Doris M. Werner, a precious Mom, passed peacefully into the presence of her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Wed. July 11, 2007 at age 98. A long-serving pastor’s wife and 1st grade teacher in Ohio, Iowa, Nebraska and Illinois, she is remembered for her love of children with special needs.

She was married 50+ years to the Rev. Loyal E. Werner (deceased in 1991). She is survived by her son, Dr. Lance D. Werner (Ph.D. Univ. of Washington), a geography professor for 18 years at Trinity Western University. A memorial service will be held Friday, July 20, 2:00 pm at Third Christian Reformed Church, 514 Liberty St., Lynden, Washington. Donations can be made to the Loyal and Doris Werner Scholarship Fund, TWU, 7600 Glover Road, Langley, BC V2Y 1Y1 or a charity of choice. She will be missed greatly for her spunk, loving dedication to disadvantaged children and a smile that could light up any darkness. You may share your memories and condolences in the online guest book at:

Funeral arrangements are under the care of Gillies Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Lynden

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