ATCHISON, Ellen L., age 101 of 1530 James St., passed away Tuesday, November 22, 1983. Mrs. Atchison had resided in Bellingham for the past 10 years and was a member of St. Paul's Episcopal Church both in Bellingham and Seattle and the Rebecca Lodge No. 40 of Seattle. She leaves to survive 2 daughters, Mrs. Lera Walker of city and Mrs. Elsie Tallman of Seattle; 2 granddaughters; 1 grandson; 7 great grandchildren. Family funeral services will be held Friday, November 24 at 10:00 a.m. in the chapel of the Westford Funeral Home with Rev. Charles W. Hunter officiating. Interment, Greenacres. Memorials to the Northwest Kidney Foundation. [b. Jan. 28, 1882, Prescott, Ark.]

ATHEARN, Barbara M., age 69, a 45 year resident of the Wickersham area, died at United General Hospital in Sedro Woolley March 21, (1982). Born Sept. 2, 1912 in Arlington, Oregon. Was united in marriage to Robert Athearn in Bellingham in 1937. He preceded her in death in 1975. Mrs. Athearn was a Reg. Nurse. Survived by 1 son, R. F. "Bert" Athearn of Edmonds; brother Marin Weatherford; sister Edith Newell, both living in Oregon; 2 grandchildren, Elizabeth & Robert Athearn. Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Thurs., March 25 at the Lemley Chapel, Sedro Woolley. Interment will follow at the Saxon Community Cemetery.

ATHEARN, David W., retired logger of Sedro-Woolley died Monday (May 2, 1988) at his home. At his request there will be no services. Mr. Athearn was born May 3, 1917, in Wickersham. He was a veteran of World War II and worked in the logging industry for many years. He retired from Scott Paper Co. in 1979. Survivors include his wife, Elaine, of the family home; a daughter, Darleen Brune of Lynden; two sons, Wade Athearn of Deming and Rocky Athearn of Roseburg; a step-daughter, Toni Zufelt of Renton; a step-son, Nick Lisa of Anacortes; two sisters, Ruth Tieman of Bellingham and Juanita Gilmore of Coquille, Ore.; a brother, Elmer Athearn of Sedro-Woolley; 13 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. A sister, Alice Athearn; a brother, Bob Athearn; and a grandson, Doug Brune, died earlier. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association.

ATKIN, Jeanette Jones, age 84, of 2610 Eldridge, passed away at a local hospital Sunday, February 25, (1951) following a lingering illness. Mrs. Atkin had been a resident of Bellingham for the past 50 years and was a member of the Garden St. Methodist Church. Surviving relatives include her husband, John R.; four daughters, Mrs. A. B. Johnson, Bellingham, Mrs. James Loveland, of San Francisco, Calif., Mrs. Albert Hallert, of Oakland, Calif., and Mrs. Thomas Alderson, of Ferndale; two sons, Leonard Lyle Jones, of Sacramento, and Gordon Jones, of Bellingham; 14 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren. Services will be conducted Thursday, March 1, at 1:30 p.m. within the Chapel of the Bingham-Dahlquist & Jerns Funeral Home with the Rev. David S. Land officiating. Interment in Bay View Cemetery.

ATKIN, John Russell, 93, formerly of 1737 Kelly Road, passed away in a local hospital Sunday, October 27, (1957). Mr. Atkin had resided in this community for the past 55 years and was a member of St. Paul's Episcopal Church. Survivors are two daughters, Mrs. Harry Raymond of Bellingham and Mrs. Rex Korns of Seattle; 5 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren. The remains rest at the Jones' Harlow-Hollingsworth Funeral Home where Private services will be conducted by the Rev. Fr. W. Robert Webb Tuesday, October 29 at 10:30 a.m. Final resting place Bay View.

ATKINS, Agnes, age 84 years, of 1605 I Street, passed away at her home Tuesday, June 16, (1953) following a short illness. She had been a resident of Whatcom County for 50 years and had resided in Bellingham for the past 15 years. Mrs. Atkins is survived by one son William, in Seattle; six daughters, Geraldine Pilzel, Kathleen Atkins, and Beth Haveman, all of Bellingham, Grace Evjen of Lynden, Ruth Hyde of Seattle, and Cecilia Patcherina, of Petalisma, Calif.; four brothers, Charles Fitzgerald, of Brooklyn, N. Y., Edward, of Alderwood Manor, Gerald and Cecil B., both of Seattle; 10 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Rosary will be said by Rev. Fr. M. P. Murray, Wednesday, June 17, at 8 p.m. at the Gillies Funeral Home in Lynden. Requiem High Mass will be sung Thursday, June 18 at 9:30 a.m. within the Church of the Assumption with the Rev. Fr. Bernard Cremer celebrant. Interment Bay View Cemetery.

ATKINS, Anna M., age 82, of 1200 Lincoln passed away Wednesday, December 20, 1989. She leaves to survive a daughter Violetta Mohr; 1 grandson, Robert Mohr Jr., and 3 great grandsons all of Bellingham; a sister Betty Johnson of Salem, OR. Graveside service Fri. Dec. 22, at 12 noon at Bayview Cemetery, Father John Madigan, officiating. Arrangements by Westford Funeral Home.

ATKINS, Jolliette M., age 69, passed away Sunday, May 26, 1991 at a local nursing care facility. She was born Dec. 28, 1921 in Lynden, WA to Harrison and Delinda Morton-Mock. Mrs. Atkins graduated from Lynden High School in 1937, was a student at Western Washington State College, and went through nurses training at St. Luke's Hospital. From 1942 to 1946 she and her husband traveled widely. Mrs. Atkins worked for the Alcohol and Drug Outreach in Bellingham until her retirement. She was also a member of Alcoholics Anonymous for 24 years. Survived by a daughter, Pamela Atkins, of Casper, WY; a sister Sue Moen of Bellingham; 3 granddaughters, Andrea Davidson of Casper, WY, Theresa Perkins of Vista, CA, Mandi Willett of Casper, WY; 2 great grandchildren, Thomas Davidson and Katie Perkins. Funeral services will be Thursday May 30 at 1:30 in the Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home. [resided 1308 Birchwood, formerly of 2506 Cedarwood; m. Chet "Rich" Atkins]

ATKINS, Marigen L., 79, 519 13th St., died Wednesday (Aug. 13, 1986) in Bellingham. She was born Aug. 5, 1907, in Bellingham and was a lifetime Bellingham resident. She was a member of D. U. P. I. Garden Club and St. Luke's General Hospital's Guild. Survivors include her husband, Purley V., of the family home; two daughters, Mary Schermerhorn of San Diego, Calif., and Jean Buhaly of Tacoma; one brother, Dr. Paul Lewis of Seattle; and five grandchildren. At her request there will be no services.

ATKINS, Mary Ella who resided at 1412 East Maplewood Avenue, passed away at the age of 84 years (Aug. 10, 1951) after a lingering illness. Mrs. Atkins had lived in Bellingham for the past 48 years. She leaves to survive her, two sons, Charles E. Atkins and Purley V. Atkins of Bellingham; four daughters, Mrs. Ruth Martin, of Bellingham, Mrs. Edith Sundstrom, of Ferndale, Mrs. Grace Taylor, of San Francisco, and Mrs. Ruby Mullinix, of Los Angeles; 1 brother, Joseph Rankin, of Bellingham, and 4 sisters, Mrs. Anne Lewis, of Seattle, Mrs. Minnie McFadden, of Centralia, Mrs. Martha Johnson, of Nevada City, Calif., and Mrs. Clara Donaldson, of Redding, Calif. The remains rest at Bingham-Dahlquist & Jerns Funeral Home.

ATKINS, Purley V., age 82, passed away Sun., Sept. 10, 1989. He was born in Bellingham on Oct. 22, 1906, and was a lifelong resident. He married Marigen R. Lewis Oct. 5, 1931, she died in 1986. He is survived by 2 daughters, Mary Schermerhorn & husband John of San Diego, and Jean Buhaly & husband Joseph of Tacoma; a sister, Ruby Mullinix, of San Gabriel, CA; a granddaughter Karolyn Schermerhorn of B'ham; 4 grandsons, Eric Schermerhorn of San Diego, Steven & Karen Buhaly of Vancouver, WA, David Buhaly & his wife Gail Drew of Ogden, UT, Gerald Buhaly of Sigtuna, Sweden. He will also be missed by other relatives, many friends & neighbors. Mr. Atkins was a grocer. He was employed by Brown & Cole Stores from 1928 to 1947. He was the owner of Fairhaven Grocery from 1947 to 1968 when he retired. At his request there will be no services.

ATKINS, Robert, age 59, a resident of the Y.M.C.A., passed away Thursday, Oct. 12, (1950). Mr. Atkins had been a stationary engineer for St. Joseph's and had resided in this community for the past 15 years. Deceased was a member of the Garden St. Methodist Church and Bellingham Bay Lodge No. 44, F. & A. M., Bellingham Chapter No. 12, Royal Arch Masons and Hesperus Commandery of Knights Templar, and was a very active contributor to the Masonic publications. Surviving is one brother, Loftus, of Fairbault, Minn. 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 Masonic Lodge Wednesday, October 18, at 3 p.m. Final resting place, Greenacres Memorial Park.

ATKINSON, Arthur Allen, age 55, passed away at his home, 1857 Axton Road Thursday, July 1, (1954). Mr. Atkinson had been a life resident of this community and had been a logger. He had attended the Calvary Baptist Church, and leaves to survive one daughter, Mrs. Suzanne Hill of Sheridan, Wyoming; one son,, Gilbert Atkinson of Seattle; one grandchild; mother, Mrs. Laura Atkinson of Rt. 1 Bellingham; five brothers, Barnard, of Bellingham, Philip J. of Sappho, Wn., Robert W., of Rt. 1, Bellingham, Gilbert M. of Montesano, Wn., and Edgar L., of Seattle; three sisters, Mrs. Alma Kometz of Snohomish, Wn., and Mrs. Belford Hindman and Mrs. Ruth Harder, both of Bellingham. The remains rest at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where services will be conducted by the Rev. Harvey H. Larson and the Rev. Carl W. Wheeler Tuesday, July 6th at 1:00 p.m. Final resting place Woodlawn Cemetery.

ATKINSON, Don W. P. Jr., age 65 of 2143 St. Clair, passed away Sun. Jan. 4, (1981). Mr. Atkinson had been a resident of Bellingham for the past 25 years and was retired from the Georgia Pacific Columbia Valley Division. He was a veteran of WWII, member of Albert J. Hamilton Post No. 7 American Legion and the Voiture Local No. 112 of the 40 & 8. He leaves to survive his wife Lola of the home; 1 son Larry of Savannah, Georgia; 1 grandchild. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday Jan. 6 at 10:30 a.m. in the Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home with Rev. Harold Minkler officiating. Interment Greenacres. Memorials may be made to the St. Luke's Assistance League. [b. Sept. 17, 1915 Jamaica, IA]

ATKINSON, Gilbert A., 53, formerly of Bellingham, died of cancer last Wednesday in Youngstown, Ohio. He was born July 2, 1933, in Bellingham, the son of Arthur A. Atkinson and Marie M. Power Atkinson. He grew up in Bellingham and graduated from Bellingham High School before leaving at age 18 to attend college in San Francisco and later at the University of Washington. Mr. Atkinson earned his bachelor's and master's degrees from the University of Washington and his doctorate in psychology from the University of Minnesota at Minneapolis. Mr. Atkinson taught in the psychology department at Youngstown State University for 15 years, becoming assistant professor in 1971. He also was a research assistant and instructor in the general extension division at the University of Minnesota and worked as a research director at the University of Washington. Survivors include his mother, Marie Brown of Bellingham; a sister, Suzanne Marie Hill of San Jose, Calif.; several aunts and uncles; several cousins; and numerous nephews and nieces, step-sisters and step-brothers. Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Woodlawn Cemetery, with the Rev. Edgar Atkinson officiating.

