CHEATHAM, Stanley G., age 60 of 2190 Hawthorne Street, Ferndale, passed away Tuesday, April 30, 1985 at his home. He had been a resident of Ferndale since 1965, prior to that he lived Lahaina, Hawaii for 15 years. He was a graduate of Washington State University; a member of Northwest Engineers Club, and retired from Intalco Corporation after 19 years of unemployment where he worked as Chief Engineer. He is survived by his wife Ruth, 2 sons, Stephen Cheatham & his wife Lynn of Ferndale; Daniel Cheatham & his wife Bobbi of Ferndale, 2 daughters, Kay & her husband Glen Relethford of Ferndale; Ann & her husband Mike Denison of Kailua, Hawaii; 2 brothers Richard Cheatham of Seattle; Fred Cheatham of Maui, Hawaii; sister, Ruth & her husband Bob Sandberg of Lafayette, California; 5 grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews & other relative. Memorial services will be conducted Friday, May 3rd, 3 p.m. in Greenacres Chapel with Rev. Peter Rhea officiating. Cremation & inurnment of ashes at Greenacres Memorial Park. [b. May 29, 1924 Tonasket, WA]
CHEATHAM, Stephen Arthur, age 39, of 2041 Tamarac Place, Ferndale passed away in B'ham Sunday, Sept. 29th (1985). He was born in Colfax, Wash., Aug. 3rd, 1946 & was raised in Hawaii, graduating from Lahaina High School. Upon graduation, he entered the U. S. Navy where he spent 4 years. He was a Vietnam veteran. He had been a Ferndale resident since 1968 & worked for Puget Power as a heavy equipment operator for 12 years. He leaves to survive his wife Lynn; step-son Ronald Carpenter of Missouri; a daughter Patricia Ruth Cheatham of the family home; mother Ruth Cheatham of Ferndale; brother Dan & wife Bobbi of Ferndale; 2 sisters, Kay & husband Glenn Relethford of Ferndale, Ann & husband Mike Denison of Hawaii; numerous other relatives. Memorial services will be held at Greenacres Chapel, Wed., Oct. 2nd at 11 a.m. with Rev. Peter Rhea officiating. Cremation.
CHELLIS, Martha J., (Nancy), age 72 of 700 11th St., passed away Thursday May 9, (1985). She had been an active member of Whatcom County Museum of History & Art. Survived by a sister Betty Lange of White Rock, B. C. & niece Lois Cotterchio, 2 grand nieces Michelle & Jennifer Cotterchio, grand nephew David Cotterchio all of Scarborough Ontario. At her request there will be no service. Cremation arrangements by Jones Funeral Home & Crematorium. [b. Oct. 6, 1912 in West Vancouver, B. C.]
CHENEY, Anna M. age 84, of 1306 23rd Street, passed away in a local hospital Tuesday, Jan. 10, (1956). Mrs. Cheney was a member of the Bible Students and had resided in this community for the past 45 years. Surviving relatives include her husband, Fred P. Cheney at home; one foster-daughter, Mrs. Robert S. Scarlett of Bellingham; three grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews. The remains rest at the Jones' Harlow-Hollingsworth Funeral Home where services will be conducted by Gordon Meyers, Friday, Jan. 13, at 1 p.m. Final resting place, Greenacres Memorial Park.
CHENEY, Bernard L. - A memorial service for Bernard L. "Bun" Cheney will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Birchwood Presbyterian Church with Pastor Timm Lann officiating. Mr. Cheney died at his Bellingham home Saturday, Oct. 15, 1994. He was 79. Born April 21, 1915, to Ambrose and Elizabeth Cheney on Wolf Butte Ranch in Stanford, Mont., he served in the U.S. Marine Corps in World War II. He moved to Whatcom County in 1966, retiring in 1982 after working as a brand inspector for the U. S. Department of Agriculture for 20 years. An accomplished dahlia gardener, Mr. Cheney was active in Alcoholics Anonymous and Centenniel Masonic Lodge No. 25 of Snohomish County. He married Rae Cheney on Oct. 8, 1938, in Utica, Mont. Mr. Cheney was preceded in death by his son, Daniel Cheney, in 1969, and by his seven brothers and sisters. Survivors include his wife of Bellingham; daughters Sharlyn R. Williams of Boise, Idaho, and Jerilyn Bussray of Bainbridge Island; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
CHENEY, Elvin G., age 74 of Ferndale, died June 9, 1983. He was a retired foreman for the Milwaukee Railroad. He moved to the state of Washington in 1948. He was a member of the Lutheran Church, The Elks Lodge, No. 194, and the Eagles Lodge No. 31. Surviving is his wife, Elizabeth; 3 sons, James of Ferndale, John of Custer, Robert of Bellingham; 1 daughter, Carol Gerner of Bellingham; 1 brother, Merwin of Cheney, WA; 1 sister, Helda Paggen of Minnesota; 11 grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren; and 8 nieces and nephews. Graveside services will be held Monday, June 14, 1983 at 1:00 p.m. at Greenacres Cemetery under the direction of Jerns LeVeck Funeral Chapel. [b Nov. 17, 1908 MN]
CHENEY, Fred P, age 92, of 1306 23rd St., passed away in a local hospital, Sunday, Nov. 30, (1958). Mr. Cheney had been a resident of this community for the past 48 years, was a retired carpenter, and was a member of Kingdom Hall. Surviving relatives include a daughter, Mrs. Robert Scarlett of Bellingham; three grandchildren; six great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home where services will be conducted Thursday, Dec. 4, at 1 p.m. Final resting place Greenacres Memorial Park.
CHENEY, Harold, a 22-year resident of the Lynden area, died at his home at 3063 Hannegan Rd., Monday night. He was 70. Born in Big Lake, Mr. Cheney was a member of the Operating Engineers Union and had been employed by Darigold and Grange Supply and had operated a service station in Bellingham. He was a member of the First Church of Christ, Scientist, and Ten Mile Grange. He is survived by his widow, Oryal; son Noel of Bellevue and daughter Lorna Friend of Everson; sisters Helen Fredericks of Los Angeles and M. DeLiso of St. Petersburg, Fla.; brothers Wilber of Central Point, Ore., Hardin of Lincoln, Calif., and Paul of Seattle, as well as six grandchildren. There will be no funeral service, at Mr. Cheney's request.
CHENEY, James - Iron worker James Cheney, 49, of 4436 Moresby Road, Ferndale, died Saturday (Nov. 21, 1987) in Ferndale. He was born March 15, 1938, in Brainard, Minn., graduated from Bellingham High School and served in the U.S. Navy. Mr. Cheney was a member of Assumption Catholic Church and Iron Workers Local 55. Survivors include his wife, Pat of Ferndale; a son, Corry of Bellingham; two step-sons, Rick Sharp and Shawn Sharp of Bellingham; a daughter, Shanon Wilson of Bellingham; his mother, Betty Cheney of Ferndale; two brothers, Bob Cheney of Bellingham and John Cheney of Custer; a sister, Carol Gerner of Bellingham; and two grandchildren. Memorials may be sent to the American Cancer Society. Funeral services are pending with Jerns & LeVeck Funeral Home.
CHENEY, Oryal, 85, of Lynden died Jan. 16, 1992, in Puyallup. She was born Dec. 19, 1906, in Jackson, Calif., to Allan and Virginia Hambric. she married Reynolds Cheney in 1928. They moved to Lynden in 1953. He died in 1975. Mrs. Cheney was a 1929 graduate of the University of California at Los Angeles. She was an active member of the Church of Christ, Scientist and an avid supporter of the Lynden library. Survivors include her son Noel Cheney of Bellevue; daughter Lorna Cheney of Kennewick; brothers Lowell Hambric of Tiberon, Calif., and Thomas Hambric of Los Angeles, Calif.; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. At her request no services were held.
