EASTMAN, Dee Dee, 83, of Bellingham died January 4, 2009 in Bellingham. She was born April 29, 1925 in Blaine, Washington to Claude J. and Sarah O. (Lindor) Carlson. She married Syl N. Eastman August 25, 1945 in Bellingham. Dee Dee enjoyed sewing and worked for several years and Jeanie Dale Fabrics on Cornwall Ave. She is preceded in death by her husband Syl. She is survived by her son Kevin and wife Dena of Bellingham; daughter Sharon Bolling and husband Ken of Indian Springs, NV; 4 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren. No services will be held. Memorial donations may be made to Alzheimers Association.

EASTMAN, Myrtle M., age 75, of 1359 Smith road, Bellingham died at a Bellingham hospital Jan. 30 following a lingering illness. Surviving relatives include three daughters, Mrs. Olive Woodward, San Francisco, Mrs. Pearl Sheilds, Ferndale; and Mrs. Betty Burns, El Cerito, Calif.; two sons, Raymond, of Blaine, and Fred, of Olympia; 14 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren; one brother, Ned Cole, Seattle; five sisters, Mrs. Maude Paul, Calif., Mrs. Cora Burnhardt, Puyallup, Mrs. Lucy Pullar, Bellingham, Mrs. May Smith, Everett, and Mrs. Nora Allison, Seattle; several nieces and nephews. Services were conducted Feb. 2, at the McKinney Funeral home with the Rev. J. W. Sanders officiating. Elias Breidford sang "Beautiful Isle of Somewhere" and "In the Garden. He was accompanied by Mrs. V. W. Nemyre at the piano. Interment in the Blaine cemetery. Out-of town relatives attending the funeral included her son and wife, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Eastman of Olympia, her brother and sister-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Ned Cole of Seattle and sisters, Mrs. Cora Barnhardt of Puyallup, Mrs. Nora Allison of Seattle and Mrs. May Smith of Everett.
(From the Blaine Journal, February 9, 1950) Submitted by Merrily Lawson.

EBERHARD, Vivian Mae - Visitation for Vivian Mae Eberhard, 58, 645 D St., Blaine, will be from 2 to 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Jerns McKinney Funeral Chapel in Blaine. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Monday at the chapel, with the Rev. Dwight Petersen officiating. Burial will be in Enterprise Cemetery. Mrs. Eberhard died Saturday (Feb. 1987) in Blaine. She was a resident of Whatcom County for nine years. Her husband, Noel Eberhard, died in 1977. Mrs. Eberhard was a member of Mennonite Bretheren Church at Birch Bay. Survivors include her mother, Violet Stehle of Blaine; a daughter, Vicky Lynn Eberhard of Blaine; and a brother, Joseph Stehle of Lynnwood.

EDWARD, Mura, 74, 2100 Young St., died Thursday (Oct. 11, 1985) at his home. He was born April 6, 1911, in Clipper and was a lifelong resident of Whatcom County. Mr. Edward was a veteran of the U. S. Marine Corps and the U. S. Coast Guard, where he served four years during World War II. He was a Veteran of Foreign Wars, a member of the Albert J. Hamilton Post 7 American Legion, a member of Assumption Church and a member of the Assumption Church Parish Council. Mr. Edwards was retired from the U. S. Border Patrol and also worked for eight years with the Whatcom County Sheriff's Office. Survivors include his wife, Mary; two sons, including Steve of Bellingham; two daughters; a sister; and eight grandchildren. Family services will be at 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Westford Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Paul Dalton officiating. Mass will be said at 7 p.m. Sunday at Assumption Church.

EDWARDS, Marie B. - Funeral services for Marie B. Edwards, Bellingham resident for the past forty years, who passed away at her home, 1417 Harris avenue, Monday, May 29, (1933) will be held at the Harlot-Hollingsworth Funeral Home Friday June 2 at 2:30 o'clock, Rev. L. I. Mudge officiating, and interment will occur in Bay View cemetery.

