FJELLMAN, Elaine, age 90, of 4469 Sucia Drive, Ferndale, passed away in Bellingham on Friday, April 22, 1994. She was born on October 18, 1903 in LaBazy, Poland to Anton and Maria Zablocki; has lived in Whatcom County for 70 years. She was preceded in death by her husband Leslie L. Fjellman on Dec. 18, 1990, whom she had married in Chicago, April 28, 1921; and by a grandson Jeff Beebe in Oct. 1978. She was a member of Wiser Lake Community Club, Laurel Grange, Sandy Point Community Council, Leisure Club of Bellingham and B'ham and Ferndale Senior Centers. Mrs. Fjellman was very devoted to her family and loved various arts, crafts, cooking and entertaining. Survivors include daughters, Connie Little & husband Royal, Yakima, Alice Bedoian & husband Albert, Clovis, CA, Marilynn Mayberg & husband Chuck, Seattle, Maxine Beebe & husband Marvin, Birch Bay, Janice Lind-Sherman & husband Vaughn Sherman, Mercer Island, Judy Meehan & husband Patrick, Norfolk, VA, a son Bob Fjellman & wife Nancy, Everett; 13 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren. Numerous nieces and nephews including, Layton Fjellman of Seabeck, WA, Raymond Fjellman of Vancouver, B. C., and a cousin Armida Hopfinger of Ravenswood, W. VA. Funeral service will be Thursday, April 28, 1:00 p.m. at Moles Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Frank Matthews and Rev. Robert Drew officiating. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery.
FJELLMAN, Johanna Sophia, age 78, of Wiser Lake, passed away at her home, Monday, May 23, (1949). Mrs. Fjellman had been a resident of Bellingham for the past 25 years. Surviving relatives include three sons, Ralph H., of Skokie, Illinois, Raymond E., of Laurel, and Leslie L., of Route 2, Lynden; one daughter, Mrs. Alice L. Boho, of Seattle; 13 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren and one sister, Mrs. Hilda Diattsson, of Sweden. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, May 26, at 2 p.m. within the Cathedral Chapel of the Westford-Beck Funeral Home with the Rev. Harlan Stone, pastor of the Eureka Methodist Church officiating. Interment in Woodlawn Cemetery.
FJELLMAN, Leslie L, 90, 4469 Sucia Drive, Ferndale, WA, passed away on December 18, 1990 at Sehome Park Care Center. He attended schools in the Chicago School District. He worked as a farmer, Shipyard worker, and retired from the Washington State Highway Department as a foreman. He was also in the Coast Guard Reserves. He was a member of the Independent Order of Foresters, Past Master of the Laurel Grange, former Fire Commissioner and founder of the Sandy Point Fire Department, member of the Garden Street United Methodist Church and was also nominated for Senior Citizen of the Year for Whatcom County. He married J. Elaine Zablocki on April 28, 1921, and they celebrated their 69th wedding anniversary this year. He is survived by his wife, Elaine at the family home; a son, Robert and Nancy Fjellman of Everett, WA; daughters, Constance and Royal Little of Yakima, WA, Alice and Albert Bedoin of Clovis, CA, Marilynn and Charles Mayberg of Seattle, WA, Maxine and Marvin Beebee of Blaine, WA, Janice Lind and Vaughn Sherman of Mercer Island, WA, and Judy Helms of Norfolk, VA. There are 13 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. Services will be held at Westford Funeral Home on Friday, December 21, 1990 at 2 PM. Officiating will be Rev. Frank C. Matthews of the Garden Street Methodist Church. [b. March 12, 1900 IL]
FJELLMAN, Raymond E, age 53, of Laurel, passed away in a local hospital Wednesday, Dec. 5, (1956). Mr. Fjellman operated a service station and store at Laurel, had been a resident of this community the past 19 years, and was a member of the Laurel Grange. Surviving relatives include the widow, Vera May at the family home; a daughter, Joann; two sons, Raymond E. Jr., and Stanton C. E., all at home; two brothers, Ralph H. of Skokie, Illinois and Leslie L. of Lynden; one sister, Mrs. Alice Boho of Seattle; on grandchild, two step-sons, Frank Rasmussen of Pullman and Donald Rasmussen of Bellingham; one step-daughter, Miss Muriel Rasmussen of this city. The remains rest at the Jones' Harlow-Hollingsworth Funeral Home where services will be conducted by the Rev. Carl A. Wright Monday, December 10, at 1 p.m. Final resting place Woodlawn.
FJELLMAN, Stanton Craig, age 45, of 5869 Guide Meridian, passed away Thursday, Oct. 27, (1977) in a local hospital. He was a member of Disabled American Veterans No. 19 of Bellingham. He is survived by his wife, Barbara of the home; 1 son, Jay; 2 daughters, Jill & Janna, all at home; 1 brother, Ray Fjellman of Vancouver, B. C.; 1 sister JoAnn Fjellman of Ireland, several other relatives. Services will be conducted Friday, Oct. 28 at 2 p.m. in Calvary Temple with Rev. Paul Cantelon officiating. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery. [Westford Funeral Home]
FJELSTAD, Albert E., age 77 years of Blaine passed away Saturday, February 13, (1961). Mr. Fjelstad had been a resident of Blaine since 1936 and had owned and operated a garage until his retirement in 1956. He was a member of the Blaine Lutheran Church and is survived by his wife, Rose; one daughter, Mrs. Lowell Manner of Seattle; one sister, Miss Ella Fjelstad of Blaine; and one grandson, Dennie Jay. He was preceded in death by 5 sisters and 3 brothers. Funeral services will be held at the McKinney Funeral Home in Blaine Wednesday, February 17, at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Ernst Nygaard officiating. Burial in the Blaine Cemetery.
FJELSTAD, Elina, 95, died Saturday in the Staffholt Icelandic Nursing Home in Blaine. Mrs. Fjelstad was born April 18, 1890, in Minnesota and had lived in the Blaine area since 1936. She worked as a seamstress, bookkeeper and babysitter. She was an active member of the Grace Lutheran Church, formerly the Blaine Lutheran Church, and was a Sunday school teacher and treasurer. She was a charter member of the church and ladies' auxiliary, where she held many offices. She is survived by numerous nieces and nephews in the Blaine area. Memorial services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, at Grace Lutheran Church in Blaine, with the Rev. Dennis Wildermuth officiating.
FJELSTAD, Gloria Kvinge - A funeral service for former Lawrence resident Gloria Kvinge Fjelstad, age 55, was held Thursday, Oct. 12, 1989, at Immanuel Lutheran Church with Pastor Cynthia Salo and Bishop David Wold officiating, assisted by the Immanuel choir. She was born Sept. 15, 1934, in Seattle and died Oct. 5, 1989, at E. Idaho Regional Medical Center after nine months' illness. She is survived by her husband, Rev. Orning B. Fjelstad, of Idaho Falls, Idaho; three sons, Stephen and Daniel of Seattle, and Eric of Portland; her daughter, Gretchen of Idaho Falls, three daughters-in-law, Mary, Jeannie and Carolyn; three grandsons; and a niece and nephews. The Fjelstad family members were the first residents of Immanuel parsonage from 1964 to 1971. Later they served in churches in Alaska, Wenatchee, and Idaho. Committal service was in Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery, at Lawrence, with a fellowship hour in the parish hall following. [They came to the Lawrence area from Seward, Alaska soon after the severe earthquake there.]
FJELSTAD, Rose, age 92, passed away Tues., Sept. 4, 1979 in a local nursing home. She was a long time area resident. Her husband, Albert, preceded her in death. She is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Peter Smith of Blaine; a brother, Oscar Peterson of Minnesota; 1 grandchild; 2 great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held Thurs., Sept. 5, 2:30 p.m. at Graveside at the Blaine Cemetery. Funeral arrangements by Veroske-McKinney Funeral Home.
FLACK, Zoe Naomi, age 64, of 516 N. Garden Street, passed away at home, Wednesday, March 2, (1955). Mrs. Flack had resided in this community for the past four years and leaves to survive her mother, Mrs. Maude Mann of Bellingham; two sons, George A. and Jack H. Flack, both of Saskatchewan, Canada; one daughter, Mrs. Maude A. Schafer of this city and two grandchildren. The remains rest at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where private Christian Science services will be read Friday, March 4, at 3 p.m. Final resting place Bay View.
FLAHERTY, Dennie, age 79, of Ferndale, passed away Thurs. Dec. 21, 1978. Mr. Flaherty had been a resident of Ferndale for the past 50 yrs. & was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church. He was a WWI Navy Veteran & Past Commander of Kulshan Post, American Legion. Surviving are hiw wife Yvonne. 4 sons; Dennis, Robert & Wayne all of Ferndale & Michael of B'ham. 1 sister, Hattie Finsen of Sedro Woolley. 13 grandchildren & 4 great grandchildren. Numberous nieces & nephews. Christian Prayer service Fri. Dec. 2nd at 7:30 in Moles Funeral Home. Mass of Christian Burial Sat. Dec. 23rd at 10 am, St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Rev. Philip Bloom officiating.
FLAHERTY, Mark Allen, age 36, of 2330 Maine St., Ferndale, passed away March 12, 1988 at home. He was born in Bellingham, Jan. 19, 1952. He was a lifetime Ferndale resident & a 1970 Ferndale H. S. Graduate. He was active in Slow Pitch Softball & an avid fisherman. Survivors include his brother, Rob & wife Ginger of Bellingham; sisters Kay & husband Mike Schulte of Custer, Sue & husband Greg Schulte of Birch Bay, Erin & husband Steve Morrow of Ferndale; parents, Robert & Darleen Flaherty of Ferndale; grandmothers, Yvonne Flaherty of Ferndale & Lila Nugent of Bellingham; his beloved nieces & nephews; numerous aunts, uncles & cousins. Funeral services will be Wed., March 16, 10:30 AM at Greenacres Funeral Home Chapel with Father Jack Buckalew officiating. Burial at Greenacres Memorial Park.
FLAHERTY, Roy Frank, age 83, member of Pioneer family, passed away at the Island Convalescent Center in Friday Harbor WA, Monday April 3, 1978. Born in Sedro Woolley, July 29, 1894, moved to Orcas Island in 1920. Surviving are 9 children: Arthur of Sedro Woolley, Alice Brown of Monroe, Maxwell of Eastsound, George of Friday Harbor, Terrence of Burlington, Michael of Eastsound, Patricia Loucks of Everett, Kathleen Arnold of Elma & Daniel of Elma. 32 grandchildren & 53 great grandchildren. A brother Dennis Flaherty of Ferndale & a sister, Hattie Finson of Sedro Woolley. Memorial service will be held April 15th on Orcas Island.
FLAHERTY, Yvonne B., age 86, of Ferndale, was born Aug. 16, 1904 in Woonsocket, S.D., and passed away Oct. 14, 1990 in Bellingham. Mrs. Flaherty was raised in Sedro Woolley - Clear Lake area and married Dennie Flaherty in 1923. They moved to Ferndale in 1929 and operated what is now the Ferndale Bakery for many years. They owned the Mt. View store for a short time during WWII and then reopened the bakery. Yvonne worked in the U.S. Post Office for several years in the 1940's and 1950's. She was active in volunteer work and served more than 25 years as a volunteer at St. Joseph Hospital. She was a member of the Women's Auxiliary of Kulshan Post no. 154 of Ferndale, St. Joseph's Catholic Church of Ferndale and was active in church work. She was also a member of St. Anne's Guild. Survivors include sons Dennis Flaherty and wife Ruby, Robert Flaherty and wife Darlene, Wayne Flaherty and wife Leona all of Ferndale and Michael Flaherty of Bellingham; a sister Alex Parker of Sedro Woolley; 12 grandchildren and 17 great grandchilden; numerous other relatives. Mrs. Flaherty was preceded in death by her husband Dennie Flaherty in Dec. of 1978. Evening prayer service will be held Tuesday, Oct. 16, 7:00 P.M. at Moles Funeral Chapel and Mass of Christian Burial will be offered by Father Pascuale Spoletini, S. J., on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 11:00 A.M. at St. Joseph's Catholic Church. Burial will follow at Greenacres Memorial Park.
