OLSEN, Albert Martin, age 84, of 1208 23rd St., passed away in a local hospital, Thursday, Feb. 23, (1961). A resident of Bellingham for the past 56 years, Mr. Olsen was a retired fisherman having been employed by P.A.F. and was a member of Our Saviour's Lutheran Church. Survivors are his widow, Emma, at home; one son, Alf E. Olsen, of Mt. Vernon, Wash.; three grandchildren; two brothers, Emil and Magnus, both of Bellingham; one brother, Olaf Hanssen and four sisters in Norway. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home where services will be conducted by Pastor Don Taylor, Monday, Feb. 27, at 1 p. m. Final resting place Calvary Lutheran Cemetery.

OLSEN, Andrew L. "Jack" age 68, of 2327 Henry St., passed away at home Saturday, April 4, (1959). Mr. Olsen had resided in Bellingham for the past 33 years; was retired from the Seattle First Nat'l. Bank; was a member of Our Saviour's Lutheran Church; was a member of Whatcom Lodge No. 151, F. & A. M. and a life member of the B.P.O. Elks Lodge No. 194. Survivors are his widow, Barbara, at home; two daughters, Mrs. Geraldine Harrison, of Los Altos, Calif., and Mrs. Mary Lou Winkler, of La Mesa, Calif.; one son, Capt. Larry Olsen, of Santa Maria, Calif.; 2 grandchildren; one sister, Mrs. Betty Lee, of Bellingham; three brothers, John, of Bellingham; Louis and Ras, both of Lewis, Kans. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home where services will be conducted by Pastor Don Taylor Wednesday, April 8 at 1 p.m..

OLSEN, Anna - Funeral services for Anna Molina "Mollie" Olsen will be held at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday in Hope Lutheran Church. Burial will be in Lynden Cemetery. Mrs. Olsen died Sunday (July 27, 1975) in Lynden Christian Rest Home. She was 84. A 54-year resident of Seattle, Mrs. Olsen had made her home in Lynden since 1961. She was a member of Hope Lutheran and the Valkyrian Lodge, Daughters of Norway. Survivors include a daughter, Rogna Bloomer of Lynden; son Kenneth of Seattle; brothers Anton Birkeland of Ada, Minn., and Lars Birkeland of Kingston; sisters Emma Munsen of Seattle; Leda Olsen of Marysville, Marie Harms of Martinez, Calif., and Alma Everson of Ada, Minn.; six grandchildren, and two great-granddaughters. Memorials are suggested to Hope Lutheran or Lynden Christian Rest Home.

OLSEN, Arthur G., age 80, of Latah, WA, passed away Sat., June 24, 1978. Mr. Olsen was a former resident of Whatcom Co. for over 50 years and had lived the last 2 years in Latah. He was a member of the Ferndale Lutheran Brethren Church and a retired member of the Bellingham Local No. 7 ILWU. He is survived by his wife, Gladys; 1 son, Robert of Snohomish; 2 daughters, Anita Gail Hunt of Circle, Montana and Bernadine Hirschel of Latah, WA; a brother, Lester of B'ham; 15 grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren, numerous other relatives. Funeral services will be conducted by Pastor Richard Valvatne, Wed., June 28 at 10:30 a.m. in Moles Funeral Chapel. Burial will follow in Greenacres Memorial Park. the family prefers memorials be made to the Bellingham or Ferndale Lutheran Brethren Churches.

OLSEN, Augusta Helene, age 78, of 1905 22nd St., passed away in a local hospital, Wednesday, July 23, (1958). Mrs. Olsen had resided in this community for the past 47 years and was a member of Our Saviour's Lutheran Church. Surviving relatives are one son, O. S. Oswald of Bellingham; four daughters, Mrs. C. A. Carlson and Mrs. Percy Johnson, both of Bellingham; Mrs. Nils Stangeland of Seattle and Mrs. Hubert Becker of San Mateo, Calif.; seven grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Emil Engholm of Seattle and Mrs. Henrick Andreason of Bellingham, also four sisters and one brother in Norway. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home where services will be conducted by pastor Oscar A. Jacobson, Friday, July 25, at 3 p. m. Final resting place Bay View.

OLSEN, Barbara O. - Funeral services for long-time Whatcom County resident Barbara O. Olsen, 92, will be 11 a. m. Monday at Our Savior's Lutheran Church, with Pastor Jorgen Kappel Hansen officiating. Mrs. Olsen, 2327 Henry St., died Wednesday (Nov. 28, 1990) at her home. A private graveside service for family members will precede the funeral service. Visitation will be noon to 2 p.m. Saturday at Westford Funeral Home. Born Barbara Hanse on June 13, 1898, in Webster, S.D., she moved with her family to Whatcom County in 1909. She graduated from Ferndale High School in 1916. In the early 20s, she married Bellingham banker Andrew "Jack" Olsen. He preceded her in death. Mrs. Olsen was an active member of Our Savior's Lutheran Church for 65 years. Survivors include a son, Larry R. Olsen of Bellingham; two daughters, Geraldine Harrison of Los Altos, Calif., and Mary Nolde of Ferguson, Mo.; two sisters, Nina Henschein of Hudson, Wis., and Fern Rembold of Spencer, Iowa; seven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. Memorials may be made to Our Savior's Lutheran Church, 1717 McKenzie Ave., Bellingham, WA 98225.

OLSEN, Bertha M. E., age 86, died in a Wenatchee convalescent center Sat. Jan. 21, (1978). Born Sept. 11, 1891 in Wells, Minnesota, she moved with her family to Whatcom County in 1899. She married Birger Olsen in N. Bellingham, Apr. 14, 1900. They farmed until 1926. When her husband became a commercial fisherman they resided in Ketchikan and Bellingham until her husband retired. Bellingham was again her home until she moved to Wenatchee 3 years ago. She was a member of St. Johns Lutheran Church, Bellingham, the Grange and the Rebeka Lodge. Surviving are 4 daughters, Mrs. Lon (Francise) Sullivan of Fallon, Nevada, Mrs. Claude (Clarice) Sullivan, E. Wenatchee, Mrs. Wayne (Gayle) Sullivan of Wenatchee, Mrs. Merideth (Wilda) Jelsma, Auburn, California. 2 brothers, Henry & William Waschke, Bellingham, 2 sisters, Mrs. Ida Swart and Ms. Marie Myers, Everson, 13 grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandchild. Her husband preceded her in death in 1960. Services will be held in the Woodlawn Cemetery Ferndale, Wed. afternoon at 1:00. Pastor Robert E. Johnonson will officiate. Remembrances in her name are suggested to the heart Fund. The interment will follow with arrangements by Jones & Jones Funeral Home of Wenatchee.

OLSEN, Birger O., age 73, of 1701 McKenzie Ave., passed away near LaConner, Sunday, Aug. 21, (1960). Mr. Olsen had resided in Bellingham for the past 56 years; was a retired commercial fisherman on the seiner "Intrepid"; was a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church. Survivors are his widow, Berth E., at home; four daughters, Mrs. Frances Sullivan, of Bellingham, Mrs. Clarice Sullivan and Mrs. Gayle Sullivan, both of Wenatchee and Mrs. Wilda Jelsma, of Seattle; 13 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Hjlmar and Alfred Olsen, both in Norway; numerous nieces and nephews. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home where services will be conducted by Pastor E. E. Wellman, Wednesday, Aug. 24, at 3 p. m. Final resting place, Woodlawn Cemetery.

OLSEN, Carol, age 74, of 1548 Squalicum Lake Road, passed away in a local hospital November 16, (1958). Mrs. Olsen had resided in this community for the past 10 years and was a member of the Silver Beach Community Church. Survivors are her husband, Willard, at home; two daughters, Mrs. Ruth Bynum, of Long Beach, Calif., and Mrs. Dick Leuning of Yakima; 5 grandchildren; 3 greatgrandchildren. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home where services will be conducted by the Rev. H. Ellis Honaker Wednesday, November 19 at 1 p. m. Final resting place Bay View Cemetery.

OLSEN, Cecil E., age 72, of 3217 Lindsay Rd., Everson passed away at home Thurs. Jan. 18, 1979. A lifetime resident of the Everson Nooksack area, he was a retired berry grower & farmer. Surviving are 2 sisters; Mrs. Hazel Cruea of Everson & Mrs. Mildred LaFave of Seattle. A brother, Charles of Everson. Several nieces & nephews. Private graveside services will be held in the Nooksack Cemetery, Tues. Jan. 23rd at 2 pm with the Rev. Neil Higbee officiating. Arrangements under the direction of Veroske Jerns Chapel.

OLSEN, Christian J., age 95, who for the past eight years had resided with his daughter, Mrs. Clarence Holmes at 494 S. State st., passed away in a local rest home, Thursday, Jan. 14, (1960). Mr. Olsen had been a resident of this community for the past 55 years and had formerly resided at 2533 King St.; was retired from the Bloedel-Donovan Lumber Co. at age 70, and was a member of the Central Lutheran Church. Surviving relatives, other than Mrs. Holmes, is one other daughter, Mrs. Hilda C. Miller of Bellingham; two sons, Leslie E. of Bellingham, and Oscar C., of Glendale, Calif.; eight grandchildren at 17 great-grandchildren, and one brother, Alfred Olsen of Lancaster, Calif. The family requests those wishing may contribute to the Central Lutheran Church Building Fund in lieu of flowers. The remains will lie in state at the Jones Funeral Home. Services will be conducted from the Central Lutheran Church, Monday, Jan 18, at 1 p.m., Pastor Oscar A. Jacobson officiating. Final resting place, Greenacres Memorial Park.

OLSEN, Della M., age 75, of 1901 South Nugent Rd., Lummi Island, passed away Thurs., June 3, (1976). Mrs. Olsen had been a resident of Whatcom County for about 40 years, attended the Lummi Island Congregational Church and was a member of the Lummi Island Grange. Also Lummi Island Civic Club, Neighbors of Woodcraft and the Ladies Auxiliary of the United Transportation Union. She is survived by one son, Walter R. of Ferndale; two daughters, Beverly LaStella of Renton and Thelma Peterson of Edmonds; one brother, Alvin Perkins in Oregon; three sisters, Juanita Decker of Bellingham, Bernice Snyder of Bellingham and Helen Olsen of California; 10 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren, numerous other relatives. Funeral services will be conducted by Dr. Wilfred Gunderson, Wed., June 9 at 2 p.m. in Moles Funeral Chapel. Cremation will follow at Greenacres Memorial Park.

OLSEN, Delle E., age 56, of 208 Highland Dr., passed away in a local hospital Sunday, Dec. 22, (1957). Mrs. Olsen had resided in this community for the past 7 years; had been a teacher at the Roeder School; had been a 15-year resident of Nooksack before coming to Bellingham, and had attended St. James Presbyterian Church. Surviving relatives are her husband, Roy N., at home; one son, Warren N., of Los Angeles, Calif., and one sister, Mrs. Shirley Wallace of Snohomish. The remains rest a the Jones' Harlow-Hollingsworth Funeral Home where services will be conducted by the Rev. Harold K. Lawrence Tuesday, Dec. 24, at 11 a. m. Final resting place Greenacres Memorial Park.

OLSEN, Edna May, 85, died Saturday, December 9, (1972). Her home was at 2309 I St. She had lived in Bellingham for 47 years. She was a member of Bellingham Rebekah Lodge 43. She leaves surviving, a sister, Mrs. Carman McCoy, Madison, Nebraska; and nephews and nieces.

OLSEN, Einar, age 84 of 211 1/2 E. Holly Street, passed away in a local hospital Wednesday, Feb. 24, (1954). Mr. Olsen had resided in this community for the past 40 years and was a retired shipwright and a member of the Lutheran Church. Surviving relatives are one nephew, Arthur C. Olsen of Pittsburg, Pa.; two nieces, Mrs. Mabel Petersen and Mrs. Adelade Forker, both of Chicago, Ill.; one cousin, Christian Cowarg in Norway, and a friend, Conrad Barr of Mount Vernon. The remains rest at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where services will be conducted by the Rev. Clarence Haugen, Friday, Feb. 28, at 3 p. m. Final resting place Woodlawn Cemetery.

OLSEN, Emil S., P.C.F., age 20 at time of death in Germany on May 15, 1945, while serving with an M. P. Detachment assigned as personal guard to Gen. Smith of the 14th Armored Division of the 7th Army. P. F. C. Olsen was a graduate of Bellingham High School, Class of 1943; was a member of Our Saviour's Lutheran Church and had been active in the high school band and sports at the high school. Surviving relatives are his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Emil S. Olsen Sr., of 2305 South Street, Bellingham; one brother, Ronald E., also at home; four sisters, Mrs. Margit Larson, of Puyallup, Lilly Tichenor, of E. Orange, N. J., Mrs. Solveig Apt, of Pullman, and Miss Maxine Olsen, of Bellingham, and grandmother, Mrs. Christianna Kjareng, of Norway. The remains are at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth. Funeral service will be conducted from Our Saviour's Lutheran Church by the Rev. Clarence Haugen, Saturday, December 11, at 2 p. m., followed by military graveside services by the officers of the Veterans of Foreign Wars at Bay View.

OLSEN, Emma Marie, age 95, of 1208-23rd St., passed away Tues., June 12, 1979. A resident of this community for the past 72 years, she was a member of Our Saviour's Lutheran Church. She is survived by 1 son, Alf Olsen of Centralia; nephew, Waldemar Trangan of Norway; 5 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren & 1 great great grandchild. Funeral service Fri., June 15 at 3 p.m. in Jones Funeral Home with Pastor Don Clinton officiating. Interment Greenacres Memorial Park.

OLSEN, Esther Knutsen, age 88 of 2726 Alderwood passed away Sat. March 22, 1980. Mrs. Olsen was a 75 year resident of this community, a member of Central Lutheran Church and the Priscilla Circle of the Church, and the Senior Activity Center. She is survived by a son Earl C. Knutsen of California; 2 daughters, Mrs. Joyce and husband Carl Martin and Mrs. Bernice and husband Ken Loomer both of city; 9 grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren, 4 great-great-grandchildren; 2 nieces and 2 nephews. Services Tues. March 25, at 1 PM, Central Lutheran Church. Reverend Leonard C. Ericksen officiating. Interment Bayview Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Central Lutheran Church. Arrangements by the Jones Funeral Home.

OLSEN, Hazel Hartz, age 54, of 2808 Woburn Street, passed away in a local hospital, Thursday, August 19, (1948). Mrs. Olsen had been a resident of this community for the past 26 years and was a member of the Sons of Norway and I. L. W. U. Auxiliary. Surviving relatives are the husband, Martin, at home; one daughter, Mrs. Marie Nielsen, of Ephrata; two sisters, Mrs. Mary Osterland, of Terrance, B. C., and Mrs. Annie Wallace, of San Mateo, Calif.; also one brother, George Tibbetts, of New York. The remains are the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth.

OLSEN, Helga B., age 64, of 2209 E. Maryland Street, passed away in Centralia, Wash., Saturday, August 23, (1952). Mrs. Olsen had resided in Bellingham for the past 34 years and was a member of the Cannery Workers' Union No. 803. She leaves to survive, her husband, Oscar E. Olsen at the family home; two sons, Robert L. and Oswald E. Olsen, both of Bellingham; four daughters, Mrs. Edna Nelson and Mrs. Agnes Martin, both of Bellingham, Mrs. Olga Holland of Binghampton, New York, and Mrs. Ruby Parker, of Route 2, Lynden; 18 grandchildren; two brothers, Hjalmer and Peter Lind, both of Bellingham; five sisters, Mrs. Emmy Rundquist and Mrs. Auslu Haugness, both of Bellingham, Mrs. Petra Eckrem of Seattle, Mrs. Walborg Berglind and Mrs. Olga Hansen, both in Norway. The remains rest at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where services will be conducted by the Rev. Carl A. Wright, Tuesday, August 26, at 1:00 p. m. Final resting place, Greenacres Memorial Park.

