COMBEE, Lena, age 87, formerly of 107 So. B.C. Ave., Lynden, passed away in a Bellingham nursing home on Sun. Oct. 26, 1988. Born in Holland on July 21, 1899, Mrs. Combee had been a Lynden resident since 1919. She was a member of Word of Life Church in Lynden and was married to her husband Lambert in Lynden, on Aug. 26, 1920. Mr. Combee died in 1978. She is survived by 5 daughters, Dena Fishbourne of Lynden, Mrs. Annie and husband Jesse Keck, Mrs. Leona and husband Silas Workman, and Mrs. Jennie & husband Murl Newell, all of Bellingham and Mrs. Mary Ann & husband John Campbell of Salem, Oregon; 9 grandchildren; 11 greatgrandchildren; a sister Mrs. Jennie Rupke of Lynden; numerous other relatives. Funeral services will be conducted on Sat. Nov. 1 at 2 P.M. in the Chapel of the Gillies Funeral Home with Rev. Ernest Francis officiating. Burial will follow in Monumenta Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Mark Buntain Missionary Ministries c/o Word of Life Church, 200 So. B.C. Ave., Lynden.
COMFORT, Dorothy, age 56 passed away 1-12-81 in Mt. Vernon Hospital. She was retired from the U.S. Customs as a Federal Service Accountant. She is survived by her mother Ilene Matthews of Republic; 2 daughters Coeur'dalene Sowers of Custer; Linnea Christopherson of Tacoma; granddaughter Lena Crow, also of Tacoma. Funeral services will be conducted at Custer United Methodist Church at 2PM Sat. Jan. 17 (1981). Friends wishing to pay their respects may do so until 4:00.
COMFORT, Sarah Elizabeth, age 77 of 2460 No. Shore Rd., passed away in a local hospital Sunday, August 26 (1956). Mrs. Comfort formerly resided in Koskia, Idaho and had lived in Bellingham for the past six months. Surviving relatives include her husband, Ray at home; four daughters, Mrs. Murriel Swank, Mrs. Faye Pearson and Mrs. Thelma Schnabel, all of this city, and Mrs. Marie Lacey of Woodland, Idaho; 14 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren; two sisters in Kansas. The remains rest at the Jones' Harlow-Hollingsworth Funeral Home where funeral services were conducted by Rev. Father W. Robert Webb, Wednesday, August 29, at 10 a. m. Graveside services will be conducted at Lewiston, Idaho, Friday at 2 p. m.
COMLY, Florence R., age 77 of 2138 Woburn St., passed away Tues., May 30, 1978. She had been a resident of this community for the past 33 years and was preceeded in death by her husband Clarence in 1970. She is survived by 1 sister, Mrs. Leona Lindahl of West Lafayette, Indiana, numerous nieces and nephews including Mrs. Alta Garrison, City. At her request no services will be held. Cremation Greenacres Crematorium. Arrangements by Jones Funeral Home.
COMMERFORD, Gertrude Pearl, age 85, formerly of B'ham, died Monday (January 5, 1987) in Yakima. Miss Commerford was a retired Home Economist for Puget Sound Power & Light. She had lived in B'ham from 1945-1981. She was a member of The Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church & The Catholic Daughters of America, The Altrusa Club & The American Cancer Society. Survivors include 4 nieces, Sonia DeLaney of Bothell, Stefani Durrett of Yakima, Sheila Verhey of Royal City, WA, Mary Torali of Walla Walla & 1 nephew Jack DeLaney of Walla Walla. Recitation of Rosery (sic), Friday 6 pm at The Langevin-Mussetter Funeral Home. Mass of Christian Burial Sat. 11 am at the St. Paul Cathedral. Burial, Evergreen Cemetary (sic), Wenatchee. Memorials may be made to The Washington State Heart Assoc.
COMMODORE, Clifford. Former Bellingham resident Clifford Commodore, 53, of Seattle died Saturday, July 4, 1992. Services will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Henderson's Funeral Home in Chilliwack, B. C. Mr. Commodore was a retired logger. He was born April 17, 1939. He is survived by his mother Elsie Commodore of Canada; a daughter, Bertha Commodore, and a son, Clifford Commodore Jr., both of Seattle; a brother, Ernest Pete Commodore of Juneau, Alaska; sisters, Kay Commodore of Lummi Nation and Deanna Commodore of Tacoma; and numerous grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Burial will be at Soowahalie Indian Reserve at Cultus Lake, B. C.
COMMODORE, Elisa Marie, infant daughter of Deanna Commodore of Seattle passed away Monday, May 9 (1977). She is survived by her father, Clarence Wilkins of Seattle, Grandparents, Elsie and Bernie Commodore of Seattle; a brother, Darnell; a sister, Marcella; a cousin, Frankie of Seattle. Funeral services are pending at Moles Funeral Home.
COMMODORE, Mrs. Madeline, age 64, of Ferndale, passed away Friday, October 14 (1966). She is survived by her husband, Joe; 1 daughter, Mrs. Nettie Hillaire of Ferndale; 2 sons, John of Ferndale, and Joe of Lummi; 1 sister, Mrs. Elizabeth Yallup of White Swan; 7 grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, October 18 at 10 a.m. Interment in Lummi Cemetery, under the direction of Moles Funeral Home.