FLAMMANG, Anthony, age 69, of 1894 Harksell Rd., Ferndale passed away Sun. June 17, 1979. Mr. Flammang had been a resident of Ferndale since 1967, was a WWII Veteran, a member of the D.A.V., the Moose Lodge, the Eagles Lodge & was a retired Teamster. He is survived by his wife Gen of Ferndale. 3 sons; Dennys of Mount Lake Terrace, Kenneth & Gary both of Ferndale. 1 daughter, Rita Sylvester of B'ham. 2 brothers; Leroy of Blaine & Edward of Berthold, N. Dakota. 1 sister, Bernice Flammang of Minot, N. Dakota. Funeral services will be conducted by Rev. Phillip Bloom Weds. June 20th at 2:30 pm in Moles Funeral Chapel, burial will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery.
FLANAGAN, Gerald F., 70, 2613 Patton St., died Wednesday (Aug. 20, 1986) in Bellingham. Mr. Flanagan was born April 9, 1916, in Custer, Mont., and had been a Whatcom County resident for many years. He was a retired construction worker and a member of Laborer's Union, Local 276. Survivors include an aunt, Helen Wellcome, of Bellingham. Funeral services will be Wednesday in the Chapel of Westford Funeral Home. Burial will be in Bayview Cemetery. [graduated Whatcom High School in 1936; nephew Donald Daugherty of Billings, Mont.]
FLANDORFFER, Nellie, age 92, of 751 Chuckanut Dr., Bellingham, died Friday, Sept. 21, 1984. She had been a previous resident of Baltimore, Maryland. She is survived by 1 daughter, Dorothy & son-in-law Harris Gonsalves, B'ham; nieces & nephews in Maryland. She is preceded in death by a son William G. Flandorffer in 1971. No services will be held. Cremation Greenacres Crematorium.
FLANERY, Robert Donald, 2431 Lynn St., Bellingham, passed away Mon. Oct. 24, 1988. Born July 10, 1926 at Hopp, MT. Survived by his wife, Eva and children, Angela Flake, Doug and Doneva Froberg, Brian, Melissa and Rebecca, all residing in Bellingham; grandchildren, Andrea, Lesha, Brent and Bryce Froberg, and Janelle and Jason Flake of Bellingham and Lance Flake of Lake Tahoe, CA; his mother, Mrs. Veva Atz of Great Falls, MT; sisters and brothers-in-law, Ruby and Frank Cole and Ruth and Sid Julson of DeForest, WI and brother and sister-in-law, Jack and Barbara Flanery of Calumet City, IL; stepmother, Mrs. Mary Flanery of Florence, KS; stepsisters and brothers-in-law, Doris and Lou Louis of North Bend, WA and Dorothy and Leo Scharenberg of Cedar Point, KS; father-in-law, Michael Kelly of Laurel, MT; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Joyce Thomason of Parkersburg, W. V. and Myrna and Fred Herold of Black Eagle, MT; numerous nieces, nephews, aunts uncles and cousins. He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. He served in the 101st Airborne Division in Germany and was honorably discharged; employed by Lynden Transport, Inc. for 21 years, driving the Alcan, Cassiar and Prince Rupert Highways. He was a member of Teamsters Local 741 in Seattle and a former member of Teamsters Local 231 of Bellingham. ... Interment Greenacres. Arrangements by Jones Funeral Home.
FLANIGAN, Edward - Funeral services for Edward "Patrick" Flanigan, 59, were scheduled for 2 p.m. today at Gillies Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Ron Slater officiating. Mr. Flanigan of Oak Harbor died Friday at the family home. His wife, Carol Preston Flanigan, is owner of Carol's Hallmark in Lynden. She survives at the family home. Mr. Flanigan was born Feb. 7, 1931, in Duquain, Pa. He was a sergeant in the U. S. Air Force during the Korean War. He was an insurance agent for United International Mutual of Omaha Insurance Co. He enjoyed golf and fishing. Other survivors include stepchildren Kirk Preston of Stanwood and Kent Preston of San Diego. Arrangements are by Gillies Funeral Home.
FLATHER, Ann M., age 72, a Sedro Woolley resident died at her home Sat. Mar. 17, 1979. Survived by her husband, Emil of the family home. 3 daughters, Delores Savage and Arlene Gunderson both of Sedro Woolley, Marion Stroh of Springfield, Ore. 3 brothers, sisters, 9 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held, Wed. Mar. 21, 3 pm at the Lemley Chapel in Sedro Woolley. Interment will follow in the Sedro Woolley Union Cemetery.
FLECK, Byarde Burdette (Bud), age 69 of 1000 Girard passed away Friday, February 18, (1966). Mr. Fleck had been a resident the past 35 years and was a retired representative of the Moore Business Forms. Life member of Elks Lodge B.P.O.E. No. 194, Bellingham Yacht Club, Veteran of W.W.I. and a 48 year member of the American Legion, Alexander J. Hamilton Post. Survived by his wife Georgina, 1 stepson, Lee Bellingar, Warren, Mich; 1 step daughter Mrs. Betty Bellingar Willis, Hartford, Conn.; 3 grandchildren, 1 sister Mrs. Mae Fowler, Rufus, Ore.; 1 brother Bifford Fleck, Redmond, Ore. Funeral services will be conducted Monday, February 21 at 1:30 p.m. within the Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home., Dr. Vincent J. Crane pastor of the Congregational Church officiating followed by the military graveside services of the American Legion. Interment Woodlawn.
FLEENOR, Frank H., formerly of 528 Sterling Dr. passed away at the age of 91 in a local nursing home. Born in Clear Springs, MO, he came to this area many years ago. He is survived by his son Art in Everett, WA. Graveside services were held Thurs., Nov. 15, (1979) at Bayview Cemetery with Rev. Al Archer officiating. Under the direction of Veroske, Jerns & LeVeck Funeral Chapel.
FLEISCHMAN, Shirley O. - Bellingham native Shirley Osborn Fleischman died Thursday, Dec. 16, 1993, in La Jolla, Calif., of an asthma attack. She was 69. A memorial service was held in La Jolla. Born and raised in Bellingham, she moved to Anchorage, Alaska, where she worked for the Anchorage Daily Times. While in Anchorage, she met Robert Fleischman, an Army transport pilot during World War II. Married in 1944, they lived in New York and later in La Jolla. Mrs. Fleischman worked as a reporter for a Long Island newspaper, was a press representative for Nassau County, and worked for New York state legislators in Albany. She also worked for 10 years as research field supervisor for studies conducted by the University of Michigan and Temple University. Mrs. Fleischman also served on the board of the Marguerite E. Schwarzman Senior Emergency Loan Fund in San Diego. The fund provides financial aid for older people. Survivors include her husband; daughters Toby Ryan of Newport, R. I., Danita Sillers of Valencia, Calif., and Berdine Norton of Madison, Wis.; son Randal Fleischman of Oceanside, Calif.; sisters Doreen Rosenberg of Tarzana, Calif., and Donna Banks of Columbia, S. C.; half brother Richard Osborn of Roseburg, Ore.; half sister Helen Osborn of Seattle; and six grandchildren.
FLEMING, Anna E., age 80, of 197 Lake Whatcom Boulevard, passed away in a local hospital, Saturday, April 16, (1949) following a lingering illness. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Bellingham, and also a member of the W.C.T.U. and North Bellingham Grange. Surviving are her husband, Harry J. Fleming, and son Alex at home. Also one brother, Arthur Voye, of Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada. Services will be held from the Monroe Chapel, Monday, April 18, at 1 p.m., with the Rev. Robert T. McFarlane officiating. Interment in Woodlawn Cemetery.
FLEMING, Clyde(?) - Mrs. Clyde Fleming, 6259 Portal Way, Ferndale, died Monday, April 12, (1971). She was 74 years of age. Her husband passed away just two weeks ago. She is survived by a stepson, David Fleming, at home; four sisters, Mrs. Lula Keltner of Yakima, Mrs. Nettie Grigsby, Miami, Okla., Mrs. Odessa Wilkins, Lewiston, Idaho, Mrs. Oro Loomis of Mount Vernon; two brothers, William Heath of Lewiston, Idaho and Ellis Heath of Grand Junction, Colo. Graveside services will be held in Sedro Woolley Cemetery Thursday morning at 10:30 under the direction of Moles Funeral Home.
FLEMING, Dean R. - Funeral service for Dean R. Fleming, age 63 of 216 North Shore Dr., will be Thurs. March 11, 1 p.m. at Jones Funeral Home with Rev. Phil Brooks officiating. Interment at 2:15 p.m. in Burlington Cemetery, Burlington, Wash. Mr. Fleming passed away Mon. March 6, 1982. He is survived by his wife Blythe; 2 sons, Dean Jr. & wife Retta Fleming of Anchorage, Alaska, Richard & wife Eleanor Tranchell of Portland, Oregon; 1 daughter, Rhonda & husband David Ralph of Kent; 5 grandchildren; 1 brother, Donald & wife Betty Fleming of Walla Walla and his aunt Zenna Brown of Walla Walla. A WWII Veteran, he was a resident of this community since 1971; a former owner-operator of A & W Drive-Inn and a member of VFW, Grandview, Wa. [b. Jan. 30, 1919 in Walla Walla]
FLEMING, Edith K., age 72, of 1209 Roland St., died Wed. Jan. 14, 1981. A lifetime Bellingham resident she was Past Noble Grand of Rebekah Lodge No. 43, Daughters of America and is survived by 1 brother, Rudolph Geri of City; 1 sister, Josephine Bish of Oakland, Calif. Funeral service Mon. Jan. 19, 1 p.m. Jones Funeral Home with Father Donald Piro officiating. Interment Bay View Cemetery. [b. July 30, 1908]
FLEMING, Floyd, 72, a former Bellingham and Maple Falls area resident, died Friday (April 15, 1983) in Bellingham. Survivors include three sisters, including Myrtle Jensen and Violet LaBree of Bellingham, and numerous nieces and nephews. Memorial services will be held in Forks, with cremation following. Arrangements are by Harper Ridgeview Funeral Home, Port Angeles.
FLEMING, Frank, age 64, a resident of Blaine, passed away at a local hospital, Tuesday, December 27, (1949) following a lingering illness. Surviving relatives, one son, Walter Fleming, of Everett, Washington. Private funeral services will be held Friday, December 30, at 2 p.m. within the McKinney Funeral Home in Blaine. Rev. Evan David will officiate. Cremation.
FLEMING, Harry Jackson, age 80, of 197 Lake Whatcom Blvd., passed away at the family home Sunday, November 25, (1951). Mr. Fleming, a 51-year resident here, was a member of the First Presbyterian church and the North Bellingham Grange. He was a retired electrician, having been in the employe of Bloedel-Donovan. He leaves to survive, one son, Alexander Fleming, at home; and two sisters, Mrs. Till Sanborn, of Cloquet, Minn., and Mrs. Carrie Carr, of Monroe, Ore. Private graveside services were conducted by the Rev. Harold E. Penhalurk at Woodlawn Cemetery Tuesday, November 27, at 10 p. m., under the direction of Harlow-Hollingsworth.
FLEMING, Hilma E., 1530 James St., age 92, passed away Friday June 17, (1977). Mrs. Fleming was a 75 year resident of Whatcom County. She is survived by 1 son Floyd Fleming, and daughter in law, Mrs. Edith Fleming, Forks, Wash., 3 daughters, Mrs. Violet LaBree and Mrs. Myrtle Jensen, both of this city, Mrs. Thelma Aardema, Forks, Wash., 1 sister, Mrs. Vera Gay, Sulton, Wash., 14 grandchildren, 6 step-grandchildren, 6 step-grandchildren and 3 great-greatgrandchildren, also numerous nieces and nephews. Services will be conducted by Rev. Archie R. Rumppe, Wed. June 22 at 1 p.m. at the Jones Funeral Home. Burial Bay View Cemetery.
