|Birth: ||Jun. 4, 1918|
|Death: ||Mar. 18, 2006|
Elsie N. VanZanten, age 87 of Lynden, passed away at the Christian Health Care Center on Saturday, March 18.
Born in Lynden on June 14, 1918, Elsie was the daughter of Jacob and Elsie (Vriend) Noordeloos. She grew up in the Lynden area and attended Northwood School.
She worked as a dental assistant in Seattle for time and later became a licensed practical nurse and worked for a number of years at Providence Hospital in Seattle and then at St. Joseph Hospital in Bellingham. On February 8, 1957 she was married to Maurice L. VanZanten.
A member of the First Presbyterian Church in Bellingham, Elsie is survived by step-children Paul and Shirley VanZanten, Walter and Margaret VanZanten and Victor VanZanten all of Lynden and Alice and Vernon Johnston of Everson and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.
She was also preceded in death by her husband, Maurice and stepsons Leo and Daniel VanZanten.
A private family memorial service will be held at a later date. Burial will be in Greenacres Memorial Park.
Memorials may be made to the Christian Health Care Center; 855 Aaron Dr., Lynden, WA. 98264.
-Obituary from Gillies Funeral Home.
Sister of Dorothy, Norman & Cornelius.
Jacob Noordeloos (1874 - 1962)
Elsje Noordeloos (1875 - 1948)
Greenacres Memorial Park
Created by: Nancy Kiel-Gravning
Record added: Jul 21, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 39730434
Rest in peace...|
Added: Jul. 21, 2009