OSADCHUK, Mike, age 69, of Deming, passed away at a local hospital Friday, April 28, (1950) following a lingering illness. Mr. Osadchuk had been a resident of Deming district for the past 21 years. Surviving relatives include a sister, Mrs. Mary S. Luke, of Deming; two nephews, Joseph A. Fiamengo and Harold Luke, both of Bellingham, and a niece, Mrs. Pete Shaudney, of Route 3, City. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, May 3, at 2 p. m. within the Chapel of the Bingham-Dahlquist & Jerns Funeral Home, with the Rev. Carl Calhoun officiating. Interment in Bay View Cemetery.

OSBERG, Signe V., age 74, formerly of 2112 Eldridge Avenue, passed away while visiting at the home of her daughter in Los Angeles Friday, May 11, (1951). Mrs. Osberg had resided here for the past 57 years and was a member of the First Lutheran Church. Surviving her is one son, Hilding Osberg, of Mount Vernon; one daughter, Mrs. Vincent Byrne, of Los Angeles, and one granddaughter, Mrs. James Roland, of this city. The remains rest at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where services will be conducted by the Rev. Gordon Loren Thursday, May 17, at 1 p. m. Final resting place, Bay View.

OSBLOM, Arvid, age 74, 1606 Humboldt Street, passed away at home Monday, December 16, (1963). Mr. Osblom was a thirty-six year resident of this City and was a carpenter before his retirement. He was a member of Carpenters & Joiner's Union, local No. 756, and a member of the Order of Vasa. Survivors are his widow, Svea Osbloom (sic), at home and one brother, Anders Osblom, Uppsala, Sweden. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home where services will be conducted by Pastor E. E. Oisenius Wednesday, Dec. 18 at 1 p.m. Final resting place Greenacres Memorial Park.

OSBLOM, Svea L. - Funeral service for Svea L. Osblom age 86 of 1606 Humboldt will be Fri., March 13th at 3 PM at Greenacres Funeral Home Chapel, R. L. Christensen, Pastor, Faith Lutheran Church officiating. Interment Greenacres Memorial Park. Mrs. Osblom passed away Sun., March 8, 1987. She had been a 59 yr resident of this community. Survived by cousin, Benght & wife Sylba Hakanson of Sweden; close friends, Eric & Birgit Westman of city and many other friends. Arrangements by Jones Funeral Home. [born Jan. 23, 1901 in Sweden]

OSBORN, Mrs. Ann M., age 59 years of 2120 Ellis Street passed away at a local hospital Monday, March 14, (1960) following a short illness. Mrs. Osborn had been a resident of Bellingham for the past 30 years and was a member of the Church of the Assumption. She leaves to survive, her husband, William O. at the family home; 3 sons, William Dunlap with the U. S. Army in Tokyo, Japan; Robert L. Dunlap, Sedro Woolley and Gerald Osborn at the home; 3 daughters, Mrs. J. V. Weber of Middletown, Penn., Mrs. Juanita Nahas of Yakima and Mrs. Mary Lee Brown of Woodlawn, Wash.; also 2 grandchildren and one brother, John Miller of San Antonio, Texas. Rosary will be said Wednesday, March 16, at 7:30 p.m. in the Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home. Requiem mass will be read Thursday, March 17, at 9:30 a. m. in the Church of the Assumption. Interment Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, LaConner.

OSBORN, Carmen G., age 57, of 2336 James St., passed away in a local hospital, Friday, Feb. 1, (1963) following an extended illness. Mrs. Osborn had been a resident of Bellingham for the past 28 years, was a member of the First Presbyterian Church and the Retarded Children's Association. She leaves to survive her husband, Lawrence D.; one daughter, Karen, both of the family home; one son, Robert L. of Warren, Mich.; her parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Weyrick; one brother, Franklin J. Weyrick, all of this city. Private funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, Feb. 6, at 10:30 a. m. in the Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home, Rev. Arthur Bezanson officiating. Interment Greenacres. Memorials may be made to the W.A.R.C. of Retarded Children.

OSBORN, Charlie H. "Dutch," age 48, of 1427 Toldeo St., passed away in a local hospital Thursday, January 27, (1955). Mr. Osborn had been a resident of this community his entire life and had worked at the Larson Mill. Surviving relatives include the wife, Dorothy at the family home; two sons, Charles and Douglas, both of Bellingham; a daughter, Mrs. Shirley Nelson in New Orleans, La.; two brothers, James Osborn of Seattle, and William Osborn of Bellingham; two sisters, Mrs. Margaret Nelson of Seattle, and Mrs. Esther Simplot of Bellingham, and numerous nieces and nephews. The remains rest at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where services will be conducted by Rev. Harold E. Penhalurick Monday, January 31, at 1 p. m. Final resting place, Woodlawn Cemetery.

OSBORN, Chellis Allen, passed away at a local hospital Saturday, February 1, (1947). Mr. Osborn came to Bellingham thirty-five years ago. He is survived by one brother, Ernest Osborn, Mount Vernon; four sisters, Mrs. Delia Maxwell, Mrs. Fred Bulmer, both of Bellingham, Mrs. Henry Weyrich, Mount Vernon, Mrs. Abbie Stitt, Bay View, Wash., and many nephews and nieces. The remains rest at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where services will be conducted by Mr. J. H. Maxwell, Wednesday, February 5, at 1 p. m. Final resting place, Bay View Cemetery near Edison in Skagit County.

OSBORN, David Elfred, age 71 years, beloved husband of Mrs. Maude Osborn, passed away at the family residence, 1020 Sixteenth Street, Sunday, June 9, (1946) after a brief illness. Mr. Osborn had been a resident of Bellingham for the past thirty-three years and was a member of the Bible Students and employed as a foreman by the Brooks Lumber Company. Surviving relatives include, beside the widow, two sons, Lawrence and David, both of Bellingham; two daughters, Mrs. Marguerite Kammerzell, in Alaska, and Mrs. Della Carlson, Bellingham; four sisters, Mrs. Fred Bulmer and Mrs. Harry Maxwell, both of Bellingham, Mrs. Maude Weyrick, of Mount Vernon, Wash., and Mrs. Abbie Stitt, Bay View, Wash; two brother, Mr. Chellis Osborn, of Bellingham, and Mr. Ernest Osborn, of Bay View, Wash.; five grandchildren, also numerous other relatives. Funeral services will be held at the Bingham-Dahlquist Funeral Home, Wednesday, June 12, at 2 p. m., conducted by Mr. Roy Pattison of Seattle. Interment in Greenacres Memorial Park.

OSBORN, Earl A., age 56, of 3024 Edens Avenue, passed away at a local hospital Tuesday, March 30, (1954). Mr. Osborn was a life resident here and had attended the Birchwood Presbyterian Church, was a member of the Culinary and Beverage Workers Union, Local No. 529, and a member of the Bellingham Bay Lodge No. 44, F. & A. M. Mr. Osborn was a cook and had been employed at Ross Dam, Diablo, and recently at Gorge Dam. He is survived by his wife, Reka Brink Osborn at home; four daughters, Mrs. Doreen Rosenberg of Hicksville, Long Island; Mrs. Shirley Fleischman of Levittown, Long Island; Mrs. Donna Banks of Chatham, N. J.; Miss Helen Osborn at home; one son, Richard Osborn at home; three brothers, Elmer Osborn of Seattle; Edward and Henry Osborn, both of this city; three sisters, Mrs. Lennie Osborn and Mrs. Helen Myrick, both of Seattle, and Mrs. Aletha Stalberg of this city; seven grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews. The remains rest at Bingham-Dahlquist & Jerns Funeral Home where services will be conducted Friday, April 2, at 3 p. m. by the Rev. Jack Walden officiating, followed by ritualistic services at the Masonic Lodge. Final resting place Greenacres Memorial Park.

OSBORN, Edward Kelly, age 58 who resided at 2639 Xenia St., passed away at his residence Saturday, Feb. 10, (1962). Mr. Osborn has lived in Bellingham his entire lifetime. He leaves to survive two brothers, Elmer L. of Seattle, Henry of Bellingham, three sisters, Mrs. Helen Myrick of Seattle, Mrs. Lennie Osborn and Mrs. Aletha Stalberg, both of Bellingham. Also numerous nieces and nephews. Rev. Don Swerdfeger will conduct graveside services on Wednesday Feb. 14 at 1 p.m. in Greenacres Memorial Park under the direction of Bingham and Jerns Funeral Home.

OSBORN, Emma, age 65 years, 1427 Toledo Street, passed away at her home Thursday, June 7, (1945). Mrs. Osborn had resided here the past thirty-nine years and was a member of the Baptist Church. Surviving relatives are the husband, J. Oliver Osborn at home; four sons, Charles, William and Robert of this city and Henry at Seattle; two daughters, Mrs. Maggie Nelson, Seattle, and Mrs. Esther Simplot, Bellingham, and a number of grandchildren; also one sister, Mrs. Liza Rollins, Marysville, Wash., and two sisters and one brother in the South. The remains are at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth, where services will be conducted by the Rev. E. Elroy Shikles, Saturday, June 9, at 3 p. m. Final resting place, Woodlawn.

OSBORN, Harry, age 86, of Bellingham, passed away Thurs., Sept. 18th, 1986. He was employed by the Bellingham School District for many years and was also a WWI Navy Veteran. Harry was also a member of the Advent Christian Church & was married to his wife Lennie who survives him after 65 years. Additional survivors; brother, Jess Osborn & sister, Helen Gates, both of Seattle; nephews, Richard & Elmer "Bud" Osborn, both from California & Verrill Stalberg of B'ham; nieces, LaVerne Lindell, B'ham, Donna Banks, South Carolina, Doreen Rosenberg & Shirley Fleischmon both of California, & Helen Woodson, Seattle; many great-nieces & nephews. Services will be held Mon., Sept. 22nd, 10:30 a.m., at the Jerns & Leveck Funeral Chapel.

OSBORN, James, age 73, of 1427 Toledo Street, passed away in a local hospital Friday, Aug. 9, (1946). Mr. Osborn had been a resident of this community for the past 41 years and was a retired steamfitter. Surviving relatives are three sons, Charles "Dutch" and William of Bellingham, and Henry of Seattle; two daughters, Mrs. Esther Simplot, of Bellingham, and Mrs. Margaret Nelson, of Seattle; fifteen grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; also two sisters, Mrs. Clara Blood, of Bellingham, and Mrs. Alice Crane, of Summertown, Tenn. The remains are at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where services will be conducted by the Dr. Robert T. McFarlane, Tuesday, Aug. 13, at 10:30 a. m. Final resting place, Woodlawn.

OSBORN, Jennie Mae, age 42, of Star Route, Deming, passed away Sat., Jan. 14, (1978). Mrs. Osborn had been a resident of this community most of her life. Surviving husband, Richard Osborn; 3 sons, Tom of Great Falls, Montana, Garrett and Cord at home; 2 daughters, Lucyndia and Athena at home; 2 brothers, Charles King of Darrington and Ralph King, city; 4 sisters, Dorothy Davis, Helen Richmond, Barbara Ireland, all city and Lori Jordan, Stanwood; 2 grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews. Graveside service Wed., Jan. 18, 10:30 a.m. at Woodlawn Cemetery with Rev. Duane Cooper officiating. Arrangements by Jones Funeral Home.

OSBORN, Reka Brink, age 53 years, who resided at 1210 Jersey Street, passed away in a local hospital Saturday, June 1, (1957) following a lingering illness. Mrs. Osborn resided in Bellingham for the past 33 years, and was a member of the Birchwood Presbyterian Church. She graduated from St. Luke's School of Nursing in 1926 and was a member of the St. Luke's Alumni Association of the State of Washington. She leaves to survive one son, Richard Earl, one daughter, Helen Diane, both of Seattle. Her mother, Mrs. Hattie Brink of Lynden; three step-daughters, Mrs. Doreen Rosenberg, of California; Mrs. Shirley Fleischman, of New York; Mrs. Donna Banks of Alabama. One sister, Mrs. Dena Zoet, of Lynden. Three brothers, Luke Brink of California; Jake of Idaho and Rev. Arnold Brink of Illinois. Eight grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. Rev. E. Gordon Crider will officiate at funeral services on Wednesday, June 5, at 2 p. m. in the Chapel of the Bingham and Jerns Funeral Home. Interment Greenacres Memorial Park. Family requests those who wish may contribute to the St. Luke's Building Fund.

OSBORN, Robert Henry, age 59, longtime Seattle resident, died June 12, 1987, at home, following an extended illness. Born May 30, 1928 in Bellingham, son of Garrett & Grace Osborn. Survivors include his wife Edith; daughter Thea Rouse of Mt. Vernon, sons Robert H. Osborn Jr. of Everett & Robbie Osborn of Seattle; brother, Richard Garrett Osborn & sister Roberta Krogh, both of Bellingham; 1 sister Lelia Munson of Missouri & 1 sister Nola Pehan of Seattle; 7 grandchildren; numerous other relatives & friends. He was preceded in death by his grandmother Emma Osborn, both parents & infant twin brother. Funeral services are scheduled for Tues. June 16, 11 A.M. at Westhome Funeral Chapel, 4400 S.W. California Ave., Seattle, WA.

OSBORN, William O., age 57, of Route 2, Ferndale, passed away in a local hospital, Sunday, Dec. 11, (1960). He had been a resident of Whatcom County his entire lifetime. Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. Lee Brown of Woodland, Mrs. John Nahas of Yakima, Mrs. G. V. Weber of Middletown, Penn.; one son, Gerald Osborn of Middletown, Penn.; two sisters, Mrs. Cecil Simplott of Bellingham, Mrs. John Nelson of Seattle; one brother, Henry of Seattle; two grandchildren. Private services were held in the Moles' Monroe Chapel, Wednesday, Dec. 14, with the Rev. Allan Wood officiating. Final resting place Woodlawn Cemetery.

