March 29, 2011

Obituaries

Mildred Irene McClay, of Redmond
April 12, 1919 - March 24, 2011
Arrangements by Redmond Memorial Chapel
541-548-3219; www.redmondmemorial.com
Services were held March 29, 2011, at Redmond Memorial Chapel.
Contributions may be made in Mildred's name to Redmond-Sisters Hospice, 732 SW 23rd, Redmond, OR 97756.

Michael James Shannon, of Bend
July 12, 1946 - March 18, 2011
Arrangements: Redmond Memorial Chapel
541-548-3219; www.redmondmemorial.com
The services are pending.
Contributions may be made to American Diabetes Association in Michael's name.

Donald Gorman Klum, Redmond
June 21, 1932 - March 24, 2011
Arrangements: Autumn Funerals, Redmond
541-504-9485
Memorial service will be held on April 8, 2011 at 1 p.m. at the VFW Hall in Redmond, Oregon.

Gary Wayne Pepperling, of Sisters
Aug. 17, 1941 - March 18, 2011
Arrangements: Autumn Funerals-Redmond
51-504-9485; www.autumnfunerals.net
Memorial service to be held at a later date.


Arline Doris Reed, of Redmond
Dec. 18, 1929 - March 18, 2011
Arrangements: Redmond Memorial Chapel,
541-548-3219; www.redmondmemorial.com
Service was held March 23 at Redmond Memorial Cemetery.

Ella Marie Foster, of Redmond
Aug. 22, 1922 - March 25, 2011
Arrangements: Autumn Funerals-Redmond
541-504-9485 www.autumnfunerals.net
No services will be held

Edith Muriel Call

July 15, 1924 - March 25, 2011

Edith Muriel Call, 86, passed away peacefully at home on Friday, March 25, 2011. Edith Muriel Tovey was the first born of 14 children to Edith Reynolds and Lester Tovey on July 15, 1924, in Malad, Idaho. She spent her early years on their ranch in Daniels and in St. John where she graduated from grammar school as County Valedictorian. She graduated from Malad High School where she was active in the a capella choir, Home Ec Club and was editor of the school newspaper.

After graduating she went to Ogden where she was employed at Hill Air Force Base for a time and then worked for the Standard Examiner newspaper, after which she enlisted in the Women’s Reserve of the United States Coast Guard. She was stationed for a time in New York City and the remainder of her enlistment in Miami, Florida. While there she met and married Bill McHugh. At the end of Warld War II they returned to Malad. They were the parents of six children: Terrilee Hancock, Kelly Ann Peterson, Michael McHugh, Marty Wade, Kevin McHugh and Collin McHugh. They were later divorced.

She supported her family as a medical transcriptionist at Bannock Memorial Hospital and also did other transcription work. When she was called on a mission for her church she sold her house and left her job to serve a full-time proselyting mission in New York City. After her mission she moved to Redmond, Oregon where she again did medical transcription at St. Charles Hospital in Bend.

She was always active in her church. Some of the callings she held were: Malad Stake Gleaner president, Pocatello First Ward Relief Society President, 11th Ward Sunday School Coordinator, Redmond, Oregon Stake Relief Society President. She was a Stake Missionary twice and taught classes in the various church auxiliaries. She was also a visiting teacher most of her adult life.

After moving to Oregon, she met and married Kay Call. They had a home with a large yard in Metolius, Oregon, and spent much of their time taking care of the trees, vegetable and flower gardens. When they could no longer care for the yard they sold their home and moved to Pocatello to be nearer to family members.

Muriel loved to read and always had a book close at hand. She made beautiful hairpin lace Afghans as gifts for friends and family. For a time she also made quilts for each of the new grand babies.

She is survived by her husband, Kay Call, all of her children, 19 grandchildren, 34 grandchildren and five brothers and seven sisters. She is predeceased by her parents and her brother, Les.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m., on Thursday, March 31, 2011, at the Paradise Ward LDS Chapel, 140 Bringhurst, in Pocatello. A viewing will be held prior to the services at the church on Thursday, from 11:00 a.m., to 12:45 p.m. Burial will take place at 1:00 p.m., on Friday, April 1, 2011, in the Malad City Cemetery.

Arrangements are under the care of Wilks Funeral Home, 211 W. Chubbuck, Chubbuck, ID 83202, (208)238-8000. Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.wilksfuneralhome.com.

Mildred Irene McClay
April 12, 1919 - March 24, 2011

Mildred was born April 12, 1919, to Roy and Nora (Boyd) Brown in Metolius, Oregon. She was schooled at the old Red Rock school and graduated high school in Culver. The family lived in Portland for a short time where Roy worked as a street car conductor.

Mildred married Taylor L. McClay in June of 1937, at her parent’s home in Culver. She and Taylor were married 60 years until his death in 1997.

Later, she became reacquainted with an old high school friend, Jake Harrington, and they became traveling companions until Jake's death in 2004.

