NAAS, Agnes J., age 85 of Route 1, Bow, died Friday March 5, (1976) at a Mt. Vernon hospital. She was born March 9, 1890 in Grand Forks, North Dakota. She was active in farming with her husband in the Stillaguamish Valley until 1945 when they moved to the Skagit Valley area. She was preceded in death by her husband, Gunder in 1962. She was a member of the Bow-Edison Lutheran Church. She is survived by 2 sons, Melford of Stanwood; Donald of Oak Harbor; 1 daughter, Mrs. Herman (Hazel) Fouste of Hemet, Calif.; 1 brother, Malberg Hanson of Bellingham; 2 sisters, Mrs. Josie Isaacson and Mrs. Hilda Hickel both of Wolf Point, Montana; 1 grandson, 4 granddaughters, 3 great-granddaughters. Funeral services will be held 11 am Tuesday March 9 in the Chapel of the Gilbertson Funeral Home, Stanwood, with Rev. E. C. Fritschel officiating. Burial will be in the Anderson Cemetery, Stanwood. Memorials may be made to the Bow Edison Lutheran Church.

NACE, Bert, age 71, of Okanogan, Washington, passed away in Phoenix, Arizona, November 4, (1948). He was a former resident of the Lynden district. He leaves to survive him, a sister, Mrs. George Taylor, of Portland, and one brother, Loren Nace, of Deming. Also numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, November 10, at 2 p. m. from the Gillies Funeral Home in Lynden. The Rev. Cecil Barner will officiate. Interment in Lynden Cemetery.

NACE, Luci B, 70, Deming, died Saturday (Aug. 23, 1986). Mrs. Nace was born Aug. 28, 1915, in Wickersham, and lived in Whatcom County all of her life. She was a member of the Deming Presbyterian Church and the Welcome Valley Senior Center. Mrs. Nace's husband, Loren Nace, died earlier. Survivors include a daughter, Robin Zwick of Bellingham; a son, James L. Nace of Port Angeles; a brother, Bruce Banks of Lacy; a sister, Betty Campbell of Eugene, Ore.; a step-mother, Ruby Banks; a step-father, Steve Dolman; 10 grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and two step-great-grandchildren. At her request, no funeral services will be held. Burial will be in Saxon Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Whatcom-Skagit Orthopedic-Bell Creek Guild, in care of St. Joseph Hospital, 3201 Ellis St., Bellingham, Wa 98225.

NAFF, Florence, 2315 Williams St., age 82, passed away Sunday, Oct. 2, (1966). A sixty year resident of this community, Mrs. Naff was a member of the First Baptist Church. Survivors are a son, Richard C. Naff of Portland, Ore., and three grandchildren. Services will be conducted by Rev. Max K. Oliphant Wednesday, Oct. 5 at 10:00 a.m. at the Jones Funeral Home. Cremation will follow.

NAFUS, Charlie G., age 73 years, of Lynden, Route 3, passed away in a local hospital Monday, September 17, (1951) following a lingering illness. Mr. Nafus had been a resident of Whatcom County for the past 52 years and is survived by two cousins, Mrs. Jess Corbin and Jim Mitchell, both of Sumas; and many other relatives. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, September 20, at 2 p. m. from the Gillies Funeral Home in Sumas, with the Rev. Hilmer Hanson officiating. Interment, Lakeside Cemetery.

NAGEL, Mary Swanton, age 74 years, of Sumas, Route 1, passed away Wednesday, November 24, (1954). She was a resident of the Sumas district for the past 25 years and is survived by one sister, Mrs. Olivet Dakota of Spokane, and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted Monday, November 29, at the Gillies Funeral Home, Sumas, with the Reverend Robert Baldwin officiating. Interment, Greenacres.

NAIDENOWA, Irene, age 84 formerly of 2132 Burk Rd., Blaine, passed away Thurs., April 3, 1980. Born in the Ukraine in Russia, Mrs. Naidenowa moved to the Whatcom County area in 1963. She is survived by a daughter Mrs. Marie Tichelaar of Blaine, a grandson, John Tichelaar of Everett, 3 granddaughters, Irene Tichelaar, Portland, Ore., Mrs. Tillie Hawke of Bellingham and Mrs. Annie McGaughey of Wenatchee & 5 great grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted on Monday, 10:30 AM in the Chapel of the Gillies Funeral Home with Rev. Arie Leegwater officiating. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery. Memorial may be made to the Lynden Christian Rest Home.

NAPIECINSKI, Thomas Henry, 904 16th St., age 52, passed away Saturday, Sept. 14, (1974). Mr. Napiecinski had resided here the past 9 years and was a professor of speech and drama at WWSC. He was a charter member of Christ the Servant Lutheran Church, member of the Theater Guild and was a director of Campus Theater Productions. He is survived by his wife, Harriet; 1 daughter, Miss Cassia Anne Napiecinski at home; 1 brother, Lloyd, Two Rivers, Wisconsin and a sister, Mrs. Derald Bell of Sheboygan, Wisconsin. Services will be conducted Monday, Sept. 23 at 8 p.m. at Our Saviour's Lutheran Church. Cremation. Arrangements by Jones Funeral Home.

NASH, Ben, age 77 years, who resided at 1800 East Sunset Drive, passed away in a local hospital, Tuesday, May 1, (1962) following and extended illness. Mr. Nash had resided in Bellingham for the past 54 years and was a retired logger. He leaves to survive, three sisters, Mrs. Rosy Gallagher of Portland, Ore., Mrs. Ivy Langdon and Mrs. Effie Warrington, and one brother, Roe Nash, all of Bellingham; also numerous nieces and nephews. Rev. Walter R. Naff will conduct funeral services Friday, May 4, at 2 p. m. in the chapel of the Bingham & Jerns Funeral Home. Interment Greenacres Memorial Park.

NASH, Henry Miles, age 80, of 2512 Williams Street, passed away at the family home Tuesday, April 14, (1953). Mr. Nash had resided in this community for the past 30 years, and was a retired powerplant engineer for coal mining. Surviving relatives include his wife, Mrs. Emily Nash, at the family home; three nephews, Harold, James and Donald Nash, all of Alberta, Canada, as well as other nephews and nieces. The remains rest at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where services will be conducted by the Rev. C. C. Hovda, Thursday, April 16, at 1 p. m. Final resting place, Greenacres Memorial Park.

NASH, Hilda A. "Pat," age 83, of 2103 Mt. Baker Hwy, passed away Sun., Oct. 4th (1987) in Bellingham. She had been a resident of Bellingham for 45 years and prior to that homesteaded in Edmonton, Alberta. She was preceded in death by her husband, Roe, in June of 1981. She is survived by 1 daughter, Betty Laurent Milick of San Pedro, Calif.; 1 step-daughter, Margaret Nash of Bellingham; 2 step-sons, Robert Nash of Bellingham, Lowell Nash of Ephrata, WA; numerous grandchildren & greatgrandchildren. Visitation hours Tues., Oct. 6th, 2-4 p.m. & 6-8 p.m. at Greenacres Funeral Home. Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Greenacres Memorial Park, with the Rev. Erik Johnson officiating.

NASH, John E., age 81, of 4791 Sucia Drive, Ferndale, died Oct. 9 (1975) at the age of 81. Cremation was under the direction of Moles Funeral Home. Mr. Nash had been a resident of Neptune beach for 25 years. He was a WWI US Army veteran, a retired supervisor of the Pacific Lumber Inspection Bureau and was a member of Whatcom Lodge No. 151 F&AM, the Scottish Rite of Bellingham and the Al Cader Temple AAONMS of Portland. Survivors include his wife, Halcie; a brother Walter F. Nash of Snohomish; three nephews, Leonard Nash of Snohomish, Norval Nash of Everett, Arthur Nash of Riddle, Ore.

NASH, Lee D. "Jack," age 27 years, of Portland, Ore., passed away in the Veteran's hospital in that city, Thursday, November 25, (1948) following an illness of three years. Mr. Nash was a construction engineer with the U. S. Army in World War II. His entire life, previous to entering the service, had been spent in Bellingham. Surviving relatives include his widow, Mrs. Audrey Nash and her small son, Jimmie Hastings; his mother and step-father, Mrs. Roberta Hallowell and Mr. Walter Hallowell, Bellingham; three brothers, Nolan Nash, Portland, Richard and Norman Nash, Bellingham; one step-brother, Glen Eyerly, Seattle; two grandparents, Mrs. John Tennant, Omak, Wash., and Mr. John W. Wood, Bellingham; also numerous other relatives. Funeral services will be held at the Bingham-Dahlquist & Jerns Funeral Home, Tuesday, November 30 at 2 p. m. The Veterans of Foreign Wars, William Matthews Post, will assist with the last rites. Interment in Woodlawn Cemetery.

NASH, Robert I., age 65, of Route 1, Marysville, passed away Monday, September 1, (1947) as a result of an auto accident. Mr. Nash leaves to survive his father, Mr. John Nash, of Florida; two brothers, Elvia, of Florida, and Thomas P., of Bellingham. The remains are at the Walter Hulbush Funeral Home in Burlington where services will be conducted, Friday, September 5, at 3 p. m. Final resting place, Greenacres Memorial Park.

