BEACH, Abbie D., age 73 years, 2340 Cherry Street, passed away at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Garnet Ahern, Sunday, Dec. 23, (1945) after a brief illness. Mrs. Beach had been a resident of Bellingham for the past 46 years. She was a member of the First Advent Christian church in Seattle. Surviving relatives include, beside her daughter, two sons, Arthur L., and Charles E. Brown, both of Bremerton, Wash.; six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Thursday morning, Dec. 27, at 11 o'clock, conducted by Rev. George A. Arthur, pastor of the Advent Christian church. Cremation will follow. Honorary casketbearers will be Messrs. Clarence Otho and A. T. Gildersleeve, Henry Albee, Floyd Green and Ralph Banner.

BEACH, Ida D. Zender, age 34, of Glacier Star Route, passed away in a local hospital, Tuesday, Feb. 7, (1961) following an extended illness. Mrs. Beach had been a life resident of Whatcom County and was a member of St. Peter's Catholic Church, Columbia Valley. She leaves to survive her husband, Roy; one son, Douglas A., both of the family home, her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Zender of Glacier Star Route; two brothers, Joe Zender of Glacier Star Route, and Henry Zender of the Mt. Baker Highway; seven sisters, Mrs. Angela Linderman and Mrs. Frances Larson of Glacier Star Route, Mrs. Lucille Macdonald of Route 2, Everson, Mrs. Agnes McEwen, Mrs. Helen Jenkins, Mrs. Rosalia Jenkins and Mrs. Louise Tyler, all of this city. Rosary will be said Wednesday, Feb. 8, at 8 p. m. in the Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home. Requiem mass will be said Thursday, Feb. 9, at 10 a. m. in St. Peter's Catholic Church, Columbia Valley. Interment Columbia Valley Catholic Cemetery. Memorials may be made to St. Joseph's Hospital Chapel Fund. Active pallbearers Pete Zender, Bernie Zender, Dick Zender, Dale Beach, Francis Beach, Ralph Beach. Honorary pallbearers Raymond Beach, Harold Beach, Kenneth Linderman, Ted Larson, Kern Macdonald, Jerry Jenkins.

BEACH, Myrtle L., 60, 2608 Alabama St., passed away at home Saturday, January 18, (1958). Mrs. Beach had resided in this community for the past 21 years and was a member of the Methodist Church. Survivors are her husband, Benton R., at home; six sons, Dale D., Francis N., Ralph B., Raymond C., Harold L., and Roy J., all of Spokane; two daughters, Mrs. Ruth Buhl, of Bremerton and Mrs. Opal Eyre, of Columbia Falls, Mont.; 21 grandchildren; 1 great grandchild; one brother, James Ableman, of Bellingham; five sisters, Mrs. Lettie Olson of Aquadell, Sask.; Mrs. Leone Dougherty of Bellingham; Mrs. Grace Stanhope, of Petaluma, Calif.; Mrs. Mable Dougherty, of Bellingham, and Mrs. Ada Mudge, of Burlington. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home where services will be conducted by the Rev. Calvin Moore Wednesday, January 24 at 10 a.m. The remains will be forwarded to Spokane for interment.

BEACOM, Jeanne A., age 70, of 2512 Eldridge Ave., passed away Mon., Sept. 11, 1978. She had been a resident of B'ham since 1945 and formerly of Lynden. Former City Council woman and City Freeholder, past president of the Bellingham Business Women's Assn. and a Board Member of the YWCA. Survived by 1 daughter, Mrs. Norman Orloff; 3 grandchildren, Maria, Jon and Julia Orloff all of city; 5 brothers, Henry and Ralph Hofman of B'ham, Tennis (sic) and Pete Hofman of Lynden and Morris Hofman of Alberta, Canada; 1 sister, Mrs. Ann Nobleford of B.C., Canada; many nieces, nephews and other relatives. Funeral services will be conducted Wed., Sept. 13 at 11 a.m. within the Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home with Dr. Lawrence Guderian officiating. Followed by cremation.

BEACOM, "Jack" Samuel J., age 71 of 2512 Eldridge Ave., passed away at his home Friday, March 24, (1967). Mr. Beacom had been a resident for the past 22 years and was a retired grocer. He is survived by his wife Jeanne A., one daughter Mrs. Norman Orloff, city; 2 sons, Arthur and Wilbur in New York; 4 grandchildren and 1 sister, Mrs. Marion Wood-Cuhusak of Brooklyn, New York. He was a 32nd degree Mason and a member of the Bellingham Bay Masonic Lodge F&AM No. 44. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, March 28 at 1:30 p.m. within the chapel of the Westford Funeral Home with Rev. Oscar A. Olsen officiating, followed by cremation. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.

BEAL, Frances R., age 75, of Deming Star Route, passed away at home Wednesday, March 16, (1955). Mrs. Beal had resided in Lewis County for 30 years, prior to her moving to this community six months ago. She was a member of the First Christian Church and leaves to survive her husband, Wilbert V. at home; two sons, Fred of Deming and Lester of Portland, Ore.; one daughter, Mrs. Esther Martinen of Bellingham, and one grandchild. The remains rest at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where services will be conducted by the Rev. C. Eugene Sabin, Monday, March 21, at 1 p. m. Final resting place, Greenacres Memorial Park.

BEAMAN, John, age 71, a Clearlake resident since 1968, died in Sedro Woolley, on Sept. 20, (1979). Born Jan. 21, 1908 in Massachusetts, spent 22 years with the U.S. Army. Survived by his wife, Marguerite in Clearlake and family Henry & Mary Kirner of Concrete. Graveside services will be held at 1 pm Sat. at the Clearlake Cemetery under the direction of Lemley Chapel, Sedro Woolley.

BEAN, Edna, age 64, of Route 3, Bellingham, passed away in a local hospital, Saturday, December 27, (1947). Mrs. Bean had been a life resident of this community and was a member of the First Christian Church. Surviving relatives are one daughter, Mrs. Florence King, of Maple Falls; two sons, Cyril M., of Tacoma, and Truman M., of Pullman; one grandchild; two brothers, R. F. Raper, of Deming, and Morton Raper, of Bellingham. The remains are at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where services will be conducted Wednesday, December 31, at 1:30 p. m. Final resting place, Bay View.

BEAN, Myra, age 42 years, of Twisp, passed away in that city Friday, Feb. 1, (1957). She had resided in Twisp the past 14 years, was a former resident of Sumas. She is survived by her husband, Russell; three sisters, Minnie Potter of Rapid City, S. D., Mildred Slater of White Rock, B. C., Mary Bishop of Sumas; two brothers, Harry Saar of Chilliwack, Fred Saar of Nooksack. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, Feb. 5, at 1 p. m. from the Gillies Funeral Home in Sumas, with Rev. Earl Crouse officiating. Interment in Sumas Cemetery.

BEANBLOSSOM, George Bryan, age 51, of Route 3, Ferndale, passed away suddenly at his home Sunday, October 9, (1949). Mr. Beanblossom had been a resident of that district for the past two years and was a veteran of World War I. Surviving relatives include his wife, Lucy; three daughters, Dorothy, Betty and Judy, and three sons, George, John and Roy, all at home; two brothers, Fred of Julesburg, Colo., and Willard of California; two sisters, Mrs. Millie Walton of California, and Alphie Stokes of St. Joseph, Missouri. Funeral services will be conducted within the Chapel of the Monroe Mortuary in Ferndale, Wednesday October 12, at 11 a. m. with George Gunderson officiating. Interment in Greenacres Memorial Park.

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BEARD, Amy Alice, age 86, of 3500 Ridgemont Way, Bellingham, passed away Sunday, October 27, 1991. Born May 28, 1905 in Minnesota, she had been a Bellingham resident over 60 years; member of St. James Presbyterian Church for more than 50 years; Chapter AB, P.E.O.; Bellingham Yacht Club. Survived by sons, Charles Beard of Bellingham, Daniel P. Beard of Columbia, MD; daughter Vicky Olberg of Bellingham; seven grandchildren. The family suggest memorials to Hospice, Visiting Nurse-Home Health Care, 1111 Cornwall Avenue, Bellingham, WA 98225. Funeral service Wednesday, October 30, 1:30 PM. Jones-Moles Funeral Home with Reverend Dr. John Tritenbach, St. James Presbyterian Church, officiating. Interment Greenacres Memorial Park.

BEARD, Charles Stannard, age 84, of 1224 Cornwall Ave., passed away in a local hospital Saturday, June 18, (1955). Mr. Beard had resided in this community for the past 52 years and was a member of St. James Presbyterian Church, past president of the Bellingham Rotary Club and chamber of commerce, member of the Typographical Union, president of Bellingham First Federal Savings and Loan Co., and former member of the city council. He leaves to survive his widow, Mrs. Ella T. Beard at home; one son, Stannard T.; two grandsons Charles S. and Daniel P. Beard; one granddaughter, Miss Vicky Ann Beard, all of this city; two sisters, Mrs. Daisy Nettleton and Mrs. Jennie Bickel of Los Angeles, Calif.; one brother, Broaddus Beard in Nebraska. The remains rest at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth, where services will be conducted by the Rev. Harold K. Lawrence and Dr. W. Carl Calhoun Tuesday, June 21, at 1:00 p. m. Final resting place, Greenacres Memorial Park.

BEARD, Dexter F., age 73 of Route 2, Lynden, passed away suddenly Wednesday, September 25, (1963). A lifetime resident of Whatcom County, he had been a resident of the Ten Mile area for the past 40 years. He was a retired maintenance foreman for the State of Washington Highway Dept. for 40 years. Survivors are his wife, Golda; 5 sons, Dexter Jr., of Vancouver, Wash.; Donald and Jack, both of Bellingham; Nathan of Long Beach, Wash., and Milan of Poulsbo; 2 daughters, Mrs. Margarite McCullock of Seattle and Mrs. Ellen Morese; two brothers, Vale Beard and Wen Baird (sic) both of Bellingham; 2 sisters, Mrs. Evelyn Kratzig of Bellingham and Mrs. Ellis Tatman of Los Angeles, also 17 grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at the McKinney Funeral Home at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28 with Rev. Neil Heigbee officiating. Burial will follow in the Ten Mile Cemetery.

BEARD, Ella Templin, age 76, widow of the late Charles S. Beard, of 1224 Cornwall Ave., passed away in a local hospital Monday, August 22, (1955). Mrs. Beard was a member of St. James Presbyterian Church and had resided in this community for the past 65 years. Surviving relatives include one son, Stannard T. Beard; two grandsons, Charles S. and Daniel P. Beard; on granddaughter, Miss Vicky Ann Beard; one brother, Frank C. Templin, all of Bellingham, and one sister, Mrs. Mary T. Miller of Camarillo, Calif. The remains will lie in state at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where services will be conducted Wednesday, August 24, at 1 p. m. Final resting place Greenacres Memorial Park.

