Death Certificates of Finns in Whatcom County, Washington, 1908-1945


As contained in microfilm files of the Family History Center at Vancouver, Washington. Excerpted by Merle A. Reinikka.



1908

RAMSEY, HARRY -- Age about 23, born in Finland. Died Feb. 11, 1908, Bellingham, Wash. Cause of death: acute appendicitis. Single. Sailor. Father: G.G. Ramsey (b. Finland). Burial Feb. 23, 1908, Bay View Cemetery, Bellingham, Wash.
KANOSOO, OSCAR -- Age about 45, born in Finland. Died Sept. 12, 1908, Bellingham, Wash., on Great Northern tracks. Cause of death: accidentally killed while sleeping on tracks. Married. Blacksmith. Burial Sept. 14, 1908, Bay View Cemetery, Bellingham, Wash.
ERICKSON, INFANT -- Female child born November 2, 1908, Bellingham, Wash. Died Nov. 10, 1908, Bellingham, Wash. Cause of death: atelectesis. Father: Oscar Erickson (b. Finland). Burial Nov. 13, 1908, Bay View Cemetery, Bellingham, Wash.

 

1910

LAX, JOHN -- Age 25, born in Finland. Died November 11, 1910, Lake Samish, Wash. Cause of death: accidentally drowned while employed as boom man. Married. Laborer. Father: John T. Lax (b. Finland). Burial Nov. 12, 1910, Bay View Cemetery, Bellingham, Wash.

 

1912

NURMI, CARL -- Age 40, born in Finland. Died May 28, 1912, Acme, Wash. Cause of death: bled to death; right femoral artery completely severed by accidental fall upon double-bitted ax at Bolcom-Vanderhoof Logging Co. camp. Single. Logger. Burial June 4, 1912, Bay View Cemetery, Bellingham, Wash.
PETERSON, PETER -- Age 45, born in Finland. Died Nov. 6, 1912, St. Joseph Hospital, Bellingham, Wash. Cause of death: chronic nephritis. Burial Nov. 11, 1912, Bay View Cemetery, Bellingham, Wash.

 

1913

WILEN, MATHIAS -- Age 26, born in Finland. Died May 15, 1913, Maple Falls, Wash. Cause of death: killed accidentally in woods at Knight Bros. Logging camp. Single. Laborer in logging camp. Father: Mathias Wilen (b. Finland). Removal May 18, 1913, to Bellingham, Wash.

 

1914

SANDERSON, HERMAN -- Age 19, born in Finland. Body found in woods Apr. 5, 1914, Sumas, Wash. Cause of death unknown. Single. Day Laborer. Father: Alexander Sanderson (b. Finland). Burial Apr. 7, 1914, IOOF Cemetery, Sumas, Wash.
ANDERSON, INFANT -- Male child stillborn May 9, 1914, Bellingham, Wash. Father: John Anderson (b. Sweden). Mother: Carolina Westerland (b. Finland). Burial May 9, 1914, Bay View Cemetery, Bellingham, Wash.
GUSTAFSON, ELIZABETH -- Born January 16, 1882, Finland. Died Dec. 8, 1914, St. Luke's Hospital, Bellingham, Wash. Cause of death: pulmonary edema, result of puerperal eclampsia. Married. Father: Blomquist (b. Finland). Informant: John E. Gustafson, Bellingham, Wash. Burial Dec. 13, 1914, Bay View Cemetery, Bellingham, Wash.

