BASCHE, Fred R., age 72, 1300 Northwest Rd., passed away Saturday, Jan. 15, (1966). A resident of Whatcom County 17 years and a member of Kulshan Post, American Legion. Survived by 3 sisters, Mrs. Lena Doberiner of Fulda, Minn.; Mrs. Anna Erickson of Wirock, Minn.; Mrs. Emma Campbell of Worthington, Minn.; 2 brothers, Richard of Waterloo, Iowa and Henry of North Bellingham. The remains will lie in state until 3:00 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 18 followed by cremation. Memorial services will be conducted Wednesday, Jan. 19 at 10:30 a.m. in Moles Funeral Chapel, Rev. John Haygood officiating. Family would appreciate contributions to the Heart Fund.

BASFORD, Irving L, age 67, passed away at his home 2611 H Street, Saturday, April 11, (1953). Mr. Basford had been a life resident of this community, and was a retired marine engineer for Standard Oil Co. He was a member of the Bellingham Bay Lodge No. 44, F. & A. M. Surviving relatives include his wife, Mrs. Mabel L. Basford, at the family home; two sons: Wesley W., of Richmond, Calif., and Herbert C., of San Francisco; two grandchildren; two nieces, Mrs. Laura Gray of Lynden, and Mrs. Ella Crowley of Bellingham; and a nephew, Edward Bull, also of Bellingham. 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 No. 44, F. & A. M., Wednesday, April 15, at 1 p. m. Cremation.

BASFORD, Olive H. Switzer, age 76, formerly of 2414 C St. passed away Friday, Oct. 23, (1964). Mrs. Basford had been a 50 year resident of this community and was a retired teacher. She leaves no survivors. Services will be conducted by Rev. J. Vincent Crane Wednesday, October 28 at 3 p.m. at the Jones Funeral Home, followed by burial in Bay View Cemetery.

BASINSKY, James A., age 73, passed away in a local hospital Wed., Nov. 28, 1979. He was a retired logger and lifetime resident of Bellingham. He leaves to survive 3 sisters, June Marshall, & Helen Swank, both of Bellingham, Leslee Taylor of Seattle, & numerous nieces & nephews. Private graveside services will be held Tues., Dec. 4, 1979 at 2 pm in Greenacres Memorial Park, under the direction of Veroske, Jerns & LeVeck Funeral Chapel. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.

BASINSKY, Mary, age 82 years, of 923 Iowa St., passed away in a local hospital Monday, Dec. 6, (1954). Mrs. Basinsky was a resident of Wickersham since 1904 and had resided in Bellingham for the past 10 years. She leaves to survive two sons, James Basinsky of Bellingham, and William Andriff, also of Bellingham; four daughters, Mrs. Helen Swank and Mrs. June Marshall, both of this city, Mrs. Minnie Taylor and Mrs. Nellie Benson of Seattle; nine grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Private funeral services will be conducted, Wednesday, Dec. 8, at 10 a. m. within the Chapel of the Bingham-Dahlquist and Jerns Funeral Home with the Rev. Versa Callas officiating. Interment Greenacres Memorial Park.

BASKETT, John W., age 75, of 1410 9th Street, passed away in a local hospital, Tuesday, Jan. 17, (1961) following an extended illness. Mr. Baskett had resided in Bellingham for the past eight years and was a retired logger. He leaves to survive his wife, Mrs. Lorena Baskett of the family home; one son, Donald of Seattle; four daughters, Mrs. Lorena Newhouse of this city, Mrs. D. G. Hubbard of Bossier City, La., Mrs. D. D. Donfrieo of Kent, Wash., Mrs. Madlin Bruno of Sequim, Wash., many grandchildren; three brothers, Jay of Dryden, Wash., Robert and Jack, both of Palo Alto, Calif.; six sisters, Mrs. Helen Williams of Palo Alto, Mrs. Rose Fridrickson of Los Angeles, Mrs. Ethel Levassern of Santa Barbara, Mrs. Leona Harmon of Ukiah, Calif., Mrs. Addie Olsen of Auburn, Mrs. Etta DePew of Costa Mesa, Calif., numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted Monday, Jan. 23, at 1:30 p. m. in the Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home with the Rev. Robert Irwin officiating. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery.

BASKETT, Lorena "Nan", 57, of Rt. 2, Blaine, died Monday (Jan. 1, 1973) in a local hospital. She had been a resident of Blaine for the past 12 years and a lifetime resident of Whatcom County. Mrs. Baskett is survived by two daughters, Mrs. George Robinson, Rt. 2, Blaine, and Lorena Laur, Salt Lake City and a brother, Leo Standish, Salem, Ore. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday in Veroske's McKinney Funeral Home, Blaine, with Rev. Donald Walters officiating. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery.

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BASS, Marrion Franklin, age 71, of 2006 1/2 Harris Ave., passed away in a local hospital Friday, Aug. 5, (1955). Mr. Bass was a retired logger, was a member of the Church of Christ and had resided in this community for the past 8 years. Surviving relatives include the widow, Mrs. Mary Bass at home; two sons, Lawrence and Chester Bass and one daughter, Mrs. Lorene Keen all of Bellingham; 14 grandchildren; one brother, Nova Bass in Missouri; three sisters, Mrs. Anna Hastings, Mrs. Clara Hunt, and Mrs. Rosetta Briant all in Missouri. The remains rest at the Funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where services will be conducted by the Rev. Charles H. Hardman Monday, Aug. 8 at 1:00 p. m. Final resting place Woodlawn.

BASS, Ollie May, age 88 of Selah, passed away in Yakima Monday, Nov. 17, (1975). Mrs. Bass had been a resident of Selah the past 13 years and had resided in the Ferndale community for 40 years. She is a former member of the North Bellingham Grange. Surviving are 1 daughter, Mrs. Edwina Rittenberg of Selah; 6 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, Nov. 20 at 1:30 p.m. in Woodlawn Cemetery under the direction of Moles Funeral Home.

BASS, Reuben, age 73, of 3435 Alderwood Ave. passed away Friday, Oct. 9, (1964). Mr. Bass had resided in this community for the past year; was a veteran of World War 1, and for many years had resided in Loveland, Colorado where he was self employed as an automobile mechanic before his retirement. Surviving relatives are four sons, Allen, at home; Clarence of Chicago, Ill., Clifton of Seattle and R. J. Bass in Portland; one stepdaughter, Mrs. Inez Weed of Arcata, Calif., and many grandchildren. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home. Graveside services will be conducted by Officers of William Matthews Post No. 1585, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Wednesday, Oct. 14, at 11:00 A.M. at Woodlawn Cemetery.

BATEMAN, Elena H., age 83, 1034 15th Street, passed away in a local hospital Monday, September 30, (1963). Miss Bateman was a seventy year resident of Bellingham, where she taught music for many years. She was the leader and founder of the Juvenile Music Club; a Charter Member of the Monday Club; a graduate of Mills College, and studied music at the Boston Conservatory of Music. Survivors are two nephews, Henry Bateman, city, and Vaughan Bateman of North Hollywood, Calif. Private services were conducted by Rev. C. Theodore Hegg today, October 2 at 1 p.m. at the Jones Funeral Home, followed by cremation.

BATEMAN, Henry "Harry" W., age 75 years, of the Leopold Hotel, passed away at a local hospital, Wednesday, October 31, (1945). Mr. Bateman had been a resident of Bellingham practically his entire life and was a member of the Presbyterian Church. He is survived by one son, Vaughn Bateman, of El Segundo, California; one sister, Miss Elena Bateman, of Bellingham, and a nephew, Henry Bateman of the U.S. army. Private services were conducted Saturday November 3, at 4 p. m. form the Cathedral Chapel of the Westford-Beck funeral home with the Rev. James W. Wilson officiating, followed by cremation.

BATEMAN, Raymond D., age 74, of San Marino, CA. formerly of Bellingham, WA., passed away Feb. 27, 1978. He was a graduate of Bellingham High School. Survivors include his wife Helen; 1 son, Dow Bateman; 2 daughters, Mary Erickson, and Barbara Betz; and 7 grandchildren. All of the survivors are from California. Interment Forest Lawn of Glendale, CA. from the Wee Church of the Heathers.

