NEMITZ, Hugo Albert, age 76, of 110 Samish Highway, passed away in a local hospital, Tuesday, March 22, (1949). Mr. Nemitz had resided in this community for the past thirty-eight years and leaves no known survivors. The remains are at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth, where services will be conducted by the Rev. Gordon Loren, Saturday, March 26, at 10:30 a.m. Final resting place Greenacres Memorial Park.

NEMYRE, Victor W. age 70, of 321 D St., Blaine passed away at home Thurs. April 11, (1974). A lifetime resident of Whatcom County, and had been employed by the Standard Oil Co. for 50 years and for the last 34 years had owned and operated Nemyre's Standard Oil Distributorship of Blaine. He was a member of the Blaine Eagles Aerie 3029 and Bellingham B.P.O.E. 194. Surviving are his wife Edith at the family home, a daughter Mrs. Patsy Hunnicutt, of Blaine; a sister, Mrs. Mernie Waters, of Portland, Ore.; also 4 grandchildren. Funeral services will be held in Veroske's McKinney Funeral Home, Tues., April 16 at 2 p.m. with Rev. Donald Walter officiating. Burial in Greenacres.

NERGAARD, Magna Dorothea, age 75, 2412 Humboldt Street passed away Thursday, June 3, (1965). Mrs. Nergaard was a 12 year resident of this City and had been a member of the First Lutheran Church in Alaska. Survivors include her husband, Gust J., at home; a son, Melvin, City; three daughters, Mrs. Margaret Abbott, Ketchikan, Alaska; Mrs. Edna Townsend, Rochester, Wash.; Mrs. Agnes Moore, Seattle; nine grandchildren; four great grandchildren; six brothers, Ben R. Johnson, City, and five brothers in Norway, and nieces and nephews. The remains rest at Jones Funeral Home where services will be conducted Monday at 1:00 P.M. with Pastor Carl O. Fischer officiating. Interment will be in Greenacres Memorial Park.

NESBITT, Eli F., age 88, who resided at 1524 Y Road, passed away in a local hospital Saturday, December 15, (1956) following a lingering illness. Mr. Nesbitt resided in Bellingham for the past 33 years, and was a member of the Rome Community Chapel. Before his retirement he was manager of the National Grocer Association of Seattle, and the Northern Grocery of Bellingham. He leaves to survive his wife, Mrs. Laura C. Nesbitt, at the family residence, five sons, Carl E. of Tulsa, Okla.; George B. of Goldendale, Washington; J. Arthur, of Bellingham; Wilbur H., of Bellingham, and Joseph F. of Salem, Oregon. One sister, Mrs. Maude Shaw, of Edgar, Nebraska. Two brothers, Howard Nesbitt of Muskogee, Oklahoma, and Charles G., Shawnee, Okla. Eleven grandchildren and ten great grandchildren. Rev. Chester Rutledge will officiate at funeral services on Tuesday, December 18, at 2 p. m. in the Chapel of the Bingham and Jerns Funeral Home. Interment Greenacres Memorial Park.

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NESBITT, Laura Celeste, age 88, of 1524 North Y Road, passed away in a local hospital Sunday, March 24, (1963). A 40 year resident of Whatcom County, Mrs. Nesbitt was a member of the Rome Community Church. Survivors are three sons, Wilbur H. of North Y Rd., J. Arthur of Bellingham and Joseph of Salem, Oregon; two step-sons, Carl of Tulsa, Okla. and George of Goldendale, Wn.; 12 grandchildren; many great grandchildren; one brother, William Hutton of Campbell, Calif.; numerous nieces and nephews. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home where services will be conducted by the Rev. Ellis Honaker Wednesday, March 27 at 10:30 A.M. Final resting place Greenacres Memorial Park.

NESBITT, Robert Lee, age 54, of 216 E. Holly Street, passed away suddenly Monday, March 16, (1953). Mr. Nesbitt had resided in this community for the past 27 years, and had operated Bob's Shoe Repair Shop at 406 E. Holly for many years. Surviving relatives include his wife, Mrs. Meda L. Nesbitt, at the home; a son, J. Paul Nesbitt, of Seattle; a granddaughter, Miss Paula Nesbitt, also of Seattle; his mother, Mrs. Carrie Nesbitt, of Clifton, Ariz.; a sister, Mrs. Muriel Bradley, of Clifton; and a niece, Miss Dixie Lee Bradley of Seattle. The remains rest at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where services will be conducted by the Rev. John E. Parrott, Thursday, March 19, at 10:30 a.m. Cremation.

NESBITT, Wilbur, age 65 of 4449 Y Rd., passed away in a local hospital Monday, Nov. 17, (1975). A resident of Bellingham for 51 years, he had been employed by the Burlington Northern Railroad for 20 years and was a member of the Brotherhood of Maintenance of Ways of Everett. Surviving are his wife Eleanore at home, 1 son David and 1 daughter Jeanette Beck, both of Bellingham, 2 brothers James of Bellingham and George of Goldendale, also 1 granddaughter. Funeral services will be held in Veroske's Bellingham Chapel Wednesday, Nov. 19 at 2 p.m. with Rev. Louis Yost officiating. Cremation will follow. Memorials may be made to the Cancer Fund.

NESMITH, Clark A., age 85 of Mt. Vernon, passed away Sept. 26, 1979 in Mt. Vernon. Born Nov. 13, 1893 at Winnebago City, Minn., was married to Florence Mae Van Sickle at Shields, N. Dakota, May 3, 1916. She preceded him in death, Aug. 19, 1978. He had worked as a carpenter and builder throughout his life, working in Whatcom, Skagit and King Counties. 1972 he was manager of Twin Cedars Mobile Home Park in Marysville until Aug. 1978. He was a member of View Crest Assembly of God Church in Mt. Vernon. Survivors are 4 daughters, Mrs. Muriel Jones of Mt. Vernon, Mrs. Dwight (Garnet) Martin of Marysville, Mrs. Daniel (Lois) Young, of Soap Lake, Wa. and Mrs. William (Duretha) Nagle of W. Covina, Calif.; 2 sons, Wilbur of Oroville, Calif., Charles of Spokane; 1 sister, Mrs. Maxson Hunter of Portland, Ore.; 20 grandchildren; 26 great grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held at View Crest Assembly of God Church, Mt. Vernon, Tues., Oct. 2, at 2 p.m. Pastor Paul Jacobson officiating. Interment will follow at the Mt. Vernon I.O.O.F. Cemetery. Funeral arrangements under the direction of Kern Funeral Home. Family suggests memorials be made to View Crest Assembly of God Church in Mt. Vernon.

NESS, Andy, age 67 who resided in Seattle, passed away Tues., Nov. 27, 1979 in a Seattle hospital. He was a retired commercial fisherman and belonged to the First Covenant Church. He leaves to survive his son, Jim Ness of Seattle, 3 daughters, Andria Smith, Deborah Ness, and Marcia Ness, all of Seattle, 5 brothers John & Torvald Ness of Bellingham, Halvor Ness of Renton, Tony Ness, LaConnor & Olaus Ness of Parksville, B.C., 3 sisters, Ingeborg Utheim of Deming, Jenne Ellingsen of Norway & Berit Tengsdal of Norway. Funeral services will be held Mon., Dec. 3, 1979 at 1:30 p.m. in the Chapel of Veroske, Jerns & LeVeck Funeral Home, with interment to follow in the Saxon Cemetery.

NESS, Christine, age 79, passed away in a local hospital Sunday, September 18, (1949) following a lingering illness. Mrs. Ness had been a resident of the Ferndale district for the past 41 years. Surviving relatives include 1 daughter, Mr. (sic) Olaf Robertson, of Ferndale; two sons, Bert of Seattle, and Albert of Coeur d'Alene, Idaho; and five grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted at the Monroe Mortuary in Ferndale, Wednesday, September 21, at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Sylvester Rue officiating. Interment in Enterprise Cemetery.

