Joseph Van Brocklin of Blaine WA, died October 29, 2022 in Sedro Woolley WA at the age of 88.
Joe was born on Sept 7, 1934, in Bellingham WA to Cecil and Elsie (Weatherby) Van Brocklin. After serving in the Korean War, he married Pauline Jacober in 1958, and eventually retired from Intalco Aluminum Corp.
Joe was a member of the Bellingham Free Methodist Church (Light and Life Christian Fellowship), Northwest Holiness Assoc., and joined the SOWERS ministry providing volunteer help to Christian ministries and travelled to Mexico for many years.
Joe was a rascal, always joking and wanting his coffee. He had a quick wit and a big smile. He loved God and his country, proudly displaying his American flag on his wall and supporting the 2nd Amendment of the US Constitution.
He is preceded in death by sons Michael, Jerry, wife Pauline, and brother Gene Van Brocklin.
Joe is survived by daughter Nancy Evans, her husband David, grandson Kyle Evans, brother Dan (Cynthia) Van Brocklin, sister Sharon Henry, and many nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Dr David Jeremiah or NRA (National Riffle Assoc.)