BAAS, Peter, age 50, of 1010 Edson St., Lynden, passed away in a local hospital suddenly Thursday, July 12, (1962). He had been a resident of Lynden since 1954, and for the past 2 1/2 years had been employed as bookkeeper at the Bellingham Auto and Radiator Repair Shop. He had served with the U. S. Army during W. W. II, and was a member of the First Christian Reformed Church. Surviving are his wife, Elizabeth, at home; one brother, James Baas; one sister, Mrs. Aggie Baas and his mother, Mrs. Jennie Baas, all of Holland, Mich. Funeral services will be held in the 1st Christian Reformed Church Monday, July 16 at 2 p. m. with the Rev. Bernard Byma officiating. Burial will follow in the Monumenta Cemetery under the direction of the Gillies Funeral Home.

BAATZ, Ernest, - Funeral services for Ernest Baatz, 66, 1655 Chuckanut Point Road, will be conducted by the Rev. Kenneth E. Daugs at 1 p.m. Friday at Jones Funeral Home. Cremation will follow. Mr. Baatz died Monday, (Sept. 20, 1965). He was a lifetime resident of this community and an employee of Puget Sound Power & Light Co. before retiring. A veteran of World War II, Mr. Baatz was a member of Albert J. Hamilton Post 7, American Legion; Electrical Workers Union, Local 77, and Bellingham Lodge 194, BPOE. Surviving are the widow, Alice; a step-son, Delbert Edquist of San Ramon, Calif.; two sisters, Mrs. Marie Richardson and Mrs. Dorothy Kotsogean, both of Bellingham, and two grandchildren.

BAATZ, Marie, 81 widow of Ferdinand Baatz, passed away on Thursday evening (Dec. 17, 1936) at her home, 2324 F street, following an illness of two weeks. She was a member of the German Lutheran church here and had resided in the city for twenty years. Surviving are two sons and two daughters in Bellingham. They are William and Ernest Baatz, Mrs. Marie Richardson and Mrs. Dora Kotosgene; a sister, Sophia Whitmanhouse, of Germany, two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren survive. Funeral services will be held at the Homer Mark mortuary Saturday at 2 p. m., with the Rev. Carl Zimmerman officiating. The body will be taken to Waldron island Monday morning for burial.

BAATZ, Ruby W., age 92, of 1509 E. Victor, passed away Fri., Sept. 23, (1977). Mrs. Baatz was a retired school teacher for the Ferndale School Dist. and a resident of this community for the past 57 years. A member of the Garden Street Methodist Church. Surviving 1 sister, Miss Ione D. Jones of city. Services Mon., Sept. 26 at 1 p.m. at Jones Funeral Home, Rev. Lawrence Guderian officiating. Private interment Woodlawn Cemetery.

BABCOCK, Bertha M., age 90 passed away in a local nursing home Tues., Nov. 6, 1979. Her local residence was 3200 Northwest Ave., B'ham. She was a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church. Her husband Guy preceded her in death. She is survived by 3 sons, Oliver in Lincoln City, Oregon, Elmo in Hood River, Oregon, & Victor in Bellingham, 3 daughters, Mrs. Eunice "Midge" Bowers of B'ham, & Dora Folson also of B'ham, & Elmora Knoche, Los Angeles, 13 grandchidlren, 24 great grandchildren & 2 greatgreatgrandchildren, & numerous nieces & nephews. Services will be held Fri. Nov. 9, at 10:30 am in the Woodlawn Cemetery. Graveside services will be conducted by Larry Zuchowski, under the direction of Veroske, Jerns & LeVeck Funeral Chapel. [Born April 7, 1889 in Sumas.]

BABCOCK, Cecil Joe, 60, resident of Concrete, Washington died Monday May 8, 1978 as a result of drowning at Everett Lake. He was born at Park, Wa. Feb. 1, 1918 and has been Skagit and Whatcom County resident all of his life. He was a World War II veteran and member of the Sedro Woolley American Legion. He is survived by his wife Helen of Concrete, two daughters, Rose Brooks of Sedro Woolley, Lee Anna Blanchette of Ballard, two sisters, Violet Terrell of Bainbridge Island, Eloise Maddox of Bainbridge Island, 4 step children, four grand children. Services were Thursday May 11, Lemley Chapel, Sedro Woolley at 11 a.m. Interment Saxon Cemetery.

BABCOCK, Ina A., age 79, of 2419 Undine Street, passed away in a local hospital Saturday, Jan. 20, (1951). Mrs. Babcock had been a resident of this community for the past 60 years and was a member of Jehovah's Witnesses. Surviving relatives are four daughters, Mrs. Ilene L. Gossage, Mrs. Sylvia Marshall and Mrs. Zella Hatter, all of Bellingham, and Mrs. Hazel B. Wilbur, of Everett. The remains rest at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where services will be conducted by Mr. Robert Lenk, Tuesday, Jan. 23, at 1:30 p. m. Final resting place, Saxon Cemetery.

BACHERT, Ralph A., age 75 of 1708 G St., passed away Friday, December 2, (1966). Mr. Bachert had resided in Bellingham for the past 38 years and was a retired teamster. He leaves to survive his wife, Mrs. Rueberta I., family home; 3 sons, Alfred, city; Robert and Norman, both of Seattle; 2 daughters, Mrs. Edna Mentch of Birch Bay; Mrs. Hazel Rodrigues of Las Vegas; 10 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Monday, December 5 at 1:30 p.m. in the Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home with Rev. Robert Walker officiating. Interment Woodlawn.

BACKER, Jens H., age 72, of Everson, passed away at his home Sunday, April 26, (1959) following a sudden illness. He had been a resident of Everson since 1914 and he had owned and operated the Everson Mercantile for 42 years, retiring in 1956. He is survived by his wife, Bertha; one son, John of Everson; two brothers and two sisters in Norway; one grandchild; one nephew, Hans Backer of Seattle. Funeral services will be conducted in the Everson Presbyterian Church, Wednesday, April 29, at 2 p. m. with Rev. Neil Higbee officiating. Burial will follow in Greenacres Memorial Park under the direction of the Gillies Funeral Home of Lynden.

BACKLUND, John Edward, age 70, of 211 1/2 E. Holly St., passed away Wednesday, October 28, (1964). Mr. Backlund had resided in this community for many years; was a retired lineman for Puget Power; was a member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 77. Services will be conducted at the Jones Funeral Home by the Rev. Dr. Vincent Crane Wednesday, November 4, at 10:00 A.M. Final resting place Woodlawn Cemetery.

BACKSTROM, Albert M., age 80 of 1000 Rio Vista, Burlington, passed away Thursday, Oct. 24, (1974). A lifetime resident of Whatcom and Skagit Counties, he had been employed by the Puget Sound Power & Light Co. for over 40 years. He was a member of the Christian Missionary Alliance Church and the IBEW, Local No. 77. Surviving are his wife, Clara at home; 1 son, Jack of San Diego; 3 brothers, John, Allan both of Bellingham and Elmer of Tacoma; 1 sister Ann Rayborn of Bellingham; also 1 grandchild. Funeral services will be held at Veroske's Bellingham Chapel, Saturday, Oct. 26 at 11 a.m. with the Revs. C. N. Hutchinson and Harvey Larson officiating. Burial will follow in Greenacres Memorial Park.

BACKSTROM, Carl August, age 64, of 1110 Roland St., passed away in a local hospital Sunday, July 11, (1954). Mr. Backstrom had resided in this community the past 57 years and was a retired cannery superintendent for P. A. F. Surviving relatives include five brothers, Oscar W., John E., Albert M., and Olan A., all of Bellingham, and Elmer of Tacoma; two sisters, Mrs. Hilda Graham, Mrs. Anna Rayburn, both of this city, and many nieces and nephews. The remains rest at the Funeral Home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where services will be conducted Tuesday, July 13, at 10 a. m. by Rev. Harvey Larson. Final resting place will be Greenacres Memorial Park.

BACKSTROM, Robert S., age 47, a 27 year resident of Sedro Woolley, passed away Jan. 26, 1977. He was born June 25, 1925 in Everett and was raised in the Lake Stevens area. He had been employed as a machinist with Skagit Bendix Corp. in Sedro Woolley for many years. He was a WWII & Korean veteran having served with the U.S. Marine Corp. Survived by his wife, Phyllis; 5 sons, Robert L. of Middletown, Rhode Island, Ron, Buddie, Robin & Kevin, all of Sedro Woolley; his mother, Vera Backstrom Little of Stanwood; 2 brothers, Gene of Sedro Woolley and Byron of Everett; a sister, Gwen Paige of Camano Island. Services will be held at 11 a.m., Monday, Jan. 31 at the Lemley Chapel, Sedro Woolley. Rev. Paul Justice of the Valley Baptist Church will officiate. Followed by cremation.

BACKUS, Alfonso C., age 72, of Route 1, Custer, passed away suddenly at his home Monday, Nov. 25, (1957) as a result of a heart attack. Mr. Backus had been a resident of the Sunrise community for the past three months and had formerly resided in Skagit County. Survivors include his wife, Luella; one sister, Mrs. Blanche Blakey in Seattle and several other relatives. Funeral services will be conducted Friday, Nov. 29, at 2 p. m. in the Monroe Funeral Chapel in Ferndale with Rev. Calvin Churchill officiating. Cremation.

BACON, Gladys, age 72 who resided at 2122 Humboldt Street, passed away in a local hospital Jan. 17, 1980. She had been a resident of Bellingham for the past 30 years and was a member of the Episcopal Church and was one of the former owners of Bellingham Optical. She leaves to survive 1 sister, Mrs. Charles H. Denson of Bellingham, 3 nieces, Mrs. Barbara Glenovich & Mrs. Dan Walker, both of Bellingham, & Mrs. Robert Carroll of Auburn. Funeral services will be held Tues., Jan. 22, 1980 at 11 AM in the chapel of Veroske, Jerns & LeVeck.

