Kulshan Masonic Lodge of Blaine. Interment Enterprise Cemetery under the direction of the McKinney Funeral Home.

NELSON, Nels B., age 80 years, of Blaine, passed away Friday, March 18, (1955) at a local hospital following a short illness. Mr. Nelson had been a resident of Blaine district for the past 52 years and is survived by his wife Emma, of Blaine; 2 daughters Mrs. Irene Hardman of New Westminster, B. C. and Mrs. Louise Taylor, of Petersburg, Alaska; one son, Burt Nelson, of Bellinghnm; 8 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren, one sister in Sweden, one brother, Ole Nelson, of Blaine; numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, March 22, at 2 p.m. from the McKinney Funeral Home in Blaine, with the Rev. A. W. Brown officiating. Interment Blaine Cemetery.

NELSON, Nels Magnus, age 72, of 1263 Nelson Road, passed away at the family home, Friday, July 12, (1957) following a lingering illness. Mr. Nelson had resided in Whatcom County for the past 55 years and was a member of Shingle Weavers Union. He leaves to survive his wife, Dagny; one son, Rainhart Nielson, both of the family home. Private services will be conducted Monday, July 15, at 1:30 p. m. from the family home, under the direction of the Westford Funeral Home, with Rev. E. M. Bremer officiating. Interment in the Emmanuel Lutheran Church Cemetery.

NELSON, Nels Marius of Bellingham died Sunday, Sept. 12, 1993, at St. Joseph Hospital in Bellingham. He was 87. A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Westford Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Ronny D. Davis officiating. Burial will be at Woodlawn Cemetery. Born July 27, 1906, in Tacoma, Mr. Nelson and his family came to Whatcom County when he was six months old. He married Gladys E. Kumbera on Dec. 31, 1932, in Bellingham. Mr. Nelson worked for the U.S. Postal Service from 1932 to 1967. He was assistant Bellingham postmaster from 1950 to 1967. He attended Living Water Assembly of God Church and enjoyed local history, walking and photography. Survivors include his wife of the family home; son Donald Nelson of New York City; daughters Eveline Henderson of Auburn and Linda Pair of Bellingham; brother Ole Nelson of Bellingham; and four grandchildren.

NELSON, Nels T., age 47 years, beloved husband of Mrs. Clara Nelson, 1013 Newell Street, passed away at a local hospital, Monday, November 25, (1946) following a lingering illness. Mr. Nelson had been a resident of Bellingham for the past twenty-six years and was a member of the Ebenezer Free Lutheran Church. Those surviving beside the widow and a host of friends are one daughter, Miss Loraine Nelson, at home; four brothers, Ole C., Livermore, Iowa, Joseph E., Roundup, Mont., Gay J., Miles City, Mont., and Lawrence M., of Bellingham; two sisters, Mrs. Christ Williamson, Morris, Ill., and Mrs. Charles Strom, Miles City, Montana; also numerous other relatives. Funeral services will be conducted Friday, November 29, at 1 p. m. from the Bingham-Dahlquist Funeral Home with Rev. A. L. Hokonson officiating. Interment in Woodlawn Cemetery.

NELSON, Norman J., age 63, of 6506 Mt. Baker Highway, Deming, passed away at his residence Friday, August 5, 1988. He was the Lay Pastor for the Kendall Chapel the last 5 years. Has been a resident of Deming for the last 15 years and was a former Administrator for Dancing School. He leaves to survive his wife Mary L. Nelson of Deming; 4 sons Robert Nelson of N. Vancouver, B.C., Richard & wife Janet Nelson, Whonnock, B.C., Ronald Nelson of N. Vancouver, B.C. & Roger Nelson of Whonnock, B.C.; his mother Joy Nelson of N. Vancouver, B.C. Memorials may be made to the Kendall Chapel. Services were held Sunday, August 7 at 11 AM in the Kendall Chapel. Arrangements by Jerns Leveck Funeral Chapel. [b. Aug. 19, 1924 Palo Alto, CA]

