COLEMAN, Albert A., age 65 of Royal City died Wednesday April 6, 1988 at the Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital. He is survived by his wife Anne (Burgler) Coleman of Royal City; 2 sons, Ron Coleman of Yakima & Steve Coleman of Quincy; a daughter Sally Goodwin of Portland; 2 brothers Frank Coleman of Bellingham & Martin Coleman of Tacoma; & 3 grandchildren. Graveside services were held on Saturday, April 9. Memorial services followed in Quincy at the Assembly of God Church.
COLEMAN, Christopher Dee, infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Coleman of 513 W. Holly St., passed away at birth Saturday, Feb. 5 (1955). Surviving relatives other than his parents, are the grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Fred W. Coleman of California, and Mr. and Mrs. Lionel Polk of Vancouver, B. C. The remains rest at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where services will be conducted by Dr. W. Carl Calhoun, Monday, Feb. 7, at 3 p. m. Cremation.
COLEMAN, Grace Marie Davis, age 92 of 1530 James St., passed away Sunday May 8, 1983. She was born July 20, 1890 in Chino, CA. and had been a local resident for 11 years. She is survived by 1 daughter, Carlyn Rose of CA.; 1 son, C. William Coleman of City; grandaughters (sic), Sharon Kesslou and Lucinda Rogers both of City; 4 grandsons including Bill Coleman, Jr. of City and 6 great grandchildren. Visitation Wednesday May 11, 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. in Jones Funeral Home. Interment Greenhills Memorial Park, San Pedro, Calif. Jones Funeral Home. Bob Moles Jr. & Sr., John C. Eagon, Paul V. Spinelli, Directors.
COLEMAN, infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Coleman, of Bellingham. [died 4 Sep 1969] Also survived by one sister Kelly, at home, grandparents Mr. and Mrs. Bert Coleman, Port Angeles, and grandmother Mrs. Ann Townsend of Seattle. Graveside services were held Friday, April 11, at 3:30 p.m. with Rev. Wesley D. Tollefson officiating in Babyland, Bay View Cemetery under direction of Bingham & Jerns Funeral Home.
COLEMAN, Jessie M., age 65, of Lummi Island, passed away in New York Tuesday, March 25 (1947). Mrs. Coleman had resided in this community for the past twenty years and during that time was associated with Coleman’s Store on Lummi. Surviving relatives are the husband, Wallace, at home; two sons, Harold J. Long, of Lummi Island, and William Long, of Seattle; two daughters, Mrs. Gladys M. Hykes, of Seattle, and Mrs. Gertrude May Berg, of Rochester, N. Y.; four grandchildren and one brother, Ed Rosen, of San Antonio, Tex, and one sister, Mrs. Martha Hanley, of Chicago, Ill. The remains are at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth, where Christian Science services will be conducted, Tuesday, April 1, at 10:30 a. m. Graveside services will be conducted at Lummi Island Cemetery, Tuesday at 1:00 p. m. Final resting place, Lummi Island Cemetery.
COLEMAN, Larry King, age 64 of 2015 24th St., Bellingham, passed away Dec. 7, 1989. Mr. Coleman moved to Bellingham from Walnut Creek, CA 4 yrs. ago, and was a member of the Masonic Lodge F & AM no. 122. He had been an administrator for Health & Welfare for the state of ID. He leaves to survive his wife Benita of the family home; 4 sons, Dr. David Coleman of Connecticut, Ronald Coleman, Christopher Coleman & Bryan Coleman all of CA.; brothr (sic) John Coleman of CA; sister Patricia Coleman, of Vermont; 7 grandchildren; numerous nieces & nephews. Family burial will take place in California at a later date. Arrangememts (sic) by Jerns & Leveck Funeral Chapel & Crematorium.
COLEMAN, Lura Leota, Mrs., age 76 years, of Rt. No. 1, Ferndale, passed away Sunday, Oct. 2, (1960) in Everett. Born in Wichita, Kan., June 8, 1884, she had lived in Ferndale for the past 15 years. Mrs. Coleman was a member of the Assembly of God Church in Lynden. Surviving are her husband, Doyle D. of Rt. No. 1, Ferndale; six daughters, Mrs. Marcella Bowen of Everett, Mrs. Sylvia Boone of Lynnwood, Mrs. Wilma Lynch, Mrs. Juantia Bachmann, Mrs. Amy Stone and Mrs. Alta Kolaks, all of St. Louis, Mo.; also one brother, Arvil J. Chilton of Everson, and 15 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, Oct. 5, at 2 p. m. in the Assembly of God Church in Lynden with the Rev. A. W. Nelson and the Rev. Ross Chittim officiating. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery under the direction of the Purdy and Walters Funeral Home of Everett.
COLEMAN, Myron A. "Ki", Mr., age 87, 491 Birch Bay-Lynden Rd., Lynden passed away a(sic) in Bellingham on Sunday Aug. 19 (1984). Born August 7, 1897 in VanBuren, Missouri, Mr. Coleman moved to Whatcom County in 1923. He had been employed at Darigold in Lynden for many years as a refrigeration engineer. During WWI, he served in the U.S. Navy & was married to Nina Galbraith in St. Louis on April 7, 1920. He is survived buy (sic) his wife Nina; 4 sisters, Mrs. Mariam McSpadden of Van Bruen, Missouri, Mrs. Reva Standley of Sepulveda, Calif., Mrs. Lena Brady of Covington, Louisiana, & Mrs. Irene Williams of St. Louis, Missouri. He was preceded by 3 brothers [and is also survived by sisters-in-law, Blanche Maberry, Audrey Cowen and Dessie Pogue, all of Lynden] & is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews & many fishing & hunting buddies. Funeral servies (sic) will be conducted on Thursday, Aug. 23 at 11 a.m. in the Lynden United Methodist Church. Burial will follow in Greenacres Memorial Park. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or to the Heart Assoc. Services under the direction of Gillies Funeral Home, Lynden.
COLEMAN, Mae T., age 93, passed away at Tillamook General Hospital Tues., June 17, 1980. She was a long time resident of N. Bellingham of Whatcom County. She leaves to survive 1 daughter, Marian Sutton of Pacific City, Oregon, 3 sons, Frank of Lake Samish, Albert of Royal City, Martin of Whidbey Island, Washington, 1 sister, Aloys Gilman of Des Moines, Iowa, 9 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at Pacific City Presbyterian Church on Fri., June 20, at 11 AM. Graveside services at Woodlawn Cemetery near Ferndale at 1 PM Mon., June 23 with Rev. Neil M. Higbee officiating.
COLEMAN, Martha W., age 80, of 606 B St., Blaine, passed away Oct. 12, 1985 in Blaine. Formerly of Yucaipa, Calif., Mrs. Coleman [was born April 3, 1905, in Texas and had been a resident of Blaine since 1978], she was a retired real estate broker. Her husband, James, preceded her in death in 1976. She leaves 1 daughter, Alda Gates and husband Jack; grandson, Jeffrey Gates; granddaughter, Melinda Peters and husband Eric; 1 greatgranddaughter, Jordin Peters. Private memorial services are planned for a later date. Cremation arrangements by Jerns & McKinney Funeral Chapel.
COLEMAN, Nina E. "Bill", longtime Lynden resident, died at Christian Rest Home in Lynden on Feb. 7, 1995 at the age of 94. Funeral services were conducted on Saturday in the chapel of Gillies Funeral Home in Lynden with Rev. Joyce O'Connor officiating. Burial was in Greenacres Memorial Park on Monday. The daughter of Sam and Ida (Bales) Galbraith, Nina was born in Van Buren, Mo. on Oct. 17, 1900. On April 7, 1920 she was married to Myron "Ki" Coleman in St. Louis. In 1923 they moved to the Lynden area, where she helped her husband raise strawberries on Birch Bay-Lynden Road. She attended Lynden United Methodist Church and enjoyed quilting, ceramics, gardening and baking. She is survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Besides her husband, who died in 1984, she was preceded in death by sisters Grace Wright, Dessie Pogue, Blanche Maberry and Audrey Cowen and brother Oscar Sheets. Memorials may be made to Christian Rest Home, 205 S.B.C. Ave., Lynden, WA 98264. Service (sic) were under the care of Gillies Funeral Home, Lynden.
COLEMAN, Ronald L., age 45, of Sudden Valley, passed away May 9, 1985 in Bellingham. He is survived by his wife, Kandice; 2 sons, Jeffrey Alan and Erik B., all of Bellingham; mother, Lucille Nelson and 2 brothers, Daniel and Reginald all of Oakland, Nebraska; numerous aunts, uncles, nieces & nephews. He was in private practice as an anesthesiologist at the United General Hospital in Sedro Woolley. [He and his family have lived in the area since 1980. Mr. Coleman was born on Aug. 17, 1939, in Omaha, Neb., and attended the Univeristy (sic) of Nebraska College of Medicine from which he graduated in 1974.] Remains are to be shipped to Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home in Lincoln, Nebraska. Graveside services will be held Lincoln Memorial Park, Lincoln, Nebraska, May 16, 1985. Arrangements by Jerns & LeVeck Funeral Chapel.
COLEMAN, Rose L., of [7072 Tall Cedars Lane, ] Ferndale, passed away at home Wednesday, June 5, 1991. [She was born Rose Lydia Shaw on Feb. 27, 1927, in Detroit. She married James A. Coleman on Sept. 25, 1953, in Livingston, Mont. She had lived in Ferndale for 24 years.] She is survived by husband, James A. Coleman of the family home; daughter Judith Gramm; son and daughter-in-law Jerry and Bobbi Gramm; 3 grandchildren, all of Ferndale; two brothers, Rich Shaw of Custer and Gene Dobson of Escondido, CA.; numerous nieces and nephews. A Memorial Service will be held at Moles Funeral Home Chapel Ferndale, Saturday, June 8, 1:00 P.M. with Rev. Steve Olinger officiating. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Visiting Nurse/Home Healthcare, 1111 Cornwall Ave., Bellingham, WA 98225. Arrangements by Moles Funeral Home.
