ASAM, Nellie, age 96 of Lynden, passed away Tuesday, September 10, (1974) in the Lynden Christian Rest Home. Services Friday at 10 a.m. in the Lynden Cemetery with the Rev. George Cox officiating. Under the direction of the Gillies Funeral Home.
ASCH, Peter Michael, 35 of 2050 Yew St. Rd. B'ham passed away in B'ham May 20, 1989. He was born Nov. 10, 1953 in Seattle, WA & had lived here for 15 yrs. He had been a shipwright, enjoyed diving, boats & hunting. He leaves to survive his son Justin & daughter Jennifer Asch of Ferndale; parents Barbara & George Asch of Deer Harbor; 2 brothers Alan of Anacortes & George Jr. of Carlsbad, CA; 2 sisters Tracy Dale Asch of Dillsboro, IN & Lisa Matteo of Seattle. Family services will be held. Arrangements by Jerns Leveck Funeral Chapel & Crematorium.
ASCHENBRENNER, Gladys A., age 72 of 1256 Bradley Rd., Lynden, WA passed away May 24, 1994 at her home. Mrs. Aschenbrenner was born April 2, 1922 in Lawrence, Kansas to Francis W. and Gladys A. (Knox) Abbott. Gladys, a lab technician, retired after 36 years at the Hanford Nuclear Plant in Richland. She moved to Whatcom County in 1987. She enjoyed reading and sewing. Survivors are her husband, George Aschenbrenner, of the family home; a son, Errol E. Roberts, and his wife, Janet, of Walla Walla; two sisters, Frankie E. Stroud, and her husband Mel, and Joy Aarestad all of Bellingham; six grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a sister, Ramona Hunsley of Phoenix in 1991. A grave side service will be held 2:00 p.m. Friday, May 27, 1994 at Bayview Cemetery, Bellingham, with Rev. Slater officiating. Memorials may be made to Visiting Nurses Assoc. or Hospice. The arrangements and services are under the direction of the Jerns Leveck chapel and crematorium.
ASH, Kenneth James, age 75, of 2933 McLeod Ave., passed away Jan. 5, 1991 in Bellingham. Memorial services will be Thursday Jan. 10, 1991 at 2:30 p.m. at Jones Funeral Home. Cremation with inurnment in Greenacres Memorial Park. Mr. Ash will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 52 years, Ida Rose Ash; son, Douglas K. & wife Leslie Ash of Bellingham; daughter, Kathleen Ash Barraclough of Toronto, Ontario; grandchildren, Christine N. Ash, Justine Kyckelhahn & Roark Barraclough all of CA, Rex Barraclough of Toronto, Ontario, Tara & Philip Gropp both of Bellingham; brother, Alvin C. & wife Pauline Ash of Bellingham; 2 sisters-in-law, Margaret Laird & Dorothy Murray both of Langley, B.C., one brother-in-law, Douglas Lightfoot of Swift Current, Sask., and many other relatives. Mr. Ash moved to Bellingham in 1944 and was employed at Morse Hardware for 27 years, & Construction Supply for the past 15 years, retiring in Oct. 1990. He was an active member of the Bellingham Rock Club, member of the Whatcom Lodge No. 151 F&AM and a charter member of the Mt. Baker Orchid Club. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Assoc. [b. May 24, 1915 Grande Prairie, Alberta]
ASH, Margaret Harris, age 80 of Hamilton, MT, passed away Wed. (April 30, 1986), after a long illness. Margaret was born Sept. 9, 1906 in Meeker, OK. She was a graduate of Lynden High & spent many years as a Registered Nurse at St. Luke's Hospital before marrying & moving to Montana. Survivors include a daughter, Nancy Steer of B'ham; son William Harris of Oregon; brother Lewis Hersman of Lynden; 9 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren & step-grandchildren. Burial will be in Hamilton, Sat., May 3rd.
ASHBROOK, Kimberly Lou, infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Leman Ashbrook of Maple Falls, passed away Tuesday, August 30, (1966). Survivors besides her parents are grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Leman Ashbrook of Baltimore, Md.; William Pickeral in California, and great-grandmother, Mrs. Charles Ashbrook, residing in Virginia. The graveside service will be conducted by Rev. Paul Cantelon Friday, September 2 at Bay View Cemetery, under the direction of the Jones Funeral Home.
ASHBURN, Jacob B. - Memorial service for Jacob B. Ashburn, age 75, of 2118 H St., will be Tues. July 28, 1 p.m. Jones Funeral Home with the Reverend Ronald K. Reddell, St. Paul's Episcopal Church, officiating. Cremation Greenacres Crematorium. Mr. Ashburn passed away Thurs. July 23, 1987. A Bellingham resident for 65 years, he was a member of St. Paul's Episcopal Church and is survived by his wife Nora; 3 daughters, Pat & husband Jim Cheney, Gloria & husband Tony Zuvich, Mary Ashburn; 1 son, Billy & wife Janet Ashburn, all of City; 3 grandchildren, Shawn & Rick Sharp, Jacob Zuvich; 1 brother, Jon & wife Gloria Ashburn of City; 3 sisters, Wilhelma Chandler, Mary Blake, both of City, Margaret & husband Henry Smith of Auburn; numerous nieces & nephews. The family suggest memorials to Washington State Heart Fund or American Cancer Society. [b. Aug. 7, 1911 Corona, KS; retired from Columbia Cement]
ASHBURN, Janet M., 55, a home-maker, died Tuesday (Dec. 20, 1988) in a Bellingham hospital after a long illness. Mrs. Ashburn of 1123 1/2 N. Forest St. was born Aug. 19, 1933, in Washington state. She lived in Whatcom County most of her life. She married William Ashburn in 1971 and had attended Central Lutheran Church. Survivors include her husband; a daughter, Debbie Olson of Bellingham; two grandchildren; a sister, Pat Hirschkorn of Deming; a brother, Ron Henry of Oregon; her parents, Eugene and Nora Hjelmeland of Seattle; and numerous nieces and nephews. A private family memorial service will be at Central Lutheran Church. Cremation arrangements are by Jones Funeral Home.