 

1916

ANDERSON, CHARLES -- Born 1865 in Finland. Died Apr. 20, 1916, St. Joseph Hospital, Bellingham, Wash. Cause of death: pulmonary tuberculosis. Fisherman (H.A.G.). Father: Anly Anderson (b. Finland). Mother: Minnie (b. Finland). Burial Apr. 24, 1916, Bay View Cemetery, Bellingham, Wash.
HAGMAN, CARL MAURITS -- Born February 22, 1862, Finland. Died May 16, 1916, Ten Mile, Wash. Cause of death: organic heart failure. Married. Fisherman. Father: Carl Hagman (b. Finland). Informant: Ruby Hagman. Removal to Seattle, Wash.
JOHNSON, HERMAN -- Born January 1870, Finland. Died June 23, 1916, near Maple Falls, Wash. Cause of death: accidentally killed while working in woods. Married. Logger. Father: John Johnson (b. Finland). Mother: Mary Hill (b. Finland). Informant: Jack Johnson, Kent, Wash. Burial June 27, 1916, Bellingham, Wash.
HOLMQUIST, EVA INGEBORG -- Born January 12, 1912, Boundary Lake, Wash. Died Sept. 8, 1916, Sumas, Wash. Cause of death: cerebral hemorrhage; accidental gunshot wound. Father: J.V. Holmquist (b. Finland). Mother: Cecilia Tikari (b. Finland). Burial Sept. 11, 1916, Lake View Cemetery, Sumas, Wash.
CARLSON, MARIE MATILDA -- Born March 19, 1888, Sangeby, Finland. Died Oct. 30, 1916, St. Luke's Hospital, Bellingham, Wash. Cause of death: infection following abortion. Married. Father: Carl Jarp (b. Finland). Informant: Gust Carlson, Bellingham, Wash. Burial Nov. 1, 1916, Bay View Cemetery, Bellingham, Wash.
BACK, CHARLEY WILHELM -- Born November 10, 1881, Finland. Died Dec. 3, 1916, Bellingham, Wash. Cause of death: suicide by hanging in county jail. Married. Longshoreman. Father: William Back (b. Finland). Mother: Hilda Alimania Jortman (b. Finland). Informant: Peter Headquist, Bellingham, Wash. Burial Dec. 7, 1916, Bay View Cemetery, Bellingham, Wash.
BACK, HELGE ANTONE -- Born March 23, 1915, Washington. Died Dec. 26, 1916, Bellingham, Wash. Cause of death: acute ileo-colitis. Father: Carl William Back (b. Finland). Mother: Adolfina Melin (b. Finland). Burial Dec. 31, 1916, Bay View Cemetery, Bellingham, Wash.

 

1917

HOLMQUIST, LEE JOHAN -- Born September 22, 1903, Finland. Died March 18, 1917, Clearbrook, Wash. Cause of death: ruptured appendix. School boy. Father: J.V. Holmquist (b. Finland). Mother: Cecilia Oikari (b. Finland). Burial March 28, 1917, Lake View Cemetery, Sumas, Wash.
SHYRLAND, NICOLA -- Born October 10, 1852, Finland. Died June 11, 1917, Clark's Hospital, Sumas, Wash. Cause of death: lobar pneumonia. Single. Farmer. Father: Joseph Henry Shyrland (b. Finland). Burial June 13, 1917, Odd Fellows Cemetery, Sumas, Wash.
CARLSON, CHARLES S. -- Born 1851 in Finland. Died Oct. 22, 1917, County Farm, North Bellingham, Wash. Cause of death: chronic interstitial nephritis. Single. Fisherman. Burial Oct. 25, 1917, Bay View Cemetery, Bellingham, Wash.
NELSON, MARGARET MARIE -- Born October 29, 1917, Washington. Died Nov. 25, 1917, Bellingham, Wash. Cause of death: convulsions; toxemia. Father: Charles Nelson (b. Finland). Mother: Emilia Kronman (b. Finland). Burial Nov. 27, 1917, Bay View Cemetery, Bellingham, Wash.