BATES, Charles Martin, age 84 years, of Everson, Route 1, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 17, (1957) following a lingering illness. He had resided in the Everson district for the past 52 years. He was a charter member of the W.C.D.A. and also a member of the Ten Mile Grange. He is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Eduma Lillian Harwood, Bellingham, Route 1; four sons, Clifton S., Lynden, Route 2, Herbert M., Everson, Route 2, Elmer C., Bellingham, and Mildred D., Everson, Route 1; 8 grandchildren, and 7 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, Dec. 19, at 2 p. m. form the Gillies Funeral Home in Lynden with Rev. William Riensma officiating. Interment, Ten Mile Cemetery.

BATES, Charlie E., age 83, of 1305 W. Illinois, passed away in a local hospital Wednesday, April 15, (1953). Mr. Bates had resided in this community for the past 34 years, and had worked in the Bellingham Coal Mines until his retirement in 1949. He attended the Free Methodist Church, and was a member of the United Mine Workers of America, Local No. 6349. Surviving relatives include his wife, Mrs. Bertha L. Bates, at the family home; a son, Earl E. Bates, of Seattle; a daughter, Mrs. Mae Robinson, of Bellingham; a daughter-in-law, Mrs. May Bates, of Portland, Oregon; four grandchildren, Mrs. Rose Fawcett, Mrs. Emma Kemp, and Charles Bates, all of Portland, and Joseph Bates, of Seattle; eight great-grandchildren; a brother, Everett Bates, of Clinton, Ind,; and many nephews and nieces. The remains rest at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where services will be conducted by the Revs. Melvin Gibson and R. E. Slingerland, Monday, April 20, at 3 p. m. Final resting place, Bay View.

BATES, Edith Wight, 93, formerly of 8316 Van Buren Road, Everson, died Saturday (Feb. 6, 1988) in Lynden. Mrs. Bates was born in Rawlins, Wyo., March 8, 1894, and moved to Whatcom County with her parents, John and Hanna Sundberg, in the early 1900s. She was a member of the Everson Presbyterian Church. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Thomas Wight, in 1935. She was married to Herbert Bates in 1945. She is survived by her husband, Herbert, of Lynden; two sons, Harold Wight of Everson and Earl Wight of Campbell, Calif.; five grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and numerous other relatives. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Thursday in the chapel of Gillies Funeral Home in Lynden. The Rev. John Ruhlman will officiate. Burial will follow in Nooksack Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Lynden Christian Rest Home, 205 S.B.C. Ave., Lynden, WA 98264.

BATES, Elmer, of 1639 Moore Street, Bellingham, passed away Saturday, May 18, (1946) at the age of 77 years. Mr. Bates had been a resident of the Lynden district for the past year and is survived by two brothers, John W. Bates, and Frank Bates, both of Bellingham. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, May 22, at 2 p. m. form the Gillies Funeral Home in Lynden. Interment in the Lynden Cemetery.

BATES, Lt. Cmdr. Elmer Joseph, age 49, of Rt. 1, Box No. 42, Silverdale, Wn., passed away at the Naval Hospital in Bremerton Friday, June 8, (1962). Cmdr. Bates was retired from the U. S. Navy and had resided in that area for the past 2 1/2 years. Surviving relatives are his widow, Lucille, at home; one brother, Richard Bates of Connecticut and one sister, Mrs. George Yencer of Westfield, N. J. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home where military services will be conducted Tuesday, June 12, at 1:00 P.M. Final resting place Woodlawn Cemetery.

BATES, Emogenie, age 89 of LaConner, passed away Wed., Sept. 12, 1979. She was survived by her husband, Charles. Private family services were held Sept. 12 at the Veroske-Jerns-LaVeck Funeral Chapel.

BATES, Francis M., age 98, of 2303 Xenia Street, passed away at a local hospital Friday, October 25, (1946). Mr. Bates had been a resident of this community for the past two and one-half years and was a retired sawyer and Indian fighter. Surviving relatives are two daughters, Mrs. Carrie M. Goolsby and Miss Leona Bates and one grandson, M. A. Bates, all of this city. The remains are at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where services will be conducted by Adjutant B. W. Glaeser Monday, October 28, at 1 p.m. Final resting place, Bay View.

BATES, Frank, age 76 years, of 708 State St., passed away at a local hospital Friday, May 7, (1954) following a lingering illness. He had resided in Bellingham for the past 18 years and was a former resident of Lynden. He is survived by one brother, John, of Bellingham; a sister-in-law, Mrs. Nora Bates of Bellingham; three nephews, George Bates of Port Angeles, Stanley and Lewis Bates of Hanley, Saskatchewan; four nieces, Mrs. Mabel Seal of Bellingham, Mrs. Fanny Cummins of Tulsa, Okla., Mrs. Elizabeth Hill of Duluth, Minn., Mrs. Bertha Anderson of Driscol Lake, Saskatchewan, and numerous other relatives. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, May 12, at 2:30 p. m., from the Gillies Funeral Home in Lynden. Interment Lynden Cemetery.

BATES, Grace Lillian Largaued, age 78 of 2501 "E" St. passed away Fri. Sept. 5, (1975). Mrs. Bates was a lifetime resident of Whatcom County. Surviving are 3 daughters, Mrs. Kathaleen Wilson, Mrs. Geraldine Chevalley, both of city, Mrs. Bonita Felkel of Portland. 1 son, Joseph A. Bates of Blaine. 12 grandchildren. 16 great-grandchildren. 4 sisters Mrs. Marianne McCurdy of Point Roberts. Mrs. Winniford Wilson, city. Mrs. Hazel Bridges of Bremerton. Mrs. Florence Rosekranz of Point Roberts. numerous nieces and nephews. Memorial services will be held Wed. Sept. 10 1:30 p.m. at Point Roberts Community Church with Rev. Ernest Lorne officiating. cremation. Private Family interment at Point Roberts Cemetery. Expressions of sympathy may be made in the form of memorials to the charity of your choice. Arrangements being made by Jones Funeral Home.

BATES, Guy Harry, age 83 of 1530 James St., passed away March 22, (1976). A resident of this community most of his life, he was a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church, American Legion, Albert J. Hamilton Post No. 7. Surviving 1 son, Francis Bates; 1 daughter, Mrs. Charlotte Doolittle and 1 brother, Charles Bates, Bellingham; 3 sisters, Susie, Rose and Gladys all in Oregon; 7 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren, 3 great-great-grandchildren. Graveside services Friday, March 26 at 1 p.m. in Bay View Cemetery. Friends wishing to attend may meet at Jones Funeral Home 1/2 hour earlier.

BATES, Herbert M., age 83, formerly of 8316 VanBuren Rd., Everson, passed away in Lynden on Tues. March 14, 1989. He was born on March 23, 1905 in Parsons, Kansas and had been a longtime county resident. A retired dairy farmer Mr. Bates served in the US Army during WWII and was also a member of the Ten Mile Grange. He was married to Edith Wight in 1945. Mrs. Bates passed away in Feb. 1988. He is survived by 2 step-sons, Harold Wight of Everson & Earl Wight of Camel, CA.; a sister-in-law, Mrs. Marie Bates of Bellingham; step-grandchildren, Shirley Fullner & Betty Wight both of Seattle, Ilene Campbell of Upland, CA., Tom Wight of San Jose, CA. Linda Holsten of Sacramento, CA. and numerous other relatives. Funeral services will be conducted Fri. March 17 at 1 P.M. in the Chapel of Gillies Funeral Home with Rev. John Ruhlman officiating. Burial will follow in Ten Mile Cemetery. Visitation will be at Gillies Funeral Home until 9 P.M. on Thurs. or from 9 am till noon on Fri. Memorials may be made to the Lynden Christian Resthome, 205 So. B.C. Ave., Lynden 98264.

BATES, Irma, age 82, 1817 Knox Avenue, passed away Sunday, March 29, (1964). Mrs. Bates was a thirty-one year resident of this city. Survivors are one daughter, Mrs. Henry Dahl, Everett; one son, Fred Bates, Everett, and several grandchildren. Graveside services will be conducted by Rev. Donald Wrigley Wednesday, April 1 at 10:30 a.m. at Greenacres Memorial Park, under the direction of the Jones Funeral Home.