OSBORNE, Alfred James, familiarly known as "Charlie," age 70 years, 2412 Lynn Street, passed away at a local hospital, Saturday, February 28, (1948) after an illness of three weeks. Mr. Osborne had been a resident of Bellingham for the past twenty-six years and was a member of St. Paul's Episcopal church, the Loyal Order of Moose; also the local Teamster's Union. Mr. Osborne had been in the employ of the Whatcom County Dairy for the past twenty-five years. Surviving relatives include, his widow, Mrs. Daisy E. Osborne; one son, Floyd A. Osborne, Seattle; two grandchildren, Joan and Ray Osborne, Seattle; one brother and two nephews, William Lorne and Vernon Osborne, all of Foam Lake, Saskatchewan, and a niece, Mrs. Rena Mae, Ridgedale, Sask. Funeral services will be held at the Bingham-Dahlquist & Jerns Funeral Home, Monday, March 1, at 3 p. m., with Rev. Canon E. B. Smith, officiating. Interment in Greenacres Memorial Park.

OSBORNE, Daisy E., age 80 who resided at 2412 Lynn St. passed away Friday, November 17, (1961) in Seattle, Wash., as a result of a heart attack. Mrs. Osborne had resided in Bellingham for the past 35 years and was a member of St. Paul's Episcopal Church, The Daughters of the King and the Sehome Chapter No. 17 O. E. S. She leaves to survive her son, Floyd A. Osborne, her grandson, Ray E. and her granddaughter Joan E., all residing in Seattle. Also 1 niece, Mrs. Lillian Woodruff of Salem, Oregon. Father W. Robert Webb pastor of St. Paul's Episcopal Church will officiate at funeral services and officers of Sehome Chapter No. 17 will conduct ritualistic services on Tuesday, Nov. 21 at 11 a. m. in the Chapel of the Bingham & Jerns Funeral Home. Interment, Greenacres Memorial Park.

OSBORNE, Earl, age 55 years, Seattle, Wash., passed away suddenly from a heart attack, Wednesday, August 20, (1947) in Bellingham. Mr. Osborne had been employed as chief engineer by the Alaska Steamship Company, and had just returned from Alaska Tuesday. He served in World War I, a sergeant in the army, also in the Merchant Marine in World War II. He was a member of the Marine Engineers Beneficial Association, and the National Association of Practical Refrigerating Engineers. Mr. Osborne leaves to survive, his widow, Mrs. Beulah Osborne, and three sons, Ray William Osborne with the U. S. navy; Floyd Walter and Stanley, both at home; four sisters, Mrs. Olga Van Vliet, Marietta, Mrs. Winnie Beals, Elma, Wash., Mrs. Vivian Perry, Tacoma, and Mrs. Clare Brown, Selleck, Wash., also numerous other relatives. Funeral services will be held at the Bingham-Dahlquist & Jerns Funeral Home, Saturday, August 23, at 1 p. m. with Rev. G. E. McMasters, officiating. Interment will follow in the Evergreen Cemetery at Seattle.

OSBORNE, Edna Virginia, age 50, of 907 21st Street, passed away in a local hospital Sunday, January 4, (1953). Mrs. Osborne had resided in this community since 1929, and was a member of the Calvary Pentacostal Church. Surviving relatives include five daughters, Mrs. Joyce Curl, of Bellingham, Mrs. Ella Kales, of Concrete, Mrs. Virginia Hedrick, of Seattle, Mrs. Betty Maling, of Bremerton, and Mrs. Donalda Pemberton, of Bridgeport, Wash.; three grandchildren; her step-father, Otto G. Anderson, of Ketchikan, Alaska; a brother, Cecil Baker, of Seattle; and a sister, Mrs. Winnie Madison, of Sault Saint Marie, Mich. The remains rest at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth, where services will be conducted by the Rev. David S. Land, Thursday, January 8, at 1 p. m. Final resting place, Greenacres Memorial Park.

OSBORNE, Kathleen M. "Katie," age 54 of 410 Carolina Street, Bellingham, passed away Monday, May 4, 1981. Kathleen had been a life time resident of Whatcom County and a member of St. Joachim's Catholic Church. She is survived by her husband Paul of Bellingham; 2 sons, Henry Keeler of Bellingham; Desmond Osborne of Bellingham; 9 daughters, Dida Brown of Minneapolis; Celeste "Pinky" Alaniz, Camille "Poppe" Alaniz, both of Ferndale; Melanie "Timi" Wegley, Paula Osborne, Kathleen Taylor, Denise "Muffy" Taylor, Carmen Taylor & Sheleigh Taylor, all of Bellingham; 1 sister, Rosemary Placid of Lummi; a niece, Mariam McLean of Lummi; 9 grandchildren; numerous other relatives. Vigil services will be held in Moles Funeral Home Thursday, May 7 at 6:30 pm. Mass of Christian Burial will be offered by Father Joseph Brown, Friday, May 8 at 10 am in St. Joachim's Catholic Church. Burial will follow in Lummi Reservation Cemetery. [b. Feb. 6, 1927 on Lummi Reservation]

OSBORNE, Lena, a B'ham resident for 25 years, passed away Sun., June 17, 1979 at the Bainbridge Convalescent Home. She was born in Bourmouth, England on Oct. 7, 1893. She is survived by 2 daughters, Helen Bennett of Poulsbo, WA & Irene Snider of Portland, Ore.; 1 son, Eric Phillips of Olympia; a sister, Eva Stride of Boston, Mass.; 11 grandchildren. She was a member of the First Baptist Church, B'ham. Funeral services will be held Sat., June 23 at Owens Funeral Home, Winslow, Bainbridge Is., WA at 2:30 p.m.

OSBORNE, Phoebe I., age 84 of Lynden, passed away Tuesday, July 6, (1976). A Lynden resident since Feb. of this year, Mrs. Osborne had lived most of her life in Oregon. She was a member of the Amity Methodist Church, the United Methodist Women's Club, the Amity Civic Club, the Rebecca Lodge Order of Eastern Star in Amity. She was married to William R. Osborne on June 17, 1917. Mr. Osborne passed away in 1964. She leaves to survive 3 daughters, Mrs. Marcile (Dave) Jones of Lynden, Mrs. Marjorie (Everett) Johnson of Portland, Oregon, and Mrs. Janice (Robert) Campbell of Fairbanks, Alaska; a sister, Mrs. Lucille Warren Cooley of Albany, Oregon, 8 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren. Funeral services for Mrs. Osborne will be conducted Saturday, July 10 in the Amity Methodist Church in Amity, Oregon. Interment will follow in the Amity Cemetery. Contributions and memorial gifts may be made to the Heart Fund or the Amity Methodist Church. Funeral services are under the direction of the Gillies Funeral Home in Lynden.

OSBORNE, Vera J., age 82 of 1200 Lincoln, died Wednesday, April 1, 1981. Born in Standish, Michigan, she came to this area in 1920. She was employed as a teacher with the OPA during the war; a member of Garden Street Methodist Church; Eastern Star, Myrtle Chapter of Seattle; and the Whatcom County Homemakers. She leaves to survive a son, Alva of Auburn; a grandchild, Ronald Davies; 3 other grandchildren; 2 great grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Monday, April 6, 1981 at 2 pm in Woodlawn Cemetery, Rev. Edgar Starr officiating. Arrangements by Veroske, Jerns & LeVeck Funeral Chapel. [b. April 14, 1898]

OSBRINK, Maude, age 60, of 1111 Garden Street, passed away at home on Thursday, Sept. 6, (1961). Mrs. Osbrink had resided in Bellingham the past 18 years, and was owner and operator of the Peter Pan Grocery Store during that time. Survivors are one daughter, Mrs. Marilyn Snowden, Whittier, Calif.; one son, Bill Osbrink, Spokane; three brothers, Ward Bailey, Youngtown, Ariz., Dwight Bailey, Rome, Ga., Lynn Bailey, Everson; two sisters, Mrs. Ruth Massey, Nooksack, and Mrs. Edna Lacomte, Hiawatha, Kan. Those who wish may make memorials to the American Cancer Society. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home where services will be conducted by Rev. Grant Whipple on Monday, Sept. 10, at 1 p. m. Final resting place Greenacres Memorial Park.

OSBRINK, Shirley M., age 55, resident of Lopez Island, died Thursday, January 8, 1981 at United General Hospital, Sedro Woolley. She was born in Bellingham on November 7, 1925 and graduated from Bellingham High School. She was united in marriage to William Osbrink on April 9, 1948 in Bellingham. After residing in Spokane for 28 years, the family moved to Lopez Island in 1978. Mrs. Osbrink was a member of the Lopez Community Church; Richardson Guild; and Lopez Garden Club, all of Lopez Island. Surviving are her husband, William at home; 2 daughters, Christie Osbrink of Seattle; and Kelly Osbrink of Lopez; a son, Willy Osbrink of Lopez; her mother Eva Larson of Bellingham; a sister, Mrs. Robert (Barbara) Porter of Burlington; a brother, Howard Larson of Saratoga, California; several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces & nephews. Memorials are suggested to the Alpine Boys Ranch, Star Route 79, Leavenworth, Washington or the Lopez Community Church. Funeral services for Mrs. Osbrink will be held Monday, January 12 at 10 am at the Hulbush Chapel in Burlington. Interment will follow at Greenacres Cemetery, Bellingham.

OSGOOD, Arthur G., age 68 of 7561 Hannegan Road, Lynden, died Saturday, May 2, 1981. Born in Lawrence, Arthur grew up in this area and left only to attend Washington State University where he graduated in 1936. He was a self-employed farmer & carpenter; a member of the Lynden United Methodist Church; Chairman for the Whatcom County Planning Commission for 18 years; Past Master of Lynden Lodge, No. 56, F & AM; Past Patron of Eastern Star, Lodge No. 12, Lynden; & member of the Ten Mile Grange. Mr. Osgood was also President of the Whatcom County Strawberry Growers. He leaves to survive his wife Bonnie; sons, Paul & his wife Linda of Bellevue; Alan & his wife Katheryn of Renton; Merle of Lynden; a brother, Clarence Osgood of Lynden; a sister Bernice Hansey of Freeport, Illinois; 6 grandchildren. Memorial services will be held Wednesday, May 6, 1981 at 2 pm in Lynden United Methodist Church with Rev. Thomas Carlson officiating. Arrangements by Veroske, Jerns & LeVeck Funeral Chapel. Those wishing may donate to their favorite charity.

OSGOOD, Bertha C., age 82 of Lynden passed away Friday, April 8, (1966). A resident of the Lynden area for the past 80 years she was a member of the Lynden Methodist Church, Lynden Chapter No. 12 OES and the Ten Mile Grange. Surviving are 2 sons, Arthur and Clarence, both of Lynden; 1 daughter, Mrs. Bernice Kansey, Freeport, Ill.; 1 sister, Mrs. Charles Wagner, Lynden. Also 12 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren. Private funeral services were held at the Gillies Funeral Home Saturday, April 9 at 1:30 p.m. with Rev. Marvin Jordan officiating. Burial Greenacres Memorial Park. Friends wishing may donate to the Lynden Christian Rest Home.

OSGOOD, Charles Edgar, age 76 years, of Route 2, Lynden, passed away at a local hospital Friday, September 11, (1953) following a short illness. He had been a resident of Whatcom County for the past 64 years and was a member of the Lynden Masonic Lodge, the Lynden Chapter O. E. S. and the Ten Mile Grange. Mr. Osgood is survived by his wife, Bertha; one daughter, Mrs. Bernice Hansey, of Sydney, Ohio; two sons, Arthur G., of Route 2, Lynden, and Clarence, of Everson; one sister, Mrs. Mabel Mabry, of Bellingham, and nine grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Monday, September 14, at 2 p. m. from the Gillies Funeral Home at Lynden with the Rev. Floyd E. Wells officiating, followed by the Masonic ritualistic services at the graveside in Greenacres Memorial Park.

OSGOOD, Clarence Boehringer - Visitation for Clarence Boehringer Osgood of Lynden will be from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday at Greenacres Funeral Home near Ferndale. A funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Monday in the funeral home chapel, with Doug Peake officiating. Burial will follow in Greenacres Memorial Park near Ferndale. Mr. Osgood died Wednesday, April 4, 2001, in Lynden. He was 84. Born Sept. 12, 1916, to Charles and Bertha (Boehringer) Osgood in Lawrence, he lived in Whatcom County most of his life and graduated from Lynden High School. On May 8, 1943, he married Lola Ellis in Lynden. Mr. Osgood operated a dairy farm for many years and later raised Black Angus beef cows. He also worked for Mount Baker Plywood Mill before retiring in 1971. Mr. Osgood was a 50-year continuous member of Ten Mile Grange and attended Nooksack Valley Baptist Church. His brother Art Osgood died in 1981. Survivors include his wife, of the family home; sons Bill Osgood of Lynden and Ed Osgood of Everett; daughter Nancy Peake of Nogales, Ariz.; sister Bernice Hansey of Freeport, Ill.; four grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and many nieces, nephews and other relatives.
Submitted by Debbie deHoog.

OSGOOD, Glenn H., age 65 years, of Blaine, passed away Wednesday morning, March 5, (1947). Survivors are one son, Glenn Osgood, Puerto Rico, staff Sgt. in army air corp; one sister, Mrs. Alice Bousman, Los Angeles, Calif.; one granddaughter, of Puerto Rico; one cousin, Seattle. The remains rest at the McKinney funeral home in Blaine, where funeral services will be held Tuesday, March 11, at 2 p. m., with Rev. E. P. Thomas, officiating. Cremation.

OSGOODBY, Lawrence J. - Funeral services for Lawrence J. Osgoodby, 69, of 685 Steelhead Lane, Burlington were conducted on Thursday, June 29, at 1:00 p.m., in Greenacres Memorial Park with Mr. Stephen Ludeman officiating. Born in Avon in Skagit County, Mr. Osgoodby died suddenly on Monday, June 26, (1978) in Bend, Oregon. A Whatcom County resident for most of his life, Mr. Osgoodby was a retired farmer and had also been employed by the Whatcom County Road department for fifteen years. A Burlington resident for the past five years, Mr. Osgoodby was a member of Teamsters Local No. 231 and was married to Dorothy Bodine in Bellingham on December 21, 1937. Besides his wife Dorothy, he is survived by a son, Brian of Bellingham; five daughters, Barbara Forthun of Bellingham, Cathy VanGinkle of Bend, Oregon, Laurie Mears of Edmonds, Cindy Osgoodby of Valdez, Alaska and Debbie Osgoodby of Bellingham and six grandchildren. Contributions and memorial gifts may be made to the Heart Fund. Services were under the direction of the Gillies Funeral Home.