BACON, Harry E., age 65, of Marine Drive, passed away at a local hospital Sunday, January 25, (1953). Mr. Bacon had resided in this community for the past 25 years, and was an accountant. He was a member of the Bellingham Golf and Country Club. Surviving relatives include his wife, Mrs. Lillian M. Bacon, at the family home; a sister, Mrs. Jessie J. Thompson, of Salt Lake City; also his brother-in-law, Mr. Jesse J. Thompson; four nieces, Mrs. Ross Kingston, and Mrs. Angelo Pellegrini, both of Seattle, Mrs. Paul Dinwoodey, and Mrs. Jack Pembrooke, both of Salt Lake City, Utah; and a sister-in-law, Mrs. Mattie S. Benson of Bellingham. The remains rest at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth, where Christian Science services were read Tuesday, January 27. Cremation.

BACON, John Marshall, age 42, of 206 Forest Lane, passed away suddenly at the family residence, Wednesday, Nov. 23, (1955). Mr. Bacon had been a resident of Bellingham his entire lifetime. He was a baptised member of the St. Paul's Episcopal Church and a member of the Washington Bar Association. He attended Western Washington College and then received his law degree at the University of San Francisco in 1946. He had practiced law in Bellingham since that time and served as city attorney in Blaine for three years. Mr. Bacon is survived by his wife, Cora C. Bacon, his mother, Mrs. Mable D. Bacon; one brother, Cecil D. Bacon; one sister, Mrs. Frances E. Roberts, all of Bellingham. Rev. Father Robert W. Webb will officiate at funeral services Monday, Nov. 28, at 1:30 p. m. within the Chapel of the Bingham-Dahlquist & Jerns Funeral Home.

BACON, Lillian M., age 84, of 937 Marine Dr., B'ham. passed on, Thursday April 28, (1977). Mrs. Bacon had been a B'ham. resident for the past 75 years & was a member of the First Church of Christ Scientist. There are no surviving relatives. Christian Scientist memorial services Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. May 3 at Jones Funeral Home. Cremation Greenacres Memorial Park. No flowers please. Memorials to the building fund of First Church of Christ Scientist.

BACON, Mabel Donovan, age 79, who resided at 708 N. Forest St., passed away at the residence on Monday, March 24, (1958) following a lingering illness. Mrs. Bacon was born in Old Sehome in 1879 and was the daughter of the late Charles Donovan. She served for more than 20 years on the library board and was a president of the Library Association for many years. She was a member of one of the early classes of Stanford University and for many years a member of the Monday Club. Surviving relatives include her son, Cecil D. Bacon of Everett, Wash.; her daughter, Mrs. Frances Bacon Roberts of Bellingham; two sisters, Mr. (sic) E. R. Myers, and Mrs. Elizabeth Johnson, both of Seattle. Also numerous nieces and nephews. Rev. Father W. Robert Webb will officiate at funeral services on Thursday, March 27, at 11 a. m. in the Chapel of the Bingham and Jerns Funeral Home, followed by cremation. Honorary pallbearers will include Alfred Loop, Dr. Albert Van Aver, Judge John A. Kellogg, John R. Kelly. The family request that those who desire may contribute to the Mable (sic) D. Bacon Memorial Library Fund.

BACUS, Winnifred, age 82, lifelong resident of Skagit County, died Jan. 30, 1979 at United General Hospital. She was born April 12, 1896 at Fir Island and was raised at Hamilton. Her marriage to Fred Bacus took place in 1920 and he preceded her in death in 1970. She was a member of the Sedro Woolley Eagles Auxiliary and the Skiyou Grange. Survived by 4 sons, Jake McCracken, Turk Bacus, Ivan Bacus & Kenneth Bacus all of Sedro Woolley. 2 daughters, Evelyn Ellis in California, Celia Whittle of Sedro Woolley. A brother Richard Woodring of Sedro Woolley. A sister, Minnie Willkerson of Anacortes. 12 grandchildren, 35 great grandchildren, 1 great great grandchild. Family suggests memorials to the Sedro Woolley Eagles Auxiliary or a favorite charity. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 PM Sat. at the Lemley Chapel, in Sedro Woolley. Followed by interment in Sedro Woolley Union Cemetery.

BADGLEY, Cyrus, age 69, passed away in Vancouver, Wash. Tues., Jan. 20, (1976). A former resident of Bellingham and an employee of Pacific Coast Paper Mills. Survived by 4 daughters, Mrs. Rosalyn King, Mrs. Patricia Park, Mrs. Marilyn Louskin and Mrs. Barbara Anders, numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren. Services will be held Friday, Jan. 23, 1 p.m., Evergreen Memorial Chapel, Vancouver, Wash.

BADGLEY, Edward Russell, age 60, of LaPush, WA. passed away Thurs. Dec. 7, 1978. A resident of this community for most of his life, Mr. Badgley had been a machine tender for Georgia Pacific. He is survived by 2 sons; Stanley Badgley Sr. of Snohomish & Stephen Badgley of Puyallup. 2 daughters; Sharon Badgley of LaPush & Mrs. Patricia Byrum of city. 2 brothers; Alan Badgley of city & John Badgley of Everett. 1 sister, Mrs. Betty Kvistad of city. 7 grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted by Rrev. Grant Whipple, Sat. Dec. 16th at 1pm at the Jones Funeral Home. Interment at Greenacres Memorial Park Mon., Dec. 18th.

BADGLEY, Freda J., age 72 of 1406 E. Victor St., passed away Nov. 22, (1975). A resident of this community for the past 45 years, Mrs. Badgley was a member of Central Lutheran Church. Surviving husband Carl Badgley Sr., 2 sons, Carl Badgley Jr. of Bellingham and Richard Badgley of Bothel, 6 grandchildren, 1 brother, Paul L. Cole of Bellingham and 1 sister, Mrs. Reberta Tack of Bellingham. Funeral services were held Tuesday, Nov. 25 at 10:30 a.m. Jones Funeral Home with Rev. Leonard C. Ericksen officiating. Interment Greenacres Memorial Park. Expressions of sympathy may be made in the form of memorial gifts to Central Lutheran Church.

BADGLEY, Sarah F., age 68, 1603 35th Street, passed away Sunday, June 20, (1965). Mrs. Badgley was a sixty-three-year resident of this community, and was a member of the Immanuel Bible Church. She is survived by her husband, Russell, at home; three sons, Edward R., city; Roger W., Everett; Alan G., city; one daughter, Mrs. Betty Kvistad, city; fifteen grandchildren; one sister, Mrs. Edna C. Tiley, city; one brother, Francis H. MacPherson, Dayton, Wash., and numerous nieces and nephews. Services will be conducted by Rev. Gerald Wilson Thursday, June 24 at 1 p.m. at the Jones Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Greenacres Memorial Park.

BAER, Chester, age 83 who resided at 3230 W. Maplewood, passed away in a local hospital August 26, 1981. He had been a life time resident of Bellingham and was a commercial fisherman. He leaves to survive 2 daughters, Chestella McCann of Bellingham; Donna Carlson of Oklahoma; 2 sons, Chester Baer, Jr. of Auburn; & Michael (Rooks) Baer of Sedro Woolley; 1 sister, Rosetta Scakett of Bellingham; 13 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; numerous nieces & nephews. Memorials may be made to the Bellingham Paramedic Unit. Funeral services will be held Friday, August 28, 10:30 am at Veroske, Jerns & LeVeck Funeral Chapel, cremation to follow. [He was born Nov. 20, 1897 at Ferndale and was a World War II veteran.]

BAER, Ella, age 78 of 1817 Knox St., passed away Saturday June 25, (1977). A resident of this community for more than 50 years, Mrs. Baer was a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church. Surviving 1 son, Chester Baer Jr., City, 2 daughters, Mrs. Chestella McCann, City and Mrs. Donna Carlson, Ferndale, 10 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren. Graveside service Wed. June 29, 3:30 p.m., Woodlawn Cemetery. Arrangements by Jones Funeral Home.

BAER, Ernest William, age 79 years, of 2501 G Street, passed away at a local hospital Sunday, April 15, (1945). Mr. Baer was a retired farmer and had resided in this vicinity the past fifty-eight years. Deceased was a member of the 99 class of the First Christian Church, a Past Master of Laurel Grange No. 208, a member of W. C. Pomona Grange; also of the State and National Granges; of the Whatcom County Dairymen's Associaton, and of the Washington Co-op Egg & Poultry Association. Surviving relatives are the widow, Clara, at home; one son, Earl E., at Port Angeles; one daughter, Mrs. Frank N. Ballinger, Bellingham; two granddaughters, Gloria Jean and Elaine June Ballinger, of this city, and two grandsons, Earle E. Jr. and Duncan T. Baer, of Port Angeles; two brothers, Charles and August, at Seattle; one sister, Mrs. Carrie Edwards, Bellingham. The remains are at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where services will be conducted by the Rev. Ray S. Wagoner, Wednesday, April 18, at 1:30 p. m. Final resting place, Woodlawn.

BAER, John L. "Jack" age 69, of Rt. 1, Ferndale, passed away Monday, May 3, (1954) at his home following an extended illness. Mr. Baer had been a lifetime resident of the Ferndale community. He is survived by his wife Anna; two daughters, Mrs. Dorothy Bellerose, Chilliwack, B. C., Mrs. Bernice Bonner, Issaquah, B. C. [Wash.]; five sisters, Mrs. Frank Whifler, Bellingham, Mrs. Elsie Whitaker, Pomeroy, Mrs. Walter Jensen, Mrs. Anne Small, Mrs. Edna Storrs, all of Ferndale; one brother, William Baer of Ferndale; four grandchildren and numerous other relatives. [line missing] day, May 6, at 2 p. m. at the Monroe Funeral Chapel in Ferndale. Interment Woodlawn.