COLEMAN, Selden W., 75, 2350 Douglas Road, died Friday, Sept. 11, 1992, in Bellingham. A Memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday Sept. 19 at New Hope Foursquare Church, corner of Northwest Ave. and Slater Road, Rev. Scott Sessions officiating. Cremation was under the direction of Jones-Moles Funeral Home. He was born April 23, 1917 in Spokane to Elmer and Etta Mae Coleman. His family moved to Whatcom County when he was very young and he married Arlene McGrath in 1950. Mr. Coleman was a Washington State Patrol officer from 1937-1954 and an operator at Mobil Oil before retiring in 1973 . He was an avid baseball fan who coached little league and an expert marksman as a member of the Bellingham Gun Club. Survivors include his son, Jim Coleman of Bellingham; daughter, Kathy Barker of Ferndale; former wife, mother of his children and continued friend, Arlene Coleman, of Ferndale; two grandchildren and three nephews.
COLEMAN, Sylvia L., age 75, of Burlington, died Friday, July 4, 1986 in a Mt. Vernon Hospital. She was born Nov. 6, 1910 in Irondale, Jefferson County. She came to Skagit County in 1913 and has resided in Alger & Blanchard. She lived in those places before moving to Burlington in 1977. Her marriage to Marion M. Coleman took place Nov. 25, 1928 in Burlington; he died in 1981. Surviving are one daughter, Agnes L. Combs, Burlington; 1 son, Lawrence W. Coleman, Burlington; a granddaughter & grandson-in-law, Carla & Mathew Regimbal, Great Falls, Montana; 2 great-grandsons, Sean & Patrick Regimbal, Great Falls; 1 brother, I. Keith Campbell, Sedro Woolley; 2 uncles & numerous nieces, nephews & cousins. She was preceded in death by one brother, Marvin Campbell & a half brother, Reynard Campbell. Funeral services will be held at 2 pm Wednesday, July 9, at Hulbush Funeral Home. Interment will follow in the Burlington Cemetery with Pastor Dee Ann Block of the Burlington Lutheran Church.
COLEY, Vivian, age 61, of Minot, N. Dakota, died June 26, 1985. She was visiting her sister, Joan Bennett & mother Frances Adams of Blaine. Her remains will be forwarded to Minot, N. Dakota for services Tuesday, July 2, 1985. Arrangements by Jerns McKinney Funeral Home.
COLERIS, George, age 89, former B'ham. resident, died in San Diego, CA. on Thurs. Dec. 14, 1978. Born April 23, 1889 in Greece, came to the U.S. at the age of 18, resided most of his life in Southern Calif. He spent 8 yrs. in B;ham. in the 1940s. His wife, Virginia preceded him in death in 1967. Survivors include nieces; Mrs. Sid (Georgia) McIntyre of Sedro Woolley & Coula Martinis of Spokane. 2 nephews; Charles Colouzis of Wilson Creek, WA. & George Colouzis of Seattle. Funeral services will be held Tues. Dec. 19th at 1 pm at the St. Sophia Greek Orthodox Church in B'ham. Rev. Photius Pentikis officiating. Interment will follow in the Anderson Cemetery in Stanwood, WA. Services are under the direction of the Lemely Chapel in Sedro Woolley. The family suggests memorials to the St. Sophia Greek Orthodox Church.
COLES, Henry Otis, of Everson, Rt. 2, passed away at his home Sunday, April 26, (1953), at the age of 69, following a brief illness. He had been a resident of the Everson district for the past 50 years. Mr. Coles was a member of the Masonic Lodge of Nooksack No. 192, F & A. M., the Eastern Star, Chapter 171, and the Machinist Union of Bellingham. He is survived by his wife, Tillie F. Coles; two daughters, Mrs. Marion Beebe, of Everson, Mrs. Iva Jordon, of Bakersfield, Calif.; one son, John H. Coles, of Vancouver, Wash.; four grandchildren; five brothers, William, of Albany, Calif., Nathen, of Bremerton, Wash., John, of Everett, Robert and Charles, of Everson. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, April 29, at 1 p. m. at the Gillies Funeral Home in Sumas. Graveside services will be conducted by the Nooksack Masonic Lodge No. 192, F & A. M., in Greenacres Memorial Park.
COLES, Mary I.. age 78 of 2991 Cole Rd.. Everson. passed away at home Tuesday. Nov. 4 (1975). A retired school teacher. she had made her home in the Everson area the past 20 years. Surviving are her husband. Nathan: 1 sister. Agnes Iverson. both of Everson. Funeral services will be held in Veroske's Bellingham Chapel Friday. Nov. 7 at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Earl Wright officiating. Cremation will follow. Friends wishing may donate to the Heart Fund.
COLES, Nathan E., age 79, of 2991 Cole Rd., Everson passed away in a local hospital, Mon. Feb. 5, 1979. A native of the Everson area, he graduated from Nooksack Valley High School & the Bellingham Normal School. He taught in the Bremerton School Dist. for 30 years prior to retiring & returning to Everson 25 years ago. He was a member of the Nooksack Valley Lodge F&AM & the Scottish Rite Bodies of Bremerton. Surviving are 5 nieces; Marian Beebe of Everson, Iva Jordan of B'ham., Elizabeth Baker of New Mexico, Dorothy Wilson & Marie Mattern both of Everett. 4 nephews; John Coles of Vancouver, WA., Bud & Richard Coles both of Granite Falls & Eugene Coles of Oregon. Funeral services will be held in Veroske Jerns Funeral Home, Weds. Feb. 7th at 1:30pm with the Rev. Michael Gooding officiating. Burial in the Hopewell Cemetery.
COLES, Robert L., 67, of Everson, passed away suddenly in a local hospital, Tuesday, April 3 (1962). Mr. Coles was born in Kansas and had made his home in the Everson area since 1903. He had served with the United States Army during World War I and was a retired farmer. Surviving are three brothers, Charles and Nathan Coles, both of Route 2, Everson, and William B. Coles, Oakland, Calif. Funeral services will be held at the Gillies Funeral Home in Sumas, Friday, April 6, at 2 p. m. Burial will follow in Hopewell Cemetery.
COLIGAN, Rachel Matilda, age 83 years, of Nooksack, passed away in a local hospital Friday, March 4, (1960) following a lingering illness, Mrs. Coligan had been a resident of Whatcom County since 1889 and was a member of the Advent Christian Church of Nooksack. She is survived by 2 sons, Delbert Clouser of Sedro Woolley and William Jackson of Rt. No. 2, Everson; 3 daughters, Mrs. Mabel Conn of Bellingham, Mrs. Viola DeHardt of Los Angeles, and Mrs. John LaJoyce of Mt. Vernon; 1 brother, Edward Welch of Carbonado, Wash.; and 3 sisters, Mrs. George Welch of Seattle, Mrs. John Martin of Portland and Mrs. Alfred Carlson of Everett; also 17 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson. Funeral services will be held at the Gillies Funeral Home in Sumas, Wednesday, March 9, at (?) p.m. with the Rev. Norval Richardson officiating. Burial will follow in the Nooksack Cemetery.
COLLARD, James Arthur, 71 passed away June 6th (1984). He is survived by his loving family, wife Vera Terry of Perth Australia, Ruthanna Massender, Richmond, Judy Stark, Vancouver, Catherine Pinhorn, Richmond, Patsy Blanchet Surrey, sister Alberta Mattawa Ontario & his 7 grand children. Cremation.
COLLARD, Spencer, 87, died July 16, 1990. Memorial Services for Spencer Collard, 87, will be at 5 p.m. Thursday at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, with Father John Gibbs officiating. Mr. Collard, 2818 Old Fairhaven Parkway, died Monday at his home [. . . in a local nursing home.]. He had been living in Bellingham since 1989. Mr. Collard was born April 7, 1903, in Ashtabula, Ohio. He married Genevieve Parmelee Jan. 1, 1926, in Kalamzoo (sic), Mich. She died in 1976. Mr. Collard was a retired insurance adjustor for Continental Insurance. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge in Ann Arbor, Mich., the Lions Club in Sun City, Calif., and the Episcopal Church. Survivors include daughters Evagene Cogan of La Conner and Mary Ellen Davis of Greenville, Mich., and seven grandchildren. Arrangements by Westford Funeral Home.
COLLEY, Edna, age 79 of 2726 Alderwood, passed away May 18, 1978. She is survived by her sister, Mrs. Louise Forbes of Tacoma and many nephews and nieces. Funeral services will be conducted Mon., May 24 at 1 p.m. within the Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home with Reverend Richard Talley of the First Christian Church officiating. Interment Green Acres Memorial Park.
COLLEY, F. Irene, age 89, of 1200 Lincoln St., died Tuesday, November 2, 1993 at St. Joseph Hospital. She was born July 6, 1904 to Samuel and Emma Birdwell in Seattle, WA. Irene was in charge of Ladies' Alterations at the Bon Marche and worked for Van Kamp Cannery. She married Orlando Colley on December 20, 1920. She was an honorary member of the Bellingham Elks Club. Irene was preceded in death by her son Gordon [in 1977] and husband Orlando [in 1976]. She is survived by her daughter Belva and husband Ron Swanson of Bellingham; sister Hazel and husband Karl Schwartze of Walnut Creek, CA; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; three greatgreatgrandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral Services will be held Friday, November 5, 1:30 P.M. in the Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home followed by interment in Woodlawn Cemetery. Memorials in her name may be made to Bellingham Elks Lodge #194, 710 Samish Way, Bellingham, WA. 98226. [Memorials may be made in memory of past Supreme Ruler Gordon Colley . . . ] Arrangements by Westford Funeral Home, 734-1717 or 384-0907.
