NIBLOCK, Alexander of 1228 Ballew, Everett, WA, died at a local hospital April 25, 1979 after an extended illness. He was born July 18, 1915 in Canada. Mr. Niblock was a retired Lt. Commander from the U.S. Navy, also retired from the Everett School District as a Maintenance Engineer. He was a member of Cabule Lodge No. 116, F & AM Scottish Rights Bodies of Everett, Nile Temple, Snohomish County Shrine Club, Columbia Chapter No. 33, Elks Lodge No. 479 & fleet Reserve Assoc. Branch No. 170. He is survived by his wife, Evelyn F. of the home, 2 step daughters, Mrs. Darlene Lovett of Sedro Woolley & Mrs. Jaqueline Sturlaugson of Bremerton. Sister, Mrs. Kathleen Lalonde of Bellingham. 6 Grandchildren. Rose Croix Services will be conducted at Challacombe-Fickel & Precht Funeral at 11AM Sat. April 28, 1979.

NIBLOCK, Catherine, formerly 1317 Roland St., age 83, passed away Wednesday, November 9, (1966). A fifty-year resident of this city, Mrs. Niblock was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, the Catherine Campbell Circle of the Church, and a Sunday School teacher for thirty-five years. Survivors are a daughter, Mrs. Kathleen LaLonde, city; a son, Alexander Niblock of Everett; six grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren; also nieces and nephews. Services will be conducted Monday, November 14 at 1 p.m. at the Jones Funeral Home by Rev. Richard B. Cole, pastor of the First Presbyterian Church. Burial will follow in Bay View Cemetery.

NIBLOCK, Edward, age 75 of Yakima, passed away at St. Elizabeth's Hospital, April 5, (1977) in Yakima. He came to Bellingham as a young man from Gilnahark, Ireland, when he was 20 years old. He worked at Bloedel Donovan Fuel Model Truck & Storage, Coast Truck Lines, then over 20 years with Coast Lee Estes and ONC Freight Line, retired in 1963 and traveled extensively until ill health two years ago. Survived by wife, Marie; a daughter, Marion Bouden and 4 grandchildren in Warner Robbins, Georgia; a nephew, Alex Niblock in Everett, Theo Jansen in Bellingham and nieces, Patsy Fizgerald, Nettie Raber, Kathleen LaLonde all in Bellingham as well as numerous nieces and nephews in Ireland. Ed requested no services. The cremated remains will rest at Greenacres Memorial Park, 10 a.m. Monday, April 11.

NIBLOCK, Hugh Bill, age 72, of 1317 Roland St., passed away at home Saturday, Jan. 14, (1961). A resident of Bellingham for the past 44 years, Mr. Niblock had been employed by the City Park Department; was a veteran of World War one; was a member of the First Presbyterian Church and the Albert J. Hamilton Post No. 7, American Legion. Survivors are his widow, Catherine, at home; one son, Alexander, of Everett; one daughter, Mrs. Kathleen Lalonde, of Bellingham; 6 grandchildren; 2 great grandchildren; a brother, Ed Niblock of Bellingham and several brothers in Ireland; two sisters, Mrs. Anna Jensen, of Bellingham and Mrs. Agnes Forbes in Ontario, Canada. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home where services will be conducted by the Rev. Arthur E. Benzenson Monday, Jan. 16 at 3 p. m. Final resting place Bay View Cemetery. The family requests memorials to be made to the cancer fund. Casket bearers will be E. R. Kronstad, John Pettigrew, Pete Rogne, Leigh Simpson, Leo Bishop and Hrnie (sic) McMurchie.

NICHOLAS, Charles Edward, age 90 years, of 1929 King Street, passed away at a local hospital Thursday, May 21, (1953) following a lingering illness. Mr. Nicholas had been a resident of Bellingham for the past 11 years and leaves to survive one son, D. Willard Nicholas, of Bellingham; three grandsons, Edward S. Nicholas, in U. S. Navy, stationed at San Diego; Roy W. in the U. S. Navy, stationed in Oregon, and Franklin W., in California; also three great-grandchildren. Private funeral services will be conducted Monday, May 25, at 10 a.m. within the Chapel of the Bingham-Dahlquist & Jerns Funeral Home with the Rev. James Wilson officiating. Cremation. the family requests that flowers be omitted.

NICHOLAS, D. Willard "Nick" age 66, of 2731 Lynn St., passed away Sunday, Aug. 6, (1961) in a local hospital. Mr. Nicholas was a retired owner and operator of Nick's Pay and Save service Station and had been a resident of this community for the past 32 years. He was a member of Whatcom Lodge No. 151, F. & A. M.; Scottish Rite Bodies; Nile Temple of the Shrine; member and past patron of the Order of Amaranth, Court 25; member and past patron of Maple Leaf Chapter No. 58, O.E.S.; charter member and past watchman of Shepherd of White Shrine of Jerusalem Shrine No. 12; member of Pampa Club; Order of Vasa; and Mace Ramblers. He also had received the grand cross of color from Rainbow Assembly No. 17 and was an honorary member of Ypres Chapter No. 48, O.E.S. of New Westminster, B.C. Surviving relatives include the widow, May M. at the family home; three sons, Roy W. of Bellingham, Edward S. of San Diego, Calif., and Franklin of Lancaster, Calif.; three step-sons, Robert H. Pearson of Bellingham, Don A. Pearson of Marcus Hook, Pa., and Vance C. Bartlett of Seattle; a stepdaughter, Mrs. Alva Pohland of Santa Rosa, Calif.; 19 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home where services will be conducted by Rev. Walter Naff and officers of Whatcom Lodge No. 151, Wednesday, Aug. 9, at 1 p. m. Cremation.

NICHOLAS, May Bartlett - Funeral service for May Bartlett Nicholas, age 99, of 2731 Lynn St., will be Thurs. Jan. 7, 1 P.M. at Immanuel Bible Church, Jeff Grant, pastor, officiating. Interment Bayview Cemetery. Mrs. Nicholas passed away Mon. Jan. 4, 1988. She was born Dec. 10, 1888 in Palmyra, Neb.; came with her parents to Fairhaven, WA in January 1900, moving to Alger, Wa where she lived until 1913, when she married Bert Bartlett. Mr. Bartlett passed away in 1941. July, 1950, she married D. W. Nicholas. Mr. Nicholas passed away Aug. 1961. She was a member of Immanuel Bible Church; Past Worthy Matron of Maple Leaf Chapter No. 58 OES; Past Matron Bellingham Court No. 25, Order of Amaranth; Past High Priestess of Nazareth Shrine No. 12; White Shrine of Jerusalem; member of Hatasu Temple No. 1, Daughters of the Nile. She leaves to survive 1 son, Roy W. & wife Dolores Nicholas of City; sister-in-law, Dorothy J. Gidlund of Mt. Vernon; 8 grandchildren; many nieces and a nephew Charles D. & Eula Hilsinger of Mt. Vernon and many close friends. She was preceded in death by her sister, Minnie Hilsinger, Feb. 25, 1986. The family suggest memorials to Immanuel bible Church, 2000 W. North St., City 98225. Jones Funeral Home.

NICHOLAS, Vera D., age 48 years, passed away at the family residence, 310 Flora Street, Sunday, June 27, (1948) following a lingering illness. Mrs. Nicholas had been a resident of Bellingham for the past seven years, was an attendant of the Christian Missionary Alliance Church, was a member of the Maple Leaf Chapter No. 58, O. E. S., of Bellingham; of the Nazareth Shrine No. 12, W. S. J., and Hatasu Temple No. 1, Daughters of the Nile, of Seattle; also the Order of Vasa. Surviving relatives include her husband, W. Willard Nicholas; one daughter, Miss Lloydene Fader, Bellingham; five brothers, J. Logan and C. Fletcher Lane, of Everett, George E. Lane, Victoria, B. C., N. Gilbert Lane, San Francisco, and L. Wilbur Lane, Portland, Ore.; two step-daughters, Mrs. Elizabeth Harris, Concrete, Wash.; three step-sons, Roy Nicholas, at home, Edward S. and Franklin Nicholas, both in California. Private funeral services were held at the Bingham-Dahlquist & Jerns Funeral Home, Tuesday, June 29, at 4 p. m. Followed by cremation.

NICHOLLS, Chester A., age 72 of 5185 LaBounty Road, Bellingham, passed away Thursday, July 30, 1981. Mr. Nicholls was raised and lived in the Ferndale community; he also lived in several other places including Bremerton. He was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church and The Bremerton Eagles Lodge. Survivors include: his wife Dolores at home; 1 daughter, Laurie Mason of Bremerton; a sister, Maxine Ferry of Ferndale; a grandson, Tracy Mason of Bremerton; numerous nieces & nephews. Vigil services will be held Sunday, August 2 at 7:30 pm in Moles Funeral Home. Mass of Christian burial will be offered by Father Jack Burchalew, Monday, August 3 at 10 am in St. Joseph's Catholic Church of Ferndale. Intombment will follow in Greenacres Mausoleum.

NICHOLS, Alva A., age 75 years, 2105 Ellis Street, passed away at a local hospital Tuesday, December 18, (1945). Mr. Nichols was a retired farmer and had resided in this community the past twenty-five years. Surviving relatives are the widow, Emma, at home; two sons, Clarence J. and Bud E. Nichols, of this city; two daughters, Hazel M. Hoff at Lawrence, and Constance E. Breckenridge at Bremerton, and nine grandchildren. The remains are at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where services will be conducted by the Rev. M. Keller, Thursday, December 20 at 1:30 p. m. Final resting place, Woodlawn.

NICHOLS, Arvilla M., age 91, of 1411 High Street passed away in a local hospital Saturday, October 5, (1957) following a lingering illness. Mrs. Nichols had resided in Bellingham the past 68 years and was a member of the Congregational Church. She leaves to survive one son, Walter R. of Friday Harbor; two daughters, Miss Ethel Nichols of this city and Mrs. Vesta M. Higginson of Seattle, 5 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren. Private family graveside services will be held Tuesday, October 8 at 3:30 p.m. at Bayview Cemetery with Rev. Carl Calhoun, pastor, officiating, under the direction of the Westford Funeral Home.

NICHOLS, Bud E, age 72 of Escondido, California, passed away Sun., July 20, 1980 in Escondido. Mr. Nichols had been a resident of Whatcom County from 1920-1977 before moving to Escondido. He was the owner and operator of the Double D Egg Ranch at Lake Samish. He is survived by his wife Ethel; 1 son, Dana of Ferndale; 3 daughters, Nola Pulver of Ferndale; Shirley Jones of Bellingham; Gladys Dyer of Escondido; 2 sisters, Hazel Hoff of Medford, Oregon; Connie Breckenridge of Anacortes; 10 grandchildren; 1 great grandchild; numerous other relatives. Graveside services will be held Fri., July 25 at 3:30 pm at Greenacres Memorial Park under the direction of Moles Funeral Home. The family suggests contributions to a favorite charity.

NICHOLS, Clarence E., age 64 years, 3122 Cedarwood, passed away suddenly Thursday, October 31, (1946). Mr. Nichols had been a resident of Whatcom County for the past eight years, and was employed as timber piler by the International Cross Arms Co., of South Bellingham. He was a member of the American Central Lutheran Church and the Lumber and Sawmill Worker's Local Union, No. 2842. Surviving relatives include two sisters in Webster City, Iowa, Mrs. Lydia Seller and Mrs. Alice Cross; also nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, November 5, at 10 a. m., with Rev. Earl Soiland officiating. Interment near New Westminster Cemetery.

NICHOLS, Clinton C., age 71, of 2614 Ellis St., passed away in a local hospital Saturday, Aug. 19, (1950). Mr. Nichols, a resident here for the past 26 years, was a retired truck driver and had attended the Garden St. Methodist church. He leaves to survive, the widow, Mrs. Nellie M. Nichols, at home; two daughters, Mrs. Hazel Johnston, and Mrs. Jessie Moena, both of this city; four sons, Lester F., Clifford C., and Floyd C. Nichols, all of this city, and Harold W. Nichols of Oak Harbor; 15 grandchildren; two great grandchildren; and one sister, Mrs. Hattie Ecker, of this city; and one brother, John E. Nichols, also of this city. The remains rest at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth, where services will be conducted by the Rev. Daniel E. Taylor, Tuesday, August 22, at 1 p. m. Final resting place, Greenacres Memorial Park.

NICHOLS, Dennis Paul, age 8, of 2556 Shallow Shore Rd. passed away at home Sunday, Feb. 12, (1961). A life resident of Bellingham, Dennis was a student at Franklin School and was a member of the Garden St. Methodist Church. Survivors are his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Bud E. Nichols; one brother, Dana; three sisters, Gladys and Nola, all at home and Mrs. Shirley Jones of Bellingham. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home. Graveside services will be conducted by Rev. Don Swerdfeger, Friday, Feb. 17, at 2 p. m. at Greenacres Memorial Park.

NICHOLS, Edward, age 70, of 3126 Orleans St., passed away Wednesday, Oct. 19, (1977). Mr. Nichols was a 30 year resident of this community, a member of the DAV, a retired inspector for the U.S. Treasury Dept. Surviving wife, Eva; 3 daughters, Mrs. Ruth Holmes, Mrs. Peggy Ann Rothenbuhler, both city, Mrs. Carol Lee Neely, Centralia; 2 brothers, Leonard of Wood Bridge, Virginia, Robert of Waltham, Mass.; 6 grandchildren. Services Friday, Oct. 21 at 3:30 p. m. at Greenacres Memorial Park. Friends wishing to attend may meet at Jones Funeral Home 1/2 hour earlier. Reverend Carl O. Fischer officiating.

NICHOLS, Emma - Mrs. John B. Nichols, of 2317 I Street, passed away Monday evening, July 8, (1946) after a six months illness. Mrs. Nichols was 77 years of age and had been a resident of Whatcom County for the past 70 years. She is survived by her husband, John; two sons, Charles and Earl Ferguson and two daughters, Mrs. Ray C. Smith and Mrs. Vern Lang, all of Bellingham; nine grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; one brother, Bert Garris and one sister, Miss Lizzie Garris, both of Bellingham. Funeral services were conducted from the Cathedral Chapel of the Westford-Beck Funeral Home Thursday, July 11 at 1:30 p. m. with the Rev. Ray S. Wagoner officiating. Interment in Enterprise Cemetery.

