3.27.2015

March 27, 2015 Redmond In Photos


We want a pitcher, not a belly itcher!



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Colin Runge gets a warm reception at home plate after belting a solo home run against Hillsboro  March 19. See Sports Page in the March 25, 2015 Spokesman.

3.26.2015

March 25, 2015 Redmond In Photos

Moving on up



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Central Christian School has moved to a bright new building in the Airport Industrial area. See the March 25, 2015 Redmond Spokesman, page one.

3.25.2015

March 25, 2015 Edition

Hot off the press!

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March 25, 2015 Obituaries

​Donald Duanne Myhre, of Redmond
April 25, 1926 - Mar. 16, 2015
Arrangements: Autumn Funerals- Redmond (541-504-9485) www.autumnfunerals.net
Services: A public visitation took place Saturday, March 21, 2015 at 8:00-10:00 AM at Redmond Memorial Chapel, located at 717 SW 6th St., in Redmond, Oregon. Funeral Services were held at 10:00 AM, also at Redmond Memorial Chapel, immediately followed by a graveside service at Redmond Memorial Cemetery, located at  3545 South Canal Blvd., Redmond.
Contributions may be made to: Alzheimer's Association P.O. Box 96011 Washington, DC 20090-6011 www.alz.org

William ‘Bill” D. Enyart, of Turner, OR (formerly of Bend)
April 28, 1947 - Feb. 20, 2015  
Services: A celebration of life will be held at Reser Stadium (Club Level) on the campus of Oregon State University, Saturday, April 11, 2015 at 3:00 p.m.   Attendees are encouraged to wear orange and black game-day attire. 
Contributions may be made to:  OSU Athletics Dept. "Beavers Without Borders" Fund with checks made payable to the OSU Foundation, noting Enyart Memorial gift c/o 850 SW 35th St., Corvallis, OR 97333 or call  Our Beaver Nation at 541-737-2370

Anthony Dennis Gullo, of Redmond
Aug. 24, 1947 - Mar. 13, 2015
Arrangements: Redmond Memorial Chapel is honored to handle the arrangements.  Please sign our guest book at www.redmondmemorial.com  541-548-3219
Services: Direct burial was held at Redmond Memorial Cemetery Monday, March 23, 2015 at 2:00 P.M., 3545 South Canal Blvd., Redmond, Oregon.
Contributions may be made to: BrightSide Animal Center, 1355 NE Hemlock Ave., Redmond, OR 97756, (541) 923-0882.

Jessie Adele Johnson, of Prineville/Redmond
Aug. 23, 1924 - Mar. 2, 2015
Arrangements: Remand Memorial Chapel is honored to serve the family. Please sign our guest book at www.redmondmemorial.com  541-548-3219.
Services: No service was held at Jessie's request. Private burial took place at Redmond Memorial Cemetery March 6, 2015.
Contributions may be made to: St. Charles Hospice,   1201 NE Elm Street, Prineville, OR 97754.  541-447-2510.

Jack JD Daniel Jackson, of Redmond
Jan. 28, 1936 - Mar. 20, 2015
Arrangements: Redmond Memorial Chapel is honored to serve the family. Please sign our guest book at www.redmondmemorial.com  541-548-3219
Services: A Celebration of Jack's life will be held at a latter date.
Contributions may be made to: Opportunity Foundation of Central Oregon, PO Box 430 E. HWY 126, Redmond, Oregon 97756,  541-548-2611.

Les Sundet, of Prineville
Nov. 5, 1941 - Feb. 24, 2015
Arrangements: Whispering Pines Funeral Home, 541-416-9733
Services: A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday March 28, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. at the Prineville Elks Lodge.

Barbara Jacobi, of Redmond
April 8, 1931 - Mar. 17, 2015
Arrangements: Autumn Funerals- Redmond (541-504-9485www.autumnfunerals.net
Services: A private gathering of family and friends will take place at a later date.

Joyce Lynn Sawyer, of Prineville
May 29, 1949 - Mar. 19, 2015
Arrangements: Juniper Ridge Funeral Home, 541-362-5606
Services: Services will be held at a later date.