ASHBURN, Jonathan, age 74 years of 2223 "J" St., passed away suddenly at a local hospital Friday, October 2, (1953). Mr. Ashburn had resided in Bellingham for the past 32 years and was a member of the Church of England and the Cement, Lime & Gypsum Workers' Union, Local No. 41. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Jane Ashburn, at home; two sons, Jonathan and Jacob; four daughters, Mrs. E. H. Chandler, Mrs. J. W. Chandler, Mrs. William Garred and Mrs. Fred Blake, all of this city; 11 grandchildren; three sisters, Mrs. David Dixon, Mrs. Jack Munn and Mrs. John Gasper, in Colorado; two brothers, Robert in Colorado, and Thomas in England; and numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted Monday, October 5, at 1:30 p.m. within the Cathedral Chapel of the Westford-Beck Funeral Home with Rev. Canon E. B. Smith officiating. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery.
ASHCROFT, Bertha J., 87, 1509 E. Victor St., died Tuesday (Jan. 21, 1986) in a local hospital. She was born June 2, 1898, in Edgar, Mont., and had been a Whatcom County resident since 1928. Mrs. Ashcroft was a 50-year member of the Order of the Eastern Star and was a former resident of Sedro-Woolley. Her husband, Frank, died in 1962. Private services have been held. [Westford Funeral Home]
ASHE, Frank, age 83 years, Granite Falls, Wash., passed away at a local hospital, Monday, January 19, (1948) after a brief illness. Mr. Ashe was a member of the Catholic Church and leaves to survive three sons, James Ashe, of Bellingham, Frank and Bernard Ashe, both of Granite Falls, Wash.; one brother, Dan Ashe, of Seattle; also eight granddaughters. The remains have been transferred from the Bingham-Dahlquist & Jerns Funeral Home to Everett where funeral services will be held.
ASHE, James A., age 74, who resided at 3115 Marine Drive, passed away Tuesday, January 11, (1966) in a local hospital following a short illness. He had resided in Bellingham for the past 36 years and was owner of Ashe Motors. He was a member of the Assumption Church, the Holy Names Society, Country Club, Yacht Club, Elks Club, past Commander of the American Legion; 4th Degree Knights of Columbus; past president of the Executive Club; veteran of World War I; past chairman of the UGN and was serving as chairman of the Red Cross. Survived by his wife, Katherine Ashe; 4 daughters, Mrs. Clint Sands, Mrs. Richard Huntley and Mrs. James Bolster, all of Bellingham; Miss Helen Ashe of Seattle; 2 brothers, Frank Ashe and Bernard Ashe, both of Granite Falls, Wn.; 12 grandchildren. Christian prayer services at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, January 13 in the Chapel of Bingham & Jerns Funeral Home. Funeral services at 10 a.m. Friday, January 14 in the Church of the Assumption, Father Thomas R. Hanley celebrant. Burial at Greenacres Cemetery.
ASHE, Katherine P., age 93, of 2726 Alderwood, passed away Sat., March 28, (1987). Mrs. Ashe had resided in Bellingham for the past 59 years and was a member of the Church of the Assumption; The Gamma Guild Orthopedic; Red Cross; Catholic Daughters of America; American Legion Auxiliary; St. Joseph Central Auxiliary; past president of Visiting Nurses Assoc. and a life member of the Bellingham Yacht Club. She was preceded in death by her husband James in Jan. of 1966. She is survived by 4 daughters, Helen Ashe of Seattle, Kathleen Bolster, Mary Lou Hinds & Patricia Huntley, all of Bellingham; 12 grandchildren & 20 great-grandchildren. Mass of the Christian Burial was held Mon. March 30 at 11 a.m. from the Church of the Assumption with Rev. John Madigan officiating. Interment Greenacres. Memorials may be made to St. Joseph Hospital. Arrangements by the Westford Funeral Home. [b. Aug. 23, 1893 Eau Claire, WI]
ASHIP, Metro, 68, of 504 W. Holly Street, passed away in a local hospital. Mr. Aship had resided in this community for many years. The remains rest at the Jones' Harlow-Hollingsworth Funeral Home where services will be conducted by the Rev. M. D. Hilty, Friday, May 24, at 10 a.m. Final resting place, Greenacres Memorial Park.
