Celebrating centuries

Rev. Cornie Rientjes, as he approaches his 101st birthday, celebrated New Year’s Day with his immediate family and 60 members of his extended family at a nephew’s home locally. It is tradition for Cornie to get the first olie bollen made by another nephew’s wife, Claudia VanderHoek. Shown seated on either side of Cornie are…

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Calvin Bratt is the editor of the Lynden Tribune. Email Calvin at editor@lyndentribune.com. Follow the Tribune on Twitter at @LyndenTribune.