NELSON, Noble T. - Funeral service for Noble T. Nelson, 66, of 1611 17th St., will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Greenacres Funeral Home. Officers of Burlington Lodge 243, F&AM, will conduct services. Visitation hours will be from 2 to 5 p.m. today and 8 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Monday at Jones Funeral Home. Mr. Nelson died Thursday (December 18, 1986). He had been a Bellingham resident for 25 years, and was a member of Burlington Lodge 243, F&AM; Scottish Rite Bodies; Nile Temple; Bellingham Elks Lodge 194; Sons of Norway; Lincoln Post 3164, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Canton, S.D. Survivors include his wife Dorothy of the family home; brother Virgil Nelson of Overland Park, Kan.; three sisters, June Olund of Garretson, S.D., Alva Johnson of Hartford, S.D., and Eloise Pinney of Kirkwood, Mo. Memorials may be made to Shriners Hospital for Crippled Children, 820 Summit Boulevard, Spokane, WA 99201.

NELSON, Ole S., age 77, a resident of the Blaine area since 1919, passed away at his home, Friday, Dec. 18, (1959). Mr. Nelson was a retired fisherman. Surviving besides his wife, Betty are four sons, Alfred of Seattle, Axel, Ragner and Oscar, all of Blaine; one sister in Sweden; nine grandchildren, and one great-grandchild. Funeral services will be held at the McKinney Funeral Home in Blaine Tuesday, Dec. 22, at 2 p. m. with the Rev. Clarence Lund officiating. Cremation will follow.

NELSON, Olof, 78, who resided at 420 Lakeway, passed away in a local hospital Friday, March 19, (1954). Mr. Nelson was a member of the Lutheran Church. He farmed in Lynden for 21 years and had resided in Bellingham for the past 6 months. He is survived by 2 brothers, John Moline, Des Moines, Iowa, Martin Thompson, Primgahr, Iowa; 1 sister, Mrs. Cecelia Radle of San Francisco, California and several nephews, including Sandy F. Nelson, Bellingham and Freeman Nelson of Helix, Oregon. The remains rest at the Bingham, Dahlquist and Jerns Funeral Home where services will be conducted by the Rev. Clarence Haugen on Monday, March 22, at 2 p. m. Final resting place Woodlawn Cemetery.

NELSON, Oscar E., age 90 of 528 Bayside, passed away Sunday, Feb. 16, (1975). Mr. Nelson was a retired mail carrier, was past master of Pickwick Masonic Lodge AF&AM of Winona, Minn., and a member of the Rural Letter Carriers Association. He leaves to survive a daughter, Mrs. Fern M. Singer of this city; 2 sons, Glenn of Houston, Tex. and Robert of Lewiston, Minn.; a granddaughter, Susan L. Terry of this city. Mr. Nelson was forwarded to the Fawcett Funeral Home in Winona, Minn. by the Westford Funeral Home where services are pending.

NELSON, Oscar James, age 61 who resided on Boblett St., Blaine passed away Saturday, Jan. 23, 1982. He had been a life time resident of Blaine & was a commercial fisherman and had worked for Alaska Packers. He leaves to survive 1 brother, Alfred Nelson of Seattle; a nephew Don Nelson of Blaine; a niece Patty Bush of Utah; numerous other nieces & nephews. He was a member of the V.F.W. Post 1585 in Bellingham. Memorials may be made to the Icelandic Old folks Home, Blaine. Funeral services will be held Friday, Jan. 29 at 2 pm in the Jerns McKinney Funeral Chapel with Julia Brand officiating. Interment to follow in Blaine Cemetery. [b. Nov. 11, 1920 Blaine]

NELSON, Paul, age 61, of 1980 Kelly Rd., passed away at home Friday, December 8, (1961). A 40 year resident of Whatcom County, Mr. Nelson was a construction worker and a member of the First Advent Christian Church. Survivors are his widow, Elena, at home; three sons, David, of Bellingham, William, of Renton and Edward, of Longview; two daughters, Mrs. June Schilling, of Seattle and Mrs. Virginia Grappe, of Salem, Oregon; 18 grandchildren; 7 great grandchildren; three brothers, Carl, of Bellingham, Otto, of Friday Harbor and Olaf in Alaska; two sisters, Mrs. Hannah Linder, of Alaska and Mrs. Mary Wooton, of Friday Harbor. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home where services will be conducted by the Rev. Donald Wrigley Monday, December 11 at 3:00 p. m. Final resting place Greenacres Memorial Park.