OSIER, Bill M., age 54, 2830 Grant Street, passed away in a Seattle hospital Monday, May 31, (1965). A lifetime resident of this community, Mr. Osier was a driver for Auburn Packing Co. before retiring. He was a veteran of the Army Air Force in World War II, and was a member of the American Legion, Mt. Shuksan Post No. 224. Survivors are his widow, Myrtle, at home; one son, Daniel, at home; two sisters, Mrs. Avis Clement, Seattle; Mrs. Dorothy Mogush, New York City, N. Y.; one brother, Gerald Osier, Clear Lake and nieces and nephews. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home where services will be conducted by Rev. Neil Higbee Friday, June 4 at 3 p.m., followed by Ritualistic Services by members of Mt. Shuksan Post No. 224 at Saxon Cemetery.

OSIER, Charles A., age 71 years, of 1903 36th Street, passed away at a local hospital Tuesday, September 23, (1952). Mr. Osier had been a resident of Bellingham for the past 47 years and was a retired employee of the Columbia Valley Sash & Door, where he had been employed for 20 years. He was a member of the Bellingham Lodge No. 56, Knights of Pythias, and the El Rekab Temple, No. 156, D. O. K. K., and the Lumber and Sawmill Workers Union. Surviving relatives include the widow, Elsie, at the family home; two sons Bill, of Norwalk, Calif., and Gerald, of Bellingham; 2 daughters, Mrs. Avis Mills, of San Francisco, Mrs. Dorothy Mogush, of Wenatchee; two step-daughters, Mrs. Mildred Haycraft, of Seattle, Mrs. Lillian Rudy, of Portland; 12 grandchildren; three brothers, John, of Bellingham, Claude, of Port Blakely, Howard, of Kingston; one sister, Mrs. Jennie Percy, of Norwalk, Calif. Many other relatives. The remains rest at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where services will be conducted by the Rev. Daniel E. Taylor and officers of the Knights of Pythias, Friday, Sept. 26th, at 3 p. m. Final resting place, Greenacres Memorial Park.

OSIER, Doris M., age 51, of 3409 Alderwood Ave., passed away Sunday, May 9, (1976). Mrs. Osier was a life time resident of this community. Surviving husband, Ken; one daughter, Mrs. Karen Russell; her mother, Mrs. Faye Tuller; father, Ten Hong; step-father, Arnold Tuller; one sister, Mrs. LaVera Davis, all of the city. Services will be held Wed., May 12, at 1 p.m. in the Jones Funeral Home with the Rev. Paul Cantelon officiating. Cremation will follow at Greenacres Memorial Park. Contributions may be made to the Marietta Fire Dept.

OSIER, E. Kenneth "Pete," age 56 of 3409 Alderwood, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 23, (1976). Mr. Osier was employed by Intalco, a life time resident of this community, member of the American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars. Surviving daughter, Karen Russell, City; his step-mother, Mrs. Grace Osier, City; 1 brother, Raymond Osier, Lynden; 1 sister, Mrs. Marlene Likkel, Milwaukie, Oregon; 3 nieces and 2 nephews. Funeral services Monday, Nov. 29, 1 p.m. Jones Funeral Home with Pastor Paul Cantelon officiating. Cremation Greenacres Memorial Park. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.

OSIER, Edwin C., age 80 of 1420 Ellis St., passed away Saturday, August 28, (1971). Mr. Osier was a 71-year resident of this community, a retired pile driver and a member of the former Broadway Presbyterian Church; Pile Drivers Union, local No. 1824. Survivors are: Wife, Grace W.; 1 daughter, Mrs. Marlene Likkel, Milwaukie, Oregon; 2 sons, Raymond Osier, Lynden; Kenneth Osier, city; 5 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; 2 step-sons, Robert Rehberger, Bellevue; Gerald Rehberger, city; 1 step-daughter, Mrs. Donna Heslin, Everett. Numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted by Rev. Robert Williams Monday, August 30 at 3 p.m. at the Jones Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Bayview Cemetery.

OSIER, Elsie L. - Graveside service for Elsie L. Osier, age 89, of 1200 Birchwood Ave., will be Fri. May 30, 1 P.M. at Greenacres Memorial Park with Mr. Paul Elvig officiating. Mrs. Osier passed away Tues. May 27, 1986. A Bellingham resident most of her life; she was a member of Pythian Sisters Temple No. 22 and is survived by 1 daughter, Mildred Haycraft of San Diego, Calif.; step-daughter, Dorothy Mogush of Seattle; step-son, Gerald Osier of Clear Lake, WA; 3 grandchildren; 12 step-grandchildren & numerous greatgrandchildren. [b. July 1, 1896]

OSIER, Grace Winifred, age 83, died August 20, 1994 at her home. She was born at Pt. Roberts, WA August 18, 1911 to William and Leah (McKeen) Taylor. She lived most of her life in Bellingham. She graduated from Fairhaven High School in 1931. She worked as a waitress at the Bellingham and Leopold Hotels for over 20 years before retiring. She enjoyed collecting and refinishing antiques. Grace was loved by many and was always there to help someone in need. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends. She was a member of Sons of Norway and attended Garden St. United Methodist Church. Grace had five brothers who served in WWII at the same time. Grace's mother was a Five Star Mother. She is survived by her son, Gerald G. Rehberger and wife Bonnie of Bellingham; daughters, Donna Soward of Fair Oaks, CA and Marlene Likkel of Portland, OR; sisters, Alice Spaulding of Bellingham and Betty Granger of Puyallup, WA; brothers, Tom Taylor, Dan Taylor, and Pat Taylor all of Bellingham, and Jim Taylor of Alaska. 18 grandchildren, numerous great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by a son, Robert, Rehberger, in 1986, husband, Edwin Osier, in 1971 and brother, Eugene Fogg. Graveside service Thursday, August 25, 1994, 2:00 PM, at Bayview Cemetery with Rev. Robert Drew of Garden St. United Methodist Church officiating. If desired, memorials may be directed to Bellingham Food Bank, 1919 Franklin Street, Bellingham, WA 98225. Visitation Tuesday, August 23, 1:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M., Thursday, August 25, 9:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. at Jones-Moles Funeral Home, Lakeway Dr. at Yew St.

OSIER, John W., age 70, of 2810 Orleans St., passed away in a local hospital Friday, Dec. 9, (1955). Mr. Osier had resided in this community for the past 50 years and was a retired logger, and member of the Broadway United Presbyterian Church. Surviving relatives are two brothers, Claud A. and Howard C., both of Seattle; one sister, Mrs. Jennie E. Percy also of Seattle; nieces, nephews and cousins. The remains rest at Jones' Harlow-Hollingsworth Funeral Home where services will be conducted by the Rev. Norman B. Harrison Monday, Dec. 12, at 1 p.m Final resting place, Bay View.

OSIER, Raymond C. - Funeral service for Raymond C. Osier, age 69, of 2284 Yew St. Rd., will be Mon. Sept. 27, at 1 p.m. in Jones Funeral Home with Rev. Harold Minkler officiating. Interment Bay View Cemetery. Mr. Osier passed away Wed. Sept. 22, 1982. He was preceded in death by his brother E. K. Osier and is survived by his wife Margaret of City; 1 daughter, Marlys & husband Pat Fleetwood; son, Lynn H. & wife Carole Osier; grandchildren, Michael & Tara Fleetwood, Lisa & Galen Osier, all of City; 1 sister, Marlene Likkel of Milwaukie, Oregon; step-mother, Grace Osier of City; nieces & nephews. A lifetime resident of Whatcom County, he retired from Darigold farms after 38 years and was a member of Lynden Lodge No. 56 F & AM. The family suggest memorials to Shriners Hospital for Crippled Children, North 820 Summit Blvd., Spokane, Wa. 99201.

OSLIN, Emil, age 67 years, passed away at a local hospital, Wednesday, February 20, (1946). Mr. Oslin had been a resident of the Ferndale district for the past 38 years and leaves to survive, the widow, Ida; one daughter, Mrs. Inez Rustand, of Blaine; one brother, Eric, of Ferndale, and one sister, Mrs. Semoria Julin, of Everett. Funeral services will be conducted from the Monroe Funeral Chapel in Ferndale, Saturday, February 23, at 2 p. m. with Henry Linde officiating. Interment in Enterprise Cemetery.

OSLIN, Erik L. - Funeral services for Erick (sic) L. Oslin, 80, Seattle were held at 2:30 p.m. Friday at the Moles Funeral Home with burial following at Enterprise Cemetery. Mr. Oslin, who died Nov. 9, (1971) in a Seattle rest home, lived in Ferndale from 1932 to 1962 where he was an insurance agent. He is survived by two sons, Richard of Bellevue, and Desmond of Richland; three daughters, Mrs. Wesley Norman of Richland, Mrs. Norman Peterson and Miss Catherine Oslin, both of Seattle, and eight grandchildren.

OSLIN, Ida Andreatta, age 75 years, of Route 2, Blaine, passed away at her home Thursday, September 10, (1953) following an extended illness. Mrs. Oslin had resided in the Sunrise community for the past 45 years and was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. She is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Oscar Rustland, Route 2, Blaine; nine grandchildren; two brothers and two sisters, in Sweden. Funeral services will be conducted Monday, September 14, at 2 p.m. from the Monroe Funeral Chapel in Ferndale. Interment Enterprise Cemetery.

OSMUND, Sverre Johan, age 77 of Soap Lake, WA passed away Friday, Jan. 2 (1976) in Palm Springs, Calif. Mr. Osmund had been a previous resident of Blaine and was a retired commercial fisherman. He is survived by 1 sister, Ingeborg Roksvag of Norway and several other relatives. Funeral services will be conducted by Rev. Robert E. Johnson Friday, Jan. 9 at 1 p. m. at the Enterprise Cemetery. Burial is under the direction of Moles Funeral Home. [wife Susan d. 1972]

OSNES, John Eleasson, age 74, of 1309 E. Victor Street, passed away in a local hospital, Wednesday, November 19, (1947). Mr. Osnes had been a resident of this community for the past forty-two years, was a member of the Sons of Norway, and was a retired laundry worker for the Cascade Laundry, and leaves no known survivors. The remains are at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where services will be conducted by the Rev. Clarence Haugen, Saturday, November 22, at 3 p. m. Cremation.

OSSEWAARDE, Marguerite, who resided at 2631 Elizabeth Street passed away in a local nursing home Sat., Jan. 19, 1980. She had been a life time resident of Bellingham and was a member of the Garden Street Presbyterian Church. She leaves to survive 1 daughter, Sharlotte Day of Bellingham, 1 son Michael Dean Ossewaarde of Bellevue, 5 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. Chapel and committal services will be held Tues., Jan. 22, 1980 at 3 PM in the chapel of Veroske, Jerns, & LeVeck with the Rev. Bisnett officiating. [b. Feb. 3, 1896 Lynden; burial: Greenacres]

OSSEWAARDE, Morris M., age 83, of 2631 Elizabeth St., passed away Mon., July 2, 1979. A long time resident of the B'ham area, he was a retired soil conservationist for the U.S. Gov't. Surviving is his wife, Marguerite E. at home; a son, Michael of Bellevue; a daughter, Charlotte Day of B'ham; a sister, Martha Hampton of Spokane; also 5 grandchildren, 4 greatgrandchildren. Family services will be held in the Veroske-Jerns Chapel, Fri., July 6 at 11 a.m. with Rev. Russell Bisnett officiating. Burial in Greenacres Memorial Park.

OSSEWAARDE, Tanna Cornelia, age 93, of Bellingham, passed away in a local hospital Sunday, May 1, (1955). She had been a resident of Whatcom County for the past 54 years and was a member of the Broadway Presbyterian Church. She is survived by two sons, Norris N. and Lewis C., both of Bellingham; four daughters, Mrs. J. Leopold, Mrs. W. F. Wahlenmaer, both of Seattle, Mrs. J. T. Zylstra of Lynden, and Mrs. A. L. Hampton of Walla Walla; eight grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, May 4, at 2 p. m. from the Gillies Funeral Home in Lynden with the Rev. Norman Harrison officiating. Interment, Monumenta Cemetery.

OSTBYE, Ingeborg, age 91 formerly of 4241 Squalicum Lake Road, Bellingham, passed away in a local nursing home Tues., June 3, 1980. She leaves to survive, Mrs. Edna Nyhus of Bellingham & numerous nieces & nephews. Graveside services will be held Tues., June 10 at 2 PM at Bethany Lutheran Cemetery. Under the directions of Veroske, Jerns & LeVeck Funeral Chapel. [b. Aug. 10, 1888 Norway]

OSTEGARD, Clarence T., age 46 of 1224 Kenoyer Dr. passed away Thursday November 19, (1964). Mr. Ostegard had resided in Bellingham for the past 4 years. He was employed as an engineer for the U.S. Forest Service. He was a member of the Central Lutheran Church, Veteran of WWII. Elks Lodge B.P.O.E. No. 194. He leaves to survive his wife, Lillian, 1 son Gary, 1 daughter, Sandra Jean all of the home, 2 sisters, Mrs. Mae Murry of Sacramento, Mrs. Agnes Davis of Hawthorn, Calif., several nieces and nephews and other relatives in Norway. Funeral services will be conducted Monday November 23 at 1:30 p.m. in the Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home, Pastor Obed Vold officiating. Interment Bay View Cemetery.

OSTHOTT, Eliese, age 81 years, of Route 2, Lynden, passed away at a local hospital Monday, Dec. 28, (1953) following a short illness. She had been a resident of the Lynden district for the past five years. She is survived by one son, William of Lynden, Route 2; one sister, Mrs. Freda Bradley of Lynden, Route 2; one granddaughter and one great-granddaughter. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, Dec. 31, at 3 p. m. from the Gillies Funeral Home in Lynden, with the Rev. E. M. Butenshon of Bellingham officiating, followed by cremation.

