CEDARGREEN, Sadie, age 67 years, of the Leopold Hotel and Wenatchee, passed away at a local hospital Sunday, Oct. 31, following a lingering illness. She was the widow of Victor E. Cedargreen, director of the Cedergreen (sic) Frozen Corp., who passed away in August of this year. Mrs. Cedargreen had resided in Bellingham for the past two years and is survived by one daughter, Mrs. C. A. Murray of this city; two sons, Vern of Puyallup, and Jack V. of Portland; seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild. The remains were forwarded by the Westford Funeral Home to the Jones and Jones Funeral Home at Wenatchee where services will be conducted Wednesday, Nov. 3.
CEDARGREEN, Victor E., age 71, of Wenatchee, Wash., passed away suddenly in a local hospital Friday, August 27, (1954). Mr. Cedargreen had been a resident of Bellingham for the past 2 years and was the president and manager of the Columbia Ice and Cold Storage Co. of Wenatchee and director of the Cedargreen Frozen Pack Corp. in Bellingham. He was a member of the B.P.O.E. Elks Lodge in Wenatchee and the Bellingham and Wenatchee Golf and Country Clubs. He is survived by his wife Sadie F., 2 sons Vern of Puyallup, Jack V. of Portland, Oregon; one daughter Mrs. C. A. Murray, City; seven grandchildren, one great-grandchild; four brothers, W. O. and C. T. Cedargreen of Wenatchee, N. W. Cedargreen of Seattle, Alfred Cedargreen of Snohomish; five sisters, Mrs. Jessie Smith of Monroe, Mrs. Edward Richter of Duval, Mrs. Walter Geue, Mrs. Ralph Cook and Mrs. Belle Kirk all of Snohomish. The remains rest at the Westford Funeral Home and will be forwarded to Wenatchee for interment.
CEDERBERG, Selma N., age 93, of 2300 E St., passed away in a local hospital Monday, Sept. 28, (1959). Mrs. Cederberg was the widow of the late Rev. John S. Cederberg; had been a resident of Whatcom County since 1889; was a member of the First Baptist Church; and was a member of the WCTU. Surviving relatives include three sons, Norris R. of Bellingham, Rev. Herbert R. of Fresno, Calif., and Theodore R. of Everett; a daughter, Mr. W. N. (Ruth) Bowie of Roth Okla.; two grandchildren; a brother, Herbert Berkman of Phoenix, Ariz., and numerous nieces and nephews. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home. Funeral services will be conducted at the First Baptist Church by Rev. James B. Hughes, Thursday, Oct. 1, 1959, at 2 p.m. Final resting place Lynden Cemetery.
CEDERBERG, Norris R., age 70, of 2300 E St., passed away in a local hospital Thursday, Dec. 29, (1960). A resident of Bellingham for the past 11 years, Mr. Cederberg was a retired supreme court clerk of New York State; was a veteran of World War I; was a member of St. Thomas Episcopal Church in New York City; was a member of the William Lee Alexander Post No. 3685, V.F.W. of Laurel. Survivors are two brothers, Rev. Herbert R. of Fresno, Calif., and Theodore of Everett; one sister, Mrs. Ruth Bowie of Roff, Okla.; one niece; one nephew and cousins. Funeral services were conducted at the Jones Funeral Home by Dr. Stuart P. Benson, Friday, Dec. 30, at 3 p.m.
CEDERDAHL, Bernice, age 83 of 1255 Latimore Rd., Ferndale, died Friday, Sept. 7, 1984. She had been a Ferndale resident for the past 3 years and is survived by 1 daughter, Cheryl and husband Jerry Ferrier, Ferndale; 2 grandchildren, Janet & Mark Snedecor. Memorial services were held Sun., Sept. 9, 1984 at 4 p.m. in Greenacres Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. Ralph Poulson, First Baptist Church, Ferndale, officiated. Family graveside services Thur., Sept. 13, 2 p.m. in San Gabriel Cemetery. [b. Sept. 4, 1901 MI]
CEDERGREEN, Norman W., 84, a former local resident and founder of Cedergreen Frozen Pack Foundation, died last Wednesday in Seattle. He was born July 8, 1897, in Snohomish. His company began in Wenatchee and became part of Pacific American Fisheries from 1949 to 1959. He also was the founder and president of Northwest Cedergreen Frozen Food Brokers of Seattle. He was a World War I veteran. He is survived by his wife Ethel, a brother and numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held in Seattle under the direction of Bonney-Watson Funeral Home.
