Obituary - David Irwin Bienn, A&S ’75 and A ’80

Jul 29, 2015

David Irwin Bienn, age 61, noted architect and artist, passed away June 15, 2015 while returning from St. Petersburg, Russia. Husband of Angelica Verkeenko. Father of Elijah Bienn, of St. Petesburg, Russia. Brother of Mary Jumonville and Jane Vadem. Uncle of Gigi Abide. Son of the late Virginia and Harold Bienn. He was a New Orleans native, attended Fortier Senior High School and received his architecture degree from the Tulane University School of Architecture. He was a visionary architect, designer and artist. He designed houses, courtyards, commercial and public buildings on three continents. Funeral services will take at the Metairie home of THARP-SONTHEIMER-THARP, 1600 N. Causeway Blvd. at 43rd St. on Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at 11:00 AM, with visitation beginning at 10:00 AM. Rabbi Robert Loewy will officiate. Interment will follow in Gates of Prayer Cemetery (Joseph Street), New Orleans. Condolences may be expressed online at Information, (504) 835-2341 

Back to top