Clayton Arlan Davis, of Redmond
April 20, 1943 - Mar. 14, 2015
Arrangements: Autumn Funerals- Redmond (541-504-9485www.autumnfunerals.net

Larry Davis, of Prineville
Oct. 1, 1938 - Mar. 19, 2015
Arrangements: Juniper Ridge Funeral Home, 541-362-5606

Dennis Jakab, of Powell Butte
Sept. 23, 1953 - Mar. 19, 2015
Arrangements: Juniper Ridge Funeral Home, 541-362-5606

Juanita B. Edwards
March 14, 1920 - March 13, 2015
Juanita Edwards went home to be with the Lord March 13, 2015.
Juanita was born in Poplarville, Mississippi on March 14, 1920 to Waddie and Edna Buckley.  She attended school in Miss. and moved to Oregon with her family in 1934.
She married Lawrence ‘Larry’ Edwards in LaGrande OR, on October 12, 1938.
She was active in Christian work most of her adult life; was director of Released Time Education in 'San Jose, CA. and in Crescent City, CO.  She was a member of Highland Baptist Church.
Survivors include her son, David Edwards and wife, Kay; two grandsons, Doug Edwards, Douglas WY, Mark Edwards, Douglas, WY; brother, Russell and wife, Blanch, Crescent City CA; and seven great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, infant son, mother, father, two brothers, sister and grandson. 
A graveside service was held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, March 20, at Redmond Memorial Cemetery, 3545 South Canal Blvd., Redmond OR.
Redmond Memorial Chapel is honored to serve the Edwards family.  Please sign our online guestbook at www.redmondmemorial.com.

John H. Green
July 3, 1931 - March 19, 2015
John Green passed away in Redmond, OR March, 19, 2015.  He was born in Ashland, OR July 3, 1931.  His family was by his side and grateful that they were able to care for him the last  four months of his life.
He previously lived in Ashland, WI for many years.  He had many kind, loyal and loving friends there.  He had been serving on the city council and county board.  Previously, he worked in the lumber industry his entire working life.  He married his first wife, Shirley in 1948.  They had three children, Phyllis, Gary and Sandra.
He is survived by his current wife, Margaret; his children and spouses, Phyllis (Bruce) Storey, Gary (Marylou) Green, Sandra (Dennis) Williams; and his brother, Robert (Shirley) Green.
There will be a private family burial in Eugene, OR March 26, 2015 at Westlawn Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Salvation Army, 515 NE DeKalb Ave., Bend, OR  97701.
Redmond Memorial Chapel is honored to serve the Green Family.  Please sign our online guestbook at www.redmondmemorial.com

3.20.2015

March 18, 2015 Edition


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The Redmond Spokesman Newspaper is available at a variety of places including Pappy's Pizzeria, Christie's Kitchen, Moe's Food Mart, Logan's, and Seven-eleven.



March 18, 2015 Obituaries

Richard Burton Holcomb, of Redmond
July 20, 1929 - Mar. 12, 2015

Arrangements: Autumn Funerals- Redmond (541-504-9485www.autumnfunerals.netServices: Visitation was held 1:00pm - 5pm Mon. March 16, 2015 at Autumn Funerals  485 NW Larch Ave., Redmond. A Funeral Service was held on Tuesday, March 17, 2015 at 1:00 PM at Community Presbyterian Church, located at 529 NW 19th St. in Redmond, Oregon. A reception immediately followed. Graveside services will be held on Wednesday, March 18, 2015 at 1:00 PM at Belcrest Memorial Park in Salem, Oregon.

Jessie Adele Johnson, of Prineville/Redmond
Mar. 3, 1924 - Mar. 2, 2015

Arrangements: Redmond Memorial Chapel is honored to serve the family. Please sign our guest book at www.redmondmemorial.com  541-548-3219.
Services: No service was held at Jessie's request. Private burial took place at Redmond Memorial Cemetery March 6, 2015.
Contributions may be made to: St. Charles Hospice,   1201 NE Elm Street, Prineville, OR 97754.  541-447-2510.

