BEREAN, Garth Sidney, age 48, of Route 1, Blaine, passed away suddenly at his home, Saturday, Dec. 12, (1959). He had been a resident of the Blaine area for the last six years. Survived by his wife, Mary; one son, Daniel; one daughter, Julia, all at home; four brothers, William Birch of Spokane, George Birch of Cedar City, Utah, Hilton Birch of Provo, Utah, Deal Birch of Salt Lake City, Utah; two sisters, Mrs. Robert Morgan of Encino, Calif., Mrs. Wesley Knudsen of Provo, Utah, his mother, Mrs. Estella Birch of Provo, Utah. Private funeral services were held at the McKinney Funeral Home in Blaine, Tuesday, Dec. 15, at 2 p. m. Burial in the Woodlawn Cemetery.

BERENDSEN, Carel Evert, age 74 years, of Rt. 1, Everson, passed away at his home Monday, January 24, (1955) following a short illness. He had been a resident of the Lynden district for the past 25 years and is survived by his wife, Geertruida; one son, Henry M. Berendsen of Rt. 1, Everson; two grandsons, August and Charles and one brother in Holland. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, January 27, at 2 p. m. from the Gillies Funeral Home in Lynden with the Rev. Rits Tadema officiating. Interment Monumenta Cemetery.

BERESFORD, Sarah, age 67 years of Kelowna, B. C., passed away in a local hospital Wednesday, Jan. 5, (1955) following a short illness. Mrs Beresford is survived by her husband, Harry; one daughter, Mrs. Claude Preston, of this city, and three grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Friday, Jan. 7, at 8 p. m. within the Cathedral Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home with the Rev. W. Robert Webb, rector of St. Paul's Church officiating. Cremation.

BERG, Alfred Arthur, age 45, of Rt. No. 2, Ferndale, passed away at his home Monday, July 11, (1960) following an extended illness. Mr. Berg had been a resident of the Ferndale community his entire life. Survivors include his wife, Jessie; one son, Bruce; three daughters, Rita, Cleo, and Bobbie Mae, all at the family home; also one sister, Mrs. Lenora Sund; and one brother, Milton. Funeral services will be conducted in the Moles' Monroe Chapel, Thursday, July 14, at 3:30 p. m. with the Rev. Stanley Williamsen officiating.

BERG, Alfred T., age 63, of 3900 E. Champion Street, passed away in a local hospital Monday, Sept. 5, (1949). Mr. Berg had resided in this community for many years and was a sheet metal worker. Surviving relatives are his widow, Bessie, at home. The remains rested at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth, where private services were conducted Tuesday, September 6, at 1:30 p. m. with the Rev. Everett Montgomery officiating. Interment in Bay View Cemetery.

BERG, Alma Merle, age 98, of Bellingham, passed away Thursday, September 19, 1991. Born February 8, 1893 in Natoma, Kansas, she had been a resident of Nooksack, WA from 1913 until moving to Bellingham in 1923 where she married Fred E. Berg. Mr. Berg died in 1971. She was a member of Advent Christian Church and active in organizations within the church, among these were Women's Christian Temperance Union, Gleaners Chapter. Survived by three children; 12 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews. Memorial service Friday, September 27, 1991, 1:00 P.M., Advent Christian Church with Reverend Al Currier officiating. Interment Bayview Cemetery. Jones-Moles Funeral Home.

BERG, Andrew B., age 62 years, of Blaine, passed away suddenly Tuesday, June 16, (1953) at the Seattle-Tacoma Airport. Mr. Berg was the owner of the Berg Shipyard in Blaine. He is survived by his wife, Marit Berg; one daughter, Mrs. Marie Dunn; one son, Carl, all of Blaine; nine grandchildren; his father, Karl Bertinussen; two sisters, Mrs. Marie Albertson, and Jacobine Ness; two brothers, Karl and Erling Bertinussen, all in Norway. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, June 20, at 2 p. m. from the McKinney Funeral Home in Blaine. Interment Enterprise Cemetery.

BERG, Anna, age 73 years, passed away at the family residence, 1931 Ellis Street, Saturday, December 25, (1948) after a brief illness. Mrs. Berg had been a resident of Bellingham for the past forty-six years and leaves to survive, one daughter, Miss Gertrude Berg; one son, Oliver Berg, both of Bellingham; two sisters, Mrs. Laura Krook, Bellingham, and Mrs. Ella Olson, of Wilmar, Minn.; one brother, Lars Erickson, of Wilmar, Minn.; also five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted at the Bingham-Dahlquist & Jerns Funeral Home Tuesday, Dec. 28, at 3:00 p.m., with Rev. James Martyn Wilson, officiating. Casketbearers will be Messrs. Ed Rowe, Pete Rogne, Louis Westby, John Weston, Dude Weston and George Quady.

BERG, Arne M., age 72 of 2256 Seamount Drive, Ferndale, passed away suddenly in an auto accident Wed., Nov. 28, 1979. Mr. Berg had resided in Ferndale the past 2 1/2 years, coming from Canada. He was a member of the Mount Calvary Lutheran Church, Mission, BC, the Hauge Inner Mission Society, Vancouver, BC, & was a faithful attender at the Bakerview Baptist Church, Ferndale. He is survived by his wife Signe, 2 sons, Kai of Mission, BC, & Norris of Delta, BC, 1 daughter, Sonja Roste of Edmonton, Alberta, 3 step-sons, Rodney & James Erickson, both of Ferndale, Herald Erickson of Minneapolis, MN, 7 step-daughters, Eleanor Berg of Denver, CO, Marie Weltz of Stanwood, Gwen Brown of Burlington, Harriet Allard of Gig Harbor, Joan Chittcik of Seattle, Carolyn Gibson of Dearborn, Mich., Barbara Erickson of Minneapolis, 36 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted by Rev. Oscar Lee & Rev. Vernon Roste, Mon., Dec. 3, 1979 at 1:30 pm in the Bakerview Baptist Church. Burial will follow at Greenacres Memorial Park, under the direction of Moles Funeral Home. The family suggests memorials to the Bakerview Baptist Church. [born June 9, 1907 in Norway.]

BERG, Bessie V., 95, of 2400 Samish Highway died last Thursday (February 26, 1981). She was born Dec. 11, 1885, in Iceland and had been a resident of Blaine and Bellingham for many years. She is survived by many friends. Her husband, Alfred, died in 1948. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Westford Funeral Home, with the Rev. Ben Pruett officiating. Burial will follow in Bayview Cemetery.

BERG, Charles, age 72, of Rt. 2, Blaine, passed away Thursday, Oct. 29, (1959) in a local hospital. He had been a resident of the Ferndale community for the past 58 years. He was a member of the Kulshan Post of the American Legion. Survivors include two sons, Vernon Barr and Cecil Barr, both of Ferndale; two daughters, Mrs. Bernice Nelson of Blaine, Mrs. Doris Aason of Seattle; five sisters, Mrs. Ella Bainter of Bellingham, Mrs. Mary Dartch of Garden Grove, Calif., Mrs. Annie Anderson of Ferndale, Mrs. Hilma Wogenson and Mrs. Sadie Moler, both of Seattle; one brother, Gus of Bellingham; seven grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted in the Moles Monroe Funeral Chapel, Monday, Nov. 2, at 10:30 a. m.

BERG, Dagney, age 80, of Bellingham, passed away Wed., May 25, (1977). Miss Berg had been a resident of Bellingham for 6 years and had formerly lived in Seattle where she had been a secretary in the King Co. Courthouse for many years. She is survived by 1 sister, Stella Utseth of Bellingham; 1 brother, Conrad Berg of Hatton, N. Dakota; numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted by Rev. Richard Snipstead Fri., May 27 at 1:30 p.m. in Moles Funeral Chapel. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery.

BERG, Dorothy M. - A private family service will be held for Dorothy M. Berg of Lynden. Mrs. Berg died Thursday, Sept. 23, 1999, at St. Joseph Hospital. She was 79. Born April 11, 1920, to Severt and Marie (Eikrem) Johnson in Ballard, she had been a Whatcom County resident for more than 60 years. Survivors include her husband, Carl, of the family home sons Paul Berg and Carl Berg Jr., both of Blaine, and Dennis Berg of Sumas daughters Jennifer Reuble of Sumas, Karen Waggoner of Texas and Kathie Burrichter of Missouri brother Donald Johnson of Seattle sister Genevieve Langland of Monroe 14 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Arrangements are by Jerns Funeral Chapel.

BERG, E. Percy, 90, 6836-B Gulf View Dr., Lynden passed away October 13, 1991 in Bellingham. He was born March 9, 1901 in Nooksack, WA and has been a lifetime resident. Mr. Berg was a member of the Everson Presbyterian Church, 60-year charter member of the Everson Lions Club and enjoyed woodworking, gardening and county affairs. Survivors are his wife Helen Berg; sons George and his wife Janet Berg of Arizona and Robert G. and his wife Arline Berg of Seattle; daughter Cynthia and husband Vernon Hougen of Lynden; sister, Charlotte and husband James Rorabaugh of Everson; five grandchildren and five great grandchildren. A memorial service will be held 11:00 A.M. Saturday Oct. 19, 1991 at the Everson Presbyterian Church with Rev. Sharon Hare officiating. Memorials may be made to the Everson Presbyterian Church. Arrangements and services under the direction of Jerns Leveck Funeral Chapel and Crematorium. [parents: Jacob and Flora Berg.]

BERG, Elizabeth Jenevieve, 49, of 315 South Forest Street, passed away Sunday, July 17, (1966). A 21 year resident of this community, Mrs. Berg was formerly a school teacher and was a member of the First Lutheran Church of Ferndale. She had served as a board member of the Christian Women's Business Club of Bellingham. Survivors include her husband, Alf R. Berg, at home; a daughter, Debra Joy, at home; a sister, Mrs. Gladys Osland, Mayville, N.D.; three nieces and four nephews. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home where services will be conducted Wednesday, July 20, at 1:00 P.M., Pastor Richard Snipstead officiating. Final resting place Greenacres Memorial Park.

BERG, Emil O., age 65, passed away at a local hospital, Thursday, November 10, (1949). He had been a resident of the Ferndale district for the past thirteen years and was a member of the Lutheran Free Church of Ferndale. Surviving relatives are his wife, Anna; one son, Alf R. Berg, of Bellingham; three daughters, Mrs. Wallace Pehrson, of Los Angeles, California; Mrs. Robert Foranno, Richmond, California; Mrs. Alvin Molvig, of Buxton, North Dakota; two brothers, Oscar and Conrad, of Hatton, North Dakota; five sisters, Mrs. Steen Willand, Mrs. Theo. Rice, Mrs. Olof Hubgaard, Mrs. Roy Hall, of Ferndale, and Miss Dagney Berg, of Seattle, and four grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Monday, November 14, at 2 p. m. in the Monroe Chapel in Ferndale with the Rev. Sylvester Rue, officiating. Interment in Woodlawn Cemetery.

BERG, Ethel Hortense, age 37 years, of Everson, beloved wife of Percy Berg, passed away January 19, (1947) following several month's illness. She had been a resident of the Everson district for the past thirteen years and was a member of the Everson Presbyterian Church and of the Order of Eastern Star. She is survived by the husband, two sons, George and Robert, of the family home, her mother, Mrs. George E. Brown, of Bellingham, two brothers, George E., of Portland, Oregon, and Gerald A., of the U. S. Marines at Guam. Funeral services will be conducted from the Everson Presbyterian Church, Tuesday, January 21, at 2 p. m. with Rev. Harvey Robinson, of Everson, officiating, to be followed by cremation. Please omit flowers. Those who wish may make a donation to the Orthopedic in place of sending flowers, may leave such donation at the church on Tuesday if they wish.

BERG, Florence age 44 of 1561 VanHorn passed away Saturday, March 22, (1958) at a Bellingham Hospital following an extended illness. She had been a resident of the Marietta district her entire lifetime and was a member of the Marietta Community Church, Orthopedic Guild and Willing Workers. Survivors include her husband, Thorval; one son, Kurt James at home; her father, James T. Mowat of Marietta; two brothers, Frank Mowat of Bellingham; Jack Mowat of Mukilteo; one sister, Mrs. Olive McElroy of Fairbanks, Alaska. Funeral services will be conducted in the Monroe Funeral Chapel Tuesday, March 25, at 2 p.m. with Rev. George McMaster officiating. Final resting place Green Acres Memorial Park. Contributions to the Cancer or Orthopedic Fund will be appreciated by the family.

BERG, Gertrude age 78 of 512 E. Magnolia died Thurs. Jan. 29, 1981. A life time Whatcom County resident, she was a member of Telephone Pioneers; Tulip Queen in 1927; a telephone operator employed by Pacific North West Bell for 33 years and is survived by 1 nephew Jim Berg of City; 2 step daughters, Lucretia & husband Allen Larsen of City, Marie & husband Peter Pavlik of W. Virginia; 1 step-son Gary & wife Sharlene McKay of Seattle; numerous grandchildren including Debbie Hammer of Snohomish and 4 great grandchildren. At her request there will be no services. Cremation Greenacres Memorial Park. Arrangements by Jones Funeral Home.

