ALMA, Sister Mary, age 21, who was a sister of St. Joseph's of Newark of Mt. St. Mary's, passed away in a local hospital on Wednesday, April 8, (1959) following a brief illness. Sister Alma resided in Bellingham the past 1 1/2 years. She became a postulate of Mt. St. Mary's on Sept. 12, 1957, she received her habit August 22, 1958. She leaves to survive her mother, Mrs. Irene Ann Bondar of Van Nuys, Calif.; three sisters, Mrs. Ilona Luther, Mrs. Bonnie Harris, Mrs. Margaret Higgins, also one brother, Joseph Bondar, all residing in California. Requiem High Mass will be celebrated in the Chapel of Mt. St. Mary's on Friday, April 10, at 9 a.m. with Father Peter Farrell as celebrant. Graveside services will be at 12:00 noon in Holyrood Cemetery in Seattle, under the direction of the Bingham & Jerns Funeral Home.
ALMLEE, Alice Susan - Graveside services for Alice Susan Almlee, age 102, of Eureka, Calif. were held Tuesday, Aug. 7 in Greenacres Memorial Park with Rev. Hugh Cantelon officiating. Mrs. Almlee passed away Friday, Aug. 3, (1984). She was born Sept. 18, 1881 and lived 61 years in Whatcom County before moving to California to live with her daughter. She is survived by one daughter, Bernice Hickok of Arcata, Calif.; three grandchildren, Nancy Hickok of Arcata, Calif., Curtis Robinson of Seattle and Brian Robinson of Kennewick. There are seven great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband Christopher J. Almlee in 1971 and a daughter Elsie Robinson in 1976. Arrangements were by Jones Funeral Home.
ALONZO, Marion B. - Former Lynden resident Marion B. "Mickey" Alonzo, age 69, died Wednesday, Aug. 24, 1988, at a hospital in Toms River, N. J. Born in Anchorage, Alaska, she lived in Lynden for several years before moving to Ocean Gate, N. J. in 1946, where she remained until her death. Survivors include her husband, Walter, of the family home; three daughters, Kathleen Walker of Ocean Gate, Judith Hebel of Hutto, Texas, and Barbara Farthing of Reche Canyon, Calif.; a sister, Edith Kohler of Lynden; and nine grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her mother, Margaret MacIntosh, and two sisters, Ethel LeCocq and Roberta Gustafson, all of Lynden. Funeral services were held in New Jersey.
ALSOP, Lulu A., age 81 of 2030 Ellis, passed away at the family home Saturday, Feb. 4, (1961) following an extended illness. Mrs. Alsop had been a resident of Bellingham for the past 72 years and was a member of St. Paul's Episcopal Church, and a member of the Woman's Auxiliary of St. Paul's Episcopal Church. She leaves to survive her husband Sam Alsop at the family home, 4 daughters, Mrs. Nancy McKee and Mrs. Dorothy Merrick both of this city, Mrs. Nora Cassels of Seattle, Mrs. Ethyl Smith of Tacoma, 6 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren, 2 brothers Lee J. Rice of Lynnwood, and Thomas O. Rice of Santa Cruz, 2 sisters, Mrs. Harriet Jones of Lynnwood and Sally Rice of Santa Cruz, several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted Monday, Feb. 6 at 1:30 p.m. in St. Paul's Episcopal Church with Rev. W. Robert Webb, rector officiating. Interment Bayview Cemetery under the direction of the Westford Funeral Home.
ALSOP, Rose Ellen "Nell" age 81, of 2110 New St., passed away at the family home Wednesday, Sept. 14, (1960). Miss Alsop had been a resident of Bellingham for the past 70 years and leaves to survive one brother, Sam Alsop of this city, numerous nieces and nephews including Mrs. France F. Merrick and Mrs. J. Melvin McKee, both of this city. Private services will be held Monday, Sept. 19 at 1:30 p.m. in the Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home, Rev. W. Robert Webb officiating. Interment Bayview.
ALSOP, Samuel, age 90 of 3010 Kulshan St., passed away in a local hospital Tuesday (April 19, 1966). Mr. Alsop had resided in this community for the past 76 years and was a retired plumber and a member of the Plumbers and Steamfitters Union Local No. 40 and St. Paul's Episcopal Church. He leaves to survive 4 daughters, Mrs. Dorothy Merrick, Mrs. Nancy McKee, both of this city; Mrs. Norma Cassels of Seattle; Mrs. Ethel Smith, Tacoma; 6 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, April 21 at 4 p.m. in St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Rev. John B. Winn, rector, officiating. Interment Bay View Cemetery under the direction of the Westford Funeral Home.
ALSUM, John A., age 55, of 1211 Girard St., Bellingham, passed away in a local hospital suddenly Sunday, March 11, (1962). A native of Wisconsin, he had been a native of Whatcom County for the past eight years and had owned and operated Alsum's Store in Sumas until 1960, retiring for health reasons. He was a member of the Bellingham Christian Reformed Church. Surviving are his wife, Elsie; two sons, James T. Alsum of Rt. 1, Everson, and Myron J. Alsum in the U. S. Navy; one daughter, Mrs. Roger Hanyside of Seattle; two brothers, Newton of Denver, Colo., and Gerrit of Bellflower, Calif.; also six grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at the 2nd Christian Reformed Church of Lynden, Thursday, March 15, at 2 p.m with the Rev. Peter Vermaat officiating. Burial will follow in the Monumenta Cemetery under the direction of the Gillies Funeral Home in Lynden.
ALTENA, Barney, age 77 of Route 1, Lynden, passed away in the Lynden Christian Rest Home Thursday, February 13, (1964) following a sudden illness. He had been a resident of Whatcom County since 1920 and had farmed in the Wiser Lake area till retiring. He was a charter member of the Laurel Grange. Surviving are 2 daughters, Mrs. Robert Veenstra of Route 1, Ferndale, Mrs. John Enstrom of Bellingham, also 6 grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at the Gillies Funeral Home in Lynden, Monday, February 17 at 2 p.m. Rev. Cornelius Reintjes officiating. Burial will follow in the Woodlawn Cemetery.
ALTENA, Jennie M., age 68, of Rt. 1, Lynden, passed away in a local rest home Saturday, July 4, (1959). Mrs. Altena had been a resident of the Lynden area since 1920 and was a member of the Laurel Grange. She is survived by her husband, Barney; two daughters, Mrs. Robert Veenstra of Rt. 1, Ferndale, and Mrs. John Enstrom of North Bellingham; one brother, Everett Hof and one sister, Trynsje Veenstra, both in Holland; six grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held in the Gillies Funeral Home Tuesday, July 7, at 2 p.m. with the Rev. George Hankamp officiating. Burial will follow in the Woodlawn Cemetery.
ALTENA, Martha, age 86, of Yakima, passed away Tuesday, May 1, 1979, at her home. She was born May 22, 1892 in The Netherlands. On Dec 10, 1920, she and Oscar Altena were married in The Netherlands and that same year came to the U. S., settling at Marietta, Wa. They later farmed in the Nooksack Valley until 1945 at which time Mr. Altena passed away. She then moved to Yakima to live with her daughter and son-in-law, Ann and Don Matzdorff. She is also survived by 6 nieces 2 nephews and many great nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be Fri., May 4 at 9 a.m. at Langevin-Mussetter Funeral Home in Yakima with graveside services Fri. at 4 p.m at Woodlawn Cemetery in Ferndale, Wa. Family suggests memorials be made to the Shrine Crippled Children's Hospital in Spokane.
ALTENA, Oscar S., age 55 years, passed away at his home in Auburn, Tuesday, October 2, (1945). Mr. Altena had been a resident of the Nooksack district and leaves to mourn his wife, Martha; one daughter, Anne; two brothers, John, of Yakima, and Barney, of Route 1, Ferndale. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, October 6 at 2 p.m. from the Gillies Funeral Home in Lynden. Interment in Woodlawn Cemetery.
ALTMAN, Amy, a former Bellingham resident, died Sunday (July 1, 1963) at Auburn at the age of 86 after a short illness. Mrs. Altman was the widow of Milton George Altman, who died in Bellingham in 1953. She was a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church of Auburn. Surviving relatives include a nephew, Dr. Milton E. Altman of Bellingham; two sons, Donald Altman of Renton and Harley of Maple Valley, three grandchildren and a brother in Aberdeen. Funeral services are to be held at 10 a.m. Thursday from Price Funeral Chapel in Auburn. Private burial services will be in Woodlawn Cemetery.
ALTMAN, Chester Leone, age 56, of 611 Oak St., passed away as the result of an accident at the Lake Tie Co. Mill at Lake Whatcom, Friday, Jan. 9, (1953). Mr. Altman had resided in this community for the past 35 years and had been employed as a gang sawyer, and was a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church. Surviving relatives are his widow, Clella, at home; one daughter, Mrs. Bernie Mae MacDonald; three grandchildren; mother, Mrs. Hattie Altman, and two brothers, Dr. Milton E. and Gene Altman, all of Bellingham. The remains rest at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where services will be conducted by Elder R. J. Winders Monday, Jan. 12, at 1:30 p.m. Final resting place, Woodlawn.
ALTMAN, Edwin A., age 78 years, passed away Sunday, January 26, (1947) in Bluffton, Ohio. Mr. Altman had been a resident of Agate Bay for the past forty years and engaged in farming. He was a member of the Rome Community Church. The survivors are five sons, A. Wayne and Waldo E., of Bellingham, William W. and L. Clare, of Seattle, Roscoe M., Los Angeles, Calif.; two daughters, Mrs. R. E. Petitt, Seattle, Miss Ruth Altman, Bellingham; eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild; one brother, Prof. C. O. Altman, Westerville, Ohio; two sisters, Mrs. Barbara Light, Mount Cory, Ohio, Mrs. Ed Fellers, Findlay, Ohio, and many nephews and nieces. The remains will be received by the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where services will be conducted by Rev. Chester Rutledge, Saturday, February 1, at 1:30 p.m. Final resting place, Greenacres Memorial Park.
ALTMAN, Eugene Walter, age 70 of 825 Austin St., passed away Tues., Sept. 6, (1977). A resident of this community for the past 65 years, Mr. Altman was a member of the Log Truckers' Assoc. and lived in Geneva community since 1938. Surviving wife, Louella; 1 son, Eugene W. Altman, Jr., city; 1 daughter, Mrs. Roger (Jettie) Cantaloube, Spokane; 1 brother, Dr. Milton E. Altman, city and 3 grandchildren. Funeral services Friday, Sept. 9, 1 p.m., Jones Funeral Home with Mr. Doug Anderson officiating. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery. The family suggests memorials to the Washington State Heart Fund or memorial of your choice.