NESS, Cecilia, age 81, of 3230 Cottonwood, passed away Sat. Oct. 25, 1980. She had been a resident of Whatcom County for the past 53 years, was a member of Bethel Lutheran Brethren Church. She is survived by her husband John; a daughter Bernice & husband Rev. Richard Walvatne of Great Falls, Montana; 3 grandchildren, Karen, Ken & Don Walvatne, Great Falls, Montana; 2 sisters, Thea Kaldestad and Tora Ruud both in Norway; numerous nieces and nephews. Services Wed. Oct. 29, 10 am, at the Jones Funeral Home, Rev. Stanley Dokken and Rev. Richard Walvatne officiating. Interment Saxon Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Bethel Lutheran Brethren Building Fund or Lutheran Brethren schools. [b. May 10, 1899 in Norway]

NESS, Cora Etta, age 72, passed away at the family home in Friday Harbor, Sunday, March 22, (19__). She is survived by two sisters, Mrs. Hazel King of Friday Harbor and Mrs. Grace Ness of Bellingham; one brother, Sam Wilson of LaConner; four nieces, Mrs. Marcia Hardy of Everett, Mrs. LaVonne Ritter of Seattle, Mrs. Betty Grant and Mrs. Ora Johnson, both of Bellingham; four nephews, Verlin Hudson, Joel, Otto and Jerry Walroed; numerous other relatives. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, March 26, at 1:30 p. m. in the King Mortuary in Friday Harbor. Cremation

NESS, Hannah M. of 2152 North 193rd Street, Seattle, Sept. 1st, (1961). Beloved mother of Mrs. Nadean Foster, Mrs. Germaine Baughman, Mrs. Ann Glance, Seattle; Mrs. Fred Schliep, Bellingham; Mrs. Audrey Pine, Portland, Ore.; Mrs. Donna Hodgens, Monterey, Calif.; Roy, Bellingham; Herbert, Arlington; Orval, Welchs, Ore.; Clayton, Grand Forks, N. D.; Oryn, Portland, Ore.; sister of Mrs. William Bushaw, Mrs. Cora Ness, Mrs. Vaughn White, Ray Wynne, Seattle; John Wynne, Ferndale, Wash.; 31 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren. Services Wednesday, 2 p. m., Bellingham Seventh Day Adventist Church. Burial Woodlawn Cemetery.

NESS, Herbert C, age 41, of 416 Lakeway Dr., passed away Saturday, July 7, (1956). Mr. Ness was a veteran of World War II; lived in Vancouver, B. C., for 15 years and attended school there; lived in Seattle for two years before entering the Army in 1943; lived in Wenatchee for seven months after discharge from the Army in 1946 working for KPQ radio station, and had resided in Bellingham for eight years, working for both KVOS radio and KVOS-TV. Mr. Ness had been active in the Theatre Guild from 1948 to 1949 and was a member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers No. 77. He was a control room engineer for KTNT-TV. Surviving relatives include his widow, Edna M., and one daughter, Nancy R. Ness at home; his father, Oscar Ness of Winnipeg, Manitoba, and his mother, Mrs. Frank Rice of North Vancouver, B. C. The remains rest at the Jones' Harlow-Hollingsworth Funeral Home where services will be conducted Thursday, July 12, at 1 p.m. Cremation will follow.

NESS, Jeanne M., age 81 formerly of 210 B Street, Blaine, died Monday, July 12, 1982. She was a member of the United Church of Blaine; Eastern Star; & Rebekah's and is survived by her husband, Oscar; 3 sons, James Ness of Blaine; John Ness & Gordon Knisley, both of California; 2 daughters, Lillian Serradell of California; Edith Mercer of Seattle; a sister, Margaret Clark of Edmonton, Alberta; 10 grandchildren; 6 great grandchildren. Graveside services will be held Wednesday, July 14, 1982 at 1 pm in the Blaine Cemetery. The family suggests memorials to Icelandic Nursing Home. Service arrangements by Jerns-McKinney Funeral Chapel & Crematorium.

NESS, John - Funeral services for John Ness, age 84, of 3230 Cottonwood Ave., will be Saturday June 5, at 1 p. m. at Bethel Lutheran Brethren Church with Rev. Stanley Dokken officiating. Burial Saxon Cemetery. Mr. Ness passed away Wed. June 2, 1982. He is survived by 1 daughter, Bernice & husband Rev. Richard Walvatne of Great Falls, Montana; 3 grandchildren, Karen, Ken & Don Walvatne all of Great Falls; 4 brothers, Halvor Ness of Renton, Torvald Ness of City, Tony Ness of LaConner and Ole Ness of Canada; 3 sisters, Ingeborg Utheim of Bellingham, Jennie Ellingson and Berit Tengesdal, both of Norway; numerous nieces & nephews. Mr. Ness had been a resident of this community since 1928 and was a member of the Bethel Lutheran Brethren Church. Memorials may be made to the Bethel Lutheran Brethren Church Parsonage Fund or the Mission Program of the Church of the Lutheran Brethren. Jones Funeral Home. [b. Sept. 25, 1897 in Norway]

NESS, John O, age 77 years, of Route 2, Ferndale, passed away Wednesday, July 4, (1951) at his home following a lengthy illness. He was a member of the Lutheran Free Church of Ferndale and had been a resident of that community for 14 years. Surviving relatives are his wife, Belle; one daughter, Mrs. Olga Boston, of Bellevue; four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; also two brothers in Norway. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, July 7, at 11 a.m. in the Monroe Mortuary Chapel with the Rev. Sylvester Rue officiating. Interment in the Pacific Lutheran Cemetery in Seattle.

NESS, Louis Hans, age 72, of 707 E. Holly Street, passed away in a local hospital Saturday, November 8, (1952). Mr. Ness had resided here for the past nine years and was a retired construction worker. He was a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church and leaves to survive, his wife, Mrs. Hanna W. Ness, at home; six sons, Orval W., of Portland, Herb L., of Arlington, Roy A., and Walter J., both of Bellingham, Clayton W. of Grand Forks, N. D., and Oryn R. Ness, of Blackstone, Virginia; six daughters, Mrs. Ann Babbitt, Mrs. Nadean Smith, and Mrs. Jermaine Baughman, all of Seattle, Mrs. Audrey Pine, of Portland, Mrs. Bonnie Pine, of Oxnard, Calif., and Mrs. Donna Hodgens, of San Diego, Calif.; 22 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; two brothers, Martin, of Neilsville, Minn., and Sam Ness, of Shelly, Minn.; and numerous nieces and nephews. The remains rest at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth, where services will be conducted by Elder Harold E. Hall Wednesday, November 12, at 1:00 p. m. Final resting place, Woodlawn Cemetery.

NESS, Loyn E., age 67, of 2323 F St., passed away Sunday, July 18, (1976). A resident of this community for the past 19 years, Mr. Ness was a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church. Surviving wife, Ena; one son, Morley E., U. S. Navy, in Japan; two daughters, Mrs. Willa Werner of Belfair, Wa., Miss Carol Ness, city; his mother, Mrs. Cora Ness of Federal Way, Wa.; three brothers, Jack of Burien, Irvin of Auburn and Leslie of Seattle; three sisters, Mrs. Zola Dienes of Renton, Mrs. Varla Close of Vancouver, B. C., Joy Ness of Renton; 4 grandchildren. Memorial services will be held Wed., July 21, 1:30 p. m. in Jones Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to the Children's Home Society of Washington, Care of Mrs. Vernice Vatne, 1624 Perry Ave., Bremerton, Wa. 98310 or the American Cancer Society.

NESS, Maurice D. "Bud," 64, Mount Vernon, died Tuesday, October 3, 1989 at home. He was born Aug. 8, 1925, in White Earth, North Dakota. During WWII, he served with the U.S. Navy. He was a former tugboat operator and retired as a groundskeeper for the Seattle Water Department in 1987. He was a member of the Masonic and Moose Lodges. Surviving are one son, Eric Ness, Marysville; 1 granddaughter, Amanda Ness, Marysville; 1 sister, Dorothy Jacobs, Tenakee Springs, Alaska; and 1 brother, Patrick Ness, Sitka, Alaska. No services will be held at his request. Arrangements are by Hulbush Funeral Home, Burlington. Memorials are suggested to the American Cancer Society, 3131 Marlee Dr., Burlingham, 98233.

NESS, Obert, age 73, of 415 N. 49th, Seattle, passed away Wednesday, July 16, (1986) in Group Health Hospital of Seattle. He was born January 15, 1913, in Ferndale, attended Ferndale Schools, and Triumph Lutheran Free Church. He spent most of his adult life in Seattle where he worked as a longshoreman. He is survived by his wife, Lucile, of Seattle; his sister Nellie Robertson of Ferndale; two nieces, Neva Robertson Denniston of Sacramento and Beverly Robertson Smith of Ferndale; and three nephews, Norman Robertson of Ferndale, Orval Robertson of Bellingham, and Robert Ness of Jefferson, Oregon. A graveside funeral service will be held Friday, July 18, 1:00 P. M. at Enterprise Cemetery. Friends are invited to attend. A memorial service will be held in Seattle on Saturday at 11:00 A.M. at Woodland Park Presbyterian Church. Memorial gifts may be sent to Vision Services, 1401 Madison St., Suite 284, Seattle, WA 98122.

NESS, Olive, age 65, of 504 Whatcom Street, passed away in a local hospital, Thursday, November 10, (1949) following a short illness. She had been a Bellingham resident for the past 22 years. Mrs. Ness is survived by a son, Robert W. Ness and a daughter, Clara Ness, both of this city. Funeral services will be held Saturday, November 12, at 11 a. m. within the Cathedral Chapel of the Westford-Beck funeral home with the Rev. Clarence Haugen, pastor of Our Saviour's Lutheran Church, officiating. Cremation.