NICHOLS, Emma Bertha, age 79 years, passed away Monday, May 17, (1954) at the home of her daughter in Anacortes where she had resided the past seven years. Mrs. Nichols was a member of the Anacortes Lutheran Church and is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Harold Breckenridge, Anacortes, Mrs. Hazel Hoff of Bellingham; two sons, Butler and Clarence Nichols, both of Bellingham; one sister, Mrs. Ella Manley; three brothers, Carl Larson, Brownsville, Ore., Ole and Clark Larson, Gayville, S. D., and 12 grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted on Friday, May 21, at 1 p. m. in the Harlow-Hollingsworth Funeral Home under the direction of the Jackson Funeral Home in Anacortes with Rev. Arthur J. Knutzen officiating. Interment Woodlawn.

NICHOLS, Evelyn A., age 50, 3011 Elm Street, passed away Monday, June 20, (1966). Mrs. Nichols was a lifetime resident of this city, and was a member of Ladies Auxiliary, F.O.E. Aerie No. 31. She is survived by her husband, Clifford; 2 daughters, Mrs. Carol Parris and Mrs. Bonnie Kness, both of this city; a son, Richard, at home; thirteen grandchildren; mother, Mrs. Helen Tomlin, Lummi Island; two brothers, George Tomlin, city, and Millard Tomlin of Columbus, Ohio, and a sister, Mrs. May Clifton of Lummi Island; a half-sister, Myrtle Willard and 2 half-brothers, Ernest Tomlin and Adolph Tomlin, all of Seattle. Services will be conducted by Rev. Joe Walker Friday, June 24 at 1:00 p.m. at the Jones Funeral Home. Final resting place Greenacres Memorial Park.

NICHOLS, Floyd C, age 70, 2211 Huron, passed away Sun. Nov. 22, (1987) in a local hospital. He was retired treasurer of Brooks Lumber Co.; also employed as a comptroller with Bell-Boats; WWII Veteran having served in Europe. He was past adjutant American Legion Post No. 7; involved as a volunteer with American Legion Baseball and Bellingham Bells Baseball; member of VFW; Bellingham Elks Club & Bellingham Yacht Club. Survived by his wife Florence; 2 sons, Gary & Bob, both of Bellingham; 2 daughters, Gina & husband Richard Myers of Seattle, Susan & husband Jay Sailger of Bellingham. Mass of Christian Burial will be held Wed. Nov. 25 at Assumption Church with Father John Madigan officiating. Under the direction of the Westford Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to Bellingham Paramedics.

NICHOLS, George C., age 68, of Sedro Woolley resident of the past 66 years died at his home Wed. Nov. 14, 1979. He was born in Bellingham in 1911. Came to Skagit County with his parents at the age of 2. His marriage to Doris McKee took place in Mt. Vernon, Oct. 10, 1936. He had been employed in the Logging Industry and saw mill work. For 25 years, he was a fuel oil truck driver for the Skagit Supply Co. Retiring in 1975. He was a member of the Sedro Woolley I.O.O.F. Lodge. Survived by his wife Doris at the family home, 1 son Gordon of Sedro Woolley. A daughter, Linda Mitchell of Sedro Woolley. 3 brothers, Owen, of Bellingham, Raymond of Lyman and Harvey of Sedro Woolley. Also 7 grandchildren. family suggests memorials to the Community Homewell. Mt. Vernon, Wa. Funeral services Sat. Nov. 17, at Lemley Chapel, Sedro Woolley at 11 am. Interment Sedro Woolley, I.O.O.F. Cemetery.

NICHOLS, James R., age 63, Everson Route 2, passed away Friday, August 20, (1948) at a local hospital. Surviving relatives include his wife, Clara; one daughter, Mrs. Iris Jackson, of Everson; one son, Billy, Sedro-Woolley, Route 2; one sister, Mrs. Florence Hayes, Kansas; one grandson. Private services will be conducted in the Gillies chapel in Sumas, Monday, August 23, at 2 p. m. with George Weston officiating. Final resting place, Hopewell Cemetery.

NICHOLS, John B., age 92, who resided at 1201 Raymond St., passed away in a local hospital on Friday, Sept. 9, (1961) following an extended illness. Mr. Nichols had resided in Bellingham and vicinity for the past 71 years. He was a member of the Latter Day Saints Church. He leaves to survive his wife, Mrs. Isabelle Nichols, 1 daughter, Mrs. Margarite Lubke both of Bellingham, 1 granddaughter Mary LaMont of Seattle, also 2 great-grandchildren, 1 sister, Mrs. Ella Pike of Samish Island. Pastor, Percy O'Neil and Pastor James Hoag will conduct funeral services on Tuesday, Sept. 13, at 1:30 o'clock in the Chapel of Bingham & Jerns Funeral Home. Followed by cremation.

NICHOLS, John E., age 76, of 1326 Grant Street, passed away in a local hospital Thursday, October 4, (1951). Mr. Nichols resided here almost continuously since 1915 and had been a supervisor of grain elevators. He attended the Baptist church. He leaves to survive, his wife, Mrs. Mary A. Nichols, and one daughter, Mrs. Florence A. N. Jones, both at home, and numerous nieces and nephews. The remains rest at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth, where services will be conducted by the Rev. John E. Parrott Monday, October 8, at 3:30 p. m.

NICHOLS, Laska, age 65 years, of Lynden, passed away Thursday, June 19, (1947) following a lingering illness. He had been a resident of the Lynden district for the past twenty-four years, and was a member of the Lynden Methodist Church. Surviving are the wife, Amanda; two daughters, Mrs. LeRoy Taylor, Oak Harbor, Mrs. Carl Julius, Point Roberts; one son, Major William C. Nichols, with the U. S. army in Aomori, Japan; also five grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, June 21, at 2 p. m. from the Gillies Funeral Home in Lynden, Rev. Paul R. Campbell officiating. Interment in Lynden Cemetery.

NICHOLS, Lena E., 92, of 197 Chuckanut Point Road died Sunday (Dec. 16, 1990) in Bellingham. She was born Lena E. Hatley on Feb. 19, 1898, in Dayton, Wash. She had lived in Whatcom County most of her life. She married George Nichols. He died earlier. Mrs. Nichols was a life member of First Christian Church. Survivors include a sister, Loretta McQuary of Louisville, Ky., and numerous nieces and nephews, including James F. Bandy of Bellingham. No Whatcom County services will be held. Entombment will be in Belle Passi Mausoleum in Woodburn, Ore. Arrangements are by Jones-Moles Funeral Home.

NICHOLS, Lenore, age 82 of the Bellingham Residential Hotel passed away Monday, Dec. 27, (1976). Mrs. Nichols had been a resident of Bellingham for many years and was a member of the Washington State Retired Teachers Association. She leaves to survive 1 sister, Mrs. Naomi Thomas Wirth of this city; 1 step brother, William T. Thomas of Lynnwood, several nieces and nephews and other relatives. Family services were held Tuesday, Dec. 28 followed by cremation. Under the direction of the Westford Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to the Bellingham Day Care Center, 110 Flora St.

NICHOLS, Lonnie, age 30, of 1012 18th St., passed away in a local hospital Saturday, June 11, (1960). Mr. Nichols had resided in Bellingham for the past 3 years; was a member of the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ, Latter Day Saints; was formerly employed by the Yellow Cab Ambulance; was a swim instructor at the Y.M.C.A.; was a student at W.W.C.E., where he won the Diving Championship of the Evergreen Conference for 1960. Survivors are his widow, Molly, at home; one son, Bruce Peterson; parents, Mr. and Mrs. James Lyle Nichols, of Everett; two brothers, Homer, of Mount Lake Terrace and Jim, of Everett; one sister, Miss Melody Nichols, of Everett; grandmother, Mrs. Edith Wood, of Spokane. The remains were forwarded by the Jones Funeral Home to the Purdy & Walters Funeral Home in Everett where services will be conducted Wednesday, June 15, at 3 p.m. Final resting place, Cypress Lawn Cemetery.

NICHOLS, Minnie A., age 89, of 226 N. Garden street, passed away in a local hospital Thursday, May 26, (1949). Mrs. Nichols had resided in this community for the past 60 years and was a member of the Garden Street Methodist church and had been quite active in the W.C.T.U. Surviving relatives are three daughters, Mrs. Robert McCormick of Bellingham, Mrs. Relta Cooke of Seattle, and Mrs. Lucille Kuehl of Paso Robles, Calif.; two sons, George R. of Bellingham and Guy of Everett; eight grandchildren and twelve great grandchildren and one sister, Mrs. Arvilla Nichols of Bellingham. The remains are at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where services will be conducted by the Rev. Alexander P. Aiton Saturday, May 28, at 1:30 p.m. Final resting place Bay View.

NICHOLS, Nelie M., 86, of 1509 E. Victor St., passed away Friday, April 29, (1966). A member of the Garden St. Methodist Church, Mrs. Nichols was a 42 year resident of Bellingham and a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the V.F. W. Survivors are three sons, Lester of Burlington, Clifford and Floyd both of Bellingham; two daughters, Mrs. Hazel Johnston and Mrs. Jessie Moena both of Bellingham; 20 grandchildren; 27 great grandchildren; three sisters, Mrs. R. H. Cannon of Bellingham, Mrs. C. D. Kendall of Brookings, S. Dak. and Mrs. Gladys Nelson of Minneapolis, Minn.; Numerous nieces and nephews. The Rev. Oscar Olson will conduct services at the Jones Funeral Home Monday, May 2 at 11:00 A.M. Interment Greenacres Memorial Park.

NICHOLS, Peggy I., of 1244 Island View Drive, passed away in a local hospital Monday (March 21, 1966). Mrs. Nichols had resided in Bellingham for the past 33 years and was a member of the Garden Street Methodist Church. She leaves to survive her husband, Edward J. of the family home; 1 sister, Mrs. George Roberts of Victoria. Private family services were held Tuesday, March 22 at 1:30 p. m. followed by cremation under the direction of the Westford Funeral Home.

NICHOLS, Richard "Dick" age 82, passed away Thurs., June 8, 1978, after a lingering illness in Veterans Hospital in Portland, Ore. He was born and raised in Bellingham until he entered WWI. He married Lena Hatley, a local girl, lived in Woodburn Estates, Woodburn, Ore., where his wife still resides. Other survivors are his 3 sisters, Lyda McCormick of B'ham, Relta Cook of Seattle and Lucile Riddel of Paso Robles, Ca.; numerous nieces & nephews.

NICHOLS, Roy Gilbert - Funeral services for Roy Gilbert Nichols, 63, 2392 Douglas Rd., were held Monday in Westford Funeral Home. He died Thursday (Nov. 16, 1972). Mr. Nichols had lived in the community for 10 years and was a member of the Plumbers and Steamfitters Union. Survivors include the widow Sarah; a daughter, Mrs. Pat Pengelly of Lafayette, Calif.; a son, Richard of Concord, Calif.; two step sons, Robert of Anaheim, Calif. and Lawrence Gallaher of Bellingham; and eight grandchildren. Burial will be in Bay View Cemetery.

NICHOLS, Samuel S., age 67, of 1438 Meridian Road, passed away in a local hospital Saturday, Nov. 6, (1948). Mr. Nichols had resided in this community for the past two years and was a retired Civil engineer. Surviving relatives are the widow, Mrs. Lenore Nichols at home; one son, Bruce, of Portland, Ore.; two sisters, Mrs. Mary Cox, of New York City, N. Y., and Mrs. Lucy Long, of Huntington, Indiana. Graveside services were conducted at Bay View Cemetery, Tuesday, November 9, at 1:30 p. m. by the Rev. W. Carl Calhoun, under the direction of Harlow-Hollingsworth.

NICHOLS, Sharon, age 3, of 3227 Pinewood, passed away Wednesday, June 19, (1946) following an accident. Sharon was a member of the Birchwood Presbyterian church, and leaves to survive, her mother and father, Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Nichols; two half-sisters, Carol and Bonnie Willis, all at home; grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Nichols, of Bellingham, and Mrs. Helen Tomlin, of Ferndale; also numerous aunts and uncles. The remains are at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where services will be conducted by the Rev. Roy L. Smith Saturday, June 22, at 1:30 p. m. Final resting place, Greenacres Memorial Park.

NICHOLS, Viola M., age 71 passed away Fri. Aug. 17, 1979. Mrs. Nichols had resided in Whatcom County 10 years. Was a member of the Rome Grange, Everson Senior Activity Center and attended the Hopewell Community Church. She is survived by 2 daughters and sons-in-law, Ron & Sharron Markwood of city, Lloyd and Caretta Walker of Spokane, 13 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren, 2 sisters, Mrs. Syvilla Henry and Mrs. Lila Shoemaker both of Clarkston, Wa. Graveside services will be conducted at the Mold Cemetery, at Mold, Wa. Wed. Aug. 22, 2pm. Memorial may be made to the Rome Grange Scholarship Fund. Local arrangements by the Jones Funeral Home.

NICHOLS, Virginia J. "Andy" 75, of 3805 Consolidation, Bellingham, passed away at home on Wed. Mar. 31, 1993. She was born May 29, 1917 in Sedro Woolley, WA to Simon A. and Nelle Mae Anderson. In 1928 she moved to Bellingham and graduated from Whatcom High School in 1935. A long time member of St. Luke's Hospital Adda Knox Auxiliary, member currently of Evergreen Quilters, Washington Territorial Daughters and VFW Post #1585 Ladies Auxiliary. She married Owen "Nick" Nichols April 14, 1940 while employed at Northern State Hospital in Sedro Woolley. Survived by her husband of 52 years, Owen "Nick" Nichols; daughter, Judy Moldver of Bellingham, Jan Chapman and husband Ray of Bellingham; sisters, Shirley Demers and husband Bill of Seattle and Jeanne Hedington of Seattle; brother, Simon K. Anderson and wife Nora of Bellingham; grandchildren Eric and Arron Moldver, Christina, Steven and Bryan Chapman; numerous nieces and nephews. She loved poetry, needle craft, quilting, enjoyed camping and fishing. There will be a visitation on April 5 and 6 from 9 A.M. to 5 P.M at Westford Funeral Home. Services will be held at Greenacres Chapel at 1:00 P.M. Wed. April 7, 1993. Memorials may be made to Hospice of Whatcom Co., 600 Birchwood, Bellingham, WA 98225. Arrangements by Westford Funeral Home.

