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Robert Blankers

Robert “Bob” Jacob Blankers was called home to be with his Lord and Savior on Friday afternoon, Aug. 1, 2014, surrounded by his loving family. Bob was born to Arnoldus and Helena Blankers on Dec. 24, ...

Evelyn Van Dyke

Surrounded by her family, Evelyn Van Dyke went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Wednesday, July 30, 2014. Evelyn was born in Rapelje, Montana, on May 13, 1932, to Abram and Jesse Kornelis. With eight ...

Patrick Comiskey

Patrick Edward Comiskey, 45, passed away from complications of epilepsy on July 25, 2014. Born in Eureka, California, on Dec. 17, 1968, Pat is survived by his parents, Laura and George Comiskey; siblings ...

Marie Madsen

Marie Madsen passed away in the comfort of her home on July 21, 2014, after a long battle with breast cancer. She was born in Whatcom County on Jan 21, 1942, to Daniel and Leah Keene, the youngest of six ...

Teuntje ‘Margie’ Tabor-Brim

Teuntje “Margie” M. Tabor-Brim (Margie Vermeulen), 75, of Grand Rapids, Michigan, died on July 22, 2014. Margie was born and raised in Lynden and was a wife of the late Thomas Tabor Sr. for 50 years ...

Wayne Elledge

Wayne E. Elledge, age 92, passed away in Bellingham on Aug. 3, 2014. A funeral and graveside service will be held on Monday, Aug. 11, at 11 a.m. in Moles Farewell Tributes – Greenacres in Ferndale…. ...

Melvin Larsen

Melvin C. Larsen, age 90, passed away on July 27, 2014. Melvin was born in Ferndale in 1924 to Elen and Peter M. Larsen. He graduated from Ferndale High School. Melvin joined the Army in 1949 and served ...

Michael Wiles

Michael E. Wiles, 53, peacefully went home to Jesus on July 22, 2014, after valiantly battling GBM brain cancer for 18 months. He was born to Wendell and Patricia Wiles on Aug. 19, 1960, in Mount Vernon. ...

Gertrude Kingma

Gertrude Kingma of Lynden went to her heavenly home on Thursday, July 24, 2014. Gert was 92 years young and was born on Oct. 18, 1921, to Thomas and Jennie (Van Dyken) Veltkamp in Amsterdam, Montana. Gert ...

Jeanne Ravenhorst

Jeanne Ravenhorst, age 85, of Zeeland, Michigan, passed away on Tuesday, July 15, 2014. She was born on Dec. 12, 1928, in Lynden. She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard Ravenhorst; her daughter ...