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Randy Vanderveen

  Randy L. Vanderveen passed away, surrounded by his loving family on Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015. He was 59 years old. Randy was born on Jan. 30, 1956, in Mount Vernon to Henry and Patricia (Kosters) ...

Mark Newton

  Mark Timothy Newton, age 48, of Sumas, died at Whatcom Hospice House on Feb. 17, 2015. He fought a long and valiant fight against cancer.   Mark was born in Salem, Oregon, on Nov. 16, 1966. He ...

Dorothy Russell

  Dorothy Lorraine Russell, 97, formerly of Everson, passed peacefully on Feb. 14, 2015, at Willow Grove Nursing home in Spokane.   She was born on Aug. 25, 1917, in Ferndale to Guy and Goldie ...

Elfriede Smiley

  Elfriede (Elfie) Smiley was born Sept. 6, 1937 in Eggenthal, Germany to Julianna and George Hummel and died of breast cancer on Feb. 7, 2015 in Lynden.   The eldest of four, she is survived by ...

Dennis Roosendaal

  Dennis John Roosendaal, age 76, of Shoreline, Washington, journeyed from this life into the presence of Jesus, the Master Teacher and Carpenter, on the evening of Jan. 31, 2015, surrounded by the ...

Robert Clay

  Robert W. “Bill, Bob, Billy-Bob, and Buckwheat” Clay went home to his heavenly mansion on Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2015.   Bill was born in Springfield, Missouri, to Leonard “Bert” Clay and ...

Joyce Weg

  Joyce Weg, age 86, went to be with her heavenly Father on Feb. 4, 2015.   Joyce was born in her family home in Lynden on Nov. 6, 1928, to William and Nellie Heutink. She graduated from Lynden ...

Eileen Henrickson

  Eileen Marguerite Henrickson was born in Monroe, Washington, on Sept. 8, 1924, and died on Jan. 30, 2015.   In high school she met the love of her life, Lee Henrickson. They were married on July ...

Erin Van Brocklin

  On Feb. 14, 1973, Erin Lee Van Brocklin was born in Bellingham to Lance and Judith Van Brocklin.   Out of all his many adventures in life, one of his proudest accomplishments is his daughter ...

Richard Rathjen

  Richard “Dick” Rathjen passed away on Jan. 15, 2015, in Virginia at the age of 77. He was laid to rest in Virginia on Jan. 19.   Dick is survived by his wife, Trudy; son Greg; daughter Kara; ...