NASH, Roe, age 86 of 2103 Mt. Baker Hwy., died Sunday, June 14, 1981. Born in Missouri, he was a 65 year resident of this area and a well known area logger. He is survived by his wife Hilda; 2 sons, Robert of Bellingham; Lowell of Ephrata; a daughter Margaret of Bellingham; a daughter-in-law, Betty Milick of California; 10 grandchildren; 20 great grandchildren. Graveside funeral services will be conducted Thursday, June 18 at 2 pm in Greenacres Memorial Park. The family suggests memorials to the Washington State Heart Fund. Funeral arrangements Veroske, Jerns, & LeVeck Funeral Chapel. [b. May 10, 1896 in MO]

NASH, William Lee, age 64 years, 1910 C Street, passed away Wednesday, September 25, (1946) the result of a logging accident. Mr. Nash had been a resident of Bellingham for the past thirty-six years, was a logger and a member of the Lumber and Sawmill Workers Union, No. 46. Surviving relatives include four sons, Jack, Whitney, Richard and Norman, all of Bellingham; three brothers, Roe and Ben Nash, both of Bellingham, and John Nash, of Oklahoma; three sisters, Mrs. Rosa Gallagher, Portland, Ore., Mrs. Iva Langdon and Mrs. Effie Warrington, both of Bellingham. The remains are resting at the Bingham-Dahlquist Funeral Home, where services will be conducted Tuesday, October 1 at 1:30 p. m. with Rev. John King Mitchell officiating. Interment, Greenacres Memorial Park.

NASLUND, Elna B. E., age 86, of 2602 Utter Street, passed away in a local hospital Monday morning, May 9, (1949) following a lingering illness. Mrs. Naslund had been a resident of Bellingham for the past 46 years and was a member of the Penecostal church. Her only surviving relatives are in Sweden, but she leaves her dear friends, Mr. and Mrs. John Severson, of Bellingham. Funeral services will be conducted within the Cathedral Chapel of the Westford-Beck Funeral Home, Wednesday, May 11, at 2:30 p. m. with the Rev. John A. Westman, pastor of the Assembly of God Church officiating. Interment in Ten Mile Cemetery.

NASON, Carl J. - Graveside services for Carl J. Nason, 88, of 1200 Lincoln St., will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Blaine Cemetery. Mr. Nason died Thursday (Aug. 1, 1991) at home. He was born Feb. 10, 1903, in Foston, Minn. He worked as a banker and carpenter, and moved to Whatcom County 20 years ago. He enjoyed constructing wooden block puzzles and intricate wooden gear driven devices. He also often played pool at a neighboring activity center. Survivors include his wife, Mae Nason of the family home; a son, Tom Nason of California; and two daughters, Dorothy Gordon and Carol Wilder, both of California. Arrangements by Jones-Moles Funeral Home.

NASON, Eugene Porter, who resided at the Y.M.C.A., passed away Tuesday, April 28, (1953) following a heart attack at the age of 54 years. Mr. Nason is survived by one daughter, Mrs. James Pearman Jr., of Wilmington, Calif.; one son, Archie Nason, in Montana; one sister, Mrs. Beatrice Bish, of Seattle. The remains rest at the Bingham-Dahlquist & Jerns Funeral Home and will be forwarded Wednesday, May 6, to the White Center Funeral Home in Seattle for services. Interment, Forest Lawn Cemetery in Seattle.

NASON, Letha Mae - Graveside services for 101-year-old Bellingham resident Mae Nason are scheduled for 2 p.m. today at Blaine Cemetery, with the Rev. Lawrence Guderian officiating. Mrs. Nason died Wednesday (Aug. 28, 1991) at Bellingham Care Center. She was born Letha Mae Isaacson on May 1, 1890, in Spencer, S.D., to Emma Jane (McGinnis) and William Peter Isaacson. She spent her childhood in Spencer before the family moved to Nampa, Idaho. Mrs. Nason graduated from Albion State Normal School in Albion, Idaho, in 1909. She taught school in Nampa prior to marrying Jim Boone in 1922. The couple moved to Caldwell, Idaho, where they operated a stationery store. They later moved to Salem, Ore., where they owned and operated a small housing unit. She also ran a secretarial service from her home, where she typed many theses for students attending Willamette University. After her husband's death, she continued her stenographic service. In 1947, she married Everett Poe. He died four years later. She continued to run her stenographic service and housing unit until 1979, when she moved to Bellingham to be near her only close relatives. In 1981, she married Carl Nason. They lived at 1200 Lincoln Street until his death on Aug. 1. Mrs. Nason was an avid bridge player, an activity in which she participated until the last few years. She is survived by a niece, Darlene Valum. Arrangements are by Jones-Moles Funeral Home.

NASON, Ruth L, age 82 of 1200 Lincoln Square died Sat. Oct. 11, 1980. She was a member of Ruth Chapter Eastern Star, and is survived by her husband Carl, her daughter Janet Price in Seattle; a son, Dr. Wayne Price of Sunnyvale, California; a sister, Mrs. Nora Maddux of Wenatchee; 3 grandchildren; 1 great grandchild. Funeral services will be conducted Wed., Oct. 15 at 3 pm in the Jerns-McKinney Funeral Chapel with burial to be made in the Blaine Cemetery. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so Monday through Tuesday in the Veroske, Jerns, & LeVeck Funeral Chapel. Her remains will be taken to Blaine on Wednesday. [b. April 4, 1898 in Bedford, IN]

NATIONS, Jewell L., age 71, a resident of Lyman, died Tues. May 1, (1979). He was born in North Carolina in 1908 and had been a Skagit County resident since 1956. He was a retired Skagit County Road district employee. Survived by his wife, Sarah, Lyman, a daughter Doris Mathis, Lyman, 5 sons, Harry, Medford, Oregon, Jack, Sedro Woolley, Ray & Boyd of Seattle, George, Anacortes, 1 brother, Walt, North Carolina, 16 grandchildren. Funeral services Friday May 4, 2 pm, Hamilton Baptist Church. Interment Lyman City Cemetery.

NATTRASS, John Cuthbert, age 84 years, passed away at a local hospital, Saturday, January 5, (1946) following a short illness. Mr. Nattrass came to Bellingham in 1890 and was a druggist. He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church. His survivors include two sons, William B. Nattrass, Bellingham, Edwin T., of Seattle; one daughter, Miss Nellie E. Nattrass, Bellingham; ten grandchildren; one great-grandchild; two sisters, Mrs. Jennie Ferguson and Mrs. Marie Abbott, River Edge, N. J. The remains rested at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where services were held Monday, January 7 at 1:30 p. m. Final resting place, Bay View Cemetery.

NATTRASS, Laura S., age 87, of 2823 Birchwood, passed away Tuesday Feb. 26, (1985). Mrs. Nattrass had resided in Bellingham for the past 65 years. She was a member of The Washington State Retired Teachers Association, P.L.F., a member of Delta Kappa Gamma, The Womens Music Club, The Eastern Star & the First Presbyterian Church. She was preceded in death by her husband William in 1969 & daughter Marion Andrews in 1981. She leaves to survive 3 daughters; Jean Peterson of city, Lois Robbins of Blaine, Lorraine Wagness of Seattle, 10 grandchildren & 1 great grandchild, sister Cora VanCruyningen of Grapeview, Wa., 2 brothers Ted Starr of Mt. Vernon & George Starr of Salem Or., & numerous nieces & nephews. Funeral services will be conducted Friday March 1, at 1:30 p.m., at the Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home with Rev. Russell Bisnett officiating. Memorials may be made to The First Presbyterian Church or your favorite charity.

NATTRESS, Donna Nelvina, age 27 who resided at 1900 1/2 Broadway passed away in a local hospital Monday, March 18, (1964) following an extended illness. Miss Nattress leaves to survive her mother, Mrs. Dora Folsom, three sisters, Mrs. Sonja Marie Owings, Mrs. Antoinette Herrin, and Judy Folsom, all of Bellingham. Her brother, Donald S. Nattress of the U.S. Navy; her grandmother, Mrs. Bertha Babcock, Bellingham. Also numerous other relatives. Graveside services will be on Thursday, March 21 at 2 p. m. in Woodlawn Cemetery under the direction of Bingham & Jerns Funeral Home.

NAU, Charles H., age 82, of 2623 Birchwood passed away in a local hospital, Friday, Aug. 17, (1962). Mr. Nau was a retired grocer and had resided in this community for the past 29 years. Surviving relatives are his widow, Alice at home; four sons, Henry, Clair and Harvey all of Bellingham and Fern of Sumner, Wash.; one daughter, Mrs. Gordon Christensen of Spokane; 13 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren; two brothers, John of Whittier, Calif., and Frank of Farmington, Minn., also one sister, Mrs. Carrie Pettis of Farmington, Minn. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home where services will be conducted by the Rev. Fr. W. Robert Webb Monday, Aug. 20, at 10:30 a. m. Final resting place Greenacres Memorial Park.