BERG, Gladys C. age 85, of 3236 Massey Rd., Everson went home to be with the Lord & her husband Neel at 7 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 24th, 1985. She was born Jan. 3rd, 1900 at Tuxedo (on her Grandfather Samuel's homestead near Nooksack) where her grandmother was Postmaster. Her parents were Jacob H. Berg & Flora Kale Berg. She resided the last 41 yrs. on her uncle David Berg's homestead. In 1929, she married J.[James] Neel H. Berg in Mt. Pleasant, Pennsylvania where her 3 children were born. The are Geradine (sic) (Paul) Dodsworth of Auburn, WA, James Berg, of 3200 Massey Rd., Everson, & Barbara (Larry) Funk of Auburn, WA. Survivors also include daughter-in-law Joanna Berg, grandchildren Ken, Brian, Debbie & Jimmy Berg; Lauri, Tim, Jeff & Barbie Dodsworth; & George Funk. 2 sisters, Hattie (Phil) Maddes & Charlotte (Jim) Rorabaugh & 1 brother, Percy Berg, all live in Everson. Sister Loleta (Alan) Hart now lives in Woodinville, WA. Many nieces & nephews also survive. Cremation by Jerns LeVeck Crematorium. Burial will be at the Nooksack Cemetery where Samuel Berg was buried in 1890. Memorial service at the Nooksack United Methodist Church (the family church since it began in 1899) Sunday Sept. 29th at 3:30 p.m. with Pastor Dennis Magunson officiating. Memorials to the Lions Sight Conservation Foundation, P. O. Box 1018, Bremerton, WA 98310.

BERG, Gus, age 82 of 1017 Key St., died Tues. April 29, 1980. A resident of this community most of his life, he was a member of Technocracy Inc., and Barber's Union. He is survived by 1 sister, Mrs. Ella Bainter, City; 3 nephews, Waldo Anderson, Emery Bainter, both of Bellingham and Del Dahlberg of Ferndale; 2 nieces, Verna Davis, California and Leone of Seattle. Services Friday May 2, 1 pm, in Jones Funeral Home with Rev. Dennis Anderson officiating. Interment Saxon Cemetery.

BERG, Jacob Hostetler, age 89, of Rt. 2, Everson, passed away in his home, Monday, Dec. 28, (1959). Mr. Berg had been a resident of Whatcom County and the Everson area since 1883 and had lived at the present farm since that time. He was a member of the Nooksack Methodist Church and a life member of the WCTU. He is survived by one son, Percy Berg of Everson; four daughters, Mrs. Gladys Berg, Mrs. Loleta Hart, Mrs. Hattie Madies and Mrs. Charlotte Rorabaugh, all of Everson; 15 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held in the Nooksack Methodist Church, Wednesday, Dec. 30, at 2 p. m. with the Rev. Samuel Carlson officiating. Burial will follow at the Nooksack Cemetery under the direction of Gillies Funeral Home. Friends wishing, may donate to the memorial fund of the Nooksack Methodist Church.

BERG, John M., age 26 years, of Blaine, passed away Sunday, October 5, (1947) following an accident. He is survived by his mother and father, Mr. and Mrs. Andrew B. Berg; one brother, Carl; one sister, Mrs. Marie Dunn, all of Blaine. Funeral services will be conducted at the McKinney Funeral Home in Blaine, Friday, October 10, at 2 p. m., with Rev. Arthur S. Hanson officiating. Interment in Enterprise Cemetery.

BERG, Kaare A., age 7 years, of Blaine, passed away Sunday, October 5, (1947) following an accident. He is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Berg; two sisters, Karen and Kathie; and one brother, Paul, all of Blaine; the grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Berg, of Blaine, and Mr. and Mrs. Severt Johnson, Seattle. Funeral services will be conducted at the McKinney Funeral Home in Blaine, Friday, October 10, at 2 p. m., with Rev. Arthur S. Hanson officiating. Interment in Enterprise Cemetery.

BERG, Laura F., 89, 2519 Vallette St., passed away in a local hospital Thursday, Feb. 27, (1958). Mrs. Berg had resided in this community for the past 52 years and was a member of the Gladstone Methodist Church. Survivors are one son, Henrik M. Moller; one daughter, Mrs. Hannah Posmo, both of this city; 5 grandchildren; 7 great grandchildren; two stepdaughters, Mrs. Selma Thorsen, of Bellingham and Miss Wilhelmina Petersen, in Norway; one step-son, Sam Petersen of Hayward, Calif. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home where services will be conducted by Pastor Oscar A. Jacobson and the Rev. Mrs. O. T. Field Monday, March 3 at 1 p. m. Final resting place Calvary Lutheran Cemetery.

BERG, Lewis, age 80, of 879 Malloy Dr., Ferndale passed away Sat. Sept. 23, 1978. Mr. Berg had been a resident of Whatcom Co. for over 40 years, & is survived by his wife, Mary, 2 sons; Chris at home & Gary of B'ham. 1 daughter, Delores at home. 3 sisters; Ragna Peterson of Crookston, Minn., Minnie Stensrud of Crookston, Minn. & Gertie Kleven of Northwood, N. Dakota. 1 grandson. Funeral services will be conducted by Rev. Phillip Vloom, Tues. Sept. 26th at 10 am in Moles Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Greenacres Memorial Park.

BERG, Lilly Mae Unice, age 75 of Santa Cruz, Calif., passed away in that city June 14, (1976). She was born Aug. 9, 1900 in Oklahoma. She was married to John A. Berg, Sr., in Ellensburg, WA in 1917. She had resided in Bellingham until 1939. She was a member of the Methodist Church. Surviving are two sons, Lawrence Berg of Santa Rosa, Calif. and John Berg of Days Creek, Oregon; 12 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren and 5 great-great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be in the Ganz Mortuary Chapel, Myrtle Creek, Oregon, Friday, June 18 at 11 a.m. Interment will follow in the Masonic Temple in Cannonville.

BERG, Nell, age 73 of 3236 Massey Road, Everson passed away at home Friday, June 25, (1976). Mr. Berg was a retired letter carrier, had lived in the Everson area since 1944, and had retired from the Bellingham Post Office in 1959. He was a member of the American Association of Letter Carriers and the Nooksack Valley United Methodist Church. He is survived by his wife, Gladys; 1 son, James Berg of Bothell; 2 daughters, Gereldine Dodsworth and Barbara Funk both of Auburn; 3 sisters, Mary Hart, Leona Hart, and Emily Meredith of Pennsylvania, plus 9 grandchildren. Memorial services will be held Wed., June 30 at 11 a.m. in the United Methodist Church in Nooksack. In lieu of flowers memorials can be made to the United Methodist Church. Arrangements are under the direction of the Bellingham Veroske's Chapel.

BERG, Merit, age 85 passed away in a local nursing home Feb. 25, 1980. She was born in Norway (Jan. 12, 1895) and has resided in Blaine for the past 38 years and was a member of the Blaine Lutheran Church. She leaves to survive 1 daughter Marie Dunn of Blaine, also 1 son, Carl Berg of Hoquiam, 10 grandchildren & 18 great grandchildren. Memorials may be made to the Stafholt Nursing Home or Blaine Lutheran Church. Private graveside services will be held Thurs., Feb. 28 at 2 PM in Enterprise Cemetery. Under the direction of Jerns, McKinney Funeral Home of Blaine.

BERG, Milton, age 60 of Rt. 2, Ferndale passed away suddenly from a heart attack in Ferndale Saturday, March 24, (1962). Mr. Berg had been a resident of Whatcom County his entire lifetime and was a member of the Zion Lutheran Church. He is survived by 1 sister, Mrs. Lenora Sund of Ferndale and 8 nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, March 27 at 1:30 p. m. in Moles' Monroe Chapel with Pastor A. N. Eggen officiating.

BERG, Oliver L., age 64, 2014 Roy Road, passed away Monday, November 22, (1965). A lifetime resident of this city, Mr. Berg was a retired painter, and was a veteran of WWI. Survivors are a son James, at home; a stepson, Harold Watson of Red Bluff, Calif.; and a sister, Gertrude Berg of this city. Services will be conducted by Pastor Raymond E. Pflueger Wednesday, Nov. 24 at 3:30 p.m. at the Jones Funeral Home. Cremation will follow.

BERG, Selma, age 60, of Ferndale, Wash., passed away in a local hospital Thursday evening, June 11, (1953) following a short illness. Mrs. Berg had been a resident of the Ferndale community since 1922 and was the owner of the Black Hawk Cafe in Ferndale. She is survived by her husband, Charlie Berg; two sons, Vernon and Cecil Barr, both of Ferndale; two daughters, Mrs. Doris Aason, of Seattle, and Mrs. Bernice Nelson, of Ferndale. Seven grandchildren; one brother, John Sandsmark of Yakima and one sister Annie Guldseth of Thief River, Minn. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, June 16th at 10:30 a. m. within the Cathedral Chapel of the Westford Beck Funeral Home, with Rev. A. A. Galbraith, pastor of the Bethel Temple, officiating. Interment Greenacres.

BERG, Thorvald, age 81, of RFD 5, Bellingham, passed away Tuesday, July 20, (1965). Mr. Berg was a retired logger and a member of the Alger Chapel. Survivors are his widow, Amanda V. Berg at home; one son Jalmer of Clear Lake Oaks, Calif.; one daughter, Mrs. Thora Swanson of Aberdeen, Wash. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home where services will be conducted by the Rev. George Veenstra, pastor of the Alger Chapel, Friday, July 23, at 3 p.m. Final resting place Greenacres Mausoleum.

BERGADAL or BERGDAL, Jennie May, age 66, of 2839 Pacific St., passed away in a local hospital Saturday, May 11, (1963). A forty year resident of Bellingham, Mrs. Bergdal (sic) was a member of the Unity Church of Truth. Survivors are her husband, Carl at home; one son, Joseph H. Graham and one daughter, Mrs. Art Peterson both of Bellingham; 7 grandchildren; one sister, Mrs. Earl Knott of Bellingham; one nephew, Robert Agnew of Kent. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home where services will be conducted by the Rev. Joel Boehr Tuesday, May 14 at 1:00 p.m. Final resting place Greenacres Memorial Park.

BERGAN, Gary F., age 23 of Blaine passed away Saturday March 10, (1962). He was a Calibration Engineer for Tektronix, Inc. in Oregon. He had been stationed at the Blaine Air Force Base from 1957 to 1959 and for the past year and half had resided in Beaverton, Oregon. Survivors include his wife, Ardene, one daughter, Stefani Sue, his father, Lester Bergan of Everett. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 2 p.m. in the McKinney Funeral Home, Rev. Rudolph Schnabel officiating. Concluding services and interment in Greenacres Cemetery.

BERGDAL, Inez M. "Toots" age 78 of 2100 Huron St., Bellingham, passed away in B'ham Nov. 18, 1989. She was born March 2, 1911 in Everson and had been a lifetime resident of this community. She was a member of Emmanuel Lutheran Church of Lawrence where she married her husband Carl Bergdal, June 13, 1969. She leaves to survive her husband Carl of the family home; 2 sons Roger Flotree of Bellingham & Melvin Flotree of Yakima; 2 brothers Ted Schott of Sequim and Arnold Schott of Port Angeles; sister Ella Weissenborn of Lynden; grandchildren Robyn Miller, Scott Flotree, Nancy Bailey, Lisa Crane & Shannon Flotree; 3 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces & nephews. Graveside services will be held 2PM Tuesday, Nov. 21, at Emmanuel Lutheran Cemetery with Pastor Larry Olsen officiating. Visitation will be Mon. noon -5PM and Tuesday 9-noon. Under the direction of Jerns & LeVeck Funeral Chapel & Crematorium. [first husband, Ted Flotre, died in 1961.]

BERGE, Anna, age 69 years, of Rt. 2, Ferndale, passed away at a local hospital Saturday, May 17, (1952) following a lingering illness. She had been a resident of the Ferndale Community for the past 42 years and was a member of the Lutheran Free Church of Ferndale. Mrs. Berge is survived by her husband, Hans; one daughter, Mrs. Helen Mauler, of Ferndale; two grandchildren, Robert and Karen Mauler; four brothers, Nels, John, George and Raymond Flockoi, all of Bellingham, and numerous other relatives. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, May 21, at 1:30 p. m. from the Monroe Funeral Chapel at Ferndale, with the Rev. Sylvester Rue officiating. Interment, Woodlawn Cemetery.

BERGE, Anna K., age 83 years, of Route 1, Blaine, passed away Friday, November 7, (1952) at the home of her son, Thorval Berge, following a brief illness. She had been a resident of the Whitehorn community for the past 42 years, and was a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church. Besides her son, Thorval, she is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Agnes Christie, of Washington, D. C., and four grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, November 11, at 2 p. m. from the Monroe Funeral Home at Ferndale. Interment Enterprise Cemetery.

BERGE, Thorkel O., age 79, of Ferndale, passed away at a local hospital on Saturday, December 14, (1946). He had been a resident of this county for forty years, and was a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church. Surviving are the widow, Anna; one daughter, Mrs. Agnes Christie, of Puno, Peru; one son, Thorval, of Blaine, Route 1, and three grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted from Monroe's Chapel in Ferndale, Wednesday afternoon, December 18, at 2 o'clock by Elder A. J. Gordon. Burial will follow in Enterprise Cemetery.

BERGER [or GERBER], Jacob V., aged 66 years, passed away at his home, 623 East North street on the afternoon of Wednesday, May 1, (1918) after an illness of about four years. Mr. Gerber (sic), with his family, had resided in Bellingham for sixteen years and is survived by Mrs. Gerber (sic), four sons and five daughters, Carl F., Joseph and Jack Gerber (sic), of Bellingham; Frank Gerber (sic), of the United States army, stationed at Camp Lewis; Mrs. Anna La Rose, Kalama, Wash.; Mrs. Marie Hendricks and Miss Bertha Gerber (sic), Port Angeles, Wash., and Miss Margaret Gerber (sic), of Bellingham. The remains are being cared for at the funeral parlors of Harry O. Bingham, 1319 Dock street. Funeral announcements will be made later.