ASHLEY, Charles H., age 77 years, 1444 Franklin Street, this city, passed away at a local hospital, Thursday, November 29, (1945) after about two weeks' illness. Mr. Ashley had resided in Bellingham for the past twenty-eight years and was a member of the Church of England and the Bellingham Bay Lodge No. 44, F. and A. M. He leaves to survive four sisters and one brother, Mrs. Alice Stauffer and Mrs. Clara Livers, of Bellingham, Mrs. Kate McNevin, of Alberta, Canada, Mrs. Annie Olson, of Saskatchewan, Canada, and Mr. William Ashley, of Princeton, B. C.; also numerous nieces and nephews, including Albert C. Hunt and William Livers, of Seattle, Mrs. Ada Leathers, Bellingham, and Mrs. Marie Johnson, residing in Oregon. The remains are resting at the Bingham-Dahlquist Funeral Home where funeral services will be held Saturday afternoon, December 1, at 2 o'clock, with Rev. James M. Wilson officiating, followed by the ritualistic services of Bellingham Bay Lodge No. 44, F. and A. M. Cremation.
ASHLEY, William A., 64, a long time Mount Vernon resident died at the Skagit Valley Hospital and Health Center Monday January 20, 1992. He was born in Anacortes October 11, 1927 the son of William and Uena Levine Ashley. As a child he moved with his parents to Bellingham where he was educated. He graduated from the Bellingham High School with the class of 1946. He married Della M. Riddle in Bellingham July 1, 1948. He had served with the United States Army during World War II and after being discharged he returned to Bellingham. The family moved to Skagit County in 1956 where he has continued living since. He worked for Shell Oil for 12 years and also had been a commercial fisherman and worked for Plant Maintenance for 20 years retiring in 1975 due to ill health. He had been an avid duck hunter and enjoyed other sports. He was a member of the OCAW Union. Survivors are his wife Della at the family home. 2 daughters and their spouses Suzanne and Randy Shipley of Marysville, and Carol and Bradley Owens of Bellingham, 1 son and his wife Mark and Sylvia Ashley of Bellevue, 3 sisters, Ruth Newell of Tacoma, Ranie Christensen of Bellingham, and Beverly Lund of Port Angeles, 7 grandchildren and nieces and nephews. At the request of the deceased there will be no funeral services. Cremation was conducted at the Mount Vernon Crematory under the direction of the Kern Funeral Home Mt. Vernon.
ASHTON, Arthur W., age 81, of 2725 Peabody St., passed away in a local hospital, Thursday, May 12, (1960) following an extended illness. Mr. Ashton had been a resident of Bellingham for the past 55 years and was a retired carpenter. He leaves to survive his wife, Mrs. Thersa A. Ashton of the family home; 3 sons, Herman J. of Ventura, Calif., Claude O. of Marathon, Fla., and Lawrence of California; seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Monday, May 16, at 1:30 p.m. in the chapel of Westford Funeral Home with the Rev. Donald E. Wrigley officiating. Interment, Bay View.
ASHTON, Florence, age 69, of 2918 Cherrywood Avenue, passed away in a local hospital Tuesday, July 17, (1951). Mrs. Ashton had been a resident of this community for the past 62 years and was a member of the Carpenter's Auxiliary and the Bellingham Orthopedic Guild, also a member of Bellingham Rebekah Lodge No. 43. Surviving relatives are her husband, Arthur W., at home; three sons, Herman, of Ventura, Calif.; Claude, of New Pine Creek, Ore., and Lawrence in California; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; one brother, Sydney Smith, of Los Angeles, Calif.; and two sisters, Mrs. Grace Lawson, of Santa Monica, Calif., and Mrs. Mary E. Clark, of Winnemucca, Nev. The remains rest at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where services will be conducted by the Rev. Daniel E. Taylor and officers of the Rebekah Lodge Saturday, July 21, at 1 p.m. Final resting place, Bay View.
ASHTON, Kezia Rose, age 5, of 250 N. State St., passed away March 13, 1985. She is survived by her parents, Arthur T. and Karin Ashton; 2 brothers, Anthony T. Ashton, John Hummel; 1 sister, Angela Ashton, all of Bellingham; Maternal grandparents, Donald and Evelyn Higgins, Sekiu, WA; paternal grandparents, Mr. & Mrs. Thomas Ashton of Washington, D.C. Graveside services will be held Mon., March 18, 11 a.m., Enterprise Cemetery, Rev. Robert Rhea officiating. Arrangements by Jerns LeVeck Funeral Chapel. [b. Dec. 4, 1979 Washington, DC; swallowed poison hemlock leaves.]
ASHTON, Tersa A., 2315 Williams St., age 84, passed away in a local nursing home Sunday, May 29, (1966). An eighty-one year resident of this community, Mrs. Ashton was a member of the Advent Christian Church, and Holly Rebekah Lodge No. 43. Survivors are a brother, Dewey Loop of Mountlake Terrace; a sister, Mrs. Bertha Byrnes, Portland, Ore., and nieces and nephews, including Mrs. Shirley Eyestone and William M. Loop, both of Portland, Ore. Services will be conducted by Rev. Donald R. Mace and officers of Holly Rebekah Lodge Wednesday, June 1 at 3 p.m. at the Jones Funeral Home. Final resting place Woodlawn Cemetery.