BEARD, Golda A., age 77 of 180 Beard Rd., Lynden, passed away in a local rest home Saturday, July 13, (1974). She had been a resident of the Whatcom County area for the past 71 years. Surviving are 5 sons, Jack and Donald both of Bellingham, Milan of Lynden, Dexter of Vancouver, Wn. and Nathan of Long Beach, Wn.; 2 daughters, Ellen Morse of Bellingham and Marguerite McCullouch of Seattle; 1 brother, William Bellingar of Anchorage; a foster sister, Sylvia Erickson of Bellingham; also 18 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held in Veroske's Bellingham Chapel, Wednesday, July 17 at 11 a.m. with Rev. David Mann officiating. Burial in the Ten Mile Cemetery.

BEARD, Kirke P., 74, a former Bellingham resident, died Saturday (February 12, 1983) in Solvang, Calif., following a long illness. He was born March 2, 1908, in Bellingham. Survivors include his wife, Louise, a son, a daughter, his mother, a sister and brother-in-law, a brother and numerous other relatives. Arrangements are by Welch-Ryce-Haider Funeral Home, Goleta, Calif.

BEARD, Mary Etta, age 80, passed away at the family home, 1418 Franklin Street, Friday, October 4, (1946). Mrs. Beard had been a resident of this community for the past thirty-four years and was a member of the Church of Christ. Surviving relatives are the husband, Ward E., at home; one niece, Mrs. Lena May Doucette, of Kirkland, and one nephew, Otis Taylor, of Bonneville Dam. The remains are at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth, where services will be conducted by Mr. J. C. Bunn, pastor of the Church of Christ, Tuesday, Oct. 8, at 1:30 p. m. Final resting place, Woodlawn Cemetery.

BEARD, Sadie, age 86, of Laurel, passed away at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Alice Tatman, of Ellensburg, Thursday, January 9, (1947). Mrs. Beard had been a resident of this community for the past 58 years and was a charter member of the Be of Service club of Laurel, the Wiser Lake Methodist church and the Ladies' Aid Society of that church. Surviving relatives are two daughters, Mrs. Evelyn Kratzig, of Ten Mile, and Mrs. Tatman; three sons, Dexter, of Route 2, Lynden, and Wynn and Vale, of Bellingham; twelve grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren; also one brother, Eugene Vale, of Syracuse, N. Y. The remains will be received by the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where services will be conducted Tuesday, January 13, at 1:30 p.m. Final resting place, Ten Mile Cemetery.

BEARD, Stannard T., age 48, of 109 Briar Rd., passed away in a Vancouver, B. C., hospital Sunday, Oct. 15, (1961). President of the Union Printing Co., Mr. Beard was a life resident of Bellingham; was a member of St. James Presbyterian Church; Bellingham Rotary Club; B. P. O. Elks, Bellingham Lodge 194; Bellingham Yacht Club, and a member and Past President of the Navy League of Bellingham. Survivors are his widow, Amy A., at home; two sons, Charles S., USMC and Daniel P.; one daughter, Miss Vicky Ann Beard, both at home. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home where services will be conducted by Rev. Glenn C. Carlson, Tuesday, Oct. 17, at 1:00 p.m. Final resting place Greenacres Memorial Park. Those who wish may make donations to the Orthopedic.

BEARD, Vale, age 76 of 3410 Consolidation Ave. passed away at home Friday, March 5, (1976). A retired longshoreman, Mr. Beard was a life time resident. He is survived by his wife, Violet; 1 daughter, Mrs. Karen Norsby of Bellingham; 3 grandchildren, 1 great-grandchild; 1 sister, Mrs. Alice Tatman of Sacramento, Calif. Graveside services will be conducted Tuesday, March 9 at 1 p.m. at Greenacres Memorial Park with Rev. David B. Nelson officiating. Arrangements by Jones Funeral Home.

BEARD, Violet V., age 78, formerly of 100 11th St., passed away Mon. Feb. 11, 1980. A life resident of Whatcom County, she is survived by 1 daughter, Mrs. Karen & husband, C. Gay Norsby of Everett; 3 brothers, Allen Bailey, of Mt. Vernon, Ted Bailey of Sedro Woolley, and Lee Bailey of City; 3 sisters, Mrs. Myrtle Harnden of Camano Island, Mrs. Gladys Gilmore of Long Beach, Calif. and Mrs. Evelyn Gauntt of City; 3 grandchildren; 2 great grandchildren. Friends wishing to view Mrs. Beard may come to Jones Funeral Home, on Thur. Feb. 14, from 9 AM to 5:30 PM. Cremation will be at Greenacres Memorial Park. Memorial Services will be conducted by Rev. Tim Lann, Fri. Feb. 15, 3 PM at the Jones Funeral Home. [born Feb. 2, 1902 in Ferndale.]

BEARD, Ward E., age 81, of 1401 G St., passed away in a local hospital, Sunday, March 5, (1961). Mr. Beard had been a resident of the community for the past 40 years; was a retired saw filer; and was a member of the Church of Christ. Surviving relatives include the widow, Mary, at the family home; two step-sons, Lawrence Bass of Bellingham and Chester Bass of Santa Ana, Calif.; one step-daughter, Mrs. Lorene Keen of this city; 15 step-grandchildren; two cousins, Mrs. Grace Buttler and Mrs. Bessie Rosenberger, both of Homer, Ill., and a niece, Mrs. Louise Dousett. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home where services will be conducted by Rev. Charles Hardman, Wednesday, March 8, at 1:30 p. m. Final resting place Woodlawn Cemetery.

BEARD, William F. - Prayer services for William F. Beard, 49, 1226 E. Racine St., will be at 7 p.m. Monday at Westford Funeral Home. Mr. Beard died Saturday (July 13, 1974) night in a local hospital following a long illness. A long-time resident of Bellingham and former owner of the Towner Printing Co. on Elm Street, Mr. Beard leaves to survive his widow, Dorothy; two daughters, Becky R. and Penny A., all at home, and a sister, Karen Norsby of Bellingham. He was a member of the Church of Assumption, Bellingham Yacht Club, Bellingham Golf and Country Club, Elk's Lodge, veteran of World War II and member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and American Legion. Mass will be offered 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Assumption Church and burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery.

BEARDSLEE, Floyd W., age 64 who resided at 6235 Portal Way, Ferndale passed away in a local hospital May 1, 1980. He was employed at Seabrook and was a member of the Assembly of God Church, Blaine, also the Blaine Eagles and Moose Lodge. He leaves to survive his wife Virginia Beardslee of Ferndale, 5 daughters, Betty Jones of Montesano, Wash., Hilary Attolini and Melody Blevins, both of Bellingham, Pamela Jones of Oregon, Rhonda Beardslee of Ferndale, 5 sons, Steve of Hoquiam, Daniel of Fort Lewis, Tacoma, Charles of Ferndale, Timothy of Seattle, Steve of Ferndale; 2 brothers, Carl of Montesano and Lester of Oregon; 4 sisters, Jane Barnhardt of Alaska, Clare Mulhauser, Lillian Norris, Roberta Brown, all of Washington State; 12 grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, May6, at 11:00 A.M. at the Veroske, Jerns & LeVecek Funeral Chapel with Reverend T. A. Scevers officiating with interment to follow in Green Acres Memorial Park. [married former Virginia Redpath 18 years ago in Bellingham.]

BEARDSLEE, Julie Ann, age 23, of 6235 Portal Way Ferndale, passed away near Astoria, Oregon, Wed., June 30, (1976). A life time resident of Whatcom County, she graduated from Ferndale High School in 1972 and was a student at Clatsap Community College in Astoria. Surviving are her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Beardslee Sr., of Ferndale; her father, Julius Townsend of Seattle; 5 sisters, Hillaire Kay Attolioni and Melody Blevins both of Bellingham, Pamela Jean Jones of Astoria, Oregon and Rhonda Kay Beardslee of Ferndale and Betty Lou Jones of Elma, WA.; 5 brothers, Steven Beardslee of Hoquiam, Daniel Beardslee in Germany, Timothy Beardslee of Seattle, Charles Beardslee of Ferndale and Steven of Fort Knox, Kentucky. Maternal grandmother, Gladys Ridpath of Bellingham; paternal grandfather, Albert Townsend of Napa, Idaho; also numerous aunts and uncles. Funeral services will be held in Veroske's Bellingham Chapel, Monday, July 19 at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Alvin Grothe officiating. Burial will follow in Greenacres Memorial Park.

BEARDSLEY, Edna. - Services for Edna S. Beardsley, 90, 2211 Franklin St., were held Friday in Jones Funeral Home. She died last Sunday (July 7, 1974). Mrs. Beardsley came to Bellingham from Michigan 20 years ago. She is survived by nieces and nephews. Burial was in Greenacres Memorial Park.

BEARDSLEY, John C., age 57 years, beloved husband of Mrs. Ruby Beardsley, 611 Carolina Street, passed away near Elfin Cove, Alaska, Tuesday, August 20, (1946) as a result of accidental drowning. Mr. Beardsley had gone North to fish this summer but had formerly been employed by the Model Truck Co., and the Crown Distributing Co. He was a member of the Teamsters Local Union No. 231. Mr. Beardsley had been a resident of Bellingham for the past twenty years and leaves to survive, beside the widow, two brothers, George and Fred Beardsley, both of Great Falls, Mont. Funeral services will be conducted from the Bingham-Dahlquist Funeral Home, Tuesday, September 3, at 2 p. m.with Rev. James Martyn Wilson officiating. Interment, Bay View Cemetery.

BEARDSLEY, Ruby M., age 92, of 611 Carolina St., passed away Fri. May 4, 1984. She is survived by 3 nephews, Buddy Frymire of Coeur D'Alene, Idaho, Billy Frymire of Clarkfork, Idaho and Terry Stanley; several cousins. At her request no services will be held. Cremation Greenacres Crematorium. Arrangements by Jones Funeral Home. [born May 3, 1896 in Minnesota.]

BEAIRSTO, Ida, age 97 of 758 Sterling Ave., Ferndale, passed away Saturday, March 29, (1975). Mrs. Beairsto had been a resident of Ferndale for 62 years, was a member of the First Congregational Church of Bellingham, Chapter BQ PEO, Activity Rebekah Lodge. She is survived by 1 daughter-in-law, Mrs. Mildred Beairsto of Bellingham; 1 sister, Mrs Nina Burton of Vancouver, B.C.; 1 brother, Roy McKinley Tuson, of Seal Beach, Calif.; several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted by Rev. Vincent Crane Tuesday, April 1 at 1:30 p.m. in Moles Funeral Chapel with burial following in Woodlawn Cemetery.

BEARROW, Effie May Nelson, age 87, of 1015 Otis St., Apt. 12, passed away Tues., Aug. 15, 1978. She was a long time resident of B'ham, except for 15 years in the Seattle area. She is survived by her husband, Ray; 3 sons, Fred Nelson of Ft. Collins, CO., James Nelson of Buckeye, Arizona & Donald Nelson of Wellington, Colorado; 3 daughters, Edith Harward, Jean Means both of city & Hazel Riffle of Coeur d'Alene, Idaho; 1 brother, George Buckendorf of Elk Mountain, Wyoming; 3 sisters, Mrs. Edna Morre of Portland, Ore., Mrs. Lola Brinkman of Ft. Collins, Col. & Mrs. Hattie Jones of Elk Mountain, Wyoming; 31 grandchildren, 66 great grandchildren & 33 great great grandchildren. Graveside services will be conducted by the Rev. Elwin Paulson, Thurs., Aug 17, 3 p.m. in the Woodlawn Cemetery. Arrangements by Jones Funeral Home.

