Jacob "Jake" Faulkner
Jake passed away suddenly and peacefully at his home in Bellingham, Washington on July 23, 2017. He was born at home in Bellingham to Jack and Elaine Faulkner. His sisters are Geneva and Alana.
He loved life with his family, cousins and neighborhood friends. He was home-schooled until 8th grade, at which point he spent a year at St.Paul's Episcopal school. Jake then attended Ferndale High school where he made his presence known on the football field. He loved camping trips and traveling. He adored his grandparents on both sides of the family. As a child, Jake loved to build things...and blow things up. He grew up in the church with many friendships there.
He worked for numerous construction companies in Whatcom county and for the past few months was a journeyman electrician, which was his dream.
He is survived by his parents, Jack and Elaine Faulkner, sisters Geneva (husband Dave), Alana, sponsored brother Rajesh Adhikary (India). Other surviving relatives include his “Beppe” Audrey Appel, grandparents Kenneth and Joan Faulkner of Newaygo, Michigan. His aunt's and uncles; Chris Faulkner and Rosemarie Moon, Scott and Robbin Faulkner, Dan and Kelly Faulkner - all of Michigan.
Gerrit and Rena Knibbe, Gerald and Norma Appel, John and Ruth Appel, Rich and Ann Appel - all of Whatcom County. Cousins Carmen Faulkner and Ron, Caleb and Autumn Faulkner, Dirk, Jacob (Julia), Ben, Jenna and Mary Knibbe, Chance (Eric) Harksell, Tyler and Shelby Appel. Gerrit Appel, Marlies (Randy) Gill, Chris (Erika) Appel, Elizabeth (Michael) Hayes, Richard (Nicole) with baby Penny. He was preceded in death by his “Pake”, Jacob “Jack” Appel.
Memorials in Jake's honor can be made to:
119 N Commercial St # 165, Bellingham, WA 98225