CEDERGREN, Carl J., age 84 of 2339 West St., passed away Thursday, Dec. 1, (1955) in a local hospital following an extended illness. Mr. Cedergren had been a resident of Whatcom County the past 31 years and lived for many years in the Ferndale community. He was a member of the Champion St. Baptist Church. He is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Signe Winquist of Sacramento, Calif., Mrs. Olga Westlund of Fargo, N. D., Mrs. Esther Swanberg of Bellingham; one son, Carl A. Cedergren of Tillicum, Wash.; one stepdaughter, Mrs. Annie Carson of Bellingham; five stepsons, Gust Peterson of Portland, Ore., Arthur and Elmer Peterson of Seattle, Eddie and Knute Peterson of Bellingham; nine grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, a sister in Sweden and numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted Monday, Dec. 5 at 2 p.m. in the Monroe Funeral chapel in Ferndale with Rev. Clifford M. Dickau and rev. N. C. Parsons officiating. Final resting place Enterprise Cemetery.
CEDERGREN, Charlotta J., of 2339 West Street, passed away Saturday, Jan. 31, (1953) at a local hospital at the age of 78 years following a lingering illness. Mrs. Cedergrean had been a resident of Bellingham for the past 40 years and was a member of the "C" Street Pentecostal Church. She is survived by her husband, Carl J. Cedergren; 5 sons, Gus. M. Peterson, of Portland; Arthur W. Peterson, Elmer W. Peterson, of Stanwood; Edward S. Peterson, at home, and Knute R. Peterson, at home; also one daughter, Mrs. Anne Carson, of Bellingham; 2 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren; one stepson, Carl Cedergren, of Tillicum, Wash.; 3 stepdaughters, Mrs. Esther Swanburg, of Bellingham, Mrs. Olga Westlund, of Fargo, N. D., and Mrs. Signe Winquist, of Sacramento, Calif. The Rev. David Land and Rev. C. M. Dickau will officiate at funeral services Monday, Feb. 2nd., at 2 p.m. within the Chapel of the Bingham, Dahlquist and Jerns Funeral Home. Final resting place Enterprise Cemetery.
CEDARHOLM, Carl, age 81 years, of Acme, Wash., passed away at a local hospital, Monday, December 30, (1946). Mr. Cedarholm was a retired blacksmith and was in the employ of the Simpson Logging Co. at Shelton, Wash., for twenty-five years. Deceased was a member of the Lutheran Church and leaves no known relatives. The remains are at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where services will be conducted by the Rev. A. L. Hokonson, Friday, January 3, at 10 a.m., followed by interment at Poulsbo, Wash., where graveside services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday.
CEDERLUND, Theron S. "Ted" age 61, of 3780 Sweet Rd., Blaine, died Aug. 2, 1985 at St. Luke's Hospital. He had been a Blaine resident for 21 years coming from California. He was an electrician for Mills Electric & is survived by his wife Mae, in Blaine; 3 daughters, Pamela Murray, B'ham, Nanetta Laraia, B'ham, and Jan Loveday, Blaine; 2 sons, Eric Cederlund, Blaine & Anthony Giammusso, B'ham; 5 grandchildren; 2 sisters; & his step-mother, Josephine Cederlund, Port Orchard. Cremation. No services will be held at his request. Arrangements by Greenacres Funeral Home.
