Latest Obituaries

Kenneth Kok

On Saturday March 8, 2014, as his loving family surrounded him, Kenneth Franken Kok stepped into the outstretched arms of his Lord and Savior. For a year, ALS/Lou Gehrig’s disease took away his strength, ...

Benjamin Boxum

Benjamin Harry Boxum, age 91, went to be with Jesus on Monday, March 3, 2014. He had been living at the Christian Health Care Center since May 2013. Ben was born at home in Jewell County, Kansas, on April ...

Ellwood Johnson

Ellwood Gerd Johnson, age 89, died on March 2, 2014, at his home in Everson. The youngest of five children, Ellwood was born on Nov. 4, 1924, in a logging camp in the Bitterroot Mountains near McCall, ...

Anton ‘Tony’ Fransen

Anton “Tony” Fransen, age 94, of Lynden, went home to His Heavenly Father on Wednesday, March 5, 2014, in the Christian Health Care Center. He was born Oct. 10, 1919, in Nijverdal, the Netherlands, ...

James Vander Stoep

James Andrew Vander Stoep was born on May 14, 1925, and passed away on March 8, 2014. Jim and his family, parents Dirk Hendrick and Marion Vander Stoep and sister Jean, moved to Lynden in 1929. He graduated ...

Eugene Miller

Longtime Lynden resident Eugene Gordon Miller passed away on March 6, 2014, at age 91. He worked as a carpenter and farmer in addition to being an active minister of Jehovah’s Witnesses. A memorial service ...

Eugene Earle

Born in Mount Rose, Colo., on Feb. 11,1938, Eugene “Gene” Galloway Earle went to be with our Lord and Savior on Feb. 24, 2014. He is survived by his wife of 20 years, Phyllis; six children; 23 grandchildren; ...

Dorothy Hobson

Dorothy Hobson, of Anacortes, passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 2, 2014. She was born on Oct. 17, 1918, to Dutch immigrants Ype and Anna Kingma in a small house on the Montana prairie and was the ...

Verna Koehn

Verna Mae Koehn, age 91, of Lynden, went home to her Heavenly Father on Saturday, March 1, 2014, in Lynden Manor. She was born on Oct. 8, 1922, in Corn, Okla., to Cornelius D. and Esther A. (Kiehn) Reimer. ...

Thomas Brown

Thomas James Brown, 60, of Lynden, passed away peacefully on March 3, 2014, in the loving presence of his family and the comfort care of the staff at PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center. This completed ...