ASKEY, Stanton M., passed away on June 10, (1980) in Deer Park, Wash. residing in Bellingham, Wash. Husband of Margaret Askey of the home; father Alinda Sailer, Vancouver, Wash., and Katherine Hallam, Goldsboro, N. Carolina and Rodney D. Askey, Victorville, Calif.; step-father of Steven Higgins, Winnipeg, Canada, Terry Higgins, Spokane and Ronald Higgins, Boston, Mass.; 9 grandchildren; also survived by 10 brothers & sisters including Clorita Stevens, North Bend, Wash., numerous nieces & nephews. A veteran of WWII, a 32nd Degree Mason, member of Pierre B. Cornwall Lodge No. 289 F. & A.M., Bellingham Consistory of Scottish Rite Bodies, past commander Post 1585 VFW, and the Cooties. Funeral services will be held Fri. June 13 at 4 p.m., Sunset Mausoleum, Fairmont Memorial Park. Hazen & Jaeger Funeral Home, Spokane in charge of arrangements. The family suggests memorial gifts to the American Heart Assoc.
ASKIM, Olufine, age 83 of 1311 McKenzie, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 17, (1976). Mrs. Askim had resided in Bellingham for the past 62 years, was a member of Our Saviours Lutheran Church, Mission Circle & ALCW. She leaves to survive 2 daughters, Beatrice Florence, City and Marion Barleson of Everett; a son, Rev. Chris Bruland of Ilwaco; 8 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Friday, Feb. 20 at 2 p.m. from Our Saviours Lutheran Church with Pastor Duane Thompson officiating. Under the direction of the Westford Funeral Home. Interment Greenacres.
ASKLAND, Hans, age 66, of 1313 E. Maryland Street, passed away in a local hospital Saturday, August 19, (1950). Mr. Askland had resided in this community for the past 48 years and was a member of the Bethany Lutheran Church at Lawrence. Deceased had been a carpenter by trade, and leaves to survive his widow, Mabel, at home; three daughters, Mrs. Evelyn Sorenson of Nooksack, Mrs. Inez Sorenson and Mrs. Ora Mae Harris, both of Bellingham; 10 grandchildren; one brother, Halvor, of Everson; two sisters, Mrs. Alice Thompson of Everson, and Mrs. Olean Sans of Lynden; also numerous nieces and nephews. The remains rest at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where services will be conducted by the Reverends John Lowland and c. C. Hovda Tuesday, August 22, at 3 p.m.
ASMUNDSON, Annie B., 104, the mother of Port of Bellingham Commissioner T. B. "Tut" Asmundson and grandmother of Bellingham City Councilman Mark Asmundson, died Thursday (Jan. 21, 1988) at a nursing home in Seattle. She was born Dec. 16, 1883, in Upham, N. D., and in 1933 moved to Bellingham, where she lived for 40 years. She was a member of Faith Lutheran Church and participated in several choral synod groups. She moved to Seattle in 1973. Her husband, Barney Asmundson, and a daughter, Mary Steele, died earlier. Survivors in addition to T. B. Asmundson and Mark Asmundson are sons Einar Asmundson and Matt Asmundson, both of Seattle, Dr. Leonard Asmundson of Enumclaw and Stanley Asmundson of Rugby, N. D.; and four daughters, Anne Dopp, Lily Gannon, Bertha Polley and Viola Goldsmith, all of Seattle. Services were held Monday in Seattle. Burial will be in Melancthon Cemetery in Upham, N. D. Memorials may be made to Faith Lutheran Church.
ASMUNDSON, Asnybder "Auzy" was born in Edinburg, ND on January 28, 1922. Auzy passed away suddenly of February 28, (1990), at age 68. Auzy resided in Bellingham for thirty two years, in retirement since 1979. Retirement followed a 25 year career with the Washington State Department of Fisheries. Auzy retired as Assistant Patrol Chief. He patrolled Bellingham and Northwest waters for 20 years. Following his retirement from the Fisheries Dept. Mr. Asmundson operated his own small contract business, A and E Word Working for Bellingham. Auzy and his wife, Effie, were married for 45 years. They met at Boeing where both were employed building B-17's for the war effort. They both began military service careers and were married at Great Lakes Naval Training Station Illinois following his military service overseas where Auzy served with the Mechanized Cavalry in the European Theater as a radio operator during World War II. Auzy is survived by his wife Effie; son John and his wife Pat; daughter, Mary Ellen and her husband John Brew and three grandchildren; Jennifer, Julie and Brian. He is also survived by a sister Osk and her husband Lester Thompson and brother John Asmundson and his wife Polly and numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Jerns-LeVeck Funeral Chapel and Crematorium. Memorial services will be led by the Reverend William Berney at the Garden Street Methodist Church at 4:00 p.m. Friday, March 2. The American Legion will be conducted veterans graveside services at Greenacres Cemetery following the Memorial Services. In lieu of flowers, those who wish, may make memorial gifts to the American Red Cross or the Salvation Army.
ASMUNDSON, Esther L. - A memorial service for Esther L. Asmundson, 77, of 715 N. Garden St., will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Faith Lutheran Church with the Rev. R. L. Christensen officiating. A private graveside service will be held Thursday. Mrs. Asmundson died Monday (May 20, 1991) at St. Joseph Hospital Main Campus. She was born April 25, 1914, in Antler, N. D. She married former Bellingham Port Commissioner T. B. "Tut" Asmundson in October 1939. They lived in Bellingham for five decades. Mrs. Asmundson was a registered nurse at St. Luke's Hospital, and was active in the March of Dimes, Bellingham Central Lady Lions Club and Faith Lutheran Church. She belonged to the Bellingham Golf and Country Club. Her hobbies included golf, bowling and cooking. Survivors include her husband, T. B. "Tut" Asmundson of the family home; two sons, Mark Asmundson and Steve Asmundson, both of Bellingham; two daughters, Judy Hanson of Bellingham and Barbara Asmundson of Yuba City, Calif.; 10 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. Memorials may be made to Faith Lutheran Church or to the American Cancer Society. Arrangements are by Westford Funeral Home.