BERGER, Joseph W. passed away suddenly, Saturday, October 1, (1949) at his home, 1453 Marine Drive. He had been a resident of Whatcom county for many years. He was a member of Fairhaven Lodge No. 73 F. & A. M., 32nd Degree Scottish Rite Mason, Maple Leaf Chapter No. 58, O. E. S., and the International Association of Machinists. Survivors include the widow, Gladys Berger at home; two daughters, Doreen Weston, of Alexandria, Virginia, and Jonita Berger, of Santa Monica, Calif.; two grandchildren, Jo-Linda Gay Weston and Burt Harlin Weston, both of Alexandria, Virginia. Many other relatives. The remains rest at the Bingham-Dahlquist & Jerns Funeral Home, where funeral services will be conducted Saturday, October 8, at 2 p. m. with the Rev. James Martin Wilson officiating. Ritualistic services will follow by the Masonic Fairhaven Lodge No. 73, F. & A. M. Interment in Woodlawn Cemetery.

BERGER, Nicholas. Funeral services for Nicholas Berger, beloved husband of Mrs. Mary Berger, who passed away at the family home, 2218 King street, Wednesday afternoon, (April 7, 1922) will be held from the Church of the Assumption Saturday morning at 9 o'clock, with the Rev. Father James F. Barrett officiating. Interment will be made in the family plot in Bay View cemetery under the direction of the O. R. Hollingsworth funeral home.

BERGERSON, Bert F., age 56 years, of 445 South State St., passed away in a local hospital Saturday, March 16, (1957) as a result of an accident. Mr. Bergerson had been a resident of Bellingham for the past 20 years, and was the owner of the Granda Vista Hotel, also an employee of the Whatcom County Road Dept. He was a member of the Sawmill and Timberworkers Union Local No. 2667. Surviving relatives include his wife, Truine E. Bergerson, at the family home; one daughter, Mrs. Truine R. Olds, of Alderwood Manor, Washington; one son, Jack B. Weber of Kirkland, Wash. Three grandchildren. Five brothers, Arthur of Seattle; Melvin, of Everett; George of Snohomish; Albert of Aberdeen; Ludvig of Sweethome, Oregon. Many other relatives. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, March 20, at 1:30 p. m. within the Cathedral Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home, with Rev. W. Robert Webb, rector of St. Paul's Episcopal Church, officiating. Cremation.

BERGH, Arthur G., age 65, of Rt. 1, Ferndale, passed away Monday, July 10, (1961) in a Seattle hospital following a brief illness. Mr. Bergh had been a resident of the Ferndale community for the past 27 years. He was a member of the First Lutheran Church of Ferndale and the Kulshan Post of the American Legion. Surviving relatives include his wife, Emma; one daughter, Mrs. Richard Dale of Marysville; two sons, Glenn and Clifford, both of Ferndale; one sister, Mrs. Olga Dittmarson of Seattle; seven grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, July 13 at 1:30 p.m. in Moles' Monroe Chapel, Rev. E. P. Dreyer officiating. Final resting place Woodlawn.

BERGH, Glen R., age 39, of Mount Vernon, passed away Sunday, March 19th, (1967). Mr. Bergh was Chairman of Fine Arts Department at Skagit Valley College and a member of Salem Lutheran Church and B.P.O. Elks 1604 in Mount Vernon. He is survived by his wife Sandra; three daughters, Glenda, DeAnn and Karari, one son Arthur; his mother Mrs. A. G. Bergh of Ferndale; one sister Mrs. Bonnie Dale of Marysville; one brother Clifford of Ferndale; numerous other relatives. Funeral services will be conducted Wed., March 22 at 1:30 P.M. in Faith Lutheran Church with Rev. Roland Swanson officiating. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery under direction of the Moles Funeral Home.

BERGH, Michael O., age 86 years, a resident of Route 1, Ferndale, for the past 21 years, passed away in a local hospital Wednesday, July 17, (1946) after a lingering illness. Mr. Bergh is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Olga Rostad, of Westby, Montana; one son, Arthur G. Bergh, of Ferndale; eight grandchildren and four great grandchildren. The remains rest at the Monroe Funeral Home in Ferndale where funeral services will be conducted Saturday, July 20, at 2 p. m. with Rev. C. J. Nestvold officiating. Interment in Woodlawn Cemetery.

BERGH, Peder E G., age 67 years, passed away at a local hospital Monday, November 5, (1945) following an illness of two months. Mr. Bergh had lived in Bellingham for the past 41 years and was a member of the F. O. E. in Seattle and the Pioneers of Alaska. He is survived by the widow, Mrs. Hilda K. Bergh; one son, Harold Bergh and one daughter, Miss Norma Bergh, all of Bellingham. The remains rest at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where services will be conducted by Rev. Meinhardt A. P. Keller Thursday, November 8 at 1:30 p. m. Final resting place, Bay View Cemetery.

BERGH, Thos., age 91 years, of 1707 Electric Avenue, passed away at home Tuesday, April 15th, (1952) following a brief illness. He had resided in Bellingham for the past five months. Mr. Bergh is survived by three sons, Knute Bergh, of Bellingham; Hans Bergh, of Oroville, Wash., and Tom Bergh, of Blackfoot, Idaho; two daughters, Mrs. George Modini, of Republic, Wash.; Mrs. Paul Bowlby, of Republic, Wash., and 18 grandchildren. The remains will be forwarded to Republic, Wash., for burial, by the Bingham-Dahlquist & Jerns Funeral Home.

BERGLUND, Christine, age 93, passed away at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Robert Sorensen of 1667 Laurel Rd., Saturday, March 15, (1958) following an extended illness. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Albert Lea, Minn., and was active in church and community affairs there. Survivors include four daughters, Mrs. James L. Sorenson, Mrs. Victor Parker, both of Bellingham; Mrs. Robert L. Sorensen of Laurel; Mrs. Obell Wayne of Albert Lea; three sons, Milton Berglund, Leslie Berglund and Stanley Berglund, all of Albert Lea; 22 grandchildren, 42 great-grandchildren. Private family services were held in the Monroe Funeral Chapel, Saturday evening, March 15. The remains will be forwarded to Albert Lea, Minn., for services and burial.

BERGMAN, Augusta M., age 71, of 2516 Cornwall Avenue, passed away at a local hospital Tuesday, March 27, (1951) following a short illness. Mrs. Bergman had been a resident of Bellingham for the past 4 1/2 years. Surviving relatives include a daughter, Mrs. C. Kenneth Lind, of Bellingham, and a son, Jean Bergman, of Chicago; three grandchildren; three brothers, August and Arvid Runberg, both of Bellingham, a Daniel in Sweden; two sisters, Mrs. Tilda Olson, of Seattle, and a sister in Sweden. Funeral services will be held Saturday, March 31, at 1:30 p. m. within the Cathedral Chapel of the Westford-Beck Funeral Home with the Rev. Gordon Loren, pastor of the First Lutheran Church officiating. Interment Greenacres.

BERGMAN, Leonard John, age 57, who resided at 2510 Grant St., passed away in a local hospital on Tuesday, April 2nd, (1963) following a brief illness. Mr. Bergman had resided in Bellingham his entire lifetime. He was a retired painter, a member of the Painters Union Local No. 924, also a member of the Knights of Pythias. He leaves to survive his wife Mrs. Laura C. and one son, John C. at the family home; one other son Vernon L., and one daughter Mrs. Betty Fieser, both of Seattle; his brother Winifred E., of Bellingham; his cousin Hiram C., of Orcas Island; two grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Rev. Father W. Robert Webb will officiate at funeral services on Friday, April 5th, at 2 o'clock in the Chapel of the Bingham and Jerns Funeral Home. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery.

BERGMAN, Mercedes Null, 2812 Nome St., age 96, passed away Monday, June 10, (1974). Mrs. Bergman was a 52 year resident of this community and was a member of the Birchwood Presbyterian Church. Surviving are 3 daughters, Mrs. Helen Hatch, City, Mrs. Lydia Whitmore, Santa Ana, Calif., Mrs. Ethel Sybrant, City; 1 son, Edmund Null of LomPoc, Calif.; 8 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren, 6 great-greatgrandchildren, also nieces and nephews. Services will be conducted by Rev. Bob Williams, Friday, June 14 at 3 p.m. at the Jones Funeral Home. Interment Greenacres Memorial Park. Memorials may be made to the Birchwood Presbyterian Church Building Fund.

BERGMAN, Phyllis, age 86, who was a former resident of Orcas Island passed away in a local hospital Tuesday, April 4, (1961). Mrs. Bergman had lived in this vicinity her entire lifetime and was a member of the Free Methodist Church. Survived by 2 sons, Winfred and Leonard J., both of Bellingham; seven grandchildren, five greatgrandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted in the Chapel of the Bingham & Jerns Funeral Home Friday, April 7 at 2 p.m. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery.

BERGMAN, Winfred "Winnie", age 76, passed away Wednesday, September 14, 1983. He had resided at 1200 Lincoln St., had been a lifetime resident of Bellingham and was a retired painting contractor. He leaves to survive his wife, Maria Bergman of Bellingham; 3 sons, Fred Bergman of Bellingham, Ronald Bergman of Friday Harbor and Jack Bergman of Seattle; 1 daughter, Mary Lou Clizbe of Woodenville; 21 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren. Memorials may be made to the Washington State Heart Fund. Funeral services will be held Monday, September 19, 11:00 A.M. in the Jerns & LeVeck Funeral Chapel with Father John Madigan officiating with interment to follow in Greenacres Memorial Park, under the direction of Jerns & LeVeck Funeral Chapel. [He was born Aug. 10, 1907, in Bellingham, and owned Bergman Painting; married Aug. 11, 1928, in Bellingham to Maria Van Keulen.]

BERGMANN, Sigfus S., age 85, of Point Roberts, passed away at a Bellingham hospital Wednesday, March 17, (1954) following a short illness. He is survived by his wife, Joyce; two sons, Sigfus and Adalstein, both in Saskatchewan; one sister, Mrs. Christine Bradford of California, and numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held Friday, March 19, at 2 p. m. from the McKinney Funeral Home in Blaine with Rev. A. E. Kristjannson officiating. Cremation.

BERGNER, Bertha, age 88, of Langley, Wash., passed away at Langley Thursday, June 23, (1949). Surviving relatives include one brother, D. G. Hunziker; two sisters, Mrs. Mamie Wegman and Mrs. Lydia Springhetti, of Langley. Also several nieces and nephews in the Snohomish and Bellingham district. Funeral services will be conducted in the Zion Lutheran Church at Snohomish, Saturday, June 25, at 2 p. m. (D.S.T.). Interment in the Zion Lutheran Cemetery under the direction of the Hedgcock Funeral Home of Langley.

BERGNER, Ernistine E., age 35, of 2634 Michigan Street, passed away at the family home on Saturday, March 27, (1954) following an extended illness. Mrs. Bergner was a lifetime resident of this community and is survived by her husband, Rudolph M. Bergner; two daughters, Colleen and Jean, both at home; her mother, Mrs. Josephine Lovelace; one brother, Walter E. Lovelace, both of this city; three sisters, Sister M. Theresena, O. P., Seattle, Mrs. Kenneth Burk, Mrs. A. B. Biendl, both of this city, and many other relatives. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, March 31, at 10:30 a. m. within the Cathedral Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home, with the Rev. M. E. Gibson of the Free Methodist Church, officiating. Interment, Greenacres Cemetery.

BERGNER, Martha H., age 67, of Route 1, Hartford, passed away Saturday, January 18, (1947) after a short illness, at an Everett hospital. She was a member of the Whatcom Dairymen's Association. She is survived by five sons, Rudolph, of Acme, Eric, of Seattle, Erwin, of Lake Stevens, Paul, of Anacortes, and Carl, of Van Zandt; one daughter, Mrs. Norman Rothenbuhler, of Acme; three sisters; one brother, and fifteen grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, at 1:30 in the Acme Presbyterian Church under the direction of Purdy & Walters Funeral Home in Everett. Burial in the Saxon Cemetery with Rev. P. H. Schaus of the Snohomish Lutheran Church officiating.

BERGNER, Rudolph M., age 70 of Route 4, Box 535, Port Orchard, Wash., passed away Feb. 25, (1976) in Bremerton. Funeral services will be held Sat., Feb. 28 at 11 a.m. at Pendleton Gilchrist Funeral Home, Port Orchard, Wash. Concluding services and burial will be held Monday, March 1, 1 p.m. at Greenacres Memorial Park, Bellingham. Survived by his wife, Elizabeth Bergner of Port Orchard; 3 daughters, Mrs. William W. Ford and Mrs. Edward McCaffery, both of Bellingham, Mary Alice Timm of Seattle; 1 son, Harvey Parris of Greensboro, N. Carolina; 4 brothers, Eric Bergner, Lake City, Wn., Paul of Anacortes, Irvin of Montana and Carl of Bellingham; 1 sister, Gertrude Rothenbuhler of Acme, 9 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren.

BERGQUIST, Albert C. "Curly" age 70 years, of 2112 Knox Street, passed away at the family home Saturday, December 29, (1952) following a lingering illness. Mr. Bergquist had been a resident of Bellingham for the past 50 years and attended the Gladstone Methodist Church. He is survived by his widow, Josephine M.; one son, Arthur C.; one grandson, Arthur C. Jr., all of Bellingham; four brothers, William, of Alberta, Canada, Martin, of Saskatchewan, Canada, Walter of Bellingham, and Soren of Route 1, Bellingham; three sisters, Mrs. Stella Orrock, Mt. Leman, B. C., Mrs. Sadie Rickard and Lillian Reasoner, both of Bellingham; and many other relatives. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, January 2, 1952, at 1:30 p. m. within the Cathedral Chapel of the Westford-Beck Funeral Home, with the Rev. Mrs. O. T. Field, pastor of the Gladstone Methodist Church, officiating. Interment, Bay View. Pallbearers were Jack Cronin, Joseph Hawkes, Ned Kluken, Cedric Hansen, Melvin Dorst and Floyd McCann.