OLSEN, Hilma Mathilda, age 74, of Nooksack, passed away at her home Monday, June 5, (1950) following a lingering illness. Mrs. Olsen had been a resident of the Nooksack district for the past 54 years. Surviving relatives include her husband, Nicholas J. Olsen; three daughters, Josephine M. Olsen, of Bremerton, Mildred R. LaFave, of Seattle, and Hazel M. Cruea, of Everson; three sons Charlie J., of Santa Monica, Calif., and Archie R. and Cecil E., both at home; 2 sisters, Mrs. Anna M. Gillies, of Vallejo, Calif., and Mrs. Ida C. Mason, of Antarjo, Calif.; two brothers, Frank W. and Edward O. Swanson, both of Kirkland; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, June 7, at 2 p. m. within the Gillies Funeral Home in Sumas, with the Rev. L. C. Shultz, of Bellingham officiating. Interment in the Nooksack Cemetery.

OLSEN, Howard H., age 68 of 2550 Cagey Road, Bellingham passed away Fri., March 28, 1980. Mr. Olsen had been a resident of Lummi Reservation for 40 years, was a member of St. Joachim's Catholic Church and is survived by his wife, Margaret, 1 son, Freddy Charley of Vancouver Island, 1 daughter, Jeannette Sturgeon of Everson, 1 brother, Ernest of Vancouver Island, 9 grandchildren including William Sturgeon Jr. of Lummi, Patrick Sturgeon, Wilford Howard Sturgeon, Janelle sturgeon, & Kyle Sturgeon, all of Everson, 1 great granddaughter, numerous other relatives. Vigil services will be held in Moles Funeral Home, Sun., March 30, at 6 PM. Mass of Christian burial will be offered by Rev. Father Phillip Bloom Mon., March 31 at 10 AM in St. Joachim's Catholic Church. Burial will follow in Lummi Reservation Cemetery.

OLSEN, Irene, age 41 years, of Marietta, passed away Thursday, Dec. 25, (1952) following a brief illness. She had been a resident of the county her entire lifetime and was a member of St. Joachim's Catholic Church. She is survived by her husband, Herman; three sons, Raymond and Herman, both at home, and Harold in Arizona; her mother, Mrs. Frank Plaster Sr.; two sisters and four brothers. Rosary will be said Sunday, Dec. 28, at the Monroe Funeral Chapel, in Ferndale, at 7 p. m. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 10 a. m. in the St. Joachim's Church with Rev. Father Donald Conger, Celebrant. Interment, Lummi Cemetery.

OLSEN, Jens Gabriel, age 81, of 1905 22nd Street, passed away in a local hospital Saturday, November 28, (1953). Mr. Olsen had resided in this community for the past 43 years, and was a retired fisherman. He was a member of Our Saviour's Lutheran Church. Surviving relatives include his wife, Mrs. Augusta Olsen at the family home; a son, Oswald Olsen of Bellingham; 4 daughters: Mrs. Christine Carlson, Mrs. Olga Johnson, and Mrs. Helen Strangeland, all of Bellingham, and Mrs. Bernice Becker of San Mateo, Calif; 6 grandchildren; a brother, Louis Olsen of Bellingham; a sister, Mrs. Olida Johansen in Norway, and many nephews and nieces. The remains rest at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where services will be conducted by the Rev. Clarence Haugen, Tuesday, December 1, at 3:00 p. m. Final resting place Bayview.

OLSEN, John S., age 89 of 1449 Humboldt St., passed away Wed., May 24, 1978. Mr. Olsen was a 40 year resident of this community, a retired maintenance man for the Washington State Highway Dept. He is survived by his son, Clay Olsen, City and 1 grandchild. Graveside services at Woodlawn Cemetery will be conducted by Mr. Art Olson, Fri., May 26, 3 p.m. Arrangements by the Jones Funeral Home.

OLSEN, Leopold M., age 86, who resided at 2537 Lake Louise Rd. passed away Jan. 9, (1977). He had been a resident of Bellingham for the past 75 years. Was a retired employee of Puget Power and a member of the IBEW Local No. 77. He leaves to survive 1 daughter, Miss Leila June Olsen. Complete funeral services will be held Thurs., Jan. 13 at 1:30 in the Chapel of Bingham & Jerns Funeral Home. Private interment Bayview Cemetery.

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OLSEN, Leslie E., age 83, who resided at 2323 B St. passed away in a local hospital Sun. Dec. 24, 1978. He belonged to the F&AM Masonic Fairhaven Lodge No. 73, had lived in B'ham for 75 yrs. & worked as a locomotive engineer for the Milwaukee Railroad for 47 yrs. He leaves to survive his wife, Cora "Des" Olsen. 2 daughter; Marjorie Eriksen who preceded him in death & Mrs. Jack (Barbara) Sutherland of Mt. Vernon. 2 sisters; Mrs. Hilda Miller & Dora Holmes both of B'ham. Also, 6 grandchildren. Graveside services were held Wed. Dec. 27th at 2 pm in Greenacres Memorial Park under the direction of Veroske Jerns Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, one may donate to the Cancer Fund.

OLSEN, Lillie, age 76 years, late of 2507 I Street, passed away at a local hospital, Thursday, August 25, (1949). Mrs. Olsen came to Bellingham eleven years ago and was a member of the Church of the Nazerene. She is survived by four sons, Kermit, B. C., Canada, Gordon, Eugene, Oregon, the Rev. Abner, Racine, Wisc., Kenneth, Ontario, Canada; ten grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Grace Burkett, B. C., Canada, and Miss Christena Grytten, Norway; two brothers, Tom Knudsen, Seattle, and Ingvald Grytten, Norway. The remains are at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth. Funeral services will be conducted in the First Church of the Nazerene, at F and Irving, Saturday, August 27, at 3 p.m. Final resting place, Bay View Cemetery.

OLSEN, Louis, age 76, of 203 1/2 East Holly st., passed away at his home Thursday, Aug. 3, (1961). Mr. Olsen had been a resident of this community for the past 49 years, had been a commercial fisherman for P. A. F., was a member of the Sons of Norway, and was a member of the Alaska Fishermen's Union. Surviving relatives include five nieces; Mrs. Olga Johnson and Mrs. Christine Carlson, both of Bellingham and Mrs. Helen Stangeland of Seattle; Mrs.Janny Fure of Norway; Mrs. Bernice Becker of San Mateo, Calif.; and a nephew, Oswald Olsen of Bellingham. The remains rest at Jones Funeral Home where services will be conducted by Pastor Norman Dahle Tuesday, August 8 at 10:30 a.m. Final resting place Bay View Cemetery.

OLSEN, Magnus H., age 91 of 701 12th St., passed away Thursday Dec. 20, (1979) at a local nursing home. He was a retired carpenter & commercial fisherman, charter member Sons of Norway, Shipwrights Local and Masonic Lodge 151. He is survived by 2 sons, Oscar & Arvin Olsen, City; 2 daughters, Ruth Huffine, city and Elaine Rairdon, Seattle; 8 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; 1 brother, Emil Olsen, City; 3 sisters, Oliva Richardson, Magna Yang and Hilda, all of Norway. Services will be held Wed. Dec. 26 at 1 pm in the Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home, with Rev. John Milton of Our Saviour's Lutheran Church officiating. Burial Greenacres.

OLSEN, Margurite, J., age 37, of Everson, Rt. 1, passed away at the family home, Tuesday, April 19, (1955) following a short illness. She had resided in the Everson district for the past year and was a former resident of the Seattle and Lynden districts. She is survived by her husband, Archie R.; one daughter, Arla Belle Thompson; three sons, Lyle, Robert and William Thompson, all of the Everson district; her mother, Mrs. Marie Smith of Seattle, grandmother, Mrs. Alida DeVries of Bellingham. Funeral services will be conducted, Friday, April 22, at 2 p. m. from the Gillies Funeral Home in Lynden. Interment, Nooksack Cemetery.

OLSEN, Martin M., age 73 of 805 Yew St., passed away Thursday, December 3, (1964). Mr. Olsen had resided in Bellingham for the past 44 years and was a retired logger. He leaves to survive his wife, Mrs. Amy E. Olsen of the family home; 1 son, Lawrence of this city; a niece, Mrs. Olive Winroth of Custer. Graveside services will be conducted Monday, December 7 at 10:30 a.m. under the direction of the Westford Funeral Home. Interment Greenacres.

OLSEN, N. J., of Route 2, Everson, passed away at his home Wednesday, Nov. 18, (1953) at the age of 88 years. He had resided in the Everson district for many years and was a member of the Masonic Lodge F. & A.M. No. 192 of Nooksack. He leaves to survive three daughters, Josephine, at home, Mrs. Floyd LaFave, of Seattle, and Mrs. Dwight Cruea, of Everson; three sons, Cecil, at home, Archie of Acme, Wash., and Charley of El Paso, Texas. Funeral services will be conducted Friday, Nov. 20, at 1 p.m. from the Gillies Funeral Home in Sumas with Rev. J. M. Wilson officiating, followed by the ritualistic services of the Masonic Lodge at the graveside. Interment Nooksack Cemetery.

OLSEN, Nicoline "Lina," age 59 years, of Ketchikan, Alaska, formerly of Bellingham, passed away June 7, (1946) in Phoenix, Arizona. Mrs. Olsen was a member of the First Norwegian Church at Ketchikan. She is survived by one son, Conrad Edward Olsen, of Ketchikan; one daughter, Mrs. Clara Minnee, of Los Angeles, California. Her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Kristian Kasperson of Norway. Two brothers, Storker Mehus and Bernard Mehus, both of Norway. Funeral services were conducted from the Cathedral Chapel of the Westford-Beck Funeral Home, Saturday, June 15, at 1 p. m. with the Rev. Thomas Allport, pastor of St. Mark's Lutheran Church officiating. Interment, Bay View Cemetery.

OLSEN, Olaf M., age 69, of 2930 Plymouth Drive, passed away at his home, Monday, April 13, (1959). Mr. Olsen had been a resident of Bellingham for 49 years and was a retired fisherman. He was a member of the Sons of Wegland Lodge and Sons of Norway. Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Clara Norbeck of Tacoma, Mrs. Ida Nelsen of Bellingham; six grandchildren; his mother, Mrs. Gertrude Olsen; two brothers and two sisters, all of Norway; another brother, Ole Olsen of Bellingham. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, April 15, at 1:30 p. m. within the Cathedral Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home with Rev. N. A. Dahle, pastor of the Ebenezer Lutheran Free Church officiating. Interment Bay View.

OLSEN, Ole L., age 70, of 2323 H Street, passed away in a local hospital Wednesday, June 10, (1953). Mr. Olsen had resided in this community for the past 16 years and was the proprietor of the H Street Grocery. Deceased was a member of the First Christian Church of Lewis, Kan., and leaves to survive his widow, Josephine A., at home; four brothers, R. L. Olsen and Louie Olsen, both of Lewis,Kan., and John and A. L. Olsen, both of Bellingham; one sister, Mrs. Betty Lee, of Bellingham, and numerous nieces and nephews. The remains rest at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where services will be conducted by the Rev. C. Eugene Sabin Monday, June 15, at 3 p. m. Final resting place Bay View.

OLSEN, Olufine A., 92, 1200 Birchwood Ave., died Friday (Oct. 3, 1980). Born in Norway, she moved to the United States in 1909 and to this area in 1912. She was a housewife. She is survived by two sons (Lionel of Oregon & Lowell of California), seven grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren. Her husband, Richard, preceded her in death in 1960. Private memorial services will be held today. Interment will be in Bayview Cemetery. Arrangements were made by Veroske, Jerns, and LeVeck Funeral Home.

OLSEN, Oscar Carl, age 83 of Lincoln Square, 409 York St., passed away Jan. 20, (1976). Mr. Olsen had been a Bellingham resident for the past 10 years, was a member of Central Lutheran Church, Albert J. Hamilton Post No. 7, American Legion and William Mathews Post No. 1585 Veterans of Foreign Wars. Surviving wife, Esther; 1 daughter, Mrs. George Connors of Houston, Texas; 1 son, Mr. Orrie Olsen of Van Nuys, Calif.; 2 step-daughters, Mrs. Carl Martin and Mrs. Kenneth Loomer both of Bellingham; 1 brother, Mr. Leslie E. Olsen of Bellingham; 2 sisters, Mrs. Hilda Miller and Mrs. Dora Holmes, both of Bellingham. Funeral services Friday, Jan. 23 at 1 p.m. in Central Lutheran Church with Rev. Leonard Ericksen officiating. Interment following in Greenacres Memorial Park. The family suggest memorials may be made to the Central Lutheran Church Scholarship Fund. Arrangements by Jones Funeral Home.

OLSEN, Oscar Edwin, 77, 2809 1/2 Eldridge Ave., passed away at home Sunday, May 29, (1960). Mr. Olsen was a retired construction worker; had resided in this community for the past 50 years; had attended the Methodist Church. Survivors are two sons, Robert L. and Oswald E. Olsen, both of Bellingham; four daughters, Mrs. Agnes E. Martin and Mrs. Edna Nelson, both of this city, Mrs. Ruby Parker, of Laurel and Mrs. Olga Holland, in New York; 22 grandchildren. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home where services will be conducted by the Rev. Carl A. Wright Wednesday, June 1 at 1 p.m. Final resting place Greenacres Memorial Park.

OLSEN, Oscar J., age 61, of 1416 Forest Street, passed away in a local hospital Friday, January 13, (1950). Mr. Olsen, a retired lumberman, had resided in Bellingham for the past 39 years, and was the founder and president of the Northwestern Lumber and Shingle Company. He was a member of the Whatcom lodge No. 151, F. & A. M., and the Nile Temple of the Mystic Shrine. Surviving relatives are his widow, Mrs. Grace Olsen at home; one stepdaughter, Mrs. Leta Belle Bagley, Sedro Woolley; four sisters, Mrs. Josephine Peterson and Mrs. Fay Gates, of Aurora, Illinois, Miss Margaret Olsen, Chicago, and Miss Coral Olsen, of Los Angeles, Calif.; and one brother, Sivert Olsen, of Aurora, Ill. The remains were forwarded to Chelan, Wash., Saturday evening by the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth. Services will be conducted at the Smith Funeral Home in Chelan, Monday, January 16, at 2 p. m. Final resting place, Chelan cemetery.

OLSEN, Otto - Funeral services for Otto Olsen, 79, of Lummi Island, were held at 2 p.m. Saturday in Moles Funeral Home. Mr. Olsen died Feb. 1, (1972) from injuries received when he fell from the roof of his home. He was a 35-year resident of the county. He attended the Lummi Island Congregational Church, was a member of the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen, Neighbors of Woodcraft, Whatcom Lodge 152, F & AM, and Lummi Island Grange. Survivors include the widow, Della, two daughters, Mrs. Norman Peterson of Lynnwood and Mrs. John T. Lastala, Renton; a son, Walter of Ferndale; two brothers, Arthur and Lester of Bellingham; ten grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Cremation followed by services.

OLSEN, Richard, age 73, who resided at 3536 Lakeway Drive, passed away suddenly at the family residence on Monday, Feb. 8, (1960). Mr. Olsen had resided in Bellingham for the past 45 years. He was a member of the Silver Beach Community Church, also a member of the Lumber and Sawmill Workers Union Local No. 2667. Before his retirement he was employed by the Larson Mill at Lake Whatcom. He leaves to survive his wife, Mrs. Olutine Olsen at the family home; two sons, Lionel of Klamath Falls, Ore., Lowell of California; two brothers, Siguard and Daniel and one step-brother, Julius, all residing in Norway; also seven grandchildren. Rev. George B. Ackley will conduct funeral services on Friday, Feb. 12, at 2 o'clock in the chapel of Bingham and Jerns Funeral Home. Interment Bay View Cemetery.