BEARROW, Raymond J., age 75 of 700 32nd St., passed away Thurs., July 19, 1979. A resident of the Pacific Northwest since 1953, he served in the US Marines during Nicaragua Campaign, 1923-1929. He is survived by 5 sons, Raymond Stanley of Issaquah, Walter Ray of Irvine, Calif., Russell Jack of Kirkland, Kenneth Gerald of Marysville & Roy Lee of New York; 2 sisters, Gertrude & Betty, both of Texas; 11 grandchildren. Graveside service, Monday, July 23, 3:30 p.m. in Woodlawn Cemetery. Arrangements by Jones Funeral Home.

BEASLEY, Austin S. "Tex," age 79, of 2612 E. Sunset Dr. passed away Tues. July 25, 1978. A resident of this community for the past 32 years, he attended First Presbyterian Church, was a member of Maroa Lodge No. 454 F.&A.M.; Scottish Rite; Nile Temple; Carpenter's Union Local No. 756 & was a WWI U.S. Army Veteran. He is survived by his wife, Carlene. 2 daughters; Mrs. April Francis of Normal, Ill. & Mrs. Margaret King of Maroa, Ill. 2 sisters; Mrs. Katie Harrison of Corpus Christi, Texas & Mrs. Lora Knudsen of DesMoines, Iowa. 3 grandchildren & 3 great grandchildren. Memorial service Fri. July 28th at 1 pm Jones Funeral Home with Rev. C. Thomas Lane officiating & Officers of B'ham. Bay Lodge No. 44 F.&A.M. participating. Cremation Greenacres Memorial Park. The family suggests memorials to the First Presbyterian Church or favorite charity.

BEASLEY, Nathan "Nate", age 74, a Lyman resident since 1923, died at a Mt. Vernon nursing home Sun, Jan. 15, 1979. He was born in North Carolina in 1904. His marriage to Enis Perry took place in Mt. Vernon in 1924. Mr. Beasley was employed in the logging industry and served as the mayor of the town of Lyman from 1949 until 1973. He is survived by his wife Enis; a daughter, Marie Whitehair, Burlington; a son, Jim Beasley, Mt. Vernon; also 3 sisters and 3 brothers, 3 grandchildren, and 1 great grandchild. Funeral services Thurs., Jan. 18, Lemley Chapel, Sedro Woolley, 2 pm. Interment Lyman City Cemetery.

BEASON, Gary Wanyne, age 29, former Bellingham resident, passed away July 9, 1978 in Florida. Survivors include 1 son, Jason of Omak; his mother, Mrs. Freeman Slones of Granite Falls and Robert A. Beason of Yakima; 1 sister, Mrs. Donald (Rosalie) Young of Bellingham; 4 brothers, Robert and Donald of Wapato, Orvan and Merlin both Yakima. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m., Friday, July 14 in Keith & Keith Terrace Heights Chapel in Yakima.

BEATTY, Alpharetta, age 70 years, of Ferndale, passed away in a local hospital Wednesday, September 10th, (1952). She had been a resident of the Ferndale community for the past 42 years. Mrs. Beatty is a member of the Silver Leaf Club. She is survived by her husband, James; two daughters, Mrs. Norma McMillan, Sedro Woolley, Mrs. Louise Rinehart, Ferndale; one son Clyde, of Salem, Ore.; three grandchildren; six great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, Sept. 13, at 3 p. m. from the Monroe Funeral Chapel in Ferndale, with the Rev. C. Gene Albertson officiating. Interment, Woodlawn Cemetery. [born April 27, 1882 in Taylorville, IL]

BEATTY, Bernard E., beloved father, trusted friend and lifelong educator, passed away peacefully at his home Oct. 22, 1989. Bernard spent his entire lifetime of 81 yrs. in the Custer, Blaine, Birch Bay area. In those yrs. he spent 36 dedicated to education as a teacher and principal in Blaine and devoted many yrs. to the Blaine Lions Club helping those in the community. He is survived by a daughter Janet Opperman of B'ham; her family; and by a son Larry, his wife Carol Ann and their family in Custer. His family asks for your prayers for those stricken with cancer. At the family's request there will be no service. Moles Funeral Home. [born Aug. 18, 1908 in Custer.]

BEATTY, Clyde Alvin, age 61 of 100 Chuckanut Drive, passed away Monday, April 11, (1977). Mr. Beatty's folks were a pioneer Ferndale family who homesteaded in the Custer area in the late 1880's. With the exception of 13 years in Salem, Oregon, the remainder of his life was spent in Whatcom County. He was a member of William Mathews Post No. 1585 VFW, a WWII U.S. Army veteran and WWSC employee. Surviving wife, Shirley; 1 son, Alvin Michael Beatty of Ferndale; 2 sisters, Mrs. Norma McLennan of Sedro Woolley and Mrs. Louise Rinehart, Everett and 1 grandchild, Christopher Beatty, Ferndale. Graveside services Thursday, April 14, 1 p.m. in Greenacres Memorial Park with Chaplin Otto Zylstra officiating. Memorials may be made to favorite charity. Arrangements by Jones Funeral Home.

BEATTY, Dave, age 68, passed away at his home, Ferndale, Route 2, Monday, February 3, (1947) after a lingering illness. He had been a resident of Ferndale his entire life. He was a member of the Dairy Association and for many years belonged to the Odd Fellows at Custer. Surviving besides his wife, Annie Laura Beatty; one daughter, Mrs. Dorris B. Reilly, of Ferndale; two sons, Bernard, of Blaine, Roe at home; seven grandchildren; one brother, James R. Beatty, of Ferndale. Funeral services will be conducted at the Custer Methodist Church, Friday afternoon, February 7 at 2:00 with Rev. Dunlap, of Custer, officiating. Burial in Enterprise Cemetery.

BEATTY, Hazel, age 74 of 8284 Shintaffer Lane, Blaine, passed away Tues., Sept. 4, 1984. Mrs. Beatty had been a resident of Birch Bay for 52 years and Whatcom County for 64 years. She is survived by her husband, Bernard of Blaine; 1 son, Larry and his wife Carol Ann Beatty of Custer; 1 daughter, Janet Opperman of Bellingham; 2 sisters, Janet and her husband Henry Juvet of Ferndale, Lyla Gillaland of Victoria, B.C.; 6 grandchildren; 1 greatgrandchild. At her request, there were no services. Cremation was held at Greenacres Crematory with interment of ashes Friday, Sept. 7 at Enterprise Cemetery under the direction of Moles Funeral Home. [born March 25, (torn) Carstairs, Alberta]

BEATTY, James Robert, age 89, Ferndale, passed away Friday, April 30, (1965) in a local hospital. A retired Ferndale merchant, Mr. Beatty had been a resident of Whatcom county for 87 years. Surviving are 2 daughters, Mrs. Louise Rinehart, Ferndale, and Mrs. Norma McMillan, Sedro Woolley; 1 son, Clyde, Bellingham; 3 grandchildren and several other relatives. Funeral services will be conducted Monday, May 3, at 10 a.m. in Moles Funeral Chapel with Rev. John Haygood officiating. Final resting place Greenacres.

BEATTY, John Everett, age 70 of 1200 Lincoln St., passed away Sunday Dec. 11, (1977). Mr. Beatty had been a resident of this community for the past 8 years, was a retired farmer and member of the American Legion, Clare Fryer Post No. 148, Plainview, Neb. Surviving 1 brother, Marvin L. Beatty, City, 2 nephews, Harold Beatty of Blaine and James Pilger of Saudi Arabia. Funeral services Tuesday Dec. 13, 10:30 am Jones Funeral Home. The remains will be forwarded to Plainview, Neb. for burial. Arrangements by Jones Funeral Home. [born Feb. 8, 1907 at Foster, NE]

BEATTY, Roe. - Retired farmer and construction worker Roe Beatty, 79, of 3960 Loomis Trail Road, Blaine, died Tuesday (Oct. 30, 1990) at Stafholt Good Samaritan Center in Blaine. He was born on Dec. 3, 1910, in Custer. He lived in Blaine and Custer areas all his life. Mr. Beatty was a farm and construction laborer. He married Gladys Anderson in 1933 in Custer. She survives him. Mr. Beatty was a member of Custer United Methodist Church, Ferndale Lodge No. 264 F&AM and York Rite Bodies of Bellingham. Survivors include two sons, Dave Beatty of Edmonton, Alta., and Danny L. Beatty of Anacortes; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; a sister, Doris Reilly of Anacortes; and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives. Graveside service will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Greenacres Memorial Park, with the Rev. Michele Campton officiating and Russell V. Graham and members of the Ferndale Lodge No. 264 F&AM assisting. Memorials may be made to a favorite charity or to the American Cancer Society, Box 2462, Bellingham, WA 98227. Arrangements are by Moles Funeral Home.

BEATY, David C., age 76 years, beloved husband of Mrs. Nannie Beaty, 2012 Alabama Street, passed away at a local hospital Thursday, March 14, (1946) following a lingering illness. Mr. Beaty had been a resident of Bellingham for the past 37 years and leaves to survive, besides the widow, one son, Monta Beaty, Route 2, Bellingham; three half-brothers, three half-sisters; seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted from the Bingham-Dahlquist Funeral Home Monday, March 18, at 2 p. m. with Rev. James Martyn Wilson officiating. Interment, Bay View Cemetery.

BEATY, Lydia A., age 90, of 3020 Peabody, passed away Thurs. Feb. 6, (1986). Mrs. Beaty had resided in Whatcom County for the past 82 years. She was the owner of several businesses, member of Women of the Moose & Church of the Assumption. She is survived by a son, Clarence & wife Shirley; a daughter Thelma & husband Charles Melton, both of this city; 6 grandchildren; 3 greatgrandchildren; 1 greatgreatgrandchild; 3 sisters, Eva Strickler of City, Olive Dynes of Burlington and Vic Carter of LaMesa, Calif.; a brother Edward Sigmen of City; numerous nieces, nephews & other relatives. Prayer services will be offered Sun. Feb. 9 at 7 P.M. in the Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held Mon. Feb. 10 at 1 P.M. in the Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home with Rev. John Madigan officiating. Interment Greenacres. [born Jan. 14, 1896 in Wild Rice, ND]

BEATY, Monta, age 63 years, of 3020 Peabody, passed away in a local hospital, Monday, May 20, (1957) following a lingering illness. Mr. Beaty had resided in Bellingham for the past 50 years, and was a retired tavern owner, and was a member of the BPOE No. 194 of the Elks, also a member of the Eagles Lodge. He leaves to survive his wife, Lydia Beaty, of the family home; one son, Clarence, and one daughter, Mrs. Thelma Jones, both of this city; five grandchildren, and one great-grandchild. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, May 23, at 1:30 p. m. within the Cathedral Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home. Interment Greenacres Memorial Park.

