FOWLER, Clarice, age 59, of 1402 Forest St., passed away in a local hospital Thursday, February 14, (1963). A member of St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Mrs. Fowler was a 15 year resident of Bellingham. The family requests memorials be made to the Cancer Fund. Survivors are one son, Anthony Fowler; one sister, Miss Dorothy Rogers; one niece, Lois Dougal all of Seattle. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home where services will be conducted by the Rev. Fr. W. Robert Webb Monday, February 18 at 1:00 p.m. Final resting place Woodlawn Cemetery.
FOWLER, Frank Gordon - Bremerton resident Frank "Gordy" Fowler, 73, who graduated from the old Fairhaven High School, died of an apparent heart attack Tuesday at his home. He left Bellingham to serve on submarine chasers and transport ships during World War II and worked at the Naval Submarine Station in Bangor before retiring. Fowler liked to fish and hunt occasionally. Two brothers, Oscar and George Fowler, both of Bellingham, and earlier (appears to be missing text). He is survived by two brothers, Rolland Fowler of Clinton and Kenneth Fowler of Bellingham; and a sister, Lou Baultuff, of Des Plaines, Ill. The body will be cremated. Arrangements are by Lewis Funeral Home in Bremerton. [b. July 1, 1913 Bellingham]
FOWLER, George J., Sr., age 82, passed away at his home 1208 1/2 11th St., Wednesday, June 12, (1957). Mr. Fowler had resided in this community for the past 69 years; was a retired marine engineer; was a past master and life member of Fairhaven Lodge No. 73 F. & A. M. and a member of the York Rite Bodies. Surviving relatives are five sons, Oscar W., George J., Jr., and Kenneth F., all of Bellingham; Rolland W. of Clinton, Wash., and F. Gordon of Bremerton; one daughter, Mrs. Lou M. Daltuff (sic) of Detroit, Mich.; six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren, and one brother, William O. Fowler of Anacortes. The remains rest at the Jones' Harlow-Hollingsworth Funeral Home were services will be conducted by the Rev. Albert C. Gunderson and officers of Fairhaven Lodge No. 73, F. & A. M., Friday, June 14, at 3 p.m. Final resting place, Greenacres Memorial Park.
FOWLER, George J. - Funeral service for George J. age 75 of 3856 Lane Spit Dr., Lummi Island will be Tues. Sept. 15, 1 pm at Jones Funeral Home with Mr. Doug Anderson officiating. Private interment will follow at Greenacres Memorial Park. Mr. Fowler passed away Sunday, Sept. 13, 1981. He was a retired Marine Engineer & had owned & operated Fowlers Texaco Marina in Blaine for a number of years. He was a life resident of Whatcom Co., attended Geneva Community Church & was a member of Fairhaven Lodge No. 73 F & AM, Scottish Rite Bodies, Lummi Island Grange & the Lummi Island Community Club. Surviving are his wife Etta Mae, 1 son, George J. III & wife Janet Fowler of Snohomish; 1 daughter, Barbara J. & husband John Slater of City; 5 grandchildren, Kimberly, Matthew, Patricia, Timothy & Kellie; 4 brothers, Oscar Fowler & Kenneth Fowler of City, Gordon & Rolly; 1 sister Mrs. Lou Baltuff of Chicago, Ill. [b. March 2, 1906]
FOWLER, Ida May, age 77, of 1011 13th Street, passed away in a local hospital Thursday, June 4, (1953). Mrs. Fowler had resided in this community for the past 42 years and was a member of the Methodist Church. Surviving relatives are her husband, George J. Fowler Sr., at home; five sons, George J., Oscar W. and Kenneth F., all of Bellingham, Rolland W., of Whidbey Island, and F. Gordon, of Bremerton; one daughter, Mrs. L. B. Baltuff, of Kansas City, Kansas; six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. The remains rest at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where services will be conducted by the Rev. James Martyn Wilson Monday, June 8, at 1 p.m. Final resting place, Greenacres Memorial Park. Casketbearers will be Vern Fitzgerald, Bert Groom Jr., Jim Doncaster, Virgil Hazen, John Wilson and Pat Fugett.
FOWLER, Lois - Funeral services for Lois Fowler, age 77 of 5405 Elder Rd., Ferndale will be Mon. Dec. 14, 10 a.m. at Jones Funeral Home with Rev. Edgar L. Starr officiating. Cremation. Mrs. Fowler passed away Wed. Dec. 9, 1981. She is survived by 1 son, Daniel & wife Donna West of Ferndale; 2 grandsons and 1 sister, Lucille Anderson of Melcher, Iowa. A resident of Whatcom County for the past 5 years, she was a member of Iowa Methodist Church, Des Moines Iowa. [b. April 23, 1904 IA]
FOWLER, Mamie Ruth, age 91 formerly of 702 E. Illinois passed away in a local nursing home Sun., March 25, 1984. She leaves to survive two sisters Frances Fowler & Margaret Carlson, one sister (sic) Gene Johnston all of Bellingham, one grandson Ed Carlson of Michigan. Mrs. Fowler came to the Lynden area in 1901 and was a retired school teacher & LPN. She was a member of the Garden St. Methodist Church. Private family services will be held Thurs., March 29 in Jerns LeVeck Funeral Chapel. [b. Oct. 12, 1892 Alto, WI d/o William & Nettie Wellhouse]
FOWLER, Mary Frances, age 73, of 838 W. Axton Rd. No. 5, Bellingham, passed away in B'ham Aug. 19th (1985). She was born in Port Orchard, WA, Feb. 3, 1812. She had been a Whatcom County resident since 1937. He husband Sydney preceded her in death in 1969. Surviving are 1 daughter, Sigrid Peterson, B'ham; 2 sisters, Helen Trout & Ella Fowler, both of Bremerton; 5 grandchildren & 9 great grandchildren. Private graveside services will be held Thursday, Aug. 22nd at Enterprise Cemetery. [Rev. Gus Bess of the Evangelical Free Church officiating.]