 

1918

MATHESON, ANDREW -- Born January 15, 1858, Finland. Died Feb. 3, 1918, Lynden, Wash. Cause of death: gastric carcinoma. Married. Farmer. Father: Mathes Matheson (b. Finland). Informant: Mrs. Josephine Matheson, Lynden, Wash. Removal Feb. 8, 1918, to Bellingham, Wash.
JOHNSON, ELIZIA -- Born August 26, 1884, Finland. Died Sept. 22, 1918, St. Luke's Hospital, Bellingham, Wash. Cause of death: anemia; chronic interstitial nephritis following pregnancy. Married. Father: Andrew Olli (b. Finland). Mother: Tena Mala (b. Finland). Burial Sept. 29, 1918, Bay View Cemetery, Bellingham, Wash.
NON_____, HULDA -- Born May 18, 1897, Finland. Died Nov. 4, 1918, Bellingham, Wash. Cause of death: acute nephritis. Married. Father: Carl Bush (b. Finland). Mother: Sophia Hjerpe (b. Finland). Burial Nov. 7, 1918, Bay View Cemetery, Bellingham, Wash.
GUSTAFSON, JARL -- Born November 5, 1918, Washington. Died Nov. 6, 1918, St. Luke's Hospital, Bellingham, Wash. Cause of death: Spanish flu. Father: Jarl Gustafson (b. Finland). Mother: Signa Kielbi (b. Finland). Burial Nov. 10, 1918, Bay View Cemetery, Bellingham, Wash.
GUSTAFSON, SIGNA -- Age 26 yrs. 10 mos. 1 day, born in Finland. Died Nov. 6, 1918, St. Luke's Hospital, Bellingham, Wash. Cause of death: Spanish flu. Married. Father: J___ Ratilainen (b. Finland). Mother: Mary (b. Finland). Informant: Jarl Gustafson, Bellingham, Wash. Burial Nov. 10, 1918, Bay View Cemetery, Bellingham, Wash.

 

1919

JOHNSON, FRANCIS ELVIN -- Born May 20, 1918, Bellingham, Wash. Died June 4, 1919, St. Luke's Hospital, Bellingham, Wash. Cause of death: hemiplegia. Father: Peter E. Johnson (b. Norway). Mother: Leslie Johnson (b. Finland). Burial June 5, 1919, Bay View Cemetery, Bellingham, Wash.

 

1920

JACOBSON, LOUISA -- Born August 13, 1877, Finland. Died Feb. 16, 1920, Kulshan Hospital, Sumas, Wash. Cause of death: lobar pneumonia. Married. Father: John Gustafson (b. Finland). Informant: J. Jacobson, Everson, Wash. Burial Feb. 19, 1920, Lake Side Cemetery, Sumas, Wash.
GREEN, VICTOR -- Born May 6, 1866, Finland. Died July 14, 1920, St. Joseph Hospital, Bellingham, Wash. Cause of death: chronic nephritis. Single. Fisherman. Father: John Green (b. Finland). Burial July 18, 1920, Bellingham, Wash.

 

1922

MATSON, ANDREW -- Born October 26, 1874, Finland. Died about Oct. 1, 1922, Chuckanut, Wash. Cause of death: carcinoma of stomach and expanse. Single. Fisherman. Father: Matt Mattson (b. Finland). Mother: Anna Anderson (b. Finland). Informant: E.D. Mattson, Bellingham, Washington. Burial Oct. 13, 1922, Bellingham, Wash.

 

1923

ERHOLM, SOPHIA -- Born January 9, 1837, Aland, Finland. Died Aug. 9, 1923, St. Luke's Hospital, Bellingham, Wash. Cause of death: exhaustion following senile dementia. Widow. Burial Aug. 12, 1923, Bay View Abbey, Bellingham, Wash.
BERGMAN, REUBEN HERMAN -- Born October 9, 1909, Trade Lake, Wisconsin. Died March 27, 1924, Bellingham, Wash. Cause of death: acute pneumonia phthisis; acute endocarditis. Student. Father: Herman Bergman (b. Finland). Mother: Caroline Coline (b. Sweden). Burial March 30, 1924, Bay Viw Cemetery, Bellingham, Wash.