FLEMING, Homer Theodore, age 75, of Rt. 3, passed away in a local hospital Wednesday, May 18, (1955). Mr. Fleming had been a resident of this community the past 54 years, was a retired shingle weaver, and was a member of the Methodist Church in Castle Rock. Surviving relatives include the wife, Hilma E. at the family home; two sons, William T. of Bellingham, and Floyd of Vancouver, B. C.; six daughters, Mrs. Lottie Harvey, Mrs. Gladys Cline, Mrs. Thelma Leavitt and Mrs. Violet La Bree, all of Bellingham, Mrs. Rae Parker of Edmonds, and Mrs. Myrtle Jensen of Skykomish; 19 Grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews. The remains rest at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth, where services will be conducted Monday, May 23, at 1 p. m. Final resting place, Bay View Cemetery.
FLEMING, John A., age 80 of 3024 Walnut St., passed away Wednesday March 29, (1978). A life time Whatcom County resident, he was a retired farmer and member of FOE No. 31 of Bellingham. Surviving wife, Mary Ellen, 1 son, Ivan Fleming of Puyallup, 2 daughters, Mrs. Glen (Violet) Peterson of Marysville and Miss Clara Fleming at home, 1 foster daughter, Mrs. Bonnie Deihr of Blaine, 1 step-son, James Burnee Burnett, City, 2 step-daughters, Mrs. Clifford (Ellen) LaBounty and Miss Lucinda Thomas both of Bellingham, 1 brother, Clifford Fleming of Rochester, Wash., 10 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren, numerous nieces & nephews. Graveside service Friday March 31, 1 p.m. at Woodlawn Cemetery. Arrangements by Jones Funeral Home.
FLEMING, Joseph, age 70, of 2339 West Street, passed away at home Tuesday, March 24, (1964). Mr. Fleming was a 14-year resident of this community where he was employed as a laborer before retiring, and was a veteran of WWI. Survivors are one sister, Mrs. Ruth Beeder of Wilmette, Illinois, and a friend of long standing, Mrs. Esther A. Swanberg, city, and nieces and nephews. Services will be conducted by Rev. Leslie Thompson Friday, March 27 at 10 a.m. at Jones Funeral Home, followed by burial in Enterprise Cemetery.
FLEMING, Mamie Rae. Born March 14, 1902 in Lawrence County, Arkansas; moved to Sumas, WA in 1909. Preceded in death by her husband Leonard "Ola" Fleming, May, 1928 and a daughter, Nelda June Buckner in 1971. Survived by a son Leonard and wife Irene Fleming; daughter, Peggy Kilander of Stanwood. She leaves numerous great & great-great-grandchildren including Rebecca & Connie of Stanwood, Rae Ann & Jeff of Snohomish, Thomas of Seattle, Judy of Ferndale and Candice of Anaheim, CA. She was a longtime member of Teamsters Cannery Local No. 231 of Bellingham. Graveside services will be held Tues. Feb. 6 at 2 p.m. in Woodlawn Cemetery with Mamie Kunkel officiating. Under the direction of Westford Funeral Home. [born Mamie Rae White; m. 1920 Bham; worked in canneries in Everson and Bham for about 10 years]
FLEMING, Mary E., 98, 1509 Victor St., died November 22, (1972). A 51-year resident of Bellingham, Mrs. Fleming was a charter member of the Senior Activity Center, Women of the Moose, Rebekah Lodge, Daughters of America and Bellingham Circle No. 41 of Grand Army of the Republic. Survivors are two sons, John Fleming, Bellingham and Clifford Fleming, Rochester; a daughter, Mrs. Russel Johnson, Bellingham; 13 grandchildren; five great grandchildren.
FLEMING, Mary Elizabeth, age 91, of Blaine passed away Sat. Nov. 23, 1991 at St. Joseph Hospital in Bellingham. She was born to James and Ida Elliott on Dec. 2, 1899 at Arrow River, Manitoba, Canada; was a resident of Whatcom County since 1936; was a member of Blaine Senior Center and Maple Leaf Chapter 58 Order of Eastern Star. Mrs. Fleming was preceded in death by her husband Clare Fleming in 1971. She is survived by a son Elliot J. Fleming and wife Ann of Blaine and three grandsons Larry Fleming and wife Gennie of Custer, Ed Fleming and wife Marsha of Kula, Maui and Ron Fleming and wife Rita of Bellingham and by 10 great grandchildren. Cremation by Greenacres Crematorium. At her request there will be no service. Arrangements by Moles Funeral Home. [m. Oct. 25, 1922 in Manitoba]
FLEMING, Perry Comodore, age 72, passed away at his home in Yakima Thursday, March 28, (1946). Mr. Fleming had resided in this community for 23 years before moving to Yakima three years ago. Surviving relatives are two sons, John, of Ferndale, and Clifford, of Bellingham; two daughters, Elsie M. Jones, of Yakima, and Mrs. Russell Johnson, of Bellingham; two brothers, Homer, of Deming, and Edward, of Richmond, Calif.; also eleven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. The remains will be received by the Harlow-Hollingsworth funeral home where services will be conducted by Dr. Robert T. McFarlane Monday, April 1, at 1:30 p.m. Final resting place, Woodlawn.
FLEMING, Velma V., 57, of 3015 Chautauqua, passed away at home Friday, May 31, (1957). Mrs. Fleming had resided in this community for the past 19 years, and was a member of the Methodist Church. Surviving relatives include her husband, John A., at home; two sons, Bryce Wiscarson, of Missoula, Mont., and Dale Wiscarson, of Salem, Ore; one step-son, Ivan Fleming, of Puyallup; one step-daughter, Mrs. Violet Peterson of this city; 12 grandchildren, including Miss Bonnie Wiscarson of this city; parents, Mr. and Mrs. T. L. Jones, of Missoula; one brother, Clarence Jones, and four sisters, Mrs. Eva Cummings, Mrs. Juanita Charleton, and Mrs. Delma Johnson, all of Missoula, Mont., and Mrs. Opal Cook of Lebanon, Ore. The remains rest at the Jones' Harlow-Hollingsworth Funeral Home where services will be conducted by the Rev. Norman B. Harrison Wednesday, June 5 at 1 p.m.
FLEMING, William T., age 67, of 1209 Roland St., passed away Saturday, Nov. 1, (1975) in Bellingham. A retired millworker, Mr. Fleming was a life resident of Bellingham and a member of A.O.U.W. & Daughters of America. He is survived by his wife Edith at the family home; his mother, Mrs. Helma Fleming of Bellingham; 3 sisters, Mrs, Violet LaBree of Bellingham, Mrs. Myrtle Jensen of Edmonds, Wash. and Mrs. Thelma Aardema of Forks, Wash.; 1 brother, Mr. Floyd Fleming of Forks, Wash.; numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services Wed. Nov. 5 at 10:30 a.m. Jones Funeral Home with Rev. Lawrence Guderian officiating. Interment Bay View Cemetery.
FLEMMING, Jenny Rose, 20, 4000 Flynn St., Bellingham, WA, passed away July 5, 1992 in Shuksan Nursing Home. She was born in Tacoma, WA; lived in Oklahoma City, OK for a short time with her husband before moving back to Bellingham a few months ago. Jenny enjoyed the outdoors; loved to ski and the Girl Scouts. Survivors are her husband, Floyd Flemming; mother, Susan McWillis of Bellingham and father, Gary McWillis of Cheshire, OR; brother, Randall McWillis of Bellingham; half-sister, Shannon Rhea of Bellingham; grandparents, Ed and Beth Salmon of Bellingham and Dennis and Barbara Nichelson of Oak Harbor, WA; her husbands sister, Carla Hamilton of Bellingham & his parents, Bert & Betty Flemming of Norman Oklahoma; numerous aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by four children. A funeral service will be held 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, July 8, 1992 at Jerns LeVeck Funeral Chapel with Rev. Harold Minkler officiating. Burial will follow at the Bayview Cemetery.
FLENING, Colin S., age 55, died Tuesday (2 Sep 1986) in Whatcom County. Mr. Flening was born Oct. 26, 1931, in Scotland, and was a resident of Richmond, B. C. Funeral services will be in Richmond, with arrangements by Richmond Funeral Home. Local arrangements are by Jones Funeral Home.
FLESCHER, Renee Lynne, two-month-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Flescher of 711 Kentucky Street, passed away at home Sunday, September 1, (1963). Besides her parents, she is survived by a brother Ricky; sister Ronda, both at home; grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Donald V. Flescher and Mr. and Mrs. Harry Cochran, all of this city. Graveside services will be conducted by Rev. James O. York Wednesday, September 4 at 9:00 a.m. at Bay View Cemetery under the direction of Jones Funeral Home.
FLETCHER, Caroline, age 84 years, of 1768 Laurel Road, passed away in a local hospital Friday March 4, (1955) following an extended illness. Mrs. Fletcher had resided in this community for the past 42 years and was a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church. She is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Ivy Young of Seattle; four grandsons, Floyd and Donald, both of Seattle, Clyde Johnson of Yakima and Maynard Johnson of Ferndale; two granddaughters, Alyce Lofdahl of Leavenworth, Wash. and Mrs. Cleo Wilburn of Indianapolis, Ind.; seven great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, March 8, at 1:30 p.m. within the Cathedral Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home with the Rev. A. E. Lofdahl, pastor of the Assembly of God Church of Leavenworth, officiating. Interment Woodlawn.
FLETCHER, Charlotte P. "Betty", age 68, passed away Monday Feb. 11, (1980). Mrs. Fletcher had been a resident of Whatcom County for the past 55 years and leaves to survive 1 daughter, Mrs. Barbara Bernstein of Redmond. At the request of Mrs. Fletcher there will be no services. Arrangements by Westford Funeral Home.
FLETCHER, Dolores Lucienne, 69, 5153 Seaview Drive, Blaine, passed away August 29, 1992 at her home. She was born November 10, 1922 in Wainwright, Alberta, Canada to Mr. and Mrs. George Glass. Dolores moved to Blaine 15 years ago. She was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie #3029 and American Legion Peace Arch Post #86. Survivors are her husband Erick Fletcher of the family home; sons Greg Mohr and Jason Mohr of Vancouver, Brian Mohr of Victoria and Christopher Fletcher of Blaine; brother Jim Glass of Vernon, B. C.; sisters, Georgina Goulson and Sandy Zeal of Vancouver, B. C. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association or the Birch Bay Medics. The arrangements and services are under the direction of the Jerns McKinney Funeral Chapel, Blaine, WA. [m. Eric Fletcher 1984]
FLETCHER, Earl Lewis, age 67, of 2801 Birchwood, passed away at a local hospital, Tuesday, Oct. 3, (1961). A retired heavy equipment operator, Mr. Fletcher was a 41-year resident of Bellingham; was a veteran of World War I; was a member of the Albert J. Hamilton Post 7, American Legion; was a member of Whatcom Lodge 151, F. & A. M. Survivors are his widow, Harriet J., at home; two daughters, Mrs. Marilyn Hardenbrook, of Bellingham, and Mrs. Corinne McLeod, of Seattle; five grandchildren; one brother, Floyd Fletcher, of Houghton Lake, Mich. Private graveside services will be conducted at Greenacres Memorial Park by Dr. Stuart P. Benson, Friday, Oct. 6, at 1 p.m. under the direction of the Jones Funeral Home.
FLETCHER, Frances, age 71, of 5225 Columbia Drive S., Seattle, WA, passed away Saturday, August 27, (1977). She was a member of the Beacon Hill Presbyterian Church. Surviving are her husband Charles, 2 daughters, Mrs. Charlene Seakules, and Mrs. Patty Lewis, both of Seattle, and 4 grandchildren. Also 4 sisters Miss Alene Kale, Seattle, Mrs. Helen McCann, Milwaukee, Ore., Mrs. Jean Rollag, Spanaway, WA, Mrs. Beth Roberts, Bellingham. One brother, Harry Kale, Seattle, and numerous nephews and nieces. Memorial services will be conducted Tuesday, August 30, 2:30 p.m. at the Columbia Funeral Home.
