Latest Obituaries

Gerrit Meenderinck

Gerrit Edsko Meenderinck, age 91, went home to be with his Lord on April 14, 2013, at Whatcom Hospice House in Bellingham. He was born in Lynden to Peter and Cornelia (Dyksterhuis) Meenderinck on Sept. ...

Erma Hatley

Erma Denker Hardan Hatley passed away quietly on Friday, April 5, 2013, at the age of 94. Erma was born on Dec. 31, 1918, during a blizzard in Straubville, N.D., to Deidrich and Grace Denker. She moved ...

Coneatus LaFave

Coneatus (Kitty) LaFave passed away on Sunday, April 7, 2013, at 5:20 a.m. at PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center in Bellingham. She was born on June 26, 1927. Kitty is survived by her husband, Vern; ...

William Meenk

William “Bill” Meenk, 74, of Grand Forks, N.D., departed to be with the Lord on Tuesday, April 2, 2013, at Altru Hospital in Grand Forks. William Jay Meenk was born on Nov. 12, 1938, a son of Jacob ...

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 ...