Alena Kok

Alena Kok passed away peacefully on Jan. 11, 2014, at the age of 84 in the Christian Health Care Center following a lengthy battle with Parkinson’s disease. She was born on Dec. 8, 1929, to James and Jennie (Bouwman) Roosma on a farm north of Lynden. She was one of 13 children. Lena graduated from…

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