ATKINSON, Inez, M., age 54, of 2721 Russell St., passed away in a local hospital Wednesday, June 15, (1960). Mrs. Atkinson had resided in Bellingham from 1927 to 1948; had resided in Spokane from 1948 until September, 1959, when she returned to this city. Survivors are her husband, John W., Sr., at home; two sons, John W. Atkinson Jr., of Spokane, and Alan, at home; four daughters, Mrs. Lois Geleynse, of Bellingham, Mrs. Joan Lake, of Spokane, Miss Linda Atkinson and Miss Jeri Atkinson, both at home; nine grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews; mother, Mrs. Bessie Holmes, of Burlington; three brothers, Gerald Richardson, of Burlington, Glen and Gordon Richardson, both of Spokane; one sister, Mrs. Dorothy Hanson, of Tacoma. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home where services will be conducted by Dr. W. Carl Calhoun, Monday, June 20, at 10:30 a.m. Final resting place Greenacres Memorial Park.

ATKINSON, Joan M., age 56 of 879 W. Smith Rd. passed away Fri., April 25, (1980) in a local hospital. She had been a resident of this community for a year. She is survived by her husband Jack, 1 son, Jack Atkinson Jr. of Burnaby, B. C., 1 daughter, Marjorie of Vancouver, B. C., 1 brother, Allan McGill, Abbottsford, B. C. Sister Murial Atkinson, Nelson, B. C. Memorials may be made to Northwest Baptist Church. Funeral services were held Mon. April 28 at 10 am in the Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home, with Rev. James Mason officiating. Followed by cremation.

ATKINSON, John Whitney, 84, of Ferndale, died Thursday (Sept. 6, 1991) in Seattle. He was born to Jeremiah and Nora Atkinson on July 7, 1907, in Hertel, Wis. He moved to Whatcom County when he was a young man, following graduation from a high school in Shell Lake, Wis. Survivors include daughters, Lois M. Streubel of Bellingham, Joan M. Lake-Ommen of Twin Lakes, Idaho, Linda R. Hammond of Spokane and Jeri L. Kornelis of Everson; sons John W. Atkinson of Spokane and Alan L. Atkinson of Honolulu, Hawaii; 15 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews. The family suggests memorials to Ferndale Senior Center. The body will be cremated. Family graveside services will be at Greenacres Memorial Park.

ATKINSON, L. E. "Ed" Rev., a Laurel area native, died Aug. 9, 1994 at the age of 81. He was born to Mr. and Mrs. James Atkinson on the family homestead at the corner of Hannegan and East Laurel roads. He graduated from Meridian High School. After college, he lived the rest of his life near Seattle. He was founder of Christian Schools Inc. (Mount Lake Christian School), which started over 50 Christian schools throughout the United States. He had been a board member of King's Garden (CRISTA) for over 17 years. He was a member of the North Seattle Alliance Church and Christian and Missionary Alliance. He is survived by his wife Mary D. Atkinson; daughter Laura and husband Paul Yoshihara of Everett; seven grandchildren; sisters Alma Kometz and Ruth and husband Bill Harder; sisters-in-law Mildred and Margaret Atkinson and Elsa and husband Bill Turner; and many nieces and nephews. A graveside service was held Friday at Floral Hills Cemetery in Lynnwood, followed by a memorial service at North Seattle Alliance Church. Arrangements were under the care of Beck's Funeral Home in Edmonds.

ATKINSON, Laura, age 86, of 1898 Laurel Rd., passed away in a local hospital Tuesday, March 20, (1962). A resident of Whatcom County for the past 74 years, Mrs. Atkinson was a member of the Christian and Missionary Alliance Church. Survivors are five sons, L. Edgar of Mount Lake Terrace, Barney T. and Robert W., both of Bellingham, Gilbert M., of Aberdeen and Philip J, of Sappho, Wash.; three daughters, Mrs. Belford Hindman and Mrs. Ruth Harder both of Bellingham and Mrs. George Kometz of Snohomish; grandchildren and great grandchildren; one brother, L. L. Allen of Lewiston, Idaho; one sister, Mrs. Roxy Guerners of Seattle. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home where services will be conducted by the Rev. William McArthur Tuesday, March 27 at 1:00 p.m. Final resting place Woodlawn Cemetery.

ATKINSON, Phillip, of 893 East Laurel Rd., Bellingham, passed away February 10, 1984 at the age of 81. He was a retired logger and was Head Bull Bucker for Rayonier Logging Co. on the Penn. He leaves to survive his wife, Margaret of Bellingham; 2 daughters, Carol Gilmore of Bellingham, Sandra Zagars of Tennessee; 2 brothers, Rev. Edward Atkinson of Mt. Lake Terrace, G. M. Atkinson of Aberdeen; 3 sisters, Stella Hindman of Bellingham, Ruth Harder and Alma Kometz, both of Mt. Lake Terrace; 3 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, February 15, 1:00 p.m. Jerns & LeVeck Chapel with interment to follow at Woodlawn Cemetery. [b. Oct. 8, 1902 in Bellingham]

ATKINSON, Robert L., 58, of Washougal, died Friday at Portland Veterans Hospital. He was born July 4, 1928, and grew up and attended schools in Bellingham. Mr. Atkinson served in the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps in World War II and Korea. At the time of his death he was employed as a salesman. Survivors include a daughter, Michelle Caraccia, and a son Patrick Atkinson, of Narragansett, R. I.; his mother, Bertha L. Utterback of Seattle; a sister, Evelyn Jaeger of Seattle; a brother, Elton Atkinson of Anacortes; two grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. A family service will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the Portland Veterans Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.

ATTERBURY, Betty Farnham, passed away peacefully at the family home Feb. 12, 1989. Betty was born on Sept. 9, 1924 in Mt. Vernon, WA. She grew up in Skagit County and graduated from Burlington Edison High School as Valedictorian of her Senior Class. She was married to the late John D. Farnham in March 1942. After many years in Burlington, they moved to Bellingham in 1958. Betty began her employment at Western Washington University shortly after the move, as secretary for Mr. Barney Goltz, who was then Director of Student Affairs. At her retirement after 26 years at Western, Betty was Director of Space Administration. Betty was a member of Soroptimist International; National Secretaries Assoc.; Toastmistress Club and Komo Kulshan Ski Club. She was also a member of Assumption Parish. Betty was married to Ken Atterbury in April 1986. She is survived by her husband of the family home; her mother Kathleen Elliott of Burlington; 2 daughters, Cathy Shrieves of Berlin, Germany, Susan Beringer of Bellingham; 3 grandchildren, Jeana Couchman of Hawaii, Emily Beringer & John Beringer of Bellingham. She was preceded in death by her son, Douglas Farnham. She is also survived by 3 step-daughters, Elaine Anderson, Sue Stepanik & Tina Stansell & 6 step-grandchildren. The family request memorials be made to the American Cancer Society or Visiting Nurses. Rosary and visitation will be at the chapel of Westford Funeral Home, Wed. Feb. 15 at 7:00 pm. Mass for Christian burial will be Thurs., Feb. 16, 11:00 a.m. at Assumption Roman Catholic Parish with father John Madigan officiating.

ATTO, George Eldredge, formerly of Bellingham, passed away June 19, 1985 at the age of 62. He was born Dec. 26, 1922 in Los Angeles, CA & was married April 1, 1977 in Reno, Nevada to Paula L. Chamberlin. He lived in Oregon for 25 years before moving to Bellingham in 1968. In 1980, he moved to the Death Valley area where he lived for 2 years after which he returned to Oregon settling in the Cottage Grove area. He was a member of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters for over 40 years in different locales. He is survived by his wife Paula L. Atto of Cottage Grove, OR; 4 stepchildren, Vickie Dodge of Anchorage, AK, Michael Richardson of B'ham; Henry Schupp of Germany, & Roxane Stinsky of San Clemente, CA; his mother, Edith Alice Atto of Eugene, OR; 2 sisters, Mary Lang of Elmira, OR & Donna Atto of Eugene, OR; 5 grandchildren; 2 cousins, Emma Kiuken of Scio, OR & Jewel Mata of Orcutt, CA; aunts & uncles, Bob & Lydia Bell of Escondido, CA, Richard & Elinor Bell of Cottonwood CA; & numerous nieces & nephews. Graveside services will be Sat. June 22, 1985, at 2 p.m. in Lane Memorial Gardens, Eugene, OR.

ATTOLINI, Hillary, age 30 of 160 Horton Rd., passed away Wed. Feb. 18, (1981). Mrs. Attolini had been a resident of Whatcom County for many years and leaves to survive her husband Joseph; 2 sons, Cris & Dante; 1 daughter, Holly Jo; 5 brothers, Steve Beardslee of Hoquiam, Daniel Beardslee of Fort Lewis, Tim Beardslee of Seattle, Chuck & Steve (sic) Beardslee of Ferndale; 4 sisters, Pam Jones of Seaside, Oregon, Valerie Roland and Melody Blevins both of this city, Ronda Beardslee of Ferndale; her parents, Raymond & Dena Burton of this city and Virginia Beardslee of Ferndale and preceded in death by her father in May. Mass of the Christian Burial will be held Fri. Feb. 20 at 10:30 a.m. from the Church of the Assumption with Rev. Patrick Callahan officiating. Interment Greenacres under the direction of the Westford Funeral Home.

ATWOOD, Audrey, age 76 of 2400 Samish Way, passed away Friday, May 5, (1978). She was a member of the Congregational Church. Survived by 3 daughters, Mrs. Ardelle Lind, City, Mrs. Alta Moffit of Paul, Idaho and Mrs. Irene Petterson of Rosemead, Calif., 1 son, Sgt. Major Warren Atwood, U. S. Marine Corp., Tempe, Arizona, 9 grandchildren, 1 brother, Donald Hanson, of Burlington, 2 sisters, Mrs. Ruth Ambers of Mt. Vernon and Mrs. Beulah Ambers of Sedro Woolley, many nephews, nieces and other relatives. Funeral services Monday, May 8 at 10 a.m. within the Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home with Dr. J. Vincent Crane officiating. Interment Greenacres.

ATWOOD, Eleanore L., beloved mother of Richard, Greg, Mike & Gary Atwood, Marilyn Molitor & Mary Hebert, daughter Burt Brown, Bellingham, sister of Charles T. Davis, also survived by 15 grandchildren. Charter member of Lorraine Institute, Y.L.I. Rosary & mass of Christian burial were held Tues. Feb. 12, 1980 at 10 a.m. at St. Catherine Church, 814 N.E. 85th Seattle. Burial Holyrood Cemetery. Arrangements by Butterworth-Manning-Ashmore Mortuary, 300 E. Pine, Seattle.

