Latest Obituaries

Maureen Skillman

  It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Maureen Elizabeth (Harris) Skillman on Nov. 24, 2020.   Maureen was born in Powell River, British Columbia, on Dec. ...

Julie Martin

  My wife, Julie Marie Martin, died Nov. 24 from illnesses that accompany cystic fibrosis. The disease made her a tiny, 4’10” warrior, and among the oldest CF patients in the ...

Alfredo Gonzalez

  Alfredo Andres “Kiko” Gonzalez stepped from this life into Jesus’ arms on Nov. 14, 2020.   Among many other things, he’ll be remembered by his family and friends for ...

Cora Vander Woude

  Cora Vander Woude, at the age of 96, ended her earthly voyage on Nov. 26, 2020, and passed into glory to see her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.   She spent the last few years ...

Daryl Kooy

  Daryl Craig Kooy was taken home to his heavenly Father on Nov. 25, 2020. He will be remembered for his love of God, family and friends.   Daryl was born on Feb. 19, 1956, ...

William Stuurmans

  William Wayne “Bill” Stuurmans, age 73, passed away Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020, at his home in Mount Vernon.   Bill was born on Feb. 11, 1947, in Bellingham to Pete H. and ...

Marvin Polinder

  Marvin Polinder was born in Bellingham to Alroy and Ida (Ashe) Polinder on Oct. 24, 1960.   He attended Ferndale High School and owned his own trucking business. Marvin was ...

Ernest Nordtvedt

Captain Ernest Richard Nordtvedt, 90, of Santa Barbara, California, passed away peacefully on Monday, Nov. 2, 2020, at his home, surrounded by family. He was an accomplished U.S. ...

Mary Dell “Toots’ Taubenheim

  Mary Dell “Toots” Den Adel Taubenheim, 79, of Burlington, passed away peacefully on Thursday, Oct. 1, 2020, at Skagit Valley Hospital, surrounded by family.   “Toots” ...

Marie Van Andel

  Longtime Lynden resident and gardener Marie Van Andel passed on to glory Monday, Sept. 28, 2020.   Marie was an avid gardener, living at the corner of 17th and D streets, ...