COMPTON, Benjamin Dewitt, age 53 years, passed away at his home Route 2, Sedro-Woolley, Saturday, March 29 (1947). Mr. Compton was a logging operator and had resided in this community the past nine years. Surviving relatives are the widow, Florence Edith at home; two sons, Gene at Nordland, Wash., and Donald at home; one daughter, Marie Devlin, Indianapolis, Ind., and two grand children (sic); also three brothers, Merton, Elwin and Warren, of this city. The remains are at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth, where private services will be conducted by the Rev. Everett Montgomery, Wednesday, April 2, at 3:00 p. m. Final resting place, Woodlawn.
COMPTON, Bertha, age 80, of 409 York st., passed away in a local hospital Wed. Aug. 18th (1976). A long time resident of Bellingham, she was a member of the Northwest Baptist Church and the Senior Citizens Activity Center. Surviving are her sons, Russell Herrin of Ferndale, Wesley Herrin of Blaine, a step-son, Hosea Compton of Bellingham, 2 daughters, Phyllis Snyder of Napa,, Calif., and Margorie Heidenrick of Tacoma, a step-daughter, Goldie Knutsen of Bellingham, a brother Glen Martin of Calif., 2 sisters, Helen Walling of Vancouver, WA. And Gladys Tranas of Bellingham. Plus 17 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren. And numerous nieces & nephews. Funeral services will be held Mon. Aug. 23rd at 10 a.m. in Veroske's Bellingham Chapel with Rev. David Danielson officiating. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Northwest Baptist Church.
COMPTON, Douglas L., . . . passed away in . . . Monday, Nov. 23 (1959). . . . been a resident of . . . _____y for the past 38 . . . planer foreman at . . . _______er Co.; and was a vet-______ . . . ______ld War II. Surviving rel-___ . . . ______clude the widow, Evelyn M. . . . __amily home; three brothers, . . .___f Van Nuys, Calif., Clifford . . . _______ortes, and Elmer of Everson; . . . ___sters, Mrs. Maude Hambly of . . . _es, Mrs. Mabel Cooper of . . . ____ham, and Mrs. Delcie Bruaw . . . ____rett. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home where services will be conducted by rev. Calvin W. Moore, Wednesday, Nov. 25 at 10:30 a.m. Final resting place Woodalawn (sic) Cemetery. [parts of this newspaper clipping are torn off]
COMPTON, Elmer M., 90, formerly of 208 Mead Ave., Everson, died Sunday (December 22, 1987) in a Bellingham nursing home. Graveside services for Elmer Compton of Everson will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Woodlawn Cemetery with Rev. Neil Higbee officiating. Born July 15, 1897, in Troy, Idaho, he moved to Whatcom County in 1925. On July 4, 1928, he married Ester Brooks in New Westminister (sic), B. C. They farmed in the Everson area for many years. Mrs. Compton died in 1982. Survivors include a son, Robert of Nooksack; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation hours will be from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday and from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday at Gillies Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to a favorite charity.
COMPTON, Elwin David, age 79 of 2731 Alderwood, passed away Wednesday, January 26 (1966) at his home. He had resided in Whatcom County 65 years. He was a member of the Northwest Baptist Church and a retired carpenter. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Bertha L. Compton; 1 daughter, Mrs. Margaret Knutson; 1 son, Hosea B. Compton, all of Bellingham; 2 step-sons, Wesley Herring of Bellingham and Russell Herrin of Seattle; 2 step-daughters, Mrs. Marjorie Heidenrick in Enumclaw, Mrs. Phyllis Flotre of Bellingham; 20 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren. The family requests in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the Northwest Baptist Church Building Fund. Private graveside services at Woodlawn Cemetery Friday, January 28, Rev. Howard Olson officiating. Under the direction of the Bingham & Jerns Funeral Home.
COMPTON, Esther c., age 79, of 208 Mead Ave., Everson passed away at her home on Thurs., July 26, 1984. A lifetime Everson resident Mrs. Compton was born May 11, 1905 & married to her husband Elmer in New Westminster (sic), B. C. on July 4, 1928. She is survived by her husband Elmer; a son Bob & wife Clara of Nooksack; four grandchildren, Terry & wife Lori Compton of Nooksack, Mrs. Janice & husband Dennis Holz of Everson, Jim & wife Mary Compton of Everson, Rich & wife Vicki Compton of Nooksack; 3 great grandchildren, Monica & Bradly Holz, & Kristi Compton. Funeral services will be conducted on Monday, July 30 at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Gillies Funeral Home, Lynden with Rev. Neil Higbee officiating. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery.
COMPTON, Everett R. (Bud) , age 56, of 2006 H St., passed away in a local hospital Thursday, Oct. 9 (1958) following a short illness. Mr. Compton had resided in Bellingham for the past 19 years and was employed by the Model Truck and Storage. He was a member of the Teamsters Union No. 231. He leaves to survive his wife, Mrs. Winifred E. Compton at home; one son, Jim Compton of this city; one daughter, Maxine Compton of the family home; one grandson, Jimmie Lee Compton of this city; his mother, Mrs. Lucille Monroe of this city; one sister, Mrs. Florence Harris of Oakland, Calif.; one niece, Mrs. Jeanne Ortiz of San Francisco; one nephew, Millard Coots of Yreka, Calif. Funeral services will be conducted Monday, Oct. 13, at 1:30 p.m. from the Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home with the Rev. E. M. Bremer, pastor of the Immanuel Lutheran Church officiating. Interment Greenacres.