BERGQUIST, Blanche, age 73 years, who resided at San de Fuca, Whidbey Island, passed away on Monday, Nov. 19, (1956). Mrs. Bergquist was a former resident of Bellingham. She leaves to survive four sons, Claude M. Parson, of Bellingham; George W. Reeves, of Avenal, Calif.; DeLos Lightner, of American Lake, Wash., and Wilbert Parson, of California. also one brother, Fenn Baker, of Olympia, Wash.; nine grandchildren. The remains will be received by Bingham & Jerns Funeral Home where services will be conducted in the Chapel on Friday, Nov. 23, at 11 a. m. with Rev. Clarence J. Forsberg, officiating. Interment, Woodlawn Cemetery.

BERGQUIST, Josephine M., age 66, of 2121 Knox Avenue, passed away suddenly Monday, Aug. 1, (1955) at a local hospital following a short illness. Mrs. Bergquist had resided in this city for the past 55 years. She is survived by one son, Arthur Bergquist; one grandson, Arthur Jr., both of Bellingham; four sisters, Mrs. Emma Kinkson and Mrs. Charlotte Lake, both of Seattle, Mrs. Sara Stewart, Mrs. Iva McEnemy, both of Portland; one brother, Harvey Larson of Seattle. Funeral services will be conducted Friday, August 5, at 1:30 p. m. within the Cathedral Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home with Rev. C. C. Hovda of the Bible Community Church officiating. Interment Bay View.

BERGQUIST, Soren A., age 93, of 1200 Birchwood, passed away Fri. Dec. 31, (1982). Mr. Bergquist had been a resident of Whatcom County for the past 75 years and was a retired farmer. He was a life member of the North Bellingham Grange. He leaves to survive a son Arthur & wife Margaret Bergquist; 1 brother, Walter Bergquist; 1 sister, Lillian Reasnor, all of this city; 1 grandson; 2 greatgrandchildren and numerous nieces & nephews. Funeral services will be conducted Thurs. Jan. 6 at 1:30 p.m. at Woodlawn Cemetery with Rev. Lawrence Guderian officiating. Visiting hours will be from Tues. at 9 a.m. thru Thurs. 12 noon in Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home. [born July 10, 1889 in Waubay, S.D.; moved to Bellingham in 1906 and to Ferndale in 1908; wife of 60 years, Nora, died March 5, 1978.]

BERGQVIST, August, age 76 of Ferndale, passed away Monday January 31, (1966). A resident of Ferndale 46 years, he was a member of the Carpenters Union and attended First Baptist Church of Ferndale. Survived by wife, Eva, 1 daughter, Mrs. Marvel Coterill of Seattle, 3 grandchildren, 2 sisters and 3 brothers in Sweden. Funeral services will be conducted Friday, February 4, at 1:30 p.m. in Moles Funeral Chapel with Rev. William B. Shroyer officiating. Interment Greenacres Memorial Park.

BERGSMA, Gertie. Private graveside services will be held for Gertie Bergsma, 96, a Ferndale-area resident since 1914. Mrs. Bergsma, 3221 Squalicum Parkway, died Tuesday (Aug. 22, 1989) in Bellingham. She was born March 29, 1893, in Oudehaske, Holland. She married Sidney Bergsma in 1914. He died in 1966. A daughter, Annie Schoesser, also died earlier. Mrs. Bergsma was a member of First Congregational Church in Bellingham and a life member of the Rebekah Lodge in Ferndale. She loved gardening and cultivating flowers. Survivors include four daughters, Barbara Jansen, Cora Chads and Vivian Dow of Bellingham and Elsie Schaeffer of Ferndale; 12 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; four (great) great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews in Holland. Arrangements are by Greenacres Funeral Home.

BERGSMA, Howard V., age 67, of 5475 Ferndale Rd., Ferndale, passed away at home Mon. Nov. 18, (1985). He was born in Ferndale, WA. Sept. 21, 1918. He was a lifetime resident of Ferndale, in WWII he belonged to the Seabees, he was a member of the Kulshan Post 154, American Legion, Methodist Church. He was an avid CBer and a member of the Teamsters Union. He is survived by his wife, Betty; son, John and wife Christina and grandsons, Nathan and Alex of Philadelphia, a brother Leslie of Bellingham; a sisters, Margaret Yeoman of Anacortes; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Memorial services to be held Fri., Nov. 22nd 1 p.m. at the United Church of Ferndale with Rev. Richard Wyanski officiating. Cremation Greenacres Memorial Park followed by burial of ashes in the family plot at Woodlawn Cemetery. The family suggests memorials may be made to Ferndale Fire Dept. Medical Fund, the Ferndale Community Scholarship Fund or favorite charity. Arrangements by the Moles Funeral Home.

BERGSMA, Katherine, age 32 years, of Bremerton, passed away in that city Tuesday, September 11, (1956) following an extended illness. Mrs. Bergsma had been a resident of Bremerton the past year, but had spent most of her lifetime in the Custer Community. She is survived by her husband Francis, 5 daughters Beverly of Seattle, Darlene, Gail, Sharon and Laura; 2 sons, Kim and Craig, all at home. One sister, Mrs. Kristine Sleeter of Seattle; one brother James Kimbrough of Custer. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, September 15 at 2 p. m. at the Monroe Funeral chapel in Ferndale. Final resting place Enterprise Cemetery.

BERGSMA, Lillie Bestler passed away Tuesday, Dec. 13, (1960) at her home at Route 3, Ferndale, following an extended illness. She had been a resident of the Ferndale community for the past 49 years. She was a member of the First Church of Christ, Scientist; past noble grand of Activity Rebekah Lodge, the Silver Leaf Club and North Bellingham Grange. Survivors include her husband Frank, at the family home; two sons, Chester and Francis, both of Bremerton; one daughter, Mrs. Maxine Pottle of Ferndale; 13 grandchildren, four great-grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Emma Holt of Glendale, Calif., Mrs. Rose McDonnell of Seattle; one brother P. J. Bestler of Los Angeles. Christian Science services will be read in the Moles' Monroe Chapel in Ferndale on Saturday, Dec. 17, at 1:30 p. m. Final resting place, Greenacres Memorial Park.

BERGSMA, Mary C., age 70 years, of Seattle, passed away in a local hospital Friday, Aug. 24 (1962) following an extended illness. A former resident of the Ferndale community she is survived by two sons, James Owen McSorley of Renton, and Eugene McSorley of Ferndale; two sisters, Mrs. Bess McLeod and Mrs. Arlie Grindle of North Bellingham; three brothers, Owen and Cecil Hatchman of Bellingham and Fred Hatchman of Blaine; seven grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, August 28 at 10 a. m. in Moles' Funeral Chapel, Rev. Ivan Smith officiating. Final resting place Greenwood Cemetery, Renton, Wash.

BERGSMA, Sidney, 77, of Ferndale, passed away Thursday, October 27, (1966). Mr. Bergsma had been a resident of Whatcom County for the past 53 years, residing mostly in the Ferndale community. He was a member of the First Congregational Church and B.P.O. Elks, No. 194 and served on the Ferndale Town Council for 16 years. He is survived by his wife, Gertie; five daughters, Mrs. Barbara Jansen, Mrs. Cora Riffe, Mrs. Vivian Dow of Bellingham; Mrs. Annie Schoessler and Mrs. Elsie Schaeffer of Ferndale; 11 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; a brother and a sister in The Netherlands. Funeral services will be conducted Monday, October 31 at 1:30 p.m. in Moles Funeral Chapel with Rev. J. Vincent Crane officiating. Final resting place, Greenacres.

BERGSTROM, Anna Christine, age 90, of 1025 Nineteenth Street, passed away in a Spokane hospital Tuesday, September 12, (1950). Mrs. Bergstrom had resided in this community since 1894 and leaves to survive, one son, Arvid G., of Bellingham; two daughters, Miss Anne Bergstrom and Mrs. Frederick Burbidge, both of Spokane, and one brother, Erik Adolph Wulfstrand in Sweden. The remains rest at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where services will be conducted by the Rev. James Martyn Wilson Friday, September 15, at 3 p. m. Final resting place, Bay View.

BERGSTROM, Arvid G., age 62, of 1025 19th Street, passed away at the family home Friday, September 19, (1952). Mr. Bergstrom had resided here for the past 58 years and was employed as a longshoreman. He was a member of the Order of Vasa and the I.L.W.U. Local No. 1-7. Surviving relatives are his wife, Mrs. Karen Bergstrom, at home; and two sisters, Mrs. Frederick Burbidge and Miss Anne Bergstrom, both of Spokane. The remains rest at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where services will be conducted by the Rev. James Martyn Wilson Tuesday, Sept. 23, at 7:30 p. m. Cremation.

BERGUM, Elmer O., age 82, a long time resident of Bellingham, passed away suddenly Sat., March 8, 1986. He was born Sept. 2, 1903 in Audubon, Minn. He married Lettie Tyrrell of Sumas, WA. on Sept. 23, 1933, who preceded him in death April 7, 1967. Surviving are a daughter, Beverly Taylor, and a son Marvin Bergum; 4 grandchildren, Steve & Susie Taylor, Marvin & Matthew Bergum. He worked for many years for the railroad and retired from the Whatcom County Courthouse as a grounds maintenance man. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge No. 151. Funeral services will be held at Jerns & LeVeck Funeral Chapel on Wed., March 12th, 2 p.m. with the Rev. Dennis Anderson officiating. Burial will follow at Greenacres Memorial Park. The family suggests memorials to the Washington Lung Assoc., 216 Broadway East, Seattle, WA. 98102 or ones favorite charity. Arrangements by Jerns & LeVeck Funeral Chapel.

BERGUM, Lettie Tyrrell, born May 26, 1907 in Sumas, Wash., age 59, of 909 W. Indiana Street, passed away Friday, April 7th, (1967) in a local hospital. She had been a resident of Bellingham the past 41 years, and was a member of Retail Clerk's Union, Local No. 240. She leaves to survive her husband, Elmer; a daughter, Beverly Taylor of Oak Harbor; a son, Marvin Bergum of Seattle; father, Luke Tyrrell of Sumas; a brother, Ernest Tyrrell; three sisters, Mrs. Lilly Brown, Sumas; Mrs. Martha Woolf and Mrs. Ella Wolfrum of Seattle, and two grandchildren, Steven and Susan Taylor of Oak Harbor. Services will be conducted by Rev. Paul Cantelon on Tuesday, April 11, at 1:00 p.m. at the Jones Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Greenacres Memorial Park.

BERGUM, Mary B., age 77 years, who resided at 1224 Cornwall Ave., passed away in a local hospital Sunday, May 13, (1956) following a lingering illness. Mrs. Bergum had resided in Bellingham the past 50 years and was a member of the Norwegian Lutheran Church. She leaves to survive one son, Elmer Bergum, of Bellingham; three daughters, Mrs. Inga Hamer, and Mrs. Myrtle Larsen (sic), both of Bellingham; Mrs. Mamie Gallagher of Everett; one brother, Martin W. Johnson, of Minnesota; 11 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren. Reverend Clarence Haugen will officiate at funeral services Tuesday, May 15 at 2 p. m. in the Chapel of Bingham, Dahlquist and Jerns Funeral Home. Pallbearers will include five grandsons, Allison William Hamer Jr., Richard and Wayne Hamer, Robert Larson and Marvin Bergum and her son-in-law, Charles Raleigh. Final resting place Greenacres Memorial Park.

BERGUM, Ole O., age 76, passed away at a local hospital Friday, Feb. 19, (1954). Mr. Bergum had resided in Bellingham for the past 40 years and was a retired railroad worker and a member of the Lutheran Church. He leaves to survive his wife, Mrs. Mary Bergum at home; one son, Elmer O. Bergum of this city; three daughters, Mrs. A. W. Hamer, Mrs. Myrtle Larson, both of this city, and Mrs. Mamie Gallagher of Everett; 11 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; one brother, Anton Bergum of Pelican Rapids, Minn. Rev. Clarence Haugen will officiate at funeral services Wednesday, Feb. 24, at 2 p. m. within the Chapel of the Bingham-Dahlquist & Jerns Funeral Home. Interment Greenacres Cemetery.

BERKELEY, Clarence D., age 51, who resided at Richland, Wn., passed away in that city Monday, February 27, (1961). Mr. Berkeley was a former resident of Bellingham, a senior engineer in the C.E.O. Dept. of the General Electric Co., a member of the Pasco Elks lodge, also a member of the American Society of Heating and Ventilating Engineers. Mr. Berkeley served in Alaska with the Army engineers. He leaves to survive his wife, Mary Morrow Berkeley, who resided in Bellingham; twin daughters, Barbara and Kathy at the family home, and a sister, Mrs. F. Stanley Norman of Bellingham. Services were held in Richland, Wn. on Wednesday, March 1. Remains were placed in Bayview Cemetery under the direction of Bingham & Jerns Funeral Home.

BERKELEY, Laura Jaycox, who resided at the Beverly Apts., passed away in a local hospital Saturday, April 6, (1957) following a lingering illness. Mrs. Berkeley had resided in Bellingham for the past 50 years, and was at one time an active worker of St. James Presbyterian Church, and also of the Parent's-Teacher Association. She had been associated for the past five years with Stanley Norman, jeweler, of Bellingham. Mrs. Berkeley leaves to survive one daughter, Mrs. Kathryn B. Norman, of Bellingham, one son, Clarence D. Berkeley, of Richland, Wash. Also two grandchildren. Private services were conducted by the Rev. Harold K. Lawrence at 10:30 a. m. Monday, at the Bingham and Jerns Funeral Home. Cremation followed.