CHENEY, Simeon Tex - Funeral services for Simeon Tex Cheney, age 91, of 2726 Alderwood, will be Monday Dec. 9, at 10 a.m. at Jones Funeral Home. Interment Hawthorne Lawn Memorial Park, Mt. Vernon. Mr. Cheney passed away Dec. 4, 1985. He is survived by his 2 sons, Clayton & wife Rose Cheney of San Jose, Ca., Maynard & wife Lois of Drain, Oregon; numerous grandchildren & great-grandchildren; his brother, Oscar Cheney of B. C.; sister-in-law Wanda Cheney of Mt. Vernon; nephews, Ted Cheney of Mt. Vernon and Don Cheney of Seattle; close friends Church & Rose Pendergrast of Clear Lake, Wa., Bessie Griffin of City & Ralph & Jean Gott of City. Mr. Cheney had been a resident of Bellingham for 10 years, was a member of the Mt. Vernon Chapter DAV & Knights of Columbus. Jones Funeral Home. [b. Jan. 10, 1894 SD]
CHENOT, Kenneth M., age 92, of 2726 Alderwood Avenue, Bellingham, passed away Friday, September 3, 1993. Born September 19, 1900 in Canfield, Ohio t William and Mary Chenot, he was Chief Accountant for Columbia University for many years. Survived by his sister, Bertha M. Hunsicker, of North Canton, Ohio. No services will be held. Cremation. Arrangements by Jones-Moles Funeral Home.
CHENOT, Lucille J., 81, 2726 Alderwood Ave., died Saturday (Oct. 4, 1986) in Bellingham. She was born Nov. 30, 1904, in Ohio. Surviving is her husband, Kenneth Chenot, of the family home. At her request there will be no funeral services. Cremation will be in Greenacres Memorial Park. Arrangements are by Jones Funeral Home.
CHENVERT, Leeann Rey, 4 mo. old daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Raymond Chenvert, of 1015 Otis St., passed away Monday March 28, (1977). Surviving besides her parents are grandparents, Mr. & Mrs. Paul Chenvert of Fairfield, Calif. & Harry Warner of Blaine. Great grandparents Mr. & Mrs. James Straley of Fresno, Calif. Beatrice Pheland of Custer. Also numerous other aunts & uncles. Graveside funeral services will be held in Greenacres Memorial Park Wed., March 30 at 11 a.m. under the direction of Veroskes Bellingham Chapel.
CHERRY, Elizabeth, age 97, of 5259 Aldrich Rd., Bellingham, passed away Fri., Sept. 26th, (1986). She had been a resident of the community since 1902 & attended the Lutheran Church. Survivors include a son, Sterling Cherry of Montesano, WA; 4 grandchildren including Joyce Bayer of Bellingham & Janet Jacobsen of Seattle; 8 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Mon., Sept. 29th, 2 p.m., the Jerns & LeVeck Funeral Chapel. [b. Jan. 12, 1889 IA]
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CHERRY, Mildred Elaine - Services for Mildred E. Cherry, 73, retired director of publications for the Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers of Bellingham, will be at 1:30 p.m. Monday at Jerns & LeVeck Funeral Chapel. Burial will be at Bayview Cemetery. Mrs. Cherry of 1014 11th St. died Wednesday (Feb. 20, 1990) in Bellingham. She was born Mildred E. Caillovette on Nov. 14, 1916, in Sioux City, Iowa, and had lived in Whatcom County for 13 years. Mrs. Cherry attended Sioux City schools and graduated from Central High School in June, 1964. She began her career after winning first place in a citywide typing and shorthand contest. Her first job was with Home Loan Corp., where she quickly became secretary to the general manager. Among other positions she held were: private secretary to the comptroller of the currency in the U.S. Department of the Treasury Building in Washington, D. C.; secretary for Traveler's Credit Corp. in Chicago; private secretary to the wife of Preston Tucker of the the Higginson-Tucker Motor Co. of New Orleans. In 1946 she married Norman J. Cherry, an electrical engineer and part-time teacher in Long Island, N. Y., public schools. In 1947, she and her husband formed a corporation in Merrick, N. Y., that produced financial advertising for banks and other financial institutions. They also operated an offset printing plant. From 1947 to 1962, Mrs. Cherry earned credentials as a layout designer, proofreader and copy editor. During the same period, Mrs. Cherry seriously pursued an avocation in gardening, which she undertook both inside and outside her home on the south shore of Long Island. She eventually became editor of The Garden Journal, a twice-monthly publication of New York Botanical Garden, and was founding editor of Gardens Monthly Newsletter. Mrs. Cherry also was author of Fluorescent Light Gardening, published by W. Van Nostrand and Co. in 1965, now in its 11th printing, and Gesneriads, the Royal Family of House Plants, published by Mr. Barrows & Co. in 1976. She also wrote numerous articles that were published in The New York Times, Flower and Garden Horticulture, The Begonian and several other periodicals. Mrs. Cherry developed a large reference library on horticulture, plants and gardening and was considered a pioneer in house plant cultivation with the use of artificial fluorescent lighting. Soon after Norman Cherry died in 1970, she moved to Torrance, Calif. In 1973, she became associated with the society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers, which then had its central offices in Southern California. Soon afterwards, the offices were relocated to Bellingham. Mrs. Cherry removed to Bellingham in 1977, joining SPIE as director of publications, a position she held until her retirement in 1986. In her remaining years, she enjoyed Whatcom County, an area she had learned to love. Arrangements are by Jerns & LeVeck Funeral Chapel.
CHERVENOCK, Allen Raymond - Memorial services for Allen Raymond Chervenock, age 69 of 251 W. Bakerview, Bellingham, will be Friday, April 5th at 1 p.m. in the Garden St. Methodist Church, the Rev. Edgar L. Starr, Pastor, Garden St. Methodist Church officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials to the Shriner's Hospital for Crippled Chilren ... Mr. Chervenock died Mon., April 1, 1985. He had been a lifetime resident of Whatcom County, a past master & a member of the Bellingham Bay Ldge No. 44, F&AM, & a Past Patron of Maple Leaf Chapter No. 58, OES. He is survived by a son, Robert of B'ham; 2 daughters, Sandra Albee, city & Sharon Smith, Lummi Island; a brother, Clarence; 3 sisters, Helen Chervenock, Violet Erickson & Margaret McEwen, all of B'ham. Arrangements by Greenacres Funeral Home. [b. Mar. 6, 1916 B'ham; worked a miner for B'ham Coal Mines; employed by Sears as advertising mgr]
CHERVENOCK, Allene, age 58 of 251 W. Bakerview Rd., passed away Monday, Dec. 13, (1976). A lifetime resident of this community, Mrs. Cherenock was a member of Garden Street Methodist Church and Maple Leaf Chapter No. 58 OES. Surviving husband, Allen; 1 son, Robert, City; 2 daughters, Mrs. Sandra Albee , Dunmore, W. Virginia and Mrs. Sharon Smith, Edmonds; her mother Mrs. Gerturde Barr, City; 1 brother, T. B. Philpott, Ferndale; 1 sister, Mrs. Gladys Tysver, Yakima; 8 grandchildren. Memorial services Wed., Dec. 15, 1 p.m. Garden Street Methodist Church with Rev. Lawrence Guderian officiating. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society. Arrangements by Jones Funeral Home.
CHERVENCOK, Clarence E., Sr., age 86, of 2515 Vallett Street, Bellingham, passed away Wednesday July 8, 1992. Born January 11, 1906 in March Grove Township, Minnesota to John and Pauline Chervenock, he had been a resident of Whatcom County since 1908; member of the Lutheran church; married Caroline Williams on October 21, 1930 in Bellingham; employed as a pile driver worker for marine construction; member of Carpenters and Joiners Union Local #756; Pierre B. Cornwall Lodge #289, F. & A.M. Served with the Wash. National Guard, Company I 161st Inf. He enjoyed gardening and camping. Survived by his wife, Caroline; daughter Carol and husband Al Melton; sons, Ed and wife Bernie Chervenock, all of Bellingham, Bill Chervenock of Ferndale; 2 sisters, Vi Erickson, Marge and husband Earl McEwen; sister-in-law, Borghild Williams, all of Bellingham; grandchildren, Larry and wife Heidi Chervenock of Lynden, Ron and wife Nancy Chervenock, Brian Chervenock, Rober[t] and wife Holle Chervenock, Karen and husband Charlie Rohwer, Kristian Chervenock, Anika Chervenock, all of Ferndale, Mike Chervenock and Jayne Chervenock, both of Seattle, Steve Melton of Bellingham; 6 great grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by grandson, Wayne Melton, June, 1992. Family funeral service Friday, July 10, 1992, 10:00 A.M. Greenacres Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Colleen McGilchrist, Abundant Living Center, officiating.