OSTHOFF, William Otto, age 63, of Rt. 2, Lynden, passed away in a Bellingham hospital Thursday, Apr. 9, (1959) following a short illness. He had been a resident of the Lynden area since 1948 and until retiring had been employed by the Biles Coleman Lumber Co. of Omak, Okanogan County, for 25 years as a section foreman. He is survived by one sister, Mrs. Frieda Bradley of Lynden; one niece, Mrs. James Woods of Lynden. Funeral services will be conducted in the Gillies Funeral Home in Lynden, Saturday, April 11, at 2 p. m. with the Rev. W. Carl Calhoun officiating. Cremation will follow.

OSTLIND, Lillian M., age 83, of 1007 22nd St., B'ham. passed away Tues. Feb. 7th, (1978). She had been a lifetime resident of B'ham & is survived by her husband Ivan at home. 1 daughter, Mrs. Clyde (Eleanor) Hartley of Portland, Ore. Also several nieces & nephews. At her request no services were held. Cremation under the direction of Veroskes Bellingham Chapel.

OSTLIND, Ivan Martin, 91, 2423 C St., died Wednesday (June 19, 1985) at a local nursing home. He was born Dec. 5, 1893, in Sweden and came to Whatcom County in 1923. Mr. Ostlind had worked for many years as custodian at the Whatcom County Courthouse. He is survived (by) a daughter, Eleanor Hartley of Portland, Ore. His wife, Lillian, preceded him in death in 1978. Cremation and private burial services will be arranged at a later date by Jerns & LeVeck Funeral Chapel.

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OSTRANDER, Christopher, age 62 of The Rockwood Hotel passed away Wednesday, March 22, (1967). Mr. Ostrander was a resident of Bellingham for many years and was a Merchant Seaman and a member of the National Maritime Union. He leaves to survive 2 sons, Elmer and William P., both of this city; two daughters, Mrs. Clinton Hein and Mrs. Michael J. Donovan, both of this city; one brother, Ben and one sister, Mrs. Bert Achey both in Seattle. Funeral services will be held Friday, March 24 at 1:30 p.m. in the Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home. Interment Bay View.

OSTREM, Eivind, a lifetime resident of Whatcom County, died Friday (Feb. 29, 1978) at the age of 73. He was born Oct. 13, 1906. He had operated the magazine stand in the Bellingham Post Office for many years. At his request, there will be no services. Cremation will be at Greenacres Memorial Park. Arrangements are under the direction of Jones Funeral Home.

OSTREM, Emma M. - Funeral services will be held in Bellingham Thursday for Mrs. Emma M. Ostrem, 73, of Stanwood, who died Friday (June 26, 1955) in the Josephine Sunset Home after a short illness. Mrs. Ostrem was a former resident of Bellingham, moving to Stanwood three years ago. The services will be conducted at 2 p.m. in the Ebenezer Lutheran Church, of which she was a member, by the Rev. C. Davidson of Stanwood, and burial under the direction of the Gunderson Funeral Home of Stanwood will follow in Woodlawn cemetery.

OSTREM, Thomas G., 78, 1425 Grant Street, retired farmer, died Friday (August 20, 1948) morning in a local hospital following a long illness. Mr. Ostrem, who has made his home in Bellingham for the past seven years, was a former Ferndale resident. Surviving include his wife, Emma, at home; five sons, Reuben, Bellingham, Clarence, Minneapolis, Gerhard, South America, Benjamin, Illinois, and Gust, in Illinois; three daughters, Mrs. Amanda Nesvig, Wisconsin, Mrs. Bertha Sharet, Alberta, Canada, and Mrs. Evelyn Saunders, Bellingham; 19 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at Monroe Chapel, Ferndale, Wednesday, afternoon, Aug. 25, 2 o'clock (Standard time), Rev. Arvid Hokonson, officiating. Interment in Woodlawn Cemetery.

OSTROM, Gladys M. - Funeral services for Mrs. Gladys Marie Ostrom, age 76, who died at her home on Friday, December 30, (1983) were conducted on Tuesday, January 3, at 1 p.m. in the Chapel of the Gillies Funeral Home with Rev. William Vanden Bos officiating. Burial followed in Nooksack Cemetery. Mrs. Ostrom, of 812 Sumas Avenue, Sumas, was born in Everett on October 19, 1907 and had been a county resident for most of her life. She attended the Sumas Christian Reformed Church and was married to her husband Oscar in Bellingham on December 24, 1928; Mr. Ostrom died in 1965. She is survived by three sons, Art, of Burlington, Dixon and wife Carol of Vancouver, Washington, and Barry and wife Diane of Monmouth, Oregon; a daughter, Mrs. Myrna and husband Lonnie Mills of Leaburg, Oregon; eleven grand and three great-grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Martha Aldrich of Bellingham and Mrs. Alice Remington of Ferndale; a sister-in-law, Mrs. Alma Ostrom of Everson; and numerous nieces and nephews. Memorials may be made to the Heart Fund.

OSTROM, Oscar, age 60 of Route 2, Everson, passed away in a local hospital Thursday, August 25, (1966). A retired logger, he was a lifetime resident of the Everson area. Surviving are his wife, Gladys; 3 sons, Arthur of Newhalem; Dixon of Vancouver, Wash.; Barry of Salem, Oregon; a daughter, Mrs. Myrna Mills of Lake Grove, Oregon; 2 brothers, August in Sumas; Eric of Saskatchewan; also 6 grandchildren. Funeral services will be held in the Gillies Funeral Home Lynden Monday, August 29 at 2 p.m. with Rev. Ben Davis officiating. Burial in the Nooksack Cemetery.

OSTROM, Peter, age 63, of Rt. 2, Everson, passed away in a local hospital Saturday, Oct. 21, (1961) following an extended illness. He had been a resident of Whatcom County since 1902 and had made his home in the Nooksack area since 1909. Since 1930 he had owned and operated the Ostrom Mink Farm. He was a member of the Olympic Fur Breeders Association, the Tri-County Fur Breeders Association, and the Great Lakes Marketing Board. Surviving are his wife, Alma, at home; two sons, Vincint of Sherman Oaks, Calif., and Gordon of Rt. 2, Everson; one daughter, Mrs. Echo Tucker of Rt. 2, Everson; three brothers, Eric of Saskatchewan, Canada, Gust of Sumas, Oscar of Everson. Also eight grandchildren. Funeral services will be held in the Gillies Funeral Home in Lynden, Wednesday, Oct. 25, at 2 p. m. with the Rev. Marmaduke Dodsworth officiating. Burial will follow in Greenacres Memorial Park. Friends wishing may contribute to the Muscular Dystrophy Society.

OSWALT, Lloyd, 61, who worked as a mechanic in Bellingham, expired Monday, December 11, (1972). Surviving are his wife, Irene and two sons, Richard and Marvin, Seattle; a daughter, Janet Fisch, Port Angeles; his mother, Viva Oswalt, Seattle and eight grandchildren.

OSWALT, Viva I. - Burial services for Mrs. Viva I. Oswalt, 83, a former Bellingham resident, will be held at 11 a.m. Friday in Woodlawn Cemetery. She died Friday (Sept. 6, 1974) in Sequim. Survivors include two brothers, Howard Crastenberg of Burlington and Loyal Crastenberg of Eatonville; two sisters, Vera Morganthaler of Anacortes and Calla Slayton of Arlington; six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

OTIS, Alice E., age 97, of 1718 Humboldt Street, passed away in a local hospital Wednesday, Jan. 19, (1955). Miss Otis had resided in this community for the past 23 years and leaves to survive two nieces, Mrs. Jeanette Birchall and Mrs. Dorothy Miller, both of Bellingham. Services were conducted by Father W. Robert Webb, Thursday, Jan. 20, at 11 a. m., followed by cremation, under the direction of the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth.

OTIS, Anna G., age 77, of Spokane, passed away at a Spokane hospital Tuesday, June 27, (1950). Mrs. Otis was born in Kansas and was a former resident of Ferndale. Surviving relatives include a daughter, Grace Otis, of Spokane; two sons, Edwin, of Spokane, and John, of Seattle. The remains will be forwarded by the Johnson & Son Funeral Home in Seattle to the Monroe Mortuary in Ferndale, where services will be conducted by the Rev. C. G. Albertson, Friday, June 30, at 11 a. m. Final resting place, Woodlawn Cemetery.

OTLY, Anna M., age 59, of 3007 Alderwood Ave., passed away Aug. 28, (1951) following a lingering illness. Mrs. Otly had been a resident of Bellingham for the past 50 years and was a waitress. Surviving relatives include her husband, Ray Otly; two sons, Lloyd and Cecil, all of Bellingham; two brothers, Henry Solstrom and Axel Solstrom, both of Seattle; three sisters, Mrs. Esther Key and Mrs. Ethel Benson, both of city, and Mrs. Edith Lundimo, of Tacoma; three grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted August 31 at 2 p. m. from the chapel of the Bingham-Dahlquist & Jerns funeral home, with the Rev. Everett O. Williams officiating. Burial, Enterprise Cemetery.

OTLY, Charles Ray, 3007 Alderwood Ave., passed away of a heart attack Saturday morning, July 11, (1953), at the age of 62 years. Mr. Otly had been a resident of Bellingham for the past 35 years. He is survived by his wife, Mertie Otly; two sons, Lloyd and Cecil, of Bellingham; one brother, Elgie, of Blaine, and three grandchildren. Rev. Clarence Haugen, pastor of Our Saviours Lutheran Church, will officiate at funeral services Monday, July 13, at 1 o'clock from the chapel of the Bingham-Dahlquist and Jerns Funeral Home. Interment Enterprise Cemetery.

OTLY, Elgie, 83, 3426 Bay Road, Ferndale, died Saturday (June 5, 1982) in a local hospital. The son of Custer and Haynie pioneers, he was born there May 17, 1899, and lived in that area his entire life. He was a retired farmer, piano teacher and Custer Methodist church organist. He is survived by a nephew and wife, Cecil and Elaine Otly, numerous grand nephews and nieces and a longtime friend, Franklin Phillips Jr. No funeral services were held. Cremation arrangements were under the direction of Moles Funeral Home.

OTLY, Emma, age 86 years, passed away Wednesday, June 27, (1945) at her home in the Haynie district. Mrs. Otly was a pioneer of the Blaine district, having lived there 59 years. Surviving relatives are two sons, Ray Otly, of Bellingham, Elgie Otly, of Blaine; three grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; one brother, Herbert Stoops, of Aberdeen, Wash.; one sister, Clara Coffin, of Los Angeles; several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted Friday, June 29, at 2 p. m. from the McKinney Funeral Home in Blaine, with Rev. Donald Bishop, of Custer, officiating. Interment in Blaine Cemetery.

OTLY, Robie Ella, age 81, of Custer, passed away at her home Monday, April 2, (1951) following a brief illness. Mrs. Otly had been a resident of Custer since 1902. Surviving relatives include her son, Max Otly, of Mount Vernon; a brother, George Maxwell, in Wisconsin, and four grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Private services were conducted Tuesday, April 10, at 10:30 a. m. within the Chapel of the Bingham-Dahlquist & Jerns Funeral Home with the Rev. Daniel E. Taylor officiating. Interment in Greenacres Memorial Park.

O'TOOLE, Marie, age 67, of 3114 Peabody Street, passed away in a local hospital, Sunday, Dec. 4, (1955). Mrs. O'Toole had been a 26-year resident of this community and was a member of the Church of Assumption and the Auxiliary of the Spanish-American War Veterans. Surviving relatives are two sons, Phoenix, of North Bend, Ore., and Pat of Silverdale, Wash.; five daughters, Mrs. Erdis Sanford, Mrs. Doris Whatley and Mrs. Enola Sanford, all of Bellingham, Mrs. Virginia Douglas of Bay City, Mich., and Mrs. Margaret Anable, also of Bellingham; 25 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Anna Chase of Phoenix, Ariz., and Mrs. Melvina LeRoux of Bay City, Mich. The remains rest at Jones' Harlow-Hollingsworth Funeral Home where rosary will be recited Thursday, Dec. 8, at 7:30 p. m. Mass will be celebrated at the Church of Assumption, Friday, Dec. 9 at 9:30 a. m. Final resting place, Woodlawn Cemetery.

O'TOOLE, Phoenix C., 71 years of age, of Edmonds, WA died June 22, 1982 in Edmonds. Born September 5, 1910, in Grand Marais, Michigan. He was a past commander of the Knights of Pythias, in Bellingham, and a member of the Lynnwood Elks No. 2171. He leaves his wife Gladys, of Edmonds; a daughter Camille O'Toole, of Edmonds; a son Terry O'Toole, of Anacortes; 5 sisters, Adrias Sanford, of Alaska, Patricia Fitzsimmons, of Nooksack, Enola Sanford, of Bellingham, Margaret Savage, of Forks, WA and Virginia Douglas, of Bay City, Michigan; 3 grandchildren & 1 great-grandson. Memorial services are to be held Saturday, at 2 p.m. at Beck's Funeral Chapel, Edmonds.

OTT, Maude C., 2316 C St., passed away in a Seattle hospital Saturday, May 15, (1965) following an extended illness. Mrs. Ott had been a resident of Bellingham for the past 40 years and was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. She is survived by 1 son, Jack D. of Seattle; 5 daughters, Mrs. Edna Olin and Mrs. Mattie Wellman and Mrs. Delores Graves all of Seattle; Mrs. Edith Lindeman and Mrs. Florence Baunch; 12 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren; many other relatives. Funeral services will be held 1:30 p.m. Monday in the LDS Church with the Bishop Arnold Larson officiating. Burial in Greenacres under the direction of the Westford Funeral Home.