BERKELEY, Mary Morrow, 69, who lived in Bellingham nearly all her life, died Oct. 14, (1979) in a Richland, Wash., hospital. Mrs. Berkeley was born Dec. 7, 1909, in Bellingham. She graduated from Fairhaven High School and then earned her degree from Western Washington University. Mary Morrow then married Clarence Berkeley and the couple later moved to Richland. Mrs. Berkeley's husband preceded her in death by several years. She is survived by two daughters, one in Vancouver, Wash., and one in Walnut Creek, Calif. Mrs. Berkeley was cremated and inurnment took place in Bellingham. Memorial services for Mrs. Berkeley were held in Richland on Oct. 17.

BERKELEY, Thomas S. passed away in a local hospital Wednesday, August 25, (1954). Mr. Berkeley was born in London, England; was a graduate of the Royal University of Ireland; and was a member of the Lodge of St. John, A. F. & A. M. of Kilkeel, Ireland. He came to the United States in 1900, and taught private school in Santa Barbara, Calif., until 1903 when he came to Bellingham. Mr. Berkeley had been in the real estate brokerage, and during World War II was the rent control director for the OPA. He was a charter and life member of Whatcom Lodge No. 151, F. and A. M. and leaves to survive one daughter, Mrs. F. Stanley Norman of Bellingham; one son, Clarence D. Berkeley of Richland, Wash.; two granddaughters, Misses Kathryn and Barbara Berkeley, also of Richland, Wash., and one sister in Ireland. Private services were conducted from the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth Friday, August 27, at 9 a. m. Final resting place Bay View. Casketbearers were Royce Oliver, Roy Powell, Charles Bowden and A. A. English.

BERKENPAS, Harvey, age 25 of 8825 Benson Road passed away suddenly Wednesday, March 22, (1967). A member of the First Reformed Church, he is survived by his wife Pat; 1 daughter Stacy Ann; 1 brother Gerald Berkenpas of Sacramento; 2 sisters, Mrs. Lewis Van Mersbergen and Mrs. Kenneth Tiesinga, both of Lynden; parents Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Berkenpas also of Lynden; and numerous nieces and nephews. Contributions and memorial gifts may be made to the Washington Children's Home Society. Funeral services will be held Monday, March 27 at 2 p.m. in the First Reformed Church with Rev. Julius Brandt officiating. Burial will follow in Monumenta Cemetery under the direction of Gillies Funeral Home.

BERKONPAS, Arthur Eugene, age 6 years, of Ferndale, Route 1, passed away Monday, May 26, (1947) following a long illness. Survivors are the parents, Mr. and Mrs. Edward J. Berkonpas, Ferndale, Route 1; one brother, George; two sisters, Margaret and Evelyn; two grandmothers, Mrs. Reki Berkonpas, Rudyard, Michigan, and Mrs. Mary Westenburg, Pasadena, Calif. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, May 28, at 2 p. m. from the Second Christian Reformed Church, at Lynden, with Rev. J. F. Schuurmann, officiating. Interment will follow in Monumenta Cemetery under the direction of Gillies Funeral Home at Lynden. As the casket is not to be opened at the church, the body will lie in state until 1 p. m. Wednesday, May 28, at the Gillies Funeral Home in Lynden.

BERLEMANN, Othella - At her request, there will be no services for Othella Betty (Elwick) Berlemann of Bellingham. Burial will be at Valley View Cemetery in Edwardsvile, Ill. Mrs. Berlemann died Sunday, April 1, 2001 at Mount Baker Care Center. She was 92. She was born to John and Nancy (Bell) Elwick on Sept. 15, 1908, in Collinsville, Ill. She graduated from Collinsville High School in 1927. Mrs. Berlemann married Herman W. Berlemann in 1930 in Springfield, Ill. She worked for Bitzer Motor Co. of Collinsville, Emerson Electric in Washington Park, Ill., and the State Bank of Collinsville. Mrs. Berlemann lived in Collinsville until the early 1970s and traveled extensively with her husband. They also lived in Washington, Arizona, Missouri and Florida. She lived in Bellingham since 1992. Mrs. Berlemann is survived by sons H. W. (Bill) Berlemann of Colorado Springs, Colo., and C. H. (Chuck) Berlemann of Bellingham and four grandchildren.
(From The Bellingham Herald, April 4, 2001) Submitted by Debbie deHoog

BERLY, JoAnne, age 11, of 8558 Benson Rd., Lynden, passed away suddenly in an Everett hospital January 3, 1967. A student of the Lynden Grade School, she was secretary of the Junior Delta Grange. Survived by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Donald Eberly of Lynden; 2 brothers, Norman and Donald, both of Lynden; 1 sister, Sharon of Lynden; grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Melvin J. Eberly of Renton; Mrs. Bertha Chapman of Sumas; great-grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Storm of Bellingham and Mrs. Laura Whaler of California. Funeral services will be held Saturday, January 7 at 11 a.m. at the Gillies Funeral Home, Rev. John Ham officiating. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery under the direction of the Gillies Funeral Home.

BERNARD, James, age 52 years, formerly of Bellingham, passed away Wednesday, July 9th, (1952) at the Bremerton Naval Hospital, following a brief illness. He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and Elks lodge No. 194. Mr. Bernard is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Dolores Cline and Miss Virginia Bernard, Bellingham; one grandchild; two sisters, Mrs. Loretta Ring, in Massachusetts, and Mrs. Frances Crilley, Washington, D. C. Requiem low mass will be said Monday, July 14 at 9:30 a. m., within the Church of the Assumption, with the Rev. Father Berndard Cremer Celebrant. Ritualistic military services will be held by the V.F.W. at Greenacres Memorial Park.

BERNARDY, Otto, age 85 of 246 W. Bartlett Rd., Lynden, passed away Monday, July 11, (1977). A resident of this community for the past 54 years, Mr. Bernardy was a retired Civil Service employee and a member of William Lee Alexander Post No. 365 VFW at Laurel. Surviving 3 sons, Macrae A. of Granite Falls. Ralph E. of Beaverton, Ore. and Lloyd of Lynden; 7 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. Funeral service Wed., July 13, 3 p.m. Jones Funeral Home. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery.

BERNARDY, Stephen L., age 28, of 7108 Old Guide Rd., Lynden, passed away Friday, May 5, 1978. Mr. Bernardy was a life time resident of this community & a heavy duty mechanic for Lynden Transport. Member of Teamsters Union Local No. 231. Survived by his wife Beth. Son, Lucas Andrew. Daughter, Kristine, all at home. Parents: Mr. & Mrs. Lloyd Bernardy. Grandmother, Mrs. Marie Van Zwol. Brother, Ken. Sister, Mrs. Judy Bjornstad, all of Lynden. 2 nieces; numerous aunts & uncles. Funeral services Tues. May 9, 1 p.m. Calvary Temple with Reverend Paul Cantelon officiating. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery under the direction of Jones Funeral Home. The family suggests memorials to the American Cancer Society.

BERNHOFT, Ellen V., age 83, of Blaine and former long times resident of Mt. Vernon, passed away in a local rest home Fri., June 1, 1979. She was a member of the Salem Lutheran Church of Mt. Vernon, the Ladies Club of Mt. Vernon, the Coterie Club and was a 50 year member of the Mt. Vernon Chapter OES. Surviving are 3 daughters, Eloise Buurman of Blaine, Beatrice Johnson of Marysville and Shirley Gibson of Spokane, also 6 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. Funeral services will be held in the Mt. Vernon Cemetery, Tues., June 5 at 3 p.m. with Mt. Baker Chapter OES officiating. Under the direction of the Veroske-Jerns Funeral Home. Burial in the Mt. Vernon I.O.O.F. Cemetery.

BERNSTEIN, Norma M., age 80, formerly of Bellingham, passed away May 3, 1978 in the Kline Galland Home in Seattle. She was a member of the Beth Israel Synagogue & a member of Hadassah. She leaves to survive 2 nieces; Mrs. Julian Lewis of Lynden & Mrs. Marvin Abrams of Seattle. Numerous other nieces & nephews. Graveside services were held Thurs., May 4 at 3 p.m. in Beth Israel Cemetery with Rabbi Frederick S. Gartner officiating under the direction of Bingham Jerns Funeral Home.

BERNSTEN, Carl E., age 79, 409 York St., Bellingham, passed away Monday, Sept. 15, (1975). A retired carpenter, Mr. Bernsten was a long time Whatcom County resident and a WWI veteran. He is survived by 2 step-sons, Robert O. Breckenridge of Bow and Harold F. Breckenridge of Anacortes; a niece, Mrs. Lenora Aldrich of Bellingham; 6 grandchidlren and 19 great-grandchildren and numerous other nieces and nephews. Graveside services will be conducted Friday, Sept. 19 at 1 p.m. in the Nooksack Cemetery with Rev. Robert Johnson officiating. Contributions and memorial gifts may be made to the Heart Fund. Services are under the direction of Gillies Funeral Home, Lynden.

BERNTSEN, Sena H., age 68, of 2919 Meridian St., passed away at the family home Friday, June 12, (1959) following a lingering illness. Mrs. Berntsen had been a resident of Whatcom County for the past 62 years and was a member of Deborah Rebekah Lodge No. 321 of Blaine. She leaves to survive her husband, Tom O. Berntsen of the family home; one daughter, Mrs. Elaine M. Johnson; two grandchildren, Tom and Barbara Johnson, all of this city; two brothers, Oscar W. Hansen of this city, Einar Hansen of Burlingame, Calif.; four sisters, Mrs. Victoria Wright, Mrs. Flora Taplin and Mrs. Emily Erholm, all of this city, Mrs. Evelyn Caughey of Seattle, several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, June 16, at 1:30 p. m. within the Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home with Dr. W. Carl Calhoun officiating. Interment, Greenacres Memorial Park.

BERQUIST, Ella Elizabeth, age 65, formerly of 1461 James St., passed away in a local hospital Friday, Aug. 1, (1958). Miss Berquist had been a resident of this community her entire life and leaves to survive her mother, Mrs. Anna Berquist of Seattle; three sisters, Mrs. Harry Clift of Bellingham, and Mrs. Bertha Millis and Mrs. Karl Turner, both of Seattle; one brother, Herbert Berquist of Bellingham and many nieces and nephews. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home where private services will be conducted by Rev. Albert C. Tinberg Monday, Aug. 4, at 3:00 p.m. Final resting place Bay View.

BERQUIST, Grace Lorraine, age 56, of 2717 Grove St., passed away in a local hospital Saturday, July 16, (1960). Mrs. Berquist had resided in Bellingham for the past 35 years. Survivors are her husband, Herbert, at home; one daughter, Mrs. Vivian Birge, of Champaign, Illinois; two sisters, Mrs. Alice Howard, of Sequim and Mrs. Jennie Birkholz, of Seattle; two brothers, Joseph Wolford, of Prosser and Theodore Wolford, of Mountain Home, Idaho; numerous nieces and nephews. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home where services will be conducted by the Rev. E. Gordon Crider, Wednesday, July 20, at 1:00 p.m. Final resting place Greenacres Memorial Park.

BERQUIST, Herbert, age 62, of 2717 Grove Street, passed away in a local hospital on Sunday, Aug. 12, (1962). Mr. Berquist had been a lifetime resident of Bellingham and was a mechanic for the Bellingham Water Department. Survivors are one daughter, Mrs. Vivian Birge, of Oakland, Calif.; mother, Mrs. Anna Berquist, Bellingham; three sisters, Mrs. H. L. Clift and Mrs. Vera Turner of Bellingham, and Mrs. Bertha Millis of Seattle. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home where services will be conducted by Dr. Glenn C. Carlson on Thursday, Aug. 16, at 1 p. m. Final resting place, Greenacres Memorial Park.

BERQUIST, Nora B., age 91 of 3512 Northwest, passed away Sunday March 5, (1978). Mrs. Berquist had resided in Whatcom County for the past 60 years. She leaves to survive her husband, Soren A. Bergquist of the family home, 2 brothers, Gene Moore of Kansas and Dewey Moore of Portland, several nieces and nephews including Jack & Kenneth Moore and Arthur Bergquist (sic), all of this city. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday March 9 at 1:30 pm in the Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home, with Rev. Lawrence Guderian officiating. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery.

BERREVOETS, Adrianna, age 81 of 2020 Orange St. Bellingham passed away in a local rest home Friday, Feb. 5, (1960). A native of Holland she had made her home in Whatcom County for the past 25 years. She was a member of the First Christian Reform Church of Lynden. Surviving are 1 son, Jacob, Porcupine Plans (sic), Saskatchewan; 3 daughters Mrs. Gerrit Vermeulin, Mrs. Marie Smit both of Lynden, Miss Antonia Berrevoets of Bellingham, 1 brother Marien Plaating in Holland, 15 grandchildren 22 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held in the First Christian Reform Church in Lynden Monday, Feb. 8 at 2 p. m. Rev. William Reinsma officiating. Burial will follow in the Monumenta Cemetery under the direction of the Gillies Funeral Home.

BERREVOETS, Antonia, age 58, 2020 Iron St., Bellingham, passed away Monday July 12, (1976). A 40 year resident of Whatcom County, Miss Berrevoets had been employed by the Bon Marche and was a member of the Bellingham Christian Reformed Church. She is survived by 2 sisters, Mrs. Gerrit Vermeulen and Mrs. Marie Smit, both of Lynden and numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted Friday, July 16 at 2 p.m. in the Chapel of the Gillies Funeral Home in Lynden with Rev. Bob Koornneef officiating. Interment will follow in the Monumenta Cemetery. Contributions and memorial gifts may be made to the Bellingham Christian Reformed Church.

BERRIER, Anna Amelia, age 76, of 1425 Franklin St., passed away in a local hospital Tuesday, Aug. 18, (1959). A resident of this community for the past 15 years and was a member of the Methodist Church. Surviving relatives include a daughter, Mrs. Irene Valandra of Seattle, a son, Leroy R. Berrier of Kirkland; four grandchildren; one sister, Mrs. Marie Clapper of Glidden, Iowa; a nephew, Lyle Clapper of Bellingham. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home where services will be conducted by the Rev. Don Swerdfeger, Friday, Aug. 21, at 10:30 a. m. Final resting place Union Cemetery, Mandan, N. D.