FOWLER, Oscar W., age 82, of 3112 Peabody St. passed away Friday, July 11, 1986 in a Seattle hospital. He was born Feb. 3, 1904 on Shaw Island & had spent his lifetime in the Whatcom County community. He was a retired Marine Engineer for the Merchant Marine. He is survived by his wife, Margaret of the family home; 3 brothers, Kenneth Fowler of B'ham, Roland Fowler of Whidbey Island & Gordon Fowler of Bremerton; 1 sister Lou Baltuff of Illinois; numerous nieces & nephews. Graveside funeral services will be held Tuesday, July 15 at 2 pm at Greenacres Memorial Park, Rev. Harold Minkler officiating.
FOWLER, Raymond Joseph, age 71 of Ferndale passed away Monday, Feb. 19, 1990 in St. Joseph's Hospital after a long illness. He was born Oct. 6, 1918 in Lethbridge, Alta., Canada and came to Spokane with his parents at the age of five. Ray moved to Whatcom County in 1968 and worked for Lynden Transfer, Inc. from 1968 to 1983. He belonged to the Machinist's Local No. 239, Veterans Post No. 9474, American Legion Post No. 86, and the Naval Mine Warfare Association. Mr. Fowler was a veteran of WWII. He is survived by his wife, Betty Mae of the family home; one son, Gordon A. Fowler & wife Pam of Blaine, WA; 3 daughters, Virginia Primmer & husband Dennis of Mims, Florida, Doris Williams & husband Gene of Blaine, WA, Bonnie Vogelzang & husband Mel of Ferndale, WA. He also leaves 18 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren; 3 sisters, Edith Kennedy of Los Angeles, CA, Helen Stillwell of Spokane, and Doris Squires of Portland, OR; 3 brothers, Lawrence Fowler, Bill Fowler, and Tom Fowler all of Spokane, plus numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by an infant son, Gary, a great grandson, Zachariah Schroeder and 2 sisters, Violet Stillwell and Alice Bailey. At his request, no services will be held. The body will be cremated. Arrangements by Moles Funeral Home.
FOWLER, Richard E., age 76, of Bellingham, WA, passed away Wednesday, September 21, 1994 after a short illness with cancer. Born March 23, 1918 in Mt. Vernon, WA to Willard Roy and Carolyn (Taylor) Fowler, he was a Whatcom County resident for 63 years; graduate, Whatcom High School, 1936; graduate, University of Washington; 40 years in auto business and General Motors Products, including 9 years auto dealer; had been a realtor since 1980. Past Master Coucilor (sic) and Demolay Legion of Honor Award; served in the U. S. Army Air Force 1942-1946 during WWII; Past President Junior Chamber of Commerce; Past Commander Post 7, American Legion; Past President, Kiwanis Club of Bellingham; member Bellingham Golf and Country Club, Bellingham Yacht Club, and International Foot Print Assoc. #54. Survived by his wife, Naida; sons, Rick and wife Leah Fowler of Bellingham, Gary and wife Susan Fowler of Mercer Island, WA; daughter, Barbara and husband Chip Glassanos of Sunnyvale, CA; 8 grandchildren. Memorial service Monday, September 26, 1994, 2:00 p.m., First Christian Church with Reverend Richard D. Talley officiating. Private burial Greenacres Memorial Park.
FOWLER, Roy, age 91 of 2912 Walnut St. passed away Tue. May 8, (1979). He had been a B'ham resident since 1930, a member of the First Congregational Church and he was a retired automobile salesman. Roy lived many years in Mt. Vernon where he was active in Community affairs, including President of the Boy Scout Counsel. He was a 50 (year) member of B'ham Bay Lodge, No. 44, F. & A.M. OES; Honorary Member of B'ham Rotary. Holder of the Silver Beaver Award, Boy Scouts of America, and for many years was a mainstay for City league baseball in B'ham. He is survived by his wife Carolyn, 2 sons, Richard Fowler of B'ham and Willard Fowler of Vancouver, Wa. 1 Daughter Carolyn, 1 brother-in-law Robert E. Taylor of B'ham, 5 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Thursday May 10, 1 p.m. Jones Funeral Home, Dr. J. Vincent Crane officiating, officers of Bellingham Bay Lodge No. 44 F & AM participating at the graveside. Interment Greenacres Memorial Park.
FOWLER, Willard "Bill" - Funeral services for former Bellingham Hearld Managing Editor Willard "Bill" Fowler, 69, of 929 11th St. will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Jones Funeral Home, with the Rev. Cynthia Bauleke of First Congregational Church officiating. Burial will follow at Greenacres Memorial Park. Mr. Fowler died Saturday (Dec. 23, 1989) at St. Joseph Hospital of a heart attack. He was born March 10, 1920, in Mount Vernon. He graduated in journalism from the University of Washington in 1941. After serving in World War II, Mr. Fowler worked briefly at the Port Angeles Evening News in 1946 before joining the Herald as a reporter. In 1950, he went to work for the Portland Oregonian, but returned to the Herald in 1953 as assistant city editor, in charge of local news reporters, in 1955. In 1960, he was named managing editor, in charge of the entire newsroom. Mr. Fowler left the Herald in 1978 for the Vancouver, Wash., Columbian, where he was an editorial page editor. He worked there for five years before retiring to Arizona. Mr. Fowler moved back to Bellingham 2 1/2 years ago. Survivors include his wife, Lois Fowler of the family home; a son, Larry Fowler of Maryland; a daughter, Vicki Boynton of Atlanta, Ga.; a brother, Dick Fowler of Bellingham; three grandsons; and two nephews and one niece.
FOWLES, Frank Henry, age 94 of Blaine passed away in a local hospital Saturday, Nov. 3, (1956) following a lingering illness. He had resided in Blaine for the past 30 years. He leaves to survive his wife Emma of Blaine, one sister Sadie Austin of Olympia and several nieces and nephews. The remains are being forwarded to Mills and Mills Funeral Home in Olympia, where funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, Nov. 7, at 2 p.m. Interment Masonic Cemetery.
