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Alma Kramer – 90th birthday

Alma Kramer is celebrating her 90th birthday. Please join her family for an open house from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 26, at Third Christian Reformed Church, 514 Liberty St., Lynden. Alma and her husband ...

Births – published Oct. 16

Reece LeAnne Keck Joell and Ken Keck of Lynden welcomed a daughter, Reece LeAnne, on Sept. 1, 2013, at PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center in Bellingham. She weighed 6 pounds, 11 ounces, and joins her ...
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John and Anthonia Tjoelker – 60th anniversary

John and Anthonia Tjoelker of Lynden are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary. Friends and family are invited to an open house hosted by their children from 11 a.m to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 19, ...
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Viola Silves – 90th birthday

Thank you for celebrating with us the 90th birthday of Viola Silves, our Mother, Grandma, Great-Grandma, and Friend…. This content is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Login or Subscribe ...
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Evert Scholten – 90th birthday

Evert J. Scholten is celebrating his 90th birthday. This past June, he took a trip with his children to Branson, Mo., and a family dinner is planned on his birthday. On Sunday, Oct. 13, cake will be provided ...

Births – published Oct. 9

Caleb Henderick Kooiman Kristin and Sam Kooiman of Lynden welcomed their third son, Caleb Henderick, on Sept. 26, 2013, at PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center in Bellingham. He weighed 9 pounds, 8 ounces, ...
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Ed and Marrianne Heydron – 50th anniversary

Ed and Marrianne (Holt) Heydron recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary at a gathering of friends and family. Married in Sacramento, Calif., they first moved to the Bellingham-Lynden area in ...
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Jack Mellema – 80th birthday

With thanksgiving to God in his heart, Jack Mellema is celebrating his 80th birthday. Born on Oct. 6, 1933, in Long Beach, Calif., Jack grew up in southern California and moved to Whatcom County with his ...

Births – published Oct. 2

Cali Faith Turnberg Carrie Adams and Matt Turnberg of Sumas welcomed a daughter, Cali Faith Turnberg, on Sept. 12, 2013, at PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center in Bellingham. She weighed 6 pounds, 6 ...
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Four generations

Great-grandma Lauretta Odman of Lynden (granddaughter to BC Crabtree) was surprised by a visit from family members. From left are: daughter Sandi Bruton of Bellingham; her granddaughter Jill Culver of ...