Obituary Section

‘Celebration of Life’  for 18-year old Joey Minar will be held this Friday

‘Celebration of Life’ for 18-year old Joey Minar will be held this Friday

A “Celebration of Life” for Joseph “Joey” Daniel Minar (pictured above, right) – who passed away suddenly March 29 at the age of 18 – will be held this Friday, April 4, starting at... [Read more]

OBITUARY: Maria F. Medina, 91

OBITUARY: Maria F. Medina, 91

Surrounded by loved ones, Maria F. Medina, 91, passed away peacefully at her home in Burien, WA on Sunday, March 30, 2014; one day before the 15th anniversary of the death of her husband Filiberto Medina,... [Read more]

OBITUARY: Patricia Elizabeth Perell-Ellis-Hiles; memorial will be Saturday

OBITUARY: Patricia Elizabeth Perell-Ellis-Hiles; memorial will be Saturday

Patricia Elizabeth Perell-Ellis-HilesMay 31, 1930 – December 17, 2013 Patricia Elizabeth Perell-Ellis-Hiles passed away peacefully while holding hands with her loving daughter Linda Colleen Ellis-Puckett... [Read more]

Memorial Celebration for Milo Locklear will be Sunday at Southgate Masonic Hall

Memorial Celebration for Milo Locklear will be Sunday at Southgate Masonic Hall

A potluck Memorial Celebration for Milo Locklear will be held this Sunday, Oct. 20 at 2 p.m. at the Southgate Masonic Hall in Burien. Milo, who passed away recently, attended Highline High School and... [Read more]

OBITUARY: Milo Locklear, 31; Candlelight Vigil will be Tuesday night

OBITUARY: Milo Locklear, 31; Candlelight Vigil will be Tuesday night

Some sad news from local musician Sandra Locklear – her son Milo Klym Forman Locklear, 31, has passed away. Milo attended Highline High School and graduated from Mt. Rainier High School in 2000 with... [Read more]

OBITUARY: Jesse Lee (Horn) St George (1926 – 2013)

OBITUARY: Jesse Lee (Horn) St George (1926 – 2013)

Jessie Lee Horn was born on April 4, 1926 to Frank and Effie Horn of Moorcroft, Wyoming. When she was very young, the family moved to Yakima, WA, where she grew up on S. 5th Avenue and graduated from... [Read more]

OBITUARY: Duane Quande, owner of Burien City Garage, has passed away

OBITUARY: Duane Quande, owner of Burien City Garage, has passed away

Duane Quande, 70, longtime owner of Burien City Garage, passed away peacefully with his family by his side at his Burien home on Aug. 17, after a courageous battle with TTR amyloidosis. Duane, born May... [Read more]

Memorial Service for Jacques Gordon & Renee Parent set for Friday night

Memorial Service for Jacques Gordon & Renee Parent set for Friday night

A memorial service for Jacques Gordon, 21, and Renee Parent, 54, is set for this Friday night, July 19 at 7 p.m. at John Knox Presbyterian Church in Normandy Park. The service will be immediately followed... [Read more]

Candlelight Vigil planned Friday, July 19 for Jacques Gordon

Candlelight Vigil planned Friday, July 19 for Jacques Gordon

Photo of Jacques R. Gordon from his Facebook page. A Candlelight Vigil is being planned for next Friday, July 19 for Jacques R. Gordon, 21, a young Burien man who was killed in a car crash with his Mother... [Read more]

OBITUARY: A. Noel Nelson, 82, former Highline School District Principal

OBITUARY: A. Noel Nelson, 82, former Highline School District Principal

A. Noel Nelson passed away peacefully May 28, 2013 in Burien at the age of 82. A lifelong Seattleite, Noel was the fifth and youngest child of Oscar and Violet Nelson. He was born in Seattle on Christmas... [Read more]

OBITUARY: Memorial for Richard ‘Rich’ Robles will be Monday, May 13

OBITUARY: Memorial for Richard ‘Rich’ Robles will be Monday, May 13

Richard Robles – “Rich” – born in San Diego September 14, 1967, passed away unexpectedly of heart failure May 3, 2013. He graduated from Newport High School and attended the University of Washington.... [Read more]

Memorial for Ryan Lien-Shepard will be Saturday, April 6 at White Center Eagles

Memorial for Ryan Lien-Shepard will be Saturday, April 6 at White Center Eagles

A memorial is planned on Saturday, April 6 from 2 p.m. – 6 p.m. at the White Center Eagles (10452 15th Ave SW) for Ryan Lien-Shepard (pictured above), who passed away at the young age of 35 on Monday,... [Read more]

Memorial for Ann Cotter of Burien/ Normandy Park will be Wednesday

Memorial for Ann Cotter of Burien/ Normandy Park will be Wednesday

Ann Cotter of Burien/Normandy Park passed away on February 12, 2013. According to the Highline Public Schools website: Certificated substitute Ann Cotter passed away suddenly on February 19. Ann was hired... [Read more]

MEMORIAL: In Memory of Irma Bunch, a Neighborhood Icon for Burien

MEMORIAL: In Memory of Irma Bunch, a Neighborhood Icon for Burien

by Shawn Underwood Irma Bunch was kind of like the “welcome lady” for those of us who lived near Three Tree Point and Gregory Heights. When we had our first child, we asked a neighbor friend if she... [Read more]

OBITUARY: Bonita Teuber, Original March Of Dimes Baby, Passes in Burien

OBITUARY: Bonita Teuber, Original March Of Dimes Baby, Passes in Burien

Burien Nursing & Rehabilitation (an Advertiser here on The B-Town Blog) reports the passing of a wonderful lady with a unique place in twentieth century American history. Bonita Teuber, 72, the original... [Read more]

OBITUARY: Beverly Cameron, Artist At Moshier Community Art Center

OBITUARY: Beverly Cameron, Artist At Moshier Community Art Center

From our friends at Burien’s Moshier Community Art Center comes this sad news: For the past six years, Artist Beverly Cameron has been a student in the art program (Art Escape) for artists with... [Read more]

OBITUARY: Dr. Wilbur Chinn, DO, MD, Longtime Local Doctor

OBITUARY: Dr. Wilbur Chinn, DO, MD, Longtime Local Doctor

Dr. Wilbur Chinn, DO, MD, 1924 – 2011 Wilbur Chinn was born March 22, 1924 in Portland, OR and died on Nov. 22, 2011 at his home in Seattle, surrounded by his family. He attended Broadway High School... [Read more]