BAER, Ralph T, age 63, of 1228 state St., passed away in a Seattle Hospital Sunday, Feb. 16, (1964). A twenty-five year resident of Bellingham, Mr. Baer was a veteran of World War One and was a retired shipyard worker having been formerly employed at the Bremerton Shipyard. Survivors are one brother, Chester A. of Pt. Roberts; six sisters, Mrs. Anna E. Russell of Lynnwood, Mrs. Emma Hachman, Mrs. Carl Schwarze, Mrs. Earl Ferguson, and Mrs. Donovan Sackett all of Bellingham and Mrs. Helen Tomlin of Ferndale; many nieces and nephews. Services will be conducted by Rev. W. Robert Webb at the Jones Funeral Home Tuesday, February 18 at 3:00 P. M. followed by cremation.

BAER, William, age 86 of Ferndale, passed away Sunday, December 20, (1964) in a Bellingham rest home following an extended illness. Mr. Baer had been a resident of the Ferndale community the past 66 years. He is survived by several nieces and nephews and numerous cousins. Funeral services will be conducted Monday, December 28 at 1 p.m., in Moles Funeral Chapel, Rev. John Haygood officiating. Final resting place Woodlawn Cemetery.

BAER, William F. age 77 at Rt. 1, Ferndale passed away in a local hospital Friday, August 12, (1960) following a brief illness. Mr. Baer had been a resident of the Ferndale community his entire lifetime and was a member of the Ferndale Lions Club, B.P.O.E. No. 194, and a life member of the Old Settlers Association. Survivors include 4 daughters, Mrs. Clarice Smith of Seattle, Mrs. Alta Roessel and Mrs. Lila Murray both of Ferndale, Mrs. Gloria Hughes of Port Angeles; 1 son, Harold L. Baer of Bellingham; 14 grandchildren; 4 sisters, Mrs. Carrie Jensen, Mrs. Annie Small and Mrs. Edna Storrs all of Ferndale, Mrs. Elsie Whittaker of Pomeroy, Wash.; and numerous other relatives. Funeral services will be conducted in the Moles' Monroe Chapel Tuesday, August 16, 1960 at 3:30 p. m. with the Rev. Ivan R. Smith officiating. Final resting place will be in the family plot at Woodlawn Cemetery.

BAETEN, Ethel J., age 76 of 2104 J St., passed away in a local hospital Sat. March 31, 1979. She had been a lifetime resident of B'ham. Survivors include her husband, Peter at home. 2 nephews; Clifford & Lester Thistle both of B'ham. Graveside funeral services will be held in Greenacres Memorial Park, Tues. April 3rd at 11:30 am with Otto Zylstra, P.P.C. officiating. Arrangements under the direction of Veroske Jerns Funeral Home.

BAETEN, Henry, age 90, a long time resident of Blaine, passed away April 25th, (1976). The family moved to Whatcom County from California following the earthquake of 1906. He worked in the Shingle Mills in the Maple Falls area, until moving to Blaine in 1923. He operated a Shingle Mill & Lumber Yard until his retirement. He instigated the Birch Bay Water Line and has been a member of the City Council for many years. Surviving are two daughters, Bessie Eames and Helen Harmon of Blaine, a brother Peter Baeten of Bellingham. Plus 7 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Graveside services will be held at Greenacres Memorial Park, Tuesday April 27th, at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Donald Walters officiating. Memorials may be made to the Icelandic Resthome or the United Church of Christ. Arrangements are under the directions of Veroske's Bellingham Chapel.

BAETEN, Peter J., age 88 who resided at 2104 'J' Street, Bellingham, passed away July 2, 1980. He leaves to survive 2 nieces, Helen Harmon & Bess Ames, both of Blaine. His wife Ethel preceded him in death in 1979. Graveside services will be held Mon., July 7 at 10:30 am at Greenacres Memorial Park under the direction of Veroske Jerns & LeVeck Funeral Chapel. [Born June 16, 1892, in St. Cloud, Minn., he was a retired logger and member of Laurel Post 3685, VFW.]

BAETHKE, William F., age 69, of 2707 Iron St., passed away in a local hospital Wednesday, March 8, (1961). Mr. Baethke had been a resident of this community for the past 19 years; was a member of the First Baptist Church; and was a retired laborer, having worked for Columbia Valley Lumber Company. Surviving relatives include the widow, Ella M., at the family home; three stepsons, Don Leal and Gordon Leal, both of Eugene, Ore., and Les Leal of Bellingham; one step-daughter, Mrs. Dorothy Raymond of Bellingham; 10 grandchildren and four great grandchildren; a sister, Mrs. Ella Owen of Whitetail, Mont.; three brothers, Milton Baethke of Whitetail, Mont., Edgar and Jack Baethke, both of Chicago, Ill. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home where services will be conducted by Dr. Stuart Benson, Monday, March 13, at 3 p. m. Final resting place Greenacres Memorial Park.

BAGLEY, Ivey S., age 54 of 1606 Donovan, passed away at her home on Wednesday, July 11, (1962) following an extended illness. Mrs. Bagley had been a resident of Bellingham for the past 16 years and was a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic church. She was also a member of the Fleet Reserve Association Auxiliary Branch 245. She leaves to survive her husband, Richard Bagley at home; one son, Richard W. Jr., and one daughter, Helen Elizabeth, both at home; her mother, Mrs. J. M. Sawyer of Atlanta, Ga.; three sisters, Mrs. Margaret Kaivel of Atlanta, Ga.; Mrs. Doris Branch of Richmond, Va., and Mrs. Ada Reedy of Rome, N. Y.; also numerous nieces and nephews. The remains rest at the Bingham and Jerns Funeral Home where arrangements are pending. Rosary will be recited on Monday, July 16 at 7 p. m. in the chapel of Bingham & Jerns Funeral Home. Requiem High Mass will be celebrated on Tuesday, July 17 at 9:30 a. m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Interment Bay View Cemetery.

BAGLEY, Maude Agnes, age 75, 117 Underhill Road, passed away in a local hospital Friday, June 21, (1963). Mrs. Bagley was a forty-three year resident of this community. Survivors are four sons, Richard W., Kenneth C. and William H., all of Bellingham, and Arthur J. of Sedro-Woolley; one daughter, Mrs. David Himebaugh, City; many grandchildren and one sister, Mrs. Ada Cochrum of Tacoma. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home where services will be conducted by Rev. James York Monday, June 24, at 10:00 a.m., followed by burial in the Sedro Woolley Cemetery.

BAGLEY, Richard W., age 57 who resided at 1606 Donovan Ave. passed away in the U.S. Naval Hospital in Bremerton on Sunday December 8, (1963). Mr. Bagley had resided in Bellingham for the past 17 years. He was a member of the Church of the Sacred Heart, a veteran of World War II; a member of the Fleet Reserve Association and a retired officer of the United States Navy, having served 23 years. He leaves to survive his daughter, Helen, his son, Richard W. at the family residence, 3 brothers, William and Kenneth of Bellingham, Arthur of Sedro Woolley, also his sister, Mrs. Ada Himebaugh of Bellingham, numerous nieces and nephews. Recitation of the Rosary will be said Wednesday, December 11 at 7:30 p.m. in the Chapel of the Bingham and Jerns Funeral Home. Requiem high mass will be offered in the Church of the Sacred Heart, Thursday, December 12 at 9:30 a.m. Interment Bay View Cemetery.

BAGLEY, William H., Sr., 77, Mt. Vernon resident, died there Monday (Sept. 1977). Born in Everett, where he was educated and worked for the Sheriff's Dept. there until 1943 when he moved to Arlington. He married May E. Lundgren in Everett, May 22, 1927. Mr. Bagley was chief of police in Arlington for 10 years and in 1954 moved to Fairbanks, Alaska, where he worked for the government. In 1962 he retired and moved to Mt. Vernon where he had resided since. Mrs. Bagley preceded him in death in 1971. He was a member of the Arlington Lodge No. 129 F&AM. Survivors 1 daughter Mrs. Marshal (Mary Lou) Douglas of Hawaii; 1 son, William H. Bagley, Jr. of Mt. Vernon; 3 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. Private graveside services will be held in the Mt. Vernon Cemetery, 2 p.m., Thurs., Sept. 29. Mr. Bagley will lie in state at the Kern Funeral Chapel in Mt. Vernon until noon, Thurs. Memorials may be given to charity of the donors choice.

BAIER, Charlotta "Lottie" age 88, of 6400 Vista Dr., Ferndale passed away Fri. Dec. 8, 1978. Born in Russia in 1890, she came to the U.S. & settled in N. Dakota in 1907, she married Sam Baier in 1910 & they lived in Nebraska for 9 years. In 1941 the Baiers moved to the Ferndale/White Horn area. She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church. She is survived by 2 sons; Arthur Baier of Alliance, Nebraska & Edwin Baier of Alderwood Manor. 4 daughters; Helen Rudy, Emma Zwicker, Martha Heinz all of Ferndale & Edna Tietz of Missoula, Montana, 22 grandchildren 50 great grandchildren & 4 great great grandchildren. Numerous nieces & nephews. Funeral services will be conducted by Rev. Robert E. Johnson, Tues. Dec. 12th at 2:30 pm in Zion Lutheran Church. Burial will follow in Greenacres Memorial Park under the direction of Moles Funeral Home. The family suggests memorials to the Lynden Christian Rest Home or the Zion Lutheran Church Gary Blumenthal Missionary Fund.