OLSEN, Roy H. age 68 years, of 2511 Jaeger Street, passed away Sunday, March 11th, (1967) in a local rest home after an extended illness. He had resided in Bellingham for the past fifty-one years and was a veteran of World War I. He also belonged to the Longshoremen's Union. He leaves to survive his wife Estelle Olsen and three brothers, Lester Olsen of Mountlake Terrace, Washington, Otto Olsen and Arthur Olsen of Bellingham, and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, March 15th at 1:00 P.M. at Bingham & Jerns Funeral Home, Reverend Ericksen officiating. Cremation will follow.

OLSEN, Ruth Washburn, age 68 of 3229 Bennett Dr., passed away at home, Thursday, March 18, (1976). She was a member of the First Reformed Evangelical Presbyterian Church. Pythians Sisters No. 6 of Tacoma, Holly Rebekah Lodge No. 153 of Bellingham, Senior Citizens and Leisure Club. Surviving husband, Cecil; 1 brother, Dewey E. Holliday of Nebraska; 1 sister, Mrs. Fred (Zella) Heinmiller of Tacoma; sister-in-law, Mrs. Emil Holliday of Laurel, several nieces and nephews. Funeral services Tuesday, March 23, 1 p.m. Jones Funeral Home with Rev. Hurvey Woodson officiating. Interment following in Greenacres Memorial Park. Memorials may be made to the First Reformed Evangelical Presbyterian Church or Washington Diabetes Assoc., 1000 Seneca St., Seattle, 98101.

OLSEN, Solveig, age 71, of 459 D St., Blaine, passed away April 19, 1978. Surviving: her husband Ivar. 2 brothers in Norway. 6 sisters; 4 in Norway & Janne Gothenberg of Blaine & Ruth Jacobsen of Seattle. Funeral services will be held in Veroskes McKinney Funeral Home, Sat., April 22 at 2 p.m. followed by cremation.

OLSEN, Sophia, age 82, of 2533 King Street, passed away at a local hospital Friday, March 28, (1952). Mrs. Olsen had been a resident of Bellingham for the past 45 years and was a member of the Central Lutheran Church, the Ladies' Aid and the Bethany Circle. She is survived by her husband, C. J. Olsen; two daughters, Mrs. L. M. Miller and Mrs. Clarence Holmes, both of Bellingham; two sons, Leslie E. Olsen, city and Oscar C., of Sun Valley, California; nine grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren; and several nephews and nieces. Funeral services will be conducted Monday, March 31, at 1:30 p. m. within the Cathedral Chapel of the Westford-Beck Funeral Home with the Rev. Oscar A. Jacobson, pastor of the Central Lutheran Church officiating. Interment, Greenacres Memorial Park.

OLSEN, William, age 62, who resided at 712 North Forest, passed away in a local hospital, Saturday Aug. 23, (1959) as a result of a heart attack. He leaves to survive two brothers, Edward R. Olsen of Dallas, Texas; Edwin R. Olsen of Donaldsville, La.; two sisters, Mrs. Kenneth Fosnes of Kirkland, Wash., Mrs. Lillian Nelson of Houston, Texas. the remains will be forwarded to the Zeller Chapel of the Roses in Portland, Ore., where graveside services will be held at Riverview Cemetery.

OLESHEFSKY, Fred, age 85, passed away at the family home, 1123 Forest Street, Tuesday, August 20, (1946). Mr. Olshefsky had been a resident of this community for the past 49 years and was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church. Surviving relatives are two nephews, William Schmidlapp, of Bellingham, and Herman Schmidlapp, of Los Angeles, Calif., and one niece, Mrs. Henry Smith, of Spokane, Wash. The remains are at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth, where services will be conducted by the Rev. A. L. Hokonson, Saturday, August 24, at 10 a.m. Final resting place, Bay View.

OLSHEM, Esther, age 59, who resided in Portland, Ore., passed away Monday, Dec. 28, (1959). Mrs. Olshem was a former resident of Bellingham. She leaves to survive her daughter, Mrs. Mollie Kampf of Portland; one son, Joseph Olshem of Los Angeles. The remains will be received by Bingham & Jerns Funeral Home and Rev. F. S. Gartner will conduct funeral services on Thursday, Dec. 31, at 2 o'clock in the Chapel, followed by interment in Beth Israel Cemetery.

OLSLAGER, Frances J., age 87 years, beloved wife of Fred L. Olslager, 518 Garden street, passed away at a local hospital, Monday, March 19, (1945) following a lingering illness. Mrs. Olslager had been a resident of Bellingham for the past forty-seven years and was a member of the Garden Street Methodist Church and the Gleaner's Division of the W. S. C. S. of that church for those forty-seven years. Surviving relatives include, beside the husband, one son, Donald C. Ball in the U. S. navy; three daughters, Mrs. Carrie Thayer Smith, Portland, Ore., Mrs. Rilla Ball Owen, Seattle, and Mrs. Pearle Ball Strong, of Bellingham; eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. The remains are resting at the Bingham-Dahlquist Funeral Home where services will be conducted Thursday, March 22 at 2 p. m. with Rev. Roy Leslie Smith officiating. Interment, Bay View.

OLSLAGER, Fredrick L., age 101 who resided at 1412 1/2 No. Forest passed away in a local hospital Wednesday, January 7, (1959) following a brief illness. Mr. Olslager had resided in Bellingham since 1890 and was a former deputy and county treasurer. He was registrar at the Bellingham Normal for many years and on his 100th birthday he was presented with a life membership in the Washington Club. He leaves to survive one brother, Harry Volhardt in Lynnwood, California, two sisters, Mrs. M. M. Guthrie and Mrs. James Bergin of Minnesota; his step-daughter, Mrs. Pearl Ball Headrick of Bellingham, also numerous other relatives. Rev. Rogers R. Irwin, pastor of the Christian Missionary Alliance Church will officiate at furneral services on Friday, January 9 at 3:30 in the Chapel of the Bingham and Jerns Funeral Home. Interment Bayview Cemetery.

OLSON, Adela, age 79 years of 1029 Gladstone Street, passed away at her home Monday, August 8, (1955) following an extended illness. Mrs. Olson had been a resident of Bellingham for the past 59 years and was a member of the Central Lutheran Church, and the Ladies' Aid Society. She is survived by three daughters, Mrs. LeRoy Kastner, Mrs. Clyde Banks and Mrs. Lloyd C. Johnson, all of Bellingham; seven grandchildren, two brothers, John Arntzen, Blaine, and George Arntzen, San Clemente, California; one sister, Mrs. Olga Fiengstad, Los Angeles, California. Also several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted Monday, August 15, at 1:30 p. m. within the Cathedral Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home with Rev. Oscar A. Jacobson, pastor of the Central Lutheran Church officiating. Interment, Bay View Cemetery. Donations may be made in memorium to the Central Lutheran Building Fund.

OLSON, Albert, age 68, of 1217 Donovan St., passed away in a Seattle Hospital Monday, December 22, (1958). Mr. Olson had resided in Bellingham for the past 23 years; was a member of the St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Minnesota and a member of the William Mathews Post No. 1585, V.F.W. Survivors are his widow, Eula, at home; two sons, Lewis, of Savage, Minn., and Wayne, of St. Paul, Minn.; one daughter, Mrs. Audrey Olson, at home; one stepson, Burl Raines, of Bellingham; two step-daughters, Mrs. Frances Dykeman, of Bellingham and Mrs. Elizabeth Eaton, of Mt. Rainier, Md.; 7 grandchildren. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home where services will be conducted by the Rev. Father W. Robert Webb and officers of William Matthews Post No. 1585 V.F.W., Friday, Dec. 26, at 3 p. m. Final resting place, Bay View Cemetery.

OLSON, Albert W., age 56, of 1657 Griffith Road, passed away in a local hospital, Monday, Aug. 13, (1962). Mr. Olson was a lifetime resident of this community, a retired coal miner, having been employed by the Bellingham Coal Mines, and a veteran of World War II. Survivors are two sons, Raymond, of Bellingham; Gene, Seattle; five grandchildren; three sisters, Mrs. Hazel Smith, Seattle; Mrs. Amanda Hovander, Blaine; Mrs. Hulda Guyor, city; two brothers, Helmer R. Olson, city, and Ed Olson of Birch Bay. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home where services will be conducted by the Rev. Father W. Robert Webb on Friday, Aug. 17, at 10:30 a. m. Final resting place, Enterprise Cemetery.

OLSON, Amelia - Amelia Roessel Olson died Wednesday (Jan. 24, 1973) in a Sedro Woolley hospital at the age of 80. Mrs. Olson came to Bellingham in 1900 with her parents. She lived in Ferndale many years until moving to Burlington in 1965. She was a member of the Bellingham American Legion Auxiliary. Mrs. Olson is survived by a daughter, Maybelle Hotell of Coupeville; two sons, Fred Roessel of Burlington and Glen Roessel of Tacoma; a sister, Mrs. Sophie Rowe of Monterey Park, Calif., six grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren and three great great grandchildren. Funeral services were held 11 a. m. Saturday at Moles Funeral Home, Ferndale, with burial in Enterprise Cemetery, Custer. Hulbush Funeral Home in Burlington was (in) charge of arrangements.

OLSON, Anna, age 81, of 1109 18th St., passed away at a local hospital Thursday, August 26, (1954). Miss Olson resided in this community for the past 20 years and was a member of the Ebenezer Free Lutheran Church. Surviving relatives include one sister, Mrs. Carol Draxten of Fergus Falls, Minn.; three brothers Neil Olson of Big Fork, Minn., Edward of Underwood, Minn., Sandord of Jamestown, N. D.; many nieces and nephews, including Mrs. Henry Osborn of Bellingham, Mrs. Marshall Jarvie of Seattle, Howard Gordon of Seattle, and Robert Gordon of Burlingame, Calif. The remains will be forwarded to Fergus Falls, Minn., for services and interment by the Funeral Home of Harlow-Hollingsworth.

OLSON, Annie Elsie, 79, of 2349 Grandview Rd., Ferndale, passed away in Bellingham Feb. 18, 1989. She was born Oct. 26, 1909 in Clayburn, B. C. She was a lifetime resident of Whatcom County; graduated from Whatcom High School; married Ralph M. Olson Dec. 27, 1927. Survivors include husband Ralph M. of 61 years; 2 sons, Dick Olson & Marianne of Deming, John Olson & Kathy of Ferndale; 7 grandchildren; 3 great grandchildren; brother, Carl Andreas & Nellie of Bellingham; sister, Dorothy Barron of Seattle. Funeral services were held at Moles Funeral Home Chapel at 1 P.M. Tues. Feb. 21, with Chaplain Rex Watt, officiating. Interment was held at Woodlawn Cemetery.

OLSON, Art, age 76 of Rawlins, Wyoming, passed away Thur. May 3, 1979. He was serving as interim pastor at the Lutheran Church in that city. From 1973 to 1978 Mr. Olson served as assistant to the Pastor at Central Lutheran Church, B'ham. Services will be held Mon. May 7 at Coeur d'Alene, Idaho with interment to follow in Spokane, Wa. Remembrances may be sent in care of Mr. Olson's daughter, Ramona Jacobs, Box 181, Post Falls, Idaho, 83854. Memorials suggested to the Heart Fund, Cancer Fund, Coeur d' Alene Homes or Luther Childs Center. Information by Jones Funeral Home.

OLSON, Arthur J., age 90, of 2211 Jefferson St., passed away Thurs., June 7, 1979. Mr. Olson was a 67 year resident of this community and a retired farmer. Survived by his wife, Theda; 1 brother, Fred Olson of city. Services, Monday, June 11 at 1 p.m. in Greenacres Memorial Park. Arrangements by Jones Funeral Home.

OLSON, Bernard E., age 52 years, of 2241 Electric Ave., passed away in a local hospital, Monday, Nov. 19, (1956) following a short illness. Mr. Olson had been a resident of Bellingham for the past 11 years and was a member of the Painters and Decorators Local No. 924, and Order of Vasa. He leaves to survive his wife, Florence Olson, at the family home; one brother, Siguard Olson, of Ferndale; three sisters, Mrs. Ellen Erickson and Mrs. Vera Swanberg, both of this city, and Mrs. Walborg Arko, of Ferndale. Numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted Friday, Nov. 23, at 1:30 p. m. within the Cathedral Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home, with Rev. Albert C. Tinberg, pastor of the Faith Lutheran Church, officiating.

OLSON, Betsy, age 74 of 512 Gladstone passed away Friday, May 20, (1966). Mrs. Olson had resided in Bellingham for the past 15 years and leaves to survive her husband, Henry O.; 1 daughter, Mrs. John Tansey of North Surrey, B. C.; _ grandchildren; 6 great-greatgrandchildren. Funeral services will be held Monday, May 23 at 3:30 p.m. at the Central Lutheran Church, Pastor Obed L. G. Vold officiating. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery under the direction of the Westford Funeral Home.

OLSON, Carl, age 65 years, of 1251 Hannegan Road, passed away suddenly Monday morning, March 15th, (1948) as the result of an accident. Mr. Olson was a well-known farmer and had been a resident of Whatcom County for the past twenty-two years. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Edna M. Olson and a niece, Mrs. Alvin Allen, of Hillsborough, Ore. Funeral services will be conducted Friday, March 19, at 1 p. m. within the Cathedral Chapel of the Westford-Beck Funeral Home, Rev. Carl Calhoun, pastor of the Congregational Church officiating, followed by cremation. The family requests that flowers be omitted.

OLSON, Carl, age 77 years, beloved husband of Mrs. Helen Olson, 1915 C Street, passed away at a local hospital, Monday, January 27, (1947) following a lingering illness. Mr. Olson had been a resident of Bellingham for the past twenty-five years and before his illness was the proprietor of the Oakland Hotel. He was a member of the F. O. E. Aerie No. 252, of Hoquiam, Wash. Surviving relatives include, beside the widow, one brother, Dr. Olaf Olson, Chicago, Ill., and a step-son, Donovan Sackett, and two granddaughters, Bellingham. The remains are at the Bingham-Dahlquist Funeral Home, where funeral services will be conducted February 1, at 3 p. m. with Elder A. J. Gordon officiating. Burial in Woodlawn.

OLSON, Carrie, of 3212 Cherrywood, passed away Sunday morning, October 5, (1947) after a short illness at the age of 77 years. She had been a resident of Bellingham for the past twenty-four years and was a member of the Revival Tabernacle. She is survived by five sons, Melvin, Oscar, Edwin and Elmer, of Bellingham, and Olaf, of Kildeer, North Dakota; three brothers, Chris Brandon, of Towner, North Dakota, Peter Brandon, of Kent, Wash., and Anton Brandon in Norway, and many nephews and nieces. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, October 9 at 2 p. m. within the Cathedra Chapel of the Westford-Beck Funeral Home, Rev. Ray Johnson, pastor of the Revival Tabernacle Church, officiating. Interment in Greenacres Memorial Park.

OLSON, Carrie, age 85, of 1509 East Victor Street, passed away in a local hospital Sunday, November 14, (1954). Mrs. Olson had been a resident of this community the past 54 years and was a member of the First Lutheran Church. Surviving relatives include two nieces, Mrs. Hilda Albert of Renton and Mrs. Nellie Renstrom of Seattle, and numerous other nieces and nephews. The remains rest at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where private services will be conducted by Rev. C. Stanton Peterson, Wednesday, November 17, at 1 p.m. Final resting place Bay View.

OLSON, Cecile B., age 51 years, of 1640 Bennett Avenue, passed away in a local hospital Saturday, December 11, (1954) following an extended illness. Mrs. Olson had been a resident of Bellingham for the past 29 years and is survived by her husband, Oscar C. Olson; two sons, Oliver O. of this city, and Sgt. George W. Olson with the U. S. Army in Seattle; one daughter, Mrs. Violet Addicott of White Earth, N. D.; 10 grandchildren; her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur McKnight of Seattle, and two brothers, James McKnight of Seattle, and Morris McKnight of Orcas Island; two sisters, Mrs. Vella Larabee of Seattle, and Mrs. Lorrene Shields of Vancouver, B. C. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, Dec. 16, at 1 p. m. within the Cathedral Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home with Mr. Richard Asplund officiating. Interment, Woodlawn Cemetery.