BEATY, Nannie A., age 79 years, 3020 Peabody Street, passed away at a local hospital, Friday, Oct. 3, (1947) following a lingering illness. Mrs. Beaty had been a resident of Bellingham for the past thirty-eight years and leaves to survive one son, Monta Beaty, of Bellingham; seven grandchildren. Funeral services were held at the Bingham-Dahlquist & Jerns Funeral Home, Monday, Oct. 6, at 2 p. m., with Rev. James Martyn Wilson, officiating. Interment in the family plot in Bay View Cemetery.

BEAUDREAU, Eleanor, age 87, of 1305 Northwest Ave., passed away in a local hospital, Tuesday, July 24, (1962) following an extended illness. Mrs. Beaudreau had been a resident of Whatcom County for many years and leaves to survive no known relatives. Funeral services will be conducted by the Moles' Funeral Home, Friday, July 27, at 1:30 p. m. with Rev. Paul Jacobson officiating. Final resting place Woodlawn Cemetery.

BEAVER, George H., age 74, who resided at 2204 I St., passed away in a local hospital Sunday, July 28, (1957) following a brief illness. Mr. Beaver resided in Bellingham for the past 30 years, and was a member of the Church of the Assumption, also a member of the Bellingham Gun Club. He owned and operated Beaver's Tavern for 27 years until his retirement 7 years ago. He leaves to survive his wife, Mrs. Rose E. Beaver at the family residence, two sons, Malvin (sic) M. of Portland, and Arnold George, of Seattle. One daughter, Mrs. Margaret Henley, of Ketchikan, Alaska. One brother, John of Montana. Two sisters, Mrs. Mary Hart, also Montana, and Mrs. Anne Hagen of Aberdeen, Washington. Also five grandchildren. Numerous nieces and nephews. Rosary will be recited in the Chapel of Bingham and Jerns Funeral Home on Tuesday, July 30 at 6:45 p. m. Requiem Mass will be from the Church of the Assumption on Wednesday, July 31, at 9:30 a. m. Interment Greenacres Memorial Park.

BEAVER, Lillian, age 80, of Fresno, Calif., passed away Wednesday, June 7, (1961). She came to Lynden in 1946 and in 1957 moved to Fresno, Calif. Survived by two daughters, Mrs. Fred Hatfield of Fresno, Calif., Mrs. D. Veldink of Long Beach, Calif. Funeral services will be held Monday, June 12, at 10 a. m. at the Gillies Funeral Home, Rev. A. W. Nelson officiating. Concluding services and interment in the Lynden Cemetery.

BEAVER, Rose, age 81 of 804 E. Hamlin, Seattle, formerly of Bellingham, passed away in a Seattle hospital Saturday, May 8, (1965) following an extended illness. Mrs. Beaver had lived in Bellingham for 38 years before moving to Seattle 1 1/2 years ago. She was a member of the Assumption Church and the Altar Society. Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Margaret Hanley of Ketchikan, Alaska; a son, Arnold Beaver of Seattle; 6 grandchildren. Rosary will be recited at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 11, in the Chapel of Bingham & Jerns Funeral Home. Requiem mass will be sung Wednesday, May 12 at 9:30 a.m. in the Church of the Assumption, Father Thomas Hanley, celebrant. Interment Greenacres.

BEBB, Helen, age 69, of 2717 W. Galer Street, Seattle, passed away in a local hospital Sunday, July 27, (1947). Mrs. Bebb had been a resident of Seattle for the past 40 years and was a member of the Unitarian church. Surviving relatives are one son, Bayard R., of Washington, D. C., and one daughter, Miss Benevere Bebb, of Seattle. The remains are at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth, where services were conducted Wednesday, July 30, at 1:30 p. m. with Rev. James M. Wilson officiating. Cremation followed.

BECHAUD, Nellie Clark, age 76, of Lynden, passed away Thursday, May 22, (1958) following a lingering illness. She had resided in the Lynden district for the past five years and was a member of the Presbyterian Church, a member of the P.E.O. She is survived by one daughter, Mrs. George H. Helmsing of Route 3, Lynden. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, May 24, at 11 a. m. from the Gillies Funeral Home in Lynden with the Rev. George Pratt officiating. Interment in Grandview Cemetery in Anacortes.

BECK, Alfred Guy, aged 77, of 2211 Elm, passed away at a local hospital Thursday, March 22, (1951) following a brief illness. Mr. Beck had been a resident of Bellingham for the past 37 years. He is survived by his wife, Georgia; a son, Forest E. Beck, of Bellingham; two daughters, Mrs. Willow Oatt, of Walla Walla, and Mrs. Laurel Carter, of Bellingham. Private services will be conducted Saturday, March 24, at 10 a. m. within the chapel of the Bingham-Dahlquist & Jerns Funeral Home with the Rev. Daniel E. Taylor officiating. Cremation.

BECK, Ben. Funeral services were held Monday afternoon in Moles Funeral Home in Ferndale for Ben Beck, 71 of 889 E. Hemmi Rd., Bellingham. He died May 10, (1973). Mr. Beck had been a resident of the county since 1936 and was a retired farmer and logger. He is survived by his wife, Florence, three daughters, Mrs. Margret Kratzig, Mrs. Mildred Coke, both of Bellingham, Mrs Carolyn Boyer of Ferndale; five sons, Harold and Robert of Bellingham, William of Elk City, Idaho, Eugene of Clallam Bay, Gerald of St. Louis, Mo.; 30 grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren. Also five sisters, Mrs. Martha Yonkers of Redondo Beach, Calif., Mrs. Elizabeth Derr of Ferndale, Mrs. Elsie Hayes, Ferndale, Mrs. Erna Hughes of Port Angeles; three brothers, Harold Zwicker of Brewster, Edward Zwicker and Fred Beck both of Ferndale. Interment in Greenacres Memorial Park followed the service conducted by Rev. Carl Fisher.

BECK, Claire Edith, age 60, 2523 Jaeger Street, passed away at home Tuesday, June 16, (1964). Mrs. Beck was a lifetime resident of this city. Survivors are her husband, Russell R., at home; three daughters, Mrs. Kathleen Iversen; Mrs. Carol Causer, both of this city, and Mrs. Dianne Gibbons of Garden Grove, Cal.; five grandchildren; mother, Mrs. Maude Evans, and one brother, Vaughn Evans, both of this city. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home where services will be conducted by Rev. Stuart P. Benson Thursday, June 18, at 10:30 a.m. Final resting place Bay View Cemetery.

BECK, Eugene M., age 50 of Clallam Bay, Wn., passed away Monday, Feb. 2, (1976) in Clallam Bay. Born Sept. 23, 1925, Mr. Beck was a retired manager of the Clallam Bay PUD, a veteran of WWII. Surviving wife, Wilma; 6 children, Berry, Bonnie, Roxanne, Paul, Jerry and Kevin all of Clallam Bay; 3 grandchildren; his mother, Mrs. Florence Beck of Ferndale; 4 brothers, Harold of Laurel, William of Lewiston, Idaho, Gerald of Seattle, Robert of Ferndale; 3 sisters, Margaret Kratzig and Mildred Coke, both of Bellingham, Caroline Boyer of Laurel. Funeral services Fri., Feb. 6 at 2 p.m. at Ridgeview in Port Angeles.

BECK, Fred, age 69, a long time resident of the Sumas area, passed away in a Lynden Rest Home Thursday, October 2, (1958) following an extended illness. Mr. Beck was born in Russia November 24, 1888, homesteading in Canada in 1910. He was a member of the St. John's Lutheran Church of Bellingham. Survivors include one son, Robert Beck, Rt. No. 1, Ferndale; one daughter, Mrs. Phillip Schweigert, Sumas; one brother, Robert Beck, Canada; 6 grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Monday, Oct. 6th at 2 p.m. in the Gillies Funeral Home in Sumas with Rev. E. M. Butenschon of Bellingham officiating. Interment in the Sumas Cemetery.

BECK, Georgia, age 76, of 2315 Williams Street, passed away Saturday, July 18, (1953) at a local hospital following a lingering illness. She had been a resident of Bellingham for the past 40 years. Mrs. Beck is survived by one son, Forrest Beck, of Bellingham; two daughters, Laurel Carter, of Bellingham, Mrs. Wyllo Oatt, Walla Walla; three sisters, Mrs. Clyde O'Brien, of Mount Vernon, and Mrs. William Biggerstaff, Sedro Woolley, and Mrs. Flo Taylor, Hanoverton, Ohio; also five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private funeral services will be conducted Monday, July 20, at 2 o'clock in the chapel of Bingham-Dahlquist & Jerns Funeral Home, with Rev. Clarence Haugen officiating, followed by cremation.

BECK, Hazel F., age 42 of Route 3, Cape Horn, Sedro Woolley, passed away in that city Tuesday, March 8, (1977). A Whatcom and Skagit County life time resident, Mrs. Beck was a member of Auxiliary of William Matthews Post No. 1585 VFW. Surviving 2 daughters, Mrs. Carol Owens of Concrete and Mrs. Barbara Wright of Sedro Woolley; her mother, Mrs. Hazel Beddome, city; 3 brothers, Robert Beddome, Juneau, Alaska, James Charlton, Fairbanks, Alaska and Melvin Charlton, city; 2 sisters, Miss Lorraine Charlton, city and Mrs. Laura Ruiz, Mt. Vernon; her uncle Richard Charlton, Yuma, Ariz. and 1 grandchild. Funeral services Friday, March 11 at 3 p.m. at Jones Funeral Home with Rev. Lawrence Guderian officiating. Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.

BECK, Helen M., age 92, of 2206 Cornwall Ave., passed away at her residence Sun., July 19th, (1987). She had been a lifetime resident of Bellingham and a member of the Assumption Catholic Church. She belonged to St. Joseph's Circle and the Legion of Mary. She leaves to survive a very close friend, Tillie Isaacson of Bellingham and many more close friends in Bellingham. Memorials may be made to the Assumption Catholic Church or Hospice or one's own charity. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Wed., July 22nd, 10 a.m. at the Assumption Catholic Church with Father Steve Sallis officiating. Burial to follow at Bayview Cemetery. Visitation Tues., July 21st 4-8 p.m. at the Jerns & LeVeck Funeral Chapel, James & Sunset Streets. [born June 25, 1895 in Bellingham; daughter of Jacob and Mary Beck, owners of the Beck Theatre, where the J.C. Penny store now is located; taught many years in Bellingham School District.]

BECK, Laurie M., Pvt., of Route 3, Bellingham lost his life in action in France in 1944. Surviving relatives are his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Joel Gustafson; two brothers, Walter and John, and one sister, Hilda Beck, all at Route 3. The remains are at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth. Graveside services will be conducted at Greenacres Memorial Park, Saturday, August 7, at 1:30 p. m. by the Veterans of Foreign Wars who will accord military honors.

