BORAKER, Charles T., age 73, of Blaine, passed away in a local hospital, Thursday, October 6, (1949) following a lingering illness. Mr. Boraker had been a resident of Ferndale for 37 years prior to moving to Blaine 3 years ago. Surviving relatives include his wife, Ella; two sons, Jewell, of Ferndale, and Alvon, of Seattle; four daughters, Mrs. Ruth Southland, of Blaine, Mrs. Hilda Olsen, of Fresno, Calif., Mrs. Dorothy Finley, of Prineville, Ore., and Mrs. Mildred Butterworth, of Bellingham; 16 grandchildren and one great-grandchild; one sister, Mrs. Minnie Binning, of Santa Ana, California. Funeral services were conducted within the Monroe Mortuary in Ferndale, Monday, October 10 at 1 p. m. with the Revs. Alvor Lofdahl and John Baker officiating. Interment in Woodlawn Cemetery.

BORAKER, Mrs. Ella May of Blaine passed away Monday, December 18, (1972). Mrs. Boraker was 89 years old at the time of her death. She had lived in Whatcom County for 67 years and held membership with the Assembly of God Church. Surviving her are four daughters, Ruth Southland of Blaine, Hilda Olson of Fresno, Calif., Dorothy Finley of Prineville, Ore., and Mildred Butterworth of Bellingham; a son, Eldon of Everett; two sisters, Pearl Hartin of Caseyville, Ill., and Lota Tylor of Fresno; 20 grandchildren, and two great grandchildren. Moles Funeral Home directed the services.

BORCHARDT, Fred F., age 76, of 1919 Eldridge Ave. passed away in a local rest home Saturday, Feb. 27, (1960). Mr. Borchardt had been a 42 year resident of this community and was a retired Barber. Surviving relatives are one daughter, Mrs. I. M. Stark and four grandchildren of Bellingham; four brothers, John and Henry Borchardt of Bellingham, Richard of Salida, Calif., and Walter of Toppenish, Wash., also nieces and nephews. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home where services will be conducted by Dr. Margaret W. Kupfer, Wednesday, March 2, at 3 p. m., followed by cremation.

BORCHARDT, Henry C, age 76, 2605 F Street, passed away in a local hospital Wednesday, June 5, (1963). Mr. Borchardt was a sixty-one year resident of this community, where he was employed by The Bellingham Herald for fifty-nine years as a Linotype Operator, prior to his retirement. He attended the Congregational Church, was a member of Bellingham Lodge No. 194, B.P.O.E., and was a member of the International Typographical Union. Survivors are his widow, Mildred, at home; two daughters, Mrs. Richard N. Miller, Chattanooga, Tenn., and Mrs. Robert E. Carney, Mount Vernon; five grandchildren; two brothers, Richard of Salida, Calif., and Walter of Walla Walla. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home where services will be conducted by Rev. Don S. Lamka Friday, June 7 at 4:30 p.m., followed by cremation.

BORCHARDT, John C., age 79, of 1577 Northwest Road, passed away in a local sanitarium Friday, Sept. 2, (1960). A resident of Bellingham for the past 58 years, Mr. Borchardt was formerly owner and operator of the Union Iron Works; was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church; was a member and Past Grange Master of the North Bellingham Grange; was a member of the B. P. O. Elks Lodge No. 194. Survivors are three brothers, Henry, of Bellingham, Richard, of Salida, Calif. and Walter, of Toppenish; numerous nieces and nephews including Mrs. I. M. Stark, of Bellingham. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home where services will be conducted by Pastor E. M. Butenshon Tuesday, Sept. 6 at 1:30 p. m. Final resting place Bay View Cemetery.

BORCHERS, Louis A, age 68, 921 Key Street, passed away in a local hospital Monday, January 6, (1964). Mr. Borchers was a retired dispatcher for Puget Sound Power & Light and had resided here the past 39 years. He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church; Whatcom Lodge No. 151, F.&A.M.; Maple Leaf Chapter No. 58, O.E.S.; Electrical Workers Union, Local No. 77, and a veteran of World War I. Surviving are his widow, Grace E., at home; three sons, Donald E., Mercer Island; Robert L., Altadena, Cal.; Curtis E., Little Rock, Arkansas; seven grandchildren; one sister, Mrs. Leila Irwin, Seattle; three nieces and one nephew. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home where services will be conducted by Rev. Arthur Bezanson and Officers of Whatcom Lodge No. 151, F.&A.M., Friday, January 10 at 1:00 p.m. Final resting place Greenacres Memorial Park.

BORDEN, George Sr., age 77, of Blaine, passed away Monday Sept. 15, (1958) in an Ellensburg hospital following a short illness. He was a member of the Congregational Church and the Kulshan Masonic Lodge in Blaine. Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Mae Borden of Blaine, George Borden Jr. of Blaine; four grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; one sister, in South Dakota. Following cremation a memorial service will be held at the Congregational Church, Thursday, Sept. 18, at 2 p. m.

BORDEN, Ida M., age 78, of 913 Wilson Street, passed away in a local hospital on Monday, July 2, (1962). Mrs. Borden had resided in this community for the past fifty years, and was a member of the Salvation Army, and Daughters of America. Survivors are a niece and nephews, including G. Milton Elliott of Bellingham. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home where services will be conducted by Capt. Jack Brown on Thursday, July 5 at 3:00 P. M. Final resting place Bay View.

BORDEN, Mae Pearce, age 80 of Blaine passed away Oct. 1, 1960 in a Bellingham hospital. Mrs. Borden was born January 20, 1880 in New Jersey, and came to Blaine in 1942 from Snoqualmie Falls. She was a member of the Congregational Church of Blaine and the Order of Eastern Star of Blaine, also the Daughters of the Nile and the Zenobia Club of Bellingham. Mrs. Borden is survived by 1 son, George R. Borden Jr. of Bellingham; 4 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. Memorial services will be held Tuesday, Oct. 4 at 2 p. m. in the Blaine Congregational Church with the Rev. Evan David officiating, under the direction of the McKinney Funeral Home.

BORDEN, Samuel R., age 61, of 1617 Fairhaven Street, passed away in a local hospital Monday, June 14, (1948). Mr. Borden had resided in this community for the past 40 years and was an operating engineer for the Clyde Croy Construction Co. Deceased was a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church, Daughters of America, and International Operating Engineers, of Seattle. Surviving relatives are the widow, Ida, at home; one brother, Leet Elliott, of Shasta, Calif.; two nephews, Joe and Milton Elliott, of Bellingham, and cousins, Mr. and Mrs Charles Simmons, of Sapho, Wash. The remains are at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where services will be conducted by the Rev. George A. Arthur Wednesday, June 16, at 3:03 (sic) p. m. Final resting place, Bay View.

BORDER, David N., 50 6058 Buelah Ave., Ferndale, died Saturday at home. He was born Oct. 5, 1934, in Erie, Ill., and lived in Ferndale for 18 years. He was a past member of the Ferndale Kiwanis Club and Intalco Christian Fellowship. He was also a member of the Antique Auto Restorers of Bellingham, the Northwest Steelheaders and Intalco Golf League. He is survived by his wife, Colleen, one sister, two daughters, three brothers and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives. Visitation will be Wednesday from 7 to 10:30 a.m. at Moles Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Moles Funeral Home, with the Rev. Wilfred Gunderson officiating. Graveside services will be at 4 p.m. Wednesday at Evergreen Cemetery, Everett. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, 2222 Lakeway Drive, Bellingham, 98226.
(From the Bellingham Herald, November 5, 1984) Submitted by Merrily Lawson.

BORDIGNON, Frank J., age 58, passed away at the family home, 1446 Sunset Avenue, Friday, August 23, (1946). Mr. Bordignon had been a resident of this community for the past 24 years and leaves to survive his widow, Mary B., and one son, Frank J. Jr., both at home; three sisters in Italy, and one nephew, Frank J. Bordignon, of San Francisco, Calif. The remains are at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth, where services will be conducted by Mr. George McMasters, Tuesday, August 27, at 3 p. m. Final resting place, Woodlawn.

BOREN, Ruben L., age 70, of Deming passed away in a local hospital Thursday, Nov. 15, (1956). Mr. Boren had resided in that community for the past 50 years; had attended the Deming Presbyterian Church and was a member of the Bellingham Camera Club and Photographers Association. Surviving relatives are his widow, Pearl and one son, Wilfred both at home; one daughter, Mrs. Robert Thompson of Olympia; two grandchildren; one brother, Dye, of Carpenteria, Calif.; two sisters, Mrs. Jim Watson of Carpenteria, Calif., and Mrs. Tom Guffey of Sedro Woolley, also numerous nieces and nephews. The remains rest at Jones' Harlow-Hollingsworth Funeral Home where services will be conducted by the Rev. Albert C. Gunderson Monday, Nov. 19, at 3:30 p. m. Final resting place Bay View.

BORG, Dolly F., age 38 of Marysville, died Aug. 23, 1979 in an Everett hospital. Born April 25, 1941 at Bellingham, where she was raised and graduated from high school. Lived in Marysville for the past 15 years. She was a member of the O.E.S. Afton Chapter 103, Marysville & Everett YMCA Auxiliary. She leaves her husband, Herbert at home; son, David & daughter, Debra, both at home. Funeral services Mon., Aug. 27, 1979, 11 a.m. at Schaefer-Shipman Funeral Home, Marysville. Burial will follow at Everett.

BORG, Sadie L, age 72, of 2415 D Street, passed away in a local hospital Tuesday, July 22, (1952). Mrs. Borg had resided in Bellingham for the past 11 years and was a member of the Garden Street Methodist Church. Surviving relatives include two sons, Alfred Borg, of Champaign, Ill., and Theodore Borg, of Pateros, Wash.; 10 grandchildren; five brothers, A. F. Elsbree, of Lynden, J. W. Elsbree, of Bellingham, C. F. Elsbree, of Tacoma, A. G. Elsbree, of Seattle, and E. E. Elsbree, of Lake Stevens, Wash., and a number of nieces, nephews and other relatives. The remains rest at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where services will be conducted by the Rev. Daniel E. Taylor, Friday, July 25, at 1 p. m. Final resting place, Saxon Cemetery.

BORGER, Alice Cleona, age 31, of Route 2, Sedro Woolley, passed away at a Burlington hospital, Tuesday, November 28, (1950) following a short illness. Surviving relatives include her husband, Arnold, and two sons, Douglas and Garry Burl, all at home; her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Dan Hoy, of Route 2, Sedro Woolley; a sister, Mrs. Ruth White, of Sultan; two brothers, Jim Hoy, of Route 5, Bellingham, and Corporal Billie D. Hoy, in the U. S. Army in Japan; one step-daughter, Shirley Ann. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, December 5, 2 p. m. from the Gillies Funeral Home in Sumas with E. R. Remington, officiating. Interment Sumas Cemetery.

BORGESON, Francis R., 64, of Sedro Woolley, passed away in a local hospital Sunday, May 12, (1957). Mr. Borgeson had resided in Skagit and Whatcom Counties his entire life and leaves to survive one brother, Milton C. and one sister, Mrs. Eugene M. Fletcher, both of Seattle. The remains rest at the Jones' Harlow-Hollingsworth Funeral Home where PRIVATE services will be conducted by the Rev. Harold K. Lawrence Wednesday, May 15, at 1 p. m. Final resting place Bay View.

BORGESON, Milton C. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a. m. Friday at Adams Forkner Funeral Home in Seattle for Milton C. Borgeson, a native of Bellingham who died Sunday (December 29, 1963) in a Seattle hospital at the age of 73. Graveside services at 3 p.m. Friday will be held at Bay View Cemetery. Mr. Borgeson went to Seattle 18 years ago from Arlington, where he had operated a chicken ranch for 10 years. He was a veteran of World War I. He is survived by his sister, Mrs. Florence B. Fletcher of Seattle, with whom he lived.

BORGSTEN, Christine H., age 83 years, 2130 Franklin Street, passed away at her home, Monday, October 13, (1947) following a lingering illness. Born in Sweden she came to Custer forty-two years ago where she resided until 1929 when she moved to Bellingham. Mrs. Borgsten is survived by her husband, Haaken; one son Simon,of the home; two daughters, Mrs. Emma Gardiner, Tacoma, Mrs. Anna Kramer, Custer; one nephew, Olaf Johnson, Bellingham; three grandchildren, a sister in Sweden, and other relatives. Funeral servies will be conducted Thursday afternoon, October 16, at 2 p. m. from the Monroe Funeral Chapel in Ferndale. Burial in Woodlawn Cemetery.

BORGSTEN, Hoken S., age 90, of 2130 Franklin, passed away at home Monday, March 10th, (1952), following a lengthy illness. Mr. Borgsten had been a former resident of Custer, Wash. He had lived in Bellingham for the past 23 years. He is survived by one son, Simon Borgsten at home; one daughter, Emma Gardner, Tacoma; two grandchildren and a brother, in Sweden. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, March 13, at 2 p. m. from the Monroe chapel at Ferndale, with the Rev. Sylvester Rue officiating. Interment, Woodlawn.

BORGSTROM, Carl E., age 66 years of 1408 E. Victor Street, passed away at the family home, Wednesday, February 19, (1947). Mr. Borgstrom was a retired lumberman and had resided in Bellingham for the past twenty-nine years. He was a member of the Calvary Pentecostal Church. Mr. Borgstrom leaves to survive him his wife, Mrs. Letta Borgstrom; one son, Harold E., of the city; one daughter, Mrs. Beatrice Anderson, city; one grandson, Harold Edward Borgstrom Jr., city; two brothers, Anton Borgstrom, in Sweden, and Leonard Borgstrom, of Cour d'Alene, Idaho, and one sister, Mrs. Esther Johnson, Lewiston, Idaho. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, February 22, at 2 p. m. within the Cathedral Chapel of the Westford-Beck Funeral Home with Rev. Elsie Johnson, pastor of the Calvary Pentecostal Church officiating. Interment in Bay View.

BORGSTROM, Florence A, age 88, of Yakima, passed away in that city Thursday, May 5, (1949) following a lingering illness. Mrs. Borgstrom had been a resident of Bellingham for 14 years prior to moving to Yakima in February, 1948. She also had resided in Sumas. Mrs. Borgstrom was a member of the Calvary Pentecostal Church of Bellingham. Surviving relatives include one daughter-in-law, Mrs. Ralph Bailey, of Yakima; two grandsons, Harold Bailey, of Yakima, and Marcus Bailey, of Ellensburg; one granddaughter, Mrs. Ruth Rolstadt, of Yakima, also eight great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, May 7, at 10 a. m. at the Calvary Pentecostal Church with the Rev. Elsie Johnson officiating. Interment in Bay View Cemetery under the direction of the Gillies Funeral Home in Lynden.