NELSON, Pauline, age 78 years, 1445 Grant Street, passed away at a local hospital Thursday, March 27th, (1952) following a lingering illness. Mrs. Nelson had been a resident of Bellingham for the past 45 years. she is survived by her husband, Sam; three sons, Nels, Ole, and Palmer. all of this city; and seven grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, March 29th, at 1 p. m., within the Cathedral Chapel of the Westford-Beck Funeral Home, with the Rev. Clarence Haugen, pastor of Our Saviours Lutheran Church, officiating. Interment, Bayview Cemetery.

NELSON, Petra, age 63, of 3005 Plymouth Drive, passed away in a local hospital Monday, April 27, (1953). Mrs. Nelson had resided in this community for the past 43 years; had attended the Ebenezer Lutheran Church and was a charter member of the Sons of Norway. Surviving relatives are her husband, Emil J. Nelson, at home; one son, Arthur O. Nelson, of Bellingham; five grandchildren, Peter, David, Thyra, Thelman and Linda Nelson, all of Bellingham; two brothers, Iver Hansen, of Custer, and Jentoft Hansen, of Bellingham, and other brothers and sisters in Norway, also one sister-in-law, Mrs. Ophina Wild in Everett. The remains rest at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where services will be conducted by the Rev. Geo. E. Amundsen Friday, May 1, at 3 p. m. Final resting place, Bay View.

NELSON, Rachel B, age 92, of Ferndale died Thursday (Feb. 3, 1972). She had been a resident of the country for 66 years. She is survived by a son, Martin Nelson of Ferndale; two grandchildren; five great grandchildren and six brothers. Graveside services were held at 2 p.m. Monday in Bay View Cemetery under the direction of Moles Funeral Home. [b. Feb. 13, 1879 Bergen, Norway]

NELSON, Ragner Bertyl, age 63 of 4005 Sweet Rd., Blaine, passed away Nov. 3, (1975). A retired fisherman, Mr. Nelson had resided in Blaine most of his life and was a member of the Methodist Church. Surviving wife, Anna; 5 daughters, Mrs. Patty Beatty of Blaine, Mrs. Peggy VanIeperen of Tukwila, Mrs. Terry Speers of Burien, Mrs. Dee Hickey of Bellingham and Miss Marcy Nelson of Blaine; 2 sons, Donald Nelson and Gerald Nelson both of Blaine; 10 grandchildren; 2 brothers, Alfred Nelson of Seattle and Oscar Nelson of Blaine. Memorial services Thursday, Nov. 6 at 2 p.m. in the Baptist-United Methodist Church in Blaine with Rev. Julia Brand officiating. Expressions of sympathy may be made in the form of memorial gifts to Edgar A. Doll Development Center, 3399 Alderwood Ave., Bellingham. Arrangements by Jones Funeral Home.

NELSON, Ray A., age 43 years, of 608 Gladstone Street, passed away suddenly Friday, Aug. 2, (1957) following a recent illness. Mr. Nelson had been a resident for the past 10 years and was an employe of the Whatcom Credit Assn. and was a member of the Musicians Union. He is survived by his wife, Joyce W.; two children, Larry and Nancy, all at home; one brother, Harley of Eureka, Calif. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, Aug. 6, at 10:30 a. m. within the Cathedral Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home with Rev. Al C. Tinberg, pastor of Faith Lutheran Church officiating, Interment, Bay View.