FLETCHER, Harold M., age 79 years, of 1842 Smith Rd., passed away Sunday, May 19, (1957) at his home, following a lingering illness. Mr. Fletcher had lived at that address for the past 21 years, and was a retired salesman. He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Betty Fletcher at the family home, and one daughter, Mrs. Barbara Bernstein of Seattle. Private family services were held Wednesday May 22, at 1:30 p.m. within the Cathedral Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home, followed by cremation.
FLETCHER, Harriet Janice - Memorial services for Mrs. Harriet Janice Fletcher, 78, 2801 Birchwood Ave. will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday at the Birchwood Presbyterian Church. She died Tuesday (15 Oct 1974) in Seattle. Survivors include a daughter, Corrine McLeod of Seattle, six grandchildren and one great-grandchild. The family suggests memorials to Adult Leukemia Beacon Hill Research ... Services are under direction of Yarington's White Center Funeral home of Seattle.
FLETCHER, Hazel A., age 54 who resided at 3022 H Street Road, passed away at her residence May 5, (1981). She had been a resident of Blaine for the past 12 years. She leaves to survive her husband Eric, 1 son, Christopher, both of Blaine; 2 brothers, Harold Morris & Stanley Morris of New York. Funeral services will be held Friday, May 8 at 10 a.m. in the Jerns-McKinney Funeral Chapel, with Rev. Don Walter officiating with interment to follow in Blaine Cemetery. [born Feb. 1, 1927 Montreal, Canada]
FLETCHER, Henry, age 75 years, of 905 E. North, passed away at his home early Wednesday morning, April 7, (1948) following a lingering illness. Mr. Fletcher had been a resident of Bellingham for the past twenty-two years, was formerly of Nanaimo. B. C., and was a retired gardener, having been a former employe of the Western Washington College of Education, and also a member of the I. O. O. F. Lodge in Leadville, Colorado. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Mary A. Fletcher; one daughter, Mrs. Robert McCallum, and one grandson, Billy, all of this city. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday April 10, at 1 p.m. within the Cathedral Chapel of the Westford-Beck Funeral Home, Rev. Ray S. Wagoner officiating, followed by ritualistic services of the I. O. O. F. Lodge No. 31. Interment in Greenacres Memorial Park.
FLETCHER, Mary Ann, age 94, formerly of 905 E. North, passed away Tuesday, November 9, (1965). Mrs. Fletcher was a 39-year resident of Bellingham and was a member of the Church of England. Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Helen McCallum, and grandson, William McCallum, both of Bellingham, and a brother, Harry Brown of Nanaimo, B. C. Services will be conducted by Rev. Father John B. Winn Friday, November 12 at 1 p.m. at the Jones Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Greenacres Memorial Park.
FLETCHER, Ned W., age 61 years, passed away at his home in Ferndale Thursday, March 7, (1946). Mr. Fletcher was a cook by occupation and had been a resident of Ferndale for the past 27 years. He served in World War No. 1, 27th Engineers, U. S. Army and was a past commander of Kulshan Post, American Legion in Ferndale. He is survived by relatives in Colorado and in the East. Funeral services will be conducted from the Monroe Funeral Home in Ferndale, Monday, March 11th at 3 p.m. with the Kulshan Post American Legion in charge at the chapel and also at the graveside. Interment in Woodlawn Cemetery.
FLETCHER, William H., age 55, who resided in Coquitlam, B.C., passed away suddenly Jan. 25, (1976). He leaves to survive his mother, Elsie Fletcher and 1 brother, John Fletcher, both of Vancouver, B.C. Funeral services will be conducted in the near future. Cremation has been under the direction of Bingham & Jerns Funeral Home.
FLICEK, Russell Eugene of 3422 Northwest Ave. died Monday, March 1, 1993, at Bayside Health and Rehabilitation Center in Bellingham. He was 59. A memorial service will be held in Hammond, Ind. Born July 9, 1933, in Chicago to Russell and Mary Lazenby Flicek, he lived in Whatcom County the past eight years. Survivors include daughters Wendy Ward and Lorrie Soto; sons Steven Flicek and Roger Flicek; and sisters Roberta Winsor and Carol Layton. Arrangements by Greenacres Funeral Home.
FLICK, Eliza B., age 80 of 1479 Meridian Road passed away at the family home, October 23, (1955). Mrs. Flick had been a resident of Whatcom County for the past 40 years and was a member of the Evangelical Lutheran Church. She is survived by two sons, John of Alger, Earl of Portland, Ore.; three daughters, Mrs. Roxie Jones of Althopia, Wash.; Mrs. Ruth Jackson of Alaska, Mrs. Ruby Workman of this city; 20 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, Oct. 26 at 3:30 p.m. within the Cathedral Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home. Interment Bayview Cemetery.
FLICK, Elsie Huber of 602 Briar Road, died Thursday, Jan. 28, 1993, at Shuksan Convalescent Center. She was born Feb. 25, 1892 in Wickersham, Wash., to Jacob and Elizabeth Oswald Huber. She married Louis C. Flick on July 5, 1910 in Mount Vernon. He preceded her in death on Oct. 9, 1979. Mrs. Flick was a member of the Hillside Garden Club in Bellingham, the Chrysanthemum Society in Bellingham and the Bellingham Senior Center. Survivors include daughters Winona Bostrom of Bellingham and Theona Flick of Seattle; a niece and a nephew. Arrangements by Greenacres Funeral Home.
FLICK, John Milton, age 78, of Route 1, Burlington, passed away Tuesday, June 21, (1977). He was a member of Bellingham Bay Lodge No. 44 F&AM, the Alger Grange Hall, Alger Improvement Club. He was employed by the Union Iron Works and Knute Evertz in Bellingham and the Skagit Steel in Sedro Woolley. He resided in Bellingham for 47 years and moved to Alger where he resided for 31 years. He was the husband of the late Alice Flick and the father of the late Viola Schoening. He leaves to survive 3 sons, Eugene M. Flick of San Jose, Calif., Leroy O. Flick of San Diego, Calif. and Alex J. Flick of Bellingham; 2 daughters, Mrs. Rosalie J. Funk of Bellingham and Miss E. Fay Flick of Sequim; 1 brother, Earl Flick of Milwaukee, Oregon; 3 sisters, Roxie Jones of Wenatchee, Mrs. Ruth Jackson of Bellingham and Mrs. Ruby Workman of Deming; 10 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society. Funeral service Friday, June 24 at 10:30 a.m. Jones Funeral Home. Burial in Woodlawn Cemetery.
FLICK, Louis C., age 91 of 602 Briar Rd., passed away Tuesday, Oct. 9, 1979. Mr. Flick had been a resident of Bellingham for the past 73 years and was retired from Darigold, working there 35 years, a retired member of the Teamsters Local No. 231, a member Whatcom County Dairymens Association. He leaves to survive his wife, Elsie H.; 2 daughters, Mrs. Winnie Bostom of City and Miss Theoma Flick of Seattle; 3 sisters, Elizabeth Hull, Ruth Underwood, Mary Huelson; 2 brothers, Fred & Charles Flick, all of Indiana; numerous nieces & nephews. Private family services were held followed by cremation. Under the direction of the Westford Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to the Senior Citizens.
FLICKWEERT, Susan J., age 69, late of 2522 Park Street, passed away at a local hospital Friday, Jan. 25, . Mrs. Flickweert had resided in this community for the past forty-five years, and is survived by two daughters, Esther A. Flickweert, Bellingham, Mrs. (Ruth) C. H. Clift, Santa Monica, Calif.; one granddaughter, Dorothy Ann Clift, also Santa Monica; one brother, A. Van Cryningen, this city; two sisters, Mrs. A. L. Erickson, Bellingham, Mrs. James Coates, Seattle, Wash., and a number of nephews and nieces. The remains rest at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth, where services will be conducted by the Rev. Roy L. Smith, Wednesday, January 30, at 3 p.m. Final resting place, Woodlawn.
FLINT, Alda E., age 100, of 2068 Main St., Ferndale, passed away at home on Wednesday, June 11, 1986. She was born in Uniontown, WA on July 19, 1885, was a resident of Ferndale for the last 16 years, prior to that lived in Cottonwood, Idaho. She was a member of the Ferndale United Church, was a former member of the Cottonwood Community Church where she was Sunday School Superintendent of the Junior Dept. She was a school teacher and a bookkeeper. She was preceded in death by her husband, Walter W. Flint in July 1974. She leaves to survive a son, Dr. Weldon C. Flint and wife, Louise of Ferndale; a sister, Pearl Lunt of Kennett Square, Penn.; grandson William W. Flint and wife, Thea of Sedro Woolley; two granddaughters, Susan and husband, Dr. Larry Forsythe of Mt. Vernon, Elizabeth and Douglas Bateman of Toledo, Oregon; great grandchildren, Lt. Walter Flint, Ted Flint, Lara Flint, David Forsythe, Mary Ann Forsythe, Benny Bateman. Funeral services were held at the Greenacres Chapel on Monday, June 16 at 1 p.m. with Rev. Richard Wyanski officiating. Burial at Greenacres Memorial Park.
FLINT, Alton Elliott Fint, age 55, a lifetime resident of Blaine, passed away suddenly at his home Monday, Nov. 23, (1959). He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Bertha Flint; one son, Charles A. Flint of Blaine; two daughters, Mrs. Donalda Bannister of Bellingham and Alison Flint of Blaine; two brothers, Fred and Burton, both of Custer; one sister, Mrs. Ivan Compton of Wenatchee; give grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at the McKinney Funeral Home in Blaine, Friday, Nov. 27, at 2 p.m., Rev. Clarence Lund officiating. Burial will follow in the Haynie Cemetery.
FLINT, Anna Laura, age 77 years, of 308 Irving, passed away at a local hospital Sunday evening, January 13, (1946). Mrs. Flint had been a resident of this community for the past twenty-five years, and was a member of the Garden Street Methodist Church and the D. A. R. Kate Sherwood Camp No. 5. She is survived by one brother, William Dalton, of Garner, Iowa, and several nephews and nieces. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, January 17, at 11 a.m. from the Cathedral Chapel of the Westford-Beck Funeral Home with Rev. Roy Leslie Smith of the Garden Street Methodist Church officiating, followed by the ritualistic services of the Kate Sherwood Camp No. 5, D. A. R. Interment, Woodlawn Cemetery.
FLINT, Burton B., age 81 of 8549 Valley View Road, Custer, passed away Wednesday, March 30, 1983. He was a retired superintendent for Whatcom County roads, had attended the First Methodist Church, was a charter member of the Haynie Grange, and a member of the Whatcom County Retired Employees Association. He leaves to survive his wife, Wilma Flint of Custer; 2 sons, Dale & wife, Gladys Flint of Custer; Kenneth & wife, Hilda Flint of Blaine; 1 sister, Nalia Compton of Wenatchee. Graveside services will be held Friday, April 1 at 2 p.m. in the Haynie Cemetery with Rev. Don Walter officiating. Under the direction of Jerns & LeVeck Funeral Chapel. [b. April 9, 1901 in Blaine]
FLINT, Deric T. - Private graveside services will be held at Greenacres Memorial Park for Deric T. Flint, who died Thursday (Sept. 6, 1990) at the age of two months at Children's Hospital in Seattle. The Rev. Rob Sizemore will officiate at the services, which are open only to the family. Deric was born July 1, in Bellingham. Survivors include his parents, Ted and Jan Flint of Bellingham; grandparents Bill and Thea Flint of Sedro-Woolley, and Anna and Walt Rogers of Bow, and Lloyd and Marj Wilson of Sedro-Woolley; great-grandparents Dr. Weldon and Louise Flint of Ferndale, Mildred Hinds and Lily Hupp of Mount Vernon, Carl and Trude Vokman of Bellingham; and numerous aunts, uncles, great-aunts, great-uncles and cousins.