COMPTON, Frederic B., age 46, of 2352 Mount Baker Highway, passed away May 13, (1959). Mr Compton had been a resident of this community for the past 18 years and was a logger and dairy farmer, was a member of Lumber and Sawmill Worker's Union No. 2667, the Whatcom County Dairy Assn., and the Washington Co-Op. Surviving relatives include the widow, Margaret at home; four sons, Lee A. and Jack, both of Bellingham, Robert L. of Portland, and Terry G. at home; four grandchildren; his mother, Mrs. Margaret Compton of Bremerton; a brother, Robert K. of Seattle, and a sister, Mrs. Elinor Clark of Port Orchard. Funeral services were held at the Jones Funeral Home by Rev. Marvin H. Case, Friday, May 15, at 1 p. m. Final resting place Greenacres Memorial Park.
COMPTON, Mrs. Julia Esther Compton, age 56 years, of Route No. 3, Bellingham, passed away at a local hospital, Friday morning, May 10 (1946). Mrs. Compton had spent her entire life in this community. Immediate surviving relatives include her husband, Mr. Elwyn D. Compton; one son, Hosea Compton, of Bellingham; one daughter, Mrs. Margaret Knutson, of Bellingham; one brother, William Hanlon, of Seattle; two sisters, Mrs. Nellie Lenhardt, of Seattle, and Mrs. Margaret Henderson, of Bellingham; two grandsons, Lowell Knutson and Gordon Compton, both of Bellingham. Private funeral services were conducted from the Cathedral Chapel of the Westford-Beck Funeral Home, Monday, May 13, at 1 p. m. with the Rev. Thomas Allport of the St. Mark's Lutheran Church officiating. Interment, Bay View(sic).
COMPTON, Margaret A. Compton, age 68, of 2210 F Street, passed away in a local hospital, Tuesday, February 4 (1947). Mrs. Compton had been a resident of this community for the past twenty-six years and leaves to survive four sons, Douglas of Bellingham, Elmer, of Everson, Clifford, of Anacortes, and Arden, of Van Nuys, Calif., five daughters, Mrs. Charlotte Hansen, Mrs. Mable Cooper and Mrs. Dulcie Bruaw, all of Bellingham, Mrs. Orin Gibbs, of Pendleton, Ore., and Mrs. Maude Hambly, of Anacortes; twenty-one grandchildren and five great-grandchildren, also one brother, Guy Liskum, of Kingsley, Mich. The remains are at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where services will be conducted by the Rev. Thomas Allport, Friday, February 7, at 1 p.. m. Final resting place, Woodlawn.
COMPTON, Maude L., age 68, of 2010 Thirty-second Street, passed away in a local hospital Wednesday, August 12 (1953). Mrs. Compton had resided in this community for the last 48 years and was a member of the Free Methodist Church. Surviving relatives include five daughters, Mrs. Kathryn M Raper, of Bellingham, Mrs. Evelyn M. Solene and Mrs. Edith Bonner, of Deming, Mrs. Marjorie Eggelston, of Bellingham, and Mrs. Elaine Sonn, Seattle; six grandsons; one brother, Oakford G. Bain, of Essex, Mont. The remains rest at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where services will be conducted by the Rev. Melvin E. Gibson Monday, August 17, at 10:30 a. m. Final resting place Greenacres Memorial Park.
COMPTON, Merton A., age 72, of 2010 Thirty-second Street, passed away Monday, June 5 (1950). Mr. Compton had resided in this community for the past 45 years and was a member of Lumber & Sawmill Workers Local 46, C. I. O. and was in the employ of the Brommer Logging Company. Surviving relatives are the widow, Mrs. Maude L. Compton, at home; five daughters Mrs. Evelyn M. Solene and Mrs. Edith Bonner, both of Deming, Mrs. Kathryn Raper and Mrs. Marjorie Eggelston, both of this city, and Mrs. Elaine Sonn, of Seattle; six grandsons, and two brothers, Elwin and Warren Compton, both of this city. The remains rest at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where services will be conducted by the Rev. R. E. Slingerland, Wednesday, June 7 at 1 p. m. final resting place, Greenacres Memorial Park.
COMPTON, Miles Warren, age 77, of 1385 Meridian Rd., passed away at a local hospital Saturday, May 9 (1959). Mr. Compton had resided in Whatcom County for the past 57 years, was a retired logger and saw filer and was a member of the Christian and Missionary Alliance Church. Survivors are his widow, Catherine, at home; two sons, Glenn, of Oxnard, Calif., and Stuart, of San Francisco; two daughters, Mrs. William C. Vanderway and Mrs. George Bassette, both of Bellingham; 5 grandchildren; one brother, Elwin, of Everson. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home where services will be conducted by the Rev. Norman B. Harrison Wednesday, May 13 at 1 p.m. Final resting place Greenacres Memorial Park..
COMPTON, Ruth R., age 57, of 5716 Vista Dr., Ferndale, passed away at home Sun., Jan. 12 (1986). She was born in Arkansas Aug. 13, 1928, she returned to Ferndale 2-1/2 years ago from Tulsa, Oklahoma. She leaves to survive her husband, Ray J. of Ferndale; 5 brothers, 1 half brother & 1 sister of Missouri & Oklahoma. Memorial services will be held at the Ferndale Assembly of God Church Thurs., Jan. 16th at 3 p.m. with Pastor Arlan Benson officiating. Cremation at Greenacres Crematorium. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 2462, Bellingham, WA. 98227. Arrangements by Moles Funeral Home.
