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July 4, 1971 ~ September 16, 2023 (age 52) 52 Years Old
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Lynn VanWieringen, 52, passed away on September 16th, 2023 after fighting her battle with brain cancer.
Lynn was born on July 4th of 1971 to Richard and Gloria Johnson. After Lynn’s graduation from Arlington High School in 1989, she went on to study Animal Sciences at Washington State University (WSU). There she earned a Bachelors, Masters, and PhD in Animal Science. After college, she continued to work and research for WSU. She has worked in many different areas of agriculture and has spent the last 14 years of her career managing Ag Health Laboratories in Sunnyside, WA.
In 1992, she met her husband, Randy. They met at WSU, and they were married in 2003. Together they raised four children: Kayla, Justin, Hailey, and Ellie.
Lynn was preceded in death by her mother, Gloria Johnson. Survived by husband Randy VanWieringen, and her children, Kayla, Justin, Hailey, and Ellie, her father, Richard Johnson, brother, Mike Johnson, two nephews Dylan and Tyler Johnson, two nieces Bailey and Karli Curtis and a sister-in-law, Katie VanWieringen.
Lynn’s Celebration of Life Service will be held on Friday, September 22, 2023 at 11:30 a.m. at the Sunnyside Christian Reformed Church. Those wishing to sign Lynn's online memorial book may do so at www.funeralhomesmith.com Memorials may be made to the Sunnyside Christian School. Smith Funeral Home Sunnyside is in care of arrangements.