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Andrew Struiksma

Andrew W. Struiksma was born on Oct. 20, 1922, in a sod house in Tyndall, South Dakota, to William and Autze (Rienstra) Struiksma. He grew up on a farm in Avon, South Dakota, with his parents, two brothers ...

Rhoda Brumbaugh

Rhoda O. Brumbaugh, 86, of Lynden, passed away on June 23, 2014. She was born on Jan. 24, 1928, in Portland to immigrant parents from Norway, Hans and Agnes Gerde. She married Lloyd A. Brumbaugh on April ...

Wayne Hadeen

Wayne M. Hadeen was born on May 24, 1947, in Bellingham. A lifetime county resident, he died peacefully at home on Wednesday, June 4, 2014, after a long battle with liver cancer. Wayne graduated from Nooksack ...

Beatrice Whittaker

Beatrice “Betty” Whittaker passed away in Lynden after a brief illness on May 3, 2014, at the age of 96. She will be greatly missed by her survivors, sons David (Deb) and Brian (Patty); grandsons Paul ...

Carol Bruschetto

Carol Bruschetto, age 66, of Bellingham, passed away the morning of June 28, 2014, after a battle with cancer. She was preceded in death by her father, Nicholas Jansen, who she joins in heaven. Carol is ...

Patricia Zettle

Patricia “Patsy” Alleyn Zettle, age 49, of Lynden, born Oct. 10, 1964, following a life-long courageous battle with multiple conditions leading to pneumonia, went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus ...

Rachel Van Aalsburg

Rachel Van Aalsburg went home to her Lord and Savior on June 22, 2014, in the Christian Health Care Center of Lynden. She was preceded in death by her husband, Howard; son Fred; sister Elizabeth Rozeboom; ...

Rhoda Brumbaugh

Rhoda Brumbaugh, 86, of Lynden, passed away on Monday, June 24, 2014, in St. Joseph PeaceHealth Medical Center of Bellingham. A memorial service will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 28, in Hope ...

Barbara Camfferman

Barbara Camfferman, 93, passed away on Sunday, June 15, 2014. Born in the Netherlands, Barbara most recently resided at Meadow Greens in Lynden. She is survived by son Daniel (Verna) in Colorado; two grandchildren; ...

Matthew Martin

Matthew James Martin of Lynden passed away on June 6, 2014, at the age of 30. He was born on Feb. 14, 1984, in Bellingham to Douglas and Diana Martin. He graduated from Lynden Christian High School in ...