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Synod 2010: Who Came to Synod-Oldest Delegates


Synod 2010’s oldest delegates were a pair of 78-year-old first-timers: Wilbert Vanden Bos (left), an elder from Classis Iakota, and Chester Vander Zee (right), an elder from Classis Minnkota. Vanden Bos, a retired mental health services worker, and Vander Zee, a retired science educator, grew up 20 miles from each other in South Dakota and are both Korean War veterans who attended basic training together.

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