NICHOLSON, Faith Louise, age 25 of Blaine passed away in a local hospital following a short illness. She had been a lifetime resident of Blaine and is survived by her husband Glenn, two sons Michael and Mark and one daughter Malinda all at home. Her parents Mr. and Mrs. William Baldwin, a brother Charles Baldwin, two sisters, Mrs. Evelyn McEwan and Mrs. Al Zarate and her grandmother Mrs. Ida Baldwin all of Blaine. Funeral services will be held at the McKinney Funeral Home Tuesday, May 14, (1963) at 2 p.m. with Rev. Willard Buckner officiating. Burial will follow in Greenacres Memorial Park.

NICHOLSON, Fred L., 67, resident of Route 1, Sedro Woolley since 1936 passed away Mon., June 21, (1976). He was a retired Northern State Hospital employe. Born in North Carolina, July 4, 1908. Survived by wife, Margaret; daughter, Mary Johnson, Sedro Woolley; 2 sons, Cecil, Oregon, Fred, Calif.; 4 brothers, Jack, Hillard, Frank, all Sedro Woolley and Dillard, Oregon; 5 grandchildren. Memorials to the Heart Fund are suggested. Services 11 a.m. Thurs., June 24, Lemley Chapel, Sedro Woolley. Interment Burlington City Cemetery.

NICHOLSON, Georgia G., age 87, of 906 W. Oregon St., passed away Monday, July 10, 1978. A Whatcom County resident for 51 years, was a member of Cornwall Park, Church of God and Early Settler on Chuckanut Dr. and past president of Chuckanut Dr. Orthopedic Guild. She was preceded in death by her husband and 3 children. She is survived by 1 daughter-in-law, Mrs. Margaret Nicholson, city; 3 grandchildren, Pat Nicholson of Seattle, Lelsie (sic) McCullough of Arlington and Richard Nicholson of city; 3 great grandchildren. Graveside service Tues., July 11, 10 a. m. at Bay View Cemetery with Rev. Charles Ford officiating. Memorial services Fri., July 14, 7 p.m. Cornwall Park Church of God. The family suggests memorials to Children Orthopedic Hospital. Arrangements by Jones Funeral Home.

NICHOLSON, Harold P., 56, 409 16th St. died today. Mr. Nicholson had resided here for 30 years and was a salesman for Bargreen and Von Bargen. He was a member of Teamster Local 231, Elks Lodge and Bellingham Yacht Club. Survivors include the wife, Dolores; a stepdaughter, Mrs. Pamela Orr of Seattle; and three grandchildren. Services are pending at Westford Funeral Home.

NICHOLSON, Ida Mae, age 74, of 1325 Sunset Ave., passed away at a local hospital Sunday, October 10, (1954) following an extended illness. Mrs. Nicholson had resided in the Ferndale Community for the past 40 years. She is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Effie Vickers; one granddaughter, Mrs. Marcia Unruh, both of Sunset Ave.; two brothers, S. A. Paisley and Henry Paisley, both of Beaver Crossing, Neb. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, Oct. 14, at 1:30 p. m. within the Monroe Funeral Chapel in Ferndale with the Rev. Joseph Brill officiating. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery.

NICHOLSON, John T. - Funeral services for John T. Nicholson, 63, of Burlington will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Lemley Chapel. Burial will follow at the Sedro Woolley Union Cemetery. Mr. Nicholson died Sunday at United General Hospital. He was born in Idaho in 1912 and lived in the Mount Vernon area for several years. From 1941 until his retirement in 1973, he lived in Bremerton where he was employed in the U.S. Navy shipyards. Mr. Nicholson is survived by his wife Mary; one brother, Charles McDonnell of Portland; one sister, Betty Redmonds of Freeland, and his mother, Mamie McDonnell of Mount Vernon. He was a member of the Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus. The family suggests memorials be made to the American Heart Association.

NICKEL, Paul P, age 72, 1210 J Street, passed away at home Tuesday, Dec. 18, (1962). Mr. Nickel was a 10-year resident of Anacortes prior to moving to Bellingham eight years ago. He was a retired laborer, having been employed by the Whiz Fish Co., and was a Navy veteran. Two sons and one daughter in California survive, as well as a sister, Mrs. John Donken, St. Cloud, Minn., and one brother, Joe Nickel, also of St. Cloud. Graveside services will be conducted at Woodlawn Cemetery by the Rev. Father W. Robert Webb, Monday, Dec. 24, at 10 a. m. under the direction of the Jones Funeral Home.

NICKERSON, Lyle L., age 34 years, passed away at a local hospital Saturday, August 24, (1946) following a lingering illness. Mr. Nickerson came to Bellingham seven years ago and was a member of the Gladstone Methodist church and the Musicians' Protective Local No. 451. The survivors include the father and mother, Mr. and Mrs. Bert R. Nickerson, this city; three brothers, Earl F., Norwich, Conn., Wayne C., Des Moines, Iowa, Ralph C., Bellingham; the grandmother, Mrs. Mary H. Schermerhorn, and one aunt, Mrs. Ina V. Wright, both of Waterloo, Iowa; one uncle, Paul V. Schermerhorn, Minneapolis, Minn. the remains rest at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where services will be conducted by Rev. Roy L. Smith, Monday, Aug. 26, at 1:30 p. m. Final resting place, Bay View Cemetery. [buried as Lyle L. Nickeson]

NICKESON, Mabel I., age 64, passed away at the family home, 3819 York Street, Friday, Dec. 28, (1951). Mrs. Nickeson had been a resident of this community for the past 11 years; was a member of the Gladstone Methodist Church, Women's Society of Christian Service of that church, and was a member of the auxiliary of the Spanish American War vets. Surviving relatives are her husband, B. R., at home; three sons, Ralph C., of Bellingham, Earl F., of Norwich, Conn., and Wayne C., of Waterloo, Iowa; four grandchildren and one brother. The remains rest at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where services will be conducted by the Rev. O. T. Field and the Rev. Paul Perkins Monday, Dec. 31, at 3 p. m. Final resting place, Bay View.

NICKESON, Wayne Clifford, age 45, of Waterloo, Iowa, passed away in that city, Tuesday, March 1, (1955). Mr. Nickeson was a professional musician, was a member of the Methodist Church and the Musicians Union. Surviving relatives include his father, Bert R. Nickeson of Bellingham; two brothers, Ralph C. of this city and Earl F. of Norwich, Conn.; one aunt, Mrs. Ina Wright of Waterloo, Iowa. The remains will be received th the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth. Graveside services will be conducted by Rev. Mrs. O. T. Field and the Rev. John Kuller, Monday, March 7, at 10 a.m. at Bay View.

NICKLE, Wayne R., age 29, passed away Thurs., May 10, 1979. Mr. Nickle had resided in Whatcom Co. for many years & was employed at the Blaine Shipyard. He leaves to survive his wife, Terri, 1 son, Colby of Lansing, Michigan, 2 daughters: Angela & Autumn both of Blaine, Parents: Mr. & Mrs. Kenneth Fox; 2 sisters: Sharyn Bornstein & Patti Klein. Step-brother, Robert Fox all of this city. Step-sister, Ginger Pearson of Burlington. Grandparents, Mr. & Mrs. Claire Nelson. Funeral services will held Mon. May 14th at 10:30 am within the Blaine Cemetery with Rev. Lawrence Guderian officiating under the direction of the Westford Funeral Home.

NICKOLS, Don "Nick" - Funeral service for Don "Nick" Nickols, age 56, of 5472 Mosquito Lake Rd., Deming, will be Monday April 2 at 1 PM at Jones Funeral Home. Interment Saxon Cemetery. Mr. Nickols passed away Tuesday, March 27, 1984. A resident of Deming for the past 7 years, he was a member of the Electrical Workers Union Local No. 46 and is survived by his wife Sharon; 1 son, Victor Nickols, State of Washington; 1 daughter, Marca & husband Jim Quillin of Hoodsport, Wa.; 2 granddaughters, Alana Nickols of Deming and Melissa Quillen of Hoodsport; several step-children & step-grandchildren; 1 brother, Herbert Nickols of Blaine. [b. March 1, 1928 in Grandview]

NICKOLS, Herbert Lee - Funeral service for Herbert Lee Nickols, age 70, of 714 G St., Blaine, will be Wed. Sept. 30, 3 PM at Jones Funeral Home with Mr. Paul Elvig, officiating. Interment Saxon Cemetery. Mr. Nickols passed away Sun. sept. 20, 1987. A Whatcom County resident most of his life, he retired from the US Navy as Chief Aviation Machinest Mate after 20 years of service. He is survived by his daughter, Anne Nickols of Ferndale; son, Tom & wife Linda Nickols of Oak Harbor; 5 grandchildren, Eugene Nickols, Leeroy Nickols, Mark Nickols, Isaac Nickols & Sarah Nickols; numerous nieces, nephews & cousins. [b. Sept. 5, 1917 OR]

NICKOLS, Millie Prudence, age 86 of Mosquito Lake Rd., Deming, passed away Sunday, July 18, (1976). A resident of this community for the past 69 years, Mrs. Nickols was a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church, American Legion Auxiliary, Senior Citizens at Welcome and had been employed as a school clerk at Welcome for several years at which time she worked for and obtained a hot lunch program for the school. Surviving sons, Herbert Nickols of Deming and Donald Nickols of Poulsbo; 1 daughter, Mrs. Grace Andreasen of Custer; one brother, Glenn Ruchty of Olympia; 2 sisters, Mrs. Connie Zwick of Deming and Mrs. Grace Harris of Belfair; 16 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren. Funeral services Friday, July 23, 1:00 p. m. Jones Funeral Home with Rev. Alton Blumanshien and Rev. Roger Worley, officiating. Interment, Bayview Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.

NICKOLS, Victor O., age 29, of Deming, passed away in a Seattle hospital, Thursday, September 16, (1948). Mr. Nickols had resided in this community for the past 20 years and was a logger. Deceased was a veteran of World War II and a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, and leaves to survive his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Guilford Nickols, of Deming; two sisters, Mrs. Stanley F. Hull, of Bellingham, and Mrs. Hjelmer Andreiason, of Custer; two brothers, Donald, of Deming, and Herbert, of San Diego, Calif. The remains are at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where military services will be conducted Tuesday, September 21, at 3 p. m. by officers of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. Final resting place, Bay View.

NICKSON, Evan E., age 92, of Bellingham, passed away in a Seattle Hospital, Sunday, Nov. 27, (1955). Mr. Nickson was a pioneer resident of the Blaine-Custer area. He is survived by his sister, Mrs. Margaret Dyer of Kansas City, Mo., and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted from the Bonney-Watson Funeral Home, Seattle, Wednesday, Nov. 30, at 10 a. m. The remains will be forwarded to Bellingham where graveside services and interment will be held at the Woodlawn Cemetery at 1 o'clock.

NICOL, Synva K., passed away Friday, October 20, 1978 in Northfield, Minnesota where she was visiting relatives. Associate professor emeritus of Western Washington University, Miss Nicol came to Bellingham in 1937, and lived here since that time. Memorial services will be held at 3 p.m. Friday (Oct. 27) at Our Saviour's Lutheran Church, 18th and McKenzie. Services will be held at 3 p.m. Tuesday (Oct. 24) at the Lyle Funeral Home in Fresno, California, followed by interment at the Mt. View Cemetery in Fresno, Calif. Survivors are sisters, Mrs. John Hodgin of Riverdale, Georgia and Mrs. Charles Chevront of Lewisburg, West Virginia; and a niece, Dr. Susan Gardner of Huddleston, Virginia. Miss Nicol was active in the Bellingham Branch of the American Association of University Women, Retired Teachers Association, Music Club and Our Saviour's Lutheran Church. The family suggests remembrances to the organ and music fund at Our Saviour's Lutheran Church.

NICOLAAS, Henry J., age 83 of 1333 West Axton Road, Ferndale, passed away, Sunday, August 23, 1981. Mr. Nicolaas had been a resident of Ferndale since 1928; he retired from the Hill Lumber Company where he had worked for 20 years; he also had been a dairy farmer and member of the Darigold Association; and founded Nicolaas Auto Wrecking. He is survived by his wife Gertie of Ferndale; 3 sons, Harry of Bellingham; Henry and Elmer, both of Ferndale; 1 daughter, Etta Barnes of Ferndale; 1 sister, Henrietta Freuhling of Seattle; 13 grandchildren; 3 great grandchildren. Graveside services will be conducted by Dr. Wilfred Gunderson Thursday, August 27, at 1:30 pm in Greenacres Memorial Park. Burial under the direction of Moles Funeral Home.

NICOLAY, Burkhart Frederick, age 70 years, of 3027 Elizabeth Street, passed away at the family home June 26th, (1954) following a brief illness. Mr. Nicolay had been a resident of Whatcom County and Bellingham for the past 58 years and was a member of the Church of the Assumption, and for 41 years was a member of the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen. He leaves to survive his wife Grace E. Nicolay, one son William B.; one daughter, Mrs. Katherine L. Smith of Bellingham; 4 grandchildren; and one brother, Leo Nicolay, in California. Rosary will be recited in the Chapel of the Bingham-Dahlquist Jerns Funeral Home Monday, June 28th, at 7:30 p. m. Requiem Low Mass will be said Tuesday, June 29th, at 9:30 a. m. within the Church of the Assumption with the Reverend Bernard Cremer, celebrant. Interment Bay View Cemetery. Pallbearers will be G. L. Cross, W. J. Thompson, Clark Robinson, Jess Walton, Lon Hunt and Bert Plough.

NICOLAY, Grace E. - Funeral services for Grace E. Nicolay, of 1400 12th St., Bellingham, will be Wed., Sept. 12, at 1:00 p.m. in Jones Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Bayview Cemetery. Mrs. Nicolay passed away Friday, Sept. 7, 1984. A Whatcom County resident since 1913, she was a member of the Panaca Club; Rome Grange; Royal Neighbors; and the Rebecca Lodge. She is survived by a son, William B. Nicolay, city; half-sisters, Mrs. Juanita Plemon and Mrs. Flora Hale, Bellingham, Mrs. Dora Hopefield, Seattle; 4 grandchildren; numerous great grandchildren. Arrangements by Jones Funeral Home.