BAIER, Oscar, age 36, of Rt. 2, Ferndale, passed away at his home Tuesday, Jan. 10, (1956) following an extended illness. He had lived in the Ferndale district for the past 14 years and was with the U.S. Navy in World War II. He was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church, in Ferndale and is a past commander of Kulshan Post No. 154, American Legion. Surviving relatives include his wife, Louise; one daughter, Dianna; one son, Ronald; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Baier of Ferndale; six sisters, Mrs. Emma Zwizker, Mrs. Martha Heinz, Mrs. Helen Rudy, all of Ferndale, Mrs. Lenora Blumanthal of Lynden, Mrs. Anna Meidinger of Ronan, Mont., Mrs. Edna Tietz of Missoula, Mont.; two brothers, Arthur of Alliance, Neb., and Edwin of Edmonds, Wash. Rosary will be recited Friday, Jan. 13, at 8 p. m. in the Monroe Funeral Chapel in Ferndale. Requiem Mass will be conducted Saturday, Jan. 14, at 10 a. m. in St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Ferndale, with the Rev. Father Joseph Dakin, celebrant. Military honors will be rendered by the Kulshan Post of the American Legion at Woodlawn Cemetery.

BAILEY, Archie R., age 75, of 414 15th St., passed away Tues. July 29, 1986. He had been a lifetime Bellingham resident. [Born May 26, 1911 in Bellingham; he was a railroad section foreman.] Survived by his wife Catherine; 2 sons, Arthur & wife Charlotte Bailey of Collinsville, Miss., John Bailey at home; 2 daughters, Nellie Dotinga, City; Jean & husband Max Beers, Auburn, Wa.; 15 grandchildren; 4 greatgrandchidlren; sister, March Hitchcock, City. At his request there will be no service. Cremation Greenacres Crematorium. Arrangements by Jones Funeral Home.

BAILEY, Beatrice Agnes, of Sumas, passed away at her home, Saturday, June 2, (1945) at the age of 73 years. She had resided in Sumas for the past 13 years and is survived by her husband, John C.; one sister, Mrs. Agnes McGee, of Minnesota, and one brother, Henry Ruddy, also of Minnesota. Funeral services will be conducted at the Gillies Funeral Chapel in Sumas, Wednesday, June 6, at 2:00 p. m., with Rev. W. T. Beatty officiating. Interment in the I. O. O. F. cemetery at Sumas.

BAILEY, Bertha S., 2218 King St., age 79, passed away Sunday, Nov. 20, (1966). Mrs. Bailey was a sixty-two year resident of this City, was a member of the Methodist Church and a Past Mother of the Ladies Auxiliary, F.O.E. She is survived by her husband, Bert H.; four sons, Charles E. Lancaster; Everett Lancaster and Jay Lancaster, all residing in this City, and Arlie Lancaster of Lynnwood; one daughter, Mrs. Velma Kelly of Oak Harbor; twelve grandchildren; fourteen great-grandchildren; a step-son, Ray Bailey, City; a step-daughter, Mrs. Noreen Manke of Atlantic, Iowa, and nieces and nephews. Services will be conducted by Rev. Ray S. Wagoner Tuesday, Nov. 22 at 1:00 p.m. at the Jones Funeral Home, followed by burial in Woodlawn Cemetery.

BAILEY, Buryl D., age 69, of Custer, passed away Mon. Sept. 12th (1977). Mr. Bailey was born in B'ham. & had been a resident of Custer for many years. He was a member of the Custer United Methodist Church, was a retired teacher of the Ferndale School Dist. & is survived by his wife, Bernice, 1 son, Keith of Dallas, Texas. 1 daughter, Jeanette Swofford of Minneapolis, Minn., 3 grandchildren, Cathy, Eric & Allyson Swafford all of Minneapolis. 5 brothers; Halbert, Charles & Warren all of Ferndale. Wesley of Aberdeen & Jess of Korea. 3 sisters; Mary Ruth Neher of B'ham., Virginia Beerup & Luree Felix both of Santa Barbara, Calif. Numerous other relatives. Funeral services will be conducted by Rev. Geoff Piper, Thurs., Sept. 15 at 1:30 p.m. in Moles Funeral Chapel. Family would appreciate memorials to the Custer United Methodist Church or favorite charity.

BAILEY, Carrie M., age 70 of 2816 W. Maplewood, passed away Tuesday, March 30, (1976). A resident of this community for the past 57 years, she was a retired bookkeeper, past treasurer of Ladies Auxiliary of ILWU and a member of the Home Demonstration Club. Surviving husband, Allen C.; 2 sons, David A., of Federal Way and Mason of Bellingham; 4 sisters, Mrs. Nellie Menze of Ferndale, Mrs. Donna Yarnell of Ketchikan, Alaska, Mrs. Oneda Boerner of Burlington and Mrs. Lydia Spruill of Imperial Beach, Calif.; 4 grandchildren, many nieces and nephews. Funeral services Friday, April 2, 3 p.m. Jones Funeral Home. Interment Greenacres Memorial Park. Memorials may be made to the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1102 Columbia St., Seattle.

BAILEY, Charles Fredrick, 89, of 3004 Alderwood, passed away in a local hospital Tuesday, March 26, (1957). Mr. Bailey was a retired shingleweaver and farmer and had resided in this community for the past 68 years. Surviving relatives include his widow, Ida M. at home; four sons, Allen, Lee and Emmit, all of this city, and Ted of Sedro Woolley; five daughters, Mrs. Myrtle Hardin of Camano Island, Mrs. Iva Oxford of Ferndale, Mrs. Violet Beard of Bellingham, Mrs. Gladys Gilmore of Gauntt of Long Beach, Calif.; [1 dau. missing] 26 grandchildren; 40 great-grandchildren. The remains rest at the Jones' Harlow-Hollingsworth Funeral Home where services will be conducted by the Rev. William Grout, Friday, Mar. 29, at 1 p. m. Final resting place, Mountain View Cemetery.

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BAILEY, Charles T., Sr., passed away at home in Los Angeles, California, April 5, 1977, where he had resided for the past 23 years. Mr. Bailey had been a long time resident and merchant of the Lynden area. Survivors include the widow Jacoba; two children, Wanda L. Beernink of Sedro Woolley and Charles T. Bailey, Jr. of Lynden; three brothers, Victor of Lynden, Thomas of Seattle and Robert of Maryland; also eight grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Private services were held Sat., April 9 at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Glendale, Calif., followed by cremation. Interment Greenacres Memorial Park in Whatcom County.

BAILEY, Dickey William, age 81, of 3020 St. Clair St., passed away in a local hospital, Thursday, March 19, (1959). Mr. Bailey had resided in Bellingham for the past 55 years; had attended the Methodist Church and was a member of the Teamsters Union, Local No. 231; was a retired truck driver, having been employed by Bellingham Builder's Supply. Survivors are his widow, Matie E., at home; one son, Robert and one daughter, Mrs. Harold Clumpner, both of Bellingham; five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; two brothers, Chester, of Modesto, Calif. and Ray, of Brentwood, Calif.; four sisters, Miss Amie Bailey, of Ripon, Calif., Mrs. Josie Beckwith of Stockton, Calif., Mrs. Vera Nutt, of San Jose, Calif., and Mrs. Frank Nash, of Santa Cruz, Calif. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home where services will be conducted by Dr. W. Carl Calhoun, Monday, March 23, at 10:30 a. m. Final resting place, Bay View Cemetery.

BAILEY, Donald Arthur - A memorial service will be at 3 p.m. Tuesday at Moles Funeral Home Chapel for Donald Arthur Bailey, 60, of 6800 Enterprise Road, No. 16, Ferndale. The Rev. Ralph Poulson will officiate. Mr. Bailey died Friday in Ferndale. Born Feb. 19, 1930, in Los Angeles, Calif., Mr. Bailey had lived in Ferndale for 24 years. He was a master mechanic who retired from Intalco Aluminum Corp. Mr. Bailey was a member of the Coldwater Masonic Lodge No. 485 in Drexel, Mo., and loved to fish "for the big ones" on the Skagit River. He is survived by his wife, Margaret Bailey, of the family home; three sons, Douglas Bailey of Harrisonville, Mo., Kenneth McGill of Everett, and Donald McGill of Seattle; his mother, Edna Bailey, of Harrisonville, Mo.; two brothers, Paul and Joe Bailey of Harrisonville; two sisters, Judy Bodenhamer of Harrisonville and Mary Donovan of Drexel, Mo.; Brother and sister-in-law Eugene and Karen Roller, Ferndale; five grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews. Cremation will be by Greenacres Crematorium. Arrangements are by Moles Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association.

BAILEY, Donald W., age 50, born Feb. 10, 1926 in Bellingham, passed away Feb. 5 (1977) in Seattle. Husband of Marian of Seattle; father of Sharon Rose Pyatte of Everett, Victoria Jane Chaffin, Vancouver, Wa., Penny Jean Chinn of Hayward, Calif., Wendy Ellieen Bailey of Snohomish, Raymond Michael Bailey of Seattle; 10 grandchildren son of Dorothy Olin of Bellingham, 4 sisters and 2 brothers. Services Wed., 1 p.m., Evergreen-Washelli Funeral Home, 11027 Meridian Ave. North. Private family burial in Cyprus Lawn Memorial Park in Everett. Was a member of the Teamsters Local No. 174.

BAILEY, Doris C., age 54, of 2509 H Street, lost her life suddenly early Saturday morning, October 15, (1949). She had been a resident of Bellingham for the past 16 years and was a trustee of the F. O. E. No. 31, Ladies' Auxiliary, and a member of the auxiliary degree team. She was also a member of Bellingham Rebekah Lodge No. 43. She is survived by her husband Louis J. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, October 18, at 3:30 p. m. within the Cathedral Chapel of the Westford-Beck Funeral Home with the Rev. John E. Parrott, pastor of the First Baptist Church officiating. Ritualistic services of the F. O. E. Ladies' Auxiliary will follow. Cremation.


