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Jacob ‘Jack’ Mellema

  Jacob “Jack” B. Mellema passed peacefully on Jan. 26, 2015, to meet his Lord.   Jack was born on Oct. 6, 1933, in Long Beach, California, the second of five children, to Marie (Van Leeuwen) ...

John Kroontje

  John (Buzz) Merlin Kroontje, age 82, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015, surrounded by his loved ones. He was born at home on Nov. 13, 1932, the youngest of six children ...

Thomas Jordan

  Thomas Michael Jordan, age 68, returned home with his heavenly father on Jan. 21, 2015, after a long and courageous battle with metastatic prostate cancer.   Tom was born on Dec. 17, 1946, in ...

Jessie Pilon

  Jessie Ruth Pilon, of Bellingham, went home to be with her Lord on Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015.   Jessie was born in Lynden to Garret and Cornelia (Buizer) Pilon.   Jessie was a longtime member ...

Dorothy Assink

  Dorothy Assink of Lynden passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015. She was 87 years old.   Services are pending with Gillies Funeral Home and Cremation Service…. This content is for subscribers ...

Jean Marshall

  Jean Ellen Marshall passed away on Jan. 10, 2015, at the age of 69 surrounded by her family in Carson City, Nevada.   Jean was born in Victoria, B.C., on Nov. 6, 1945, to parents Eve and George ...

Henry Snider

  This is in special loving memory of our son, baby Henry James Snider.   Henry was born into Heaven on Jan. 9, 2015. He went from the safety of the womb straight to God’s arms and will be forever ...

Madrene Pettit

  Madrene B. Pettit, age 91, of Lynden, died on Jan. 15, 2015, surrounded by her family.   A daughter of Samuel and Cora (Swafford) Lambert, she was born on April 24, 1923, in Van Buren, Missouri. ...

May Bayes

  May Bayes was called home to be with her Lord and Savior on Friday morning, Jan. 16, 2015.   May was born to Henry and Gladys Roedell on May 29, 1920, in Emerson, Iowa. As May’s mother passed ...

Janice Vander Heiden

  In the early morning of Dec. 3, 2014, Janice Vander Heiden (Lankhaar) went peacefully to be with our Lord and Savior.   She was a daughter, sister, mother, aunt, grandma and friend. She loved ...