BORGSTROM, Sett, age 62, of Route 1, Ferndale, passed away at his home Wednesday, Jan. 15, (1958) following an extended illness. Mr. Borgstrom had been a resident of Whatcom County for the past 34 years, and was a member of the Lutheran Free Church of Ferndale, Ferndale Lodge No. 264, F & AM; Chapter 223 OES, and the Washington Co-Op. he is survived by his wife, Agnes; one son, Doniel at home; two daughters, Mrs. Christine Puckett of Seattle; Mrs. Leda Pendley of Everett; six grandchildren; one great-grandchild; several brothers and sisters in Sweden. Funeral services will be held in the Monroe Funeral Chapel in Ferndale, Wednesday, Jan. 22, at 1 p. m. with the Rev. E. P. Dreyer officiating. Final resting place Woodlawn Cemetery.

BORING, Lloyd V. age 49 who resided at 1609 F Street passed away on Friday April 26, (1963) as a result of an accident. Mr. Boring had resided in Bellingham for the past 19 years. He was a member of the Fishermans Union and B.P.O.E. Lodge No. 194. He leaves to survive his wife Mrs. Irene Boring of the family home, two sons Jack of Bellingham and Franklin L. of Calif. One daughter Mrs. Barbara Webb of Sacramento, Calif. Two sisters Mrs. Thelma Russo, Calif. and Mrs. Stella McAully of Portland. Four grandsons and one grand daughter. Funeral services will be on Tuesday, April 30 at 2 p.m. in the Chapel of Bingham & Jerns Funeral Home. Interment Greenacres Memorial Park.

BORNSTEIN, Charles B., S/Sgt., age 35 at time of death (1949), on Mount Belveder in Italy, while serving with the Ski Troopers, was returned to Bellingham. Sgt. Bornstein had attended the Whatcom High School and was a graduate of the Port Angeles High School and had been the manager of the Eagles Club in that city before enlisting in the army, April 7, 1942. Surviving is his father, Henry, and one brother, Darrell K., both of Bellingham. Graveside military services will be conducted by the officers of the William Matthews Post No. 1585, V. F. W., Saturday, March 5, at 1:30 p. m. at Greenacres Memorial Park under the direction of Harlow-Hollingsworth.

BORNSTEIN, Henry Maurice, age 88 of 310 E. Magnolia, passed away Sat. Aug. 28, (1976). Mr. Bornstein was a 60 year resident of this community and worked in and about Bellingham for many years as a shingle weaver. He was the retired manager of the Fish Market at Home Market, was an avid fisherman and hunter and well known for these sports. Later in life he was employed by the Denver Burtenshaw Concessions and was a member of the Culinary Worker & Bartenders Union Local No. 451. He was active at the Old Settlers Picnic at Pioneer Park, Ferndale for many years, member of Bellingham Aeri No. 32 FOE and the Senior Citizens. Surviving 1 son, Darrell, City; 4 brothers, Charles, Morris, Myer, all City; Milton, Las Vegas, Nevada, 2 sisters, Mrs. Pauline Hoke, Mrs. Bee Odell both city, 3 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren. Services Tuesday Aug. 31, 10:30 am at the Jones Funeral Home, Mr. Art Olson officiating. Interment Greenacres Memorial Park. Contributions may be made to the Heart Association or your favorite charity.

BORNSTEIN, Milton, age 82, 1322 Alabama, passed away Mon. Sept. 17, 1979 in British Columbia. He was born July 14, 1897 in Bellingham, Wash. He moved from Las Vegas in July of this year. He is survived by 1 son, Milton C. Bornstein of Bellingham, 3 brothers, Charles A., Maurice and Myer A., 1 sister, Mrs. Pauline Hoke, all of City and numerous nieces & nephews. Services will be held Thurs. Sept. 20 at 1pm at the Jones Funeral Home. Cremation to follow at Greenacres Crematoroum. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Fund.

BOROUGHS, Elizabeth, age 92 of 909 Meridian South, Puyallup, passed away in a Puyallup nursing home, Dec. 20, 1979. She had been a lifetime resident of Bellingham prior to moving to Puyallup. She was a member of the Congregational Church. Graveside services will be held Mon., Dec. 24, 1979 at 10AM in Bayview Cemetery. Under the direction of Veroske, Jerns & LeVeck Funeral Home.

BOROUGHS, Charles Melvin, 88, 3223 Greenwood Ave., died Sunday (May 28, 1972) after an extended illness. A resident of Bellingham for four years he had previously lived on Lummi Island 17 years. He was a member of the Congregational Church in Bellingham and a retired railroad employe and auditor for Alaska Railroad. Survivors include the widow, Elizabeth May; and two brothers, Homer of Bellingham and Samuel of Salt Lake City, Utah. Services are pending at Bingham and Jerns Funeral Chapel.

BOROUGHS, Halcy Edna, age 79 of 1310 Easton A, passed away in Seattle Tuesday, April 27, (1976) following a lengthy illness. Born in Athens, Illinois, Mrs. Boroughs had been a resident of this community for the past 60 years, was an active participant in St. James Presbyterian Church as well as numerous community civic clubs and organizations. Mr. and Mrs. Boroughs celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary June 1, 1975. Surviving husband, Homer Sr., 2 sons, Mr. Homer Boroughs Jr. and Mr. Robert H. Boroughs both of Seattle, 1 daughter, Mrs. Rebecca Ann Scribner of Seattle, 1 brother, Mr. Arthur Hughes of Athens, Illinois, 6 grandsons. Funeral services Friday, April 30, 11:30 a. m., Jones Funeral Home, with Rev. Wayne Keller and Chaplain Wayne Kildall, Lt. Col., U. S. Army Ret. officiating. Interment Bay View Cemetery.

BOROUGHS, Lottie Martha age 75, of 1502 23rd St., passed away at home Saturday, Aug. 25, (1962). A resident of Bellingham since 1918, Mrs. Boroughs was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints; was a member of the Women of Fairhaven and the Bellingham Community Club. Survivors are her husband, Samuel H. at home; one son, Herbert P. Boroughs of Anchorage, Alaska; one daughter, Mrs. Juanita Adkinson of Mount Lake Terrace; one grandchild; father, Ed Loudon of Monroe; one brother, Oscar Loudon of Mill Valley, Calif.; one sister, Mrs. Vesta Jameson of South Burnaby, B. C. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home where services will be conducted Wednesday, Aug. 29 at 10 a. m. Graveside services will follow at Evergreen Cemetery in Seattle at 1:30 p. m.

BORROMEO, Sister Mary, age 68, who resided in Ketchikan, Alaska, passed away in that city Monday, Dec. 22, (1958) following an extended illness. Sister Borremeo had resided in Alaska the past two years. She entered the Order of St. Joseph's of Newark in 1918 and spent most of her religious life in hospital work in the Northwest. She leaves to survive her sister, Mrs. Julia Mahoney of County Cork, Ireland; one brother, Cornelius Crowley of Toronto, Canada. Requiem High Mass will be celebrated in the Sacred Heart Church on Friday Dec. 26, at 10 a. m. with Rev. Father Thomas R. Hanley as celebrant. Interment in Bay View Cemetery under the direction of Bingham and Jerns Funeral Home.

BORTON, Mary, Dods, Resident of 206 E. St. NE, Auburn, died suddenly at her home April 20, (1976). Born in Hungary, Oct. 28, 1922, she came to Canada at the age of 3 yr. old, living in Abbotsford, B. C. and the Sumas area, 1931 to 1950, then in Auburn in 1955. Member of the Lady Trainmen. She is survived by one son, James L. Dods of Federal Way; one brother, Steve Dallas of Crescent Beach, B. C.; three sisters, Mrs. John (Margaret) Smith of Renton, Mrs. Mort (Julia) Tribe of Abbotsford, B. C., Mrs. Helen Nagy of Mission, B. C.; one granddaughter, Shannon Lee Dods of Federal Way. Funeral services will be held Sat., April 24 at 1 p.m. at the Price-Helton Funeral Chapel, Auburn. Services conclude at the chapel. Committal services at Mt. View Cemetery Monday at 10 a.m.

BOS, Anna Marie, age 68 of Rt. 1, Sumas passed away suddenly in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, Friday, August 31, (1962). She had been a resident of Sumas since 1944 and was a member of the Sumas Christian Reformed Church. Surviving are her husband, Henry, two sons, John H. and George both of Sumas, five daughters, Mrs. Jennie Vischer of Platte, South Dakota, Mrs. Katherine Jeltema of Denver, Colo., Mrs. Margaret Buwalda of Waupum, Wis., Mrs. Jessie Snider of Lynden, Mrs. Francis Bylsma of Santa Marie, Calif., two brothers, John DeJong in Holland and Albert DeJong, Harvey, Ill. Also 32 grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at the Sumas Christian Reformed Church Wednesday, Sept. 5 at 2 p. m. with Rev. John Entingh officiating. Burial will follow in the Monumenta Cemetery under the direction of the Gillies Funeral Home.

BOS, Evert, age 84 years, passed away in Everett Monday, January 26, (1948). He had been a resident of Everett since 1934, and had previously lived in the Lynden district. Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. Jacoba Kamperman, Lynden, Mrs. Jennie Staalduine, of Formost, Alberta, Mrs. Len VanderHoek, Abbotsford, B. C.; three sons, John D., Richard J., and Edward J., all in Everett; two brothers in Holland; thirty-three grandchildren, and eleven great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, January 28, at 1 p. m. from the Gillies Funeral Home at Lynden, Rev. George Hankamp, officiating. Interment in the Monumenta Cemetery.

BOS, Henry, age 73 of Sumas, passed away in a local hospital Friday, January 24, (1964) following a short illness. Mr. Bos was a 20 year resident of Sumas and was born in Holland in 1890. He came to new Holland, South Dakota in 1911 and in 1915 was married to Anna Marie, who preceded him in death in 1962. The family moved to Sumas in 1943. Surviving are 2 sons, John H. and George of Sumas, 5 daughters, Mrs. Jennie Visscher of Platte, So. Dakota, Mrs. Katherine Jeltema of Denver, Colorado, Mrs. Margaret Buwalda of Waupun, Wisconsin, Mrs. Jessie Snider of Lynden, Mrs. Frances Bylsma, Seattle, 3 brothers, Jake Bos of Lynden, Adrian of Waupun, Wisconsin and John of Sumas, 3 sisters, Mrs. Jessie Van Mersbergen of Lynden, 32 grandchildren. Memorial services will be held Monday January 27 in the Sumas Christian Reformed Church at 2 p. m. with Rev. John Entingh officiating. Burial will follow in the Monumenta Cemetery under the direction of the Gillies Funeral Home.

BOSMAN, Edward J., age 26 of 464 E. Wiser Lake Rd., Lynden, passed away on Wed. Feb. 14, 1979. A lifetime county resident, Mr. Bosman had owned & operated Bosman Construction Co. A member of New Life Fellowship, he had attended Lynden Christian High School and was married to Linda Kok in Lynden, on Nov. 26, 1971. Besides his wife Linda he is survived by 2 daughters, Kelly and Stephanie at home, his parents, Mr. & Mrs. John B. Bosman of Lynden, 2 brothers, Richard of Lynden and John of Bellingham, 5 sisters, Mrs. Dolores Heusinkveld and Mrs. Karen Vonhof both of Sioux Center, Iowa, Mrs. Sandi Mehl of Denver, Colorado, Mrs. Evelyn Kloostra of Jenison, Michigan and Miss Lynette Bosman of Lynden, his father and mother-in-law, Mr. & Mrs. Hilbert Kok of Lynden and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. Funeral services will be conducted on Sat. Feb. 17 at 2pm in New Life Fellowship with Pastor Ronald Slater officiating. Burial will follow in Monumenta Cemetery. Contributions and memorial gifts may be made to new Life Fellowship. Services are under the direction of the Gillies Funeral Home, Lynden.

BOSMAN, Henry, age 64 of 1326 VanDyk Rd., Lynden, passed away suddenly Friday, April 9, (1976). A life time resident of Lynden. Mr. Bosman operated a farm on the VanDyk Rd. for many years and was member of the First Christian Reform Church in Lynden. He was also a member of the Puget Sound Antique Tractor Association and was married to Lena VanderHouwen, March 26, 1937 in Yakima. Besides his wife, Lena, he is survived by a son, Delbert and his wife, Pat Bosman in Bellingham; 2 daughters and their husbands, Sheryl and Raymond Boersema in Littleton, Colorado and Marlae and`Douglas Veldkamp in Mt. Vernon; 5 grandchildren; 7 brothers, William, Herman, John, Ben, Albert (Shorty), James and Pete Bosman all of Lynden and 4 sisters, Mrs. Nellie (Wilburn) Terpstra, Mrs. Etta (Clarence) Bode, Mrs. Jenny Bode all of Lynden and Mrs. Esther (John) Rupke, of Grand Rapids, Michigan. Funeral services will be conducted Tues., Apr. 13 at 1 p. m. in the First Christian Reform Church with Rev. Arie Leegwater officiating. Interment will follow in the Monumenta Cemetery. Services are under the direction of the Gillies Funeral Home, Lynden.

BOSON, Nils, 1003 17th St., age 79, passed away Saturday, April 16, (1966). A thirty-two year resident of this city, Mr. Boson was a member of St. Paul's Episcopal Church, and was head of the Music Department at Western Washington State College for twelve years before retiring. Survivors are his widow, Helen B., at home; a daughter, Mrs. Monte Solkover of Bellevue, and a grandson, Mark Solkover. Services were conducted by Rev. John B. Winn Tuesday, April 19 at 3 p.m. at the Jones Funeral Home followed by cremation.

BOSSART, Homer R., age 70. A resident of Birdsview community since 1936 died suddenly at his home on Sat. (Oct. 21, 1978). He was born in Kansas in 1908. He was a retired farmer and chain saw dealer. He is survived by his wife, Rosemarie; a daughter, Betty Becker of Astoria, Ore.; 3 sisters, Edna Carpenter of Idaho, Virginia Dohner of Blaine, Zella Foster of Colorado; a step brother, Paul Close of Sedro Woolley; his mother, Zeffa Humel of Blaine; 1 grandson. Funeral services Lemley Chapel, Sedro Woolley, Thurs., Oct. 26 at 1 p.m. Interment Hawthorne Lawn Cemetery, Mt. Vernon.

BOSSENBROCK, Garrett, age 57 years of Rt. 1, Ferndale, passed away a home Sunday, February 24, (1957) following an extended illness. He had been a resident of the Paradise community since 1906. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Bellingham; the Washington Co-Op; and had been a school teacher for 17 years, and was county school superintendent for 1 year. Survivors include one daughter, Miss Carmen Bossenbrock of Dryden, Wash.; one son, Wilbert, Seattle; one sister, Mrs. Bella Martin, of Lynden. Funeral services will be held in the Monroe Funeral Home Tuesday, Feb. 26 at 1:30 p. m. with the Rev. James Hughes officiating. final resting place Woodlawn Cemetery.