NESS, Oscar, age 85 who resided in Blaine passed away in a local nursing home Monday, July 2, 1984. He was known as a car salesman in Blaine for several years; was a member of the United Church, Blaine; and Kulshan Lodge, No. 186. His wife Jeanne preceded him in death. Survivors are 3 sons,James & Linda Ness of Blaine; John & Lee Ness of California; Gordon Knisley of California; 2 daughters, Lillian & husband Robert Serradell, California; Edith & husband Harry Mercer, Everett; 10 grandchildren; 6 great grandchildren. Graveside services will be held Thursday, July 5 at the Blaine Cemetery at 2 pm, Rev. Don Walter officiating. Officers of Kulshan Lodge, No. 186 assisting. Memorials may be made to the Icelandic Home. Arrangements by Jerns-McKinney Funeral Home of Blaine.

NESS, Thomas, age 69, of Route 2, Ferndale, passed away suddenly at his home Tuesday, December 19, (1950). Mr. Ness was born in Minnesota and was a retired wheat farmer. He had been a resident of the Ferndale community for the past three years and was a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church. Surviving relatives include his wife, Cora; four daughters, Mrs. Owen Wells, of Darrington, Mrs. Eldwin Bridge, of Ferndale, Mrs. Marc Close, of Youbou, B. C., and Mrs. Al Denman, of Menlo Park, Calif.; four sons, John, Irvin and Leslie, of Seattle, and Loyn, of Ferndale; three brothers, Martin, of Caldonia, N. D., Sam, of Shelley, Minn., and Louis, of Bellingham; 17 grandchildren. Services will be conducted Friday, December 22, at 2 p. m. within the Chapel of the Monroe Mortuary in Ferndale with Elder R. J. Winders officiating. Interment in Woodlawn Cemetery.

NESS, Torvald, of Ferndale died Tuesday, June 22, 1993, at St. Joseph Hospital. He was 83. A graveside burial will be held at 3 p.m. Friday at Saxon Cemetery in Acme. The Rev. Curt Atneosen will officiate. American Legion Post No. 7 will provide military honors. Born April 4, 1910, in Hilleland, Norway, to Jorgen and Ingabord Ness, Mr. Ness lived in Whatcom County for 60 years. During World War II, he served in the Navy aboard the USS Nevada. He worked as a supervisor in a fish cannery in Excursion Inlet, Alaska. He loved fishing. Survivors include sisters Ingeborg Utheim of Bellingham and Jenny Ellingson of Norway; brother Tony Ness of Burlington; and niece Gudlaug Utheim of Ferndale. Arrangements by Moles Funeral Home.

NESSET, Aadne O., age 95 years, of Star Rt., Wickersham, passed away at the family home Friday, Dec. 26, (1952). He had been a resident of this community since 1887 and was a retired logger and a member of the Saxon Lutheran Church. Mr. Nesset is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Bertha Bakke, Star Rt., Wickersham, Mrs. Anna Anderson, Bellingham; nine grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; one sister, Mrs. L. J. Sinnes, Laurel Rd. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, Dec. 30, at 1 p.m. within the Cathedral Chapel of the Westford-Beck Funeral Home with Rev. O. E. Aadland and O. Ose, officiating. Interment, Saxon Cemetery.

NESSET, Anna, age 91, of Star Rt., Acme, passed away in a local hospital Monday, May 23, (1960). Mrs. Nesset had resided in Whatcom County for the past 58 years; was a member of the Lutheran Church and the Saxon Ladies Aid. Survivors are three daughters, Miss Ingeborg Nesset at home; Miss Alice Nesset, of Seattle and Mrs. Gertrude Berg, of Bellingham; two sons, Tom and George Nesset, both of Acme; a nephew, Gilbert Fidieland? of Seattle; numerous nieces and nephews in Norway. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home where services will be conducted by Pastor E. M. Bremer Friday, May 27 at 1 p.m. Final resting place Saxon Cemetery.

NESSET, George, age 72 of 6176 Saxon Rd., Acme, died Mon. Nov. 3, 1980. A lifetime Whatcom County resident, he was a retired farmer; member of Samish Valley Grange and Technocracy Inc. He is survived by 1 brother, Tom Nesset and 1 sister Ingeborg Nesset both of Acme. Funeral service Fri. Nov. 7, 1 pm, Jones Funeral Home. Interment Saxon Cemetery. [b. May 5, 1908 in Saxon]

NESSET, Ingeborg "Johnnie," age 80, of Saxon, passed away at home Mon. Oct. 9, 1989. Ingeborg was born in the same family home August 2, 1909. She was the daughter of early settlers Lars and Anna Nesset. Preceded in death by her parents, sisters, Alice, Gertie, and Olga, and brother, George. She is survived by her brother, Tom, also of the family home, and close friend Thorvald Ness. "Johnnie" lived a life full of service to others. Friends and strangers alike were welcome and well cared for in her home. She was a keen observer of the natural world with a strong love for flowers and gardening. Ingeborg was a dedicated member of Technocracy, Inc., serving a secretary of the Bellingham Section. She will be missed by all who have known and loved her. Funeral services Thursday Oct. 12, 1:30 P.M., Acme Presbyterian Church, with Rev. Sharon Hare, officiating. Interment Saxon Cemetery. Jones Funeral Home.

NESSET, Signe, age 92, of Acme Star Rt., passed away at home Sunday, October 26, (1958). Mrs. Nesset had resided in Whatcom County for the past 34 years and was a member of the Saxon Lutheran Church. Survivors are her sister, Mrs. Anna Nesset, two nephews, Tom and George Nesset, all of Acme; five nieces, Miss Alice Nesset and Miss Ingeborg Nesset, both of Acme, Mrs. Gertrude Berg and Mrs. Carl Anderson, both of Bellingham and Mrs. Bertha Bakke, of Acme. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home where services will be conducted by Pastor Oscar A. Jacobson, Thursday, Oct. 30, at 1 p. m. Final resting place Saxon Cemetery.

NESSET, Tom, 94, of Saxon, passed away at his home November 20th, 1992. Tom was born in Nesset, Norway on October 31, 1898 to Lars and Anna Nesset. The family left Norway in 1902, settling in Saxon where Tom has lived since. Tom was the last remaining of six children. He never married. With their own hands the Nesset family made a farm out of the wilderness. Tom, with his family, fashioned a unique way of life which has attracted and enchanted many people for decades. Tom had a reverence for the natural world. He also had a way of bringing out the good in people of all beliefs. To preserve their farm and keep alive a sense of the Nesset family, Tom and his sister Ingeborg donated their farm to Whatcom County Parks to become a working farm museum. Tom was a long time dairy farmer and a member of Technocracy, Inc. He also belonged to the Grange and Whatcom County Farm Forestry. Graveside services will be held at 1:00 Tuesday November 24, 1992 at Saxon cemetery. The memorial service will follow at Acme Presbyterian Church. at 1:45 Rev. Sharon Hare will officiate.

NESSETT, Esther H. - Funeral services for Esther H. Nessett, age 87, 2835 Humboldt Street, Bellingham, were held Thursday, Feb. 2, in the Central Lutheran Church in Bellingham with Rev. Leonard C. Erickson, Rev. Dennis Anderson and Rev. Brian Burchfield officiating. Interment was in Bethany Lutheran Cemetery at Lawrence. Mrs. Nessett passed away Sunday, Jan. 29, 1984. She had been a resident of Whatcom County most of her life and was a member of the Central Lutheran Church and DAV. She is survived by one son, Bud Nessett of Bellingham and one daughter, Dela and husband Bill Van Hoy of Seattle. There are two grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, two brothers, Art and wife Nora Hillard and Ivan and wife Ella Hillard, all of Bellingham; one sister Myrtle and husband Jens Solvik of Everson. Memorials may be made to the Central Lutheran Church. Services were under the direction of Jones Funeral Home.

NESTOS, Clara E. (Mrs. Reginald R.), age 94, of 1713 Gregory Rd. Bremerton, Wa. died Thurs. Dec. 11, (1975) at the Bremerton Convalescent Center. Born May 24, 1881 in New Caldonia, N.Y. She came to Bremerton in 1957 from Seattle and lived off & on with her husband in Bellingham before moving to Bremerton. She was a member of St. Paul's Episcopal Church. Her husband died in 1957. Survivors include her son, Reginald R. Jr., Bremerton, 6 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren and a niece, Mrs. Dorothy P. Unkefu of Bellingham. Memorial services were held Mon. at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Bremerton. Arrangements were under the direction of Miller-Woodlawn Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to the St. Paul's Building Fund.

NESTVOLD, Carl John, Rev., age 67 years, passed away at his home in Ferndale, Monday, June 7, (1948) following an illness of several months. Rev. Nestvold was born in Norway and came to the United States at the age of 15 years; he attended Augsburg College and Seminary from 1903 to 1907, and was ordained as a Lutheran Free minister in 1910. Rev. Nestvold has had pastorates in Granville, South Dakota, McVille, Rugby and Bisbee in North Dakota, and Wanamingo, Minnesota, before coming to Ferndale in August, 1943, where for the past five years he had been pastor of the Lutheran Free Church of Ferndale and Golgotha, White Horn Lutheran Church. He is survived by the widow, Marie; one daughter, Mrs. Robert Roney, Seattle; one granddaughter, Kay Marie Roney; one brother, Ole, of Peerless, Montana; one sister, Mrs. Marie Langeland, Stavanger, Norway. Funeral services will be conducted at the Lutheran Free Church in Ferndale, Saturday afternoon, June 12 at 1:30 p. m. standard time, Rev. Jonas Helland, of Everett, officiating. Deacons and trustees of Rev. Nestvold's two churches will serve as casketbearers and honorary casketbearers. Interment in Woodlawn Cemetery under the direction of Monroe's at Ferndale.