CHERVENOCK, Helen M., age 80, passed away Tuesday, August 16, 1988 in Bellingham. Funeral services will be held Friday, August 19 at 1 p.m. at St. John's Lutheran Church in Bellingham. Officiating will be Reverend Kenneth Daugs. Interment following at Greenacres Memorial Park. She was a Bellingham resident all of her life and a retired school teacher from the Everson - Nooksack School Dist., she graduated from Bellingham Normal School and was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church. Survivors are 1 brother, Clarence & wife, Caroline Chervenock of Bellingham; 2 sisters, Margaret & husband, Earl McEwen of Bellingham and Violet Erickson of Bellingham; numerous nieces & nephews. Arrangements by Jones Funeral Home. [b. Jan. 17, 1908]
CHERVENOCK, John H., age 63, of 2512 Vallette Street, passed away in a local hospital, Monday, January 31, (1949). Mr. Chervenock had resided in this community for the past forty-two years and was an employe of the Olympic Portland Cement Plant. Deceased was a member of St. Mark's Lutheran Church and also a member of the United Cement, Lime & Gypsum International Union, and leaves to survive two sons, Clarence and Allen; three daughters, Miss Helen Chervenock, Mrs. Margaret McEwen and Mrs. Violet Erickson, all of Bellingham; nine grandchildren; one brother, Andrew, of Warren, Minn., and one sister, Mrs. Grega, of Angus, Minn. The remains are at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where services will be conducted by the Rev. Thomas Allport, Wednesday, February 2, at 4:15 p.m. Cremation.
CHESAREK, Eleanor, age 46 years, of 1021 1/2 High Street, passed away suddenly at her home. Miss Chesarek had been a resident of Bellingham for several years and was an instructor at WWCE. She leaves to survive her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Chesarek of Pittsburgh, Pa.; one sister, Mrs. Flossie Clark of Oceanside, Calif.; and two brothers, Col. Chesarek with the U.S. Army in Arlington, W. Va., and Bud Chesarek of Pittsburgh, Pa. The remains will be forwarded by the Westford Funeral Home to Pittsburgh, Pa., where services will be held.
CHESNEY, Margaret, age 65, of 2404 I Street, passed away at home Sunday, January 24, (1954). Mrs. Chesney had resided in this community for the past 35 years, and was a member of the Calvary Temple. Surviving relatives include her husband, William Chesney at the home; two sons: Robert J. Chesney of Bellingham, and William H. of Seattle; a daughter, Mrs. Margaret Culvert of Seattle; seven grandchildren; a brother, John McAteer of Oklahoma City, Okla; and five brothers and sisters in Ireland. The remains rest at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where services will be conducted by the Rev. David S. Land, Wednesday, January 27, at 3 p.m. Final resting place, Greenacres Memorial Park.
CHESNEY, Robert J., age 45, passed away suddenly at the family home, 2818 McLeod Rd. Saturday, July 26, (1958). Mr. Chesney had been a 39 year resident of this community; was a member of Calvary Temple and for the past few years had been associated with the Mt. Baker Plywood. Deceased was a member of Fairhaven Lodge No. 73, F. & A. M. and leaves to survive his widow, Katherine E. at home; three daughters, Mrs. Gordon W. Easterly of Blaine and Kathy and Pamela at the family home; one grandchild; father, Mrs. William Chesney of Bellingham; one brother, Bill and one sister, Mrs. Margaret Culver both of Seattle, also nieces and nephews. The remains rest at Jones Funeral Home where services will be conducted by the Rev. Allan Wood Thursday, July 29, at 1 p.m. Final resting place Greenacres Memorial Park.
CHESNEY, William, age 91, of Santa Cruz, CA passed away Fri. Dec. 29, 1978. Prior to his moving to Calif. 12 yrs. ago, he had been a resident of this community 45 yrs. & employed by Columbia Cement Corp. of B'ham. He is survived by 1 son, William H. Chesney of Poulsbo, WA, 1 daughter, Mrs. Margaret Ann Clover of Mountain View, CA, 1 brother, John Chesney of Vancouver, B. C. 9 grandchildren & 9 great grandchildren. Private services will be held Weds. Jan. 3rd. Local arrangements by Jones Funeral Home.
CHESROWN, George F., age 69 of 1200 Lincoln St., passed away Monday Oct. 13, (1975). He had been a resident for the past 5 years. Survived by his wife, Mrs. Mae I. Chesrown and 1 sister, Mrs. Alice Young of Mankato, Minn., and other relatives. Private family services will be conducted Wed. Oct. 15 at 2 p.m. within the Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home. Cremation.
CHESTER, Joseph Henry, age 94, formerly of 2412 Dean Ave., passed away in a local nursing home, Saturday, April 14, (1962). Mr. Chester had been a 70-year resident of this community and was a retired millwright and shingle sawyer, and had been affiliated with the Trinity Lutheran Church. Surviving is one son, William Green Chester of Roanoke, Va. Services will be conducted at the Trinity Lutheran Church by the Pastor Carl O. Fischer on Friday, April 20, at 3 p.m. under the direction of the Jones Funeral Home.
CHESTERFIELD, Harry John, age 69 of 7136 Portal Way, Ferndale, passed away Wednesday, July 14, 1982. Mr. Chesterfield had been a resident of Whatcom County since 1965; was a member of the Mt. Vernon Eagles Lodge and Moose Lodge; the Electricians Local, No. 191; and the Army, Navy & Air Force Post, No. 406 in White Rock, B. C. He is survived by his wife, Dorothy; 1 son, Charles Barnes of Lopez Island; 2 daughters, Ruth Ann Grim in Canada; Kathleen Walker in Oregon; 2 step-daughters, Jacquelyn Cerny of Tacoma; Georgia Loflin of Nederland, Texas; 1 sister, Lucille McGibbon of Seattle; 5 step-grandchildren. Memorial services will be held Friday, July 16 at 1 p.m. in Moles Funeral Home. Cremation at Greenacres Crematorium with burial of ashes in Woodlawn Cemetery. [b. Aug. 4, 1912 Seattle]
CHEVAL, Jules Leon, Jr., age 66, of 311 E. Holly, passed away Tuesday, June 18th, (1985). Mr. Cheval had resided in Bellingham for the past 60 years, was retired from Ershigs. He was a veteran of WWII (Air Force) and leaves to survive his wife Nina; 2 sons, Gary & Dennis, all of Custer; 1 grandchild, Rena McRae of Tacoma; 1 great-grandchild, Sherelle McRae; 3 step-children, Pat Chaddock, Warren Wood & Larry Wood; 3 sisters, Dorothy Smith & Mary Evans, both of Bellingham and Virginia Cartwright of Calif. Funeral services will be conducted Fri. June 28 at Bayview Cemetery at 10:30 a.m. with Rev. Harold Minkler officiating. Under the direction of the Westford Funeral Home. [b. Oct. 31, 1918 Arma, KS]
CHEVALIER, Alfrida, 5849 Guide Meridian, died Wednesday. She was 91. Mr. Chevalier was born Feb. 23, 1894, in Denmark. She had been a local resident for the past year and a half and had previously lived in Everett for 10 years. Mrs. Chavalier was a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Everett. Survivors include a daughter, Glenna Cornmesser of Bellingham; a son, Harry of Mill Creek, Wash.; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Jerns & LeVeck Funeral Chapel, the Rev. Husman officiating. Burial will follow at Cypress Lawn Cemetery in Everett.
CHEVALIER, Hulda, age 94, of 702 32nd St., passed away in Bellingham Thurs., Feb. 26, (1987). She was born March 10, 1892 in Rome Township, Whatcom County & has been a lifetime resident. She had been a member of the Garden Street Methodist Church since 1950, past Matron of Eastern Star Maple Leaf Chapter, Rainbow Mother, Daughter of the Nile, White Shrine & Ameranth. She was a well-known cook at Camp Kirby for some 11 yrs. She leaves to survive 2 sons, Jack & wife Jeneil; James & wife Jean; daughter, Martha Chevalier, all of B'ham; 2 sisters, Grace Stebbins of Seattle; Hazel Hayden of OH; 4 grandchildren; 5 great grandchildren. Memorial services will be held Tues., March 3, 2 p.m. in the Garden Street Methodist church with Rev. Bill Berney officiating. Private family burial will be held that morning.
