Jan. 28, 2015 Edition

Hot off the press

Pick up a copy of this week's paper at Moe's Food Mart, Union 76 6th and Antler, Walgreens, Westside One Stop, and U.S. Market, as well as a variety of other places. 

Jan. 28, 2015 Preview

Here is a preview of the Jan. 15 edition of the Redmond Spokesman Newspaper. Be sure to pick up a copy, available at a variety of places including Fred Meyer, The Buggy Stop, Albertson's, Bi-mart, and Seven-Eleven.

Front Page

The City of Redmond is moving forward on the Evergreen Rehabilitation Project, which is planned to start next month. The Evergreen Elementary building is to become the new city hall, with a project contractual end date of October 2016. Read more about the project and how to get involved in this week's paper.


Redmond's Austin Doescher pins Jared Wheeler of Crook County Jan. 21. Doescher's win was one of four victories by Redmond. Crook County won the match 51-18. The Panthers host Bend Thursday and then look ahead to the regional wrestling tournament in Hood River Feb. 13-14.


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Alicia Smith leads a couple of fitness classes at the Redmond Senior Center that help seniors maintain their physical abilities. See The Spokesman Sports, Page 3

Jan. 28, 2015 Obituaries

James "Jim" Lawrence Freeman, of Redmond
June 17, 1930 - Jan. 12, 2015
Arrangements: Autumn Funerals- Redmond (541-504-9485www.autumnfunerals.net
Services: A Celebration of Life will take place on Saturday, February 7, 2015 at 2:00-5:00 PM at the Clubhouse at the Summer Creek Clubhouse, located at 3660 SW 29th Street in Redmond, OR.
Contributions may be made to: Hospice of Redmond, 732 SW 23rd Street, Redmond, OR 97756, www.hospiceofredmond.org or Alzheimer's Association, 777 NW Wall Street, Suite 104, Bend, Oregon 97701, www.alz.org.

Nancy K. Golden, of Redmond
April 28, 1956 - Jan. 17, 2015
Arrangements: Baird Funeral Home, Bend 541-382-0903 www.bairdmortuaries.com
Services: A private ceremony will be held in Montara, CA, at a later date.
Contributions may be made to: Humane Society of Central Oregon, 61170 SE 27th St., Bend, OR 97702 www.hsco.org

Elisabeth Dallmann, of Madras
Dec. 13, 1920 - Jan. 19. 2015
Services: A local graveside service was held Jan. 23, at Mount Jefferson Memorial Park Cemetery, and a memorial service is planned in Salem in the spring.
Contributions may be made to: Jefferson County Senior Center Meals on Wheels Program, P.O. Box 696, Madras, OR 97741.

Wayne Charles Peterson, of Redmond
Nov. 9, 1948 - Jan. 20, 2015
Arrangements: Autumn Funerals- Redmond (541-504-9485www.autumnfunerals.net
Services: No Services will be held.
Contributions may be made to: Partners In Care Hospice 2075 NE Wyatt Court Bend, OR 97701 www.partnersbend.org

Larry Junior Stewart, of Redmond
May 18, 1957 - Jan. 15, 2015
Arrangements: Autumn Funerals, Redmond 541-504-9485 www.autumnfunerals.net
Services: A memorial service will  be held at 2:00 p.m.,  Sat.,  Jan. 24, 2015, at Terrebonne Assembly of God, 379 NW Smith Rock Way.

Michael Sturza, of Paulina
June 15, 1956 - Jan. 22, 2015
Arrangements: Juniper Ridge Funeral Home, 541-362-5606
Services: A memorial service will be held at the St. Thomas Catholic Church in Redmond, OR at 10:30 AM, January 31, 2015.

Thomas McKenzie, of Prineville
Oct. 14, 1940 - Jan. 14, 2015
Arrangements: Juniper Ridge Funeral Home, 541-362-5606
Services: A memorial service will be held at Ochoco Village Assisted Living in Prineville at 2:00 p.m. January 31, 2015.

Jack N. Morris, of Grants Pass (Formerly of Redmond, OR)
April 6, 1953 - Jan. 19, 2015
Arrangements: Hull & Hull Funeral Directors of Grants Pass, 541-476-4453
Services: Services will be held in Summer 2015.

Virginia M. McCoin- Funkner, of Redmond
Oct. 7, 1927 - Jan. 24, 2015
Arrangements: Autumn Funerals- Redmond (541-504-9485www.autumnfunerals.net
Services: A Private Interment will take place.