ASMUNDSON, John, age 70 years, of Blaine, passed away in a Bellingham hospital Sunday, January 29th, (1956). He is survived by his wife, Sigrid Asmundson, Blaine; two daughters, Mrs. Gudrun Greenwood, Blaine; Mrs. Osk Thompson, Seattle; two sons, John Asmundson, Seattle, and Asmundur Asmundson, Longview; 12 grandchildren, 1 great grandchild; one brother, Magnus Asmundson; two sisters, Bertha Asmundson and Mrs. Thora Darson, all of Milton, N. D.; several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, Feb. 1 at 2 p.m. from the McKinney Funeral Home in Blaine with Rev. Dr. H. Sigmar officiating. Interment Greenacres Memorial Park.
ASPINALL, Catherine Montague, age 88, passed away in Tacoma Thursday, July 21, 1983. She had been a resident of Seattle for the past 55 years and was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Seattle. She leaves to survive 2 daughters, Zetta Parmele of Calif. and Mrs. Pat VerValin of Tacoma; 1 son Tim Aspinall of Seattle; 13 grandchildren; 4 great grandchildren. Memorials may be made to the Mary Knoll Society. Committal services of ashes will be held Wednesday July 27, at 1:30 p.m. in Bayview Cemetery with Rev. Paul Dalton officiating. Under the direction of Jerns-LeVeck Funeral Chapel. [b. Bellingham; daughter of Bernard Montague, a former pioneer and merchant.]
ASPLUND, Andrew W., age 82, 1716 James Street, passed away Friday, July 10, (1964). Mr. Asplund was a retired mill worker, was a sixty-two year resident of this community, and was a member of the Lutheran Church. Survivors are a half-brother; half-sister; two nephews and a niece, all in Sweden. Services will be conducted by Pastor E. E. Olsenius Monday, July 13 at 3:00 p.m. at the Jones Funeral Home. Cremation will follow.
ASPLUND, Beda Christine, age 76, of Olympia, passed away Friday, November 18, (1966). A resident of the Ferndale community for 44 years before moving to Olympia two years ago, she was a member of the Bakerview Baptist Church. Survived by two daughters, Mrs. Florence Lind and Miss Dorothy Asplund of Olympia; three sons, Landen of Ferndale, Stanley of Palo Alto, Calif., and Bennett of Minneapolis; one sister, Mrs. Stanley Ganstrom of Concordia, Kansas; one brother Rev. G. E. Landen of Pacific Grove, Cal.; 10 grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, November 22 at 1:30 p.m. in Moles Funeral Chapel, Rev. Robert Weltz officiating. Final resting place Enterprise Cemetery.
ASPLUND, Borghild, age 55 years, of 1507 Franklin, passed away in a local hospital Friday, September 6, (1957) following an extended illness. Mrs. Asplund had been a resident of Bellingham for the past 51 years and was a member of the Faith Lutheran Church. She leaves to survive her husband; a son, Richard Asplund, Rt. 2, Lynden, and a daughter, Mrs. Albert Johnson of Sedro Woolley; four grandchildren; one sister, Mrs. Olga Hemmestad of Ferndale; one brother, Fred Brodahl of Ferndale. Funeral services will be conducted Monday, Sept. 9, at 1 p.m. within the Cathedral Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home, with Rev. Albert C. Kimbers officiating. Interment, Greenacres.
ASPLUND, Carl P., age 68 years, of 2522 Jaeger St., passed away in a local hospital Thursday, January 31, (1957). Mr. Asplund had resided in Bellingham for the past 51 years, and was a retired shingleweaver and a member of the Order of Vasa, a charter member of the Loyal Order of Moose. He leaves to survive his wife, Lily of the family home; two sons, Mart and Mel, both of this city; three grandchildren; one brother, Ethren Asplund of Seattle; three sisters, Mrs. Knute Evertz and Mrs. Ben Johnson and Mrs. Albert Lindquist, all of this city. Numerous nieces and nephews and other relatives. Funeral services will be conducted Monday, Feb. 4, at 11 a.m. within the Cathedral Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home with the Rev. Oscar A. Jacobson of the Central Lutheran Church, officiating. Interment Greenacres Memorial Park.
ASPLUND, Dorothy C., 75 of 430 N. Lilly Rd., Olympia, passed away in Olympia on March 10, 1990. She was born December 30, 1914 in Concordia, KS. She graduated from Ferndale High School in 1933, St. Luke's School of Nursing in 1937, University of Washington in 1949. She was a life member of the former Bakerview Baptist Church; was a member of the Washington Nurse's Club of Olympia. She worked as a nursing instructor for the American Baptist Hospital in Nellore, South Indiana for 13 years, and was an LPN instructor at Bellingham Vocational Technical Institute, and had been appointed as a state supervisor for the development of curriculum for the LPN and Dental Hygienist courses until she retired in 1977. Survivors include sister, Florence Lind of Olympia; brothers Landen Asplund of Palo Alto, CA; Bennett Asplund of Minneapolis, MN; numerous nieces & nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, Eric & Beda Asplund, and a sister, Grace Asplund. Funeral service will be held Thursday, March 15 at 2:00 p.m. at the Greenacres Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Oscar Lee officiating. Her remains will be cremated by Greenacres Crematorium. Private inurnment will be at Enterprise Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association.
