Elaine Pekema peacefully passed away on Sunday, April 9th, 2017 in Bellingham, WA at age 85. Elaine was preceded in death by her husband Andrew, sons Michael & Clifford and grandson John. Elaine grew up on Lopez Island later moving to Ferndale and graduated from Ferndale High School. She and her husband Andy raised their children on their family farm in Ferndale while both working full time. Elaine worked for Whatcom Credit Bureau for many years but her favorite job was being a proud grandma. Elaine is survived by her grandchildren Rob Dobbs, Devin Pekema, and Miles Pekema; great grandchildren Derek Dobbs, Cody Dobbs, long-time friend Murray Fuller and his daughter Charmine Massong. A visitation will be held Thursday, April 13th at Moles Farewell Tributes, 2039 Main Street, Ferndale, at 10:00am with a funeral service at 11:00am and 12:30pm burial will commence at Enterprise Cemetery following the service.