Latest Obituaries

Virginia Bouma

Virginia M. Bouma, age 90, of Lynden, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Monday, Dec. 31, 2012. She was born on June 25, 1922, to Bernard and Winnie (Gidley) Koellhoffer in Union, N.J. Virginia married ...

Joelle Berg

Joelle Kristene Berg, age 40, died unexpectedly on Friday, Jan. 4, 2013, in Buckley, Wash. She was born on April 26, 1972, in Bellingham to Mike and Penny Hamstra. Joelle was a 1990 Lynden Christian High ...

Susie Maas

Susie G. Maas, age 90, of Lynden, was taken home to her Heavenly Father at the Christian Health Care Center in Lynden on Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013. A daughter of Cornelius and Minnie (Plooster) Westra, Susie ...

William Prink

William E. “Bill” Prink, age 78, of Lynden, went to be with his Lord on Jan. 1, 2013, after many years of dealing with health issues. He was preceded in death by his parents, Elvin and Edith Prink; ...

Karen Dodson

Karen Dodson, age 79, returned to her Lord on Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013. Karen was born to Albert and Florence Booman in Lynden, graduated from Lynden High School in 1951 and resided in Whatcom County her ...

George Rozeboom

On Dec. 21, 2012, George Rozeboom entered his heavenly home after 96 fruitful years on earth. Born to John and Anna Rozeboom in Kanawha, Iowa, on June 6, 1916, he was raised with his six siblings in Edgerton, ...

Edward Kok

Edward Garth Kok, of Lynden, went home to be with the Lord on Dec. 27, 2012, from complications that resulted from decades of battling Parkinson’s. Ed was a strong fighter and determined to live well ...

Shirley Gardiner

Shirley Elizabeth Gardiner (Grandma Shirley) passed away at PeaceHealth St Joseph Medical Center on Dec. 24, 2012, after a sudden onset illness. Shirley was born on Oct. 24, 1922, and grew up in Lowell, ...

Herbert Soderberg

Herbert “Bud” Lewis Soderberg passed away peacefully at his home with his family by his side on Dec. 20, 2012. Bud was born in Seattle on March 29, 1931, to Arvid and Ethel Soderberg and was a lifelong ...

Anita Bailey

Anita Loene (Giustetti) Bailey, our beautiful and loving Mother, has passed into the arms of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. She was born on July 23, 1927, and passed away on Dec. 26, 2012. Anita was ...