ASPLUND, Edward O., age 58, of 708 Seventeenth Street, passed away in a local hospital Tuesday, September 14, (1948). Mr. Asplund had resided in this community for the past fifty years and was the owner of the Muller & Asplund Jewelry Store. Deceased was a member of the Champion Street Baptist Church and leaves to survive his widow, Lillian E., at home; one daughter, Mrs. Gladie M. Warner, of Bellingham; two sisters, Miss Phoebe M. Asplund and Mrs. Ruth M. Berg, both of Seattle. The remains are at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where services will be conducted by the Rev. Anton Sjolund Friday, September 17, at 1:30 p.m. Final resting place, Bay View.
ASPLUND, Elvina B., age 67 of 3102 Vallette St., passed away Tues. Jan. 27, (1981). Elvina had been a resident of Bellingham for the past 36 years and was past president of the Mary Knight Guild. She leaves to survive 1 daughter Michele Myers of Snohomish; 3 grandchildren; 5 brothers, Carl & Ted Belcoe both of Mt. Vernon, William Belcoe of Seattle, Ernie Belcoe of City and Melbert Belcoe of Moses Lake; 6 sisters, Margarate Davis of Sedro Woolley, Delores Monsees of Mt. Vernon, Marie Belcoe of Seattle, Murial Hale of City, Elva Dengel and Agnes Robinson both of Renton; numerous nieces & nephews. Family services will be held Fri. Jan. 30 at 3 p.m. in the Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home with Rev. Tim Lann officiating. Followed by cremation. Memorials may be made to the Childrens Orthopedic Hospital.
ASPLUND, H. Magnus, age 73, of 862 McKenzie Rd., passed away in Mount Vernon Monday, June 4, (1962) following an extended illness. Mr. Asplund had been a longtime resident of Whatcom County and was a retired building contractor, member of the Carpenter and Jointers Union, Local No. 756, charter member Wergeland Lodge No. 21, Sons of Norway. Leaves to survive one son, Richard of Route 2, Lynden; one daughter, Mrs. Grace Johnson of Sedro Woolley; four grandchildren; one brother, in Norway. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, June 7, at 1:30 p.m. in the chapel of the Westford Funeral Home, Rev. E. E. Olsenius officiating, followed by cremation.
ASPLUND, Joann Henson, 52, of Palo Alto, Calif. passed away March 2, 1981. A former resident of Bellingham. Graduate of WSU, 1950 & of Bellingham High School. She is survived by her husband Stanley; 2 daughters Todd & Nancy, all of the family home; mother Charlotte Henson of Bellingham; late Dr. George Henson; 1 brother George Henson of Dallas, Tx. Memorial services will be held Mon. March 9, 2 p.m. in the Chapel of the Westford Funeral Chapel with Father John Langlitz officiating. memorials may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Society. [b. April 6, 1928 in Bellingham]
ASPLUND, Johan Oscar, age 52 years, passed away at a Seattle hospital, Friday, April 5, (1946) following a lingering illness. Mr. Asplund had been a resident of Bellingham prior to his going to Seattle fourteen years ago where he has since resided, where he was in employment of the government. Mr. Asplund was a member of the Order of Vasa in Seattle; the Order of Eagles in Seattle and also the Swedish Club. Surviving relatives include one daughter, Mrs. Vivian Bentson, Seattle; three sisters, Mrs. Signa Evertz, Mrs. Linnea Lindquist, Mrs. Wally Johnson, all of Bellingham; two brothers, Carl Asplund, of Bellingham, and Ephram (sic), of Seattle; also numerous other relatives. The remains are resting at the Bingham-Dahlquist Funeral Home, where services will be held Tuesday, April 9, at 2 p.m., conducted by Rev. G. W. Henry, followed by the ritualistic services of the local Order of Vasa, followed by cremation. Casket bearers will be August Smith, Erick Anderson, Victor and Axel Neilson, Helmer Rudd and Axel Lundberg.
ASPLUND, Lillian E. - Graveside service for Lillian E. Asplund, age 94, of 1414 E. Victor, will be Mon., Aug. 25, 10:30 a.m., Bay View Cemetery with Pastor John H. Bush, Northwest Baptist Church officiating. Mrs. Asplund passed away Thurs., Aug. 21, 1986. A B'ham resident for 76 years she was a former member of the Swedish Baptist Church; member of Maple Leaf Chapter No. 58, O.E.S. & is survived by her grandson, B. Edward & wife Pat Warner; 3 great-grandchildren, Eddie, Jaclyn, Nicole Warner all of B'ham. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Gladie Smith in 1980. The family suggests memorials to Central Lutheran Church. [b. Aug. 13, 1892 Spokane]
ASPLUND, Lilly, age 68 years, of 2522 Jaeger St., passed away in a local hospital Tuesday, Feb. 5, (1957) following a lingering illness. Mrs. Asplund had resided in Bellingham for the past 44 years, and was a member of the Order of Vasa. She leaves to survive two sons, Martin and Mel, both of this city; three grandchildren; one brother, Thor Hendrickson, of Seattle. Also one sister and one brother in Sweden. Numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted Friday, Feb. 8, at 11 a.m. within the Cathedral Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home, with Rev. Oscar A. Jacobson, pastor of Central Lutheran Church, officiating. Interment, Greenacres.