NICOLL, Etta, age 75, a long time Sedro Woolley resident, died Tues., Jan. 24, (1978). She was born in Sedro Woolley, Nov. 27, 1902. She received her teaching degree from Bellingham Normal school and taught school for over 40 years. She was a member of the St. James Episcopal church, the Rebekah Lodge, the Woman's Club, Territorial Daughters and the Skagit Co. Historical Society. Recently she had taken an active part in organizing activities and tours for senior citizens. Survived by 2 daughters, Marge Peters, Sedro Woolley, Jackie Wiggins, Edmonds; a brother, Arthur Pitman, Seattle; 3 sisters, Shirley Pitman, Sedro Woolley, Esther Leigh, Mt. Vernon, Florence Herndon, Seattle and 7 grandchildren. Memorials to the St. James Episcopal Church, the Skagit Co. Historical Society, or the American Diabetes Assoc. Services Sat., Jan. 28, 1:30 p.m., St. James Episcopal Church, Sedro Woolley. Interment IOOF Cemetery.

NICOLL, Thomas F., age 88 of 106 Gilligan Way, passed away Monday, Dec. 8, (1975). He had been a resident since 1901, was retired owner of the Marietta Shingle Mill and was a member of the Congregational Church. Survived by 2 grandchildren, Thomas Cline of Lacey and Mrs. Caren Wilkinson of Torrance, Calif.; 1 sister, Mrs. Phyla Wells, Seattle, a sister-in-law, Mrs. Etta Nicoll, Sedro Woolley. Funeral services Thursday, Dec. 11 at 1 p.m. within the Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home with Rev. Elmer Erickson officiating. Interment Blaine Cemetery. Memorials to the American Cancer Society.

NIEDERMEIER, Lydia, age 79 years, 2806 Grove Street, passed away at her home Friday, May 28, (1948). Mrs. Niedermeier was a member of the St. John's Lutheran church and leaves the following survivors: Four daughters, Mrs. Matilda Petry and Mrs. Lydia Olson, of this city, Mrs. Cornelia Pommier, Amber, Wash., and Mrs. Marie Jenson, San Diego, Calif.; three grandchildren; one brother, Karl Elker, Surrey, N. D., and two sisters, Mrs. Christina Megg, Aurelia, N. D., and Mrs. Molly Dittmer, Casselton, N. D. The remains are at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth, where services will be conducted by the Rev. M. A. P. Keller Wednesday, June 2, at 1:30 p. Final resting place, Bay View.

NIELSEN, August, age 48, of Rt. 1, Blaine, passed away at home Tuesday, January 13, (1953) following a short illness. Survivors include two sisters, Mrs. Katherine Viegas and Mrs. Anna Brown, both of Bellingham; one brother, Harry, of Blaine. Funeral services will be conducted saturday, January 17, at 2 p. m. from the McKinney Funeral Home in Blaine, with the Rev. Evan David officiating. Interment, Blaine Cemetery.

NIELSEN, Clara F. age 82 of 5300 Belfern Dr., Bellingham, died Monday May 19, 1980. A life time resident of this community, she was a member of First Baptist Church, a retired Bellingham School District School teacher; former President of Bellingham Teachers Association and former President of State Class room Teachers Retirement Association. She is survived by 1 sister, Ila Anderson of Ferndale; 3 nieces, Dorothy Berger of Seattle; Helen Fritzal of Los Angeles and Margaret Sorenson of Laurel.; 2 nephews, LeRoy Anderson of Cashmere and Robert L. Sorenson, Jr. of Laurel. Services, Thursday, May 22, 10:30 A.M., Jones Funeral Home with Rev. Steve Meineke officiating. Interment, Woodlawn Cemetery

NIELSEN, Cora L., age 85, passed away at the Washington Veterans Home at Retsil, Wash., April 21, 1961. Funeral services were held Tuesday, April 25 at 10 a.m. at the Washington Veterans Home at Retsil with Chaplain Dr. John Hall officiating under the direction of the Pendleton-Gilchrist Funeral Home in Port Orchard. Burial followed at 2:45 p.m. in Greenacres Memorial Park in Bellingham. She was born in Pine Run, Pa., March 23, 1876. She moved to Nebraska and Kansas as a young girl and to Blaine, Wash., in 1886. She was married in Blaine in 1901 to Mr. Hans C. Nielsen, then moved to Bellingham about 1920. Mr. Nielsen passed away in Bellingham in 1947. Shortly after his passing she came to the Washington Veterans Home in Retsil. She was a member of the Community Church of Retsil and the U. S. Spanish War Veterans Auxiliary of Retsil. Survived by two sons, Horace Nielsen of Edmonds and Walter I. Nielsen of Sacramento, Calif., 1 daughter, Mrs. Arla McCormick of San Francisco, 4 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren, 1 brother, Oscar Maneval of Sedro Woolley, 1 sister, Mrs. Pearl Rogers of Bellingham.

NIELSEN, Dorothy M., age 79, of 4142 Sweet Rd., Blaine passed away Mon. April 9, 1979. Born in Lynden, she had been a life time resident of the Lynden & Blaine areas. She was a member of the Blaine Senior Activities Center. Survivors include 2 sisters; Florence Hardy of Everson & Edna Kukura of Calif. A brother, Geln (sic) Bradley of Wenatchee. Numerous nieces & nephews including Delores Hardy of Everson. Funeral services will be held in Veroske McKinney Funeral Home, Thurs. April 12th at 2pm followed by burial in Greenacres Memorial Park. Friends wishing to see Mrs. Nielsen should call at the funeral home between 4 & 6 pm Weds. April 11th & 10 am till service time on Thurs. April 12th.

NIELSEN, Gertrude A, age 86 of 398 Marine Dr., Pt. Roberts, WA passed away Sat., May 17, 1980. Mrs. Nielsen has resided in Pt. Roberts for the past 28 years. Was a member of the Danish Church of Denmark. Leaves to survive 1 son, Poul (sic); 1 daughter, Eva Panther, both of Pt. Roberts. 4 grandchildren. Several nieces & nephews and other relatives in Denmark. Funeral service will be conducted Wednesday, May 21, 1980 at 1 PM at the Danish Church in Vancouver B.C. Under the direction of the Westford Funeral Home. [b. Oct. 5, 1893 in Denmark; to USA 1952]

NIELSEN, Hans, age 86, of 2800 Alderwood Avenue, passed away in a local hospital Friday, July 16, (1954). Mr. Nielsen had resided in this community for the past 19 years, and was a member of the Central Lutheran Church and the Danish Brotherhood. Surviving relatives include his wife, Mrs. Laura J. Nielsen at the family home; four sons; Lawrence H. of Ephrata, Wash., William E., and Louis T., both of Spokane, and Harry M. of Everett; two daughters; Mrs. Ray Sandusky of Detroit, Michigan, and Mrs. Alfred Carlson of Tacoma; and 8 grandchildren. The remains rest at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where services will be conducted by Rev. Oscar A. Jacobson, Tuesday, July 20, at 3 p. m. Final resting place, Greenacres Memorial Park.

NIELSEN, Hans Christian, Capt., of 2320 Park Street, passed away at a local hospital Friday, March 14, (1947) at the age of 75 years. He had resided in Bellingham for the past 26 years and resided in Blaine prior to that time. He was a Master Mariner and a well known retired ship captain. He was a member of the First Baptist church, of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, William Matthew's Post No. 1585, and a member of John Weisenberger's Camp of the United Spanish American War Veterans. He is survived by his wife, Cora L. Nielsen, of the home; two sons, Horace O. Nielsen, of Edmonds, Wash., and Walter I. Nielsen, of Lake Sammamish, Wash.; one daughter, Mrs. Arla E. McCormick, of San Francisco, Calif.; four grandchildren, Robert O. and Joanne P. Nielsen, of Edmonds, Wash., Marilu Nielsen, of Lake Sammamish, Wash., and Donna Arlene McCormick, of San Francisco, Calif. Funeral services were conducted Monday, March 17, at 1 p. m. in the cathedral chapel of the Westford-Beck Funeral Home, with Rev. C. Elroy Shikles, of Everett, Wash., officiating. Committal was conducted by the Veterans of Foreign Wars at Greenacres Memorial Park.

NIELSEN, Harriet J., formerly of Everson, passed away at Christian Rest Home in Lynden on June 29, 1993 at the age of 93. Graveside services were held in Hopewell Cemetery on Friday with pastors Wilfred Gunderson and Thomas Willert officiating. Mrs. Nielsen was born in Holland, Minn. on Nov. 26, 1899, a daughter of Tom and Nellie Bruin Willemsen. At the age of 28 she moved from Orange City, Iowa to California, where she was married to Viggo Nielsen in Glendale, Calif. on June 1, 1929. In 1944 they came to the Everson area where Harriet operated a dairy farm with her husband. She enjoyed gardening, canning and growing dahlias and roses. Mr. Nielsen passed away in 1982. Harriet is survived by her daughter Harriet "Penny" Nielsen of Everson; son Donald Nielsen and wife Shirley of Everson; brother Tony Willemsen of Barstow, Calif; foster daughter Sydney Chadwick of Caldwell, Idaho; three grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Memorials may be made to the Christian Rest Home, 205 S. B.C. Ave., Lynden, WA 98264. Services and arrangements were under the care of Gillies Funeral Home of Lynden.

NIELSEN, Harry V., age 57, of Route 1, Blaine, passed away Thursday, October 27, (1955) in his home following a short illness. Surviving relatives include his wife, Dorothy Nielsen; one daughter, Mrs. Verna Harrison of Norfolk, Va.; two grandsons; one sister, Mrs. Anna Brown of Bellingham; several nieces and nephews, also numerous relatives. Funeral services will be conducted November 1, at 2 p. m. from the McKinney Funeral Home in Blaine with Rev. A. W. Brown officiating. Interment in the Greenacres Cemetery.

NIELSEN, Jens K., age 85 of Rt. No. 1, Blaine, passed away at a local hospital Saturday, Dec. 27, (1958) following a short illness. Survivors include one brother, Andrew N. Nielson of Monroe, Wash.; a nephew, Niels Knudsen of Seattle, Wash. Funeral services will be conducted Friday, Jan. 2, at 2 o'clock with Rev. Albert Neubauer officiating. Interment Greenacres Cemetery under the direction of the McKinney Funeral Home.

NIELSEN, Laura J., 5336 Fairmount Place, Spokane, age 84, passed away in a Spokane hospital Sunday, October 30, (1966). Mrs. Nielsen was a twenty-five-year resident of this city before moving to Tacoma five years ago, and was a member of the Lutheran Church and Danish Brotherhood. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Mrs. Betty Carlson. Survivors are four sons, Lawrence H. and William E. of Ephrata; Louis T., Spokane; Harry M. of Everett; a daughter, Mrs. Ray Sandusky of Detroit, Mich.; eight grandchildren; five great-grandchildren, and two sisters in Denmark. Services will be conducted by Rev. Donald R. Mace Wednesday, November 2 at 3 p.m. at the Jones Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Greenacres Memorial Park.

NIELSEN, Lena, age 69, of Van Zandt, passed away in a local hospital, Tuesday, November 22, (1949). Mrs. Nielsen had been a resident of that community for the past 39 years and had attended the Presbyterian Church at Acme, and was a member of the Royal Neighbors, Lodge No. 3196. Surviving relatives are her husband, Otto, at home; two daughters, Mrs. Paula Potter, of Van Zandt, and Mrs. Ida Anderson, of Acme; six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren, also four brothers, in Denmark. The remains are at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth, where services will be conducted by the Rev. Harry Richardson, Saturday, November 26, at 3 p. m. Final resting place, Van Zandt Cemetery.

NIELSEN, Louis, Blaine resident, passed away Friday, October 15, (1954) at a Bellingham Hospital following a short illness. He is survived by two sisters, Mrs. Sophie With-Peterson, Mrs. Margarette Herland; two brothers, H. C. Nielsen and Jacob E. Nielsen, all in Denmark. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, Oct. 20 at 2 p. m. within the McKinney Funeral Home at Blaine with the Rev. Dr. H. Sigmar officiating. Cremation.

NIELSEN, Minta B, 69, of 1721 35th St., passed away at home Sunday, January 27, (1957). Mrs. Nielsen had resided in Bellingham for the past 12 years, was a member of the local Leisuretime Club, a member of the Christian Church and of the Rebekah Lodge No. 459 of Audubon, Iowa. Surviving relatives include two sons, Benn of Bellingham and Carl of Seattle; two daughters, Mrs. Marie Jervis of Seattle and Mrs. Doris Christensen of Kimballton, Iowa; 11 grandchildren; three great grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Clara Dollahide of Audubon, Iowa and Mrs. Joy Collins of Arizona. The remains rest at the Jones' Harlow-Hollingsworth Funeral Home where services will be conducted by the Rev. Carl Eggers, Wednesday, Jan. 30, at 1 p. m. Final resting place Audubon, Iowa.

NIELSEN, Otto, age 71, of Van Zandt, passed away in a local hospital Friday, November 2, (1951). Mr. Nielsen, a retired dairy farmer, was a member of the Whatcom County Dairymen's Association and had been a county resident for the past 41 years. He leaves to survive, two daughters, Mrs. Paula Potter, of Van Zandt, and Mrs. Ida Anderson, of Acme; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren, and one brother, J. P. Nielsen, of California. Graveside services were conducted Saturday, November 3, at 3:00 p. m. at Van Zandt cemetery under the direction of Harlow-Hollingsworth.

NIELSEN, Ronald C. - Funeral services for Ronald C. Nielsen of Custer will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Jerns-LeVeck Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Michael Compton officiating. Burial will be in Haynie Cemetery. Mr. Nielsen of 8643 Valley View Road died Sunday, June 5, 1994, in Bellingham. He was 56. Born Aug. 22, 1937, to Frank and Gertrude Hendrickson Nielsen in Seattle, he lived in Whatcom County for 24 years. He married Judy M. Van Dyk on Sept. 25, 1965, in Seattle. Mr. Nielsen served in the U.S. Air Force from 1955 to 1958. He was an avid outdoorsman, enjoyed hunting, fishing and working on his farm. He was a member of Blaine American Legion Post No. 86, Haynie Grange No. 169 and Laborers Union Local No. 276. Survivors include his wife of the family home; son Joel E. Nielsen of Custer; daughter Robin A. Zbylski of Kent; two brothers; three sisters; stepparents Clarence McPherson of Arlington and Bernice Nielsen of Hadlock; and three grandchildren.

