Walt DeKraai

Walt DeKraai is coming up on his 98th birthday. He was born on Feb. 15, 1922, and is a World War II Seabee veteran. During the Lynden VFW breakfast on Saturday, Feb. 15, there will be a birthday celebration for Walt at 9:30 a.m. Also, in the evening Walt will be honored by leading the Pledge of Allegiance at the Whatcom Republicans’ Lincoln Day Gala and Auction at The Four Points by Sheraton in Bellingham. A private family birthday celebration will be held at a later date.