Announcements & Celebrations

Whitney Paton and Kory Tjoelker

Whitney Paton and Kory Tjoelker were married July 3, 2009, in Lynden, Washington, Pastor Jim Carberry officiated.The bride is the daughter of Rusty and Kristen Reams and Tony Paton and Janine Richter. Larry and DeeDee Tjoelker are the parents of the groom.Lynnea Fraser was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Courtney Paton, Kayla Tjoelker, Lela Van Dyk; and Taylor Reams was flower girl. Best man was Brian Kaptein; Kyle Tjoelker, Nathan Buiter, and Kyle Van Dyk were groomsmen.Whitney graduated from Lynden High School and attended UW and WWU. Kory graduated from Lynden Christian High School and Utah State University’s Dairy Herdsman Program.The couple resides in Blaine.