FOWLOW, Ethel, age 88 of Bellingham, passed away October 14, 1993. She is survived by her brother, Samuel Fowlow and sisters, Leona Oldford of Canada and Gertrude Fowlow of New Foundland. Final resting place will be in New Foundland. The arrangements are under the direction of Jerns LeVeck Funeral Chapel and Crematorium. [b. Feb. 4, 1905 d/o Thomas & Elizabeth Fowlow]
FOWNES, Bill (William), age 64 of 4718 Rutland Rd., W. Vancouver, B. C., passed away Mon. Jan. 16, 1984. He is survived by his wife Jane; one son, Dave & wife Anne Fownes of Vancouver, B. C., 4 daughters, Linda & husband Michael Lirette of N. Vancouver, B. C., Susan & husband Bruce Braedel of Victoria, B. C., Karen & Dan Cunningham, Diane Fownes both of Vancouver, B. C.; five grandchildren; sister Florence Ellingson of Surrey, B. C. & two brothers, Bert & wife Ann Fownes of Terrace, B. C., Sid & wife Peggy Fownes of Langley, B. C. Interment Forest Lawn Cemetery, Burnaby, B. C. Local arrangements by Jones Funeral Home.
FOX, Adah Ann - Two years ago age age 106, Adah Fox attributed her longevity to hard work, eating plain food and dancing. Believed to be the oldest person in Whatcom County, Fox died Sunday (Jan. 31, 1993) at Shuksan Convalescent Center at age 108. For her, hard work was cutting cord wood and shingle bolts for a living with her husband. At one time, Fox combined worth and fun by teaching ballroom dancing at a Bellingham studio. In her last years, having company was her greatest joy, said niece Muriel Wallace of Bellingham. "She always loved dancing, gardening and going to the beach and collecting agates and shells," Wallace said. She outlived many family members, including all nine of her siblings, and her daughter, Lilah Marsell, 89, who died last month. The oldest of 10 children, Fox was born Oct. 1, 1884, in Adrian, Mich., to William and Nancy Sparhawk. The family moved to Scotia, Neb., two years later. Fox moved to Bellingham in 1913. She lived in her home on Yew Street for 69 years. At 104, she moved to a nursing home. She is survived by one son, Manley L. Fox, 73, of Bellingham; four grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren, seven great-great-grandchildren, five nephews and four nieces. A private family service will be held at Bayview Cemetery.
FOX, Albert, 86, Seattle, died July 19, (1983) in a Seattle nursing home. He was born June 25, 1897 in Ferndale and lived there until moving to Seattle about 20 years ago. He attended First Presbyterian Church and was a member of the Masons, VFW Post 3348, and American Legion Post 11. He is survived by his wife, Mae, two niece, Mrs. Helen Blom of Ferndale and Mrs. Dorothy Schnackenberg of Ferndale, one nephew, and a sister-in-law. Funeral services will be held at Acacia Cemetery in Seattle at 10 a.m. Tuesday. Burial will be at Enterprise Cemetery in Ferndale.
FOX, Alice E., age 78, of 6511 Guide Meridian, passed away Wed., Jan. 22, (1986) in Bellingham. She had been a Whatcom County resident since 1943. She and her husband Raymond were married 55 years last Nov. 24, 1985. Member of Delta Grange, Lynden; Lynden Senior Center; and R.S.V.P. Survived by her husband, Raymond of the family home; 3 daughters, Adeline Warmink & husband Maarten, Ferndale, Leona Sturtz & husband Lewis, Lynden, Shirley Seigman & husband Charles (Bob), Ferndale; 1 son, Walter & wife Sally of Blaine; 1 sister, Ita Meininger, Watsonville, Calif.; 9 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews & other relatives. Funeral services will be Mon. Jan. 27th, 11 a.m. at Greenacres Funeral Home. Pastor Carl O. Fisher, Trinity Lutheran Church officiating. Burial at Greenacres Memorial Park. [b. May 10, 1907 Elbing, KS]
FOX, Alice L., age 87 years, passed away at the family home, 1223 1/2 Forest Street, Wednesday, April 14, (1948). Mrs. Fox had been a resident of this community for the past forty-seven years and was a member of the Garden Street Methodist Church, Neighbors of Woodcraft, Women's Benefit Association, and was past president of the Orthopedic Auxiliary. Surviving is her husband, Simon J., at home. Funeral services were conducted at the Harlow-Hollingsworth chapel by the Revs. A. Paul Daugherty and Alexander Alton, also officers of the Neighbors of Woodcraft and the W.B.A., Saturday, April 17, at 1:00 p.m. followed by interment in Greenacres Memorial Park.
FOX, Alonzo L., age 85, 6534 Guide Meridian Road, passed away in a local hospital Friday, December 18, (1964). A resident of Whatcom County since 1944, he was a retired farmer. He leaves to survive 2 sons, Earl and Raymond, both of Lynden; 2 daughters, Mrs. Hazel Jones of Lynden and Mrs. Lester Buckholtz of Burns, Wyoming. Also 11 grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at the Gillies Funeral Home Monday, December 21, at 11 a.m. with Rev. C. S. Scott officiating. Burial will follow in Greenacres Memorial Park.
FOX, Anna M., age 83, 2526 Moore St., passed away in a local hospital Saturday, May 22, (1965). Mrs. Fox had been a Bellingham resident for the past 35 years. She is survived by 3 sons; Kenneth W. and Archie C., both of the City; Marvin C., Auburn, Calif.; 1 daughter, Mrs. Violet Gerry, City; 6 grandchildren; 2 brothers, Archie Rairdon, City, and E. L. Rairdon, San Leandro, Calif. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, May 5, at 11 a.m. within the Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home with Dr. Glenn C. Carison, Pastor of St. James Presbyterian Church, officiating. Interment Greenacres.