BATES, James E., 71, who resided at 4412 Byron St., passed away suddenly at the family residence Fri., Sept. 28, (1956). Mr. Bates had resided in Bellingham for the past 40 years, was a veteran of World War I and a member of the Albert J. Hamilton Post No. 7 of the American Legion. He leaves to survive his wife, Mrs. Grace L. Bates of Portland, Ore.; three daughters, Mrs. Geraldine Chevalley and Mrs. Kathleen Wilson, both of Bellingham and Mrs. Bonita Felkel of Portland, Ore.; one son, Joseph A. Bates, United States Army stationed in Salinas, California. Also 10 grandchildren and numerous other relatives. Rev. P. G. Sonnack, pastor of Ebenezer Lutheran Church will officiate at funeral services on Thursday, Oct. 4 at 2 p. m. in the chapel of the Bingham-Dahlquist and Jerns Funeral Home, followed by American Legion graveside ritualistic services in Greenacres Memorial Park.

BATES, Joseph Peter, age 75, of Everson, Route 1, passed away in a local hospital Monday, June 8, (1953) following a lingering illness. He had been a resident of the Everson district for the past 10 years. He is survived by his wife, Ada Bates; two sons Tom of Omak, and Leon, of Malott, Wash.; five daughters, Ruby O'Brien and Theresa Swinford, both of Omak, Evelyn DeCamp of Yakima Mabel Lloyd, of Wenatchee, and Vivian Trimmer, of Silverton,, Ore.; one brother, Jim Bates of Whitefish, Mont.; one sister, Emman Barrett, Missoula, Mont.; 26 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, June 11, at 2 p. m. from the Gillies Funeral Home in Lynden with Rev. Franklin Palmer, of Strandell officiating. Interment, Greenacres Memorial Park.

BATES, Levine M., age 77, 2717 Sunset Dr., passed away Tuesday, May 3, (1966). Mrs. Bates had been a resident of Bellingham the past 10 years and a member of Our Saviour's Lutheran Church. She leaves to survive 1 sister, Mrs. Sillia Brue of city;; 1 brother, Will Munson of Lynnwood. Many nephews and nieces among whom are 2 nieces, Mrs. John L. Wagness and Mrs. Ray Mathewson, both of city. Funeral services will be conducted Friday, May 6 at 11 a.m. in the Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home, with Rev. Raymond E. Pflueger, pastor, officiating. Interment Cedargreen Cemetery, Stanwood.

BATES, Lloyd F., age 60, who resided at 2605 Hampton Place, passed away in a local hospital Wednesday, Dec. 4, (1957) following a lingering illness. Mr. Bates was a former resident of Renton and resided in Bellingham for the past two years. Surviving relatives include two sisters, Mrs. Susan Walkuist and Mrs. Harold Wallin, both of Renton; two brothers, Guy H. Bates of Bellingham and Charles of Seattle; one nephew, Francis L. Bates, and one niece Mrs. Charlotte Doolittle, both of Bellingham. Rev. Oscar A. Jacobson will officiate at funeral services on Friday, Dec. 6, at 2 p. m. in the chapel of Bingham & Jerns Funeral Home. Interment, Enterprise Cemetery.

BATES, Mabel S., a 49-year resident of this community, passed away at 1817 Knox St. Wednesday, May 29, (1957). Mrs. Bates was a registered nurse and was a graduate of St. Luke's School of Nursing, class of 1912, and was a member of the Congregational Church. Surviving relatives are one sister, Mrs. Clara S. Lowry of Everett and many nieces and nephews, including Willard S. Oates of Bellingham. The remains rest at Jones' Harlow-Hollingsworth Funeral Home where private services will be conducted by Dr. W. Carl Calhoun, Monday, June 3, at 10 a. m. Cremation.

BATES, Robert Leo, age 19, of Renton, passed away in a Seattle Hospital, Wednesday, June 15, (1955) following a lingering illness. He is survived by his father, Scott Bates; two sisters, Shirley Bates of Philadelphia, Mrs. Dorothy Murray of Powers, Ore.; one brother, Donald, at the Hamilton Air Force Base in California, and his grandmother, Mrs. Lucy Paret, Anaconda, Mont. Remains are at the Gillies [Funeral Home]. Funeral services will be conducted Monday, June 20 at 10 a.m. from the Gillies Funeral Home in Lynden with Rev. Earl Crouse officiating. Interment Woodlawn.

BATES, Solomon S., age 75 years, 1250 Humboldt Street, passed away at a local hospital Thursday, February 8, (1945). Mr. Bates had resided here the past five months, coming from Missouri where he was engaged in the mercantile business. Surviving relatives are one daughter, Mrs. Marshall Cassidy, Springfield, Mo.; three grandchildren; one brother, James E. Bates and a sister, Mrs. Ray Anderson of this city. The remains will be forwarded Friday by Harlow-Hollingsworth to Springfield, Mo. for services and burial.

BATHEN, Chris, age 77, of Custer, passed away in a local hospital Wednesday, June 22, (1949) following a lingering illness. Mr. Bathen had been a resident of the Custer district for the past forty-four years. Surviving relatives include his wife, Emma; one daughter, Mrs. Margaret Strandberg, Seattle; one brother, Peter Bathen, of Port Blakely, Wash.; two sisters, Molla Bathen, of Los Angeles, and Mrs. Suneva Mundal, of Custer; one granddaughter, and one niece. Funeral services will be conducted in the Zion Luthern Church in Custer with the Rev. John Halvorson officiating, Saturday, June 25 at 2 p. m. (S. T.). Interment in Greenacres Memorial Park under the direction of the Monroe Mortuary in Ferndale.

BATHEN, Emma C., age 92 of Stanwood, passed away in the Josephine Sunset Home Friday, Dec. 4, (1964). Mrs. Bathen had resided in Stanwood for the past 15 years and was a former longtime resident of Custer. She leaves to survive 1 daughter, Mrs. Margaret Strandberg of Mercer Island, one granddaughter, one sister, Mrs. F. L. Crosby of Santa Rosa, several nieces and nephews. Funeral services were conducted Monday, Dec. 7 at 1 p.m. at the Josephine Sunset Home. Pastor J. H. Myrwang officiating under the direction of the Tiffany Gunderson Funeral Home.

BATHEN, Martha, age 65, of Port Blakely, Wash., passed away Wednesday, April 20, (1949), in Los Angeles, California. Mrs. Bathen was a former resident of Custer. Surviving relatives include two sisters, Mrs. Sunneva Mundal, of Custer, and Malina Bathen, of Los Angeles, Calif; two brothers, C. M. Bathen, of Custer, and Peter Bathen, of Port Blakely, Wash.; two nieces, Margaret Strandberg, of Seattle, and Rachel Hilstad, of Port Blakely, Wash. Funeral services will be conducted in the Chapel of the Monroe Mortuary, Thursday, April 28, at 2 p.m., with the Rev. Loren officiating. Interment in Greenacres Memorial Park.

BATSIOTOS, Thomas Nicholas, age 51 years, 1415 D Street, passed away at a local hospital, Tuesday, December 31, (1945) after a brief illness. Mr. Batsiotos had been a resident of Bellingham for the past ten years and was a member of the Greek Orthodox Church. He is survived by his mother, Mrs. Sophia Batsiotos and other relatives, all in Greece. Funeral services will be held at the Bingham-Dahlquist Funeral Home, Friday, January 3 at 2 p. m. with the Rev. Gavalas of the Greek Orthodox Church in Seattle, officiating. Interment in Bay View Cemetery.