CHEVALIER, Jack C., age 69 of Bellingham, passed away Wed. April 25, 1990. He was a lifelong area resident and member of the Garden Street Methodist Church. He worked for the Maintenance dept. of Bellingham Schools for many years, retiring at Parkview School in 1971. He was a WWII USAF disabled American Veteran, and an avid sportsman. He married his wife Geneil [Wasel] in 1942 [Oct. 4]. She currently survives as does a son Jack of Bellingham; a sister Martha Chevalier of Bellingham. A brother James preceded him in death. Memorial services will be held Monday April 30, 1990 at 11 a.m. in the Garden St. United Methodist Church with the Rev. Bill Berney officiating. Arrangements by Jerns & LeVeck Funeral Chapel. [b. Nov. 22, 1920 in Bham to James R. & Hulda]
CHEVALIER, James R., age 71 of 675 E. Lake Samish passed away Friday April 22, 1988 at his residence. He had been employed with Pacific American Fisheries for 30 years and Intalco Aluminum for 16 years. He was a Fairhaven High School graduate, World War II Army Air Corp veteran serving in Africa, and Albert J. Hamilton Post #7, American Legion member, Fairhaven Masonic Lodge member and he is also a member of Bellingham Elks Club and an avid sportsman. He is survived by his wife Jeanne; two sons, James Jr. and wife Barbara of Bellingham and Michael and wife Wendy of LaConner; a daughter, Teresa Staskiews & husband Jeffrey, of Bellingham; a brother, Jack of Bellingham; a sister, Martha Chevalier of Bellingham. Funeral services will be held Tues. April 26 at 11 a.m. in the Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home with Harold Minkler officiating, preceded by private family burial. Memorials may be made to Lake Samish Fire Dept. or Charity of choice. [b. Dec. 9, 1916 B'ham]
CHEVALIER, James Richard, age 64, passed away at the family home, Chuckanut Drive, Route 5, Bellingham, Friday, July 18, (1947). Mr. Chevalier had been a resident of this community for the past fifty years and had been the foreman of the shipyard of the Pacific American Fisheries. Deceased was a member of the St. James Presbyterian Church, Fairhaven Lodge No. 73, F. & A. M., Bellingham Scottish Rite and york Rite Bodies, Shrine and Maple Leaf Chapter, O. E. S. Surviving relatives are the widow, Hulda, at home; two sons, Jack C. and James R. Jr., of Bellingham, and one daughter, Martha Hope Chevalier, of Seattle; two grandchildren; four brothers, Edward, of Friday Harbor, Albert, of Anacortes, and Bert and Howard, of Roche Harbor. The remains are at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where services will be conducted by the Rev. James M. Wilson and officers of the Masonic Lodge, Monday, July 21, at 1:30 p.m. Final resting place, Greenacres Memorial Park.
CHEVALIER, Martha Hope, 74, 600 S. State St., Bellingham, WA passed away May 24, 1992 after a lingering illness. She was born May 12, 1918 in Bellingham to James R. Chevalier and Hulda Chevalier. A graduate of Bellingham High School, she also was a graduate of Success Business College. She moved to San Francisco in 1943 where she was a bookkeeper. When she retired, she had been an executive secretary for the estate of Dean Witter, Sr. In her youth, she was a member of the Mt. Baker Hiking Club and the Komo Kulshan Ski Club. She was currently a member of the Whatcom Museum of History and Art. After retirement in San Francisco, she returned to Bellingham. She was preceded in death by her two brothers, James and Jack Chevalier. She leaves numerous nieces and nephews. No local service will be held. The arrangements are under the direction of Jerns LeVeck Funeral Chapel and Crematorium.
CHEVALIER, Paul A., age 71 years, of Friday Harbor, passed away at a local hospital, Wednesday, August 6, (1947) following an illness of several weeks. The remains have been forwarded by the Bingham-Dahlquist & Jerns Funeral Home to Friday Harbor where funeral services will be held and interment made.
CHEVALLEY, Brent P., 49 of Everett, died December 27, 1994 at the family home. He was born March 12, 1945 in Seattle, WA and graduated from Bellingham High School in 1963. He had worked for the Skagit Valley Herald as a pressman. He was a very talented artist and enjoyed cartooning and art in general. He was a very good father and will be greatly missed by his son, mother, sister and friends. Brent is survived by his son, Aaron Chevalley of Everett; his mother, Geraldine Chevalley of Everett; his sister Robin Chevalley-Barnett of Anacortes; nieces Carrie Beth Barnett & Jessica Barnett both of Anacortes and numerous cousins, aunts and uncles. No services will be held. Cremation under the direction of Purdy & Walters with Cassidy Funeral Home, Everett. Inurnment will be in Green Acres Cemetery, Ferndale, WA.
CHEVALLEY, Katie Jane, age 63, who resided at 1015 Mason St., passed away at a local hospital Monday, July 22, (1957) following a brief illness. Mrs. Chavalley resided in Bellingham for the past 33 years and leaves to survive one son Harold P. Chevalley, of Bellingham; two brothers, Archie Harsh, of California, Dick Harsh of Mt. Vernon. Four sisters, Mrs. Ruby Jacobs, of Similk Beach, Wash., Mrs. Evelyn Matson of Anacortes, Mrs. Coral Basham, of California, and Mrs. Fanny McKee, of Anacortes. Also to grandchildren. Rev. Grant Whipple will officiate at funeral services Thursday, July 25, at 2 p.m. from the Chapel of Bingham & Jerns Funeral Home. Interment, Greenacres Memorial Park. Active pall bearers will include E. W. Juenemann, James Taylor, Virgil De Golier, Spencer Wilson, William Carson, Dehardt Erickson and Robert Davis.
CHEVRIER, Henry, age 84, of 3211 Meridian, passed away at his home Saturday, June 2, (1951) following a short illness. Mr. Chevrier had been a resident of Bellingham for the past 42 years and was a retired blacksmith, he was a member of the Church of the Assumption and the Holy Names Society. Surviving relatives include three sons, Leo Joseph, of Bellingham, Henry Raymond of Anacortes, and Harvey Leo of Portland; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; a brother, Phillip, of Ottawa, Canada; a sister, Mrs. Heleme Benoitt, of Montreal, Canada, and a niece, Sister Reine, mother superior of St. Elizabeth hospital in Yakima. Rosary will be said Wednesday, June 6, at 7:30 p.m. within the Cathedral Chapel of the Westford-Beck Funeral Home. Requiem Mass will be said Thursday, June 7, at 9 a.m. within the Church of the Assumption with the Rev. Fr. George Zelnack, S. J., officiating. Interment in Bay View Cemetery.
CHEVRIER, Leo Joseph, age 57, of 1342 Franklin St., passed away in a local hospital suddenly Saturday, April 17, (1954). Mr. Chevrier had been a resident of Bellingham for the past 46 years and was a well known car salesman, a veteran employee of the Wallace Chevrolet Co., also a member of the Elks Lodge B.P.O.E. No. 194. He leaves to survive his wife Ruth A.; Mrs. Vivian Hagen of Auburn, Wash., and Mrs. R. B. Dickson of Seattle; 3 grandsons, Michael and Jeffrey Hagen of Auburn, Wash. and Mark Dickson of Seattle; 2 [blank] and Henry R. of Anacortes, and cousin, Sister Reine Mother Superior in Medford, Ore., Hospital; also many other relatives. Member of the Church of the Assumption. Requiem Mass will be read Wednesday, April 21, at 9:30 a.m. within the Church of the Assumption with Rev. Bernard V. Cremer officiating. Interment, Bay View, under the direction of the Westford Funeral Home.
CHICHESTER, Catherine Ellen, age 83 of Ferndale passed away Monday, March 12, (1956) in a local hospital following an extended illness. Mrs. Chichester had been a resident of the Ferndale Community for the past 65 years. She was a member of the Methodist Church. She is survived by her husband Lewis; three daughters, Mrs. Arlene Lane, Mrs. Cecil Manner of Ferndale, Mrs. Vivian Ferguson of Chehalis; one son, Fred of Bremerton; 10 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, March 14 at 1:30 p.m. in the Monroe Funeral Chapel in Ferndale with Rev. Ralph Funkhouser officiating. Final resting place Enterprise Cemetery.
CHICHESTER, Faye M., 89, of Bremberon, a member of a pioneer Whatcom County family, died Monday (April 15, 1985) in a Bremerton hospital. She was born Jan. 13, 1896, on the farm of her parents, Margaret and Frederick Schneider, who homesteaded in what was called the Woodland area north of Ferndale. She attended the former Evergreen School. She and her husband Fred, farmed in that area until they moved to Bremerton in 1941. Mrs. Chichester was a homemaker. She was a member of First United Methodist Church, Bremerton; American Legion Auxiliary; VFW Auxiliary; Veterans of World War I Auxiliary; Military Order of the Purple Heart Auxiliary; Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary; and Lady Elks. Survivors include her husband; two daughters, Dorothe Rawls and Mildred Lintz, both of Bellingham; two sons (Richard and Harry); 16 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; two sisters, including Barbara Oxford of Ferndale (& Blanche McKengie of Beuena Vista, Calif.); and two brothers (Fred Snider of Alhambra, CA & Leo Snider of Oakland, CA). Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Miller Woodlawn Funeral Home, Bremerton. Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Greenacres Memorial Park.