NESTVOLD, Marie, age 79, of Seattle, passed away in a hospital, Monday, Dec. 4, (1961) following an extended illness. She had been a resident of Ferndale for seven years prior to 1948. She is the widow of the late Rev. C. J. Nestvold and was a member of the First Lutheran Church of Ferndale. Survived by one daughter, Mrs. Ruth Roney of Seattle; two granddaughters, Kay and Karen Roney, both of Seattle. Funeral services will be conducted in the Moles' Monroe Chapel Thursday, Dec. 7 at 1:30 p. m. with Rev. E. P. Dreyer officiating. Final resting place, family plot in Woodlawn Cemetery.

NESVOOG, Salve G., age 86, of Dillingham, Alaska, passed away in Sitka, Alaska. Mr. Nesvoog had resided in Dillingham for the past 40 years, and was a fisherman. Survivors are one sister, Mrs. Anne N. Hansen of Everett, and nieces and nephews. Services will be conducted by Pastor Obed Vold on Tuesday, Sept. 4, at 10:30 a. m. at the Jones Funeral Home. Final resting place, Bay View Cemetery.

NESWOOG, Gustave E., age 40, of Route No. 2, Sumner, Wash., passed away in an Auburn Hospital Monday, January 14, (1952). Mr. Neswoog had resided in Sumner for the past three years and previously had spent his entire lifetime in Bellingham. He had been employed as an equipment service man for Northwest Airlines and he was a member of the International Association of Machinists. Surviving relatives include his wife, Mrs. Ruby Neswoog at the family home; two daughters, Karen and Diane, both in Tacoma; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Gus I Neswoog, of Bellingham, and one brother, Olaf of Sacramento, Calif. The remains rest at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where services will be conducted Friday, January 18, at 1 p. m. Final resting place, Woodlawn Cemetery.

NESWOOG, Gustave I., age 72, passed away at the family home, 1120 22nd Street, Friday, March 11, (1955). Mr. Neswoog had resided in this community for the past 45 years; was a retired Piledrive Foreman having been employed by the Pacific American Fisheries and Bellingham Cannning Co. prior to his retirement, and was a member of Fairhaven Lodge No. 73, F. & A. M. Surviving relatives are his widow, Karen, at home; one son, Olav Neswoog of Sacramento, Calif.; three grandchildren and one great-grandchild; one brother, Sam Newswoog of Seattle; two sisters, Mrs. Elizabeth Hansen of Seattle and Mrs. Kristine Thorsen of Bellingham, also numerous nieces and nephews. The remains rest at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth, where services will be conducted by the Rev. Harold K. Lawrence and Officers of the Masonic Lodge Monday, March 14, at 1:00 p. m. Final resting place Woodlawn Cemetery.

NETERER, Elizabeth, passed away in Seattle, June 6, (1977). She was the daughter of Judge Jeremiah Neterer.

NETHERTON, Karen, age 50, of Galveston, Texas, passed away in Galveston, Sat., July 3, (1976). Mrs. Netherton had lived in Bellingham for many years until moving to Texas in 1965. Surviving husband, Marshall; one daughter, Mrs. Velda Roberson of Galveston, two grandchildren; her father, Ole Kveven of Bellingham; one brother, Telmer Kveven of city; three sisters, Mrs. Tonette Johnson of Orick, Calif., Mrs. Gladys Jacobsen of Seattle and Mrs. Irene Loland of Auburn. Funeral services Thursday, July 8 at 1 p.m., Jones Funeral Home with Rev. Paul Cantelon officiating. Interment Saxon Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Calvery Temple.

NETTER, Ida E., age 81 of 5601 2nd St., Ferndale, WA, passed away Fri., Aug. 17, 1979. She was a resident of Ferndale for most of her life time. She is survived by her son Jack of Memphis, Tenn.; granddaughter, Corla White of Memphis; 2 great grandchildren. Graveside services will be held Mon., Aug. 20, 1979, 10:30 a.m. at Enterprise Cemetery. Rev. Jeoff Piper officiating. Burial under the direction of Moles Funeral Home.

NEUBAUER, Albert, age 65 of Route 2, Blaine, passed away in a local hospital Monday, December 26, (1966). A retired farmer, he had made his home in Blaine since 1929. Surviving are his wife, Louise; 2 sons, Ervin and Leo, both of Seattle; 2 brothers, Fred of Bellingham, and Daniel of Bellevue; 2 sisters, Mrs. Christine Schneider of Everson and Mrs. Helen Myer, Lodi, Calif.; also 6 grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at the McKinney Funeral Home at 2 p.m. Friday, December 30 with Rev. Willard Buckner officiating. Burial will follow in the Woodlawn Cemetery.

NEUBAUER, Fred, age 81, who resided at 3130 Cottonwood Ave. passed away Weds. Feb. 7, 1979. A longtime resident of B'ham & retired farmer he belonged to Western Farmers Assn. He leaves to survive his wife, Inez Neubauer, 1 daughter, Clara D. Limbacher. 1 son, Fred L. Neubauer. 8 grandchildren, 1 great grandchild. All residing in B'ham. Funeral services will be held Sat. Feb. 10th at 11 am in the chapel of Veroske Jerns Funeral Home, with Rev. Carl O. Fischer officiating. Interment in Woodlawn Cemetery under the direction of Veroske Jerns Funeral Home.

NEUBAUER, Inez, age 76, of 700 32nd St., B'ham, passed away Sat., Oct. 5th, (1985). She was born Feb. 28, 1909 in Rhame, N.B. & had been a resident of B'ham since 1930. She is survived by son Fred Neubauer; daughter Clara Limbacher & brother Verne Olson, all of B'ham; 1 sister, Eleanor Ahrens of Blaine; 8 grandchildren, Diane Longstreth, Arthur Longstreth, Julie Limbacher & Ron Limbacher, Lance, Tim, Jeff, Lisa Neubauer; 2 great grandchildren, Mitchell Longstreth & Stephanie Longstreth. One son [brother?], Loren Olson preceded her in death. Funeral services will be held Wed., Oct. 9th at 11 a.m. at the Jerns LeVeck Funeral Chapel, Pastor Carl Fischer officiating. Interment will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery.

NEUDECK, Floyd L., age 50, of Blaine, passed away suddenly Tuesday, July 17, (1962). He had resided in Whatcom County since 1939, moving from Bellingham to Blaine in 1949. He had been employed by Railway Express since 1947 and at the time of his death was import and export agent at the Blaine office. He was a member of the Brotherhood of Railway Clerks. Surviving are his wife, Leona; two sons, Maurice in the U. S. Army and Brian at home; two daughters, Mrs. Patricia Bliss of Ferndale and Judy at home; four brothers, James, Charles and Raymond, all of Beach, N. D., and Adolph of Minneapolis, Minn.; one sister, Mrs. Lucille Craigo of Beach, N. D.; also three grandchildren. Funeral services will be held in the McKinney Funeral Home, Friday, July 20, at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Mark Farmer officiating. Burial will follow in Greenacres Memorial Park. Friends wishing may contribute to the Heart Fund.

NEUFELD, Armand W., age 46, died Monday, May 23, 1988 in Tacoma. He was born Oct. 3, 1941, in Los Angeles. He grew up in the Lynden area and graduated from Lynden High School. For the past 10 years, he had been a resident of Tacoma. He worked as a roofer, house painter and general construction worker. Mr. Neufeld is survived by five brothers, Fred of Gig Harbor, David, Jim and Ted of Bellingham, and John of Lynden; and one sister, Lois Glover of Tigard, Ore. Private services were held May 27 at 2 p.m. at Grace Baptist Church, of Lynden. Arrangements were by Greenacres Funeral Home. [Burial will be in Monumenta Cemetery.]

NEUFELD, Margaret, age 77 of Blaine, passed away Thurs., Sept. 11, 1980. Mrs. Neufeld had been a resident of Whatcom County since 1948 and had previously lived in the Whitehorn community. She was a member of the Birch Bay Mennonite Brethren Church and is survived by 2 brothers, Jacob and Albert Enns, both of Dinuba, California; 2 sisters, Elizabeth Enns and Martha Kroeker, both of Dinuba. Funeral services will be conducted by Pastor Lloyd Pankratz Mon., Sept. 15 at 10 am in the Birch Bay Mennonite Brethren Church. Burial will follow in Enterprise Cemetery. Under the direction of Moles Funeral Home.