ALTMAN, George Milton, age 90, of 119 10th St., S. E., Auburn, Wash., passed away in a local rest home Thursday, March 20, (1952). Mr. Altman had been a resident of Auburn for 20 years before coming to Bellingham three years ago. and had been a retired logger and a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church in Auburn. Surviving relatives are his widow, Grace, at home; two sons, Harley and Donald, both of Seattle, and one sister, Mrs. Alice Michael, of Waterford, Calif., also many nieces and nephews. The remains rest at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth, where services will be conducted by the Elder R. J. Winders, Monday, March 24, at 10:30 a.m. Final resting place, Woodlawn Cemetery.
ALTMAN, Gertrude - Memorial services for Gertrude Margaret Altman will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at Garden Street United Methodist Church, where she was a member for 50 years. She died Saturday (June 2, 1984) in a Salina, Kan., nursing home at the age of 80. She and her husband Waldo were longtime Bellingham resident. He died in 1978. Records at the Garden Street church show the Altmans were members there from 1927 to 1977. She is survived by a son in Abilene, Kan., where she had lived, and by a sister in California. The Rev. Edgar Starr will conduct the memorial service. Arrangements are by Martin Funeral Home, Abilene.
ALTMAN, Jeanne - Funeral services for Jeanne McClure Altlman, 76, of 2338 King St., who once operated a newspaper at Nooksack, will be held 1 p.m. Monday at the Gillies Funeral Home at Sumas. She married Homer E. Altman in Illinois in 1904 and they managed the newspaper at Nooksack for several years after they arrived there in 1910. Survivors include one daughter, Miss Evelyn Altman, of Seattle; one son, Willard H., of Seattle; one sister, Mrs. Jessie Campbell, of Bellingham; one brother, W. B. McClure, of Seattle; two grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Christian Science services will be read by Mrs. Lucille Homolka at the Monday rites. Burial will follow in Nooksack Cemetery. [d. April 26, 1953 Seattle]
ALTMAN, Luella M. - Funeral service for Luella "Lou" M. Altman, age 78, of 1200 Lincoln St., will be Wed. Oct. 29, 1 P.M. at Jones Funeral Home with Mr. Doug Anderson officiating. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery. Mrs. Altman passed away Sat. Oct. 25, 1986. A lifetime Whatcom County resident, Mrs. Altman attended Geneva Community Church and is survived by 2 sons, Eugene W. Jr. & wife Kathy Altman, Bill & wife Doris Barr, all of City; 1 daughter, Jettie Cantaloube of Kent; 7 grandchildren, Dan, Ann, Roger, Gena, Randy, Dena & Bill; 1 great grandchild, Nicholas; sister, Essie & husband Tom Kenney of Olympia. The family suggest memorials to Washington State Heart Fund. [b. Dec. 1, 1907 Everson]
ALTMAN, Marie Louise, age 81, of 6849 31st Ave., NE, Seattle, passed away April 29, 1988. She was born Jan. 2, 1907 in Des Moines, Iowa. She is survived by 2 brothers, Otto Knutson & wife Ottie of Vancouver, WA & Ralph Pettit & wife Loretta of Seattle; 1 niece Judy McConathy of Vancouver; & 1 nephew James Knutson of Vancouver. Visitation hours Thursday, May 5 at 10 AM-2:50PM at Greenacres Funeral home. Graveside services will be held Thursday May 5, 1988 at 3 pm at Greenacres Memorial Park.
ALTMAN, Nancy Lenore, age 14 years, passed away at her home, 116 Alabama Street, Wednesday, August 25, (1948). Nancy Lenore was a student at Whatcom Junior High where she was a member of the band and orchestra. She was also a member of the Bellingham Symphonic Band, a member of the Garden Street Methodist Church, president of the M.Y.F. and a member of the Friendship Club. Surviving relatives are the parents, Mr. and Mrs. Waldo E. Altman, and one brother, Jerry C. Altman, at home. The remains are at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where private services will be conducted by the Rev. Alexander P. Aiton, Friday, August 27, at 10:30 a. m. Final resting place, Greenacres Memorial Park.
ALTMAN, Ron W., age 23, a resident of Onalaska for the past 8 months & former Acme resident died unexpectedly at an Olympia Hospital Saturday, Oct. 31, 1980. He was born in Grangeville, Idaho July 30, 1957. He attended schools at Mt. Baker & Sedro Woolley. His marriage to Terri Engholm took place at Acme June 15, 1974. Ron had been employed as an apprentice electrician & as a milker. Funeral service will be held at the Lemley Chapel Tues. Nov. 4 at 1 p.m. Interment will be at the Saxon Cemetery. He is survived by his wife Terri and an expectant baby; step-parents, Mr. & Mrs. Leo Zylstra, Onalaska; 2 brothers, Chris Altman, Calif., Fred Altman, Bremerton; sister, Teresa Farrington, Ferndale; a step brother, Kevin Beason, Onalaska; step sister Tammie Beason, Onalaska; Grandmother, Elsie Frost, Grangeville, Idaho. Many aunts, uncles and cousins.
ALTMAN, Ruth - Funeral service for Ruth Boardman Altman, age 85 of 1509 E. Victor St., will be Friday March 29 at 3 P.M. in Greenacres Funeral Home with R. L. Christensen, Pastor Faith Lutheran Church officiating. Private interment Greenacres Memorial Park. Memorials are suggested to the Arthritis Foundation. Mrs. Altman died Friday March 22, 1985. She was born in Faribault, MN on Feb. 11, 1900. In 1918 she graduated from Whatcom High School. During WWII she was involved with the American Red Cross instructing First Aid classes & for several years she was a member of the Agate Bay Fire Auxiliary. Mrs. Altman had been a resident of Whatcom County for over 70 years, residing many of those in Deming & had been a telephone operator for the Farmers Mutual Telephone Company. She is survived by 3 sons; Keith & wife Jean Miles of Freeland, WA, James & wife Shirley Miles of Bellingham, Larry Miles of Renton, a step son Ed Altman, 7 grandchildren; Greg, David & Ken Miles & Debbie Case all of Seattle, Jerry Miles Bedord, TX, Linda Lundburg, Bellingham, Barbara Martin El Cajon, CA, 7 great grandchildren.
ALTMAN, Waldo E., age 79, passed away Sat. Sept. 23, 1978 at Asbury Hospital in Salina, Kansas. He was born April 23, 1899 in Pandora, Ohio, the son of Edwin A. & Olive Altman. He was a Navy veteran of WWI, a member of Masonic Lodge No. 151 F&AM in B'ham, as well as a member of the VFW & Post No. 7 of the American Legion. He was employed for over 38 years at the Bellingham Post Office, retiring in 1963 at which time he held the position of Assistant Superintendent of Mails. He was married May 16, 1925 to Gertrude Kindley & spent most all of his married life in B'ham. He made his home in Abilene, Kansas in Sept. 1977 & has resided there since that time where he was a member of the First United Methodist Church. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Nancy in 1948. Surviving are his wife, Gertrude at home in Abilene, Kansas, 1 son, Jerry also of Abilene. 2 granddaughters; 2 brothers; Clair of Seattle & Rosco of Los Angeles. 1 sister, Mrs. Loretta Pettit of Tacoma. Memorial services will be conducted by the Rev. Lawrence Guderian at the Garden Street Methodist Church, Friday, Sept. 29 at 2 p.m. Arrangements by Jones Funeral Home.
ALTMAN, Wayne, age 81, of 3017 Cottonwood, passed away Friday, Aug. 25, 1978. Mr. Altman was a retired postal worker. A resident of this community for 54 years, member of Birchwood Presbyterian Church, member of the Postal Clerks Union. He was employed by the post office until retirement in 1959. He was then employed for the next 10 years by the Credit Union. He was a Marine veteran. He is survived by his wife, Letty; 1 son, Gordon Wayne Altman of Tucson, Ariz.; 2 daughters, Mrs. Hope Osborne of Auburn and Mrs. Marian Fisher of Skaneateles, N. Y.; 3 brothers, Roscoe of Los Angeles, CA, Claire of American Lake, WA & Waldo of Abilene, Kan.; a sister, Mrs. Loretta Pettit of Seattle; 5 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren. Private service Wed., Aug. 30 at 11 a.m. at the Jones Funeral Home. Interment Greenacres Memorial Park.
ALTO, Leo, 80, of 700 32nd St., died Friday, Oct. 23, (1992). He was born May 25, 1912 in Eastside, Ore., (now called Coos Bay) to Victor and Elizabeth Alto. A carpenter, he had lived in Whatcom County for the last 10 years. Survivors include a brother Victor O. Alto of Coos Bay; sisters, Hilda Signalis of North Bend, Ore., Sigrid Lessa and Helen Downing both of Van Nuys, Calif., and Rose Hadel of Grass valley, Calif.; and many nieces and nephews. At his request there will be no service. Cremation and arrangements by Jones-Moles Funeral Home in Bellingham.
ALTON, Inez L., age 71 of 2501 E St., passed away Wed., April 7, (1976). Mrs. Alton had been a resident of Bellingham for the past 40 years and was a member of Garden Street Methodist Church where she was secretary for many years. She leaves to survive 1 son, Robert K. of Spokane; 2 grandchildren; 1 brother, Howard Alquire of this city, several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted Friday, April 9 at 10:30 a.m. in the Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home with Dr. Lawrence Guderian officiating. Interment Greenacres.
ALTONA, Agnes Stella - Deming homemaker Agnes Stella Altona passed away at her home Aug. 26, 1990 at the age of 77. A funeral service was held on Friday in the chapel of Gillies Funeral Home with Rev. Earl Crouse officiating. Burial followed in Haynie Cemetery, Blaine. Mrs. Altona was born on July 24, 1913 in Virginia, a daughter of Joseph and Oberia (Williams) Mills. She was married to Delbert Altona in Montana in 1933 and in the late 1930's they came to Whatcom County. Mr. Altona died in 1961. She is survived by four sons: Joe Altona and wife Jean of Portland, Ore., Fred Altona and wife Dodie of Everson, Robert Altona of Lewistown, Mont. and Delbert Altona and wife Elizabeth of Sumas; two daughters, Joyce Huntley and husband Earl of Havre, Mont. and Carol Petersen and husband Charles of Deming; two brothers: Frank Mills of Los Angeles and Paul Mills of Blaine; three sisters: Hilda Beltz of Broadus, Mont., Noreen Pickard of Lynden and Alene Nord and husband Lyle of Blaine; 34 grandchildren and 28 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a sister, Dolly Griffith, and an infant daughter, Charlotte Altona. [burial was in Blaine Cemetery]
ALTONA, Charlotte, age 65 years, passed away Thursday evening, April 26, (1945). Mrs. Altona had been a resident of Blaine for the past 14 years and leaves to survive two daughters, Mrs. Donald Whitesmith, Snohomish, Washington, Mrs. Leon Semke, Washougal, Washington; two sons, Delbert, of Blaine, and John, of Ferndale; fifteen grandchildren; two great grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. John Tressal, of Rochester, Minn., Mrs. Clayton Leach, of Douglas, Minn.; two brothers, Jim Rhodes, Edmonds, Wash., Will Rhodes, Port Orchard, Wash.; several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, April 28 at 2 p.m. from the McKinney Funeral Chapel in Blaine with the Rev. Ernest Losey, of Blaine, officiating. Interment in Blaine Cemetery.