FOX, Annie Elizabeth, age 81, of Route 3, passed away at her home Tuesday, April 5, (1960). She had been a resident of Lynden since 1944. Survived by her husband, A. L. Fox, at home; two sons, Earl and Raymond; two daughters, Mrs. ___ Jones, all of Route 2, Lynden, Mrs. Lester Buckholtz of Burns, Wyo.; two sisters, Mrs. Fred Turk and Mrs. George Goodsell, both in Iowa; 13 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at the Gillies Funeral Home in Lynden, Saturday, April 9, at 2 p.m., Rev. Karl A. Wright officiating. Burial will follow in Greenacres Memorial Park.
FOX, Archie, age 86 of 2911 Fox Road, Ferndale, died Thursday, April 15, 1982. Mr. Fox had been a life time resident of the Ferndale community; was a member of the First Christian Church of Bellingham; a charter member of the Kulshan Post, No. 154, American Legion; and a member of the Ferndale Jet Oldsters. He is survived by 4 step-sons, Quentine Wells of Bellingham; Parry Wells of Kirkland; Victor Wells of Ferndale; and Carroll Wells of Bellingham; 4 step-daughters, Josephine Carper of Ferndale; Marge Scrimsher of Bellingham; Gerry Gilliam of Bellingham; Darlene Gilmore of Laurel; 1 brother Albert of Seattle; 2 nieces, Helen Blom of Ferndale; Dorothy Schnackenberg of Ferndale; 1 nephew, Manley Fox of Manhatten Beach, California; numerous grandchildren & great grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted by Rev. Richard Talley Monday, April 19 at 1:30 p.m. in Moles Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Enterprise Cemetery.
FOX, Archie C., age 76, of 336 Viewcrest Rd., passed away suddenly Sun. Aug. 13, (1990). He was born in Bacus, MN, Aug. 8, 1913. He was a graduate of Whatcom High School, 1931 and served in the Navy during WWII for 3 1/2 years. He was employed at Georgia Pacific as a steam plant operator for 35 years. He leaves to survive his wife Mary at home; 1 son, Jeffrey of Bellingham; 2 daughters, Elaine Sgalitzer of Everson, Linda Gahnberg of Seattle; 6 grandchildren; a sister, Violet Gerry of Bellingham; an uncle & aunt, Ralph & Margurite Fox of Siloam Springs, AR. Private family burial will be held Thurs. May 17 followed by a Memorial Service at 2 p.m. at Our Saviours Lutheran Church with Pastor Jorget Kappal/Hanson officiating. [son of Thomas W. & Anna; m. Mary Lad June 1945 Phoenix, AZ]
FOX, Deryck William, of 2628 Victor St. died Sunday, Oct. 3, 1993, from an auto accident in Ferndale. He was 13. Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursday at Greenacres Funeral Home. A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday at Greenacres Memorial Park with Rev. Richard Strum officiating. He was born Dec. 21, 1979, in Port Angeles. A student at Shuksan Middle School, he enjoyed remote-control cars and being with his family and friends. Survivors include his mother, Kimberley Mae Fox of Bellingham; his father, Robert Floyd Onthank of Carson; stepfather John Clay Swope of New York; grandparents Harvey and Kathleen Fox of Bellingham, Floyd Charles Onthank of Kooskia, Idaho, Darlene Humpage of Carson, Alta Mae Swope of Bellingham and Clarence Cooley of Bellingham; great-grandparents Bud and May Tuenge of Port Orchard and Mary Payton of Bellingham; two sisters (Brandi Lynn Onthank and Barbara Mae Swope); a niece; and numerous great-aunts, great-uncles, aunts, uncles and cousins.
FOX, Douglas B. - Rev. Julian Lawson officiated at the funeral service from his grandson, Douglas B. Fox, in the Chapel of Gillies Funeral Home on Monday, Jan. 23, 1989 at 1 p..m. Interment was in Enterprise Cemetery. Douglass passed away at St. Joseph Hospital in Bellingham on Wednesday evening, Jan. 18, (1989) at the age of 27. He was born on March 16, 1961, in Prosser, the son of Dawanna and Charles Fox. He lived in Oregon for a time before moving to the Whatcom County area in 1971. He worked as a proofreader in a Bellingham bank and attended the Nazarene Church in Van Zandt. He resided at 714 H Street Rd, in Blaine. Mr. Fox is survived by his mother, Dawanna Fox, of Lynden; his father, Charles A. Fox of Edmonton, Alberta; his sister, Dixie Gedak, of Lynden; two brothers, Michael A. Fox of Portland and Randy Fox of Blaine; his grandparents, Rev. Julian Lawson and wife Nina of Lynden and Alma Fox of Pasco; and numerous other relatives. Services were under the care of Gillies Funeral Home of Lynden.
FOX, Durl, age 32 of 3745 Spring Cooley Drive, Bellingham died Sunday, March 15, 1981. He was a self employed plumber and is survived by his wife Susan & two children, a daughter Jami & a son Ryan; his parents Lee & Estella Fox of California; 2 brothers, Dennis Fox & Bingham Fox, both of Ferndale; 2 sisters, Diana Fox & Joanna Telegan, both of California. Graveside services will be held Thursday, March 19 at 11 am in Enterprise Cemetery with Rev. Rollin Staats officiating, under the direction of Veroske, Jerns & LeVeck Funeral Chapel.
FOX, Earl Henry, age 87, of 221 W. Bartlett Rd., Lynden, died Saturday, February 27 (1988) in Lynden. Born February 9, 1901 in Clarion, IA. Mr. Fox moved to this community from Wyoming in 1935. He was a member of the Delta Grange, The Independent Order of Foresters, & also a member of Laborers Union Local 276. He retired in 1967. Mr. Fox is survived by his son Lloyd Fox & wife Ann of Lynden; daughter Evona Fox of Bellingham; grandchildren Kelvin Fox & Brian Fox both of Lynden; brother Raymond Fox; sisters Hazel Jones of Bellingham & Dorothy Buckholtz of Cheyenne, WY. He was preceded in death by his wife Lilah Mae in 1979 and also a sister Addline Fox. Visitation from 9am-9pm Monday, 9am-12noon Tuesday. Funeral services will be Tuesday, March 1, at 1 pm in the Chapel of Gillies Funeral Home with Reverend Delaine Bailey officiating. Burial will follow in Greenacres Memorial Park.
