Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Don Bopp, BHS '65 (1946-2017)

It is with great sadness to share the recent loss of fellow classmate, Don Bopp.

Born in Los Angeles CA on December 24, 1946, Don grew up in Burbank with siblings Jeannie (deceased), Dianne, Tom and Richard. He joined the Army in 1966 and received an honorable discharge in 1968. Don worked for Lockheed for 37 years, retiring in 2002. He enjoyed spending time with his family and close friends, fishing, and traveling cross country between homes in Wofford heights, CA and Knoxville, TN, exploring all the sites.

Don died in Los Angeles CA on August 28, 2017.

Besides his siblings, Don is survived by Carol, his wife of 43 years, son Jason age 42, daughter Heather age 39 and grandchildren Chris, Malana, Ryan, Jean, Paige and Shelby.

We send our deepest sympathies and condolences to the Bopp family and thank Jason Bopp for providing the above information.

Monday, October 2, 2017

Duane Sorensen, BHS '71, Passed Away

Please scroll down for updates

Duane Sorensen from Burbank High Class of '71 passed away in the last few days from a heart attack. Duane went all the way through Thomas Jefferson, John Muir, and BHS in Burbank.

Alan Landros received this news from Gary Marca on Sunday evening, October 1, 2017.

Please keep the Sorenson family in your thoughts and prayers.

From Dawn Sorensen on FB:
Hello All - I just wanted to post the memorial information for my father Duane Sorensen. Services will be from 5pm - 6pm Friday October 20th@ Valhalla Memorial Park Cemetery in Burbank. Please forward to anyone you think may be interested in attending. Thank you.

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Christie Diaz Hensley, BHS '81, Passed Away Sept 5, 2017

Carrie Diaz-Lathouwers posted this sad note on Facebook today:
My sister, Christie Diaz Hensley, passed away on Sept. 5, 2017. She was BHS, class of 81.
Rest with the Angels, dear sister. We love and miss you so much!

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Dean Frank Miller, BHS '84 (1966-1984)

Yesterday, Darren Miller posted this photo along with this note:
It's hard to believe that it's been 33 years since we lost my brother Dean Miller.
2-9-1966 to 9-4-1984

Saturday, September 2, 2017

Doug Lamb, BHS '65, Passed Away Sept 1, 2017

Tom Veach, BHS '65, sent this email yesterday...
I'm sorry to have to report that we lost another classmate from the BHS class of 1965. Doug Lamb passed away this morning at the St Joseph hospital. He had been in the intensive care unit for more than a week. Health issues started to compound until he body lost the strength to reset. He was a close friend and he will be missed greatly.

Please keep the Lamb family and friends in your thoughts and prayers.

A memorial service for Doug Lamb has been scheduled for SUNDAY, OCTOBER 1st, at 12:00 Noon, at the Burbank ELKS Lodge, 2232 N Hollywood Way, between the airport and post office.

Judy Sturm Seay
Oh no he lived on the same street as my inlaws, his wife And daughter are friends of mine. I am so sorry, and sad to see this.

Annette Dinolfo Bennett
So sad. RIP DougπŸ™πŸΌπŸ™πŸΌπŸ’™πŸ’™

Nancy McNamara Zambrana
So sorry for your loss. Rest In Peace.

Nadine Aguirre Lujan

Mary Boriso Jordan
So sorry to hear this. Prayers and love to the family. Rest in peace, Doug. πŸ’–

Don Ray
How sad. I spent time chatting with him on Memorial Day.

Tammy Klinger
Very sad, prayers for family!

Gary Bric
Good man.

Pam McNamara Walker
Prayers for his wife Jeri and daughter Sara...

Julie Guttridge
Just remember him from school but it's very sad loosing one of our bulldogs.
Prayers going up for his family πŸ™πŸ™

Pat Bushman
My condolences to Doug's family and friends. Rest In Peace.

Donna Luce Veatch Neitman
RIP Doug! Jerri and Sara you are in my thoughts and prayers.Remembering some fun and crazy times together. ❤️πŸ™πŸ»

Anissa Iverson
I'm so sorry. RIP Doug.

Harold Maxham
My prayers and thoughts to Dougs family. He lived just a couple of houses from me on the corner of Belaire and Magnolia were we grew up.

Susan Anderson Huggitt
Prayers to his family. Doug was a very good friend back in the day. RIP Doug!

Ron McKinney
Yup another good one gone.

Cathy Coyle
I actually met Doug through the Burbank Elks. I had some good conversations with him. He was a nice, loving man with a sweet soul. God Bless him & his family & all those who knew & loved him.

Jolene Firgens
He was part of our group who grew up together. My heart breaks for his family. RIP Doug you will be so missed!

Santa Calderon-Vessella
Rest In Peace Doug...

Vicki Herrin Fields
Rest in Peace, Doug.

Peter Costas
RIP Doug

Kenneth Clark
I remember some great times back in the day! RIP Doug!

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Wallace Bowen King, BHS '55 (1936-2017)

Wallace and Prisca in 1957

Wallace Bowen King
Jan. 25, 1936 - July 12, 2017
Wallace Bowen King died Wednesday, July 12, 2017 surrounded by loved ones. Wallace will be greatly missed by his wife, Prisca; five children and their spouses; 18 grandchildren; and his five siblings and their families.
A viewing will be held from 7-9 p.m., Friday, July 21, 2017, at the LDS Beaverton Stake Center located at 4195 S.W. 99th Ave., Beaverton, OR 97005.
A memorial will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, July 22, 2017, at the same location.
Please sign the online guest book at
Published in The Oregonian from July 18 to July 19, 2017

Wendy King Bentley with David Foster King.
August 6, 2017
Wallace Bowen King, BHS class of 1955, passed away on July 12, 2017 in Oregon. He was the son of former Burbank Mayor - Carl M. King and Virginia King. His siblings also attended BHS and are alive and well. Larry King, Sharon Mortenson, David Foster King, Dennis King and Leon King. He was a great man who loved his family, friends and God.

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Charles (Chuck) Ray Colvin, BHS '70, Passed Away July 25, 2017

Very sad to read what Alan Landros just posted on Facebook...

For Burbank High Class of 1970 - Unexpected passing yesterday, July 25, of Charles Ray "Chuck" Colvin at age 65. He lived in Santa Clarita, CA, and had had some health problems the last several years. Chuck and his former wife had lived previously in La Crescenta for many years. He was the fourth of six siblings. The family lived at 1006 E. Palm in Burbank while growing up. Chuck had worked for Warner Bros. and 21st Century Fox. He is survived by his 94 year old mother, Marjorie Colvin (BHS '41), who lives in Orange County, and his five siblings, Gloria BHS '62, George BHS '65, David BHS '66, Nancy BHS '71, and Cindy BHS '75, and their families.

We send our deepest condolences to the Colvin family and pray for God's comfort and peace.

Sunday, July 9, 2017

Mary Duggar Bernier, BHS '64 (1947-2017)

Just received...

I am so sorry to pass on this sad news. We lost Mary Dugger Bernier on Friday night.
She had battled cancer. Mary worked at AT&T for over 50 years.
She was loved by her family and by all who knew her.
She was a graduate of the Burbank High School Class of '64.
Such a sweet person...
You will be missed, Mary. God Bless You and your Family.

Submitted by Pam Zipfel Kirkwood and Jon Kirkwood, BHS '64

Mary Mozelle Bernier
Burbank, California
Jan 14, 1947 - Jul 7, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Valley Funeral Home, Burbank, CA.