NAVARRETTE, Charlene, age 48 of 2075 Vista Drive, Ferndale passed away Tuesday, December 7, 1982. Charlene had been a resident of Whatcom County since 1976 and was a member of the North Bellingham Full Gospel Fellowship Church. She is survived by her husband, Pete Navarrette of Ferndale; 1 son, Willie and his wife Terry Mooney of Springfield, Missouri; 2 daughters, Brenda & her husband Bob McMurtry of Bellingham; Dorothy & her husband Danny Richards of Poplar Bluff, Missouri; a step-daughter, Margie Bradstock of Ferndale; 7 grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted by Rev. Maynard Oss Friday, December 10 at 1:30 pm in Moles Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Lummi Cemetery. [b. Oct. 23, 1934 AR]

NAVARETTE, Lena, age 65, of Lummi, passed away Saturday, Dec. 17th, 1966. She is survived by her husband Pedro, one daughter Mrs. Marjorie Broadstack, two sons Sylvester and Emil George, one sister, Mrs. Seraphine Victor, one half sister Mrs. Nettie Hillaire, two half brothers Joe and John Bills and four grandchildren. Rosary services Tuesday 7:30 P.M. in Moles Funeral Chapel. Graveside services Wed., Dec. 21st at 10 a.m. with Rev. Father John O'Sullivan officiating, at Lummi Cemetery.

NAVARRETTE, Pedro R. - Funeral services for Pedro R. Navarrette, 84, 2075 Vista Drive, will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Moles Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. Maynard Oss officiating. Burial will be in the Lummi Reservation Cemetery. Mr. Navarrette died Wednesday (Oct. 29, 1986) at St. Luke's General Hospital. He was born Aug. 14, 1902, in the Philippines and was a local resident for 45 years. He was a member of the North Bellingham Full Gospel Fellowship and had worked for Bumblebee Seafood Company in Whatcom County. Survivors include several step-children.

NAVIS, Nanda C., age 54 of 174 Springfield Dr., Aldergrove, B.C., passed away in a Langley B.C. hospital on Thursday, Sept. 16, 1982. Born in Alberta, Canada, Mrs. Navis returned to this area from Brandenton, Florida with her husband Harland and was a member of the Sonlight Community Christian Reformed Church in Lynden and had also been the Church secretary prior to her illness. She was a graduate from the Reformed Bible College in Grand Rapids, Mich. and also Trinity College of Music in London, England, and was an accomplished pianist. She is survived by her husband Harland; 2 sons, Harland E. II of Lynden and David C. of Walnut Creek, Calif.; 3 daughters, Nancy C. of Vancouver, B.C., Mary L. of Aldergrove B.C. and Ruth A. of Orlando, Florida; her parents, Mr. & Mrs. C. Golhof Sr. of Burnaby, B. C.; 4 sisters, Mrs. Corine Haveman of Burnaby, B.C., Miss Willemina Golhof and Mrs. Sophie Ensing both of Vancouver, B. C. and Mrs. Anne O'Reilly of Okanogan Falls, B.C.; a brother, Mr. Casper Golhof Jr. of Burnaby, B.C.; numerous nieces & nephews. She was preceded by a sister Christine Golhof in 1946. Funeral services will be conducted on Monday, Sept. 20 at 2 pm in Bethel Reformed Church. Graveside services will precede at 1 pm in Monumenta Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Langley or Lynden Christian Schools. Services are under the direction of Gillies Funeral Home, Lynden.

NAWOTTNY, George C., age 88, passed away at the family home 1349 Grant St. Friday, April 24, (1959). Mr. Nawottny had been a resident of this community for the past 41 years; was a retired meat cutter and had attended the Garden Street Methodist Church. Surviving relatives are his widow, Mary E. at home; many nieces and nephews including Mrs. Elsie Bonnin of Portland, Ore., and Mrs. Anna Grimes of Raymond, Wash., also Bill Brotzman in Calif. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home where services will be conducted by the Rev. Don Swerdfeger Monday, April 27, at 10:30 a. m. Final resting place Greenacres Memorial Park.

NAWOTTNY, Mary E. - Funeral service for Mary E., age 86, formerly of 1349 Grant St., will be Fri. Oct. 9 at 11 a.m. at the Jones Funeral Home, Rev. Edgar L. Starr officiating. Interment Greenacres Memorial Park. Mrs. Nawottny passed away Sat. Oct. 3, 1981. She is survived by 20 nieces & nephews including Mildred & husband Guy Barnes, Ferndale, Betty & husband Eldon Bogh, San Jose, Calif., Rev. Joe & wife Maxine Brill of Bothell, Charles & wife Sophie Brill, Col. Arden & wife Arlene Brill, all of Seattle. She was preceded in death by her husband George in 1949. Mrs. Nawottny had been an active member of Garden Street Methodist Church and served as Youth Leader in Epworth League for years. She moved to Bellingham in 1912 from Richmond, Virginia where she was employed at Millers Dept. Store in the mercantile business as buyer in her sales work. She was employed locally in this capacity for E. Wellington & Co. Inc. now known as the Golden Rule Store. She served as clerk of Retail Clerks Union while employed. [b. Jan. 22, 1895 Morris, IL]

NEAL, Annette, age 68 of 1313 19th St., passed away Tuesday, Oct. 7, (1975). She was a lifetime resident and a member of the Church of the Sacred Heart, the Altar Society and the VFW Auxiliary. Survived by her husband, John E.; 2 sons, John A. of Gardnerville, Nevada and Robert Allen of San Jose, Calif.; 6 grandchildren; 2 sisters, Mrs. Pauline Costanti and Mrs. Mary Zuanich both City; many nephews, nieces and other relative. Christian Prayer services will be held Thursday, Oct. 9 at 7:30 p.m. within the Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home. Mass of Christian burial will be offered Friday, Oct. 10, 10:30 a.m. within the Church of the Sacred Heart. Interment Bay View.

NEAL, Elgin R, age 53, of Quincy, Washington, passed away in Palm Springs, California, Sunday, Nov. 28, (1954). Mr. Neal had resided in Mount Vernon for six years before moving to Quincy, and was a restaurant owner. Deceased was a member of the Assembly of God; F and AM of Wenatchee, and a member of the Shrine. Surviving relatives are his widow, Elizabeth; one son, George, of Burlington; two daughters, Mrs. Donna Hanson and Mrs. Shirley Whitney, both of Mount Vernon; five grandchildren; two brothers, Joseph of Bellingham and Ethler of Mount Vernon; three sisters, Mrs. Bertha Mae Brown and Mrs. Edith Aemmer, both of Bellingham, and Mrs. Verlie Nokleby of Burlington. The remains rest at the Harlow-Hollingsworth Funeral Home where services will be conducted by the Rev. Lester Kenney, Monday, Dec. 6, at 3 p. m., followed by the ritualistic graveside services of the officers of the Bellingham Bay Lodge No. 44. Interment Bay View Cemetery.

NEAL, Fred W., age 74 years, of 2205 Eldridge Avenue, passed away at a local hospital, Wednesday evening, January 30, (1946). Mr. Neal, a prominent attorney, had practiced law in Bellingham for the past 41 years, also ten years in Davenport, Iowa. He was a graduate of the University of Iowa Law School. Mr. Neal was a member of the Whatcom County Bar Association, Security Benefit Association. Formerly a member of the Elks, B. P. O. E. No. 194, and the Masonic order in Davenport, Ia. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Ollie G. Neal, of the home; one daughter, Mrs. William Beecher, of Bellingham; one brother, Attorney Frank C. Neal, of Tacoma; one grandson, Donald Neal. Funeral services will be conducted from the Cathedral Chapel of the Westford-Beck Funeral Home, Saturday, February 2, at 1:30 p. m. with the Rev. W. Carl Calhoun, pastor of the First Congregational Church, officiating. Cremation will follow. The family requests that flowers be omitted.

NEAL, Ollie G., age 90 of 521 N. Garden St., passed away Saturday, Dec. 17, (1966). She was the widow of early day attorney Fred W. Neal and had resided in Bellingham since 1905. Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Olive M. Beecher of Bellingham. Private services will be held Tuesday, Dec. 20 at 3:30 p.m. in the Chapel of Bingham & Jerns Funeral Home, Rev. J. Vincent Crane officiating. Cremation will follow. The family requests any memorial be made to a favorite charity.

NEAL, Martha, age 68 years, of Blaine, passed away at a local hospital Tuesday, April 13, (1948) following a lingering illness. Mrs. Neal had been a resident of Blaine for the past thirty years. She is survived by one brother, Martin Thompson, of Seattle; two nieces and two nephews. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, April 15, at 1:30 p. m. from the McKinney Funeral Home at Blaine with the Rev. J. Warren Sanders officiating. Interment in the Blaine Cemetery.

NEAL, Willie May, age 80, a resident of Soap Lake for the past two years, passed away there Thursday, September 18, (1952). Mrs. Neal had previously been a resident of Route No. 5, Mt. Vernon for 23 years and was a member of the First Baptist Church. She is survived by three sons, Elgin Neal, of Quincy, Ethler of Mt. Vernon, and Joseph Neal of Wickersham; three daughters, Mrs. Bertha Mae Brown and Mrs. Edith Aemmer, both of Bellingham, and Mrs. Verlie Nokleby, of Burlington; and 16 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. The remains will be received by the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where services will be conducted by the Rev. John E. Parrott Monday, September 22, at 3:00 p. m. Final resting place, Woodlawn.

