Nettie Pottratz

Nettie Pottratz turns 105 years young on April 24, 2021. Born in Lynden as Annette Rutgers on April 24, 1916, she lived elsewhere in Washington in life and retired back to Lynden, Nettie now resides at the Christian Health Care Center of Lynden. Because of COVID restrictions this year, her family will be unable to celebrate with her in person, "However," writes daughter Arlene Johnson, "we want you to know that you are a very special lady, so we are sending many, many happy birthday wishes and special thoughts and prayers, with lots and lots of love from all 100+ of your family members who call you Mother, Grandmother, Great-Grandmother or Great-Great-Grandmother. We hope and pray that you are blessed with a very special day surrounded by all the excellent and loving care you receive at the Christian Health Care Center." Others who would like to help Nettie celebrate this special birthday may send her a card at CHCC, 855 Aaron Dr., Lynden, WA 98264.