 

1925

MANNER, PAULINE ELEANOR -- Born December 7, 1923, Washington. Died Dec. 16, 1925, Ferndale, Wash. Cause of death: bronchial pneumonia; acute cerebro-spinal meningitis. Father: Jonathan Manner (b. Finland). Mother: Cecil Chichester (b. Wash.). Burial Dec. 19, 1925, Bellingham, Wash.

 

1926

ERHOLM, CHARLES -- Born September 25, 1868, Finland. Died Feb. 17, 1926, St. Luke's Hospital, Bellingham, Wash. Cause of death: exhaustion following ulcerative colitis involving whole colon. Husband of Elsie. Self-employed laundry operator. Burial Feb. 24, 1926, Bay View Abbey, Bellingham, Wash.
SARLUND, AMANDA J. -- Born April 23, 1851, Aland, Finland. Died July 3, 1926, Bellingham, Wash. Cause of death: arteriosclerosis; diabetic gangrene. Wife of William Sarlund. Father: Pete Peterson (b. Finland). Mother: Lovesa (b. Finland). Burial Aug. 4, 1926, Wood Cemetery, Bellingham, Wash.

 

1927

HOLMSTROM, HENRIKA S. -- Born June 27, 1844, Finland. Died Dec. 30, 1927, Bellingham, Wash. Cause of death: arteriosclerosis. Widow of Erick Holmstrom. Father: Fogel Holm (b. Finland). Burial Jan. 2, 1928, Bay View Cemetery, Bellingham, Wash.
ANDERSON, JOHN -- Born October 13, 1859, Finland. Died Dec. 31, 1927, St. Luke's Hospital, Bellingham, Wash. Cause of death: myocarditis; arteriosclerosis. Husband of Minnie. Farmer. Informant: Charles E. Anderson, Bellingham, Wash. Burial Jan. 3, 1928, Ferndale, Wash.

 

1928

WESTERHOLM, CARL WILLIAM -- Born February 10, 1877, Sweden. Died Aug. 24, 1928, Bellingham, Wash. Cause of death: carcinoma of stomach, liver and mesentary of small bowel. Husband of Charlotta Maria. Self-employed salmon fisherman. Father: Esaias Westerholm (b. Finland). Mother: Charlotta Rost (b. Sweden). Burial Aug. 26, 1928, Bay Viw Cemetery, Bellingham, Wash.
NIEMELA, HERMAN -- Born 1873 in Finland. Died Feb. 11, 1928, St. Luke's Hospital, Bellingham, Wash. Cause of death: lobar pneumonia. Widowed. Miner. Removal Feb. 14, 1928, to Juneau, Alaska.

 

1929

ANDERSON, SOPHIA MARY -- Born October 12, 1855, Aland, Finland. Died May 18, 1929, Bellingham, Wash. Cause of death: hypostatic pneumonia. Wife of Charles M. Anderson. Burial May 21, 1929, Bay View Cemetery, Bellingham, Wash.

 

1930

ANDERSON, JANE ELIZABETH -- Born September 26, 1923, Clearlake, Wash. Died Feb. 26, 1930, Bellingham, Wash. Cause of death: broncho-pneumonia. Student. Father: Carl Anderson (b. Finland). Mother: Alma Anderson (b. Sweden). Burial March 1, 1930, Clearlake Cemetery, Clearlake, Wash.
SARLUND, WILLIAM -- Born December 31, 1852, Finland. Died Aug. 22, 1930, County Hospital, Bellingham, Wash. Cause of death: cerebral arteriosclerosis; general arteriosclerosis. Husband of Mary E. Sarlund. Sailor, steamships. Burial Aug. 24, 1930, Woodlawn Cemetery, Bellingham, Wash.
JOHNSON, FELIX -- Born 1864 in Finland. Died May 29, 1930, Whatcom County Home, Whatcom County, Wash. Cause of death: coronary thrombosis. Single. Cremation May 30, 1930, Bellingham, Wash.