NEALEY, Edna, age 59 years, passed away at the home of her brother, 1112 Monroe Street, Monday, May 28, (1945). Mrs. Nealey's home is at Chesaw, Wash., and she had been visiting here one week. Surviving relatives are two sons, Earl and Roy Nealey and one daughter, Hazel Bartruff, all at Chesaw; one sister, Sadie Nealey, Plaza, Wash.; two brothers, Rev. Ferdinand Baker, Bellingham, and H. L. Baker, Chewalah, Wash., and six grandchildren. The remains are at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth and will be forwarded to Barnes Funeral Service, Oroville, Wash., where services will be conducted Friday, June 1 at 2:30 p. m., followed by interment.

NEAR, Fred, age 83, of 8469 144th St., North Surrey, B. C., passed away in a New Westminster hospital Thursday, Feb. 7, (1963) following an extended illness. A resident of that area for the past 40 years he was a retired carpenter and a native of Michigan. Mr. Near was a member of the Reformed Mennonite Church of Shelby, Mich. Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. A. M. Dick of North Surrey and Mrs. R. E. Anderson of Lynden; one son, Hardin Near of Anacortes; 12 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Funeral services will be held at the Gillies Funeral Home in Lynden, Tuesday, Feb. 12, at 2 p. m. Burial will follow in the Lynden Cemetery.

NEDERLEE, Ellen, age 84 of 1209 Broadway, passed away Thursday, Oct. 10, (1974). Miss Nederlee was a 14 year resident of this community and a retired secretary for U. S. Rubber Co. Surviving 1 brother, A. L. Nederlee, Vaughn, Wn.; 1 sister, Mrs. Gertrude Brannian, Sedro Woolley; several nieces and nephews. Services Monday, Oct. 14 at 1 p.m. at the Jones Funeral Home, Rev. Duane Thompson, pastor of Our Saviour's Lutheran Church officiating. Cremation. Contributions may be made to the Heart Fund.

NEDREBO, Ole, age 69 years, who resided at 2720 McLeod Road, passed away at the family residence, Sunday, July 29, (1956) following a lingering illness. Mr. Nedrebo had resided in Bellingham many years and leaves to survive one sister, Miss Anna Nedrebo of Seattle, one niece, Mrs. Louise Skuiya also of Seattle. Two brothers and two sisters in Norway. Rev. Oscar A. Jacobson will officiate at funeral services Wednesday, Aug. 1, at 2 p. m. in the Chapel of the Bingham-Dahlquist & Jerns Funeral Home. Interment, Bay View.

NEEDHAM, Clifford L., 54, of 1509 E. Victor, passed away Sat., March 5, (1966). A 40 year resident of Bellingham, Mr. Needham was the owner and operator of the Needham's Hospital. He was a member of the Bellingham Rotary Club, B.P.O. Elks Lodge 194, Bellingham Golf and Country Club, Washington State Nursing Home Ass'n., Bellingham Chamber of Commerce and was president of the Bellingham Laundry, Inc. Survivors are his widow, Olga; one son Spencer, one daughter, Kathleen Needham both of Phoenix, Ariz.; mother, Mrs. [typo] was president of the Bellingham [typo] one step-son Wallace Little of Everett; two grandsons, Russel and Roger Little both of Everett; two brothers, Elmer of Midway, Wn, and James of Phoenix, Ariz.; two sisters, Mrs. Verneena Grove of Phoenix, Ariz. and Mrs. Florence Crape of Bellingham; many aunts including Miss Nellie Browne Duff; numerous nieces and nephews. Christian Science Services will be read at the Jones Funeral Home Tuesday, March 8 at 3:00 P.M. followed by the ritualistic services of the officers of the B.P.O.E. Elks Lodge No. 194. Final resting place Greenacres Memorial Park.

NEEDHAM, Laurine Evelyn - Funeral service for Laurine Evelyn Needham, age 67, of Phoenix, Arizona, will be Mon. July 12 at 11 a.m. in Greenacres Mausoleum, Rev. Richard Husman officiating. Born April 25, 1915 in Montesano, WA, Mrs. Needham passed away Wed. June 30, 1982. She is survived by 2 sisters, Barbara Bakke and Tressa McMurry, both of Bellingham; several nieces & nephews. A longtime resident of Bellingham, Mrs. Needham moved to Arizona in 1953. She was the former owner & operator of Needhams Nursing Home. Jones Funeral Home.

NEEDHAM, Lloyd R., age 55 of 1671 Mt. Baker Hiway passed away Sunday September 18, 1983. Mr. Needham had been a life resident of Whatcom County and was a retired commercial fisherman. He leaves to survive 2 daughters, Cally Johnson of Brandon, South Dakota and Yvonne Clemson of Acme; 1 granddaughter, Shannon Johnson of Brandon; his mother Mrs. Aurora Lang and 1 brother Del Needham both of this City. Funeral services will be conducted Thurs. Sept. 22 at 2 P.M. at Woodlawn Cemetery with Pastor Ron Knutson officiating. Under the direction of the Westford Funeral Home.

NEEDHAM, Olga Dagney, 76, 1503 E. Victor St., died Wednesday (April 16, 1986) in Bellingham. She was born Oct. 9, 1909, in Canada, but lived most of her life in the Bellingham area. Mrs. Needham was a co-owner of Needham's Nursing Home for more than 20 years and was a member of the Sons of Norway, Wergeland Lodge No. 21, in Bellingham. Survivors included a son, Wallace Little of Bellingham; two brothers, James Olson of Oso, and Raymond Olson of Vancouver, Wash.; three sisters, Minnie Meece of Van Zandt, Ruth Martin of Milton and Ethel Gay of Concrete; two grandsons; four great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services were at 10 a.m. Monday at Greenacres Funeral Home with the Rev. Carl O. Fischer of Trinity Lutheran Church officiating. Burial was in Greenacres Memorial Park. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 2462, Bellingham, WA 98227. Arrangements were by Jones Funeral Home.

NEEDHAM, Robert E., age 59 of 209 1/2 Unity St., passed away at his residence Monday, November 21, (1966). Mr. Needham had resided in Bellingham for many years and was a retired railroad cook and a member of the Church of the Assumption. Requiem mass will be offered Friday, November 25 at 9:30 a.m. in the Church of the Assumption. Interment Bay View Cemetery under the direction of the Westford Funeral Home.

NEEDHAM, Robert John, age 63, of 2242 Hemmi Road, Bellingham, passed away at his home, Sunday, Oct. 15, (1961) following a sudden illness. He had been a resident of the Goshen area since 1923. He was a member of the Jehovah's Witnesses and the Whatcom County Dairyman's Association. Surviving are his wife, Hulda; five sons, Robert at home, Russell of Sedro Woolley, Don of New York, Oland of Coos Bay, Ore., Richard at home; two daughters, Mrs. William Hurd of Everett, DeEtta at home; four brothers, Percy of Tacoma, Cliff of Bellingham, James of Phoenix, Arizona, Elmer of Seattle; two sisters, Mrs. Albert Crape and Mrs. Kenneth Groves, both of Bellingham; his step-mother, Mrs. Josephine Needham of Bellingham, also three grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at the Gillies Funeral Home in Lynden, Wednesday, October 18, at 2 p. m., Mr. George Hickock officiating. Burial will follow in the Woodlawn Cemetery.

NEEDHAM, Vaughn H., age 64 of 2096 Mt. Baker Highway passed away in a local hospital Saturday, March 4, (1961). Mr. Needham had been a resident of Bellingham for the past 37 years and was a member of the Rome Grange and was the owner and operator of the Peoples Trading Post. He leaves to survive his wife, Mrs. Aurora Needham of the family home, 2 sons, Delbert and Lloyd, both of this city, his step-mother, Mrs. Josephine Needham of this city; 5 brothers, Percy of Tacoma, James of Phoenix, Arizona, Elmer of Seattle, Robert and Clifford, both of this city; 2 sisters, Mrs. Albert Crape and Mrs. Kenneth Grove, both of this city; 2 grandchildren, many nephews, nieces and other relatives. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, March 8 at 1:30 p.m. in the Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home, Rev. H. Ellis Honaker officiating. Interment Woodlawn.

NEELAND, Gerald Kent Sr., 75, 3013 Victor St., died Saturday in Bellingham. He was born Nov. 28, 1907, in Grand Rapids, Mich., and had been an area resident since April 1981. He is survived by his wife, Angela, and one son. A private family funeral service is scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Jones Funeral Home. The Rev. Paul Dalton, Church of the Assumption, will officiate. Burial will follow.

NEELY, F. Frederick, 3004 Eldridge Ave., age 70, passed away Friday, Sept. 6, (1974). A 30 year resident Mr. Neely was a retired carpenter and shipwright. He was a member of the Bellingham Yacht Club, Maple Leaf Chapter No. 58 OES, Bellingham Bay Lodge No. 31 IOOF, Bellingham Bay Lodge No. 44 F&AM, past commander Squalicum Yacht Club and past commander of Bellingham Power Squadron. Surviving are 4 nieces, Mrs. Jean Marsh, Anchorage, Alaska, Mrs. Alta Rockwell of Albuquerque, New Mexico, Mrs. Barbara Brewster of Spokane, Wash., Mrs. Lorene McGuire, Concord, Calif.; 3 nephews, Ted Neely, Concord, Calif., Alfred Neely, Los Angeles, Calif., James Neely, Concord, Calif.; numerous great nieces and nephews, several cousins including Mrs. June Phillips, Seattle, Gene Neely, Anacortes and Monte Porter, Toledo, Wash. Services will be conducted by Rev. Lawrence Guderian and officers of Bellingham Bay Lodge No. 31 IOOF Tuesday, September 10 at 3 p.m. at the Jones Funeral Home. Cremation. Contributions may be made to the American cancer Society.