BECK, Nina, age 58, of 909 Mason Street, passed away in a local hospital, Tuesday, February 8, (1955). Mrs. Beck had resided in Whatcom County for the past 33 years and was a member of the First Island Lutheran Church. She leaves to survive her husband, Howard E. at home; one daughter, Mrs. Bernice Furr of this city; two grandsons; two sisters, Mrs. Edna Locken and Mrs. Inez Leahy, both of Seattle; three nieces and two nephews. The remains rest at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where services will be conducted by Pastor O. A. Jacobson, Friday, Feb. 11, at 1 p. m. Final resting place Bay View Cemetery.

BECK, Ruby, age 56 years, of Sumas, passed away in a local hospital Saturday, January 1, (1955) following a lingering illness. She had been a resident of Sumas since 1926. Mrs. Beck is survived by her husband, Fred Beck; one son, Robert, of Rt. 1, Ferndale; one daughter, Mrs. Phil Sweigert, of Sumas, and six grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, Jan. 4, at 2 p. m. from the Gillies Funeral Home at Sumas, with the Rev. E. M. Butenschon officiating. Interment, Sumas Cemetery.

BECK, Samuel A. Funeral services for Samuel A. Beck, 83, of Fall City, will be held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday in Lemley Mortuary, Sedro Woolley. Mr. Beck died Friday (September 5, 1975) in Bellevue. Born in Clayton, Georgia, he was a long-time resident of the Birdsview community near Concrete. He was a former employee of the Lone Star Cement Co. and a member of the Concrete Community Bible Church. He is survived by his widow, Willamae, of Fall City; three daughters, Dorothy Daves of Fall City, Erma McAllister of LaConner and Nadine White of Burien; two sons, John Beck of Edmonds and Robert Bradley of Bremerton; his stepmother Mrs. J.D. Beck, two sisters and a brother, all of Clayton, 12 grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Burial will be in Lyman Cemetery. The family suggests memorials to the Concrete Community Bible Church.

BECKENBACK, Walter, age 72, of 3116 Cottonwood, passed away Sat. Nov. 21, (1981). Mr. Beckenback had resided in Bellingham for the past 53 years and was a retired sheet metal worker. He was a member of the Bellingham Golf & Country Club and the Elks Lodge BPOE No. 194 and a retired member of the Sheet Metal Workers Union. He leaves to survive his wife Viola A. of the home; 1 daughter, Rilla Anibas of Port Orchard; 5 grandchildren; 5 greatgrandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Wed. Nov. 25 at 3:30 p.m. in the Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home with Rev. Barrett Corrigan officiating. Followed by Cremation. [born May 31, 1909 at Providence, RI]

BECKER, Anna, age 71, 6648 Enterprise R., Ferndale, passed away Thursday, April 8, (1976). Mrs. Becker moved to Whatcom County in September of 1975 from Aberdeen, Idaho. She had attended the Glendale Mennonite Church and was also, a member of the First Mennonite Church in Aberdeen, Idaho. She was a member of the Gideon's International Auxiliary and had been a member of the WCTU in Idaho. She was married to John Beck on June 27, 1936 in Montana. Besides her husband, John, she is survived by 1 daughter, Mrs. Jim (Rachel) Schmidt of Ferndale; 6 sisters, Mrs. Marie Wedel, Mrs. Helen Wall, Mrs. Agnes Wall, Mrs. Sarah Wall, Mrs. Susie Toews and Mrs. Nellie Rauch, all in Montana; also 2 grandchildren, Evonne Anna and Robert John Schmidt. She was also preceded by her parents, a sister and a grandson. Funeral services will be conducted Mon., April 12, at 1:30 PM in the Glendale Menonite Church with Rev. Merle Kauffman. Interment will follow in the Enterprise Cemetery. Contributions and memorial gifts may be made to the Gideon's International Memorial Bible Fund. Services are under the direction of the Gillies Funeral Home, Lynden.

BECKER, Emma L., age 74, of 2212 A Street, passed away in a local hospital Sunday, February 20, (1949). Mrs. Becker had resided in this community for the past 25 years; was a member of the First Baptist Church and also a member of the Esther Nelson group of that church. Surviving relatives are two daughters, Miss Louise Becker, of Bellingham, Mrs. George Chidester, of Galesburg, Ill.; one son, Russell Freet, of Long Beach, Calif.; two sisters, Mrs. Clara Reamer, of Bellingham, and Mrs. Lottie Berry, of Chicago, Ill. The remains are at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth, where services will be conducted by the Rev. John E. Parrott, Thursday, February 24, at 1:30 p. m. Final resting place, Saxon.

BECKER, Floris L. age 70 who resided at 2016 Pacific St. passed away in a local hospital Sunday, July 21, (1963). Mrs. Becker had resided in Bellingham the past 12 years and was a member of the Church of the Assumption and the Alter Society. She leaves to survive a sister, Mrs. Doris Helgeson of Bellingham; also numerous nieces and nephews. Requiem Mass will be offered on Wednesday, July 24 at 9:30 A.M. in the Church of the Assumption. Interment Greenacres Memorial Park under the direction of the Bingham & Jerns Funeral Home.

BECKER, Nick Mathew, age 57 years, of 1419 C Street, passed away suddenly Wednesday, December 26, (1951). Mr. Becker had been a resident of Bellingham for many years and was a veteran of World War I and a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, William Mathews Post, No. 1585. He is survived by his wife, Floris L., his mother, Mrs. Katherine Becker, of St. Paul, Minn.; two brothers, John J., of Seattle, and Mathew and four sisters, all in St. Paul, Minn. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, December 29, at 10 a. m. within the Cathedral Chapel of the Westford-Beck Funeral Home with the Rev. Fr. Bernard Cremer officiating. Interment, Greenacres Memorial Park.

BECKETT, Reginald, age 63, of Blaine, passed away at a local hospital Saturday, May 13, (1950) following a lingering illness. Mr. Beckett had been a resident of Blaine for the past 28 years and was a business man there. Surviving relatives include a son, Richard C., and granddaughter, both of Blaine; a brother, George, of Regina, Sask. Funeral services will be conducted, Thursday, May 18, at 2 p. m. from the McKinney Funeral Home in Blaine with the Rev. W. Robert Webb, of Bellingham, officiating. Interment in the Blaine Cemetery.

BECKHUSEN, Rolf G., age 80, of 2116 Huron, passed away Wed. Oct. 8, (1986). Mr. Beckhusen had resided in Bellingham for the past 2 years, was a retired chef & restaurant owner and is survived by his wife Gertrude of the home; 1 son Rolf of this city. Private family memorial services were held Fri. Oct. 10 at 2 P.M. in the Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home with Rev. Ron Reddell officiating. [born Feb. 21, 1906 in Bremerhaven, Germany]

BECKIM, Frances L., age 56, a resident of 945 Claybrook Rd., Sedro Woolley, passed away Sat., March 12, (1977). She was born April 20, 1920 in Perry, Ga. Her marriage to George Beckim took place there in 1945, the couple has lived in Sedro Woolley since 1963 when Mr. Beckim was transferred here with the State Dept. of Natural Resources. She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary and a life member of the PTA. She is survived by her husband, George; 1 daughter, Janice L. Brown of Fessendon, N. Dakota; her father, H.G. Leaptrot of Macon, Ga.; 4 brothers and a sister living in Ga. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, March 17 at the Lemley Chapel. Interment to follow in the Sedro Woolley Union Cemetery. The family suggests memorials to the Children's Orthopedic Hospital or the American Cancer Society.

BECKMAN, Andrew Albert, age 71 of Rt. 1, Custer, passed away Thursday, July 1, (1954) in a local hospital following an extended illness. He was a member of the Sunrise Community for the past 41 years. He is survived by his wife, Vennie, five daughters, Mrs. Jennie Miller of Custer; Mrs. Bertha Cernich, Mrs. Bernice Ferngren, Mrs. Mildred Cernich, all of Bellingham; Mrs. Edna Pike of Lynden; two sons, Delmar of Custer; Woodrow of San Diego, Calif.; one sister, Mrs. Hulda Swanson of Bellingham; one brother, Oscar Beckman of Anaoka, Minn.; 20 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, July 7 at 2 P. M. from the Monroe Funeral Home, with Rev. Thomas Roddey officiating. Interment Greenacres Memorial Park.

BECKMAN, Delmar A., age 64 of Kirkland, passed away Thur. Oct. 11, 1979. He was a member of the Operating Engineers, Local 302, and a long time area resident of Custer. He leaves to survive his wife Nellie. His mother: Vinnie Beckman, 3 daughters: Mrs. Norman Carlson, Redding, Calif. Mrs. Frank Dumler, B'ham and Mrs. Shirley Johnson of Kirkland. 9 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild. 5 sisters: Bernice Ferngren of B'ham, Edna Pike, Bertha Crnich, Mildred Crnich, and Jennie Miller all of Ferndale. Memorial services Tues. Oct. 16, at 11am at Greens Kirkland Funeral Home, 400 State St., Kirkland, Wa.

BECKMAN, Vennie E., age 99, of 2021 Main St., Ferndale, passed away in Bellingham Sat., April 20th, (1985). She had been a lifetime area resident of Custer & Ferndale. She was preceded in death by her husband Albert, and 3 sons. She leaves to survive 5 daughters, Mildred Crnich of Bellingham, Bertha Crnich of Ferndale, Jennie Miller of Lynnwood, Edna Pike of Ferndale and Bernice Ferngren of Bellingham; 1 brother, Paul Polson and his wife Annie of Blaine; 20 grandchildren; 60 greatgrandchildren; 41 greatgreatgrandchildren. Graveside services will be conducted Tues., April 23rd at 1 p.m. at Greenacres Memorial Park with Rev. Carl O. Fischer officiating. Arrangements by Moles Funeral Home. [born Aug. 17, 1885 in MN]

BECKWITH, Alice, age 76 years, of 126 East Lake, Seattle, passed away in that city Tuesday, October 14th (1952) following a short illness. Mrs. Beckwith had resided in Seattle for the past three years and previously lived in Whatcom County for many years. She was a member of St. Paul's Episcopal Church and of the Holly Rebekah Lodge. Mrs. Beckwith is survived by her husband George, at the family home; two sons, Arthur, of Springfield, Oregon, and James of this city; five daughters, Mrs. Millie E. Smith and Mrs. Maude Connelly, both of this city; Mrs. Dorothy Kruger, of LaConner, and Mrs. Margaret Ladd, and Mrs. Lillian Skipkus, both of Seattle. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, October 16th, at 3 p. m. within the Cathedral Chapel of the Westford-Beck Funeral Home with the Rev. Fr. W. Robert Webb, rector of St. Paul's Episcopal Church officiating. Interment Greenacres Memorial Park.