OTT, Raymond Reeve - Funeral services for Raymond Reeve Ott, age 74, of 6053 Hatton Pl., Ferndale will be Thursday, Feb. 7th at 1:30 p.m. in Moles Funeral Home with Chaplain Harold Minkler, St. Lukes Hospital officiating. Interment Good Shepherd Cemetery, Huntington Beach, Calif. Mr. Ott passed away Monday, Feb. 4, 1985. He had been a resident of Whatcom County since 1936 & is survived by his wife Fern; 2 daughters, Barbara & husband Robert Gehlke, Huntington Beach, CA, & Katheleen Bennett, Tacoma; & 5 grandchildren. [b. June 1, 1910 in McIntire, IA; poultry farmer & resident since 1936]

OTT, Thomas E., age 64 of 2316 C Street, passed away in a local hospital Tuesday, June 29, (1954) following a short illness. Mr. Ott had resided in Bellingham for the past 25 years and was owner and manager of the Post Office Barber Shop and a member of the Master Barbers Union. He is survived by his wife Maude at the family home, 1 son, Jack D., of Seattle, 5 daughters, Mrs. Edna Provine, Mrs. Edith Lindeman, both of this city; Mrs. Florence Baunach, Mrs. Mattie Wellman, Mrs. Delores Graves, all of Seattle; 12 grandchildren, and one sister, Miss Emma Ott of this city. Funeral services will be conducted Friday, July 2 at 10:30 a. m., within the Cathedral Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home with Bishop Orvin Hicken officiating. Interment Greenacres Memorial Park.

OTTENS, Ellen L., age 59, who resided at 4914 Morgan Drive, Blaine, passed away in the local hospital Thursday, May 26, 1983. She had been a resident of Blaine for the past 5 years and was a member of the Assembly of God Church. She leaves to survive her husband, Jasper of Blaine; 2 sons, Elmer Ottens of Edmunds and Richard Ottens of Stanwood; 3 daughters, Ruth Bowman of California, Mary Barth of Stanwood, Linda Cooper of California; 3 brothers, Chester and Robert Mahugh both of Seattle and Harold Mahugh of Edmunds; 2 sisters, Hester Mahugh and Edna Mahugh, both of North Dakota. Funeral services will be held Friday June 3 at 11:00 AM in The Assembly of God Church, Blaine with grave side services to be held at 2:30 PM in the Stanwood Cemetery with Reverend T. Scevers Sr. officiating under the direction of Jerns McKinney Funeral Chapel. [born June 22, 1923 in ND]

OTTENS, Hendreka, age 69 years, of Lynden, passed away Tuesday, February 4, (1947). She had been a resident of Lynden for the past thirty-six years. She is survived by her husband, Jelmer; three daughters, Mrs. Trina Noordeloos, of Everson, Route 1, Mrs. Margaret Van Dyken, of Bellingham, Henrietta Ottens, of Seattle; one son, Jasper, of Seattle; one sister, Mrs. Gertie De Vries, of Bellingham; two sisters in The Netherlands; two brothers, Jerry and Raymond Hendricks, both of Lynden; and three grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, February 8, at 2 p. m. from the First Christian Reformed Church in Lynden with Rev. J. C. Verbrugge officiating. Interment in the Monumenta Cemetery under the direction of Gillies Funeral Home in Lynden.

OTTENS, Jelmer, age 86 of 1008 Liberty, Lynden, passed away in a local rest home Monday, June 15, (1964). A retired farmer, he had made his home in Lynden since 1910 and was a member of the First Christian Reformed Church. Surviving are 3 daughters, Mrs. Jacob Noordeloos and Mrs. William VanDyken, both of Lynden and Miss Henrietta Ottens of Seattle; 1 son, Jasper of Bothell; also, 8 grandchildren and 3 greatgrandchildren. Funeral services will be held at the First Christian Reformed Church Thursday, June 18, at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Bernard Byma officiating. Burial will follow in the Monumenta Cemetery under the direction of the Gillies Funeral Home.

OTTER, Dena - A memorial service for Dena Otter, a longtime Lynden resident, was held on Friday, Dec. 30, at Third Christian Reformed Church at 2 p.m. with Rev. Gerrit W. Sheeres officiating. Burial preceded at Monumenta Cemetery. Mrs. Otter passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 27, 1988, at the Christian Rest Home at the age of 101. She was born in the Netherlands on Oct. 4, 1887, to Johan and Wilhelmina Van Mersbergen. She came from Holland to Nebraska at the age of 3 and then to Lynden. On April 13, 1911, she married Ulke John Otter, who preceded her in death in 1954. Mrs. Otter was a homemaker and, until moving to the Christian Rest Home in 1980, she resided at 708 Grover Street. She was a charter member of the Third Christian Reformed Church. She is survived by two daughters, Dorothy Otter of Lynden and Gertrude Vanderwall and her husband Marion of Grangeville, Idaho; a son, John and wife Jennie of Lynden; two sisters, Minnie Bylsma and Tena Haak of Lynden; two brothers, John Van Mersbergen and Gerrit Van Mersbergen of Lynden; 14 grandchildren, 33 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild; and numerous other relatives. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Mina Polinder, in 1982 and two brothers and three sisters. The family suggests contributions to Lynden Christian School, 515 Drayton St., Lynden, WA 98264. Arrangements were under the care of Gillies Funeral Home of Lynden.

OTTER, Frank, age 78 of 108 S. 7th, Lynden, passed away in a local rest home Wednesday, Nov. 6, (1963) following an extended illness. A retired farmer, he had made his home in the Lynden area since 1907. He was a member of the First Reformed Church. Surviving are his wife, Stella; 2 sons, Gerrit and Johan, both of Lynden; 3 daughters, Gertrud and Grace, both of Lynden and Mrs. Frances Koole, Burnaby, B. C.; also 12 grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at the First Reformed Church Saturday, November 9, at 2 p.m. with Rev. William Miller officiating. Burial will follow in the Monumenta Cemetery under the direction of Gillies Funeral Home.

OTTER, Henry, age 68 years, of Lynden, Route 1, passed away Saturday, April 12, (1947). He had been a resident of Lynden district for the past forty years. He is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Robert MacCauley, of Sacramento, California, Miss Garretta Otter, at home; three sons, Marius DeBore, Ren Debore, of Lynden, Eugene Otter, of Sacramento, California; four brothers, Garrit, of Minnesota, Frank and U. J., of Lynden, Route 1, Gerlof Wijckel, Holland; two sisters, Hinke Otter, Holland, Trina Roelevinck, Oudemirdum, Holland; also nine grandchildren, and one great-grandchild. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, April 16, at 2 p. m. from the First Christian Reform Church, at Lynden, with the Rev. J. C. Verbrugge officiating. Interment in Monumenta Cemetery under the direction of Gillies of Lynden.

OTTER, Stella, age 78 of 108 7th St., Lynden, passed away suddenly at home Wednesday, June 29, (1966). A resident of Lynden since 1918, she was a member of the First Reformed Church. Surviving are 2 sons, Gerrit and Johan, both of Lynden; 3 daughters, Mrs. Frances Koole of Burnaby, B.C.; Gertrude and Grace Otter, both of Lynden; a brother Henry Boersma and a sister, Sophia Boersma, both of Standish, Calif.; also 13 grandchildren. Funeral services will be held in the First Reformed Church Saturday, July 2 at 2 p.m. with Rev. William Millier officiating. Burial will follow in Monumenta Cemetery under the direction of the Gillies Funeral Home.

OTTER, Uelke John, 67, of Lynden, passed away at a local hospital Tuesday, September 28, (1954) following a lingering illness. He had resided in the Lynden district for the past 46 years. He is survived by his wife, Dena; 3 daughters, Mrs. Henry Polinder, Lynden, Route 2, Mrs. Marion Vander Wal, Grangerville, Idaho, Dorothy Otter at home; one son, John G. Otter, Lynden, Route 2; 11 grandchildren; one brother, Frank Otter of Lynden; one sister and one brother in Holland. Funeral services will be conducted Friday, October 1, at 2 p. m. from the Third Christian Reformed Church in Lynden, with the Rev. F. W. Van Houten officiating. Interment Monumenta under the direction of the Gillies Funeral Home.

OTTERLEI, Henry, age 65 years, of Rt. 1, Ferndale, passed away at a Bellingham hospital Saturday, May 10th, (1952) following an extended illness. He had been a resident of Ferndale, Rt. 1, for the past 21 years and was a member of the Lutheran Church and the Washington Co-operative Farmers Association. Mr. Otterlei is survived by his wife, Marie; one daughter, Mrs. Hertha Knutsen, of Bellingham; two sons, William K., in U. S. Navy, and Henry M. in U. S. Army, stationed in California; three sisters, Mrs. Inga Abbott and Mrs. M. Ibers, both of Los Angeles, Calif., and Mrs. T. Hatlin, of Grants Pass, Ore.; two brothers, Martin and Martinus, both in Norway; and five grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, May 15th, at 2 p. m. from the Monroe Funeral Chapel in Ferndale. Interment, Woodlawn Cemetery.

OTTESON, Julia, age 87, of 1817 Knox Ave., passed away Wednesday, December 9, (year not given) in a local nursing home. Mrs. Otteson had been a resident of Bellingham for the past 15 years and was a member of Our Saviour's Lutheran Church. She leaves to survive a nephew, Henry Otteson of Oak Harbor. Graveside services will be conducted Friday, December 11 at 1 p.m. in the Oak Harbor Cemetery under the direction of the Bartelson Funeral Home. Memorial services will be held Friday evening at 7 p.m. in Our Saviour's Lutheran Church, Pastor Raymond E. Pfleuger officiating.

OTTESTAD, Agnes W., age 56, 2710 46th Street passed away in a local hospital, Wednesday, Nov. 7, (1962). Mrs. Ottestad had resided in this community her entire life, was a cook at the Whatcom County Hospital, and a member of Bellingham Rebekah Lodge No. 43. Contributions may be made to the Cancer Fund. Survivors are one sister, Mrs. Alma Holeman, Anacortes; one brother, Oscar Westland, city, and one nephew, Calvin Clifford, Arkansas City, Kan. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home where services will be conducted by Rev. Ray S. Wagoner and officers of Bellingham Rebekah Lodge No. 43, Friday, Nov. 9, at 3 p. m.

OTTESTAD, Clarence N., age 68, of 2414 C St. passed away in a local hospital Friday, May 11, (1962). Mr. Ottestad had been a life resident of this community; was a retired cannery foreman for P.A.F.; was a veteran of World War I and a member of Albert J. Hamilton Post No. 7, American Legion. Surviving relatives are his widow, Gertrude J. at home; one daughter, Mrs. Shirley Loomis of Bellingham; one son, Lloyd Pearson of Sequim; five grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Lucy A. Larson of Mt. Vernon and Mrs. Ernest L. Marchand of San Diego, Calif.; two brothers, Justin D. Ottestad of Bellingham and Harold F. Ottestad of Odessa, Wn., also many nephews and nieces. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home where services will be conducted by the Rev. Walter R. Naff Monday, May 14, at 3:00 p.m. Final resting place Greenacres Memorial Park.

OTTESTAD, Emalese A., age 86, formerly of 345 Harrison St., Sumas, died Friday, Jan. 22, 1988, in Lynden. Mrs. Ottestad was born Dec. 21, 1901, in Fairmount, Georgia. She and her family moved to the West Coast by train. She celebrated her first birthday on the train and arrived in Portland two days later. The family moved to the Sumas area in 1911. Mrs. Ottestad was a past member of the Bellingham Women's Music Club and had been president of the club for two years. In the late 1940s she worked for the U.S. government. She sold health insurance for several years before her retirement. She is survived by her son, David Bromley of Sumas, and a daughter, Meridean Bromley of Salmon, Idaho. She was preceded in death by two sisters, Ina Kerr and Nina Richmond. Graveside funeral services for Mrs. Ottestad were conducted on Tuesday, Jan. 26, 1988, at 1 p.m. Sumas Cemetery, with Rev. Earl Crouse officiating. The family suggests memorials to the Bellingham Women's Music Club. Services were under the direction of Gillies Funeral Home, Lynden.

OTTO, Bessie L., age 82 of 2400 Samish Way, passed away Sat. June 19, (1976). Mrs. Otto had resided in Bellingham for the past 64 years and leaves to survive 1 son, Lloyd J. Newell of this city, 2 grandchildren, 2 greatgrandchildren. 2 sisters, Mrs. Blanche Jessup of Hill City, Minn., and Mrs. Pearl Klar of Yakima. Funeral services will be held Tuesday June 22 at 2pm from Greenacres Memorial Park with Rev. Leonard Ericksen officiating. Friends wishing to attend may meet at Westford Funeral Home 1/2 hour earlier.

OTTO, Carl L., age 65 of 2095 W. Shore Drive, Lummi Island, passed away Saturday, Nov. 9, (1974). Mr. Otto had been a resident of Whatcom County for the past 22 years and was a retired design engineer. He leaves to survive his mother, Mrs. Lena Otto of Garden City, Long Island. Services were held under the direction of the Westford Funeral Home.

OTTO, Charles Walter, age 67, who resided at 200 E. Pine St., passed away in a local hospital on Monday, March 27, (1961) following an extended illness. Mr. Otto had resided in Bellingham his entire lifetime and was a member of the F.O.E. Aerie No. 31, the I. L. and W. U. Local No. 7. He was a dispatcher for the longshoremen for 20 years. He leaves to survive his wife, Mrs. Bessie Otto at the family residence, his step-children, Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Newell, his grandchildren, Ronald and Shirley Newell, all of Bellingham, his aunt, Mrs. Dalton Barr of Tacoma. Rev. Evald E. Olsenius, pastor of the Faith Lutheran Church conducted funeral services on Wednesday, Mar. 29, at 2 o'clock in the Chapel of Bingham & Jerns Funeral Home. Interment Greenacres. Active pallbearers were William Wallace, Cecil Stamnes, Cecil Armstrong, Howard Lambert, Alfred Grandle, Robert Patton.

