Jan DeVries

Jan DeVries of Lynden is  celebrating his 90th birthday soon. He was born on Oct. 17, 1930, in Steins, the Netherlands. He is retired from being a dairy farmer and a Realtor in Lynden. He is married to Sharlene and their children are: Frank (Marilyn) DeVries, Wilbert DeVries, Ivan (Trista) DeVries, Bev (Daryl) Sterk, and Darlene (Chris) VanStaalduinen. They have 12 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Jan attributes his long life to "hard work and helping others.”