Carl Lee Schnabele "Swiz", of Paulina
May 16, 1945 - Mar. 7, 2015

Arrangements: Juniper Ridge Funeral Home, 541-362-5606Services: A Celebration of life will be held March 21, 2015 at 1:00 PM at the Schnabele Ranch Headquarters.
Contributions may be made to: Memorial contributions may be made to the Paulina Rodeo Club through Juniper Ridge Funeral Home, 678 N. Main Street, Prineville, Oregon 97754.

Robert (Bobbie) Jack Bailey, of Redmond
Aug. 7, 1931 - Mar. 5, 2015

Arrangements: Redmond Memorial Chapel is honored to serve the family. Please sign our guest book at www.redmondmemorial.com  541-548-3219 
Services: Private Family Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.
Contributions may be made to: BrightSide Animal Center, 1355 NE Hemlock Ave., Redmond, Oregon 97756, 541-923-0882.

Kathie Belle Gurney, of Powell Butte
May 15, 1949 - Mar. 10, 2015

Arrangements: Baird Funeral Home of Bend is honored to serve the family. 541-382-0903 www.bairdmortuaries.comServices: A private placement of the urn will be held in California at a later date.
Contributions may be made to: Partners In Care 2075 NE Wyatt Court Bend, Oregon 97701 www.partnersbend.org

Carolyn Ann Thrasher, of Redmond
April 18, 1936 - Mar. 11, 2015

Arrangements: Autumn Funerals- Redmond (541-504-9485www.autumnfunerals.netServices: Per Carolyn's request, no services will be held.
Contributions may be made to: Three Rivers Humane Society 1694 SE McTaggart Road Madras, OR  97741 www.threerivershs.org

Collette L. Neupert, of Terrebonne
Aug. 18, 1946 - Mar. 10, 2015

Arrangements: Deschutes Memorial Chapel, 541-382-5592 www.deschutesmemorialchapel.comServices: No services are currently scheduled.
Contributions may be made to: Healing Reins, 60575 Billadeau Rd., Bend, OR 97702, (541) 382-9410www.healingreins.org.

Mabel May (Quaale) Konkler, of Redmond/formally Madras
Sept. 25, 1921 - Mar. 7, 2015

Arrangements: Bel-Air Colonial Funeral Home, 541-475-2241.
Services: Graveside services were held on Wednesday, March 11, 2015, at 12:00 p.m., at  Mt. Jefferson Memorial Park, Madras.

Ila Louise Carlson, of Redmond
Oct. 21, 1932 - Mar. 9, 2015

Arrangements: Autumn Funerals- Redmond (541-504-9485www.autumnfunerals.netServices: A Celebration of Life will take place on Saturday, March 28, 2015 at 11:00 AM at Community Presbyterian Church, located at 529 NW 19th Street in Redmond, OR.

Patricia M. Deal, of Richland, WA
Jan. 24, 1945 - Mar. 11, 2015

Arrangements: Columbia Memorial Funeral Chapel and Gardens, Pasco, WA 99301, (509) 547-4212

Gordon I. Bentson
Aug. 30, 1917 - Feb. 23, 2015

In Loving Memory:  Husband, Father, Friend
Gordon I. Bentson, 97, passed away February 23, 2015, in Medford, OR. He was born August 30, 1917, in Sidney, MT, to Anna and Peter Bentson.
He served in World War II as a Staff Sgt. in the U.S. Army Air Corps and received full honors.
Gordon married his wife, Bea on August 29, 1969. He owned the Coast to Coast Store in Redmond, OR, for 23 years. He then worked for the State of Oregon Bureau of Labor as an inspector until he retired.
He was a member of the Lutheran Church and the Medford Elks #1168. He enjoyed fishing, R.V.’ing, and ballroom dancing.
Gordon is survived by his wife, Bea Bentson; daughter, Pat Mathews (David); Step-son, Mike Bureau (Shirley); Step-daughter, Pat Alvarez (Dan); nine grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, and two great-great-granddaughters. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Fern Bentson; Step- daughter, Paula Bureau Glider; daughter-in-law, Carla Bureau; two brothers, Cliff and Roy Bentson.

3.14.2015

March 11, 2015 Edition

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