Resident of Lynden
Arthur James “Jim” Martindale went to be with the Lord Sunday, January 12, 2014. He was born in Vancouver, BC, on January 19, 1935. He attended Simon Fraser Grade School where he met his childhood sweetheart, Anne, whom he later married. They spent almost 60 wonderful years together
Jim was an athlete. He played high school football, baseball, and track. Later he learned to play squash and pursued a lifetime love of golf.
Jim and Anne immigrated to Southern California where they raised their family. He worked for Borden Chemical for almost 20 years before retiring and relocating to Ferndale, WA. Jim and Anne made Lynden, WA, their home in 1998. Jim worked as a consultant at Lynden Door, a job he thoroughly enjoyed.
He loved the Lord and was a dedicated Christian for over 40 years. He was active in his church, involved in Promise Keepers, and Kiwanis.
Jim was a loving husband to Ann; dedicated father to Pam (Richard), Susan (Tom), and Sandra; grandfather to Jennifer, Ryan, Evan, Ian, Cameron, Riley, and Dylan; and great grandfather to Finn. He felt blessed to know he was loved by his family, to have had many life-long friends, and to be part of a wonderful community. Jim will be greatly missed by all.
Farewell Tribute Information
Memorial services will be held at Grace Baptist Fellowship on Saturday, January 18, 2014, at 1:00 pm. No flowers requested please. Donations Information
No flowers requested please.