April 13, 2010

Obituaries

Frank C. Villastrigo Sr., of Prineville
Jan. 29, 1929 - April 2, 2010
Arrangements: Whispering Pines Funeral Home - Prineville
541-416-9733.
A funeral mass was held at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Prineville April 9.

Russell L. Trueax, of Redmond
Nov. 14, 1953 - April 4, 2010

Arrangements: Redmond Memorial Chapel, 541-548-3219,
www.redmondmemorial.com
Services were held April 10 at Redmond Memorial Chapel.
Contributions may be made to: National Essential Tremor (IETF), PO Box 14005, Lenexa, KS 66285-4005, 888-387-3667.

Ronald Edward Howe, of Redmond
July 14, 1933 - April 2, 2010

Arrangements: Crown Memorial Center, Tualatin, Oregon
503-885-7800
Services were held at April 9 at Sunnyside Chapel of the Chimes in Portland, Oregon.

Melvin Burdette Tisthammer, of Redmond
Nov. 12, 1914 - Mar. 27, 2010
Arrangements: Prineville Funeral Home, 541-447-6459
Graveside service were held April 30 at Lawncrest Cemetery in Redding, California.

Arlet Avery Campbell, of Bend
June 13, 1936 - April 4, 2010
Arrangements: Autumn Funerals-Redmond, 541-504-9485.
Burial in IOOF Cemetery in Fossil.

Marie Harry, of Redmond
Oct. 1, 1915 to April 7, 2010

Arrangements: Autumn Funerals - Redmond
541-504-9485
Services are 10 a.m., Friday, April 16th at City Center Foursquare Fellowship, 549 SW 8th Street, Redmond

Kathryn Irene Chadbourne, of Redmond
Aug. 29, 1920 - April 7, 2010
Arrangements: Autumn Funerals-Redmond, 541-504-9485
Services: A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Albert Ernest LaCroix, of Redmond
Nov. 3, 1922 - March 29, 2010
Arrangements: Autumn Funerals - Redmond.
541-504-9485.
Services: None.

Robert Sidney Gill
July 16, 1924 - April 4, 2010
Robert "Bob" Gill, 85, passed away on Easter Sunday. Memorial services were held April 13, 2010, at the Redmond Senior Center with Pastor Mike Kirkman and Chaplain Vern Arledge officiating.
Bob was born July 16, 1924, in Aberdeen, Wash., to Don and Elsie Gill.
After graduation, Bob served in the Army in WWII doing missions in China, India and Burma, serving with seven of his nine brothers.
Bob was active in Kiwanis of Redmond, holding several offices and later as Lt. Governor for the district. He was a member of the V.F.W., American Legion, Habitat for Humanity, Hospice of Redmond and Senior Center.
Bob married Helen Kinnaman May 23, 1956. His survivors include his sister, Mary Stieman of Bainbridge, Wash.; four brothers, Ken of Anderson, Calif.; Chet of Tumwater, Wash.; Colin of Lacey, Wash., and John of Shelton, Wash., and many nieces and nephews. Bob's daughters from a previous marriage are Celeste and Christine Gill.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Helen; stepson David Person of Kirkland, Wash.; parents Don and Elsie Gill and brothers Terry, Leslie, Bill, Cedric and Bert.
Bob will long be remembered for his patriotism and service to his community and country. He leaves behind a wonderful legacy and will be missed by his many friends.
Autumn Funerals-Redmond is in charge of arrangements.

Dennis Raul Morentin
June 2, 1949 - April 5, 2010
On April 5, 2010, at 60 years of age, Dennis Morentin, son of Ralph and Edna Morentin, passed away suddenly while pursuing his passion for golf.
He was born at the City of Angels Hospital, in California, on June 2, 1949.
While serving active duty in the Air Force in 1969, Dennis developed his career in electronics. His work led him to a successful career with the Department of Forestry as an Avionics Technician, which he retired from in 2005.
Dennis coached several athletes in softball and helped them to achieve scholarships to college universities.
He is survived by Peggy Morentin, his wife of 41 years. Children: Dana, and his wife, Patty, with their children, Nicolaus and Cassandra; daughter, Dionne and her husband, Joel, with their children, Joseph, Jordan, JoJo, Justine, and Johnny; and daughter, Debbie and her husband, Jeremy, with their children, Adrianna and Justin. Surviving brother and sisters include Diane, Lillian, Cecelia, and Ralph.
Memorial services were held Saturday, April 10, at St. Thomas Catholic Church, in Redmond.
Condolences may be made to the family online at http://www.redmondmemorial.com/.

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