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Betty Grace Postma
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Obituary for Betty Grace Postma

On January 7, 2018, Betty Grace Postma passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by
family. After battling cancer, Betty was restored to health with her Savior in Heaven.

Betty was born on February 20, 1938 in Artesia, CA to Charles and Rena Reitsma. She
attended Bellflower Christian School for 12 years. She married John Postma on July 30, 1957 in
Bellflower, CA. John and Betty moved to a dairy farm in Sedro Woolley, WA in 1964.

When she was young she worked as a nurse, then became a mother and devoted her time to
raising her five children. Later in life she was a bus driver, worked in retail at the Washington
Cheese Company, Bible Book Store, and Bargains Galore. Throughout her life faith in God was
the center of everything she did. She spent many years in service to the church and school,
through many different avenues. She spent much time in volunteer service to others.

She was preceded in death by her husband John Postma, daughter Lori Visser, brother Louis
Reitsma and 2 grandsons.

She is survived by her daughter Valerie (Gary) Kortus, son Greg Postma, son Charlie Postma,
daughter Jonna Knight; son-in-law Dave Visser, and Richard Knight; ten grandchildren and ten great
grandchildren; brother Richard (Mary Jo) Reitsma, sisters Audrey Adema, Sylvia (Clarence)
Wybenga, Julie Beach, along with numerous nieces and nephews.

Graveside service will be held at Union Cemetery in Sedro Woolley on Friday January 12, 2018
at 11:00 am. The Memorial Service will be held at 1:00 pm the same day at the 1st Christian Reformed
Church in Mount Vernon, with Pastor John Knoester officiating.

Memorial contributions can be made to Mount Vernon Christian School, 820 W. Blackburn Road, Mt. Vernon, WA 98273.

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1:00 PM
First Christian Reformed Church

701 West Balckburn Road
Mount Vernon, WA 98273

Memorial Contribution

Mount Vernon Christian School

820 W. Blackburn Road
Mount Vernon, WA 98273

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