COLLEY, Gordon M., age 55 of Mt. Vernon, passed away Saturday, June 11 (1977). He was a veteran of WWII, past exalted ruler of the Elks Lodge BPOE, No. 194. Owner of the Nor'Wester Motel in Mt. Vernon and a member of the Barbers Union. He is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Lana McGinnis of Richmond Beach, Seattle; 1 son, Craig of Los Angeles; 1 grandson, Jeffery, Seattle; his mother, Mrs. Irene Colley and a sister, Mrs. Belva Swanson both of Bellingham. Services will be held Tuesday June 14 at 2 pm in the Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home followed by private interment in Woodlawn Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Heart Association.
COLLEY, Harley E., age 64, of 1324 Railroad Ave., passed away Wednesday, April 30, (1958), at the family home following a short illness. Mr. Colley had been a life resident of Whatcom County, a veteran of World War I, a member of the William Matthews Post No. 1585, V.F.W., and a retired shingle-weaver. He leaves to survivie (sic) his wife, Edna of the family home; two brothers, Orlando and Fred Colley, both of this city. Several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted Friday, May 2, at 10:30 a. m. within the Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home with the Rev. W. Robert Webb, rector of St. Paul's Episcopal Church officiating. Interment Greenacres.
COLLEY, Laura V. of Blaine died Saturday, Jan. 8, 1994, at St. Joseph Hospital. She was 92. Private family services are scheduled with the Rev. Don Walters officiating. Mrs. Colley was born Feb. 14, 1901, to Paul and Roxie Wolten in Blaine. In the 1930s she moved to Seattle, where she worked many years as a secretary for the Seattle YMCA. She married O. Wayne Colley in 1937. Together, they operated Colley Travel Service in Tacoma for 16 years. After Mr. Colley died in 1968, she returned to Blaine to be near relatives. Survivors include sisters Norma Kruse, Juanita Freeman and Nellie Wolten, all of Blaine, Leona Hawley of Lummi Island and Alice Gardner of Bellingham; brother Gordon Wolten of Stanwood; and numerous nieces and nephews. Memorials may be made to Blaine United Church of Christ Congregational, 885 Fourth Street, Blaine, WA 98230. Arrangements by Jerns-LeVeck Funeral Home in Bellingham.
COLLEY, Orlando G., age 79, 1212 Yew St., passed away Tuesday, March 30 (1976). A lifetime resident and was a retired millworker and pipefitter at Bloedels, veteran of WWI, member of the American Legion and the Lumber & Sawmill Workers Union Local 2667. Survived by his wife, F. Irene; 1 son, Gordon of Mt. Vernon; 1 daughter, Mrs. Belva Swanson, City; 4 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. Funeral services Thursday, April 1 at 2 p.m. within the Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home, Dr. W. Carl Calhoun officiating. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery.
COLLIER, Cheryl Ann, passed away October, 9, 1994. A memorial service for Cheryl Ann Collier of 308 W. Champion St. will be at 12:30 p.m. Friday at Glad Tidings Church with the Rev. Richard Qualls officiating. Ms. Collier died Sunday, Oct. 9, 1994, at her home. She was 38. Born Sept. 9, 1956 to Boy and Ramona Crowl Collier in Shelton, she lived in Whatcom County since 1984. She was a member of Glad Tidings Church. Survivors include her parents; sisters Kimberly Stickler, Jennifer Henry and Sarah Collier, all of Fairbanks, Alaska, and Gretchen Collier of Wasilla, Alaska; grandparents Almyra Collier of Shelton and Howard and Hazel Crowl of Fairbanks, Alaska; and numerous nieces and nephews. Arrangements and cremation by Jones-Mole Funeral Home.
COLLIER, Elmer A., 3575 Marine Drive, age 73, passed away Friday, May 14 (1971). Mr. Collier was a 71 year resident and was a Burner Operator for the Cement Plant for 30 years before retiring. He was a member of the Cement Workers Union Local No. 31. Surviving are 2 daughters, Miss Geraldine Collier and Mrs. Marjorie Mueller, 1 granddaughter, Miss Leslie Brentwood and a sister, Mrs. Etta Hankins, all residing in Seattle. Private services will be conducted Monday, May 17 at 10 a.m. at the Jones Funeral Home. Followed by burial in Bay View Cemetery.
COLLIER, Elsie Margaret, age 61, of 1472 Marine Dr., passed away in a local hospital Sunday, Oct. 9 (1960). A resident of Bellingham for the past 50 years, Mrs. Collier leaves to survive her husband, Elmer A., at home; two daughters, Miss Geraldine Collier and Mrs. Marjorie Mueller, both of Seattle; one granddaughter, Miss Leslie Brentwood, of Seattle; three brothers, Albert Kluge, Carl Schmeil and David Schmeil, all of Bellingham; two sisters, Mrs. Ray Wallace, of Mount Vernon and Mrs. Visa McCurdy, of Marietta. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home where services will be conducted by the Rev. Allan Wood, Wednesday, Oct. 12, at 10:30 a.m. Final resting place Bay View Cemetery.
COLLIER, Hattie Underwood, passed away at her home, 1015 Sixteenth Street, Friday, May 26 (1950). Mrs. Collier had been a resident of this community for the past 50 years and was a member of First Church of Christ., Scientist. Surviving relatives are one daughter, Mrs. Marion Hurlbut, of Seattle; three sons, Edward U. and William P., of Seattle, and Charles N., of Kansas City, Mo., also six grandchildren. The remains rest at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where Christian Science service will be read Monday, May 29, at 1 p. m. Final resting place, Bay View Cemetery.
COLLIER, William Prescott, passed away Dec. 28, 1989. Born in B'ham May 28, 1912. He graduated from WSU in 1935 with a degree in Civil Engineering. Served in the armed forces in WWII and Korean War. Retired from U.S Naval Reserve with rank of lieutentant (sic) Commander. He was a principal in consulting firm of Hammond, Collier, Wade, Livingston, Assoc. Inc. from 1946. He was a member of University Congregational Church, Lamba Chi alpha frat. Masonic Order, Broadmoor Golf club, The Seattle Tennis Club & W.A.C. He was beloved husband of Marion also survived by his son, Mike Lee Collier, daughter Vikki, Deadrick, 2 Grandchildren; Kaiser, and Kerrie of Anchorage, Al. 2 Brothers Edward U., and Charles N. Collier and numerous nephews and nieces. Services will be held 2:00pm. Tues. Jan. 2 at the University Congregational Church 4515 16th. N.E. Seattle, Wa. In Lieu flowers, rememberances (sic) are suggested to Medic I, or Evergreen Stroke Assoc.and Arise or charity of your choice.
COLLIGAN, Michael Steven, 21, of Abbotsford, B.C., died Monday (Dec. 28, 1987) of heart disease. He was born Jan. 17, 1966, in Canada. Local arrangements are by Jones Funeral Home. Burial will be in Hazelwood Cemetery, Matsqui, B.C.
COLLING, Alice, age 92, who resided at 5280 Northwest Rd., Bellingham, passed away Wednesday, August 17, 1983. [She was born June 1, 1891 in Colorado, and had lived in Bellingham 83 years] and leaves to survive 1 son, George W. Colling of Texas; 3 daughters, Lorraine Hunley of Bellingham, Jacquline Davis of Marysville, Margaret Braithwaits of Forks, WA.; 1 sister, Kathryn Woods of Seattle; 13 grandchildren; 20 great grandchildren. [Her husband William preceded her in death in 1953.] She had attended the Lutheran Church. Funeral services will be Monday, August 22, 11:00 A.M. in the Jerns & LeVeck Funeral Chapel, [with Pastor Martin Wells of Our Savior Lutheran Church officiating. Visitation hours are today from 4 to 6 p.m. Burial will be in Bayview Cemetery.]
COLLING, John Edward, age 82, of 2954 Chautauqua, passed away in a local hospital Saturday, July 14 (1956). Mr. Colling had resided in this community for the past 50 years, was a retired coal miner, and had attended the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses. Surviving relatives include his widow, Mrs. Rebecca Colling at home; six step-children; three nephews; and four nieces, including Mrs. Lorraine Hunley of this city. The remains rest at the Jones' Harlow – Hollingsworth Funeral Home where services will be conducted Tuesday, July 17, at 1:00 p. m. Cremation.
COLLING, Rebecca C., age 83, Mountlake Terrace, passed away in that city Wednesday, May 27 (1964). Mrs. Colling resided at Mountain View for fifty years, before moving to this city in 1942, where she lived until 1961, and was a member of the Baptist Church. She moved to Mountlake Terrace three years ago. Survivors are four sons, Ray Mann, Mountlake Terrace; Jack and Bob Mann of Gold Beach, Oregon; Frank Mann, Redmond; two daughters, Mrs. James Snyder and Mrs. Sterling Waldron, both of Seattle; nine grandchildren; one great-grandchild; one brother, Abner Clevish, Arlington, and a sister, Mrs. Gertrude Williams of Retsil, Wash. Services will be conducted by Dr. Stuart P. Benson Monday, June 1 at 1 p.m. at the Jones Funeral Home, followed by burial in Greenacres Memorial Park.
COLLINGS, Boyd L., 64, of 501 Judson St., Lynden, died Monday, Sept 28 (1981) at his home. A lifetime Whatcom County resident, he attended the First Baptist Church of Lynden, and was a member of the Albert J. Hamilton Post No. 7 of the American Legion; Whatcom Lodge No. 151 F&AM; Nile Temple of the Shrine, and the Good Sam Club. He was a World War II U.S. Navy veteran. He is survived by his wife Betty; three sons, Boyd E. Collings of Honolulu, Randy Collings of Lynden, and Craig and wife Cindy Collings of Spokane; one daughter, Susan and husband Rick Jones in Germany; two grandchildren, Derrick and Chad Jones in Germany; his mother, Claire Collings of Bellingham, and one sister, Eileen Goodman of Bellingham. Funeral services will be held Friday, Oct. 2 at 11 a.m. at Jones Funeral Home in Bellingham. Rev. Jack Anderson will officiate. Burial will follow in Greenacres Memorial Park. Memorials may be made to the first Baptist Church of Lynden or a favorite charity.