OLSON, Christian Olaf, age 85 years, 1470 Lincoln Street, passed away at a local hospital, Friday, November 26, (1948) following a lingering illness. Mr. Olson had been a resident of Bellingham for the past forty-eight years and previous to retirement had worked with Laube and Son in sheet metal. Surviving relatives include, his daughter, Miss Verna Olson, Bellingham; one brother, George T. Olson, Bellingham; four nieces, Mrs. Adella Kastner, Mrs. Lois Banks and Mrs. Joyce Johnson, all of Bellingham; also Mrs. Leona Finney, of Seattle, and a nephew, Elmer Brown Jr., of Seattle. Funeral service will be held at the Bingham-Dahlquist Funeral Home, Monday, November 29, at 2:00 p. m.with Rev. O. A. Jacobson, officiating. Interment in Bay View cemetery. Casketbearers will be Messrs. Leroy Kastner, Lloyd Johnson, William Hartman, Thomas Bulmer, Alvin Hanson and Lloyd Hoffman.

OLSON, Clara A., resident of Shuksan Convalescent Center, passed away Wed. Sept, 27, (1989). She was born Sept. 2, 1901 in Bellingham, and was a lifetime resident. She had been a cannery worker, a teacher & a principal. She leaves to survive 3 daughters, Margaret Anderson of Everett, Carol Neilan of Bellingham & Rosemary Kirkilas of Posen, Il.; 1 brother, Frank Pitsch of Bellingham; sister, Elizabeth Edwards of Bellingham; 7 grandchildren & 3 greatgrandchildren. Rosary at 7 P.M. on Sun. Oct. 1 in the Chapel of Westford Funeral Home. Mass of Christian Burial Monday Oct. 2, 11 A.M. at Assumption Catholic Church with burial to follow in Bayview Cemetery. [Graduated from WWU in 1923; taught school in Friday Harbor and later was a teacher and principal in the Stanwood School District; also worked at Stokely Foods; married Odin Olson in 1928, he died in 1966]

OLSON, Clara Christine, 86, 1440 Ellis St., died Sunday (August 16, 1981). She was born Jan. 26, 1895, in Bellingham. She is survived by a sister, Virginia S. Olson, of Bellingham. Funeral services will be at 3 p.m. Thursday at Jones Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Greenacres Memorial Park.

OLSON, Clara Sophia, age 87 years, passed away at the home of her daughter, 1444 Franklin Street, Monday, April 9, (1951). Mrs. Olson came to Bellingham 65 years ago and was a member of the Lutheran Church in Sweden. Her survivors include one son, Oscar A. Olson, Seattle; two daughters, Virginia S. and Clara C. Olson, Bellingham. The remains rest at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where services will be conducted by the Rev. Arthur P. Hallbom Thursday, April 12, at 1 p. m. Final resting place, Greenacres Memorial Park.

OLSON, Edward J., age 79, of 1306 James St., passed away in a local hospital Sunday, May 15, (1960). Mr. Olson had been a resident of the community for the past 3 years and had been a logger at Ketchikan, Alaska for 20 years. Surviving relatives include a son, Orlen E., of Bellingham. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home where services will be conducted by the Rev. G. P. Johnson Friday, May 20 at 1 p.m. Final resting place Burlington Cemetery.

OLSON, Edward T., Capt. (Ret.), age 51 of 10204 Ridgewood Ave., El Paso, Texas, passed away Nov. 2, (1977). He retired with over 20 years of service. He was born in Wenatchee but grew up in Bellingham. He graduated from high school with the class of '44. Upon retirement he went back to school and received his BA & MA from University of Texas at El Paso and spent 9 years as a teacher in the El Paso school system. He is survived by his wife, Doris W. Olson, living in the family home; a daughter, Janet Olson, who teaches at the Texas Christian U. at Fort Worth, Texas; a son, Edward T. Olson III, US Navy at Pt. Sur, Calif. and 1 grandson, Kristen Dane Olson; 1 niece, Mary Channing Mason; 1 nephew, James M. Channing in Alaska and his mother, Christine E. Olson, 2914 Kulshan St., City. Graveside service was held at 2:30 Nov. 4 with Military Honors at Ft. Bliss Cemetery, where he was intered. Memorial contributions may be made to the Cancer Fund or a favorite charity.

OLSON, Edwin G., age 84 of 553 Larabee Rd. passed away Fri., Aug. 8, 1980. A resident of Whatcom Co. for 42 years Mr. Olson had been a rancher in North Dakota and was a WWI army veteran. He is survived by his wife Pearl, 3 sons Manley Olson of B'ham., Vernon Horton of Seattle, Allen Horton of Canby, Oregon, 1 daughter Lorraine Friend of B'ham. 1 grandson Greg Friend. Numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted by Rev. Steve Meineke Mon. Aug. 11, 1:00 pm at the Jones Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Greenacres Memorial Park.

OLSON, Edwin N., age 73, of 2418 W. North St., passed away Thursday, June 25, (1964). A retired auto mechanic and owner and operator of the Olson Motor Service, Mr. Olson was a 50 year resident of Bellingham and was a member of the B.P.O. Elks Lodge 194 and the F. O. Eagles, Aerie 31. The family requests that memorials be made to the Bellingham Christian School, P.O. Box 366. Survivors are his widow, Hazel at home; one son, Ralph of Fullerton, Calif.; two daughters, Mrs. Helen Hendrickson and Mrs. Dorothy Luedke both of Bellingham; seven grandchildren; two brothers, Al of Mt. Vernon and Robert of Seattle; two sisters, Mrs. Ethel Holttum and Miss Lilly Olson both of Mt. Vernon. Services will be conducted by the Rev. George Ackley Monday, June 29 at 1:00 P.M. at the Jones Funeral Home. Final resting place Bay View Cemetery.

OLSON, Elizabeth M. age 79, 1817 Knox Ave., passed away Thursday, Feb. 24, (1972). A 70 year resident of this city Mrs. Olson was a member of the Lutheran Church. Surviving is a sister, Mrs. Eric Ericksen of Sp__, Minn.; numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted by Rev. Leonard C. Ericksen Monday, Feb. 28 at Bay View Cemetery. Friends wishing to attend may meet at the Jones Funeral Home at 10 a.m.

OLSON, Elmer J., age 52 years, who resided at 1644 Bennett Ave. passed away suddenly Friday, Oct. 26, (1956) at the family home. Mr. Olson had been a resident of Bellingham for the past 35 years, and was an employee of the Olympic Portland Cement Co., and a member of the Cement Workers Union. He is survived by four brothers, Melvin P., Oscar C. and Edwin G. Olson, all of this city; and Olaf Olson of North Dakota; numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, Oct. 30 at 1:30 p. m. within the Cathedral Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home with Rev. Allan Wood, pastor of Calvary Temple officiating. Interment Greenacres.

OLSON, Emil, age 77, a resident of Hayden, Colo., passed away while visiting his daughter, Mrs. Elvy Sweitzer, of 1251 Iron Street, Thursday, June 14, (1951). Mr. Olson had resided in that city for the past 35 years and leaves to survive, other than Mrs. Sweitzer, his widow, Mrs. Hannah Olson; two other daughters, Mrs. Estrid Baker, of Lummi Island, and Mrs. Edith Drake, of Hayden, Colo., and five grandchildren. The remains rest at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where services will be conducted Monday, June 18, at 10:30 a. m. Final resting place, Greenacres Memorial Park.

OLSON, Emma, age 55, passed away suddenly at her home, 2606 Cedarwood avenue, Monday, July 3, (1950). Miss Olson had been a resident of this community for the past 13 years, coming here from Grand Island, Neb. Surviving relatives include four brothers, Ben Olson, Fred, Elmer and Herman, all of Grand Island, Neb., also many cousins residing in Bellingham. The remains were forwarded to Grand Island, Neb., for burial by the Westford-Beck Funeral Home.

OLSON, Emma, age 92, of 1817 Knox, passed away in a local hospital Wednesday, Sept. 24, (1958). Mrs. Olson had resided in this community for 56 years and leaves to survive one step-daughter, Mrs. Regina Erickson of Deming; one nephew, Walford Johanson of White Rock, B. C. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home where private services will be conducted Friday, Sept. 26, at 10:30 p. m. Final resting place Saxon Cemetery.

OLSON, Emma N., age 83, passed away at her home, 805 Talcott St., Sedro Woolley, Wednesday, July 25, (1956). Mrs. Olson had formerly resided in Bellingham at 2311 Yew St. for 25 years before moving to Sedro Woolley six years ago, and was a member of the Champion St. Baptist Church. Surviving relatives are one daughter, Mrs. Clyde Coffey of Sedro Woolley; six sons, Nels L. and David F., both of Sedro Woolley, Roy H. of Seattle, Edward B. of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, Joseph C. of San Diego, Calif., and C. W. of Oakland, Calif.; 12 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. The remains rest at Jones' Harlow-Hollingsworth Funeral Home where services will be conducted by the Rev. Clifford M. Dickau Monday, July 30, at 1 p. m. Final resting place Woodlawn Cemetery.

OLSON, Eric O., Rev., age 92 years, a resident of Ferndale, passed away at a local hospital, Wednesday, January 30, (1946). Mr. Olson had been a minister in the Swedish Baptist Church for many years but retired in 1917 and since that time had made his home in Ferndale. He is survived by two daughter, Mrs. Edith Pehrson, of Ferndale, Mrs. Ellen Tillman, of Bothell; two sons, Edgar, of Seattle, Eldon, of Mill Valley, California; one brother, Magnus, of Denver, Colorado; fourteen grandchildren and fifteen great-grandchildren. Funeral service will be conducted from the Ferndale Swedish Baptist Church, Saturday, February 2, at 2 p. m. with Rev. A. H. Johnson officiating. Interment in Enterprise cemetery under the direction of the Monroe Funeral Home in Ferndale.

OLSON, Esther J., aged 20 years, beloved daughter of Mrs. Hulda Olson, 1316 Iron Street, passed away in Spokane, Wash., Friday, February 4, (1944) following a short illness. Miss Olson had resided in Bellingham her entire life and was a member of the Champion Street Baptist Church. Surviving relatives besides her mother, include six brothers, Arnold J., V. E., Ernie, Ted R., of Bellingham; Walter A. with the U. S. army in Africa, and Carl E., U. S. army at Camp Hawthorn, Calif., and Ralph M., of Custer; two sisters, Mrs. E. LaBree, of Bellingham, and Mrs. Ethel Lind, of Mount Vernon, Wash.; also her grandfather, Rev. E. O. Olson, of Ferndale. Services will be conducted at the Bingham-Dahlquist funeral home Tuesday, February 8, at 1:30 by Grant Whipple, Interment in Enterprise Cemetery. Image

OLSON, Eula S. - Funeral service for Eula S. Olson, age 84, of Chuckanut Square, 1400 12th St., will be Wed., April 24, 11 a.m., at Jones Funeral Home with Rev. David Bruner, Victory Baptist Church, officiating. Interment Bayview Cemetery. Mrs. Olson passed away Friday, April 19, 1985. She was a member of the Baptist Church; VFW & WWI Auxiliary; preceded in death by her husband, Albert Olson in 1958 & is survived by 3 daughters, Francis Smith, Elizabeth Campbell, both of Maryland, Audry Olson of Calif.; 1 son, Burl S. Raines of Calif.; 2 step-sons, Wayne & Lewis Olson, both of Minn.; 7 grandchildren; 5 great grandchildren; 4 sisters. [born Nov. 16, 1900 in Newport, Tenn.]

OLSON, Fred G., a Bellingham resident for more than 30 years passed away Friday March 11, 1988 at the age of 94. He was born at Cedarhome in Snohomish County on December 5, 1893. He moved with his family to Ferndale in1907. The Olson Road, west of Ferndale was named for his family. At Ferndale high school he excelled in all sports, football, basketball & baseball. He was a veteran of World War I & received his Commission in the 91st Division. In 1917 he married Julia Colvin who had been one of his teachers at Ferndale. Besides his parents, Fred was preceded in death by his wife Julia in 1968; a grandson, Mark Olson 1983; 2 sisters Louise Daniels & Jennie Gilday; 3 brothers, Arthur, Richard & Edwin Olson. Mr. Olson is survived by 3 sons, Frederick G. of Bremerton, John Winton of Anacortes and Robert E. of Yelm. Also surviving are 13 grandsons, 4 granddaughters and 18 great-grandchildren plus many nieces and nephews. Private family graveside services will be held Tues., March 15 at the Woodlawn Cemetery.

OLSON, Fredolph S., age 53, of 931 Fifteenth Street, passed away in Pasco, Sunday, December 25, (1949), following a short illness. Mr. Olson had been a resident of Bellingham for the past 40 years. He was a graduate of Fairhaven high school and of the Bellingham Normal. He taught the fifth and sixth grades in Benton City, Wash. Surviving relatives include his father, John Olson; one brother, John James Olson; one sister, Mrs. Hulda Peterson, all of Bellingham, and one nephew, Corporal Robert George Peterson in the U. S. Marines. Private services will be conducted in the Rose Chapel of the Westford-Beck Funeral Home, Thursday evening, December 29 at 7:30 p. m. with the Rev. Clarence Hougen, pastor of Our Savior's Lutheran Church, officiating. Cremation.

OLSON, George K., age 50, of 216 E. Holly, passed away Monday, Dec. 27, (1955). Mr. Olson was a Lutheran and had resided in this community for the past six months. Surviving relatives include four brothers, Melvin and Oswald of Oakdale, N. D., Matt in Wisconsin, Richard of Eureka, Calif., and one sister, Mrs. Lillie Benson of Oakdale, N. D. The remains were forwarded by the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth to Dickerson, N. D., for services and interment.

OLSON, George T., age 82, passed away suddenly at his home, 1456 Lincoln Street, Monday, June 22, (1959). Mr. Olson was a member of Central Lutheran Church. He is survived by six nieces, Miss Vernie B. Olson, Mrs. Lois Banks, Mrs. Adelia Mae Kastner, Mrs. Charlotte Haugen, Mrs. Captain Kriss Johanssen, all of Bellingham, and Mrs. Joyce Johanson of San Diego, Calif. Rev. Oscar A. Jacobson will officiate at funeral services on Thursday, June 25, at 2 o'clock p. m. in the Chapel of Bingham & Jerns Funeral Home. Interment Bay View.

OLSON, Gudmunder H., age 81 of Route 1, Blaine, passed away Monday, December 6, (1965) following a short illness. Mr. Olson was born in Iceland and came to Winnipeg in 1905 and then to the Blaine area in 1907 to work at the Morrison Mill. He had farmed the past 41 years in the Pleasant Valley area. Survivors include his wife, Jennie; 1 son, Harold B. of Blaine; 3 daughters, Marion Crosby of Sumas; Eleanor Blakely of Blaine; Janet Standard of Park Air Force Base, Philippines; 1 brother, Paul Hawkinson of San Rafael, Calif.; 1 sister, Sigridur Hakonardotter of Iceland; 11 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Thursday, December 9 at 2 p. m. in the McKinney Funeral Home, Rev. Willard Buckner officiating. Burial will follow in the Enterprise Cemetery.

OLSON, Gudrun O., age 69 of Lincoln Square, 409 York St., passed away Tuesday May 10, (1977). Mrs. Olson, was a 49 year resident of this community, a member of Central Lutheran Church, Sons of Norway and Senior Citizens. Surviving 1 son, Johnny Olson, Seattle, 1 daughter, Mrs. Clara Dodge of Long Beach, Calif., her sister-in-law, Mrs. Ragna Olson, City, several brothers and sisters in Norway and 1 sister, Mrs. Sigrid Hansen of South Gate, Calif., 3 grandchildren, Dayle, Karen and David Dodge of Long Beach, Calif. Numerous nieces and nephews in Norway. Funeral services Friday May 13, 11 am, Jones Funeral Home with Rev. Leonard C. Ericksen officiating. Interment Greenacres Memorial Park.