OTTO, Louise, age 78 years, 200 Pine Street, passed away at a local hospital Monday, May 27, (1946) after a brief illness. Mrs. Otto had been a resident of Bellingham for the past 46 years and was a member of the St. John's Lutheran Church. One son survives, Charles Otto, of Bellingham; a sister, Mrs. Anna Barr, of Tacoma; one brother, Walter Bartell, of Chehalis, Wash.; also some nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held at the Bingham-Dahlquist Funeral Home, Friday, May 31, at 2 p. m., conducted by Rev. M. A. P. Kellar. Interment in Greenacres Memorial Park.

OTTO, Mary, age 88 years, who made her home with her granddaughter, Mrs. Arthur Morse and Mr. Morse, 2113 Thirtieth, passed away at a local hospital, Wednesday, February 13, (1946) following a lingering illness. Mrs. Otto had been a resident of Bellingham for the past forty-five years and was a member of Maple Leaf Chapter, No. 58, O. E. S. Surviving relatives include two sisters, Mrs. Kate Nutter, of Bellingham, and Mrs. Nellie Lane, Sioux City, Iowa; one grandson, one granddaughter, three great-grandchildren; also numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held at the Bingham-Dahlquist Funeral Home, Saturday, February 16 at 1:30 p. m., conducted by Rev. H. G. Luscombe. Cremation to follow.

OUILLETTE, Ruby - Death Tuesday (March 25, 1958) claimed pioneer Michigan school teacher and resident of Bellingham since 1907, Mrs. Ruby Ouillette, 88, 2130 King St., who died in a local hospital after a long illness. She came west to Blaine in 1907, and shortly after that to Bellingham where, with the exception of two years in Anacortes, she had lived since. Mrs. Ouillette was for years active in Red Cross work and was a member of Clara Barton Circle, Ladies of the G.A.R. She is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Ruby Hughbanks of Seattle; two sons, True Ouillette of Sumner and Ross Ouillette of Pullman; five grandchildren and one great grandchild; and a brother, George Lampman of Bellingham. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Jones Funeral Home.

OUSDAL, Gilbert of 409 York Street, died at the age of 87, Sept. 29, 1980. Born in Norway and a WWI veteran, he was a member of the Lutheran Church and member of Alaskan Fisherman's Union. He is survived by a brother, Sigurd Ousdal [Ousdale] of Bellingham; nephews, Sherman in Acme; Thomas in Seattle; niece Shirley Ann Payne of Bellingham. Funeral services will be held Sat., Oct. 4 at 1 pm in the Chapel of Veroske, Jerns & LeVeck with burial to be made in Saxon Cemetery. For your safety please us the James Street entrance. [b. June 20, 1893; retired logger]

OUSDALE, Sigurd "Sig," age 96, who resided at 2300 Xenia St., passed away at his residence Tues., April 16th, (1985). He had been a resident of Whatcom County for 78 years & was a retired shingle weaver. He leaves to survive his wife, Alice Ousdale of Bellingham; 2 sons, Sherman & wife Elizabeth of Acme, Tom & wife Barbara of Seattle; 1 daughter, Shirley Payne of Edmonds; 12 grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren; numerous nieces & nephews in Norway. Family visitation will be Thursday, 12 noon-8p.m. Funeral services will be held Saturday, April 20th at 1 p.m. in the Jerns LeVeck Chapel with interment to follow in Saxon Cemetery, Rev. Stanley Dokken officiating. [born Aug. 8, 1888 Sirdalen, Norway; lived in MN; built service station at the "coal mine bridge" on NW Ave.; worked Morana Mill at Acme]

OUSLEY, Alvah Briton, age 88 years, of 1256 Northwest Road passed away Saturday, April 11, (1953) at a local hospital following an extended illness. Mr. Ousley had made his home for the past three years with his nephew R. L. Ousley. He is survived by 2 sons, Lawrence, of Carbanado, Wash., and Ted of Orting, Wash.; 2 daughters, Mrs. LaVilla Schwanke, in Minnesota, and Mrs. Ada Hannerhan, in South Dakota, and 12 grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, April 15th, at 1:30 p. m. from the Monroe Funeral Chapel in Ferndale. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery.

OUSLEY, Roy Leslie, Rev., age 75, of 2618 Queen St., passed away in a local hospital Sunday, July 3, (1960). Rev. Ousley had resided in this community for 41 years and was a retired carpenter. During his later years, Rev. Ousley was ordained as a lay minister, and he was a member of the Free Methodist Church. Surviving relatives are his widow, Nellie, at home; two sons, Kenneth H. and Orville L., both of Bellingham; four grandchildren, two brothers, Homer and Miles Ousley; two sisters, Mrs. Grace McFate of Norwood, Mo., and Mrs. Hazel Jenson of Bemidji, Minn., also nieces and nephews. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home where services will be conducted by the Rev. S. E. Fosket Wednesday, July 6 at 3 p.m. Final resting place Woodlawn Cemetery.

OVENELL, Albert R., age 86, of Burlington, died Mon., Oct. 22, 1984 in a Sedro Woolley hospital. He was born April 18, 1898 in Avon, Skagit County. He was a 1917 graduate of Burlington High School and a Navy veteran of World War I. His marriage to Alvena Lane took place Sept. 27, 1918 in Bellingham. She died in 1980. He was a retired dairy farmer. Surviving are 2 daughters, Mrs. George (Elane) Mahaffy of Hamilton, Skagit County, Mrs. Richard (Marian) Dunphy of Bellingham; 1 son and daughter-in-law, Fred N. and Dorothy Ovenell, Sedro Woolley; 10 grandchildren; 30 greatgrandchildren; 2 brothers, George Ovenell of Burlington, Fred J. Ovenell of Samish Island. He was preceded by 1 sister and 1 brother. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Mon., Oct. 29, at Hulbush Funeral Home, Burlington. Interment will follow at Bay View Cemetery, Skagit County, with Pastor Paul Gibson of the Sedro Woolley First Baptist Church officiating. Memorials are suggested to The Skagit County Historical Society, P.O. Box 818, LaConner, WA. 98257 or The Association Of Baptists For World Evangelism, P. O. Box 5000, Cherry Hill, N.J. 08034. [parents, Thomas N. & Hattie Callahan Ovenell]

OVENELL, Alvena F. age 80 of Burlington passed away Sat. Aug. 16, 1980 in a Burlington nursing home. She was born August 27, 1899 at Bay View, Skagit County. A daughter of pioneers Sydney and Florence Lane. Marriage to Albert R. Ovenell took place Sept. 27, 1919 in Bellingham. Mr. Ovenell was a member of the Mt. Vernon Ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints; The Skagit County Pioneer Association & the Skagit County Historical Society. Surviving are her husband Albert at the family home; 2 daughters, Mrs. George (Elane) Mahaffey of Hamilton, and Mrs. Richard (Marian) Dunphy, Bellingham; 1 son, Fred N. Ovenell, Sedro Woolley; 10 grandchildren, 23 great grandchildren and 2 sisters, Jane Lane, Salem, Ore. and Leta Squires of Alger. She was preceded in death by a half sister, Maude Porter. Funeral services will be held at 1 pm, Wed. Aug. 20 at the Mt. Vernon Ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Bishop Edward Johannesen officiating. Burial will follow in Bay View Cemetery, Skagit County. Under the direction of Hulbush Funeral Home, Burlington.

OVERBY, Clarence Melvin, age 67, 2805 Victor Street, passed away in a local hospital Wednesday, October (2, 1963). Mr. Overby farmed in Acme for 20 years, was a log scaler for the Rayonier Logging Co. at Sappho for 5 years, prior to moving to Bellingham 2 years ago. Contributions may be made to the Nooksack Masonic Temple Organ Fund. He was a member of Nooksack Lodge No. 192, F.&A.M.; Bellingham Consistory; Scottish Rite Bodies and Nooksack Chapter No. 171, O.E.S. Survivors are his widow, at home; two brothers, Emil and Arthur Overby, both of Mooread, Minnesota; two sisters, Mrs. Ella Hansen and Miss Irene Overby, both of Boone, Iowa, and numerous nieces and nephews. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home where services will be conducted by Pastor E. E. Olsenius Monday, October 7 at 1:00 a.m., followed by cremation.

OVERMAN, Dena. Mrs. Dena Troost Overman, a nataive of Holland, passed away here (Lynden) Friday (Oct. 16, 1942) at the home of a daughter, Mrs. Ernest Meenk, after a lingering illness. She was 61 years of age and had been a resident of the Lynden district forty-one years. Another daugther, Mrs. Ralph Van Dyk, of Lynden; a son, Charles G. Troost, of Lynden; two sisters, Mrs. Jennie Vergrugge and Mrs. Minnie Huisman, both of Lynden. [b. Sept. 23, 1881]

OVERMAN, Garet, of Sumas, passed away at a local hospital Saturday, June 30, (1945) at the age of 76 years. Mr. Overman was born in Holland and is survived by one son, Henry, of Ferndale. Funeral services willl be conducted from the Gillies Funeral Home in Sumas, Tuesday, July 3, at 2 p. m. with Rev. Peter Spoelstra, of Sumas, officiating. Interment in Sumas Cemetery. Please omit flowers.

OVERMAN, Henry, age 76 of 950 Slater Rd., Bellingham, passed away Monday, August 8, 1983, in a nursing home in Bellingham. He had been a Whatcom County resident for many years, was a member of the Delta Grange. Survivors include friends, Gary & Diana Hendricks of Ferndale, Tony Idczak of Acme and Willa Mae Holmes of Bremerton. Graveside services are going to be Tuesday, August 9, at 3:00 P.M. at Woodlawn Cemetery with Reverend Ralph Poulson officiating. Arrangements by Moles Funeral Home. [born March 16, 1907 ND]

OVERREIN, Nanna Marie, 77, 3218 Peabody St., died Wednesday (Oct. 31, 1973). A 52-year resident of Bellingham, she was a member of Calvary Temple. Survivors include the husband, Nels; a step-son, Olaf; step daughter, Helen Bell of Seattle; two brothers and two sisters in Norway; six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services are pending at Jones Funeral Home.

OVERREIN, Nels H., age 96 of 6189 N. E. 187th Place, Seattle, died Sat. Oct. 4, 1980. A member of Calvary Temple and International Machinist Union No. 239 for over 50 years, Mr. Overrein is survived by 1 son, Olaf G. and wife Ethel Overrein of Bellingham; 1 daughter Mrs. Helen N. Bell of Seattle; 6 grandchildren; 5 greatgrandchildren; nieces & nephews. Funeral service Wed. Oct. 8, 1 pm, Jones Funeral Home. Interment Bayview Cemetery. The family suggest memorials to Calvary Temple for the King County R.S.V.P., c/o Percy Bell, P. O. Box 24286, Seattle, Wa. 98124.

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OWEN, E. J. "John" age 58 of 2661 Alderwood, passed away Thursday Jan. 10, (1980) at his residence. He lived his life serving others thru Blaine Police Dept. Border Patrol on the Canadian & Mexican Border; was a member of the Tucson Police Dept., served his country during WWII as Commissioned Officer Quartermaster Corp.; member of Assumption Church. He was most recently Security Consultant at Sudden Valley for Sanwick Corp. He was also a purse seine fisherman and ran a crab boat. He is survived by his wife, Ida; 3 sons, Michael of Vader, Wash.; James & Gary of Bellingham; 5 daughters, Virginia Leatherwood, Teresa Owen, Patricia Owen, Diane Owen, all of Bellingham, Katherine Owen of Lynden; 9 grandchildren; 2 daughters-in-law, Marsha Owen of Bellingham and Patricia Owen, Vader, Wash. Graveside services will be held Mon., Jan. 14, at 11 am at Bayview Cemetery with Father John Smith officiating. Under the direction of the Westford Funeral Home.

OWEN, Craig Lynn, age 17, of 784 Lange Rd., passed away Fri., Sept. 7, 1979. Craig had lived in Bellingham for the past 5 years and was employed at the Daul Fish Co. He leaves to survive his parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Owen of the family home; paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Percy Owen of North Burnaby; maternal grandmother, Mrs. Amelia Scherban of Saskatoon, Sask.; numerous other relatives. Funeral services will be conducted Tues., Sept. 11 at 11 a.m. in the Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home with Rev. Harold Minkler officiating.

Cycle crash kills youth
A Bellingham youth was killed Friday when the motorcycle he was riding struck a semi-trailer truck at the intersection of Orchard Drive and Meridian Street. Craig L. Owen, 17, 784 Lange Rd., died two hours after the accident following emergency surgery at St. Luke's Hospital. Bellingham police said Owen, who was wearing a helmet, was traveling at an excessive rate of speed when he attempted to pass on the right side of the truck, which had swung wide to make a turn onto Orchard Drive. Owen's motorcycle struck the diesel tank of the northbound truck with such force that the tank ruptured, spraying fuel over a wide area, police said. No fire occurred at the scene of the accident.

OWEN, Eva J., age 87 of 207 Kentucky St., passed away Tuesday, June 7, (1966). She leaves to survive 1 son, E. John Owen of this city. Private family services will be held Friday, June 10 at 10 a.m. within the Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home. Interment Blaine Cemetery.

OWEN, Harriet R., age 83 years, passed away Feb. 18, (1953) at a local hospital following a lingering illness. She is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Doris Shields, of Blaine; three grandchildren, one nephew, Howard Puariea, Portland, Oregon. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, Feb. 21, at 2 o'clock from the McKinney Funeral Home in Blaine with Rev. Evan David officiating. Cremation. Please omit flowers.

OWEN, Jane Charlotte, 64, of Bellingham, died May 21, (1984) in a Seattle hospital. She was born Jan. 28, 1920 in Seattle and was raised in Bellingham. She was a graduate of Bellingham High School and attended business college there. She did secretarial work in Portland and later lived in Lynden from 1950 to 1976, when she moved back to Bellingham. She is survived by her husband, Chester C. Owen, of Bellingham; a son and daughter-in-law, Craig and Rebecca Owen, of Port Angeles; and a brother, Jack Robey, of Bellingham. In keeping with her wishes, services will not be held. Remembrances are suggested to Virginia Mason Hospital in Seattle for cancer research.