COLLINGS, Claire M., of 1509 E. Victor St. died Friday, Oct. 7, (1994) in Bellingham. She was 98. Born Dec. 21, 1895, to John and Olava Nelson Erickson in Fergus Falls, Mont., she lived in Whatcom County for 90 years. She married John Collings on April 29, 1915. He preceded her in death on April 4, 1978. Mrs. Collings worked as a retail clerk and retired from Sears in 1961. She was a charter member of Emmanuel Bible Church, enjoyed music and played organ and violin. She also was preceded in death by her son, Boyd Collings, on Sept. 28, 1980. Survivors include daughter Eileen Goodman of Bellingham, daughter-in-law Betty Collings of Lynden, four grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and two stepgrandchildren. A family graveside service will be held Wednesday at Woodlawn Cemetery, followed by a memorial service at 2 p.m. at Greenacres Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. Jerry Wilson officiating. Memorials may be made to a favorite charity. Arrangements are by Jones-Moles Funeral Home.
COLLINGS, John “Jack” T., age 87 of 2409 H St., passed away Tuesday, April 4, 1978. He was a member of Seventh Day Adventist Church, a retired dairyman and had been a resident of this community for the past 68 years. Surviving wife, Claire, 1 son, Boyd L. Collings, Lynden, 1 daughter, Mrs. Eileen Goodman, City, 3 sisters, Mrs. Lois Giarde of College Place, Wash., Mrs. Lora Davies of Medford, Oregon, Mrs. Dorothy Markle of San Diego, 4 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild. Funeral service Friday, April 7, 1 p. m. Jones Funeral Home. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery.
COLLINGS, William, age 68 years, of Rt. 4, Bellingham, passed away at a local hospital Sunday, July 5, (1953), following a lingering illness. He had been a resident of Bellingham for the past 53 years and was a member of the Shingle Weavers' Union and Technocracy, Inc. Mr. Colling is survived by his wife, Mrs. Alice Colling; three daughters, Mrs. Lorraine Hunley of Bellingham, Mrs. Margaret Braithwaite of Everson, Mrs. Jacqueline Davis of Marysville; three sons, Robert Colling of Seattle, George W., of Fort Worth, Texas, Eugene V. in the U. S. Navy; one brother, John E., of Bellingham; also 11 grandchildren. The Rev. R. J. Winders, pastor of the Seventh day Adventist Church, will officiate at funeral services Wednesday, July 8, at 2 p. m. within the Chapel of the Bingham-Dahlquist Jerns Funeral Home. Interment Bay View Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Alvin Gustafson, Brian Greenough, Ralph Greenough, Seth Wisner, Charles McWilliams and Frank Still. [note: spelled both Collings and Colling in this funeral notice]
COLLINS, Infant baby boy of Mr. and Mrs. Donald R. Collins of 17 Huntoon Place passed away at birth Saturday, Sept. 17 (1960). Private services were conducted a the Jones funeral Home, followed by cremation.
COLLINS, Adelyn L., 98, of Orcas Island died Wednesday, Jan. 26, 1994, at Sehome Park Care Center. A memorial funeral Mass will be said at 2 p.m. Feb. 11 at Immanuel Church in East Sound, celebrated by the Rev. Tom Garvin. Burial will be at Holy Rood Cemetery in Seattle. Mrs. Collins of Olga was born July 12, 1895, to William and Margaret Wells in Deadwood, S.D. She lived on Orcas Island for 30 years. An active member of St. Francis Catholic Parish, she also was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Women’s Auxiliary, Madrona Club, Garden Club and the Olga Energy Social Club. She enjoyed playing bingo. Survivors include son Tom Collins of Olga. Arrangements by Jerns-LeVeck Funeral Chapel and Crematorium.
COLLINS, Sister Brigid, CSJP, also known as Sister Francis Xavier, a former administrator and member of the governing board of St. Joseph Hospital, died Saturday (Sept. 22, 1990) at her Bellingham home. A vigil service for Sister Brigid, 72, will be at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Church of the Assumption. A requiem Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the Church of the Assumption with the Rev. John Madigan officiating. A committal service will be held at 2:30 p.m. Thursday at the Holyrood Catholic Cemetery in Seattle. A member of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace, Sister Brigid devoted much of her 47-year health-care ministry to service at St. Joseph Hospital. Children and families were her lifelong interest, and she was involved in a number of community service projects and programs. Sister Brigid was born March 25, 1918, in Galway, Ireland. She completed religious training at St. Mary's Novitiate in Bellingham and took her final vows in 1941. She received her registered nursing degree from the St. Joseph School of Nursing and began her health-care career at St. Joseph Hospital as a nursing supervisor for pediatrics. After serving as obstetrics nursing supervisor at St. John's Hospital in Longview, Sister Brigid was named administrator at St. Anthony's Hospital in Wenatchee, which at the time was a mission of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace. In 1960, Sister Brigid returned to Bellingham, assuming the leadership of St. Joseph Hospital as administrator. Under her direction, the hospital constructed a new facility on Ellis Street in the Cornwall Park neighborhood. Patients and staff relocated there in 1966 from the Forest Street site, which had been in service since just after the turn of the century. Seeking a new challenge, Sister Brigid returned to school and completed a bachelor's degree in sociology in 1969 at the University of San Francisco, and a master's degree in social work in 1972 at St. Louis University. Again, she returned to St. Joseph Hospital, this time to establish the Social Services Department and serve as its first director. Sister Brigid served on the hospital's governing board from 1972-1989. Last year she changed her job to a part-time position as a social worker at the hospital. As a steering committee member for the weekly television show, "Anchor," Sister Brigid arranged for guests to appear for discussions related to religious issues. She also was a frequent personality on the program. Sister Brigid was committed to meeting the spiritual, physical and emotional needs of patients, especially new and adoptive mothers. She established and maintained a special fund at the hospital to provide diapers, clothing and other emergency items for needy families with infants. She worked closely with the Belingham(sic)-Whatcom Public Health Department and Visiting Nurse-Home Health Care on a case-by-case basis to provide services to families. She also helped to establish a food bank at the hospital for the benefit of patients and employees. As one of the early organizers and a founding board member of Hospice of Whatcom County, Sister Brigid worked to provide care for terminally ill patients in their own homes. She also was involved with Campus Christian Ministries at Western Washington University, and was active in a local association of counselors and social workers who serve children and families. She was a member of Catholic Daughters of America. Survivors include a brother, Patrick Collins of England; sisters, Noreen Ward, Mary Gilligan and Annie Jordan, all of Ireland, and Sister Sheila Collins and Sister Roberta Collins, both members of Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace, of San Diego, Calif.; and nieces and nephews. Memorials can be made to the Maternal-Child-Services Department, in care of St. Joseph Hospital, 2901 Squalicum Parkway, Bellingham, WA 98225. Arrangements are by Jerns-LeVeck Funeral Chapel and Crematorium.
COLLINS, Clara F., Mrs., age 90, of 1911 Larrabee Avenue, passed away in a local hospital, Wednesday, January 18 (1950), following a short illness. Mrs. Collins had been a resident of Bellingham for the past three years, prior to that she lived in Oroville, Wash. She was a member of the Rebekah Lodge in Basin, Wyoming, and the Presbyterian Church in Cambridge, Ohio. Surviving relatives include one daughter, Mrs. W. E. Taylor and one nephew, John Rate, both of Bellingham, and other relatives in Oregon, Wyoming and Ohio. Funeral services will be conducted. Saturday, January 21, at 1:30 p. m. within the Cathedral Chapel of the Westford-Beck Funeral Home with the Rev. L. W. Ross officiating, followed by cremation.
COLLINS, David A., age 24 who resided at 2330 E. Badger Road, passed away at his residence on Sunday, July 1, 1984. [He was born Jan. 14, 1960, in Seattle]. He had been a resident of Whatcom County for the past 3 years and leaves to survive his parents, Alvin and Muriel Collins of Mt. Vernon. Memorial services will be held Thursday, July 5 at 1 pm at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Everson with private family burial to be held Friday, June 6 in the Hawthorne Lawn Cemetery, Mt. Vernon, under the direction of Jerns & LeVeck Funeral Chapel.
COLLINS, Dawn, 29, died June 5, 1988. Memorial services for Dawn Collins, 29, a 1983 Western Washington University graduate, will be at 3 p.m. Sunday at Brown's Point Park in Tacoma. Miss Collins died from injuries suffered in a June 5 laboratory accident at Pierce College in Tacoma. She was born Jan. 5, 1959, in Hammond, Ind., and majored in English while at Western. She had worked as a manuscript editor for a book publishing firm. Survivors include her parents, William Collins of Sumner and Virginia Collins of Puyallup; four sisters, Niki, Gayle, Sherry and Fern Collins, all of Puyallup; two brothers, Douglas and Barry Collins, of Puyallup; and a grandmother, Frances Williams of Pennsylvania. Her brother Jeffery died in 1981. Memorials may be made to The Dawn Collins Memorial fund, Great Western Savings Bank, 815 NE Northgate Way, Seattle, WA 98125. Arrangements are by Powers Funeral Home in Puyallup. [Note: Lab accident was actually June 1, death occurred June 5].
COLLINS, Earl, age 65, 203 Baker St., Everson, passed away suddenly on Fri. Jan. 6, 1984. Born on Aug. 30, 1918 in Canada, Mr. Collins had been a county resident for more than 60 years. A retired logger, he was a member of the Loyal Order of Moose Lodge No. 493 of Bellingham and a fraternal order of Eagles and also served in the Merchant Marines during World War II. He is survived by his former wife, Maxine Hoggarth of Everson; a son, Dan Collins of Reno, Nevada; a daughter, Mrs. Carol and husband John Rogers of Reno, Nevada; 4 grandchildren; his mother, Mrs. Hattie Collins of Twisp; 2 step-brothers, Norman and wife Margaret Bessett of Winthrop, Wilbert and wife Leota Bessett of Lakeside, Arizona; a step-sister, Mrs. Hazel Settlemeyer of Tucson, Arizona; a sister-in-law, Ilene Mitchell of Everson; numerous nieces & nephews. Funeral services will be conducted on Tues. Jan. 10, 10:00 A.M. in the chapel of Gillies Funeral Home, Lynden, with Rev. Harley Goodwin officiating. Cremation will follow in Greenacres Crematorium. Memorials may be made to the Heart Fund. Arrangements by Gillies Funeral Home, Lynden.