MRS. DORIS BAILEY FATALLY INJURED IN AUTO ACCIDENT
A two-car collision at the intersection of Halleck and G streets early Saturday morning took the life of Mrs. Doris C. Bailey, 54, of 2509 H street. Mrs. Bailey was a passenger in a car driven by Lelsie E. Olsen, of 2222 G street, Mrs. Olsen was also in the car, which was struck by the second vehicle, driven by the Rev. John A. Westman, 2014 Broadway. Both Mrs. Olsen and Mrs. Westman, the latter with her husband in the second car, suffered minor injuries. Treated for their lacerations at St. Luke's hospital, they were released.

Police officers said the Olsen car was going north on G street about 1:40 a.m. Saturday, while the Westman car was approaching the intersection on Halleck street. The front of the Westman car, they said, struck the Olsen car, and spun it about. The front door of the Olsen car flew open at the impact and Mrs. Olsen and Mrs. Bailey were thrown to the street. Mrs. Bailey's head struck the curbing. She died at the hospital in less than an hour, reportedly of head and internal injuries. Offices notified her husband, Louis J. Bailey, employee of a grocery company, and booked Mr. Westman, 58, at headquarters. He was released to appear when called after further investigation. Officers said the Westman car skidded "some distance" before the crash. Mrs. Bailey had been a resident here for the past 16 years, and was a trustee of the F.O.E. No. 13, Ladies Auxiliary. She was also a member of Bellingham Rebekas lodge No. 43.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 3:30 p.m., at the chapel of the Westford-Beck funeral home, with the Rev. John E. Parrott, First Baptist church, officiating. Ritualistic services of the Eagles' Ladies Auxiliary will follow, preceding cremation. Honorary pallbearers will all be members of the F.O.E., No. 31, ladies' auxiliary degree team. They will include: The mesmades, Vera Gregor, Myrtle Huntley, Anna Gerry, Alice Anderson, Asa White, Etther Williams, Bertha Sills, May Watson, Ruby Porter, Ann Sandstedt, Eva Rawley, Lena Partlow, Gimmie Knapton, Jeneva Jarvis, Iris Nois, and Julia James.

BAILEY, Earl K., 77, of Anacortes, Wa., passed away July 19, (1977) in Anacortes. He was born in Elk River, Minn., April 8, 1900. He lived in the Anacortes area all his life. He was a lumber grader until he retired in 1962. Survived by his wife, Sybil, at the home in Anacortes; 2 step sons, Jack Fancher of Anacortes and Frank Fancher of Okla.; 1 nephew, Denis Bailey of Bellingham; 1 niece, Janis Price of Everett, Wa. Funeral services were held Monday, July 25 at 1 p.m. from the Evans Engdahl Funeral Chapel with Pastor Al Baunsgard officiating. Interment followed in Grandview Cemetery, Anacortes, Wa.

BAILEY, Edith Olive, age 65, of 3845 Idaho Street, passed away in a local hospital Wednesday, August 22, (1951). Mrs. Bailey had resided in this community for the past 62 years and had attended the St. James Presbyterian Church. Surviving relatives are her husband, Ben A. L., at home; five sons, Leonard, Alton, Victor Ladiser, all of Bellingham, George Ladiser, of Kennewick, and Warren Bailey, also of Bellingham; one daughter, Mrs. Udortha C. Wight, of Bellingham; three step-sons, Howard Bailey, of Port Angeles, Tim Bailey of Lynden, and Glen Bailey, of Bellingham; two step-daughters, Mrs. Edna Fowler, of Los Angeles, Calif., and Mrs. Violet Lott, of Ferndale; 16 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; one brother, Gus Lott, of Ferndale, and two sisters, Mrs. Myrtle Fredeen, of Bellingham, and Mrs. Louise Lott. The remains rest at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where services will be conducted by the Rev. James Martyn Wilson Saturday, August 25, at 1 p. m. Final resting place, Greenacres Memorial Park.

BAILEY, Elsie Ruth, age 93 of Ferndale passed away Wednesday Nov. 20th, (1974). Mrs. Bailey had been a resident of the Ferndale Community most of her lifetime and was a member of the United Church of Ferndale. She is survived by 3 daughters, Mary Ruth Neher of Bellingham; Virginia Beerup and Luree Felix, both of Santa Barbara, Calif., 6 sons, Buryl of Custer; Warren, Halbert and Charles of Ferndale; Jess of Tacoma; and Wesley of Aberdeen. 1 sister Bernice Quance of Ferndale; and 1 brother Harold Dakin, Watertown, Wisc. 18 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. Funeral arrangements are pending at Moles Funeral Home.

BAILEY, Ernest A., age 73, of Route 2, Ferndale, was killed in an accident at his home, Monday, March 21, (1960). Mr. Bailey had been a resident of the Custer and Pleasant Valley area since 1908, and was a member of the W.C.D.A. He is survived by his wife, Lila; one daughter, Mrs. June Olson of North Bellingham; three sons, Bruce and Lloyd of Ferndale and Virgil of Bellingham; three sisters, Mrs. Bertha Hawley of Alcoa, Tenn., Mrs. Blanche Willoks and Mrs. Bessie Williams, both of Maryville, Tenn.; two brothers, Riley of Louisville, Tenn., and Everett of Maryville, Tenn.; his step-mother, Mrs. Mae Bailey also of Maryville, Tenn.; 11 grandchildren and numerous other relatives. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, March 24, at 1:30 p. m. in the Moles Monroe Chapel, Rev. Evan David officiating. Final resting place Enterprise Cemetery.

BAILEY, Gary C., age 16, of 2527 Pacific Highway, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 31, (1956). Gary had resided in this community his entire life, was a student at Bellingham High School, and a member of the Key Club. Surviving relatives are the parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lee O. Bailey; three brothers, Warren, Daryll, and Bruce, all at the family home; grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Bailey of Bellingham; numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. Funeral services will be conducted by the Rev. Clarence J. Forsberg at the Garden Street Methodist Church, Friday, Feb. 3, at 1 p. m. under the direction of the Jones' Harlow-Hollingsworth Funeral Home. Final resting place Greenacres Memorial Park.

BAILEY, Gladys, 704 East Holly, passed away at a local hospital, Saturday, May 17, (1947) after a short illness. Mrs. Bailey had been a resident of Bellingham for the past thirty years and leaves to survive, beside a host of friends, one son, Thomas Bailey, Kent, Wash.; also two grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted at the Bingham-Dahlquist-Jerns Funeral Home, Monday, May 19, at 10:30 a. m., with Rev. James Martyn Wilson, officiating. Interment in Woodlawn cemetery.

BAILEY, Glen R., age 54, formerly of the Wiser Lake Road, passed away in a Monroe hospital, Thursday, May 10, (1962). A 51-year resident of Whatcom County, Mr. Bailey had resided in Sultan for the past three years; was owner and operator of Bailey's Trucking Co.; was a member of the F. O. Eagles at Monroe; was a navy veteran of World War II. Survivors are his widow, Grace P. and one daughter, Cathy, both at home; three brothers, Howard A. Bailey of Bellingham, Tim L. Bailey of RFD 2, Lynden, and Warren E. Bailey of Seattle;; three sisters, Mrs. Edna C. Fowler of Los Angeles, Mrs. Violet Lott of Ferndale and Mrs. Dorthea Wight of Bellingham; father, Ben A. L. Bailey of Seattle; several step-brothers. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home where services will be conducted by the Rev. Walter R. Naff, Monday, May 14, at 1 p. m. Final resting place Greenacres Memorial Park.

BAILEY, Hannah Louise, age 80 years, resident of county since 1895, passed away at her home Tuesday morning, September 23, (1947) following a brief illness. She had been a member of the Ferndale Chapter O.E.S. No. 223, and leaves to survive three sons, Oscar, at home; Roy, of Livingston, Montana; Loren, Route 1, Ferndale; and three grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted at the Monroe funeral parlor in Ferndale, Friday afternoon, September 26, at 1:30 p. m. Burial in Woodlawn Cemetery.

BAILEY, Jenettie, age 72 years, passed away at a local hospital, Saturday, March 30, (1946). Mrs. Bailey had been a resident of the Ferndale district for the past ten years and is survived by four daughters, Mrs. Harold Curtis, of Ferndale, Mrs. Rudolph Flotre, of Custer, Mrs. E. J. Roberts, of Omaha, Nebraska, Miss Marian Lucille Bailey, of Bellingham; three sons, Paul B. Bailey, of Pleasant Valley, Joseph Joy Bailey and Donald O. Bailey, of Ferndale;; also six grandchildren. Funeral services were conducted from the Ferndale Methodist Church Tuesday, April 2, at 2 p. m. with Rev. R. L. McKelvey and Rev. Henry Cross, officiating. Interment in Greenacres Memorial Park under the direction of the Monroe Funeral Home in Ferndale.

BAILEY, John Calhoun, age 76, of Route 1, Sumas, passed away in a local hospital Sunday, April 23, (1950) following a short illness. Mr. Bailey had been a resident of this community for the past 18 years and had been an immigration inspector, having retired four years ago. He was a member of the Presbyterian Church. Surviving relatives include his wife, Mabel L., at home; a sister, Mrs. Martin Lindo, of Evansville, Ind., and many nieces and nephews in Indiana. Funeral services will be conducted within the Cathedral Chapel of the Westford-Beck Funeral Home, Wednesday, April 26, at 2:30 p. m., with the Revs. W. H. Hanson, pastor of the Sumas Methodist Church, and Harlan S. Stone, pastor of the Eureka Methodist Church, officiating. Interment in Greenacres Memorial Park.

