Lynch Family Memorial Fund

Doug Lynch went home to Jesus on March 31st, 2019, after being diagnosed with Glioblastoma (brain cancer) last April. Doug remained steadfast in his trust and hope for Jesus throughout his journey with cancer. Glioblastoma is an incurable, aggressive brain tumor that ultimately took over, even after one surgery and rounds of chemotherapy and radiation. Doug endured this very difficult journey with unwavering faith in his God, trusting the plan for his life. Even until his final days, he was bringing joy and laughter to any room.

Doug's Celebration of Life is scheduled for Saturday April 13th at 11am at the Rock Community Church.

Helen, his wife, remained faithful to him through it all. She immediately stepped into the role of his caretaker and she never wavered in her devotion to him. Doug was dependent on her for his needs and she fulfilled her vows to him, "in sickness and in health." Helen's strength is unmatched.

But the financial burden of the medical bills, day to day expenses and now the funeral costs have become overwhelming. Because Helen has given her life and devotion to Doug through this journey, we want to bless her and her family by carrying that financial burden with them.

This fund covers the costs of the funeral home services, outstanding medical bills, memorial service expenses, and miscellaneous financial burdens Helen has incurred.  If you would like to contribute flowers to the memorial service as well, please have them sent directly to:
The Rock Community Church
12472 W Belleview Ave Littleton CO 80127
the morning of Saturday April 13th.
Or contact Whitney Lynch to arrange flower delivery or drop off.

Thank you for loving the Lynch family through the passing of our beloved father, husband, brother, son and son-in-law.

Douglas Milton Lynch went home to be with His Lord Jesus on, Sunday, March 31, 2019. Doug was born in Seattle, Washington to Morris Milton and Carolyn Von on February 14th, 1965. He was the youngest brother of siblings Donald Eugene, Debra Elaine, Ted Alan, Donna Jean, and Barbara Louise. Doug married his youth group sweetheart, Helen, in 1987, and they have been married for 31 years.

Doug graduated from Central Washington University with his B.A. degree in criminal justice, but he had a call on his life to the pastorate. Doug graduated from Northwest Graduate School of the Ministry acquiring his master’s degree in Theology. He served as a pastoral intern at Overlake Christian Church in Kirkland, Washington. He then served full-time at Boulevard Park Presbyterian Church in Seattle, Washington where he was as a gifted youth pastor.

The family moved to Wenatchee in 2004 when Doug became the Lead Pastor of Valley Community Church, a capacity in which he served for eight years. In 2013 Doug took new employment with the Wenatchee World until they moved to Windsor, Colorado in 2018.

Doug is survived by his loving wife, Helen Lynch, his daughter Cassandra Lynch, son Brandon Lynch, his daughter-in-law Whitney Lynch, his granddaughter Harper Lynch, and his siblings Donald, Donna, and Barbara. Doug will always be remembered for his sense of humor, his child-like zest for life and his great love for Jesus, his children, and the love of his life, Helen.


  • Ernest Rose
    • $400 
    • 5 yrs

Organizer and beneficiary

Whitney Lynch
Denver, CO
Helen Lynch

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