FOX, Exie Viola, 85, of Kirkland, died Monday (July 28, 1986) in a Redmond convalescent home. She was born Oct. 11, 1900, in Brunswick, Md. She moved to Bellingham in 1953 with her daughter, Mary Lou Verduin. She moved to Kirkland in September 1985. Mrs. Fox worked for 10 years in a Maryland umbrella factory and was a homemaker. She was active in the Rebecca Lodge No. 43 in Bellingham. Survivors include her daughter, nine grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Green's Funeral Home in Kirkland. Burial will follow in Kirkland City Cemetery.
FOX, Ferdinand F. - Graveside service for Ferdinand F. Fox, age 92, resident of Yakima, will be Wednesday Sept. 21 at 3 p.m. at Greenacres Memorial Park with Rev. Paul Quenzer, Silver Beach Community Church officiating. Mr. Fox passed away Sun. Sept. 18, 1983. He is survived by 1 son, Kenneth Carson Fox of City; 2 daughters, Margaret Nelson of City & Edna Unick of Ferndale; 1 son-in-law, Kenneth Reed of Yakima; 11 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; 1 sister, Edith Thompson of Ohio; nieces & nephews in Ohio. A resident of Bellingham from 1939 until moving to Yakima in 1962, he was preceded in death by his wife (Eleanor) & 1 daughter.
FOX, Frederick J., age 41, of 2320 King Street, passed away following a longshoring accident (May 1946). Mr. Fox had served two and one-half years with the army in World War II, and was a member of F.O.E. Aerie No. 31, and I.L.W.U. Surviving relatives are the widow, Rachel at home; one brother, William, of Duluth, Minn.; four sisters, Mrs. Elizabeth Dumontheir, of Duluth, Minn., Mrs. Alice Hansen and Mrs. Mary McGahn, both of India, and Mrs. Lillian England, of Minneapolis, Minn.; also numerous nieces and nephews. The remains are at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth, where services will be conducted by the officers of the F.O.E. Aerie No. 31, Monday, May 6, at 3 p.m. Final resting place, Bay View.
FOX, Frieda, 77, of 2210 Pangborn Road, Lynden, died Sunday (Jan. 13, 1991) at her home. She was born Frieda Wood on March 17, 1913, in Los Angeles, and was married to Harry Fox there in 1931. He and a daughter have died. Mrs. Fox worked as a receptionist for many firms in the Los Angeles area, and moved to Lynden in 1978. She was active at the St. Joseph Adult Care Center in Bellingham. Survivors include a daughter, Barbara Brown, of Lynden; a son, Roy Fox, of White City, Ore.; six grandchildren; and many other relatives. Services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday in the Lynden Church of the Nazarene with the Rev. Harold Minkler officiating. Burial will follow in Lakeside Cemetery.
FOX, George Richard, age 72, of 2608 Orleans, passed away in a local hospital Thursday, July 7, (1955). Mr. Fox had resided in this community for the past 18 years and was a retired barber and had belonged to the Church of Christ. Surviving relatives are two daughters, Mrs. Juanita Raymond of Bellingham and Mrs. Gwen Thompson of Seattle; four sons, Everett of Bakersfield, Calif., Howard of Kearney, Neb., Otis of Norwalk, Calif. and Arvid of Auburn, Wash.; 13 grandchildren; three brothers, Lester and Chester, both of Portland, Ore., and Clarence in California, also one sister, Mrs. Myrtle Stepel of Alliance, Neb. The remains rest at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where services will be conducted by Mr. Chester Rutledge Monday, July 11 a.m. Final resting place Bayview.
FOX, Hannah O., age 79, of Ferndale, passed away at a local hospital this morning, December 17, (1946). She had been a resident of this county for the past fifty-eight years. She is survived by four daughters, Mrs. Bertha Foster, of Yakima, Mrs. Rosamond Lalonde, of Machias, Mrs. Jennie Graveline, of Bellingham, Mrs. Viola Talman, of Ferndale; one son Herbert, in Machias and one sister, Mrs. Katie Chichester, Bellingham. Also twelve grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted at the Monroe Funeral Home in Ferndale, Friday afternoon, December 20, at 2 o'clock, with Rev. C. G. Albertson and Rev. c. W. Wheeler officiating. Interment in Mountain View Cemetery.
FOX, Helen, age 84 of 2911 Fox Road, Ferndale, passed away Sunday, January 11, 1981. Mrs. Fox had been a resident of Whatcom County since 1941; was a member of the First Christian Church of Bellingham; a Ferndale Jet Oldsters; Mt. View Craft Club; & the Orchard Grange. She is survived by her husband Archie; 4 daughters, Marge Scrimsher, Jerry Gilliam, Darlene Gilmore, all of Bellingham; & Josephine Carper of Kennewick; 4 sons, Victor Wells & Carroll Wells, both of Ferndale; Quentin Wells of Bellingham; & Parry Wells of Seattle. Funeral services will be conducted by Rev. Richard Talley Thursday, January 15 at 1:30 pm in Moles Funeral Home.
FOX, Hilda, age 57, passed away at the family home, 2211 Iron Street Monday, May 28, (1951). Mrs. Fox had been a 15-year resident of this city and had attended the Christian and Missionary Alliance Church. Surviving relatives are her husband, George R., at home; four sons, Everett C., of Oildale, Calif., Howard W. and Otis G., both of Kearney, Neb., and Arvid W., of Auburn, Wash.; two daughters, Mrs. Owen Thompson, of Seattle, and Mrs. Juanita Raymond, of Bellingham; twelve grandchildren; three brothers, John and Akter Johnson, both of Pleasanton, Neb., and Ludvig Johnson, of Portland, Ore.; two sisters, Mrs. Louise Razey, of Pleasanton, Neb., and Mrs. Josephine Swartz, of Denver, Colo., also numerous nieces and nephews. The remains rest at the funeral Home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where services will be conducted by the Rev. Everett Montgomery Saturday, June 2, at 1 p.m. Final resting place, Bay View.