EDWARDS, Ronald Harvey - Funeral services for Ronald Harvey Edwards of Bellingham will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Westford Funeral Home. Mr. Edwards died Sunday, Sept. 19, 1999, at his home. He was 63. Born Dec. 30, 1935, to Willard and Phyllis (Hill) Edwards in Bellingham, he graduated from Nooksack Valley High School in 1955 and earned an associate's degree in technical arts from Skagit Valley College. Mr. Edwards served in the U.S. Army and earned a Good Conduct Medal. He also served on the Everson Chamber of Commerce, Everson City Council, Everson and Oak Harbor fire departments and the Whatcom County Parks and Recreation Board. On June 16, 1995, he married Carol May Westlake at Friday Harbor. He enjoyed painting, work, golf, bowling, fishing, camping and gardening. Survivors include his wife, of the family home daughters Debbie VanDyken of Nooksack and Peggy Deem of Custer stepsons John Westlake of Bellingham and Todd Lalley of Montana his father of Coupeville and seven grandchildren.

EIVERS, Patrick Ross of Glacier died Sunday, Dec. 29, 1996, at Sehome Park Care Center. He was 41. Private family services will be held. He was born April 7, 1955, to Edward Eivers Jr. and Ann Frye Eivers in Portland, Ore. He attended school in Portland and moved to California, where he worked in auto sales. Mr. Eivers moved to Glacier five years ago to be near family members. He enjoyed sailing and water sports. Survivors include his mother, Ann Farrington of Tempe, Ariz.; his father of Albany, Ore; sisters Shannon Eivers of Hilo, Hawaii, Kelly Cowles of Maple Falls, Regan Eivers of Glacier and Tara Eivers of Tempe; half brother Edward Eivers III of Portland; two nieces and two nephews. Arrangements by Westford Funeral Home.

EMERSON, Arthur Julian, 1400 MacKenzie Ave., and 80-year resident of Whatcom County, died Monday in a local hospital at age 82. Mr. Emerson is survived by his widow, Cora, at Home; two daughters, Mrs. Virginia Easton and Mrs. Robert W. Teshera, Bellingham; five granddaughters; and two sisters, Mrs. H. O. Burritt and Mrs. E. R. Scott, both of Seattle. Funeral services are being arranged by Jones Funeral Home.

EMMONS, Mary M. - A private, family graveside service for Mary M. (Goenen) Emmons of Whatcom County will be held at Greenacres Memorial Park in Ferndale, with the Rev. Al Currier officiating. Mrs. Emmons died Wednesday, Sept. 8, 1999, at Bellingham Health Care & Rehabilitation Services. She was 88. Born June 29, 1911, to John C. and Nellie (Hall) Goenen in Willow City, N.D., she had been a Whatcom County resident since 1920. On May 10, 1930, she married Luie F. Emmons in Bellingham. He died in 1979. Mrs. Emmons worked as a seamstress, cook, realtor and dry cleaner. Mrs. Emmons was a member of the Veterans' Auxiliary, Machinists' Auxiliary No. 268 and the Dry Cleaners' Union. She enjoyed sewing, gardening, camping and fishing. Survivors include sons Gene Emmons of Bellingham and Allen Emmons of Everson, brother Jack Goenen of Whidbey Island, four grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer Society of Washington, P.O. Box 4104, Bellingham, WA 98227, or to a charity of choice. Arrangements are by Greenacres Funeral Home of Ferndale.