NIELSEN, Viggo, age 89 who resided at 3244 Hopewell Road passed away in a local hospital, December 9, 1982. Mr. Nielsen had been a resident of Everson since 1944, where he was a Dairy & Poultry farmer, retired in 1968; was veteran of WWI having served in the Army. He is survived by his wife, Harriet; a daughter, Harriet Ann of the family residence; a son, Donald Paul & wife Shirley of Everson; grandchildren; Barbara Ann Myhre & husband Kenneth of Sumas; Vicki Jo Lottens & husband, John of Alaska; Russell Paul Nielsen & wife Ann of Alaska; 5 great grandchildren. The family requests memorials to St. Joseph Hospital Medical Floor Fund, Bellingham. Funeral services will be held Monday, December 13 at 11 am in the Jerns & LeVeck Funeral Chapel & Crematorium, Rev. Thomas Wellert officiating with interment to follow in Hopewell Cemetery. Visitation Friday until 8 pm, Saturday, 9 to 1 pm, Sunday 4 to 6 pm. [born July 16, 1893 in Thisted, Denmark; USA 1912; m June 1, 1929 Harriet Johanna Willemsen]

NIELSON, Haldor "Albert" age 79 years, of 3218 Cherrywood, passed away suddenly in Ferndale, Wednesday, October 19, (1955). Mr. Nielson had been a resident of Whatcom County for the past 52 years. He is survived by three sisters, Mrs. Josephine M. Kaas, of Ferndale; Mrs. Marie Sheppard, of Seattle, and Mrs. Edna Pearce, of Bellingham; three brothers, Nels C. Nelson (sic), Seattle; Hans Nelson, of Bellingham, and John Nelson, of Ferndale; numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, October 22, at 10:30 a. m. at the Monroe Funeral Chapel in Ferndale, with the Rev. Dreyer officiating. Cremation will follow.

NIENABER, Raymond A., 89, a Columbia Valley native, died Wednesday (Feb. 22, 1989) in a Bellingham nursing home. Mr. Nienaber, a Seattle resident, was born Nov. 25, 1899, in Columbia Valley, east of Sumas. He moved to Seattle in 1950 and returned to Bellingham in 1984. Survivors include his daughter, Irene C. Houghton of Seattle; three grandchildren; two brothers, Arthur Nienaber of Woodburn, Ore., and Leo Nienaber of Bellingham; and numerous nieces and nephews. At his request there will be no services. Cremation and burial will take place Greenacres Crematorium and Mount Pleasant Cemetery in Seattle, respectively. Arrangements are by Jones Funeral Home.

NIENABER, Selma C., age 78, of 3027 11th Ave. West, Seattle, passed away Sat. Aug. 14th (1976). Wife of Raymond A., mother of Mrs. Irene C. Houghton of Seattle, sister of Mrs. Elma Goodrick of Tacoma, Mrs. Clara Balcom of Seattle, Mrs. Mabel Westom of Bellingham, 3 grandchildren, Mrs. Shirley Graham of Lopez, Wa. Marilynn & Richard Houghton of Seattle. She was a member of Ladies Aux. Ballard Lodge No. 827 BPOE. Memorial services will be Friday Aug. 20 at 3 p.m. in Wiggen & Sons Chapel, 2003 Northwest 57th St. Seattle. Memorials to favorite charities.

NIENABER, Wilbert W. age 73 of 1005 12th St. passed away Thursday, Sept. 16, (1976). A lifetime Whatcom County resident, Mr. Nienaber was a retired State Highway Department employee, member and Past Master of Fidelity Lodge No. 105 F&AM. Surviving wife Dorothy, 1 son, Mr. Larry W. Nienaber of Federal Way, 2 granddaughters Lynene and Lorri, 3 brothers, Mr. Leo Nienaber, Lynden, Mr. Raymond Nienaber, Seattle and Mr. Arthur Nienaber, Woodburn, Oregon, 2 sisters, Mrs. Christina Schmidt, Seattle and Mrs. Grace Molde, Portland, numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services Saturday, Sept. 18 at 1 p.m. Jones Funeral Home with Rev. Lawrence Guderian officiating and officers of Nooksack Valley Lodge No. 105 F&AM participating. Cremation. Greenacres Memorial Park. The family suggests memorial gifts be give to favorite charity.

NIEUWENDORP, Gertrude, age 80 of 900 W. Main St., Lynden, passed away Friday April 25, (1975). She is survived by her husband, Henry, 3 sons, Harold of Lynden, Clayton of Bellingham, Lowell of Lynden, 6 daughters, Mrs. Richard Olson of Lynden, Mrs. William Hallberg of Lynden, Miss Dorothy Nieuwendorp of Bellingham, Mrs. William Rowley of California, Mrs. Robert Frasier of Bellingham, Mrs. Ronald Radder, of Everson, 28 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday April 29 at 2 p.m. in the First Reformed Church with the Rev. Cornelius Rientjes officiating. Burial will follow in Greenacres Memorial Park under the direction of the Gillies Funeral Home. Contributions and memorial gifts may be made to the Northwest Kidney Center, Lynden Christian Rest Home and the Washington State Heart Fund.

NIEUWENDORP, Henry, age 94, 900 Main St., Lynden, passed away in Bellingham on Monday July 2, (1984). Born Dec. 4, 1889 in New Holland, So. Dakota., Mr. Nieuwendorp moved to Whatcom County in 1937. A retired carpenter, Mr. Nieuwendorp was a member of the First Reformed Church in Lynden and was married to Gertrude Stam in Westfield, No. Dakota on March 11, 1915. Mrs. Nieuwendorp died in 1975. He is survived by 3 sons, Harold & wife Evelyn, Clayton & wife Clara and Lowell & wife Georgia, all of Lynden; 6 daughters, Mrs. Nellie & husband Richard Olson and Mrs. Ann & husband Bill Hallberg, all of Lynden, Janet Nieuwendorp, Mrs. Mildred & husband Bob Frasier, all of Bellingham, Mrs. Lois & husband Bill Rowley of Santa Ana, Calif. and Mrs. Shirley & husband Ron Radder of Everson; 27 grandchildren; 46 great-grandchildren; a sister, Mrs. Ada Compaan, Artesia, Calif.; a sister in law Mrs. Hannah Nieuwendorp of Lynden and numerous nieces & nephews. Funeral services Thurs. July 5 at 2 p.m. in the First Reformed Church in Lynden with Rev. Gordon VanOostenburg officiating. Burial will follow in Greenacres Memorial Park. Memorials may be made to the Cancer Society. Services are under the direction of the Gillies Funeral Home, Lynden.

NIEUWENDORP, R. Troy, age 20 of 958 W. Axton Rd., Bellingham, passed away Saturday, December 31, 1983. Troy had been a lifetime resident of Whatcom County, was a member of Faith Lutheran Church and was a graduate of Meridian High School Class of 1981. He had worked in the body shop at Diehl Ford and was a member of the Machinist Local No. 239. Survivors include his parents, Connie and Richard Nieuwendorp of Bellingham; 1 brother, Monte and his wife Crystal Nieuwendorp of Bellingham; 1 sister, Mona Nieuwendorp of Bellingham; grandmothers, Elaine Crabtree of Bellingham, Mrs. Dick Nieuwendorp of Lynden; great grandfathers, Arthur Crabtree of Lynden, Tom Alderson of Ferndale; uncle and aunt, Billie Crabtree of Bellingham; numerous other aunts, uncles, cousins and other relatives. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, January 5, at 3:30 P. M. in Moles Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Greenacres Memorial Park. [b. May 16, 1963]

NIEUWENDORP, Richard, age 82 of 308-9th Street, Lynden, passed away Mon., June 30, 1980. Born in Corsica, South Dakota, Mr. Nieuwendorp moved to Whatcom County from South Dakota in 1936. He was a member of the Second Christian Reformed Church in Lynden and had owned and operated Dick's Shoe Repair, first in Sumas then in Lynden, retiring in Feb. of this year. He and his wife Hanna had also served as janitors of Lynden Christian School for many years. They were married in Westfield, North Dakota on April 4, 1919. Besides his wife Hanna, he is survived by 3 sons, John & wife Karen; Richard & wife Connie, both of Bellingham; Roger & wife Gladys of Lynden; 5 daughters, Nellie & husband Tony Staal; Kathryn & husband Bob Blankers; Wilma & husband Ed Bouma; Ada & husband Rich Biesheuvel, all of Lynden; Dolores & husband Lawrence Benner of Everson; 38 grandchildren; 57 great grandchildren; a brother Henry of Lynden; a sister, Mrs. Ada Compaan of Artesia, California; and numerous nieces & nephews. Funeral services will be conducted on Thurs., July 3 at 2 pm in the Second Christian Reformed Church with Rev. Andrew Cammenga officiating. Burial will follow in Monumenta Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Lynden Christian Schools. Services are under the direction of Gillies Funeral Home.

NIEUWSMA, Annie, age 54 years, Lynden Route 2, passed away Friday, October 17, (1947) following a lingering illness. She had been a resident of the Lynden district for the past eleven years, and is survived by her husband, Henry; two daughters, Henrietta Vander Pol, Norma Nieuwsma, all of Lynden; two brothers, Peter F. Droog, North Dakota, Fred Droog, Michigan; one sister, Mrs. Tunia Vander Lugt, Michigan; four grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, October 23, at 2 p. m. from the First Christian Reformed Church in Lynden, with Rev. J. C. Verbrugge officiating. Interment in Monumenta Cemetery under the direction of the Gillies Funeral Home in Lynden.

NIEUWSMA, Elizabeth, 79, of Lynden, died Saturday (July 27, 1985) at the Lynden Christian Rest Home. She was born in Lynden May 29, 1906 and was a lifelong resident of that community. Mrs. Nieuwsma was a member of the Second Christian Reformed Church and a past member of the Golden Hour Circle and the Lynden Christian School Mothers Club. A homemaker, she was preceded in death by her two husbands, John Meeboer and Joe Nieuwsma. Survivors include a son, Hollis Meeboer of Lynden; two stepsons Herman Peter Nieuwsma and Melvin Ray Nieuwsma, Lynden; two stepdaughters, Willma Terpsma and Cecila Statema, Lynden; two grandsons; a granddaugther; a stepgrandchildren and great-grandchildren. Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Second Christian Reformed Church, with the Rev. A. Cammenga officiating. Burial in Monumenta Cemetery will precede the services at 1:30 p. m. Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. today, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday and 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday at Gillies Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to Lynden Christian Schools, 515 Drayton St., Lynden, WA 98264. [sisters: Mrs. Dena Zoerink and Mrs. Dorothy Proppe of Lynden and Mrs. Della Hillius of Bellingham; preceded by sister Mrs. Gladys Blakers in 1981]

NIEUWSMA, Henry, age 74 years, of Rt. 3, Lynden, passed away at his home Wednesday, May 9, (1962) following a short illness. He was a retired farmer and had made his home in the Lynden area since 1934. Mr. Nieuwsma was a member of the First Christian Reformed Church of Lynden. He is survived by his wife, Maria; two daughters, Mrs. Henry Buys and Mrs. Bert VanderPol, both of Sunnyside, Wash.; three brothers, Frank and John, both of Hull, N. D., and Joe of Lynden; three sisters, Mrs. Cecelia Huisingh, Mrs. Kate Timmer and Mrs. Gertie Bouma, all of Lynden. Also seven grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held at the First Christian Reformed Church, Saturday, May 12, at 2 p. m. with Rev. Bernard Byma officiating. Burial will follow in the Monumenta Cemetery under the direction of the Gillies Funeral Home.

NIEUWSMA, Herman Peter, 69, died at his home in Kalispell, Mont. on Saturday, Feb. 20, 1993 of natural causes. He was born Dec. 21, 1923, in Hull, N. D., a son of Joe and Ruth Nieuwsma. In 1947 he was married to Ruth Marie Groen in Hull, N.D. He lived in Lynden for 43 years before moving to Kalispell in 1990. Since moving to Kalispell he had operated H&R Computer. He is survived by his wife, Ruth, at the home in Kalispell; one son, Bob Nieuwsma of Kalispell; four daughters, Vivian Nieuwsma of St. Louis, Arlene Loeschen of Albany, Texas, Karen Russell of Dallas and Bonnie Dahl of St. Louis; and eight grandchildren. Graveside services and burial were held this morning in Conrad Memorial Cemetery in Kalispell. Memorial services were held this morning in Kalispell Christian Church with the Pastor Duane Hull officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of Johnson Mortuary in Kalispell.

NIEUWSMA, Joe Clarence, age 36, of Lynden, passed away suddenly at Soap Lake, Monday, August 22, (1955). He was a veteran of World War II and had resided in Lynden for the past nine years. He is survived by his wife, Wilma; one daughter, Geneva; two sons, Harris and Danny, his father, Joe Sr.; two sisters, Mrs. Archie Statema and Mrs. Edward Statema; two brothers, Herman Peter and Melvin Ray, all of Lynden. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, August 27, at 2 p. m. from the Bethel Christian Reformed Church in Lynden with Rev. F. Van Houten officiating, assisted by Rev. J. K. Van Baalen, followed by Military graveside services. Interment Monumenta Cemetery under the direction of Gillies Funeral Home.

NIEUWSMA, Joe Sr., age 73, of 208 9th Street, Lynden passed away in a local hospital Saturday, January 12, (1963) following a short illness. He had been a resident of Lynden since 1946 and was a retired farmer. He was a member of the Bethel Christian Reformed Church of Lynden. Surviving are his wife, Elizabeth, two sons Herman Peter of Lynden and Melvin Ray of Campbell, Calif., two daughters, Mrs. Edward Statema, and Mrs. Archie Statema both of Lynden. A step-son Hollis Meeboer and a daughter-in-law Mrs. Wilma Nieuwsma both of Lynden. Three sisters Mrs. Celia Huisingh, Mrs. Kate Timmer and Mrs. Gertie Bouma all of Lynden. Two brothers Frank and John both of Hull, North Dakota. Also 23 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Those desiring may donate to the Cancer Fund. Funeral services will be held from the Bethel Christian Reformed Church Tuesday, January 15 at 3 p. m., Rev. Andre Zylstra officiating. Burial will follow in the Monumenta Cemetery under the direction of the Gillies Funeral Home.