CEDERSTROM, Moyle, of 455 15th St., died Saturday, May 22, 1993. He was 90. Memorial services will be held at 3 p.m. August 28 at Big Rock Garden Park. Dr. Cederstrom was born Nov. 29, 1902, in Sleepy Eye, Minn., to John A. and Lydia Cederstrom. A doctor of philosophy, the 58-year Whatcom County resident taught at Western Washington University until he retired in 1968. His wife Ruth died in October 1989. They both loved growing chrysanthemums. A garden of show chrysanthemums is being developed at Big Rock Garden Park by his family and friends. Survivors include son Robert R. Cederstrom of Bellevue; daughters Ruth E. Wolfe of Lake Grove, Ore., and Iris C. Ellickson of Springfield, Ore.; sisters Eleanor Lowery of Illinois and Susan Thomas of California; nine grandchildren; and numerous other relatives. Arrangements by Jones Moles Funeral Home.
CEDERSTROM, Ruth, 88, of Bellingham, died Thursday (Oct. 12, 1989) at the Alderwood Park Convalescent and Retirement Center. The body will be cremated and burial will be at Greenacres Memorial Park. Mrs. Cederstrom, 455 15th St., was born June 24, 1901, in Lyle, Minn., and had lived in Bellingham since 1935. Survivors include her husband, Moyle F. Cederstrom of the family home; one son, Robert R. Cederstrom of Bellevue; two daughters, Ruth E. Wolfe of Lake Grove, Ore., and Iris C. Elickson of Springfield, Ore.; two sisters, Amy Fossey of St. Ansgar, Iowa, and Annie Rustad of Lyle, Minn.; and nine grandchildren. Arrangements are by Jones Funeral Home.
CEKALOVICH, Helen, 76, 2208 Jaeger Street, died Tuesday, October 31, (1972). She was a 60-year resident of Bellingham and a member of Assumption parish and its altar society. Surviving are two sons, Frank and Vince Muljat, Bellingham; two brothers, George and Mitch Ivich, Mexico; two sisters, Antich Brajcich, California, and Penina Svicarevich, Austria; three grandsons and four great-grandchildren.
CEKALOVICH, John, age 70, of 2202 Jaeger, passed away suddenly at home Thursday, May 12, (1966). He had resided in Bellingham for the past 53 years, and had owned and operated his own fishing boat for 51 years. He leaves to survive his wife, Helen Cekalovich of the home; 2 sons, Frank Muljat and Vince Muljat, both of Bellingham; 2 brothers, Steve Cekalovich in Yugoslavia and Tom Cekalovich of Chile; also many grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Rosary will be said Sunday, May 15 at 7:30 p.m. in the Chapel of Bingham & Jerns Funeral Home. High Mass will be sung Monday, May 16 at 9:30 a.m. in the Church of the Assumption, Rev. Thomas R. Hanley, celebrant, under the direction of Bingham & Jerns Funeral Home. Interment Bay View.
CEKALOVICH, Nicholas, age 61 years, of 801 Chestnut St., passed away at his residence June 21, (1954) following a brief illness. Mr. Cekalovich had resided in Bellingham since 1912 and was a member of the Church of the Assumption. He leaves to survive four brothers, John, of Bellingham, Antone and Thomas of Chile, South America, and Steve in Yugoslavia; also numerous nieces and nephews. Rosary will be recited Wednesday, June 23, at 8:30 p.m. within the Chapel of the Bingham-Dahlquist-Jerns Funeral Home. Requiem High Mass will be sung Thursday, June 24, at 9:30 a.m. within the Church of the Assumption with the Rev. Bernard V. Cremer, celebrant. Interment, Bay View Cemetery.
