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Marinus Geleynse

  Marinus A. “Rene” Geleynse, age 82, was born to Bert and Dena ”Schiebout” Geleynse in Lynden on July 29, 1932, and was welcomed into Heaven on Thursday, April 23, 2015.   Rene was raised ...
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Charles Chasteen

  Charles Willis (Chuck) Chasteen passed away on April 21, 2015, in PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center, surrounded by his loving family.   He was born on Dec. 23, 1928, in Bellingham to Charles ...
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Virginia Brynildsen

  Virginia Peters Goss Hyldahl Brynildsen was born in Bellingham on July 1, 1922, to Dr. and Mrs. J.H. Peters. Virginia passed away on April 23, 2015, in Lynden. She lived most of her life in Whatcom ...

Betsy ‘Mimi’ Ahlstedt

  Betsy “Mimi” Ahlstedt passed away on April 24, 2015. She was born on Dec. 26, 1928.   A graveside service will be held in Greenacres Memorial Park at noon on Wednesday, April 29, followed ...

Michael Kohl

  Michael L. Kohl passed away on Saturday, April 11, 2015, in Bellingham. He was born on May 17, 1946.   Mike had spent the morning working at his office on Saturday. When he realized that something ...

Henrietta ‘Etta’ Thaete-Fransen

  Henrietta “Etta” Marie Thaete-Fransen went home to be with her Lord and Savior on April 18, 2015. She was 93 years old. Henrietta was born to Marinus and Annie (Rosendale) Wichers on Oct. 10, ...

Martin Anker

  Martin Anthony Anker, 85, of Lynden, went home to his Lord and Savior on Sunday, April 19, 2015, at Lynden Manor. He was born to Jacob and Wilmpje Anker on March 15, 1930, in Woubrugge, the Netherlands. ...

Shirley Polinder

  Shirley A. Polinder, age 79, went home to her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, April 14, 2015. Shirley was born on March 18, 1936, to Ray and Henrietta (Zwaanstra) Tjoelker in Lynden. She graduated from ...

Frank Murdzia

  Frank Charles Murdzia, age 70, passed away on April 16, 2015, in Mount Vernon. Frank was born to John and Helen Murdzia on March 7, 1945, in Olean, New York.   Frank worked at the Cherry Point ...

Lorna Wieldraayer

  Lorna Mae Wieldraayer, age 84, formerly of Lynden and a longtime Oak Harbor resident, went to be with our Lord on Wednesday, April 8, 2015, due to injuries sustained in a single-car accident near ...