ALTONA, Delbert, age 53, of Route 1 Blaine passed away suddenly Friday, April 14, (1961). He had been a resident of the county for the past 26 years. Survivors include his wife Agnes, 3 daughters, Mrs. Dolly Griffith, of Seattle, Miss Joyce Altona and Miss Carol Altona both at home, 4 sons, Joseph of Lewistown, Montana, Fred, Bob and Delbert all at home, 2 sisters Mrs. Christina Whitesmith of Blaine, Mrs. Pearl Sepke of Washougal, 1 brother John of Ferndale, 7 grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted in the Moles Monroe Chapel in Ferndale Tuesday April 18 at 1:30 p.m. Final resting place Blaine Cemetery.
ALTONA, John T., age 73 passed away at home, 7049 Ham Rd., Ferndale, July 4, 1986. He had been a resident of Whatcom County for 52 years. Most of those years he spent as a cattle buyer. He was preceded in death by a son, James Rocky Altona in 1969. Survivors include his wife, Vera; sons, Ted Altona and wife Yvonne of Ferndale; daughters Ruth Irwin and husband Jim of Ferndale, Beverly Bylsma and husband Chuck of Blaine, Margie Roddel and husband Richard of Ferndale; sisters, Christine Whitesmith and husband Don of Blaine, Pearl Semke and husband Leon of Washougal, Washington; grandchildren:16; great-grandchildren: 13. Funeral services were held Tuesday, July 8, at 3 p.m. at the Chapel of Moles Funeral Home with Rev. Robert E. Johnson officiating. Burial will be at the Enterprise Cemetery. Arrangements by Moles Funeral Home.
ALTONA, Joseph P., 34, of 5611 Deercreek Drive, Ferndale, died Tuesday, May 10, 1994, at Sandy Point. A graveside service will be at 11 a. m. Saturday at the Blaine Cemetery with the Rev. Richard Ellis officiating. Born June 24, 1959, in Lewistown, Mont., Mr. Altona lived most of his life in Whatcom County. He worked as a carpenter and loved cooking, fishing, woodworking and rock 'n roll music. He was a member of Narcotics Anonymous and Alcoholics Anonymous. Survivors include his parents, Joseph and Jean Altona of Portland, Ore.; daughters Amy Estes of Custer and Amanda Altona of Bellingham; stepdaughter Katie Lundeen of Bellingham; brothers Leslie Altona of Ferndale and Calvin and Fredrick Altona of Portland; and sisters Colleen Hamilton of Bellingham, Jennifer Cunningham of Ferndale and Bonnie Stevens of Beaverton, Ore. Arrangements are by Jerns-McKinney Funeral Chapel of Blaine.
ALTOSE, Ethel, age 62 years, of 2526 Elm St., passed away at her home Thursday, May 8th, (1952) following a lingering illness. Mrs. Altose had been a resident of Bellingham for the past 38 years and was a member of the Congregation of Beth of Israel, also a member of Hadassah and B'nai Brith, and of the Orthopedic. She is survived by her husband, Joe Altose, and two sons, Sam and Kenneth, all of Bellingham; and one sister, Mrs. Esther Olshen, of Portland. Funeral services were conducted by Rabbi Apple, of Bikkur Cholum Congregation of Seattle, Thursday, May 8th, at 3 p.m., within the Chapel of the Bingham-Dahlquist & Jerns Funeral Home. Final resting place, Bay View. Please omit flowers.
ALTOSE, Joseph J, age 66, of 2526 Elm Street, passed away in a local hospital Thursday, Sept. 23, (1954) following a lingering illness. Mr. Altose had been a resident of Bellingham the past 45 years and had been owner and operator of the Joe Altose Clothing Store for 41 years, having retired two years ago. He was a member of the Beth Israel Synagogue and the Bnai Birth (sic). He is survived by two sons, Sam and Kenneth Altose, both of Bellingham. Rabbi F. S. Gartner will officiate at funeral services Friday, September 24, at 10 a.m. in the Chapel of the Bingham-Dahlquist & Jerns Funeral Home. Interment Bay View. Please omit flowers.
ALTOSE, Max, age 68, who resided at 247 South Forest St., passed away suddenly Saturday, Dec. 28th, (1957). Mr. Altose resided in Bellingham for the past 50 years and was a member of the Beth Israel Synagogue and B'nai B'rith fraternity and was also president of the Bellingham Bedding Co. Surviving relatives include his wife, Mrs. Sophie Altose at the family residence, one son, Dr. Alexander Altose, two daughters, Mrs. Margaret Berg and Mrs. Annette Kaplan, all of Seattle. One brother, Hyman Altose of Bellingham and 10 grandchildren. Rev. F. S. Gartner officiated at funeral services on Sunday, December 29th in the chapel of Bingham & Jerns Funeral Home. Interment, Bay View.
ALTOSE, Sophia, age 103, formerly of B'ham passed away in Seattle, WA Tues. Aug. 3, (1993). She has been a resident of Seattle since 1960 & was preceded in death by her husband Max Altose. She leaves to survive 2 daughters Annette Kaplan & Margaret Berge both of Seattle & 8 grandchildren. Graveside services were held at 12 noon today at Beth Israel Cemetery (Bayview) with Rabbi Michael Oblath officiating. Arrangements were entrusted to Jerns Leveck Funeral Chapel. [b. Feb. 15, 1890 Odessa, Russia]
ALVARADO, Antonio M. - Visitation for Antonio M. Alvarado, 87, of Corpus Christi, Texas, who died Dec. 7, 1991, in a Bellingham hospital, will be from 9 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Gillies Funeral Home, 202 W. Front St., Lynden. Recitation of the Holy Rosary will follow at 7:30. He was born June 10, 1904, in Mexico, to Marcos and Santos Alvarado. He married Julia DeLeon on April 19, 1927, in Corpus Christi. She survives him at the family home. Mr. Alvarado retired in 1969 after 35 years with the Southern Pacific Railroad. He was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Corpus Christi. Mr. Alvarado was a frequent visitor to family members in Whatcom County. Other survivors include his sons, Marcos Alvarado of Chicago, Ill., Tony Alvarado of Mount Vernon, Joe Alvarado and Richard Alvarado, both of Ferndale, and Frank Alvarado of Dallas, Texas; daughters Matilda Heitman of Galveston, Texas, Lupe Alejandre of Lynden, Margaret Jaime of Ferndale, Julia Connell of Sumas, Rose Cuellar of Mercedes, Texas, Maria Slayton of Everson, and Mary Alvarado of Ferndale; his sister, Ambrosia Lazo of Corpus Christie; 56 grand children; 35 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery in Corpus Christi. [burial Woodlawn Cemetery]
ALVARADO, Judith Sharlene, 41, of 5808 Portal Way, Ferndale, died Sunday, May 31, 1992, at her home. She was born March 18, 1951, in Renton, to Howard and Margaret Knowles Adams. She grew up in Kirkland and moved to Whatcom County 16 years ago. For the past three years, Mrs. Alvarado had been employed in the retail store at Ocean Star Seafoods on Hannegan Road. She married Joe Alvarado on July 12, 1990, in Custer. He survives her at the family home. Mrs. Alvarado loved poetry and had composed many works. Other survivors include her daughter Mitzi Senger of Bremerton; sons Tony Kreider of Ferndale and Cory Kreider of Lynden; step-sons Joseph Alvarado and Cory Alvarado, both of Boise, Idaho, and Ronald Alvarado of Bellevue; her mother Margaret Adams of Everson; brother Ken Adams of Kent; sister Kathy McKay of Woodinville; four grandchildren; and numerous other relatives. A memorial service will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday in the chapel at Gillies Funeral Home, 202 Front St., Lynden. The Rev. Earl Crouse will officiate. Arrangements and cremation by Gillies Funeral Home of Lynden.
ALVARADO, Raul Jr., "Rudy" age 20 of 2832 Aldergrove Rd., Ferndale died Tuesday, August 10, 1982. Rudy had been a resident of the Ferndale community for 5 years, was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church of Ferndale and was a graduate of Ferndale High School in 1980. He leaves to survive his parents Raul & Anna Maria of Ferndale; 2 brothers, Giuseppe and Rafal; 1 sister, Margaret; numerous other relatives. Vigil services will be held Thurs. August 12 at 6:30 pm in Moles Funeral Home. Mass of Christian Burial will be offered by Rev. Dennis Zoet Friday, August 13 at 10 am in St. Joseph Catholic Church in Ferndale. Burial will follow in Enterprise Cemetery. [b. March 16, 1962 Fort Campbell, KY]
ALVIS, Charles Henry, age 62, of 2735 Alderwood Avenue, passed away in a local hospital, Tuesday, June 27, (1950). Mr. Alvis had resided in this community for the past six and one-half years and was a disabled veteran of World War I. Surviving relatives are his widow, Velma, at home; three daughters, Mrs. Charletta Shipley and Mrs. Bernice Crawford, both of Bellingham, and Mrs. Peggy Kinnamon, of Wenatchee; seven grandchildren; one sister, Mrs. D. F. Mordhorst, of Ephrata, also numerous nieces and nephews. The remains rest at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where services will be conducted Friday, June 30, at 1 p. m. by the Rev. Everett O. Williams, followed by military graveside services by the officers of William Matthews Post No. 1585, Veterans of Foreign Wars. Final resting place, Greenacres Memorial Park.
ALVORD, Eva Bentley, age 76 years, of Route 2, Lynden, passed away in a local hospital Wednesday, Jan. 16, (1957) following an extended illness. Mrs. Alvord had been a resident of the Ten Mile district for the past 71 years, and was a member of the Ten Mile Grange. Surviving relatives include her husband, Frank; three sons, Otto Bentley, Tacoma; Wallace Bentley, Deming, and Woodrow Bentley, of Chicago; one daughter, Mrs. Gladys Alvord, of this city; seven grandchildren and five great grandchildren; one brother, Joe Kenoyer, of Everett. Funeral services will be conducted Friday, Jan. 18 at 11 a. m. within the Cathedral Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home with Rev. Clifford M. Pickau, pastor of the Champion Street Baptist Church officiating. Interment Woodlawn.
