Michael Ezell

Michael (Mike) Ezell, 54, died peacefully and went to be with his Lord on Dec. 7, 2017.

Mike was born in Bellingham on June 23, 1963. He grew up in Lynden and attended Lynden Christian School. Mike worked at VanderPol Building Components for the past 30-plus years. He enjoyed horses, Mustangs and fishing with his friends.

Mike is survived by his father and mother, Eddie and Kay Ezell; son Joseph Ezell; daughter Anna Ezell; sister Debra (Tracy) Devries and brother Kent (Reba) Ezell, both of Grand Rapids, Michigan; niece Carolyn Ezell and nephews Joshua Ezell, Samuel, Luke, and Zachary Devries; also close friends Glen and Lisa Oostema, Frank and Sue Nydam, and Ryan and Donna Stuit.

A memorial service is set for 1 p.m. Friday, Dec. 29, in Third Christian Reformed Church of Lynden, with coffee and cookies to follow in the reception hall. Rev. Homer Wigboldy will officiate. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Mike’s life.

Contributions to Mike’s memorial expenses would be appreciated in lieu of flowers. Donations can be dropped off at or sent to Bank of America, 700 Front St., Lynden, WA 98264, or by using www.youcaring.com/mikeezell.