NEELY, John Morgan, of 2612 Patton Street, passed away at his home, Wednesday, Aug. 10, (1955). Mr. Neely was a member of the First Presbyterian Church and was a street car conductor for many years for P.S.P. & L.Co. Surviving relatives include the wife, Mary at the family home, a sister, Mrs. William Porter of Anacortes, a brother, Lee B. Neely of Anacortes, and numerous nieces and nephews, including F. F. Neely of Bellingham. The remains rest at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where services will be conducted by Rev. Harold E. Penhalurick, Friday, Aug. 12, at 3 p. m. Final resting place, Bay View Cemetery.

NEELY, Lucile E., age 54, 3004 Marine Drive, passed away Tuesday, December 28, (1965). A twenty-year resident of this city, Mrs. Neely was a member of the Holly Rebekah Lodge No. 153; Maple Leaf Chapter No. 58, O.E.S., and the Whatcom Writers Club. She is survived by her husband, F. Frederick Neely, at home. Services will be conducted by Rev. Ray S. Wagoner and officers of Holly Rebekah Lodge No. 153 Friday, December 31 at 1 p.m. at the Jones Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Bay View Cemetery.

NEELY, Mary L., formerly of 1436 Ellis, age 88, passed away Wednesday Oct. 16th, (1974). She is survived by 3 nieces, 3 nephews and 2 sisters-in-law. Services will be conducted by Rev. Russell G. Bisnett Friday Oct. 18th at 3:30 p.m. at Bayview Cemetery. Under the direction of the Jones Funeral Home.

NEELY, Ora L. - Sedro Woolley - Funeral services for Ora L. Neely, 86, will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Hulbush Funeral Home, with burial in Bay View Cemetery. Mrs. Neely died Wednesday (May 29, 1974). Born in Nebraska, she came to LaConner in 1890 with her parents, William and Orpha Egbert. She was a member of the Allen United Methodist Church. Mrs. Neely is survived by a daughter, Grace Loree of Samish Island; sisters Elizabeth Driftmier of Mount Vernon and Estella Frost of Seal Beach, Calif.; brothers Martin and David Egbert of Allen, six grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. The family suggests memorials to the Allen United Methodist Church.

NEELY, Sandra Marie, age 4 years, of 2221 Walnut St., passed away Friday, Aug. 12, (1955). Sandra was born in Bellingham and is survived by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Neely; and one brother, John Richard Neely, all at home; grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. John Spady of this city; Mr. and Mrs. John Neely of Washougal, Washington and many other relatives, including 13 cousins. The remains rest at the Bingham-Dahlquist and Jerns Funeral Home where funeral services will be conducted by the Rev. Carl R. Eggers, Wednesday, August 17, at 2 p. m. Final resting place Woodlawn Cemetery.

NEELY, Virgil - Burlington - Services for Virgil Neely, 67, Allen, will be held 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Hulbush Funeral Home. He died Sunday (March 1972) in Palm Springs, Calif. Mr. Neely was employed by Darigold until his retirement in 1965 and was a member of Teamsters Union Local 411. Survivors are the widow, Thelma; two daughters, Mrs. Evelyn Roose of Bellingham and Mrs. Sue Olander of Sedro Woolley; two sons, Eugene and Dan, both of Bow; 12 grandchildren; his mother, Mrs. Ora Neely of Burlington and a sister, Mrs. Grace Loree of Samish Island. The Rev. Russell Meyer will officiate at the services. Burial will be in Bay View Cemetery at Bay View.

NEEN, Margaret Ellen, age 74, who resided at 722 Green St. Blvd., Sedro Woolley, passed away in that city Tuesday, Jan. 27, (1959) following an extended illness. Mrs. Neen had resided in Bellingham since 1923 and has resided in Sedro Woolley for the past 11 years. She was a member of the Episcopal Church and a member of the Maple Leaf Chapter O.E.S. of Bellingham. Surviving relatives include three daughters, Mrs. Elsie Eiler of Everett, Mrs. Winnifred Leatha of Sedro Woolley, Mrs. Mary Smith of Bellingham; one brother, William Wright of England; four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren, also numerous other relatives. Rev. Father W. Robert Webb will officiate at funeral services on Friday, Jan. 30, at 2:30 in the Chapel of Bingham and Jerns Funeral Home. Interment Greenacres Memorial Park.

NEEN, William John, age 72 years, of the Green Street Addition in Sedro Woolley, passed away at a local hospital following a lingering illness Sunday, December 2, (1951). Mr. Neen was a member of St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Masonic Lodge No. 151, Loyal Order of Moose, and Machinist Union No. 1496 of Sedro Woolley. He is survived by his widow, Margaret Ellen; three daughters, Mrs. Gerald Smith of Bellingham, Mrs. Ervin L. Leatha of Sedro Woolley, and Mrs. R. Bell of England; one brother, Hugh DeEilar of Everett; one sister, Robert (sic) Neen of England; four grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Funeral services will be conducted by the Fr. Robert W. Webb Wednesday, December 5, at 2:30 p.m. from the chapel of the Bingham-Dahlquist-Jerns funeral home. Interment, Greenacres Memorial Park. Ritualistic services will be conducted by the Masonic Lodge No. 151 from the chapel of the Bingham-Dahlquist-Jerns funeral home. Active pallbearers will include members of the Masonic Lodge No. 151; Honorary pallbearers: Mr. O. Oltman, Mr. Robert Mahaffie, Mr. Thomas Gaffney and Mr. Joseph Reid.

NEER, Anna D., age 69, of 5942 Lawrence Rd., Everson, passed away in Bellingham, Friday, Dec. 11th, 1987. She was born in Missouri March 7, 1918 & has lived in the Everson area for the last 24 years. She leaves to survive her husband, Elvy Neer of the family home. Funeral services will be held Mon., Dec. 14, 1:30 PM at Jerns & LeVeck Funeral Chapel with Rev. Larry Guderian officiating. Interment will be at Woodlawn Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday, 2-4 pm. Under the direction of Jerns & LeVeck Funeral Chapel.

NEER, Clyde William, age 47 years, of 1504 E. Street, Lynden, passed away at home, Monday, April 9, following an extended illness. Mr. Neer had been a resident of Lynden since 1948 and is survived by his mother, Mrs. Mamie Neer of Lynden; five brothers, Roy of Buena Park, Calif., Claude of Ferndale, Alvy, Edward and Norman, all of Lynden; four sisters, Mrs. Bessie Buchanan and Mrs. Bertha Macy, both of Lynden, Mrs. Cora Green of Bellingham and Mrs. Farrell Chitwood of Rt. 1, Ferndale; also numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held at the Lynden Assembly of God Church, Friday, April 13, at 2 p. m. with Rev. Paul Jacobson officiating. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery under direction of the Gillies Funeral Home.

NEER, Elsie May, 80, died Sunday (May 15, 1988) in Bellingham. Mrs. Neer of 134 E. Grover St., Lynden, was born Dec. 4, 1907, in Eminence, Mo. She married Roy E. Neer July 3, 1932, in Eminence. They moved to Lynden in 1946. She was active in the Lynden Senior Activities Center. Survivors include two sons, Roy Jr. of Lynden and Dave of Prescott, Ariz.; five daughters, Helen Farris of Sierra Vista, Ariz., Dorothy VanWart of Covington, La., Jean Jensen of Zion, Ill., Delores Vargas of Lakewood, Calif., and Joyce Campean of Edmonds; five sisters, Gladys Park of Issaquah, Edna Jordan and Anna Rhea, both of Van Buren, Mo., Nova Payne of Detroit and Delsie Van Fossen of Ellensburg; a brother, Bob Moore of Wenatchee; 22 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren. Her husband, Roy, died in 1984. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at the Gillies Funeral Chapel with the Rev. William Verwolf officiating. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery.

NEER, Harry A., age 77, of Rt. No. 1, Lynden, passed away in a local hospital, Thursday, Feb. 2, (1961). Mr. Neer had been a resident of Lynden since 1948. He leaves to survive, his wife, Mamie; six sons, Roy of Buena Park, Calif., Claude of Artesia, Calif., Clyde, Elvy, Ed and Norman, all of Lynden; four daughthers, Mrs. Bellis Buchanan and Mrs. Farrell Chitwood, both of Lynden, Mrs. Bertha Macy of Coupeville and Mrs. Cora Green of Bellingham; also 28 grandchildren and 34 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at the Assembly of God Church in Lynden, Monday, Feb. 6, at 2 p. m. with the Rev. A. W. Nelson officiating. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery under the direction of the Gillies Funeral Home.