ALVORD, Frank D., age 88, formerly of 2605 Hampton Pl. passed away in a local nursing home Friday, Nov. 30, (1962). Mr. Alvord had been a 66 year resident of this community; had been a fireman for the Bellingham Fire Dept., and during World War I had served on the Bellingham Police Dept. Mr. Alvord had farmed in the Lynden area before his retirement a few years ago, and leaves to survive three sons, Irving C. of Bellingham, Gordon L. of Vancouver, Wash., and Ellery of San Gabriel, Calif.; eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren; one brother, Ellery L. of Vallejo, Calif., and one sister, Mrs. Emma Carter of Black Creek, Wisc. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home where services will be conducted by the Rev. Donald Lamka Tuesday, Dec. 4, at 1:00 p.m. Final resting place Bay View.
ALVORD, Gladys F., age 73 of 2812 Iron St., passed away Thursday Feb. 9, (1978). She had been a lifetime Whatcom County resident. Surviving 3 sons, Cecil of Atlanta, Georgia, Reg of City and Ron of Lynden; 2 daughters-in-law, Mrs. Mary Jo Alvord, Atlanta, Georgia and Mrs. Rita Alvord, City; 2 brothers, Otto Bentley of Tacoma and Woodrow Bentley of Chicago; 10 grandchildren, Tami, Mike, Charles, Jeff, Kim, Lori, Steve, Jennifer, Jody and Jana Alvord. Funeral service Tuesday Feb. 14, 10:30 am Jones Funeral Home, with Rev. Neal E. Snider officiating. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Hamilton Trust Fund, Whatcom Foundation BNB Building Bellingham.
ALVORD, Herbert of Carmichael, Calif., died Friday, Nov. 12, 1993. He was 86. Born Feb. 8, 1907, in Bellingham, he grew up here, attended high school in Wisconsin and returned to Bellingham after graduation. He married Jessie Fazon of Bellingham on May 4, 1933. He lived in Bellingham for 35 years before moving to California. Mr. Alvord moved to Carmichael and was a self-employed tile contractor for 25 years. He was 58 when he retired in the mid-1960's. He and his wife visited Whatcom County often after his retirement. Mr. Alvord joined the Bellingham Bay Masonic Lodge in 1928 and remained a lifelong member. Survivors include his wife of the family home in Carmichael; sons Richard Alvord of Corpus Christi, Texas, and Robert Alvord of Citrus Heights, Calif.; three grandchildren; nephews Reg Alvord of Bellingham and Ron Alvord of Lynden. Burial will be in Bayview Cemetery.
ALVORD, Irving C., age 73, of 2812 Iron St., passed away Sat., April 23, (1977). Mr. Alvord was a life time resident of this community and a member of Nooksack Valley Lodge No. 105 F&AM. He was a retired furniture salesman. Surviving are his wife, Gladys; 3 sons, Cecil of Atlanta, Georgia, Reg. of Bellingham and Ron of Butte Falls, Oregon; 10 grandchildren; 1 brother, Herb Alvord of Bellingham. Services will be held Tuesday, April 26 at 10:30 a. m. at the Jones Funeral Home, Rev. Neal E. Snider officiating. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery.
ALVORD, Irving T., age 80 years, passed away at the home of his daughter, Dorothy M. Alvord, 3335 Northwest Avenue, Thursday, May 24, (1945). Mr. Alvord was a retired farmer and had resided here the past nine months. Deceased was a member of the Methodist Church and the Grange at Centralia. Surviving, aside from the daughter, are one son, Eugene, and seven grandchildren at Centralia. The remains will be forwarded by Harlow-Hollingsworth to Newell & Hoerling Funeral Home at Centralia where services will be conducted Saturday, May 26, at 2 p. m. followed by interment.
ALVORD, Kay formerly Kay Stark of Bellingham, was killed in an auto accident in Calif. on Thurs., Feb. 5, (1976). She had moved to Rogue River, Oregon in Aug. '75. She leaves to survive, 3 daughters, Jennifer, Jodi and Jana, her parents, Mr. and Mrs. I. M. Stark of Palm Springs, Calif.; sister, Jean Moore of Rogue River, Oregon; brothers, Bill Stark of Vancouver, Wa., Jerry of Talent, Oregon and Kenneth of Soldatna, Alaska; uncles, Al Bethke of Bellingham and Herman Rasmussen of Minneapolis, Minn.
ALWOOD, Arthur L., age 78 of 1210 W. Bakerview, passed away Sat. Feb. 23, 1980. Mr. Alwood was a 54 year resident of this community, a retired carpenter, member of Birchwood Presbyterian Church and the Carpenters Union Local No. 756. He is survived by his wife, Thelma; sons Darrell & wife Claudia Alwood, City, Duane Alwood, Seattle; 2 grandsons, John & Mark Alwood, City; brothers Fritz Alwood of Edgerton, Alberta and Homer Alwood of Sacramento, Calif. Services Wed. Feb. 27, at 1 pm at the Birchwood Presbyterian Church, Tim Lann Pastor officiating. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Birchwood Presbyterian Church. Arrangements by Jones Funeral Home. [b. Feb. 18, 1902 TN]
ALWOOD, Hilda, 82, resident of Seattle and a former long time Sedro Woolley resident died in Seattle, Sunday, Dec. 25, (1977). She was born in England in 1895 and came to Canada at the age of 17, her marriage to Harry Alwood took place in Alberta Canada in 1915. Mr. Alwood preceded her in death in 1965. Mrs. Alwood was a former member of the Sedro Woolley Rebekah Lodge. She is survived by 3 daughters, Lorena Wiemers, Everson, Bernice Shay, Edmonds, Vivian Klaus, Roseville, CA; 14 grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by one son, Horace and a daughter, Nellie Burns. Memorials to the National Multiple Sclerosis Foundation are suggested. Funeral services, Thurs., Dec. 29, Lemley Chapel, Sedro Woolley, 1:30 p.m. interment Bow Cemetery.
AMACHER, Lowell Floyd, 80, of Ithaca, Mich., died Saturday while visiting in Bellingham. He was born Sept. 15, 1900 in Illinois. He was a retired farmer. He is survived by his sister, Mariam A. Greene, of Bellingham, three nephews, a niece, two grand-nieces and five grand-nephews. Burial will be in North Star Cemetery, North Star, Mich. Local arrangements were made by Jones Funeral Home.
AMARANDO, Joseph P., age 53 of 2423 Vining St., passed away in New Jersey, Friday, Sept. 19, (1975). He had served in the U.S. Army in WWII and came to Bellingham in 1945. For 15 years he had been a painting contractor and was a member of the DAV and was a life member of the Eagles. Surviving are his wife Phyllis, his son Phillip of Bellingham, 2 daughters JoMarie Cueno of Bellingham and Lucy DeVries of Lynden, 2 brothers Phillip & John, both in New Jersey, 6 sisters Esther Sager in Penn., Thresea Bridgman, Rose Kidd, Dolly Barba, Lucy Amarando and Phyllis Hansen, all in New Jersey, also his step-mother Rose Amarando in New Jersey, 7 grandchildren. Funeral services will be held in Veroske"s Bellingham Chapel Wednesday Sept. 24 at 10 a.m. with Rev. Paul Cantelon officiating. Burial in Greenacres Memorial Park.
AMBERS, Beulah I. "Bea" age 76, of Sedro Woolley, died Thurs., Oct. 31, 1985. She was born in Stanwood April 6, 1909, the daughter of Charles and Grace Hanson. She was raised near Stanwood attending and graduating from LaConner High School in 1927. She was united in marriage to Vernie Ambers in Mt. Vernon June 24, 1930. The couple settled in Sedro Woolley in 1940. She was employed as a clerk for the old Gateway Hotel before its closure. She is survived by her husband, Vernie; 1 brother, Donald Hanson of Burlington; 1 sister, Ruth Ambers of Burlington; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. The family suggests memorials to a favorite charity. Graveside services for Bea Amers will be held Mon., Nov. 4, 1985 at 1:30 p.m. at the Sedro Woolley Union Cemetery. Pastor Paul Gibson, First Baptist Church officiating. Arrangements under the direction of Lemley Chapel in Sedro Woolley.
AMBERS, Charles L. age 49 of 2423 Park St. passed away Monday, July 13, 1981 at his residence. He was a member of Bellingham Yacht Club and the Elks Lodge. He is survived by his wife Dolores; 2 sons, Marc of Bellingham and Blake of Bellingham; parents Mr. & Mrs. Lee Ambers of Mt. Vernon; 1 sister, Shirley Hauenstein (sic) of Everett; numerous nieces & nephews. Services will be held Wed. July 15 at 3 pm in the chapel of the Westford Funeral Home with the officers of the Elks Lodge No. 194 B.P.O.E. officiating followed by cremation. Memorials may be made to the Whatcom County Orthopedic Fund.
AMBERS, Lee M. - Memorial services for Lee M. Ambers, 79, a former employee of the U.S. Naval Air Station on Whidbey Island, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Kern Funeral Home Chapel in Mount Vernon. Mr. Ambers died Tuesday (May 9, 1989) at Skagit Valley Hospital. He was born Feb. 13, 1910, in Kansas City, Mo. He married his wife, Ruth Hanson Ambers, on Nov. 24, 1930 in Mount Vernon. She died in 1987. His son, Charles Ambers, a Bellingham resident, died in 1981. Survivors include a daughter, Shirley Havenstein of Everett; a sister, Fern Spencer of Bellingham; two brothers, V. T. Ambers of Palm Springs, Calif., and Ray Curnutt of Bothell; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
AMBERS, Ruth Elmia, age 76, of Burlington, died May 8, (1987) in Edmonds. Born July 5, 1910 in Mt. Vernon, married Lee M. Ambers, Nov. 1930 in Mt. Vernon. She worked as a clerk for Ann Richards. Memorials to the Burlington Fire Dept. for the Cross Fund on Burlington Hill. Survivors: husband, Lee of Burlington; daughter, Shirley Hauenstein, Everett; 7 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; a son Charles Ambers of Bellingham preceded her in death. Memorial services 1 p.m. Sat. May 16 at the Kern Funeral Home Chapel.
AMBLE, Lorin K., 85, died October 26, 1981 in an Everett hospital. She was born in Norway May 20, 1896 and had lived in Bellingham for 50 years before moving to Marysville 5 years ago. Surviving are her husband, Olaf; daughter & son-in-law Magne & Lillian Erga of Marysville; grandsons, Brian Erga of Everett; Eric Erga of Marysville; great grandson Michael Erga of Everett; 1 brother & 4 sisters in Norway; numerous nieces & nephews. Services will be 1 pm Thursday at Purdy & Walters with Cassidy Funeral Home Everett. Burial will be in Cypress Lawn Cemetery, Everett.
