|Birth: ||May 13, 1916|
|Death: ||Feb. 9, 1989|
NOORDELOOS, Gerard "Gerald," 72, a World War II veteran and former Lynden resident, died Thursday (Feb. 9, 1989) at a Mount Vernon nursing home.
Mr. Noordeloos was born May 13, 1916, in Billings, Mont. His family moved to Lynden when he was a baby. He graduated from Lynden High School and was a past member of the First Christian Reformed Church in Lynden. He later moved to Puyallup.
He served in the U.S. Army/Air Force Medical corps during World War II, specializing in biochemistry and bacteriology. He wore Battle Stars, the Asiatic Pacific, Phillippines Liberation, American Theatre and Victory ribbons and the Good Conduct Medal.
Survivors include two brothers, John Noordeloos of Bellingham and Norman Noordeloos of Grand Rapids, Mich,; a sister, Elsie Van Zanten of Bellingham; numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be through 9 p.m. today and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at Gillies Funeral Home. Graveside services will be at 2 p. m. Saturday at Monumenta Cemetery, with the Rev. Phillip Kok officiating.
Memorials may be made to the Fred Hutchinson Research Institute, 1124 Columbia St., Seattle, WA 98104. Arrangements are by Gillies Funeral Home.
-Obituary from The Bellingham Herald
Brother of Dorothy & Cornelius.
Jacob Noordeloos (1874 - 1962)
Elsje Noordeloos (1875 - 1948)
Note: Mother's maiden name: Vriend
Created by: Nancy Kiel-Gravning
Record added: Dec 28, 2008
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Rest in peace...|
Added: Dec. 28, 2008