ATWOOD, Ellsworth Lee, age 61 of 4583 Anderson Rd., Blaine, passed away Monday, September 5, 1983. Mr. Atwood had been a resident of Whatcom County since 1968, was a World War II veteran who had served in the Navy for 23 years and had retired from the Whatcom County Engineers Dept. He was a member of the Blaine American Legion Post and the Bellingham VFW Post. Survivors include his wife, Nora M. Atwood of Blaine; 1 son, Jerry and his wife Karla Atwood of Ferndale; 2 daughters, Dianne and her husband Garold Bird of Blaine, Donna Atwood of Bellingham; 2 sisters, Kathleen Harshbarger of Bloomington, MI., Pauline Knut of Oxford, NE; 4 grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Friday, September 9, at 2:00 p.m. in the Jerns-McKinney Funeral Chapel at 4th & H Streets in Blaine with Rev. Donald Walter officiating. Interment to follow in the Hillsdale Cemetery. [b. May 9, 1922]

ATWOOD, G. L., age 53, of 1714 F Street, passed away in a local hospital Tuesday, April 15, (1952). Mr. Atwood had been a resident of Bellingham for the past nine years and was employed by the Olympia-Portland Cement Company. He was a member of the Loyal Order of Moose No. 1640 of Mount Vernon, F.O.E. Eagles Lodge Aerie No. 31, and auxiliary police. Mr. Atwood is survived by his wife, Audrey; four children, Warren P., Alta M., Irene Ardelle, all at home. His mother, Mrs. Laura M. Atwood, of Bellingham; one brother, William H., of Seattle; one sister, Mrs. Lorraine Johnston, of Bothell. Many nephews and nieces. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, April 19, at 2:30 p. m. within the Cathedral Chapel of the Westford-Beck Funeral Home with the Rev. Carl Calhoun, pastor of the Congregational Church officiating, followed by the ritualistic graveside services of the Loyal Order of Moose in Greenacres Memorial Park.

ATWOOD, Laura N., age 83, of 2428 Nevada St., passed away in a local hospital Friday, September 6, (1957). Mrs. Atwood had been a resident of this community the past 35 years, and was a member of the Free Methodist Church of Washington and the W. C. T. U. Surviving relatives include a son: William H. Atwood of Seattle; a daughter: Mrs. L. Lorraine Johnstone of North Bend, Washington; seven grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. The remains rest at the Jones' Harlow-Hollingsworth Funeral Home where services will be conducted by Rev. S. R. Posket Monday, Sept. 9 at 2:00 p.m. Final resting place Bay View Cemetery.

ATWOOD, Mary Agnes, age 71 years, a former resident of Bellingham for 35 years, passed away at the home of her son in Seattle Monday, June 17, (1946). Mrs. Atwood was a member of the Church of the Assumption, the Legion of Mary, the Assumption Altar Society, and was a charter member of the C. D. A. Surviving relatives include, one son, Richard Atwood, of Seattle; a sister-in-law, Mrs. Laura Atwood of Bellingham; numerous other nieces, nephews and cousins in the East. Rosary was said within the Church of the Assumption Tuesday evening, June 18, at 7:30 p.m. Requiem High Mass was sung for the repose of the soul, Wednesday morning at 9 a.m. with the Rt. Rev. Msngr. J. G. Stafford, celebrant. Interment, Bay View Cemetery, under the direction of the Westford-Beck Funeral Home. Casketbearers: Henry Greulich, Henry Roehl, Elmo Hurley, Fred Zehnder, M. D. Bradley, Fred Finnegan.

ATWOOD, R. C. "Dick" age 68 of Seattle, former Bellingham resident and general manager of the Sherwood Motor Inn, Seattle. Attended St. Martin's College, Olympia, St. Mary's College, Calif. and the U. of W. Former Whatcom County Treasurer and State Representative of Bellingham. Survived by his wife, Eleanore L.; sons, R. C. (Cope) Jr., Federal Way. Gregory S., Michael A., and Gary B. Atwood, daughters, Mrs. Marilyn Molitor and Mrs. Mary Helbert, all of Seattle; also 13 grandchildren. Rosary Tuesday evening, 7:30 p.m., Mass of Christian Burial Wed. 10 a.m., both at Christ The King Church, Seattle. Burial Holyrood Cemetery, Seattle. Arrangements under the direction of Hoffner's Fisher, Kalfus Funeral Home, Seattle. [d. Jan. 1976]

ATWOOD, Tonie L., age 49 who resided at 5246 Birch Point Road, Birch Bay, passed away at her residence Wednesday, July 22, 1981. She was a resident of Whatcom County for the past 2 years. She leaves to survive her father, Charles Lorenz of Bellevue, 2 sons, Colby & Duncan of Seattle. Services were held July 24, under the direction of Veroske, Jerns & LeVeck Funeral Chapel. [b. Nov. 5, 1931, Passaic, NJ]

AUBERT, Claude C., age 76 of 215 Hawthorne Rd. passed away at his home Saturday October 24, (1964). He had been a resident since 1911 and was a well known businessman and owner of Aubert Drugs. He was a member of the Bellingham Bay Masonic Lodge F&AM No. 44, Scottish Rite Bodies, Washington State Pharmaceutical Association, member and past president of Bellingham Gun Club, Charter member of the Thirty and Six, member of Elks Lodge BPOE No. 194. Survived by his wife, Mrs. Olive P. Aubert, 1 son John of Bellingham, 1 daughter, Mrs. Lois McConnell of Marysville, 6 grandchildren, a brother, Prentice of Anacortes, 2 sisters, Mrs. Thalia Weidmann, city, Mrs. Mabel Ammiter of Port Townsend. Funeral services will be held Tuesday October 27 at 3 p.m. within the Cathedral Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home, Rev. W. Robert Webb, rector St. Paul's Episcopal Church officiating. Followed by the ritualistic graveside services of Bellingham Bay Lodge F&AM No. 44. Final resting place, Greenacres Memorial Park.

AUBERT, Olive P. of Bellingham Residential Hotel passed away Friday, April 28, (1972) in Marysville, Washington. She had been a life time resident of the community and was a member of Saint Paul's Episcopal Church and the Maple Leaf chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star. She is survived by one son John, city and 1 daughter, Mrs. Lois McConnell of Marysville, Washington. 6 grandchildren, 2 sisters, Mrs. Gladys Mervin and Mrs. Ethel Johnson both of Wapoto, Washington. Many nieces and nephews, and other relatives. Funeral services will be conducted by Rev. John W. Winn, rector officiating Tuesday, May 2, 2 p.m. within the Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home. Interment Greenacres.

AUCOIN, Thomas Clifford, Blaine, passed away in a local hospital Tuesday, May 10, (1966). Before moving to Blaine six months ago, Mr. Aucoin was a fifty-year resident of Boston, mass. He was a shipfitter at the Boston Naval Yard for many years; a member of the Catholic Church; the American Legion, and the V.F.W. in Boston. Survivors are a son, Norman J. Aucoin, USAF, Blaine; a grandson; two brothers, Joseph and Bill Aucoin, both of Leominster, Mass.; four sisters, Mrs. Alphee Richards, Mrs. Charles Hamilton and Mrs. Raymond Quinn, all living in Leominster, Mass., and Mrs. Helen Dornig of New Brunswick. The remains will be forwarded to Leominster, Mass., for services and burial by the Jones Funeral Home.

AUER, Anna Rowene, age 54, of 1605-I St., passed away in a Seattle Hospital Friday, August 24, (1962). Formerly a resident of Seattle, Mrs. Auer had resided in Bellingham for the past 2 years. Survivors are one son, Robert E., of Seattle; one brother, Clyde Wickler; one sister, Mrs. Bonnie Metcalf; mother, Mrs. Edith Henrickson all of Bellingham. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home where services will be conducted by Pastor Carl O. Fischer Tuesday, Aug. 28 at 10:30 a.m. Final resting place Bay View Cemetery.

AUGHE, Everett Roland - A graveside service for Everett Roland Aughe, 86, of 6245 Hannegan Road will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Ten Mile Cemetery with the Rev. Lawrence Guderian officiating. Mr. Aughe died Saturday at St. Joseph Hospital. He was born Jan. 17, 1905, in Ashland, Neb., to Fred O. and Stella Aughe and moved to Whatcom County in 1935. He worked as an electrician with Mills Electric in the winter and as a machinist with Pacific American Fisheries in the summer. Mr. Aughe was a member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Bellingham Bay Masonic Lodge No. 44 F & AM, and served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1926 to 1930 (two years spent in Nicaragua). His wife, Ruth Aughe, died in 1978. Survivors include his sons, John Aughe, Thomas Aughe and Fred Aughe, all of Bellingham, and daughters Bobbie Lee Blondell of Startup, Dorothy Halderman of Everson and Lonnie Muggy of Ferndale. Arrangements by Jerns & LeVeck Funeral Chapel.

AUGHE, John Randall - A graveside service for former Bellingham resident John Randall Aughe, 31, was Tuesday at Quantico National Cemetery in Virginia. He died last Thursday (Nov. 1, 1990) in Petersburg, Va. Mr. Aughe, of Prince George, Va., was born Sept. 9, 1959, in Bellingham. He lived in Bellingham for 17 years and graduated from Bellingham High School. He was in the Army for 14 years before he left in July. He worked as an assistant manager at a service station. Survivors include his mother, Janet Aughe Gudmundson of Bellingham; father and stepmother, John Clyde and Ruth Aughe of Ferndale; son, John Paul Aughe of Maryland; brother, Dan Aughe of Bellingham; and numerous other relatives.

AUGHE, Ruth E., age 68 of 633 Kline Rd., Bellingham, passed away Friday, Aug. 11, 1978. A lifetime county resident, Mrs. Aughe was married to her husband, Everett in Seattle, Oct. 15, 1930. Besides her husband, she is survived by 3 sons, Tom, John & Fred all of B'ham. 3 daughters: Mrs. Bobbie Blondell of Gold Bar, WA, Mrs. Dorothy Halderman of Everson & Mrs. Lelonni Muggy of Ferndale. 13 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren. A brother, John Hinds & a sister, Mrs. Emma Griffith both of Seattle. Numerous nieces & nephews. Graveside services will be conducted Tues. Aug. 15th at 10:30 a.m. in the Ten Mile Cemetery, with Rev. Ben Pruett officiating. Services are under the direction of Gillies Funeral Home.

AUGST, Maude B., 74, of 3919 Lakeway Dr., passed away at home Friday, Jan. 11, (1957). Mrs. Augst was a member of the Methodist Church and of the Liberty Rebekah Lodge of Barron, Wis., and had resided in Bellingham for the past 10 years. Surviving relatives include one son, Albert N. Augst of Bremerton; one daughter, Mrs. Katherine E. Asmundson of Bellingham; five grandchildren; one sister, Mrs. Louise Bartlett of Barron, Wis. The remains rest at the Jones' Harlow-Hollingsworth Funeral Home where services will be conducted by the Rev. Calvin Moore, Thursday, Jan. 17, at 1 p.m. Final resting place, Greenacres Memorial Park.

