Latest Obituaries

Lawrence Burton

Lawrence Dean Burton, beloved husband, father and grandfather, passed away at home on Dec. 20, 2013, at age 85 due to a heart attack. Larry retired from the Air Force in 1970 after serving for 20 years. ...

Delmar Westra

Memorial services for Delmar Westra, 80, of Pella, Iowa, were held on Jan. 22, 2014, in Calvary Christian Reformed Church. Delmar is survived by his wife, Margaret Westra; their six children: Greg Westra ...

Bernice Aker

Bernice (Megard) Aker passed away peacefully at the Mt. Baker Care Center on Jan. 9, 2014, three days shy of her 99th birthday. Bernice was born on Jan. 12, 1915, to Albert and Anna Megard of Laurel and ...

Dorothy Zylstra

Dorothy Margaret (May) Zylstra, born to Arthur and Margaret May on May 2, 1920, in Madison, Lake County, S.D., passed into Jesus’ care on Jan. 19, 2014, at the age of 93. Dorothy moved with her family ...

Larry Bovenkamp

Larry Michael Bovenkamp, age 59, of Lynden, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014. Referred to as “Mike” by his family, he was known to many as Bov or Bovie. A son of Anthony “Shorty” ...

Martin Vande Hoef

Our beloved husband, father and grandfather Martin (Marty) Vande Hoef passed away on Jan. 15, 2014, at the age of 68 in Scottsdale, Ariz. He was born in Sioux Center, Iowa, on July 29, 1945, to Arthur ...

Douglas de Jong

Douglas James de Jong passed away peacefully on Jan. 15, 2014, with his brothers and sisters at his side after a long struggle with a rare liver and kidney disorder. Doug was born to Jim and Joyce de Jong ...

Eldon Heutink

Eldon Duane Heutink went to be with his Lord and Savior surrounded by his loving family on Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014. Eldon was born on July 16, 1946, in Bellingham, to the late John and Dena Heutink. He is ...

Alena Kok

Alena Kok passed away peacefully on Jan. 11, 2014, at the age of 84 in the Christian Health Care Center following a lengthy battle with Parkinson’s disease. She was born on Dec. 8, 1929, to James and ...

Charles Groen

Charles Jay Groen, 64, passed away unexpectedly on Jan. 5, 2014. He was preceded in death by his parents, Ike and Harriet; and siblings Helen and Fred. On Aug. 6, 1971, Chuck married Sharon Groen. He was ...