COLLINS, Edward G. "Pat", age 57 of 2817 Kulshan St., passed away at the family home Saturday, May 14, (1966). He had been a resident for the past 24 years and was a well known logger and a member of the Eagles Lodge in Seattle. Survived by his wife, Valerie L., 1 brother, Russell of Kodaka, S.D., 3 sisters, Mrs. Dorothy Schreiber of Lindsay, Calif., Mrs. Mildred Dexter of Santa Rosa, Mrs. Ruth Black of Pamona (sic), Calif. Graveside services will be conducted Thursday, May 19 at 1 p.m. under the direction of the Westford Funeral Home. Interment Bay View Cemetery.
COLLINS, Elizabeth R., age 69 years, of 3019 Birchwood Avenue, passed away at a local hospital Saturday, August 30, (1952), following an extended illness. Mrs. Collins had been a resident of Bellingham for the past 10 years and was a member of the Presbyterian Church and the Mother's Club. She is survived by one sister, Mrs. W. T. Belford, of this city. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, Sept. 3, at 1:30 p. m. within the Cathedral Chapel of the Westford-Beck Funeral Home with the Rev. Harold E. Penhalurick, pastor of the First Presbyterian Church officiating. Interment, Greenacres Memorial Park.
COLLINS, Gertrude M., age 91, 250 North State Street, Bellingham, passed away Tues., March 6., 1990. Born March 5, 1899 in Gloucester, Massachusetts, Mrs. Collins had been a resident of Bellingham since 1908; member of First Baptist Church; Bellingham Senior Citizens Center; United Food and Commercial Workers Local No. 44, Mount Vernon, Washington; resident of Waldron Island for several years. Survived by several nieces and nephews. Funeral services Monday, March 12, 1990, 1:00 P.M., Jones Funeral Home, with Pastor Keith Madsen, First Baptist Church, officiating. Interment Greenacres Memorial Park. The family suggest memorials to First Baptist Church, 110 Flora St., Bellingham, WA, 98225 or charity of one's choice. Arrangements by Jones Funeral Home.
COLLINS, Grace C., age 79, Blaine, passed away Tuesday [June 1972] in a rest home. Miss Collins lived in Bellingham in 1908 and attended Bellingham High School and Bellingham Normal. She taught school in Arizona, Montana and Washington, teaching in Spokane until retirement. She was a member of the Congregational Church and the Retired Teachers Association. Survivors are her brother, Dr. R. L. Collins, Federal Way; two grandnephews, Kenneth in the Armed Forces in Alaska and Robert at home; two grandnieces, Kristine and Kathryn, both of Federal Way. Family services were conducted by Elmer E. Ericksen Friday, June 9, at the Jones Funeral Home. Interment Bay View Cemetery.
COLLINS, Harden Carter, of 1255 Puget Street, passed away Wednesday morning [January 22, 1947] at a local hospital. Mr. Collins was 73 years of age and had been a resident of Bellingham for the past fourteen years. He was a member of the Baptist Church and formerly a member of the Odd Fellows. Surviving relatives include three sons, Charles, of this city, Thomas W., of Bremerton, and G. Russell, of Los Angeles; seven daughters, Mrs. Jewell Totton, of Bellingham, Mrs. Earl Fite, of Polson, Montana, Mrs. J. W. Granger, of Fairbanks, Alaska, Mrs. Hazel Flick, of St. Louis, Missouri, Mrs. Vernon Russell, of Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, Mrs. M. A. Peterson, of Newport, Wash. and Mrs. Kenneth Hulford, of this city. Thirteen grandchildren and one great-grandchild. One brother, Thomas W., of Embden, Missouri. Funeral services were conducted from the cathedral chapel of the Westford-Beck Funeral Home, Friday, January 24, at 1:30 p.m. with the Rev. Ivan Bell of the First Baptist Church officiating. The remains will be forwarded to Kalispell, Montana, for interment.
COLLINS, Harold C., age 52 years, 800 Seventeenth Street, passed away at a local hospital Thursday, November 7 . Mr. Collins was the manager of the Standard Oil Co. here for the past six years and had been associated with that firm for the past twenty-five years, being stationed at Portland and Spokane. Deceased had served in World War No. 1 and held the rank of lieutenant in the Army Air Corps and served in France for a year. He was a member of the Episcopal Church, of the American Legion, Albert J. Hamilton Post No. 7; the local Rotary Club and the Masonic Lodge at San Francisco, King Solomon Lodge. Surviving relatives are the widow, Martha D. Collins at home; one brother, Kenenth (sic) L. in Paris, France, and his parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. Sidney Collins at Vashon Island, Wash. The remains are at the Funeral Home of Harlow-Hollingsworth. Private services will be conducted from the St. Paul's Episcopal Church by the Rev. Canon E. B. Smith, Saturday, November 9, at 1:30 p. m. Please omit flowers.
COLLINS, Hattie Ella, 97, a Mazama resident formerly of Bellingham, died Friday [Dec. 7, 1984] in Brewster, Eastern Washington. She was born June 22, 1887, in Genes, Idaho, and lived in Washington for 50 years. She is survived by two sons [Norman & wife Margaret Bessett of Mazama, Wa., Wilbur & wife Leota Bessett of Lakeside, Arizona; 1 daughter, Hazel Settelmyer of Tucson, Arizona;] 18 grandchildren, many great-grandchildren and numerous other relatives. Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Woodlawn Cemetery, with Rodney Benson officiating. Arrangements are by Jones Funeral Home.
COLLINS, Hazel E., of 3811 Constitution Ave., Lummi Island, passed away Thurs. Nov. 20 (1980). Mrs. Collins had resided on Lummi for the past year and was a former resident of Seattle, where she retired from the King County Water District No. 7. She leaves to survive 1 sister Jessie Fuson and 1 brother Joe Greene, both of Seattle; several nieces & nephews. Inurnment services will be held Fri. Nov. 28 at 1:30 pm at Lummi Island Cemetery with Rev. Lee Taylor officiating. Under the direction of the Westford Funeral Home.
COLLINS, Hazel F., 67, died Dec. 3, 1990. Former Blaine resident Hazel Findlay Collins, 67, died Monday in Long Beach, Calif. Mrs. Collins was born December 24, 1922, in Pendroy, Mont., and moved with her family to Blaine in 1926. She graduated from Blaine High School in 1940. She married Joe Collins in 1950, in Yuma, Ariz. He died two years ago. She was a member of the MarVista chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star, and had been a licensed beautician. Survivors include her daughter Jeannie Neitzel of Chicago; her son Randy Collins of California; sister Anna Burden of California, and Dorothea Anthony of Blaine, three grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. Graveside services will be Friday in California.
COLLINS, Helen M., of Blaine, died Friday, May 18, 1984 at the age of 67. [She was born Jan. 1, 1917, in Colorado and] had organized the Girl Scouts in Blaine and had been a resident since 1941. Surviving is her husband, Walter; 2 daughters, Anne Zell of Rome, New York, Kathleen Oakman of Renton; 4 grandchildren. The family suggests memorials to Hospice of Whatcom County. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, May 22, 11:00 A.M. in the Jerns & McKinney Funeral Chapel, in Blaine, with Rev. Don Walter officiating followed by cremation. Visitation from 4-8 pm.
COLLINS, Dr. L. D. Paul, age 55, of 906 Highland Dr., passed away in a local hospital Wednesday, May 6 (1959). Dr. Collins was a life resident of Bellingham; was a Doctor of Osteopathy, having had offices in The Herald Bldg. for many years; was a member of St. Paul's Episcopal Church, a member of Bellingham Bay Lodge No. 44, F & A. M., the Scottish Rite Bodies and the Nile Temple of the Shrine. Survivors are his widow, Vera and one daughter, Paula C., both at home; one step-daughter, Mrs. Freddie May Criso of Tacoma; a step-grandchild; his mother, Mrs. Mary Collins of Bellingham; a brother, James B. of Bellingham, and a sister, Miss Sarah May Collins of Bellingham. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home where services will be conducted by the Rev. Father W. Robert Webb and officers of the Bellingham Bay Lodge No. 44, F & A. M., Monday, May 11, at 1:30 p. m., followed by cremation.
COLLINS, Margaret, Mrs., aged 81 years, passed away at her home, 2501 Utter street, Wednesday, May 1 (1918). Mrs. Collins had resided at the place of death for the past eighteen years, where she had made many friends who will mourn her loss. She was a member of the Broadway United Presbyterian church and is survived by two sons, William J. Collins and R. J. Collins, of Bellingham, also five grandchildren survive. Funeral services will be held Friday, May 3, at 11 o'clock a. m. from the funeral parlors of Harry O. Bingham, 1319 Dock street, with Rev. John M. Shive officiating. Interment will be made in Bay View cemetery.
COLLINS, Margaret, Mrs., wife of E. H. Collins and a pioneer resident of Bellingham passed away Saturday, August 18 (1923) after a brief illness. Mrs. Collins was 72 years of age and had resided in Bellingham for forty years. She is survived by the husband, E. B. Collins, the daughter, Mrs. Maud Prouty residing at the family home, and four grandchildren. Funeral services will be held from the O. R. Hollingsworth funeral home, Tuesday, August 21, at 2 o'clock p. m. Interment will be made in the family plot in the Lynden cemetery.
