Memorial Service Planned For Mark & Brian Storer

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The late Mark StorerAs we reported Friday, Burien Towing’s Mark Storer, 51, and his son Brian, 24, were killed in a floatplane crash near Shelton, WA.

A memorial service for both has been scheduled for this Thursday, July 31st at 11am at the Church by the Side of the Road, which is located at 3455 S 148th Street in Tukwila (map below).

According to the Burien Towing website:

  • Mark and Brian took the afternoon off work to spend some time together in Mark’s amphibious airplane.
  • The two were last seen enjoying the day on Lake Nahwatzel, before the plane’s engine failed shortly after taking off. Both died in the crash.
  • Mark was a dedicated father and husband. He loved his family and will be missed by many.
  • Brian was married and was a father of 2 young boys, ages 2 and 1. He also loved his family very much and will be missed.The late Brian Storer
  • Both Mark and Brian dedicated much of their lives to the family business. Airport Towing mourns their passing and supports the families they have left behind.
  • Any gifts or cards for the families are currently being collected at the main office:

Burien Towing
817 SW 149th Street
Burien, WA 98166

  • All who knew Mark and Brian are invited to attend the service.
  • Prior to the ceremony, a procession will lead the family to the Church from the Airport Towing office at 817 SW 149th Street in Burien. The lead car will leave the office at 10am.
  • If you would like to join the procession, please arrive prior to 9:45am at the Airport Towing office for staging.
  • All law enforcement vehicles, fire apparatus, tow trucks, and motorcycles are welcome in the procession.
  • For more information on the procession, fill out the Contact form and Jared will respond to your inquiry.
  • Following the service will be a reception at the Church. All are welcome to attend.
  • A fund is currently being set up to benefit Brian’s family. Brian leaves behind a wife of 3 years and two sons, ages 2 and 1. Information on the Storer Family Memorial Fund will be posted when available.
  • More information is available at

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