FOX, Hiram Roy, age 86, formerly of 2622 Ellis Street, passed away in a local hospital Sunday, Oct. 21, (1962). Mr. Fox was a 56-year resident of this community, and was a maintenance foreman for the Washington State Highway Department prior to his retirement. Survivors are two sons, Dury A. Fox, Seattle, Kirk H. Fox, Grants Pass, Ore.; 14 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Graveside services will be conducted by Rev. Robert Irwin, Thursday, Oct. 25, at 11 a.m. at the Maple Falls Cemetery, under the direction of the Jones Funeral Home.
FOX, Jean R. - Funeral service for Jean R. Fox, age 64, of 1711 32nd St., will be Wed. Dec. 14, 1 P.M. at Calvary Temple with Rev. Wayne Francis & Rev. Darrell L. Elliott officiating. Interment Greenacres Memorial Park. Mrs. Fox passed away Fri. Dec. 9, 1988. A lifetime Bellingham resident she was born in Bellingham Nov. 9, 1924 to Erik & Tillie (Hawkinson) Dryland; graduated from Mt. Baker High School; later from St. Joseph School of Nursing as a Registered Nurse in 1946; employed for many years by St. Lukes General Hospital; married Josiah J. Fox in Bellingham July 19, 1947; was a member of Calvary Temple and Washington State Nurses Assoc. Survivors include her husband Josiah; 3 sons, Rev. Robert Jay Fox of Billings, Montana, James F. Fox of Bellingham and Allan J. Fox of Snoqualmie; 2 daughters, Mrs. Myron (Carla Jean) Ness of Chehalis, Mrs. David (Karen Janell) Groff; her mother, Tillie Sestrom; 1 brother, Ervin E. Dyrland, all of B'ham; 12 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her father Erik Dyrland & 1 daughter, Kathy J Fox.
FOX, Jesse, age 69, of 2128 Walnut Street, passed away in a local hospital Tuesday, June 2, (1953). Mr. Fox had been a 65-year resident of this community and was a retired millworker. Deceased was a member of Jehovah's Witnesses and leaves to survive his widow, Lottie, at home; two daughters, Misses Dorothy June and Helen Irene Fox, also at home; one son Manley Fox of Hermosa Beach, Calif.; two grandchildren; three brothers, Archie of Ferndale, Blaine of Seattle, and Albert of Bothell; three sisters, Mrs. Ella Martin, Mrs. Ida Fields and Mrs. Gertrude Morgan, all of Bellingham. The remains rest at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where services will be conducted by Mr. David Schuman, Friday, June 5, at 1 p.m. Final resting place, Enterprise Cemetery.
FOX, John A., age 72, of Lopez Island, passed away in a local hospital, Wednesday, Dec. 28, (1960). Mr. Fox had been a resident of Lopez Island and Orcas Island for the past 10 years; was a member of the Catholic Church; and was a retired sales manager. Surviving relatives include the widow, Florence L., at the family home; six sons, Glen J., Willard C., and Bernard J., all of Seattle, Gerald V., of Joliet, Ill., Harold of Almo, Mich.; two daughters, Mrs. Jack Damewood of Bend, Ore., and Mrs. Dean Gilchrist of Seattle; many grandchildren, and two sisters, Miss Elizabeth Fox of Winfred, S. D., and Mrs. William Grant of Madison, S. D. Father Auer will celebrate a low mass in the Anacortes Catholic Church, Friday, Dec. 30, at 11 a.m., under the direction of the Jones Funeral Home. The remains will be forwarded to Howard, S. D., for interment.
FOX, John Howard of Route 2, Sedro Woolley, passed away at his home Thursday, February 18, (1954) following a lingering illness. Mr. Fox was a well-known farmer and was a resident of the Lake Whatcom community for the past 13 years. He leaves to survive his wife, Mrs. Iva Whitaker Fox. Funeral services were conducted Friday, Feb. 19, at 1 p.m. within the Cathedral Chapel of the Westford Funeral (Home) with Rev. Fred A. Dalton, pastor of the Assembly of God Church officiating. Cremation.
FOX, Josie Belle, age 94, of Blaine, passed away at her home, Thursday, Jan. 11, (1962) following an extended illness. Mrs. Fox had been a resident of Whatcom County the past 42 years and Blaine the past 26 years. She is survived by one son, Lynn Fox of Blaine; nine grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild. Funeral services will be conducted Monday, Jan. 15, at 3 p.m. in the Moles' Monroe Chapel in Ferndale, Dr. Wilfred Gunderson officiating.
FOX, Kathleen Joanne, infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Josiah Fox, 1819 Thirty-second, passed away at a local hospital Tuesday, December 19, (1950). Surviving relatives besides the parents, include a brother, Robert J., at home; the paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Fox, of Centralia, and the maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. C. J. Sestrom, of Bellingham. Graveside services were conducted under the direction of the Westford-Beck Funeral Home Wednesday, December 20, at Babyland in Greenacres Memorial Park with the Rev. David S. Land, pastor of the Calvary Pentecostal Church officiating.
FOX, Kenneth Carson - A memorial service for Kenneth Carson Fox will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Greenacres Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Neil Thompson officiating. Burial will follow in Greenacres Memorial Park. Mr. Fox of 576 E. Laurel Road died Monday, Dec. 12, 1994, at St. Joseph Hospital. He was 69. Born Dec. 7, 1925, to Ferdinand and Eleanor Rickards Fox in Vulcan, Alberta, Canada, he lived in Whatcom County for 60 years. He married Jacqueline Nickle on Dec. 31, 1966, in Bellingham. Mr. Fox served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and the Korean War. He also worked as a heavy equipment operator for the city of Bellingham for 30 years, retiring in 1982. He was a member of William Matthews Post No. 1585, Veterans of Foreign War(s) in Bellingham. He loved to fish and travel with his wife. Mr. Fox was preceded in death by a son, Wayne R. Nickle. Survivors include his wife of the family home; son Robert J. Fox (Penny) of Bellingham; daughters Sharyn Bornstein (Jay) of Bellingham, Ginger Pearson (Ken) of Goldendale and Patricia Carney (Steve) of Antioch, Calif.; sisters Margaret Nelson of Bellingham and Edna Unick (Gerald) of Ferndale; 10 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and numerous other relatives.