FLINT, Fred, age 76, of Custer, passed away in a local hospital Monday, Sept. 5, (1960). Mr. Flint had been a resident of the Custer area since 1893 and was a member of the Border Patrol, serving in Custer and Blaine area for 29 years, retiring in 1952. Surviving are his wife, Ida May Flint; one son Milton Flint, both at home; one brother, Burton of Custer; one sister, Mrs. Ivan Compton of Wenatchee. Funeral services will be held at the McKinney Funeral Home Monday, Sept. 12 at 3 p.m. Burial will follow in Greenacres Memorial Park.
FLINT, Helen A., age 89, a Blaine-Haynie pioneer, past away Tuesday morning, November 1, (1949) following a lingering illness at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Nolia Compton, in Wenatchee. Surviving besides Mrs. Compton are four sons, Fred and Burt, of Custer, and Hohman and Alton of Route 2, Blaine; five grandsons, two granddaughters, three great-grandchildren, also a number of nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, November 3, at 2 p.m. from the McKinney Funeral Home in Blaine with the Rev. Evan David officiating. Interment in the family plot at Haynie Cemetery.
FLINT, Ida May, age 95 of 7626 Portal Way, Custer, passed away Fri., July 25, 1980. Mrs. Flint was a member of a Pioneer Family and a long time Custer resident. She formerly taught school in Ferndale and is survived by 1 son, Milton of Custer. Friends may pay their respects at Moles Funeral Home Wed., July 30 from 9 am to 5 pm. Cremation will follow at Greenacres Memorial Park. Graveside services for the committal of the ashes will be held Fri., Aug. 1st at 10 am at Greenacres Memorial Park with Dr. Wilfred Gunderson officiating.
FLINT, Lohman A., age 62 years, of Route 2, Blaine, passed away in La Havre, France on Nov. 20, (1956) following a short illness. He had been a marine engineer with the Merchant Marine and he was working in that capacity at the time of his death. Mr. Flint had served in the Navy during World War I and was a member of the Albert J. Hamilton Post of the American Legion. He is survived by one sister, Mrs. Nolla Compton of Wenatchee. Three brothers, Fred and Burton of Custer, and Alton of Blaine. Several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held at the McKinley Home in Blaine Thursday, Dec. 27, at 1:30 p.m. with Rev. William Carleton of Kent, Wash., officiating. Interment in the Lynden cemetery.
FLINT, Mary [Ann], age 68 of 5943 Church Road, Ferndale, passed away Tuesday, October 19, 1982 at home. She was a resident of Ferndale since 1945; was a member of the United Church of Ferndale; a graduate of Home Economics at the University of Idaho and taught for several years; a former member & Chairman of Ferndale School Board; past member of Chapter BQ, POE; was active in Campfire Girls, Cub Scouts, and other church and community activities. She is survived by her husband, Dr. Weldon C. Flint; 1 son, William & wife Dorothea Flint of Sedro Woolley; 2 daughters, Elizabeth & husband Douglas Bateman of Toledo, Oregon; Susan & husband Larry Forsythe of Mt. Vernon; 1 sister, Ruby Messenger of Ashland, Oregon; 5 grandchildren, Walter, Myron, & Larissa Flint, all of Sedro Woolley; David & Mary Ann Forsythe, both of Mt. Vernon. Funeral services will be held Friday, October 22, at 1 p.m. at the United Church of Ferndale with the Rev. Graham Hutchins officiating. Burial at Greenacres Memorial Park, under the direction of Moles Funeral Home. [m. June 17, 1937 Moscow, ID]
FLINT, Milton F. "Boxy" age 72 of 7626 Portal Way, Custer, passed away Friday, September 4, 1981. Mr. Flint had been a life time resident of Custer and was a member of a Pioneer Family. He was a member of Streets, Pike VFW Post of Custer and is survived by 1 uncle, Bert Flint of Custer; an aunt, Nola Compton of Wenatchee; a friend, Amanda Hovander of Custer; several nieces and nephews. Graveside services will be conducted by Dr. Wilfred Gunderson Wed., Sept. 9 at 11 a.m. in Greenacres Memorial Park.
FLINT, Ruth J., age 81 of Snohomish passed away at her home, Sunday Dec. 11, (1988). Survivors are 4 sons: Jack Bilderback of Everett, WA; Earl Bilderback of Houston, MO; Bill Bilderback of Raymondill, MO; & Wayne Bilderback of Malden, MO; 3 daughters: June Fowler of Dexter, MO; Bettie Altom of Gatewood, MO; Patsy Reynolds of Ferndale, WA; 21 grandchildren; 27 great grandchildren. Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 14, at Enterprise Cemetery. Under the direction of Jerns Leveck Funeral Chapel & Crematorium. [b. April 26, 1907 MO]
FLINT, Wilma B., age 85, of Custer, died Thurs., Aug. 22, 1985. She had been an area resident since she was 8 yrs. old, she was a member of the Haynie and State Granges, was an active member of the Custer PTA in the early days and member of the Haynie Helping Hands. Survivors include sons, Dale and wife Gladys of Custer, Kenneth and wife Hilda of Blaine; 3 granddaughters, Susan, Marcia and Sharon; 4 grandsons, Bruce, Brad, Scott and Greg; numerous nieces & nephews. Funeral services will be held Mon., Aug. 26th, 1:30 p.m. in the Jerns & McKinney Chapel, Blaine, with Rev. Donald Walter officiating. Interment Haynie Cemetery. [b. Joplin, Mo. Dec. 12, 1900]
FLOCKOI, Erling J. died Sunday, Sept. 12, 1993, in Port Townsend. He was 84. Private family services will be held. Burial will be at Greenacres Memorial Park. Born Sept. 20, 1908, in Ferndale, Mr. Flockoi lived in Whatcom County until 1977, when he moved to Eastsound on Orcas Island. Survivors include daughters Carol Keogh of Port Townsend and Erlene McKay of Eastsound; son Rolf Flockoi of Klamath Falls, Ore.; sister Inga Olsen of Bellingham; 12 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
FLOCKOI, Evelyn Dorothy - Mrs. Evelyn, age 76, of East Sound, WA, passed away Friday, July 12th (1985) in Edmonds. Mrs. Flockoi was born in Montana, June 5th, 1909. She was a former resident of Ferndale & Bellingham & has lived in East Sound since 1977. She attended Ferndale High School, was a member of the Central Lutheran Church, Aftermath Club & was Past President of Bellingham Women's Music Club. Surviving are her husband Erling Flockoi; 1 son Rolf of Klamath Falls, OR; 2 daughters, Erlene McKay of East Sound & Carol Keogh of Edmonds; 2 sisters, Jeanette Maguire of Madison, Minn. & Sella Oksness of Fairfield, Mont.; 3 brothers, Herbert Peterson of Beaverton, OR, Emmett of Couer D'Alene, Idaho & Victor of Tacoma; & 12 grandchildren. Private services were held at Greenacres Memorial Park Mon., July 15th. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society. Arrangements by Moles Funeral Home.
FLOCKOI, George H., age 73, 3711 W. Maplewood Ave., passed away in a local hospital Thursday, March 26, (1964). Mr. Flockoi was a sixty-two (year) resident of this community, where he was employed at the Washington Employment Office for twenty-five years before retiring; Was a member of the Garden Street Methodist Church; the Veterans of Foreign Wars; Past Commander of the D.A.V., and a Past Commander and Past Treasurer of the American Legion in Ferndale. Survivors are his widow, Ruth K., at home; one daughter, Mrs. Roderick Bangs, Portland, Ore.; one son, Robert T., in the Air Force, Duncanville, Texas, and one brother, Raymond T. Flockoi of this City. Services will be conducted by Rev. Joe Walker Monday, March 30 at 10:30 A. M. at the Jones Funeral Home.
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FLOCKOI, Gregory Ray, age 25, 505 W. Bakerview, passed away suddenly this past weekend (May 5, 1979). Gregory was a lifetime resident of this community having graduated from the Nooksack Valley High School with Athletic Achievements in Football, Baseball and Wrestling. He was an Eagle Scout and at one time received the Newsboy Award. He served with the U. S. Army in the Vietnam war area. He was employed by Georgia Pacific Tissue Division, a member of DAV, Legion of the Moose, Whatcom County Mens American Bowling Congress and the A. W. P. P. W. Local No. 309. He is survived by his wife, Terri and 2 infant children, Heather Diane and Gregory Ray Jr., his parents, Mr. & Mrs. Ray M. Flockoi Jr. of Everson, Mrs. Candace Pratt of Sherwood, Oregon, 1 brother, Robert Lewis Flockoi of Oregon, 3 sisters, Mrs. Peggy Ann Rudy, City, Kimberly Ann Flockoi and Lori Lynn Flockoi, a half sister Susan Elaine Davis of Pell City, Alabama, his grandparents, Mr. & Mrs. Vert Eason, Bellingham, the late Mrs. Emma Flockoi Anderson, the late Ray M. Flockoi Sr. & Mrs. Ruth Nordlund, City. Services will be conducted Tuesday May 8, 1 p.m. Jones Funeral Home, Rev. Lawrence Guderian officiating. Burial will follow at Greenacres Memorial Park. Memorials may be made to Nooksack Valley High School Athletic Dept. [Motorcycle accident - not wearing helmet]
FLOCKOI, John, age 74, who resided at 708 East Sunset Drive, passed away in a local hospital, Monday, Nov. 7, (1960). Mr. Flockoi had resided in Bellingham for the past 53 years and was a retired mill worker. He leaves to survive his wife, Mrs. Mary A. Flockoi; tow brothers, Ray and George; one step-son, William Lee Rice, all residing in Bellingham; also numerous nieces and nephews. Captain Jack Brown of the Salvation Army will conduct funeral services on Thursday, Nov. 10, at 2 o'clock in the Chapel of the Bingham & Jerns Funeral Home. Interment Greenacres Memorial Park.
FLOCKOI, Margaret Owen, age 66, of 2107 H Street, passed away in a local hospital Monday, April 26, (1948). Mrs. Flockoi had been a resident of this community for the past 28 years and had attended the Baptist Church. Surviving relatives are the husband, John, at home; one daughter, Mrs. Sarah Robertson; one daughter, Mrs. Sarah Robertson, of Bellingham; three grandchildren, David, Margaret and Sarah Baunach; one sister, Mrs. David Jenkins, and one brother, Gomer Evans, both of Black Diamond, Wash.; also two sisters in Wales. The remains are at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth, where services will be conducted by the Rev. Ivan B. Bell, Thursday, April 29, at 3 p.m. Cremation.
FLOCKOI, Mary A. age 90 years who resided at 708 E. Sunset Drive passed away at her home Friday, November 25, (?), following a brief illness. Mrs. Flockoi had been a resident of Bellingham since 1902 and leaves to survive one son, William Lee Rice of Bellingham; one brother, William H. Walker of Ferndale; one sister, Mrs. Mildred Smith residing in Washington; also 8 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren. The Rev. Donald Wrigley, pastor of the Advent Christian Church will conduct funeral services on Tuesday, November 29, at 10 a.m. in the Chapel of the Bingham & Jerns Funeral Home. Interment will be in the Forest Lawn Cemetery in West Seattle at 2:30 p.m.
FLOCKOI, Nils P., age 73 years, of 1016 Key Street, passed away Thursday, Jan. 22, (1953) at his home following an extended illness. He had been a resident of Whatcom County for the past 50 years and had made his home in Bellingham for the past five years. He is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Margaret Mohn, Atherton, Ore., Mrs. Inga Olsen, Bellingham; two sons, Gilbert and Erling, both of Bellingham; three brothers, John, George and Raymond, all of Bellingham; eight grandchildren. The remains rest at the Monroe Funeral Home in Ferndale where services will be conducted Tuesday, Jan. 27 at 3 p.m. with Rev. Sylvester Rue officiating. Interment, Woodlawn Cemetery.
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FLOM, Clarinda "Cookie" age 86, of 2315 Williams St., B'ham. passed away Tues. Sept. 5th, 1978. Surviving are 2 daughters; Lois Lehman of B'ham. & Olive Cozart of Long Beach, CA. 4 grandchildren including Betty Mortensen. 5 great grandchildren. 2 great great grandchildren. Services Fri. Sept. 8th at 11 a.m. in Veroske Jerns Funeral Chapel with Rev. Richard Talley officiating. Burial will follow at Greenacres Memorial Park.