AUGST, Simon Wesley, age 79, of 195 1/2 Lake Whatcom Boulevard, passed away at the family home Monday, April 14, (1952). Mr. Augst was a retired farmer and had resided here for the past five years. He was a member of the I. O. O. F. at Barron, Wisconsin. He leaves to survive, his wife, Mrs. Maude B. Augst, at home; one son, Albert N. Augst, of Rice Lake, Wisc.; one daughter, Mrs. Katharine Amundson of Bellingham; five grandchildren; and one brother, Charles Augst, of Ithica, New York. The remains rest at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth. Graveside services will be conducted by the Rev. Daniel E. Taylor and officers of the Odd Fellows Thursday, April 17, at 10:30 a.m. at Greenacres Memorial Park.

AUGUSTON, Arthur, passed away at the family home, 1610 15th Street, Monday, Sept. 12, (1955). Mr. Auguston had resided in this community for the past 41 years, had been employed at the B. B. Furniture Co. as a department manager, was a member of the Retail Clerks International Association, and a member of the Bellingham Kiwanis Club. Surviving relatives are his widow, Ethelynn B. at home; two daughters, Mrs. Edith Martin of Las Vegas, Nev., and Mrs. Pearl Scibor of Seattle; one son, August, of Bellingham; two step-daughters, Mrs. Paul Herbold of Minneapolis, Minn., and Mrs. Don Batdorf of Bellingham; seven grandchildren and one sister in Iceland. The remains rest at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where services will be conducted by the Rev. Clarence J. Forsberg, Thursday, Sept. 15, at 3 p.m. Cremation. Honorary pallbearers will be following Kiwanians: Clyde Creek, Dr. J. P. Alexander, Phil Bardon, Ray I. Wise, Robert Fuller and Carl Lobe.

AUGUSTON, August "Augie" age 65, of 2404 Lakeway Dr., died Fri. April 16, 1982. He was a Port Engineer in the Bristol Bay area for many years & a lifetime area resident. He was a member of the Bellingham Elks Lodge No. 194 & International Assoc. Machinists Union. He is survived by his wife, Vera who he married in April of 1938 in Bellingham; sons, Jim & wife Sharon, Bellingham & Steve & wife Pam, San Diego; grandchildren, Rich & Lori, Heather & Craig; a brother-in-law, Bob & wife Donna Sand of Bellingham; numerous nieces & nephews. At his request no services were held. Arrangements by Veroske, Jerns & LeVeck Funeral Chapel.

AUGUSTON, Ethellyn, a 45-year resident of the county has died (Dec. 6, 1972). She served on the board of directors of the YWCA and on the Central Council of the PTA and she was an active member of the Hillside Garden Club, PLF and Aftermath. She was a member of the First Church of Christ Scientist. She has left surviving two daughters, Mrs. Jean Herbold and Mrs. Carol Batdorf; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

AULD, Maxine B. of 4355 Skyline Drive, Blaine, died Monday, March 21, 1994, in Bellingham. She was 70. A memorial celebration will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Grace Lutheran Church in Blaine with the Rev. Dennis Wildermuth officiating. Born May 24, 1923, to Robert and Hazel Largaud Bridges in Friday Harbor, she attended school in Blaine and Bellingham, graduating from Bellingham High School. A cook for Alaska Packers in Alaska, she enjoyed helping elderly people in Blaine and loved being a grandmother. Mrs. Auld started watercolor painting when she was 55. She was known for her pie making throughout Blaine, and enjoyed going on boat cruises. At 60, she returned to school to become a certified nurse's aide, graduating first in her class. She worked as a nurse's aide at Stafholt Good Samaritan for 10 years. Survivors include daughters Lynn Nixon and Jane Walser, both of Blaine, and Sherri Warner and Joan Clair, both of Seattle; her mother (Hazel Bridges) of Blaine; brother Dale "Bucky" Bridges of Blaine; sister Gail Morgan of California; seven grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. Memorials may be made to Blaine Food Bank. Arrangements by Jerns-McKinney Funeral Chapel of Blaine.

AULT, Edith, formerly Bylsma of Tacoma, died Saturday, December 4, (1984) after a short illness. She was born Oct. 21, 1902 in Orange City, Iowa. She had lived in Tacoma for over 30 years. Surviving are her husband, Howard, sister Bessie Eilert of Santa Ana, California, two sisters-in-law, Nancy Bylsma and Minne Bylsma of Lynden and numerous nieces and nephews. Graveside services were held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Monumenta Cemetery. Memorials are asked to the Heart Fund.

AUNE, Colleen M. - Funeral services for Mrs. Colleen M. Aune, age 52, who passed away at her parents' home in Lynden on Thursday, April 21, 1988, were conducted on Saturday April 23, at 2 p.m. in the Valley Chapel at Mountain View Cemetery in Tacoma. Burial followed in Mountain View Cemetery. Mrs. Aune, 3819 N. 15th St., Tacoma, was born in Sunnyside, Wash., on Oct. 21, 1935. She moved with her family to Lynden where she graduated from Lynden High School in 1953. She had lived most of her adult life in Tacoma and was married to her husband, Knute, in Ferndale in June 1965. She was a member of the Missionary Alliance Church in Tacoma and had been employed as a clerk in the food services division at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma. She is survived by her husband, Knute; three daughters, Dara Kay Aune of Silverdale, and Dana Mae Aune and Dawn Marie Aune, both of Tacoma; her parents, Kenneth and Lydia Boeringa of Lynden; two brothers, George Boeringa of Kimberling City, Missouri, and Dave Boeringa of Ferndale; and numerous other relatives. Memorials may be made to the Washington Lung Association.

AUNE, Donald H., age 57, passed away in Seattle, Oct. 29, 1980. He leaves to survive 1 sister June Zimmerman of Alaska; 4 nieces & nephews. Services Sat. Nov. 1 at 4 p.m. in the Veroske, Jerns & LeVeck Funeral Chapel. Private interment at a later date.

AUNE, Einer A., age 49 years, beloved husband of Mrs. Helen Aune, Wenatchee, Wash., passed away at a Wenatchee hospital, Friday, November 22, (1946) following a lingering illness. Mr. Aune was a former resident of Bellingham, where he was employed by the Northern grocery, until ten years ago he was transferred to Wenatchee to become manager of the National grocery. He was a member of the Methodist church, the Rotary club, a veteran of World war I, a charter member of Albert J. Hamilton Post of the American Legion of Bellingham, a member of the American Legion Post No. 10 of Wenatchee. Those surviving beside the widow and a host of friends are the step-mother, Mrs. Olaf Aune; one daughter, Miss June Aune; one son, Pvt. Donald Aune with the U. S. army; two sisters, Mrs. C. C. Purnell, of Bellingham, and Mrs. C. C. Chasteen, of Lynden. The remains will be received by the Bingham-Dahlquist Funeral Home, where funeral services will be held Saturday, November 30, at 2 p.m., with Rev. Ivan B. Bell, officiating. Interment in Bay View Cemetery. Active casketbearers will be Messrs. Harvey Carpenter, John Andersen, Harold Fisher, Homer Frye, Leslie Hillier, C. M. Iddins; honorary bearers will be Messrs. Walter Skinner, Fred Drake, Joseph Myers, George Love, Fred Finnegan, Appleton Fisher.

AUNE, Olaf A., age 80 years, beloved husband of Mrs. Sadie Aune, 1520 Electric Avenue, passed away at a local hospital, Tuesday, May 8, (1945) following a brief illness. Mr. Aune had been a resident of Bellingham for the past 38 years and was a member of the First Baptist Church, he was formerly a tailor by trade. Surviving relatives include beside the widow, two daughters, Mrs. Claude Purnell, Bellingham, and Mrs. Mildred Chasteen, Lynden; one son, E. A. Aune, Wenatchee; four brothers, Ben Olsen, of Anchorage, Martin Olsen, Los Angeles, Anton and Dankert Olsen in Norway; two sisters, Mrs. J. Somersell, Retsil, Wash., and Mrs. H. Eiliertsen, of Norway. Funeral services were conducted from the Bingham-Dahlquist Funeral Home, Friday, May 11, at 1:30 p.m., with Rev. C. Elroy Shikles officiating. Interment, Bay View.

AUNE, Ole E., age 81 years, of Sumas, passed away in a Bellingham rest home Monday, Aug. 27th, (1962) following an extended illness. He had been a resident of Washington since 1920 and had made his home in Sumas since 1956. Surviving are one son Eric, of Sumas; one brother John Aune in Norway also two grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at the Gillies Funeral Home in Lynden, Wednesday, Aug. 29th, at 11:00 a.m. with the Rev. E. E. Olsenius officiating. Burial will follow in the Sumas Cemetery.

AUNE, Sadie Daly, age 83 years, 1520 Electric Avenue, passed away at a local hospital, Tuesday, October 19, (1948) after a brief illness. Mrs. Aune had been a resident of Bellingham for the past 62 years, and was a member of the First Baptist Church. Surviving relatives include one daughter, Mrs. Ethel Thompson, South Bend, Wash.; one son, Clyde M. Daly, of Seattle; two step-daughters, Mrs. Charles Chasteen, Lynden, Wash., and Mrs. Ella Purnell, Bellingham; nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; also numerous other relatives. The remains rest at the Bingham-Dahlquist & Jerns Funeral Home, where funeral services will be conducted Friday, October 22, at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Ivan Bell officiating. Interment in the Lynden Cemetery.

AUSBOURNE, A. Geraldine, age 67, of 458 W. Bakerview, passed away Dec. 18, 1990 at St. Joseph Hospital. She was born July 2, 1923 in Miller, NE, the only child of James J. Day and Ethel V. McAbee Day. She married Bert H. Ausbourne Sept. 29, 1941 in Las Vegas, NV and had been a Whatcom County resident 44 years. Beloved wife and mother, she is survived by her husband, Bert Ausbourne of the family home; son Russell R. and wife Helen Ausbourne; daughter, Janet B. and husband William J. Polinkus; all of Bellingham; grandson, Duane Ausbourne and granddaughter, Vonda Polinkus. Memorial services will be held Thurs., Dec. 20, 1990, 11:00 a.m. at Garden St. United Methodist Church, 1326 N. Garden St., Bellingham with Rev. Wm G. Berney officiating. Inurnment at Greenacres Memorial Park. Family requests memorials to Mt. Baker Kidney Center.

AUSINK, Herman of San Diego, California, formerly of Lynden, died March 7, (1979). He was a member of the San Diego Christian Reformed Church and the funeral was held on Monday, March 12 at 2 p.m. in San Diego. Surviving relatives are his wife, Gertie (Terpsma); children Bob and Beverly Henry of Denver, Colorado and Joe and Janet Kesting of Dinuba, Calif. Grandchildren are Keith and Kileen Henry of Denver. He is also survived by his mother, Mrs. Gertie Assink (sic), at the Lynden Christian Rest Home; two brothers, Albert Assink of Slayton, Minnesota and Ben Assink of Lynden; three sisters, Henrietta Eerkes and Berdina Henken of Lynden and Gertrude DeJong of Woodland, Wash. Also surviving is his mother-in-law, Augusta Terpsma of Lynden and family.