OWEN, Leonard N., age 85 who resided at 212 West Champion, passed away in a local hospital on Monday, October 7, (1963) following an extended illness. Mr. Owen had resided in Bellingham for the past 63 years. He was a member of the First Christian Church, Indiana, and was a retired streetcar conductor. He leaves to survive one brother, Thurman Allen Owen of Indianapolis; 4 sisters, Mrs. Nettie Follett of Indianapolis, Mrs. Amy Joffiff of Ohio, Mrs. Violet Warmoth of California, and Mrs. Mary Quillian of Indiana. Pastor James York of the First Christian Church will officiate at funeral services on Wednesday, October 9 at 2:30 p.m. in the Chapel of the Bingham and Jerns Funeral Home. Interment Bayview Cemetery.

OWEN, Luzelle Canfield, the daughter of early Bellingham residents, Robert H. & Laura L. Canfield, died Wed. (Aug. 12, 1987), in Bellingham on her 94th birthday. Mrs. Owen was born August 12, 1893 in New Whatcom, Washington. After graduating from Bellingham High School in 1911, she attended Bellingham Normal School (now WWU), receiving her teaching certificate in 1913. Between 1913 & 1929 she taught in elementary schools in Nisqually, Olympia, Bellingham, WA, Anchorage & Juneau, Alaska & Los Angeles, CA. In 1929 she married the late Robert O. Owen of Bisbee, Arizona, where she lived until returning to Bellingham in 1954, the year of her husbands death. At the time of her death, she was living in the home in which she was born. Mrs. Owen was a life-long member of the First Congregational Church of Bellingham & a past member of the D.A.R., the Aftermath Club & the Bellingham Womens' Music Club. Survivors include her daughter, Nancy L. Bussard & son-in-law, Nicholas A. Bussard of Bellingham; 3 grandchildren, Laura L. Guthridge, Robert L. Bussard & Sarah Bussard, all of city; great-grandchild, John E. Guthridge, of city; niece, Barbara J. Schweitzer of Phoenix, Arizona; 2 nephews, Philip C. Raymond of Port Townsend & Paul B. Raymond of Tacoma. Private graveside services are being planned with Rev. Cindy Bauleke, First Congregation Church, officiating. Arrangements by Jones Funeral Home.

OWEN, Malcolm, age 80 of 1224 Undine Street, passed away at his residence Thursday, June 18, 1981. He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church and the Bellingham Bay Lodge, No. 44, F & AM; Sehome Chapter, No. 17, Order of Eastern Star. He leaves to survive his wife Suda; 1 daughter, Suda Newport; 1 sister, Lucille Tremblay of Seattle. Memorial services will be held Monday, June 22 at 2 pm at the First Presbyterian Church. Memorials may be made to the First Presbyterian Church Stained Glass Window Fund. Arrangements by Veroske, Jerns & LeVeck Funeral Home. [b. Jan. 18, 1901 in Marion, OH]

OWEN, Mary E., age 89, of 7556 Bruce Rd., Custer passed away Weds. Dec. 20, 1978. Mrs. Owen had been a resident of Whatcom Co. for over 55 yrs. Was a member of the Custer United Methodist Church, the Cardinal Rebekah Lodge, Custer. The Ferndale Jet Oldsters. She is survived by 1 son, Harvie of B'ham. Numerous nieces & nephews. Funeral services will be conducted by Rev. Geoff Piper, Fri. Dec. 22nd at 1:30pm in Moles Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Greenacres Memorial Park.

OWEN, Orville, of Blaine, age 78, passed away Tuesday, November 21, (1950) at a local hospital following a lingering illness. Mr. Owen had been a resident of the Blaine district for the past 35 years. He leaves to survive his wife, Mrs Eva Owen; one son, Elwood, of Blaine. Three grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Friday, November 24, at 2 p. m. from the McKinney Funeral Home in Blaine with the Rev. Evan David officiating. Interment, Blaine cemetery.

OWEN, Ray Hardin - Graveside services will be held Tuesday at 1 p.m. in Greenacres Memorial Park for Ray Hardin Owen, 74, former Bellingham resident who died suddenly last Friday (Oct. 10, 1958) at his home in Kingston, Kitsap County. Mr. Owen moved from Bellingham to Kingston 16 years ago. He is survived by one son, Harvie Ray Owen, of 1224 Guide Meridian. The services Tuesday will be under the direction of Bainbridge Funeral Home of Kingston.

OWEN, Suda, age 74 of 1224 Undine Street, passed away in a local hospital Thursday, October 1, 1981. She lived in the community for 45 years; was a member of the First Presbyterian Church; Past Matron of Eastern Star, Sehome Chapter No. 17. She leaves to survive 1 daughter, Suda Newport of Bellingham; 3 grandchildren; 2 great grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Monday, October 5 at 2 pm in the First Presbyterian Church. Memorials may be made to the Visiting Nurses Association. Local arrangements by Veroske, Jerns & LeVeck Funeral Chapel. [b. April 25, 1907 at Seattle]

OWEN, Robert O., age 71, of 2215 Williams Street, passed away at his home Tuesday, July 27, (1954). Mr. Owen had resided in Bellingham for the past year, and formerly had lived at Bisbee, Ariz., for 40 years where he owned and managed a dry cleaning establishment. He was a member of the Baptist Church and the B.P.O. Elks, both in Bisbee, and the Breckenridge Lodge No. 67, F. & A. M. of Hardensburg, Ken. Surviving relatives include his wife, Mrs. Luzelle Canfield Owen, at the family home; a daughter, Mrs. Nancy Bussard of Eugene, Ore.; a brother, J. D. Owen in Kentucky; a sister, Mrs. James Kinchelow of Corona, Calif.; a niece of Kentucky, and two nephews in California. The remains rest at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where services will be conducted by Dr. W. Carl Calhoun, Thursday, July 29, at 3 p. m. Final resting place, Bay View.

OWENS, Alice, age 79 of Oregon City, Oregon passed away Fri., Dec. 28, 1979. She was born August 5, 1900 on Shaw Island, She was the daughter of San Juan County pioneers, Dorcas & Brreitt (sic) Fowler. She was married to Claude Owens June 28, 1923 on Shaw. She was a member of the Methodist Church there and came to the Bellingham area in 1946 with her husband. Claude preceded her in death in 1948. She is survived by a daughter, Shirley Crawford of Estacada, Oregon, a son, Westley of Juneau, Alaska, and 4 grandchildren. Services will be Dec. 31, 1979 at 11 AM under the direction of Veroske, Jerns & LeVeck Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Julia Brand officiating. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery.

OWENS, Claude "Dick" H., age 53 years, passed away at the family residence, Route 2, Lynden, Wash., Saturday, May 14, (1949) following a lingering illness. Mr. Owens had been a resident of Whatcom County for the past four years. He was a member of the Methodist Church at Buckley, Wash.; of the Homesteader's Lodge and the Washington Co-Op. Surviving relatives include his widow, Mrs. Alice F. Owens; one daughter, Mrs. Jean Crawford, Plasterville, Calif.; one son, Wesley Owens, Fairbanks, Alaska; two brothers, Roy Owens, Bellingham, and Ray, of Chico, Calif.; three sisters, Mrs. Loretta Bonnema, Blaine, Wash., Mrs. Fay McCrory, Tacoma, and Mrs. Essie Sink, Turlock, Calif.; a granddaughter, Cherie Crawford, Calif.; also numerous nieces and nephews. The remains rest at the Bingham-Dahlquist & Jerns Funeral Home, where funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, May 18, at 1 p. m. with the Rev. Harlan Stone officiating. Interment in Woodlawn Cemetery. Casket bearers will be Messrs. Eber Bruns, Earl Hoffman, Ceo Crawford, Frank Fowler, Stanley Lewis and Harry Hubbard.

OWENS, Edna, age 54 of Spokane, passed away in that city Fri. Aug. 7, (1981). Mrs. Owens was a former resident of Bellingham and leaves to survive 1 son Kenneth E. Owens of Spokane; 3 grandsons; 4 brothers, Lloyd D. & Howard E. Bowen, both of Sumas, Leo R. Bowen of Kennewick and Oddie C. Bowen of City; 3 sisters, Sylvia Crenshaw of Everett, Lois A. Bremmer of Aberdeen and Bethel M. Souza of Gustine, Calif.; numerous nieces & nephews. Funeral services are pending at the Westford Funeral Home.

OWENS, Edward, age 82, of 2410 Broadway, passed away at the family home, Thursday, Feb. 7, (1963) following a short illness. Mr. Owens had been a resident of Bellingham since 1921, having operated the Owens Drug since that time. He was a member of the Whatcom County Pharmaseutical Society, life member of the Elks Lodge BPOE No. 240, Butte, Mont., the Masonic Lodge and the Scottish Rite Bodies. He is survived by his wife, Kathlene; one nephew, W. O. Owens of Seattle; three nieces, Mrs. Margaret Christian of Wallace, Idaho, and two in the East. Funeral services will be conducted Monday, Feb. 11, at 3:30 p. m. within the Cathedral Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home, with Rev. W. Robert Webb, rector of St. Paul's Episcopal Church officiating. Interment, Bay View Cemetery.

OWENS, Elizabeth M., age 84 of 2910 Bennett Dr., Bellingham, passed away Friday, November 11, 1983. Mrs. Owens was born in Bellingham in 1899, was a member of the Birchwood Presbyterian Church, The National Retired Teachers Assoc. and The Delta Kappa Gamma Society Int. She is survived by 2 sons, John Robert Owens and his wife June of Sumner, Richard K. Owens of Ferndale; 3 grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted by Reverend J. Timothy Lann Tuesday, November 15, 1:00 P.M. in the Birchwood Presbyterian Church. Burial will follow in BayView Cemetery under the direction of Moles Funeral Home.

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OWENS, John Harrison, age 58 years, of 2101 J Street, passed away at a local hospital, Thursday, November 28, (1946). Mr. Owens had been a resident of this community for the past eleven years, and was a member of the Church of the Assumption. He was a disabled veteran of World War I, and was a member of the Eagles Lodge, Aerie No. 31. Surviving relatives inlcude his wife, Mrs. Elsie Owens of the home; three sons, Jack, Thomas and Billy, all of the home; two daughters, Mrs. Marie J. Valgrighi, of Seattle, and Katherine of the home; one brother, James W. Owens, of Tacoma; two sisters, Mrs. Blanche Sulser, of Tacoma, and Mrs. Anne Sager, of Redwood City, California. Rosary was said within the Church of the Assumption, Friday evening, November 29, at 7:30 p. m. Requiem mass was said Saturday morning, November 30, at 9 a.m. with the Rt. Rev. Monsignor J. G. Stafford officiating. Interment, Bay View, under the direction of the Westford-Beck Funeral Home.

OWENS, Karen L., age 33, of 6105 Apollo Drive, Ferndale passed away Wednesday, March 3, 1982. Karen had been a life time resident of Ferndale & is survived by her husband, Richard K. Owens of Ferndale; 1 daughter, Shannon M. Verellen of Ferndale; mother, Charlotte Barr of Ferndale; sister Sharon Gwartney of Ferndale; grandfather, Tom Alderson of Ferndale; several aunts, uncles & other relatives. Funeral services will be held Monday, March 8 at 1 pm in Moles Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Greenacres Memorial Park. [b. Nov. 23, 1948; member of the Culinary and Beverage Workers Union]

OWENS, Kate, age 87 years, 2420 Lynn Street, passed away at a local hospital, Saturday, January 12, (1946) following a lingering illness. Mrs. Owens had been a resident of Bellingham for the past forty-two years and was a member of the German Lutheran Church. Surviving relatives include two daughters, Mrs. Addie Renard, Bellingham, Mrs. Ruth Hurley, British Columbia; two brothers, August and James Schrump, both of Tacoma; nine grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren; also numerous other relatives. Funeral services will be held at the Bingham-Dahlquist Funeral Home Tuesday, January 15, at 2:30 p. m. Interment in Greenacres Memorial Park.

OWENS, Kathleen, 92, 2726 Alderwood Ave., died Monday (June 27, 1983) at a local rest home. She was born in England Oct. 12, 1890, and had lived in Bellingham for 70 years. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ed Owens, and son, Jack Owens. The couple owned the former Owen Drug Store on West Holly Street, current location of Joe Martin Sporting Goods. She was a member of St. Paul's Episcopal Church. Survivors include two nieces (Mrs. M. O. Creager of Saratoga, Calif., and Mrs. G. B. Christian of Wallace, Idaho) and one nephew (Leo Towell of New Westminster). Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, with the Rev. John Langletz officiating. Cremation will follow. Arrangements are by Westford Funeral Home.

OWENS, Louis C., age 53, of Ferndale, passed away suddenly at home Tuesday, July 25, 1984. Mr. Owens had been a resident of Whatcom County since 1937, was a member of the I.L.W.U. Local 7 & had worked as a Longshoreman for many years. He is survived by 2 sons, Michael A. Owens of Bellingham, Richard & his wife Sally Owens in Oregon; 3 daughters, Virginia & her husband Jeff VanDentop of Lynden, Merry Gail Owens of Bellingham, Jody & her husband Brian Haveman of Everson; 5 brothers, Loren, Don, Bill & Ted, all of Bellingham, & Bob in Arizona; 1 sister, Rosemary & her husband John Jaeger of Custer; & 9 grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Saturday, July 28th at 3:30 PM in Moles Funeral Home. Cremation will be held Monday, July 30th at Greenacres Memorial Park.

OWENS, Mary Ayers, age 57, of Route No. 3, Box 168, passed away in a local hospital Friday, June 8, (1951). Mrs. Owens had resided in this community for the past 11 years and was a member of the Baptist Church. Surviving relatives are her husband, Arthur C., at home; seven sons, Donald, Harold E., Ted G., Louis C., all of Bellingham; Loren C., at home; William F., U. S. N., stationed at Guam, and Robert F., of Sweet Home, Ore.; one daughter, Miss Rosemary Owens also at home; 12 grandchildren; two brothers, Frank Ayers and Earnest Ayers in Jackson, Calif., and two sisters, Mrs. Martha Brown, of Banks, Ore., and Mrs. Rose Tetpher in Illinois. The remains rest at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where services will be conducted by the Rev. M. L. Root Monday, June 18, at 1 p. m. Final resting place, Bay View.