FLOOD, Helen Marie, age 73 of Blaine, died Fri. Jan 30, 1981. She was a member of St. Anne's Catholic Church. Her husband Thomas preceded her in death. She is survived by a daughter Patricia Kinney of Arlington; a son Jack Flood in Iowa; 2 sisters, Mildred Starkey & Ivah Anderson; 2 brothers, Russell Love, Gerald Love, all of Iowa; 7 grandchildren, 1 great grandchild. Rosary will be recited Monday, Feb. 2 at 7:30 p.m. in the Jerns-McKinney Funeral Chapel with mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated Tues. Feb. 3 at 10:30 a.m. in St. Anne's Catholic Church with Father Phillip Bloom as celebrant, with interment to follow at 3 p.m. in Calvary Cemetery, Tacoma. [born April 16, 1907 in IA]
FLOOD, John P., age 43, formerly of Blaine, died June 9th (1985) from injuries received in an airplane accident near Carlisle, Iowa. He was born Dec. 7th, 1941 in Blaine & attended the Blaine Schools. He had lived in Carlisle for 16 years & was Director of Aviation & Chief Pilot for the Meredith Corporation of Des Moines. He was a member of St. Elizabeth Seton Catholic Church of Carlisle & a member of the Carlisle School Board. He leaves his wife Susan at home; 3 daughters, Kathie, Jackie & Nikki; & a sister, Patricia Kinney of Arlington. Graveside services will be 3:30 p.m. Thursday, in the Blaine Cemetery. The Rev. Jack Buckalew will officiate. Arrangements under the direction of the Weller Funeral Home, Arlington. [He was flying an experimental biplane]
FLOOD, Margaret E. - Memorial services were held Sunday, 1 p.m. at the Pilgrim Congregational Church, 509 Broadway Ave., East, Seattle, for Margaret E. Flood. She is survived by a daughter, Phyllis Entriken, of Lynden; one son William G. Field, of Portland, Ore.; sister Elizabeth A. Skeets, Los Gatos, Calif.; nine grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Past matron of Amethyst Chapter No. 138 O.E.S. Past president of Insurance Women's Assn. of Seattle. Past Council Chairman of Council No. 1 Toastmistress, Seattle. Member of Women's Century Club, Swedish Club Auxiliary, Daughters of the Nile, P.E.O. Chapter EK and the Marion Russell Rusk Orthopedic Guild.
(From Lynden Tribune 5 Oct 1983)
FLOOD, Thomas, age 73 who resided at 1274 Harrison Avenue, Blaine, passed away Fri., June 20, 1980. He had been a resident of the Blaine area for 35 years, was retired from U. S. Customs, a member of the Elks Lodge, No. 94, Knights of Columbus, 4th Degree, & St. Anne's Catholic Church. He leaves to survive his wife Helen Flood of Blaine; 1 daughter, Patricia Kinney & son-in-law Cal of Arlington; 1 son, Jack & daughter-in-law Sue of Iowa; 7 grandchildren. Rosary will be held, Sun., June 22 at 7 p.m. in the Jerns-McKinney Chapel. Funeral services will be held Monday at 10 a.m. at St. Anne's Catholic Church of Blaine & burial to be to Tacoma's Calvery Cemetery.
FLORAND, Roy, age 58, of Bellingham, passed away Tues. Feb. 9, (1988) in Tacoma. He had been a commercial fisherman, member of Bellingham Elks Club, Navy veteran of WWII and Merchant Seaman, former member of Bellingham Yacht Club. Survived by his daughter, Michelle Florand of Portland; 1 brother, Bill Johnson, Calgary, Canada. Funeral services will be conducted Fri. Feb. 12 at 3 p.m. in the Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home followed by burial in Bayview Cemetery.
FLORENCE, Albert Leslie, 64, a retired marine supply salesman from Ketchikan, died in Bellingham Tuesday (Aug. 24, 1965). Mr. Florence attended St. John's Episcopal Church in Ketchikan and was a member of Ketchikan Lodge of F. & A.M., life member of Scottish Rites Bodies, a member of Nile Temple of Shrine, Ketchikan Post of the American Legion and Lodge 1429 of BPOE. He is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Nadine Lodge of Ketchikan; four grandchildren and one uncle, Robert Florence of Bellingham. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at Jones Funeral Home with the Rev. Glenn C. Carlson and officers of Whatcom Lodge 151 of F&AM officiating. Cremation will follow.
FLORENCE, Albert Lewis, age 73, of 2509 Elm St., passed away in a local hospital Friday, Dec. 12, (1958). Mr. Florence had resided in this community for the past five years and was a retired carpenter. Deceased was a member of Bremerton Lodge No. 145, I.O.O.F., and leaves to survive his widow, Maude E., at home; two sons, A. L. Jr., and L. W. Florence, both of Bellingham; two daughters, Mrs. Harvie Cox of Spokane, and Mrs. Stanley Williams of Concord, Calif.; twelve grandchildren and four great grandchildren; one brother, Elvin E. of Bremerton; four sisters, Mrs. F. C. Chafin and Mrs. Thomas Burphy, both of Bremerton; Mrs. Earl Roberts, of North Bend, Wn., and Mrs. Marie Dyman of Oakland, Calif. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home where services will be conducted by the Rev. Don Swerdfeger Tuesday, Dec. 16, at 4:30 p.m. Cremation.
FLORENCE, Calvin L, age 27 years, passed away in a hospital in Vancouver, Wash., Tuesday, December 14, (1948). Calvin served his country in World War II for six years in the U. S. army with the 35th Infantry, and was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Legion and the B.P.O.E. He had been confined to the hospital since his release from service. He was born and raised in Bellingham, later moving with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Florence to Alaska, where the parents still reside at Ketchikan; also one sister, Nadine Florence, numerous other relatives survive. Funeral services will be conducted at the Bingham-Dahlquist & Jerns Funeral Home, Saturday, December 18, at 10:30 a.m. with the American Legion, Albert J. Hamilton Post No. 7 in charge, followed by cremation.
FLORENCE, Clyde, 75, a former Bellingham resident, died Saturday (13 Sep 1980) in Aberdeen where he had been living. He was born in bow and attended school in Bellingham. He is survived by his wife, Vivian, a son, a daughter, a brother, two sisters, eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Funeral services were held today at Fernhill Funeral Home, Aberdeen.
FLORENCE, Frank, 80, of Ukiah, Calif., died Monday (Oct. 26, 1987) in his home. He was born Feb. 2, 1907, in Bellingham. He married his wife, Zelda, in 1932 and joined the Merchant Marines in 1940. Survivors include his wife, Zelda, of Ukiah; two daughters, Sandy Duncan of Bend, Ore., and Sheree Reeger of Uhiah; two sisters, Agnes Iredale of Bellingham and Jean Locke of Bend; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. There will be no services. Burial will be in Ukiah.
FLORENCE, George, age 60 of 1617 35th St., B'ham, passed away in Athens, Greece on Thurs., Sept. 20, 1979. A long time resident of B'ham. He was a teacher in the Bellingham Vocational Institute and was a veteran of WWII. Surviving are his wife, Jean; 1 son, Donald & Kris Florence of Bellingham; daughters, Doug & Julia Nicholson and Nick & Joan Solberg, all of Bellingham; 5 grandchildren; 2 brothers, Frank of Calif. and Clyde of Aberdeen; 2 sisters, Agnes Iredale of B'ham and Jean Locke of Ore. Funeral services will be held Thurs., Sept. 27 at 10 a.m. in the Chapel of Veroske-Jerns-LaVeck Funeral Home with the Rev. David Masterjohn officiating. Followed by cremation. Memorials may be made tot he Bellingham Vocational Technical Institute Scholarship Fund.
FLORENCE, Maude E., age 78, Tucson, Arizona, passed away in that city Sunday, April 25, (1965). Mrs. Florence had resided in this city for five years before moving to Tucson six years ago, and was the widow of Albert L. Florence, Sr., who passed away in 1958. She was a member of the Rebekah Lodge in Bremerton. Survivors are two sons, Albert L., city; L. Wesley, city; two daughters, Mrs. Valda Cox, Spokane; Mrs. Grace Williams, Concord, Cal.; twelve grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren, and a sister, Mrs. Grace Brown of Seattle. The remains will be received by the Jones Funeral Home where services will be conducted by Rev. Joe Walker Monday, May 3 at 1 p.m. Cremation will follow.
FLORENCE, Thelma M., age 78, of 3977 Hoff Rd., Bellingham, died Tuesday, Sept. 21, 1993, at her home. She was born Sept. 3, 1915 in Bremerton, WA to Marie and Theodor Waaga. She married Wesley on January 22, 1934 in Bremerton. Mrs. Florence worked for the Bellingham School District as a cook for 23 years. She is survived by her husband, Wesley of the family home; sons, Denny Florence & wife Lynda of Bellingham and Leland Florence & wife Marlene of Marysville; daughters, Pam Stewart & husband Richard of Lake Stevens and Claudia Barrieau & husband Jim of Bremerton; brothers, Arthur Waaga of Belfair, WA and Lloyd Waaga of California; 10 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. Visitation at Greenacres Funeral Home will be Friday, Sept. 24, 9 a.m. to noon. A graveside service will be held Friday, September 24, 1:00 p.m. at Greenacres Memorial Park with Rev. R. L. Christensen officiating.
FLORENCE, William A., age 67, 3011 Tulip Road, passed away at Oak Harbor Monday, June 22, (1964). Mr. Florence was a retired postman; present Adjutant of American Legion, Albert J. Hamilton Post No. 7; a member of Fairhaven Lodge No. 73, F. & A.M.; Scottish Rite Bodies; Nile Temple of the Shrine, and a veteran of WWI, WWI Barracks, and was County Assessor for seven years before retiring. The family requests those who wish may make memorials to the Heart Fund. He is survived by his widow, Louise D., at home; 2 daughters, Mrs. R. P. Madson, Coronado, Calif.; Mrs. R. A. Clary, Oak Harbor; 3 grandchildren and an uncle Robert Florence of this city. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home where services will be conducted by Rev. Richard Stussi Thursday, June 25 at 1 p.m., followed by burial in Bay View Cemetery.
FLORES, Robert - Funeral services for Robert Flores, of Bellingham, will be held in the Chapel of Gillies Funeral Home today, Feb. 21, 1990, at 1: p.m. with Father Tim McKenna officiating. Father McKenna also officiated at the Recitation of the Holy Rosary in the chapel on Tuesday evening at 7 p.m. Interment will be in Lynden Cemetery following the funeral service. Mr. Flores passed away at his home after a long illness on Saturday evening, Feb. 17, (1990) at the age of 45. He was born on June 6, 1944, in McAllen, Texas. On Feb. 24, 1984, he was married to Beverly Henry in Craigmont, Idaho, and that same year they came to Whatcom County. Mr. Flores was a farm laborer and most recently worked for Gene bedlington in flowers and bulbs. He attended St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Lynden. Robert is survived by his wife, Beverly, of the family home; three sons, Robert Flores Jr., Tony Flores and Joe Flores, all of Lamont, Calif,; five step-daughters, Cecelia Beirly of Juneau, Alasak, Juanita DeRose, Dorothea Skalisky, Beverly McDaniels and Joni DeRose, all of Lewiston, Idaho. Services and arrangements are unter the care of Gillies Funeral Home of Lynden. (From The Lynden Tribune Feb. 21, 1990),
FLOTRE, Albert - Services for Albert Flotre, age 89, of Bellingham, will be Wed. Feb. 19, 1 p.m. at Immanuel Lutheran Church with Rev. Lewin Clefisch officiating. Interment Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery. Mr. Flotre Passed away Sat. Feb. 15, 1986. Born in Newman Grove, Neb. March 28, 1896, he was a retired farmer, carpenter & Whatcom County Road Forman, and a resident of the Lawrence area in Whatcom County for 70 years before moving to Bellingham. He is survived by his wife Helga; 2 daughters, Arvella & husband John Scutvick, Ruby & husband Guy Linderman all of City; 4 grandchildren, Dennis Scutvick of City, Judie Carvalho of Montesano, Marsh Scutvick of Okanogan and Barry Buchanan of Fremont, Calif.; 6 great-grandchildren; sister, Inga Fuller of Seattle; numerous nices & nephews.