 

1931

BARTER, ELLEN ANNA -- Born May 14, 1908, Quincy, Wash. Died Apr. 8, 1931, St. Luke's Hospital, Bellingham, Wash. Usual residence Deming, Wash. Cause of death: eclampsia; labor full term; toxemia. Wife of Cecil R. Barter. Father: Oscar Wirkkala (b. Finland). Mother: Anna Mustola (b. Finland). Burial Apr. 12, 1931, Lawrence Cemetery, Bellingham, Wash.

 

1932

HOLMQUIST, JOHN -- Born December 2, 1850, Finland. Died Feb. 27, 1932, Lynden, Wash. Cause of death: cerebral hemorrhage; hypertension. Widower of Mary. Farmer. Former customs officer in Finland 28 years. Father: Jacob Holmquist (b. Finland. Informant: J.V. Holmquist, Lynden, Wash. Burial March 3, 1932, Pangborn Lake Cemetery, Lynden, Wash.
JOHNSON, IDA -- Born March 12, 1866, Finland. Died Feb. 27, 1932, St. Luke's Hospital, Bellingham, Wash. Cause of death: myocardial failure; pulmonary congestion; fracture of right hip. Married. Father: Anderson (b. Finland). Informant: Thea Knueson, Bellingham, Wash. Burial March 4, 1932, Bellingham, Wash.
ANDERSON, MINNIE -- Born December 2, 1854, Finland. Died March 14, 1932, Bellingham, Wash. Cause of death: cerebral hemorrhage. Widow of John Anderson. Father: Lundberg. Informant: Enor Anderson, Bellingham, Wash. Burial at Ferndale, Wash.

 

1933

CARLSON, GUST -- Born July 28, 1878, Finland. Died March 9, 1933, County Hospital, Bellingham, Wash. Cause of death: chronic myocarditis; general arteriosclerosis. Single. Common laborer. Informant: C.E. Carlson, Marietta, Wash. Burial March 11, 1933, Bellingham, Wash.
RANDA, IDA KAROLINA -- Born August 7, 1892, Finland. Died June 19, 1933, Bellingham, Wash. Cause of death: asphyxiated; carbon monoxide gas poisoning; suicide; heart disease. Wife of Victor Randa. Father: E___ Wiitamaki (b. Finland). Burial June 22, 1933, Bay View Cemetery, Bellingham, Wash.
LINDSTROM, AUGUST R. -- Born September 11, 1869, Finland. Died Oct. 27, 1933, Bellingham, Wash. Cause of death: carcinoma of prostate. Husband of Amelia. Farmer. Father: Mathew Lindstrom (b. Finland). Mother: Greta Matheson (b. Finland). Burial Oct. 31, 1933, Bethenia Lutheran Cemetery, Bellingham, Wash.

 

1934

ASPLUND, OTTO -- Born April 11, 1889, Finland. Died May 26, 1934, Lake Samish Hwy., Bellingham, Wash. Cause of death: cardiac thrombosis; myocarditis; Single. Laborer. Father: Jacob Asplund (b. Finland). Mother: Brita Sticksin (b. Finland). Informant: Emil Asplund, Mt. Vernon, Wash. Burial May 29, 1934, Mt. Vernon, Wash.
JOHNSON, WILLIAM -- Born 1851 in Finland. Died July 24, 1934, Whatcom County Hospital, Bellingham, Wash. Cause of death: arteriosclerosis. Single. Burial July 24, 1934, Bellingham, Wash.

