March 11, 2008

Obituaries

Donald DeVere Penhollow
April 28, 1955-March 3, 2008

Donald “Donny” DeVere Penhollow, 52, died March 3, 2008, in Salt Lake City, Utah.
A memorial service was held March 8 in the Powell Butte Christian Church. Burial was held in Eagle Point National Cemetery.
Mr. Penhollow was born April 28, 1955, in Redmond to Clyde and Carolann (Sawyer) Penhollow. He grew up in Redmond and graduated from Redmond High School. He joined the U.S. Army in 1972 and was stationed in Germany. He spent several years in southeastern Oregon working on cattle ranches. He worked for Light Touch Excavation Company in Jacksonville and worked as a long haul truck driver for Scott Transportation in La Pine at the time of his death. He married Jerrilee Rivard in Elko, Nev., on July 31, 1998.
He enjoyed fishing, gardening and NASCAR.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents DeVere and Marie Penhollow, and Donald Sawyer and Crystal Magee.
Survivors include his wife Jerrilee Penhollow of White City, Ore.; sons Jeremy of Germany and Brian of Atlanta, Ga.; daughters Tanya of Germany; stepdaughters Jenny, Polly and Reno; parents Clyde and Carolann Penhollow of Redmond; brothers Bill Penhollow of Bend, and Jim Penhollow of Denver, N.C.; sisters Sally Smith of Belgrade, Mont., Jan Zimmerman of Redmond, Jill Fairbank of Thompson Falls, Mont., and Ann Platt of Redmond; a granddaughter which he was raising, and two grandsons.
Redmond Memorial Chapel handled the arrangements.


Ronald Donald Bain Jr.
Dec. 17, 1919-March 5, 20008

Ronald “Shorty” Donald Bain Jr., 88, of Culver, died March 5, 2008.
A private service was held.
Mr. Bain was born Dec. 17, 1919, in Antelope,Ore., to Ronald Sr. and Cecilia (Fraser) Bain. He worked as a groundskeeper for the old Deschutes County Fairgrounds from 1962 to the early 1980s.
Survivors include his brother Norman “Sonny” Bain of Culver; and sister Violet “Tillie” Deinst of Culver. He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother and two sisters.
Bel-Air Funeral Home in Madras handled the arrangements.

Robert G. Mills
Sept. 28, 1927-March 6, 2008

Redmond resident Robert G. Mills, 80, died March 6, 2008.
A Celebration of Life service will be held Saturday, March 15, 1 p.m., in the Pilot Butte Event Center, 1034 N.E. 11th, Bend.
Mr. Mills was born Sept. 28, 1927, in Fullerton, Neb., to Frederick and Mayme (Nisbett) Mills. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II in the Pacific Theater. He married Frances Webster on Sept. 2, 1951, in Bend. He was the recreation assistant at the Fort Rock Ranger district at East Paulina Lake Newberry Monument for 26 years. He retired in 1985. He moved to Bend from Palisade, Colo., in 1942.
He was an original member of the Skyliners and one of the original 10 city of Bend Police Reserve officers. He was also the first Forest Service employee to receive the State Snowmobile Award. He was a member of the Holy Trinity Lutheran Church and the VFW.
Survivors include his wife Frances Mills of Redmond; sons Michael, Grant and Steven, all of Bend; brother Max Mills of Bend; nine grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by his parents.
Memorial contributions can be made to Hospice of Redmond-Sisters or the Bend VFW Post 1643.
Deschutes Memorial Chapel handled the arrangements.

Ruth Ella Noah
March 12, 1916-Feb. 29, 2008

Ruth Ella Noah, 91, of Terrebonne, died of natural causes Feb. 29, 2008.
No services were held.
Mrs. Noah was born March 12, 1916, in Prineville, Ore., to Seth and Grace Crawford. She grew up in Glide and lived in Coos Bay and Marshfield for many years. She also lived in Hebo, Grand Ronde and Mill City. She owned a bakery in Gold Beach in the 1950s. She married Leonard Noah in Marshfield Sept. 27, 1932.
She was a housewife and enjoyed sewing, painting and gardening.
Survivors include her sons Keith Noah of Warden, Wash.; Lewis Noah of Olympia, Wash.; and David Noah of Terrebonne; daughter Judy Huckaby of Salem; brother Sam Crawford of Merlin; Esther Young of Chemult; 16 grandchildren; and several great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband and 11 siblings.
Autumn Funerals of Redmond handled the arrangements.

Anna Campbell
Aug. 31, 1923-March 10, 2008
Redmond resident Anna M. Campbell, 84, died March 10, 2008.
A Mass will be said Thursday, March 13 at 1 p.m. at St. Thomas Catholic Church in Redmond, with burial to follow at Redmond Memorial Cemetery.
Mrs. Campbell was born Aug. 31, 1923, in Cambridge, Mass., to John and Rose (Souza) Andrews. She married Joseph A. Campbell in the same city in May 1941, and has lived in Redmond since 1983. Mrs. Campbell was a member of St. Thomas Catholic Church, the Redmond VFW and American Legion.
She was preceded in death by her husband Joseph Feb. 4, 1989.
Survivors include sons Ed Campbell of Redmond and Joe Campbell of Florida, daughter Ruth Wolfe of Redmond, brother Albert Souza of N.C., sisters Emily Dupont of Florida, Antionette Karaiozion of Carson, Calif.; MaryAnn Perry of Summerville, Mass.; 11 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
Redmond Memorial Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.






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