AUSINK, Marion, 1379 Polinder Road, Lynden, died at St. Joseph's Hospital Main Campus on July 20, 1993. He was 73. A lifetime Lynden resident, Mr. Ausink was born on April 17, 1920, the son of Gerrit and Marie (DeHoog) Assink (sic). He attended Lynden schools. During World War II he served in Europe with the Army, the last four months of the war as a prisoner. Following the was he was employed for a number of years as a superintendent for Jansen's Landscaping and then for 15 years as a salesman at Snow Ford in Lynden. He was a bus driver for a number of years. On Nov. 10, 1968 he was married to Evelyn Koetje in Reno, Nev. He was a member of American Legion Post No. 7 in Bellingham and a former member of the Loyal Order of Camels in Lynden. He attended the First Reformed Church in Lynden and enjoyed being involved with draft horses. He is survived by his wife Evelyn of the family home; two sons, Brent Ausink and wife JoAnne of Bellingham and Jan Ausink of Soda Springs, Calif.; three daughters, Pat and husband Don George of Lynden, Terri and husband Bob Crabtree of Bellingham and Donna Wesselius of Ferndale; 15 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren; brothers, Bert Assink and wife Jean, Floyd Assink and wife Margaret and Gerald Assink and wife Dorothy, all of Lynden, and Reuben Ausink and wife Marge of Yakima; and numerous other relatives. He was preceded by a brother, Harry Assink, son Gale Koetje and granddaughters Kacey Crabtree and Jennifer Berkenpas. Funeral services were conducted on Friday in New Life Fellowship on East Pole Road with Pastor Ron Slater officiating. Burial and military honors followed in Greenwood Cemetery. Services were under the care of Gillies Funeral Home, Lynden.

AUSTIN, Andrew, 77, of 2215 Young St., passed away at home Sat., May 18, (1957). Mr. Austin was a retired salesman for the E. C. Atkins Co., had resided in this community for the past 56 years, was a life member of Fairhaven Lodge No. 73, F. & A.M., a member of the Scottish Rite Bodies and the Nile Temple of the Shrine. Surviving relatives include his widow, Mrs. Mattie L. Austin, at home; one sister, Mrs. Abigael (sic) Larsen of Seattle; one brother, Adolf Austin of Norway. The remains rest at the Jones' Harlow-Hollingsworth Funeral Home where services will be conducted by Rev. Clarence J. Forsberg and officers of Fairhaven Lodge No. 73, F. & A. M. Wednesday, May 22, at 1 p.m. Final resting place, Greenacres Memorial Park.

AUSTIN, Anna, age 81, of 1506 Donovan, passed away in a local hospital, Sunday, Oct. 15, (1961) following an extended illness. Mrs. Austin had resided in Bellingham for the past 50 years and was a member of the Church of the Sacred Heart. She leaves to survive, one daughter, Mrs. James Farnan of Seattle, 2 grandchildren. Rosary will be said Monday, Oct. 16 at 7:30 p.m. in the Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home. Requiem high mass will be offered Tuesday, Oct. 17 at 9:30 a.m. in the Church of the Sacred Heart. Interment Bayview.

AUSTIN, Banning N., age 88 years, of 1504 Washington Street, passed away in a local hospital Friday morning, December 21, (1951) following a lingering illness. Mr. Austin had been a resident of this district for the past 64 years and was a retired surveyor. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge, F. & A. M., No. 44. He is survived by two sisters, Miss Frances M. Austin, of Seattle and Miss Gladys C. Austin, of Bellingham; one brother, George, of Seattle. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, December 22, at 1 p.m. within the Cathedral Chapel of the Westford-Beck funeral home with the Rev. Fr. W. Robert Webb officiating, followed by the ritualistic services of the Masonic Lodge, F. & A. M., No. 44. Interment, Bay View Cemetery.

AUSTIN, Clyde L., age 78 of 924 N. Garden St., passed away Thursday, March 30, 1978. A retired owner of Logging Supply Co., Mr. Austin had been a 57 year resident of this community. Surviving wife, Jessie, sister in law and brother in law Miriam & Tom Alberg of Seattle, 3 nieces, Vera Carter of Michigan, Kay Lynn Albert of Lake Tahoe, Calif., Ann Alberg of Seattle, 4 nephews, Tom Austin Alberg of Seattle, Michael Alberg of Ellensburg, David Alberg of Seattle of Lawrence Austin of Sacramento. Funeral services were held Monday, April 3, 3 p.m. Jones Funeral Home with Rev. Herbert B. McLellan officiating. Interment Greenacres Memorial Park. The family suggests memorials to favorite charity.

AUSTIN, Ethel May, age 92 of 401 Liberty St., Lynden, passed away in the Lynden Christian Rest Home Friday, March 9, 1979. A pioneer resident of Lynden, she had made her home there for the past 80 years. She was a member of the Lynden United Methodist Church and a cardinal Rebeccah Lodge. Survivors include a sister, Clara McCartney of Orting and a nephew, Jim Gibbons of Marysville. She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward and 2 daughters Bernice and Hazel. Funeral services will be held in the Veroske Jerns Funeral Home, Monday, March 12th at 2 p.m. with the Reverend A. Thomas Carlson officiating. Cremation will follow with inurnment to follow in the Lynden Cemetery.

AUSTIN, Eunice J., age 72, of 5280 Northwest Rd., Bellingham, passed away Fri., April 17, (1987). She is survived by her husband, Glen Austin; 1 son, James of Virginia; daughter, Patsy Shute of Everson; 4 grandchildren. At her request no services. Cremation under the direction of Whatcom Cremation Assoc.

AUSTIN, Evelyn V., age 60 of 1838 Lakeside, passed away Fri. Feb. 9, (1979). Mrs. Austin had been a resident of Bellingham for the past 59 years, was a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church and was a film librarian for the Whatcom County Library. She leaves to survive her husband Lloyd W. of the family home, 2 brothers, Gordon H. Newell of City and Ross Newell of Mt. Vernon; 2 sisters, Mrs. Moira Dexter of Porterville, Calif., and Mrs. Dora Smith of Acme; numerous nieces & nephews. Graveside services will be held Tues. Feb. 13 at 2 p.m. at Bay View Cemetery with Elder Ken McFarland officiating. Memorials may be made to the Seventh Day Adventist Church Building Fund or the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Foundation. Arrangements by the Westford Funeral Home.

AUSTIN, Frances M. of 1504 Washington St., passed away in a local hospital Saturday, February 27, (1960). Miss Austin had been a longtime resident of Bellingham, a member of St. Paul's Episcopal Church. She was a graduate of the University of Washington and had attended Stanford University. She taught in John Marshall Junior High School in Seattle where she retired in 1953. She leaves to survive 1 brother, George Austin of Seattle; 5 nephews and nieces. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, March 1 at 3:30 p.m. in the Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home, Rev. W. Robert Webb, pastor, officiating. Interment Bayview. Memorials may be made to St. Paul's Memorial Fund.

AUSTIN, Frank, age 90 of Seattle, passed away in that city Tuesday, May 7, (1963). Mr. Austin was a retired shoemaker and had been a resident of Bellingham for 60 years. He leaves to survive his daughter, Mrs. Mary Farnen of Seattle and two grandchildren. Graveside services will be held Thursday, May 9 at 10 a. m. at Bay View Cemetery under the direction of the Westford Funeral Home.

AUSTIN, Gladys, 1504 Washington Street passed away in a local hospital Friday, November 5, (1954) following a short illness. Miss Austin had resided in this community since 1887 and was a well known retired teacher. She was a member of St. Paul's Episcopal Church and the Eastern Star, O. E. S. Sehome Chapter and was a graduate of the University of Washington. Miss Austin is survived by one sister, Miss Francis M. Austin at home and one brother, George Austin of Seattle. Funeral services will be conducted Monday, November 8 at 3:30 p.m. within the Cathedral Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home, with the Rev. W. Robert Webb, Rector, officiating. Interment Bay View.

AUSTIN, Glenara S., age 82, formerly of Lummi Island, passed away Saturday, Dec. 4, (1976). Mrs. Austin was a retired school teacher. Surviving 2 sons, Henry S. Austin, Seattle and Ely W. Autin (sic), Calif., 7 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren. Funeral services Wednesday Dec. 8, 1 p.m. Jones Funeral Home with Father Herbert McLellan officiating. Cremation Greenacres Memorial Park.

AUSTIN, James Glen, 80, 622 Everson Road, died at home Thursday, Sept. 17, 1992. At the family's request, no services will be held. He was born March 15, 1912, in Fort Smith, Ark. He was preceded in death by his wife, Eunice Austin, in 1987. For the last 43 years, Mr. Austin was a Whatcom County resident, where he worked on various farms. Survivors include daughter Patsy Shute of Everson; son James Austin of Bellingham; brothers Lloyd Austin of Hillsboro, Ore., and Earl Austin of Everson; and four grandchildren. Arrangements are by Greenacres Funeral Home.

AUSTIN, John Joe, age 15 of Route 1, Everson, passed away in a Bellingham hospital Saturday, April 9, (1960). John was born in Pixley, Calif., Jan. 1, 1945 and had been a resident of the Everson area since 1954. He attended the Alderwood School. Surviving are his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Earl Austin, 2 brothers, Theodore Oris and Bobby Dale both of Everson, 3 sisters, Mrs. Shirley Lee Gee of Portland, Mrs. Darlene Miller in Alameda, Calif., Mrs. Iva Jean Anderson of Brockton, Mass. Funeral services will be held at the Gillies Funeral Home in Lynden Tuesday, April 12 at 2 p.m. Rev. Neal Higbee officiating. Burial will follow in the Lynden Cemetery.

AUSTIN, Julius W., age 79, of Rt. 2, Lynden, passed away in a local hospital Friday, Sept. 16, (1955) following a lingering illness. Mr. Austin resided in the Laurel vicinity since 1907. Mr. Austin was a member of the Garden Street Methodist Church, also a lifetime member of the Laurel Grange; past member of the Elks and Eagles Lodge; and he served two terms as County Commissioner. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Zula Austin, of Rt. 2, Lynden; one son, Jules Hoyle Austin of Omaha, Nebraska; one nephew, Tom Austin Durham of Bellingham; three nieces, Mrs. Frances Carroll of Seattle, Mrs. Frances Knatman of Bellingham and Mrs. Fay Sorenson of Lynden; two brothers, Rufus Austin of Fort Worth, Texas, Wade Hampton Austin of Charlotte, North Caroline; four sisters, Metta Nates and Miss Wilma Austin, both of Charlotte, North Carolina; Mrs. Virginia Hefner of Wingate, North Carolina, and Mrs. Rose Mauney, of Seaview, Florida; two grandchildren and numerous other relatives. Rev. Clarence Forsberg, pastor of the Garden Street Methodist Church will officiate at funeral services on Wednesday, September 21 at 2 p.m. in the Chapel of the Bingham-Dahlquist and Jerns Funeral Home. Interment Greenacres Memorial Park.