AMBROSE, Ernest Jr., age 70, of 539 'G' St., Blaine, passed away Sat., Oct. 5th, (1985) in Blaine. He was born May 9, 1915 in Manchester, England & worked for 30 yrs. for the Great Northern Railroad. He had been a resident of the Blaine Community since 1945. He was a member of the Kulshan Lodge No. 186, Ruth Chapter of the O.E.S. & the Musicians Local No. 451. He is survived by son Donald & his wife Sandi of Blaine; 1 daughter, Virginia & her husband Donald Blondin of North Bend, OR; 1 sister, Lilly & her husband Stuart Pallot of White Rock, B.C.; 6 grandchildren, Brad, Brian & Brent Ambrose & Jennifer, Christine & Kyle Blondin; 1 niece Barbara Buss of Langley, B. C. Funeral services will be Tues., Oct. 8th at 1 p.m. at the Jerns McKinney Funeral Chapel with Rev. Don Walter officiating. Burial will follow at Greenacres Cemetery.
AMBROSE, Frank F., age 84, of 704 Maple Street, passed away in a local hospital Tuesday, Oct. 12, (1954). Mr. Ambrose had been a resident of this community the past 48 years and was a retired fire warden for the State Forestry Department. Surviving relatives include the widow, Mrs. Mae Ambrose at home; three sons, Urban of Wickersham, Egbert of Oakland, Calif., and Warren of Everett, a daughter, Mrs. Orpha Bever of Wickersham; 12 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; five sisters in the East, and numerous nieces and nephews. The remains rest at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where services will be conducted by Mr. George P. Grant, Friday, October 15, at 1 p.m. Final resting place Saxon Cemetery.
AMBROSE, George F, of 1606 Knox St., passed away at home, Friday, Feb. 24, (1961). A resident of Bellingham for the past 51 years, Mr. Ambrose was owner of the Ambrose Piling Co.; had attended the St. James Presbyterian Church; was a member of the Bellingham Rotary Club, Country Club, Yacht Club, Propeller Club, Chamber of Commerce, Washington Athletic Club and the B.P.O. Elks Lodge No. 194. Survivors are his widow Berthe-Marie, at home; two daughters, Mary and Jane, both at home; one sister, Mrs. J. C. Wheat, of Bay City, Mich.; one nephew, C. M. Ambrose Jr., of Seattle; two nieces, Mrs. B. J. Platt, of Kalamazoo, Mich., and Mrs. Gabriel Bosschieter, of Amsterdam, Netherlands. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home where services will be conducted by Dr. Jesse Baird Monday, Feb. 27 at 3 p. m. Final resting place Bay View Cemetery. Active casket bearers will be Jim Brooks, William Brannian, Robert Schnoor, John Read, Ted E. Clarke and John Green. Honorary casket bearers will be Chas. Sefrit, Rogan Jones, John Pierce, Dr. Earl Cilley, Dr. Howard Keyes, Archie Shiels, Dr. W. G. Longwood, Noel Provanche, George Livesey, Sr., J. E. Seamon, Earl LeValley and W. A. Moore.
AMBROSE, Lucy Belle, age 31, of Wickersham, passed away in a Seattle hospital, Friday, March 28, (1947). Miss Ambrose had been a resident of this community for many years and leaves to survive her mother and father, Mr. and Mrs. F. F. Ambrose, of Wickersham; one sister, Mrs. Orpha Bever, of Wickersham; three brothers, Urban, of Wickersham, Egbert, of Oakland, California, and Warren of Everett. The remains are at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth, where services will be conducted Monday, March 31, at 2:30 p. m.
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AMBROSIUS, Laura, age 88, formerly of 713 Front St., Lynden, passed away Sunday Sept. 25, 1983. Born March 1, 1895 in the Netherlands, Mrs. Ambrosius moved to the Lynden area in 1912 & was a member of the Second Reformed Church. She is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Pearl Kraght of Bellingham; 2 sons, William & wife Helen of Bellingham, Herbert & wife Caroline, Grass Valley, Calif.; 9 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; 2 sisters-in-law, Mrs. Dorothy Koert of Bellingham & Mrs. Emma Koert of Michigan. Funeral services will be conducted on Wed. Sept. 28 at 2 p.m. in the Chapel of the Gillies Funeral Home, Lynden, Rev. Andrew Cammenga officiating. Burial will follow in Monumenta Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Lynden Christian Rest Home. [m. Renier Aug. 26, 1914 in Lynden]
AMDION, Mary R., age 85, passed away Monday, March 22, (1976). Born in Lynden in 1890 she had been a life time resident of Whatcom County. Surviving are one daughter, Esther F. Sweeney of Sedro Woolley; a grandson, Lance Cpl. S. C. Sweeney Jr., of United States Marine Corps in Okinawa; 3 granddaughters, Esther Mary Hayes of Ferndale, Eileen G. LaBree of Bellingham and Jacqueline Jones of Albuquerque, New Mexico; also 8 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services to be held in Veroske's Bellingham Chapel, Fri., March 26 at 1 p.m., followed by burial in Lynden Cemetery.
AMEDEN, Amos W., 87, a former Whatcom County resident, died Tuesday, Feb. 18, 1992, in a Bellevue hospital. He was born Oct. 24, 1904 in Wisconsin. Mr. Ameden, who lived in Bellevue, was a long-time employee of Walton Plywood in Everett and also worked at Fentron Products in Ballard. His wife, Charlotte Ameden, died in 1988. His survivors include several sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law; and nieces and nephews. Visitation will be from 9 to 11 a.m. Friday at Moles Funeral Home, 2039 Main St., Ferndale. A graveside service will be at noon Friday in Greenacres Memorial Park, Northwest and Axton roads. The Rev. Kenneth Long of Cornwall Park Church of God will officiate. The family suggests memorials to Medic One, Suite 1-A, 1200 Dupont St., Bellingham, WA 98225. Arrangements are by Moles Funeral Home.
AMERO, Frances J. - Graveside service for retired medical technician Frances Joseph Amero, 74, of 409 York St., will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Greenacres Memorial Park. A memorial Mass will be said at 4:30 p.m. at St. Joseph Hospital Main Campus Chapel, with the Rev. Justin Garvey officiating. Mr. Amero died Saturday at St. Joseph Hospital Main Campus. He was born July 8, 1916, in Gloucester, Mass. He moved to Bellingham in 1978. Mr. Amero served as a U.S. Army medic during World War II. As a civilian, he worked for 30 years as a surgical and emergency medical technician in Montana. He was a member of Bellingham Senior Center, Where he helped with pancake breakfasts. He volunteered more than 100 hours a month at Shuksan Convalescent Center, often playing piano at birthday parties and other events. R.S.V.P., a senior volunteer network service, once named Mr. Amero its Volunteer of the Month for his contributions. Survivors include Bellingham friends, including Marjorie and Augie Burr. Arrangements by Jones-Moles Funeral Home.
AMES, Ceylon W., age 93 years, of Route 5, Mt. Vernon, passed away at a Mt. Vernon hospital Friday, June 18, (1954) following an extended illness. Mr. Ames was a former resident of Bellingham, having resided here since 1920 with the exception of the last two years. He was a well-known retired railroad engineer. He was a member of the Congregational Church. He is survived by one step-son, Granville Stevens, Mt. Vernon; one niece, Mrs. Florence McIntyre, Seattle; several nephews and nieces in the East. Funeral services will be conducted Monday, June 21, at 3 p. m. within the Cathedral Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home with Reverend W. Carl Calhoun, pastor, officiating. Interment, Bay View.
AMES, Frank Lewis, 1630 Cove Road, age 54, passed away Saturday, March 18, (1967). Mr. Ames was a thirty year resident of this city, and was a bus driver for Bellingham Transit. He was a member of F.O.E. Aerie No. 31, and the Amalgamated Ass'n of Street, Elec R.R. and Motor Coach Employees of America. Survivors are a son, Donald of Longview; one granddaughter, and a half brother, Dewey Jones of Hoquiam. Services will be conducted by Rev. Howard T. Olson Tuesday, March 21 at 3:30 p.m. at the Jones Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Bay View Cemetery.
AMES, John, age 67 of 2215 Alabama passed away Sunday, October 24, 1982. He was the past operator of the Jack Pot Gas Station, Sunset & Orleans. He was a member of Calvary Temple, served in the US Army in WWII; and was a member of VFW. He is survived by his wife Bette; 2 daughters, Suzanne of Bellingham; Shelly of Florida; 1 sister, Laura Hackman of Gold Bar. Private burial will be in Enterprise Cemetery, under the direction of Jerns & LeVeck Funeral Chapel & Crematorium.
AMIDON, William, age 87 years, passed away at a local hospital, Wednesday, March 3, (1948) following a lingering illness. Mr. Amidon had lived in Bellingham for the past forty years and had been an employe of the Milwaukee Railroad for twenty-five years of that time. He was an attendant of the Fairhaven Assembly of God Church. Surviving relatives include three daughters, Mrs. Mary Owen, Bellingham, Mrs. Hazel Rogers, Emmett, Idaho, and Mrs. Pearl Whalen, Custer, Wash.; one son, Leonard Amidon, Bellingham, also the daughter-in-law with whom he lived, Mrs. Mary Ruby Amidon, Bellingham; eighteen grandchildren and thirty-two great-grandchildren. The remains are at the Bingham-Dahlquist & Jerns Funeral Home where funeral services will be held Saturday, March 6, at 2 p.m. with the Rev. John H. Hamilton officiating, followed by interment in the Lynden Cemetery.
AMMERAALL, Gerrit, age 35, of Route 1, Lynden, passed away Friday, April 22, (1949) following a lingering illness. Mr. Ammeraal had been a resident of the Lynden district for the past twelve years. Surviving relatives include his wife, Florence; one sister, Mrs. Jean Kosser, of Zeeland, Mich.; three brothers, Niel, of Grand Rapids, Mich., and John and Peter, both of Zeeland, Mich. Also his mother, Mrs. Alyda Ammeraal, of Zeeland, Mich. Funeral services will be conducted Monday, April 25, at 2 p.m. in the Third Christian Reformed Church of Lynden, with the Rev. J. F. Schuurmann officiating. Interment in Monumenta Cemetery.