ELSBERRY, Virginia Ella, age 67, passed away on Monday, February 4, 2002, at Christian Health Care Center in Lynden, WA. She was born on March 6, 1934 in Wellston, Ohio to Charles and Edna (Payne) Zinn. Whatcom county had been her place of residence for 35 years. Family and friends gathered at Woodlawn Cemetery for Graveside services on Friday, February 8, 2002. Survivors include a son, Timothy Ray Schindler of Ferndale, WA two daughters, Sandra Kay, and Marilyn Sue Micona of Maple Falls, WA and two brothers, Charles and Raymond Zinn, both of Bellingham, WA. Arrangements by Jerns Funeral Chapel and On-Site Crematorium

ENGLISH, Albert Alfred, Rt. 1, Blaine, died in a local hospital Sunday (Dec. 24, 1961) at the age of 80 after a long illness. Mr. English had lived in Whatcom County 57 years. He was a member of the I. O. O. F in Bellingham. Survivors include his wife, Delia E., at home; a son Llewellyn G. (Lou) English, of Bellingham; a daughter, Mrs. Enid Christensen, in California; several brothers and sister in Montreal, Canada; three grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

ENGLISH, Sara Alice, age 65, of 269 Thirty-third Street, passed away at her home Wednesday evening, April 5, (1950) following a brief illness. Mrs. English had been a resident of Bellingham all her life and was a charter member of the Everson Rebekah Lodge. Surviving relatives include her husband, Albert A. English; a son, Llewellyn, of Bellingham; a daughter, Mrs. Enid E. Christiansen, of Valejo, Calif.; a brother, Edward Breckenridge, of Nooksack, and three grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted, Saturday, April 8, at 10 a.m. within the Chapel of the Bingham-Dahlquist & Jerns Funeral Home with the Rev. James Martyn Wilson officiating. Interment in Nooksack Cemetery.

ERDMANN, Gerald J. - A memorial service for Gerald J. Erdmann of Lynden will be held at 1 p.m. today at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Lynden. Mr. Erdmann died Thursday, Sept. 23, 1999, at his home. He was 60. Born May 26, 1939, to Ted and Georgia Erdmann in Bouls, N.D., he was a Lynden High School graduate and had been a Lynden resident for 23 years. Mr. Erdmann served in the U.S. Navy until his retirement in 1977. Mr. Erdmann was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Legion, Fleet Reserve and Bellingham Elks. Survivors include his wife, Theodora, of the family home sons "TJ" and Christopher Erdmann, both of Lynden, John Erdmann of Seattle and Joel Erdmann of Boise, Idaho mother Georgia A. Fincher of Port Angeles father of Lynden sister Ilene Sherrad of Lynden and brothers Steve, Kevin and Scott Erdmann, all of Lynden, and John Erdmann of Port Angeles. Arrangements are by American Burial and Cremation.

ESTES, Hilma S., 3302 Alderwood Ave., age 58, passed away Friday, Nov. 20th, (1970). A life resident, Mrs. Estes attended the Zion Lutheran Church. Surviving are her husband, Lyle W.; a daughter, Mrs. Lyle Barstad, Ferndale; 1 grandchild; 5 sisters, Mrs. Selma Severson; Mrs. Marie Finney; Mrs. Eloise Johnson; Mrs. Emmy Leathea, all residing in this City, and Mrs. Frances Kosbab of Sedro Woolley. Services will be conducted by Rev. Leonard Ericksen Tuesday, Nov. 24 at 1:00 p.m. at the Jones Funeral Home, followed by burial in Woodlawn Cemetery.

EVANS, Denise I. died of complications of multiple sclerosis Saturday, Sept. 25, 1999, at Stafholt Good Samaritan Center in Blaine. She was 42. A private service will be held. Born Dec. 9, 1956, to Jack and Bernice Evans in Powell River, B.C., she married David Cutbirth on Dec. 16, 1985 in Bellingham. Ms. Evans graduated from the University of British Columbia with a degree in art history and worked as a receptionist for former state Sen. Ann Anderson and as a hot line operator in the Legislature. A member of the Society for Creative Anachronism, she enjoyed making costumes, camping and sewing. Survivors include her husband, of Lynden her parents of Delta, B.C. and brother Michael Evans of White Rock, B.C. Arrangements are by Greenacres Funeral Home.

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