Gertrude Tjoelker

Obituary of Gertrude Tjoelker

Gertrude Tjoelker (age 86) of Lynden, WA went to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on March 8, 2021. Gertrude was born on August 22, 1934 in Everson, WA to Gerrit and Adriana (Berrevoets) Vermeulen. She attended and graduated from Lynden High school and Lynden Christian, graduating in 1952. During her working career, she was a book keeper; working in that industry and retiring after 45 years. On July 29, 1953 Gertrude married the love of her life, Maynard Tjoelker in Lynden, WA. She is survived by her daughters; Kathie (Larry) Eshuis and Kelli Parsons both of Lynden, WA; sister, Elaine (Vince) Trent of Lakewood, WA; five grandchildren and eight great grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her husband, Maynard in 2019, and five brothers, Gerrit, James, Casey, Anthony, Gerald Vermeulen; three sisters, Adrietta Smits, Marjorie Tabor and Cora Stremler. A family Graveside Memorial will be held at Monumenta Cemetery on Saturday, March 20, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made in Gertrude’s name the Alzheimer’s Association. Please sign the Book of Memories, light a candle and leave your condolences for the family at www.JernsFH.com
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Saturday
20
March

Family Graveside Memorial

1:00 pm - 1:45 pm
Saturday, March 20, 2021
Monumenta Cemetery
Front St.
Lynden, Washington, United States
Saturday
20
March

Inurnment

1:00 pm - 1:45 pm
Saturday, March 20, 2021
Monumenta Cemetery
Guide-Meridan & N Front St
Lynden, Washington, United States
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