AMMON, Michael J., age 46, of Hailey, Idaho, passed away Sat., May 9th, (1987) as a result of an auto accident. He was a Vietnam veteran. He is survived by his wife, Joanne (Westford). Services were held Wed., May 13th in St. Paul's Catholic Church in Hailey, followed by inurnment at Bayview Cemetery. Under the direction of the Westford Funeral Home.
AMMON, Solomon, age 91, of Rt. 2, Ferndale, passed away in a local hospital, Sunday, Jan. 27, (1961) following an extended illness. He had been a resident of the Ferndale Community for the past four years and was a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church. Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Josephine Widmer of Los Angeles, Mrs. Caroline Jacobson of Billings, Mont.; four sons, John and Solomon, both of Los Angeles, Theodore of Nestelem and Henry of Walla Walla. Funeral service will be conducted in the Moles Funeral Home, Thursday, Jan. 31, at 11 a.m. The remains will be forwarded to Ellendale, N. D. for interment.
AMOS, Andrew J., age 64 of 1510 1/2 W. North, passed away Friday, Oct. 11, (1974). Mr. Amos had resided in Bellingham for the past 11 years and was a retired minister. He leaves to survive his wife, Edna M. Amos of the family home; 3 sons, Merle and Roland Amos both of Santa Clara and Robert Amos of San Jose; 8 grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, Oct. 15 at 1 p.m. within the Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home, with Rev. Omar Stover of the Nazarene Church officiating. Interment Bayview Cemetery.
AMOS, Harry Eugene, age 74, who resided at 2610 Madrona St., passed away suddenly at the family residence Sunday, April 12, (1959). Mr. Amos had resided in Bellingham for the past 31 years and was a member of the Church of the Assumption, The Holy Names Society, Carpenters Union, United Mine Workers, and also the Operating Engineers Union. He leaves to survived his wife, Mrs. Anna S. Amos at the family residence, 1 son, Richard and four daughters, Mrs. Thresia Johnson, Mrs. Harriet Parsons, all of Bellingham; Mrs. Stella F. LaPlante of Everett and Mrs. Violet Greenburg of Washington, D. C.; 17 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren, also numerous nieces and nephews. Rosary will be recited in the Chapel of Bingham and Jerns Funeral Home on Tuesday, April 14 at 8 o'clock. Requiem Mass will be celebrated in the Church of the Assumption on Wednesday, April 15 at 11 a.m. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery.
AMOS, James R., age 50, of 809 Woodbine Way, passed away Fri., March 6th, (1987) in Bellingham. Mr. Amos was born March 16, 1936 in Iowa and had been a resident of this community for the last 18 years. He is survived by his wife, Mary; daughter, Jody Amos, both of the family home; parents, Jesse & Beula Amos of Portland; 2 brothers, Warner Amos & Charles Amos; sister, Evelyn Derr. Funeral services will be held Wed., March 11th, 1 p.m. at Jerns & LeVeck Funeral Chapel with the Pastor Leonard Erickson officiating. Under the direction of Jerns & LeVeck Funeral Chapel.
AMOS, Otto LeRoy, age 70 years, of Blanchard, passed away in a Burlington Hospital, Tuesday September 22, (1953) following an illness of some weeks. Mr. Amos came from Olympia in 1934 to become local manager of the Rockpoint Oyster Plant. He resided in Bellingham for eight years, then moved to Blanchard in 1942 where he owned and operated the Oyster Bar. He was a member of the Knights of Pythias of Bellingham and the Bellingham Elks Lodge No. 194. Mr. Amos is survived by his wife Myrtle, at Blanchard; two daughters, Mrs. Sara McMurry, of Santa Barbara, Calif., and Mrs. Marjorie Parker, of Blanchard, his mother, Mrs. Emma Amos, of Burlington; two grandsons, Ross and Glenn McMurry of Santa Barbara; also nieces and nephews residing in St. Louis, Mo. The remains will lie in state at the Walter Hulbush Funeral Home in Burlington until Friday. Funeral services will be conducted Friday, September 25, at 3 p.m. from the Harlow-Hollingsworth Funeral Home with the Rev. James M. Wilson officiating, followed by the ritualistic services of the Elks Lodge No. 194. Cremation. The family requests that flowers be omitted. Those wishing may contribute to the Orthopedic Fund as a memorial.
AMOS, Stephen, five day old son of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Amos, who resided at 4300 E. Oregon St., passed away on Saturday, Feb. 15, (1957). Stephen leaves to survive four brothers; Harry, Michael, Richard and David also three sisters, Kathy, Christine and Debra; also his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Harry E. Amos of Bellingham. Graveside service will be on Tuesday, Feb. 18 at 10 a.m. in Woodlawn Cemetery under the direction of Bingham and Jerns Funeral Home.
AMUNDS, Boyer Berg, age 78, who resided in Sun Valley, California, passed away Thursday, December 2, 1982. Mr. Amunds was raised and attended school in the Ferndale area. He is survived by 3 sisters: Marjorie Raby of Redding, California; Helen Vale, of Portland, Oregon; and Frances Goodman of Bellingham; 2 brothers: Jim Amunds of Palo Verde, California and Bob Amunds of Fort Worth, Texas.
AMUNDS, Maren Regina, age 77, of 2310 E Street, passed away in a local hospital Thursday, September 17, (1953). Mrs. Amunds had been a resident of this community for the past 43 years and was a member of the Garden Street Methodist Church and the Women's Society of Christian Service of that church. Surviving relatives are three sons, Boyer B., of Los Angeles, Calif., James B., of Blythe, Calif., and Robert F., of Dickens, Texas; four daughters, Mrs. Lucille E. Brook, of Los Angeles, Calif., Mrs. Marjorie E. Raby, of Seattle, Mrs. Helen D. Haickel, of Portland, Ore., and Mrs. Frances N. Goodman, of Bellingham, also six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. The remains rest at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where services will be conducted by the Rev. Clarence J. Forsberg Monday, September 21, at 10:30 a. m. Final resting place Woodlawn Cemetery.
AMUNDSON, Bertha, age 87, of 3121 Squalicum Parkway, B'ham, passed away July 26, 1987 in Bellingham. She was born September 18, 1899 in Valley City, North Dakota, she was a resident of Whatcom County since 1937, attended Free Methodist Church, Bellingham, former member & president of the WCTU (Womens Christian Temperance Union), Ferndale Chapter. She leaves to survive 2 sons, Lloyd & wife Joyce Amundson of Everett & Ray & wife June of Ferndale; 1 daughter, Pearl Brogdon of Bellingham, sister Luella A. Sunde of Bellingham; 8 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Wed., July 29 at 2 pm at Greenacres Funeral Home Chapel with with Rev. Rocky Hartung officiating. Burial at Greenacres Memorial Park. Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Society of Washington. Under the direction of Moles Funeral Home.
AMUNDSON, Gerhard M., 74, Camano Island, died Thursday in a Bellingham nursing home. Mr. Amundson was born June 4, 1911, in Hatton, N. D. He had been a resident of Camano Island for seven years, and before that he lived in Seattle. Survivors include his wife, Julia; three daughters; seven grandchildren; two brothers; four sisters; and numerous nieces and nephews and other relatives. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Evergreen Washelli Funeral Home, Seattle, with the Rev. Robert E. Johnson officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Washelli Cemetery.
AMUNDSON, Raymond O., 66, Ferndale, a member of Labor Union No. 276, died Monday (Feb. 8, 1988) in a Bellingham hospital. He was born June 26, 1921, in Valley City, N.D., and lived in Ferndale since 1939. Survivors include his wife, June, Ferndale; two sons, Dennis, Ferndale, and Robert, Bellingham; a daughter, Peggy Underwood, Everett; a brother, Lloyd, Everett; a sister, Pearl Brogdon, Bellingham; seven grandchildren; and nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Moles Funeral Chapel, officiated by the Rev. Rocky Hartung. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery. Memorials may be sent to Ferndale Fire Department, District No. 7 Aid Fund.
AMUNDSON, Rudolph O., age 77 of 1207 1/2 State St., passed away in a local hospital Monday, May 16, (1960) following an extended illness. Mr. Amundson had resided in Bellingham for the past 12(?) years and was retired from the Pacific American Fisheries. He leaves to survive 2 grandnieces, Mrs. Vivian Hagen and Gerry Dickenson, both of Seattle. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, May 18 at 1:30 p.m. from the Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home, Rev. Donald Taylor, pastor of Our Saviour's Lutheran Church officiating. Interment Bayview.
AMUNDSON, Sam, age 93, of 2311 Monroe St., Bellingham, passed away Wed., Feb 5th, (1986) in Bellingham. He had been a Whatcom County resident for the last 49 years and attended the Free Methodist Church of Bellingham, and had been married to his wife Bertha for the last 68 years. He leaves to survive his wife, Bertha of Bellingham; 2 sons, Lloyd Amundson & his wife Joyce of Edmonds, Raymond Amundson & his wife June of Ferndale; 1 daughter, Pearl Brogdon of Bellingham; 1 brother, Gustav Amundson of Norway; 8 grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Sat., Feb. 8th at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Moles Funeral Home with Rev. Rocky Hartung officiating. Burial will be at Greenacres Memorial Park. Memorials may be made to the Light House Mission, Inc. [b. March 12, 1892 Stavangor, NOR]
ANABEL, Charles, age 84 years, of Rt. 4, North Shore Road, Bellingham, passed away at a local hospital Saturday, May 16, (1953) following a lingering illness. He had been a resident of Bellingham for the past 10 years and was a retired merchant. Mr. Anabel is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Beatrice Pearson, of Bellingham; two sons, Mark Anabel of Bellingham, and Floyd Anabel, of California; also one sister, Chloe Baker, in Yakima; four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Friday May 22, at 2 p.m. within the Chapel of the Bingham-Dahlquist & Jerns Funeral Home with the Rev. Daniel E. Taylor, pastor of the Garden Street Methodist Church, officiating. Cremation.
ANABEL, Floyd LeRoy, age 56, of 2458 North Shore Rd., passed away Wednesday, Oct. 15, (1958). Mr. Anabel had resided in Whatcom County for the past year and leaves to survive one brother, Mark Anabel and one sister, Mrs. Beatrice Pearson, both of Bellingham; numerous nieces and nephews. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home where services will be conducted by the Rev. George Ackley, Monday, Oct. 20, at 3 p.m. Cremation.
ANABEL, Helen G., age 73 of 700-32nd St., passed away Wed., Dec. 7, (1977). A retired bookkeeper for Bellingham Title Co., she had resided here for 38 years. She is survived by 1 aunt, Mrs. Alvira Nelson of Tacoma and 1 cousin, Mr. Robert Moe, City. Private family graveside service at Enterprise Cemetery, Friday, Dec. 9, 10 a.m., conducted by Rev. Julia A. Brand. Arrangements by Jones Funeral Home.