FOX, Kenneth W. - Funeral service for Kenneth W. Fox, age 78, of 1191 Old Marine Dr., will be Mon. Dec. 16, 10:30 A.M. at Jones Funeral Home with J. Gordon Verplank, pastor, St. James Presbyterian Church officiating. Interment Greenacres Memorial Park. Mr. Fox passed away Thurs. Dec. 12, 1985. He was retired from Georgia Pacific and after retirement worked as a consultant for Olivine Corp, and Mt. Baker Plywood; was a member of Bellingham Yacht Club; Bellingham Elks Lodge No. 194; Albert J. Hamilton Post No.7 American Legion; veteran of WWII and is survived by his wife Beatrice; daughter & son-in-law Jackie & Don Bailey; 2 grandsons, Bob & wife Cheryl Bailey, Skip & wife Vicki Bailey; 3 greatgrandchildren, Joe, Justin & Tishara Bailey; sister, Vi Gerry, all of City; 2 brothers, Archie Fox of City and Marvin Fox of Calif.; numerous nieces & nephews.
FOX, Lilah Mae, age 78 of 221 W. Bartlett Rd. Lynden passed away on Thursday Oct. 11, 1979. Born Sept. 4, 1901 in Albion, Nebraska, Mrs. Fox moved with her husband Earl to Whatcom County from Wyoming in 1935. They were married in Wyoming in February 19, 1930. A member of the Delta Grange she is survived by her husband Earl H., a son Lloyd of Lynden, a daughter Miss Evona Fox of Bellingham. Two grandsons, Kelvin and Brian Fox of Lynden, 2 brothers, Mrs. (sic) Bill Bliss, of Sandy, Oregon and Darold Bliss of Ventura, California. Five sisters, Mrs. Hazel Ecklum, Holdrege, Nebraska, Mrs. Goldie Staley also of Nebraska, Mrs. Anna Willard of Scotia, Nebraska, Mrs. Blanche Matern of Spokane and Mrs. Gladys Trickett of Beloit, Kansas, and numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted on Monday Oct. 15, 10:30 am in the chapel of the Gillies Funeral Home with Rev. William Turner officiating. Burial will follow at Greenacres Memorial Park.
FOX, Lottie C., age 57, of 2122 D St., passed away in a local hospital Saturday, August 17, (1963). A lifetime resident of Bellingham and Whatcom County, Mrs. Fox was the widow of the late Jesse Fox and was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church. Survivors are two daughters, Mrs. Helen Blom and Mrs. Dorothy Schanckenberg, both of RFD 3, Ferndale; one grandson; several nieces and nephews. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home where services will be conducted by Vicar Warren Schumacher Tuesday, August 20 at 1:00 p.m. Final resting place Enterprise Cemetery.
FOX, Lynn G., age 65 of Route 2, Blaine, passed away in a Bellingham hospital Tuesday, September 22, (1964) following a brief illness. Mr. Fox had been a resident of Whatcom County for the past 45 years and was a member of the Modern Woodmen of America. Surviving are his wife, Florence of the family home; 3 daughters, Mrs. Marilyn Croy of Bellingham, and Mrs. Ardelle McKay and Miss Lila Fox, both of Route 2, Blaine; 5 grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted in the Moles Funeral Chapel Friday, September 25, at 1:30 p.m. with Rev. David Strand officiating. Final resting place Woodlawn Cemetery.
FOX, Mabel L., age 89, of 2836 W. Maplewood, passed away Thurs. July 27, 1989. A Whatcom County resident since 1983, formerly of Tacoma, she was affiliated with Elks Lodge, VFW Auxiliary and DAV Auxiliary, all of Tacoma. Preceded in death by son, Frank Reynolds & husband George Fox. Survived by 1 daughter, Geraldine LaPlante of Bellingham; 2 sons, James Reynolds of Port Orchard & Howard Reynolds of Tacoma; several grandchildren, great grandchildren, great greatgrandchildren and Care Giver, Linda Dyck. Funeral service Mon. July 31, 1 P.M. at Jones Funeral Home with Rev. Harold Minkler, Chaplain, St. Joseph Hospital, South Campus officiating. Cremation Greenacres Crematorium. [b. April 19, 1900 Odessa, MN]
FOX, Marion K., age 57, of Rt. 3, Ferndale, passed away Thursday, Oct. 19, (1961) as the result of an accident. He had been a resident of the Ferndale community for the past 42 years and had been employed by the Art Weeden Construction Co. Survivors include his wife, Ruth; four daughters, Mrs. Kenneth Vineyard and Mrs. Robert Dusenberg, both of Ferndale, Mrs. Jim Finzel and Mrs. Robert Haehn, both of Bellingham, his mother, Mrs. Josie B. Fox and one brother, Lynn Fox, both of Blaine; 10 grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted in the Moles' Monroe Chapel Monday, Oct. 23 at 1 p.m. with Dr. Wilfred Gunderson officiating. Final resting place Woodlawn Cemetery.
FOX, Martha G., age 60, of 2622 Ellis St., passed away in a local hospital, Sunday, Dec. 28, (1958). Mrs. Fox had resided in this community for the past five years; was owner and operator of Martha's Swan Shop and had attended the First Church of Christ Scientist. Survivors are her husband, Hiram Roy Fox, at home; one son, Dewey Kirkland, of Ft. Harrison, Mont.; one daughter, Mrs. June Raybould, of Auburn, Calif.; two step-sons, Dury Fox, of Seattle, and Kirk Fox of Grants Pass, Ore.; 10 grandchildren; one brother, Cecil Weaver, of Butte, Mont.; one sister-in-law, Mrs. Anna Weaver, of Orting. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home where Christian Science services will be conducted Wednesday, Dec. 31, at 9 a.m. Graveside services will be conducted at the Orting Cemetery, Wednesday at 2 p.m.