BATTERSBY, Donald R, age 59, of 1365 Waske Road, passed away in a local hospital Friday, Feb. 10, (1950). Mr. Battersby had been a life resident of this community and was a member of Bellingham Bay Lodge No. 44, F. and A. M., Nile Temple of Seattle, Bellingham Concistory of Scottish Rite and a Life Member of Bellingham Lodge No. 194, B. P. O. Elks. Surviving relatives are his widow, Jessie, at home; two aunts, Mrs. D. J. Harrigan, of Cle Elum, and Mrs. Nina Battersby Loweth, of Fresno, Calif., and one cousin, Mrs. Donald Mead, of Bellingham; also other relatives in the East. The remains are at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where services will be conducted Monday, Feb. 13, at 1:30 p. m. Final resting place, Bay View. Casketbearers will be Jack Pancoast, Herbert M. Offerman, Carl Stenger, Jack Patterson, Gerry W. Bannon and Russell Sayer.

BATTERSBY, Ella Frances, age 79, passed away at the family home, 717 Sixteenth Street, Monday, May 1, (1950). Mrs. Battersby had been a pioneer resident of this community and was the widow of the late Peter S. Battersby. Deceased was a member of the St. James Presbyterian Church and Sehome Chapter No. 17, O. E. S., and leaves to survive one daughter, Mrs. D. G. Mead; one granddaughter, Mrs. Glen Johnson and one great-granddaughter, Miss Claire Johnson, all of Bellingham. The remains rest at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where services will be conducted by the Rev. James Martyn Wilson, Wednesday, May 3, at 1 p. m. Cremation.

BATTERSBY, Jessie Z., 2825 Williams Street, passed away Tuesday, December 1st, (1964). A lifetime resident of this community, Mrs. Battersby was a member of the Daughters of Nile, and the Zenobia Club. Survivors are three sisters, Mrs. Vera I. Raymond, City; Mrs. Fern Downer, Vashon Island; Mrs. Hazel Boyd, Longview, and nieces and nephews. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home where services will be conducted by Dr. J. Vincent Crane, Friday, December 4 at 1:00 P.M. Final resting place Bay View Cemetery.

BATTERSBY, Robert William, aged 71, passed away at his home, 2231 Williams Street, Tuesday, December 25, (1942) following a prolonged illness. Mr. Battersby, one of Bellingham's pioneer merchants, had resided here for the past forty-five years. As an intensive civic and fraternal worker, he was a charter member of Bellingham Bay Lodge No. 44 F. & A. M., and a member of Bellingham Bay Chapter No. 12, Royal Arch Masons, Bellingham Council No. 16 Royal and Select Masters, Thirty-Second Degree Scottish Rite, Mystic Order of Shrine, the A. O. U. W. and Modern Woodmen of America. Surviving relatives are one son, Don, and one brother, P. S., of this city; two sisters, Mrs. D. J. Harrigan, Cle Elum, Wash., and Mrs. J. W. Loweth, of Los Angeles. The remains are resting at the Harlow-Hollingsworth Funeral Home where funeral services are being arranged to be announced later.

BAUCKE, John H., 1712 Laurel Road, age 78, passed away Monday, November 7, (1966). Mr. Baucke was a retired farmer, and had resided in Montana thirty years before moving to this community fifteen years ago. He is survived by his widow, Laura, at home; a son, Roy E. Baucke of Great Falls, Montana; a daughter, Mrs. Rose Rindal of Lewistown, Montana; fourteen grandchildren; twenty-five great-grandchildren; two brothers, Fred and Ulfred of Portland, Ore., and a sister, Mrs. Rose Alexander of Lincoln City, Ore. The family suggests contributions may be made to the Heart Fund. Services will be conducted by Rev. Robert S. Walker Friday, November 11 at 1 p.m. at the Jones Funeral Home, followed by burial in Greenacres Memorial Park.

BAUCKE, Laura Jane, 96, a former Laurel area resident, died Tuesday (June 30, 1987) in Lewistown, Mont., where she had lived since 1968. The daughter of Whatcom County pioneers, Mr. and Mrs. William Sleasman, she was born April 25, 1891, in Nooksack. She received her education and spent her early years in the Nooksack area. She married John H. Baucke on April 28, 1911. They lived in Washington and Canada before settling in Montana in 1921. In 1951 they returned to Washington and lived in the Laurel area until John Baucke's death in 1968. Mrs. Baucke is survived by one son, Roy, of Downey, Idaho; two sisters, Belle Hawley of Bellingham and Viola McCloud of Redmond, Ore.; 13 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren and 22 great-great-grandchildren. Graveside services will be Monday at 3 p.m. at Greenacres Memorial Park. The Rev. Ralph Poulson of First Baptist Church of Ferndale will officiate. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday at Moles Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to your favorite charity.

BAUCKE, William U., age 49, 5009 Carson Street, Redondo Beach, Calif., passed away suddenly in that city Monday, September 30, (1963). Mr. Baucke was a resident of Redondo Beach the past four years , and was owner of the Kirby Vacuum Cleaner Service Center. Survivors are his widow, Lillian, at home; five sons and two daughters; parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Baucke, city; one sister, Mrs. Rose Rindal, Roy, Montana; one brother, Roy Baucke, Dillon, Montana; two aunts, Mrs. Ray Hawley, and Mrs. A. L. Swartwood of Sumas. Graveside services will be conducted by Rev. Wendell L. Harder, Monday, October 7 at 10 a.m. at Greenacres Memorial Park, under the direction of the Jones Funeral Home.

BAUER, Robert W. Sr., age 58, 1811 4th St. Bellingham, passed away at home, Friday, Dec. 31, (1976). He had been a resident of Bellingham the past 2 yrs. Surviving are his wife, Margaret. 3 sons, Robert of Lake Stevens, Roger of Everett, Richard of Bellingham. A daughter, Anita Johnson of Everett. Also 1 grandson. At Mr Bowers (sic) request, his body was donated to the Univ. of Wash. Medical School. Memorials to the American Cancer Society. Local arrangements by Veroske's Bellingham Chapel.

BAUER, Wolffred. In San Mateo, Calif., Oct. 29, 1974, Wolffred Bauer, beloved husband of Mabel A. Bauer of San Mateo, devoted father of Wolfred Bauer of Tacoma, Wash., William Bauer of Yerington, Nev., Mrs. Alma Anderson of Yreka, Calif., and Mrs. Ellen Atkinson of Atwood, Calif., loving son of Mrs. Carrie Bauer of Portland, Ore, and brother of Mrs. Marian Ronald of Oregon. A native of New Jersey. Member of California Bodies, Scottish Rite of San Francisco. Captain, retired U.S. Navy. Memorial services will be conducted Friday, Nov. 1, 1974 at 2 p.m. at the Patterson & O'Connell Chapel by the Wayside, 1311 So. El Camino Real, San Mateo, Calif. Private inurnment. Contributions to the American Heart Association are preferred.

BAUGHMAN, Marjorie E., age 82 of 901 Forest Street, Bellingham, passed away on Wednesday, March 11, 1981. Mrs. Baughman had been a resident of Bellingham from 1917 until 1943 when she and her husband moved to Concrete, WA, residing there until 1976. She returned to Bellingham. Mrs. Baughman was the wife of the late C. C. Baughman who was in business for many years in Bellingham and later in Concrete. Mrs. Baughman was a graduate of Western Washington College and taught for several years in the Concrete School district. She was a member of the Rebekah Lodge and the Garden Club. She is survived by her daughter, Anne Valum and son-in-law, Odd Valum of Bellingham; five grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. Memorial services will be conducted by Rev. Leonard Erickson at Central Lutheran Church on Forest Street in Bellingham on Friday, March 20, 1981 at 3pm. It is requested that no flowers be sent, rather, donations to Washington State Heart Fund. [born July 30, 1898 in Wisconsin.]

BAUMAN, Abraham Arthur, age 85, of 107 South 9th Street, Lynden passed away as a result of injuries received when struck by a car on Front Street in Lynden, Tuesday, Nov. 13, (1962). A resident of Lynden since 1910, he had been a former implement dealer, new and used furniture dealer, and in recent years a real estate and insurance broker. Mr. and Mrs. Bauman had celebrated their 65 wedding anniversary last February 25. Mr. Bauman had been a 44-year member of the Lynden Volunteer Fire Dept., a member of the First Reformed Church and the Last Man's Club Company E of the Home Guard. Surviving are his wife Agatha; three daughters, Mrs. Clement Raft, LaJolla, Calif., Mrs. Ray Wilson, Rt. 1, Ferndale, Mrs. John Whitmore of Houston, Texas; one brother, William of Lynden; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at the First Reformed Church in Lynden, Friday, Nov. 16, at 2 p. m. with Rev. William Miller officiating. Burial will follow in the Monumenta Cemetery under direction of the Gillies Funeral Home.