ANABEL, Mark A., age 70, of 700 32nd St., passed away Monday, May 30, (1977). A retired truck driver, Mr. Anabel was a WWII veteran and a long time resident of this community. Surviving wife, Helen G.; 1 sister, Mrs. Beatrice Pearson, City; 2 nieces, 2 nephews and close friends, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Moe, City. Private services Friday, June 3, 10:30 a.m., Jones Funeral Home with Rev. Lawrence Guderian officiating. Interment Enterprise Cemetery. Memorials maybe made to favorite charity.
ANABLE, Archie V., age 83 of 2467 North Nugent Rd., Lummi Island, passed away Friday, Jan. 27, (1978). A retired machinist in Alaskan canneries for 40 years, Mr. Anable was a life resident of Whatcom County. He was born Aug. 18, 1894 in Mt. Vernon, Wa. and had been a WWI veteran. He is survived by 4 sons, Douglas and wife, Laura Anable of Sumner, Wa., Donald and wife, Winona Anable, of Seattle, Randall and wife Peggy Anable of Calif. and Robert Anable of Alaska; 3 daughters, Wanda and husband, Glen Schuler of Lummi Island, Wava and husband Lowell Litke of Burlington and Nelda and husband, Carroll Powell of Beaverton, Ore.; 1 brother, Clyde Anable, City; 17 grandchildren, 23 great grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews and cousins and 2 dear friends, Ted and Alpha Haussler, City. Services were held Monday Jan. 30 at 1pm at the Jones Funeral Home. Rev. Hortense Anable officiated. Cremation Greenacres Crematorium.
ANABLE, Blanche - Memorial services for Blanche J. Anable, 79, 301 32nd Street, Bellingham, were held at the Sehome Convalescent Center June 4. She died May 30, (1982). Arrangements were by Veroske, Jerns and LeVeck Funeral Chapel. Mrs. Anable was born Sept. 22, 1902 in Bellingham and lived in Lynden many years before moving to Bellingham in 1960. She was married to Clarence Anable in New Westminster, B.C. in 1924. He preceded her in death in 1970. She attended the Church of Christ. She is survived by two sons, Richard Anable of Oak Harbor, and William Anable of Glacier, one daughter, Elizabeth Auburg of Mount Vernon. there are four grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Memorials may be made to the Arthritis Foundation.
ANABLE, Clyde, age 71 of Bellingham died Thursday, February 2, 1984. He was born March 6, 1912 in Anacortes, WA, is survived by his wife Evelyn; 7 daughters, Claire Anable of Seattle, Linda Andersen of Bellingham, Geraldine Thompson, Bellevue, twins - Judy Capp and Jane James, Mary Sandstrom all of Forks, Margaret Graham of Seattle; 16 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces & nephews. Memorial services will be held Monday, February 6, 1:00 P.M. in Jerns & LeVeck Chapel.
ANABLE, Elbert Ray - Services for Elbert Ray Anable, 78, 1909 I St., will be held 12:30 p.m. Friday at Veroske's Bellingham Funeral Home. He died Thursday (Aug. 22, 1974) in a local hospital. Mr. Anable is a descendant of a pioneer family and has been a lifetime resident of Skagit and Whatcom counties. He was a retired carpenter and served in the Army during World War I. He was a member of the Bellingham VFW Post 1585, WWI Barricks, Fairhaven Methodist Church, and Senior Activity Center. Survivors are the wife, Hortense; two sons, Eugene of Renton, and Ralph of Texas; two stepsons, Paul and Harold Bennett, both of Seattle; two daughters, Mrs. William Haggith of Bellingham and Mrs. William Hester of Spokane; a stepdaughter, Mrs. Kenneth Hern of California; two brothers, Clyde of Bellingham and Archie of Seattle; a sister, Mrs. George Barnhart of Bellingham; 16 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Burial will be in Greenacres Memorial Park. The family suggests memorials to the Fairhaven Methodist Church.
ANABLE, Gladdis Mayne, 1610 E Street, passed away Monday, December 31, (1951) following a lingering illness. Mrs. Anable is survived by her husband, Albert Ray Anable; two daughters, Evelyn, at home, and Raedine Hester, of Spokane; two sons, Albert Ralph, at McCord Airfield Base, and Ronald Eugene, of Gelena, Alaska; one sister, Mrs. Minnie Fink, of Montana; also five grandchildren. Mrs. Anable was a member of Fairhaven Methodist Church. Funeral services will be conducted by the Rev. Ernest Gates of the Fairhaven Methodist Church Thursday, January 3, at 1:30 p.m. from the Chapel of the Bingham-Dahlquist & Jerns Funeral Home. Interment Greenacres Memorial Park.
ANABLE, Hortense W., age 85, passed away Nov. 18, 1984 at Wesley Gardens Retirement Center in Des Moines, WA. Survived by her sons Paul Bennett of Graham, WA, Eugene Anable of Renton; daughters, Letha Dormer, Yreka, Calif., Mrs. Evelyn Haggith, Bellingham, Mrs. Radine Hester, Spokane; 28 grandchildren. Graveside committal services Wed. Nov. 21, 1984 at 1 p.m. Greenacres Memorial Park Cemetery, Ferndale, WA. Under direction of Washington Memorial Funeral Home, 16445 Pacific Hiway South, Seattle, Wa. [b. Dec. 18, 1898 Seattle; wid of Elbert Ray Anable]
ANABLE, Leah Alice - A memorial service for former Whatcom county resident Leah Alice Anable will take place at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Nazarene Church, 2200 F St. with Dr. Eugene Brantly officiating. Mrs. Anable, 91, died Thursday (Dec. 6, 1990) in Oregon. She was born July 14, 1899 in Osawatomie, Kansas and came to Whatcom County with her family at age 12. She moved to Beaverton, Oregon about 15 years ago. Mrs. Anable enjoyed quilting, crocheting and sewing. She is survived by three sons, Douglas and Millie Anable of Sumner, Don and Winona Anable of Seattle, and Randy and Peggy Anable of California; three daughters, Wanda and Glenn Schuler of Lummi Island, Wava and Lowell Litke of Burlington and Nelda and Carroll Powell of Beaverton, Oregon; a sister, Caroline and Clarence Chervenock of Bellingham; a brother Fredrick and Borghill Williams, also of Bellingham; 15 grandchildren, 34 great-grandchildren, four great-great-grandchildren and numerous other relatives.
ANABLE, Mary F. age 84 who formerly resided at 2487 North Shore Road passed away in a local hospital Saturday, Feb. 18, (1961) following an extended illness. Mrs. Anable leaves to survive, one daughter, Mrs. Winnifred Barnhart, city; four sons, Archie Vern of Seattle, Ray, in Pateros, Washington, Clarence N. and Clyde L., both of Bellingham; and one foster son, Theodore Haussler of San Francisco, 19 grandchildren and 43 great-grandchildren. Rev. Don Swerdfegr, pastor of the Garden Street Methodist Church will conduct funeral services on Tuesday, Feb. 21 at 2 o'clock in the Chapel of Bingham and Jerns Funeral Home, followed by cremation.
ANABLE, William "Ernie" age 56 who resided in Glacier passed away in a local convalescent center Sunday, January 23, 1983. He was a resident of the Glacier area; had been a life long resident of Bellingham and Whatcom County; and leaves to survive 2 brothers, Richard Anable of Oak Harbor; Vance Anable of California; 1 sister, Bertha Auberg of Mt. Vernon; numerous nieces & nephews. Mr. Anable was the owner of Ernie's Appliance Repair Service, and was a Commissioner for the Glacier Volunteer Fire Department to which memorials may be made or the American Cancer Society. Services will be held Wednesday, January 26 at 1 pm in the Jerns & LeVeck Funeral Chapel with Rev. A. E. Christiansen officiating with cremation under the direction of Jerns & LeVeck Crematorium.
ANCHETA, Faustino B., age 88 of 3222 30th St., B'ham passed away in B'ham April 13, 1989. He was born Feb. 14, 1901 in the Philippines and has been a resident of this community for the last 15 years. He is survived by his son, Uldarico Ancheta of California; 4 grandchildren in Bellingham, 3 grandchildren in CA; & 14 great grandchildren. Funeral services will be 10 AM Wed., Apr. 19 at Jerns LeVeck Chapel with interment at Enterprise Cemetery. Officiated by Sister Mary. Under the direction of Jerns LeVeck Funeral Chapel.
ANDALL, Martha, early day resident of Whatcom County died in Raymond, Wa., May 22, 1980. She was the widow of John and is survived by two son, Sterling in Raymond and John R. in Gold Beach, Oregon; 3 grandchildren. She was a charter and continuous member of Activity Rebekah Lodge No. 105 of Ferndale. Graveside services will be in Woodlawn Cemetery at 1 p.m. Wed., May 28, 1980. [b. July 1, 1888 South Australia]
ANDERSEN, Cecilia Maud VanHorn, age 75, of 2015 24th St., Bellingham, passed away in Bellingham (March 22, 1987). Born Sept. 5, 1911 at Marietta, WA, she is survived by 1 daughter, Jean M. Moberg & husband Rae; 3 granddaughters, Tami & Debbie Moberg, Connie Moberg Siler & husband Chris; 1 great-grandson, Cory Siler; 2 brothers, William J. & Elliot VanHorn; 3 sisters, Adele Hansen, Rosa Irvin & Jean Dart; many nieces & nephews. She was a member of the First Christian Church, past Master & 61 yr. member of the Marietta Grange, past Pomona of WA State Grange, member & past Officer of Whatcom County Pomona Grange, member of the National Grange, past Matron of Lynden Chapter No. 12 Order of Eastern Star & Proto Club. Memorial services will be held at the First Christian Church in Bellingham Fri., March 27th, 6 p.m. with the Reverend Richard Talley officiating. Under the direction of Jerns & LeVeck Funeral Chapel.
ANDERSEN, Christian, age 85 of 214 2nd St., Lynden, passed away Monday, July 5, (1976). Born in Denmark, Mr. Anderson (sic) moved to Whatcom County in 1957. A retired builder he was a WWI Army veteran and had been a member of the Clearbrook Lutheran Church. He was also active in the Lynden Senior Citizens Center. On March 13, 1945 he was married to Grace Hemple in Alameda, Calif. Besides his wife, Grace, he is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Viola Darrow of Klammath Falls, Oregon; 5 grandchildren and a nephew, Mr. Knudt Andersen of Vina, Calif. Funeral services will be conducted Wed., July 7 at 2 p.m. in the Chapel of the Gillies Funeral Home, Lynden with Pastor John Leaf officiating. Interment will follow in the Monumenta Cemetery. Contributions and memorial gifts may be made to the Memorial Garden of the Clearbrook Lutheran Church or the Lynden Christian Rest Home.