NELSON, Ray C., age 77, of Portland, Oregon. He was the surviving husband of the late Nellie Jeffcott Nelson. He is survived by 3 daughters, Anna Lou DeHavemon of New York, Marilynn Stevenson of Portland, Oregon, Joyce Comklin of San Raphell, Calif.; also 8 grandchildren. Memorial services will be held Sat., Oct. 23, 3 p.m. in the First Christian Church of Oregon.

NELSON, Raymond, age 81 of 1200 Birchwood, Bellingham passed away in Bellingham, Monday, May 18, 1992. He was born May 5, 1911 to Olof and Anna Cooper in Hartington, NE. He was a Whatcom County resident for 20 years. Survivors inlcude a son Tom J. Nelson of Seattle, three grandchildren and two great grandchildren, a brother Woodrow Nelson of Portland, OR and two sisters Kate Smith, and Dorothy Fletcher of Idaho. Funeral services will be held Friday, May 22, 11:00 A.M. at Moles Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Joel T. Lohafer officiating. Burial will be at Greenacres Memorial Park.

NELSON, Richard Andrew, age 68 of 493 Sudden Valley passed away Sat. Sept.3, (1983). Mr. Andrew [Nelson] had been a resident of Bellingham for the past 4 years and was employed at the Bellingham National Bank. He was a veteran of World War II. He leaves to survive his wife Jill of the family home; 4 sons, Noah and Ian both of the home, William Nelson of Colorado and Richard Nelson of Kirkland; a daughter Joan of Denver; two grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Thurs., Sept. 8 at 1 p.m. in Willamette National Cemetery in Portland. Local arrangements by the Westford Funeral Home.

NELSON, Robert C., age 52, of Mt. Vernon, died in the Skagit Valley Hospital, Tuesday, March 28, 1978. He was born Feb. 13, 1926 in B'ham and attended school there. He served in the U.S. Navy during WWII. Survivors: stepmother; Mrs. Edith Austad, 1 step-brother Ken Nelson, 1 step-sister, Mary Ann Fisher, 2 children Bobby & Lisa. Sister, Virginia Palmer of Seattle. An aunt Nellie Haverty of Seattle. Nephew Philip Lester of Seattle. Memorial services Friday, March 31 at 2 p.m. in Kern Funeral Chapel, cremation at Hawthorn Lawn.

NELSON, Robert E., age 77, of 211 So. 14th St., passed away at his home, Monday, March 5, (1962) following an extended illness. He had been a resident of the Lynden area since 1911, and was a retired dairy farmer. Surviving are his wife, Ellen at home; one brother, Thomas J. Nelson of Lynden; three sisters, Mrs. Bertha Cramer and Mrs. Mary Williams, both of Lynden, Mrs. Janie Parrish of Tacoma. Funeral services will be held at the Gillies Funeral Home in Lynden, Thursday, March 8, at 2 o'clock, Rev. A. W. Nelson officiating. Burial will follow in the Lynden Cemetery.

NELSON, Robert G., age 50 of 5370 Belfern Dr., Bellingham passed away Tuesday, June 1, (1976). Mr. Nelson was president of Nelson Construction Co., a lifetime resident of Ferndale and a US Navy WWII Veteran. He was a member of Ferndale Lodge No. 264 F&AM; Scottish Rite; Nile Temple Shrine; Royal Order of Jesters; OES, Chapter No. 223, Ferndale; Bellingham Rotary; Bellingham Yacht Club; BPO Elks Lodge No. 194; Bellingham Golf & Country Club; Kulshan Post American Legion; Associated General Contractors of America; Board of Directors of Bellingham First Federal Savings & Loan and Washington Athletic Club. Surviving wife, Beulah "Bea"; 2 sisters, Arlene Willet and Helen Lewis, both of Bellingham; step-sister, Leattrice Linderman of Bellingham; step-brother, Lyle Hunter of Ferndale; aunt, Mrs. Elizabeth Bailey of Ferndale; uncle, David Minert of Clear Lake; brother-in-law, Freddie Vaughn of Seattle, 10 nieces and nephews. Funeral services Friday, June 4 at 2 p.m. Jones Funeral Home with Rev. Ronald Slater officiating. Interment Greenacres Memorial Park. Memorials may be made to the Shriners Hospital for Crippled Children, American Cancer Society or favorite charity.

