Jennie Bakker – 100th birthday

Jennie Bakker of Lynden is celebrating her 100th birthday! Please come and congratulate her at an open house from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 19, in First Christian Reformed Church of Lynden. Jennie ...

Jake Bovenkamp – 95th birthday

Jake Bovenkamp was born in Lynden on Dec. 22, 1920, and will be celebrating his 95 years with a family dinner at home on his birthday. Jake founded Westside Building Supply in 1959 and later enjoyed many ...

Annie De Jong – 90th birthday

Annie De Jong of Lynden is celebrating her 90th birthday with an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 20, at Meadow Greens, 301 W. Homestead Blvd., Lynden. She was born on Dec. 24, 1925, to John ...

Bill & Barbara Van Dyken – 50th anniversary

Bill and Barbara (Tremaine) Van Dyken of Everson are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. An open house is planned for Sunday, Dec. 20, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at New Life Fellowship Church, ...

Gerben Oordt

Gerben Jacob Oordt passed away on Dec. 1, 2015, at the age of 85. He was born on Aug. 3, 1930, in Lynden to Andrew and Bernice (Houg) Oordt. Gerb volunteered with the U.S. Army and served in the Korean ...

Gerald Leen

Colonel Gerald “Gerry” A. Leen (USAF Retired), age 99, of Silverdale, died on Dec. 7, 2015. He was born on April 3, 1916, in Cupar, Saskatchewan, Canada, to Emma and Mindert Leen from Holland. His ...

Tonia Efflandt

Tonia “Toni” Efflandt, from Lynden, passed away on Monday, Dec. 7, 2015. She was 76 years old. Toni was born in Nowata, Oklahoma, to William and Florence (Seybold) Mitchell. Toni met and later married ...

Jean Sornberger

Jean Sornberger passed away on Dec. 9, 2015. Services will be held at Westford Funeral Home at 12 noon on Thursday, Dec. 17, with a reception following. Committal will follow in Hopewell Cemetery. Share ...

Barbara Imus

Barbara J. Imus passed away on Dec. 8, 2015. A celebration of Barbara’s life will be held at Westford Funeral Home in Bellingham on Wednesday, Dec. 16, at 11 a.m. with a reception following. View complete ...

Des McArdle

Des McArdle passed away on Dec. 12, 2015. A mass of Christian burial will be held at Church of the Assumption, 2116 Cornwall Ave., Bellingham, on Saturday, Dec. 19, at 10:30 a.m. A reception will immediately ...