Jean Lillian Ostrem, of Redmond
Mar. 27, 1921 - Jan. 22, 2015
Arrangements: Autumn Funerals- Redmond www.autumnfunerals.net 541-504-9485

Jessie Marie Lynam Petersen
Sept. 25, 1918 - Jan. 15, 2015
Jessie Marie Lynam Petersen was born to Edith and Jess Lynam, September 25, 1918 on her grandparents’ homestead at Opal Springs, near Culver, OR. Marie died on January 15, 2015 of natural causes, with her family at her side, at Powell’s Care Home, where she had lived for the past four months.
Marie married Loyd (“Bud”) Petersen of the Pleasant Ridge Community on October 3, 1938. Four children were born to this union. She and Bud owned and operated the Pleasant Ridge Dairy for many years.
Marie graduated from Redmond Union High School in 1937 and lived most of her life in the Pleasant Ridge community. She and Bud sold their 40 acre farm in 1990 and moved to Redmond.
She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church, Sons of Norway, and Redmond Grange.
Marie was preceded in death by her husband of 55 years; her parents; sisters, Darlene Anderson and Lela Suter Warren; brother, Joe Lynam; and a baby girl.
She is survived by daughters, Lois (Ed) Frey of Redmond, Margit (Bill) Eskew of Redmond, Edith (Norm) Maley of Powell Butte and son, Ed (Kay) Petersen of Madras; 14 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; 6 great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Her family wants to thank the nurses and doctor in the ICU at St. Charles Redmond, Hospice of Redmond, and the family at Powell’s Care Home for their loving kindness and special care.
Services for Marie have already been held. Memorial contributions are appreciated to the Zion Lutheran Church Building Fund, or to Hospice of Redmond.
Deschutes Memorial Chapel is entrusted with Marie’s arrangements.


Lending a helping hand

Volunteers sort thrift items at the Brightside Animal Center Thrift Store for the Martin Luther King Jr., Day of Service, Jan. 19. Volunteers came from a variety of places including, Target, Summit High School, and the Bend Kiwanis, and helped sort items in the warehouse.

Central Oregon hoop action continues

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Tanner O'Neal goes to the hoop against a crowd of Mountain View defenders. O'Neal scored six points in the game. Mountain View won the IMC contest to go 2-0, while the Ravens fell to 2-1 in League play. Ridgeview is 12-3 overall and 3-1 in Intermountain Conference play.  The Ravens host Bend Jan. 27 at 7 p.m.

Go pick up a copy of the Jan 21, 2015 

edition of the Redmond Spokesman!

Available at St. Charles Hospital, Texaco Mini Mart, La Burrito / Sassy's Cafe, and Moe's Food Mart. 

Obituaries Jan. 21, 2015

Helen H. (Varco) Brown, of Redmond
Oct. 18, 1918 - Jan. 15, 2015
Arrangements: Redmond Memorial Chapel is honored to serve the Brown family. Please sign our guest book at www.redmondmemorial.com  541-548-3219
Services: A private family Graveside Services will be held. A Celebration of Life Memorial Service will be held at a later date this month. At The Community Presbyterian Church Redmond, Oregon.
Contributions may be made to: The youth group at The Community Presbyterian Church, 529 NW 19th Street, Redmond, Oregon 97756 or call 541-548-3367.

Kasey Patrick Williams, of Corvallis
June 16, 1992 - Jan. 10, 2015
Arrangements: McHenry Funeral Home, 1-541-757-8141
Services: Saturday, Feb. 7, at 1:00 pm at the High Desert Event Center at the Deschutes County Fairgrounds, Redmond, Oregon.

Daniel Mark Jordan, of Mitchell
April 3, 1949 - Jan. 10, 2015
Arrangements: Whispering Pines Funeral Home, 541-416-9733
Services: Memorial Service Saturday Jan. 24, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. at the Mitchell Community Hall.

Douglas John Kane, of Redmond
Mar. 12, 1962 - Jan. 12, 2015
Arrangements: Autumn Funerals- Redmond (541-504-9485) www.autumnfunerals.net
Services: A Celebration of Life will take place at a later date.

Donald R. Lucas, of Prineville
May 13, 1948 - Dec. 29, 2014
Arrangements: Juniper Ridge Funeral Home, 541-362-5606
Services: There will be no services held at this time.