BAUMAN, Arlo C., age 76, 429 W. Second St., Nooksack, passed away on Fri., June 22, 1979. A retired farmer, Mr. Bauman was born in Minnesota and moved to Whatcom County in 1932. He had farmed in the Northwood area until his retirement in 1956 when he moved to Everson. He had also been employed by Kale Canning Co. for 12 years. A member of the Nooksack Valley Reformed Church, he was married to Johanna Hoekstra in Minnesota on Sept. 28, 1927. Besides his wife, Johanna, he is survived by 3 daughters, Mrs. Ruth (Bill) Honcoop of Everson, Mrs. Lorna (Marinus) Wieldraayer of Oak Harbor and Mrs. Marlene (Garrett) Boersma of Artesia, Calif.; 16 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren. He was preceded by a son, Arlo D. Bauman in 1955 and a granddaughter, Debra Honcoop in 1956. He is also survived by 7 sisters, Mrs. Myrtle Box, Mrs. Edna Hebrink, Mrs. Evelyn Swart, Hazel Bauman, Mrs. Leola Sweep, Mrs. Marion Standring, Mrs. Lorraine Jerve, all of whom live in Minnesota; and numerous nieces & nephews. Funeral services will be conducted on Tues., June 26 at 2 p.m. at the Nooksack Valley Reformed Church. Reverend Jack Hilbrands officiating. Burial will follow in Monumenta Cemetery. Contributions and memorial gifts may be made to the Mt. Baker Kidney Center Fund, c/o The Northwest Kidney Center, 700 Broadway, Seattle. Services are under the direction of the Gillies Funeral Home in Lynden.

BAUMAN, Arlo Dean, age 20, of Lynden, Rt. 3, passed away suddenly at his home, Thursday, June 16, (1955). He was a lifetime resident of the Lynden district and a member of the First Reformed Church. He is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Arlo C. Bauman; three sisters, Mrs. William A. Hancoop [Honcoop?], Everson; Mrs. Marinus Wield Raayer, Oak Harbor, and Marlene, at home; a grandmother, seven nieces and nephews, and numerous aunts and uncles and cousins. Funeral services will be held Monday, June 20, at 2 p. m. from the First Reformed Church in Lynden. Interment in Monumenta Cemetery under the direction of the Gillies Funeral Home.

BAUMGARDNER, Wilfred J. "Willie" age 57, a resident of 1713 Blodgett St., Mt. Vernon, died at the Virginia Mason Hospital in Seattle, Sun., Dec. 4, (1977). He was born in Burlington, Jan. 9, 1920, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Baumgardner. He was educated in Mt. Vernon and joined the submarine service of the United States Navy serving there during WWII. He was united in marriage to Lou Lauber in Mt. Vernon, May 28, 1948. Mr. Baumgardner had made his residence in Mt. Vernon since being discharged from the service and had been employed as truck driver for Home Transfer for 9 years and for the past 18 years for Stokley VanCamp. He was a member of the Teamsters Union No. 411 and the Mt. Vernon Elks lodge. Survivors are his wife, Lou, at the family home; 3 sisters, Mrs. Thorpe "Verna" Patterson and Mrs. Rupert "Velma" Neff both of Oak Harbor and Mrs. Marvin "Vivian" Larsen of Marysville; 1 brother, Winston V. Baumgardner of Mt. Vernon; his step father, Peter Friederichs of Mt. Vernon; 2 daughters by a previous marriage, Mrs. Carolyn Gonzales of Renton and Mrs. Donna DeSalvo of Portland, Ore.; 5 grandchildren and nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held in the Kern Funeral Chapel, Mt. Vernon, at 2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 8 with the Rev. Earl Poindexter of the First United Methodist Church officiating. Concluding services and entombment with follow in the Hawthorne Lawn Mausoleum. Memorials may be give to the Heart Fund of the Washington Lung Assn.

BAUMGART, Henry A., age 47, of 4104 Blizzard Rd., Lummi Island, passed away in a Seattle hospital, Sat., June 11, (1977) He had been a resident of Lummi Island for the past 10 years. He had taught school, served as principal and coach at Moclips for 17 years and was a commercial fisherman. He was a veteran of the Korean conflict and a member of Jehovah's Witnesses. Surviving are his wife, Ardith; 5 sons, Hank, Mac, Kurt, Jim and Doug, all at home; a brother, William of Des Moines, Wa.; a sister, Mary Beth Fox of Seattle; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry A. Baumgart Sr. of Kent. Funeral services will be held in Veroske's Bellingham Chapel, Thursday, June 16 at 1 p.m. with Kenneth Lingbloom officiating. Burial in the Lummi Island Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Providence Hospital, Heart Research Center.

BAUMGART, Ruth Elizabeth, 73, Seattle, a former local resident, died Monday (Aug. 16, 1982). She was born May 28, 1909, in Seattle, and moved to Bellingham in 1968 from Port Angeles. She and her husband were the first caretakers of Firwood campground at The Firs. They moved back to Seattle in 1975. Survivors include her husband, Henry, a son, a daughter and 10 grandchildren. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Parker's Burien Memorial Chapel, Seattle. Burial will follow in Evergreen Cemetery, Seattle.

BAUNACH, Joseph N., age 78 years, of 1106 East Illinois, passed away in a local hospital Sunday, January 30, (1955) following a short illness. Mr. Baunach had been a resident of Bellingham for the past 54 years and was a retired employee of the Northern Wholesale Grocery. He was a member of the Church of the Assumption. Mr. Baunach is survived by his wife, Frieda M.,; six sons, Edward C., Alfred P., Joseph R., Robert C., all of Bellingham, Rudolph of Spokane, Werner A., of Seattle; one daughter, Mrs. Francis A. Henry of San Diego; 10 grandchildren; three nieces and two nephews in Louisville, Ky. Rosary will be said Tuesday, Feb. 1, at 7 p. m. within the Cathedral Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home. Requiem Mass will be read Wednesday, Feb. 2, at 9:30 a. m. within the Church of the Assumption with the Rev. Charles Crosse officiating. Interment, Bay View Cemetery.

BAUTER, Laurel Melroy "Mel" age 28, of Renton, passed away in Renton Saturday, Aug 2, (1958). Mr. Bauter had formerly resided in Bellingham for 25 years, having resided in Renton for the past three years. Survivors are his widow, Maxine; one son, John and one daughter Nancy, all at home; parents, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Bauter of Bellingham; grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. T. W. Elliott; one brother, Alvin E., of Sumas; 3 sisters, Mrs. Lenabelle Belfield of Fairbanks, Alaska, Miss Rosemary Ann Bauter of Renton and Miss Diane Ruth Bauter of Bellingham; grandmother, Mrs. Carrie Hancock of Bellingham. The remains will be received by the Jones Funeral Home where services will be conducted by the Rev. George Ackley Friday, Aug. 8 at 3 p. m., followed by cremation.

BAUTER, Roy J., age 82, of 2219 B St., passed away Sun. Jan. 11, 1987. A lifetime Bellingham resident, he is survived by 3 daughters, Iola "Lenabelle" Bauter of Hamilton, Wa., Rosemary Ann Lindquist of Lynnwood, Wa. & Diane Bauter of Mt. Vernon; 1 son, Alvin Bauter of Sumas; 16 grandchildren; 18 greatgrandchildren; dear friends Hector & Mary Lou Valdez & children; 2 sisters, Eva Wyman & Irma Leonard, both of City; 3 brothers, Bud Johnson, Lee Baxter [Bauter], both of City & Ray Lingbloom of Tacoma. Mr. Bauter was preceded in death by his wife, Ruth Elliott Bauter in Sept. 1980, son, Melroy Bauter, mother Carrie Hancock, sister, Ada Hopcroft & brother Harlem Johnson. At his request no services will be held. Cremation Greenacres Crematorium. Jones Funeral Home. [born June 1, 1904 in Bellingham.]