CHICHESTER, Frederick Louis - Funeral services for Frederick Louis Chichester, age 88, of Bremerton, WA will be held Wed., March 5th, at 2 p.m. at Greenacres Funeral Home with interment with military honors in Greenacres Memorial Park. Mr. Chichester passed away Sat., March 1st, in Bellingham. He is survived by 2 sons, Richard & Rose Chichester and Harry Chichester of Bremerton; daughters, Dorothe Rawls, Mildred & Earl Lintz of B'ham; 15 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-granddaughter; 2 sisters, Cecil Manner of Ferndale, and Vivian Ferguson of B'ham; numerous nieces & nephews. Mr. Chichester was a resident of Bremerton, but formerly of B'ham & Whatcom County. He was a member of the United Methodist Church & PBOE in Bremerton, had served during WWI, being activated with the Washington National Guard & serving in France. He was a member & past commander of the Albert C. Kean Post No. 149 American Legion, Bremerton, charter member of the Albert J. Hamilton Post No. 7, American Legion, was State Commander of WWI of the United States, past commander of the Carl S. Halverson Barracks No. 1193, member & past commander of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 239, Bremerton; member of the DAV & was a Washington General, life member of 40 et 8, was a member of the military Order of the Purple Heart, had served on the Washington State Governors Veteran Advisory Committee for 8 yrs. Memorials may be made to the Washington State Soldier's Home in Orting.
CHICHESTER, Lewis, age 90 years, passed away at Lynden Wednesday, Dec. 31, (1959) following an extended illness. Mr. Chichester had been a resident of the Ferndale community for the past 70 years and was a member of the First Baptist Church. Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. Arlene Lane of Frazier Park, Calif., Mrs. Vivian Ferguson of Chehalis, Wash., and Mrs. Cecil Manner of Ferndale; one son, Fred of Bremerton; 10 grandchildren and numerous other relatives. Funeral services will be conducted in the Monroe Funeral Chapel Monday, Jan. 5, at 1:30 p.m. with Rev. Ralph Funkhouse officiating. Final resting place, Enterprise Cemetery.
CHILCOTE, Guy W., age 83, of 4555 Mosquito Lake Rd., Deming, passed away at a local hospital Sun., Aug. 11, 1985. He was a retired carpenter and farmer, leaves to survive his wife, Helen; 2 brothers, Lee Chilcote of Deming & Jack Chilcote of Deming; 4 sisters, Olive Robinson of Deming, Ruth Cloes of Deming, Violet Colton of Lemon Grove, Calif, Florence Snowdy of San Diego, Calif.; numerous nieces & nephews. Funeral services will be conducted Wed., Aug. 14th at 1:30 p.m., chapel of the Westford Funeral Home. [b. June 19, 1902 Portland, OR]
CHILCOTE, Helen I. age 87 of 5348 Canyon Lake Rd, passed away Sunday, August 13th at her residence. She was preceded in death by her husband Guy. Survivors include a niece, Grace Patterson of San Diego, CA; 3 sisters-in-law, Violet Colton of Lemon Grove, CA, Florence Snowdy of San Diego, CA, Ruth Chilcote of Deming, WA; numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held Thursday Aug. 17, at 10:30 in the Chapel of Westford Funeral Home. [b. Helen Gamble Mar. 11, 1902 Hackensack, NJ; m. Guy 1924 San Diego, CA]
CHILCOTE, Lee Joshua "Pap-Pap", age 91, of 4959 Turkington Road, Acme, passed away Wednesday, October 2, 1991. Born October 27, 1899 in Boring, Oregon, he had been a resident of the Mt. Baker area for over 40 years; member of the Assembly of God Church, Acme, WA. He was devoted to his family and had a wonderful sense of humor. "Pap-Pap" was dearly loved by his grandchildren and is now in the presence of the Lord. Survived by two sons, Robert and wife Ruth Chilcote of LaMesa, CA; Jerry and wife Mary Chilcote of Acme, WA; 9 grandchildren; two sisters, Ruth Cloes of Deming, WA, Florence Snowdy of San Diego, CA; brother, Jack Chilcote of Bellingham, WA; numerous nieces and nephews. Memorial service Saturday, Oct. 5, 1991, 2:00 p.m. Assembly of God Church, Acme, with Pastor John Stewart officiating. Private family graveside service will take place at Woodlawn Cemetery. Jones-Moles Funeral Home.
CHILDERS, Florence Hazel, of Concrete died Monday, March 1, 1993, at United General Hospital in Sedro-Woolley. She was 76. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at Greenacres Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Wiley Gibson officiating. Burial will be in Greenacres Memorial Park. Mrs. Childers was born April 26, 1916, in Mayetta, Kan., to Charles and Edith Finkenbinder Heugel. She married LeRoy Childers on Nov. 8, 1945, in Girard, Kan. He preceded her in death in October 1980. The family moved to Ferndale in 1966. Mrs. Childers lived there until she moved to Skagit County three years ago. Mrs. Childers worked at the Whatcom Infirmary as a nurses aide for 30 years. She also was a member of the First Baptist Church in Kansas and Oregon. Survivors include daughters Lorene Heugel of Leavenworth, Kan., Connie Barber and Carol Sue Underwood, both of Concrete and Hazel Campbell of Lynnwood; brothers, Carl Heugel of Leavenworth, Kan., and Gus Heugel of Gresham, Ore.; five grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
CHILDERS, Herbert, age 69, of 2628 Lynn St., passed away at home, Monday, Jan. 16, (1961). A resident of Bellingham for the past 42 years, Mr. Childers was a retired logger and construction worker. Survivors are his widow, Laverne, at home; one son, Herbert Childers Jr.; two daughters, Mrs. Katherine Ling of Bellingham and Mrs. Dorothy Bernard of Sedro Woolley; six grandchildren; one brother, Earl Childers of Jefferson City, Mo. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home where services will be held by the Rev. George McMaster, Thursday, Jan. 19, at 1 p.m. Final resting place, Bayview Cemetery.
CHILDERS, LeRoy D., age 71 of 7479 Enterprise Rd., Ferndale passed away Thurs. Oct. 23, 1980. Mr. Childers had been a resident of the Ferndale area for the past 15 years. Was a member of the Friendship Baptist Chapel & was a WWII Army Veteran. He is survived by his wife Florence; 4 daughters, Lorene G. Heugel of Leavenworth, Kansas, Connie L. Barber of Lynden, Carolsue Underwood of Ferndale, Hazel M. Childers of Lynnwood; 1 brother, Floyd R. Childers of Girard, Kansas; 3 sisters, Kathryn Malcolm of Kansas City, Missouri, Mildred Scales of Girard, Kansas, Margaret McWilliams of Ferndale; numerous other relatives. Graveside services will be conducted by Rev. Dave Brunner, Monday Oct. 27 at 11 a.m. in Greenacres Memorial Park. [b. Dec. 12, 1908 Pittsburg, KS]
CHILDS, Charles T., age 72, 206 Flora, passed away Thursday, September 30, (1971). Mr. Childs had resided in Bellingham for the past 69 years and was a retired Park Department employe and a veteran of WWII and a member of the William J. Mathews Post No. 1585. He leaves to survive 1 stepdaughter, Mrs. Doris Reichert of Seattle; 1 brother, Ray Childs; 1 sister, Mrs. Letty Robertson, both of city; numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held Monday, October 4 at 10 a.m. in the Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home with Rev. Oscar Olson officiating. Interment Bay View.
CHILDS, Frank A., age 71 years, of 70 Lake Whatcom Blvd., passed away at the home of his sister-in-law, Mrs. E. H. Boston, 1403 J Street, Sunday, February 27, (1949) after a lingering illness. Mr. Childs had been a resident of Bellingham for the past fifty years and was a carpenter and a member of the First Congregational church, also was Scout Master of the Geneva Boy Scouts, and had been for about twenty-five years. Surviving relatives include his widow, Mrs. Myrtle Childs; one son, Ralph A., of Wenatchee; two grandchildren; one brother, George Childs, of Seattle; also two nephews. The remains rest at the Bingham-Dahlquist & Jerns Funeral Home, where funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, March 2, at 11 a.m. with the Rev. W. Carl Calhoun officiating, assisted by Chester Rutledge, followed by cremation.
