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Sarah Oordt Kooy
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Birth: Dec. 8, 1929
Whatcom County
Washington, USA
Death: Nov. 5, 2011

Lifelong Lynden resident, Sarah Kooy, went home to be with her Heavenly Father November 5, 2011 at the age of 81.

The daughter of Art and Martha (Houg) Oordt, she was born December 8, 1929 in Lynden. Sarah graduated from Lynden High School and married Harold Kooy on April 8, 1949. She was a member of Third Christian Reformed Church.

Sarah and Harold owned and operated Harold's IGA Foodliner for many years and built Fairway Shopping Center together. They enjoyed many years of traveling with family and friends. Hospitality was Sarah's gift as she delighted in entertaining her family and friends; and enjoyed visiting with others. Sarah will be deeply missed by her family.

She is survived by her loving husband of 62 years, Harold; children Byron (Karen) Kooy and Jane (Irv) Timmermans; grandchildren Kelly (Tobey) Vos, Mike (Holly) Kooy, Leah (Marco) Mass, T.J. (Roxie) Timmermans, Dusty Timmermans and Max Timmermans and five great-grandchildren. Her family members include sister Midge (and the late Garris) Timmer; brother Herm (Jackie) Oordt; brothers-in-law Ralph (Gerry) Kooy, John (Dena) Kooy and Don (Bernice) Kooy; and numerous relatives and friends.

Visitation hours will be Wednesday, Nov. 9, 5 pm to 7 pm at Gillies Funeral Home. Graveside services will be conducted Thursday, Nov. 10, 1:00 pm at Monumenta Cemetery, followed by a 2:00 pm memorial service at Third Christian Reformed Church, 514 Liberty St., Lynden.

Memorials in Sarah's name may be made to Lynden Christian Schools, 417 Lyncs Dr., Lynden, WA 98264 or Christian Health Care Center, 855 Aaron Dr., Lynden, WA 98264; where she received excellent care for the last few years of her life. 
Family links: 
  Arthur Oordt (1900 - 1987)
  Martha Houg Oordt (1904 - 1990)
  Harold Kooy (1925 - 2014)*
*Calculated relationship
Monumenta Cemetery
Whatcom County
Washington, USA
Created by: Barb
Record added: Nov 07, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 80046930
Sarah <i>Oordt</i> Kooy
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Sarah <i>Oordt</i> Kooy
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Sarah <i>Oordt</i> Kooy
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Rest in peace...
- Nancy
 Added: Sep. 3, 2016
May you rest in peace.
- Barb
 Added: Nov. 7, 2011

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