BAILEY, Lola, age 57, of 1357 Hannegan Road, passed away at the family home Saturday, August 12, (1950). Mrs. Bailey resided here for the past 16 years and was a member of the Garden St. Methodist Church and the Maple Leaf chapter No. 58, Order of Eastern Star. Surviving relatives are, her husband, Bert H. Bailey, at home; one daughter, Mrs. Norene Manke of Atlantic, Iowa; her mother, Mrs. Ira Hubbell, of Bellingham; three granddaughters, Ardis Joan Bailey, Linda Rae and Lola Mae Bailey, all of Bellingham; four grandsons, Ronald Lee Bailey, of Bellingham, and Larry, Lee, and Ronald Manke of Atlantic, Iowa. The remains rest at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where services will be conducted by the Rev. Daniel E. Taylor Monday, August 14, at 3:00 p. m. Final resting place, Woodlawn.

BAILEY, Louis J., age 58 years, of 2509 H Street, passed away at the family home Friday, June 20th, (1952), following a short illness. Mr. Bailey had been in the employ of the Northern Grocery for many years. He was a veteran of World War I and a member of the Eagles Lodge Aerie No. 31. He is survived by his mother in Nebraska; 4 sisters, Mrs. O. T. Taylor, of Aberdeen; Mrs. C. M. McCoy, of Olympia, Mrs. Angelina Ritenour of North Platte, Nebraska, and Mrs. Clara Goodman of Oakland, Calif., and many other relatives. Funeral services will be conducted Monday, June 23, at 10:30 a. m. within the Cathedral Chapel of the Westford-Beck Funeral Home, Rev. John Parrott officiating, followed by cremation.

BAILEY, Lucy, age 75, of Route 2, Lynden, passed away at her home Wednesday morning, November 16, (1949) following a lingering illness. Mrs. Bailey had been a resident of the Lynden district for the past 39 years. Surviving relatives include one daughter, Mrs. Doris Blowers, of Route 2, Lynden; six sons, Paul of Deming, Charlie of Lynden, Clarence and Victor of Route 2, Lynden, Robert of Washington, D. C., and Thomas of Seattle; 13 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, November 19, at 2 p. m. within the Gillies Funeral Home in Lynden. Interment in the Lynden Cemetery.

BAILEY, Margaret Idabelle, age 87, of 3304 W. Alderwood, passed away in a local hospital Tuesday, July 31, (1962) following an extended illness. Mrs. Bailey had resided in Whatcom County for the past 73 years. Survivors include five daughters, Mrs. Myrtle Harnden of Camano Island, Mrs. Iva Oxford of Ferndale, Mrs. Violet Beard of Bellingham, Mrs. Gladys Gilmore of Seattle and Mrs. Evelyn Gaunpt of Long Beach, Calif.; four sons, Allen, Lee and Emmet of Bellingham and Ted of Seattle; 25 grandchildren, 39 great-grandchildren and 19 great-great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted in the Moles Funeral Home, Saturday, August 4, at 1:30 p. m. with Rev. Paul Jacobson officiating. Final resting place, the family plot in Mountain View Cemetery.

BAILEY, Mary Ellen, age 41 years, of Everson, passed away Monday, February 10, (1947). She had lived her entire lifetime in Everson. She was a member of the Presbyterian Church, president of Whatcom County Rural Letter Carriers Auxiliary and a member of the American Legion Auxiliary in Lynden. She is survived by her husband, Lynn G.; one son, James, father and mother Mr. and Mrs. Helmer Iverson, of Everson; three sisters, Mrs. Stewart Kean, of Spartenburg, Pennsylvania, Ida Iverson, of Bellingham, Mrs. Hilda Kinley, of Everson; two brothers, Harry Iverson, of Sumas and Earl Iverson, of Everson. The remains rest at the Gillies Funeral Home in Sumas, where funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 2 p. m. from the Everson Presbyterian Church with Rev. H. E. Robinson officiating. Interment in Nooksack Cemetery.

BAILEY, Mary J., age 53, 2415 D St., passed away April 8, 1978. Mrs. Bailey was a lifetime resident of Whatcom County. She is survived by her daughter, Linda Harriman of City, 3 grandchildren and numerous cousins. Services will be conducted Tuesday April 11, 10:30 a.m. at the Jones Funeral Home. Burial in Enterprise Cemetery.

BAILEY, Oscar A., age 84, of 1940 Matz Rd., Ferndale, passed away Thurs., June 10, (1976). Mr. Bailey had been a resident of Whatcom County most of his life time, was a retired poultry farmer and a member of Alexander Post No. 3685 VFW and Kulshan Post No. 573 American Legion. He is survived by one brother, Loren Bailey Sr. of Ferndale; one niece, Susan Wright of Ferndale; 2 nephews, Loren Bailey, Jr. and Ed Bailey both of Ferndale; several cousins. Funeral services will be conducted by Rev. David Nelson, Monday, June 14 at 1:30 p.m. in Moles Funeral Chapel. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery.

BAILEY, Patricia, age 48, of 1621 Northwest Road, passed away at a local hospital, Friday evening, February 15, (1952) following a short illness. Mrs. Bailey had been a resident of Bellingham for the past 2 1/2 years, and was a member of the Church of the Assumption, the Bellingham Art League, and the Camera Club. She is survived by her husband, Lt. Colonel Park W. Bailey; two brothers, Joe Blake, of Los Angeles, Calif., and Phil Blake of Oregon; two sisters, Miss Gladys Blake of San Francisco, and Miss Mary Blake of Seattle. Requiem Mass will be read Tuesday, February 19, at 10 a. m. within the Church of the Assumption with the Rev. Fr. Bernard Cremer officiating, under the direction of the Westford-Beck funeral home. Interment Bay View Cemetery.

BAILEY, Paul B., age 73, of 3585 Grandview Rd., Ferndale passed away Sun. Jan. 14, 1979. Mr. Bailey had been a resident of the Ferndale area since 1936, was a member of Zion Lutheran Church. A retired farmer & former member of the Darigold Assn. He is survived by his wife, Bertha, 1 son, Ron of Ferndale. 1 daughter, Shari Carlson of Ferndale. 2 brothers; Joy of Ferndale & Don of Ferndale. 2 sisters; Lucille Bailey of Ferndale & Vita Flotre of Ferndale. 5 grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted by Rev. Robert E. Johnson Weds. Jan. 17th at 1:30 pm in Moles Funeral Chapel. Burial will follow in Enterprise Cemetery. The family suggests memorials to the Cancer Fund of Zion Lutheran Fund.

BAILEY, Dr. Ralph, age 78 years of Ferndale, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 25, (1958) in a local hospital following an extended illness. Dr. Bailey came to Ferndale at the age of 4 and had lived there the past 74 years. He was a graduate of the Bellingham Schools and the University of Southern California, and practiced dentistry the past fifty years in Ferndale. He was a member of the United Church of Ferndale and Ferndale Lions Club. Surviving relatives include his wife, Elsie; three daughters, Mrs. Virginia Beerup and Mrs. Lauree Felix, both of Santa Barbara, Calif., and Mrs. Mary Ruth Neher of Bellingham; six sons, Warren, Halbert and Charles of Ferndale, Buryl of Custer, Jess of Marysville and Wesley of Aberdeen; one brother, Guy of Seattle; 17 grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, Nov. 29, at 1:30 p. m. in the Monroe Funeral Chapel in Ferndale with Rev. Robert Irwin and Rev. George Baird officiating. Final resting place, the family plot in Woodlawn Cemetery. Those who wish may contribute memorials to the Ferndale Scholarship Fund.

BAILEY, Ransome Ed, Route 1, Sumas, passed away Friday, March 30, (1945) at the age of 72 years. Mr. Bailey had been a resident of the Sumas district for the past 20 years and leaves to survive, three daughters, Mrs. Julie Dean, of Sumas, Mrs. Margaret Hitchcock, of Route 1, Bellingham, Mrs. Isabelle Sax, of San Francisco; four sons, Edward, U. S. navy, Frank, Seattle, Bill, U. S. army, overseas, Archie, Bellingham, and several grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted from the Gillies Funeral Home in Sumas, Monday, April 2, at 2 p. m. with Rev. A. Crouse, of Nooksack, officiating. Interment in Bay View Cemetery, Bellingham.

BAILEY, Reba D., age 70, of 1018 14th St., passed away in a local hospital, Friday, Dec. 22, (1961) following an extended illness. Mrs. Bailey had been a lifetime resident of this city and was a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church. She is survived by four daughters, Mrs. Marjorie Davis of San Jose, Calif., Mrs. Dorothy Peacock, city; Mrs. Norma Haybarker of Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, and Mrs. Carol Potter, city; 16 grandchildren and one great-granddaughter; two sisters, Mrs. Glee Warden, city; Miss Anne Foster of Edmunds; four brothers, Myrl Foster of Edmunds, Robert Foster, Auburn, Max Foster, Seattle and Maynard Foster city. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, Dec. 28, at 1:30 p. m. within the Cathedral Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home with Elder P. D. Girrard officiating. Interment Bay View Cemetery.

