Mark Langstraat

Mark C. Langstraat went to be with his heavenly father on Sept. 23, 2014, at the age of 58. Mark was born on June 29, 1956, to Wilbur and Wilma (Dykstra) Langstraat. Mark attended Lynden schools and in ...

Caroline Kortus

Caroline Kortus passed away peacefully on Monday, Sept. 29, 2014, in Lynden at age 86. She was born on Oct. 1, 1927, in Leota, Minnesota, to Dan and Rikki (Baron) Dooyema. Caroline married Albert Kortus ...

John Tjoelker

John Tjoelker, age 83, of Lynden, died on Friday evening, Oct. 3, 2014, in St Joseph Hospital. John was born to Meindert and Janet (Hofstede) Tjoelker on March 30, 1931, in Surhuizem, Friesland, the Netherlands. ...

Marten Bron

Marten Hendrik Johan Bron was born on Nov. 15, 1920, in Maasluis, the Netherlands. He passed away on Monday, Oct. 6, 2014. His father died when he was a teenager and his mother died during World War ...

Peter VanWeerdhuizen

Peter VanWeerdhuizen, age 61, of Zeeland, Michigan, formerly of Lynden, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Monday, Sept. 29, 2014. He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Sharon; children Douglas ...

John Pearson

Mr. John Franklin Pearson, 50, died on Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014, at his home in Waycross, Georgia, after succumbing to the illness with which he had been struggling for many years. He had been living in ...

Wilbur Hammer

Wilbur A. “Bill” Hammer, of Bellingham, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, in Bellingham surrounded by his family. A visitation will be held in Westford Funeral Home on Thursday, Oct. 9, from ...

Fred Aalpoel Jr.

Fred Aalpoel Jr., 84, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Oct. 7, 2014, surrounded by his family. Arrangements are being made through Gillies Funeral Home…. This content is for subscribers only. ...

Tribune wins first-ever 1st place

General Excellence Award top prize comes in paper’s 100th year of Lewis family ownership CHELAN — For the first time in the paper’s history, the Lynden Tribune took first place in the Better Newspaper ...

Letters to the editor – published Oct. 8

The ‘Rest of the Story’ on Great Expectations Thank-you to the Tribune for informing its readers regarding the Great Expectations maternity home that has moved from Bender Road over to the Christian ...