FLOTRE, Arthur J., age 36 of Rt. 2, Ferndale, passed away suddenly September 11, (1955) in Blaine as a result of drowning. He had been a resident of Ferndale community for the past 16 years. He was a member of the Fisherman's Union, F.O.E., No 31, V.F.W., L.O.O.M., No. 493, all of Bellingham. He is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Thor Flotre; one sister, Mrs. John Rice of Ferndale, four brothers, Theodore, Ronald and Tilman, all of Bellingham, Melvin of Custer; numerous other relatives. Funeral services will be conducted from the Monroe Funeral Home Wednesday, Sept. 14 at 2 p.m. with Rev. Clarence Haugen officiating. Interment Greenacres.
FLOTRE, Bertha, age 94 of Route 2, Ferndale, passed away in a local hospital Friday, March 6, (1964) following an extended illness. Mrs. Flotre had been a resident of the Custer community since 1936 and was a member of the Zion Lutheran Church. Surviving are 3 daughters, Miss Sadie Flotre, Mrs. Bertha Bailey, both of Ferndale, Mrs. John Coughlin, Bothell; 1 son, Oscar T. Flotre, Ferndale; 2 sisters, Mrs. John Brudos of Wisconsin and Mrs. Josephine Behnke of Colorado; 3 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Funeral services will be conducted in the Moles Funeral Home Tuesday, March 10, at 1:00 p.m. with Rev. Donald Cornell officiating. Final resting place family plot in the Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery at Lawrence.
FLOTRE, Helga S. - Funeral services for Helga S. (Johanson) Flotre of Bellingham will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Everson, followed by burial in Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery, with the Rev. Stanley Jacobson officiating. Mrs. Flotre died Tuesday, Oct. 19, 1999, at her home. She was 98. Born Sept. 20, 1901, to John and Hilda (Haaheim) Johanson on Vesterilen Island, Norway, her family immigrated to the United States in 1907 and she had lived in Whatcom County since. She was preceded in death by her husband, Albert Flotre sister Clara Jakeway two grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Survivors include daughters Arvella Scutvick and Ruby Linderman, both of Bellingham brother Harold Johanson of Bellingham four grandchildren six great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Memorials may be made to either Immanuel Lutheran Church, 5782 Lawrence Road, Everson, WA 98247 or Visiting Nurse, 600 E. Birchwood Ave., Bellingham, WA 98225. Arrangements are by Jones-Moles Funeral Home.
FLOTRE, Melvin Jerome, age 62, 3698 Brown Road, Ferndale, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 23, 1993 while hunting in Montana. He was born on May 16, 1931 in Boone County, NE to Thor and Rachel Flotre. He married Alice Johnson on Nov. 26, 1948 in Mt. Vernon. Melvin retired from Mobil Oil Corp. and B. P. Oil after 37 years employment. He was a member of U. S. National Guard. After retirement he liked to go hunting for big game. He is survived by his wife Alice of the family home; daughter Carol and husband Jim Kean, Ferndale; son Mike Flotre, Ferndale; two grandchildren Trisha and Todd Kean, Ferndale; sister Melvyna Rice, Ferndale; brother Tilman Flotre, Lynden; numerous nieces and nephews. Graveside services will be Friday, Nov. 26, 3:00 p.m. at Greenacres Memorial Park with Pastor Michele Campton officiating.
FLOTRE, Rachel - Funeral services were held Friday at 1:30 in Moles Funeral Chapel for Rachel Flotre, 78, 1427 Sunset Ave. Mrs. Flotre was a resident of Whatcom County for 25 years, part of that time in the Mountain View Community. She was a member of Central Lutheran Church, the Birthday Club and Sunset Club. She is survived by her husband, Thor; one daughter, Mrs. Melvina Rice, Ferndale; three sons, Ted and Tilman, Bellingham, and Melvin, Blaine; four sisters, Mrs. Elsie Jensen, New Jersey, three sisters and a brother in Norway; 10 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Burial was in Greenacres Memorial Park. [d. Oct. 25, 1972]
FLOTRE, Robert R., 88, Rt. 2, Ferndale, passed away at his home Thursday, May 28, (1953). He had resided in Ferndale district for the past 17 years and was a member of the Zion Lutheran Church of Custer. He is survived by his wife, Bertha; two daughters, Mrs. Paul Bailey, of Ferndale, Mrs. John Caughlin, of Seattle; two sons, Rudolf, of Custer, Oscar of Rt. 2, Ferndale; one sister, Mrs. Olina Bruland, of Bellingham; three grandchildren, one great grandchild, and several nieces and nephews. Services will be held at the Zion Lutheran Church at Custer Monday, June 1, 1:30 p.m. with Rev. Theal Hoiland officiating. Interment Immanual Cemetery at Lawrence, under the direction of the Monroe Funeral Home.
FLOTRE, Rudolph A., age 58, of Rt. 1, Custer, passed away in Bellingham, Tuesday, Aug. 30, (1960) following a brief illness. He had been a resident of Custer for the past 25 years and was a member of the Lutheran Church. Survivors include his wife, Vita; one brother, Oscar Flotre; three sisters, Miss Sadie Flotre, Mrs. Paul Bailey, all of Rt. 2, Ferndale, Mrs. John Coughlin of Bothell. Several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, Sept. 3, 1:30 p. m., in the Moles' Monroe Funeral Chapel, Ferndale, Rev. E. P. Dreyer, officiating. Final resting place, Enterprise.
FLOTRE, Selmer T., age 62 of Everson, Rt. 2, passed away at his home Saturday, June 23, (1956). He had been a resident of the Everson District for the past 51 years. He leaves to survive one daughter, Mrs. Gloria Williams of Anacortes; two sisters, Mrs. Inga Fuller of Lynnwood, Wash; Mrs. Julia Fuller of Rt. 2, Everson; two brothers, Ted and Albert of Rt. 2 Everson; two grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted at the Emmanuel Lutheran Church at Lawrence Wednesday, June 27 at 2 p.m. under the direction of the Gillies Funeral Home at Sumas with the Rev. Carl Muhr officiating. Interment Lawrence Cemetery.
FLOTRE, Theodore Lloyd - Funeral services for Theodore Lloyd Flotre, 54, of 1427 Sunset Ave., will be held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday in Greenacres Memorial Park. He died Monday (Aug. 4, 1975). Mr. Flotre was a 24-year resident of Whatcom County, a World War II Navy veteran, and a member of Streets-Pike Post 9474 Veterans of Foreign Wars. He was a retired mail carrier for the Bellingham Post office. He is survived by his father, Thor Flotre of Bellingham; two brothers, Melvin of Blaine and Tilman of Bellingham; a sister, Melvina Rice of Ferndale, and numerous other relatives. Arrangements are under the direction of Moles Funeral Home.
FLOTRE, Theodore M., age 62, of Rt. 2, Everson, passed away suddenly at his home, Wednesday, Jan. 11, (1961). Mr. Flotre had been a resident of the Lawrence area since 1905 and was a member of the Immanuel Lutheran Church of Lawrence, the Farm Bureau and was a director of the Lynden Berry Growers, Inc. Surviving are his wife, Inez; two sons, Melvin of Arlington and Roger at home; one brother, Albert of Rt. 2, Everson; two sisters, Mrs. Julia Fuller of Rt. 2, Everson, and Mrs. Inga Fuller of Seattle. Also four grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at the Gillies Funeral Home in Lynden, Monday, Jan. 16, at 2 p.m. Pastor E. M. Bremer officiating. Burial in the Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery.
FLOTRE, Thor, age 82, of Ferndale, passed away Tuesday, June 14, (1977). He had been a resident of Whatcom Co. for about 40 years. He was a member of the Central Lutheran Church in Bellingham. Mr. Flotre was also a member of Sons of Norway, Darigold and Western Farmers. He is survived by 2 sons, Melvin of Blaine and Tilmen of Bellingham; 1 daughter, Melvina Rice of Ferdale; 1 sister in Norway; 9 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren. Graveside services will be held Thursday, June 16 at 1:30 p.m. at Greenacres Memorial Park, Rev. Leonard C. Ericksen officiating. Services under direction of Moles Funeral Home.
FLOTRE, Vita Fern Bailey, 89, formerly of Ferndale, passed away Friday, Jan. 22, 1993, in Gig Harbor, WA. She was born in Cedar Rapids, NE Aug. 2, 1903 and grew up on the family farm in Albion, NE. She graduated from Teacher's College in McPherson, KS; taught school for six years in both Nebraska and Kansas. In April 1932, she married Rudolph A. Flotre, a farmer. Drought and depression brought them to Pleasant Valley and Custer where they had a dairy farm. After Rudolph's death in 1960, she worked as a residence director at Western WA Univ. for seven years and at various other jobs. Vita had a wry and understated sense of humor which she kept 'til the end, as well as a love of learning and interest in the world.She spent the last few years in Tacoma with her sister. Survived by sister Marian Lucille Bailey, Tacoma; 3 sisters-in-law Bertha R. Bailey and Myrne I. Bailey both of Ferndale; Lena S. Coughlin, Seattle; 5 nephews Richard Bailey, Arlington; Gary Bailey, San Diego; Ronald and Timothy Bailey, Ferndale; Wm. Perry Bailey, TN; 4 nieces Lola Nelson, Omaha, NE; Sharon Carlson, Ferndale; Christine Bailey, Seattle; Kay Kelly, Seattle; many grand nieces and grand nephews and other relatives. Funeral services are being held today, Thurs. Jan. 28, 1:00 p.m. at Moles Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Joel T. Lohafer officiating. Burial Enterprise Cemetery.
FLOTREE, Arthur M., age 74, of Burlington died Thursday, July 14, 1983 at United General Hospital, Sedro Woolley. He was born April 5, 1909 in Bellingham. A son of Anton & Martha Flotree. He was educated in Bellingham schools and attended the Bellingham Business College & Pacific Lutheran College in Tacoma. He served with the National Guard and following his honorable discharge enlisted in the United States Navy in 1928. He married Frances Westman in 1933 and she died in 1970. His marriage to Muriel DeCamp took place April 3, 1971 in Mt. Vernon. He had made his home in Burlington since that time. Mr. Flotree was a retired 35 year member of the Carpenter's Union, member of the Burlington United Methodist Church and Elks Lodge No. 1604 Mt. Vernon. Surviving are his wife Muriel at home, one daughter, Sondra Dykie, Perkiomenville, PA, 10 grandchildren, 7 great-grandchildren, one step-son, Gilbert DeCamp, Burlington, one brother Irving Flotree, Olympia, a 101 yr. old aunt, Christine Johnson, Bellingham, a 95 yr. old uncle, Martin Flotree of Everson and numerous cousins, nieces & nephews. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, July 18 at the Hulbush Funeral Home, Burlington, Pastor Fred Rarden of the Burlington United Methodist Church will officiate. Interment will be at Woodlawn Cemetery, Ferndale.
FLOTREE, Ida M., age 75 of 121 Greens Lane, Everson, passed away Sunday Nov. 23, (1975). A resident of the Everson-Lawrence area for the past 70 years, she was a member of the Immanuel Lutheran Church of Lawrence. Surviving are 1 brother, Martin Flotree of Everson, several nieces and nephews including Marion Beebe of Everson and Iva Jordan of Bellingham. Funeral services will be held in Veroske's Bellingham Chapel, Wed. Nov. 26 at 1:30 p.m. followed by burial in the Immanuel Lutheran Church Cemetery.