FOX, Marvin C., of San Mateo, CA died Tuesday, March 20, 1990 in his home. He was born May 2, 1910 in Minnesota, and came to Bellingham in 1927. He served in the U.S. Army. Mr. Fox worked in theaters in Bellingham, Seattle, Portland and California. In Bellingham he was Assistant Manager of the Avalon and American Theater. In Seattle he was Manager at the Paramount, Colosseum and Orphium Theaters. Marvin transferred to Portland, OR and was City Manager of the theaters and then on to California. He and his wife lived in San Mateo, CA after his retirement. He married Edatha Brown of Bellingham Aug. 14, 1933 and is survived by his wife; sister Vi & husband Archie Gerry; a brother Archie & wife Mary Fox; brother-in-law Bob & wife LaVerna Brown; uncle Ralph & Marguerite of Kansas; and many nieces & nephews. He was preceded in death by a brother Kenneth W. Fox of Bellingham in Dec., 1985. Graveside service will be held 2:00 PM Friday, March 30 at Woodlawn Cemetery with Rev. John Tritenbach officiating.
FOX, Michael A., 32, Portland, Oregon, passed away at home following a long illness on July 4, 1992. He was born in Prosser, WA on March 10, 1960. He is survived by his mother Dawanna Fox of Everson; father, Charles Fox of Las Vegas, NV; sister, Dixie Hauck and husband Bob of Bellingham; brother, Randy Fox of Custer; grandparents, Nina and Julian Lawson of Lynden; grandmother, Alma Fox of Pasco, WA; Mary Sunstrom, a close family friend of Sumas, WA; a good friend Anthony Schwally of Portland; an aunt, Vanessa and husband Ralph Schneider of Lynden; and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives. Funeral services will be held Wednesday July 8, 1992, 1:30 p.m. at Moles Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Ron Slater officiating. Burial will follow at Enterprise Cemetery.
FOX, Mildred Jenora, age 48 years, passed away at her home at Ferndale, Rt. 2, Saturday, April 12, (1952) following a brief illness. She had been a resident of the county for the past 32 years and attended the Zion Lutheran Church of Custer. Mrs. Fox is survived by her husband, Archie; her mother, Mrs. Josephine Engleson; three sisters, Mrs. Emma Gorze, Mrs. Gorze and Mrs. Clara Melseth, all of Ferndale, Rt. 2; and one brother Inwald Engleson, in North Dakota. Funeral services will be held at the Monroe Funeral Home in Ferndale, Wednesday, April 16, at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Sylvester Rue officiating. Interment Greenacres Memorial Park.
FOX, Nettie M., age 76 years, 2605 Eldridge Avenue, passed away at a local hospital, Friday, March 23, (1945). Mrs. Fox had resided here the past seventy-two years and was a member of the Congregational Church and of Rebeckah Lodge No. 43. Surviving relatives are four daughters, Mrs. Mae E. Fowler, San Francisco, Mrs. Mildred Henderson, Seattle, Mrs. Hazel Pancoast, Bellingham, and Mrs. Cecelia M. Wykowski, Chicago; two grandchildren, Betty Henderson, Seattle, and Eleanore Heun, Los Angeles. The remains are at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where services will be conducted by the Rev. W. Carl Calhoun, Monday, March 26, at 1 p.m. Final resting place, Mountain View Cemetery.
FOX, Patricia - Private services for Mrs. Patricia Fox, 56, Mount Vernon, will be held 3 p.m. Thursday at Hawthorne Lawn Memorial Park Mausoleum. Mrs. Fox, who died Tuesday (1972) at Skagit Valley Hospital, formerly resided in Ferndale and graduated from Ferndale High School. Survivors are the widower, Sherm; two daughters, Susan Ruschmann and Mrs. Kathleen Whipple, both of Mount Vernon; a sister, Mrs. Lillian McKay of Seattle; a brother, William Baden of Kent, and a grandson. Arrangements are handled by Kern Funeral Home.
FOX, Raymond, age 85, of Lynden passed away Thurs. Nov. 14, 1991, in Lynden. Mr. Fox was born July 29, 1906 in Clarion, Iowa to Alonzo and Annie Fox. He moved to Whatcom County in 1942 and was a farmer for 50 years. Married Alice E. Dominey on Nov. 24, 1930. She preceded him in death Jan. 22, 1986. Mr. Fox was a member of Delta Grange #760 Lynden; Lynden Senior Center, and past member of Laurel Fire Dept. He is survived by his son Walter & wife Trudi Fox of Blaine; 3 daughters, Adeline & husband Maarten Warmink of Ferndale, Leona & husband Lewis Sturtz of Lynden, Shirley & husband Charles Seigman of Birch Bay; 10 grandchildren, 19 great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. Visitation will be Mon., Nov. 18, 12-8 PM at Greenacres Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held Tues., Nov. 19, 11:00 AM at Greenacres Funeral Home Chapel, with Pastor Donald Schatz officiating.
FOX, Ruth Agnes, age 54 of route 3, Ferndale, passed away Friday, August 9, (1963) in a local hospital following an extended illness. Mrs. Fox had been a resident of Whatcom County the past 38 years. She is survived by 4 daughters: Mrs. Kenneth Vineyard and Mrs. Robert Dusenbery both of Ferndale; Mrs. Jim Fenzel of Bellingham; and Mrs. Robert Haehn of Carnation; also 10 grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Monday August 12 at 3 p.m. in Moles Funeral Chapel with Rev. Chester Rutledge officiating. Final resting place Woodlawn Cemetery.
FOX, Simon J., age 85, of 222 North Commercial, passed away at his home Sunday, November 25, (1951). Mr. Fox had resided here since 1900 and was a retired furniture dealer. He leaves to survive, his wife, Mrs. Jessie Fox, at home. The remains rest at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth, where services will be conducted by the Rev. C. Eugene Sabin. Thursday, November 29, at 1 p.m. Final resting place, Greenacres Memorial Park.
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