COMPTON, Seggie, 85, Deming, a retired nurse, died March 27, 1987 in Carmel, Calif. following a lingering illness. Born July 16, 1901 in Quebec Province, Canada, she immigrated to the U.S., where she graduated form the Deaconess Hospital School of Nursing in Spokane. She married Gus Compton, son of a pioneer Deming family. Mrs. Compton lived in Deming more than 60 years and was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary Unit of Deming. When Mrs. Compton attended the 50th reunion of her nursing class in July 1977 she learned she was one of two graduates from that class still actively engaged in nursing. Mrs. Compton is survived by two sons, B. Donald Compton of Carmel, with whom she lived this past year, and Raymond Compton, Surrey, B. C.; two brothers, Charles Harper, Surrey and Malcolm Harper, Bigger, Canada; two grandchildren and one great-grandchild. There were no services at her request. Cremation was at the Little Chapel By The Sea in Pacific Grove, Calif. [Arrangements were by Paul Mortuary of Pacific Grove, Calif.]
COMPTON, Winifred E., of 3204 Lakeway Drive, died Sunday (June 24, 1990) at her home, after an illness of about 20 months. She was born Winifred McConkey on June 21 1906, in Ontario, Canada. Her parents were James and Mary Ellen McConkey. She married Everett Compton in 1929 in California. Mr. Compton died in 1958 in Bellingham. A resident of Bellingham for more than 50 years, she moved here with her husband and children in 1937. The family lived on a small farm outside Bellingham for about 12 years, where Mrs. Compton enjoyed caring for the cows, pigs, horses, cats, dogs and other animals. She also loved flower gardening, canning, and making jams. Survivors include [a daughter, Maxine & her husband Chuck Hilton of Bellingham; a son, Jim and his wife Arlene Compton of Everson; 8 grandchildren; 15 greatgrandchildren; a sister, Maxine Plautz & her husband Ernie of Burnaby, B. C.; sister-in-law, Florence McConkey of Vernon, B.C.; dear friend Betty Cook; numerous nieces & nephews. Graveside services will be conducted Wed. June 27, 3:00 P.M. in Greenacres Memorial Park. Donations may be made to the Visiting Nurses or favorite charity. Under the direction of Westford Funeral Home.]
COMSTOCK, Earl W., age 75, a resident of Concrete,died Mon., April 23, 1979. He was born at Coupeville in 1903 and was a B'ham resident from 1942 until 1955 when he moved to Concrete. Survived by 4 sons; Chester of Concrete, Howard of Sedro Woolley, Lawrence of Concrete, and Glen of. Battleground, Wa.; 11 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren. Funeral services Thurs., April 26, Lemley Chapel, Sedro Woolley, 2 pm. Interment Sedro Woolley IOOF Cemetery.
COMSTOCK, Edith, age 73, former Bellingham resident died Sat. (January, __1978) in Sedro Woolley. She was born Oct. 26, 1904 near Oak Harbor. She was united in marriage to Earl Comstock in Tacoma in 1924. The family made their home in Clear Lake and Bellingham and moved to Concrete in 1955. Mrs Comstock was a 50 yr. member of the Rebekah Lodge. Survivors are her husband Earl in the family home in Concrete. She has 4 sons, Chester and Lawrence both of Concrete, Howard of Sedro Woolley and Glen of Battleground. She also leaves 3 brothers, and 4 sisters, 11 grandchildren, and 11 great grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 pm. Wed. Feb. 1 at the Lemley Chapel in Sedro Woolley followed by interment in the Sedro Woolley I.O.O.F. Cemetery.
COMSTOCK, Eric, 28, of 1112 N. Forest St. passed away Sunday, Jan. 9, 1983. Memorial services for Eric Comstock will be Thursday Jan. 13, at 3 PM at the Jones Funeral Home with Rev. Wayne Keller officiating. Cremation Greenacres Crematorium. Jones Funeral Home, Bob Moles Jr. & Sr., John C. Eagon, Paul V. Spinelli, Directors.
COMSTOCK, Howard Wesley, 62, a Sedro-Woolley resident, died Friday, January 5, 1990 at his home. He was born on December 27, 1927 in Coupeville, the son of Earl and Edith Comstock. As a young boy he moved with his family to Clear Lake where they lived for several years, then to Bellingham where he attended school, graduating from Bellingham High School. He served in the U. S. Armed Forces [Marines] during World War II. He was united in marriage to Rita Kirschman in Bellingham on May 27, 1950, and they moved to Sedro-Woolley shortly thereafter. Mr. Comstock was a heavy equipment operator at the Willis, Rogers & Pearson Mill, now Sedro-Woolley Lumber company, for 39 years. He was a member of the American Legion Post 43 and the Eagles Lodge 2069 in Sedro-Woolley (and American Legion Post 132). He is survived by his wife, Rita of Sedro-Woolley; two daughters and sons-in-law, Darlene and Joel Woiwod of Sedro-Woolley and Bonnie and Joel Manthey of Ferndale; three brothers and sisters-in-law, Chet and Norma Comstock of Concrete, Lawrence and Lucille Comstock of Concrete and Glen and Pam Comstock of Battle Ground; five grandchildren, Rhonda Strand, Eric Woiwod, and Sarah, Shilo and Shannon Dalrymple; and numerous nieces and nephews [aunts & uncles. The family suggests memorials be made to the Parkinson Disease Assoc., U of W, Division of Neurology, RG-27, Seattle WA 98195, or a favorite charity. Graveside services for Howard Wesley Comstock will be held Tuesday, January 9, 1990 at Sedro Woolley Union Cemetery at 2:00 Pm. Reverend John Bierman of the Trinity Lutheran Church in Mt. Vernon officiating. Arrangements by Lemley Chapel.]