BERRY, Anita W., age 59 years, of Ferndale, passed away in a local hospital, Wednesday, Dec. 15, (1954) following a short illness. Mrs. Berry was home economics instructor at Ferndale High school and was a member of the First Methodist Church in Kelso; the Bellingham A. A. U. W., the National Educational Association and the Alpha Chi Omega. She is survived by one son, Robert W. Berry of Cambridge, Mass.; two daughters, Miss Mary Lou Berry of Longview and Mrs. William P. Beall Jr. of Berkeley, Calif.; her mother, Mrs. Mary Worth of Longview. Funeral services will be conducted Friday, Dec. 17, at 4:30 p. m. within the Cathedral Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home with the Rev. Harry Martynse, pastor of the United Church of Ferndale, officiating. The remains will be forwarded to LaGrande, Oregon, for interment.

BERRY, George Albert, age 70, of Sparks, Nevada. Passed away Mon., Sept. 22, (1975). Survived by his wife, Isabella; 2 brothers, Clarence A. of Lofton, Texas, Oscar, Reno, Nevada; 3 sisters, Mrs. Lillian Cameron, Mrs. Ollie Tamlian, both of Sacramento, Calif., Mrs. Renald Larson, Sparks, Nevada. Mr. Berry was a retired railroad worker, veteran of WWII. Graveside services will be Monday at 10:30 a.m. at the Ten Mile Cemetery. Friends wishing to attend may meet at The Jones Funeral Home one-half hour earlier. [wife Isabella was daughter of James Hanks, pioneer of Whatcom County.]

BERRY, Henry, age 54, of 1311 State St., passed away in a local hospital, Monday, Oct. 17, (1960). A retired mechanic, Mr. Berry leaves to survive his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Norman C. Berry, of Upland, Ind.; one daughter, Mrs. DeLos Allen, of Xenia, Ohio; one son, Robert Berry, of Memphis, Tenn.; one sister, Mrs. Lova Elmore, of Upland, Ind. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home where services will be conducted by the Rev. Robert Irwin, Thursday, Oct. 19, at 10:30 a. m. Final resting place Greenacres Memorial Park.

BERRY, Herbert L., age 74 years, passed away at a local hospital Thursday, February 20, (1947) following an illness of one and one-half years. Mr. Berry came to Bellingham twenty-two years ago and was a member of the Modern Woodmen of America. He is survived by the widow, Mrs. Evelyn J. Berry, 1211 Yew Street; one son, Edgar A. Berry, Seattle; one daughter, Mrs. A. C. Michels, Bremerton; three grandchildren, Ronald, Dennis and Marie Berry. The remains rest at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where services will be conducted by Rev. Roy L. Smith, Saturday, February 22, at 3:00 p. m. Cremation.

BERRY, Howard, age 64, of Seattle, passed away in that city Monday, Dec. 5, (1960) following an extended illness. Mr. Berry had resided in that city for the past 17 years and was a retired logger. He leaves to survive one nephew. Donald McGinnis of Route 1, Everson; three nieces, Mrs. Philmena Solomon, of Route 3, Lynden, Mrs. Joe Louie and Mrs. Dan Swanasett, both of Route 1, Everson. Funeral services were conducted Friday, Dec. 9, at 1 p. m. in the Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home with Rev. M. Dodsworth officiating. Interment Jobe Cemetery.

BERRY, Kent W., Dr., age 79 of Ferndale passed away Wednesday May 4, (1966). He was a resident of Ferndale for the past 14 years. He was a 50-year member of the American Medical Assn.; Whatcom County Medical Society, Albedoo Lodge F. & A.M. order of the Nile, Billings, Montana; lifetime member of BPO Elks, No. 194; Bellingham Golf and Country Club and Ferndale Chamber of Commerce. He is survived by his wife, Florence and one daughter, Mrs. Marjorie McCormack of Forest Grove, Oregon. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, May 7 at 10 a.m. in Moles Funeral Chapel, Rev. John Haygood officiating.

BERRY, Mary Owens, age 88, 322 E. Chestnut Street, passed away Saturday, Nov. 7, (1964). A sixty-year resident of this community, Mrs. Berry was a member of the Garden Street Methodist Church. Survivors are one son, Francis C. Berry, Everett, and a granddaughter, Mrs. L. A. Sweum of Seattle. Services will be conducted by Rev. Donovan McVickers Tuesday, Nov. 10 at 11:00 A.M. at the Jones Funeral Home. Final resting place Bay View Cemetery.

BERRY, Rubie A., age 83 of 1200 Lincoln St., passed away Sat. July 21, (1979). Mrs. Berry had been a resident of Whatcom County for the past 50 years and leaves to survive her husband, J. Allen Berry of the home; 3 sons, George Moldenhauer, Milton Moldenhauer and William Moldenhauer all of this city; 5 daughters, Irene Davis of California, Bonnie Nelson of Camano Island, Bertha Forbes of Vancouver, Wash., Betty Balfour of City, Ruth Jones of Anchorage; 24 grandchildren, 20 greatgrandchildren, 2 great great grandchildren. Mass of the Christian burial will be offered Wednesday, July 25 at 2 p.m. from St. Josephs Catholic Church of Ferndale with the Rev. Philip Bloom officiating. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery. Under the direction of the Westford Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.

BERTERO, Louis J., age 69 years, 2200 Queen Street, passed away at a local hospital, Sunday, September 21, (1947), following a lingering illness. Mr. Bertero had been a resident of Bellingham for the past forty years and was a retired gardener. He was a member of the Church of the Assumption and leaves to survive, his widow, Mrs. Margaret Bertero; two brothers, Ludevico Bertero, Alameda, Calif., and Leonardo Bertero in Italy; one nephew, Joseph Bertero, Bellingham, other nephews and nieces in California. Rosary will be recited within the Church of the Assumption Tuesday, September 23, at 7:30 p. m. Requiem high mass will be celebrated for the repose of the soul at the Church Wednesday, September 24, at 9 a. m., with Rt. Rev. Msgr. J. G. Stafford, celebrant. Interment, Bay View Cemetery, under the direction of the Bingham-Dahlquist & Jerns Funeral Home.

BERTERO, Margaret, age 91 years, of 2200 Queen Street, passed away at a local hospital Monday, July 28, (1952) following a lingering illness. Mrs. Bertero had been a resident of Bellingham for the past 45 years and was a member of the Church of the Assumption. She is survived by a nephew, Joe Bertero, of this city; one brother in Nebraska; and many nephews and nieces in California. Rosary were said Wednesday, July 30th, at 7 p. m. within the Cathedral Chapel of the Westford-Beck Funeral Home. Requiem high mass were sung Thursday, July 31st, at 8:15 a. m. with Rev. Father Bernard Cremer, celebrant. Interment, Bay View.

BERTHIAUME, Arthur O. Graveside services for Arthur O., age 88, of 702 32nd St., will be Fri. Aug. 14 at 11 a.m. at Greenacres Memorial Park with Rev. Donald E. Piro officiating. Mr. Berthiaume passed away Mon. Aug. 10, 1981 in Bellingham. He is survived by 1 son, Donald Berthiaume of Seattle; 1 daughter, Elaine Brown of Abbotsford, B. C.; 4 grandchildren; 9 greatgrandchildren; 1 sister, Delphine Raymond of Detroit, Michigan. He had been a 58 year resident of this community; member of the Church of the Assumption and the American Legion and had been a former foreman for Puget Sound Pulp & Timber. Memorials may be made to the Heart Fund. Jones Funeral Home. Bob Moles, John C. Eagon, Paul V. Spinelli, Directors. [born April 17, 1893 at Standish, Mich.]

BERTHIAUME, Carmen, age 64, 458 Sterling Drive, passed away in a local hospital Tuesday, June 18, (1963). Mrs. Berthiaume was a sixty-year resident of this community; a member of the Birchwood Presbyterian Church and World War I Barracks Auxiliary. Survivors are her husband, Arthur O., at home; one son, Donald, Seattle; one daughter, Mrs. Jarle Severson, City; four granddaughters; one great-granddaughter; two brothers, Wilfred Berthiaume, San Jose, California; Emory Berthiaume, City; two sisters, Mrs. Bryan Rodgers, Van Buren, Mrs. Herbert M. Gilson, Burlingame, Calif., and nieces and nephews. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home where services will be conducted by Rev. Richard T. Stussi Friday, June 21, at 1 p. m. Final resting place Greenacres Memorial Park.

BERTHIAUME, Charles H., age 55, of San Jose, Calif., passed away in that city Friday, January 18th, (1963). Mr. Berthiaume had resided in San Jose, for the past eight years, and was a former resident of Bellingham. He was a maintenance man for the Foothill Junior College. He leaves to survive his wife Augustine, at the family home; two sons Leon and Charles, both of San Jose; two brothers, Emery and William both of this city; three sisters, Mrs. Vivian Rogers, of Everson, Mrs. Carmen Berthiaume of Bellingham and Mrs. Shirley Gilson, of Burlingame, Calif., numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, Jan. 24 at 2 p. m. in the Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home. Interment Bay View Cemetery.

BERTHIAUME, Dolphus, age 77, passed away at the family home, 1723 34th Street, Sunday, October 6, (1946). Mr. Berthiaume had resided in this community for the past 43 years and was a retired barber. Surviving relatives are the widow, Margaret, at home; three daughters, Mrs. Carmen Berthiaume, Mrs. Vivian Keplinger and Mrs. Shirley Gilson; three sons, Emory, Charles and Wilfred, all of Bellingham; one sister, Mrs. Nedda Ervin, of Standish, Michigan; also eight grandchildren and one great grandchild. The remains are at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where services will be conducted by the Rev. James M. Wilson, Wednesday, October 9, at 3 p. m. Final resting place, Bay View.

BERTHIAUME, Edna M. (Askland), age 85, of Wenatchee, passed away Mon., June 25, 1979 in Wenatchee. She was born Jan. 1, 1894 in Granby, Missouri. She was a life member of the (Everson) community & moved to Wenatchee in 1978. She was a member of the Garden Street Methodist Church. She is survived by 1 son, Harold Askland of Wenatchee; 2 daughters, Mrs. Helen Russell of Seattle & Mrs. Mildred Clarke of Lynnwood; 6 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren. Funeral service Fri., June 29 at 1 p.m. in Jones Funeral Home, with Rev. Lawrence Guderian officiating. Interment Greenacres Memorial Park.

BERTHIAUME, Emory A., age 72 of Chuckanut Square, passed away Jan. 14, (1976). A lifetime resident of Whatcom County, Mr. Berthiaume had been employed as a barber in Wiser Lake Trading Post Barber Shop. Surviving 2 sisters, Mrs. Vivian Rodgers of Bellingham, Mrs. Shirley E. Wilson of San Mateo, Calif.; 1 brother, Mr. Wilfred J. Berthiaume of Sunnyvale, Calif., numerous nieces and nephews. Cremation services were held. Arrangements by Jones Funeral Home.

BERTHIAUME, Margaret, age 74, passed away at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Vivian Keplinger, of 357 S. Forest Street, Tuesday, May 11, (1948). Mrs. Berthiaume had resided in this community for the past forty-five years and was a member of the Royal Neighbors. Surviving relatives other than Mrs. Keplinger are two daughters, Mrs. Carmen Berthiaume, also of Bellingham, and Mrs. Shirley Gilson, of San Francisco, Calif.; three sons, Emory, Wilfred and Charles, all of Bellingham; eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild; one sister, Mrs. Josephine Reynolds, of Tacoma; and five brothers, Lawrence, Floyd and Joseph Charles, all of Tacoma, Walter Charles, of San Diego, and John Charles, of Olympia. The remains are at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth, where services will be conducted by the Rev. John King Mitchell, Friday, May 14, at 1:30 p. m. Final resting place, Bay View.

BERTHUSEN, Anna, age 75 years, of 1118 Ellis Street, passed away Monday, December 30, (1946) from a short illness. She had been a resident of Bellingham thirty years, and was a former resident of Lynden. She is survived by one brother, T. B. Berthusen, of Gilman, Iowa; one sister-in-law, Mrs. Marie Berthusen, of Lynden, also several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, January 2, at 2 p. m. at the Gillies Funeral Home in Lynden. Interment in Lynden Cemetery.

BERTON, Gerald E. Services of the Buddhist faith will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Veroske-Jerns-LeVeck Funeral Home for Gerald E. Berton, 57, who died Thursday (October 24, 1979). Coordinator of the Bellingham Dharma Study Group, 2515 Ellis St., he was also a clinical psychologist in private practice here. He is survived by two sons, Sean and Gregory, of Bellingham; a daughter, Christine, of Santa Ana, Calif., and a sister, Dorothy Herring, of Ottawa, Ont. He was born in Schenectady, N.Y., served in the U.S. Army in World War II and worked many years as a psychologist with inmates in California correctional institutions. In Bellingham, he was a teacher of meditation and Buddhist thought. An exhibition of Berton's art work is scheduled to be shown on the Western Washington University campus in February.

BERTRAND, Bert, age 76, of 201 Ashley St., passed away in a local hospital Tuesday, Sept. 18, (1956). Mr. Bertrand had resided in this community for the past 50 years, was a retired logger and a member of the Church of Assumption. High Mass will be celebrated in the Church of Assumption Friday, September 21 at 8:15 a. m. by Fr. Charles Cross under the direction of the Jones' Harlow-Hollingsworth Funeral Home. Final resting place Woodlawn.

