Celia was born in Lynden to Neal and Maria Polinder Meeboer on March 19, 1930. She passed on Jan. 8, 2020.

  Celia and husband Willis Groen lived and worked in Lynden and Everson until moving to Visalia, California, in 1980.

  She is survived by daughters Pat James, Sandra North and Mary Leong.

  At her request there will be no services. Arrangements by Salser and Dillard mortuary in Visalia.