COLLINS, Michael D., age 27, former Mt. Vernon resident, died Feb. 13 (1977) at Camano Island. Services were Feb. 15 at the Lemley Chapel, Sedro Woolley with interment in the Sedro Woolley Cemetery. Survivors include his mother, Maxine Collins, Mt. Vernon; his father, Robert Collins, Reno, Nevada; 1 brother, Charles Collins of Kent; a sister, Sandra O'Neill, Kirkland.
COLLINS, Martha C., died March 3, 1989. Martha C. Collins of Bellingham, a resident of Whatcom County for 50 years, died Friday in Bellingham. At her request, no services will be held. Entombment will be at Acacia Cemetery in Seattle. She was born in Van West, Ohio. She was a past member of the Bellingham Garden Club. Survivors include a niece. Memorials may be made to a favorite charity. Arrangements are by Jones Funeral Home.
COLLINS, Michael, resided at 3064 Mt. Baker Highway, died at his home, Jan. 26, 1978 at the age of 54. He was employed by Z Brothers and a member of the Ten Mile Grange, he was a WWII Navy veteran, who served in the Pacific Theatre. He is survived by his wife, Ilene; a son, Ken Neece of Calif.; 4 daughters, Michelle Cotton in Indiana, Mrs. Lorrie Postlewait of Bellingham, Mrs. Marjorie Johnson of Everson and Mrs. Barbara Palma of Tex.; 3 brothers, Mr. Earl Collins of Bellingham, Norman Bessett of Soap Lake and Wilbur Bessett of Lakeside, Ariz.; 2 sisters, Mrs. Hazel Suttelmeyer of Tucson, Ariz. and Mrs. Marie Vallas, VanNuys, Calif. and his mother, Mrs. Hattie Collins of Tucson, Ariz.; 7 grandchildren. Graveside services will be conducted Tues., Jan. 31 at 1:30 p.m. in the Woodlawn Cemetery under the direction of Veroske's Bellingham Chapel.
COLLINS, Mary B., age 89, of 511 Chestnut, passed away at the family home, Monday, Sept. 21, (1959) following an extended illness. Mrs. Collins had resided in Bellingham for the past 59 years and was a member of St. Paul's Episcopal Church. She leaves to survive one son, James; one daughter, Miss Sarah Clay Collins, both of this city; one granddaughter, Paula Collins of Seattle; two sisters, Mrs. Laura Garland of Richmond, Ky., and Mrs. Elsie Gagliardini of New York, N.Y. Private family services were conducted Tuesday, Sept. 22, at 1 p.m. from St. Paul's Episcopal Church, rector officiating. Under the direction of the Westford Funeral Home. Cremation.
COLLINS, Miles H., age 68, of 2933 Flint Street, passed away at a local hospital Wednesday, February 14, (1951) following a lingering illness. Mr. Collins had been a resident of Bellingham for the past 15 years. Surviving relatives include two sisters, Mrs. B. D. Cleckler, of Atlanta, Ga., and Mrs. W. H. Bowdon, of Statham, Ga. Services will be conducted Friday, February 16 at 10:30 a. m. within the Cathedral Chapel of the Westford-Beck Funeral Home with the Rev. Clarence Haugen, pastor of Our Savior's Lutheran Church, officiating. Cremation.
COLLINS, Olive L., age 76, of 3201 Meridian Street, passed away in a local hospital June 7 (1948). Mrs. Collins had been a resident of this community for the past 40 years and was a member of the First Congregational Church and Neighbors of Woodcraft. Surviving relatives are one son, Dr. Robert L., of Bellingham; two daughters, Miss Grace Collins, of Spokane, and Miss Marion Collins, of Bellingham, and one grandson, Robert H., also of Bellingham. The remains rest at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where services will be conducted by Rev. Ivan B. Bell, Wednesday, June 9, at 1:30 p. m. Officers and members of the Neighbors of Woodcraft will confer their ritualistic service. Final resting place, Bay View Cemetery.
COLLINS, Ray H., 81, of 200 S. 17th, Lynden, passed away Aug. 21, 1991 at St. Joseph Hospital Main Campus in Bellingham. He was born Aug. 14, 1910 to Maud and Mina Collins in Harrison, Ark. Mr. Collins moved to Kansas City in 1933, where he met and married his wife Maudine Winship on Sept. 20, 1935. They them (sic) moved to Olalla, Wash. for 35 years before coming to Lynden in 1974. Mr. Collins was a member of Northwood Grange No. 264 and retired [as a power plant operator] in 1972 to pursue the life of a gentleman farmer. He is survived by his wife Maudine of the family home; three sons, Ronald R. Collins of Puyallup, Robert R. Collins of Morton, and Howard Michael Collins of Olalla; a daughter, Joy Lynne Mansfield of Lynden; a sister, Norma Simmonds of Mesa, Ariz.; 10 grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren; and one nephew. A graveside service was held Monday at Greenacres Memorial Park with Rev. Joyce O'Connor officiating. Memorials may be sent to Christian Rest Home, 205 S. B.C. Ave., Lynden, WA 98264 or United Methodist Church of Lynden, 500 N. 14th, Lynden, WA 98264. Arrangements were made by Greenacres Funeral Home.
COLLINS, Reynolds "Reyn" Malone, died Saturday, Nov. 28, 1992, at St. Joseph Hospital. He was 46. A memorial service will be held Saturday at Greenacres Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Kenneth Long officiating and military honors by Albert J. Hamilton, Post No. 7, American Legion. Mr. Collins was born Jan. 5, 1946, in New Orleans to Reynolds and Wray Hamilton Collins. In the early 1950s he met Frances M. Hutchinson. They became best friends, childhood sweethearts, and were married Aug. 22, 1968, in Baton Rouge, La. They moved to Bellingham in 1987. Mr. Collins received a bachelor's degree in construction engineering from Northeast Louisiana University in May 1969. A member of Kappa Alpha fraternity and Certified Property Managers, he worked as a project engineer for two years with Dillingham Corp. in Hawaii, and as a construction engineer for 10 years with Arizona Bank as vice president in charge of the property management department. Mr. Collins served in the Air Force. He was a disabled Vietnam Veteran and a member of Paralyzed Veterans of America. He was a 20-year survivor of multiple sclerosis. Survivors include his wife and "Granny" Regente M. Lambert of the family home; mother Wray Collins of Baton Rouge; sister Susan Wray Collins of Frankfort, Ky.; and numerous nieces and nephews. Memorials may be made to Paralyzed Veterans of America, 213 S.W. 153rd St., Seattle, WA 98166, or to Multiple Sclerosis, 2328 Sixth Ave., Seattle, WA 98121. Arrangements are by Greenacres Funeral Home.
COLLINS, Robert R.,[ died April 4, 1990], age 76. Ashes of Robert Raymond Collins, 76, who had been a merchant marine, will be scattered at sea. Mr. Collins, 426 Friday Creek Road, Burlington, died Wednesday at St. Joseph Hospital, Main Campus. Mr. Collins was a Burlington resident for the past 30 years and retired from the Merchant Marine in 1974, as Third Assistant Engineer. He worked for American Mail Lines, which later became President Lines. He was a supporter of Boys Town and a member of the D.A.V. Commander's club, American Federation of Police and Marine Engineers Beneficial Association Union. Survivors include sister Clara R. Roy of Long Beach, Calif.; daughter Carolyn J. Collins of San Diego; grandchildren Theresa Louise Johnson, Jackie Miles Strickland Jr. , and Amy Nichole Christopher, all of San Diego; nephew Tom Collins of San Diego; and a great-granddaughter. At Mr. Colllins' request, no services will be held. Arrangements are by Greenacres Memorial Park and Funeral Home.
COLLINS, Terry Wayne, age 25, of 2803 St. Paul, passed away Sunday, Oct. 30 (1977) at Ross Lake. He was a 11 year resident of this community and a member of the carpenters union. Surviving wife, Marlene; 1 son, Andy; 1 daughter, Jennifer; his father, Dallas Collins of Eugene, Ore.; mother, Jean Collins of Roseburg, Ore.; 2 brothers, Phil of Roseburg, Doug of Eugene; 2 sisters, Miss Dixie Collins and Diane, both of Eugene; grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Collins of Eugene. Memorial service Tuesday, Nov. 8 at 10 a. m. at Trinity Lutheran Church, Rev. Carl O. Fischer officiating. Please omit flowers. Memorials may be made to the Childrens Orthopedic Hospital, 4800 Sandpoint Way N.E., Seattle 98105. Arrangements by Jones Funeral Home.
COLLINS, Tiffany L., age 14, who resided in Everett, passed away in an Everett hospital Feb. 4th (1985). [She was born February 21, 1970 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.] She attended the Catholic Church & was a resident of the Gateway Group Home. She leaves to survive her parents, George & JoAnn Collins; 3 brothers, Brian & wife Bev, Jamie, & Joey, all of Bellingham; numerous aunts & uncles, nieces & nephews, in Bellingham, Spokane & Wisconsin. Memorials may be made to the Gateway Group Home, 816 Broadway St., Everett. Graveside services will be held Thursday at 2:30 in Enterprise Cemetery, with Father John Madigan officiating. Visitation Wed. from 9a.m.-8p.m. & Thrus(sic) from 9a.m.-12:30p.m. at Jerns LeVeck Funeral Chapel, James & Sunset.
COLLISON, Katherine, age 86, 205 So. B.C. Ave., Lynden, passed away Sat. March 13 (1976). A native of Maitland, Missouri, Mrs. Collison moved to Lynden in November of 1975 from Ritzville where she was a member of the United Methodist Church and was a founding member of the AR Chapter PEO in Ritzville. She is survived by her son & his wife, Ed & Dolores Collison of Lynden, 2 grandsons, Ralph Collison of Othello and Marvin Collison of Lynden, a brother, Mr. John Summers of Clarinda, Iowa, and a sister, Miss Gladys Summers of St. Joseph, Missouri. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday March 18 at 1:30 pm in the Chapel of the Johnson Funeral Home in Maitland, Missouri. Interment will follow in the Maitland K.P. Cemetery. Contributions and memorial gifts may be made to your favorite charity. Local arrangements under the direction of the Gillies Funeral Home., Lynden.
