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Dorothy Johnson

Dorothy K. Johnson was born April 1, 1924, in Canada to James and Evelyn Kyle and passed away on Dec. 22, 2013. She married Roy Johnson. A memorial service will be at Birchwood Presbyterian Church on Tuesday, ...

Margaret DeWaard

Margaret (Likkel) DeWaard passed away peacefully at the Christian Health Care Center in Lynden the morning after Christmas. She was 90 years old. Margaret was born to William and Anna (VanderTuin) Likkel ...

Caroline Huisingh

Caroline Dena Huisingh, of Lynden, passed away on Dec. 20, 2013, in the Christian Health Care Center from pneumonia and congestive heart failure. She was born to Henry and Martha Plagerman in Hull, N.D., ...

Betty Engler

Betty Engler went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013. She was 90, born on June 26, 1923, in Lynden, to Cornelius and Sadie (Heeringa) Radder. Betty married Erwin Engler on Feb. 18, 1944, in ...

Phyllis Roder

Phyllis Roder, age 69, is at rest after a courageous battle with cancer. Phyllis was born on Aug. 22, 1944, to John and Alice Marie Webb in Klamath Falls, Ore. She will be dearly missed. Phyllis was an ...

Charles ‘Jerry’ Flora

Charles J. “Jerry” Flora, age 85, passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by his family, on Sunday, Dec. 22, 2013. He was born on Nov. 16, 1928. He was president of Western Washington University ...

Henry Zylstra

Henry J. Zylstra, age 70, of Everson, died on Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013, in St. Joseph Hospital. Visitation hours will be on Thursday, Jan. 2, from 5 to 7 p.m. in Gillies Funeral Home. Graveside services ...

Katherine Miedema

Lynden resident Katherine Miedema died on Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013, at the age of 71. Arrangements are pending with Gillies Funeral Home & Cremation Services of Lynden…. This content is for subscribers ...

Ralph Kooy

Ralph Kooy, 92, of Lynden, went home to his Lord and Savior on Dec. 18, 2013. He was the oldest of four children, born to John and Katie (Geleynse) Kooy on Jan. 18, 1921, in Kipp, Alberta, Canada. Growing ...

Sheila Gonzaga

Sheila H. Gonzaga, 48, of Lynden, died on Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013. She was born to the late Denzel M. Habana and Zenaida C. Del Val on Oct. 9, 1965, in Pasay City, Philippines. Sheila graduated from Juan ...