BECKWITH, Frances Margaret, age 62, of RFD 5, Bellingham, passed away in a local hospital Friday, February 8, (1963). A 21 year resident of the Alger area, Mrs. Beckwith was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the F. O. Eagles, Aerie 1440 of Elma, Washington. Survivors are one daughter, Mrs. Juanita Murphy of RFD 5, Bellingham; one grandchild Patrick Murphy; two brothers, Chester Crabtree of Englewood, Florida and Raymond Crabtree of Dubuque, Iowa; two nephews. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home where services will be conducted by the Rev. John Klunder Monday, February 1, at 11:00 a. m. Final resting place Bay View Cemetery.

BECKWITH, George M., age 88 years, of 341 15th Ave. North, Seattle, passed away in a Seattle hospital Thursday, June 24, (1954) following an extended illness. Mr. Beckwith had been a former resident of Bellingham and was a retired logger. He is survived by two sons, Arthur of Springfield, Ore., James of Bellingham; five daughters, Mrs. Margaret Ladd, Mrs. Lillian Skripkus, Seattle, Mrs. Dorothy Krueger of LaConner, Mrs. Maude Connelly and Mrs. Millie E. Smith, both of Bellingham; 16 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Monday, June 28, at 1:30 p.m. within the Cathedral Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home with Reverend W. Robert Webb, rector of St. Paul's Episcopal Church, officiating. Interment, Greenacres.

BECKWITH, Ida, age 87, of 1408 Garden Street, passed away in a local hospital Tuesday, October 26, (1948). Mrs. Beckwith had been a resident of this community for the past 13 years and was a member of the Garden Street Methodist Church. Surviving relatives are one son, Jay S., of Seattle; one daughter, Mrs. Margaret Williams, also of Seattle; five grandsons, Albert Oldenburg, of Mount Vernon, Wilbur and Herman Oldenburg, of Seattle, Norman Oldenburg, of Lynden, and Clifford Oldenburg, of Bellingham, and one granddaughter, Mrs. Ruth Kirk, of Oak Harbor, Wash. The remains are at the Harlow-Hollingsworth Funeral Home where services will be conducted by the Rev. Alexander P. Aiton, Thursday, October 28, at 1:30 p. m. Cremation.

BEDDOME, Hazel E. age 64 of 1515 Lincoln St., passed away Monday, June 30, 1980. Mrs. Beddome was a 50 year resident of this community. She is survived by her husband Rollo A., 2 sons; Melvin L. & wife Jan Charlton, City, Bobby and wife Jan Beddome of Burlington; 2 daughters; Jean and husband Chuck Bish, Mt. Vernon, Lorraine Charlton, City. 9 grand children. 4 great grand children. Son-in-law Walt Beck, City. She was preceded in death in 1946 by a son Thomas C. Charlton III and in 1977 by a daughter, Hazel F. Beck. Services will be held Wednesday July 2, at 3 PM at the Jones Funeral Home with Rev. Brad Gill officiating. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery.

BEDDOME, Rollo A., age 82 of 1515 Linclon St., died Mon. Sept. 8, 1980. A resident of this community for the past 50 years, he was a retired Longshoreman and preceded in death by his wife Hazel E. Beddome, June 30, 1980. He is survived by 2 sons, Bobby & wife Jan Beddome of Burlington, Melvin L. & wife Jan Charlton of City; 2 daughters, Lorraine Charlton of City, Jean & husband Chuck Bish of Mt. Vernon; 9 grandchildren; 4 greatgrandchildren. Funeral service Fri. Sept. 12, 10 am, Jones Funeral Home. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery. [born April 13, 1898 in Oshkosh, WI]

BEDDOW, Joseph Alfred, age 74 years, of 2839 Orleans St., passed away Thursday, March 7, (1957) at the family home. Mr. Beddow had resided in Bellingham for the past year and was a former resident of Seattle. He leaves to survive his wife, Gertrude M. Beddow, of the family home, two sons, Frank E., of Eureka, Calif., and Gerald A., of San Diego, Calif.; one daughter, Mrs. Alice Foot, of El Cajon, Calif.; six grandchildren, one sister, Mrs. Carrie Dibb, of San Diego, Calif. Numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, March 12 at 1:30 p. m. within the Cathedral Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home with Rev. Father W. Robert Webb rector of St. Paul's Episcopal Church officiating, followed by cremation.

BEDELL, Carl Wallace, age 57, of Route 1, Ferndale, passed away in a local hospital Wednesday, Nov. 22, (1961) following a short illness. He had been a resident of Whatcom County since 1946, moving here from Missouri. Surviving are his wife, Choenah; two brothers, Liuis and Jasper, both of Louisiana. Funeral services will be held in the Gillies Funeral Home in Lynden, Saturday, Nov. 25, at 2 p. m. with Rev. James Updike officiating. Burial will follow in Greenacres Memorial Park.

BEDELL, Edward "Blake", age 94, who resided at 376 B St., passed away at his residence Mon., May 28, 1984. Mr. Bedell was a millright and a life member of the Moose & a resident of Blaine since 1929. He leaves to survive a daughter Reah Freeman of Blaine; one son Jack Bedell of Seattle; one sister Bessie Johnson of Ontario, Canada; 9 grandchildren, 15 greatgrandchildren. Memorial services will be held Thurs, May 31 at 2 p.m. in the Jerns McKinney Chapel, Blaine, with Rev. Don Walter officiating. [born Oct. 30, 1889 in Ontario, Canada.]

BEDELL, Lillie Flora, aged 43, and wife of Blake Bedell, passed away last evening at 10:30 o'clock after a lingering illness. The deceased leaves her husband, son Jack and daughter Reah and one brother, Floyd Prendergast, to mourn her untimely death. Funeral services will be conducted under the auspices of the Christian Science Society from the Purdy & McKinney Chapel, Saturday afternoon, at 2:00 p.m.
(From The Blaine Journal, September 18, 1941) Submitted by John Rausch, typed by Merrily Lawson.

BEDLINGTON, Donald Allen, age 61, of Spokane, died Dec. 4, (1984) at the Veterans Administration hospital in Spokane after a long illness. Mr. Bedlington was born to John and Ellen Bedlington on June 18, 1923 in Lynden. He married Joyce Wood in Olathe, Kans., on Aug. 26, 1946 while he was in the Navy. At one time the Navy recruiter in Yakima, Mr. Bedlington served in the Navy for 21 years. After his retirement from the Navy, he worked for Noland-Decoto Flying Service, then became a safety inspector for the Federal Aviation Administration. In 1975, Mr. Bedlington and his family moved to Washington, D.C., returning to the Yakima area for a short time in 1977. The family moved to Spokane in 1980. He was a member of VFW post No. 379, Yakima Masonic Lodge No. 24, the Yakima Valley Shrine, the Afifi Temple of the Shrine, Scottish Rite bodies, and the Methodist Church. Survivors include his wife, Joyce, of Spokane; three sons, Donald A. Bedlington, Jr., of Sacramento, Calif.; Gary Bedlington of Everett and Greg Bedlington of Spokane; six brothers, Richard of Twisp, Lester of Ferndale, John of Bloomingdale, Norman of Kirkland and Gordon and Clifton, both of Lynden; and six grandchildren. Funeral services were conducted on Friday, Dec. 7, at 11 a.m. in the Chapel of Langevin-Mussetter Funeral Home, Yakima. Burial followed in West Hills Cemetery.

BEDLINGTON, John, age 74, of Route 1, Lynden, passed away at his home Sunday, July 1, (1951) following a short illness. Mr. Bedlington had been a resident of the Lynden district for the past 62 years, and was a member of the Lynden Masonic Lodge No. 56, F. & A. M. Surviving relatives include his wife, Ellen; eight sons, Richard of Anchorage, Alaska, John, Donald and Norman, all in the U. S. Navy, and Lester, Gordon, Warren and Clifton, all of Lynden; eight grandsons and one granddaughter. Services will be conducted within the Chapel of the Gillies Funeral Home in Lynden, Thursday, July 5, at 2 p. m. with the Rev. Chester Blair officiating. Interment in the Lynden Cemetery.

BEDLINGTON, John S., 73, a Bloomington, Calif., resident who was born and raised in Lynden, died last Wednesday (Oct. 12, 1988) in Loma Linda, Calif., from injuries he received in an automobile accident. Mr. Bedlington was born April 25, 1915, in Lynden. He left Whatcom County Dec. 20, 1933, to join the U.S. Navy. After a 20-year career, he retired from the Navy in 1955. Mr. Bedlington settled in Bloomington, where he went to work for the next 20 years for Southern California Edison Co., retiring in 1975. Survivors include two sons, Earl Bedlington of Bloomington and John Bedlington III of Fontana, Calif.; five brothers, Gordon and Clifford Bedlington of Lynden, Les Bedlington of Ferndale, Norman Bedlington of Kirkland and Richard Bedlington of Anchorage; and five grandchildren. Funeral services will be at 9 a.m. Wednesday in Rialto, Calif. Burial will be at Riverside National Cemetery in Riverside, Calif. Arrangements are by McNearney Family Mortuary of Rialto.

BEDLINGTON, Richard Thomas, 75, a native of Whatcom County, died Jan. 27, 1989, at an Anchorage, Alaska, hospital. A memorial service was held Feb. 1 at Kehl's Forest Lawn Memorial Chapel in Anchorage. Mr. Bedlington was born July 24, 1913, in Custer. In 1933, he graduated from Ferndale High School. He arrived in Alaska in 1938. He worked throughout the state for the Civil Aeronautics Administration from 1940 until his retirement in 1974. He was a member of the Masons Lodge 56 in Lynden, the Juneau Scottish Rite Bodies, the Royal Arch Masons in Juneau, the American Legion Post 143 in Twisp, and Pioneers of Alaska Igloo 4. He is survived by four brothers, Lester of Ferndale, Gordon and Clifton of Lynden, and Norman of Kirkland; and one granddaughter. In 1987, he was preceded in death by his wife, Vivian. Inurnment was in Angelus Memorial Park in Anchorage.

BEEBE, Dorothy W., age 25 years, a resident of Deming her entire lifetime, passed away at a Seattle hospital Thursday, July 26, (1945). Surviving relatives are her husband, Nathan Beebe, U. S. army; one son, Wayne, at Deming; her father, John Thomas, Seattle, and a brother, Martin Thomas, U. S. army. The remains are at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth, where services will be conducted by Mr. Theo Smith, Thursday, Aug. 2 at 3 p. m. Final resting place, Saxon cemetery.

BEEBE, Edgar A., age 81 years, 515 Gladstone Street, passed away at a local hospital, Sunday, January 25, (1948) after a brief illness. Mr. Beebe had been a resident of Bellingham for the past four years previous to which he owned and operated a ranch just out of of Bellingham. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Sarah M. Beebe, several nieces and nephews, including Mrs. P. F. Nelson, Marcus, Wash., Miss Zellah Beebe, Omaha, Neb., and Col. M. O. Beebe, chaplain in U. S. army at Fort Bragg, N. C. Mr. Beebe was formerly a member of the I. O. O. F. and Rebekah lodges of Sultan, Wash. Funeral service will be conducted at the Bingham-Dahlquist & Jerns Funeral Home, Wednesday, January 28, at 3 p. m. with Rev. Mrs. O. T. Field, officiating. Interment will follow in Ten Mile Cemetery.