COLLOPY, A. Loveta, 90, 1200 Birchwood Ave., Bellingham, WA, passed away May 29, 1992 in Bellingham. She was born April 13, 1902 in Gas, Kansas and moved to Whatcom County in 1908. [Her husband Joseph Collopy died before.] She enjoyed quilting and antique collecting. Survivors are her son, Elliott Henry of Denver, CO; three daughters, Virginia Yockey of Troy, Idaho, Arlene Campbell of Bellingham and Shirley Dunn of Bellingham; seven grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren. A graveside service will be held 3:00PM Monday, June 1, 1992 in Bayview Cemetery. The arrangements and services are under the direction of Jerns Leveck Funeral Chapel and Crematorium.
COLLOPY, Joseph Peter, age 78, of 2027 King St. passed away in a local hospital Wed., May 30, 1979. A e (sic) time resident of B'ham, he was a former employee of Bloedel-Donovan and a retired carpenter. He was a member of the Church of the Assumption & the United Brotherhood of Carpenters & Joiners. Surviving is his wife, Annis Loveta Collopy at home; 3 daughters, Virginia Yockey of Troy, Idaho, Shirley Dunn and Arlene Campbell both of B'ham; a sister, Mary McCoy of Seattle; a grandson, Joseph C. Abbott of Everson; a nephew, Albert Collopy of Ferndale; numerous grandchildren & great grandchildren. Graveside funeral services will be held in Bayview Cemetery, Fri., June 2 at 10:30 a.m., with Father John Smith officiating. Arrangements by Veroske-Jerns Chapel. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.
COLYER, Mrs. Bertha Marie, age 69 of 315 Liberty St., Lynden passed away in a Bellingham Hospital on Friday, April 2, 1982. Born in Saskatchewan, Canada [Jan. 26, 1913], Mrs. Colyer moved to Bellingham in 1917. A member of the Retail Clerks Union, she had worked for many years at Newberrys, at Horns and also the Lynden Department Store, retiring in 1975. She had also operated the lunch counter at the 20th Century Bowling Alley. She was married to her husband Everett in Lynden on Jan. 28, 1968. She is survived by her husband Everett; 4 sister (sic), Mrs. Ruth Higgerson, Mrs. Hazel (Babe) Haickel, Mrs. Colleen Reimers and Mrs. Helen O'Donnell, all of Bellingham; numerous nieces & nephews; also close friend Neil & Marie Radke of Bellingham. graveside services will be conducted Tues. April 6 at 11 am in Greenacres Memorial Park with Rev. Leonard Ericksen officiating. Memorials may be made to the Lynden Fire Department or the Bellingham Paramedic program. Services are under the direction of the Gillies Funeral Home, Lynden.
MEMORIAL LAUNCHED in life support case. A Bertha Colyer memorial fund has begun to help her husband and relatives pay for medical and legal expenses incurred in a life-support case that garnered statewide attention last week. John Geleynse, a Lynden resident and next-door neighbor to the Colyers, announced formation of the fund Monday. Geleynse asked that financial contributions be sent to the Lynden branch of Horizon Mutual Savings Bank. Checks may be written to Project Hope, a non-profit charitable organization. All contributions are tax-deductible, Geleynse said. Colyer, 69, died Friday morning after physicians unhooked her from a life-support system at St. Luke's Hospital. On Thursday, the Washington Supreme Court ruled she could be disconnected from a respirator, the first decision of its kind in this state. The ruling may result in the state's high court issuing guidelines to deal with future cases.
COLLVER, Elvera, of Blaine, passed away October 8, 1983 at the age of 74. [A longtime resident of Blaine, she was born Aug. 25, 1909 in Nebraska and moved to Whatcom County in the early 1920s. She married Warren Collver in December 1922. He died in the early 1960s. She attended the old Fairhaven School of Nursing and was a member of the Baptist church.] She is survived by 2 sons, Warren and Glenn Collver; 2 daughters, Marion Fayette and Irene Brown; 2 sisters, Esther Kagey and Dora Martin; 18 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be Wednesday, October 12, 1:00 P.M., Jerns & LeVeck Chapel, Pastor Norbal Bunch officiating. [Burial will follow in Enterprise Cemetery.] Arrangements by Jerns & LeVeck Funeral Chapel & Crematorium.
COLLVER, Warren M., age 82 years, of 2121 1/2 B Street, passed away in a local hospital, Tuesday, May 15, (1962) following an extended illness. Mr. Collyer was a former resident of Blaine. He was a veteran of World War I and a member of V.F. W. Laurel Post and the William Lee Alexander Post No. 3685 V.F. W. He leaves to survive his wife, Elvera C., at the family home; two sons, Warren Jr. of Mount Vernon, and Glen O. of Bremerton; two daughters, Mrs. James Brown of Douglas, Alaska, and Mrs. Marion Fayette of Blaine; and 19 grandchildren. Private family services will be conducted Friday, May 18, at 10:30 a. m. in the Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home with Rev. Willard Buckner officiating. Interment Enterprise Cemetery.
COLLYER, Donald G., age 53 of 1148 Meridian Rd., passed away suddenly at his home Thursday, March 24 (1960) as a result of a heart attack. Mr. Collyer had been a resident of Whatcom County nearly his entire lifetime. He owned and operated the Meridian Mercantile. He is survived by his wife, Jessie, 1 son, Allan at home; 1 sister, Mrs. Marie Winter of Bellingham; 2 brothers, Norman of Renton and Roy of LaCrescenta, Calif.; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. William Collyer of Bellingham; several other relatives. Funeral services will be conducted Monday, March 28, at 2 p. m. in the Moles' Monroe Chapel with the Rev. Carl A. Wright officiating. Cremation will follow. Friends who wish may contribute to the Heart Fund.
COLLYER, Mrs. Lillie M. of 1525 Iron St., passed away Friday, July 29, (1966). Mrs. Collyer had been a resident for the past 52 years, was a member of the First Christian Church and the Sunset Club. She is survived by two sons, Norman of Renton and Roy in LaCrescenta, Calif.; one daughter, Mrs. Marie Winter Bellingham; 4 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren. A brother, W. A. Goodrich of Portland; two sisters, Mrs. Emma Collyer, Walla Walla and Mrs. Margaret Armstrong of Bellingham. Many nephews and nieces. Funeral services will be conducted Monday, August 1 at 10:30 a.m. within the Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home with Rev. James O. York, pastor, officiating. Cremation. Memorials may be made to the church organ fund.
COLLYER, Norman Russell, age 67 of 147 Park Ave. N. Renton, Wa. Passed away in that city on Monday, April 16, 1979. Mr. Collyer was born in Acme Wa., May 18, 1911. He spent all of his school years in B'ham having graduated from Whatcom High School, Class of 1930. He served in the U.S. Naving (sic) during World War II. A Boeing employee for 18 yrs. A resident of Renton for the past 20 yrs. Was preceded in death by his wife Marjorie in 1969. Mr. Collyer is survived by one sister, Mrs. Marie Winter of this city. One brother Roy Collyer of LaCresenta, Calif. 3 nephews, 1 niece, 1 aunt, Mrs. Margaret Armstrong of this city and numerous other relatives. At his request, no services were held. Cremation with remains to be entombed at Greenacres Mausoleum.
COLLYER, William, age 81, 222 N. Commercial St., passed away at a local hospital Monday, May 20 (1963). Mr. Collyer was a fifty year resident of this community, where he was employed as a creamery-man for many years. Survivors are his widow, Lillie, at home; two sons, Roy, LaCrescenta, Cal. and Norman of Renton; one daughter, Mrs. Marie Winter, City; one daughter-in-law, Mrs. Jessie Collyer, City; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home.
COLMAN, Florence E., 78, of Bellingham died Nov. 26, 1991, in a local care facility. She was born Sept 4, 1913, to Rufus and Lorena Dye in Fairmont, W.Va. She graduated from Grant Memorial Hospital School of Nursing in Columbus, Ohio, on Dec. 3, 1930. She served in the United States Army as a psychiatric nurse during World War II. She moved to Bellingham in 1934. She married Andrew R. Colman in 1936 in Columbus. He died in 1970.
COLMAN, Vernon Keith, age 63, of Blaine. He passed away May 11, 1988, he was born August 18, 1924 in Tacoma; he was a 22 year resident of Birch Bay, prior to that lived in Seattle from 1929-1966. He was a graduate of W. Seattle High School & the University of Washington where he was active in the Sigma Chi Fraternity. He was a member of the Seattle Rotary Club No. 4; served 11 years as President of the Washington Arms Collectors Inc.; a life member of National Rifle Assoc.; & a member of the Washington Athletic Club of Seattle. He was a real estate broker & developer & was instrumental in developing Birch Bay Village. Survivors include his wife Doreen B. Colman; son, Kenneth D. Colman of Blaine; daughters, Christine A. Colman of Seattle, Colleen R. Hansen of Birch Bay; 2 grandchildren; sister Audrey Burdett of Seattle. Memorial services will be held Sunday, May 15, 3PM at the Colman Home, 5503 Haida Way, Birch Bay Village, Blaine with Reverend Donald E. Walter officiating. Cremation by Greenacres Crematorium. Memorials may be made to Medical Flight Helicopter, c/o St. Lukes General Hospital, 809 E. Chestnut, B'ham, 98225 or Children's Orthopedic Hospital, P.O. Box C-5371, Seattle, 98105. Arrangements by Moles Funeral Home.
COLOVOS, Belle, age 77, of 222 N. Commercial, passed away suddenly at her home, Monday, April 10 (1950). She had been a resident of Bellingham about 45 years, attending the Episcopal Church during that time. Mrs. Colovos was the owner of the Ladies' Emporium. Survivors include husband, James Colovos, at home; son, Louis Dell Savoy, of Kodiak, Alaska; daughter, Bernice Smeltzer, of Bothell; two granddaughters, Shirley Joyce Smeltzer, of Bothell, and Joyce Virginia Anderson, of Paris, France; two grandsons, John Ellis, of Seattle. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, April 13, at 2 p. m. within the Bingham-Dahlquist & Jerns Chapel, Rev. Robert Webb, officiating. Interment Bay View Cemetery.
