Marge Van Dyken celebrated her 80th birthday with family at a brunch on January 13th. She was born on January 8, 1928, in Lynden, WA.
She married Ralph Van Dyken on March 11, 1948. They raised four boys and adopted two girls.
Her husband of 55 years is deceased. Her family includes Paul (Cheryl) of Bellingham, Bob (Betty), Brian, Mark (Cheryl) of Lynden, Carla (Bob) of Arkansas, and Cathy of Canada, 16 grandchildren and 6 great-grandkids.
She enjoys volunteer work, reading, watching Mariner games and gardening.
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She attributes her longevity to her faith in God and her family.