ANDERSEN, Donald L, age 38, of 4918 Henley St. Birch Bay, passed away at his residence April 18, 1991. He worked as a mechanic and was a lifetime resident of Whatcom County. He leaves to survive his wife, Laurie Andersen of Birch Bay; one daughter Bertina of Birch Bay; his mother Iva Andersen of Bellingham; two brothers Ray of Bellingham and Richard of Canada; one sister Margaret Anderson (sic) of Ferndale; his mother-in-law Mick Waggelie of Blaine. Services will be held Monday, April 22 at 2:00 P.M. in the Jerns-McKinney Funeral Chapel in Blaine With Pastor Dennis Wildermuth officiating. Memorials may be made to the Mount Baker Kidney Fund, 3201 Ellis St., Bellingham, WA 98225. [b. Sept. 26, 1952]
ANDERSEN, Eli, age 88 of 2908 Cornwall Ave., passed away Thurs. May 15, 1980. Mr. Andersen was a lifetime resident of this community, a retired machinest for Skagit Steel, a member of Bellingham Bay Lodge No. 44 F & AM and the Veterans of Foreign Wars Laurel Post No. 1685. He is survived by his wife, Rae; 1 son, Jack Anderson (sic) of Lakeside, Calif., 2 grandsons, Robert & Marc, and 2 great-grandchildren. Private family graveside services, Tues., May 20th at Greenacres Memorial Park. Arrangements by Jones Funeral Home.
ANDERSEN, Elmer A., 1311 11th St., age 87, passed away Sunday, Nov. 20, (1966). Mr. Andersen was a male nurse at Seattle General Hospital for many years, and moved to this City four years ago. Survivors are his widow, Anne; two daughters, Mrs. Marge Groom, City; Mrs. Helen Kelicut, Seattle; one granddaughter; two great-grandchildren; two brothers, Art Andersen of Puyallup; Fred Andersen of Long Beach, Calif., and a sister, Mrs. Neil St. John of Twenty-Nine Palms, Calif. Graveside services will be conducted by Mr. Dean Wilson Tuesday, Nov. 22 at 1:30 p.m. at Bay View Cemetery, under the direction of the Jones Funeral Home.
ANDERSEN, Elmer J., age 79 of 7026 Guide Meridian Rd., Lynden passed away Thursday, Feb. 3, (1977). A life time resident of the Lynden area, he was a retired chicken rancher. He was a member and past master of Lynden Lodge No. 56 F&AM, past master of the Laurel Grange, past master of the Pomona Grange and a member of the Lynden Camels Club. Surviving are 1 daughter, Mrs. Jean Moberg of Lynnwood; 3 sisters, Edna Eaterbrooks of Bellingham, Mae Dahl of Leatheridge, Alberta and Mildred Ruff of Salem, Ore.; also 3 granddaughters. Funeral services will be held in Veroske's Bellingham Chapel Tuesday, Feb. 8 at 2 p.m. with offices of Pomona Grange officiating. Cremation will follow.
ANDERSEN, Emma M. - Graveside service for Emma M. Andersen, age 87 of 700 32nd St. will be Friday, August 6 at 1 p.m. in Bay View Cemetery with Rev. James Florence officiating. Mrs. Andersen passed away Tues. Aug. 3 1982. She is survived by 1 son, Lyle & wife Effie Andersen of Burlington; 1 daughter, Betty Boehringer of Ferndale; 6 grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; 5 great great grandchildren; 3 sisters Louise Florence of Bellingham, Bertha Terrell & Charlotte Saxby both of Anacortes; numerous nieces & nephews. The family suggest memorials to favorite charity. Arrangements by Jones Funeral Home.
ANDERSEN, Grace, age 83, died Friday, March 14, 1986, in Klamath Falls, Oregon. She is survived by her daughter & son-in-law, Viola & Earl Darrow, Klamath Falls; grandchildren, Kenneth & Janis Darrow, Jean & John Klopsch, Allen & Lesli Darrow; also 6 great-grandchildren; 2 nephews; & 1 niece. Grace was a member of the Nooksack Valley Baptist Church, Everson, WA. Services will be held Tuesday, March 18, 1986, at 2 pm, in the Nooksack Valley Baptist Church with Pastor John Rhulman officiating. Concluding services & interment will follow at the Monumenta Cemetery, Lynden, WA. Those wishing to do so, may send memorials in memory of Grace to the memorial fund at the church. Visitation Tuesday, 11 am until 2 pm also at the church. Davenport's Chapel of the Good Shepherd.
ANDERSEN, Haagen, age 74, of Rt. No. 2, Ferndale, passed away in a local hospital Friday, June 3, (1960) following an extended illness. Mr. Andersen had been a resident of Ferndale for the past 14 years and was a member of the First Lutheran Church. Survivors include his wife, Esther; 2 daughters, Mrs. Beatrice Gilfilen and Mrs. Doris Alton and one son, Clarence, all of Bellingham; also 7 grandchildren; and 2 brothers and one sister in Norway. Funeral services will be held on (sic) the Moles' Monroe Chapel Monday, June 6, at 1 p.m. with the Rev. E. P. Dreyer officiating. Final resting place Greenacres Memorial Park.
ANDERSEN, John A. - At his request no services will be held for John A. Andersen, age 83, of 1530 James St. Mr. Andersen passed away Mon. Jan. 11, 1982. Cremation. He is survived by his niece Gladys & husband Al Boileau of Cosmopolis, Wash. Mr. Andersen had been a resident of this community most of his life. Jones Funeral Home.
ANDERSEN, Lyle A. 74, former Bellingham resident and businessman died Monday April 10, (1989) at his home in Burlington. Graveside services for Mr. Andersen will be held Thursday April 13, at 2 P.M. at the Fern Hill Cemetery in Anacortes.vFamily suggests memorials to the American Cancer Society. Funeral servicesvheld under direction of Lemley Chapel, Sedro Woolley.
ANDERSEN, Margarett B., age 75, resident of Bow, WA, passed away May 24, 1979 at Alderwood Park Convalescent Center in Bellingham. She was born Aug. 13, 1903 in Everett & was married to Alfred Andersen in Bellingham, Aug. 10, 1922. Her husband preceded her in death in 1974. She had lived many years in Bellingham, where she had worked as a retail clerk in different variety stores. She had lived in Skagit County for 9 years. Survivors, 2 daughters, Mrs. J.M. (Gloria) Kafaro of Goodyear, AZ, Mrs. Lloyd (Deanne) Loop of Bow, WA; 4 sons, Richard Andersen of Lynden, Durwood, Barry and Darrel of Bellingham; 1 brother, Frank Doolittle of Bellingham, 18 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren, numerous nephews & nieces. Funeral services will be held Tues., May 29, 1979 at 1 p.m. at Kerns Funeral Home with Pastor Wilson of the Seventh Day Advent Church officiating. Interment will follow at the Hawthorne Lawn Cemetery in Mount Vernon.
ANDERSEN, Minnie, age 85, passed away at the family home, 1748 Telegraph Road, Thursday, Dec. 30, (1954). Mrs. Andersen had resided in Whatcom County for the past 80 years and was a member of the Gladstone Methodist Church. Surviving relatives are two sons, Wilbert A. of Bothell and Manford M. of Seattle; two daughters, Mrs. Ruby Stine of Bellingham and Mrs. Susie Insoll of Chicago, Ill.; two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren, and one sister, Mrs. Emma Stokke of Sioux City, Iowa. The remains rest at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where services will be conducted by the Rev. A. Odegaard, Monday, Jan. 3, at 2:30 p. m. Final resting place Bay View.
ANDERSEN, Rae M., 90, 2908 Cornwall Ave., passed away Mon. (Oct. 23, 1989) at Alderwood Park Convalescent Center, following a short illness. Rae was born Feb. 7, 1899 in Minnesota and came west, at 10 years of age, with her parents Edmund and Olga Cing-Mars and brother Frank. She is survived by her son Jack E. and his wife Lucille. Rae belonged to Sehome Chapter No. 17, Order of Eastern Star; the Esther Club and The Christian Science Church. She enjoyed many friends at her 90th birthday party, held in the Garden Room of the Leopold Inn. Per her request, there will be no funeral service. Following cremation she will be placed beside her husband, Eli, in Greenacres Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the "Shriners Hospital for Crippled Children, Nile Temple, 500 N.E. 205th St., Edmonds, WA 98020 in her memory. Jones Funeral Home.
ANDERSEN, Richard, age 58 of 2730 W. Maplewood, died July 4, 1985. He had been a life time resident of B'ham & was employed with Bellingham Transit for 26 years. He was a past member of the AFLCIO & the Eagles. Surviving are his wife Iva; 3 sons, Richard & Ray Andersen, both of B'ham, & Donald Andersen of Blaine; 1 daughter, Margarett Anderson (sic) of Custer; 3 brothers, Durwood Andersen of Everson, Barry & Darrell Andersen, both of B'ham; 2 sisters, Gloria Kafaro of Goodyear, AZ & Deanna Loop of Bow; 6 grandchildren; numerous nieces & nephews. He was preceded in death by 1 brother, Robert & 1 grandson, Ryan Andersen. Graveside services will be held Tues., July 9, 1 pm in BayView Cemetery, Rev. Ken Greter officiating, under the direction of Jerns-LeVeck Funeral Chapel. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society. [b. Feb. 16, 1927 in Bellingham.]
ANDERSEN, Suzy - Memorial services for Suzy Fuchser Andersen, age 26, of 2125 King St., will be Thurs., Aug. 22nd, 10 a.m. at Greenacres Funeral Home. Cremation. Suzy passed away Sat., Aug. 17, 1985. A lifetime Bellingham resident, she is survived by her boy friend, Randall R. Sheppard of Seattle; mother, Kathryn Fuschser of city; father, James Fuchser of Sedro Woolley; brothers & sisters, Chuck and wife Shelley Fuchser of Port Angeles, Kristi and husband Dave Vanselow of city, Dan Fuchser of Grayland, WA., Evelyn and husband Mike Fuchser-McKinstry of Blaine, Linda Harmon of city, Carol and husband Dave Burns of Port Angeles, Cindy Fuchser of Jamul, Calif., Jeff Fuchser of Ferndale, Rachelle Fuchser of city; grandparents, Mr. & Mrs. Gayl Bookter of city, Ella Fuchser of Sedro Woolley; 3 nieces and 3 nephews; numerous other relatives. Visitation hours at Jones Funeral Home Wed., Aug. 21st, 9 am - 5 pm, also at Greenacres Funeral Home following memorial services.