OWENS, Mary Ellen, age 66 of 2219 Electric Ave., passed away at home, Mon. Jan. 1, 1979. A resident of B'ham since 1945. She had been employed as a salesperson at Sears and J.C. Penneys. Surviving are her husband William at home, 5 sisters, Rosalie Herber of Salem, Ore., Dora Hassett of Fort Smith, Ark., Monica Masten and Phyllis Bronson both of Seattle, Stella Oldenkamp of Hayward, Calif. A brother, Joe Waitman of Napa, Idaho. Also numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held in Veroske-Jerns Chapel, Thur. Jan. 4, at 2 pm, followed by cremation. [b. Aug. 29, 1912 SD]

OWENS, Mary M., age 92, of Bozeman, Mont., passed away in that city Tuesday, October 5, (1954). Mrs. Owens had resided in this community for 20 years before moving to Bozeman in 1943, and was a member of the First Baptist Church. Surviving relatives include three sons, Edward of Bellingham, Fred of Bozeman, and Guy of Miami, Fla.; one brother, Thomas J. Dryer in Texas; four grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews. The remains rest at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth. Graveside services will be conducted by the Rev. John Parrott Monday, at 11 a. m. at Bay View.

OWENS, Mayford A. "Jack" age 54, of 3142 Ward Creek Rd., Rogue River, Oregon passed away Monday, March 1, (1976). A veteran of WWII, he was an equipment operator and had made his home in Bellingham for 4 years prior to moving to Rogue River a year ago. Surviving are his wife, Cheryl and a daughter, Estella both of Rogue River; two sisters, Mildred Williams and Jane Lewis both of Adraian, Michigan. Funeral services to be held in Veroske's Bellingham Chapel Monday, March 8 at 2 p.m. Followed by burial in Bay View Cemetery. [b. April 10, 1921 TN]

OWENS, Patrick Edward - Burial services for Patrick Edward Owens, 25, will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday in Bay View Cemetery under direction of Bingham & Jerns Funeral Home. He died a week ago (Dec. 5, 1973).

OWENS, Roy E., aged 64 of 2910 Bennett Drive, passed away in a local hospital Saturday, December 27, (1958). Mr. Owens had resided in Bellingham for the past 46 years, had attended the Birchwood Presbyterian Church and was a World War I veteran. He was aretired bus driver and was a member of the American Amalgamated Association of Street, Electrical and Rail Motor Coach Employees, Division 843. Surviving are the widow Elizabeth K. at home, two sons: John Robert Owens of Edmonds and Richard K. Owens of Bellingham. Two granddaughters, one brother Ray Owens of California, three sisters Mrs. Loretta Bonnema of Blaine and Mrs. Fay McCrory of Tacoma and Mrs. Effie Sink of Turlock, California. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home where services will be conducted by the Rev. E. Gordon Crider Monday, December 29 at 3 p. m. Final resting place, Bay View Cemetery.

OWENS, William "Bill" D., Airman 3/C, age 17, 1464 Iron Street, passed away Sunday, August 18 at Wichita Falls, Texas. Mr. Owens was a lifetime resident of this city before enlisting in the U.S.A.F., and attended the Garden Street Methodist Church. He was the beloved son of Mrs. June L. Hickey, city, and Donald Owens of Lummi Island; beloved brother of Austin, James, Ronald, Mark, Roxanne and Lynette, all at home. The remains rest at the Jones Funeral Home where services will be conducted by Rev. Joe Walker Monday, August 26 at 1 P.M. Final resting place Bay View Cemetery.

OWINGS, Herman Harry, age 82, of 335 N. Garden St., Bellingham, passed away Thursday, May 11, 1978. A resident of Whatcom County for 60 years. World War I veteran, member of the Kulshan Post No. 154, American Legion, Ferndale and the Ferndale Lodge No. 164, F&AM. He is survived by three sons, Robert of Anacortes, William "Bill" of Bellingham, Bud of Fairbanks, Alaska, a daughter, Evelyn Gau, of Kirkland, three sisters, Fay Tuller, of Bellingham, Mary Yokum, of Portland, Gladys Salgado of San Diego, California, 21 grandchildren, and 5 great grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, May 16, 1:30 p.m., at Moles Funeral Chapel, the Rev. Brad Gill officiating. Burial will follow at Greenacres Memorial Park. [b. July 11, 1895]

OWINGS, Roy, age 62, of 1408 E Street, passed away suddenly, April 25, (1966). Mr. Owings was a retired truck driver in Whatcom County for many years. He leaves to survive 1 daughter, Mavis Drew and 1 son, LeRoy Owings, both of Oregon; 3 sisters, Gladys Salgado of San Diego, Mary Sykes of Portland, Fay Tuller of Bellingham; 1 brother, Herman Owings of Bellingham. Graveside services will be held Thursday, April 28 at 3:30 p.m. in Greenacres Memorial Park, Major Swan officiating. Under the direction of Bingham & Jerns Funeral Home.

OWNE, Gertrude Wanzer, age 86, passed away Nov. 7, (1979). She had lived in Bellingham for 30 years and worked for Wahls Dept. Store. She was a member of the American Legion Auxilary, a charter member of the Bellingham Orthopedic Guild and a member of St. John's Lutheran Church. Survived by 1 daughter, Mrs. Jack Keck of Kent; 1 son, Ernest Wanzer of Seattle; 1 brother, Fred Bockwoldt, Seattle; 3 sisters, Teresa Wilson, Seattle, Clara Crepin, 29 Palms, Calif., and Lois Jones, Lincoln City, Oregon; 6 grandchildren including Gary Wanzer, Bellingham and 1 greatgranddaughter. Services will be Sat. at 1 pm. Kent Lutheran Church, under the direction of Edline-Yahn Funeral Chapel, Kent. Memorials to Children's Orthopedic Hospital or Valley Medic I., c/o Valley General Hospital, Renton, Wa.

OWSLEY, Granville L., age 73 of 6083 Sunview Pl., Ferndale died Friday, June 18, 1982. Mr. Owsley had been a resident of Whatcom County for 48 years. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Ferndale, a WWII Army Veteran and worked as a building material salesman at Sears for many years. Survivors include his wife Audrey; 1 son, Richard L. of Ferndale; 1 brother Merle of Hagerman, Idaho; a daughter-in-law Wendy Owsley of Bellingham; and a granddaughter Sabrina Owsley of Bellingham. Funeral services will be held Tues., June 22 at 1 pm in the First Baptist Church of Ferndale with Rev. Ralph Poulson & Rev. Rollin Staats officiating. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church, Ferndale. Under the direction of Moles Funeral Home.

OXFORD, Barbara J., age 90 of 5870 Cedar Pl., Ferndale, passed away in Bellingham, Oct. 20, 1988. She was born in Ferndale, Aug. 17, 1898. She was a lifetime resident of Ferndale. She was a charter member of the Ferndale Legion Auxiliary. She was preceded in death by her husband, Mason in 1974. Survivors include a daughter, Alyce Mae Pope of Concrete; grandsons, Steven E. Pope of Snohomish, Richard A. Pope of Burlington; a granddaughter, Nancy A. Johnson of Bothell; 4 great grandchildren; numerous nieces & nephews & a dear friend Jess Van Demark of Ferndale. Graveside services will be held Monday, Oct. 24, 1988, at 1PM at the Woodlawn Cemetery with Chaplin Rex Watt officiating. Memorials may be made to the charity of one's choice. Arrangements by the Moles Funeral Home.

OXFORD, Ben, 51 years of age, passed away at Beaverton, Oregon, Saturday, February 15, (1947) as a result of an accident. He was born in Ferndale and resided there his entire life, until three months ago when he moved with his mother to Beaverton. He is survived by his mother, Mrs. Maria Oxford, of Beaverton, Oregon; two sisters, Mrs. Lydia Anderson, of Beaverton, Oregon, Mrs. Winnie Grimson, of Forest Grove, Oregon; also four brothers, Charles, Tom, Harry and Mason Oxford, all of Ferndale. Funeral services will be conducted in the Monroe Chapel at Ferndale, Wednesday afternoon, February 19, at 1:30. Burial in Woodlawn Cemetery.

OXFORD, Harry Jr., 64, of 6158 Malloy Rd., Ferndale passed away in B'ham, Sept. 28, 1988. He was born in Ferndale Jan. 3, 1924, was a lifetime Ferndale resident. He was a member of the B'ham Elks Lodge No. 194, & was a grandson of Thomas Oxford, a pioneer settler in the Ferndale area. He is survived by his wife Eileen of the family home; 3 sons, Harry "Brick" Oxford & wife Bobbie Jo, Brad Oxford & wife Rhonda, Barry Oxford & wife Jonni, all of Ferndale; 1 daughter, Lori Apana & husband Russell of Ferndale; 7 grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Mon., Oct. 3, 1988, at 1 PM at the Greenacres Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Rollin Staats officiating. Burial to follow at Greenacres Memorial Park. Memorials may be made to the Ferndale Fire District No. 7, PO Box 321, Ferndale 98248. Arrangements by the Moles Funeral Home.

OXFORD, Harry Sr., age 90 of 6316 Malloy Road, Ferndale, passed away Monday, March 23, 1981. Member of a pioneer family, he was a life time resident of the Ferndale community; a member of the United Church of Ferndale; a WWI Veteran; member of the Kulshan Post, No. 154, American Legion, Ferndale. He was preceded in death by his wife Iva in 1976. For years Mr. Oxford had sold Gravenstein Apples from the Orchard on the family homestead. Survivors include a son, Harry Oxford, Jr. of Ferndale; a sister, Lydia Anderson of Bellingham; 4 grandchildren; 4 great grandchildren. Graveside services will be held Wednesday, March 25 at 1:30 pm in Greenacres Memorial Park. Memorials may be made to a favorite charity. Under the direction of Moles Funeral Home. [born Sept. 14, 1890 in Ferndale]

OXFORD, Iva, age 78, of 6316 Malloy Rd., Ferndale, passed away Thurs., Feb. 19, (1976). Mrs. Oxford had been a resident of Whatcom County her entire life time, was a member of the United Church of Ferndale and the American Legion Auxiliary. She is survived by her husband, Harry Oxford Sr.; one son, Harry Oxford Jr., of Ferndale; 3 brothers, Allen Bailey, Lee Bailey, both of Bellingham and Ted Bailey of Sedro Woolley; 4 sisters, Myrtle Harnden of Camano Island, Violet Beard of Bellingham, Gladys Gillmore and Evelyn Gaunt both of Long Beach, Calif.; also 4 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted by Rev. David Nelson, Mon., Feb. 23 at 2:30 p.m. in Moles Funeral Chapel. Burial will follow in Greenacres Memorial Park. The family would appreciate memorials made to either the Heart Fund or your favorite charity.

OXFORD, Maria, age 89 years, passed away in Beaverton, Oregon, Friday, July 23, (1948) following a lingering illness. Mrs. Oxford was born in Bellingham, lived her entire life in the Ferndale district, and leaves to survive two daughters, Mrs. Lydia Anderson, Beaverton, Oregon, Mrs. Winnifred Grimson, Forest Grove, Oregon; four sons, Charles, Tom, Harry and Mason, all of Ferndale; one sister, Mrs. Julia Smith, Ferndale; one brother, Thomas B. Wynn, Ferndale; six grandchildren, and eight great grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Monday, July 26, at 1:30 p. m., standard time, from the Monroe Chapel in Ferndale, Rev. C. G. Albertson officiating. Interment in Woodlawn Cemetery.

OXFORD, Merrilee Ann, 58, 6158 Malloy Ave., Ferndale, died Wednesday (Sept. 3, 1986) at her home. She was born Oct. 18, 1927 in Kendall and was a resident of the Ferndale area for 39 years. Mrs. Oxford was a telephone operator and a member of United Church of Ferndale. Survivors include her husband, Harry Oxford Jr. of the family home; three sons, Harry "Brick" Oxford, Brad King Oxford and Barry Mark Oxford, all of Ferndale; a daughter Lori Ann Apana of Ferndale; two sisters, Azalea "Ollie" Streubel of Ferndale and Verna Marroy of Bellingham; a half-brother, Steve King of Seattle; a half-sister, Charlotte Murray of Everett; and seven grandchildren. Funeral services will be at 1 p. m. Friday at Greenacres Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. Richard Wyanski officiating. Burial will be in Greenacres Memorial Park. Arrangements are being handled by Moles Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to the St. Luke's General Hospital nursing staff, 809 E. Chestnut St., Bellingham, WA 98225. [grandchildren: Stacy Oxford, Brick Oxford, Kasi Oxford, Barry Oxford Jr., Bryce Mitchel Oxford, Russell Apana Jr., Mikael Apana, all of Ferndale]

OXFORD, Thomas, age 71, a resident of Ferndale his entire lifetime, passed away in a Bellingham hospital Saturday, Oct. 24, (1959) following a brief illness. Survivors include his wife, Vada; two daughters, Mrs. Herbert Taylor of Ferndale, Mrs. Robert Dorr of Bellingham; one son, Thomas M. of Santa Barbara, Calif.; three brothers, Charles, Harry and Mason, all of Ferndale; two sisters, Mrs. William Anderson of Ferndale and Mrs. Gus Grimson of Glenwood, Ore.; nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted in the Moles' Munroe Funeral Chapel, Monday, Oct. 26, at 1:30 p. m. with the Rev. Robert Irwin officiating. Final resting place at the family plot at Woodlawn Cemetery.

OXFORD, Vada, age 85, of 1316 Cedar St., Ferndale, passed away Thurs., Dec. 30, (1976). Mrs. Oxford had been a resident of Ferndale and Whatcom County for over 80 years. She is survived by one son, Thomas of Santa Barbara, Calif.; two daughters, Harriet Taylor of Ferndale, Echo Dorr of Bellingham; 10 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Graveside services will be held Monday, Jan. 3 at 1:30 p.m. at Woodlawn Cemetery with the Rev. Donald Walter officiating. Burial arrangements are under the direction of Moles Funeral Home. [b. Oct. 12, 1891 WA]