 

1935

NELSON, JOHN AXEL -- Born April 17, 1883, Finland. Died Jan. 25, 1935, St. Joseph Hospital, Bellingham, Wash. Cause of death: carcinoma of esophagus. Single. Watchman, fish cannery. Father: John Nelson (b. Finland). Mother: Sophia Helstrom (b. Finland). Informant: Charlie H. Nelson, Bellingham, Wash. Cremation Jan. 28, 1935, Bellingham, Wash.
WALLACE, ANNIE MARY -- Born June 24, 1886, Finland. Died Apr. 14, 1935, St. Luke’s Hospital, Bellingham, Wash. Cause of death: chronic hepatitis. Wife of Ben A. Wallace. Burial Apr. 18, 1935, Woodlawn Cemetery, Bellingham, Wash.
MARTOLA, KARL -- Born April 29, 1878, Finland. Died May 18, 1935, St. Luke’s Hospital, Bellingham, Wash. Cause of death: carcinomatosis. Widower of Louise. Stationary engineer, Forestry Service. Father: Karl Martola (b. Finland). Mother: Lana Gare (b. Finland). Informant: Emil Sundback, Bellingham, Wash. Cremation May 23, 1935, Bellingham, Wash.
JOHNSON, ISAAC -- Born April 22, 1852, Finland. Died June 8, 1935, Bellingham, Wash. Cause of death: carcinoma of stomach; general senility; inanition. Widower of Marie. Contractor, general, concrete. Father: Isaac Johnson Hoga (b. Finland). Burial June 11, 1935, Bay View Cemetery, Bellingham, Wash.
NELSON, MATILDA A. -- Born March 14, 1887, Finland. Died June 14, 1935, Bellingham, Wash. Cause of death: exopthalmic goiter (latent); acute crisis following operation. Wife of Charles H. Nelson. Mother: Marie Knonman (b. Finland). Burial June 17, 1935, Bay View Cemetery, Bellingham, Wash.
JOHNSON, EMIL A. -- Born August 1880, Michigan. Died July 10, 1935, St. Francis Hospital, Bellingham, Wash. Cause of death: auricular fibrillation of heart. Single. Photographer. Father: Isaac Johnson (b. Finland). Mother: Sophia Smith (b. Finland). Cremation July 13, 1935, Bellingham, Wash.
OLSON, CATHERINE H. -- Born February 17, 1886, Mihcigan. Died Sept. 29, 1935, St. Joseph Hospital, Bellingham, Wash. Cause of death: cerebral hemorrhage. Wife of Ted Olson. Father: John Liimata (b. Finland). Mother: Ida Niemela (b. Finland). Informant: Laurence Heickell, Wapato, Wash. Burial Oct. 2, 1935, Bay View Cemetery, Bellingham, Wash.

 

1936

HOUSE, BEATRICE L. -- Born July 26, 1911, Franklin, Minnesota. Died Aug. 26, 1936, St. Luke’s Hospital, Bellingham, Wash. Usual residence Glacier, Wash. Cause of death: intestinal toxemia; bowel obstruction. Wife of Hugh E. House. Father: Emil Rovianen (b. Finland). Burial Aug. 31, 1936, IOOF Cemetery, Darrington, Wash.
PETERSON, AUGUST -- Born May 1, 1856, Finland. Died Sept. 27, 1936, Whatcom County Hospital, Bellingham, Wash. Usual residence Nooksack, Wash. Cause of death: old age. Widower of Ulrika. Farmer. Father: Peter Peterson (b. Finland). Informant: Alfred Peterson, Nooksack, Wash. Burial Sept. 29, 1936, Nooksack Cemetery, Nooksack, Wash.

 

1937

MATSON, MATHEW -- Born August 15, 1866, Finland. Died July 15, 1937, St. Joseph Hospital, Bellingham, Wash. Cause of death: cardiac degeneration. Single. Laborer. Father: Manasse Matson (b. Finland). Mother: Sarah Kataisto (b. Finland). Cremation July 20, 1937, Bellingham, Wash.
COLLIN, JOSEPHINE -- Born December 12, 1859, Finland. Died Nov. 30, 1937, St. Joseph Hospital, Bellingham, Wash. Usual residence Ferndale, Wash. Cause of death: chronic arteriosclerosis; cerebral hemorrhage. Wife of Fred S. Collin. Informant: Mrs. Ena Proctor, Ferndale, Wash. Burial Dec. 2, 1937, Enterprise Cemetery, Ferndale, Wash.