NEUMAN, Herbert, age 65, who resided at 6955 Holeman ave., passed away in a local hospital on Aug. 18th, (1984). He had been a resident of Blaine for the past 14 years & was a retired supervisor for TEMCO. He was a member of the Kulshan Lodge 186 F&AM & a Shriner in the Nile Temple. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society. He leaves to survive his wife, Vivian Neuman of Blaine; 1 son, Dale H. Neuman of California; 2 daughters, Geraldine Neuman of Marysville & Debra Jones & husband Greg of Everett; 1 brother, Harvey Newuman of California. Memorial services will be held Wednesday, Aug. 22 at 7 p.m. in the Masonic Hall Kulshan Lodge Blaine. Services are under the direction of Jerns McKinney Funeral Chapel.

NEUMANN, Brend E. "Ben" Erich, 41, of 2620 South Park Drive, died of cancer on Jan. 5, 1992, at his home. He was born Aug. 20, 1950, in Flensburg, Germany, to Ernest and Anna Neumann. The family came to Bellingham in 1956. A 1969 graduate of Bellingham High School, Mr. Neumann worked in and around the fishing industry. He loved the sea. He married Theresa Kerner in Bellingham. She survives him at the family home. Other survivors include: his mother, Anna Newmann, and his sister, Charlotte Neumann, both of Lummi Island; his brothers, Ernie Neumann and Dietrich Neumann, both of Bellingham; one niece, and one nephew. There will be no services. The family suggests memorials to the Laurendeau Foundation for Cancer Care, P. O. Box 157, Bellingham, WA 98227, or Visiting Nurse Home Health Care, 1111 Cornwall Ave., Bellingham, WA 98225. Arrangements by Westford Funeral Home.

NEUMANN, Fred P., age 43 of 1315 1/2 State St. passed away July 21, 1981. He is survived by his mother Anna Neumann of Lummi Island; 3 brothers, Dietrich & Ben both of Bellingham and Ernie of Ellensburg; 1 sister Miss Charlotte Neumann of Lummi Island. At his request there will be no services. Cremation. Jones Funeral Home. [b. April 10, 1938 in Germany]

NEUMANN, Gustav Frederick, age 60 years, a resident of Route 2, Cloverdale, B. C., passed away at New Westminster, Wednesday, August 22, (1945). Mr. Neumann is survived by his mother, Mrs. Augusta Newmann. Services were conducted from the McKinney Funeral Chapel in Blaine, Saturday, August 25, at 2 p. m. with Rev. Ernest Losey officiating. Interment in the Blaine Cemetery.

NEUROTH, Goldie B., age 63, of 2008 E Street, passed away August 21, (1966). She was a lifetime resident of Bellingham and was a member of the First Christian Church. She leaves to survive her husband, John; 1 son, George and 1 brother Oscar Underhill all of Bellingham, and Charles Underhill of Hawaii. Rev. Ray S. Wagoner will conduct Funeral services Wednesday, August 24 at 10 a.m. in the Chapel of Bingham & Jerns Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Bay View Cemetery.

NEUROTH, John F, 76, and a 33-year resident of the community, died Saturday, December 2, (1972). He lived at 408 York St. He was a retired laborer and a member of the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ, Latter Day Saints. He was also a member of the Senior Activity Center. Surviving him are his widow, Myrtle; a son, George of Bellingham and four grandchildren.

NEUROTH, Myrtle M, 78, 409 York St., died Saturday (March 15, 1986) at St. Luke's Hospital. She was a Bellingham resident for more than 60 years. She was born March 7, 1908, in Bridgeport, Wash. Her parents, Lulu Williams Sharyer, a cousin of the humorist Will Rogers, and Thomas Sharyer, of Veneta, Okla., moved to Washington around the turn of the century. Mrs. Neuroth attended the old Bellingham Normal School, now Western Washington University. She was a homemaker. Survivors include a son, Robert Elvis Brown of Bellingham; a daughter, Shirley Travenshek of Bellingham; a sister, Mary Jane Kaiser Utman of Seattle; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and two nephews. Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the chapel of the Westford Funeral Home. The body will be cremated.

NEVERS, Anna C., age 90, passed away in a local nursing home Sunday, September 26, 1982. She was a member of the Church of Christian Scientist, the Haynie Grange since 1936, and a resident of Bellingham for the past 15 years. Surviving are 3 sisters, Esther Kagey of Spokane; Dora Bostrom of Seattle; Elvera Collver of Blaine; 1 brother, Vernon Nims of Seattle; numerous nieces & nephews. Family services will be held Thursday, September 30 at 2 pm in the Jerns & LeVeck Funeral Chapel & Crematorium with interment to follow in Enterprise Cemetery. [b. May 10, 1892 Madison, NE]

NEVILLE, Daniel, age 81, of Route 3, Lynden, passed away at a local hospital, Sunday, June 18, (1950) following a short illness. Mr. Neville had been a resident of the Lynden district for the past 11 years. Surviving relatives include his wife, Lilly at home; a brother, Jack Neville, of Duluth, Minn., and numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted Friday, June 23, at 2 p. m. within the Gillies Funeral Home in Lynden. Interment in Greenacres Memorial Park.

NEVILLE, Garold David, 84, of Port Townsend died Friday, March 4, 1994. He was born Aug. 4, 1909 in Norton, Kan. to William and Viola (McFearin) Neville. He moved to Jefferson County in 1921 and married Barbara Effie Terpsma of Lynden on June 191, 1940 in Hadlock. They operated a dairy farm near Port Townsend. He is survived by his wife, Barbara, of the family home; son Glen Neville of Kent; brother William Neville of Port Townsend; and many other relatives. A funeral service was held Monday at Evangelical Methodist Church in Port Townsend with Rev. Charles Gadbaw and Lloyd Judd officiating. Burial was in Greenwood Cemetery at Chimacum. Memorials may be made to Discovery Bay Camp Foundation, 3955 S. Discovery Road, Port Townsend, WA 98368.

NEVILLE, Lilly, age 88, formerly of Lynden, passed away in Duluth, Minnesota, January 4, (1966). Survivors include 3 nieces, Mrs. George Rexford, Mrs. Roy King both of Lynden, Mrs. Claude Anderson of Bellingham. Graveside funeral services will be held in Greenacres Memorial Park, Tuesday January 11 at 11 a. m. under the direction of the Gillies Funeral Home.

NEVILLE, Mary Ann, age 83 of Dawson Creek, B.C., passed away suddenly Sat., Dec. 1, 1979 in a local hospital. Mrs. Neville had been a resident of Dawson Creek since 1930, was a member of Dawson Creek Senior Citizens & is survived by 1 daughter, Kathleen Ralph of Ferndale, 2 brothers, Arthur Routley & Gordon Routley both of Bigger, Saskatchewan, 8 grandchildren, 19 great grandchildren. The remains will be forwarded to Dawson Creek for funeral services Thurs., Dec. 6, 1979 in the Reynar Funeral Home. Local arrangements by Moles Funeral Home.

NEVINS, Gilbert E., age 55 of 1500 Broadway, passed away, Sat. Dec. 22, 1979. Mr. Nevins had been a life time resident of Bellingham, retired mechanic, a Veteran of WWII. He leaves to survive, 2 sons, James A. of Seattle, & Michael of Ferndale, 2 daughters, Mrs. Joanne Heay, of City, Carol Simmons of Ferndale, 7 grandchildren, his father, Joseph Nevins, of City, his mother, Mrs. Jennie Parson, of Ukiah, Calif., 1 brother, Robert, of City. Funeral services will be conducted Thurs., Dec. 27, 1979 at 3 PM in the Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home with Bishop Mark Lambert, followed by cremation. [b. Sept. 24, 1914 in Port Angeles]

NEVINS, Jason A., age 83, of Mt. Vernon, former Ferndale resident died Thurs., Nov. 16, 1978 in Mt. Vernon. Graveside services Mon., 2pm at Woodlawn Cemetery, Ferndale. Arrangements by Hulbush Funeral Home, Burlington. Memorials are suggested to Trinity United Presbyterian Church, Mt. Vernon, or a favorite charity.

NEVINS, Joseph T., age 78 of 1320 Lakeway Drive, passed away Sat. March 1, 1980. Mr. Nevins was a lifetime resident of this community and was a former owner of J. N. Auto Clinic. He was a life member of Bellingham Elks Lodge No. 194, and was a member of the Machinest Union. He was the beloved husband of Anne, beloved father of Bob E. Nevins, City; beloved step-father of Herb & wife Bonnie Vaniman, Everson; beloved brother of Kenneth & wife Ruth Nevins, Mt. Vernon, John Nevins, Acme, Fred & wife Edith Nevins, Long Beach, Calif.; also surviving are several grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. Graveside services Wed. March 5 at 10:30 am at Greenacres Memorial Park, with Rev. Russell Hendrickson officiating. Friends wishing to attend may meet at Jones Funeral home 1 1/4 hour earlier. Memorials may be made to favorite charity. [born Feb 26, 1902]

NEW, Ethel Enola, age 37, of 3015 Orleans, passed away at the family home, Sunday, June 21, (1953). Mrs. New had resided in this community for the past 18 years and was a member of the Church of Christ. Surviving relatives include the husband, Glestus "Mike"; three sons, David, Danny and Michael, and one daughter, Janet, all at the family home; four sisters, Mrs. Estie Bles, of Sebastopal, Calif., Mrs. Hazel Lewis of Elmira, Ore., Mrs. Sue Krout of Bellingham, Mrs. Dorothy Petrick of Woodenville; two brothers George and Charles Polley, both of Sebastopal, Calif. The remains rest at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth, where the services will be conducted by the Rev. Charles Hardman on Wednesday, June 24, at 1:00 p. m. Final resting place, Greenacres Memorial Park.