BAUTER, Ruth E., age 73 of 2219 'B' Street, passed away Mon., Sept. 22, 1980. Mrs. Bauter was a member of Calvary Temple and a 57 year resident of this community. She is survived by her husband Roy J.; son Al & wife Arlene Bauter of Sumas; 3 daughters, Rosemary Goodman, Diane Bauter, both of City; Ole Moore of Hamilton, Wash.; 16 grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren; 2 brothers, Frank & wife Elaine Elliott of Honolulu, Hawaii; Harry & wife Laura Elliott of Quilcene, Wash.; sister Lena & husband Frank Cammack of City; numerous nieces & nephews. At her request there will be no service. Cremation Greenacres Crematorium. Memorials may be made to the March of Dimes or a favorite charity. Arrangements by Jones Funeral Home. [born April 8, 1907 in Ontario, Canada.]

BAUTHUES, Bjorney L., Sr., age 80 of 8575 Delta Line Road, Custer passed away Sunday, June 24, 1984. Mr. Bauthues was born in Custer on December 4, 1903 and was a retired dairy & poultry farmer who had lived on his present farm for 50 years. He was a member o the Haynie Grange, No. 169; and is survived by his wife, Olive of Custer; 2 sons, B. L. "Larry" Bauthues, Jr. of Bellingham; Donald and his wife Irma Bauthues of Bellingham; 2 daughters, Emily & her husband Clarence Westerberg of Lynden; Bonna & her husband Robert Beck of Bellingham; 14 grandchildren; 5 great grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted by Rev. Benham Pruett Thursday, June 28 at 11am in the Moles Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Enterprise Cemetery. The family suggests memorials to the Salvation Army or Multiple Sclerosis Society.

BAUTHUES, Edward Bryan, age 78, of ?138 Creasey Rd., Custer, passed away Thursday, Oct. 2, (1975). Mr. Bauthues had been a resident of the Custer community his entire lifetime, attended the Custer Methodist Church and was a retired dairy farmer. He is survived by his wife, Nora; 1 son, Ralph of Bellingham; 1 brother, Bjorney L. of Custer; 6 grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted by Rev. Marvin Jordan Monday, Oct. 6 at 1:30 p.m. in Moles Funeral Chapel. Burial will follow in Enterprise Cemetery. The family would appreciate memorials to the Custer Methodist Church Building Fund.

BAUTHUES, Lloyd Edward, 39, of 2918 W. Maplewood, passed away Friday, April 1, (1966). A life resident of Bellingham, Mr. Bauthues is survived by his widow, Gladys; two sons, Douglas and Rick; one daughter, Noralee; two step-daughters, Roberta and Hilda all at home; parents, Mr. and Mrs. Edward Bauthues of Custer; one brother, Ralph Bauthues of Bellingham; three nephews. Services will be conducted at the Jones Funeral Home Wednesday, April 6 at 3:00 P.M. by the Rev. J. Paul Taylor. Final resting place Woodlawn Cemetery.

BAUTHUES, Mary E., age 83 of Route 1, Custer, passed away Saturday, February 4, (1967). A resident of Whatcom County 50 years she is survived by 1 brother, Charles Ely of Portland, several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, February 8 at 1:30 p.m. in the Moles Funeral Chapel. Final resting place Greenacres.

BAUTHUES, Nora, 87, of Bellingham, formerly of Custer, passed away in Bellingham on Sept. 5, 1990. She was born in Sweden and came to Custer at age of two, later lived for some years in Camrose, Alberta, Canada and returned to Custer in 1919. She married Ed Bauthues on Feb. 28, 1920. He preceded her in death as did a son Lloyd and a grandson Douglas Bauthues. She is survived by a son Ralph Bauthues and wife Lucille of Bellingham, a sister Sylvia Conger of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Five grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. She was a member of United Methodist Church of Custer. Funeral Services will be Friday, Sept. 7, 11:00 am at Moles Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Michele Campton officiating. Burial will follow at Enterprise Cemetery. Memorials may be made to United Methodist Church, 2996 Main, Custer, WA 98240 or charity of one's choice. [born Nora Carlson in 1903]

BAVERSTOCK, Rose, age 81, of Everson, passed away at a local hospital Tuesday, January 3, (1950) following a lingering illness. Mrs. Baverstock is survived by two daughters, Gladys Baverstock, of Everson, and Mrs. Lucille Crouse, of Oakland, Calif.; one son, Clinton, of the Canal Zone, and four grandchildren. Private funeral services will be conducted at the Gillies Funeral Home in Sumas, Thursday, January 5, at 2 p. m. with the Rev. Paul Friedman, of Nooksack officiating. Interment in the Nooksack Cemetery. Please omit flowers.

BAXTER, Clarence L. "Slim", age 79, of 915 W. Grover St., Lynden, died on Monday, Oct. 1, (1979) following an extended illness. A life time Whatcom County resident, Mr. Baxter was a retired farmer and had also been employed by the Iverson Mill for 15 years. An avid hunter & fisherman, he was married to Mary Chapman in Couer D'Alene, Idaho, Dec. 30, 1958. He is survived by his wife, Mary; a sister, Mrs. Marie Rouleau of Bellingham; a brother, Luke Baxter in Seattle and numerous nieces & nephews. Funeral services will be conducted on Wed., Oct. 3 at 1 p.m. in Woodlawn Cemetery. Friends wishing may call at the Gillies Funeral Home before noon on Wed. Contributions and memorial gifts may be made to the Lynden Christian Resthome. Services are under the direction of the Gillies Funeral Home. [born Aug. 15, 1900 in Bellingham.]

BAXTER, Erma E., age 68, of 2328 Franklin St., passed away at home, Sun. May 20, 1979. A resident of B'ham. for the past 47 years, she was a member of the Daughters of America B'ham. Chapter No. 2. Surviving is her husband, Frank "Duff" at home. 2 sons; Burton & Leslie both of B'ham. A daughter, Mrs. William Sewell of Paulsbo, WA. A sister, Neva Hanstead of B'ham. Also, 10 grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren, numerous nieces & nephews. Funeral services will be held in Veroske Jerns Funeral Chapel, Wed. May 23rd at 2 pm with Rev. Harley Hiller officiating. Burial in Bayview Cemetery.

BAXTER, Ernest C., age 81 years, of 401 Kentucky St., passed away in a local hospital Wednesday, Jan. 26, (1955) following a short illness. Mr. Baxter had been a resident of this community for the past 62 years and was a well known retired contractor, a former County Commissioner and State Highway Maintenance Engineer. He was a member of the Elks Lodge B. P. O. E. No. 194. Mr. Baxter is survived by three sons, John of Mount Vernon, Everett E. and Ellis C., both of Bellingham; one daughter, Mrs. E. J. Bellingar of Bellingham; five grandchildren; one brother, Roy, of Port Orchard, Wash. Funeral services will be conducted Friday, Jan. 28, at 1:30 p. m. within the Cathedral Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home with Dr. W. Carl Calhoun, pastor of the First Congregational Church, officiating, followed by the ritualistic services of the Elks Lodge B. P. O. E. No. 194. Interment, Kendall Cemetery.

BAXTER, Ethel Louise, age 56 years, of Route 1, Custer, passed away at the family home Sunday, Oct. 7, (1956) following an extended illness. Mrs. Baxter had been a resident of Custer for the past 30 years. She was a member of the Baptist Church, and the Rebekah Lodge of Custer. She is survived by her husband, Clarence. Funeral services will be conducted at the Monroe Funeral Chapel in Ferndale Thursday, Oct. 11, at 1:30 p. m. with Rev. Ralph Funkhouser officiating. Final resting place Woodlawn Cemetery.

BAXTER, Everett E., age 76, passed away in Hemet, Calif. on May 3, 1979. He was born in Sumas in 1902 and spent his younger years in Kendall, Wa. His family later moved to B'ham where he was a resident for 60 years. He was Maintenance Engineer for the Highway Dept. for many years and retired in 1971. He was a member of the Congregational Church, B'ham Golf & Country Club, life member of the Elks, Past Master of Fairhaven No. 73 and a 50 year member, Past Patron of Sehome Chapter Eastern Star, and a member of the Scottish Rite Bodies of B'ham. He is survived by his wife Ramona; son, Robert of Tacoma; 2 grandsons; 1 granddaughter; sister, Lorena Bellingar of B'ham; brother, Ellis Baxter of B'ham; many nieces and nephews. Memorial services will be held at the Congregational Church May 17 at 2pm. Family asks that no flowers be sent and Memorials be made to the Congregational Church or a favorite charity.