 

1938

KENTTA, ANDY -- Born June 1879, Finland. Died between Feb. 28 and March 23, 1935, Ch____lt Mountain, Whatcom Co., Wash. Usual residence Camp Perfection, near Bellingham, Wash. Cause of death: self-inflicted; hanging; skeleton discovered Oct. 18, 1938, in forest by game hunters. Single. Beachcomber, clam digger. Cremation Oct. 22, 1938, Bellingham, Wash.
BERGMAN, NANCY MARIAN -- Born August 27, 1906, Aitkin, Minnesota. Died Feb. 19, 1938, Bellingham, Wash. Cause of death: cardiac failure; chronic enteritis and colitis. Single. Student. Father: Rev. Herman Bergman (b. Finland). Mother: Caroline Coline (b. Sweden). Burial Feb. 21, 1938, Bay View Cemetery, Bellingham, Wash.
JAMES, HARRY -- Born September 14, 1886, Finland. Died Nov. 6, 1938, Saxon Camp, Bloedel-Donovan Logging Co. Cause of death; acute alcoholism. Divorced from Mrs. A.W. Horton. Machinist, logging camp. Removal Nov. 8, 1938, to Bellingham, Wash.
RANDA, VICTOR -- Born July 14, 1886, Finland. Died Dec. 27, 1938, Bellingham, Wash. Cause of death: suffocation due to a very extensive tubercular enlargement of both lungs, pharynx and larynx; tuberculosis. Widower of Ida. Coal miner, Bell Coal Mines. Mother: Catherine Vilenna (b. Finland). Informant: Ernest Randa, Bellingham, Wash. Burial Dec. 30, 1938, Bay View Cemetery, Bellingham, Wash.

 

1939

ERICKSON, AXEL -- Born April 18, 1872, Finland. Died March 5, 1939, County Hospital, Bellingham, Wash. Cause of death: brain injury due to accident; alcoholism. Single. Laborer. (No burial data given; undertaker cited as Homer-Mark, Bellingham, Wash. Possibly cremated.)
OLESON, OTTO -- Born December 25, 1862, Finland. Died Apr. 6, 1939, County Hospital, Bellingham, Wash. Cause of death: chronic rheumatoid endocarditis; cardiac decompensation. Single. Sailor and fisherman. Cremation Apr. 10, 1937, Bellingham, Wash.
JOHNSON, JOHN -- Born December 4, 1875, Finland. Died Dec. 3, 1939, Bellingham, Wash. Cause of death: chronic mitral insufficiency. Single. Laborer, gravel pits. Burial Dec. 9, 1939, Bay View Cemetery, Bellingham, Wash.

 

1940

KENTOLA, AXEL -- Age about 50, born in Finland. Died Nov. 8, 1940, St. Luke’s Hospital, Bellingham, Wash. Cause of death: coronary thrombosis; coronary sclerosis. Single. Sailor on freighter S.S. Montana. Burial Nov. 19, 1940, Woodlawn Cemetery, Bellingham, Wash.

 

1941

TORR, JOHN -- Born October 15, 1865, Finland. Died May 26, 1941, Bellingham, Wash. Cause of death: coronary disease. Single. Logger. Cremation May 31, 1941, Bellingham, Wash.
JOHNSON, FRANK A. -- Born August 7, 1892, Finland. Died Oct. 13, 1941, Acme, Wash. Usual residence Shelton, Wash. Cause of death: internal hemorrhage due to crushing of lower chest and abdomen; accident. Single. Logger. Removal Oct. 15, 1941, to Tacoma, Wash.
JERNS, AMANDA -- Born January 23, 1881, Finland. Died Dec. 25, 1941, Whatcom County Hospital, Bellingham, Wash. Usual residence Everson, Wash. Cause of death: cerebral hemorrhage; premature senile degeneration. Wife of Herman Jerns. Father: Wiklund (b. Finland). Burial Dec. 27, 1941, Woodlawn Cemetery, Bellingham, Wash.