BOSSENBROCK, John, age 80 years, resident of Route 1, Ferndale, passed away at a local hospital Saturday, August 31, (1946) following a lingering illness. Surviving relatives are one daughter, Mrs. Della Martin, Route 2, Lynden; one son, Garrett, Route 1, Ferndale; also five grandchildren and two sisters and one brother in The Netherlands. Funeral services will be conducted from the Monroe Funeral Chapel Tuesday, September 3, at 10 a. m. following the services the body will be shipped to Waupan, Wisconsin.

BOSSENBROCK, Minnie V., age 55, of Rt. 1, Ferndale, passed away at home Saturday, Aug. 27, (1955). Mrs. Brossenbrock (sic) had resided in Whatcom County for the past 40 years, was a member of the Fist Baptist Church of Bellingham, the Washington Education Ass'n., was secretary of the Whatcom County Christian Teachers Association, Delta Kappa Gamma Society and had taught in the North Bellingham School for several years. Surviving relatives include the husband, Garrett at home; one son, Richard T. Albers of Anchorage, Alaska; one step-son, Wilbert Bossenbrock of Seattle; one step-daughter, Miss Carmen Bossenbrock of Wenatchee; three grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Hattie DeJong of Lynden, and Mrs. Jennie Aho of Vallejo, Calif.; two brothers, Jack Van Wyhe of Tacoma, and Garrett Van Whye of Seattle; mother, Mrs. Wilhelmina Van Whye of Lynden. The remains rest at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where services will be conducted by Dr. Charles Durden Wednesday, August 31, at 1 p. m. Final resting place, Woodlawn Cemetery.

BOSTON, Edward H., age 77 years, passed away at the family residence, 1403 J Street, Friday, February 13, (1948) after a lingering illness. Mr. Boston has been a resident of Whatcom county for the past sixty-three years and was a member of the First Congregational church, the Old Settlers' Pioneer association, and the Clam Diggers' club of Lynden. Surviving relatives include the widow, Mrs. Lena May Boston; one sister, Mrs. J. P. Felmay, of Ferndale; also two nieces and two nephews. Funeral services were held at the Bingham-Dahlquist & Jerns Funeral Home, Monday, February 16, at 2 p. m. with Messrs. W. Carl Calhoun and Chester Rutledge, officiating. Interment in Bay View cemetery. Those acting as casketbearers were Messrs. Bertram Foster, Ezra Thompson, H. C. Wilson, C. E. McDaniel, C. M. Iddins and Arthur Allen.

BOSTON, Lena May, age 87, who resided in Seattle, Wash., passed away on Sunday, Dec. 23, (1962) following and extended illness. Mrs. Boston was a former resident of Bellingham. She leaves to survive her nephew Ralph Childs of Olympia. Rev. Grant Whipple will conduct funeral services Thursday, Dec. 27, at 2 p. m. in the Chapel of Bingham & Jerns Funeral Home. Interment Bay View Cemetery.

BOSTROM, Lillian G., age 67, 2186 Mt. Baker Highway, passed away Sunday, June 14, (1964) Mrs. Bostrom was a fifty-one-year resident of this community, a member of the Garden Street Methodist Church; Past Matron, Order of Eastern Star, Maple Leaf Chapter No. 58; Past Royal Matron, Order of Amaranth; Past Worthy High Priestess, White Shrine of Jerusalem; Mother Advisor, Rainbow Girls; Girl Scout Leader and 4-H Club leader. Survivors are her husband, Albert W., Sr., at home; two sons, Robert C., city; Dr. A. W. Bostrom Jr., Yakima; six grandsons and two granddaughters; one sister, Mrs. Agnes Kreitlow, city; two brothers, Stanley R. Pehrson, city, and Hart C. Pehrson of Winona, Minn. Services will be conducted by Rev. Donovan McVicker and officers of Eastern Star, Maple Leaf Chapter No. 58, Wednesday, June 17 at 1 p. m. at the Jones Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Bay View Cemetery.

BOSTROM, Marion, age 60, of 747 No. 78th, Seattle, passed away in Bellingham, Monday, Feb. 6. (1961) Mrs. Bostrom had been a resident of Bellingham for 15 years before moving to Seattle 25 years ago. Surviving relatives include the husband, Hjalmar D., at the family home; three sons, Jack A. and Donald H., both of Seattle, and James A. of Great Falls, Mont.; nine grandchildren, a brother, Andrew Bowdish of Rockaway, Ore., and a sister, Mrs. Celia McGinnis of Bellingham. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home where services will be conducted by Rev. Father W. Robert Webb, Friday, Feb. 10, at 1 p. m. Cremation.

BOSTROM, Martin, age 74, of Blaine, passed away Tuesday, April 21, (1959), in a local hospital. Survivors include his wife, Dora of Blaine; two daughters, Mrs. Martha Lindquist of Bellingham and Mrs. Ruth Botten of Stanwood; two sons, George of Bremerton, Martin Jr., of Bellingham; 15 grandchildren, one great-grandchild. Funeral services will be conducted Friday, April 24, at 2 p. m. from the McKinney Funeral Home with Rev. Arthur Munger officiating. Interment Enterprise Cemetery.

BOSTROM, Nina A., passed away at the family home, 3016 Elizabeth Street Wednesday, August 29, (1951). Mrs. Bostrom had resided in this community for the past 39 years and was a member of the Lady Lions. Surviving relatives are her husband, Frank B., at home; parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Shepard, of Bellingham; one brother, Jack Shepard, of Los Angeles, Calif.; uncles and aunts, Mr. and Mrs. Sam Baker, Mrs. Helen E. Hildebrand, Mr. and Mrs. Albert M. Shepard and Mr. and Mrs. Marion T. Shepard, all of Bellingham, also Mrs. M. K. Chess, of Puyallup, and Mrs. Leona Berks, of Jerome, Ida.; Uncles Lealon C. Ervin, of Bellingham, and J. Leonard Ervin, of Drain, Ore. The remains rest at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where services will be conducted by the Rev. Clarence Haugen Friday, August 31, at 1 p. m. Final resting place, Greenacres Memorial Park.

BOSTWICK, Emma L, age 73 years, of Lynden, passed away Friday, February 21, (1947), while visiting in Riverside, California. She had been a resident of Lynden for the past forty-six years, and was a member of the Lynden Methodist Church, Order of the Eastern Star, and Rebekah Lodges. She is survived by her husband, Frank L.; two daughters, Mrs. Martha Quimby, of Seattle, Mrs. Marvel Casper, of Grandview, Wash.; three sons, Charles A., of Cashmere, Wash., Lauren L., of Riverside, California, Otho Z., of Kent, Wash.; one sister, Mrs. L. E. Eyth, of Topeka, Kansas; one brother, Harry S. Sultan, of LeCompton, Kansas; and seven grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Friday, February 28, at 1:30 p. m. from Gillies Funeral Home in Lynden. Interment in Lynden Cemetery.

BOSTWICK, Frank Lee, age 83 years, of Lynden, passed away at a local hospital Sunday, Oct. 11, (1953), following a short illness. He had been a resident of the Lynden district for the past 49 years and was Past Master of the Lynden Masonic Lodge and Past Patron of the Lynden Chapter of the O. E. S.; also a member of Oddfellows Lodge and of the Whatcom County Rural Mail Carriers Association. Mr. Bostwick is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Mertha (Martha) Quinby and Mrs. Marvel Burton, both of Seattle; three sons, Charles A., of Cashmere, Lauren L. of Lynden, Otho V., of Auburn; eight grandchildren, five great-grandchildren; one brother, Bert, of Bellingham. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, October 14, at 1 p. m. from the Lynden Methodist Church with the Rev. Floyd E. Wells officiating, followed by the Masonic Ritualistic services at the graveside. Interment, Lynden Cemetery, under direction of the Gillies Funeral Home in Lynden.

BOSTWICK, Irvin George, age 61, of Route 1, Custer, passed away at home Tuesday, Aug. 20, (1957), following a short illness. He had resided in Lynden for the past 54 years, and was a veteran of World War I. Mr. Bostwick is survived by his wife Emma; two daughters, Evelyn at home, and Geraldine West of Blaine; two sisters, Joyce Bostwick of Etiwanda, Calif., and Faith Smith of Spokane; three brothers, Melvin of Custer, Lowell of Bellingham, and Frederick of Philadelphia, Pa.; one aunt, Mrs. Sue Burger of Etiwanda, Calif.; one uncle, Bert Bostwick of Bellingham; seven nieces and nephews. Private funeral services will be conducted Friday, Aug. 23, at 10 a. m. from the Gillies Funeral Home in Lynden with Rev. Floyd Wells officiating. Interment in Lynden Cemetery. Please omit flowers; those who wish may donate to the Heart Fund.

BOTH, Frank L., 2522 Meridian St., age 74, passed away Tuesday, May 31, (1966). A lifetime resident of this community, Mr. Both was a member of Albert J. Hamilton Post No. 7 and the Culinary & Beverage Workers Union No. 529. Survivors are a brother Duane E. Both; two sisters, Mrs. Charlotte Mathiesen and Mrs. Hazel Bowman, of this city, and a nephew, Ronald Jones. Services will be conducted by Dr. J. Vincent Crane Thursday, June 2 at 3 p. m. at the Jones Funeral Home. Cremation will follow.

BOTH, Gerome George, age 55, of 2301 Ellis Street, a lifetime resident of Whatcom County, passed away Sunday, Nov. 18, (1956), in a local hospital. Mr. Both was born in Wahl and was a member of the International Longshoreman and Warehouse Men's Union Local 1-7. Surviving relatives include his widow, Maude at home; three step-daughters, Mrs. Hazel Rockwood and Mrs. Donna Jean Johnson, both of Seattle; Mrs. Dorothy Bagley of San Pedro, Calif.; two sisters, Mrs. Charlotte Mathiesen and Mrs. Hazel Bowman, both of Bellingham; two brothers, Duane E. and Frank L. Both, also of Bellingham. Remains rest at Jones Harlow-Hollingsworth Funeral home where services will be conducted by Dr. W. Carl Calhoun, Wednesday, Nov. 21, at 10:30 a. m. Final resting place, Greenacres Memorial Park.

BOTH, Olga E., age 47 years, passed away at a local hospital Saturday, Nov. 10, (1945), following a lingering illness. Mrs. Both had lived in Bellingham for the past 23 years. Her survivors include the husband, Gerome G. Both, Bellingham; father and mother, Mr. and Mrs. John Ohlund, and one brother, Howard F. Ohlund, all of Everson, Wash.; one sister Mrs. Edna Fullner, of Lawrence, Wash. The remains rest at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where services will be conducted by Rev. Harvey Robinson Wednesday, Nov. 14, at 3 p. m. Final resting place, Nooksack Cemetery.

BOTHELL, Mrs. Roselena, age 72 of Blaine passed away in a local hospital Sunday, November 13, (1960), following a brief illness. Mrs. Bothell was a member of the Methodist Church in Bothell and leaves to survive, her husband, Robert of Blaine; one son, Homer of Oak Harbor, and one daughter, Mrs. Bernadine Leonard of Seattle; also two sisters. Remains will be forwarded by the McKinney Funeral Home in Blaine to the Ronhaar Funeral Home in Oak Harbor, Wash., for services and burial.

BOTSFORD, Mark, age 73, of 3751 Dakin Street, passed away at a local hospital Thursday, March 4, (1954) following a lingering illness. Rev. Eugene Sabin will officiate at funeral services Monday, March 8, at 2 p. m. within the Funeral Chapel of the Bingham-Dahlquist and Jerns Funeral Home. Interment Bay View.

BOTTA, Madaline C., age 78 years, passed away Saturday, April 12, (1947) at her home in Blaine, where she had resided for the past 37 years. Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. Annie Laytham, Blaine, Mrs. D. W. Wilson, Boyds, Wash., Lorene Botta, Blaine; also four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Tuesday morning at 10 a. m. at St. Ann's Catholic Church in Blaine, with Father William O'Brien officiating. Interment in Blaine cemetery under the direction of the McKinney Funeral home at Blaine.

BOTTIGER, Frank E., age 68 years, passed away in Kemmerer, Wyo., Sunday, Dec. 19, (1954). Mr. Bottiger had lived in Glacier for 47 years. He is survived by two sons, Henry F., and Leslie T.; one daughter, Mrs. Janis Crapsey; one grandson, Pamp Haynes, all of Glacier, Wash.; one sister, Mrs. Julia Haggard, Seattle; two nephews and one niece. The remains were received by the Harlow-Hollingsworth Funeral Home. Funeral mass will be said at the Church of the Assumption, Tuesday, Dec. 28, at 11 a. m. Final resting place Glacier Cemetery.

BOTTIGER, Hazel J., age 91 of Star Route, Glacier, passed away Sat., Dec. 24, (1977). Mrs. Bottiger was a retired teacher and had resided in the Glacier area most of her life. She is survived by 2 sons, Henry of City and Leslie of Glacier; 1 daughter, Mrs. Janis Crapsey, Seattle; 3 grandchildren, Pamp Maiers of Warden, Wash., Frank and Francine Bottiger both of Bellingham; 2 great grandchildren, Stephanie and Christina Maiers both of Warden. Graveside services Wed., Dec. 28, 1 p. m. at Glacier Cemetery with Rev. David L. Bruner officiating. Arrangements by Jones Funeral Home.

BOTTIGER, Leslie T., age 64, passed away Monday, June 11, 1979 at Moses Lake. Mr. Bottiger spent most of his life in Glacier, Wash., and was employed as a logger. He is survived by 1 brother, Henry Bottiger, City; 1 sister, Janice Crapsey, Seattle; 2 nephews, Pamp Maiers, Moses Lake and Frank Bottiger, City; 1 niece, Francine Bottiger, City. Services will be conducted by Pastor Jim Mason, Friday, June 15 at 1 p. m., Glacier Cemetery. Arrangements by the Jones Funeral Home.

BOTTLER, Charles, age 61 years, of Route 2, Ferndale, passed away at a local hospital, Friday, March 15, (1946). Mr. Bottler had been a resident of the county for over 50 years and is survived by two nephews, George Lasse, of Bellingham, and Max Lasse. Funeral services will be conducted from the Monroe Funeral Chapel in Ferndale, Monday, March 18, at 2 p. m. Interment, Enterprise Cemetery.