NIEUWSMA, Katie, age 65 years, of Lynden, passed away at a local hospital Tuesday, October 6, (1953) following a short illness. She had resided in Lynden for the past seven years, Mrs. Nieuwsma is survived by her husband, Joe; two daughters, Cecilia Statema and Ada Statema; three sons, Joe Clarence, Herman Peter and Melvin Ray; 10 grandchildren, all of Lynden. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, October 10, at 2 p. m. from the Second Christian Reformed Church in Lynden with the Rev. Theodore Verhulst officiating. Intement Monumenta Cemetery under direction of the Gillies Funeral Home at Lynden.

NIEUWSMA, Maria J., age 66, of 207 Glenning Street, Lynden, passed away suddenly Tuesday, Dec. 11, (1964). A native of Holland, she had been a resident of Lynden since 1957 and was a member of the First Christian Reformed Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Henry Nieuwsma, in January of this year. Surviving are five brothers, G. J. Jansen Sr. of Route 2, Lynden, and four brothers and four sisters, all in Holland; two step-daughters, Mrs. Henry Buys and Mrs. Bert VanderPol, both of Sunnyside. Also numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held at the First Christian Reformed Church, Saturday, Dec. 15, at 2 p. m. , with Rev. Bernard Byma officiating. Burial will follow in Greenacres Memorial Park under direction of the Gillies Funeral Home.

NIEUWSMA, Theadoris Jeanette, age 37, of 1416 So. 13th Ave., Yakima, Wash., passed away in a Yakima Hospital Monday, August 11, (1948) following an extended illness. She was born in Lynden August 16, 1920, growing and attending school in Lynden district, graduating from high school in 1941. Following her marriage to Donald W. Neuwsma (sic) on March 19, 1948, at Lynden, she moved to Seattle, living there until seven years ago when they moved to Yakima where they have since resided. She was a member of the Moxee Reformed Church. Surviving besides her husband are two sons, Daniel Edward and Kevin Ralph, both at home; her mother, Mrs. Elsie Haveman of Lynden; five sisters, Mrs. WaanDiena Hulst of Oak Harbor, Mrs. Gertrude Rinehart of Lynden, Elsie Mae Haveman of Everett, Goldie Haveman, Mrs. Joyce Rip of Oak Harbor; three brothers, John Haveman of Everson, Howard and Norman Haveman of Oak Harbor; also surviving are several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted in the First Reformed Church in Lynden Friday, August 15 at 2 p. m. with Rev. Earl Laman officiating, assisted by Rev. George Hankamp. Interment in Monumenta Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of the Gillies Funeral Home of Lynden.

NIEVEEN, Anna, 90, a resident of Lynden since 1901, died Tuesday (Nov. 8, 1988) in Bellingham. Mrs. Nieveen, 912 Glenning St., Lynden, was born Sept. 10, 1898, in Michigan and moved to Lynden in 1901 with her parents, John and Elizabeth Haveman. She married Martin Nieveen Aug. 13, 1918, in Lynden. He died in 1972. She was a member of the First Reformed Church in Lynden and active in the Lynden Senior Center. Survivors include two daughters, Ada Nieveen of Lynden and Elizabeth Pettit of Ferndale; three grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; a brother, Albert Haveman of Mount Vernon; and numerous other relatives. Graveside services will be Thursday at 2 p.m. at Monumenta Cemetery in Lynden, with the Rev. Julius Brandt officiating. Visitation will be today from 5 p. m. to 9 p.m. at Gillies Funeral Home, which is handling the arrangements. Memorials may be made to Lynden Senior Center, 504 Front St., Lynden, 98264.

NILANDER, Adolph, age 86, of 1015 Indian Street, passed away in a local hospital Tuesday, August 8, (1950). Mr. Nilander had resided in this community for the past 10 years and was a member of the F. O. E., Aerie No. 1 and Redmen Lodge, Chief Seattle Tribe No. 25, both of Seattle. Surviving relatives are three nieces, Mrs. W. A. Squier Sr., of Bellingham, and Mrs. William Boutin and Mrs. Ruth Finnerin, both of Seattle, and two nephews, Emil and Henry Grandberg, both of Everett. The remains rest at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where services will be conducted by the Rev. Gordon W. Loren, Thursday, August 10 at 1 p.m. Final resting place, Bay View Cemetery.

NILES, Clinton Edward, age 84, beloved step-father of Grave Noble Morgan of Seattle; uncle of Pauline Scott of Olympia, David Niles of Mt. Vernon, Margie Sparrs of Burlington and Niles Jordan of Sedro Woolley. Member of Bellingham Bay Lodge F&AM. Memorial service Thursday at 1 p.m. Acacia Funeral Home. Intombment Acacia Mausoleum.

NILSEN, Anna, age 79 of 1723 Alabama St., passed away Wed. Feb 24, (1988) in a local hospital. She was a retired nurse. Survived by 3 sons Joseph of Everett, Daniel of Bellingham, Jacob of California; 4 daughters, Anna Unick of Ferndale, Esther Harrison of Bellingham, Mary Rentelia of Aura, MN & Ruth Toby of the family home; 1 brother, Thorville Anderson, Blackduck, MN; 1 sister, Jorgine Grabowenski of MN; 14 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Mon. Feb. 29, 10:30 am in the Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home, with Rev. Tom Nething officiating. Followed by burial in Bayview Cemetery. [b. Aug. 19, 1908 Bellingham; widow of Lauritz]

NILSEN, Douglas Matt, age 33 of Lummi Island, passed away Tuesday, December 15, (1964) in a logging accident near Aberdeen. Mr. Nilsen had been a resident of Lummi Island the past 22 years. He is survived by his wife, Sigrid; 5 sons, Michael, Douglas, Donald, Dale and Gale; his mother, Mrs. Thelma Nilsen of Lummi Island; 6 sisters, Mrs. Sally Waddell of Anchorage; Mrs. Judy Reed of Oak Harbor, Mrs. Gay McBride and Mrs. Karen Bosman, both of Bellingham; Mrs. Tanya Burgraff of Tacoma, and Miss Heather Nilsen of Lummi Island; 3 brothers, Peter of Lummi Island; Robert of Ferndale, and Stuart of Seattle. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, December 19 at 2 p.m. in the Lummi Island Congregational Church with Rev. John Haygood officiating. Burial will follow in the Lummi Island Cemetery under the direction of the Moles Funeral Home. Memorials to the Lummi Island Cemetery Landscaping Fund are suggested.

NILSEN, John, age 40, of 1910 Ellis St., passed away Tues. Sept. 17, (1985) in a local hospital. He had been a resident of the county for 25 years and was preceded in death by his father Lauritz Nilsen in 1979. Survived by 2 sons, Tony & John Jr. and 2 daughters Pearl & Shelia; mother Anna Nilsen of Bellingham; 3 brothers, Joseph of Everett, Daniel of Bellingham & Jacob of Minnesota; 4 sisters, Anna Unick of Ferndale, Ruth Toby of Marietta, Esther Harrison of San Diego, Calif. & Mary Rintala of Aurora, Minnesota. John was much loved by everyone. Funeral services will be conducted Mon. Sept. 23 at 2 P. M. in the Chapel of th Westford Funeral Home with Rev. Walter Harnden officiaint. Burial will follow in Bayview Cemetery under the direction of the Westford Funeral Home. [b. April 22, 1945 St. Paul, MN]

NILSEN, John Andrew, Rev., age 82, of 1704 Euclid, passed away at home Saturday, Feb. 11, (1961). A retired Lutheran Minister, Rev. Nilsen was a 30 year resident of Bellingham. Survivors are his widow, Magda, at home; two sons, Henry N., of Portland and Thomas R., of Seattle; one daughter, Mrs. Phyllis H. Bryant, of Seattle; three grandchildren. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home where services will be conducted by the Rev. Grant Whipple Wednesday, Feb. 15 at 3 p. m. Final resting place Bay View Cemetery.

NILSEN, Laurtz, age 77 of 3502 Slater Rd., passed away Thurs., (Nov. 1, 1979). Mr. Nilsen had resided in Bellingham for the past 40 years, was a retired missionary and a veteran of WWII. He leaves to survive his wife, Anna of the home; 4 sons, Joseph of Boise, Jacob of West Covina, Calif., Daniel & John, both of this city; 4 daughters, Anna Unick of Ferndale, Esther Harrison of Seattle, Ruth Thorp of Marietta and Mary Rintala of Aurora, Minn.; 12 grandchildren; 5 great grandchildren; 1 brother, Anton Ellingsen of Burgan, Norway; 1 sister, Maria Linnings of Edora, Idaho. Funeral services will be held Mon., Nov. 5 at 2 p.m., Westford Funeral Home, with Rev. John Melton officiating. Interment at Bayview Cemetery.

NILSEN, Louise, age 92, passed away Mon. Oct. 1, 1979 in Story City, Iowa. A former resident of B'ham. Survivors are 2 step children, Mrs. John Aubert of B'ham and Mr. Orville Nilsen of Beaverton, Ore. 13 step grandchildren and a sister, Miss Gertie Thompson of Minn. Funeral services will be in Story City, Iowa. Burial in Minnesota.

NILSEN, Magnus Johan, age 63 years, of 2311 Elm Street, passed away at the family home Thursday, July 9, (1953) following a lingering illness. Mr. Nilsen had been a resident of Bellingham for the past 43 years and was a member of the Ebenezer Free Lutheran Church, the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners local No. 3, and was a shipwright. He is survived by his wife, Louise, at home; one daughter, Mrs. Beatrice Aubert, of this city; two sons, Orville, of Seattle, and Marvin, of the West Point Military Academy, N. Y.; four grandsons and one granddaughter; many other relatives. Funeral services will be conducted Monday, July 13, at 1:30 p. m. within the Cathedra Chapel of the Westford-Beck Funeral Home with the Rev. George E. Amundson, pastor, officiating. Interment Bay View Cemetery.

NILSEN, Matt, age 59, of Lummi Island, passed away Thursday, Feb. 15, (1962) in a local hospital following an extended illness. Mr. Nilsen had been a resident of Lummi Island the past 20 years. He is survived by his wife, Thelma; six daughters, Mrs. Sally Waddell of Alexandria, Va., Mrs. Judy Harrison of Oak Harbor, Mrs. Gay McBride and Mrs. Karen Bosman, both of Bellingham, Mrs. Tanya Burgraff of Puyallup, and Miss Heather Nilsen at home; four sons, Douglas, Stewart and Peter of Lummi Island, and Robert of Ferndale; three sisters, Mrs. Anna Iverson of New Westminster, B. C., Mrs. Annie Wilson of Calgary, Alberta, and Mrs. Olivia Austring of Hendon, Saskatchewan; two brothers, Walberg of Blumenhof, Saskatchewan, and Jacob of Swift Current, Saskatchewan; 23 grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Monday, Feb. 19, in the Lummi Island Community Church at 2 p. m. with the Rev. Lester Erickson officiating. Interment Lummi Island Cemetery under the direction of Moles' Monroe Funeral Home. Family requests no flowers.

NILSEN, Stuart D., age 40, who resided at 5243 Graveline Rd., passed away suddenly March 21, (1975). He had been a lifetime resident of Bellingham and Lummi Island and was a member of the Gillnetter's Assoc. He leaves to survive his wife, Ione and a daughter, Tina and a son, Mallory Nilsen of Bellingham and Eric Nilsen of Texas; his mother Thelma Nilsen of Lummi Island and 6 sisters, Tany Bliss, Heather Larson, Judy Reed, Karen Bosman, Gaye Fischer, all of Bellingham and Sally Waddell of Virginia; 2 brothers, Pete Nilsen of Bellingham and Robert Nilsen of Petersburg, Alaska, numerous nieces and nephews. Memorial service will be held Saturday, March 29 at 11:30 a.m. in the Lummi Island Congregational Church with Rev. W. Carl Calhoun officiating. Memorials may be made to the Lummi Island Congregational Church. Services under the direction of Bingham & Jerns Funeral Home.

NILSEN, Thelma D., age 68 of 2301 Elm St. passed away Thurs. July 24, (1980). Mrs. Nilsen was a resident of Lummi Island & Bellingham all her life. She is survived by 2 sons, Robert Nilsen of Petersburg, Alaska, Peter Nilsen of city; 6 daughters, Sally Waddell of Arlington, Virginia, Judy Reed city, Gay Fischer of Mt. Vernon, Karen Bosman of Lynden, Tanya Fryer of Ferndale, Heather Larson city; 44 grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren; 2 sisters, Ethel McCarthy of Mt. Vernon, Ruth Turnbull of Fairbanks, Alaska. Memorial Services Fri. Aug. 1 at 1:30 PM at Lummi Island Congregational Church, Rev. Don Walters & Mr. Lee Taylor officiating. Cremation Greenacres Memorial Park. Arrangements by Jones Funeral Home.

NILSON, Emil J., age 81 years of 2930 Plymouth Drive, passed away in a local hospital Friday, March 1st, (1963) following a short illness. Mr. Nilson had been a resident of Bellingham for the past 60 years and was a well known retired fisherman. He was a member of the Sons of Norway Wergeland Lodge No. 21 and the Lutheran Church. He is survived by one son Arthur O. Nelson of this city; 5 grandchildren; one sister Mrs. Tom Wild of Everett; and one brother Louie of Seattle. Funeral services will be conducted Monday, March 4th, at 2 P.M. within the Cathedral Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home with Pastor K. H. Daugs of St. Johns Lutheran Church officiating. Interment Bay View Cemetery.

NIMS, Edward L., age 55, of Deming, passed away suddenly Wednesday, February 19, (1964). A lifetime resident of Whatcom County, he was born in Sumas and had been engaged in the logging industry for many years. Surviving are 1 son, Burton Nims, Bellingham; 2 daugthers, Barbara Jean Axmaker, Colton, Ore. and Marlys Nims, Dunnegan, Mo.; 4 brothers, Walter Nims of Route 2, Lynden; Frank Nims, of Grandview, Oregon; Buell Nims, Shreveport, Louisiana; Vernon Nims, Seattle; 2 sisters, Mrs. Ruth Kerr, Quick, B. C. and Mrs. Gladys Perry of Mount Vernon; also 6 grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at Gillies Funeral Home in Sumas Saturday, February 22, at 2 p.m.

