Death Notice



Elaine Evelyn Coleman, 86, of Bellingham died Monday, June 20, 2005, in Bellingham.

She was born June 12, 1919 in Minneapolis, Minn. to Guy and Mabel Frost. She grew up in Sunnyside. She graduated from Sunnyside High School in 1936, and attended Linfield College. She married Herschel Coleman on Feb. 8, 1942 in Salt Lake City, Utah. In 1945 they moved to Bickleton, in 1950 to Yakima, and in 1964 to Kennewick before moving to Bellingham in 1991.

She is survived by her husband, Herschel; her children, Doug of Bellingham, Sue of Olympia, and Rich of Kennewick, and their families; and many other family members.

A memorial graveside service will be held Friday, July 1, 2005, at 1 p.m. at IOOF Cemetery in Bickleton. Following the service a reception by the Rebekah Lodge will be held at the Bickleton IOOF Hall.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Children’s Hospital in Seattle or Whatcom Hospice in Bellingham. Valley Hills Funeral Home, Sunnyside, is in charge of arrangements.


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