FLOTREE, Martha, age 83, of 2215 I St., passed away Wednesday, December 27, (1967). Mrs. Flotree had resided in Bellingham for the past 62 years and was a member of Our Saviour's Lutheran Church. She leaves to survive her husband Antone of the family home; 2 sons, Arthur of Sedro Woolley; Irving of Olympia; 2 sisters, Miss Tillie Bruland of this city and Mrs. Christine Johnson of Ferndale. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Westford Funeral Home.
FLOTREE, Martin, age 98, of 121 Greens Lane, Everson, passed away in Bellingham Fri., April 3, (1987). Mr. Flotree was born June 30, 1888 in Bradish, Nebraska and had lived in this community since 1905. He was a member of Immanual Lutheran Churl at Lawrence. He is survived by his nieces, nephews & cousins, Elizabeth Lokin of Stockton, CA, Frances Howell of Pleasanton, CA, Marion Beebe of Everson, Iva Jordan of Bellingham, Irving Flotree of Olympia, WA, Marjorie Yurges of Bertrand Nebraska, Lois Tisthammer of Albion, Nebraska, John Coles of Vancouver, WA, Dale Flotree of Lincoln, Nebraska. Graveside services will be held Wed., April 8th, 11 a.m. at Immanual Lutheran Cemetery with Rev. Lewin Clefish officiating.
FLOTREE, Sadie O., 96, 2726 Alderwood, Bellingham, died Sept 4, 1990 in Bellingham. She was born Oct. 29, 1893 in Newman Grove, NE and had been a Whatcom County resident since 1936. Miss Flotree had taught school in Nebraska and S. Dakota for 23 years. She had been a member of Zion Lutheran Church and more recently was a member of Ebenezer Lutheran Brethren Church of Ferndale. Survivors include sisters, Peg Coughlin of Seattle and Bertha Bailey of Ferndale. Sister-in-law, Vita Flotre of Tacoma. Nieces, Kay Kelley of Seattle and Shari Carlson and husband Ron of Ferndale. Nephew Ron Bailey and wife Susan of Ferndale. 6 great nieces and nephews and 6 great great nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by brothers Rudolph & Oscar Flotree. Funeral services will be held Friday, Sept. 7, 1:00 p.m. at the Moles Funeral Home Chapel, with Rev. R. L. Christensen & Rev. Dick Mattila officiating. Burial will follow at Enterprise Cemetery.
FLOTREE, Stephen, age 67, of Rt. 2, Everson, passed away in a local hospital, Wednesday, Nov. 28, (1962) following an extended illness. A resident of the Everson area since 1905 he served with the United States Navy during World War I and was a retired logger. He was a member of the Emmanual Lutheran Church of Lawrence and the William Mathews Post No. 1585 VFW. Surviving are three brothers, Martin of Everson, Robert of Vallejo, Calif., Anton of Bellingham; two sisters, Miss Ida Flotree and Mrs. Tillie Coles, both of Everson; numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held at the Gillies Funeral Home in Lynden, Saturday, Dec. 1, at 2 p.m. with Pastor R. M. Bremer officiating. Burial will follow in Emmanual Luthern Cemetery.
FLOWERS, Bertha R., died Saturday, April 17, 1993, at Burton Care Center in Burlington. She was 90. At her request no services will be held. She was born April 8, 1903, on Fir Island to Ingeborg and Ole Moen. She attended Mount Vernon High School and married Ashleigh Flowers on March 22, 1922. He preceded her in death in 1973. Mrs. Flowers worked for Northern State Hospital and was a member of Skagit Rock and Gem Club. Survivors include son Wilfred Flowers of Bellingham; daughters Shirley Sparrs of Burlington, Dorothy Kelly of Kent, Rita Hangstefer of Sedro-Woolley, Anita Ricci of Snohomish and Patricia Bass of Bellingham; brother Henry Moen; 22 grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Arrangements by Hulbush Funeral Home in Burlington.
FLOWERS, Emily Marie, infant daughter of Randy & Sarah Flowers of Lynden, passed away Thurs. Mary 21, 1987 in Seattle. Surviving are her parents; 1 brother, Brian; grandparents, Mr. & Mrs. Fred Wallace of Wichita, Kansas & Mr. & Mrs. Noel Flowers of Sequim. A graveside service was held Tues. May 26 at Greenacres Memorial Park with Rev. J. Timothy Lann officiating.
FLOWERS, Ira Walter - Graveside service for Ira Walter Flowers, age 89 of 3546 Valley Highway, Deming, will be Monday Aug. 8 at 1 p.m. at Saxon Cemetery. Memorial services Monday Aug. 8 at 2:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church with Rev. Russell Hendrickson officiating. Mr. Flowers passed away Thurs. Aug. 4, 1983. He is survived by 1 daughter, Ila Crape of City; 3 grandchildren Meleney & husband Fred Albert of Puyallup, Diana & husband Brad Anderson of Acme & Randy Lee Crape of Everson; 3 great grandchildren, Christopher Thomas Albert of Puyallup, Adam Anderson & Bryon Anderson, both of Acme; numerous nieces, nephews & cousins; brother-in-law, Jack A. Weide of Custer & sisters-in-law, Marie Hamel Royer of Acme, Martha Hamel of Bellevue and Mabel Hamel of Bellingham. A lifetime resident of Whatcom County he was a member of Frist Baptist Church of Bellingham; Twin Sister Grange; Goshen Grange; Clamdigger Association of Whatcom County; attended Clipper Grade school for 8 years and later attended the University of Washington. He married Hermina Hamel in 1923 and was the oldest homesteader immediate descendants in the South Fork area. Arrangements by Jones Funeral Home.
FLUIT, Teunis - Funeral services for Teunis Fluit, age 51, who died suddenly at his home on Thursday, December 3, (1981) were conducted Monday, December 7, at 2:00 p.m. in the Chapel of the Gillies Funeral Home with Rev. A. W. VerHoef officiating. Burial followed in Monumenta Cemetery. Mr. Fluit, of 7372 Guide Meridian, Lynden, was born in Larchwood, Iowa on June 23, 1930. A retired farmer, he moved with his family to the Lynden area from Rock Rapids, Iowa in 1978. He was a member of the Netherlands Reformed Church in Lynden, served in the U. S. Army during the Korean conflict and while in Iowa was a member of the John Birch Society and the Farm Bureau. He was married to Elizabeth VanHofwegen in Rock Rapid, Iowa on December 29, 1954. He is survived by his wife Elizabeth; two daughters, Mrs. Harriet and husband Henry Kattenberg of Doon, Iowa and Mrs. Charlotte and husband Scott Pitman of Lynden; three sons, Teunis E., Henry D., and Patrick S. all at home; two grandsons; his mother Mrs. Anna Fluit in Rock Valley, Iowa; two sisters, Mrs. Anna Marie Kastor and Mrs. Joyce DeJong, both of Hull, Iowa; four brothers, Wilmer and Henry of Rock Rapids, Iowa, John of Inwood, Iowa and Clarence of LuVerne, Minnesota and numerous nieces and nephews.
FLYNN/FLINN, Erma Meeham, age 79 of Seattle, passed away in that city Monday April 28, (1980). Mrs. Flinn was a former resident of Bellingham, moving to Seattle in 1940. She was a member of the Holy Rosary Parish of Seattle and the Alki Senior Center of West Seattle. She leaves to survive 2 sons, Thomas and Joseph Meeham, both of Seattle; 2 daughters, Mrs. Mary Smith of Friday Harbor and Mrs. Jean Kink of this city; 11 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren. Private family services will be held in the Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home Thurs. May 1 at 10:30 a.m. with Rev. Jerome Dooley officiating. Interment Bay View. [b. June 25, 1900 NY]
FLYNN, Clement E., age 77, passed away in Sedro Woolley Oct. 4, 1980. He was a former resident of the Lynden area & leaves to survive his wife Hazel Flynn of Sedro Woolley; 1 son Clement Jr. of Bellingham; 1 daughter, Janet Wilson of Burlington; 2 brothers, Harry of Arizona; & Russell of California; 5 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Thurs., Oct. 9 at 1 p.m. at Bethel Assembly of God Church, corner of State & Township, Sedro Woolley. Under the direction of Veroske, Jerns & LeVeck Funeral Chapel. [b. June 6, 1903 Canada]
FLYNN, Grover T., age 65 years, of 2183 Mount Baker Highway passed away suddenly at the family home Friday, Aug. 8, (1958). Mr. Flynn had been a resident of this community since 1919. He was a veteran of World War I and a retired boomman. Surviving relatives include his wife, Almina E., at the family home; three sons, Larry of Seattle, Delbert and James, both of Bellingham; four grandchildren, Stephen and Nancy Flynn of Seattle and Scheryl and Bradley Flynn of Bellingham; three brothers, Robert and Delbert of Friday Harbor, and Fred of Tacoma; two sisters, Mrs. Pearl Vander Schaaf of Friday Harbor and Mrs. Grace Lundsford of Raymond, Wash. Funeral services will be conducted Monday, Aug. 11, at 3 p.m. within the Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home with Rev. Chester Rutledge officiating. Interment Greenacres.
FLYNN, Hazel, 82, 700 32nd St., Bellingham, passed away Saturday, June 26, (1982). She was born May 13, 1900 in Michigan and was a local resident for 50 years. She was employed many years at St. Joseph Hospital as a registered nurse. She was a life member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Lynden Chapter, a member of the Nursing Association and Hospital Guild, and attended Assembly of God Church in Sedro Woolley. She is survived by one son, Clement Flynn of Bellingham; one daughter, Janet Wilsen of Arizona; a sister, Agnes Barker of Bellingham; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Services will we held Friday, July 2 at 11 a.m. in Calvary Temple. Pastor John Kolinda officiating.
FLYNN, Margaret Isabelle, age 85, who resided at 1318 Forest St., passed away in a local hospital on Sunday, Dec. 24, (1961) following an extended illness. Mrs. Flynn had resided in Bellingham for the past 59 years and was a member of the Garden Street Methodist Church and also the Seahome Chapter of OEA [OES?]. She leaves to survive three sons, Edwin of Lynden, Harry of Long Beach and Russell of Cypress, Calif., numerous grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Rev. Don Swerdfeger, pastor of the Garden St. Methodist Church will conduct funeral services on Wednesday, Dec. 27, at 1 p.m. in the Chapel of the Bingham and Jerns Funeral Home. Interment Bay View Cemetery.
FLYNN, Patricia E., of Front St., Issaquah, a native of Olean, N. Y., died Sun. Feb. 2, (1986) in the Veterans Hospital in Seattle following a long illness. Born May 13, 1941 in Olean, she was a daughter of Charles A. and Cecelia Dennis Flynn. Miss Flynn had served with the Army as a computer operator and she was a member of St. Joseph's Church in Issaquah. Surviving besides her father of Cuba (NY?) are 2 sisters, Mrs. Dale (JoAnn) Miller of Cuba & Mrs. Dolores Lynch of San Diego, Calif.; several nieces & nephews. Services were held at the Nicholson Funeral Home in Cuba, N. Y. [1959 graduate of Ferndale HS]
FLYNN, Robert A., age 62 of 444 So. State, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 19, (1974). A resident for the past 8 months, was retired U. S. Army, member of the Church of the Sacred Heart and the Elks Lodge. Survived by his wife, Mildred G.; 3 daughters, Mrs. Patsy Ann Zajac, Ohio, Mrs. Betty Friedl, City and Mrs. Terry Palestine in California; 1 son, William G. in Mississippi; 11 grandchildren and 1 sister in New York. Military services will be conducted Friday Nov. 22 at 2:30 p.m. within the Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home. [burial Bayview]
FLYNN, Steven Randall, age 23 days, of 501 Potter Street, passed away November 21, (1950) following a brief illness. Survivors include his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Clement E. Flynn; grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Larsen of Bellingham; Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Flynn, of Lynden; great-grandmother, Mrs. Margaret Flynn, of Bellingham; two aunts, Mrs. Paul Kuhns, of Cambridge, Massachusetts; and Mrs. B. F. Wilson, Sedro Woolley. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, November 25, at 10:30 a.m. within the Bingham-Dahlquist & Jerns Chapel with the Rev. W. Carl Calhoun. Interment, Bay View.
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