NIMS, Donald F. - Funeral services for Mr. Donald F. Nims, age 78, who died in Bellingham on Tuesday, September 27, (1983) were conducted on Friday, September 30 at 3:00 p.m. in the Sumas Advent Christian Church with Rev. Earl Crouse officiating. Burial followed in Sumas Cemetery. Mr. Nims, of 235 Gough Road, Sumas, was born on May 31, 1905 and had been a life-time Sumas area resident. He had been employed by Puget Power as a hydro Operator for thirty years and was a member of the Electrical workers Union. He was also a member of the Sumas Advent Christian Church and was married to his wife Pauline in Sumas on October 29, 1943. He is survived by his wife Pauline; four sons, Larry and wife Barbara of Everson, Bill of Aiken, South Carolina, Bob and wife Ecco of Marysville and Jerry and wife Wanda of Baraboo, Wisconsin; a daughter, Mrs. Suzanne and husband Charles Siegwarth of St. Petersburg, Florida; eleven grand and four great-grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Blanche and husband John Moore of Bellingham and Mrs. Dorothy and husband Harley Worthington of Yakima and numerous nieces and nephews. Memorials may be made to the Sumas Advent Christian Church. Funeral services were under the direction of the Gillies Funeral Home, Lynden.

NIMS, Elma May, age 42 years, of 2801 Patton Street, passed away at a local hospital Tuesday, January 8, (1952) following a lingering illness. Mrs. Nims had been a lifetime resident of Bellingham and was a member of the Birchwood P. T. A. She is survived by her husband, Vernon L.; one daughter, Verna Jean at home; three sons, Billy at home, Richard, of the U. S. Army Combat Engineers in Korea; and Jack of the U. S. Air Corp in Newfoundland; her father, Ed Foster, of Udall, Kan.; her mother, Stella Dahlgren, of Milwaukee, Ore; one sister Mrs. Gladys Eriandson, of the city; one brother, Edward Franklin of this city, and many aunt and uncles. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, January 10, at 2 p. m. within the Cathedral Chapel of the Westford-Beck Funeral Home, with the Rev. John E. Parrott, pastor of the First Baptist Church, officiating. Interment, Greenacres Memorial Park.

NIMS, Fannie Annetta, age 86 years, passed away at a local hospital, Saturday, March 8, (1947). She had been a resident of Whatcom County for seventy years, coming to Sumas district in 1877, then to Bellingham in 1913. Survivors are two daughters, Mrs. Ida Beebe, of Deming Star Route, Mrs. Pearl Cowden, of Bellingham, Route 3; three sons, Fred, of Bellingham, Paul, of Bellingham, Route 3, Ernest, of Sumas; twenty-six grandchildren, and thirty-seven great grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted at Gillies Funeral Home in Sumas, Wednesday, March 12, at 2:30 p. m. with Rev. Robert Robinson, pastor of the Sumas Advent Church officiating. Burial in Sumas cemetery.

NIMS, Florence L., age 91, passed away September 20, 1993 at Fir Lane Terrace Convalescent Center. She was born October 12, 1901 in Ekalaka, Montana to Amos & Cordia Lambert. She lived in Bellingham for many years where she attended Bellingham Alliance Church; was a homemaker most of life; moved to Shelton in 1983 to be near her sisters; was a member of Mt. View Alliance Church in Shelton. She was preceded in death by her husband, Reginald L. Lord in 1948; Husband Paul E. Nims in 1983; a son, Eldon E. Lord, 1983. She is survived by sons George A. Lord of Port Ludlow, WA; Dennis R. Lord of Seattle, WA; sisters May C. Hoag of Bellingham, WA; Rachel Hoag of Camp Crook, South Dakota; Lillie L. Laughlin of Shelton, WA; Minerva V. Waylett of Shelton, WA; Bessie M. Akers of Shelton, WA; 13 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren. Services will be held at Woodlawn Cemetery in Ferndale, WA, Friday, September 24, 1993, beginning at 1:00 PM, with Pastor Mark Satori officiating. Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Ferndale, WA. Memorials may be made to the Mt. View Alliance Church building fund in Shelton, WA.

NIMS, Fred Victor, age 83 of 2705 Franklin Street passed away in a local hospital Wednesday, April 17, (1963). Mr. Nims had resided in Whatcom County for the past 80 years and for the past 19 years had resided in Bellingham. He was a retired carpenter. Surviving are his wife Laura at home, one son Donald F. Nims of Snoqualmie, two daughters, Mrs. Blanche L. Moore of Sumas, and Mrs. Dorothy Worthington of Bellingham. Eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Two brothers, Paul Nims of Bellingham and Ernest Nims of Sumas. One sister, Mrs. Ida Beebe of Bellingham and nieces and nephews. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home where services will be conducted by Rev. F. Earl Crouse Friday, April 19 at 10:30 a.m. Final resting place, Greenacres Memorial Park.

NIMS, Jack Patterson - Memorial services for Jack Patterson Nims, 65, were held Friday at Westford Funeral Home. He passed away Jan. 19, 1991 at home. He was born March 18, 1925 in Bellingham to Roy and Nellie Rittenberg Nims. He was a great-grandson of Col. James Patterson, and original settler of Whatcom County. He graduated from Mount Baker High School, attended Western Washington College and was an Army veteran of World War II serving in Italy, earning the Silver Star, Bronze Star, Purple Heart and Victory Medal. He later served in the Korean War. He was a member of DAV, American Legion and Bellingham Gun Club. He had served as postmaster at Deming. He was employed at Yeager's and later by Kesselring Gun Shop as a gunsmith. He studied piano and his hobbies were trap, skeet, hunting, fishing, and selling and trading guns. He is survived by three sons, Jack P. Nims Jr. of Washington, D. C. and Matt and Roy Nims of Seattle; two daughters, Debbie Elder of Everett and Becky Jay of Houston, Texas; a former wife, Sharon Olds Nims of Oregon, and five grandchildren.

NIMS, Jessie M., age 72 of 2610 Alabama St. passed away Tues., Aug. 19, (1978) in B'ham. Born Sept. 24, 1907 in VanBurien (sic), Wash. she was a life member of Whatcom and Skagit Counties. She was a member of the Advant Christian Church at Sumas and the Church Society. She is survived by 1 son, Leo McCullough of Los Angeles, Calif., 1 daughter, Mary Ann and husband Rev. Jack Cox of LaPorte, Indiana, 6 grandchildren. 2 sisters, Mrs. Vera M. Brown of Lynden and Mrs. Alice E. Shaw of Burien. Graveside service Fri. Aug. 22 at 1 pm at Greenacres Memorial Park. Visitation for friends & relatives will be Thurs. 7 to 9 pm and Fri. 8 to 11 am. Arrangements by Jones Funeral Home.

NIMS, Lois Ann, age 36 years of Deming passed away in a local hospital Sunday, June 9, (1957) following a short illness. She was a lifetime resident of the Lawrence District. Survivied by her husband, Edward L., her mother, Mrs. Leanna Tollum of Everson, Rt. 2, 6 sisters, Mrs. Charlotte Larson of Lynden, Mrs. Alice Barton of Baker Lake, Wash., Mrs. Beatrice Whitehall of Quincy, Wash., Mrs. Kathryn Starkovich of Rt. 4, Bellingham, Mrs. Marjorie Sieber of Salem, Ore., Mrs. Marion Dahl of Seattle; 2 brothers, Wilson Tollum of Glacier Star Rt., Deming, Ronald, Everson Rt. 2. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, June 12 at 2 p. m. from the Gillies Funeral Home in Sumas with Rev. Clarence Haal__ officiating. Interment in the Lawrence Cemetery.

NIMS, Louis Leroy, age 57, of Deming, passed away in a local hospital, Tuesday, January 25, (1949). Mr. Nims had been a life resident of that community and was the owner of the Deming Motor Co. Deceased was a member of the Advent Christian Church and leaves to survive his widow, Nellie A., at home; one son, Jack P., of Deming, and numerous nieces and nephews. The remains are at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth, where services will be conducted by the Rev. George A. Arthur, Saturday, January 29 at 2 p. m., followed by cremation.

NIMS, Lucina C., age 24, of Anchorage, Alaska, passed away, Thursday, January 20, (1949) in Alaska. Mrs. Nims was a former Sumas resident. Surviving relatives include her husband, Harold W.; mother, Mrs. Violet Corfee; three sisters, Mrs. Edna Cheadley, of Seattle, Mrs. Ruth Grubb, of Oregon, and Mrs. Mable Nims, of Sumas; three brothers, Frank Corfee, of Everson, Wayne, of Los Angeles, and Melvin, of Port Angeles. Funeral services will be conducted Monday, January 31, at 2 p. m. at the Gillies Funeral Home in Sumas. Interment in Sumas Cemetery.

NIMS, Marie Agnes, age 72, 216 Mitchell St., Sumas, passed away suddenly at her home Sun. Dec. 16, (1979). Born in England (June 25, 1907), Mrs. Nims moved to British Columbia in 1956 and had been a Sumas resident of the past 5 1/2 years. She was married to her husband Walter in Moscow, Idaho on Oct. 17, 1975. She is survived by her husband Walter, A son, Anthony McQueenie of Delta, B. C., a daughter Mrs. Rose Mary Fulton of Los Angeles, Calif., 5 grandchildren, 1 greatgrandchild. Graveside services will be conducted on Wed. Dec. 19 at 10:30 am in Lakeside Cemetery with Father Jack Jennings officiating. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Fund or the Cancer Society. services are under the direction of the Gillies Funeral Home, Lynden.

NIMS, Paul E., age 88 of 6145 Hannegan Rd., Everson, passed away in a Bellingham nursing home on Saturday Jan. 8, 1983. A life time county resident, Mr. Nims was born in Sumas [June 27, 1894] and was a retired carpenter. He had also served as a custodian, ship teacher & bus driver at the Old Harmony School for 17 years. He was married to Florence Brill in Bellingham on Dec. 20, 1969. He is survived by his wife Florence; 2 sons, Robert & wife Shirley and Carl and wife Elaine all of Bellingham; a daughter, Muriel Wichers of Seattle; 13 grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren; 3 step-sons, Eldon Lord of Ogden, Utah, and Dennis & George Lord of Seattle; numerous nieces & nephews. He was also preceded by his first wife Hannah in 1969. Funeral services will be conducted on Wed. Jan. 12 at 11 am in the Chapel of the Gillies Funeral Home. Private interment will follow in Bay View Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.

NIMS, Verl E., 75, of 5584 Rock Road, Sumas, died Saturday (Aug. 9, 1986) at home. Born June 6, 1911, in Sumas, he was a lifetime Sumas resident. Mr. Nims was a retired dairy farmer and attended Sumas Advent Christian Church. He married Eileen Becker on Sept. 4, 1937, in Bellingham. Survivors include his wife of the family home; a son, Eugene of Everson; four daughters, Gayle Nixon and Judith Nims, both of Bellevue, Joy Jordan of Kent and Gloria Smithey of Everson; a brother Harold Nims of Anchorage, Alaska; two sisters, Beatrice Burr and Fay Kester of Anacortes; 10 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and numerous other relatives. Visitation will be from 1 to 9 p.m. today and 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday and Tuesday at Gillies Funeral Home in Lynden. Funeral services will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Sumas Advent Christian Church. The Rev. Earl Crouse will officiate. Memorials may be made to the Sumas Christian Church, c/o the Rev. Mr. Crouse, 9565 Swartwood Road, Sumas, WA 98295, or to a favorite charity.

NIGPES, Anena C. - Funeral services for Mrs. Anena C. Nipges, age 91, formerly of 9920 Benson Road, Lynden, will be conducted on Thursday, October 26, at 2:00 p.m. in the Chapel of the Gillies Funeral Home with Rev. Ronald Slater officiating. Burial will follow in the Lynden Cemetery. Born in Ringstedt, Iowa, Mrs. Nipges moved to Whatcom County in 1901. She was a member of the Old Settler's Assn. and was married to Peter Nipges in Ferndale on May 25, 1905. Mr. Nipges died in 1948. She is survived by three sons, Ed, Glenn and Ray of Lynden; six grand and numerous great-grandchildren; two brothers, Hans Staglund of Snohomish and Chris Staglund of Ferndale and a sister Mrs. Elizabeth Cherry of Ferndale. Besides her husband, she was preceded by two sons, Ray [Roy] and Alfred. Contributions and memorial gifts may be made to the American Diabetes Assn. Services are under the direction of the Gillies Funeral Home. [d. Oct. 21, 1978]

NIPGES, Glenn S. - Graveside funeral services for Mr. Glenn S. Nipges, age 81, who died in Bellingham on Saturday, April 4, 1987, were conducted on Tuesday, April 7, at 2 p.m. in Lynden Cemetery with Rev. Miles Jackson officiating. Mr. Nipges, 9920 Benson Rd., Lynden, was born in Ferndale on March 15, 1906, and had been a life time county resident. A retired dairy farmer, Glenn was an aircraft mechanic in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II. He is survived by two brothers, Ed and wife Jennie and Ray, all of Lynden; three nephews, James and wife Karen Nipges of Bellingham, Richard and wife Betty Nipges of Lynden, and Dennis Nipges of Lynden; three nieces, Mrs. Cindy and husband Craig Snow, Mrs. Janice and husband Dan Croft and Mrs. Candy and husband Randy Van Boven, all of Lynden; and 15 great-nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Alfred and Roy. Memorial may be made to the Heart Fund, 2816 Azalea Place, Bellingham, WA 98225, or the Cancer Society, P. O. Box 2462, Bellingham, WA 98227.

NIPGES, Peter, age 69 years, of Route 1, Lynden, passed away in a local hospital Wednesday, July 28, (1948) following a lingering illness. Mr. Nipges had been a resident of the Lynden district for the past 48 years and is survived by his wife, Anena; four sons, Glen, Ray, Roy and Eddie, all of the Lynden district; also one grandchild. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, July 31, at 2 p. m. (standard time) from the Gillies Funeral Home in Lynden with Chris Stremler officiating. Interment in the Lynden Cemetery.

NIPGES, Roy, age 45, of Rt. No. 1, Lynden, passed away Dec. 14, 1959. Mr. Nipges had lived his entire life in the Lynden area and is survived by his mother, Mrs. Anena Nipges and three brothers, Glen, Eddie and Ray, all of Lynden. Private funeral services will be held at the Gillies Funeral Home, Saturday, Feb. 13, at 2 p. m. with the Rev. James Uplike officiating. Burial will follow in the Lynden Cemetery.

