Screen Shot 2013-09-18 at 7.27.52 AM

Elizabeth Gavette – Kyle Haugen engagement

Elizabeth Carol Gavette of Anacortes and Kyle Joseph Haugen of Othello announce their engagement and plans for a Sept. 28, 2013 wedding at Stoney Ridge Farm, the bride-to-be’s family home where she grew ...
Screen Shot 2013-09-18 at 7.27.05 AM

Truman and Eileen Sterk – 50th anniversary

Truman and Eileen Sterk of Bellingham celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with an Alaskan cruise and also a weekend away with their children and grandchildren. They were married in Everson on Sept. ...
Screen Shot 2013-09-18 at 7.26.18 AM

Henry and Anne Heusinkveld – 60th anniversary

On Wednesday, Sept. 18, Henry and Anne Heusinkveld will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary with their daughter and son-in-law, Sharon and Phil Winters, in Arizona. They were married on Sept. 18, ...
Screen Shot 2013-09-18 at 7.25.12 AM

Henry W. Kuiper – 80th birthday

With thankfulness to God, Henry W. Kuiper will be celebrating his 80th birthday this weekend with family and friends. Henry was born on Sept. 20, 1933, and is a member of Lynden Protestant Reformed Church. ...
DSC_04445

Alice Spoelstra-Dirksen – 80th birthday

Alice Spoelstra-Dirksen of Lynden is celebrating her 80th birthday. Relatives and friends are invited to an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 22, in the Second Christian Reformed Church educational ...

Bernard Steiger

Bernard Steiger, age 85, went home to his Heavenly Father on Monday, Sept. 16, 2013. Born to Pieter and Janneke (Venema) Steiger in Opende, Groningen, Holland, on Dec. 30, 1927, he grew up on a dairy farm, ...

Mary Bonsen

Mary Winfred Boyd Bonsen, age 85, passed away peacefully at Lynden Manor on Sept. 11, 2013. Mary was born on May 27, 1928, in Pilot Rock-McKay Creek near Pendleton, Ore., to Armond (Bud) and Mildred Boyd. ...

Keith Verbrugge

Keith Alan Verbrugge, age 55, passed away on Sept. 12, 2013, of melanoma at Whatcom Hospice House. He was born on April 7, 1958, to Lawrence and Ruth Verbrugge and graduated from Lynden High School and ...

Ruby Bartell

Ruby Ann Bartell, age 94, of Bakersfield, Calif., passed away in Bakersfield on Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013. A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 18, at 11 a.m. in Enterprise Cemetery of Ferndale ...

John Gabrielse

John Steven Gabrielse, age 91, went to his Eternal Home on Friday, Sept. 6, 2013. Visitation hours will be on Thursday, Sept. 19, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. in Gillies Funeral Home. A memorial service will ...