Thomas Scott Eichholtz, age 92, passed away on May 29, 2020, at Whatcom Hospice House in Bellingham.

Elizabeth Kayser and Brandon Mount of Lynden welcomed a baby boy, Kevin Daniel Mount, on May 5, 2020, at PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center. He weighed 7 pounds, 6.3 ounces.

  Laura Kremzner, age 88, of Lynden, passed away Friday, June 19, 2020.

Dana and Cindy (Davis) Petersen of Lynden are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married on July 5, 1970, in Zumbro Lutheran Church of Rochester, Minnesota. Cindy is retired from nursing and Dana from being a family-practice physician. Their children and spouses are Meliss…

  Delores V. Buma, age 82, of Lynden, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Saturday, June 27, 2020.

 John R. Vander Haak, 80, a resident of Moscow, Idaho, passed away on April 6, 2020.

  Nikkie Kay Howard, age 75, finished her battle with cancer in her home on Tuesday, June 23, 2020.

 Mary Ellen Voth, age 86, passed away on Friday, June 12, 2020, in Bellingham. She will be deeply missed by the family and friends she leaves behind.

Casey was born on Dec. 22, 1929, in Lynden to Gerritt and Adriana (BerreVoets) Vermeulen. He passed on June 18, 2020. He attended Lynden Christian schools and in 1948 he married Geraldine “Jerry” Bromley from Sumas. Together they founded Guide Auto Sales, Lynden Chrysler Plymouth and Belling…

     Paul David Allshouse went home to his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Wednesday, June 17, 2020. He passed away peacefully at home in Lynden surrounded by family.

Ron and Luanne Alvord of Lynden are celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary. They were married on June 29, 1980, in Bremerton. Ron is retired from being a general contractor and bus driver, Luanne retired from teaching school. Their children are Erin (Brian) Clemmer of Lynden, Jennifer Al…

     Barbara Ann Scribner passed away unexpectedly on May 10, 2020, following complications from surgery.

  Ron Robertson, age 78, of Sumas, passed away at home on Sunday, June 14, 2020.

On July 2 John Kooy of Lynden will celebrate his 98th birthday. He was born in 1922 in Alberta, Canada. In 1944 he married Dena Withage and they were married for more than 72 years before her passing in 2016. They raised six children: Wayne, Beatrice, Brenda, Greg, Garth and Ted. John now ha…

Berk’s Towing pulls out a British Columbia truck that had veered into the ditch of East Badger Road halfway between Northwood and Trapline Road Friday afternoon. Dealing with the crash caused a detour that lasted for hours. The driver, standing right, said he was distracted by a flock of bir…

  This week marks my 40th anniversary at the Tribune! It’s not really the way I was hoping to celebrate, in the midst of a pandemic and civil unrest occurring across our country.

     Richard “Rick” Arthur Vreeke, age 68, of Lynden, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, June 2, 2020, surrounded by his loving family.

     Herman A. Oordt was born on Jan. 17, 1929, and raised in Lynden. He married Jacqueline Orange in 1949.

    Virginia Edin, age 76, of Everson, passed away on Sunday, June 7, 2020, surrounded by her beloved family. She was always on the go, helped organize family gatherings and reunions. Virginia loved to stay in touch with her family and friends.

      Lawrence “Larry” Levien died peacefully in his home on May 17, 2020, in Puyallup at the age of 76 after a valiant fight with cancer.

      June 3, 2020, marked the end of 74 years dedicated to the pursuit of a life he could be proud of.

     Jim G. Wortley passed away peacefully at the age of 90 on June 4, 2020.

Loren and Vickie (Emerson) Crabtree of Sumas are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married on June 6, 1970, in the First Assembly of God church of Nampa, Idaho. Vickie is retired from being a brokerage analyst with UPS Brokerage, and Loren is retired from being an agronom…

  Ruth Joan Kortlever Statema went to be with her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, May 26, 2020. She is remembered for her fun-loving spirit, her servant heart and her deep concern that her grandchildren have a relationship with Jesus Christ.

  John Edgar Bonwell III went to be with his Lord and Savior on Thursday, May 21, 2020.

  Beverly Ann Teshera slipped peacefully into sleep awaiting the coming of the Lord Jesus on May 25, 2020.

  Anne Marie (Vasquez) Pike, 77, of Everson, passed away on May 24, 2020, at her home surrounded by her loving husband, kids and grandkids.

  Kathleen Ann Whitney (née Parcher) passed away on May 20 after a short fight with pancreatic cancer.

  Donald Lee Pomeroy, age 86, of Ferndale, passed away Tuesday, May 26, 2020, at his home.

  Pieter Paulus Van Den Hoek, 87, died on May 20, 2020, in his Lynden home with his family surrounding him.

  Lawrence “Larry” Levien died peacefully in his Puyallup home on May 17, 2020, at the age of 76.

  Linda Lou York passed away at her home in Ferndale on May 18, 2020. Born in Bellingham, she was the youngest of John and Freda Wynne’s 14 children.

The family of Glen Huleatt wishes him a Happy 90th Birthday! Glen was born to Dale and Elizabeth (Zylstra) Huleatt on June 4, 1930. He was active in sports at Lynden High School. During summer breaks and after graduating he worked for the U.S. Forest Service before joining the Navy. Glen has…

Ruth Statema, age 89, passed away Tuesday, May 26, 2020. Funeral arrangements are pending with Gillies Funeral Home  and Cremation Services.

Keka Israal, age 83, passed away Sunday, May 24, 2020. Funeral arrangements are pending with Gillies Funeral Home and Cremation Services.

Virginia (Wiederspohn) Smith, age 95, passed away of natural causes and went home to Heaven to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on May 12, 2020.

Sylvia (Brands) Vander Griend went to be with her Lord on May 26, 2020.  She was 88 years old.

  This is an unsettling time for everyone. We wonder what lies ahead for our local schools, small businesses and farms. Can the situation return to normal, or how will our way of doing things be permanently different? What should change?

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