ASPLUND, Tory P., age 84 of 490 State St., passed away Monday, Sept. 27, (1976). Mr. Asplund was a retired commercial printer, a resident of this community for the past 5 years and had been very active in the Lions Club. Surviving 1 sister, Mrs. Thyra Johnson, Bellingham. Cremation. Family graveside services will be held at a later date. Arrangements by Jones Funeral Home.
ASSINK, Adelaide C., age 51 of Rt. No. 3, Lynden passed away in a local hospital Friday, June 7, (1963) following an extended illness. She has been a resident of Lynden since 1937 and was a member of the Faith Reform Church. Survivors include her husband, Ben G.; 3 sons, Willard, James, Donald; 1 daughter, Charlotte all at home; a sister, Theodora Deelsnyder, of New Jersey; 2 brothers, William Snyder of New Jersey, Basil Deelsnyder of Mexico city; and foster father Rev. H. Heunemann of Lynden. Funeral services will be held in the Faith Reformed Church Monday June 10 at 2 p.m. Rev. Julius Brandt officiating. Burial will follow in the Monumenta Cemetery under the direction of the Gillies Funeral Home.
ASSINK, Gary Gene, infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Assink, Rt. No. 2, Everson, passed away at a local hospital, Wednesday, July 15, (1959). Surviving, besides his parents, are two brothers, Larry and Phil; one sister, Janet, all at the family home; paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Assink; and the maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Don Elmore, all of Bellingham. Graveside services were held Friday, July 17, at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Donald Taylor officiating. Interment in Greenacres Memorial Park under the direction of the Westford Funeral Home.
ASSINK, Gerrit, age 73, of 104 So. 9th St., Lynden, passed away suddenly at his home, Tuesday, Oct. 11, (1960). Mr. Assink had ben a resident of the Lynden area since 1908 and was a member of the Faith Reformed Church of Lynden. Surviving are his wife, Marie; seven sons, Harry and Rubin, both of Bellingham, Bert of Laurel, Ben, Floyd and Gerald, all of Lynden, Marion in Missouri; one brother, Harry of Selah, Wash.; six sisters, Mrs. Tom Heeringa and Mrs. Ralph Piolon, both of Lynden, Mrs. Hattie Klomp of Grandview, Mrs. John Hyesman of Selah, Mrs. Dora Terpstra of Grangeville, Idaho, Mrs. Garnet Willis of Yakima; 26 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Gillies Funeral Home in Lynden. Funeral services will be held in the First Reformed Church in Lynden, Saturday, Oct. 15, at 2 p.m., Rev. B. T. VanderWaude Sr. officiating. Burial will follow in the Monumenta Cemetery under the direction of the Gillies Funeral Home.
ASSINK, Gertie, age 95, formerly of 212 9th St., Lynden, passed away in a Lynden Nursing Home on Wed. Sept. 30, 1981. Born in Allendale, Michigan, Mrs. Assink moved to the Lynden area in 1898. A charter member of the Third Christian Reformed Church she had also been active in the Ladies Aid Program and was married to her husband Henry in Lynden in 1907. Mr. Assink died in 1956. She is survived by 2 sons, Ben H. and his wife Martha of Lynden and Albert & wife Ethel of Hadley, Minn.; 3 daughters, Mrs. Henrietta & husband Martin Eerkes and Mrs. Berdina & husband Arthur Henken all of Lynden and Mrs. Gertrude & husband John DeJong of Woodland, Wash.; a daughter-in-law, Mrs. Gertie Assink of San Diego, Calif.; 18 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; 3 sisters-in-law, Mrs. Anna Hendricks of Lynden, Mrs. Dena Willis and Mrs. Minnie Huisman both in Yakima and numerous nieces & nephews. Besides her husband she was also preceded by a son Herman in 1979 and 2 daughters in 1913 & 1920. Funeral services will be conducted on Mon. Oct. 5 at 11 a.m. in the Third Christian Reformed Church with Rev. Gerrit W. Sheeres officiating. Burial will follow in Monumenta Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Lynden Christian Rest Home or your favorite charity. Services are under the direction of the Gillies Funeral Home, Lynden.
ASSINK, Harry Bert, 77, a lifelong resident of Lynden, died Saturday (Nov. 26, 1988) in Lynden Christian Rest Home. Mr. Assink, of 205 B.C. Ave., Lynden, was born Oct. 22, 1911, in Lynden to Gerrit and Marie Assink. He was a self-employed truck driver for the cattle industry. Survivors include two daughters, Bev. Honcoop of Lynden and Ellen Henkin of Lynden; to sons, Wesley Assink of Bellingham and Doyle Assink of Sedro-Woolley; 15 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; six brothers, Bert Assink, Ben G. Assink, Floyd Assink, Marion Assink, and Gerald Assink, all of Bellingham, and Ruben Assink of Yakima. Mr. Assink was preceded in death by a great-grandson, Scotty Assink, in 1982. [also grandsons, Gary Gene, 1959, Keith and Kevin Assink, 1960]. Funeral services will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. at First Reformed Church, Lynden. Burial will follow at Monumenta Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to Lynden Christian Rest Home. Arrangements are by Gillies Funeral Home.