NIPPER, Anna J, age 63, of 1442 Iron Street, passed away at a local hospital Wednesday, November 8, (1950) following a short illness. Mrs. Nipper had been a resident of Bellingham for the past 40 years and was a member of the First Spiritualist Church. Surviving relatives include two sons, George and Elzie, both of Bellingham; four daughters, Miss Geraldine Nipper at home, Mrs. Josephine Jansenius, of Salem, Oregon; Mrs. Kenneth Hodgeboom, of Puyallup, and Mrs. Edna Johnson in California; five grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Services will be conducted within the Cathedral Chapel of the Westford-Beck Funeral Home Saturday, November 11, at 1:30 p. m. Interment in Greenacres Memorial Park.

NIPPER, Elzie - Graveside service for Elzie "Nip" Nipper, age 69, of 2929 Patton St., will be held Friday April 15 at 3 P.M. at Greenacres Memorial Park with Dr. James Mason officiating. Mr. Nipper passed away Wed. April 13, 1983. His is survived by his wife Birdie of City; 2 sisters, Geraldine Wood of City and Edna Johnson of Chula Vista, Calif.; numerous nieces & nephews. Mr. Nipper had been a life time resident of Bellingham and was a veteran of WWII. The family request flowers be omitted and memorials made to the American Cancer Society. [b. Sept. 16, 1913 in Mount Burn]

NIPPER, George, age 83, of 2419 Williams St., passed away in a local hospital Friday, May 4, (1956). Mr. Nipper had resided in this community for the past 40 years and was a retired State Highway Department employee. Surviving relatives include four daughters, Mrs. Mary Hodgeboom of Puyallup, Mrs. Edna Johnson of San Diego, Calif., Mrs. Geraldine Wood and Mrs. Josephine Jansenius of Bellingham; two sons, George W. and Elzie W. Nipper, both of Bellingham; 6 grandchildren; 3 great grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. May Schneider of Butte, Mont., and Mrs. Lillian Lemey of Suvanna, Oklahoma. The remains rest at the Jones' Harlow-Hollingsworth Funeral Home where services will be conducted by the Rev. James Hughes Tuesday, May 8, at 1:00 P. M. Final resting place Greenacres Memorial Park.

NIPPER, George William, 1300 No. Shore Drive, age 55, passed away Tues., April 18, (1967). A life resident of this City, Mr. Nipper was a member of B.P.O.E. No. 194. Survivors are his widow, Janice; a son, Richard G., City; 2 grandchildren; a brother, Elzie W. Nipper, City; four sisters, Mrs. Josephine Toner, City; Mrs. Mary Hodgeboom, Puyallup; Mrs. Edna Johnson, Chula Vista, Calif., and Mrs. Geraldine Wood, City. Services will be conducted by Rev. Don McVicker Thursday, April 20 at 10:30 a. m. at the Jones Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Greenacres Memorial Park.

NISSEN, Mary M., age 81, of Edmonds, Wash., passed away in that city Wednesday, February 19, (1954). Mrs. Nissen had resided at Edmonds for the past four years, and previously had lived in Bellingham for 26 years. She was a member of the Christian and Missionary Alliance Church. Surviving relatives include two sons, I. Peter Nissen of Edmonds, and Elmer Nissen of Harlowton, Mont.; four grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren, and two sisters and a brother in the East. The remains will be received by the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where services will be conducted by Rev. Harvey Larson, Friday, February 19, at 3 p.m. Final resting place, Greenacres Memorial Park.

NISTOR, John, age 79, who resided at 2720 McLeod Rd., passed away in a local hospital, Tuesday March 29, (1960) following an extended illness. Mr. Nistor had resided in Bellingham for the past 53 years. He leaves no known surviving relatives. Graveside services will be conducted on Friday, April 1 at 1 p. m. in Bay View Cemetery, under the direction of Bingham & Jerns Funeral Home.

NITCHES, Mary V., age 98, of 2115 Alabama St., passed away in a local hospital Monday, July 11, (1960). Mrs. Nitches had resided in Bellingham for the past 28 years and was a member of the Eureka Methodist Church. Survivors are three sons, Walter E. Painter, of Geraldine, Mont., Otto Painter, of Bellingham, and Alva Painter, of Acme; one daughter, Mrs. Coyla Lintz, of Seattle; 13 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home where services will be conducted by the Rev. Joe Patterson, Thursday, July 14, at 1:30 p. m. Final resting place Bay View Cemetery.

NITZ, Caroline H. L., 406 Gladstone street, age 65 years, passed away at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Carl Volkman, 609 Thirteenth street, Saturday, June 30, (1945) following an eight-months' illness. Mrs. Nitz came to Bellingham forty-two years ago. She is a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church. She is survived by her husband, Rev. F. M. L. Nitz; three sons, Rev. Arthur C. Nitz, of St. Louis, Mo., Rev. Carl F. Nitz, Portland, Oregon, Rev. Gerhard E. Nitz, Anchorage, Alaska; three daughters, Mrs. O. G. Winterstein, Auburn, Wash., Mrs. Carl Volkman, this city, Mrs. Carl Prinz, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio; twenty-two grandchildren and one sister, Mrs. Emma Berg, of Akron, Ohio. Her reamins rest at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where funeral services will be conducted by Rev. W. J. Janssen, of Seattle, Wash., Tuesday, July 3, at 3:00 p. m. Final resting place, Bay View cemetery.

NITZ, Reverend Frederick M. L., age 68, of 406 Gladstone, passed away in a local hospital Sunday, January 25, (1948). Rev. Nitz had resided in this community as pastor of the Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church for the past 45 years and for the past nine years had been president of the Oregon-Washington-Idaho and Alaska District of the Missoui Synod. Surviving relatives are three daughters, Mrs. Carl Volkman, of Bellingham, Mrs. O. G. Winterstein, of Auburn, and Mrs. Carl Prinz, of Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio; three sons, Rev. Arthur, and Rev. Gerhardt, both of St. Louis, Mo., and Rev. Carl, of Portland; 25 grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. William Geigle, of Bellingham, and Mrs. Ida Dech, of Florida; and one brother, Hugo, of Akron, Ohio. The remains are at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth, where funeral services will be conducted by Rev. Paul Schaus Thursday, January 29, at 3 p. m. Final resting place, Bay View.

NIX, Clarie B. "Babe," of 510 N. State St., passed away Mon. March 5, 1979. Mrs. Nix was a 60 year resident of Bellingham, and was a Red Cross Water Safety Instructor and for many years taught swimming as a volunteer instructor at the YWCA. She was a member of the Niord Swim Club at the YWCA an accomplished weaver she taught weaving locally for 30 years including at the Bellingham Senior Citizens Center. She worked as a bookkeeper at the Bellingham Shipyard during WWII. Mrs. Nix is survived by 1 son, Justin Leo Nix of Lynden; 2 daughters, Mrs. Mary C. Chronister, city, Mrs. Nancy Brenner, Portland; 11 grandchildren, 7 greatgrandchildren. Services Fri. March 9 at 3 pm at the Jones Funeral Home. Interment Bay View Cemetery.

NIX, Joseph R., age 50, 705 Second Ave., W. Seattle. Mr. Nix was an artist, a resident of Bellingham most of his life until moving to Seattle in 1960. He was a veteran of World War II. Surviving 1 son, Joseph R. Nix, Jr., Seattle; 2 daughters, Claire Brierly, Miss Sue Ann Nix both city; 3 grandchildren; mother, Claire Nix, city; 1 brother, Justin, Lynden; 2 sisters, Mrs. Nancy Brenner, Portland, Ore. and Mrs. Mary Chronister, city. Services Tues., Nov. 18, 10:30 AM at Jones Funeral Home. Interment Bayview Cemetery. [d. November 13, 1975]

NIX, Justin L., age 66 of 1241 Main Street, Lynden passed away in Bellingham on Thursday, July 19, 1984. Born on March 24, 1918 in Concrete, Mr. Nix was a life time county resident and had taught at Lynden High School for 25 years. During WWII he served in the US Navy; was a member of the Mt. Baker American Legion, Post No. 121 in Lynden; Disabled American Veterans, Post 19 of Bellingham; and the Navy League. He was also a member of BPOE, No. 194 of Bellingham, and was married to Jannie Williams in Chula Vista, California on May 16, 1943. He is survived by his wife Jannie; 2 sons, Alvin & wife Zenaida of Vancouver, WA; Curt of Bellevue; a daughter, Mrs. Janice & husband James Cooper of Midland, Texas; 6 grandchildren, Christine & Pamela Cooper; Maita, Maria, Douglas & Alvin Nix, Jr.; 2 sisters, Mrs. Nancy Brenner of Portland, Oregon; Mrs. Mary Chronister of Bellingham; numerous nieces & nephews. Funeral services Saturday, July 21 at 1 pm in the Lynden United Methodist Church with Rev. Thomas Carlson officiating. Graveside services & interment will be held Monday, July 23 at 11 am in BayView Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Cancer Society, the Heart Fund, or the Lynden United Methodist Church. Services are under the direction of the Gillies Funeral Home, Lynden.

NIXON, Elsie Marie Wilke, 88, of Bellingham, WA, died Monday (May 4, 1992) in Bellingham. She was born May 9, 1903 in LaHarpe, Illinois and was a resident of Bellingham for the past 42 years. On December 6, 1973(1921) she married Harold Nixon. Mr. and Mrs. Nixon operated several hotels in Bellingham at various times. Among those hotels were the Savoy, Allan and the Del-Mar. Mrs. Nixon was preceded in death by her husband in 1973 and by a sister, Helen Schugart. Survivors, Sons: Jack Nixon of Bellingham, J. R. Nixon of Verona, KY; brother, John L. Wilke of Abingdon, Il; grandson, Kirk Nixon of Lexington, KY; granddaughters Diane Nixon of Cincinnati, Ohio, Cheryl Glassberg of Northridge, CA, Debbie Lyons and Pam Shannon of Bellingham; 6 greatgrandchildren. At Mrs. Nixon's request, no service will be held. Arrangements by Jones Moles Funeral Home. [parents: Max and Amelia Wilke]

NIXON, Grace, age 70, passed away in a local hospital Friday, February 26, (1954) following an extended illness. Mrs. Nixon had resided in Bellingham for the past 15 years. She leaves to survive one sister, Mrs. G. Congleton of Centralia. The remains were forwarded to Winlock, Wash., for interment.

NIXON, Harold A., 1303 1/2 Commercial St. died Wednesday, January 3, (1973). He was 71 years old. He was a 22-year resident of Bellingham. He managed the Savoy Hotel where he died. Surviving him are his widow, Elsie; his sons, Jack of Bellingham and Jean of Kentucky. Jones Funeral Home directed services.

NIXON, Ina May, age 89 who resided in Astoria, Oregon for the past 41 years passed away in a local hospital Saturday, June 19, 1982. She leaves to survive 1 daughter, Elizabeth Shope of Blaine; 3 sons, Richard & William Nixon & James Phillips all of Oregon; 1 brother Wylie Phillips of Oregon; 6 grandchildren; 7 great grandchildren. Visitation until 8 pm Monday & Tuesday at the Jerns-McKinney Funeral Chapel with graveside services to be held Thursday, June 24 at the Ocean View Cemetery at 2 pm at Astoria, Oregon with Rev. Donald Mason officiating. [born May 10, 1893 in New Zealand]

NIXON, Joan Diane "Dee" was born October 16, 1943 in Compton, CA, and passed away December 28, 2004 at home in Blaine, WA. Dee is remembered and sadly missed by her family; husband, Jack; daughter, Jennifer and husband, Ryan O'Connor of Surrey, B.C., Canada; grandchildren, Ciaran, Griffin, and Fallon O'Connor; son, John Nixon of Long Beach, CA; sister Lorna and husband Ron Baldwin of Chino Hills, CA; extended family in Southern CA; and her beloved dog, Orca. Her children would like to thank their dad for the endless amount of love and devotion he gave their mom for the past 33 years, especially during her three and a half year battle with breast cancer. A Memorial Service will be held Monday, January 3, 2005 at Northwood Alliance Church in Blaine at 10:00 AM, with a reception immediately following. Private burial will be held at a later date at Greenacres - Moles Cemetery in Ferndale.

NIXON, Mabel, age 75 years, of 2315 Williams Street, passed away in a local hospital Thursday, Oct. 27, (yr not given) following an extended illness. Mrs. Nixon had resided in Bellingham for the past year and was a former longtime resident of Seattle. She leaves to survive her husband, Percy O. Nixon, at the family home. Funeral services will be conducted Monday, Oct. 31, at 9:30 a. m. within the Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home. Graveside services will be conducted Monday, Oct. 31, at 11:30 a. m. in the Evergreen Cemetery in Seattle.

NIXON, Margaret L., age 85 of 1612 Electric Ave., passed away Fri. Aug. 28, 1981. Mrs. Nixon had been a resident of this community for the past 60 years and is survived by 2 sisters, Flossie Rothman of Fort Worth, Texas and Beatrice Ragan of Freemont, Calif.; 2 nieces, Janette Dralle and Mildred Orr of Mt. Vernon; 1 nephew, Delbert Sturgis of City. At her request there will be no services. Cremation Greenacres Crematorium. Arrangements by Jones Funeral Home. [born April 15, 1896 in MI]

NIXON, May, 85, died Thursday (February 27, 1981) in a local nursing home. She was born March 26, 1895, in England. She was a Red Cross nurse before becoming an ambulance driver in the British army during World War I. She was honored by the queen for her service. She is survived by two daughters (Mary Smith of Vancouver, B. C. & Marjorie Cole of England), six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. At her request, no services will be held. Burial will take place in Woodlawn Cemetery. Arrangements are by Jones Funeral Home.

NIXON, William T., age 70, 1612 Electric Avenue, passed away in a Seattle hospital Thursday, June 11, (1964). Mr. Nixon was a cook for many years before retirement; was a member of Albert J. Hamilton Post 7, American Legion; DAV Chapter 19; Bellingham Lodge BPOE No. 194, and a veteran of WWI. He is survived by his widow, Margaret L., at home. Services will be conducted by Rev. George Ackley Monday, June 15 at 10:30 a.m., at the Jones Funeral Home, followed by cremation.