July 17, 2007

Obituaries

Mary Louis Day
Dec. 10, 1934-July 10, 2007

Former Redmond resident Mary Louise Day, 72, died July 10, 2007.

No services will be held at this time.

Ms. Day was born Dec. 10, 1934, in Astoria to Vincent and Frances (Hayworth) Day. She married Jack Sylvester. She lived in Redmond and Terrebonne and worked as a caregiver. She loved spending time outdoors and loved Central Oregon.

Survivors include her brothers James Day of Scappoose, Robert Day of Camano Island, Wash., and Howard Day of Hermiston; sisters Pearl Biddle of Astoria, Margaret Milliem of Tacoma, Wash., Dorothy Davis of Coos Bay, Patricia Day of Sacramento, Calif., and Charlotte Nicholls of Astoria. She was preceded in death by two brothers.

Memorial contributions can be made to Central Oregon Home Health and Hospice, 2698 N.E. Courtney Dr., Suite 101, Bend, 97701.

Deschutes Memorial Chapel handled the arrangements.


Jeanette Dickey
Feb. 7, 1926-July 14, 2007

Jeanette Dickey, 81, of Powell Butte, died July 14, 2007.

A memorial service will be held July 20, 11 a.m., in the Deschutes Memorial Chapel in Bend.

Mrs. Dickey was born Feb. 7, 1926, in Sacramento, Calif., to Walter and Jennie (Fabian) Winkelman. She married Richard Dickey in Lake Tahoe, Nev., on Oct. 10, 1988. She worked as a lab technician, hospital receptionist, teletype operator for a newspaper and a licensed beautician. She moved to Powell Butte from Crooked River Ranch three years ago to be near her daughter.

She was a member of the Ladies of the Elks in Corvallis, and enjoyed bowling, fishing, oil painting and flying.

Survivors include her daughter Barbara Newborg of Powell Butte; one grandchild; and three great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, a grandson, one brother and one sister.

Deschutes Memorial Chapel handled the arrangements.


Ronald William Van Domelen Sr.
Dec. 5, 1938-July 11, 2007

Powell Butte resident Ronald William Van Domelen Sr., 68, died of cancer July 11, 2007.

A memorial Mass was held July 14 in St. Thomas Catholic Church.

Mr. Van Domelen Sr. was born Dec. 5, 1938, in McMinnville to Henry and Genevieve (Evers) Van Domelen. He was raised in Hillsboro and graduated from high school there. He earned a bachelors degree in forestry from Oregon State University. He lived in Eugene from 1963 to 1977, in Medford from 1977 to 1986, and moved to Powell Butte in 1986. He married Felice Armstrong in Cleveland Heights, Ohio, on Aug. 19, 1961. He was a forester for the BLM and retired in 1998.

He was a member of the Knights of Columbus and the Oregon Hunters Association. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, working in his shop and spending time with his family.

Survivors include his wife Felice Van Domelen of Powell Butte; son Ronald Van Domelen Jr. of Central Point; daughters Beth Van Domelen, Amy Moore, and Heidi Van Domelen, all of Central Point; brothers Jim Van Domelen of Portland, Fred Van Domelen of Lake Oswego, Bob Van Domelen of Port Townsend, Wash., Tim Van Domelen of Powell Butte, and Ed Van Domelen of Coquille; sisters Alice Weaber of Port Townsend, Wash., Kathleen Krahmer of Bend, and Nina Sanders of Aloha; and eight grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents.

Memorial contributions can be made to St. Vincent DePaul, Oregon Hunters Association Scholarship Fund or Hospice of Bend La Pine.

Autumn Funerals handled the arrangements.


Luella Mae McCulloch
June 15, 1942-July 13, 2007

Prineville resident Luella Mae McCulloch, 65, died July 13, 2007.

A funeral service was held July 17 in the First Assembly Church in Prineville. A graveside service followed in the Juniper Haven Cemetery in Prineville.

Mrs. McCulloch was born June 15, 1942, in Alturas, Calif., to William and Ethel (Clark) Oakerman. She married James Haddow McCulloch in Ashland on Sept. 2, 1961. She was a dietician and social worker in a nursing home.

She was an active member of the First Assembly Church in Prineville and enjoyed yard work, sewing, needlework, and spending time with her grandchildren.

Survivors include her husband James McCulloch of Prineville; sons Michael McKenzie McCulloch of Bend and Rodney James McCulloch of Prineville; daughters Connie Kitchen of Redmond and Patricia McCulloch of Bend; brother Eddie Chatfield of Seattle, Wash.; and sister Jeni Beindiek of Grants Pass. She was preceded in death by a brother and a sister.

Autumn Funerals handled the arrangements.


Carlton Edward Ivory
Nov. 29, 1921-July 11, 2007

Former Redmond resident Carlton Edward Ivory, 85, died July 11, 2007, in Scone, New South Wales, Australia.

Memorial services will be held in Scone, New South Wales, Australia, and in Alturas, Calif., at a later date.

Mr. Ivory was born Nov. 29, 1921, to Edward Jr. and Nona Zuela Sanders Leonard Ivory. His grandfather was a pioneer rancher near Alturas, Calif. He was raised on various cattle ranches near Modoc County, Calif., and started riding horses as a toddler. As a small boy, he would accompany his father on wild horse drives to Redding, Calif. He married Ellen Bailey in 1941. Together they worked as a team on ranches throughout Modoc County, Calif. He was a rodeo contractor and furnished many rodeos with bucking horses. Many of the horses he selected went on to the Rodeo Cowboys Association. He and his family moved to the Klamath Basin in 1955 and he worked on ranches in Merrill, Klamath Falls, Olene, and Fort Klamath. In 1957 he became a State of Oregon Brand Inspector for Deschutes County and the family moved to Redmond. Because of his ability to identify brands, he was instrumental in a number of arrests and prosecutions involving cattle theft in Central Oregon. He was instrumental in the founding of the Western States Junior Rodeo Association. He and his wife Ellen divorced in the early 1960s and he moved to Lakeview in 1966 where he worked as a part time brand inspector. In the early 1970s he traveled to Australia as part of a horse breeding program. There he met Sue Macleod-Clarke. They married in 1985 and settled in Australia.

Survivors include his wife Sue Ivory of Australia; sons Jim Ivory and John Ivory; daughter Sue Ivory; seven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two brothers, a sister and one grandchild.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Modoc County Historical Society, care of the Modoc County Museum, 600 S. Main St., Alturas, CA, 96101.

John Folpp Funeral Home in Scone, New South Wales, Australia, handled the arrangements.


Robert A. Patrick
Nov. 19, 1938-July 15, 2007

Redmond resident Robert A. Patrick, 68, died July 15, 2007, of heart disease.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Mr. Patrick was born Nov. 19, 1938, in Seattle, Wash., to Ernest and Peggy Patrick. He grew up in Madras and graduated from Madras High School. He lived most of his life in Madras and moved to Redmond five years ago.

He was a volunteer firefighter for the Madras Fire Department for many years and was a foster parent in Jefferson County for 20 years. He enjoyed rock hounding and woodworking.

Survivors include his companion Suzanne Briggs of Redmond; sons Robert Dale Patrick of Madras and Troy Patrick of Salem; daughter Peggy Tucker of Madras; brothers Don Patrick of Kent, Wash., and Russell Patrick of Woodinville; sister Wilma Patrick of Madras; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, and his brother Dale Patrick.

Autumn Funerals handled the arrangements.

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