NEW, Glestus "Mike," age 71, of 5346 Mosquito Lake Rd., passed away Thurs. Sept. 9th (1976). A retired Machinest & Mechanic, he was a member of the Church of Christ in Ferndale. He is survived by three sons, Daniel, of 5342 Mosquito Lake Rd., Michael A. in Virginia and David O. of Seaside, Oregon. Three daughters, Mrs. Janet St. Clair, of Calif., Mrs. Ethel Klopfer of Seattle and Mrs. Margaret Curtis of Lynnwood. Funeral services will be held Tues. Sept. 14th at 2 p.m. within the Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home. Private Family committal will follow in Greenacres Memorial Park.

NEWBERG, Charles John - Sedro Woolley, Jan. 15, (1964). - Charles John Newberg, a resident of 536 Jamison avenue, passed away here Sunday. He was born October 17, 1867, at Pidaholm, Sweden, and had lived in the Skagit valley for thirty-five years. Funeral services will be held Tuesday afternoon, January 15, at 2 p. m. at the Lemley chapel. Rev. Melvin of the Church of Christ, Scientist, in Bellingham, will officiate. He is survived by his widow, Anna; a son, William, of Detroit; daughters, Mary Hoyt, of Sedro-Woolley, and Gladys Day, of Seattle; brothers Herman and Gus, of Sioux City, Iowa; sister, Hannah Newberg, of Pasadena, Calif.; seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

NEWBERRY, Horace E. - Funeral services for Horace E. Newberry will be at 1 p.m. Monday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, with Bishop Rick Bearden officiating. Burial will be in Greenacres Memorial Park. Mr. Newberry, 82, 2506 Michigan St., died Wednesday (July 1, 1987) in Bellingham. He had lived in this area since 1908, many of those years on Kickerville Road. Born Aug. 28, 1904, in Gayton, North Dakota, Mr. Newberry graduated from Blaine High School. He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Survivors include his wife, Emily, of the family home; two sons, James P. Newberry of Oak Harbor and Mark A. Newberry of Portland, Ore.; eight grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and a brother, Ralph K. Newberry of Mona, Utah. Arrangements are by Jones Funeral Home.

NEWBERRY, William H., age 79, a resident of Route 1, Blaine, the Pleasant Valley district, for the past 42 years, passed away at his home, Thursday, November 4, (1948) following a brief illness. Mr. Newberry is survived by his son, Lawrence, at home, and other relatives. Funeral services will be conducted at the Monroe Funeral Chapel in Ferndale, Saturday, November 6, at 2 p. m., with Rev. Paul Daugherty officiating. Interment in Enterprise.

NEWBY, Dorothy Dell, age 76, of Snohomish, died Jan. 13, 1986 in a Bellingham nursing home. She was born Jan. 21, 1909 in Newark, New Jersey, living in Bellingham for 34 years before moving to Snohomish in 1981. She was a member of the Second Presbyterian Church of Newark, New Jersey, she was co-founder of Whatcom Writers, and member of the Pacific N.W. Writers Conference. She is survived by cousins, Mrs. Richard Drake, Shawanee Mission, Kansas and Mr. & Mrs. Dudley Sheridian of New Jersey; friends, Dorothy Clinard & family of Snohomish. In keeping with her wishes no services will be held. Cremation under the direction of the Bauer Funeral Chapel. Inurnment Cypress Lawn Memorial Park, Everett.

NEWBY, Olive Maybelle, 92, of Bellingham, died Tues. Feb. 6, 1990 in Bellingham. She was born Aug. 13, 1897 in Arlington County, Kansas. Mrs. Newby was a member of the First Baptist Church of Bellingham. She was preceded in death by her husband Albert B. Newby in 1971 and a daughter, Shirley Elaine Newby in Dec. 1974. She is survived by many nieces & nephews. Graveside services will be held Mon. Feb. 12, 1 P.M. Greenacres Memorial Park with the Rev. Keith Madsen, officiating. If desired, memorials may be directed to Whatcom-Skagit Orthopedic Assoc. c/o St. Joseph Hospital South Campus, 809 E. Chestnut St., Bellingham, WA 98225. Arrangements by Jones Funeral Home.

NEWCOMB, Laura, age 68, passed away at the home of her sister-in-law, Mrs. Grace Sullivan, of Chuckanut Shore Road, Saturday, June 7, (1947). Miss Newcomb had been a resident of this community for the past 7 years and for 37 years had been a school teacher in Indiana and was a member of the Hamlin Avenue Methodist church in Chicago, Illinois. Surviving relatives other than Mrs. Sullivan are two sisters, Mrs. Charles Ferry, of Monrovia, Calif., and Mrs. Ruth Whitsell, also of California. The remains are at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where services will be conducted by the Rev. Ivan Bell, Tuesday, June 10, at 1 p. m. Final resting place, Bay View.

NEWCOMB, Richard O., age 77 years, of Van Zandt, passed away in a local hospital Monday, September 3, (1956) following a lingering illness. Mr. Newcomb had resided in the county for the past 12 years and was a retired lumberman and a member of the St. Joseph's Catholic Church at Clipper. He leaves to survive his wife Elizabeth; one brother, Ney Newcomb of Everett; one sister, Mrs. Mae Cokley of McLeary, Wash. Numerous nieces and nephews. Rosary will be said Thursday, Sept. 6, at 7:30 p. m. within the Cathedral Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home. Requiem High Mass will be sung Friday, Sept. 7, at 10 a. m. within the Church of the Assumption, pastor celebrant. Interment, Snohomish G.A.R. Cemetery.

NEWDALL, Clifford, age 49, of 1434 Smith Road, Bellingham, passed away in a local hospital, Thursday, March 16, (1950) following a brief illness. Mr. Newdall was a well-known voice teacher and concert singer. Surviving relatives include his mother, Mrs. Elizabeth Hagler, of Smith Road; one brother, Merritt M. Newdall, of Portland; one nephew, Merritt Jr., of Portland, and niece, Jane Elizabeth Newdall, of Portland; two aunts, Mrs. Annie Newdall, of Minneapolis, and Mrs. Clara Anderson, of Walnut Grove, Minnesota; two uncles, John R. Roth, of Northwest Road, and Henry P. Roth, of Bellingham. Numerous cousins. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, March 18, at 2 p. m. within the St. Paul's Episcopal Church with the Rev. W. Robert Webb and the Rev. Canon E. B. Smith officiating. The remains will lie in state at the church from 10 a. m. until noon on Saturday. Casket bearers will be members of the Jubileers Quartet and the Barbara Shop Chorus, which include Vern Miller, Randy Ramstead, Lambert Purdy, Bill Evans, Art Warnell and Melvin Erickson. Cremation will follow under the direction of the Monroe Mortuary in Ferndale.

NEWELL, Aimee Leone, age 93 of Blaine passed away Sunday, February 27, 1983. She leaves to survive 1 son, Volney Newell of Blaine; 1 sister, Abbie Bruns of Blaine; 3 grandchildren, Debbie Somerville of Florida; Gerald Newell of Blaine; Jodine Newell of Seattle; 3 great grandchildren, Connie Sommerville (sic) of Florida; Cameron Somerville, Jr. & Aimee Somerville, both of Ferndale; also numerous nieces & nephews. She had been a life member of the Ruth Chapter of Eastern Star and a member of the United Church of Christ of Blaine. Memorials may be made to the Icelandic Nursing Home, her church or Ruth Chapter OES. Memorial services will be held Thursday, March 3 at 2 pm in Jerns-McKinney Funeral Home.

NEWELL, Arthur L. - Funeral services for Arthur L. Newell, 80, 2713 Elm St., will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Greenacres Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. J. Timothy Lann, pastor of Birchwood Presbyterian Church, officiating. Burial will be in Greenacres Memorial Park. Mr. Newell died Wednesday (Jan. 21, 1987) in Bellingham. He was born March 6, 1906, in Oak Harbor and had lived in the Bellingham area since 1917. He attended Birchwood Presbyterian Church. Mr. Newell was interested in hunting and fishing. Survivors include his wife, Myrtle, of Bellingham; one son, Gary Newell of Custer; two stepchildren, Betty Hanks and Gene McCann, both of Bellingham; three brothers, Murl, Roy and Ted Newell, all of Bellingham; four sisters, Thelma Leonard, Geneva Todahl, Sue William and Betty Addicott, all of Bellingham; 10 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Jones Funeral Home.