OLSON, Gunder, age 77, 1601 Grant Street, passed away in a local rest home Tuesday, January 14, (1964). Mr. Olson was a retired laundry worker, having been employed by the Cascade Laundry for many years prior to his retirement in 1949. Survivors are his widow, Ragna, at home; one brother, John Olson, City; one sister, Mrs. Martha Looite, Norway, and nieces and nephews. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home where services will be conducted by Pastor Kenneth Daugs Friday, January 17 at 1:00 P.M. Final resting place Greenacres Memorial Park.

OLSON, Hannah S., age 81, of 1920 Iowa St., passed away in a local hospital, Monday, Oct. 10, (1960). A resident of Bellingham for the past nine years, Mrs. Olson was a member of the Rebekah Lodge and the Independent Order of Foresters in Hayden, Colo. Survivors are three daughters, Mrs. Elvy Sweitzer, of Bellingham, Mrs. Estrid Baker, of Lummi Island and Mrs. Edith Drake, of Hayden, Colo.; seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home where services will be conducted by Pastor E. E. Wellman, Friday, Oct. 14, at 1 p. m. Final resting place Greenacres Memorial Park.

OLSON, Hans Angel, age 73, of 1315 Indian Street, passed away at his home, Tuesday morning, February 14, (1950) following a lingering illness. Mr. Olson had been a resident of Bellingham for the past 16 years and was a member of the Ebenezer Lutheran Brethern Church in Ferndale. Surviving relatives include his wife, Petra; three sons, Alvin and Adolph, both of Sekiu, Wash., and Mildred, of Bellingham; four daughters, Mrs. Bernthina Absolonson and Mrs. Helma Larson, both of Bollineau, N. D., Mrs. Rinda Colvin, of Desert Center, Calif., and Mrs. Anna Ryerson, of Bellingham; 17 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, February 18, at 1 p. m. within the Cathedral Chapel of the Westford-Beck Funeral Home, with the Rev. O. E. Overland and D. E. Aadland officiating. Interment in Bay View.

OLSON, Helen, age 40 years, passed away at the home of her brother, 3122 Orleans Street, Friday morning, September 21, (1945). Mrs. Olson, formerly of Acme, had with her husband, operated Olson's Boat House and Fishing Resort at Sekiu, Wash., for the past ten years. Besides her husband, Alvin, she is survived by two sons, Arlen and Eugene of the home; six brothers, Oscar Brandt, of Everett, Arthur, Bremerton, Walt of Sedro-Woolley, Ernest, of Wickersham, Ben, of Aberdeen, and William, of Bellingham; one sister, Mrs. Emma Wiles, of Burlington. Funeral services were conducted from the Cathedral Chapel of the Westford-Beck Funeral Home, Monday, September 24, at 2 p. m., with the Rev. Thomas Allport, of St. Mark's Lutheran Church, officiating. Interment Saxon Cemetery.

OLSON, Helen, age 65, of 3008 Cedarwood, passed away at her residence on Tuesday, Sept. 5 (year not given), following an extended illness. Mrs. Olson had resided in Bellingham for the past several months. She leaves to survive, two sons, Robert Dyer of Everett and Harvey Olson of Marysville; two brothers, Wilmer Oliverson of Bellingham, and henry Oliverson of Granite Falls; also two sisters, Mrs. Jack Moore of Kirkland and Mrs. Mable Foshaug of Minnesota. Remains will be forwarded by the Bingham & Jerns Funeral Home to Marysville, Wash., for funeral services and burial.

OLSON, Helen L., age 75 years, who resided at 4111 Byron Ave., passed away in a local hospital Monday, Nov. 19, (1956). Mrs. Olson had resided in Bellingham for the past 38 years and was a member of the Seventh Day Advent Church. Surviving relatives include one son, Donovan D. Sackett; two granddughters, Mrs. Jean Carlson, and Mrs. Patricia Lynch, all of Bellingham; three sisters, Mrs. Amanda Hansen, San Jose, Calif., Mrs. Bessie Gray, Anahiem, Calif., and Mrs. Letha Templin, Palmer, Neb.; also four great grandchildren. Elder H. D. Jeffries will officiate at funeral services on Friday, Nov. 23, at 2 p. m. in the Chapel of Bingham & Jerns Funeral Home, followed by interment in Woodlawn Cemetery.

OLSON, Henry Olander, age 76, passed away at his home in Blaine, Thursday, Sept. 11, (1958). Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Inez Neubauer, Bellingham, and Mrs. Eleanor Ahrens of Blaine; two sons, Verne of North Bellingham, and Loran of Blaine; eight grandchildren and three greatgrandchildren; his mother, Mrs. Olson; four brothers, Milo, Oscar, all of Canby, Minn., Elmer of New York City, Roy of Minneapolis, Minn.; three sisters, Mrs. Alma Allenwood and Mrs. Esther Bjovig, both of Canby, Minn., Mrs. Agnes Holzworth in Glendive, Mont.; numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held Monday, Sept. 15, at 2 p. m. from the McKinney Funeral Home with Rev. Stanley Williamson of Custer officiating. Interment in Greenacres Memorial Park. Donations will be accepted for the Building Fund of the Blaine Lutheran Church.

OLSON, Hilda, age 74, of 2515 Humboldt St., Bellingham, passed away in a local hospital, Friday, May 22, (1953) following an extended illness. She has been a resident of Bellingham most of the time for the past 48 years. She is survived by her husband, Lars; one daughter, Mrs. Viola Nubgaard of Ferndale; and one son, Harry E. Olson of Ferndale; one brother and one sister in Sweden; four grandchildren. Services will be conducted in the Monroe Funeral Chapel, Wednesday, May 27, at 2 p. m. with the Rev. A. H. Johnson officiating. Woodlawn cemetery.

OLSON, Ida M. - Funeral services for Ida M. Olson, age 84, of 2929 Northwest Ave. Bellingham were conducted Monday, December 11 in the Chapel of Jones Funeral Home with Major Beaver of the Salvation Army officiating. Burial to follow at Enterprise Cemetery. Mrs. Olson was born May 23, 1895 in Ferndale, Washington and had been a lifetime (resident) of Whatcom County. She was active in the Home League of the Salvation Army and had sung with the Sweet Adeline's of Whatcom County. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bennie in March of 1980. She leaves to survive three daughters Arlene Lee, and husband Lorentz of Bellingham, Gerri Brown and Husband Jack of Bellingham, Loraine Haase and husband Warren of Buckley, 12 grandchildren, 32 great grandchildren, 3 great great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. [died Friday Dec. 8, 1989]

OLSON, Ida Regina, age 64, of Blaine, passed away at her home Friday, March 9, (1951) following a lingering illness. Mrs. Olson is survived by her husband Henry; two daughters, Mrs. Inez Neubauer, of Bellingham, and Mrs. Eleanor Ahrens, of Blaine; two sons, Verne of Route 3, Ferndale, and Loren, of Blaine; seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild; two brothers, six sisters and several nieces and nephews. Services will be conducted within the chapel of the McKinney Funeral Home in Blaine, Tuesday, March 1, at 1:30 p. m. with the Rev. C. Haugen officiating. Interment in Greenacres Memorial Park. In liew of flowers, donations may be made to the Blaine Lutheran Church.

OLSON, Ingeborg Floe, age 86, passed away at Monroe, Washington, Wednesday evening, September 15, (1948) following a lingering illness. She is survived by a sister, Mrs. Anna Myrene, Norway. She is a great aunt of Clarence Lee, U. S. army, Canal Zone, and Rudolph Lee, Mrs. Bertha DeForest and Mrs. Agnes Holeman, all of Ferndale. She had been a resident of the Ferndale district for the past 43 years. The body is resting at the Monroe Funeral Home in Ferndale. Services will be held at the Lutheran Free Church of Ferndale, Saturday afternoon, September 18, at 2 o'clock, Rev. Norman Nelson officiating. Final resting place, Woodlawn Cemetery.

OLSON, Ivy, 1305 E. Denny Way, Sept. 9, (1955). Beloved wife of Hary B. Olson; sister of Mrs. LeLoie, Mrs. Josephine Osborn, both San Francisco. Two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services Monday, 11 a. m. Johnson & Hamilton Colonial Chapel. Interment Bayview Cemetery, Bellingham.

OLSON, J. Felix, 100, past owner of Bellingham Bay Baking Co. and a 60-year resident of the area, died Wednesday (Feb. 25, 1981). Olson, 2416 Cornwall Ave., was born Jan. 14, 1881, near Stockholm, Sweden. He immigrated to Minnesota when he was 19. Later he moved to south Lake Whatcom, where he worked as an independent logger. He then bought the baking company and delivered fresh bread in a horse-drawn buggy. He eventually became a partner in B. B. grocery and retired in 1948. He was a member of Bellingham Bay Lodge 44 F&AM and Knights Templar. He is survived by two sisters-in-law (Mrs. Helene Hayden, Mrs. Margaret Mehl, both of Bellingham), three nephews (Bob Hayden of City, George Mehl of Oceanside, California, Herbert Olson of Seattle), and two nieces (Mrs. June Hartstra of Yuba City, California, Mrs. Lillian Moesley of Seattle). Christian services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Jones Funeral Home, with the Rev. Neal E. Snider officiating. Masonic rites conducted by officers of Bellingham Bay Lodge 44 F&AM will follow. Burial will be Monday in Bayview Cemetery.

OLSON, James B., age 64 years, of 3100 Orleans St., passed away in a local hospital Tuesday, Aug. 20, (1957). Mr. Olson had resided in this community for the past 56 years, and was a member of the Lutheran Church, a member of the William Matthews Post No. 1585, V. F. W., and a member of the Sailors Union of the Pacific. Survivors are the widow, Amelia, at the family home; one step-son, Edward Larson, of Seattle; one step-daughter, Mrs. Amanda Ross, Seattle; one sister, Mrs. Anna Casisls, of this city; and one niece and one nephew. The remains rest at the Jones' Harlow-Hollingsworth Funeral Home where services will be conducted by the Rev. E. M. Butenschoen and the officers of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Thursday, Aug. 22, at 1 p. m. Final resting place, Bay View Cemetery.

OLSON, Jennie, age 71 years, a resident of the Ferndale district for the past 43 years, passed away at her home in Ferndale, Friday evening, January 19, (1945). Mrs. Olson is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Al C. Guyor, Bellingham; Mrs. Charles Smith, Seattle, and Mrs. Charles Hovander, Lynden; three sons, H. R. Olson, Bellingham; Edwin L. Olson, Blaine; Albert Olson, Ferndale, and one brother, Claude Carlson, Bellingham; also six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted from the Monroe Funeral Chapel in Ferndale, Tuesday, January 23, at 2 p. m. with Rev. A. H. Johnson officiating. Interment, Enterprise Cemetery.

OLSON, Jennie A., age 93, long time resident of Blaine, passed away in Poulsbo, WA, Oct. 20th, (1985). She is survived by 1 son, Harold and his wife Olive of Blaine; 3 daughters, Marion Crosby of Thousand Palms, CA, Elinor and husband Clyde Blakely of Blaine, Janet and husband Louis Standard of Poulsbo; 11 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-grandchild. Memorial services will be conducted Wed. at 2 p.m. at the Martha & Marys Home in Poulsbo. Final resting place, Enterprise Cemetery Ferndale, WA.

OLSON, Jensine, age 86 years, passed away in a Portland hospital Monday, November 25, (1946) following a lingering illness. Mrs. Olson had gone to Portland just two months ago and was a charter member of the Ebenezer Free Lutheran Church of Bellingham. Surviving relatives include four daughters, Mrs. Alma Tomer, Portland, Ore., Miss Elizabeth Olson, Bellingham, Mrs. Josephine Nelson, Tacoma, and Mrs. Regina Erickson, Sticer , Minn.; one son, Ole Olson, Sticer, Minn.; nineteen grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at the Bingham-Dahlquist Funeral Home, Friday, November 29 at 3 p. m.

OLSON, John, age 88, of 2629 Park Street, passed away in a local hospital, Sunday, March 16, (1947). Mr. Olson had been a resident of this community for the past forty years, was a retired farmer and a member of the Garden Street Methodist Church. Surviving relatives are the widow, Rachel, at home; two daughters, Mrs. J. S. Gilday, of Bellingham, and Mrs. Alfred Daniels, of Anchorage; four sons, Arthur J., of Bellingham, N. Richard, of Everett, Fred G., of Anacortes, and Edwin R., of Seattle; also thirteen grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. The remains are at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where services will be conducted by the Rev. Roy L. Smith Tuesday, March 18, at 1:30 p. m. Final resting place, Greenacres Memorial Park.

OLSON, John, age 85 years, of 931 Fifteenth Street, passed away Thursday, September 4th, (1952) at a local hospital following a lingering illness. Mr. Olson had been a resident of Whatcom county for the past 70 years and was a retired fisherman. He is survived by one son, John Olson; one daughter, Huldah Peterson; one grandson, Robert G. Peterson; one great-grandson, Gregory Allen Peterson, all of this city. Private funeral services will be conducted Friday evening, September 5th at 7:30 p. m. within the Cathedral Chapel of the Westford-Beck Funeral Home with the Rev. Clarence Haugen, pastor of Our Saviour's Lutheran Church officiating, followed by cremation.

OLSON, John, age 77, of 2019 Lincoln Street, passed away in a local hospital Sunday, Sept. 17, (1950). Mr. Olson had been a resident of this community for the past 11 years and was a retired marine engineer. Surviving relatives: four sisters, Misses Bertine and Ida Olson, both of Portland, Miss Anne Olson of Salinas, Calif., and Mrs. R. E. Radford of LaGrande, Ore.; one brother, Herman of Seattle, and one niece, Mrs. Roy Blomberg of Portland. The remains will be forwarded by the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth, to Portland, Ore., where services will be conducted from the Holman-Lutz Colonial Mortuary Wednesday, Sept. 20, at 10 a. m. by Dr. Paul Wright. Final resting place Lincoln Memorial Park.

OLSON, John, age 81 of 409 York St., passed away March 6, (1976). A resident of this city for the past 47 years, he was a retired millworker, life charter member of Sons of Norway and a member of Senior Citizens. Surviving wife, Gudrun, 1 daughter, Mrs. Clara Dodge of Long Beach, Calif., 1 son, Mr. Johnny Olson of Seattle, 3 grandchildren, Dayle, Karen & David, all of Long Beach, Calif., numerous nieces and nephews in Norway. Funeral services Wed. March 10, 3 p.m. Jones Funeral Home with Rev. Leonard C. Ericksen officiating. Interment Greenacres Memorial Park.

OLSON, John J., age 64 of 931 15th St., passed away in a local hospital Monday, November 18, (1963) following an extended illness. Mr. Olson had been a life resident of Bellingham and was a retired longshoreman. He leaves to survive 1 sister, Mrs. Hulda C. Peterson; 1 nephew, Robert G. Peterson, both of this city. Private family services will be conducted Wednesday, November 20 at 7 p.m. in the Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home, Rev. Raymond E. Pflueger officiating. Followed by cremation.

OLSON, John Theodore, chief commissary stewart, U. S. navy, age 38 years, passed away at Oak Knoll, U. S. Naval hospital in Oakland, Calif., Thursday, July 12, (1945) following a lingering illness. Mr. Olson was born near Delta, Wash., attended the Mt. Baker high school and was a member of the Champion Street Baptist Church. He had served in the U. S. navy for twenty years. His survivors include the widow, Wilma Olson, and one son, Jon Charles, of Wenatchee, Wash.; mother, Mrs. Emma Olson; six brothers, Nels L. and David F., of this city, Carl W., chief warrant officer, and Lt. (j. g.) Joseph C., U. S. navy, Roy H., of Seattle, and Edward B., of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, and one sister, Mrs. Ann Coffey, Sedro-Woolley, Wash. The remains will be received by the Harlow-Hollingsworth Funeral Home Thursday morning and services will be conducted by the Rev. N. C. Parsons, Friday, July 20 at 3 p. m. Final resting place, Woodlawn Cemetery.

