William Maier

  William B. Maier, age 63, of Lynden, died suddenly on June 1, 2018 while vacationing in Cancun, Mexico, with friends and family.

  Born on Aug. 6, 1954, in Bellingham, Bill was the third son of Charles and Ruth Maier. He grew up in Lynden and graduated from Lynden High School in 1972. He was married to his wife, Barbara, in July 1982.

  Bill was the second-generation owner of Charlie’s Auto Body in Lynden, now being run by his son, Brent. He had also been an involved member of the Mt. Baker Rotary Club for many years. Much of his free time was spent fishing and perfecting his barbecue skills.

  Mr. Maier was preceded in death by his father, Charles. He is survived at home by his wife; his daughter Audrey; son-in-law Stefan; his son Brent; and his daughter-in-law Briley; his mother, Ruth; brothers Jim (Liz), Terry (Linda), Brad (Debbie); and his beloved dog Buck.

  This Saturday, June 9, a memorial service will be held at Charlie’s Auto Body, 901 Evergreen St. in Lynden, starting at 3 p.m. All who knew and loved Bill are welcome to attend.

  In lieu of flowers, donations will be accepted to the Mt. Baker Rotary Club.

  Arrangements are entrusted to Moles Farewell Tributes.