NEWELL, Guy L., age 72 years, of 2314 Jaeger Street, passed away at the family home, Friday, April 9, (1948) following a lingering illness. Mr. Newell had been a resident of Bellingham for the past 31 years, and was a retired railroad man. He is survived by five sons, Murl, city, Theodore, U. S. Army Air Corps, stationed in Texas, Arthur, Roy, both of the city, Wickliffe, Seattle; five daughters, Mrs. Betty Selhaver, at home, Mrs. Frank Zettle, Mrs Herbert Norbisrath, Mrs. Paul Floyd, Mrs. Elroy Todahl, all of the city; one brother, Roy Newell, Clinton, Wash.; two sisters, Mrs. Wray McLeod, Mrs. Stella Howard, Everett; twenty grandchildren, six great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, April 13, at 2 p. m. within the Cathedral Chapel of the Westford-Beck Funeral Home with Mr. Harry Maxwell officiating. Interment in Bay View Cemetery.

NEWELL, Lloyd J., age 70 of 2201 39th St. passed away Friday, June 12, 1981. Mr. Newell had been a life resident of Bellingham and was a retired Longshoreman. He leaves to survive his wife Thelma S. of the family home; a son Ronald L. of the City; 1 daughter, Shirley A. Glaubert of Squim; 2 granddaughters. Funeral services will be held Monday June 15 at 11 AM at Greenacres Memorial Park with John Langlitz officiating. Under the direction of the Westford Funeral Home. [b. Dec. 26, 1910 MN]

NEWELL, Mary Doty "Mazie" age 96, of 535 Bayside Rd., Bellingham, passed away Mon., Dec. 14, (1987). Born in Rawlins, Wyoming, May 21, 1891, she had been a Bellingham resident since 1974. She had previously resided in Fullerton, CA, was an active artist & an active member of Birchwood Presbyterian Church. A member of chapter F of P.E.O. Sisterhood & had served as Wyoming State President. She was preceded in death by her husband Ralph D. Newell. She is survived by 1 son, Dr. Robert C. Newell & his wife Irene of Bellingham; 9 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren. Memorial services will be held at Birchwood Presbyterian Church, Sat., Dec. 19, 1987 at 1 PM with the Rev. Timothy Lann officiating. Memorials may be made to Birchwood Presbyterian Church, 2826 Birchwood, B'ham, 98225 or to the P.E.O. Artist Scholarship Fund, Chapter F, P.E.O. care of, Mrs. H. V. Hawkins, 431 N. State St., No. 2, B'ham, 98225. Cremation at Greenacres Memorial Park with interment of cremains in Rawlins, Wyoming.

NEWELL, Myrtle, age 89, of Bellingham, passed away Friday, May 27, 1994 in Bellingham. Born Jan. 21, 1905 in Chimney Rock, Wisconsin to John and Ellen Rudy. A resident of Bellingham since 1926, charter member of Birchwood Presbyterian Church & Church Women's Assoc. and Circle; active with the Bellingham Senior Citizens Center and the Y's Buys. Retired from Woolworth Co. as a sales clerk after 26 years. Preceded in death by husbands James McCann in Nov. 1941, Artur L. Newell in Jan. 1987 and son Gene V. McCann in Dec. 1991. Survived by her daughter & husband Russell Hanks of Bellingham, step-son Gary & wife Carol Newell of Custer, 10 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren, brother Norman & wife Elvera Rudy of Bellingham, numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives. Funeral service will be Tuesday May 31, 1993 11:00 a.m. at Greenacres Chapel with Rev. J. Timothy Lann officiating. Burial Greenacres Memorial Park. Memorials may be made to Birchwood Presbyterian Church.

NEWELL, Ralph, age 83 of 535 Bayside Rd., passed away March 4, (1976). A resident of this community for the past 2 years, he was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Bellingham. Surviving wife, Mary Doty Newell; 1 son, Dr. Robert C. Newell, City; 9 grandchildren, and 1 great-granddaughter. Memorial services will be conducted by the Rev. Russell Bisnett Monday at 1 p.m. in the Youth Building of the First Presbyterian Church. Cremation. Arrangements by Jones Funeral Home.

NEWELL, Randy Lee, age 31 formerly of 2411 Grandview Road, Ferndale, died Sun., Sept. 21, 1980. He was a life long resident of Bellingham and was employed as a carpenter. He was also a member of the local Moose Lodge. He is survived by his wife Nancy, a son Rocky; 2 brothers, Robert & Rodney of Bellingham; his parents, Murl & Jennie (Ginger) Newell of Bellingham; & a grandmother Lena Combee of Lynden; numerous aunts & uncles. Funeral services will be conducted Wed., Sept. 24 at 11 am in Greenacres Cemetery under the direction of Veroske, Jerns & LeVeck Funeral Chapel. [b. July 18, 1949 Bellingham; m. Sept. 22, 1978]

NEWELL, Ross O., age 54, resident of Mt. Vernon, died in Alaska, Sun., July 15, (1979). He was born in B'ham, Nov. 18, 1924, where he was educated. He moved to Mt. Vernon in 1972. He was a commercial fisherman and was fishing in Alaska at the time of his death. He had been a truck driver for Northern Freight Lines for a number of years. He was a member of the Teamster's Union. Survivors are his wife, Lavone of Mt. Vernon; 2 daughters, Jeanne Crain of Buckley & Kathleen Mathieson of B'ham; 2 step-daughters, Marcia Russell of Sedro Woolley & Mary Trueman of Seattle; 5 sons, Russell of Puyallup, Gary of B'ham, Michael of Mt. Vernon, Matthew of Tonasket & Jeffrey of Bremerton; 1 step-son, Chuck Trueman of Lyman; 2 sisters, Moira Dexter of Calif. & Dora Smith of Acme; 1 brother, Gordon Newell of B'ham; 14 grandchildren & nieces & nephews. Graveside funeral services will be held in the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, Mt. Vernon at 2 p.m., Thurs., July 19, with burial to follow there. Mr. Newell will lie in state at the Kern Funeral Chapel, Mt. Vernon until 1 p.m. Thursday. Memorials may be given to the Heart Fund, the Cancer Society or the Jacque Cousteau Society, 8150 Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles, Calif. 90048.

NEWELL, Sterling Lee, 3-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Ross Newell of 2246 Kelly Rd., passed away in a local hospital Wednesday, Jan. 10, (1962). Besides his parents he is survived by two sisters, Kathleen and Jeanne; four brothers, Matthew, Russell, Gary and Michael, all of the family home. Maternal grandmother, Mrs. Margaret Lautenschlayer of Coulee Dam; paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Homer Newell of this city and maternal great-grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Germain of Kelso. Many other relatives. Funeral services will be conducted Friday, Jan. 12, at 1 p. m. in the Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home with Elder Andrew Dahl officiating. Interment Bay View Cemetery.

NEWELL, Volney B., age 68 years, passed away in a Bellingham hospital Wednesday, Aug. 6, (1958) following a lingering illness. He was a retired Great Northern Railway employee at Blaine. Survivors include his wife, Aimee at home; one son, Volney B. Jr. of Blaine; one sister, Mrs. Inez Jarrett of Snoqualmie; two grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held Saturday, Aug. 9, at 2 p. m. at the McKinney Funeral Home with Rev. Evan David officiating. Interment in the Blaine Cemetery.

NEWHALL, Sarah, age 87 years, of 3007 Peabody Street, passed away Tuesday, April 16, (1946). Mrs. Newhall, formerly of Friday Harbor and California, had been a resident of this community for the past two years. She was a member of the Presbyterian Church of Friday Harbor. Immediate surviving relatives include two daughters, Mrs. Lorretta N. Shull, of the home, and Mrs. Olive M. Wanser, of Portland, Oregon; two grandchildren, Daniel N. Shull, Bellingham, and Florence L. Hoberg, of Kent, Wash.; one sister, Mrs. Mary A. Haupt, of Valley Springs, California; two great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted from the Friday Harbor Presbyterian Church, Saturday, April 20, at 1:30 p. m. with the Rev. F. S. Eastman officiating. Interment in Valley Cemetery, Friday Harbor under the direction of the Westford-Beck Funeral Home.

NEWMAN, Francis Bernard, age 68, of 2014-A St., passed away at home Saturday, June 11, (1960). Mr. Newman had resided in Bellingham for the past 7 years and was a member of the Musicians Union. Survivors are one son, Bernard Newman; one daughter, Mrs. Elizabeth Budde; three grandchildren, all of Springfield, Ill.; two brothers, William, of Cumberland, B.C. and Eyril, of Royston, B.C., three sisters, Mrs. J. E. Taylor, of Flint, Mich., Mrs. H. Ferryman, of Nanaimo, B.C. and Mrs. D. Graham, of Port Coquitlam, B.C.; numerous nieces and nephews. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home where services will be conducted by the Rev. Bertha S. Broyles Tuesday, June 14, at 1:30 p.m. Final resting place Bay View Cemetery.