COMSTOCK, Kolby Louise, infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Tom Comstock of Mt. Vernon. Graveside services will be held Friday, Sept 3 (1976) at 1:30 p.m. at the Sedro Woolley Union Cemetery. Pastor Bill Gordon of the Central United Methodist Church will officiate. She is survived by her parents; one brother, Joshua and numerous other relatives. Family suggest memorials to the Orothopedic Hospital.
CONANT, Betty P., 68, of 3894 Levitt St. died Thursday, (December 14, 1989) at her home. Mrs. Conant moved to Bellingham in May. She was born Dec. 11, 1921, in Jackson, Mich. A private family memorial service will be held. Survivors include her husband, Robert C. Conant, of the family home; one son, Gregory C. Conant of Los Angeles; one daughter, Constance C. King of Bothell; two sisters, Margaret Sporkia of Leslie, Mich., and Sarah Schledewitz of Portland, Ore.; and three grandchildren. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Bo 2462 Bellingham WA 98227. Arrangements by Jones Funeral Home.
CONANT, Nellie Charlotte, 1817 Knox Avenue, passed away Wednesday, November 28 (1945), at the age of 79 years. She had been a resident of Bellingham for the past eleven years and was a pioneer resident of the Sumas district. She leaves to mourn, one daughter, Mrs. Carrie Smith, of Forks, Wash.; one foster-daughter, Mrs. Etta Meehan, of San Francisco; one brother, William Cleveland, of Springfield, Neb.; six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, December 1, at 2 p. m. from the Gillies Funeral Home in Sumas with Rev. Lyle Ireland, of Bellingham officiating. Interment in Sumas Cemetery.
CONARD, Clara, age 97 of Blakely Island, passed away in this city Jan. 6 (1976). Mrs. Conard had been a Blakely Island resident for the past 5 years. Surviving daughter, Mrs. Vera C. Patterson of Blakely Island; 3 brothers, Oscar Griffith of Ransom, Illinois, Allen Griffith of Flora, Illinois and Floyd Griffith of Stuttgart, Arkansas. Cremation services were held. Arrangements by Jones Funeral Home.
CONBOY, Kathryn, age 78, of 1938 Ellis St., passed away at the family home Friday, June 28 (1963) following an extended illness. She had been a resident 7 years and a member of the Church of the Assumption. She is survived by a sister, Mrs. Mary Carter of Bellingham, several nieces, nephews and other relatives. Rosary will be said Sunday, June 30, at 7:30 p.m. within the cathedral chapel of the Westford Funeral Home. Requiem Mass will be celebrated Monday, July 1, at 9:30 a.m. within the Church of the Assumption. Interment, Bayview.
CONDON, David D., age 45 of 9350 Hammer Rd., Lynden passed away May 28, 1990. He had worked as a wood cutter in the logging industry. Survivors are: his wife Deborah of the family home; mother, Erin Hicks; brother, Carl & wife Glennis VeVag; and good friends Ray & Linda Zander, all of Lynden; plus many good friends. Graveside service will be held 1:00 PM Saturday, June 2, at Lakeside Cemetery, Officiated by Rev. Lawrence Guderian. Memorials may be made to the Lauren Deau(sic) Cancer Foundation. Under the direction of Jerns LeVeck Funeral Chapel & Crematorium.
CONE, Dwight H., age 66 of Ferndale, passed away Friday, September 23 (1966). A resident of Whatcom County his entire lifetime, he was a graduate of Bellingham Normal and the University of Washington. He was a former football player at Bellingham Normal, served as football coach at Custer, and was a football official in the Northwest area for a number of years. He was superintendent of schools in The Custer District 1926-42; business manager of the Ferndale School District, 1942-1965; Mr. Cone was superintendent of Ferndale School District January to July, 1966 and was serving as business manager at the time of his death. He served in the U.S. Army, AEF in Vladivostok, Siberia in WW I and served as Red Cross Field Director attached to 3rd Army European Theater in WW II. He was a member of the United Church of Ferndale; Ferndale Lodge No. 264, F. & A.M., Kulshan Post, American Legion; past president of Ferndale Lions' Club and past president of Ferndale Chamber of Commerce. He is survived by his wife, Bernice; 1 daughter, Mrs. Janis Bayliss of San Anselmo, Calif.; 1 son, Cleary of Ellensburg; his mother, Mrs. Grace Cone of Bellingham; 2 brothers, Elliott of Monroe and Leslie of Lyme, Connecticut; 5 grandchildren. Private family services will be conducted in Moles Funeral Chapel Monday afternoon with Rev. John Havgood officiating, followed by entombment in Greenacres Mausoleum. Memorial services will be conducted Monday, September 26, at 7:30 p.m. in the United Church of Ferndale. The family suggests memorials to favorite charities.
