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Kara VandenBos – Seth Swanson wedding

Kara Lynn VandenBos and Seth Paul Swanson were united in marriage on March 23, 2013, at Faith Community Church of Lynden, with the groom’s uncle, Pastor John Edgecomb, officiating. A reception followed. ...
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Shandon Ledbetter – Caleb Gerbrandt engagement

Shandon Ledbetter and Caleb Gerbrandt, both of Dinuba, Calif., announce their engagement and plans for an Oct. 5, 2013 wedding in Kingsburg, Calif. Shandon is a daughter of Neil and Betty Ledbetter of ...
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Dwight and Eileen Chilton – 60th anniversary

Dwight and Eileen Chilton of Lynden are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary. A family luncheon is being planned by their daughters as well as a celebration with cake and coffee at Crosspoint Church ...
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Sherman and Phyllis Polinder – 50th anniversary

Sherman and Phyllis Polinder of Lynden are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. Throughout their married life they have been involved in dairy farming. They have been blessed with four children, ...
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Pete and Tillie Bruinsma – 55th anniversary

Pete and Tillie Bruinsma of Custer are celebrating their 55th wedding anniversary with a family picnic to be held on July 14 at their son Don’s home. They were married on July 10, 1958, in Bellflower, ...
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Eilo ‘Frank’ Mariotto – 95th birthday

Eilo (Frank) Mariotto is celebrating 95 great years of life. He was born on July 10, 1918, in Clatskanie, Ore., and is presently living at Parkway Chateau in Bellingham. His children are Cheri Mariotto ...

Births – published July 10

ROMAN DEAN STAUDENRAUS Amy and Matthew Staudenraus of Mount Vernon welcomed a son, Roman Dean, on July 2, 2013, at Skagit Valley Hospital in Mount Vernon. He weighed 8 pounds, 2 ounces, and joins his sister ...

Edna Schreur

Edna Elsie Schreur was called home on Tuesday, July 2, 2013, to live with her Lord Jesus. A daughter of Ben and Grace (Nieman) Blank, she was born on Feb. 19, 1929, in Kanawha, Iowa, where she attended ...

Emma Lagerwey

Emma Louise Lagerwey, age 87, of Lynden, went to be with her Heavenly Father surrounded by her family on Friday, July 5, 2013. A daughter of Johnathan and Nellie (Cotton) Snowden, she was born in Mount ...

Alice Poster

Alice L. Poster, age 95, a lifetime resident of Ferndale, passed away peacefully at her home on Saturday, July 6, 2013. Alice is survived by her children, Kim (Shannon) Poster, Lynea Sande and Greg (Marla) ...