OLSON, Joicey S., age 96, of 502 Lyla Lane, passed away Monday, April 18, (1977). Mrs. Olson had resided in this community for the past 3 1/2 years and attended the Garden Street Methodist Church and was a member of the Lynden Senior Activity Center. Surviving 1 son, Mr. J. Roger Olson of Ritzville; 1 daughter, Mrs. Ellen Hope Williams, City; 8 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren. Services Wed., April 20 at 3 p.m. at the Jones Funeral Home. Graveside service and interment Saturday, April 23, 3 p.m in the Ritzville, Wash. Memorial Cemetery.

OLSON, Katherine Pauline, 92, of 2416 Cornwall Ave., passed away Sunday Nov. 26, (1978). She was a resident of this community most of her life, a member of Sehome Chapter No. 17 OES, Daughters of the Nile. She served as a Pink Lady with Ada Knox Chapter of St. Luke's Assistance League. She is survived by her husband, Felix, 3 sisters, Mrs. Helene Hayden, Mrs. Minnie Kramer, Mrs. Margaret Mehl, Oceanside, Calif., niece Mrs. June Hartstra, Uba City, Calif., 6 great nieces & nephews. Services will be held Thur. Nov. 30, 1 pm at the Jones Funeral Home. Rev. Neal E. Snider officiating. Interment BayView Cemetery.

OLSON, Kenneth A., age 53 of Pleasonton, Calif., passed away Saturday, July 13, (1974) in Reno, Nevada. He was a former resident of Bellingham and was returning home following a visit here. Survived by his wife, Marian of Pleasonton, Calif., 1 son, Jerry and a granddaughter, both of Everett; 3 stepchildren in California; 4 sisters, Mrs. Olga Needham, City, Mrs. Ruth Martin of Puyallup, Mrs. Minnie Meece, VanZandt and Mrs. Ethel Gay of Newhalem; 3 brothers, Ralph Olson of Marysville, Raymond Olson of VanZandt and James Olson of Oso, Wash.; many nephews, nieces and other relatives. Memorial services will be held Wednesday, July 17 at 1 p.m. within the Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home. Pastor Leonard C. Ericksen officiating.

OLSON, Lars P. "Louie," age 89 formerly of 2515 Humboldt St. passed away Saturday, February 22, (1964) in a local nursing home following an extended illness. Mr. Olson had been a resident of Bellingham for the past 57 years. Survived by his daughter, Mrs. Newman Nubgaard of Ferndale, 4 grandchildren, 6 greatgrandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, Feb. 26 at 1:30 p.m. in Moles Funeral Chapel, Rev. E. P. Dreyer officiating. Final resting place Woodlawn Cemetery.

OLSON, Loran C., age 66, who resided at 1480 D Street, Blaine, passed away in a local nursing home Thursday, February 25, 1982. Mr. Olson had been a resident of Blaine for the past 62 years and was a member of the Grace Lutheran Church and the Musicians Local. He was well known as a musician and played in several dance bands in the area. He and his wife Mildred were married in Bellingham October 14, 1939. Survivors include his wife, Mildred at the family home; 1 daughter, Anne Blasing & husband Dick of Arizona; 1 brother, Verne Olson & wife June of Bellingham; 2 sisters, Eleanor Ahren & husband Paul of Blaine; & Inez Neubauer of Bellingham. Funeral services will be held Monday, March 1, at 1:30 pm in Jerns-McKinney Funeral Chapel of Blaine with Pastor Dennis Wildermuth officiating. Interment will follow in Greenacres Memorial Park. Memorials may be made to the Grace Lutheran Church or Stafholt Nursing Home.

OLSON, Lorena A. - Visitation for retired nurse Lorena A. Olson, 91, Point Roberts, will be from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Jerns-McKinney Funeral Chapel in Blaine. Graveside services will be at 11 a. m. Wednesday at Point Roberts Cemetery with the Rev. Ernie Loreen officiating. Mrs. Olson, 1621 Olson Road, died Saturday (June 18, 1988) in Bellingham. She was born Sept. 9, 1896 in Seattle. In her earlier years, she had worked as a registered nurse in a children's orphanage in Alaska, where she met her husband, William Olson, who died in 1979. They moved to Point Roberts from Seattle in 1947. She was a member of Point Roberts Community Church. Survivors include a son, William J. Olson of California; and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives. Memorials may be made to Point Roberts Community Church, Point Roberts, WA 98281.

OLSON, Louise M., age 88, widow of Whatcom County Superior Court & Washington State Supreme Court Judge Ralph O. Olson, passed away Thurs. Dec. 28, (1989) in a local nursing home. Born in 1901 in Chicago, Illinois, she was a 1922 graduate of the University of Wisconsin. She & Ralph Olson were married in Nov. of 1924 in Minneapolis, MN and came to Bellingham that same year, where he opened his law office. She was a member of St. James Presbyterian Church; active in community activities and enjoyed attending sports events. She was president [Regent] of Chief Whatcom Chapter D. A. R.; president of St. Lukes Assistance League; member of Chapter F, P.E.O.; member of the Gray Lady Service during WWII and Bellingham Glass Club. She leaves to survive 2 sons, Chuck & wife Marian, Dan & wife Bunny, all of Bellingham; a daughter, Phyllis & husband Robert Needy of Kirkland; 5 grandchildren, Louise Leunartz of San Francisco, CA, David Needy of Mount Vernon, Sarah Davis of North Bend, WA, Ralph O. Olson of Denver, CO & Susan Olson of San Diego, CA and 4 great grandsons, Erik & Gregory Needy of Mount Vernon, and Jeffrey & Andrew Davis of North Bend, WA. Funeral services will be Fri. Dec. 29 at 4 P.M. in the Chapel of Westford Funeral Home, Rev. Harold Minkler officiating. Memorials may be made to favorite charity.

OLSON, Marie, age 67, formerly of 2305 Douglas Avenue, passed away in a local sanitarium Sunday, Jan. 28, (1962). Mrs. Olson was a 61 year resident of Bellingham, and resided with her daughter, Mrs. E. G. Westman of Route No. 2, Blaine. She was preceded in death by her husband, Olaf M. Olson, who passed away in 1952. Mrs. Olson was a member of our Saviour's Lutheran Church. Survivors are two sons, Clarence M. Olson, Bellingham; Ernest L. Olson, Blaine; one daughter, Mrs. E. G. Westman, Blaine; six grandchildren; one great-grandchild; four brothers, Orvin, Gilbert, Ben and Howard E. Haggen of Bellingham; three sisters, Mrs. Howard Pyle, Mercer Island; Mrs. E. A. Marchant, Kirkland; Mrs. Harvey Burger, Mount Vernon. Services were conducted at the Jones Funeral Home by the Rev. Ernst Nygaard, Wednesday, Jan. 31, at 1 p. m. Final resting place Bay View Cemetery.

OLSON, Marie T., age 80, of 1447 Ellis St., passed away in a Mount Vernon hospital Tuesday June 5 (year not given). She had resided in Bellingham for 61 years and was a member of the Central Lutheran Church. She leaves to survive her husband Aselius A. Olson at home; three sons, Alvin Erickson of Wenatchee, Leonard Erickson of Yakima and Elmer Erickson of Mount Vernon; one daughter, Mrs. Helma Gardner of Portland; 12 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren; one brother, Oscar Mahlum of Grand Forks, N. D.; four sisters, Mrs. Eleanor Austring of Minnesota, Mrs. Edna Duffy of Riverside, Calif., Mrs. Florence Christenson of Minnesota, and Mrs. Hilma Erickson of Montana. Also numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, June 7, at 3 p.m. in the Central Lutheran Church with the Rev. Obed L. G. Vold officiating. Remains will be forwarded by the Westford Funeral Home to Wenatchee for interment.

OLSON, Martin I., age 92, a resident of Rt. 4, Sedro Woolley died Monday, Feb. 7, (1977) at a Mt. Vernon nursing home. He was born Oct. 19, 1884 in S. Dakota. He has been a Skagit County resident since 1934. He was employed in farming and logging. He also resided in Oregon for several years. Survived by his wife, Hilda; 2 sons, Orville of Sedro Woolley and Merrill of Bend, Ore.; 2 daughters, Leola Petersen of Portland and Alvina Anderson of Bend, Ore.; 2 brothers, John of S. Dakota and Carl of N. Dakota; a sister, Calra [Clara] Reed of S. Dakota; 16 grandchildren, 19 great grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Thurs., Feb. 10 at the Lemley Chapel, Sedro Woolley. Interment at Sedro Woolley Union Cemetery.

OLSON, Mary Ann, age 89, of Marietta, passed away Tuesday, March 24, (1959) in a local hospital following an extended illness. Mrs. Olson had been a resident of Marietta the past 20 years and had formerly resided on San Juan Island for about 65 years. She was a member of St. Joachim's Catholic Church. Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Max Thomas of West Home, B. C; four sons, Richard Harry and Ernest Olson, both of Saanich, B. C., Herman and Howard Olson of Marietta; numerous other relatives. Rosary will be Sunday, March 29, at 2 p. m. in the Monroe Funeral Chapel in Ferndale. Holy Mass will be offered by Rev. Father Joseph Dakin at St. Joachim's Catholic Church, Monday, March 30, at 9 a. m. Final resting place Lummi Island.

OLSON, Mary Mae, 74, of Everett, died May 8, (1978) in a local hospital. She was born January 17, 1904 in Swanville, Minnesota and had lived in the Everett area for the past 26 years. She was a member of the Golden Ages Club. Mrs. Olson had worked as a cook for the Lutheran Bible Camp at Lutherwood and had been owner-operator of several restaurants in the Bellingham area. She is survived by her husband, Mandel G. Olson of the home; one son, Vernon Borden of Sutherlin, Oregon; three daughters, Mrs. Mark (Laverle) Severson of Fargo, North Dakota; Mrs. Jack (Bonnie) Bartelds of Everson, Washington and Mrs. Irvin (Florence) Casler of Rochert, Minnesota; a sister, Mrs. Leonard (Myrtle) Dawson of Everett; two step-sons, Rodger Olson and Gordon Olson, both of Randall, Minnesota; 24 grandchildren, 29 great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews. Interment will be Highland Memorial Park in Everett.

OLSON, Maybelle Klang, former resident of Ferndale, passed away Sat., Jan. 7, (1978) in Everett. Born in St. Cloud, Minn., Mrs. Olson came to Ferndale in the early 1900's, where she lived until the past few years. She is survived by 2 daughters, June Mason of LaConner and Joyce Sjostrom of Everett, 5 grandsons, 5 great grandchildren. Memorial services were held Wed., Jan. 11, 2 p.m. at the Everett Congregational Church. Memorial services were held at the Everett Gospel Mission. Memorials may be made to the Everett Gospel Mission.

OLSON, Melvin P., age 85 of 1902 E. North St., Bellingham, passed away Dec. 3, (1975). Mr. Olson had been a resident of this community for the past 31 years, was a retired coalminer, a member of Calvary Temple Church and United Mine Workers of America. Surviving wife, Lydia; 3 daughters, Mrs. Dorothy Workman of Bellingham, Mrs. Joyce Eaton of Milwaukie, Oregon and Miss Marjorie Olson of Liberia, West Africa; 2 sons, Donald Olson of North Bend, Washington and Walter Olson of Enumclaw; 8 grandchildren; 1 brother, Edwin Olson of Bellingham, numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services Friday, Dec. 5 at 1 p.m. in Jones Funeral Home with Rev. Paul Cantelon officiating. Interment Greenacres Memorial Park.

OLSON, Mildred P., age 75, of 2350 Douglas Rd., Ferndale passed away Sun., Oct. 30, (1977). She was a resident of Ferndale for most of her lifetime and was a member of the Bakerview Baptist Church. Mrs. Olson is survived by a son, Bob of Ferndale; a daughter, Darlene Amsler of B'ham; 10 grandchildren & 3 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Wed., Nov. 2, 1:00 PM at the Bakerview Church with the Reverend Dan Swanson officiating. Interment will follow under the direction of Moles Funeral Home at Enterprise Cemetery. The family suggest memorials to the Bakerview Baptist Church building fund.

OLSON, Milly Emma, age 75, passed away in a local rest home Saturday, July 26, (1958). Mrs. Olson had resided in Blaine from 1899 until she moved to Seattle in 1934 where she resided until Feb. of this year. Surviving relatives are two sons, Alfred E. of Big Lake and Bernard T. of San Carlos, Calif.; five grandchildren and twelve great grandchildren; one brother, Thomas A. Pepin in British Columbia; two sisters, Mrs. Jerry Richards of Vancouver, B. C. and Mrs. Jack Farrell of Langley, B. C. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home where Christian Science services will be read Wednesday, July 30 at 10:30 a. m. Cremation.

OLSON, Nagel Mary, age 74 of 2605 15th St. Everett, Wa. Has been a resident of the Laurel area for many years passed away Mon. May 8, 1978. Survivors are Mrs. Jack Bartelds of Everson, Mrs. Mark Severson of Fargo, N. Dakota, Mrs. Erwin Casler of Rochert, Minn. and Vernon Borden, of Southerland, Oregon, her husband George Olson. Funeral services are Thur. 1 pm. Purdy Walters Funeral Home in Everett.

OLSON, Odin G., age 75 of 3235 Greenwood Ave., passed away Sunday, December 25, (1966). Mr. Olson had resided in Bellingham for the past 40 years and was a retired foreman of Bellingham Chain and Forge Co., a veteran of WWI and a member of the Church of the Assumption. He leaves to survive his wife, Mrs. Clara A., at home; 3 daughters, Mrs. Margaret Anderson of Everett; Mrs. Carol Neilan of Bellingham and Mrs. Rosemary Kirsilas of Harvey, Illinois; 7 grandchildren; 1 niece, Mrs. Maxine Mechals of Port Orford, Oregon. Rosary will be said Wednesday, December 28 at 8 p.m. in the Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home. Requiem mass will be offered Thursday, December 29 at 9:30 a.m. in the Church of the Assumption. Interment Bay View.

OLSON, Olaf A., age 73 of Edmonds passed away Thursday, May 26, (1966). He was a member of Anchorage Lodge No. 221, F. & A. M., Nile Temple, Red Cross of Constatine. Survived by his wife, Alice; 3 sisters, Mrs. Julian LeeGard, Valley City, North Dakota; Mrs. Cora Gleason of Deering, North Dakota; Mrs. Florence Koop of Riverside, California. Two brothers, Marion of Webster, North Dakota and Edward of Grand Forks, North Dakota. Numerous nieces and nephews including Mrs. Maurine Gates of Ferndale. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, May 31 at 1:30 p.m. in Moles Funeral Chapel, Rev. John Haygood officiating. Cremation.

OLSON, Olaf Bernart, age 89 years, passed away at a local hospital Monday, March 3, (1947). Mr. Olson came to Bellingham ten years ago and was a painter by trade and was a member of the Baptist Church in Nebraska. He is survived by four sons, Bernart and Fred J. Olson, of Omaha, Nebr., Herman A., Evanston, Wyo., Elmer D. Olson, Bellingham; one daughter, Emma A. Olson, this city; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. The remains rest at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where services will be conducted by the [Rev.] L. W. Ross Tuesday, March 4, at 1:30 p. m. The remains will be forwarded to Grand Island, Nebraska, for interment.

OLSON, Olaf M., age 68, of 2305 Douglas, passed away at the family home Tuesday, January 1, (1952). Mr. Olson had been a resident of Bellingham for the past 38 years and was a retired boomman from the Bellingham Boom Co. He was a member of Our Savior's Lutheran Church. Surviving relatives include his wife, Mrs. Marie Olson at home; two sons, Clarence M. and Ernest L., both of Bellingham; one daughter, Mrs. Margaret Westman, of Bellingham; seven grandchildren; one brother, Alfred Gautmo, of Saskatchewan, Candada; and two sisters in Norway. The remains rest at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where services will be conducted Friday, January 4, at 1:30 p. m., by the Rev. Clarence Haugen. Final resting place, Bay View.