BERTRAND, Charles, age 82 who resided at 311 Cedar St., passed away suddenly in a local hospital Sunday, June 29 (1958). Mr. Bertrand was a pioneer of Whatcom County having come to Everson in 1906 where he owned and operated the newspaper "The Evening Valley Home." After moving to Bellingham Mr. Bertrand was manager of the Singer Sewing Machine Co. until his retirement. Surviving relatives include his widow, Mrs. Minnie Bertrand at the family residence; 2 daughters, Mrs. Marion Mulhern of Bellingham, Miss Blanche Bertrand, also of the family home; 3 brothers, Philip Bertrand of Clinton, Iowa; Henry and Adelor of Jefferson, South Dakota; 1 sister, Sister Mary Alfreda, Fort Dodge, Iowa; 3 grandchildren, Mrs. Mary Louise Griffin of Bremerton; Miss Alice Adelia Mulhern of Bellingham; Jack Mulhern Jr., now traveling in Europe; also 4 greatgrandchildren, Arthur, Monica, Mary and Charles Griffin of Bremerton. Rosary will be recited on Monday, June 30 at 7:30 p.m. in the Chapel of Bingham and Jerns Funeral Home. Requiem mass will be in the Sacred Heart Church Tuesday, July 1 at 9:30 a.m. Interment Bayview Cemetery.

BERTRAND, Charles E., age 64 of 6507 Portal Way, Ferndale passed away Sat., May 3, 1980. A WWII Veteran, Mr. Bertrand had been a life time resident of Whatcom County. He is survived by an uncle, Frank Reid of Everson & numerous nieces & nephews. Funeral services will be held Tues., May 6 at 1:30 pm in Moles Funeral Chapel with Rev. Fr. Joseph Brown officiating followed by burial in Blaine Cemetery.

BERTRAND, Essie, a Blaine resident, passed away in a Bellingham hospital, Friday, May 22, (1953) following a lingering illness. She is survived by two sons, Charles and Arthur, both of Blaine; one sister, Mrs. Laura Green of White Rock, B. C.; two brothers, Frank Reid of Everson, and Ernest Reid of Buckley, Wash.; several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, May 26, 2:00 p. m., from the McKinney Funeral Home. Interment, Blaine Cemetery.

BERTRAND, Frederick I., age 77, of 2933 Flint Street, passed away in a local hospital Friday, December 6, (1946). Mr. Bertrand had been a resident of this community for many years and leaves no survivors. The remains are at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth, where services will be conducted by the Rev. Roy L. Smith, Tuesday, December 10, at 3 p. m. Cremation.

BERTRAND, Minnie, age 97, who resided at 95 Hawthorne Rd., passed away in a local convalescent center April 11, (1977). She was a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church and had been a resident of Bellingham and Whatcom Co. for the past 70 years. She leaves to survive 2 daughters, Miss Blanche Bertrand and Mrs. Marion Mulhern both of Bellingham; 2 granddaughters, Mrs. Arthur (Mary Louise) Griffin of Seattle and Mrs. Robert (Alice Adelia) Thomas of Tacoma; 1 grandson, Jack Mulhern of Bellingham; 14 great grandchildren. Christian prayer services will be held April 13 at 7:30 p.m. in the Chapel of Bingham & Jerns Funeral Home with mass of Christian burial to be celebrated Thursday, April 14 at 10:30 a.m. in the Sacred Heart Catholic Church with Father Anthony B. Corrigan as celebrant. Interment Bayview Cemetery under direction Bingham & Jerns Funeral Home.

BERVIN, Edward C., age 78, of 2925 Nevada St., passed away in a local sanitarium Wednesday, July 5, (1961). Mr. Bervin had farmed in South Dakota until 1942 when he moved to Seattle, where he worked in a warehouse until 1948, and moving to Bellingham in December of 1951. Mr. Bervin was a member of the Central Lutheran Church. Surviving relatives include two sisters, Miss Josephine Bervin of Bellingham and Mrs. Bertha Gustafson of Matsqui, B. C.; a brother, Isaac of Bellingham, and numerous nieces and nephews. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home where services will be conducted by Pastor Don Taylor, Monday, July 10, at 1 p. m. Final resting place Bay View Cemetery.

BERVIN, Isaac E., age 82 of 2925 Nevada, passed away Thursday, Feb. 19, (1976). A resident of this community for the past 70 years, he was a member of Central Lutheran Church. Surviving 1 sister, Miss Josephine Bervin at home; numerous nieces and nephews. Graveside services Monday, Feb. 23 at 2 p.m., Bay View Cemetery with Rev. Leonard C. Ericksen officiating. Arrangements by Jones Funeral Home.

BERVIN, Josephine A., age 91, formerly of 2925 Nevada St., passed away Thursday July 7, (1977). She had been a resident of this community most of her life and was a member of Central Lutheran Church. Survived by numerous nieces & nephews. Graveside service Monday July 11, 3 pm Bay View Cemetery with Rev. Leonard C. Ericksen officiating. Arrangements by Jones Funeral Home.

BERWICK, Jacob, age 40 years, 2209 Valencia St., lost his life due to an accident at the Bellingham Plywood Company, Sunday, Feb. 24, (1952). Mr. Berwick had been a resident of Bellingham for the past 17 years. He was a member of the Methodist Church and the International Woodworkers of America Local 46. He is survived by his wife, Mary R.; three children, Sylvia Jane, Virginia Alice and Jacob Jr., all at home; his mother, Mrs. Edith Berwick, city; five brothers: Robert, Harvey and Billy, all of Bellingham, and Carl of Eureka, Calif., and Roscoe of Pleasanton, Calif.; two sisters, Mrs. Isabel Kleman, city, and Mrs. Alice Sigelletto, San Diego, Calif.; and many nephews and nieces. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, February 28th, at 2 p. m., within the Cathedral Chapel of the Westford-Beck Funeral Home, with the Rev. Carl Calhoun, pastor of the Congregational Church, officiating. Cremation.

BERWICK, Wm. W., age 84 years, of 2223 J Street, passed away at the home of his sister in Bellingham, Sunday, August 2, (1953) following a lingering illness. Mr. Berwick had resided in Bellingham for the past 31 years and was a retired employee of the Olympic Portland Cement Company. He is survived by one sister, Mrs. Jonathan Ashburn of this city; three brothers, Joseph, Thomas and John, all in England. Many nephews and nieces. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, August 5, at 1 p. m. within the Cathedral Chapel of the Westford-Beck Funeral Home with the Rev. Canon E. B. Smith officiating. Interment, Woodlawn Cemetery.

BESSNER, Anna Marie, age 77, passed away May 14, (1977) in Anacortes. Born in Anacortes Aug. 1, 1899. Daughter of pioneer residents, Rudolf & Eliza Schwarz. Received her schooling in Anacortes with the exception of 2 years in Switzerland. Graduating in Anacortes class of 1922. Married to William H. Bessner in Seattle July 20, 1922. She was a summer resident of Guemes Island since 1924. Mrs. Bessner was the first chairman of the Anacortes Museum & History Board & had remained an active member of the Friends of the Museum. She was a past president & active member of the Anacortes Women's Club, the American Legion Auxiliary & the local Rug Hookers Group. Also a longtime member & active supporter of the Westminster Presbyterian Church. She was preceded in death by a brother, Walter & a daughter, Yvonne Bessner. She is survived by her husband William H., family home. A daughter, Annette J. Thomas, 3 grandsons; William, Paul & Mark Mitchell, all of Anacortes. A cousin, Louis Barth of Pt. Orchard & 4 nephews. Memorials are requested to the Friends of the Museum, C-O Mrs. Peggy Lowman, 2905 Anaco Beach Rd., Anacortes, Wa. or Memorial Fund of Westminster Presbyterian Church. Services will be held Tuesday May 17 at 11am Evans Engdahl Funeral Chapel. Burial Grandview Cemetery, Anacortes.

BEST, Rowena, age 77, of 1316 Franklin Street, passed away in a local hospital Thursday, June 22, (1950). Mrs. Best had resided here for the past 36 years and was a member of the Order of Eastern Star, Maple Leaf Chapter No. 17, and the Rebekah lodge No. 32, of LaConner. Surviving relatives are, two daughters, Mrs. Myrtle Beckley, of Anacortes, and Mrs. Naomi Sorenson, of this city; six grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild. The remains rest at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where services will be conducted by the Rev. James Martyn Wilson Monday, June 26, at 1 p. m. Final resting place, Pleasant Ridge cemetery, LaConner.

BESTUL, Celia, age 85 years, of Poulsbo, Wash., passed away Thursday, Feb. 3, (1955) in Poulsbo following a brief illness. Mrs. Bestul was a former resident of Ferndale, a member of the Lutheran Free Church of Ferndale and was the widow of Rev. J. L. Bestul, former pastor of that church. She is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Agnes Sommerseth of Edmonds; two sons, Sylvan of Washington, D. C., Luther of Ferndale; six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Monday, Feb. 7, aat 2 p. m. at the Lutheran Free Church in Ferndale with the Reverend John Hjemeland and Reverend Hamar Benson officiating. Interment in the family plot at Woodlawn Cemetery under direction of the Monroe Funeral Home of Ferndale.

BESTUL, Luther Justin, age 61 of Ferndale passed away Saturday October 3, (1959) while at work at the Columbia Valley Lumber Co. He had been a resident of the Ferndale community for the past 26 years. Mr. Bestul was a veteran of World War I, a member of the Lutheran Free Church, Kulshan Post No. 154 American Legion, and Teamsters Union Local 231. Survivors include his wife Magda at home, 2 daughters Mrs. Laura Dahl and Mrs. Shirley Phillips both of Seattle, 7 grandchildren, 1 sister, Mrs. Peter Sommerseth of Edmonds, 1 brother Sylvan Bestul of Arlington, Virginia. Funeral services will be conducted in the Moles Monroe Funeral Chapel Wednesday, October 7 at 2 p.m. with Rev. E. E. Dreyer officiating. Final resting place Greenacres Memorial Park.

BETHELL, Minnie Adele, age 82, of 3114 Birchwood Ave., passed away in a local hospital, Friday, Sept. 14, (1962). Born in Missouri, Mrs. Bethell resided in Portland, Oregon for 15 years prior to her moving to Bellingham 18 months ago. She was a member of the Sunnyside Methodist Church in Portland. Survivors are one son, Herbert H. Bethell of Portland; two sisters, Mrs. Pearl Martin of Pauls Valley, Oklahoma and Mrs. Stewart Edie of Independence, Missouri; nephews and nieces including Mrs. Beartice Hamilton with whom she lived during her residence in Bellingham. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home where services will be conducted by the Rev. Dr. Ritchie D. Ochletree Monday, Sept. 17 at 10:30 A. M. followed by cremation.

BETHKE, Adolph, age 73, of 2212 "B" street, passed away Friday, October 12, (1951). Mr. Bethke had resided in Bellingham for the past 50 years and operated the Bethke Roofing company. He leaves to survive the widow, Katherine at the family home; a son, Al Bethke with the 45th Division of the U. S. army in Japan; a step-daughter, Mrs. Beatrice Stark of Bellingham; four grandchildren; three sisters: Mrs. Martha Westerman of Kirkland, Wash., Mrs. Augusta Hermann of Bellingham, and Mrs. Juanita Hayek of McCall, Idaho; and a number of nephews and nieces. The remains rest at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where services will be conducted by the Rev. W. Carl Calhoun, Thursday, October 25, at 1:30 p. m. Final resting place, Greenacres Memorial Park.

BETSCHART, Hazel E., a Sedro Woolley resident for the past 30 years, died at her home Mon., March 3, 1980. She was born in Acme August 6, 1917, the daughter of Arthur & Ethel Gray. She attended schools in Acme, also in Concrete, & the Bellingham Business School. She is survived by 1 son, Dennis, Sedro Woolley, 3 daughters, Susan Bentz, Sedro Woolley, Janet Hendrickson, Spokane, Vicki Rex, Sedro Woolley, a sister, Gladys Fox, Port Angeles, 4 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren. Graveside services will be held at the Sedro Woolley Cemetery at 1 PM Fri., March 7, under the direction of The Lemley Chapel, Sedro Woolley.

BETSCHART, Laura E., age 69, of 1920 Tacoma Avenue, Tacoma, passed away in that city Tuesday, May 17, (1955). Mrs. Betschart had resided in Tacoma for the past 15 years and leaves to survive her husband George, at home; four sisters, Mrs. Nellie Craig, Mrs. Lily May Kastner, and Mrs. Hattie Brittain, of Bellingham, and Mrs. Anabel Phipps of Berkeley, Calif.; numerous nieces and nephews. The remains rest at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth, where services will be conducted by Rev. C. Eugene Sabin Monday, May 23, at 3 p. m. Final resting place, Greenacres Memorial Park.

BETTELLI, Ernest, age 63 years, passed away at a Bellingham hospital, Monday, November 19, (1945). Mr. Bettelli had been a resident of Blaine for the past 32 years and leaves to survive, his wife, Rosalie Bettelli; four daughters, Mrs. Martin Vezzetti, of Blaine, Mrs. Victor Campeol, of Seattle, Mrs. Robert Evans, of Oakland, California, Mrs. Robert Brooks, of Bellingham; one son, Joe, at home; five grandchildren and one sister in Italy. Rosary will be said within St. Ann's Church in Blaine, Wednesday, November 21, at 8 p. m. Mass will be said within the church Friday, November 23 at 10 a. m. with Rev. Father William Greier officiating. Interment in the Blaine Cemetery under the direction of the McKinney Funeral Home in Blaine.