CONE, Edward C., age 34, of 255 N. Forest St., passed away Wednesday, Nov. 23, 1983. Memorial services will be Saturday, Nov 26th at 1:30 PM at Jones Funeral Home with Mr. Paul Elvig officiaitng. Cremation. He is survived by his wife Carol of City; son Justin, at home; his parents, Mr. & Mrs. Cleary Cone of Ellensburg, WA; Mrs. E. J. Fergusun of Chehalis; 2 sisters, Cindy Cone of Federal Way, WA & Alison Cone in California. He had been a Bellingham resident for many years prior to moving to Las Vegas in March, 1983, Jones Funeral Home. Bob Moles, Jr. & Sr., John C. Eagon, Paul V. Spinelli, Michael S. Weber, Directors. Parking in either Holly St. or Forest St. lots.
CONE, James Mitchel, age 62, of 1206 Lakeview, B'ham, passed away in Bellingham Sunday, Aug. 25th (1985). Mr. Cone was born in Troy, Montana, Feb. 23, 1923. He was a resident of Bellingham for the past 15 years & was an inspector at Intalco Aluminum for 15 years. He was a Commander of the VFW Post 1585 & a WWII Navy Veteran [and joined the Navy after high school. He became a chief petty officer, serving on crews of patrol bombers and torpedo planes in the South Pacific during World War II.] Survivors include his wife Rosemary of the family home; 5 daughters, Alicia of Olympia, [Suzanne and Deanna Cone of Bellingham; two stepdaughters, Laura Hannan of Bellingham and Connie Terrell of San Jose, Calif.; two granddaughters; and a sister, Marilyn Cone of Portland]. Graveside servies will be held at Bayview Cemetery Thurs., Aug. 29th at 1 p.m. withRev. Robert E. Johnson officiating. Military honors by the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post No. 1585 & Whidbey Island Naval Station. Arrangements by Moles Funeral Home. Visitation will be Wed. 9-5 Thurs. 9-12.
CONFORTI, Paul A., age 52, of 1466 Lahti Drive, passed away Sat. March 3 (1984) in a local hospital. [ He was born Aug. 9., 1931, in Winnetka, Ill., and lived in Bellingham for the past eight years. He served in the army in the Korean Conflict, received his undergraduate degree in education at the University of California at Santa Barbara and his master's degree at California State University. He earned a doctorate in law from Southwestern University, Los Angeles,and practiced law for seven years in Gondora, Calif. In 1974, he was a Democratic nomineee to the 26th U.S. Congressional District of California. He and his family moved to Bellingham in 1976 and have been active in youth baseball programs, serving with Babe Ruth baseball and the American Legion's program. More recently he served as Assumption Parish services director. He was a member of the Board of Realtors and the Church of the Assumption.] He is survived by his wife Katherine; 1 son, Kevin at home; 1 daughter, Pamela Rickenbaker of Bellingham; 1 brother, Ed Conforti, Boise, Idaho; 1 sister, Marilyn Thomas, Camino, Calif. Christian Vigil service will be said Wed. March 7 at 7 P.M. in the Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home. Mass of Christian Burial will be held Thurs. March 8 at 10:30 A.M. in the Assumption Church followed by burial in Bay View (sic) Cemetery. Under the directyion (sic) of the Westford Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to Dr. Laurendeau Cancer Foundation.
CONGER, Barbara K, age 70, of Bellingham died Saturday (July 6, 1991) at home. She was born Barbara J. Kissling Oct. 15, 1920 in Winona, Minnesota. She received a B.A. in Ed. from the University of Minnesota. She received an M. Ed. from the University of Hawaii. In 1945 she moved to Hawaii & taught school on the Big Island, Maui, & Oahu. She worked for over 30 yrs at Punahou School, first as a teacher & then as the Director of Admissions. She was married to Herbert Conger, of Honolulu, for 15 yrs. She loved to travel. She made many trips to Asia, Europe, North Africa. Barbara is survived by: a daughter, Barbara Wood & husband Scott, of B'ham; a son Tom Conger & wife, Nancy, of Norwalk, Conn.; [a sister, Georgia Putney of Yakima; two brothers, Fred and John Kissling of Florida;] & 5 grandchildren. A private memorial was held Monday at Westford Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to Visiting Nurse Home Health Care or Hospice Program.
CONKEY, Arthur Lyle, 70, 1268 Garfield Ave., Blaine, WA, passed away at his home August 6, 1992. Mr. Conkey was born March 21, 1922 in Burlington, Colorado to Arthur and Lois Conkey. He retired as an Assistant Manager in the grocery Industry and moved to Blaine two years ago. Lyle was a member of the V. F. W. Post in Richland, WA and enjoyed golfing. Survivors are his wife, Helen, of the family home; five daughters, Carol Morrison of Alaska, Sharon Conkey of Yakima, WA, Marnelle and husband Douglas Gordon of Anacortes, Mary Jo and husband Bill Pike of Bellevue, WA and Madeleine Shultz of Kirkland, WA; a brother, Ralph Conkey of Colorado; two sisters, Rosella Fahey of Selah, WA and Arvella O'Brien of West Richland, WA; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Private family services were held this past weekend. Final resting place will be in Colorado. The arrangements and services are under the direction of the Jerns McKinney Funeral Chapel in Blaine.