CHILDS, Gerald W. - Former Bellingham resident Gerald W. "Jerry" Childs Sr. died Thursday, May 14, 1922, in Seattle after a long illness. He was 76. Born in 1916 in Bellingham, he attended Washington Grade School, Franklin School and Whatcom High School. He was a star athlete. Together with his brother Tim, he played on the Whatcom High School state champion football team of 1934 under coach Swede Anderson. He was also active in track and field and baseball under Frank Geri. His wife, the former Laura Jean Rust, died in 1986. During World War II he worked as an electrician at Swan Island shipyard near Portland, Ore. He was retired from the Electrical Workers Union, Seattle Local 42 after 50 years as a member. While living near Des Moines, he was a boating enthusiast and had served as commodore of the Des Moines Vagabond Yacht Club. Mr. Childs was a regular attendee at Whatcom High School reunions. Survivors inlcude his sons Jerry Childs Jr. of Seattle and Tim Childs of Des Moines; his siter Marion Healy of Ocean Shores; his brother Vernon "Tim" Childs of San Carlos, Calif.; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. A memorial service was conducted Friday at Bainbridge Island Alliance Church with Pastor Dennis Gorton officiating. Arrangements are by Bleitz Funeral Home of Seattle.
CHILDS, Ina R., age 61, of 2810 Texas Street, passed away in a local hospital Wednesday, July 14, (1954). Mrs. Childs had resided in this community for the past 25? years and was a member of the Presbyterian Church. Surviving relatives are her husband, Charles T. at home; two daughters, Mrs. Dorothea LaViolette of Portland, Ore., and Mrs. Doris H. Reichert of Seattle; one grandson, Lawrence A. Reichert also of Seattle; father, Mrs. (sic) Oscar Martin Wright of Eugene, Ore.; six brothers, William Wright, Earl Wright, and John Wright, all of Springfield, Ore., Sherman Wright of Oakland, Calif., and Walter Wright and Clinton Wright in Oregon; three sisters, Mrs. Bessie Warren of Portland, Mrs. Alta Blue of Newport, Wash., and Mrs. Beatrice Bald of Sacramento, Calif., also many other relatives. The remains rest at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingswoth where services will be conducted by the Rev. James Martin Wilson Friday, July 16, at 1:30 p.m. Final resting place Bay View.
CHILDS, Myrtle Grace, age 72, of 70 Lake Whatcom Boulevard, passed away at a local hospital Monday, July 17, (1950) following a lingering illness. Mrs. Childs had been a resident of Bellingham for over 60 years. She was a member of the First Congregational Church and had been a teacher in this vicinity for a number of years. Surviving relatives include a son, Ralph Childs, of Olympia; a sister, Mrs. E. H. Boston, of Seattle, and two grandchildren. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, July 19 at 2:30 p.m. within the Chapel of the Bingham-Dahlquist & Jerns Funeral Home with the Rev. W. Carl Calhoun and Chester Rutledge officiating. Cremation.
CHILDS, Vernon L., 69, of Lake Elsinore, Calif., died Dec. 12, 1991. He was born July 18, 1923, in Bellingham to Ray and Grace Childs of the Laurel area. He graduated from Meridian High School in 1941. Mr. Childs served in the U. S. Air Force during World War II. He married Ellen bunt of Whatcom County in 1942. She survives him at the family home. An electrical engineer, he retired in 1989 from McDonnell Douglas Corp. in Long Beach, Calif. Other survivors include his son, Dennis Childs of Newport Beach, Calif., daughters Lynnette Eddy of Santa Ana, Calif., and Judy DeJesus of Los Angeles, Calif.; his brother, Harold Childs, and sisters Doris Dunkle of Shirley Gilfilen, all of Bellingham; and five grandchildren. Arrangements were by Lesneski Chapel of San Clemente, Calif. Burial was in Riverside Cemetery in California.
CHILLER, Donald F., infant of 1215 Ft. Bellingham Road, passed away Saturday, September 24, (1966). He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. William A. Chiller. Besides the parents he is survived by a brother, Christopher B., at home, and grandmother, Mrs. Florence Chiller of Belle Fourche, S. D., and Mrs. Clara Reid of Chesley, Ontario. Graveside services were conducted today, Sept. 26 at 3:30 p.m. at Greenacres Memorial Park under the direction of the Jones Funeral Home.
CHILTON, Alpha, age 72, of 1707 Liberty St., Lynden, passed away in Bellingham Wed, Aug. 20, 1986. She had been a Whatcom County resident for the last 33 years, and prior to that lived in Ellington, Missouri. She was a member of the North Bellingham Full Gospel Fellowship Church and was the wife of berry grower Grant Chilton, who preceded her in death in March 1983. She is survived by two sons, Dwight V. Chilton and his wife Eileen of Lynden, and Norman D. Chilton of Renton; 4 daughters, Yvonne Key and her husband Harold of Redmond, Janice Newman and her husband Marty of Wenatchee, Mary Jane Ten Kley of Lynden and Ruth Ann Overstreet and her husband J.J. of Lynden; 16 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; five brothers; three sisters; and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives. Funeral services were conducted Monday, Aug. 25 at 11 a.m. in the Word of Life Church in Lynden with Pastor Maynard Oss officiating. Burial at Greenacres Memorial Park.
CHILTON, Arvil Jay, age 61, of Rt. 1, Everson, passed away suddenly Nov. 7 (1960) in Springfield, Mo. Mr. Chilton had been a resident of Lynden since 1937, farming until several years ago when he became employed by the Byeman & Noteboom Insurance and Real Estate Agency in Lynden. Mr. Chilton was a member of the lynden Methodist Church. Surviving are his wife Nancy Elizabeth; one son Dr. Paul E. Chilton in Phoenix; three daughters, Mrs. Robert Jacobs of Bellingham, Mrs. Richard Stoddard of Los Angeles, Calif., and Mrs. Hulbert S. Murray of Seattle; two brothers, J. W. Chilton of Springfield, Mo., and Oliver Chilton of Caruthersville, Mo. Also 14 grandchildren. Funeral services will be held in the Gillies Funeral Home in Lynden, Mon. Nov. 14 at 2 p.m. with the Rev. James Updike officiating. Burial will follow in Greenacres Memorial Park.
CHILTON, Beth, age 85, 1021 Edson St., Lynden died at her home on Sunday, June 2 (1985). Born on Nov. 13, 1899 in Van Buren, Mo., she moved to Whatcom County in 1937 with her husband, Arvil, and their family. They were married in St. Louis in July 1920. Her husband preceded her in death in 1960. She was a piano teacher in the Lynden area for many years. She was a member of the Lynden United Methodist Church. She is survived by a son, Dr. Paul E. Chilton and wife Carol of Seattle; three daughters, Mrs. Sue and husband Ludy Curcio of LaCosta, Cal., Doris Murray of Seattle and Mrs. Jeanne and husband Robert Jacobs of Edmonds; 16 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m Thursday, June 6, in the Chapel of Gillies Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Greenacres Memorial Park.
CHILTON, Grant T., age 70, of 8220 Bob Hall Rd, Lynden, passed away Wed, March 23, 1983 in Bellingham. Mr. Chilton was born in Ellington, Missouri. He is survived by his wife Alphia and 2 sons, Dwight Chilton & his wife Eilene of Everson, Norman Chilton of Kent; 4 daughters, Yvonne & her husband Harold Key of Bellevue, Janice & her husband Marty Newman of Wenatchee, Mary Jane & her husband Rod TenKley of Lynden, Ruth Ann & her husband J.J. Overstreet of Anchorage, Alaska: 1 brother Arnot & his wife Vera Chilton of Merritt Island, Florida; 1 sister, Evelyn & her husband Ulen Staats of Ellington, Missouri; Joseph & Karen Hauser & their son Eddie of Puyallup; 18 grandchildren, 11 greatgrandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews, & other relatives. He was a member of the Full Gospel Fellowship Church of North Bellingham and had been a Whatcom County-Lynden area resident for 30 years. He was past president of the Strawberry Growers Association and was a Lynden area strawberry grower for 25 years. Funeral service Fri. March 25 at 2 p.m. at Word of Life Church, Lynden, with Rev. Maynard Oss, of the Full Gospel Fellowship of North Bellingham officiating. Burial to follow in Greenacres Memorial Park.
CHILTON, Nancy, age 86 of Rt. 1, Custer passed away at a local hospital Saturday, November 11 (1950), following a lingering illness. Mrs. Chilton had been a resident of the Custer district for the past nine years. Surviving relatives include a daughter, Mrs. O. L. Sheets of Lynden, Route 1; four sons, Ed Wakefield, of Ellington, Mo., Tom of Lowassi, Mo., and J. B. and C. M. Wakefield, both of Custer, Route 1; 19 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 14 at 2 p.m. Interment in the Lynden Cemetery under the direction of the Gillies Funeral Home in Lynden.
