Latest Obituaries

Lambert VanderKooi

Dr. Lambert R. VanderKooi of Portage, Michigan, passed into glory to be with his Savior and Lord on Nov. 17, 2015, at Rose Arbor Hospice Residence in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Lambert was born in Lynden on ...

Wayne Eyestone

Wayne Eyestone passed away on Nov. 12, 2015, at 76 years of age. He resided in Ferndale. He was preceded in death by sisters Betty, Rita and Lois; and brothers Donald and Leslie. He is survived by his ...

Denton Howell

Everson resident Denton Howell, age 85, passed away on Monday, Nov. 16, 2015. Arrangements are pending with Gillies Funeral Home and Cremation Services.

Ronald Heeringa

Ronald Lee Heeringa was born to Luke and Lucy Heeringa on April 11, 1936, in Lynden and passed away peacefully on Nov. 11, 2015, after a short fight with lung cancer. He was born into a dairy family, ...

May Corcoran

May Corcoran of Everson passed away on Thursday, Nov. 12, at Good Samaritan Stafholt Center in Blaine. May was one of eight children, born Dec. 11, 1924, in Bellingham to Louis and Reah May (Mose) Cowan. ...

Jeffrey Van Den Top

Jeffrey Van Den Top, longtime resident of Mount Vernon, quietly passed away at home on Nov. 4, 2015, after a hard-fought battle with cancer. He was 64 years old. Jeff was the second of five children born ...

Sterling Anderson

Sterling “Bud” Anderson went to be with his Lord and Savior on Nov. 5, 2015, at home with family by his side. He was born in Lynden on March 5, 1921, to Emil and Esther Anderson. He is survived by ...

Wilhelmina TenKley

Wilhelmina “Minnie” TenKley, age 98, of Lynden, went to Heaven on Thursday morning, Nov. 5, 2015, at the Christian Health Care Center. She was born May 20, 1917, in Chandler, Minnesota, to parents ...

Patsy Bode

Patsy Lynn Bode went to meet her heavenly Father on Nov. 7, 2015, at the age of 67. Patsy (Pat) was preceded in death by her mother, Suzanne Holleman, and her father, Henry Holleman, of Lynden. Pat is ...

Lance Werner

Lance Werner, retired professor with a Ph.D. from the University of Washington, died on Oct. 19, 2015. Lance’s commitment as a believer in Jesus Christ was well defined and we rejoice that he is with ...