NELSON, Roy, age 34 years, 4112 Harrison Street, passed away at a local hospital, Wednesday, January 29, (1947) following a lingering illness. Roy had been a resident of Bellingham almost his entire life but was working for the Webb Tractor Co., Wenatchee, as bookkeeper when he took ill. In Wenatchee he was a member of the Junior Chamber of Commerce, and the F.O.E. He was a former student of the local Fairhaven school and of the Success Business College. Surviving relatives include his mother, Mrs. Rachael Nelson, Bellingham, and a brother, Martin Nelson, of Ferndale. The remains are at Bingham-Dahlquist Funeral Home where funeral services will be conducted Saturday, February 1, at 1 p. m. Ritualistic services by the F. O. E. No. 31 at the graveside in Bay View Cemetery.

NELSON, Roy B., age 5_, passed away at his home at Lake Samish Sunday, October 10, (1948). Mr. Nelson had been a resident of this community for the past 26 years and had been employed as a bus driver for the North Coast Lines. Deceased was a veteran of World War I and was Past Commander of the Albert J. Hamilton Post No. 7, and for many years has been Drum Major of the Drum and Bugle Corps of that Post. Mr. Nelson was a member of the Garden Street Methodist Church and leaves to survive his widow, Anne P., at home; two sons, Roy B. Jr., of Bellingham, and Roger W., of Baker, Ore.; one granddaughter; one brother, Max W. Nelson, of Everett, Wash., and one sister, Mrs. Bernice Stehr, of Granite Falls, Wash. The remains are at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth, where services will be conducted by the Rev. Alexander P. Aiton and officers of the American Legion, Thursday, October 14, at 3 p. m. Final resting place, Greenacres Memorial Park.

NELSON, Rudolph, age 67, of 2412 West Street, passed away at a local hospital Saturday, June 2, (1951) following a lingering illness. Mr. Nelson had been a resident of the county for the past 50 years. Surviving relatives include three sisters, Mrs. Ida Pearce of Bellingham, Mrs. Marie Shepard of Seattle, and Mrs. Josephine Kaas of Ferndale; four brothers, Haldor and Hans, both of Bellingham, Nels of Seattle, and John of Ferndale; numerous other relatives. Services will be conducted within the Chapel of the Monroe Mortuary in Ferndale, Tuesday, June 5, at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Sylvester Rue officiating. Interment in the Enterprise Cemetery.

NELSON, Russell Eugene, age 51 of 2314 H St., passed away Thurs. Jan. 1, 1981 at home. A life resident of Bellingham, he had been employed by Birch Equipment Co. Surviving are his wife Shirley; 1 son Ted Nelson of Mount Vernon; 2 daughters, Linda Byron and Nancy Hill both of City; 2 grandchildren, Coady Willis and Colin Byron; his parents, Mr. & Mrs. Theodore Coady; 1 brother, Ralph Nelson; 1 sister, Marjorie Eastmen, all of City. Funeral services will be conducted by Rev. Leonard Ericksen, Mon. Jan. 5, 3 pm, at the Jones Funeral Home. Cremation will follow. the family suggest memorial gifts by given to the charity of your choice. [b. May 31, 1929]

NELSON, Ruth E. - Memorial service for Ruth E. Nelson, age 98, of 700 32nd St., will be Sat. Jan. 3, 11 A. M., Jones Funeral Home with Mark K. Nelson, officiating. Cremation Greenacres Crematorium. Mrs. Nelson passed away Fri. Dec. 26, 1986. A Bellingham resident since 1921, Mrs. Nelson is survived by 1 son, Lloyd A. Nelson of City; 3 daughters, Florence Bowen, Grace Williams, & Alice Larsen, all of Mt. Vernon; 10 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren & 6 great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband Andrew C. Nelson. The family request no flowers. Memorials may be made to the Salvation Army. [b. April 10, 1888 in Clay Center, KS]

NELSON, Sam, age 85, of 1440 Franklin St., passed away at his home Monday, April 6, (1959) following a lingering illness. Mr. Nelson had resided in Bellingham for the past 52 years and was a retired lumberman. He leaves to survive three sons Nels, Ole and Palmer Nelson, all of this city; eight grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews in this country and Norway. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, April 8, at 3:30 p. m. from the Chapel of the Westford Fueneral Home with the Rev. Maynard Oss, pastor of the Assembly of God Church officiating. Interment Bay View Cemetery.

