Hank was born in Blaine, Wash on March 17, 1919. He and wife Betty (Dews) were married March 29, 1942 and will celebrate 67 years together. Hank is a life long resident of Bellingham retiring from Sears & The Firs. Graduating from BHS in 1938 he was an outstanding basketball player at both BHS and Western. He is a member of the Western Sports Hall of Fame. Hank served in the US Army during WW2, as a master sargeant, in Europe. He was a basketball referee and outdoorsman. One of the only remaining members of the Whatcom Fircrest Basketball team. He is still active playing golf, enjoying sports on TV, and watching his 5 great grandchildren grow. A family gathering will crelebrate this occasion.