COLOVOS, James, age 76, of 222 N. Commercial, passed away Friday June 17 (1966). He was a retired bartender and had resided in Bellingham for the past 50 years. He was a veteran of WWI, a member of the American Legion, the Greek Orthodox Church, the Ahepa Organization and a member of the Culinary and Beverage Workers No. 521. He leaves to survive a daughter, Bernice Smeltzer; a son, Louis Savoy; a granddaughter, Shirley Rose; a grandson, John Ellis; and a great grandson, Jim Rose, all of Seattle, also 2 sisters and 1 brother in Greece. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, June 21, at 2 p.m in the Greek Orthodox Church under the direction of the Bingham & Jerns Funeral Home. Interment Bay View Cemetery.
COLPITTS, Nora L., age 85, of 916 Kentucky Street, passed away on Friday, Aug. 31 (1962). Mrs. Colpitts had resided in this community for the past two years and was a member of the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Survivors are two sons, Cecil Dean Colpitts, city; Charles Lester Colpitts, Hermiston, Ore.; two daughters, Mrs. Leona M. Lee, Mt. View, Calif., Velma M. Culbertson, Fruita, Colo.; 18 grandchildren and 25 great grandchildren. The remains were forwarded by the Jones funeral Home to Yuma, Colorado for services and interment.
COLVIN, David Elmer, age 43 of Auburn, Wash., passed away suddenly Thursday, December 28 (1962) near Olympia as a result of an auto accident. He was born in Billings, Montana in 1918 and lived most of his life in Bellingham before moving to Auburn 12 years ago. Mr. Colvin was an equipment operator for the Washington State Game Department and also served in the Navy during World War II. Survivors are his wife, Arlene at home; one son, David Elwin Colvin of Keesler Air Force Base, Miss., his mother, Mrs. Cora Colvin of Bellingham; three brothers, Clyde of Wenatchee, Harry of Walla Walla, and Samuel of Kirkland, Wash. Three sisters, Mrs. Otis Craddock of Billings, Mont., Mrs. James Krombie of Bellingham, and Mrs. Ted Skypeck of Bellingham. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, January 3 at 10 A. M. in the Price Funeral Chapel in Auburn. Graveside services will be held at 2:30 Wednesday, January 3 in Greenacres Memorial Park in Bellingham.
COLVIN, Elwin S., age 83, of 1216 Raymond St., passed away in a local hospital Sunday, Dec. 10 (1961). A retired office manager, Mr. Colvin was a 40 year resident of Bellingham; was a member and Past Chancellor Commander of the Knights of Pythias; Past District Deputy to the Grand Chancellor; Past Royal Vizier, D.O.K.K.; Past District Deputy to the Imperial Prince, D.O.K.K. Survivors are his widow, Cora Belle, at home; three daughters, Mrs. Alice Craddock, of Billings, Mont., Mrs. Grace Skypeck and Mrs. Bertha Crombie, both of Bellingham; four sons, Clyde S. of Wenatchee. David E., of Auburn, Henry E., of Walla Walla and C. S. Colvin, of Kirkland. 18 grandchildren; 21 great grandchildren; nieces and nephews including Harold L. Colvin, of Bellingham. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home where services will be conducted by the Rev. William McArthur Tuesday, Dec. 12 at 3:00 p.m. Final resting place Greenacres Memorial Park.
COLVIN, Harry, age 61 of 311 E. Holly Street, died Tuesday, October 5, 1982. [A local resident most of his life, he was born in Bellingham Aug. 17, 1921. An Army veteran, he was a retired laborer.] He is survived by 1 brother, Clyde Colvin of Bellevue. Cremation. Arrangements by Jerns LeVeck Funeral Chapel & Crematorium.
COLVIN, Helen May, age 81, of 1208 Broadway, passed away in a local hospital Sunday, May 23 (1948). Mrs. Colvin had been a resident of this community for the past 26 years and was a member of the First Congregational Church. Surviving relatives are one son, Clair, of Cleveland, Ohio; three daughters, Mrs. Thora E. Clark, of Bellingham, Mrs. Julia C. Olson, of Blaine, and Mrs. H. Maurine Linde, of Seattle; twelve grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren; one sister, Mrs. Harriet E. Griffin, of Bellingham; one brother, James L. Peiffer, of Cambridge Springs, Pa. The remains are at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where services will be conducted by the Rev. W. Carl Calhoun, Wednesday, May 26, at 3 p. m. Final resting place, Bay View.
COLVIN, Kenneth W., age 48, passed away in a Seattle hospital Friday, Aug. 1 (1947). Mr. Colvin had formerly resided in this community and was a veteran of World War 1. Surviving relatives are the mother, Mrs. Helen Colvin of Bellingham; three sisters, Mrs. Thora Clark of Bellingham, Mrs. Julia Olson of Anacortes and Mrs. Maurine Linde, of Seattle and one brother, Clair of Indianapolis, Ind. The remains are at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth.
COLVIN, Harold, age 71, of 1111 32nd St., passed away Sat. Aug. 6, (1988) in a local hospital. [He was born June 7, 1917, in Detroit, but moved at age 9 to Whatcom County, where he lived for the remainder of his life.] He was a retired welding instructor at Bellingham Tech School and past owner of Colvin Supply. He was a member of Masonic Lodge No. 151; Bellingham Central Lions Club; Bellingham Golf & Country Club; Bellingham Elks Lodge & Bellingham Jaycee's. He was also on the Board of Directors of the YMCA. Harold was extremely active with the Boy Scout's as a Scout Master, Commissioner & Council member. He received the Order of the Arrow Vigil & Silver Beaver Scouting Awards and contributed greatly to the development of Black Mountain Scout Camp. Harold initiated and was first chairman of the Jaycee's Christmas Ship. He was prominent in starting the Jaycee's Paper Bailer and erecting in 1949 the Worlds Tallest Christmas Tree in Bellingham. He leaves to survive his wife Marguerite; 1 son, Ken & wife Carol Colvin; daughter Diane Miller, all of Bellingham; 5 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Wed. Aug. 10, a (sic) 3 P.M. in the Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home with Rev. Leonard Ericksen officiating. Followed by burial at Bayview Cemetery.
COLVIN, Nancy Rae, age 16 years, of 2621 Moore, passed away suddenly at a local hospital Saturday, Dec. 4 (1954). She had been a lifetime resident of this community and was a member of the Rainbow Girls and the Junior Class at Bellingham High School. Nancy is survived by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Harold L. Colvin; one brother, Kenneth; maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. William M. Kirk, of this city; two great-grandmothers, Mrs. Ada Cason of Portland, Ore., and Mrs. Clara Derrix of Detroit; one aunt, Mrs. Rollo Hartzell of Tacoma; and many other relatives. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, Dec. 7, at 10:30 a.m. within the Cathedral Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home with the Rev. John E. Parrott, pastor of the First Baptist Church, officiating. Interment, Greenacres Memorial Park.
COLVIN, Rinda A., 84, a former Bellingham resident, died Friday (June 17, 1988) in Everett. She was born March 29, 1908, in North Dakota. A homemaker, she came to Bellingham in 1975 and later moved to Everett. Mrs. Colvin is survived by a brother, Milfred Olson of Bellingham; two sisters, Helma Larson of Everett and Anne Ryason of Tacoma; and numerous nieces and nephews. Arrangements are pending at Westford Funeral Home.
COLWELL, Anthony Charles, age 64, of 800 Donovan, passed away Fri. March 18 (1988). [Mass of Christian burial for retired truck driver Anthony Charles Colwell, 64, will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Sacred Heart Parish. Burial will be in Bayview Cemetery.][He was born May 15, 1923, in Wenatchee and was a veteran of World War II and a member of the parish. Survivors include] his wife Ann of the home; 5 sons, Phillip, Randall, Robert, Roger, & John, all of City; 3 daughters, Jeannie Miller of Federal Way, Marilyn Herrick of Ontario Canada and Carol Wiebe of City; 2 brothers, Duain and Basil both of Wenatchee; 2 sisters, Deloris Blaise and Elsie Sanduval, both of Federal Way. Memorials may be made to the Dr. Laurendeau Cancer Foundation or Visiting Nurses. Rosary Mon. March 21, 7 P.M. in the Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home. Interment Bayview Cemetery.
COLYER, A. B., 88, died Nov. 13, 1953. Lynden lost an early pioneer, A. B. Colyer, 88, who passed away at his home Friday evening. He had homesteaded in the Lynden district 63 years ago. Services were conducted in Gillies Funeral Home Monday at 2 p.m. by Rev. John Bajema of the Grace Baptist Church. Interment was in Greenacres Memorial Park. Mr. Colyer is survived by his wife, Ina B. Colyer; two sons, Everett and Lloyd; one brother, William P.; two grandsons, Alfred and James, and numerous nieces and nephews. Pallbearers were John Bosman, Gerrit Noteboom, Ralph Van Dyk, George Knittel, Ray Shumway and Harry Guckert.
COLYER, William P., age 96 years, of Wenatchee, passed away in that city Thursday, October 10 (1957). Mr. Colyer was a pioneer of the Lynden district, having come here in 1892. He had resided in Wenatchee the past 10 years. Survived by two daughters, Mrs. Lottie Helfrich, Rural Ave., Bellingham; Mrs. Ina Colyer of Lynden; three sons, George Colyer of Wenatchee, Floyd Taylor of Strandell, Francis Taylor of Wenatchee, a granddaughter, Mrs. Ina Lou Wallace of Wenatchee; four great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted, Saturday Oct. 12, at 10:30 a. m. from the Gillies Funeral Home in Lynden, with Rev. John Bajema officiating. Interment in Greenwood Cemetery.
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