BAXTER, Frank "Duff", age 77, of 2328 Franklin St., B'ham, passed away Sun. Sept. 22, (1985) at home. He was born June 2, 1908 in Winthrop, MA. He was a retired commercial fisherman & a lifetime resident of B'ham. Surviving are 2 sons, Burton & wife Charlene & Lesley, all of B'ham; 1 daughter, Delores Sewell of Poulsbo, WA; 10 grandchildren. He wife Erma preceded him in death in 1979. Funeral services will be held Thursday, Sept. 26, at 11 a.m. at the Jerns LeVeck Funeral Chapel. Interment will follow at Bay View Cemetery, Rev. Leonard Erickson officiating. Arrangements by Jerns LeVeck Funeral Chapel.

BAXTER, Frank C., age 68 years, of 1110 37th St., passed away at the family home Sunday, July 18, (1954) following an extended illness. Mrs. Baxter had resided in Bellingham for the past 40 years was a well known retired contractor. He was a member of the Odd Fellows Lodge No. 79, Masonic Lodge F. & A. M., Carpenters and Joiners Local No. 756. He is survived by one son, Frank C. Jr., City; three grandchildren, Burton Baxter, City, Leslie, U. S. Army in Korea, Delores Mae Baxter, City; one brother, George of Waltham Pass, Mass.; one sister, Mrs. Lou Bagness of Winthrop, Mass, and many other relatives in the East. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, July 20, at 2 p. m. within the Cathedral Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home with Rev. W. Carl Calhoun, pastor of the Congregational Church officiating. Interment, Bay View Cemetery.

BAXTER, George, age 63 of Blaine, passed away Mon., April 19, (1976). Surviving are a sister, Mrs. Susan Bullard of Bellingham and a niece, Mrs. Theodore Johannesson of Seattle and a nephew, Michael Bullard of Bellingham. Graveside services will be held Friday, April 23 at 1 p.m. in the Blaine Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of the Veroske's Bellingham Chapel.

BAXTER, Hattie C., age 77 years, passed away at 1 a. m., Thursday, February 7, (1946) at her home in Lynden. Mrs. Baxter had lived in Lynden 40 years and for several years operated a variety store there. She is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Pearl Roe, of Lynden; four grandchildren, Calvin, recently discharged from the service, James, in the Phillippines with the army, Mary Ellen and Lavonnie Annette, of Lynden; also one sister, Mrs. Charity DeGolier, of Couer d'Alene, Idaho. Funeral services will be conducted Monday, February 11, at 2 p. m. from the Knapp and Knapp Funeral Home in Lynden. Christian Science services will be read by Mrs. Marie Berthusen. Interment in Lynden Cemetery.

BAXTER, James O., age 53 of Ferndale, passed away suddenly Friday, March 30th, (1962) at Black Mountain Scout Camp, where he was caretaker. Mr. Baxter had been a resident of Ferndale his entire lifetime, and was a World War II veteran of U. S. Army Air Corp. He is survived by one sister Susan Bullard, of Bellingham; two brothers Vernon, of Fairbanks; George of Blaine; one niece Mrs. Ted Johannesson of Seattle; one nephew Michael Bullard of Bellingham. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, April 4th at 1:30 p. m. in Moles' Monroe Chapel, with Rev. Thurman Fuller officiating. Final resting place Enterprise Cemetery.

BAXTER, Mae, age 73 of Ferndale, passed away Friday November 15, (1957) in a local hospital. She had been a resident of the Ferndale Community the past 55 years and was a member of the United Church and Rebekah Lodge of Ferndale. Survivors include 2 daughters, Mrs. Ruby Tooker of Bellingham, Mrs. Bernice Brinkman of Laurel, three sons, Herbert Brown of Sumas, Arthur Brown of Montello, Nevada; Robert Brown of Mount Vernon, eight grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted in the Monroe Funeral Chapel at Ferndale, Tuesday November 19 at 1:30 P.M. with Rev. Robert Irwin officiating. Final resting place Enterprise Cemetery.

BAXTER, Mary, a lifetime Whatcom County resident, died at Christian Rest Home in Lynden on Sunday, Jan. 22, 1995. She was 84. The daughter of Byron and Lalia (Lutz) Chapman, Mary was born near Everson on May 10, 1910. For many years she did domestic house cleaning and also worked at various canneries in the county. On Dec. 30, 1958 she was married to Clarence Baxter in Couer d'Alene, Idaho; Mr. Baxter died in 1979. She enjoyed dancing and was a member of Teamsters Local No. 231 in Bellingham. She is survived by a sister, Nellie Minaker of Bellingham, and numerous other relatives and friends. No services will be conducted. Burial will be in Nooksack Cemetery. Arrangements are under the care of Gillies Funeral Home, Lynden.

BAXTER, Robert J., age 74, of Ferndale, passed away at his home Friday, April 18, (1952) following a lengthy illness. Mr. Baxter had been a resident of the Ferndale community since 1914. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Ferndale and had been employed for many years at the Carnation Co. there. He is survived by his wife, Mae; two daughters, Mrs. Fred Hachman, of Blaine, Mrs. Susan Bullard, of Bellingham; three sons, Vernon in Alaska, James and George, both of Ferndale; one brother, Frank, in Alberta, Canada; two grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Monday, April 21, at 2 p. m. within the Monroe Funeral Chapel in Ferndale, with Rev. C. W. Wheeler officiating. Final resting place, Enterprise.

BAXTER, Roy, age 78 years, of Bremerton, passed away in that city Friday, Oct. 30, (1959) following an extended illness. Mr. Baxter was a former resident of the Kendall district, having lived in Bremerton for the past 21 years. He is survived by three nephews, Everett E. and Ellis C. Baxter, both of Bellingham, and John of Mount Vernon; also one niece, Mrs. E. J. Bellinger, city. Graveside services will be held Monday, Nov. 2, at 11 a. m. in the Kendall Cemetery, with Dr. W. Carl Calhoun officiating, under the direction of the Westford Funeral Home.

BAY, Arthur Guy, age 65 years, of Maple Falls, Rt. No. 1, passed away at his home Wednesday, May 27, (1953). He had been a resident of the Maple Falls district for the past six years and formally resided in the Ferndale district. Mr. Bay is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Lilith Taylor, of Casper, Wyo., Edith and Thelma, at home; four sons, Eldred, of Gillett, Wyo., Ray in U. S. Navy, Merwyn at home, Ben of Rt. No. 2, Ferndale; four grandchildren; one brother Zanner, of Gillett, Wyo., and one sister, Mrs. Celia Gillaburg, of Fort Morgan, Wyo. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, June 3, at 2 p. m. within the Chapel of the Gillies Funeral Home in Lynden with Rev. Blair officiating.

BAY, Curtis B., Jr., 75, of Port Orchard, died at his home April 11, (1987). He was born in Lynden May 29, 1911. He graduated from Lynden High School in 1928 and continued his education at Western Washington State College, receiving an engineering degree. He also attended the University of Washington. Mr. Bay was employed at the Puget Sound Naval Shipyards in 1930; he retired in 1966 after 32 years, lastly as superintendent of Shop 56 pipefitters. He later worked several months for Lockheed in Seattle and for the Nickum & Son naval architectural firm. He married Beulah Davidson Oct. 3, 1936, in Bellingham. After retirement the couple traveled extensively, spending their winters in Yuma, Ariz. Mr. Bay liked to fish, hunt and play golf. He was a member of the Scottish Rite Temple, the Elks Club and a Past Worshipful Master of Masonic Lodge 117 in Bremerton. He was also active as a Demolay Dad, an associate guardian of Job's Daughters and in Boy Scouting. He was past president of the Puget Sound Naval Base Recreation Associating and president of the Masters and Foremans Association at the naval shipyard in 1965. Survivors include his wife, Beulah; a son, Curtis B. Bay III of Port Orchard; a daughter, Betsy (Mrs. David) Stacy of Spartanburg, S. C.; a sister, Marian (Mrs. George) Bremner and a sister-in-law, Bess, (Mrs. John) Bay, both of Lynden; and five grandchildren. At his request there will be no services. Memorial contributions may be made to the Ambulance Fund at South Kitsap Fire District 7, P. O. Box 1517, Port Orchard, WA 98366, or to Hospice of Kitsap County, P.O. Box 4012 Wycoff Station, Bremerton 98312.