NEER, Norman J., "Sparkey," age 52 of 1513 E. Badger Rd., Lynden passed away Friday, Nov. 14, (1975). A retired millworker, Mr. Neer moved to Lynden in 1948 from Missouri. He is survived by his wife, LulaMae and 2 daughters, Shelia & Kathy Neer in Mountain Grove, Miss. and a son, James in Mexico, Miss., a grandchild, 4 brothers, Roy, Elvy and Edward Neer all of Lynden and Claude of Bothell, also 4 sisters, Mrs. Bessie Buchanan of Lynden, Mrs. Farrell Chitwood, of Bellingham, Mrs. Cora Green of Ferndale and Mrs. Bertha Macy of Marysville. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday Nov. 18 in the Chapel of the Gillies Funeral Home with Rev. Maynard Oss officiating. Interment will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery. Services under the direction of the Gillies Funeral Home, Lynden.

NEESE, Verna, passed away at her home in Buckley, Tuesday, August 20, (1946). Miss Neese had resided in Buckley for the past six years and previously had resided in Bellingham. Surviving relatives are one sister, Mrs. Edna Rudberg, of Moses Lake, Wash., and two aunts, Mrs. E. G. Smithson and Mrs. L. C. Benefiel, both of Bellingham. The remains are at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where private services will be conducted by Dr. R. T. McFarlane, Friday, August 23 at 10:30 a. m. Final resting place, Bay View.

NEET, Benjamin Glenn, age 23 of 609 Strandell St., Everson, passed away Sat., Jan. 15, (1977). Mr. Neet was a 2 year resident of this community and a truck driver. Surviving wife, Judy; 1 son, Benjamine (sic); 2 daughters, Valerie and Christina, all at home; mother, Mrs. Henrietta Neet; brother, Glenn Neet, both Port Townsend; 2 sisters, Mrs. Dick Wiltse of Everett, Mrs. Larry Bradshaw of Phoenix, Arizona. Funeral services Sat., Jan. 22, 2 p.m. in Owyen Funeral Home, Port Townsend. Interment Laurel Grove Cemetery, Port Townsend. Arrangements by Jones Funeral Home.

NEEVEL, Alma, age 86 of 104 S. 7th Street, Lynden, passed away Mon., Sept. 29, 1980. Born (Dec. 24, 1893) in Waupun, Wisconsin, Mrs. Neevel moved to the Lynden area in 1901. She was the remaining charter member of the First Reformed Church in Lynden and had also been active in the Lynden Senior Activity Center. She was married to her husband George in 1920, Mr. Neevel passed away in 1967. She is survived by 2 sons, Kenneth of Everson; & Lester of Lynden; a daughter, Mrs. Violet (John) Vander Woude of Ferndale; 7 grandchildren; a sister-in-law, Mrs. Elsie Meenk of Kent; numerous nieces & nephews. Funeral services will be conducted on Thurs., Oct. 2 at 1 pm in the First Reformed Church with Rev. Gordon VanOostenburg officiating. Burial will follow in Monumenta Cemetery. Services are under the direction of Gillies Funeral Home, Lynden.

NEEVEL, Anna L., age 85, pioneer resident of Lynden, passed away in a Tacoma resthome, Sun. Feb. 18, 1979. She had made her home in B'ham. for 40 years prior to moving to Tacoma 3 years ago. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in B'ham. Surviving are 1 son, Gerrit Neevel of Richmond Beach, WA. A daughter, Mrs. George (Frances) Millholland of Tacoma. 2 sisters; Hilda Grant of Portland, Ore. & Dorothy Naef of Milwaukee, Ore. A brother, Arthur Top of Lydnen. Also 6 grandchildren. Funeral services will be held in the First Reformed Church in Lynden, Sat. Feb. 24th at 1 pm with the Rev. Gordon VanOostenberg & Rev. Wayne Keller officiating. Burial will follow in the Monumenta Cemetery under the direction of Veroske Jerns Funeral Chapel.

NEEVEL, Kenneth (Gordon), age 60, who resided at 213 So. Washington St., Everson, passed away in a local hospital Tues. Aug. 10, 1982. He was a member of the American Legion Post No. 212, Sumas; 57 year resident of Whatcom County and was a veteran of WWII. He leaves to survive his wife Myrtle of Everson; 1 son, George Olson of Everson; 2 daughters, Jenette Cuellar of Everson and Katheryn Moran of Sumner; 1 brother, Lester Neevel of Lynden; 1 sister, Violet VanderWoude of Ferndale; 7 grandchildren. Prayer services will be held Thurs. evening at 7 p.m. with funeral services to be held Friday Aug. 13 at 10:30 a.m. in the Jerns LeVeck Funeral Chapel & Crematorium. Interment to follow in Case Cemetery. [b. March 18, 1922 Hanford, CA]

NEFF, Catherine C., age 73, of Oregon City, Oregon, passed away in Sun City West, Arizona Fri. Dec. 6, (1985). Mrs. Neff had been a former resident of Whatcom County leaving this area in 1946 for Portland. She leaves to survive a daughter Billie M. Farrell of Sun City West; 1 son, Dennis Smith of Marysville; 10 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; a sister Margaret Noble of Beaverton, Oregon. Funeral services will be held Thurs. Dec. 12 at 1 P.M. at the Lummi Island Community Church with Rev. Perry Winkle of the Church of the Nazarene of Marysville officiating. Under the direction of the Westford Funeral Home. [b. Aug. 31, 1912 on Lummi Island]

NEFF, Eva A., age 68, of 2800 Michigan St., passed away at home Tuesday, Sept. 25, (1956). Mrs. Neff had resided in this community for the past two years and had attended the Baptist Church. Surviving relatives include two sons, Rex Neff in Chicago and Mac D. Neff of Denver; four daughters, Mrs. Florence Brown of Taos, N. M., Mrs. Hallie Smith of Chicago, Mrs. Esther Coffman of Kelso, Wash., and Mrs. Anna Gaston of Bellingham; 14 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; one sister, Mrs. Viola Jackson of Chickasha, Okla. The remains rest at the Jones' Harlow-Hollingsworth Funeral Home where services will be conducted Thursday, Sept. 27, at 3 p. m.

NEFF, George Eli, age 76, of Marysville, died Feb. 23, 1986 at home. He was born Jan. 1, 1910 in Acme and had lived in Marysville for the past 10 years moving from Darrington. For many years he had been employed with the Lumber & Timber Industries in both Washington & Oregon. He celebrated over 45 years of marriage with his wife Lillian. Other survivors include a daughter Leanna, Marysville; a sister, Bertha Jennings, Junction City, Oregon; numerous nieces & nephews. Funeral services 11 AM Friday at Bethleham Lutheran Church, Marysville. Private burial will be in Saxon Cemetery. Arrangements by Schaefer-Shipman Funeral Home, Marysville.

NEFF, Grace M., age 66 of 1103 Donovan, passed away in a local hospital Wednesday, August 21, (1963) following an extended illness. Mrs. Neff had resided in Bellingham for the past 23 years. She leaves to survive her husband, Fred A., of the family home; 1 son, Virlin Hudson of Sedro Woolley; 1 daughter, Mrs. Walter Grant, city; 1 grandson; 1 brother, Sam Wilson of LaConner; 1 sister, Mrs. Harry E. King of Friday Harbor; numerous nieces and nephews. Rosary will be said Sunday, August 25 at 7:30 p.m. in the Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home. Requiem high mass will be sung Monday, August 26 at 10 a.m. in the Sacred Heart Church. Interment Greenacres.

NEFF, Martha Ellen, of Seattle, died March 17, 1981 in a Seattle nursing home. She was born Sept. 14, 1882 in Illinois. She was a member of the Acme Presbyterian Church and the WCTU. She was formerly employed by the Bellingham Herald, Lynden News and the Sedro Woolley Courier Newspapers. She is survived by 1 daughter, Bertha Jennings, Mount Lake Terrace; 1 son, George Neff of Marysville; 9 grandchildren; 29 great grandchildren and 24 great great grandchildren. Graveside services Fri. 1 p.m. Saxon Cemetery, Acme. Memorials to the Acme Presbyterian Church or CRISTA Ministries. Arrangements Beck Funeral Home, Edmonds.

NEFF, Samuel J, age 57 years, beloved husband of Mrs. Emma Neff, Route 3, passed away suddenly at Renton, Wash., Sunday June 1, (1947). Mr. Neff had been a resident of Whatcom County for the past forty-three years and had worked as a pipefitter. He was a member of the Steam Fitters Union, No. 473. Surviving relatives include, beside the widow, three step-sons, Silas Murray, Seattle, Alex Murray, Spokane, and Robert Murray, Bellingham; three step-daughters, Mrs. Rowena Kortlever, Bellingham, Mrs. Maybell Love, Garvey, Calif., and Mrs. Florence Lambert, Kirkland, Wash.; two brothers, O. L. Neff, Mount Vernon, Wash., and Charley Neff, Sedro-Woolley; two sisters, Mrs. Mary Young, Olympia, and Mrs. Kate Kelly, Acme, Wash.; also numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted at the Bingham-Dahlquist & Jerns Funeral Home, Thursday, June 5, at 1 p. m. with Rev. Lester Moore, officiating. Interment in Bay View Cemetery.