ASSINK, Henry, age 73 years, of Lynden, Route 1, passed away in a local hospital Monday, Sept. 17, (1956) following a short illness. He had resided in the Lynden district for the past 58 years. He is survived by his wife, Gertie; three sons, Herman, Denver; Albert, of Hadley, Minn.; Ben, of Lynden; three daughters, Mrs. Henrietta Eerkes and Mrs. Berdena Henken, both of Lynden; Mrs. Gertrude DeJong, of Kelso; 21 grandchildren; six sisters, Mrs. Tom Heeringa, of Lynden; Mrs. John Terpstra, Grangeville, Idaho; Mrs. Ralph Pilon, of Lynden; Mrs. Hattie Klomp, Grandview, Wash.; Mrs. Garnt (sic) Willis, of Yakima; Mrs. John Huysma, of Selah., Wash.; three brothers, Gerrit, of Lynden, John, of Moxee, Wash., and Harry of Selah, Wash. Funeral services will be conducted Friday, Sept. 21 at 2 p.m. from the Third Christian Reform Church, with the Rev. F. Van Houten officiating. Interment Monumenta Cemetery, under the direction of the Gillies Funeral Home in Lynden.
ASSINK, Keith & Kevin, infant twin sons of Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Assink of Rt. 2, Everson passed away in a local hospital Friday, Jan. 27, (1961). Besides their parents they leave to survive 2 brothers, Larry and Phil, and 1 sister Janet all of the family home. Paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Assink and Maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Donald Elmore all of this city. Graveside services will be conducted Monday, Jan. 30 at 12 noon in Babyland at Greenacres Memorial Park under the direction of the Westford Funeral Home.
ASSINK, Marie, 82, Lynden, died Monday, January 1, (1973). She was a resident of the county for 69 years. She is survived by her sons, Marion, Ben, Harry, Floyd and Gerald, all of Lynden, Bert of Bellingham and Reuben, Yakima; sisters, Mrs. Henry Spaan and Mrs. Paul Zulstra, Lynden; 26 grandchildren and 36 great-grandchildren.
ASSINK, Martha, 74, of 410 N. 17th, Lynden, passed away at the Christian Rest Home in Lynden on Sunday, Aug. 14, 1994. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Third Christian Reformed Church in Lynden with Rev. Henry Numan officiating. Burial will precede in Monumenta Cemetery in Lynden at 1:15 p.m. Martha was born in Manhattan, Mont. on May 5, 1920, a daughter of John H. and Jennie Van Dyken Bos. She came to Whatcom County in 1947. On July 21, 1938 in Lynden she married Ben H. Assink. Martha was a member of the Third Christian Reformed Church in Lynden and taught piano in her home of 30 years. She is survived by her husband of 46 years, Ben of the family home; two daughters, Betty Smeenk and husband Al of Sunnyside and Mary Matter and husband Bob of Lynden; two sons, Brent Assink and wife Cindy of Lynden; three sisters, Alice Veltkamp and Hannah Alberda, both of Manhattan, Mont., and Marjorie Veltkamp and husband Jim of Bozeman, Mont.; sisters-in-law Jane Bos and Hermina Bos of Manhattan, Mont. and 12 grandchildren. Memorials may be made to Lynden Christian School or Visiting Nurse Foundation. Services and arrangements are under the care of Gillies Funeral Home of Lynden.
ASSINK, Scott D. Jr., Burlington, 3 1/2 month old son of Scott & Julie Assink, died unexpectedly at his home on Sun. Dec. 26, 1982. He was born Sept. 6, 1982 in Mt. Vernon. Surviving are his parents, Mr. & Mrs. Scott Assink Sr. at home; his grandparents, Doyle & Marilyn Assink, Sedro Woolley and Jerry & Carol Anderson, Mt. Vernon; great grandparents, Travis & Lydia Thompson, Bellingham and Mr. & Mrs. Forrest Aikins, Phoenix, Arizona; aunts, uncles & cousins including Mr. & Mrs. Jerry Anderson Jr. of Sedro Woolley, Mr. & Mrs. Jack Anderson, Mt. Vernon, Mr. & Mrs. Kevin Anderson, Mt. Vernon, Sally J. Anderson, Mt. Vernon, Ronald Hannan, Burlington, Rebecca & Michael Assink, both Sedro Woolley and other relatives residing in Iowa. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wed. Dec. 29 at the Hulbush Funeral Home, Burlington. Interment will follow in the Bow Cemetery with Pastor Larry Stockdale of the Church of God of Prophecy, Sedro Woolley, officiating.
ASTELS, Ann, of Los Angeles, Calif., passed away in that city Saturday, September 8, (1951). Mrs. Astels had been a former resident of Bellingham for 25 years. She left here in 1924 and had made her home in Los Angeles since. She leaves to survive two daughters, Mrs. Nina Barnes, of Bellingham, and Miss Ada Astels, of Los Angeles. The remains rest at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth, where private services will be conducted by the Rev. Fr. W. Robert Webb, Saturday, September 15 at 10:30 a.m. Final resting place, Bay View.