CONKEY, Helen Hale, 75, of 1268 Garfield Avenue (Blaine) died Thursday, Nov. 11, 1993, in Bellingham. Services for Mrs. Conkey will be held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Enterprise Cemetery. The Rev. Don Walter will officiate. Born March 25, 1918, in Custer to William and Edith Hale, she spent most of her life in Portland, Ore., before moving to Richland and then to Bellingham. A grocery clerk at Tradewell Stores, she retired 13 years ago. She enjoyed gardening, canning and cooking. Survivors include daughters Marnelle Gordon of Anacortes, Mary Jo Pike of Bellevue and Madeleine Shultz of Kirkland; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, Whatcom County Unit, P.O. Box 2462, Bellingham, WA 98227. Arrangements by Jerns-McKinney Funeral Chapel in Blaine.
CONKLIN, Arthur A. (Al), age 52, of 2101 Kentucky, passed away in a local hospital Friday, Jan. 24 (1958) following a short illness. Mr. Conklin resided in Bellingham for the past two years and was a member of the Bakers Union No. 9. He leaves to survive, his wife, Mrs. Isamack Conklin of the family home; two daughters, Saundra Conklin, of this city; Mrs. Lester Sims of Washington, Ind.; one son, Clinton Hudson, of this city; four grandchildren; two brothers, William of Portland and Russell of Gary, Ind.; two sisters, Mrs. Frank Cox, of Charleston, Ill.; Mrs. Lawrence Ohmit, of Champaign, Ill.; numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted Monday, Jan. 27, at 1:30 p. m. from the Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home with Rev. James B. Hughes and Rev. Lindstrom officiating. Interment, Bay View(sic).
CONKLIN, Loren A., age 44 years, passed away at 1315 State Street, Thursday February 1 (1945). Mr. Conklin had resided here a comparatively short time and was a farmer and woodsman. Surviving is one sister, Mrs. Edward Jones at Johannesburg, Mich. The remains have been forwarded by Harlow-Hollingsworth to Gaylord, Michigan, for services and interment.
CONLEE, Carolyn J., age 86 of 807-13th Street, died Tues., Sept. 30, 1980. [She was born May 26, 1894, and was a local resident since 1920.] She was a member of the First Congregational Church; Ella Wilder Auxiliary of St. Luke's Hospital; Aftermath Club; AAUW; DAR; the Bellingham Yacht Club; and was a retired Bellingham School District teacher. She is survived by 1 niece, Emmie Conlee; 1 nephew & many close friend (sic) in Bellingham. At her request no services will be held. Cremation. Arrangements by Jones Funeral Home.
CONLEE, Paul S., age 21, of 919 High St., passed away Wed., Feb. 23 (1977) at his residence. He is survived by his mother and father, Mr. and Mrs. John S. Conlee Sr. of West Plains, Missouri; 1 brother, John S. Conlee Jr., Bellingham. Remains were forwarded to the Robertson Drago Funeral Home in W. Plains, MO, for services, by the Westford Funeral Home.
CONLEY, Calvin C., 68, of 1500 E. Victor St., died Sunday (March 11, 1990) in Bellingham. He was born on Aug. 20, 1921, in Oklahoma City, Okla. He was a Bellingham resident for most of his life. Mr. Conley was a teacher. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy who served for three years in the South Pacific during World War II. Survivors include: his wife, Marilyn, of the family home; two daughters, Kathy Lynn Madden of Vancouver and Starlett Ann Neely of Bellingham; a son, Chris, of Bellingham; a brother, Russell A. Goheen, of Sonoma, Calif.; four grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. At the family's request, there will be no services. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 2120 First Ave. N., Seattle, WA 98109. Arrangements are by Greenacres Funeral Home.
CONLEY, Walter L. age 47, of 2713 Michigan St., passed away in Wenatchee, Wash., Wednesday, May 21 (1952). Mr. Conley had resided in this community for the past 25 years, and was employed as a logger. Surviving relatives are his widow, Julie; two sons, Eddie and Dale, and two daughters, Betty and Jean, all in Oregon. The remains rest at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where services will be conducted by the Rev. John E. Parrott, Monday, May 26, at 10 a. m. Final resting place, Woodlawn Cemetery.
CONLIN, John, age 77, of 1310 Donovan, passed away in a local Sanitarium Wednesday, Jan. 13 (1960). Mr. Conlin had been a 58-year resident of this community and was retired from the Pacific American Fisheries. Surviving relatives are two daughters, Mrs. George LaCasse of Bellingham, and Mrs. Pearle M. Edquist of Ferndale; two sons, Lawrence J. Conlin of Redwood City, Calif., and Stuart R. Conlin of Watsonville, Calif.; 15 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren; one brother, Frank W. Conlin of Tacoma, also nieces and nephews. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home where services will be conducted by Dr. Margaret Whiteney Kupfer, Friday, Jan. 15, at 1 p. m. Cremation.
CONLIN, Sadie L., age 71, of 1310 Donovan, passed away at home Sunday, June 8 (1958). Mrs. Conlin had resided in this community for the past 66 years; was a member of the Church of Truth; the Washington State Federation of Garden Clubs; the Leisure Time club and the Whatcom County Humane Society. Survivors are her husband, John J. at home; three daughters, Mrs. Garna R. Groom and Mrs. Maybelle M. LaCasse, both of this city, and Mrs. Pearle Edquist of Ferndale; two sons, Lawrence J. of Redwood city, Calif., and Stuart R. of Wastonville, Calif.; 15 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; two brothers, Harlan Hewitt of bellevue and John C. Allinson of Edmonds; one sister, Mrs. Clara M. Weaver of Bellingham. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home where services will be conducted by Dr. Margaret W. Kupfer Wednesday June 11, at 1 p. m. Cremation. Remembrances maybe made to the Cancer Fund. Honorary casket bearers will be Larry Conlin, Ronnie Conlin, Jack Groom, Lynn Edquist, Francis La Casse, and Darrell Weaver.