BOTTS, George D., age 66 years, resident of Northwest Road, passed away in a Bellingham hospital, Monday, October 13, (1947). Mr. Botts had been a resident of the county for the past forty years, and for nearly thirty years had been a rural mail carrier operating from the Ferndale office. He was a member of the B. P. O. E. Lodge No. 194 of Bellingham, and is survived by his widow, Grace; one son, Daniel, Ferndale; one daughter, Mrs. Eva Couchman, Bellingham; two grandchildren; three sisters, Mrs. Millie Johnson, Ferndale, Mrs. Clara Leiben, Seattle, Mrs. Eva Renfro, Sedalia, Missouri. Funeral services will be conducted at the Monroe's Chapel in Ferndale, Friday, October 17, at 3 p. m. by the officers of the B. P. O. E. Lodge. Cremation follows. Please omit flowers.

BOTTS, Mintie Belle, age 95 of Seattle. Beloved mother of Mrs. Vivian M. Barricklow, Seattle, and Mrs. Betty Nordgaard, Lewiston, Idaho. Also 6 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. Member of Gateway Baptist Church. Graveside Services Monday, 1:30 p. m., Greenacres Memorial Park, Bellingham. Arrangements by Wiggen & Sons, Seattle. Memorials may be give to any favorite charity. (d. Aug. 11, 1977 in Seattle)

BOUCHER, Anna M., age 88, of 2100 Eldridge Avenue, passed away at home, Wednesday, January 23, (1946). Mrs. Boucher had resided in this community for the past forty-eight years and was a member of the First Baptist Church, the Pythian Sisters, Neighbors of Woodcraft and the Women's Relief Corps. Surviving relatives are: the husband, Arthur; three sons, Rolla P. Martin, Frank S. Martin and James S. Martin, all of Bellingham; one step-daughter, Mrs. Elva Greenwood, of Long Beach, Calif.; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. The remains are at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where services will be conducted by the Rev. C. Elroy Shikles, and the Pythian Sisters, Saturday, January 26, at 3 p. m. Final resting place, Bay View.

BOUCHER, Arthur B., age 79, of 2100 Eldridge Avenue, passed away in a Seattle hospital Tuesday, April 2, (1946). Mr. Boucher had resided in this community for the past 46 years and was a member of the Carpenters Local No. 756. Surviving relatives are one daughter, Mrs. Russell Greenwood, of Long Beach, Calif.; three step-sons, Rolla P. Martin, Frank S. Martin and James S. Martin, all of Bellingham, and three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. The remains are at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where services will be conducted by the Rev. C. Elroy Shikles Friday, April 5, at 1:30 p. m. Final resting place, Bay View.

BOUCHER, Maida, age 90, of 1404 J St., passed away in a local hospital, Thursday, July 9, (1959). Mrs. Boucher had resided in Bellingham for the past 59 years; was a member of St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Maple Leaf Chapter No. 58, O. E. S. and the Daughters of Union Veterans. Survivors are one grandson, Eugene Randall, of Gig Harbor; one granddaughter, Mrs. Jacqueline F. Swanson, of Bellingham; three great-grandchildren. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home where services will be conducted Monday, July 13, at 1 p. m. by the Rev. W. Frience Day and Officers of Maple Leaf Chapter No. 58 O. E. S. Final resting place, Bay View Cemetery.

BOUCHER, Percy B., aged 76 years, late of 1240 Bancroft Road, passed away at a local hospital Thursday, July 14, (1949) following a lengthy illness. Mr. Boucher, a retired accountant, had lived in this county for the past thirty years. The remains rest at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where services will be conducted by Dr. Robt. T. McFarlane Saturday, July 16 at 7:30 p. m. Cremation.

BOUCK, Etta Schermerhorn, age 94 of 615 E. Sunset Drive, passed away Friday, December 30, (1966). Mrs. Bouck had resided in Bellingham for the past 50 years, was a former well known business woman and owner of Schermerhorn Apartments. She was a member of the Maple Leaf Chapter OES and the First Presbyterian Church. She leaves to survive 1 son, Fay Schermerhorn of this city; 7 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren, many nieces and nephews. Private family services were held Tuesday, January 3, in the Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home. Followed by cremation.

BOUCK, William M., age 86, of 615 E. Sunset Drive, passed away in a local hospital, Monday, April 20, (1959). Mr. Bouck had resided in Bellingham for the past 20 years and was a retired apartment house manager, and a member of the First Presbyterian Church. He leaves to survive his wife, Mrs. Etta Schermerhorn Bouck of the family home; three sons, Claude of Tula Vista, Calif., Lorenzo of Minneapolis, Minn., and Clifford of Pontiac, Mich.; one step-son, Fay Schermerhorn of this city; 10 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, April 23, at 1:30 p. m. in the Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home with Rev. Arthur E. Zezanson officiating, followed by cremation. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or the Visiting Nurses Assn.

BOUFFIOU, Midell, age 14 years, beloved daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Clayton Bouffiou, 1504 Twenty-fourth Street, passed away at a local hospital Saturday, October 12, (1946), after an illness of three weeks. Midell was a member of the First Baptist church where she also attended Sunday school, and a pupil of Fairhaven Junior high school. Surviving relatives include, beside her parents, one brother, Gary, at home; three grandparents, Mr. Clyde Raymond and Mr. and Mrs. Emil Bouffiou, all of Bellingham; also a great-grandmother, Mrs. Sarah Allen, of San Francisco, Calif. Funeral services will be conducted from the Bingham-Dahlquist Funeral Home, Tuesday, October 15 at 3:30 p. m. with Rev. Ivan Bell officiating. Interment Bay View Cemetery.

BOUGHAN, Arthur, 92, 1236 W. Axton Road, Ferndale, died today (Aug. 29, 1985) at his home. Mr. Boughan was born Oct. 28, 1892, in Joplin, Mo. He had been a Ferndale resident since 1942, and was a dairy and poultry farmer. He attended Good News Fellowship Church, and was active in the Ferndale Jet Oldsters and North Bellingham Grange. He and his wife Irene celebrated their 69th wedding anniversary in June. Survivors include his wife; two daughters, Daphene Nelson of Ferndale; eight grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Moles Funeral Home, with the Rev. Harold Schroeder officiating. Burial [will] be Tuesday in Greenacres Memorial Park.

BOUMA, Anna, age 60, of Rt. No. 1, Sumas, passed away in a Seattle Hospital Friday, Oct. 3rd, following a short illness. She was born Dec. 26, 1879 at Hull, North Dakota, growing up there and marrying Ed Bouma July 21, 1920. Prior to moving to Lynden in 1939 they had made their home in Wyoming for 8 years. In 1954 they moved to Sumas where they have since resided. She was a member of the Christian Reform Church of Sumas. She is survived by her husband, Ed at home; one daughter, Mrs. Foster Lankhaar of Sumas; 4 brothers, Joe and Henry Nieuwsma of Lynden; Frank and John Nieuwsma, of Hull, North Dakota; 4 sisters, Mrs. Martin Van Soest, Madison, Wisconsin; Mrs. Ed Huisingh, Mrs. Albert Timmer and Mrs. Gus Bouma, all of Lynden; 4 grandchildren. Funeral services will be held from the Second Christian Reform Church in Lynden Monday, Oct. 6th, at 2 p. m. with Rev. John Entingh of Sumas, officiating. Burial will follow in the Monumenta Cemetery. Arrangements by the Gillies Funeral Home.

BOUMA, Herman J, age 69 of Route 1, Maple Falls, passed away Friday, March 18, (1966). A retired farmer and contractor he had made his home in Whatcom County since 1919. He was a member of the Everson Christian Reformed Church and the Mt. Baker Post American Legion. Surviving are his wife, Ernestine, 2 sons, Floyd of Lynden, John of Seattle, 3 daughters, Mrs. John Hendricks of Everson, Mrs. Calvin Andre' of Danville, Calif., Mrs. Euguen Torrence of Alderwood Manor, a brother, Dr. Lewis Bouma of St. Paul, Minnesota; 2 sisters, Mrs. Fannie Bakker and Mrs. Mary DeBoer both of Lynden, also 29 grandchildren. Funeral services will be held in the Everson Christian Reformed Church Tuesday, March 22 at 2 p. m. Rev. Henry Peterson officiating. Burial will follow in the Monumenta Cemetery under the direction of the Gillies Funeral Home.

BOUMA, John, age 87 years, of Lynden, passed away at the home of his daughter, Monday, May 20, (1957), following a short illness. He had resided in the Lynden district for 38 years, and leaves to survive two daughters, Mrs. Jennie Bakker and Mrs. May DeBoer, both of Lynden; two sons, Mr. Herman Bouma, of Maple Falls, and Dr. Louis Bouma; 17 grandchildren and 44 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, May 23, in the First Christian Reformed Church in Lynden at 2 p. m. with Rev. Reinsma officiating. Interment, Monumenta Cemetery, under the direction of the Gillies Funeral Home in Lynden.

BOURN, Charles Henry, age 75 years, passed away Saturday a. m., Nov. 24, (1945), after a short illness at home. He had been a resident of Glacier for the past 42 years. Surviving are his wife, Lowella E.; four daughters, Mrs. Ellen Van Etten, of Bremerton; Mrs. May Reenders, of San Diego, Calif; Mrs. Genevieve Brown, of Glacier, and Mrs. Charlotte Kvistad, of Bellingham; three sons, John, of Bellingham, Thomas, of Glacier, Gerald, of Medford, Oregon; two brothers, Alvin and Arthur and one sister, Ann Bourn, all in Wisconsin; 12 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, Nov. 27, at 2 p. m. in the Glacier Hall under the direction of the Gillies Funeral Home at Sumas. Interment, Glacier Cemetery.

BOUTWELL, Mrs. Pauline Lavina, age 79, who resided at 1509 E. Victor, passed away at a local hospital Monday, July 23, (1956), following a lingering illness. Mrs. Boutwell had resided in Bellingham her entire lifetime. She leaves to survive three sons, Victor L and Verden E. of Bellingham, Ira A. of California; one daughter, Mrs. Edna Niblock of Virginia; 12 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Christian Science services will be read Thursday, July 26 at 2 p. m. in the chapel of Bingham-Dahlquist & Jerns Funeral Home, followed by cremation. The family requests in lieu of flowers those who wish please make contributions to the Orthopedic Ward of St. Joseph's Hospital.

BOUTWELL, Victor L., age 48, passed away at the family home 2504 Cedarwood Ave. Saturday, Jan. 11, (1958). Mr. Boutwell had been a life resident of this community and had been employed with the Bellingham School District as a maintenance carpenter. Mr. Boutwell was a member of B. P. O. E., No. 194 of Bellingham and the Carpenter and Joiners Local No. 756. Surviving relatives are his widow, Carol, at home; 1 son, Gary V. of Santa Rosa, Calif.; two daughters, Mrs. Joy Lane Guthrie of Ferndale and Miss Sharon Rennee Boutwell at home; three grandchildren; two brothers, Verden of Bellingham and Ira of Chico, Calif. and one sister, Mrs. Edna Niblock of Everett. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home. Christian Science services will be read Tuesday Jan. 14 at 3 p. m. Cremation.

BOUWCAMP, Herman, age 78, of Grand Rapids, Mich., passed away in that city, Saturday, Aug. 12, (1961), following an extended illness. Mr. Bouwcamp had made his home in Lynden from 1920 to 1948 when he retired and moved to Michigan. Surviving are his wife, Anna; four daughters, Mrs. Ben Hamstra, Mrs. Albert Meenk and Mrs. Ray DeVries, all of Lynden, and Mrs. Lou Cartwright of Seattle; one step-son, Neil Ausema of Grand Rapids; three step-daughters, Mrs. Lambert Boone, Mrs. Harvey Buys and Mrs. Robert DeYoung, all of Grand Rapids, Mich. Also 15 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Graveside services will be held in the Monumenta Cemetery, Friday, Aug. 18, at 2 p. m. with the Rev. Andrew Zylstra officiating. Arrangements by the Gillies Funeral Home.

BOUWMAN, Bertha, age 72 of 115 So. 9th St., Lynden, passed away Monday, October 12, (1964) in a local hospital following an extended illness. Mrs. Bouwman was born in Iowa and came to Lynden in 1904. She was married to John Bouwman in 1923 who she now leaves to mourn her. Also mourning her is a brother, Jacob DeHoog of Everson; 4 sisters, Mrs. Gerrit Veleke, Mrs. Gerrit Assink, Mrs. Kate Spaan and Mrs. Paul Zylstra, all of Lynden. Funeral services will be held in the First Christian Reformed Church Friday, October 16 at 2 p. m. Interment will follow in Monumenta Cemetery. Arrangements by the Gillies Funeral Home.

BOVENDAM, Albert, age 67, 1637 So. 3rd St., Mt. Vernon, passed away in that city Monday, July 8, (1963). Mr. Bovendam had resided in Whatcom County for fifty years before moving to Mt. Vernon three years ago. He operated a Texaco Service Station on the Mt. Baker Highway before his retirement; was a veteran of World War 1; Past Commander of the VFW Post No.3685, and a member of VFW Post No. 933, Mt. Vernon. Survivors are his widow, Elizabeth, at home; four brothers, Jim and Martin of Lynden; Harry, Grand Rapids, Mich.; Henry, Sibley, Iowa; three sisters, Mrs. Elsie Haveman and Miss Ann Bovendam, both of Lynden; Mrs. Nellie Blankers of Sheldon, Iowa, and numerous nieces and nephews. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home.

BOVENKAMP, Gertrude, age 61, of Lynden, passed away at her home Saturday, April 21, (1956). Mrs. Bovenkamp had been a resident of Lynden for the past 45 years. She is survived by her husband, Lambertus C.; two daughters, Mrs. Margaret Hendricks of Lynden, Mrs. Nellie Zylstra of Carnation; five sons, Peter, Arie, Jake and Anthony, all of Lynden, John of Grand Rapids, Mich.; one brother, John Haak of Lynden; 32 grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, April 24, at 2 p. m. from the Third Christian Reform Church in Lynden with Rev. F. W. VanHouten officiating. Interment, Monumenta Cemetery under the direction of the Gillies Funeral Home of Lynden.

BOVENKAMP, Lambertus C., age 93, formerly 810 Edson St., Lynden, passed away Tuesday, March 15, (1977). A 66 year Lynden resident, Mr. Bovenkamp was a retired farmer and a charter member of the Third Christian Reformed Church. He is survived by 4 sons, Peter Sr., Jake and Anthony "Shorty" Bovenkamp, all of Lynden and John Bovenkamp of Grand Rapids, Michigan; 2 daughters, Mrs. Margaret (George) Hendricks of Custer and Mrs. Nellie (Pete) Zylstra of Snohomish; a daughter-in-law, Mrs. Bertha Bovenkamp of Lynden; a sister-in-law, Mrs. Tina Haak of Lynden, 41 grandchildren, 57 great grandchildren. He was preceded by his wife, Gertrude in 1956 and a son, Arie in 1973. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, March 19 at 2 p. m. in the Third Christian Reformed Church with Rev. O. W. Duistermars officiating. Interment will follow in Monumenta Cemetery. Contributions and memorial gifts may be made to the Lynden Christian Rest Home. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Gillies Funeral Home.

