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Axl Aron Markusen Nieuwendorp: March 6, 1991 – March 15, 2012

Published on Wed, Mar 28, 2012
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Axl Aron Markusen Nieuwendorp: March 6, 1991 – March 15, 2012

Axl Aron Markusen Nieuwendorp passed away on Thursday, March 15, 2012. He was 21, born March 6, 1991 in Bellingham to Jana Markusen and Monte Nieuwendorp.
 
Axl attended Blaine schools from Kindergarten through 11th grade, and graduated from Meridian High School in 2009. He was involved in football, basketball, soccer and motocross.
 
Axl enjoyed sunny days at the lake, duck hunting, car shows and spending time with his family and friends. He was employed at Moncrieff Construction.
 
Axl was preceded in death by his grandparents, Dick and Ruth Markusen, grandma Connie Nieuwendorp, Aunt Billie Crabtree, and Uncles David Markusen and Troy Nieuwendorp.
 
He is survived by his mother Jana Markusen; father Monte (Susan) Nieuwendorp; siblings, Brock, Amber, Jesse, Kieran, Jordan, Amanda, David; longtime girlfriend Shelby; grandfather Richard and wife Carol Nieuwendorp; Uncle John (Pam) Crabtree, Aunt Mona (Tim) Wilson, Aunt Teena Markusen, Uncle Brad (Sundie) Markusen; and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, relatives and friends.
 
A funeral service was held Thursday, March 22, 2012, at Cornwall Church.
 
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Axl Markusen Memorial Fund at any Whatcom Educational Credit Union location.
 
Please share memories of Axl online at www.farewelltributes.com.