Latest Obituaries

John Lautenbach

John Ray Lautenbach went to be with his Heavenly Father on Friday, Jan. 18, 2013. A son of Clarence and Anne (Jansma) Lautenbach, he was born on April 22, 1934, in Artesia, Calif., where he grew up and ...

Robert Carpenter

Robert Carpenter, 43, formerly of Lynden, passed away in Glendale, Ariz., on July 16, 2012, after a short battle with colon cancer. Robert was born on April 28, 1969. He is survived by his four children: ...

Sadie Giliam

Sadie (VanDerWerff) Giliam, of Lynden, went to be with her Heavenly Father on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013. She was 90 years old. Sadie was born on Dec. 22, 1922, in the Netherlands, where she grew up and lived ...

Marie Hollander

Marie E. Hollander, age 99, went home to her Lord and Savior on Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013, in the Christian Health Care Center of Lynden. She was born on Sept. 19, 1913, in Alton, Iowa, to Joe and Katherine ...

Keith Pen

Keith H. Pen, 71, of Cocolalla, Idaho, passed away on Friday, Jan. 4, 2013, in Sandpoint, Idaho. At Keith’s request there will be no service. Keith was born on Sept. 21, 1941, in Lynden to Hugo and Irene ...

June Janke

June E. Janke, formerly of Lynden, is now residing in Heaven as of Christmas Day 2012. Funeral services were held on Dec. 31, 2012, in Gillies Funeral Home. June first appeared in Eau Claire, Wis., on ...

Brita M. Adkinson-Nystrom

Brita M. Adkinson, age 66, passed away on Jan. 3, 2013, peacefully in Maple Falls. She was born on Feb. 25, 1946, in Sweden. Brita is survived by her sons, Paul (Kym) Adkinson, Rolf (Anna) Adkinson and ...

Lyle VanderPol

Lyle G. “Buck” VanderPol, age 69, of Everson, died on Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013. Funeral arrangements are pending with Gillies Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Lynden…. This content is for ...

Lloyd Van Boven

Lloyd E. Van Boven, age 92, of Lynden, was taken to be with his Heavenly Father on Sunday, Dec. 30, at the Christian Health Care Center in Lynden. Born in Hull, N.D., on July 26, 1920, Lloyd was a son ...

Floyd Bouma

Floyd John Bouma, 89, of Lynden, passed away at his home from a large intracranial bleed on Friday, Dec. 28, 2012, surrounded by his loving family. Memorial services were held on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013, ...