BOWDEN, Albion, aged 63 years, passed away at a local hospital Saturday evening, August 18, (1923), after an illness of several months. Mr. Bowden had been a resident of Bellingham for the past thirty-six years and made his home at the Albany hotel. Surviving are one son, Newell Bowden, of Everett, two daughters, Miss Clara Bowden, of Bellingham and Mrs. C. A. Relschell(?) of Englewood, Cal., and one sister, Mrs. Teodore A. Dodge, of Massachusetts. Funeral services will be held Tuesday afternoon August 21, at the Harlow mortuary home Holly and Forest streets, at 2 o'clock with the Rev. J. C. Harrison of the Garden street Methodist church officiating, after which interment will be made in Bay View cemetery.

BOWDEN, Mary, age 84 years, 1566 Meridian Road, passed away at a local hospital, Saturday, August 30 (1947). Mrs. Bowden had resided here the past seven years and was a member of the Presbyterian Church at Worthington, Indiana. Surviving relatives are one son, E. R. Haxton, of this city, and two sisters, Mrs. E. W. Ellingworth and Mrs. Minnie Dyar, at Worthington, Indiana. The remains are at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where private services will be conducted by the Rev. Dr. Robert T. McFarlane, Tuesday, September 2, at 10 a. m. Final resting place. Woodlawn. Please omit flowers.

BOWDEN, Mrs. Minnie H., age 85, of 2420 Lincoln St., passed away in Martinez, Calif., Wednesday, April 21, (1954). Mrs. Bowden had resided in Bellingham for the past 48 years. She is survived by two sons, J. W. Bowden and Lawrence Bowden, both of this city; three daughters, Mrs. Carl Berryman of Stockton, Calif., Mrs. Amel DeVlieger of Brentwood, Calif., Mrs. Mabel Rollog of Seattle; eight grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Services will be conducted Monday, April 26, at 1:30 p. m. within the Cathedral Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home with Rev. John E. Parrot of the First Baptist Church officiating. Interment, Woodlawn.

BOWDISH, Andrew S., former Bellingham resident, died Sunday (April 9, 1961) in Rockaway, Ore., according to word received here by his sister, Mrs. Cecelia McGinnis. Survivors include the wife, Lillian, in Rockaway, and two daughters, Mrs. Betty Holtzheimer, Locus Road, and Mrs. Barbara Duncan, Seattle. Funeral services and burial will be in Rockaway Saturday.

BOWDISH, Mrs. Dorothy, age 65 years, passed away Tuesday morning, June 17, (1947) at a local hospital, following a lingering illness. Mrs. Bowdish had resided in Seattle for the past two years, having been a resident of Bellingham for thirty years prior to that time, and was a member of St. Paul's Episcopal Church. She is survived by her husband, Andrew Bowdish; two daughters, Mrs. Barbara Duncan, of Seattle, and Mrs. Betty Holtzheimer, Bellingham; two sisters, Mrs. Mabel Edwards, of Oregon, Wisconsin, and Miss Emma Ressmeyer, of Oak Park, Ill.; three grandchildren, John and David Holtzheimer, Bellingham, and Betty Jill Duncan, of Seattle. Funeral services will be conducted Friday, June 20, at 10:45 a. m. within the Cathedral Chapel of the Westford-Beck Funeral Home, with the Rev. E. B. Canon Smith, pastor of the St. Paul's Episcopal Church officiating. Interment, Greenacres Memorial Park.

BOWDISH, Perry Sr., age 56 years, of Seattle, passed away in Seattle Friday evening, August 29, (1947) after a short illness. Mr. Bowdish, Seattle grocer, had been a resident of that city for the past seven years, prior to that time he was a shingle sawyer in Bellingham. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Calla Bowdish, of Seattle; one son, Perry F. Bowdish, of Everett, and two daughters, Mrs. Mary B. Kelly, of Los Angeles, and Mrs. Maxine B. Sorenson, of Stockton, Calif. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Westford-Beck Funeral Home.

BOWEN, Anna F., age 97, 490 S. State Street, passed away Sunday, March 1, (1964). Mrs. Bowen was a resident of Portland before moving here fifteen years ago. The family requests no flowers. Surviving is one daughter, Mrs. Edna Rae Alisky, City. Private services will be conducted at the Jones Funeral Home Tuesday, March 3 at 10:00 a. m., followed by Cremation.

BOWEN, Asa C., age 73 years, passed away at his home on Sunset Avenue, Saturday morning, October 13, (1945). Mr. Bowen had been a resident of Bellingham and Whatcom County for the past eighteen years and was a retired employee of the Chicago-Milwaukee Railway Company; also a veteran of the Spanish-American War. He leaves to survive the widow, Emma; two sons, A. T. Bowen, Billings, Mont., E. H. Bowen, of Indianapolis, Ind.; a brother, Dana Bowen, of Van Horn, Iowa, and a sister, Myra Thompson, of Clinton, Iowa. The body rests at the Monroe Funeral Home in Ferndale where services will be conducted Thursday, October 18, at 2 p. m. with Rev. McKelvey officiating. Interment, Greenacres Memorial Park.

BOWEN, Carol J. - A prayer service for Carol J. Bowen of Bellingham will be at 7:30 p.m. Monday at Assumption Church with Sister Mary Thorne officiating. Mrs. Bowen of 3929 Aaron Court died at home from breast cancer on Wednesday, Sept. 21, 1994. She was 44. Born Dec. 18, 1949, to William H. and Eunice Golan Boyd in Lakewood, Ohio, she graduated from Cleveland State University with a bachelor's degree in psychology. She married Bill Bowen on May 22, 1982, in Vallejo, Calif. Mrs. Bowen was a registered nurse and belonged to Women Against Cancer. She helped start a recycling program in Kodiak, Alaska, where she lived before moving to Bellingham in September of 1991. Her hobbies included quilting and gardening. Survivors include her husband of the family home; sons Scott Bowen, Ben Bowen and Chris Bowen, all of the family home; mother Eunice Boyd of Lakewood; father William H. Boyd of Geneva, Ill.' and brother William H. Boyd of Westlake, Ohio. Arrangements are by Greenacres Funeral Home.
(From the Bellingham Herald of September 24, 1994) Submitted by Merrily Lawson

BOWEN, Floyd, age 58 years, of Sumas, passed away September 13, (1946) from a very short illness. He had resided in Whatcom county 43 years. Survivors are his wife, Nellie; four sons, Lloyd, Leo, Howard and Eddie, all of Sumas; five daughters, Mrs. Robert L. Crenflow, Edna, Lois, Bethel, Mae, all of Sumas, Mrs. Marie Shafer, from Kelso, Wash.; one stepdaughter, Mrs. Neva Goss, Snohomish, Wash. Funeral services will be conducted in the Gillies Funeral chapel, Sumas, Tuesday, Sept. 17, at 2 p. m. with Rev. Mattson, of Sumas, officiating. Interment in the Sumas Cemetery.

BOWEN, Floyd Chester, age 41 of 1709 20th St., passed away in a local hospital Monday, Feb. 19, (1962). An Army veteran of World War 2, Mr. Bowen was a 32 year resident of Bellingham. Survivors are his mother, Mrs. Maude Bowen, of Bellingham; father, Edwin Bowman, of Aberdeen, Wn.; two brothers, Jack Lee Bowen, of Anderson, Calif. and Harold Eugene Bowen, of Bellingham; one nephew and one niece in California. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home.

BOWEN, Mrs. Genevieve, age 66 of 2513 Victor St., passed away Sunday, Nov. 10, (1968). Mrs. Bowen had resided in Bellingham for the past 46 years and leaves to survive one brother Archie Jonas of Newhalem, Wash., two nephews Mike and Paul Jonas and many other relatives. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday Nov. 12 at 1:30 p. m. in the Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home. Rev. Max K. Oliphant officiating. Interment, Woodlawn.

BOWEN, Mrs. Lillie I, age 65 years, of 1204 Yew Street, passed away in a local hospital Thursday, Nov. 25, (1954) following an extended illness. Mrs. Bowen had been a resident of Bellingham for the past eight years and was a member of the First Baptist Church. She is survived by her husband, Louis J. Bowen; one son, Jack C. of Sequim; three daughters, Mrs. Maxine Carlson of Everett, Miss Gloria Bowen at home, Mrs. Phillis Cronkhite, of this city; seven grandchildren, numerous nephews and nieces. Funeral services will be conducted Monday, November 29, at 2 p. m. within the First Baptist Church with Rev. John E. Parrott, pastor, officiating. Interment, Bayview Cemetery under the direction of the Westford Funeral Home.

BOWEN, Louis J., age 67 years, of 1204 Yew St., passed away suddenly at Portland, Ore., Friday, December 10, (1954). Mr. Bowen had been a resident of Bellingham for the past eight years, and was the switch foreman of the Great Northern Railroad Company. He was a member of the First Baptist Church, a life member of the BPO Elks, Everett Lodge No. 479, member of Everett Eagles Lodge Aerie No. 13, Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen and Switchmen's Union of North America. He is survived by one son, Jack C. Bowen of Sequim, Wash.; three daughters, Mrs. Phyllis B. Cronkhite, city, Mrs. Maxine Carlson of Everett, Miss Gloria Bowen at home. One brother, E. C. Bowen of Portland, Ore.; several nephews and nieces, many other relatives. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, December 14, at 2 p. m. within the First Baptist Church with Rev. John E. Parrott, pastor, officiating. Interment, Bay View Cemetery, under the direction of the Westford Funeral Home.

BOWEN, Margaret, age 83 of 1413 Garden St., passed away August 30, (1966). She had been a resident of Bellingham for the past 40 years. She leaves to survive her husband, John R. Bowen of Bellingham; 4 daughters, Elizabeth Hankins, of Olympia, Wn.; Mrs. Kay Smith and Mrs. Helen Popple, both of Los Angeles; Mrs. Margaret Phillips of Seattle; 3 sons, John R. Bowen Jr., of Florida; Roy E. Bowman of Bellingham; Walter E. Bowman of Virginia; 10 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; 1 sister, Mary Frater of Bellingham. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, September 1 at 10 a. m. in the Chapel of Bingham & Jerns Funeral Home with Rev. Ray Wagoner officiating. Interment, Greenacres.

BOWEN, Melvin, age 50, Rt. 1, Ferndale, passed away in a local hospital Thursday, December 17, (1964). A resident of Whatcom County for the past 20 years, he was a strawberry farmer and was a member of the Sunrise Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife, June; 2 sons, Melvin L. of Tenino and Dennis at home; 1 daughter, Mrs. Delores Gudbranson of Mt. Vernon; 2 brothers, Huston Headricks of Lynden and Lemuel Bowen of Everett; 2 sisters, Mrs. Nova Davis of St. Louis, Mo. and Mrs. Ocie Holt of Wenona, Mo. Also 3 grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at the Gillies Funeral Home Saturday, December 19, at 2 p. m. Burial will follow in Greenacres Memorial Park.

BOWEN, Minnie Bridget, age 76, passed away at the family home, 403 E. Sunset Drive, Tuesday, Nov. 30, (1954). Mrs. Bowen had resided in this community for the past six years and had been a former resident of Seattle and Bainbridge Island. Surviving relatives are her husband, William, at home, and numerous nieces and nephews, including Mrs. Walter Graham of Bremerton. The remains rest at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where services will be conducted by Dr. W. Carl Calhoun, Friday, December 3, at 1 p. m. Cremation.

BOWEN, Neil, age 49, of Blaine, passed away suddenly in a local hospital, April 28, (1966). An employee of the U. S. Immigration Service since 1940, he had served in Montana, North Dakota, Alaska and Lynden prior to moving to Blaine in 1958. He was a member of the Blaine Methodist Church, BPOE, No. 194 and Whatcom Peace Officers Association. Surviving are his wife, Edythe; two sons, Bob in Albuquerque, New Mexico and Jim of Blaine; three sisters, Mrs. Edith McAlpine, Ferndale; Mrs. Ruth Wilcoxen of Monroe and Mrs. Margarie Knudtson of Seattle; a brother, Harry of Richland and his mother, Mrs. Florence Bowen of Seattle. Also 5 grandchildren. Funeral services will be held in the McKinney Funeral Home Monday, May 2 at 2 p. m. with Rev. William Graff officiating. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery.

BOWEN, Susanna A., age 87 of 507 14th St., passed away Monday, March 7, (1977). Miss Bowen had been a life resident of Bellingham and was a retired bookkeeper for the Bellingham Herald. She leaves to survive 1 sister, Mrs. Elizabeth Holt of the home and other relatives. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, March 10 at 1:30 p. m. in the Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home with Rev. Russell Hendrickson officiating. Interment Bay View.

BOWER, Auda O., age 77, of Blaine, passed away at her home, Sun., Oct. 22, 1978. She had been a resident of Blaine since 1925 & was a member of Blaine Senior Activities Center, OES & Blaine United Congregational Church. Surviving are a sister, Dorothy Bajema of B'ham; a brother, Harry Gatjens of Edmonds. Memorial services will be held in Blaine United Congregational Church, Wed., Oct. 25 at 1 p.m. with Rev. Donald Walter officiating. Cremation under the direction of Veroske McKinney Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to the church.

BOWER, Liston C., age 72, passed away at his home in Glacier Friday, Feb. 1, (1957). Mr. Bower had resided in that community for the past 50 years; was a retired saw filer and for many years had been employed by the State Hiway Dept. Deceased was a veteran of World War I, and was a member of William Matthews Post No. 1585, V.F.W. and leaves to survive two brothers, Edgar of Hanoverton, Ohio and Marion of Garfield, Ohio. The remains rest at Jones' Harlow-Hollingsworth Funeral Home where service will be conducted Thursday, Feb. 7 at 10:30 a. m. Final resting place Greenacres Memorial Park.

BOWERS, Edith J., aged 75 years, passed away at a local hospital, Wednesday, May 27, (1944). Mrs. Bowers had resided here the past eleven years, her home being at 139 Cable Street. Deceased was a member of the Missionary and Christian Alliance and on the board of the Lake Whatcom Bible and Missionary Conference. Surviving relatives are the husband, Henry Bowers at the home; one son, Ralph, in Alaska; one brother, Byron E. Jones, in Michigan, and a sister, Bernice Paddock of this city. The remains are at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where services will be conducted by the Revs. Chester Rutledge and Paul Collord, Saturday, May 27, at 3 p.m. Interment, Bay View.

