Barbara Ann Brannian, age 90, of Bellingham passed away Monday, Sept. 11, 2017 in Bellingham. She attended Roosevelt and Lincoln Elementary Schools, and graduated in 1945 from Mount Vernon High School. Barbara and her husband Richard owned and operated 20th Century Bowl from 1956 until they retired in 1989, 20th Century Bowl is currently owned and operated by their daughter Beth.
Barbara enjoyed socializing and playing cards and other table games with her friends and family. She was active in the American Legion, and a member of the Red Hat Society. She bowled in leagues for many years and fostered many friendships from the bowling community. Barbara enjoyed the companionship of her dogs and cats over the years and was a regular contributor to the Whatcom County Humane Society.
Barbara was preceded in death by her parents, and husband Richard Roy Brannian.
She is survived by her son, Daniel Burns III (Peggy); daughter, Beth Brannian (Jerry); sister, Mary Jo Breathour Wolden (Harvey); grandchildren, Brian Burns (Jamia), Brandon Burns, Whitney Burns, and Sarah Burns (Daniel); great grandchildren, Ashley Burns, Riley Burns, Bailey Burns, Braden Burns and Logan Bostelmann; Nieces, Kelli Wolden Hutchens (Jim), Vonnie Wolden Reep (David), Karen Wolden Fuentes (Spencer); Nephews, James Brannian, Mark Brannian (Deanna), John Wolden (Lori), Anthony Wolden (Mari); great nieces and nephews, Samual and Jacob Hutchens, Erin and Kaylie Reep, Kyle and Camryn Wolden, Simon, Everett, and Phoebe Fuentes.
A Celebration of Life gathering will be held at the Albert J. Hamilton Post #7, American Legion 1688 W Bakerview Rd, Bellingham, WA 98226, September 24, 2017 from 5:00 – 7:00 PM refreshments will be served.
In lieu of flowers donations can be sent to, Whatcom County Humane Society, 2172 Division St, Bellingham, WA 98226, whatcomhumane.org