NELSON, Selma, age 85, of 2631 Henry St., passed away Thursday, June 1, (1972). Mrs. Nelson lived for 57 years in Bellingham; she was a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church. Survivors are her sister, Mrs. Clara A. Mitchell of Bellingham, and numerous nieces and nephews. Services were held Monday at the Jones Funeral Home. Interment Bay View Cemetery.

NELSON, Sigurd P., age 51 of 1818 Old Samish Road passed away suddenly at a local hospital Friday, June 7th, (1963) and was a lifetime resident of Bellingham. He was a mill worker at the Puget Sound Pulp and Tbr. Co. and was a member of the Pulp, Sulfite and Papers Workers Union. Survivors include his wife, Mildred; 1 son, Charles; 1 daughter Miss Pauline Nelson, and 2 brothers, Nels and Ole all of Bellingham. Many nieces, nephews and other relatives. Funeral service will be conducted Monday June 10 at 2 p. m. within the Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home, with Rev. C. C. Wilcox, pastor of the Assembly of God Church officiating. Interment Bay View.

NELSON, Stanley Palmer, eight months, of Toledo, Oregon, passed away at a Bellingham hospital Sunday, July 19, (1953) after a brief illness. He is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Edward N. Nelson; one brother, Steven, maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Pheifer, of Ferndale, and paternal grandparents, Rev. and Mrs. Norman A. Nelson, of Sebeka, Minnesota, great-grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Olaf Nubgaard, of Ferndale, and numerous other relatives. Funeral services will be conducted, Saturday, July 25, at 1 p. m. within the Monroe Funeral Chapel, with the Rev. David Christensen officiating, assisted by Norman A. Nelson. Interment, Enterprise Cemetery

NELSON, Thelma E., age 76, of 405 E. Sunset Dr., passed away in a local hospital Saturday, January 11, (1964). A life resident of Bellingham and Whatcom County, Mrs. Nelson was a retired school teacher, having taught in Blaine area for many years; was a member of the Minnie Hansen W.C.T.U. and was a member of the Retired Teacher's Ass'n. Survivors are her husband, Alvin at home; one sister, Mrs. Millie McClurg of Snohomish; numerous nieces and nephews. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home where services will be conducted by the Rev. M. Edward Hegley Tuesday, January 14, at 1:30 p.m. Final resting place Bay View Cemetery.

NELSON, Theoline C., age 71 years, 1213 Twenty-fourth Street, this city, passed away at the family home, Monday afternoon, March 11, (1946) after a brief illness. Mrs. Nelson had resided in Bellingham for the past thirty-nine years and was a member of Our Saviour's Lutheran Church of this city. Surviving relatives include five sons and one daughter, Eiven and Arthur Nelson, of San Francisco, Calif., Ned, of Tacoma, Wash., Torval and Carl, of Bellingham, and Miss Alma Nelson, of Portland; one brother, Mr. Louis Oefstedal, of San Francisco, and three grandchildren. The body rests at the Bingham-Dahlquist Funeral Home, where private services will be conducted Friday, March 15 at 2 p. m., with Rev. Clarence Haugen officiating. Interment, Bay View Cemetery.