BOWERS, Floyd William, age 75 years, beloved husband of Mrs. Margaret Bowers, passed away at the family residence, 3901 York Street, Tuesday, August 21, (1945) after a brief illness. Mr. Bowers had been a resident of Bellingham for the past forty-one years and for many years was a blacksmith. Surviving relatives include, beside the widow, one daughter, Mrs. Marie Brady, of Suisun, Calif.; one half-brother, Roland Cleveland, of Oakland, Calif.; also one grandchild. The remains are resting at the Bingham-Dahlquist Funeral Home, where funeral services will be conducted Friday, August 24 at 2:30 p. m. with Rev. C. Elroy Shikles officiating. Interment, Bay View Cemetery.

BOWERS, Garnet Floyd, age 58, of 1920 Electric Avenue, passed away in a local hospital Thursday, July 19, (1951). Mr. Bowers, a resident here for the past 44 years, was a salesman and was a member of the Church of the Truth. He leaves to survive, his wife, Mrs. Ruth Bowers, at home; and two cousins, Mrs. Nona McKay, of Bay City, Mich., and Dr. Harry Bowers, of Las Vegas, Nev. The remains rest at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where services will be conducted by Mrs. Margaret W. Kupfer, Monday, July 23, at 3 p. m. Cremation.

BOWERS, Henry, 4605 Cable St., age 96, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 27, (1966). A resident of this city the past 42 years, Mr. Bowers was a business executive for Sears & Roebuck in Seattle before retiring. He was a member of the Firs. Survivors are a son, Ralph J. Bowers of Santa Monica, Calif.; two granddaughters, Mrs. Lois McClanahan, and Mrs. Robert Johnson, both residing in Seattle; seven great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren. Services will be conducted by Rev. Chester Rutledge and Doug Anderson Friday, September 30 at 1 p.m. at the Jones Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Bay View Cemetery.

BOWERS, Herbert A., age 64, of 3215 Northwest Ave., passed away in a local hospital Sunday, Oct. 30, (1955). Mr. Bowers had resided in Bellingham for the past 35 years and was a veteran of World War I, a member of American Legion Alexander J. Hamilton Post No. 7, Whatcom Masonic Lodge F. & A. M., No. 151. He is survived by one son, Loren of Seattle, two grandchildren. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, Nov. 2 at 10:30 a. m. within the Cathedral Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home, Rev. Harold A. Penhalurick, pastor of the First Presbyterian Church officiating. Interment Greenacres Memorial Park, followed by the ritualistic services of Whatcom Masonic Lodge No. 151.

BOWERS, Hirman W., age 77 of 1444 King St., passed away Mon., Dec. 26, (1977) in a local hospital. He was a member of the Modern Woodman and Teamsters Local No. 231. Survived by 3 sons, Herman and Hiram Jr. both of City and Richard of Dallas, Ore.; 1 daughter, Mrs. Edith Turnball of Bellingham; 7 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren. Services will be conducted Friday, Dec. 30 at Bayview Cemetery with Rev. Lawrence Guderian officiating. Arrangements by Westford Funeral Home.

BOWERS, James Bert, age 74 years, passed away at a Snohomish hospital Saturday, Feb. 16, (1946). Mr. Bowen (sic) was a resident of Snohomish for some time and in previous years was connected with school work here. Deceased was a member of the Garden Street Methodist Church, and leaves the following survivors: two daughters, Mrs. Margaret Ann Lindsey, Bellingham, Mrs. Nellie E. Ford, at Everett; two sons, W. James Bowers, U. S. navy, and B. Paul Bowers, Chicago, and one grandchild. The remains are at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth, where services will be conducted by the Rev. Roy Leslie Smith, Monday, Feb. 18, at 1:30 p. m. Final resting place. Bay View.

BOWERS, Mrs. Zoe, age 60 years, of 1914 Nequalicum Ave., passed away Tuesday, August 31, (1954). She had been a life time resident of Bellingham. Mrs. Bowers is survived by her husband, Herbert; one son, Loren of Seattle; one granddaughter; her mother, Mrs. Gertrude Crockett; one sister, Mrs. Hal Raoch, both of Bellingham; many other relatives. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, September 2, at 1:30 p. m. within the Cathedral Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home with Rev. Harold E. Penahlurick of the First Presbyterian Church officiating. Interment Greenacres.

BOWHAY, Mrs. Grace V. of 2201 Mt. Baker Highway, passed away in a local hospital Tuesday, January 11, (1966). Mrs. Bowhay had resided in this community for the past 28 years and was a member of the Rome Grange. She leaves to survive her husband, Victor W. of the home; 4 sons, Gerald of Deming; Ellis of Yakima; Ronald and Richard, both of city; 3 daughters, Mrs. Willa Elledge of Yakima; Mrs. Shirley Wilburn of city; Mrs. Thelma Leavitt of Forks; 28 grandchildren; 2 brothers, Ernest VanVerth of Axtel, Kansas; Ralph VanVerth of Payette, Idaho; 2 sisters, Mrs. Minnie Smith of Denver, Colorado, and Mrs. Hazel Cook of Seneca, Kansas. Funeral services will be conducted Friday, January 14, at 1:30 p.m. in the chapel of the Westford Funeral Home. Interment Greenacres Memorial Park.

BOWHAY, Hattie, age 79 years, of 408 Nelson St., Sedro Woolley, passed away in a Mount Vernon Hospital Saturday, Jan. 5, (1957) following an extended illness. Mrs. Bowhay had resided in Bellingham for 24 years prior to her moving to Sedro Woolley 14 months ago. She belonged to the Pentecostal Church and is survived by two sons, Harold of Sedro Woolley, and Victor of Bellingham; three sisters, Mrs. Bessie Keys and Mrs. Clara Culp, both of Newberg, Ore., and Mrs. Alice Almlee of Bellingham; nine grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Monday, Jan. 7, at 1:30 p. m. with Rev. R. D. Sensobough officiating, at the Kern Funeral Home in Mount Vernon. Burial, Greenacres Memorial Park in Bellingham.

BOWLER, Richard W., age 86, of 1509 E. Victor, passed away at a local hospital Sunday, April 22, (1951) following a lingering illness. Mr. Bowler had been a resident of Bellingham for the past 26 years and was a retired grocer; he had owned and operated a grocery store in Bellingham for 12 years; also in Friday Harbor for a period of 10 years. Surviving relatives include three sons, Col. Louis J. Bowler, of Alameda, Calif., and R. L. and Col. Robert V. Bowler, both of Bellingham; a daughter, Mrs. Minnie B. Carter, of Friday Harbor; three grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, and a sister, Mrs. May Shears, of Grand Rapids, Mich.; many other relatives. Services were conducted Wednesday, April 25, at 10:30 a. m. within the Cathedral Chapel of the Westford-Beck Funeral Home with the Rev. Canon E. B. Smith officiating. Interment in Woodlawn Cemetery.

BOWLER, Robert Lyle, age 61 years, of 937 Lake Whatcom Blvd., passed away suddenly in a local hospital Saturday, March 12, (1955). Mr. Bowler had been a resident of Bellingham for the past 30 years and was a salesman for Sears Roebuck and Co. He was a member of the Knights of Pythias Lodge No. 56, Knights of Khorassen No. 156 and the Retail Clerks Union Local No. 240. Surviving relatives include his wife, Wilverna M.; one son, Robert F.; one daughter, Mrs. Nate Kunzman; four grandchildren, Fred and Jim Kunzman and Michael and Linda Bowler, all of Bellingham; two brothers, Col. Louis J. Bowler of Alameda, Calif., and Col. Robert V. Bowler of this city; one sister Mrs. Minnie Carter, of Friday Harbor. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday March 16, at 10:30 a. m., within the Cathedral Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home with the Rev. Grant Whipple officiating. Interment, Bay View Cemetery.

BOWLER, Col. Louis J. - Former Principal Dies In Almeda (sic) - Funeral services were held May 3, (1971) in Alameda, Calif. for Col. Louis J. Bowler, 81, former principal of the Ferndale High School in 1915-1916. He left here in 1917 with the National Guard to enter service in World War I. At the time, he was a member of the National Guard so several of the guard members left at the same time to enter the service. Among them were Henry Juvet, Jess Van Demark, Arnold Kaas and Albert Hanson. Col. Bowler was General George Moore's chief of staff during the Corregidor campaign of World War II. He retired from the army in 1945 after being liberated from a Japanese prisoner of war camp in Manchuria. He was the former heard of the Alameda High School ROTC. He is survived by his wife, Lillian; a brother, Col. Robert Bowler of Seattle; and a sister, Mrs. Minnie Carter of Friday Harbor.

BOWLES, Blaine, age 72, of 314 W. Holly St., passed away in a local hospital Saturday, Aug. 2, (1958). Mr. Bowles had been a 53 year resident of this community and was a retired logger. Deceased was a member of Jehovah's Witnesses and leaves to survive one brother, Leeth C. Bowles of Wenatchee and nieces and nephews. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home where services will be conducted by Dr. W. Carl Calhoun Monday, Aug. 4, at 10:30 a. m. Final resting place Bay View.

BOWLES, James D., age 76 years, passed away at the family home in Blaine Saturday, March 28, (1953). He had been a resident of Blaine for the past 52 years. Surviving is his wife, Mrs. Dora Bowles; two daughters, Mrs. Joyce Mierstein of Van Nuys, Calif., Mrs. Jane Griffen of North Hollywood, California; two sons, Winston of Everett, and James William of Seattle; six grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be Tuesday, March 31, 2 p. m. from the McKinney Funeral Home. Rev. A. W. Brown will officiate. Interment Blaine Cemetery.

BOWMAN, Alfreda Emelia, age 92 of Tigard, Oregon, passed away in that city Sunday Aug. 15, (1976). Mrs. Bowman had previously resided in Bellingham for 25 years, was a member of First Baptist Church and Royal Neighbors of America. Surviving 6 sons, Mr. Harry Glenn Bowman, City, Mr. Lawrence Gustaf Bowman, Mr. John Henry Bowman, Mr. Charlie Chester Bowman all of Bowman, North Dakota. Mr. Dorsey Nelson Bowman, Glendale, Calif., Mr. Albert Edward Bowman, Rhame, North Dakota, 6 daughters, Mrs. Della Mae Heide, San Jose, Calif., Mrs. Stella Elizabeth Kendall, Eugene, Oregon, Mrs. Clara Josephine Armstrong, Santa Clara, Calif., Mrs. Mary Alfreda Stith, Bothel, Mrs. Ester Leora Robinson, Clatskanie, Oregon, Mrs. Jessie Elaine Theim, Hillsborough, Oregon, 50 grandchildren, 66 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Silor Bowman, son Leonard Lowell Bowman and in infancy Arthur, James and Ruth Bowman. Funeral services Wed. Aug. 18, 10:30 a.m. Jones Funeral Home with Rev. Ben C. Pruett officiating. Interment Greenacres Memorial Park. Memorials may be made to Childrens Orthopedic Hospital.

BOWMAN, Dr. Conrad Hilding, age 56, of 1319 1/2 Commercial Street, passed away Wednesday, August 13, (1947). Dr. Bowman was born here and had resided in this community practically his entire live. Deceased for a number of years had practiced in Everett where he was affiliated with the Everett Lodge No. 479, B. P. O. Elks, Alpha Lodge No. 212, F. & A. M., Palestine Commandery No. 11, K. T., Chapter No. 24, R. A. M. Council No. 8, R. & S. M., Nile Temple of Seattle, and American Legion Post No. 6 of Everett. Surviving relatives are the widow, Estelle E., at home; one son, Conrad H. Jr., U. S. navy; one cousin, Mrs. Helen Jacobson, of Rolla, N. D., and one aunt, Mrs. A. W. Bowman, also of Rolla, N. D. The remains are at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth.

BOWMAN, George Lowdon, age 85 years, of Rt. 2, Lynden, passed away at the family home Wednesday, Feb. 15, (1956). Mr. Bowman had resided in Whatcom County for the past 18 years, and was a retired logger. He is survived by his wife Rena May; two sons Orville L. of Rt. 2, Lynden, Chester M. of Everett; one daughter, Mrs. Lavonne I. Dempsey of Seattle; six grand children and four great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Friday, Feb. 17, at 1:30 p. m. within the Cathedral Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home with Rev. W. Robert Webb, pastor of St. Paul's Episcopal Church officiating. Interment Greenacres.

BOWMAN, Grover Clinton, age 76, of 1204 High St., passed away at home, Tuesday, Sept, 26, (1961). Mr. Bowman was a resident of Bellingham for the past 50 years, was a retired logger and a member of FOE Aerie No. 31. Surviving are the widow, Ruby at home; one step-son, Kenneth Blonden of Bellingham; one step-daughter, Mrs. Margaret Shipley of Spokane; seven grandchildren; one sister, Mrs. Vina Flickenger of Renton; numerous nieces and nephews. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home where services will be conducted, Friday, Sept. 29, at 3 p. m. followed by cremation.

BOWMAN, Hubert S., age 84 of Blaine passed away Saturday, morning July 10, (1954) at a Bellingham Hospital. He had been a resident of that community for the past 25 years. Mr. Bowman is survived by his wife Myrtle Bowman of Blaine, one sister Miss Anna Bowman in Iowa and numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, July 13 at 2 p. m. from the McKinney Funeral Home, with Rev. C. H. Lund officiating.

BOWMAN, Ivery G., age 63, who resided at 217 W. Holly St., passed away in a local hospital Sunday, Nov. 30, (1975). Graveside services will be held Thurs., Dec. 4 at 3:30 p.m. under the direction of Bingham & Jerns Funeral Home.

BOWMAN, John D., age 77 years, formerly of 2624 Patton Street, passed away at a local hospital, Monday, September 10, (1945) after a brief illness. Mr. Bowman had been a resident of Bellingham for the past 21 years and leaves to survive, three daughters, Mrs. Helen McLain, of Bellingham, Mrs. Mary Evenson, of Deming, Mrs. Dorothy Lorentzen, of Sitka, Alaska; two sons, Harry Bowman, of Sitka, Alaska, James R. Bowman, overseas, and ten grandchildren. The remains rest at the Bingham-Dahlquist Funeral Home. Cremation.

BOWMAN, Lonnie E., "Jack", age 77 of 1015 17th St., passed away Sat. Nov. 17, 1979. Mr. Bowman was a resident of this community for the past 44 years, had attended Garden Street Methodist Church, member of Pattonsburg, Missouri Lodge No. 65 AF & AM and the Shrine. Mr. Bowman held administrative positions in salmon canneries in Alaska & Washington. 8 years prior to retirement, he was director of housing on Kwajalein Island in the Central Pacific. Since retirement he has made numerous trips to visit family and also travel in Europe. He is survived by his wife, Vera 4 sons, Bob & daughter in law Joanne of Morristown, New Jersey, Thomas and daughter in law Marie of`Huntington, New York, Paul and daughter in law Linda of Beaverton, Oregon. He was preceded in death by a daughter Mary Ann Bowman Lunde. Also surviving 13 grandchildren; a brother, Dewey of Breckenridge, Missouri; sisters, Mrs. Hulda Stout, Mrs. Pearl Tunnell, both of Gallatin, Missouri. Services were held Mon. Nov. 19, 11 am at the Jones Funeral Home, Rev. Julia Brand officiated. Interment was in Greenacres Memorial Park.