BEEBE, Edna W. age 98 died June 20, 1980. she was a long time resident of Bellingham. Survived by 2 nephews; Larry Laird of Seattle & Jack Laird of Alberta, Canada. 2 nieces, Betty Wright of Seattle & Betty Falls of Jackson, Mich. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Westford Funeral Home. [born Aug. 11, 1882 in WI; member of Unitarian Church and Democratic party.]

BEEBE, Ida, age 86 of 1401 E. Maple St., passed away Sun., Feb. 20, (1977). Born on a homestead in Sumas, she had been a life time resident of this community. Surviving 1 son, Nathan H. Beebe, City; 1 brother, Paul Nims, City; 5 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. Funeral services Thursday, Feb. 24, 10:30 a.m., Jones Funeral Home. Rev. Louis Yost officiating. Interment Greenacres Memorial Park.

BEEBE, Jeffrey D., age 20 of 7394 Birch Bay Drive, Blaine, passed away in a local hospital, Monday, Oct. 2, (1978). A life time resident of the Blaine area, he graduated from the Blaine High School in 1976 and was a member of the Advent Christian Church. Surviving besides his parents, Mr. & Mrs. Marvin Beebe of Blaine; 2 brothers, Blair & Todd, both of Blaine; a sister-in-law, Penny and a niece Erica, all of Blaine; maternal grandparents, Mr. & Mrs. Leslie Fjellman of Sandy Point; paternal grandmother, Myra Beebe of Bellingham; also numerous aunts and uncles. Funeral services will be held in Veroske-McKinney Funeral Home in Blaine, Thursday, Oct. 5 at 2 p.m. with Rev. Donald Mace officiating. Burial at Hillside Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the future Radiation Therapy Center of B'ham, c/o Jeff's family.

BEEBE, Loran L., age 75, of 1401 E. Maple St., passed away at home Sunday, May 15, (1960). Mr. Beebe had resided in Bellingham for many years and was a retired logger. Survivors are his widow, Ida, at home; one son, Nathan, of Mt. Baker Hiway; 5 grandchildren; four brothers, Claude of Vancouver, Wash., Charles, of Sequim, Steve, of Forks and Will, of Darrington; one sister, Mrs. Beula Marcy, of Abbotsford. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home where services will be conducted by the Rev. Clifford S. Johnson Tuesday May 17, at 1 p.m. Final resting place Greenacres Memorial Park.

BEEBE, Lucy A., age 81 years, 2736 Grant Street, passed away at a local hospital, Tuesday, August 27, (1946). Mrs. Beebe had resided here the past fifty-six years and was a member of the Whatcom County Dairymen's Association. Surviving relatives are four brothers, Fieldon Atchison, Sioux City, Iowa, Albert at Anacortes, Ralph at Kettle Falls, Wash., and Clarence at Walla Walla, Wash.; two sisters, Lovica Maryott, Anacortes, and Florence Woodard, Portland, Ore., also many nieces and nephews, one of whom is Mrs. Nellie J. Cudney, of this city. The remains are at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where services will be conducted by the Rev. Roy L. Smith, Thursday, August 29, at 1:30 p. m. Final resting place, Bay View.

BEEBE, Myra Belinda. - Funeral services for Myra Belinda Beebe, age 92, of 5306 Dinkle Rd., will be Wednesday June 22 at 1 P.M. in Advent Christian Church with Pastors Al Currier and Don Mace officiating. Interment Sumas Cemetery Wednesday June 22 at 4:30 p.m. Mrs. Beebe passed away Sat. June 18, 1983. Myra Beebe was born in Gray, Iowa, April 12, 1891, of Louis & Albertine Swanson. She had 4 sisters & 3 brothers. In 1901 she and her family moved to the State of Washington, first settling in Skagit County and in 1908 they came to Whatcom County to a farm near Sumas. She was married May 22, 1912 to Henry O. Johnson from whom she had 4 sons, Stuart, Stanley, Bruce & Max. Her husband Henry died July 4, 1926. On April 25, 1928 she married Claude Beebe a widower with 4 sons from whom she gave birth to another son, Marvin, and a daughter Marlene. During the depression years she had the sole responsibility of raising this family with considerable help from 19 year old Stuart. Most of the time during this period she lived in Bellingham, as she did mostly in her entire life. She lived the last part of her life with her daughter, Marlene. She was a longtime member of the Sumas & Bellingham Advent Christian Churches. She had been employed by the County Agriculture Extension Service, the WWU College & at St. Joseph Hospital during her life. She is survived by 2 sisters, Beulah Hemp and Beatrice Monroe of Bellingham; 1 brother, Paul Swanson of Seattle; 3 sons, Stuart Johnson of Lynden, Max Johnson of Bellingham & Marvin Beebe of Birch Bay; 1 daughter, Marlene Forester of City; a step-son Norman Beebe of Everson; 15 grandchildren; 25 greatgrandchildren and 2 greatgreatgrandchidlren. Myra can best be remembered for her steadfast faith in the Lord and her enduring hope of His coming. The family suggest memorials to Advent Christian Home, Dowling Park, Florida, 32060 or Advent Christian Church. Jones Funeral Home.

BEEBE, Nilon Aaron. - Funeral services for Nilon Aaron Beebe, age 79 years who passed away at the family home, 1020 Mason Street, Wednesday morning, November 20, (1940) after a long illness, were held in the Cathedral Chapel of the Homer Mark Mortuary Saturday morning, November 23 at 10:30 o'clock with the Rev. Samuel Henry Smith, pastor of the Birchwood Community Church officiating. Interment Woodlawn. Casketbearers were Gerald W. Cannon, Dave Brown, Geo. Pierce, Jack McInnes, Earl Sipe, Frank Blonden.

BEEBE, Dr. Orville E., aged 80 years, passed away Sunday, Jan. 20, (1957) at his home, 200 So. Forest St. Born April 13, 1876, in Kankakee, Ill., Dr. Beebe took his medical training at Northwestern University. He came to Whatcom County in 1902 and entered practice in Everson for 10 years. He moved to Bellingham in 1913 and had practiced here since. Dr. Beebe was a charter member of the Whatcom County Medical Society, a past president of the Society, and Whatcom County Health Officer for two years. He was a member of Bellingham Elks Lodge No. 194; the Masons and the Washington Club. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Mary Edna Beebe, at the family home; two brothers, Rev. Lyle J. Beebe, Pennfield, Pa., and Daniel Beebe, Oroville, Calif.; three sisters, Mrs. Leon Paine, Miss Lu J. Beebe and Miss Ruth I. Beebe, Portland, Ore. Remains will lie in state at Jones' Harlow-Hollingsworth Funeral Home until 2:30 p. m. Tuesday when private funeral services will be held at the home, followed by cremation.

BEEBE, Phoebe, age 84, passed away at the family home, 1020 Mason street, Sunday, June 9, (1946). Mrs. Beebe had been a resident of this community for the past 30 years and was a member of the Garden Street Methodist Church. Surviving relatives are one daughter, Mrs. Erle Johnston, of Bellingham; one grandson and one sister, Mrs. J. McInnes, also of Bellingham. The remains are at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where private services will be conducted by Dr. Robert T. McFarlane, Tuesday, June 11, at 10:30 a. m. Final resting place, Woodlawn.

BEEBE, Sarah, age 86 years, of 1422 Smith Road, passed away at her home Saturday, July 18th, (1953) following a lingering illness. She had been a pioneer resident of this community and was a member of the Gladstone Street Methodist Church. Mrs. Beebe is survived by a niece, Mrs. Gwendolyn Nelson of Colville, Washington and Miss Lucy Sprinkle of Wichita, Kansas, a nephew, Frank Jones of Seattle and many other relatives. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, July 22nd at 1:30 p. m. within the Cathedral Chapel of the Westford Beck Funeral Home with the Rev. Mrs. O. T. Field and the Rev. Andrew Odegaard officiating. Interment Ten Mile Cemetery.

BEECH, Edward "Bud", age 46, of Big Lake Rt., Wasilla, Alaska passed away Sat. March 3, 1979 in Alaska. He leaves to survive his wife, Lavina. 3 sons; Joseph, Bernard "Bud" and Anthony. 4 daughters; Pauline Bywater, Mary Fitzgibbons, Sue Riley & Lisa all of Wasilla, Alaska. Also 7 grandchildren. His mother, Julia Beech of Everson. 2 brothers; Wayne of Maple Falls & Curtis of Minneapolis, Minnesota. 3 sisters; Jackie Bailey of Everson, Marilyn Strode of B'ham. & Carol Cupit of Oak Harbor. Edward "Bud" was owner of Beech Construction Co. of Big Lake, Alaska. They homesteaded there in 1958. He was born May 6, 1932 to Julia & Edward Beech, Sr. at Slayton, Minnesota.

BEECHER, Clarence Victor, age 50 years, passed away at his home, 2814 Broadway, Saturday, June 7, (1947). Mr. Beecher had resided here the past forty-six years and was the manager of the Douglas Fir Products Co. Deceased was a member of the Congregational Church, the American Legion, the Forty and Eight, the B. P. O. Elks, Bellingham Bay Lodge No. 44, F. & A. M., and the Yacht Club. Surviving relatives are the widow, Harriet E. and one son, Richard C., at home; his mother, Mrs. Mattie B. Beecher; one brother, William A., of this city; three sisters, Mrs. Jessie Hershey, Bellingham, Mrs. Hazel Kasolis, Tacoma, and Mrs. Marie Frick at Lynden. The remains are at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where services will be conducted by the Rev. W. Carl Calhoun and officers of the Masonic Lodge and American Legion Wednesday, June 11, at 3 p. m. Final resting place, Bay View.

BEECHER, Mattie Bell, age 69, of 2321 Yew street, passed away at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Hazel Kasolis in Tacoma, Wednesday, March 17, (1948). Mrs. Beecher had been a resident of this community for many years and was a member of the Calvary Pentecostal Church, Ladies Aid and the Ladies of Macabees. Surviving relatives other than Mrs. Kasolis, are two daughters, Mrs. Jessie Hershey, of Bellingham, and Mrs. Mary Frick, of Lynden; one son, William A. of Marcola, Ore.; three sisters, Mrs. Hattie Maxwell, of Seattle; Mrs. Eva Reid, and Mrs. Georgia Scarlett, both of Bellingham; five grandchildren and five great grandchildren. The remains are at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth.

BEECHER, Olive Neal, age 74 of 521 N. Garden, passed away Thursday, June 27, (1974). She had been a resident since 1905 and was a retired musician. She is survived by 4 granddaughters and many other relatives. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, July 2 at 11 a.m. within the Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home with Rev. Hugh Cantelon of the Calvary Temple officiating. Memorials to the American Cancer Society.