OLSON, Olaus, age 60 years, of Rt. 2, Sedro-Woolley, passed away at a local hospital, Saturday evening, May 28, (1949) following a lingering illness. Mr. Olson had been a resident of this community for the past 46 years, was a veteran of World war I, and a member of the Twin Sister's Grange. He is survived by four daughters, Mrs. Walter A. Schweiger, Lacrosse, Wash., Mrs. Marie Malstrom, Seattle, Wash., Sister Magdalene of Nazareth, in Convent of Good Shepherd, Spokane, Wash., and Mrs. Chino Quilica, Billings, Montana, one son, Forrest Olson, Boston, Mass., nine grandchildren and one sister, Mrs. Gust Erickson, Route 2, Sedro-Woolley, and his stepmother, Mrs. Emma Olson. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, May 31, at 2 p. m. within the Cathedral Chapel of the Westford-Beck Funeral Home, with Rev. Clarence Haugen, pastor of Our Saviour's Lutheran Church officiating. Interment Saxon Cemetery.

OLSON, Ole H., age 78, of 1958 Van Dyke Rd., passed away in a local rest home Friday, July 4, (1958). Mr. Olson had been a resident of this community for the past 51 years and for many years had been employed as a machinist-planerman for the Columbia Valley Lumber Co. Sash & Door plant. The deceased had attended the Broadway United Presbyterian Church and was a member of the Knights of Pythias and D.O.K.K. Surviving relatives are two daughters, Mrs. W. J. Coffell, at home and Mrs. Pearl Dodd of Bellingham; sixteen grandchildren and fourteen great grandchildren; one brother, Harry and one sister, Mrs. Oscar Foss, both of Wisconsin; numerous nieces and nephews. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home where services were conducted by the Rev. Norman B. Harrison, Tuesday, July 8, at 1 p. m. Final resting place Greenacres.

OLSON, Oluf M., age 84, of Acme, passed away in a local hospital Friday, Aug. 15, (1958). Mr. Olson had resided in this community for the past 50 years and was a retired farmer and lumberman. Surviving relatives include the widow, Ragna, at the family home; four sons, Ralph of Marysville, James of Oso, Wash., Raymond of Vancouver, Wash., and Kenneth of San Leandro, Calif.; four daughters, Mrs. Ethel Gay of Newhalem, Mrs. Olga Little of Bellingham, Mrs. Minnie Meece of Reedsport, Ore., and Mrs. Ruth Martin of Tacoma; 17 grandchildren and five great grandchildren; a sister, Mrs. Jennie Peterson of Wyandotte, Mich.; three brothers, Nels of Sanborn, Wis., Oscar and Angel, both of Ashland, Wis., and numerous nieces and nephews. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home where services will be conducted by Rev. Raymond Wahl, Tuesday, Aug. 19, at 10:30 a. m. Final resting place Greenacres Memorial Park.

OLSON, Oscar, age 82 years, of 1255 Iron Street, passed away Tuesday, July 6, (1948) after a brief illness. Mr. Olson had been a resident of Bellingham for the past fifty years and was a retired logging operator. He was a member of the First Lutheran Church and leaves to survive, his widow, Mrs. Marie Olson; a sister in Minnesota; and a sister and brother in Sweden; a niece, Mrs. S. Johnson, of Bellingham, and two nieces in San Francisco. Funeral services will be held at the Bingham-Dahlquist & Jerns Funeral Home, Saturday, July 10, at 2:30 p. m. with the Rev. Clarence Haugen officiating. Interment in Greenacres Memorial Park. Those acting as pallbearers will be Messers. Erik Ekholm, Peter Anderson, H. Brannstrom, Axel Jerstedt, Felix Olson and Elmer Anderson.

OLSON, Oscar A., age 87 of 1440 Ellis St., passed away Sun. May 6, 1979. Mr. Olson was a retired longshoreman, a resident of this community most of his life, member of the Longshoremans Union Local No. 19, Seattle; Bellingham Aerie No. 31 FOE; Senior Activity Center; A.A.R.P. He is survived by 2 sisters, Virginia S., & Clara C. Olson, both at home. Services Wed. May 9 at 3 pm at the Jones Funeral Home, Rev. Leonard C. Ericksen officiating. Interment Greenacres Memorial Park.

OLSON, Oscar E., age 68, of Rt. 2, Ferndale, passed away at his home suddenly Wednesday, April 10, (1957). Mr. Olson had been a resident of the Ferndale community the past 30 years, and was a member of the First Baptist Church in Ferndale. He is survived by his wife, Mildred; one daughter, Mrs. Darlene Leech of Ferndale; one son, Robert Olson of Bellingham; one sister, Mrs. Gerda Larsen of Seattle. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, April 13, at 1 p. m. in the Monroe Funeral Chapel in Ferndale, with Rev. Ralph Funkhouser officiating. Final resting place, Enterprise Cemetery. The family requests that memorials to Cancer Research be made instead of flowers.

OLSON, Per, age 74, 211 1/2 E. Holly, passed away suddenly at his residence Sunday, February 4, (1951). Surviving relatives include a son, Edwin, of Springfield, Ore., and a nephew, S. Obrink, of Edmonds, Wash. Private services were conducted Wednesday, February 7 at 1 p. m. within the Chapel of the Bingham Dahlquist & Jerns Funeral Home. Cremation.

OLSON, Peter "Pete," age 85 years, passed away at his residence, 1024 Twenty-second Street, Tuesday morning, May 1, (1945). Mr. Olson had resided in this community for the past 53 years, and was a member of the Swedish Lutheran Church. He is survived by two brothers, Nils and John Olson and one sister, Ingrid Pearson, of Sweden; numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held from the Cathedral Chapel of the Westford-Beck Funeral Home, Thursday, May 3, at 2 p. m. with the Rev. Earl Soiland of the American Central Lutheran Church officiating. Interment, Greenacres Memorial Park.

OLSON, Peter, age 90 years, passed away at his home, Route 1, Maple Falls, Wash., Sunday, Jan. 2, (1949) following a lingering illness. Mr. Olson had been a resident of Whatcom county for the past forty years and was a member of the Lutheran church in Sweden. Surviving relatives include two step-daughters, Misses Marjorie and Bessie Helen Lewis, of the home; one step-son, Edwin F. Lewis, in Wyoming, and one step-grandson. Funeral services will be conducted at the Bingham-Dahlquist & Jerns funeral home Thursday, January 6, at 1:30 p. m. with the Rev. O. A. Jacobson officiating, followed by cremation.

OLSON, Phoebe, age 69, of Route 3, Bellingham, passed away in a local hospital, Tuesday, February 4, (1947). Mrs. Olson had been a resident of this community for the past forty-one years and was a member of the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Surviving relatives are the husband, Ole H., at home; two sisters, Mrs. Ella Raethke, of Bellingham, and Mrs. Myrtle Schultz, of Arkansaw, Wisc.; two nephews and one niece. The remains are at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where services will be conducted by Mr. F. L. Robbins, Thursday, February 6, at 1:30 p. m. Final resting place, Greenacres.

OLSON, Rachel, age 94, of 2629 Park Street, passed away in a local hospital Sunday, April 10, (1949). Mrs. Olson had resided in this community for the past 42 years and was a member of the Garden St. Methodist church. Surviving relatives are two daughters, Mrs. James S. Gilday Sr., of Bellingham, and Mrs. Alfred Daniels, of Anacortes; four sons, Arthur J. of Bellingham, N. Richard, of Everett, Fred G. of Bellingham, and Edwin R. of Seattle; also 11 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. The remains are at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth, where services will be conducted by the Rev. Alexander P. Aiton, Saturday, April 16, at 1:30 p. m. Final resting place, Greenacres Memorial Park.

OLSON, Ragna, age 73, formerly of Acme, passed away at a local hospital Sunday, Jan. 4, (1959). Mrs. Olson had resided in Whatcom County for the past 50 years and leaves to survive four daughters, Mrs. Olga Little, of Bellingham, Mrs. Ethel Gay, of Newhalem, Mrs. Minnie Meece, of Reedsport, Ore., and Mrs. Ruth Martin, of Tacoma; 4 brothers, Ralph of Marysville, Wn., James of Oso, Wn., Raymond, of Vancouver, Wn., and Kenneth, of San Leandro, Calif.; 17 grandchildren; 5 great grandchildren. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home where services will be conducted Wednesday, Jan. 5 at 10:30 a. m. Final resting place Greenacres Memorial Park.

OLSON, Ragna - Funeral service for Ragna Olson, age 94, formerly of Washington Square, 2501 E St., will be Fri. Oct. 4, 1 P.M. at Jones Funeral Home. Interment Greenacres Memorial Park. Mrs. Olson passed away Tues. Oct. 1, 1985. A Whatcom County resident since 1919, she is survived by her niece Clara Dodge of Long Beach, Calif.; nephew, Johnny Olson of Seattle; grandnieces, Dayle Dodge of Long Beach, Calif. and Karen Stitt of Costa Mesa, Calif.; grandnephew David Dodge of Long Beach and relatives in Norway. [born Aug. 29, 1891 in Norway]

OLSON, Ralph, age 74, a resident of Oakland, California for the past 40 years, passed away in that city Friday, January 24, (1964). He had formerly lived in the Custer community. He was a member of the Pentecostal Church. Survivors include his wife, Louise; 1 daughter, Mrs. Olive Winroth of Route 1, Custer; 3 grandchildren; 4 greatgrandchildren; 1 brother, Martin Olsen (sic) of Bellingham. Graveside services will be held in Enterprise Cemetery Friday, January 30 at 2 p.m. under the direction of the Moles Funeral Home.

OLSON, Rebecca M., age 73, of Rt. 1, Lynden, passed away at her home, Wednesday, Feb. 8, (1961) following an extended illness. Mrs. Olson had been a resident of the Lynden area for the past 38 years. Surviving are three sons, Robert H. and Edward A., both of Bellingham, and Gerald A. of Tigard, Ore.; five daughters, Mrs. Caroline Blong of San Francisco, Mrs. Joyce Albers of Anchorage, Alaska, Mrs. Alice Hardin of Lynden, Mrs. Ruth Kelley of Spokane, and Mrs. Betty Brice of Bremerton; two sisters, Mrs. Sadie Schelling of Chicago and Mrs. Barbara Olsen of Minneapolis. Also 26 grandchildren and two great-grand-children. Funeral services will be held in the Gillies Funeral Home, Saturday, February 11, at 2 p. m. with the Rev. Carl Lindstrom officiating. Burial will follow in the Lynden Cemetery.

OLSON, Richard E. "Dick," age 83 of 2615 Queen Street, Bellingham, passed away Saturday, October 17, (1964) following an extended illness. Mr. Olson had been a resident of Whatcom County since 1936 and had farmed in the Sumas-Goshen area. Survivors include his wife, Mary Ellen; 3 sons, Richard of Rupert, Idaho, George C. of Rigby, Idaho, and Ray of Bellingham; 5 daughters, Mrs. Rosella Thompson of Oak Harbor, Mrs. Delmar Hanni of Idaho Falls, Idaho, Mrs. Jack Welch, Mrs. George Sabolish, and Mrs. Marie Krause, all of Bellingham; 33 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, October 20, at 2:00 p.m. in the Gillies Funeral Home in Sumas with the Rev. Carl O. Fischer officiating. Burial will follow in the Sumas Cemetery.

OLSON, Sarah, age 88 years, of Point Roberts, Wash., passed away at a Blaine Rest Home Wednesday, Dec. 21, (1960). Mrs. Olson was born November 21, 1872, at Rekjavik, Iceland, and had been a resident of Point Roberts for the past 60 years, having been one of the oldest residents there. She was a member of the Point Roberts Grange and the Point Roberts Lutheran Church. Survivors include two sons, Thomas Olson of Seattle, and William S. Olson of Point Roberts; four daughters, Mrs. Mary Drtina of Seattle, Mrs. George Elsner of Point Roberts, Mrs. William Frederick of Vancouver, B. C., and Mrs. T. G. Renstrom of Anacortes; also 20 grandchildren, 36 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Friday, Dec. 23, at 1 p. m. at the Point Roberts Lutheran Church with the Rev. Kolbin Simonson officiating. Concluding services and interment will be held in the Point Roberts Cemetery under the direction of the McKinney Funeral Home.

OLSON, Sebert Carl, age 86, who resided at 1743 Kelly Rd., passed away in a local hospital Tuesday, Oct. 31, (1961) following an extended illness. Mr. Olson had resided in Bellingham for the past nine years. He leaves to survive, two sisters, Mrs. Amanda Ploog and Mrs. Inga Hokanson, both of Minneapolis, Minn., his niece, Mrs. Charles Atkins, with whom he resided, also numerous other relatives residing in the East. Rev. Obed L. G. Vold will conduct funeral services on Friday, Nov. 3, at 10 a. m. in the Chapel of Bingham & Jerns Funeral Home. Interment, Woodlawn Cemetery.

OLSON, Sigurd L., age 66 of 1814 Newkirk Road, Ferndale, passed away in Seattle on December 21, 1981. Born in Alfa, Sweden on February 22, 1915, he arrived with his family in the United States in October of 1919. Mr. Olson grew up in the Pleasant Valley area and was a 1934 graduate of the Custer High School. He was a coal miner for 11 years in the Bellingham Coal Mines until its closure. He was a pitcher in the pro-baseball for the Bellingham Coal Miners team. In 1975 he retired from ONC Motor Freight after 25 years of service as a freight line driver where he was awarded the highest Safety Achievement Award for safe driving. He was member of the Teamsters' Local Union, No. 231 and was owner of Holzer Realty in Ferndale. He spent his retired years raising Angus beef. He leaves to survive his wife Charlotte, 3 daughters, Rozanne Olson of Ferndale; Diane Ryder of Bellingham; Mrs. Dan "Joanne" Castles of Beaverton, Oregon; 3 sons, Jack Olson at home; Gret & Rane Olson, both of Ferndale; 5 grandchildren; 2 sisters, Mrs. Dan Arko of Custer; Mrs. Vera Swanberg of Bellingham & numerous nieces & nephews. Funeral services will be conducted Monday, December 28 at 2 pm at Moles Funeral Home with burial in Greenacres Memorial Park. Family suggests memorials be sent to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.

OLSON, Theda M., a lifelong resident of Whatcom County, died Thursday (July 7, 1989) at a local nursing home. Mrs. Olson, 83, of 1509 E. Victor St., was born March 28, 1906, in Ferndale. Survivors include a brother, Thomas D. Wynne of Bellingham, and a sister, Ardis Walker of Tacoma. At her request, no services will be held. Private burial will be at Greenacres Memorial Park. Arrangements are by Jones Funeral Home.

OLSON, Theodore R., age 72, of 2841 W. Maplewood, passed away Tues. June 8, (1982). Mr. Olson had been a life resident of Whatcom County, was manager of the Edelwiess Apts. and he was a retired automobile & real estate salesman; was a life member of the Mt. Vernon Elks Club. He leaves to survive his wife Gertrude K. of the home; 2 daughters, Judy and husband Dick Prettyman of City and Scherry & husband Jim Heddlesten of Oak Harbor; 4 grandchildren, Tim & Rick Heddelsten and Reese & Janna Prettyman; 5 brothers, Arnold & Ernie both of this City, Ralph of Ferndale, Walter & Evens of Mt. Vernon; 2 sisters, Mrs. Ruth LaBree of City and Mrs. Ethel Lind of Mt. Vernon; numerous nieces & nephews. Funeral services will be conducted Thurs. June 10 at 11 a. m. in the Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home, with Rev. Richard D. Talley officiating. Followed by ritualistic graveside services by the Mount Vernon Elks Lodge. Interment Greenacres.