NEWMAN, George, age 71, of 2800 Superior St., passed away at home Saturday, January 4, (1964). A retired Bldg. Engineer, having been formerly employed at the Hotel Leopold, Mr. Newman was a 35 year resident of Bellingham. He was a member of the Independent Bible Students and of the Culinary and Beverage Worker's Union, Local 529. Survivors are his widow, Mabel M. at home; one son, Arthur L. of Kelseyville, Calif.; one daughter, Virginia Newman; two step-daughters, Mrs. Margaret Bosch of Snoqualmie and Mrs. Irene Bulmer of Bellingham; five grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; one brother, Arthur Newman of Drummond, Montana; three sisters, Mrs. George Dunn and Mrs. Bill Meadors, both of Lewiston, Mont. and Mrs. Bill Thompson of Santa Rosa, Calif. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home where services will be conducted by Carleton Yerex and Lee Miller, Tuesday, January 7, at 1:00 p.m. Cremation.

NEWMAN, John Bliss, 95 years of age, former resident of Sumas, passed away at the Masonic Home at Zenith, Tuesday, November 12, (1946). Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, November 16, at Gillies Funeral Home in Sumas. Interment in Sumas Cemetery.

NEWMAN, Odessa M., age 87, of 600-14th St., passed away Fri. Dec. 8, 1978. A life time Whatcom Co. resident, she was a life member of Maple Leaf Chapter No. 58 O.E.S.; Amaranth; Daughters of the Nile & Circle Grange, Birch Bay. She is survived by 1 daughter, Mrs. Mildred Parker of city. 5 grandchildren. Services will be conducted Tues. Dec. 12th at 1pm by Rev. Leonard C. Ericksen at the Jones Funeral Home. Family service of committal will follow at Bayview Abbey.

NEWMAN, Rita C., 1027 Sixteenth Street, passed away in a local hospital Thursday, March 30, (1950). Mrs. Newman had resided in this community for the past 50 years and was a member of St. Paul's Episcopal Church. Surviving relatives are two daughters, Mrs. Frank R. Clawson, of this city, and Mrs. Evans C. Bunker, of LaCross, Wash. Funeral services will be conducted from St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Saturday, April 1 at 1:30 p. m. by Canon E. B. Smith, under the direction of Harlow-Hollingsworth. Final resting place, Bay View.

NEWMAN, William M., Dr., age 75 of 3842 Toad Lake Rd., passed away April 29, (1977). He had made his home on Lummi Island and in Bellingham for the past 10 years. A Harvard Graduate, he trained in France as a student of the Great French Historian of the 20th Century, Marc Bloch. He received his Doctor in France and was a scholar of French Medieval History. He had several publications of 12th & 14th Century French History. He is survived by 2 nephews in New York. At his request no services were held. Cremation under the direction of Veeroske's Bellingham Chapel.

NEWPORT, Lenna "Lee" Ethel, age 66, of 2537 Iron St., passed away in a local hospital Tuesday, Feb. 23, (1960). Mrs. Newport had resided in Bellingham for the past 35 years; was a member of Sehome Chapter No. 17, O.E.S. and the V.F.W. Auxiliary. Survivors are her husband, Milton C., at home; one son, Milton C. Jr., of Bellingham; one brother, Jack Osborn of Tacoma; one sister, Mrs. Rosalie Thompson of Seattle; three grandchildren, Jeffrey, Milton III, and Mary Katherine Newport, all of Bellingham. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home where services will be conducted by the Rev. Edward R. Rogers, Thursday, Feb. 25, at 10:30 a. m. Cremation.

NEWTON, Emma, age 83, of Blaine, passed away at a local hospital Monday, June 11, (1951) following a lingering illness. Mrs. Newton had been a resident of the Blaine community for the past 45 years. Surviving relatives include four sisters, Mrs. Julia Newton of Blaine, Mrs. T. E. Bisson of Seattle, Mrs. Myra Yarington in Missouri, and Mrs. Susan Englehart in Minnesota; several nieces and nephews, including Mrs. Nellie Sheedy and Grant and John Newton, all of Blaine, a Mrs. Marion Linderman of Bellingham. Services will be conducted within the Chapel of the McKinney Funeral Home in Blaine Wednesday, June 13, at 2 p. m. with the Rev. J. W. Sanders officiating. Interment in the Blaine Cemetery.

NEWTON, John R., age 80, who resided in Blaine, passed away Sunday, May 6, 1984 in a Blaine nursing home. He leaves to survive 1 son, Ray Mink of Tacoma; 1 daughter, Lana Doherty of Seattle; 1 sister, Nellie Sheedy of Blaine; 1 grandson, Lee and wife Gerre Bowma of Blaine, also 3 grandchildren, Heidi, Preston & Newton. Graveside services will be held Wednesday, May 9, 1:00 P.M. in the Blaine Cemetery with Rev. Don Walter officiating. Memorials may be made to the Dakota Creek Salmon Improvement Project. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Tues., & 9-12 noon Wednesday. Arrangements by Jerns & McKinney Funeral Chapel [b. Oct. 8, 1903 St. Paul, MN; retired from US Customs 1969]

NEWTON, Julia, age 85 years, of Blaine, passed away in a local hospital Thursday, January 31, (1957). Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Nellie Sheedy; two sons, Grant and John, all of Blaine; three grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. T. E. Bisson, of Seattle, Mrs. B. Englehart of Minnesota; several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, February 2, at 2 p. m. from the McKinney Funeral Home in Blaine with the Rev. Clarence Lund officiating. Interment in the Blaine Cemetery.

NEWTON, Paul S., age 52, of 921 16th Street, passed away at his home Friday, May 29, (1953). Mr. Newton had resided in Bellingham for the past 34 years, and was president and manager of Newton's Store. He was a member of the St. James Presbyterian Church, a 32nd degree Mason in the Scottish Rite, a member of the Bellingham Bay Lodge 151, F. & A. M., the Rotary Club, Bellingham Elks Lodge, No. 194, and the Bellingham Yacht Club. Surviving relatives include his wife, Mrs. Joan C. Newton, at the family home; a son, Gregory, of Bellingham; a daughter, Miss Penelope Newton, at the home; a granddaughter, Miss Kris Tina Newton of Bellingham; his mother, Mrs. William S. Newton, also of Bellingham; and two brothers, William S. Newton, of Portland, Ore., and Richard Newton of Los Angeles, Calif. The remains rest at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where services will be conducted by the Rev. Harold K. Lawrence and officers of the Rose Croix of the Scottish Rite Bodies, Tuesday, June 2, at 1:00 p. m. Final resting place, Bay View.

NEWTON, Pauline, age 97, Santa Rosa, Calif., passed away in that city Monday March 4, (1963). She had resided in Santa Rosa the past three years. Mrs. Newton was the widow of the late William S. Newton of Newton's Inc., and had resided in Bellingham thirty-five years, where she was an active member in the community; a Charter Member of the Visiting Nurse Ass'n.; Captain in the Red Cross during World War II; a member of St. Luke's Assistance League and a worker for the Community Chest. Survivors are two sons, William S., Jr., Santa Rosa, Calif.; Richard L., Manhatten Beach, Cal.; four grandchildren, including Greg Newton of Bellingham and ten great-grandchildren. The remains will be received by the Jones Funeral Home where services will be conducted Friday, March 8 at 1:00 p. m. Final resting place Bay View Cemetery.

NEYENS, Mildred H., age 64, of 1695 Toad Lake Road, passed away Saturday, April 1, (1961) in Everson. Mrs. Neyens had been a resident of this community for the past 33 years; was a member of the Calvary Temple, and the Agate Bay Firemen's Auxiliary. Surviving relatives include the husband; Jacob, at the family home; six sons: Eugene, Darrell, and Rogan all of Bellingham, Gordon and Anton of Everson, and Kenneth of Tacoma; 18 grandchildren, four brothers; Frank Nesmith of Mandan, N. Dak., Clifford Nesmith of Portland, Ore., Ralph Nesmeth of Anchorage, Alaska, and Clark of Mt. Vernon; Mrs. Ruth Hunter of Portland; and numerous nieces and nephews. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home. Services will be conducted at Calvary Temple by Rev. Allan Wood Tuesday, April 4, at 1:30 p.m. Final resting place Bay View.

NEYHART, Ruth E., age 79 of Route 2, Siper Rd., Everson, passed away Jan. 25, (1976). A Whatcom county resident for the past 47 years, Mrs. Neyhart was a member of Nooksack Methodist Church and Hopewell Grange. Surviving son, Farrol L. Anderson, of Wickersham; 6 grandsons, 12 great-grandchildren; 1 brother, John Ecklor of Wisconsin; 7 sisters, Mrs. Agnes Aamold of Salem, Oregon, Mrs. Zora Bellows of Augusta, Wisconsin, Mrs. Alice Acker of Strum, Wisconsin, Mrs. Jessie Neyhart of Wisconsin, Mrs. Hattie Leudtke of Boyd, Wisconsin, Mrs. Mary Mahelty of Oshkosh, Wisconsin and Mrs. Margaret Sakach of Stanley, Wisconsin. Funeral services Sat., Jan. 31, 10:30 a.m., Jones Funeral Home with Rev. Roger Johnson officiating. Interment Hopewell Cemetery.