BETTEN, Florence "Flo" M. (Roo), age 59, of Snohomish died Aug. 25, 1983 in an Everett hospital. Mrs. Betten was born in Lynden on July 10, 1924, the daughter of Egbert & Marie Roo. In 1950 she moved to Concrete where she resided until the early '70's. In 1975 she moved to Snohomish where she met & married Guy Betten. She leaves her husband Guy at home; 4 daughters, Gloria Wolter & Marilou Frantz both of Sultan, Sharon Rivard & Diane Thornock, both of Bothell; 1 son, Ed McNeill Jr. of Oak Harbor; 3 sisters, Frances Kildall of Everson, Betty Parker of Startup and Norma Crisp of Ferndale; 1 brother Dale Roo of Bellingham; 8 grandchildren; also numerous nieces & nephews, step-children & stepgrandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents Ed & Mary Roo in 1969 & 1975. Memorial graveside services will be held Monday, 1 p.m. in G.A.R. Cemetery, Snohomish. Friends wishing may make memorials to Providence Hospital ICU, Everett, 98201. Arrangements & cremation under the direction of Purdy & Dawson Funeral home, Snohomish.

BETTS, James Edward, age 77, of Acme passed away in a local hospital Saturday, August 21, (1954). Mr. Betts had resided in this community the past 54 years and had been a carpenter for many years. Surviving relatives include his wife, Mrs. Lucy Betts, at the family home; a son, Roy H. Betts of Everett; two daughters, Mrs. Pauline Galbraith of Acme, and Mrs. Hazel Colart of Everson; nine grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; a sister, Mrs. Annie Hood of Rawlins, Wyoming, and numerous nieces and nephews. The remains rest at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where services will be conducted by Rev. Carlos Shafer, Tuesday, August 24, at 1 p. m. Final resting place, Saxon Cemetery.

BEUZENBERG, Nicholas "Nick", age 78 of 314 Telegraph Rd., Bellingham passed away Tuesday, Feb 8, (1977). Born in Holland, Mr. Beuzenberg moved to Whatcom County in 1928. A retired farmer, Mr. Beuzenberg had resided in Bellingham since 1952 and was a member of the Protestant Reformed Church in Lynden. He was married to Johanna Matter in Lynden on June 17, 1929. Besides his wife, Johanna, he is survived by 2 sons, Henry Matter of Missoula, Montana and Jim Beuzenberg of Bellingham; 3 daughters, Mrs. Cornelia (Mel) Drost of Lynden, Mrs. Phyllis (Steve) Slayer, Albany, Oregon and Mrs. Joyce (Paul) Bernard of Ferndale; 15 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren and also 3 brothers and 4 sisters in Holland. Funeral services will be conducted Friday, Feb. 11 at 2 p.m. in the Protestant Reformed Church with Rev. Dale Kuiper officiating. Interment will follow in Monumenta Cemetery. Services are under the direction of the Gillies Funeral Home in Lynden.

BEVEN, Therese, age 95 of 1200 Birchwood, died Sun. Feb. 18, 1980. A resident of this community since 1950 she attended Frist Presbyterian Church. Graveside service Fri. Feb. 22 at 3 pm at Greenacres Memorial Park with Rev. C. Thomas Lane officiating. Arrangements by Jones Funeral Home.

BEVENS, Hazel V., age 70, former Sedro Woolley area resident died Monday August 10, (1981) in a Bellingham Convalescent Center. She was born October 13, 1910 in Grants Pass, Oregon. Her marriage to William Bevens took place September 13, 1928 in Seattle. Mr. Bevens died in 1978. Mrs. Bevens was a retired licensed practical nurse and had been employed in Seattle area hospitals. She was a member of the Roman Catholic Church. Surviving are 3 daughters, Wilma Holmes of Seattle, Willa Mae Ballard of Sedro Woolley and Martha Kady of Seattle; 6 grandchildren; 1 great-grandson and 1 sister, Mable Oros of Portland. At her request no services will be held. Arrangements are by Hulbush Funeral Home, Burlington. Memorials are suggested to The Whatcom Emergency Center, 809 E. Chestnut, B'ham. 98225.

BEVENS, William, age 77, of 2945 Cedar Lane, Sedro Woolley, passed away Monday, July 17, 1978. He was born Nov. 18, 1900 in Tillamook, Ore., married Hazel Mannon, Sept. 13, 1928 in Seattle. Mr. Bevens had been employed as a carpenter in construction of many Northwest dams and was a member of Carpenters Local No. 131, Seattle. Surviving are his wife, Hazel at home; 3 daughters, Wilma Holmes of Seattle, Willa Mae Ballard of Sedro Woolley and Martha Kady of Seattle; 6 grandchildren; 1 great grandchild and 1 sister, Lilly Sunde of Edmonds. Memorial services will be held at 3 p.m., Sat., July 22 at Hulbush Funeral Home, Burlington with Pastor Carl Lindstrom officiating. Cremation will follow with inurnment at Skyline Memorial Gardens, Portland. Memorials are suggested to the Memorial Fund for Respirator, Fire Dist. No. 18, c/o 3094 Glenhaven Dr., Sedro Woolley, WA 98284 or the Heart Fund.

BEVER, Orville J., age 87, died in Burlington Sat., Oct. 27, 1984. Born in Kansas, he came to the Wickersham area of Skagit County as a child with his parents and has resided in this area since. He was a veteran of World War I, worked most of his life as a logger, and was employed by the State Game Dept. for 10 years. Survived by his wife, Orpha; 1 son, Robert of Sedro Woolley; a daughter, Hazel Parrish, Sedro Woolley; 2 sisters, Bessie Stewart of Wickersham and Edna Burns of Sedro Woolley; a brother, Cecil Bever, Madras, Oregon; 7 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren. A son, Roy, died in the military service during World War II. Funeral services will be held at the Lemley Chapel, Wed., Oct. 31, 11 a. m. Interment will follow in the Saxon Cemetery.

BEVER, Virginia, age 84, who formerly resided at 614 Ivy Street, passed away in a local hospital on Thursday, October 17, (1963) following an extended illness. Mrs. Bever had resided in Bellingham for the past 50 years. She was a member of the First Christian Church and very active in educational circles prior to her retirement. She was the widow of the late Dr. James Bever who was Registrar and Dean of Bellingham Normal, now Western Washington State College. She leaves to survive her son, Dr. James Bever of Oxford, Ohio; her daughter, Mrs. Virginia Platt of Bowling Green, Ohio; one grandson, Ernst Bever of Oxford, Ohio; two granddaughters, Carolyn Platt, Minnesota, and Phyllis Platt, Bowling Green, Ohio. Rev. James York, pastor of the First Christian Church will conduct funeral services on Monday October 21 at 10:30 a.m. in the Chapel of Bingham & Jerns Funeral Home. Active pall bearers will be Dr. Charles Rice, Mr. S. J. Buchanan, Dr. Allan J. Ross, Dr. Edward Arntzen, Dr. Merle Kuder, Dr. L. W. Brewster. Interment Bay View.

BEVINGTON, Cloid F., age 67, of Rt. 2, Ferndale, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 25, (1961) in a local hospital following an extended illness. Mr. Bevington had formerly resided in Alberta, Canada, and had lived in the Ferndale area for the past 14 years. He is survived by his wife, Lila; his mother, Mrs. May Bevington of New Westminster, B. C.; a brother, Homer Bevington of Seattle and a sister, Mrs. Edna Jestings of San Francisco, Calif. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, Oct. 28, at 1 p. m. in the Moles' Monroe Chapel with the Rev. Ivan R. Smith officiating. Final resting place, Greenacres Memorial Park.

BEVIS, James Jr., age 75 of 1400 12th St., passed away Monday, Dec. 26, (1977). Mr. Bevis was a 55 year resident of this community, a retired coal miner and a member of United Mineworkers Local No. 6481. Surviving 1 son, Donald J. Bevis, Burlingame, Calif.; 1 grandson, Phillip Bevis of Alamo, Calif.; 1 brother, George of Bothell; 1 sister, Mrs. Ina Williams of Lynnwood. At his request there will be no service. Cremation Greenacres Memorial Park. Arrangements by Jones Funeral Home.

BEWLEY, Sadie M., age 76, of Everson, passed away at the home of her daughter, Rt. 2, Everson, Sunday, November 13, (1949) following a short illness. Mrs. Bewley had been a resident of this district for the past four years. Surviving relatives include three daughters, Mrs. Samuel Trehewey, of Sedro Woolley, Mrs. F. G. Inslee, of Seattle, and Mrs. C. O. Larson, of Rt. 2, Everson; two sons, Col. L. V. Bewley, of Bethleham, Penn., and Commander S. A. Bewley, of Vallejo, Calif.; seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Funeral services will be conducted at the Gillies Funeral Home in Sumas, Tuesday, November 15, at 2 p. m. with the Rev. Paul Woodward, of Nooksack, officiating. Cremation.

BEYER, William Carl, age 86 years, of Blaine, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 20, (1960) in a Bellingham hospital. Mr. Beyer had been a Blaine resident for about the past 60 years and leaves to survive, one sister, Mrs. Cecelia Alexander of Mellbrae, Calif. Funeral services will be held in the McKinney Funeral Home in Blaine Monday, Jan. 25, at 11 a. m. with the Rev. Clarence Lund officiating. Final interment in Bay View Cemetery, Bellingham.

BEYERS, Ethel, age 62, passed away at the family home, 519 21st St., Wednesday, Aug. 24, (1955). Mrs. Beyers had been a 55-year resident of this community and leaves to survive her husband, Henry C., at home; one daughter, Mrs. Patricia Johnson of Bellingham; two grandchildren; four bothers, Warren Beavert of Snohomish, Frank Beavert of Seattle, Marvin Weston of Sherwood, Ore.; and Merle Weston of Estacada, Ore.; two sisters, Mrs. May McCormick of Seattle and Mrs. Bertha Archibald of Southerland, Ore. The remains rest at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where services will be conducted by Dr. W. Carl Calhoun, Friday, August 26, at 3 p. m. Cremation.

BEZEMER, Simon, age 75 of 1037 Edson St., Lynden, passed away Monday, May 2, (1977). A 48 year Lynden resident, Mr. Bezemer was a retired inspector for the Washington State Dept. of Agriculture, was a member of the Bethel Christian Reformed Church and a veteran of WWII. On Nov 14, 1929, he was married to Jennie Kieneker in Lynden. Besides his wife, Jennie, he is survived by 4 sisters, Maartje Bezemer, Sjaan Ewit, Jo Bezemer and Nel Wielhower, all in the Netherlands. Funeral services will be conducted Friday, May 6 at 2 p.m. in the Bethel Christian Reformed Church with Rev. Robert Vermeer officiating. Burial will follow in Monumenta Cemetery. Contributions and memorial gifts may be made to the Lynden Christian Schools. Services are under the direction of the Gillies Funeral Home, Lynden.

BEZONA, Alford Anson, age 85, of 6165 Portal Way, Ferndale passed away Mon. July 23, 1979. Mr. Bezona had been a resident of Wash. since 1932. Was a member of the First Christian Church of B'ham. The Odd Fellows Lodge of B'ham and was preceded in death by his wife Faye in March 19, 1978. He is survived by a brother; and sister in law, Mr. & Mrs. G. A. Bezona Sr. of Ferndale, numerous nieces and nephews, including Virginia Walsh of B'ham, Louise Calvary of Ferndale, Glenn A. Bezona Jr. of Ferndale, Robert D. Bezona of B'ham. Bill G. Bezona of Fairbanks, Alaska. Numerous Great Nieces and newphews and great great Nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted in Moles Funeral Home Thurs. July 26th at 2PM, Rev. Richard Talley officiating. Burial will follow in Greenacres Memorial Park. The family suggest memorials to the American Diabetes Fund, Children's Orthopedic Hospital for a favorite charity.

BEZONA, Faye, age 79, of 6169 Portal Way, Ferndale passed away Sun. March 19th, (1978). She had lived in Ferndale since 1937, was a member of the First Christian Church of B'ham. & the B'ham. Rebekah Lodge. She is survived by her husband Anson. Brother-in-law & wife, G. A. & Millie Bezona of Ferndale. Niece, Charmaine Carlson of Calif. Nephew Rod Sheffer of Seattle. Other relatives. Funeral services will be held Weds. March 22nd at 1:30pm at Moles Funeral Chapel, Rev. Graham Hutchins officiating. Interment will follow in Greenacres Memorial Park.

BEZONA, G. A. "Bill", age 78 of 6165 Portal Way, Ferndale, passed away Wed., Oct. 31, 1979. A resident of Ferndale Community for 36 years, he was a member of the United Church of Ferndale, the first president of the Jet Oldsters of Ferndale, and a former member of the Ferndale Lions Club. Mr. Bezona was a water well driller and founded the first Water Association in Whatcom County. He was a charter member of the Washington State Water Well Drillers Assoc. He is survived by his wife Millie, 2 daughters, Virginia Walsh of Bellingham, and Louise Calvery of Ferndale, 3 sons, Glen A. Bezona, Jr. of Ferndale, Robert D. Bezona of Bellingham, and Bill G. Bezona of Fairbanks, Alaska, 23 grandchildren, and 14 greatgrandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Monday, Nov. 5, at 1 pm in The United Church by Rev. Graham Hutchins. Burial will follow in Greenacres Memorial Park under the direction of Moles Funeral Home. The family suggests memorials to the Ferndale Fire dept. Emergency Fund or a favorite church or charity.

BHEAR, Mrs. Merle, age 29, of 1435 Curtis Road, passed away at a local hospital Wednesday, May 30, (1951) following a short illness. Mrs. Bhear had been a life resident of this community and was graduated from Bellingham high school in 1939. Surviving relatives include her husband, Duane; one son, Thomas, both at home; her parents Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Hull, of Bellingham; one sister, Mrs. Vernamell Haug, of Seattle, and numerous nieces and nephews. The remains rest at the Harlow-Hollingsworth funeral home where services will be conducted by the Rev. W. Carl Calhoun Monday, June 4 at 1 p. m. Final resting place, Bay View Cemetery.


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