AUSTIN, Lulu M., age 90 of 1200 Lincoln St., passed away Sat. April 3, (1976). Mrs. Austin had been a resident of Whatcom County for the past 80 years and was a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church. She leaves to survive 2 sons, Lloyd W. and Dr. Wayne W. Austin, both of this city, 1 daughter, Mrs. Mildren Kehoe of Seattle, 7 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday April 6 at 2 p.m. in the Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home.

AUSTIN, Mitchel Earl, 2136 E. Pole Road, Everson, passed away at his home on Monday, April 26, 1993 at the age of 77. A funeral service was held this morning in the chapel of Gillies Funeral Home in Lynden with Rev. John Oostenhoff officiating. Burial followed in Lynden Cemetery. Mr. Austin was born in Childers, Texas on Oct. 29, 1915. His father, Benjamin Franklin Austin, a horse trader, was the son of Irish immigrants. His mother Elsie Lee Chapman was a homemaker and pure Texan of Irish and Scottish heritage. Mitchel had a minimal formal education, but was self-taught to a very successful level. He was a jack-of-all-trades, master of many, and worked mainly in farming and the automotive field. He married Devona Lee Carey on Aug. 25, 1936 in Karns City, Texas. He worked as an itinerant farmer during the Depression and then settled in 1948 in Oregon, where he raised strawberries, alternately working as a logger and as an auto wrecking yard operator. Mitchel and Devona moved to Whatcom County in 1954 and continued in strawberry farming and wrecking yard operations as well as running a sanitary service. He will be best remembered as a hard-working, self-made man of diverse talents who took time out to play baseball and other games with children. Mitchel loved to visit and pass the time of day with family and friends. He was a country-western music fan and loved Texan jokes. Survivors include his wife of 56 years, Devona of the family home; son Theodore "Ted" O. Austin and wife Charline of Bremerton; three daughters, Shirley Gee and husband Jim of Lynden, Darline Miller and husband Clyde of Everson and Iva Jean Anderson and husband John of Oak Harbor; brother Virgil Lloyd Austin of Hillsboro, Ore.; and 16 grandchildren and 32 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; two sons, Johnnie and Bobby Austin, and two brothers, George L. and James G. Austin. Memorials may be made to Hospice of Whatcom County.

AUSTIN, Phillip, age 76 years, of Oakville, Wash., passed away at a local hospital Sunday evening, November 25, (1945). Mr. Austin, who was a pioneer resident of Oakville, Wash., passed away while here visiting his daughter, Mrs. Fred Zehnder. He was a member of the St. Patrick's Catholic Church at Oakville, and was a Past Master of the East Oakville Grange No. 102, having been the first member of this Grange. Immediate surviving relatives include his wife, Mrs. Ella M. Austin; three sons, Joseph W. Austin and John H. Austin of Ranfurly, Alberta, and Theodore P. Austin, of Oakville, Wash.; two daughters, Mrs. Fred Zehnder, of Bellingham, and Mrs. Naomi Johnson, of Corvallis, Oregon; two brothers, Olaf Anderson, of Redmond, Oregon, and Robert Anderson, of Oakville, Wash.; one sister, Mrs. Gertrude Long, of Grants Pass, Oregon; one son, Francis, preceded him in death two years ago; twenty one grandchildren. Requiem High Mass will be sung in the St. Patrick's Catholic Church at Oakville, Wash., Thursday, November 29, at 10 a.m. with the Rev. Father Haggerty, celebrant. Interment in the Oakville Cemetery under the direction of the Westford-Beck Funeral Home.

AUSTIN, Walter, age 80, of 822 Lakeway, passed away in a local hospital Wednesday, Sept. 21, (1955). Mr. Austin had resided in this community for the past 50 years, was a retired musician, and a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church. Surviving relatives include his widow, Mrs. Lulu Austin at home; two sons, Lloyd and Wayne, both of this city; one daughter, Mrs. Mildred Jordan of Seattle; four grandchildren; one brother, Arthur Austin of Canada; one sister, Mrs. Edith Bickford of Vancouver, B. C., numerous nieces and nephews. The remains rest at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where services will be conducted by Elder H. D. Jeffries, Friday, Sept. 23, at 1 p.m. Final resting place Bay View.

AUSTIN, William Edward, age 63 years, a resident of Lynden, passed away in a Bellingham hospital Thursday, October 31, (1946) following a short illness. Mr. Austin was former operator of the Lynden Transfer Company and had resided in Lynden for the past fifty-eight years. He is survived by his wife, Ethel. Funeral services will be conducted Monday, November 4, at 2 p.m. from the Gillies Funeral Home in Lynden. Interment in the Lynden Cemetery.

AUTRIETH, Jessie C., age 85, of 406 N. Commercial St. passed away in a local hospital Sunday, July 27, (1957). Mrs. Autrieth had resided in this community for several years and was formerly of Seattle where she had been teaching in the Seattle Public Schools. Deceased was a member of the First Church of Christ Science, and leaves to survive four sisters, Mrs. Frances G. Miller and Miss Georgia Gragg both of Bellingham , Miss Helen Gragg of Seattle and Mrs. Frank Gilkey of Burlington; many cousins, including Will Hawkins of Custer; two granddaughters, Mrs. Audrey Goeke of Seattle and Mrs. Shirley Kangas of Renton. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home where Private Christian Science services will be read Tuesday, July 29, at 11 a.m. Final resting place Bay View.

AVE, Johannes L. - No public funeral services for Johannes L. Ave, 55, will be held but visitation will be until 5 p.m. today at Jerns-LeVeck Funeral Chapel. Mr. Ave, of 3053 Behm Road, Custer, died at home Tuesday (Aug. 27, 1991) of cancer. He was born April 10, 1936, in Indonesia, to Joseph and Elvira Ave. A Whatcom County resident for five years, he was an electrical designer. He had worked for several oil refineries, including a stint in Alaska. Survivors include his wife, Wilhelmina, of the family home; daughters, Gloria J. Ave and Connie R. Ave, both of Custer; his brother, Joop Ave of Indonesia; his sisters, Conny Philipp and Grety Jans, both of California, and Mae E. Berkel of Canada; and one grandson. Memorials to the American Cancer Society.

AVENDANO, Henry C., age 81, of Rt. 3, Ferndale, passed away Monday, Dec. 24, (1956) at a local hospital. He had been a resident of Ferndale for the past seven years, and was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church. Survived by one son, Rev. Brother Charles Avendano of Falinas (sic), Calif., also one daughter, Mrs. Marie Northway of Los Angeles, Calif.; one step-daughter, Mrs. Pauline Ruffino of Ferndale; four grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Rosary will be recited at the Monroe Funeral Home Wednesday, Dec. 26, at 8 p.m. Holy Mass will be offered by Father Joseph Dakin in St. Joseph's Catholic Church Thursday, Dec. 27, 9 a.m.

AVERILL, Altah Caroline, age 67, of 500 Gladstone St., passed away in a local hospital, Tuesday, April 16, (1957). Mrs. Averill had resided in this community for the past 46 years; was a member of the First Presbyterian Church; was a member and past worthy matron of Lynden Chapter No. 12, OES, and was a member of Sehome Chapter No. 17, OES. Survivors are her husband, Robert L., at home; one daughter, Miss Patricia Averill of San Antonio, Tex.; two brothers, Frank N. Cole of Cedar Falls, Iowa, and George H. Cole of Bellingham; one sister, Mrs. Victor R. Hutt of Seattle. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home where services will be conducted by Albert C. Gunerson and officers of Sehome Chapter No. 17, OES, Monday, April 21, at 4 p.m. Cremation.

AVERILL, David L., age 57, of 505 W. Bakerview Rd., B'ham passed away Friday, Oct. 4th (1985) in a local hospital. Mr. Averill was a resident of the community since 1979 & Publisher of the Bellingham Business Pulse since 1982. He is survived by his wife Judy; daughter Susan Carol Averill of Seattle; 3 sons, Charles Douglas, Spokane, John Steven, Friday Harbor, Robert Gordon of Bainbridge Island; & 1 step-son Kevin Richard Hall of Bainbridge Island; 2 sisters, Carolyn Doughton of Portland, OR & Charlotte Roberts of Los Altos, CA; 4 nieces & 2 nephews. Arrangements by Jerns LeVeck Funeral Chapel. [b. May 12, 1928 Portland, OR]
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He was a graduate of the University of Oregon and began a long career in newspapers as a reporter for the Eugene Register-Guard and the Salem Capitol-Journal. He later was managing editor of the Albany (Ore.) Democrat-Herald. In 1959, Mr. Averill purchased the Kitsap County Herald and later the Bainbridge Island Review and was publisher of those two newspapers for 20 years. He was past president of the Washington Newspaper Publishers Association. After moving to Bellingham he started Business Pulse with his wife, Kathleen Judy Averill, in 1982. In its first year of publication under Averill ownership, the monthly review of Whatcom County business was judged the best small publication in Washington by the Washington Press Association. In November 1983, the Averills began publishing Apropos Magazine, a monthly women's magazine for Whatcom County.

AVERY, Peter C., age 75 years, of Everson, passed away Tuesday, September 28, (1948) following a short illness. Mr. Avery had been a resident of Everson for the past 44 years and was a member of the I. O. O. F. Lodge and the Everson Presbyterian Church. He is survived by his wife, Estelene; one son, Don E., of Seattle; one brother, Bernard, of Bremerton; one sister, Mrs. Charles Higbee, of Lebanon, Indiana; also two granddaughters. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, September 30, at 2 p.m. from the Everson Presbyterian Church with the Rev. A. VanBronkhorst, of Nooksack officiating. Interment in the Nooksack Cemetery under the direction of the Gillies Funeral Home of Sumas.

AVERY, Warren M., age 61, a resident of 969 Memorial Highway Mt. Vernon, died Sat. (June 12, 1976) in Mt. Vernon. He was manager of Swinomish Gun Club for the past 9 years. Surviving wife, Lucille, Mt. Vernon, 3 daughters, Mrs. John Church, Seattle, Mrs. Darlene Steiner, Seattle, Mrs. Thomas Hall, Everett, 2 sons, Warren Avery Jr., Burlington, Douglas Avery, LaConer, 4 sisters, Mrs. Susan Collins, Minnesota, Mrs. Marjorie Eastmen, Mrs. Evelyn Davis and Mrs. Minnie Akensen, Wisconsin, 3 brothers, Wesley, Wisconsin, Charles, Michigan, Jimmy, Illinois, 12 grandchildren, nieces & nephews. Funeral services will be in the Kern Funeral Chapel, Mt. Vernon, 11 a.m. Tuesday June 15. Cremation will follow. Memorials to Medic No. 1 of Seattle.

AXELSON, Anna S., age 93 a lifelong Skagit Co. resident, died in Mt. Vernon Sept. 9, 1989. She was born West of Mt. Vernon Oct. 10, 1895 the daughter of pioneers Axel and Sarah Williamson Axelson. She was educated in Mt. Vernon and worked throughout her life in housekeeping. She settled in Mt. Vernon in 1964 when she retired. She had been confined to a nursing home for the past 11 yrs. She was a member of the United Presbyterian Church, the Daughters of the Pioneers and the Rebekah Lodge. Survivors are: 3 nieces, Dorothy Kopp, Shirley Burnett both of Mt. Vernon and Sally Rowley in Hawaii; 2 nephews, Gene and Dick Pearson, both of Camano Is.; grandnieces and nephews and cousins. Private family graveside services will be held in the Hawthorn Lawn Cemetery, Mt. Vernon at 1 p.m. Tues. Sept. 12 with burial to follow there. Under the direction of the Kern Funeral Home, Mt. Vernon.