BOWMAN, Minnie E., age 79 of 5610 Doren Rd., Acme, passed away March 6, (1976). A Whatcom County resident for the past 52 years, she a member of the American Legion Auxillary and 8 and 40, charter member of Twin Sister Grange. Surviving 1 son, Mr. James Bowman of Wichita Falls, Texas; 5 grandchildren; 1 brother, Mr. Walter Jamison of Tacoma; 1 sister, Mrs. Leitha Olney of Florida; nephew, Mr. Donald Richardson of Acme, other nieces & nephews. Memorial services Thursday March 11, 1 pm Jones Funeral Home. Cremation.

BOWMAN, Myrtle, age 79, Blaine, passed away in a local hospital Friday, December 18, (1964). A long time resident of Blaine, she was a member of the Blaine Methodist Church. She is survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held at the McKinney Funeral Home Tuesday, December 22 at 10:30 a.m. with Rev. William Graff officiating. Burial will follow in Enterprise Cemetery.

BOWMAN, Orville, age 72, of Forks, Wa., passed away Thurs. Sept. 16th, (1976) in Forks, Wa. He was a retired logger and former resident of this community, survived by his wife Grace, of Forks, One daughter, Mrs. Diane Tate of Gig Harbor, one son Leroy, U.S. Air Force in Quai, 6 grandchildren and one great grandchild. One sister, Mrs. LaVonne Denpsey of Seattle, one brother Chester of North Dakota. Funeral services will be conducted Sat. Sept. 18th, at 2 p.m. in Forks, WA with Rev. Fosser, officiating. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.

BOWMAN, Tyra Palmer, age 85, of Saxon, passed away in the Memorial Hospital, Sedro-Woolley, Wednesday, November 10, (1948). Mr. Bowman had resided in that community for the past 58 years and was a member of the Methodist Church, Loyal Order of Moose, and was one of the first members of the Whatcom County Dairymen's Association. Surviving relatives are five daughters, Mrs. Jessie Knapp, of Sedro-Woolley, Mrs. Ruby Myre, of Saxon, Mrs. Mary McClure of Four Mile, Ore., Mrs. Florence Steinbrunner, of Wickersham, and Mrs. Pearl Nelson, of Forks, Wash.; two sons, Charles, of Saxon, and Dewey, of Bellingham; sixteen grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren. The remains are at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth, where services will be conducted by the Rev. Harry Richardson, Saturday, November 13 at 10:30 a. m. Final resting place, Saxon Cemetery.

BOWRING, Isaac, age 49, who resided at 2401 Young St., passed away at the family residence following a brief illness. Mr. Bowring resided in Bellingham for the past 47 years and was a member of the Longshoremens Union Local 17. He leaves to survive his mother, Mrs. Mary Bowring of Bellingham; his son, Larry Bowring in Virginia; and one sister, Mrs. Rose Simonson of Bellingham. Rev. Don Swerdfeger will officiate at funeral services Friday, Feb. 21, (1958) at 2 p. m. in the Chapel of Bingham and Jerns Funeral Home. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery.

BOWSER, Mary, age 70, of 1414 Garden St. passed away at home Friday, Nov. 20, (1964). Mrs. Bowser had been a life resident of this community and was a member of St. Peters Catholic Church at Columbia Valley. Surviving relatives are her husband, Joseph, at home; two daughters, Mrs. Norman Triplett and Mrs. Fred Hamblin both of Bellingham; four grandchildren and one great grandchild; two brothers, George Warner of Maple Falls and Henry Warner of Bellingham. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home where services will be conducted by Theodore A. Smith Tuesday, Nov. 24, at 1:00 P.M. Final resting place Bay View.

BOWTLE, Mrs. Catherine E., age 88 years, of Glacier, Wash., passed away at a Bellingham hospital, Sunday, November 24, (1946) following an illness of several weeks. Mrs. Bowtle had been a resident of Whatcom County for the past thirty-six years and was a member of the Methodist Church. Surviving relatives include one son, Ray Bowtle, of Glacier, also three nieces. Funeral services will be conducted at the Bingham-Dahlquist Funeral Home, Wednesday, November 27, at 1 p. m. with Roy Leslie Smith, officiating. Interment in Glacier Cemetery.

BOWYER, Fredrick W., age 71 who resided at 1027 12th St., passed away in a local hospital on Wednesday, March 25, (1964) following a brief illness. Mr. Bowyer had resided in Bellingham for the last 6 months. He was a veteran of WWI, having served with the Canadian Army and was Regiment Quartermaster Sergeant in France from 1916 to 1919. He was elevator inspector in the city of Los Angeles for 40 years before his retirement. He was also an honorary member of the International Union of Elevator Constructors Local No. 18, A.F. of L. He leaves to survive his wife, Mrs. Helen B. Bowyer of Bellingham, his cousin, Mrs. Margaret Aymont of Burnaby, B. C. Rev. Arthur Bezanson will conduct funeral services on Friday, March 27 at 1 o'clock in the Chapel of Bingham & Jerns Funeral Home. Interment Bay View.

BOXUM, Bertha, age 75 of 303 B. C. Ave., Lynden, former resident of Downs, Kansas passed away in a local hospital Thursday, Feb. 19, (1959) following a lingering illness. She was a member of the Christian Reform Church of Dispatch, Kansas. She is survived by 3 sons, Albert, Everett & Ben all of Lynden, 3 daughters, Mrs. Martha Meswarb of Sumner, Iowa; Mrs. Alice Keessen of Lansing, Ill. and Rose Boxum of Lynden; three brothers, John Dengerink of Downs, Kansas; Ben Dengerink, Ripon, Calif. and Henry Dengering, Rt. 1 Everson; 1 sister, Mrs. Cornie Honcoop of Everson; 12 grandchildren. Funeral services will be in the Gillies Funeral Home Monday, Feb. 23 at 10:30 a. m. with the Rev. William Reinsma officiating. Following services the body will be forewarded to the Downey Funeral Home in Downs, Kansas for graveside services on Thursday, Feb. 26 at 2 p. m. in the Dispatch Cemetery, Rev. Henry Bischer officiating.

BOXX, Benny C., age 25 years, of Lynden, Route 2, passed away Monday, May 18, (1953) following a logging accident at Roseburg, Ore. He had been a resident of the Lynden district for the past 10 years. He is survived by his father, Ottis E. Boxx, of Lynden, Rt. 2; one sister, Mrs. David K. Fison, of Malden, Illinois; two brothers, Gene, of Puyallup, and Max E., of Seattle; grandmothers, Mrs. John Clark, of Ferndale, Route 1; Mrs. A. J. Boxx, of Van Buren, Mo. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, May 23, at 2 p. m. from the Gillies Funeral Home in Lynden with the Rev. Burton W. Pierce officiating. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery.

BOXX, Nova, age 47, of Route 1, Ferndale, passed away at her home, Monday, November 7, (1949) following a lingering illness. She had been a resident of that district for the past five years. She is survived by her husband, Ottis E.; four children, Mrs. David K. Fison, of Bates City, Missouri, Gene E., of Route 2, Lynden, Max E., of Seattle, and Benny C., of Bellingham. Also her parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Clark of Route 1, Ferndale. Six sisters, Mrs. Emma Harmon, Mrs. Charles Thompson and Mrs. Imogene Severns, all of Route 1, Ferndale, Mrs. Flava Pauls and Mrs. Floy Willard and Mrs. Sopha Woods, all of Missouri. Two brothers, Marvin Clark of Route 1, Ferndale, and Tom Clark, of Missouri. One grandchild, Susan Fison, of Bates City, Missouri. Funeral services will be held Thursday, November 10, at 2 p. m. from the Gillies funeral home in Lynden. Interment in Woodlawn Cemetery.

BOXX, Ottis E. , 87, 411 W. Pole Road, died Saturday (Feb. 15, 1986). Born on Jan. 24, 1899, in Butler County, Mo., he moved to Whatcom County in 1944. Mr. Boxx was a berry farmer on Pole Road until last year. He married Nova Clark in Missouri in 1922. She died in 1949. Survivors include sons Gene Boxx of Lynden and Max Box of Kent; a daughter, Aleen Fison of Anchorage; nine grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and numerous other relatives. Services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Gillies Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery.

BOXX, Walter W., age 83, of Northwest Rd., passed away Mon., Jan. 16, (1978). Mr. Boxx was born in Elsinore, Missouri and came to Whatcom Co. 32 years ago. He was a member of the Lynden Untied Methodist Church, was a WWI veteran and member of the Mt. Baker Post No. 121 American Legion, Lynden. He was a retired farmer. He is survived by his wife, Beulah; 3 sons, Dennis of Bellingham, William of Ferndale and Jack of Bellingham; a brother O. E. Boxx of Lynden; sister, Thelma Jones of Kansas City, Missouri; 10 grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Wed., Jan. 18 at 1:30 p.m. in Moles Funeral Chapel. Private family committal services will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery. Family suggests memorials may be made to the Lynden United Methodist Church or a favorite charity.

BOYD, Benjamin Franklin, age 78 years, 1230 Indian Street, passed away at a local hospital, Sunday, July 1, (1945). Mr. Boyd was a retired mill worker, formerly in the employ of the Bloedel Donovan Lumber Mills. Surviving relatives are one son, A. B. Carroll, and a daughter, Mrs. J. W. Shields at Tacoma, and a daughter, Mrs. Velma Boyd Soule of this city; three grandchildren; also a brother, George at Beaverton, Ore. The remains are at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where friends may call. Private services will be conducted by the Rev. Ray S. Wagoner, Thursday, July 5 at 1:30 p. m. Final resting place, Woodlawn. Please omit flowers.

BOYD, Mrs. Carmen. Funeral services for Mrs. Carmen E. Boyd, 70, will be held at 11 a. m. Wednesday at the Batstone Funeral Home in Shelton. Graveside services will be held at 1 p. m. Thursday in Bellingham's Greenacres Memorial Park. Mrs. Boyd died Feb. 11, (1962) in a Shelton hospital. She had lived most of her life in Whatcom County. Survivors include her husband, Roy Boyd of Shelton; a daughter, Mrs. Lois Branan of Seattle; her mother, Mrs. Mary Ruth Whitacre of Seattle; a brother James (Whi)taker of Seattle; a brother, James R. Robinson of Bellingham, and two grandchildren.

BOYD, Floy M., age 88, formerly of the Mt. Baker Apts. passed away in a local resthome Tuesday March 29, (1977). A resident of Bellingham for the past 55 years she was a retired waitress. Surviving are 1 son, Alan of Bellingham. A daughter, Irene Anderson of Seattle. Also 4 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren, numerous nieces & nephews. Private family memorial services will be held Thursday, March 31 at 11 a.m. with Rev. Robert Koornneef officiating, under the direction of Veroske's Bellingham Chapel.

BOYD, Grace, age 79 years, passed away at the Masonic Home at Zenith, Wash., Friday, February 4, (1944) following a four-year illness. Mrs. Boyd had been a resident of Bellingham for twenty-five years prior to going to Zenith. She was a member of Sehome Chapter No. 17, O.E.S. She is survived by her mother, Mrs. Elsie Wilcox, Retsil, Wash., and one cousin, Mrs. Leland Reid, Bellingham. Her remains rest at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where funeral services will be conducted by the officers and members of her chapter Tuesday, February 8, at 4 p.m. Final resting place, Bay View Cemetery.

BOYD, Guy Clifford, age 72, 1311 E. Maplewood Ave., passed away at home Tuesday, June 16, (1964). Mr. Boyd was a forty-year resident of Nome before moving to this city seventeen years ago. He was a member of Bellingham Bay Lodge No. 44, F. & A.M.; Scottish Rite Bodies; Nile Temple; and the International Brotherhood of Electricians, Local No. 191. Survivors are his widow, Nina, at home, and step-mother, Mrs. A. E. Boyd of Green Valley, Calif. Services will be conducted by Rev. Stuart P. Benson and officers of Bellingham Bay Lodge No. 44, F.&A.M. Friday, June 19 at 3 p.m. at the Jones Funeral Home.

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BOYD, James Sterling, age 65, of 6232 Guide Meridian, Lynden, passed away Tues., Nov. 7, 1978. Mr. Boyd was born in Ferndale & returned to Whatcom Co. in 1945. He attended Central Lutheran Church in B'ham, was a member of the Tri-County Fur Breeders, the Laurel Grange & is survived by his wife, Eleanore; 2 sons, David Boyd of Lynden & Capt. Donald Boyd of Fairchild Air Force Base, Spokane; 1 daughter, Helen Pinckney Peck of San Antonio, Tex.; 1 sister, Mrs. Myrle Perkins of Pendleton, Oregon; 1 sister-in-law, Mildred Boyd of Gooseberry Pt.; 5 grandchildren, Jim Boyd, Jerilyn Boyd, Christopher James Boyd, Joshua Boyd Peck & Jeremy Sterling Peck; 2 nieces, Mary Boyd Bonsen of Lynden & Lois Steele; 2 nephews, Gerald Boyd & Harold Nightingale both of B'ham. Funeral services will be conducted by Rev. Leonard C. Ericksen, Fri., Nov. 10 at 10:30 a.m. in Moles Funeral Chapel. Burial will follow in Greenacres Memorial Park. The family suggests memorials to the Meridian High School Tech School Scholarship Fund or favorite charity. Friends are invited to pay their respects at Moles Funeral Home until 9:30 a.m. Friday as the casket will remain closed following the funeral service. [born Oct. 9, 1913]

BOYD, John F., age 60 years, beloved husband of Mrs. Hazel Boyd, Kelso, Wash., passed away at Kelso, Sunday, July 29, (1945) following a brief illness. Mr. Boyd had been a resident of Kelso for the past nine years, having formerly been a resident of Bellingham. Surviving relatives include, beside the widow, one son, Jack Boyd in U. S. army; three daughters, Mrs. Nedra Calusen, Bellingham, Mrs. Jacqueline Lake, Glenwood Springs, Colo., and Miss Marilyn Boyd, Kelso, Wash.; also four grandchildren. Graveside services will be held in Greenacres Memorial Park under the direction of the Bingham-Dahlquist Funeral Home, Saturday, August, 4, at 11 a. m., conducted by Rev. Carl H. Bolin, pastor of the Mission Covenant Church.

