February 27, 2008

Obituaries

Vivian Gay Johnson
Feb. 10, 1932-Feb. 20, 2008

Redmond resident Vivian Gay Johnson, 76, died Feb. 20, 2008.

A service will be held at a later date.

Mrs. Johnson was born Feb. 10, 1932, in Albertville, Alabama, to John and Bernice Phipps. She married Carlos Johnson in 1966 in Coos Bay, Oregon.

Mrs. Johnson worked as a waitress and homemaker. She lived at Crooked River Ranch for 20 years and loved bird watching, knitting, gardening and being a good friend.

She was preceded in death by her husband in 2000.

Survivors include daughter Angela Packer, sons Larry Johnson and Rodger, Alvin, and John Jackson; sister Betty Lou Anderson, and three grandchildren.

Arrangements were handled by Redmond Memorial Chapel.


Diana Lee Matwiejow
Oct. 18, 1941-Feb. 20, 2008

Redmond resident Diana Matwiejow, 66, died Feb. 20, 2008 of natural causes.

A service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 8, at Westwide Church in Bend.

Mrs. Matwiejow was born in Reseda, Calif., Oct. 18, 1941, to Wilbur and Aloha (Johnson) Tripp. She married Stanley Matwiejow June 4, 1960, in Reseda. She has lived in Redmond six years.

Mrs. Matwiejow was a volunteer at Westside Church and for the SMART reading program. She enjoyed reading, knitting, and volunteering.

Survivors include her husband Stanley Matwiejow of Redmond, daughters Jean Malkhasian and Judi Tugwell, brothers Ed and Don Tripp, and sister Beverly Biaso, and four grandchildren.

Memorial contributios may be made to the Humane Society or juvenile diabetes.

Arrangements were made by Redmond Memorial Chapel.


Anna Naomi Eskew
Jan. 18, 1915-Feb. 22, 2008

Anna Eskew of Terrebonne, 93, died Feb. 22, 2008. A graveside service will be held at Terrebonne Pioneer Cemetery, Friday, Feb. 29 at 1 p.m.

Mrs. Eskew was born in Cloud Croft, N.M., Jan. 18, 1915, to Charles and Dona (McCleskey) Cole. She met her future husband, Marshall Eskew, in Hatch, N.M. in 1933; the couple married in Terrebonne Nov. 15, 1936.

She was a homemaker and member of the Ladies Pioneer Club since 1944. She enjoyed family, friends, and taking care of the home.

Mrs. Eskew was preceded in death by her husband, a brother, and one great-grandson.

Survivors include sons Bob Eskew of Terrebonne and Bill Eskew of Redmond, six grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers you may make contributions to your favorite charity.

Redmond Memorial Chapel handled the arrangements.

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