CHILTON, Norman D., age 59, died of a heart attack Friday, Sept. 2, 1994, at his home in Peoria, Ariz. Born Aug. 4, 1935 to Grant and Alpha Hedrick Chilton in Ruble, Mo, he lived in Peoria for the past six years and before that lived in Whatcom and King counties. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. Survivors include daughters Carrie Lynn Kessler of Maple Valley and Beth Ann Epteinsson of Kent; sons Everett John Chilton of Vancouver, Wash., and Kevin Dale Chilton of Edmonds; sisters Yvonne Key of Lynden, Janice Newman of Wenatchee, Mary Jane Haak of Lynden and Ruth Ann Overstreet of Kirkland; brother Dwight Chilton of Lynden; and six grandchildren. A funeral for Norman D. Chilton will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Moles Funeral Home Chapel with J. J. Overstreet officiating. Burial will follow at Enterprise Cemetery.
CHIN, Brian G., age 9 of 2201 Niagara Drive passed away Monday, June 14, (1976). Brian attended Roosevelt Elementary School. Surviving parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jim Chin, grandparents, Mrs. Wong Chin of Yakima, Mr. and Mrs. Eddie Huie, Wenatchee; 1 sister, Leona Chin, City, numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. Graveside service Thursday, June 17 at 1 p.m. at Lakeview Cemetery, 1554 15th East, Deattle [sic]. Contributions may be made to the Leukemia Research foundation. Arrangements by Jones Funeral Home.
CHIN, Mrs. Janice, age 33, of 2312 Cornwall, passed away in a local hospital Monday, January 3 (1966) following an extended illness. She was born in China and had resided here for the past 17 years. Survived by her husband, Danny; 1 son, Wayne and 1 daughter, Ling, all of the home; her mother and other relatives residing in China. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, January 10 at Bingham & Jerns Funeral Home, Rev. C. Theodore Hegg officiating. Interment Bay View Cemetery.
CHIN, Tommy, 54, 8619 Harborview Dr., Blaine WA, passed away April 18, 1992 at his home. He was born Dec. 13, 1937 in Oregon and moved to Whatcom County two years ago. Arrangements are pending at Jerns McKinney Funeral Chapel, Blaine, WA.
CHINE, Marie, passed away peacefully Aug. 19, 1983 in her 94th year. Resident of Port Coquitlam (B.C.) since 1920. She is survived by 3 daughters, Filonena Luschnat, Rose Phillips of Port Coquitlam & Anita Marshall of Bellingham, 7 grandchildren; 6 greatgrandchildren. Funeral Mass was held Wed. under the direction of Royal Oak, Woodlawn-Bowell Directors.
CHINN, Mary Heckman, of Bellingham died Thursday, Nov. 3, 1994, at home. She was 63. A memorial open house for friends and family will be from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday at the Chinn residence, 3514 South Grace Lane. Born July 30, 1931, to Robert and Kathleen Heckman in Gloucester, Mass., she graduated from Gloucester High School and received a master's degree in library science from Simmons University and an art history degree from the University of Rome in Italy. Mrs. Chinn was head librarian at the Sawyer Free Library in Gloucester and was a community librarian for the U.S. Army in Italy and Germany for 33 years. She was instrumental in a 10-year fight for pay, benefits and retirement of non-appropriated-fund employees to be equal with those of civil service employees. The Chinn Bill, drafted in her name, was included in the 1991 Budget Appropriations Act and was passed by Congress. She married Mitch Chinn on July 17, 1977 in Zweibruecken, West Germany. They moved to Bellingham following her retirement in 1990. Survivors include her husband of the family home; son Chris Chinn and daughter Karen Metzger, both of Washington, D.C.; two grandchildren, and numerous other relatives. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, Whatcom County Unit, P.O. Box 2482, Bellingham WA 98227; the Nature Conservancy; the Sierra Club; or the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.
CHIRNSIDE, Cecile, age 62, of 901 Forest St., passed away in a local nursing home, Fri. March 16, 1979. She is survived by 3 brothers; Emile Lavoie, Jerry & Rene Lavorie (sic) all of B.C. Mass of the Christian burial will be offered Wed. March 21 at 10 am from the Church of the Assumption with Rev. Patrick Callahan officiating. Under the direction of the Westford Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to the Cancer Fund.
CHISHOLM, Ella Fisher, age 87, of 1011 14th St., passed away at home Wednesday, Feb. 11 (1959) Mrs. Chisholm had resided in this community for the past 46 years, was a member of the First Presbyterian Church and the Maple Leaf Chapter No. 58, O.E.S. Survivors are two sons, Ralph Chisholm and Robert Chisholm, both of Bellingham; three daughters, Mrs. Kathleen Lunde of Bellingham, Mrs. Marian Morrison of Coupeville and Mrs. Ethel Barber of Bellingham; five grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; one brother, Leonard Fisher of Bellingham. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home where services will be conducted by the Rev. Arthur Bezenson, Friday, Feb. 13, at 3 p.m. Final resting place Bay View Cemetery.
CHISHOLM, Lenore R., 68, 2726 Alderwood Ave., died Monday (April 28, 1975). She was a 52-year resident of the community. Survivors include the husband, Robert; a daughter, Mrs. Judy Rohwer; a sister-in-law, Mrs. Ethel Barber, and four grandchildren, all of Bellingham. At Mrs. Chisholms's request no services were held. Cremation was under the direction of Jones Funeral Home.
CHISHOLM, Margaret, age 83 formerly of Route 2, Lynden, passed away in the Lynden Christian Rest Home, Saturday Dec. 9 (1961). She had been a resident of the Lynden area since 1914. Survivors include 1 son, Hugh of Longview, Wash., 1 brother, W. E. Sutherland in Nova Scotia, a sister Mrs. H. W. Cranton of San Rafel, Calif., a daughter in law, Mrs. Dena C. Harrison, of Richland, Wash. also 4 grandchildren, 1 great grandchild. Funeral services will be held at the Gillies Funeral Home in Lynden, Wednesday, Dec. 13 at 2 p.m. Rev James Updike officiating. Burial will follow in the Ten Mile Cemetery.
CHISHOLM, Robert E., age 24, of 2801 Lynn Street, passed away as the result of an auto accident, Saturday, September 19 (1953). Mr. Chisholm had been a life resident of Bellingham, and was employed by the Chisholm Construction Company. He was a member of the B.P.O. Elks, Bellingham Lodge No. 194, and the Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners, Local 756. Surviving relatives include his wife, Mrs. Beverly Ann Chisholm, at the family home; two sons, Scott Robert and Dee Charles, both at home; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Chisholm; his grandmother, Mrs. J. G. Chisholm; a sister, Mrs. Thomas E. Headlee, all of Bellingham; and many other relatives. The remains rest at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where services will be conducted by the Rev. James M. Wilson, September 22, at 3 p.m. Final resting place, Greenacres Memorial Park.
CHISOM, Alice, age 87 of 1040 Liberty Street, Lynden passed away in a local rest home Sunday (Sept. 12, 1965) following an extended illness. She had been a resident of Bellingham since 1892 and is survived by a brother, James Warwick of Bellingham; a sister, Mrs. Elizabeth Dupree of Seattle; a step-daughter, Mrs. R. B. McKenzie of Sacramento; 4 nieces, Mrs. H. S. Cole of Lynden, Mrs. E. F. Simmons of Bellingham; Mrs. William Leek and Miss Alta Spedding, both of Everson; a nephew, Eugene D. Warwick of Clallam Bay. Private funeral services will be held in the Gillies Funeral Home Wednesday, Sept. 15, at 4 p.m. with Father John Winn officiating. Cremation will follow. Please omit flowers.