NEHER, Allan, of 877 Marine Drive, died Saturday (May 2, 1987) in a Bellingham hospital. He was 77. Mr. Neher was born Feb. 24, 1910, in Blaine and was a resident of Bellingham for 47 years. He was a member and former deacon of the First Presbyterian Church. He also was recording secretary for the Carpenters and Joiners Local No. 756 for 35 years and was a member of the IOF, Court Mount Baker. Mr. Neher is survived by his wife MaryRuth; two sons, Ralph and J. Herb, both of Bellingham; one daughter, Margaret Harris of Gainesville, Fla.; 10 grandchildren; and a sister, Phyllis Weber of Kelso. Memorial services will be Thursday at 1 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Charles Carlson and the Rev. Russell Bisnett officiating. The body will be cremated. Arrangements are being handled by the Jones Funeral Home.

NEHER, Hannah N., age 83 passed away Friday, October 29, (1971) in a local nursing home. Surviving are 1 daughter, Mrs. Lillian Pedersen, of Tacoma; 3 stepchildren, William Neher of Seattle; Mrs. Louise Nordstrom of Bothel and Mrs. Clara Olson in Seattle; many grandchildren; 1 sister, Mrs. Thomas Nordvedt of city; many nephews and nieces. Services will be held Monday, November 1 at 1:30 p.m. in the chapel of the Westford Funeral Home, with Rev. Richard Wolvatne of the Bethel Lutheran Brethren Church officiating. Interment Bay View Cemetery.

NEHER, Herbert E., age 57, of Rt. 3, Ferndale, passed away at his home Friday, Feb. 4, (1955). Mr. Neher had been a resident of the community his entire life; had his own meat market for many years; was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church, Bellingham Bay Lodge No. 44 F. & A. M., Scottish Rite Bodies, Nile Temple of the Shrine, Amaranth Liberty Court No. 27 of Seattle, Albert J. Hamilton Post No. 7, American Legion, and 40 et 8 of that post. Surviving relatives include the wife, Edythe at the family home; two daughters, Mrs. Beck Skagen of Yakima, and Mrs. Kaye Andre of Seattle; four grandchildren; three sisters, Mrs. Else Kuehnoel of Bellingham, Mrs. Clara Olson of Seattle, and Mrs. Louise Nordstrom of Sultan; a brother, William Neher of Seattle; stepmother, Mrs. Martin Neher of Bellingham, and a uncle, Lorenz Neher of Bellingham. The remains rest at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where services will be conducted by Rev. Clarence Haugen, Monday, Feb. 7 at 11 a. m. Final resting place, Greenacres Memorial Park.

NEHER, Irma Z., age 73, passed away in a local hospital Wednesday, October 29, (1952). Mrs. Neher had resided in Bellingham for the past nine years and previously in Blaine for 37 years. She was a charter member of the Emmanuel Bible Church and a member of the Whatcom County Dairymen's Association. Surviving relatives include a son, J. Allan Neher, of Bellingham; a daughter, Mrs. Phyllis Weber, of Kelso, Wash.; four grandsons, Ralph and Herbert Neher, and Walter Jr. and John Weber; a granddaughter, Margaret Neher, and a sister, Mrs. R. L. Tallmadge, of John Day, Ore. The remains rest at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where services will be conducted by the Rev. C. C. Hovde Friday, October 31, at 1 p. m. Final resting place, Blaine Cemetery.

NEHER, Kate Isabel Sowersby died Thursday, Nov. 17, 1994, at Stafholt Good Samaritan Center in Blaine. She was 100. Born Sept. 14, 1894, to Theodore and Victoria E. (Medd) Sowersby in Pinconning, Mich., she moved to Bellingham in 1908. Her father owned a blacksmith shop on Grand Avenue in Bellingham for many years. She lived in the former White City, now known as Silver Beach, and from there moved to a house located where the Whatcom County Courthouse now stands. She was a clerk at the Royal Bakery and Bornstein Fish Market. She also worked in various hospitals across the United States. She was an active and longtime member and past worthy matron of Maple Leaf Chapter No. 58, Order of Eastern Star; past noble grand of Rebekah Lodge No. 43; and past grand matriarch of Grand Ladies Encampment Auxiliary of I.O.O.F. She traveled to Australia, Mexico and Alaska. She lived in Bellingham for most of her life and recently moved to the Stafholt Good Samaritan Center. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lorenz D. Neher, in 1953. He was a partner in Neher Plumbing. Survivors include nieces D. B. Victoria Lawrenson, Helen Quimby and Dorothy Reser, all of Bellingham, seven grandnephews and three grandnieces. At Mrs. Neher's request, no services will be held. Inurnment will be in Bayview Cemetery. Arrangements are by Jones-Moles Funeral Home & Cremation Service.

NEHER, Lorenz, age 99 who resided at 2409 Kulshan St., passed away suddenly Sunday July 19, (1959) in a local rest home following an extended illness. Mr. Neher had resided in Bellingham for the past 69 years. He was a member of the Herimans Sons. Surviving relatives include a daughter, Mrs. Elizabeth Hale of Bellingham, one son, Mr. John M. Neher of Bellingham; also many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Rosary will be recited in the chapel of the Bingham and Jerns Funeral Home Tuesday, July 21 at 8:30 p.m. Requiem mass will be celebrated in the Church of the Assumption on Wednesday, July 22 at 10 a.m. Interment Bayview.

NEHER, Lorenze D., age 70, of 1801 I St., passed away in a local hospital Friday, Nov. 27, (1953). Mr. Neher had resided in this community for the past 63 years and was a retired plumber. Deceased was a member and Past Noble Grand of Bellingham Bay Lodge No. 31, I. O. O. F., Past Chief Patriarch of Bay City Encampment No. 23, I. O. O. F., and Past Grand Patriatch of the Grand Encampment of the State of Washington. Surviving relatives are his widow, Kate, at home; two daughters, Mrs. Helen Christie of Bellingham and Mrs. Lorene Rankin of Renton; four grandchildren; father, Lorenz Neher of Bellingham; one brother, John M. Neher and one sister, Mrs. Elizabeth Hale both of Bellingham. Funeral services will be conducted in the IOOF Temple, by the Rev. Ray S. Wagoner and the Grand Patriarch, Tuesday, December 1, at 1:00 p.m. under the direction of Harlow-Hollingsworth. Final resting place, Bay View.

NEHER, Marie W., age 71 years, of 2501 D St., passed away in a local hospital Saturday, Aug. 17, (1957) following an extended illness. Mrs. Neher had been a resident of Bellingham for the past 65 years, and was a member of the Rebecca Lodge No. 43. She is survived by her husband, John M., two daughters, Mrs. Frank Gregor, and Mrs. Maurice Van Ry, two grandchildren, John Gregor, and Sally Van Ry, all of Bellingham. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, Aug. 20, at 2:00 p. m. within the Cathedral Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home with Rev. Ray S. Wagoner officiating, followed by ritualistic services of the Rebecca Lodge No. 43, interment Bayview Cemetery.

NEHER, Martin, age 77 years, beloved husband of Mrs. Hannah Neher, passed away at the family residence, 2015 A street, Saturday, February 1, (1947) after a brief illness. Mr. Neher, who had been a resident of Bellingham for the past fifty-eight years and whose occupation was a butcher, was also a charter member of the Moose lodge, and a member of the Sons of Hermann. Surviving relatives include, beside the widow, two sons, Herbert and William Neher, both of Seattle; three daughters, Mrs. Else A. Kuehnoel, Bellingham, Mrs. Clara A. Olson, Seattle, Mrs. Louise M. Nordstrom, Bothell, Wash.; one stepson, Raymond Koonce, Bellingham; and one step-daughter, Mrs. Lillian Pederson, Tacoma; six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. The remains are at Bingham-Dahlquist Funeral Home where funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, February 4, at 3:30 p. m. with Rev. M. A. P. Keller officiating. Interment in Bay View. Casket bearers will be Messrs. Jack Mollan, Andy Martin, Herman Ennen, Otto Hahnel, Lorenz D. Neher, John M. Neher.

NEHER, Oneita E., age 84, of 723 E. Illinois, passed away Friday, January 8, (1971). Mrs. Neher had been a resident for the past 13 years and was a member of the Rebekah Lodge. She is survived by 2 step daughters, Mrs. Arlene Gregor and Mrs Bernita VanRy both of Bellingham, 3 step grandchildren. Funeral services will be delayed until a later date under the direction of the Westford Funeral Home.

NEIDHARDT, Frederick Carl, age 91 years, Route 5, Bellingham, passed away suddenly Sunday, October 12, (1947). Mr. Neidhardt had been a resident of Bellingham for the past ten years, coming here from Lynden where he had lived many years. Surviving relatives include, two sons, Valentine Neidhardt, with whom he made his home, and George, of Wenatchee; one daughter, Mrs. Alma Gallagher, of Bellingham; seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Funeral services will be conducted at the Bingham-Dahlquist & Jerns Funeral Home, Thursday, October 16, at 2 p. m. with Rev. M. Keller, officiating. Interment will follow in the Lynden Cemetery.

NEIL, Arthur, age 99, who resided at 510 40th St. passed away in a local rest home Sunday, Feb. 2, (1964) following an extended illness. Mr. Neil had resided in Bellingham the past 40 years and was a retired river diver on the Snake River and also worked for Barney Jones Tug & Barge. He leaves to survive his friends, Mr. and Mrs. William Hanson of Bellingham. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday February 4 at 10:30 a.m. in the Chapel of Bingham & Jerns Funeral Home. Rev. Myron Hilty of the Light House Mission officiating. Interment Greenacres Memorial Park.