BAY, Curtis Blackburn, age 80 years, of Lynden, Route 1, passed away at a local hospital Sunday, June 6, (1954) following a lingering illness. He had resided in Lynden for the past 43 years. Mr. Bay was a past master of the Lynden Masonic Lodge No. 56 F & A. M., past patron of the Lynden Chapter No. 12, O.E.S. He is survived by two sons, Capt. Thomas John Bay, U. S. N., retired, of Lynden, Rt. 1, Curtis B. Jr. of Bremerton; two daughters, Mrs. George A. Bremner Jr., of Lynden, Rt. 1, Mrs. George E. Anderson of Kirkland, nine grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; one brother, John M. of Rushville, N. Y. Funeral services will be conducted Friday, June 11, at 2 p. m. from the Gillies Funeral Home in Lynden, with Rev. Floyd E. Wells officiating, followed by the ritualistic services of the Masonic Lodge. Cremation. Family request, please omit flowers.

BAYES, Chap, age 76, of Rt. 1, Lynden, passed away in a local hospital Sunday, April 10, (1949) following a lingering illness. Mr. Bayes had been a resident of the Lynden district for the past 43 years and was a member of the Lynden Baptist church. Surviving relatives include his wife, Lydia; one daughter, Mrs. Wanda Stuurmans, of Sumas; three sons, Russell of Spokane, Percy of Seattle, and Marshall of Lynden Rt. 1; three sisters, Ellen Bayes and Mrs. Will Oakley, both of Oakland, Illinois, and Mrs. W. H. Sims, of Charleston, Ill.; two brothers, Sanford M. of Marysville, and Elijah W. of Parsons, Kans.; also six grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted tuesday, April 12, at 2 p. m. from the Gillies Funeral Home in Lynden, with the Rev. Cecil Barner officiating. Interment in the Lynden Cemetery.

BAYES, Ernest, age 78 years, of 2613 Meridian, passed away Friday, July 12, (1957) at home following a lingering illness. Mr. Bayes was born in Southampton, England, and had been a resident of Bellingham for the past 33 years. Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Marie Bayes, of the family home; four daughters, Mrs. Phyllis Jeffries, of Bellingham; Mrs. Ethel Vahlbusch, of Rt. 2, Sedro Woolley, and Mrs. Lillian Martin, of Mineral, Wash., and Mrs. Hilda Stanton, of Everett; five grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Monday, July 15, at 2 p. m. with Rev. Chester Rutledge officiating, under the direction of the Bingham and Jerns Funeral Home. Interment, Greenacres Memorial Park.

BAYES, Loran C., age 70, of 18005 Fremont Ave., Seattle, passed away in that city, Thursday, Feb. 11, (1954). Mr. Bayes had resided in Whatcom County for 65 years and was a retired Blacksmith. He was a member of Nooksack Lodge No. 192, F. and A. M., and leaves to survive his widow, Grace, at home; two sons, Clayton W. of Alderwood Manor and Herschel L. of Everson; three daughters, Mrs. Lois Royal of Tacoma, Miss Beulah Bayes, at home, and Mrs. Celia Cavalero of Bremerton; six grandchildren; two brothers, Thadius in Arizona and John of Spokane; two sisters, Mrs. Nettie Moultrie of Seattle and Mrs. Pearl Avery of Bremerton, also numerous nieces and nephews. Services will be conducted at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth by the Rev. Chester Rutledge and Officers of the Masonic Lodge Tuesday, Feb. 16, at 11:00 a. m. Final resting place, Masonic section of Evergreen Cemetery, Seattle.

BAYES, Lydia J., age 95, Rt. 1, Lynden passed away Sunday, March 13, (1966). A resident of Whatcom County since 1906 she was a member of the First Baptist Church of Lynden. Surviving are a daughter Mrs. Wanda Stuurmans, Nooksack, two sons, Percy of Edmonds, Russell of Spokane and Marshall of Lynden. Two sisters, Mrs. Esther Tomberlin, Enterprise, Ore., and Mrs. Anna Rhodes, Toledo, Ill. 12 grandchildren. 7 great grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at the Gillies Funeral Home Wednesday, March 16 at 11:00 a.m. Burial to follow in the Lynden Cemetery.

BAYES, Marie O., age 81 passed away in Morton, Wash. on Friday, January 20, (1961) following an extended illness. Mrs. Bayes had resided in Bellingham since 1924 and was the widow of the late Ernest Bayes. Mrs. Bayes leaves to survive 4 daughters, Mrs. Phyllis Jeffries of Bellingham, Mrs. Ethel Vahlbusch of Alger, Mrs. Lillian Martin of Mineral and Mrs. Hilda Stanton of Everett. Also 5 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild. Rev. Chester Rutledge will conduct funeral services on Tuesday, January 24 at 2 p. m. in the Chapel of the Bingham & Jerns Funeral Home, followed by cremation. The family requests that those who desire may contribute to the Heart Fund.

BAYLESS, Esther Josephson, age 71, passed away in Everett, Sept. 19, (1976). She was born and raised in South Bellingham. She leaves to survive 1 daughter, Delores Gwin of Mt. Vernon; 3 sons, Ron Richards, Everett, Dick Richard, Marysville, Dennis Richards, Montana; 11 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren, 1 sister, Mrs. I. M. Ostlind of Bellingham; 1 niece, Eleanor Hartley, Portland; 2 nephews, Charles Parker, Mt. Vernon, Merwin Parker, Bellingham. Services were held in Everett.

BAYLOR, John L., age 84, who formerly resided at 1326 Pacific St., passed away in a local hospital, Friday, June 6, 1975. He had been a resident of Bellingham for the past 80 years and was a retired motion picture projectionist. He was a veteran of World War I and a member of the American Legion Post No. 7. He leaves to survive his wife, Mechtilde of Bellingham; 3 daughters, Mrs. Beverly Ossewaarde of Bellevue, Mrs. Jeanne Anderson and Mrs. Joanne O'Leary both of Cal.; 1 brother, Edwin and 1 sister, Mrs. Blanche Tabor both of Olympia; 9 grandchildren. Massive [Mass of?] Christian Burial will be celebrated Mon., June 9 at the Assumption Catholic Church at 10:30 a.m. Interment Bayview Cemetery under the direction of Bingham & Jerns Funeral Home.

BAYLOR, "Tillie" Mechtilde, age 83, resided at 700 32nd St., passed away Wed., May 26, (1976). She had been a life time resident of Bellingham and was a member of the Assumption Catholic Church. She leaves to survive three daughters, Mrs. Beverly Ossewaarde of Bellevue, Jeanne Anderson and Joann O'Leary both of Calif.; one sister, Helen Kootz of Mt. Vernon and 9 grandchildren. Rosary will be said Friday evening, May 28 at 7:30 p.m. in the Chapel of Bingham & Jerns Funeral Home with Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated Sat., May 29 at 10:30 a.m. in the Assumption Catholic Church with Father Patrick Callahan as celebrant. Burial will be Tuesday, June 1 in Bay View Cemetery under the direction of Bingham & Jerns Funeral Home.

BAYMER, Carl, age 78, of 1731 Prince Ave. passed away Friday, April 24, (1959). Mr. Baymer had been a 40 year resident of this community and for many years had taught piano, violin and accordion. Deceased was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church and leaves no known survivors. The remains rest a the Jones Funeral Home where services will be conducted by Pastor Al C. Tinberg Tuesday, April 28, at 1 p. m. Final resting place Calvary Lutheran Cemetery.