CELESTINE, Aurelia F., age 96 of Kwina Road, Lummi Reservation, passed away Thursday, October 28, 1982 at home. Mrs. Celestine had been a resdient of Lummi most of her life time, was the oldest living member of the Lummi tribe, and was a member of St. Joachim's Catholic Church. She is survived by 1 son, Clifford of Lummi; 2 daughters, Sadie & her husband, Matthew Jones of Lummi; Grace Egawa of Sequamish; 15 grandchildren; 73 great grandchildren; 54 great-great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-great-grandchild. Vigil services will be held in the Lummi Neighborhood Facility Sunday, October 31 at 7:30 p.m. Mass of Christian burial will be offered by Father Joseph Brown, Father Jack Buchalew, & Father Phillip Bloom Monday, November 1 at 10 a.m. at St. Joachim's Catholic Church. Burial will follow in Lummi Reservation Cemetery under the direction of Moles Funeral Home. [b. Sept. 27, 1886 Sequim, WA]
CELESTINE, Clifford - A vigil service for Clifford Celestine will be at 7 tonight at the Lummi Tribal Neighborhood facility with Vernon Lane officiating. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Joachim's Catholic Church with the Rev. Brian McGovern officiating. Burial will follow at Lummi Reservation Cemetery. Mr. Celestine of 3292 Balch Road died Saturday, Dec. 11, 1993, in Bellingham. He was 85. Born Feb. 16, 1908, to Francis and Aurella Celestine on the Lummi Reservation, he was a commercial fisher most of his life. He married Bernice Paul on Oct. 15, 1959. A member of St. Joachim's Catholic Church and the Lummi Senior Center, Mr. Celestine was an avid bingo player and experienced 19 years of sobriety with Bellingham Alcoholics Anonymous. Survivors include his wife of the family home; daughters Alfreda Robinson of Stockton, Calif., and Norma Solomon and Wilma Olsen, both of the Lummi Reservation; step-sons Norbert Plaster and Louis Plaster, both of Bellingham; step-daughter Regina Dillon of Hood River, Ore.; sisters Sadie Jones of Lummi Reservation and Grace Egawa of Bothell; 17 grandchildren; 13 step-grandchildren; 51 great-grandchildren; 28 great-great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews.
CELESTINE, Francis, age 83, of Marietta, passed away in a local hospital, Tuesday, Feb. 21, (1961). Mr. Celestine had been a resident of the Lummi reservation most of his life and was a member of the Joachim Catholic Church. Survivors include his wife, Aurelia; four daughters, Mrs. Sadie Jones and Mrs. Bernadine Murray, both of Marietta, Mrs. Emma Ough of Portland and Mrs. Grace Egawa of Woodenville; one son, Clifford of Marietta; 16 grandchildren, 30 great-grandchildren and numerous other relatives. Rosary will be recited in the Moles' Monroe Chapel, Friday, Feb. 24, at 6 p.m. Holy Mass will be offered by Father Joseph Dakin in St. Joachim Catholic Church, Saturday, Feb. 25, at 9 a.m. Final resting place Lummi Cemetery.
CELESTINE, Lucy Mary, age 81 of Marietta passed away Tuesday, Feb. 18th (1958) at a local hospital following a brief illness. He had been a resident of Lummi Reservation her entire lifetime. Rosary will be recited Sunday at 6 p.m. in the Herbert John home. Holy Mass will be offered by Father Joseph Dakin in St. Joachim's Catholic Church on Monday, Feb. 24th at 9 a.m. Interment will follow in Lummi Cemetery under the direction of the Monroe Funeral Home.
CENNAME, John, age 49, of Seattle, passed away Wednesday, May 29, (1974). Mr. Cenname is survived by 1 brother, Chester of Kamloops, B. C., 2 sisters, Mrs. Eva Benge of Balle Fouche, So. Dakota and Mrs. Roche Preston of Summerland, B. C. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Westford Funeral Home. [employee of Fred Peterson Construction Co.]
