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Tom Bajema

Tom Bajema, age 76, passed away peacefully with family by his side on Friday, March 22, 2013. Tom was born on Aug. 21, 1936, in Grand Rapids, Mich., to John and Nellie (VanEenennaam) Bajema. At the age ...

George Coglianese

George G. Coglianese, 72 years old, father, husband, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend of all, passed away on March 13, 2013. Memorial services will be held on May 4 at 1 p.m. in the American Legion ...

Janet Beld

There’s a new name written down in glory! Janet (Dykstra) Beld was born on July 19, 1938, and with the exception of a few years lived on East Wiser Lake Road in Lynden her entire life. She met her future ...

Henry Berendsen

Henderick M. “Henry” Berendsen passed away and went home to his eternal home in Heaven in the early morning hours of his 89th birthday. He was born in St. Paul, Minn., on March 24, 1924, to Carel E. ...

Martin Jongsma

Martin Carl Jongsma left to be with his Heavenly Father on March 19, 2013. He was born on May 25, 1934, in Artesia, Calif., the youngest son of Andrew and Jessie (Sterk) Jongsma and brother of Harold and ...

David Boyd

David John Boyd was born in Seattle on March 25, 1941, to Elenore Margaret (Bohnsack) Boyd and James Sterling Boyd. In 1945 the family moved to the Ten Mile Road. Dave attended Meridian schools and graduated ...

Jay Visser

Jay Howard Visser, of Marysville, died early on Monday morning, March 25, 2013. He was born in Bellingham on April 23, 1946, and grew up on a dairy farm in Sumas with his parents, Lambert and Freda Visser, ...

Esther Wetzel

Esther Top Wetzel died on Tuesday, March 19, 2013, at her home in Honolulu, Hawaii. Esther was born to parents Allie and Arthur Top in Creswell, Ore. She graduated from Lynden High School and Washington ...

James Elbrecht

James Thomas Elbrecht, known by family and friends as Tom, passed away on March 22, 2013. Tom was born in Bellingham on June 28, 1948, and attended Lynden High School. He served in the U.S. Army and fought ...

Thomas Bajema

Thomas J. Bajema, age 76, of Lynden, died on Friday, March 22, 2013, at Evergreen Hospital in Kirkland. Funeral arrangements are pending. Please contact Gillies Funeral Home for scheduled day and time ...