OLSON, Victor Nels, age 68, of 1938 Ellis, passed away Fri. April 4, (1986). Mr. Olson had resided in Bellingham for many years and was a member of Church of the Assumption and K of C No. 829. Graveside services will be held Fri. April 11, 10:30 A.M. at Bayview Cemetery. Under the direction of the Westford Funeral Home. [born June 13, 1917 in Little Falls, MN]

OLSON, Virginia A. "Dinny" - Funeral services for Virginia A. "Dinny" Olson, 83, a York neighborhood resident for many years, will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday at Jones Funeral Home, with the Rev. Dennis Anderson officiating. Burial will be in Greenacres Memorial Park. Miss Olson died Sunday (July 28, 1985). Miss Olson was born Aug. 20, 1901, in Bellingham, and had lived at 1440 Ellis St. for many years before moving to the Nevada Square Apartments in October of 1983. She was preceded in death by her sister, Clara Olson, in August 1981. She and her sister cared for children as babysitters in the homes of several families in the 1950s and '60s, and she was known as "Dinny" to the children. She had worked at Pacific Laundry as a young woman. She and her sister did laundry for families and businesses from their three different homes in the York neighborhood. She is survived by a number of close friends, including Robert and Judy Anderson of Bellingham. Anderson said, "She will be remembered as a loving and caring friend who instilled confidence in many young minds." Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, Whatcom County Unit, P. O. Box 2462, Bellingham, WA 98227.

OLSON, William S., age 80, of 2216 Olson Rd., Pt. Roberts passed away in a local hospital Tues. March 20, 1979. Raised in the Pt. Roberts area, he had made his home there for the past 45 years. He was a retired cannery superintendent for the Alaska Salmon Co. He was a member of Seattle Masonic Lodge. Surviving is his wife, Lorena at home. 1 son, William Jr. of Pacifica, Ca. 3 sisters; Mary Artina of Seattle, Eva Renstrom of Anacortes & Margaret Fredricks of N. Delta, B. C. Funeral services will be held in the Pt. Roberts Trinity Community Church, Fri. March 23rd at 2 pm followed by burial in the Pt. Roberts Cemetery under the direction of Veroske McKinney Funeral Home.

OLSON, Winifred Whitmore, age 60 years of 708 Union Street, Seattle, passed away in a Seattle hospital Saturday March 16, (1957). She had resided in this community for 10 years and leaves to survive her mother Mrs. Daisy Offerman of Seattle, Wash., 1 sister Mrs. Katherine Willoughby and 1 brother Herbert Offerman both of this city. Private family services were held Monday March 18 at 10:00 a. m. within the Cathedral Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home. Followed by Cremation.

OLTMAN, Amy, 96, a former teacher in Whatcom County and a Bellingham resident for 53 years, died in a Portland, Ore., nursing home March 7, (1989). At her request, there was immediate cremation. Private family services will be held at Woodlawn Cemetery, 5911 Northwest Drive. She was born to Harvey and Olive Stauffer on Jan. 8, 1893, in Deming. She graduated from Whatcom High school in Bellingham in 1913 and taught elementary school at a two-room schoolhouse at North Prairie in Whatcom County. While teaching, she met Otto Oltman. They were married in Bellingham on May 8, 1917, and moved there the following year. Otto Oltman founded Oltman Insurance Agency Inc., which still operates in Bellingham. He died in 1971. After her husband's death, Mrs. Oltman moved to Portland to be near her daughter, Elaine Benedict, and her daughter's family. Mrs. Oltman also was preceded in death by her son, Don, in 1976. Survivors in addition to her daughter include four grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Memorials may be sent to Whatcom Skagit Orthopedic Association, c/o 2901 Squalicum Parkway, Bellingham, WA 98225.

OLTMAN, Beatrice Irene, of Lynden died Thursday, June 17, 1993, at Christian Rest Home in Lynden. She was 97. Burial was held in Greenwood Cemetery. A family memorial service is palnned. Born Aug. 7, 1895 in Los Angeles to Andrea and Andrew Anderson, she married John F. Oltman of Sedro-Woolley on Dec. 29, 1920. She was a resident of Whatcom County for 72 years, moving from Sedro Woolley to a farm on Van Dyk Road. She moved to Christian Rest Home in August 1991. She enjoyed traveling, gardening and playing the piano. She played for family and friends and for activities at Ten Mile Grange and other organizations. She was preceded in death by sisters Mildred Holt and Elsa Swanson, by brother Herman Anderson and by a grandchild, Stephen Oltman. Survivors include her husband; daughters Jeanne Oltman of Lynden and Donna Larsen of Everson; son Richard Oltman of Lynden; six grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and two nephews. Arrangements are by Gillies Funeral Home.

OLTMAN, Carl B., age 76 of 1400 Front St., Lynden, passed away Monday July 4, (1977). Born in Goodland, Kansas, Mr. Oltman had been a Lynden resident for more than 74 years. A retired farmer, Mr. Oltman had attended the Lynden United Methodist Church, was a member of the Ten Mile Grange and had also been active in the Lynden Senior Citizens. He had also been a Commissioner of Lynden Cemetery District No. 10. On January 15, 1924 he was married to Ida Connor in Bellingham. Besides his wife Ida, he is survived by a son, Harold of Bellingham, 2 daughters, Mrs. Jim (Wanda) Shelly of Lynden and Mrs. Jim (Myrna) Visser of Ferndale, 2 brothers, John of Lynden and Herman in California, 2 sisters, Mrs. Frances Fullner in California and Mrs. Elsie Heitzman in Seattle, 19 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Wed. July 6 at 11 a.m. in the Lynden United Methodist Church with Rev. Marvin Jordan officiating. Interment will follow in the Lynden Cemetery. Contributions and memorial gifts may be made to the Lynden Senior Citizens Center. Services are under the direction of the Gillies Funeral Home, Lynden.

OLTMAN, Claudia Gertrude, age 45 years, of Wallace, Idaho, passed away Monday, December 24, (1951) following a brief illness. Mrs. Oltman had formerly been a resident of Bellingham for 44 years. She is survived by her husband, John B., of Bellingham; one daughter, Mrs. Donald Millar, of Wenatchee; one son, Raymond Turner, of Bellingham; five sisters, Mrs. Carl Joneli, of this city, Mrs. Mary Hatrick, of Yakima, Mrs. Louise Phillips, of Everett, Mrs. Fron Haworth, of Auburn, and Mrs. Barbara O'Connell, of Kent; six brothers, Albert Bucher, of Alger, Carl, Steve, Alford and George Bucher, all of California, and Henry Bucher, of Kent. Prayers will be said Friday, December 28, at 7:30 p. m. from the chapel of the Bingham-Dahlquist & Jerns Funeral home and prayers will be offered for Claudia G. Oltman Saturday, December 29, at 10 a. m. from the chapel of the Bingham-Dahlquist & Jerns funeral home. Interment, Bay View Cemetery.

OLTMAN, Donald R., age 51 of 1113 Toledo St., passed away at home, Sunday Oct. 24th, (1976). A lifetime resident of Bellingham he owned & operated Oltman Insurance Agency and had served with the U.S. Air Force during WWII, he was a member of the VFW, American Legion Drum & Bugle Corp, The Bellingham Symphonic Band and BPOE Lodge No. 194. Surviving are his wife Betty at home, 2 daughters, Sharon of Seattle and Patricia of Bellingham. His mother Mrs. O. L. Oltman of Portland, Ore., a sister Mrs. Elaine Benedict of Portland, Ore., 4 brothers-in-law, Arthur & Charles Mitchell both of Seattle, Walter Mitchell of Calif., and Henry Mitchell in New Jersey. Also 4 nephews. Funeral services will be held in Veroskes Bellingham Chapel, Wed. Oct. 27th at 1:00 p.m. followed by cremation. Memorials may be made to the M.S. Fund, P.O. Box 1394, Bellingham, WA.

OLTMAN, Dora B., age 77 of 415 5th Street, Lynden passed away in a local rest home Sunday, Dec. 30, (1963) following an extended illness. She had been a resident of the Laurel and Lynden district since 1889 and was a member of the Laurel Grange and a charter member of the Laurel Orthopedic Guild. Surviving are her husband Fred, two sons Wesley, of Lynden, and Charles of Corvallis, Ore. One daughter Mrs. Dorothy L. Anderson of Lynden. Also seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held in the Gillies Funeral Home in Lynden, Thursday, Jan. 3 at 2 P.M. with Rev. James Updike officiating. Burial will follow in Greenacres Memorial Park.

OLTMAN, Fred, age 99, of 2726 Alderwood, Bellingham, passed away Wed., Jan. 11, (1978). A long time farmer in the Laurel area and a member of the Laurel Grange. Surviving 2 sons, Wesley and Charles Oltman of Bellingham; daughter, Dorothy Anderson of Lynden; a brother, Rudy Oltman of Shelton; a sister, Ida Johnson of Crescent City, CA; 7 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren. Funeral services will be held in Veroskes Bellingham Chapel, Fri., Jan. 13 at 2 p.m. with the Rev. John Finney officiating. Burial in Greenacres Memorial Park.

OLTMAN, John B. "Ben," age 78, of 409 York St. passed away Wed. Aug. 31, (1977). Mr. Oltman had resided in B'ham for the past 26 yrs. and was retired from Darigold. He was a veteran of WWII, was a member of the VFW and Disabled Veterans. He leaves to survive 3 sons; Jack L. of Calif; Donald H. of Seattle; and Norman of Hawaii; 3 sisters, Mrs. Metta Reid, Mrs. Johanna Ullstrom and Mrs. Marie Elsner all of this city; numerous nieces and nephews. Memorial services will be held Friday, Sept. 2 at 3 PM in the Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home with Reverend Neil Snider officiating followed by cremation.

OLTMAN, John Freiderik - A graveside service for John Freiderik Oltman of Bellingham will be held at 10 a.m. at Greenwood Cemetery in Lynden, with the Rev. Charles Kleinhesselink officiating. Mr. Oltman died Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2000, at Bellingham Health Care & Rehabilitation Center. He was 103. He was born Oct. 1, 1896, to Bernhardt and Karolina (Meier) Oltman in a one-room sod house in Goodland, Kan. The family moved to Washington when Mr. Oltman was 4 years old and they lived on a 60-acre stump ranch on Wiser Lake Road in Lynden. Mr. Oltman attended Greenwood Elementary School while working with his father, clearing their land. When he was 18, he attended Seattle Engineering School, where he studied automobile mechanics for two years. On Dec. 29, 1920, he married Beatrice Anderson, whom he met while working at Abbot Auto Co. They later moved to a farm, which he bought, on Van Dyk Road in Lynden. He was a dairy and crop farmer. In 1923, Mr. Oltman bought, tore-down and rebuilt The Lynden Tribune building on his farm and turned it into a Ford Motor Co. agency and automobile repair shop. Mr. Oltman was a former member of the Elks and Ten Mile Grange. He enjoyed music, dancing, fishing, hunting, horses and sharing his German songs and stories. While he was a resident at Bellingham Health Care & Rehabilitation Center, he also enjoyed studying other people’s genealogy. He was preceded in death by his wife of 73 years, sisters Elsie Heitzman and Frances Fullner, brothers Carl and Herman Oltman, and one grandchild. Survivors include daughters Jeanne Oltman of Bellingham and Donna Larsen of Everson, son Richard Oltman of Lynden, six grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and many nieces, nephews and other family members. Arrangements are by Gillies Funeral Home of Lynden.

OLTMAN, Richard A., age 75, of Lynden, died suddenly at his home on Thursday, February 26, 2004. A graveside service will be conducted on Monday, March 1, at 2:00 pm in Lynden Cemetery. The son of John and Beatrice (Anderson) Oltman, he was born on the family farm on the VanDyk Road on September 25, 1928. He attended Lynden schools and then became a dairy farmer. He was married to Barbara Harrison on March 17, 1951 in Everson and enjoyed fishing and gardening. Dick is survived by his wife Barbara; daughter Julie and husband Gary Lankhaar of Lynden; sons Gary Oltman of Ferndale and Greg and wife Donna Oltman of Lynden; five grandchildren; sisters Jeanne Oltman in Southern California and Donna and husband George Larsen of Everson and numerous other relatives. Beside his parents, he was preceded by an infant daughter Richelle in 1952 and son Stephen in 1992. Services and cremation are under the care of Gillies Funeral Home & Cremation Services of Lynden.

OLTMAN, Sophia Louise, age 87, of Deming, passed away at a local hospital Sunday, May 28, (1950) following a lingering illness. Mrs. Oltman was of the Lutheran faith, she had been a resident of Whatcom county for the past 40 years. Surviving relatives include nine daughters, Mrs. Charlotte Brewer, Mrs. Minnie Holly and Mrs. Edith Ryan, all of Denver; Mrs. Sophia Butler of Venice, Calif., Mrs. Margaret Horner and Mrs. Cora Falk, both of Los Angeles, Calif., Mrs. Marie Fisner [Elsner] of Lynden, and Mrs. Metta Reid and Mrs. Johanna Ullstrom, both of Bellingham; one son, John Ben Oltman of Deming; 29 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, May 31, at 1:30 p. m. within the Chapel of the Bingham-Dahlquist & Jerns Funeral Home with the Rev. Judson L. Crary officiating. Interment in the Lynden Cemetery.

OLTMAN, Theda, age 79 of 1716 Iron Street, passed away at a local hospital Tuesday, April 19, (1955). Mrs. Oltman had resided in Bellingham for the past 55 years and was a member of the St. John's Lutheran Church. She is survived by one sister, Mrs. Grace Jansen of Barnsville, Minn.; two granddaughters,Mrs. Lois Hill of Roseberg, Ore., Mrs. Theda Jonas of Monroe; one niece, Mrs. Beryl English of this city; seven grandchildren. The remains rest at the Bingham-Dahlquist & Jerns Funeral Home where services will be conducted by the Rev. E. M. Butenshon, Friday, April 22, at 3 p. m. Final resting place, Bay View.

OLUND, John G., age 76, of Route 2, Ferndale, passed away in a Mount Vernon hospital, Thursday, Jan. 9, (1958) following an extended illness. He had been a resident of Whatcom County for the past 52 years. Survivors include three daughters, Mrs. Hulda Smith of Ferndale; Mrs. Verna Sward of Mount Vernon, and Mrs. Elsie Blechinger of Tacoma; three sons, Herbert and Harry of Ferndale; Virgil of Bellingham; two sisters, Mrs. Augusta Rhen in Minnesota; Miss Amalia Olund in Sweden; five grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted in the Monroe Funeral Chapel in Ferndale, Saturday, Jan. 11, at 2 p. m. Final resting place, Enterprise.

OLUND, John Victor, age 68 years, of Hoquiam, Wn., passed away in that city Nov. 18, (1952). He was a member of the Lutheran Church and is survived by 3 daughters, Mrs. Astrid Johnson, city; Mrs. Laura Loch, San Francisco, Calif., Katheryne Calwell, Sacramento, Calif., 4 grandchildren; 1 brother, John, Ferndale; 1 sister in Minnesota and 1 sister in Sweden. Graveside services will be conducted Wednesday, Nov. 26, at 1:30 p. m. in the Enterprise Cemetery with Rev. Oscar Jacobson pastor of the Central Lutheran Church officiating under the direction of the Westford-Beck Funeral Home. Family requests flowers be omitted.

OLUND, Herbert W., age 73, of 6277 Vista Dr., Ferndale, passed away Mon., Oct. 1, 1984. Herb was a lifetime resident of the Ferndale community, a WWII army veteran, and a member of the Kulshan Post No. 154 American Legion. He is survived by 2 brothers, Harry and his wife Margaret Olund of Bellingham, A. Virgil and his wife Arlene Olund of Lynden; 1 sister, Verna and her husband Lester Johnson of Mt. Vernon; 3 neices; 2 nephews. Funeral services will be conducted by Rev. Ralph Poulson Fri., Oct. 5, 1:30 p.m. in the chapel of Moles Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Greenacres Memorial Park.