Denzel Blackstock

Denzel Blackstock was born in Littleton, Colo., on Nov. 26, 1938, and moved to San Diego at age 16. She retired and moved to Everson in 2004. She passed away on April 11, 2013. Denzel was preceded in death ...

Robbie ‘Jean’ Littlefield

Robbie “Jean” Littlefield, age 83, passed away peacefully in Hospice House on Thursday, April 11, 2013. Jean was born on Oct. 30, 1929, in Mattson, Miss., to Erskin and Ruth (Moore) Jones (later, Bedwell). ...

Lucille ‘Tip’ Macdonald

Lucille “Tip” Zender Macdonald, age 82, was called home on Wednesday, April 10, 2013, surrounded by her loved ones. Lucille was born on Jan. 7, 1931, in Kendall to Henry and Frances (Buckenmeyer) Zender. ...

Alberta Small

Alberta Lucille Small (Hawley), 93, a longtime resident of Whatcom County, passed away peacefully on April 6, 2013, surrounded by her loving family. Mom enjoyed many crafts, camping and cooking big dinners ...

Gerrit Meenderinck

Gerrit Edsko Meenderinck, age 91, went home to be with his Lord on April 14, 2013, at Whatcom Hospice House in Bellingham. He was born in Lynden to Peter and Cornelia (Dyksterhuis) Meenderinck on Sept. ...
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Robert and Jayleen Tjoelker – 50th anniversary

Robert (Bud) and Jayleen Tjoelker of Blaine are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary with a weekend away with their children and grandchildren in Eastern Washington. Robert and Jayleen were married ...
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Pete and Joanne Dykstra – 60th anniversary

Pete and Joanne Dykstra of Lynden are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary with a private family dinner. Pete and Joanne were married on April 14, 1953, in Lynden. Pete is retired from Mobil and ...
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John and Vonda VandeHoef – 25th anniversary

John and Vonda VandeHoef, of Lynden, are celebrating their 25th wedding anniversary with a family dinner and future vacation to a warm destination. John and Vonda were married on April 15, 1988, in Lynden’s ...

Births – published April 17

BRIELLE RYAN VISSER Kylee and Darrell Visser of Bellingham welcomed a daughter, Brielle Ryan, on March 16, 2013, at PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center in Bellingham. She weighed 7 pounds, 3 ounces. ...

In the military

Marine Cpl. Reece Lodder of Everson, currently stationed at Marine Corps Base in Hawaii, has been named a winner of the 2013 Sergeant Major Dan Daly Award. The award was established in memory of the legendary ...