NEIL, Floyd E., age 55, of 1402 F St., passed away in a local hospital Thursday, July 31, (1958). Mr. Neil had been a life resident of this community and had been employed as a millworker and planerman in the local lumber mills. Surviving relatives are his widow, Milda at home; three sons, Arthur H. and Larry, both of Bellingham, and Danny at home; one daughter, Mrs. Maude A. Woods, of Bellingham; one granddaughter, Darla Rae Woods of Bellingham; three step-daughters, Mrs. Jeanette Zuberg of Adak, Alaska, Mrs. George Tillet and Mrs. Dorothy Oliver, both of Bremerton; one brother, Paul M. Kuhns of Warren, Mich.; also 11 step-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, Aug. 6, at 1 p.m. within the Chapel of the Jones Funeral Home with Rev. Joseph Patterson officiating, followed by cremation.

NEILAN, Gerald Thomas, age 71 who resided at 3920 Silver Beach St., passed away at his residence Sat. June 5, 1982. Mr. Neilan had been a resident of Bellingham for the past 50 years and was a retired Meat Cutter & member of United Food & Commercial Workers. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or Visiting Nurse-Home Health Care. He leaves to survive his wife Evelyn, Bellingham; 4 sons, Vernon & wife Carol, Ronald & wife Ardis, Edward & wife Linda, David Neiland all of Bellingham; 2 daughters, Geri Davis & husband Linn of Everett, Mary Grunahurd & husband Randy of Bellingham; his mother, Susie Mae West of Sedro Woolley; 1 sister, Gladys Gisel of Calif.; 12 grandchildren. Graveside services will be held Wed., June 9, at 11 am in Bay View Cemetery with Rev. Paul Quenzer officiating. Visitation Monday & Tues. until 8 pm at the Jerns & LeVeck Funeral Chapel. [m. Evelyn Brewster June 20, 1931 in Mt. Vernon]

NEILL, John M. - Memorial services for John M. Neill, 68, 2225 Olson Drive, Point Roberts, are to be held at 7:30 p.m. today at Kingdom Hall of the Jehovah's Witnesses in Delta, B. C. The body will be cremated. Mr. Neill died Tuesday (March 25, 1986) in Bellingham. He was born Sept. 6, 1917, in Seattle and lived in Point Roberts for 26 years. Survivors include his wife, Adela, and a daughter, Jane E. Neill, both of the family home; a brother, Wesley Neill, of Point Roberts; and a sister, Isabell Leach of Auburn.

NEILL, Lyle E., age 60 of 8697 Blaine Rd., Blaine, WA, died at a local nursing home, Nov. 3, 1979. He was a United States Air Force Veteran. He lived in the Blaine area for many years. He is survived by his wife, Lillian at home, 2 brothers, John Neill & Wesley Neill of Pt. Roberts, and a sister, Isabel Leach in Auburn. At family's request, no services will be held. Cremation under the direction of Veroske, Jerns, & McKinney Funeral Chapel.

NEILS, Julius K., 68, a former Bellingham pediatrician, died Sunday (June 19, 1988) in Bellingham. He was born Dec. 13, 1919, in Cass Lake, Minn. but had lived here since 1949. Dr. Neils practiced in Bellingham until 1960, and has served as public health officer in Skagit County since 1966. He liked fishing and hunting. Survivors include three daughters, Victoria Neils Merritts of Lakewood, Colo., Lucy Neils Junek of Novato, Calif. and Julie Neils of Boulder, Colo.; two sisters, Ruth Neils Ward of Cambridge, Mass. and Margaret N. Padelford of Seattle; a brother, Arthur J. Neils of Spokane; three grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. Memorials may be made to Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Mo., to Ducks Unlimited or to a favorite charity. Arrangements are pending with Jones Funeral Home.

NEILSEN, Ernhard, age 79, of 2737 Pacific Hwy., Bellingham, passed away Tues., April 20, (1976). He had been a machinist and tool maker for many years. Surviving are his wife, Jensine; two sons, Stanley of Vancouver, B.C.; Ronald of Kamloops, B.C.; a daughter, Connie Burchard of Bellingham; plus two granddaughters. Services will be held at 10 a.m. April 22 at Veroske's Bellingham Chapel with the Rev. E. E. Olsenius officiating. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery.

NEIMYER, Teresa Mary, 2520 Walnut St., age 90, passed away at home Wednesday, June 1, (1966). Mrs. Neimyer was a Los Angeles, Cal., resident until moving to this city three months ago. Survivors are her husband, Ralph, at home; a brother, Louis Moreas of Vancouver, B. C., and nieces and nephews. Services will be conducted by Rev. Myron L. Root Friday, June 3 at 3:30 p.m. at the Jones Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Bay View Cemetery.

NEISWENDER, Jessie Rinehart, a long time Seattle resident died July 20, 1979 at age 79. She had attended the old Custer School as a child and her father had been pastor of the Custer Methodist Church. She was a school teacher for the Seattle School District for 43 years. She is survived by her beloved husband Jesse A. Neiswender of the family home, 1 sister: Nellie Bristol, of B'ham. 6 step-children, 27 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren. Graveside services, 1 pm Tues. at the Enterprise Cemetery, Ferndale, under the direction of Beck's Funeral Home in Edmonds. Remembrances to Christa Ministries (Kings Garden) Seattle or to favorite charity.

NELDER, Diora Maud, age 70 years, widow of the late George E. Nelder, Alger, Wash., passed away at a local hospital Saturday, April 2, (1949). Mrs. Nelder was a member of the First Spiritualist Church and leaves the following survivors: two sisters, Clare E. Taylor at Alger and Mary E. Briscoe, Lummi Island; one niece, Mrs. Ethel Eldrid, Lummi Island, and two nephews, U. S. Briscoe and O. E. Nutley, of this city. The remains are at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where services will be conducted by the Rev. Bertha Broyles Tuesday, April 5, at 1:30 p. m. Final resting place Bay View.

NELDER, George E., age 82 years, passed away at the family home, Rt. 2, Sedro-Woolley, near Alger, Saturday, Dec. 22, (1945) following an illness of two years. Mr. Nelder came to Bellingham many years ago and was employed by the Pacific American Fisheries. He is survived by the widow, Mrs. Diora Nelder. The remains rest at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth.

NELLE, John A., age 50, of 7136 Portal Way, Ferndale, passed away Sat., June 26, (1976). Mr. Nelle had resided in Whatcom County for 6 years and was a retired seaman. He leaves to survive 3 sons, John, Ronald and William; 4 daughters, Victoria, Cynthia, Carol and Valarie; 2 brothers, William Nelle of Sacramento, Calif. and Richard Nelle of Blaine; 2 sisters, Patricia Rivord of city, and Janet Joyce of San Mateo and several nieces and nephews. Family Rosary was Monday, June 28 from the Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home. Mass of Christian Burial was offered Tues., June 29 at 10 a.m. from St. Ann's Catholic Church of Blaine. Interment Blaine Cemetery.

NELLES, Anna, age 93 of 818 Indian, passed away at a local hospital Saturday, Oct. 14, (1961) following an extended illness. Mrs. Nelles had resided in Bellingham for the past 25 years and was a member of the Garden Street Methodist Church. She leaves to survive one daughter, Mrs. Floyd Felch of this city, five grandchildren and four great grandchildren. Private graveside services will be held Monday, October 16 at 1:30 P. M. in Bayview Cemetery under the direction of the Westford Funeral Home.

NELLES, Walter Austin, age 76 years, passed away in a local hospital Tuesday, February 18, (1947) following a short illness. He had resided in Bellingham at 1314 McKenzie Street, for the past two and a half years. He is survived by his wife, Anna, of the home; one daughter, Mrs. Geneva Felch, of this city; four grandchildren, of this city; three brothers, Hector Nelles, of Mount Vernon, Wash., Alex and David Nelles, of Scotland, South Dakota; six sisters, Mrs. John Weyrich, of Mount Vernon, Washington, Mrs. Mary Sowl, of California, Mrs. Margaret Bardell, of Freeport, Illinois, Mrs. Mabel Riley, of Chicago, Illinois, Mrs. Janet Stevenson and Mrs. Rebecca Baker, both of Scotland, South Dakota. Funeral services will be conducted within the Cathedral Chapel of the Westford-Beck Funeral Home Thursday, February 20, at 1 p. m. with the Rev. Paul Woodward of the Fairhaven Methodist Church officiating. Interment, Bay View Cemetery.

NELMS, Kitty M. L. - Graveside service for Kitty ML Nelms, age 73, of 2534 Cherry St., will be Friday Feb. 3 at 1 P.M. at BayView Cemetery, Rev. James Seim, of Bellingham Alliance Church officiating. Mrs. Nelms passed away Tues. Jan. 31, 1984. She is survived by a sister, Laura Robinson of Burnaby, B.C.; sisters-in-law Margaret Downs, City, Thelma Downs of Cochran, Alberta & Vera Wolke of Mesa, Arizona; niece Beverly Mackner of Lynden; nephews, Arthur & Tom Downs, both City; numerous other relatives. Mrs. Nelms had been a Bellingham resident for 62 years; was owner of Kitty's Trash & Treasures on Holly St. for 30 years. Memorials to American Cancer Society. Jones Funeral Home. [b. Sept. 28, 1910 Ft. William, Ontario]