BOYD, Mildred Bertha - A graveside service for Mildred Bertha (Horan) Boyd of Lynden will be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday at Greenacres Memorial Park, with the Rev. Rex Watt officiating. Mrs. Boyd died Friday, Sept. 17, 1999, at Lynden Christian Health Care Center. Her age and birth are not available. Mrs. Boyd was born to Levi and Inga (Arseth) Horan in Ferndale. In 1925, she married Armond (Bud) Boyd. He died in 1968. Mrs. Boyd and her husband raised mink in the county north of the Bellingham area. She enjoyed sewing, quilting, music and flower gardening. Her sister Lillian Johnson and brother Bill Horan preceded her in death. Survivors include daughter Mary Bonsen of Lynden, son Gerald Boyd of Bellingham, seven grandchildren, and 10 great-grandchildren. Arrangements are by Moles Funeral Home of Ferndale.

BOYE, Harold J. - Funeral services for Harold J. "Hal" Boye, age 68 of 7103 Brent Lane, Lynden, were conducted on Saturday, October 11, at 2:00 p.m. in New Life Fellowship with Revs. Ronald Slater and John Ruhlman officiating, Private family interment services preceded at 1:00 p.m. in Monumenta Cemetery. Mr. Boye, who died in a Bellingham hospital on Thursday, October 9, (1980), was born in Chicago, Illinois and moved to the Lynden area with his wife, Geraldine from VanNuys, California in 1975. They were married in North Hollywood, California on December 31, 1934. A World War II Navy Veteran, Mr. Boye had attended New Life Fellowship and was the retired superintendent of the North Hollywood Post Office where he had been employed for thirty years. After his retirement from the Post Office he was also employed by Warner Brothers Studio for seven years. He is survived by his wife Geraldine, two daughters, Cheryl and her husband Clark Whitney of Soldotna, Alaska and Karen and her husband Richard McGahan of Nikiski, Alaska; five grandchildren, Kara Edwards and Terry, Geraldine, Richard, Jr., and Leah McGahan; an aunt, Mrs Florence Judd of Lynden and a cousin, Mrs. Margaret Brim also of Lynden. Memorials may be made to the Nikiski Christian School; Rt. No. 1 Box 1155; Kenai, Alaska 99611. Funeral services were under the direction of the Gillies Funeral Home, Lynden. [wife was Geraldine Downs]

BOYER, Della Mae, age 77, who resided at the Mt. Baker Apts., passed away in a local hospital Tuesday, Sept. 1, (1959) following an extended illness. Mrs. Boyer was a lifetime resident of Bellingham and vicinity and was a member of the Holly Rebekah Lodge No. 153, Daughters of America Council No. 3 and also the Kulshan Thimble Club. She leaves to survive one daughter, Mrs. Gertrude Augustine of Bellmont, Calif., also two sons, William M. and Jack Albert, both in California; two sisters, Mrs. Ethel Hunter of Bellingham, Mrs. Lydia Boley of Vancouver, B. C. Several nieces and nephews. Rev. James B. Hughes will officiate at funeral services Friday, Sept, 4, at 2 o'clock in the Chapel of the Bingham and Jerns Funeral home. The remains will be forwarded to Sonora, Calif., for interment. Honorary pall bearers will include Gary Richardson, Harry Hunter, Nicholas DuPonti, Chester Iverson, Mandel Mystrom, Walter Todd.

BOYER, Fred Leon, age 25, of 528 Burton Road, passed away in a local hospital Friday, March 7, (1947). Mr. Boyer had been a resident of this community all his life and was a member of the Assembly of Christians, was a graduate of the first class from the new Bellingham high school, and was a member of the Musicians' Protective Union, Local No. 451, A. F. M. Surviving relatives are the widow, Dorothy M.; two sons, Larry Leon and Richard Allen, all at home; grandfather, Mr. M. L. Bangle and brother, John L., all of Bellingham; one sister, Mrs. Etta Southern, of Sequim; grandfather, Mr. M. L. Bangle and three aunts, Mrs. Grace Nevers, Mrs. Lotta Miles and Mrs. Dorothy Waschke, all of Bellingham. The remains are at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where services will be conducted Monday, March 10, at 3 p. m. by Mr. Harry Brownlee. Final resting place, Saxon Cemetery.

BOYER, John L, age 75, of Bellingham died Jan. 3, 1984. He was a driver for Gerritt Freight Lines for many years, a member of the Teamsters Local 231 & the Eagles Lodge No. 31. John was a life-long area resident. Surviving is his wife Anne; a sister, Etta Southern in Yuma, AZ; an aunt & uncle, Mr. & Mrs. William Waschka; 5 nieces & 1 nephew. Funeral services will be held Friday, Jan. 6 at 10:30AM in the Jerns & LeVeck Funeral Chapel with Rev. Norval Bunch officiating. Interment Bay View Cemetery. The family suggests memorials to the Heart Fund & visitation will be at the funeral home until 8:00PM this evening. Arrangements by Jerns & LeVeck Funeral Chapel, Sunset & James. [born Sept. 9, 1908 at Saxon]

BOYER, Lucile L. of 1200 Birchwood, died Fri., Nov. 20, 1981 at the age of 96. She was a member of the Followers of Christ Church & employed as a seamstress for many years. She was also a member of the Clerks Union. She is survived by her son, John Boyer of Bellingham; a daughter, Etta Southern in Arizona; a sister, Dorothera Waschke of Bellingham; 6 grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren; numerous nieces & nephews. Funeral services will be conducted Tues., Nov. 24, 1981 at 10 a.m. in the Chapel of Veroske, Jerns & LeVeck with interment to follow in the Saxon Cemetery. [born in1885 in SD]

BOYER, Robert, age 72 years, of Lynden, Washington, passed away Thursday, January 10, (1952) at a local hospital following a brief illness. Mr. Boyer had lived in this vicinity for the past two years. He leaves to survive, a brother, Monty A. of Bellingham. Funeral services will be conducted from the Chapel of the Bingham-Dahlquist Jerns funeral home Monday, January 14, at 2 p. m. by the Rev. L. R. White. Interment, Woodlawn.

BOYKER, Bess E., age 72, of 1224 Cornwall Avenue, passed away in a local hospital Monday, Jan. 29, (1962). The widow of Bruce F. Boyker, she had resided here the past 35 years and was a member of the First Christian Church. Survivors are one sister, Mrs. March A. Nelson, San Francisco, Calif.; three nieces, Mrs. Bernice Swanson, Tacoma; Mrs. Winston Thornhill, Tacoma; Mrs. Arnold Moe, Fortuna, Calif. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home where services will be conducted by the Rev. Walter R. Naff on Thursday at 10 a. m., followed by graveside services at Lakeview Cemetery in Seattle at 2 p. m.

BOYKER, Bruce F., age 64, of 1224 Cornwall Avenue, passed away in a local hospital Wednesday, March 14, (1951). Mr. Boyker had for many years been the secretary-treasurer of the Pacific Veneer & Plywood Company, and leaves to survive his widow, Bessie F., at home; two sisters, Mrs. Naomi Shell, of Montesano, Wash., and Mrs. Elizabeth Webster, of Glendale, Calif.; four brothers, Omey and Max, both of Kent, Wash., Harry, of Lincoln, Neb., and Charles Gibb, of Newburg, Ore. The remains rest at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where services will be conducted by the Rev. Ray S. Wagner, Friday, March 16, at 10 a. m., followed by graveside services at Lakeview Cemetery in Seattle at 2 p. m.

BOYLE, Hattie E., died Feb. 18, (1988) in Sonoma, CA at the age of 91. She was born in Iola, KS; raised in B'ham. Graduated from B'ham Normal School, Washington State College & University of Washington. She was the daughter of the late Charles & Fanella Eakin and she was the sister of the late Leslie M. Eakin. She taught in the Washington state school system for 37 years and was a member of the Eastern Star & Rebecca Lodge. She is survived by her sons, Charles L. Boyle of Fenton, Missouri and Alex F. Boyle of Vista, CA and her daughter Mary A. Boyle of Sonoma, CA and 5 grandchildren. Her ashes will be enterned at Bayview Cemetery, May 31, 1988 at 11am. Rev. Berney of the Garden Street United Methodist Church officiating.

BOYNTON, Dr. George E., Sr., age 95, well known physician & surgeon of Mt. Vernon passed away Sat. June 17, 1978 in Stanwood. He was born Aug. 16, 1882 in Illinois & as an infant he moved with his parents to Carver, Mass. where he was educated. He received his degree in Medicine at the Univ. of Boston in 1908. He interned at the Boston General Hospital & came to Mt. Vernon in 1910 where he began his practice until his retirement in 1972. He was married to Elsie L. Siemons in B'ham. May 16, 1912. She preceded him in death in 1975. He had been a resident of Camano Is. since 1952. He was a member of the First Baptist Church, Camano Chapel, IOOF Lodge, Mt. Vernon, Skagit Co. Medical Society, the American Medical Assn. & a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Survivors; 2 daughters; Mrs. Wayne (Nancy) Booth of Seattle. Mrs. Gil (Janet) Larson of LaConner. 2 sons; George E. Boynton Jr. of Seattle & John A. Boynton of Mt. Vernon. Brother, W. O. Boynton of Camano, Is. 4 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren. Funeral services will be held in the Kern Funeral Chapel, Mt. Vernon, Weds. June 21st at 1 pm. Burial in the Mt. Vernon Cemetery. Memorials to the First Baptist Church, the Camano Chapel Memorial Fund & the Josephine Sunset Home, Stanwood.

BOYNTON, Dr. Solon Richard Sr., age 81, of 2120 Lummi Island Shore Rd., passed away in a local hospital, Tuesday, July 4, (1961). Dr. Boynton was a graduate of the Boston University School of Medicine, and came to Bellingham immediately upon graduation to open his first office in the Roth block. A few years later he moved into what is now the Bellingham National Bank Building where he practiced for 40 years. Dr. and Mrs. Boynton built their new home at Portage in 1953 where he continued his practice. During his residence in Bellingham he was very active in church affairs, having served as president of the board of the Advent Christian Church. Dr. Boynton was a former chief of staff of St. Luke's General Hospital; was a member of the Board of Health from 1913 to 1923; was a member and past president of the Washington State Homeopathic Medical Association; was a member of the American Medical Association, the Washington State Medical Society from which he was the recipient of a 50-year pin at special ceremonies of that organization, and was a member of the Whatcom County Medical Society. Dr. Boynton's lodge affiliations include the Odd Fellows, Knights of Pythias, Woodmen of the World and Maccabees. Surviving relatives are his widow, Susie N. at home; four daughters, Mrs. Ethel Crook of Bellingham, Mrs. Louis T. Nielson of Spokane, Mrs. Paul Friedmann of Altadena, Calif., and Mrs. Gerald Cruea of Bellevue, Wash.; one son, Dr. Solon R. Boynton Jr. of Bellingham; 17 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren; two brothers, Dr. George E. Boynton of Mount Vernon and Camano Island, Wash. and William Otis Boynton of Seattle, also many nieces and nephews. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home where services will be conducted by the Rev. Allan G. Wood, assisted by the Revs. Earl F. Crouse and Norvel Richardson, Friday, July 7, at 10:30 a. m. Final resting place Greenacres Memorial Park. By family request, memorials may be made to St. Luke's Hospital Building Fund.

BOYNTON - Funeral services for Steven John Boynton, age 21, of 3122 Eldridge Ave., will be Mon. Oct. 26, 10:30 a.m. at Jones Funeral Home with Rev. Al Currier & Rev. David B. Crook officiating. Interment Greenacres Memorial Park. Steven passed away Thurs. Oct. 22, 1981. He is survived by his parents, Dr. & Mrs. Solon R. Boynton of City; grandmother, Mrs. Jessie Dibble; 2 brothers, Solon III of Olympia, Clayton of City; 3 sisters, Marie Boynton of New York City, Catherine Boynton of Seattle, Joyce Boynton of City; numerous other relatives including an uncle Clayton Dibble & an aunt Ethel Crook, both of City. He was a lifetime Bellingham resident and member of Advent Christian Church. The family suggest memorials to the Epilepsy Assoc. of King County, 1016 First Ave. So., Seattle or Advent Christian Church. [drowned in Jacuzzi at a fitness center]

BOYNTON, Susie C., age 97 of 415 N. State died Wed. April 1, 1981. A resident of this community since 1906, Mrs. Boynton was a member of The Advent Christian Church; Chapter F. P.E.O.; D.A.R.; One of the organizers of St. Luke's Hospital Assistance league & Bellingham P.T.A. She was preceded in death by her husband, Dr. Solon R. Boynton and is survived by 1 son Dr. Solon R. & wife Elva Boynton, Jr. of City, 4 daughters, Ethel Crook of City; Hope & husband Paul Friedmann of Altadena, Calif., Betty & husband Louis Nielsen of Mt. Vernon, Lois & husband Robert Stevenson of New Canaan, Conn.; 17 grandchildren; 25 great grandchildren. Funeral services were held Tues. April 7 at 3 pm at the Advent Christian Church, 2100 Broadway, with Rev. Al Currier, Rev. David Crook & Rev. Paul C. Cantelon officiating. Interment Greenacres Memorial Park. The family suggests memorials to the Church of your choice or the Whatcom Historical Society. Arrangements by Jones Funeral Home.

BOYS, Mary Louise, age 78, of 1441 Iron Street, passed away in a local hospital Wednesday, July 29, (1953) following an extended illness. Mrs. Boys had been a resident of Whatcom County for the past 53 years and had spent 32 of those years in the North Bellingham district. She is a member of the Garden Street Methodist Church. Mrs. Boys is survived by four sons, Merl of Seattle, Leonard of Reno, Nev., Clair of Wenatchee, and Wayne of Hollywood, Calif.; one brother, Fraser Jenkins, of Bellingham; four grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Monday, August 3, at 3 p. m. within the Monroe Funeral Chapel with the Rev. George Baird officiating. Interment, family plot Woodlawn.

BOZARTH, Horace William. - Holy Rosary will be recited by the Rev. Father Patrick Burke in Telford's Chapel of The Valley, Sunday evening at 7:30 p. m. The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Holy Apostle's Catholic Church Monday morning at 11 a.m. with Monsignor P. J. O'Sullivan, Monsignor Maurice Galvin, the Rev. Father Arthur L. Dussault, S. J. (Vice-President of Gonzaga University) and the Rev. Father Joseph A. Graaff, celebrant. The mass will be followed by the State Grange Memorial Service. Friends who wish may make memorials to the Horace Bozarth Scholarship Fund. Concluding interment services will follow on Tuesday in Greenacres Memorial Park at 3 p.m. [d. 2 Jun 1976 E. Wenatchee]