BEEKS, George Henry, age 54, of 2423 Pacific St., passed away at home, Friday, April 13, (1956). Mr. Beeks had resided in this community for the past five years, was a retired fireman for the Northern Pacific, a member of the Lutheran Church, Fairhaven Lodge No. 73, F. & A. M., Yellowstone Chapter No. 5, Order of Eastern Star at Glendive, Montana, Scottish Rite Bodies and the Nile Temple of the Shrine. Surviving relatives include his widow, Mrs. Plumis H. Beeks; one daughter, Miss Helen Beeks, both at home; mother, Mrs. Ida Barton of Bucoda, Wash. The remains rest at the Jones' Harlow-Hollingsworth Funeral Home, where services will be conducted by the Rev. Carl Wright and Officers of Fairhaven Lodge No. 73 F.&A.M., Monday, April 16 at 11 p.m. Final resting place Greenacres Memorial Park.

BEELER, Clara 83, former Edison resident died Mon., July 13, 1981 in an Issaquah nursing home. She was born June 9th, 1898 in Tumberland, Wisc. Mrs. Beeler came to Wash. in 1904 & had resided in Bellevue, Edison & Bellingham before moving to Issaquah in May. She was a former employee of St. Luke's Hospital, Bellingham. Her memberships included the Garden St. United Methodist Church, Bellingham & the Whatcom County Chapter of the American Red Cross. She has also been active in Sr. Citizen Groups in the Bellingham area. Surviving are 2 sons, Lynn Beeler, Bellevue & Calvin Beeler, Citrus Heights, Calif.; 6 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren; 2 sisters, Mary Beeler, Bellingham & Iva Cole, Edmonds; 1 brother, Arthur Peleff, Newport Hills; several nieces & nephews. Graveside furneral services for Mrs. Beeler will be held at 11 a.m., Wed. July 15 at the Bow Cemetery, Pastor Miles W. Jackson of the Allen-Blanchard United Methodist Church will officiate. Memorials are suggested to Issaquah Villa Nursing Home, 805 Front St., Issaquah. Under the direction of Hulbush Funeral Home, Burlington.

BEELER, Mary J., 103, of 2726 Alderwood Ave., died Friday, Aug. 14, 1992, in Bellingham. Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Bayview Cemetery, with the Rev. Frank Matthews officiating. She was born Dec. 18, 1888, in Cumberland, Wis., to William and Emily Peless. She married August Sobottka in September 1905. He died in 1911. She married her second husband, Otis Beeler, in 1916. They moved to Bellingham in 1938, where Mr. Beeler worked as a logger. He died in March 1956. Mrs. Beeler was a member of the Garden Street United Methodist Church. Survivors include her daughter, Gertrude Knittel, of Bellingham. Memorials may be sent to the Garden Street United Methodist Church, the Alderwood Park Care Center, or to a favorite charity. Arrangements are by Jones-Moles Funeral Home.

BEELER, Max Otis, age 77, of 2622 Vallette St., passed away in a local hospital Wednesday, March 28, (1956). Mr. Beeler had been a resident of Whatcom and Skagit Counties for the past 53 years and was a retired logger and farmer. Surviving relatives include his widow, Mrs. Mary Beeler at home; one step-daughter, Mrs. Gertrude Knittel; one grandson, Max Knittel, both of this city; one sister, Mrs. George Culver of Burlington; one brother, Cecil Beeler of Blanchard. The remains rest at the Jones' Harlow-Hollingsworth Funeral Home where services will be conducted by the Rev. Alfred Palmer, Monday, April 2, at 1 p. m. Final resting place Bay View.

BEEMAN, Annie Mary, age 95 of 3867 Legoe Bay Road, Lummi Island, passed away Wed., July 9, 1980. Mrs. Beeman had been a resident of Whatcom County for 77 years, was a Past Matron and a member of the Ferndale Chapter, Order of the Eastern Star, and honorary graduate of Washington State University, and the First State President of the Home Demonstration Clubs. She is survived by 1 son, Gen. A. W. (Jeff) Beeman of Seattle; 3 daughters, Beatrice Smith of Ferndale; Delia Larson and Ruth Davis, both of Lummi Island; 7 grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; 1 great great grandson. Funeral services will be conducted by Rev. Phillip Bloom Fri., July 11 at 1:30 pm in Moles Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Woodlawan Cemetery. [born May 1, 1886 in Italy.]

BEEMAN, Ida L., age 83 a 50 year resident of Sedro Woolley died Tues., August 4, 1981. She was born in Portland, Ore. in 1898, was a self employed beauty operator, member of the St. James Episcopal Church, Sedro Wolley's Womans Club, American Legion Auxiliary. She is survived by 2 daughters, Dorothy Cargill & Kay Lisherness both Sedro Woolley residents; 1 son, Norman of West Lake, Ore.; 9 grandchildren; 22 great grandchildren. Memorial services will be held Sat. Aug. 8, at Lemley Chapel in Sedro Woolley at 2 pm with Father David Close officiating.

BEEMAN, Ida Marie, age 69, of Normandy Park, Seattle, passed away at Lummi Island, Sun., June 18, 1978. Mrs. Beeman was a former resident of Whatcom Co. and was past president of U.S. Army Officers Women's Club at Heidelburg, Germany and had served as Gray Lady in Military hospitals in Europe following WWII. She is survived by her husband, Brig. Gen. A. W. "Jeff" Beeman, U.S.A. Ret. 1 son, William of Lummi Is.; 1 sister, Mrs. Mabel Clements of Dallas, Oregon; 1 granddaughter, Brenda Beeman of Brewster; numerous nieces and nephews. Vigil prayer services will be at 7:30 p.m. Wed., June 21 in Moles Funeral Chapel, Mass of Christian Burial, Thurs., June 22 at 11 a.m. in St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Ferndale, Rev. Peter Duggan officiating. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery.

BEEMAN, Mary Ann "Grandma Beeman" died at her home July 5, 1980. Grandma Beeman was born Dec. 3, 1890 in Portage DuFort, Quebec, Canada. She resided in Bellingham since 1909. She is survived by her granddaughter Sheila Siebert with whom she made her home; her son and daughter-in-law, Raymond and Mildred Beeman of Bellingham; her sister, Hilda Toner of Phoenix, Arizona; her brothers, James Toner, John Toner & Anthony and sister-in-law Lu Toner of Bellingham; brother-in-law Fred Victor of Bellingham; her son-in-law Al Lasovich of Mt. Vernon; 6 grandchildren, 8 greatgrandchildren, and was mother & grandmother to many other children. She is also survived by numerous nieces & nephews and her very good friends Frederick and Borghill Williams. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Mary Lasovich and her sisters Elizabeth Victor and Margaret Hayes. Grandma Beeman had been a member of Sacred Heart Church since 1913 where she was a member of the Legion of Mary, Sacred Heart Alter Society, Arch Confraternity of Saint Anne DeBeaupre and St. Joseph Union. Rosary will be recited at 7:30 pm, Tues., July 8th at Sacred Heart Church. Mass of Christian Burial will be said at Sacred Heart Church 10:30 am, Wed., July 9th by Father Jerome Dooley. Burial will be at Bayview Cemetery. Family suggests memorial gifts to be given to Hospice of Whatcom County, 1310 Broadway, Suite 2-B, Bellingham or the Social Action Committee of Sacred Heart Church. Arrangements by Jones Funeral Home.

BEERNINK, Dixon P., age 76 of 8513 Depot Rd., Lynden, passed away on Monday, Nov. 14, (1977). A life time Lynden resident, Mr. Beernink was a retired truck driver for Western Farmers Assoc. and was originally employed by The Washington Co-operative Egg & Poultry Assoc. in 1920. On April 28, 1923 he was united in marriage to Gayle Walston in Lynden. Besides his wife, Gayle, he is survived by 3 daughters, Mrs. Dixie (Gilbert) Hagen of Anchorage, Alaska, Mrs. Gwen (Don) Chaplin of Selah and Mrs. Jane (Mike) Rocha of Sedro Woolley, 11 grandchildren and numerous other relatives. Funeral services will be conducted on Friday, Nov. 18 at 2 p.m. in the Chapel of the Gillies Funeral Home with Rev. Darrell Ewerks officiating. Cremation will follow in Greenacres Memorial Park. Contributions and memorial gifts may be made to the Lynden Public Library.

BEERNINK, Henry, age 80 years, of Rt. 3, Bellingham, passed away in a Seattle hospital Tuesday, Feb. 1, (1955) following a lingering illness. Mr. Beernink was a veteran of the Spanish-American War and was a member of the Bellingham Post V.F.W. He is survived by three nephews, Dixon and Sam Beernink of Lynden and Harry Beernink of Seattle; one niece, Sarah O'Connor of Bellingham. Graveside services were conducted, Thursday, Feb. 3, at 4:30 p.m. in Nooksack Cemetery under direction of the Gillies Funeral Home of Lynden.

BEERS, Calvin P., age 50 who resided at 2210 Queen passed away in a local hospital Friday, January 17, (1964) following an extended illness. Mr. Beers resided in Bellingham the past 21 years and was a member of the Episcopal Church. He leaves to survive his wife, Lillian B. at the family residence; his daughter, Mrs. Barbara Garber of Bellingham and his son, Ronald G. of Vancouver, Washington; also numerous other relatives. Father W. Robert Webb, pastor of St. Paul's Episcopal Church will officiate at funeral services on Monday, January 20, at 2 p.m. in the Chapel of Bingham and Jerns Funeral Home. Interment Bay View Cemetery.

BEERUP, Virginia, age 67, of Santa Barbara, Calif., passed away Mon., Dec. 26, (1977). Mrs. Beerup was raised in Ferndale and lived in Santa Barbara for the last 35 years. She was a graduate of Ferndale High School and the Bellingham Normal School (WWSU). She is survived by her husband, Steve of Santa Barbara; a son and daughter-in-law, Carl and Leona Beerup of Poughkeepsi, New York; 5 brothers, Warren Bailey of Concrete, Halbert Baily of Ferndale, Jess Baily in Korea, Charles Baily of Ferndale and Wesley Baily of Aberdeen; 2 sisters, Mary Ruth Neher of Bellingham and Luree Felix of Santa Barbara, CA.; numerous other relatives. Funeral services were conducted Thurs., Dec. 29 at 3:30 p.m. in the Welch-Ryce Funeral Home in Santa Barbara, CA. Local funeral services will be conducted by Rev. Graham Hutchins, Tues., Jan. 3 at 1:30 p.m. in the Moles Funeral Chapel. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery.

BEESON, Evelyn. - Evelyn (Glenisky) Beeson, Baker, Oregon, passed away in that city Aug. 13, (1981). She spent her early life in Acme and was born in 1905 on Mosquito Lake Rd. Surviving are: her husband, Ollie of Baker, Oregon; son Russell and daughter Irene McCabe of Baker; sisters Frances Johnson, Spokane and Margaret Wilson, Tacoma; and brother Roy Glenisky, California. The funeral was Aug. 18 in Baker. Mary Beth (Stephens) Monroe, played the organ and radio singer Clint Bellows of Boise, Idaho, furnished music.