DOWNEY - Marian Josephine Bloomfield Burns passed away on July 4 in Downey.She was born March 19, 1915 in Pine River, Minn. Her husband, Edward Hamilton Burns, a former Downey Kiwanis member, predeceased her on Feb. 26, 1987. She is survived by her extended family: Allen and Kathy Korneff, Alexandra and Ryan Vanderhook (granddaughters: Tatum and Skylar), Natasha Rudar (grandsons: Dustin and Cory), Ted's two daughters, Rosemary Forbes and Margaret Ellis, and four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. She was a member of the Assistance League of Downey and the Woman's Club of Downey, and volunteered at Downey Community Hospital. A memorial service will take place July 8 at 11 a.m. at First Baptist Church of Downey. In lieu of flowers, donations are requested to the Assistance League of Downey, 11026 Downey Ave., Downey 90241.
********** Published: July 7, 2011 - Volume 10 - Issue 12