CONN, Amy A., age 78, of 2925 Shepardson St., passed away Sat. Oct. 9 (1976). She is survived by two sons, Garner Conn of Puyallup, Wa. and Martin Conn of Renton. One daughter, Mrs. Faye Weilmuenster of Lenzberg, Illinois. 9 grandchildren, one brother Earl Gallanger of Shelton. Funeral services will be conducted Wed. Oct. 13th at 1;30 p.m. within the chapel of the Westford Funeral Home, followed by cremation. Memorials may be made to the Heart Assoc.
CONN, Dorothy V., 74, died December 24, 1992. She was born in Bellingham, WA July 23, 1918 and had been a resident for 74 years. Dorothy was a member of Bellingham Aerie No. 31 Fraternal Order of the Eagles, and Washington Advocates for the Mentally Ill. Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband Web Conn, and is survived by children; Rosemary Cone, Tempe, Arizona, Colleen Graveline, San Jose, CA, Frank Conn, Tacoma Patty Wood, Truckey, Nevada, Mike Conn, Tacoma; Sisters Catheirne Cooper, Salem, OR., Daisy Brannian, Reedsport, OR., 7 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. Graveside servies will be held Tuesday, (TODAY) December 29, 1992 11:00 am Bayview Cemetery, Bellingham, WA. The family suggests memorials to The Lighthouse Mission, P.O. Box 548 Bellingham, WA 98227 Attention Dave Ashton. Arrangements by Gaffney Cassedy Allen & Buckley King Tacoma WA.
CONN, Frank Wesley, age 69 years, passed away at his home near Blaine on Wednesday, February 23 (1949), following a brief illness. He is survived by his widow, Rose A.; two sons, Stanley, of Quilcene, Washington, and Wilbur, of Bellingham; two daughters, Mrs. Freda MacSherie of the home, and Mrs. Amy Irwin, of Ferndale; also six grandchildren, seven brothers and two sisters. Mr. Conn was born in Skagit County and had been a resident of Whatcom County for the past thirty-six years. Funeral services will be conducted at the Monroe Mortuary in Ferndale Monday, February 28, at 10 a. m. and at the Hulbush Funeral Home in Burlington, Monday at 2 p.m. Spanish-American War Veterans of Bellingham will assist with the services. Interment in Bow Cemetery.
CONN, George B., age 84 of Ferndale, passed away at home Tuesday, October 8 (1962) following a brief illness. Mr. Conn was born in Skagit County; for the past 46 years, he had lived in Whatcom County. Survivors include 1 sister, Mrs. Bessie Fields of Compton, California; 3 brothers, Raymond of Mt. Vernon, Fred of Burlington, and Ralph of Medford, Oregon; also numerous nieces and nephews, including Mrs. Amy Irwin of Ferndale, Mrs. Freda Day of Blaine, and Mr. Web Conn of Bellingham. Funeral services will be conducted at the Moles Funeral Home Friday, October 11, at 1:30 p.m. with Rev. John Haygood officiating. Final resting place Bow Cemetery.
CONN, Rosie Anna, age 72, of Ferndale, passed away Tuesday, May 19 (1959), as a result of an accident. She was a longtime resident of Blaine and for the past nine years had lived in Ferndale. She was a member of the United Church, Hannah Circle of W.S.C.S., Spanish American War Veterans Auxiliary. Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Amy Irwin of Ferndale, Mrs. Freda Day of Blaine; one son, Wilbur Conn of Bellingham; one brother, Gus Thorinson of Manitoba, B. C.; 11 grandchildren; one daughter-in-law, Mrs. Agnese Conn of Richland; several other relatives. Funeral services will be conducted in the Moles' Funeral Chapel on Thursday, May 21, at 1 p. m. with the Rev. Robert Irwin officiating. Graveside services will be held in the Bow Cemetery at 3 p. m.
CONN, Wilbur F., age 63, a resident of Puyallup the past 8 years and a former Bellingham resident from 1941 to 1969. Mr. Conn passed away Mon., Sept. 26 (1977). He was born in Blaine, WA., was a refrigeration engineer, a member of the Bellingham Eagles, a member of the Intl. Union of Operating Engineers. He is survived by his wife, Dorothy of the home; 2 sons, Frank and Michael both of the home; 3 daughters, Mrs. Ronald (Rosemary) Pettit of San Jose, Calif., Mrs. George (Colleen) Graveline of Campbell, Calif. and Patricia Conn of the home; 2 sisters, Mrs. J. A. (Amy) Irwin of Ferndale and Mrs. E. N. (Freda) Day of Blaine; 4 grandchildren. Graveside services will be held Fri., Sept. 30 at 2 p.m. at the Bayview Cemetery with the Rev. Tim Lann of Bellingham Presbyterian Church officiating. Those peopoe (sic) who desire may make memorials to the American Heart Fund. Arrangements by Powers Suneral (sic) Home, Sumner Wa.
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