CHISOM Bryon Edward, age 75, of 2611 Elm St. died Tuesday [on his 75th birthday. A lifetime Bellingham resident, he was born here Oct. 16, 1909.] Funeral services will be Friday Oct. 19, at 3pm at the Jones Funeral Home. With Rev. Carl O. Fischer, Trinity Lutheran Church officiating. Mr. Chisom passed away Oct. 16, 1984. He is survived by his wife Juanita Joan, 1 son Chas & wife Geri Chisom of Seattle, 1 daughter Nancy & husband Earl Erickson of city. 5 grand children Shannon Chisom & Darla, Sheila, Glen & Erica Erickson. 1 sister Beatrice McKenzie of Sacramento CA., 1 nephew Richard Powell of city. Mr. Chisom had been a life resident of B'ham & had been a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church, was a member of the Bricklayers Union No. 9. He was a boy scout leader for many years & a recipient of the Silver Beaver Award. Arrangements by Jones Funeral Home. [Byron Edward Chisom]
CHIZER, Ella Mae. Graveside services for Bellingham homemaker Ella Mae Chizer, 64, will be 2 p.m. Monday at Greenacres Memorial Park, with the Rev. Curtis Ben Pruitt officiating. Mrs. Chizer, 2305 Utter St., died Friday morning (May 12, 1989) at home after a long illness. She was born May 27, 1924 in Lynden. She lived all her life in Whatcom County and was a veteran of the U. S. Army. Her husband, Julius Chizer, died in 1984. Her sister, Lucille Countryman, and three brothers, Bill, Floyd and Ross Bruns, also died earlier.
CHIZER, Julius. Funeral service for Julius Chizer, age 60, of 2305 Utter St., will be Monday Nov. 19 at 3 p.m. at Jones Funeral Home. Interment Greenacres Memorial Park. Mr. Chizer passed away Wed. Nov. 14, 1984. A Bellingham resident since 1947 he retired from the Columbia Cement Plant in 1982 and is survived by his wife Ella Ma; 4 children, Carmen & James Westman of Ferndale, Cary & Linda Chizer, Randy Chizer, all of City, Scott & Rosanna Chizer of Blaine; 9 grandchildren; 4 brothers, Alex Chizer of New Kensington, Penn., Steve Chizer and Arpod Chizer both of Arnold, Penn. and Andrew Chizer; 1 sister, Catherine Weisse both of New Kensington, Penn. Arrangements by Jones Funeral Home. [Born March 10, 1924 in Pennsylvania]
CHOATE, Harvey, age 77, of Bow in Skagit County passed away Sat. (Feb. 7, 1977) in a Mt. Vernon nursing home. He was born Nov. 7, 1899 in Kelso & came to Bow area in 1919. He was an Army veteran of WW2 & a retired logger. He had formerly been a shareholder in Mt. Baker Plywood, Bellingham. Surviving are 2 sisters, Bessie Johnston of Sherwood, Ore. & Adelia Krueger of Portland, Ore. 1 niece & 4 nephews. Graveside services will be held at 2 pm Wed., Feb. 9 at the Bow Cemetery with Pastor Miles Jackson of the Allen United Methodist Church officiating. Arrangments (sic) under direction of Hulbush Funeral Home, Burlington.
CHOATE, Michael P., age 18, of Mukilteo, died August 17, 1993 in Bellingham from injuries received in an accident. He was born May 17,1975 in Edmonds, living in Everett before moving to Mukilteo two years ago. Mike graduated in 1993 from Mariner High School. He was on the wrestling team, and was District Champion in the 129lb class. He is survived by his father, Jim Choate and Stephanie Ransom, of Mukilteo; mother and step-father, Connie and Dan McCoy, of Bellingham, brother of Ryan Choate, of Mukilteo, Trista Chillson, of Bellingham, Candy Choate, of Seattle, and Darryl McCoy, of Bellingham; grandson of Arthur and Thelma Choate, of Arlington, and Clarence and Pauline Moon, of Snohomish; and numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins. Funeral services will be 12 Noon Saturday at the Snohomish United Methodist Church, with burial following at G.A.R. Cemetery. Arrangements under direction of Bauer Funeral Chapel, Snohomish. [A Mukilteo man died this morning when he became entangled in fishnets and was dragged behind a truck on a freeway onramp. Michael P. Choate, 18, died at the scene on the northbound ramp of Interstate 5 at Slater Road, the State Patrol reported. Choate was riding on top of a large pile of nets on the back of a 1983 Ford flatbed truck driven by Glen J. Johnson, 48, of 4322 Northwest Road, the patrol said. The nets began to slide off the truck and Choate apparently became entangled. He was pulled off onto the road and dragged. The accident occurred about 1:30 a.m. An autopsy was scheduled today to determine the cause of Choate's death, said Sgt. Emmet Stormo. Alcohol may have been a factor in the accident, he said.]
CHORVAT, Christopher Thomas, age 22 of 611 15th St., passed away Wed. June 21, 1978. Mr. Chorvat was born and raised in Bellingham, a member of Sacred Heart Parish, a graduate of Sehome High School. He attended Western Washington University for 2 years and was employed by Allsops Manufacturing Co. He is survived by his parents, Mr. & Mrs. Frank N. Chorvat, Sr., City; 2 brothers, Mjr. Michael Chorvat, USAF, Sacramento, Calif., Frank Chorvat Jr., City; 1 sister, Mrs. Cynthia Batdorf, City; his grandmother, Mrs. Laura Tarte of Ferndale; 4 nephews, 1 niece, aunts & uncles. Services will be conducted by Father Anthony Corrigan, Friday, June 23, 11 a.m Jones Funeral Home. Burial at Bay View Cemetery. Memorials may be made to your favorite charity. [A 22-year-old Bellingham man died early this morning of injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident Tuesday night. Chris T. Chorvat, 22 611 15th St., was traveling southbound in the 400 block of 165h Street, when the motorcycle he was driving struck a parked vehicle. He was taken to St. Luke's Hospital with severe neck injuries. He died at 1:35 a.m.]
CHORVAT, Frank N., Sr. Frank N. "Fritz" Chorvat Sr. of 611 16th St. died Thursday, Aug. 11, 1994 in St. Joseph Hospital. He was 81. Born April 11, 1913 in Chicago to Joseph M. and Anna (Trubiroha) Chorvat, he moved to Bellingham in 1935 to attend Bellingham Normal School, now Western Washington University. He married Doris Tarte in 1941. Mr. Chorvat taught school for many years and served as principal of Shuksan Middle School from 1966 to 1974. He was captain of Western's undefeated football team in 1938 and served in the U. S. Navy during World War II. Mr. Chorvat enjoyed playing golf and traveling with family and friends. Survivors include his wife of the family home; sons Michael and wife Shirley Chorvat of Spokane and Frank Jr. and wife Sandra Chorvat of Bellingham, daughter Cynthia Batdorf and husband Rick of Ferndale, grandsons, Jason, Joe, Tim, all of Bellingham, Chris Chorvat of Spokane, David Batodrf; grandaughters, Stacy chorvat and Devra Batdorf; 3 greatgranchcildren; brother Joseph and wife Mildred Chorvat of Chicago; sisters-in-law, Mary Chorvat of Chicago, Beverly Bingham and husband, Kenneth of Edmonds. A funeral Mass will be said at 11 a.m. Monday, August 15, 1994 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Memorials may be made to a favorite charity or to the American Heart Association, 4414 Woodland Park Ave. N., Seattle, WA 98103. Arrangements are by Jones-Moles Funeral Home, Lakeway Dr. at Yew St.
CHOWNING, Juanita Fern, 89, of Tillamook, Ore. Passed away in Tillamook on Oct. 23, 1992. She was born on March 23, 1903 to Emma and John F. Newman in Canyonville, Ore. Juanita grew up in Canyonville and later moved to Beaverton, Ore., where she graduated from high school in 1921. Shortly after graduating she married Walter Chowning. They lived in the Beaverton area, Lincoln City and places on the Oregon Coast. They moved to Sumas and lived there and in Ferndale for about 20 years. They moved back to Lincoln City in the early 1980s and Walter passed away there in May 1986. She has been a very active member of the Jehovah's Witness and served others all her life. Survivors are three sons, Walter of Ferndale, Kenneth of Tillamook and David of Los Angeles; two brothers, George Newman of Winston, Ore. and Howard Newman of Myrtle Point, Ore.; and six grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Memorial services were held Oct. 28 in the Tillamook Jehovah's Witness Kingdom Hall. Interment took place at Woodlawn Cemetery on Oct. 26.
CHOWNING, Walter E. Sr., age 83 of 308 South East Port, Lincoln City, Oregon, passed away Wed., May 28th, (1986) in Lincoln City. He had been a Lincoln City Resident & prior to that had lived in Whatcom County for many years. Was a former member of the Mt. View Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses. Survivors include his wife Juanita of the family home, 3 sons, Walter E. Chowning Jr. of Ferndale, Kenneth A. Chowning of Lincoln City, Oregon, & David J. Chowning of Cypress, California. Burial Enterprise Cemetery. [Arrangements by Moles Funeral Home]