NELSON, Theodore Charles, age 61, of 1015 11th St., passed away at a local hospital Wednesday, April 26, (1961). A resident of Bellingham for the past 12 years and a painter, Mr. Nelson was a member of Pierre B. Cornwall Lodge No. 289, F. & A. M., Scottish Rite Bodies, Nile Temple of the Shrine and the Northwest Shrine Club. Survivors are his widow, Margaret M., at home; one daughter, Mrs. Juanita Parsons, of Seattle; one son, Stanley D. Nelson, of Bellingham; three grandchildren; one sister, Mrs. Ethel Theubet and one niece, Mrs. T. Q. Mauler, both of Bellingham. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home where services will be conducted by the Rev. C. C. Hovda Friday, April 28 at 1:00 P. M. followed by private interment at Bay View Cemetery.

NELSON, Thomas J., age 76 of 115 South 16th St., Lynden, passed away at his home Wednesday, May 1st, (1963) following a short illness. A retired farmer, he had made his home in the Lynden area since 1911. Surviving are his wife Stella, three sisters, Mrs. Jane Parrish of Tacoma, Mrs. Mary Williams, and Mrs. Bertha Cramer both of Lynden. Numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held at the Gillies Funeral Home Friday, May 3 at 2 P.M. with Rev. James Updike officiating. Burial will follow in the Lynden Cemetery.

NELSON, Torval Hadland, age 43, passed away at his home, 1213 Fourteenth Street, Friday, March 3, (1950) following a brief illness. Survivors include four brothers, Carl, at home, Eiven, of San Francisco, Arthur also of San Francisco, and Ned, of Tacoma; one sister, Alma, of Portland, Oregon. Funeral services will be conducted within the Bingham-Dahlquist & Jerns Funeral Home on Monday, March 6, at 3 p. m. with the Rev. C. Haugen officiating. Interment in Bay View.

NELSON, Vangie O., age 76, 2649 Hampton Place, passed away at home Wednesday, April 24, (1963). Mrs. Nelson was a fifty-four year resident of this community. Survivors are her husband, John, at home; four daughters, Mrs. Linnea Palmer, Conway; Mrs. Vangie Luke, City; Mrs. Lenora Orrey, W. Vancouver, B. C.; Mrs. Theresa Swope, Seattle; one son, Gunnar J. McCoy Seattle; twelve grandchildren; eighteen great-grandchildren; two brothers, Reuben Runion, Greenfield, Ind., and Harvey Runion, Houston, Texas. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home, where services will be conducted by Rev. James York Monday, April 29 at 3:00 P.M. Final resting place Bay View Cemetery.

NELSON, Victor E., age 70, of 2631 Henry Street, passed away in a local hospital on Monday, Sept. 3, (1962). Mr. Nelson was a 35-year resident of this community, where he had been a contractor until his retirement, and was a member of the Masonic Lodge. Survivors are one son, Richard E. Nielson of Los Gatos, Calif.; one daughter, Mrs. Ruth Bigler, San Leandro, Calif.; seven grandchildren; three great grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Clara Mitchell and Miss Selma Nelson, both of Bellingham, and five nieces and nephews. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home where services will be conducted by Pastor Andrew Dahl on Thursday, Sept. 6. Final resting place Bay View Cemetery.

NELSON, William "Bill," age 97 of 409 York St., passed away at his residence Sun. May 20, 1990. Mr. Nelson was a retired superintendent for PAF, and a resident of Bellingham since 1938. He was a life member of the B'ham Elks Lodge No. 194, member of the Washington Athletic Club, Bellingham Yacht Club, and the American Legion Post No. 7. Arrangements by Jerns LeVeck Funeral Chapel & Crematorium. [b. June 3, 1892 in Sweden]

NELSON, Zana A, 81, 2821 Walnut St., passed away in a local hospital Tuesday, March 11, (1958). Mrs. Nelson had resided in this community for the past 40 years and was a member of the Central Lutheran Church. Survivors are one son, Ervin L. Nelson, of Bellingham; six grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; one brother, Capt. A. E. Draper, and one sister, Mrs. Bertha Seavey, both of Seattle. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home where services will be conducted by pastor Oscar A. Jacobson, Friday, March 14, at 1:30 p. m. Cremation. Honorary casket bearers will be Albert Megard, Jack Aker, Leslie Nugent, Ole Johanson, John Dverseth, Ben Viddal.