AXELSON, Avilde M., age 81, 916 21st St., passed away suddenly Monday, November 22, (1965). A resident of Bellingham since 1891, she was a member of the Garden Street Methodist Church, Rebekah Lodge No. 43, the Pythian Sisters, Evergreen Garden Club, Clair Bartling Circle. She leaves to survive her husband, Otto Axelson; a son, Clarence Axelson, both of Bellingham; 2 daughters, Evelyn Green of Bellingham and Ethel Helen Williams of Seattle; a sister, Anna Watson of New Westminster; 7 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, November 24 at 2 o'clock in the Chapel of Bingham & Jerns Funeral Home, Rev. Donovan McVicker officiating. Final resting place Greenacres Memorial Park.

AXELSON, Clifford M., 72, a former Ferndale schoolteacher, died Sunday (March 9, 1986). Axelson, who had lived on Camano Island in recent years, was born May 17, 1913, in Yakutat, Alaska. He was the son of Swedish missionaries. He grew up with native children and learned to speak the Tlingit tongue fluently. He was known as "Cawtlin" or "Big Man" to his Tlingit friends. Mr. Axelson attended high school in Seattle and obtained a master's degree in education from the University of Washington. He taught in schools on Kitsap and Bainbridge islands, in addition to Ferndale. After leaving the teaching profession, he became operations manager of the Hoonah division of Excursion Inlet Packing Co. He and his wife divided their time between Alaska and Seattle. During his retirement, he was active in the United Methodist Church of Stanwood, and in building the Camano Island Country Club. Survivors include his wife, Lillian; three sons, a daughter; two brothers; 12 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Funeral services will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday at United Methodist Church of Stanwood, with burial in Greenacres Memorial Park. Arrangements are by Jones Funeral Home.

AXELSON, Gary Keith, age 5 years, of 2005 East Sunset Drive, was accidentally drowned Tuesday, February 19, (1952). Gary is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Keith W. Axelson; two sisters, Janet and Laurel; his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. C. P. Morelli, of Everson, and Mr. and Mrs. Earl Randall, of Colorado. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, February 23rd, at 2 p.m. from the Chapel of the Bingham-Dahlquist & Jerns Funeral Home, with the Rev. Paul Nelson officiating. The remains will be forwarded to Colorado Springs, Colorado, for burial.

AXELSON, Gwen, age 66 of 1200 Lincoln passed away Friday, Mar. 12, (1976). Mrs. Axelson was a life time resident of this community, a member of Garden Street Methodist Church and VFW Auxiliary. Surviving 1 daughter, Mrs. Jeanne Nielsen and 2 sons, J. Roger and Ronald C. Axelson all of city; 7 grandchildren; 1 sister, Mrs. Alice Pullar of city; 3 brothers, Aleck Anderson of city, James Anderson of Darrington, Wa., John Anderson of Portland, Ore. Services Mon. Mar. 15 at 1 p.m. at the Jones Funeral Home. Interment Greenacres Memorial Park.

AXELSON, Leon "Bim" age 41, of Grans, New Mexico, passed away in that city Sunday, April 19, (1964). Mr. Axelson had resided in Everson for twelve years before moving to New Mexico sixteen years ago, where he was the owner-operator of the Uranium Frontier Airways, and a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. Survivors are his widow, Lucille, at home; three sons, Jimmie, Gusti and Tripp; six daughters, Beth, Linda, Bonnie, Peggy, Sandi and Hilary, all at home; parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. P. Morelli, Everson; three brothers, Donald W. Axelson, Arlington, Texas; Keith Axelson, Colorado Springs, Colo.; Tom Morelli, Everson; two sisters, Mrs. Phil Seldomridge, city, and Mrs. Enid Garrett, Canon City, Colo. Graveside military services will be conducted by officers of the William Matthews Post, No. 1585, Monday, April 27 at 11 a.m. at Bay View Cemetery under direction of the Jones Funeral Home.

AXELSON, Richard S., age 73, of Burlington, passed away Nov. 6, 1993 at St. Joseph Hospital, Bellingham. He was born May 7, 1920 in Monroe. Surviving are 3 daughters, Cheryl Gibson of Bellingham; Kristie Axelson of Enumclaw; Jeri Moshier of Kenmore; and two granddaughters. He was preceded in death by his wife, Miriam in 1992. Memorial services are at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 20 at Hulbush Funeral Home, Burlington.

AXELSON, Ronald C., age 61, of Bellingham, passed away Tues., Oct. 25, 1994 in Bellingham. He was born Oct. 6, 1933 in Whatcom County to Clarence and Gwen Axelson and has been a lifelong Whatcom County resident. He served in the Marine Corps during the Korean War from 1952 to 1955 and married Alice Dixon on Aug. 10, 1956 in Bellingham. Mr. Axelson retired in 1986 after 36 years as a mail carrier with the Bellingham Post Office. He is survived by his wife, Alice, of the family home; son, Rick Axelson & wife Janey of Bellingham; 2 grandchildren, Rori and Sara Axelson; sister, Jeanne Nielsen & husband Paul of Bellingham; brother, Roger Axelson & wife Cheryl of Bellingham; and numerous nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held Fri., Oct. 28, 1:00 p.m. at Greenacres Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Robert L. Drew officiating. Interment at Greenacrews Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers memorials may be sent to Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.

AXLING, Anna M., age 76(?) of Rt. No. 1, Lynden, passed away in a Bellingham Rest Home Thursday, Sept. 5, (1963) following an extended illness. Mrs. Axling was a native of Sweden and had been a resident of Whatcom County since 1925. She was also a member of the Sunrise Baptist Church. Survivors include one son, Arne Salmonson of Rt. No. 1, Lynden; 5 grandchildren; 4 great grandchildren; also 2 brothers and one sister in Sweden. Funeral services will be held at the Gillies Funeral Home Saturday, Sept. 7 at 2 p.m. with Rev. David Strand officiating. Burial will follow in the Lynden Cemetery.

AXLING, Clifton Conrad, age 58, who resided at 2239 Franklin St., passed away in a local rest home Monday, March 23, (1964) following a brief illness. Mr. Axling had resided in Bellingham the past 18 years, was a veteran of WWII and served in the European Theater. For 12 years he was Deputy Sheriff for Whatcom County and for many years was in the lumber industry in this area. He leaves to survive his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Conrad R. Axling of Bellingham; his brother, Glenn D. of Mercer Island; 2 nephews, Gary and Richard Axling, all of Mercer Island. Dr. Stuart P. Benson, pastor of the First Baptist Church will conduct funeral services on Tuesday, March 26 at 2 o'clock in the Chapel of Bingham & Jerns Funeral Home. Interment Greenacres Memorial Park.

AXLING, Conrad R., age 86, passed away Saturday, September 3, (1966). A resident of the county since 1889, Mr. Axling had farmed in the Lynden area, and had been owner of the Buick-Axling Motors and Lynden Co-op Mercantile store at one time. He was in the county sheriff's office from 1934 until his retirement in 1954. Mr. Axling was president of the Washington State Sheriff's Association and had served as Mayor of Lynden. Survivors include the widow, Edna; one son, Glenn of Bellingham; one sister, Mrs. Edith Axlund of Bellingham and two grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Gillies Funeral Home in Lynden. Rex. (sic) Max Oliphant, Jr., officiating. Burial will be in Greenacres Memorial Park.

AXLING, Evelyn M., 74, 104 So. B. C. Ave., Lynden, passed away in a Bellingham nursing home on Wed. April 27, 1983. Born Jan. 4, 1909, Evelyn had been a lifetime Lynden resident and had been employed at Columbia Valley and later Georgia Pacific Lumber Co. in Bellingham for 30 years. An avid Bingo player, she was a member of the Lynden United Methodist Church and the Credit Womens Club of Bellingham. She is survived by a sister Mrs. Nell & husband Milt Weidkamp of Lynden and numerous nieces & nephews. Memorial services will be conducted on Saturday April 30 at 11 a.m. in the Lynden United Methodist Church with Rev. Thomas Carlson and Marvin Jordan officiating. Memorials may be made to the Lynden United Methodist Church or your favorite charity. Cremation was under the direction of the Gillies Funeral Home, Lynden.

AXLING, John, age 87 years, of Route 1, Lynden, passed away in a local hospital Thursday, Dec. 1, (1955). He had resided in Lynden for the past 65 years, and was a member of the Sunrise Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife, Anna; one son, Hilmer, Pullman, Wash.; one step-son, Arnie Salmonson, Lynden, Rt. 1; seven grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Mary Erickson, Lynden, Rt. 1; Mrs. Edith Axlund, Bellingham; three brothers, Phillip, Spokane; Conrad, Bellingham, and Joseph, Seattle. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, Dec. 6, at 2 p.m. from the Gillies Funeral Home in Lynden, with the Rev. Joseph Brill officiating. Interment in the Lynden Cemetery.

AXLING, Philip L. age 88 years, a former resident of Spokane, passed away at his home in Lynden Sunday, Dec. 28, (1958). For many years he operated his own printing shop before retiring at the age of 86; also for many years he taught in schools for the deaf in North and South Dakota prior to operating his own printing shop in Spokane. Survivors include his wife, Winifred; 3 sons, Philip Jr., Julef, both of St. Paul, Minnesota; Leslie of Kent; 2 daughters, Mrs. Della Wallace and Mrs. Mamie Anderson, both of California; 2 brothers, Conrad Axling of Bellingham, Joseph Axling of Portland; 2 sisters, Mrs. Mary Erickson of Lynden; Mrs. Ben Axlund of Bellingham; 9 grandchildren. Funeral services will be held in the Gillies Funeral Home in Lynden Wednesday, Dec. 31 at 2 p.m. with Rev. John Bajema officiating. Burial in the Lynden Cemetery.

AXLUND, Eugene Levi, OF 700 32nd St. died Thursday, April 7, 1994, at Sehome Park Care Center after a long illness. He was 76. No services are scheduled. Born Aug. 31, 1917, he lived in Whatcom County all his life. He worked as a dispatcher for Bellingham Builders. Survivors include daughter Brenda Young of Bellingham and sister Phyllis Barr of Ferndale. Arrangements by Bleitz Funeral Home in Seattle.

AXLUND, Gwendolyn Adda "Billie" age 37 years, 1511 Humboldt, passed away in a Bellingham hospital Thursday, June 17, (1948) following a lingering illness. She had been a resident of Bellingham for the past four years, and was a former resident of Lynden. Surviving are the husband, Wendell G.; one daughter, Shirley Rae; one son, Gerald G., parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Wolfe, Lynden; four sisters, Mrs. Gladys Simonson, Richmond Beach, Mrs. Gracia De Bon and Mrs. Gene Peabody, both of Seattle, Mrs. Gertrude Francis, Port Angeles; two brothers, Glenn A., Bellingham, S. Gerald, Birken, B. C. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, June 19 at 1 p.m. (standard time) from the Gillies Funeral Home at Lynden, Rev. Paul R. Campbell officiating. Followed by cremation.