CERANOVA, Frank E, age 49, of Vancouver, Wash., passed away in that city, Monday, Oct. 2, (1961) following an extended illness. Mr. Ceranova was a former resident of Bellingham, a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church of Vancouver, and was weigh master for the Washington State Patrol. He leaves to survive his wife, Hazel; two daughters, Claudia and Candace; one son, David, all of the family home; his mother, Mrs. Marie Pinasco of San Diego; two sisters, Mrs. Marie Wallendorss of San Diego, Mrs. Josephine Simpson of Edmonds. Rosary will be said Wednesday, Oct. 4, at 8 p.m. in the Chapel of the Hamilton Funeral Home in Vancouver. Mr. Ceranova will lie in state in the Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home, Thursday evening, Oct. 5. Graveside services will be conducted Friday, Oct. 6, at 2 p.m. at Greenacres Memorial Park.
CERNICH, Emil - Former Ferndale resident Emil Cernich, 77, of Mount Vernon died Sunday (Dec. 23, 1990) in Mesa, Ariz., while vacationing there. He was born May 22, 1913, in Bozeman, Mont., the son of Mike and Mary Starkovich Cernich. He moved as an infant with his family to Butte, Mont., and at the age of 6 to Ferndale, where he was educated. He moved in 1952 to Mount Vernon, where he lived the rest of his life. Mr. Cernich worked as a plumber and truck driver. He married Leona White in June 1952 in Seattle. She died in 1984. He was a member of Moose and Elks Lodges of Mount Vernon, Plumbers and Steamfitters Union, Local 25 of Everett, and the Good Sam Club. Mr. Cernich enjoyed traveling and vacationing in the South during the winters. Survivors include two daughters, Joan McDaniels of Snohomish and Janice Stroh of Seattle; a son, Gerald Cernich of Puyallup; a close companion, Georgine Helde of Mount Vernon; two sisters, Mary Brozovich and Vera Reynolds, both of Bellingham; 11 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Kern Funeral Chapel in Mount Vernon, with graveside services at 11 a.m. Monday at Enterprise Cemetery in Ferndale.
CERNICH, Leona May, age 78, passed away at home Aug. 1, 1985 in Mt. Vernon. She was born Jan. 8, 1907 in Alma, Nebraska. She moved to Lynden with her parents [George & Katherine Wright] when she was 3. She graduated from Lynden High School and retired from Carnation Company in 1967 after 25 years of office manager. She was married to Emil Cernich June 19, 1954 in Seattle. Survived by her husband, Emil; 1 step-son, Jerry Cernich of Anchorage, Alaska; 2 step-daughters, Joan McDaniels of Snohomish & Janis Stroh of Seattle; 11 grandchildren; 2 sisters, her twin Leota Jasper of Bellevue and Helen Trindle of Redmond; a niece, Lynn Jones of Bothell; nephew, Don Jasper of Bellevue; 1 grandnephew; 2 grandnieces. Funeral services will be held at Kern Funeral Chapel, Mt. Vernon Sat. Aug. 3rd at 1 p.m. Private entombment at Evergreen Washelli Mausoleum in Seattle.
CERVENY, Edward J. - A memorial service and potluck remembrance celebration for Edward Joseph Cerveny III of Birch Bay will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Palms Tavern in Blaine. Mr. Cerveny died Dec. 21, 1993, in an auto accident on Rainbow Road near Intalco Aluminum Corp. He was 21. Born Jan. 13, 1972 to Edward Joseph and Marlene Cervey II in Minneapolis, he attended schools in Ladner and Richmond, B. C., and studied computer science at a university in Colorado for 1 1/2 years. Mr. Cerveny managed the Palms Tavern, owned by his grandmother. He was registering to return to Bellingham Technical College at the time of his death. Mr. Cerveny traveled extensively in the United States and played soccer in England. He also skied in Colorado, surfed in Hawaii and cruised in the Caribbean. His favorite pastimes were skiing, soccer, fishing and hunting. Survivors include his parents of Chilliwack, B. C.; sister Elizabeth Angela Cerveny of Chilliwack; grandmothers, Josie E. Topham of Vancouver, B. C. and Marion Cerveny of Minneapolis; aunts and uncles in Minnesota and British Columbia; and numerous other relatives.