BAILEY, Ronald, of 6784 North Star Road, Ferndale, died Friday, Sept. 23, 1994. He was 52. A funeral will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Moles Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Richard Huisman officiating. Burial will follow in Enterprise Cemetery. Born Nov. 16, 1941, to Paul and Bertha Bailey in Bellingham, he graduated from Ferndale high School in 1959. He married Susan Lloyd on March 17, 1962, in Vancouver, B.C. Mr. Bailey was a farmer and volunteer fireman for Fire District No. 7 at the Whitehorn station for 14 years. He worked at Intalco Aluminum Corp. in the cast house warehouse for 29 years and was a former coach for the Whatcom County women's softball league. Survivors include his wife of the family home; daughters Cheryl Bailey of the family home and Linda Coakley of Clear Lake; son Paul Bailey of Ferndale; mother Bertha R. Bailey of Ferndale; sister Shari Carlson of Ferndale; five grandchildren; and numerous other relatives. Memorials may be made to Ferndale Fire District No. 7, P.O. Box 321, Ferndale, WA 98248.
(From the Bellingham Herald of September 24, 1994) Submitted by Merrily Lawson.

BAILEY, Roy W. age 67 of Butte, Montana, passed away Thursday, March 31, (1960) in Missoula following a brief illness. He had been a resident of Montana for the past 45 years and had served with the 91st Division during WW I, was an engineer for the Northern Pacific Railroad; a member of the Brotherhood of Railroad Firemen and Engineers; AF & AM No. 32 of Livingston, Montana; American Legion of Livingston, William Lee Alexander Post V.F.W. of Laurel. Survivors include 2 brothers, Oscar and Loren both of Ferndale; 2 nephews, Loren Bailey, Jr. of Seattle, and Edwin Bailey of Ferndale; 1 niece, Mrs. Jack Wright of Seattle; and other relatives. Funeral services will be conducted in the Moles Monroe Chapel Tuesday, April 5 at 1:30 p.m. with the Rev. Robert Irwin officiating followed by graveside services conducted by the Laurel V.F.W. at Woodlawn Cemetery.

BAILEY, Viva M., age 64, of 717 High Street, passed away in a local hospital, Tuesday, December 23, (1947). Mrs. Bailey had been a resident of this community for the past forty-three years and was a member of the Garden Street Methodist Church. Surviving relatives are two sons, Frank H. Jr., of Olympia, and Robert L., of Anchorage, Alaska; two grandsons; two sisters, Mrs. John Parker, of Renton, and Mrs. Fena Reeder, of Tacoma, and one brother, Bert Flory, of Shedd, Ore. The remains are at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where services will be conducted by the Rev. Alexander P. Aiton, Saturday, December 27, at 10 a. m. Graveside services will be conducted in Seattle at the Lakeview Cemetery at 2 p. m., followed by interment.

BAINES, John D. of 1515 Grant Street, passed away Saturday, November 21, 1981 at the age of 92 [94, he was born July 16, 1887 in northern California.] He was a self employed baker and is survived by 3 daughters, Mary Love of Bellingham; Alice Palin of Lynnwood; & Charlotte Lamoreaux of California; 8 grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; 5 great great grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Friday, November 27 at 1 pm in the Chapel of Veroske, Jerns & LeVeck with interment in the Bay View Cemetery.

BAINTER, Edwin M., age 50, Blaine, passed away at home on March 20, (1967). He is survived by one son, Ronald, Blaine; 3 daughters, Karen, New York, Mrs. Cheryl Akers, Iowa; Kristine, Blaine; four sisters, Mrs. Peal Small, Burlington, Mrs. Mary Watkinson, Big Lake, Mrs. Etta Bjerstedt, Morton, Mrs. Betty Conrad, Mount Vernon; 2 grandchildren. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, March 23 at 2 p.m. at the McKinney Funeral Home, Blaine with Rev. Willard Buckner officiating. Interment will follow in the Blaine Cemetery.

BAINTER, Ellen Margaret, age 80 years, of Rt. No. 1, Blaine, passed away at her home Tuesday, Sept. 13, (1960). Mrs. Bainter had been a resident of the Blaine area since 1901 and leaves to survive two sons, Edwin of Blaine and Clyde of Big Timber, Mont.; four daughters, Mrs. Etta Bjerstedt of Morton, Wash., Mrs. Pearl Small of Burlington, Mrs. Mary Watkinson of Mt. Vernon and Mrs. Helen Parks of Portland; four sisters, Mrs. Clara VanderYacht of Deming, Mrs. Grace Riffe and Mrs. Carrie Shippard, both of Bellingham and Mrs. Elizabeth McGee of Sedro Woolley; also 20 grandchildren, 36 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held in the McKinney Funeral Home Saturday, Sept. 17, at 2 p. m. with the Rev. Evan David officiating. Burial will follow in the Enterprise Cemetery.

BAINTER, Emery C. - Services for Emery C. Bainter, 73, a lifelong resident of Whatcom County, will be at noon Tuesday at First Presbyterian Church in Bellingham with Masonic graveside services at 2 p.m. in Bayview Cemetery. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday at Jones Funeral Home. Mr. Bainter, of 1120 N. Forest St., died Thursday (27 July 1989) in a Bellingham nursing home of heart failure. He was born May 5, 1916, in Custer. He had worked for the Department of Social and Health Services as a case worker. He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, Fairhaven Lodge No. 73 F & AM and Maple Leaf Chapter No. 58, Order Eastern Star. He also was a past dad advisor of the Chuckanut Chapter, Order of DeMolay, and past associate guardian of Job's Daughters Bethel No. 25. He married Kathleen Chapman in 1944. She preceded him in death in April 1987. Survivors include two daughters, Susan Bainter and Sally Bainter, both of Bellingham; a son, John Bainter of Lake Stevens; and five grandchildren.

BAINTER, Leroy L, age 89 of 5706 Second Avenue, Ferndale, passed away Mon., Sept. 15, 1980. [Born March 24, 1891, in Spring Ranch, Neb.,] he had been a resident of Whatcom County for 40 years and was a member of the Haynie Grange. He is survived by 1 son, Emery of Bellingham; 2 sisters, Letha Rogers and Ethel Davis, both of Ferndale; 5 grandchildren; 7 great grandchildren; 2 great great grandchildren; numerous nieces & nephews. Funeral services will be conducted by Rev. Thermon a. Scevers Thurs., Sept. 18 at 1:30 pm in Moles Funeral Chapel. Burial will follow in Enterprise Cemetery.

BAINTER, Rodney Guy, age 52, of Route No. 1, Blaine, passed away in a local hospital Thursday, Feb. 2, (1956) following a short illness. He is survived by his mother, Mrs. Ella Bainter, at home; four sisters, Mrs. Ella Bjerstedt, Morton, Wash.; Mrs. Pearl Swall [Small], Burlington; Mrs. Mary Watkinson, Mount Vernon, and Mrs. Helen Parks, Portland, Ore.; two brothers, Clyde, of Big Timber, Mont., and Edwin of Blaine. Funeral services will be conducted Monday, Feb. 6, at 2 p. m. from the McKinney Funeral Home in Blaine, with the Rev. Evan David officiating. Interment Enterprise Cemetery.

BAINTER, Steinunn Elizabeth, age 32 years, of Blaine, passed away at a Bellingham hospital Tuesday, October 27, (1953) following a short illness. She is survived by her husband, Edwin Bainter, of Blaine; four children, Karen, Ronald, Cheryl and Kristine; her mother, Mrs. Kristin Johnson, of Blaine; three sisters, Ninna Stevens, of Tacoma, Mrs. Sigrid Johnson, of Concrete, Mrs. Pet Saunders, of Seattle; one brother, Jon Johnson, of Blaine, and two nephews. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, October 31, at 2 p. m. from the McKinney Funeral Home in Blaine, with the Rev. Dr. H. Sigmar officiating.

BAIR, Mary D., 78, Steilacoom, the mother of Mrs. Charles Veirs of Ferndale, died Monday (Jan. 31, 1972) in Bellingham. A resident of Steilacoom for 52 years, she was a member of St. Mary's Episcopal Church at Lakewood. Besides Mrs. Veirs, Mrs. Bair is survived by the husband, Godfrey; another daughter, Mrs. Kenneth Light Jr., of Tacoma; a son, Byron Bair of Portland; a daughter-in-law, Mrs. William Bair of Modesto, Calif.; and ten grandchildren. A private memorial service will be held at St. Mary's Episcopal Church at Lakewood. Cremation will be under the direction of Moles Funeral Home.

BAIRD, Allen "Al," age 82, of 2920 Sunset Drive, passed away at a local hospital Friday, June 5, (1953) following a lingering illness. Mr. Baird had resided in Bellingham for the past 50 years and was a retired steam fitter. He worked 35 years at Bloedel Dovovan. He is survived by his wife, Daisy P. of home; one son, Byron T.; one daughter, Mrs. Nina Siegfriend; four grandchildren; Dean L. Baird, City; Mrs. Shirley Fergeson, Washington, D. C.;

BAIRD, Anna, age 74 years, of 2414 Kulshan Street, passed away at her home, Tuesday, August 12th, (1952), following a lingering illness. Mrs. Baird had been a resident of Whatcom County since 1887 and had made her home at 2414 Kulshan Street for the past 51 years. She was a member of the Baptist Church and also of the Neighbors of Woodcraft, Circle 188. She is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Neila Lockwood, of Portland, Ore.; two sons, Linus Denehie, in Alaska, Austin Denehie, of Sedro Woolley; one step-son, Roy Baird, in Idaho; one sister, Mrs. Linda Marshall, Auburn, Wash.; two granddaughters and three great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Friday, August 15, at 2 p. m. from the Chapel of the Bingham-Dahlquist & Jerns Funeral Home, with the Rev. Leonard White, officiating, followed by the ritualistic services of the Neighbors of Woodcraft. Final resting place, Bay View Cemetery.