AXLUND, Joel, age 63 years, of 406 Halleck Street, passed away at a local hospital Saturday evening, July 21, (1951) following a short illness. Mr. Axlund was a veteran of World War I and a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. He was custodian at the Lynden Post Office and is survived by his wife, Gertrude; one daughter, Maxine, at home; three brothers, Ben A. and Levi Axlund, both of the city; Reuben Axlund of Vancouver; one sister, Mrs. Esther Anderson of the city, and many other relatives. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, July 24, at 2 p.m. within the Cathedral Chapel of the Westford-Beck funeral home with the Rev. L. R. White of the Reorganized Latter Day Saints of Burlington, officiating, followed by interment at the Greenacres Memorial Park.

AXLUND, Levi, age 91, of Bellingham, died Friday, Dec. 7th, (1984). He was born Nov. 14, 1893 in Albert Lea, Minn. He was a former Mason of Lynden & was a State Farm Agent in the local area for over 55 years. Surviving are his wife Mary, whom he married in Lynden in 1916; 1 son Gene Axlund of B'ham; daughter Phyllis Barr & her husband Cecil of Ferndale; 3 grandchildren, Jana Larson & Joanne Nolan of Ferndale, & Brenda Young of B'ham; 7 great grandchildren; 1 great great grandson; & numerous nieces & nephews. No services to be held at this time. Arrangements by Jerns LeVeck Funeral Chapel.

AXLUND, Mary E., age 91, of Bellingham, died Tuesday, March 5, 1985. Surviving are 1 son, Gene Axlund of Bellingham; 1 daughter, Phyllis & her husband Cecil Barr of Ferndale; 3 granddaughters, Mrs. Jana Larson, Mrs. Joanne Nolan, both of Ferndale & Mrs. Brenda Young of Bellingham; 7 great grandchildren. She was a life time resident of Whatcom County. Her husband Levi Axlund preceded her in death in December of 1984. At her request no services will be held. Arrangements by Jern LeVeck Funeral Chapel. [b. May 23, 1893 in MN; parents Nels and Johanna Jacobson came to Lynden in 1903.]

AXLUND, Wendell Gordon, age 50, of 1511 Humboldt St., passed away in a local hospital Friday, Dec. 4, (1959). Mr. Axlund resided in the Delta District for many years and in Whatcom County his entire life; was a truck driver for Morse Hardware Co.; attended the First Baptist Church; was a member and Past Master of Lynden Lodge No. 56; York Rite Bodies; the Teamsters Union, Local No. 231. Survivors are his widow, Anne C., at home; one son, Gerald G., at home; one daughter, Mrs. Shirley Robertson, of San Diego, Calif.; 4 grandchildren; parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ben A. Axlund, of Bellingham; 1 sister, Mrs. Laverne Neilson, Cathlamet, Wn.; two step-sons, Larry and Gary Kennedy, at home. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home where services will be conducted with the Rev. James B. Hughes Wednesday, Dec. 9 at 1:00 p.m. Final resting place, Lynden Cemetery.

AXTELL, Frances C., widow of Dr. William Axtell, pioneer Bellingham physician, died in Seattle April 1, 1953, aged 86. Mrs. Axtell was born June 12, 1866, on a farm near Rock Falls, Illinois, where her father, William A. Cleveland, originally of Rome, N. Y., had homesteaded. She was graduated in 1889 from De Pauw University with the M. A. degrees and taught for the year immediately following in the Lynden Normal School. After a year of study and travel in Europe, she was married to Dr. Axtell, subsequently moving to what was then New Whatcom. Dr. Axtell died in 1927 and in 1944 Mrs. Axtell moved to Seattle. Her daughter, Mrs. Frances Graves, made her home with her there. Mrs. Axtell was actively engaged in civic affairs and club work until a few months ago. She was one of the first two women members of the state legislature in 1913-1915, where she promoted compensation and minimum wage measures, and laws providing for initiative and referendum, and for recall. She was defeated in later campaigns for a seat in Congress. In 1917 she was appointed by Woodrow Wilson to serve four years as chairman of a federal commission, the U. S. Employees Compensation Commission, in Washington, D. C. She was one of the founders of the Bellingham P.L.F. club and in Seattle was a member of the Women's Century Club and the University Presbyterian Church. Her name appeared in Who's Who in America throughout her most active years. Besides Mrs. Graves in Seattle, Mrs. Axtell is survived by her daughter, Mrs. Frank Burnet, assistant professor of English at Western Washington College of Education. Three grandchildren also survive: William B. Hussey, office of the American Consulate General, Munich, Germany; Jean Burnet, San Francisco; and Libby Graves Charnley, Seattle. There are also six great-grandchildren surviving as well as two nephews, Lindsay Cleveland, Boston, and William Cleveland, Rock Falls, Illinois. Funeral services will be held Friday at Forkner's University Way, Seattle, the time to be announced later.

AXTELL, Ivy, age 73, of 1634 South Nugent Road, Lummi Island, Wa., passed away Tuesday, February 26, 1991. Born May 14, 1917 in London, England, she had been a resident of Lummi Island since 1969. Preceded in death by her husband, John W. Axtell, in 1981. Survived by son, J. Russell and wife Lynn Axtell of Indianola, WA; daughter Vicki Lynn and husband Mike Elledge of Woodinville, WA; brother Kenneth Uren of Marysville, WA; sister Pearl Bullock of Mukilteo, WA; grandsons Darren Axtell of Indianola, Wa., Miles Elledge of Woodinville, WA; granddaughters, Kim Kallock of Whidbey Island, WA, Fern Elledge of Portland, OR. Memorial service Sat. Mar. 2, 1991, 2 p.m. at Jones-Moles Funeral Home. Cremation Greenacres Memorial Park. [parents = Moses and Emma Uren; moved to British Columbia with her parents as a child]

AXTELL, John W., age 70, of 1634 S. Nugent Rd., Lummi Island, died Thurs. Jan. 15, 1981. In 1970 Mr. Axtell retired from U.S. Plywood in Seattle and moved with his wife to their Lummi Island weekend residence. He was a member of Local IWA No. 566 and is survived by his wife Ivy; 1 son, Russ & wife Lynn of Indianola, Wash.; 1 daughter, Vicki & husband Mike Elledge of Woodinville; 4 grandchildren; 1 nephew Steve Axtell and 5 nieces including Shelley Axtell of Seattle. Memorial service Mon. Jan. 19, 11 a.m. Jones Funeral Home with Rev. Lee Taylor officiating. [b. April 3, 1910 Seattle]

AXTON, Jane L., age 65, of 529 32nd St. Bellingham, passed away Sept. 14, 1989. Arrangements pending with Jerns Leveck Funeral Chapel and Crematorium.

AYERS, Maurice V., 84, a former Bellingham resident, died of cancer Thursday (Sept. 22, 1988) at a Seattle hospital. Mr. Ayers was born June 12, 1904, in Rose Bush, Mich. and graduated from Wayne State University in Michigan. He moved to Seattle in 1936 and lived in Whatcom County from 1946 until 1987, when he returned to Seattle. Mr. Ayers retired in 1970 from the U. S. Customs Service. Survivors include his wife, Mae of Seattle; three sons, Thomas Ayers of Seattle, Dick Ayers of Edmonds, and Harry Ayers of Lake Stevens; a step-son, Patrick O'Neill of Edmonds; 14 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Memorial services will be at 7 p.m. Oct. 3 at Haller Lake United Methodist Church in north Seattle. Arrangements by Bleitz Funeral Home in Seattle.

AYERS, Olive A. - Former Deming Cafe co-owner Olive A. Ayers, 79, of Gleed, died Dec. 4 at her home following a long illness. Mrs. Ayers was born on March 24, 1908, in Tacoma. Her parents were William and Marie Davis. Raised and educated in Tacoma and Deming, she married Walter Ayers in Reno, Nev., in 1959. Together they operated and owned restaurants in California and in Deming. They moved from Deming to the Yakima area 10 years ago. She is survived by her husband, Walter, of the family home; two daughters, Arlene M. Baldie of Bellingham and Medelle L. Dragoo of Lodge Pole, S.D.; 12 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren; a brother, William Davis of Bellingham; and other relatives. Mrs. Ayers was preceded in death by two sons, Howard E. Davie and William A. Davie. Funeral services were in Yakima. The body was cremated and ashes will be placed in Woodlawn Cemetery in Ferndale.

AYERS, Sarah E., age 82, of Sumas, passed away Monday, May 19, (1957) following a lingering illness. She had resided in Sumas for the past year. She is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Dorothy Granneberg of Seattle; two sons, Rowen of Jefferson City, Mo., and Maurice of Sumas; six grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, May 21, at 2 p.m. from the Gillies Funeral Home in Sumas to be followed by cremation.

AYERS, Violet Pauline, 66, of 7120 Dahlberg Road, Ferndale, died Thursday in her home. She was born Oct. 18, 1920, in Oklahoma. Funeral services are pending at Perdy and Dawson Funeral Home in Snohomish. Local arrangements are by Moles Funeral Home.

AYERS, William T. - Graveside service for William T. Ayers, age 68 of 1229 Roland St. will be Friday, July 30 at 1 p.m. at Greenacres Memorial Park with Rev. Carl O. Fischer officiating. Mr. Ayers passed away Tues. July 27, 1982. He is survived by his wife Vera L.; 3 daughters, Barbara & husband Norm Cubanski and their children, Tom & Jeanne of Sacramento, California, Marti & husband Larry Ganje and their children Lisa, Mike and Tracie of Anacortes, Patricia & husband David Horst and their children Tim, Deborah, Elisabeth and Peter of Bellingham; 1 sister, Alberta Hicks of Bothell, 2 nephews, Jerry Durpos of Everett and Daniel Hicks of Bothell; 1 niece Karen Denny of Bothell. Mr. Ayers had been a Bellingham resident for the past 6 years. The family suggest memorials to Hospice of Whatcom County. Jones Funeral Home.

AYRES, Floyd Eugene, age 73, of 6165 Portal Way, Ferndale, passed away April 22, (1976). Memorial services were held Saturday in Moles Funeral Chapel with Rev. David Nelson officiating. Mr. Ayres had been a resident of the Ferndale community for 15 years and is survived by one son, Carl Suhr of Bellingham; a daughter, Opal Tyler of Rock Springs, Wyoming; four grandchildren, five great grandchildren. The remains were forwarded to Redondo Beach, Calif. for burial in Pacific Crest Cemetery.

AZURE, Marianne A. Jefferson, 69, of Auburn, died Wednesday (Aug. 22, 1990) at home. She was born on Sept. 12, 1920, in Bellingham. She had lived in Bellingham, Seattle and Auburn. Survivors include: sons, Mark and Errol Jansen of Bellingham, Darrell and Douglas Jansen of Auburn and Dennis Howell of Colorado; daughters, Beverly Culver of Oregon, Darlene Howell of California and Trina Barr of Auburn; 38 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and a brother, Francis Jefferson, of Lummi Indian Reservation. Burial will follow at Lummi Reservation Cemetery. Arrangements are by Moles Funeral Home.