 

1942

BLOOM, IRENE MAY -- Born December 21, 1887, Abo, Finland. Died Feb. 26, 1942, Merrilyn Cottage Hospital, Sumas, Wash. Usual residence Nooksack, Wash. Cause of death: carcinoma of left breast. Wife of John Bloom. Cremation Feb. 28, 1942, Bellingham, Wash.

 

1943

PROCTOR, ENA MATILDA -- Born April 15, 1887, Astoria, Oregon. Died Dec. 9, 1943, St. Luke’s Hospital, Bellingham, Wash. Cause of death: carcinoma of colon with metastases to various abdominal tissues. Wife of Charles H. Proctor. Father: Andrew Sailers (b. Finland). Burial Dec. 11, 1943, Woodlawn Cemetery, Bellingham, Wash.
HANSEN, MATILDA -- Born November 12, 1875, Finland. Died Dec. 31, 1943, St. Joseph Hospital, Bellingham, Wash. Cause of death: chronic myocarditis; chronic nephritis. Wife of Hans C. Hansen. Father: Holmstrom (b. Finland). Informant: Carl Hansen, Bellingham, Wash. Burial Jan. 4, 1944, Greenacres, Bellingham, Wash.

 

1944

JOHNSON, MATT -- Born April 18, 1876, Finland. Died June 8, 1944, Bellingham, Wash. Cause of death: accidental drowning. Single. Cremation June 12, 1944, Bellingham, Wash.
SUMMERS, VIVIAN -- Born April 20, 1916, Mt. Vernon, Wash. Died June 20, 1944, St. Luke’s Hospital, Bellingham, Wash. Usual residence Mt. Vernon, Wash. Cause of death: shock; toxemia; ileostomy done for chronic ulcerative colitis. Wife of Phillip Summers. Father: John Sundquist (b. Finland). Mother: Ida Vickstrom (b. Finland). Burial June 23, 1944, Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, Mt. Vernon, Wash.

 

1945

ANDERSON, ROBERT -- Born January 27, 1883, Finland. Died Feb. 27, 1945, Whatcom County Hospital, Bellingham, Wash. Usual residence Lopez Island, Wash. Cause of death: hemiplegia. Single. Fisherman. Removal Feb. 28, 1945, to Friday Harbor, Wash.
LINDSTROM, MATHIAS EMIL -- Born November 11, 1875, Aland Islands, Finland. Died Aug. 11, 1945, St. Joseph Hospital, Bellingham, Wash. Cause of death: circulatory failure; coronary heart disease. Husband of Ina. Employee, Puget Sound Pur. and Lite Gas plant. Father: Mathias Lindstrom (b. Finland). Mother: Greta Lisa (b. Finland). Burial Aug. 15, 1945, Bay View Cemetery, Bellingham, Wash.
LINDQUIST, MARIA -- Born September 20, 1868, Finland. Died Aug. 24, 1945, St. Luke’s Hospital, Bellingham, Wash. Cause of death: pneumonia; fractured hip. Wife of Carl A. Lindquist. Father: Jack Andess (b. Finland). Burial Aug. 29, 1945, Woodlawn Cemetery, Bellingham, Wash.
ERHOLM, ELISE -- Born February 1, 1867, Finland. Died Aug. 25, 1945, St. Luke’s Hospital, Bellingham, Wash. Cause of death: hypostatic pneumonia; cerebral arteriosclerosis. Widow. Owner, Pacific Steam Laundry. Father: Sviberg (b. Finland). Mother: Sophia (b. Finland). Informant: Casper Erholm, Bellingham, Wash. Burial Aug. 28, 1945, Bay View Cemetery, Bellingham, Wash.