BAIRD, Jack S., age 74 of Nooksack, passed away at home Friday January 7, (1966). He had been a resident of Nooksack since 1906. He is survived by his wife, Gertie, 2 sons, Harold of Everett, Ralph of Seattle, 2 daughters, Mrs. Laverne Boulton of Seattle, Mrs. Isabelle Hatch of Bellingham, 3 brothers, Herb, Tom and William, a sister, Mrs. Belle Rouse, all in Canada, also 12 grandchildren, 1 greatgrandson. Funeral services will be held at the Gillies Funeral Home in Lynden, Tuesday, January 11 at 2 p.m., Rev. Murray Hyde officiating. Burial will follow in Greenacres Memorial Park.

BAIRD, Rose Mary, age 72 of 1420 Lakeway, passed away Friday, Oct. 17, (1975). Mrs. Baird had been a resident of Bellingham for the past 60 years, was a member of the Church of the Assumption, Catholic Daughters, Altar Society, American Association of Retired Persons, Whatcom County Womens Democratic Club. She leaves to survive 1 son, Dean of Longview; 1 daughter, Mrs. Shirley Ferguson of City; 6 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren. Christian Prayer Services will be held Sunday, Oct. 19 at 7 p.m. within the Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home. Mass of Christian burial will be offered Monday, Oct. 20 at 10 a.m. within the Church of the Assumption. Interment Bay View Cemetery.

BAIRD, William A., age 86 years, beloved husband of Mrs. Anna Baird, 2414 Kulshan, passed away at a local hospital, Monday, March 10, (1947) after a lingering illness. Mr. Baird had been a resident of Whatcom County for the past twenty years and was a member of the Neighbors of Woodcraft. Surviving relatives include, beside the widow, one son, Roy Baird, Tacoma; one step-son, Linus Denehie, Ketchikan, Alaska; a step-daughter, Mrs. Neila Peterson, Bellingham; a sister, Mrs. Olive Smith, Portland, Ore.; one granddaughter and two great-grandchildren. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Bingham-Dahlquist Funeral Home.

BAJEMA, Barney, age 90 of 324 14th St., Lynden, passed away Monday, April 28, (1975). A resident of Whatcom County for over 65 years, Mr. Bajema was a member of the First Christian Reformed Church of Lynden and a retired employee of Darigold. Surviving wife, Grace; 3 sons, Richard Bajema of Lynden, Bert Bajema of Seattle and Theodore Bajema of Bellingham; 1 daughter, Mrs. Janette Powers of Alaska; 10 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren. Funeral services Thursday, May 1 at 2 p.m. First Christian Reformed Church of Lynden with Rev. William Reinsma officiating. Interment Monumenta Cemetery. Memorial gifts may be made to the First Christian Reformed Church Missionary Fund. Arrangements by Gillies Funeral Home.

BAJEMA, Cora age 78 years of Lynden passed away in a local hospital Saturday Aug. 10, (1957). She is survived by 3 daughters Mrs. Oscar Post of Sumas, Mrs. John Komen and Mrs. Howard Myers both of Bellingham, 10 sons Ray J., Peter J. and Neil all of Bellingham, Samuel and Gary both of Lynden, Charles, Adrian and Donald J. all of San Diego, Calif. Dingman of Portland, Ore., Paul M., Port Orchard, Wash.; 24 grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren, 2 brothers Cornelius DeSmit of Kalamazoo, Mich., Paul of Sacramento, Calif., 1 sister Ada Canute of Kalamazoo, Mich. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, August 13 at 2 p. m. from the Second Christian Reform Church in Lynden with Rev. Enno Haan officiating. Interment Monumenta Cemetery. Under direction of the Gillies Funeral Home in Lynden.

BAJEMA, Grace, age 93, formerly of 324 14th St., Lynden, passed away in a Lynden nursing home on Thurs. June 10, 1982. Born [Oct. 8, 1888] in Rotsterhaule, the Netherlands, Mrs. Bajema moved to the Whatcom County area in 1912 and was a member of the First Christian Reformed Church in Lynden. She was preceded by her husband Barney in 1975. She is survived by 3 sons, Richard & wife Alice of Lynden, Bert & wife Edith of Seattle and Theodore & wife Cynthia of Bellingham; a daughter Janette & husband Fred Powers of Ketchikan, Alaska; 10 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Graveside services will be conducted on Mon. June 14 at 1:30 p.m. in Monumenta Cemetery with Pastor Ronald Slater officiating. Friends wishing may call at the Gillies Funeral Home until noon on Monday. Memorials may be made to the Lynden Christian Rest Home.

BAJEMA, John, age 87 years of 102 E. Grover St., Lynden, passed away in a local hospital Friday, June 3, (1960) following a lingering illness. Mr. Bajema had been a resident of Lynden since 1906 and was a member of the Second Christian Reformed Church. Survivors include 10 sons, Ray J., Peter and Neil, all of Bellingham, Dingman of Portland, Charles, Adrian and Donald, all of San Diego, Gerret of Everson, Paul of Fullerton, Calif., and Samuel of Lynden; 3 daughters, Mrs. Oscar Post of Sumas, Mrs. Howard Myers of Bellingham and Mrs. John Komen of Rt. 1, Ferndale; also brothers, Sam and Barney, both of Lynden; 33 grandchildren and 30 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held in the Second Christian Reformed Church Monday, June 6, at 2 p.m. with the Rev. William Reinsma officiating. Burial will follow in the Monumenta Cemetery under the direction of the Gillies Funeral Home.

BAJEMA, Mary A., wife of Raymond J. Bajema, died Thursday (Oct. 23, 1980) morning at St. Luke's Hospital after a prolonged illness. One of 10 children, she was born Feb. 9, 1899, in Union Furnace, Ohio. She is survived by her husband, Raymond J. Bajema of 7361 Wiser Lane, Lynden, two daughters, six sisters, one brother, nine grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. A memorial service will be held at First Baptist Church in Lynden at 4 p.m. Sunday.

BAJEMA, Neil, age 55, 1619 Larrabee Road, passed away Friday, March 6, (1964). Mr. Bajema was a lifetime resident of this community, where he was an auto mechanic before retiring, and was a member of the Machinists Union. Survivors are the widow, Grace, at home; one son, Keith, at home; one daughter, Mrs. Brian Smith, City; three grandchildren, Bill, Lisa and Bradley Smith, City; nine brothers, Pete, City; Raymond, Sequim; Dingaman, Portland; Charles, San Diego, Cal.; Sam and Gary, Lynden; Adrian and Don, San Diego; Paul, Fullerton, Cal.; two sisters, Mrs. John Komen, Ferndale, and Mrs. Howard Meyers, City. Memorials may be donated to the Whatcom County Tuberculosis League. Services will be conducted by Rev. C. Theodore Hegg Monday, March 9 at 3:00 P.M. at the Jones Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery.

BAJEMA, Peter J., age 69, died at his residence, 624 Fieldston Rd., Bellingham, Mon. Aug. 16, 1982. He had been co-owner of BB Auto parts & was currently employed with Pearl Realty. A member of the Masonic Lodge 151 F & AM, life member of the Bellingham Elks No. 194, past president of the Fairhaven Lions Club & was active with Bellingham Yacht Club. He leaves to survive his wife Rae; 2 sons, John Bajema & Robert McQuarrie, both of Bellingham; 5 brothers, Paul & Adrian of Calif., Ray of Lynden, Gary of Laurel, Don of Washougal; 1 sister, Ruth Myers of Bellingham; 7 grandchildren. Memorial services will be held Thurs. Aug. 19 at 2:30 p.m. in Jerns LeVeck Chapel with Rev. Charles Hunter officiating. Family requests no flowers. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Fund or Hospice.

BAJEMA, Raymond J., age 87, 7361 Wiser Lane, Lynden, passed away at his home on Fri. Jan. 3, 1986. Born Feb. 19, 1898 in Kalamazoo, Michigan, Mr. Bajema moved with his family to Whatcom County in 1906. A retired carpenter, Mr. Bajema was a member of the Carpenters & Joiners Union Local 756 of Bellingham and during WWI served in the US Merchant Marine and during WWII served in the US Navy. He was married to his wife Mary [Alexander] in Bremerton in April of 1955. Mrs. Bajema died in 1980. Survived by 4 brothers, Garret & wife Hilda of Bellingham, Adrian & wife Esther of ElCajon, Calif., Paul & wife Alicia of Yorba Linda, Calif. & Donald & wife Elaine of Washougal, WA; a sister Mrs. Ruth & husband Howard Myers of Bellingham; 2 step-daughters, Mrs. Rita & husband Brooks Thomas of Missouri City, Texas and Phyllis Higgs, Bakersfield, Calif.; 9 step-grandchildren; numerous nieces & nephews. Memorial funeral services Wed. Jan. 8 at 1 P.M. in the Chapel of the Gillies Funeral Home, Rev. John Bajema officiating. Burial will precede at 12:30 P.M. in Monumenta Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to your favorite organization. Visitation hours will be at Gillies Funeral Home until 9pm on Tues.

BAJEMA, Simon, age 54 of 1401 Front St., Lynden, passed away suddenly Saturday, Jan. 22, (1966). A lifetime resident of Lynden he was a meat cutter and a member of the First Christian Reformed Church. Surviving are wife, Sue, 1 daughter, Bonnie at home, 3 sons, Clifford of Grand Rapids, Michigan, Dick and Scott both at home, 4 brothers, Ray C. Bajema, Dr. Sheldon Bajema and Harry Bajema all of Lynden, Rev. John Bajema of Nampa, Idaho, a sister, Mrs. Grance Sittser of Grand Rapids, Mich., a step brother, Fred Bierlink of Sunnyside, 2 step sisters, Mrs. Everett Scholten of Lynden, Mrs. Andy Visser of Mount Vernon. Funeral services will be held at the First Christian Reformed Church Wednesday, Jan. 26 at 2 p.m. Rev. Bernard Byma officiating. Burial will follow in the Monumenta Cemetery under the direction of the Gillies Funeral Home.

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