Mildred operated a kindergarten in her home in Redmond for many years and was involved with Cub Scouts as a den mother while her boys were growing up. She became the first receptionist at Redmond's Central Oregon District Hospital (now St. Charles) and then went on to help Dr. Unger in his new medical practice, which was known as Cascade Medical Clinic. After 23 years, she retired and continued working as a volunteer for the Red Cross Bloodmobile.

Mildred was a member of Beta Sigma Phi sorority for 56 years. She loved camping, hiking, and fishing and just enjoying the wonders of Mother Nature. Mildred loved her family and friends and always found great joy in entertaining them in her home.

She is survived by her oldest son, Joe McClay; his wife Pat and his three daughters by a previous marriage, Ginger, Stacey (Joe), and Shelley; also a second son, Dennis McClay; his wife Naomi; and their sons, Gordon (Kim), and Gerry. Surviving are six great-grandchildren, Taylor, Lance, Ethan, Justy, Mallory and Jaden.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Roy and Nora Brown; husband Taylor McClay; companion Jake Harrington; sisters Lucille Meeks and Margaret Darby and brother Don Brown. She is survived by sister, Gwen (Stabile) Hird of Lawrence, Massachusetts.

The family wishes to express a special thank you to the caregivers at Haven House Foster Home where she spent the last two years. They loved her and provided her with wonderful care. Also, a special thank you to Hospice and their care the past two months.

Contributions may be made in her name to Hospice of Redmond.

A memorial service was held March 29 at Redmond Memorial Chapel, A private burial will be held.

Please leave condolences at the online guestbook: www.redmondmemorial.com

Dorothy Faith Dupée
March 20, 1931 - March 18, 2011
Dorothy Faith Dupée, 79, of Redmond, died March 25 at Partners In Care Hospice House in Bend. Dorothy was born in Wall, South Dakota, to Ben and Grace (Buseman) Winkowitsch. Dorothy married William M. Dupée in Rapid City, South Dakota, on June 24, 1953. They lived in Quinn, South Dakota, until 1957, when they moved to Shelby, Montana. Ten years later, they moved to Albany. While living in Albany, Dorothy belonged to the Albany Garden Club and the Albany Open Bible Standard Church. Dorothy's hobby was quilting. On December 25, 1992, William preceded her in death. Dorothy remained in Albany until 2000, when she moved to Redmond. She is survived by her children, Steven Dupée of Hyams Beach, New South Wales, Australia; Pam Dupée of Denver, Colorado; Wilma Dupée of Redmond, William Dupée Jr. of Portland, Dottie Boyd of Albany and Daniel Dupée of Salem; brothers John Winkowitsch and Robert Winkowitsch, both of Cut Bank, Montana; and Ben Winkowitsch of Bayview, Idaho; sisters, Mary Kjerstad and Marjorie Winkowitsch, both of Quinn, South Dakota, and Vera Bochman of Oakdale, California; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. In addition to William Sr., Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents; brother, George Winkowitsch; and sisters, Avis Severson, Lila Kjerstad and Mavis Winkowitsch. Viewing will be from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m., Thursday, at Fisher Funeral Home. A funeral will be at 1 p.m., April 1 at Fisher Funeral Home. Burial will be at Oakville Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Hospice House Capital Campaign and sent in care of Fisher Funeral Home, 306 Washington St. S.W., Albany, OR 97321 (www.fisherfuneralhome.com)

Arline Doris Reed
Dec. 18, 1929 - March 18, 2011
Arline was born in Draper, Wisconsin, to Arthur and Elta (Mays) Anderson. She is survived by two sons, John and Brian Reed, and two daughters, Christine Kissler and Judith Roseanne Reed. She was preceded in death by husband, Ed Reed. Services were held March 23 at Redmond Memorial Cemetery. Please sign our guest book at redmondmemorial.com

Gloria Helen Phillips
February 24, 1924 - March 27, 2011

Gloria was born on February 24, 1924, in Herrin, IL, to Tony and Katie Garavalia. She passed away at her home on March 27, 2011, just a month after celebrating her 87th birthday. After graduating from high school in 1940, Gloria worked as a teamster in Chicago during WWII. Once the war ended she moved to Bishop, Calif., where she met Frank Phillips. They were married on March 4, 1951, and over the years they were blessed with three daughters: Peggy, Phyllis and Emilie.

The Phillips family moved to Redmond in 1962, where they became actively involved in the community. Gloria worked at KPRB Radio, covering news stories and managing the station for several years. She worked for Mainline Plastics and concluded her career at Sat-Pak, retiring in 2001.

Gloria was an active member of St Thomas Catholic Church Altar Society, volunteered at St. Vincent de Paul, and choir. Gloria was named Chamber of Commerce Woman of the Year in 1969. She was a member of Soroptimist and Omicron Master of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority. She was a Campfire leader and worked on the Potato Festival committee over the years.
Frank and Gloria enjoyed traveling, including trips to Alaska, Arizona, Hawaii, Mexico and New York. They belonged to the 70 and 5 dancing group and danced every chance they had. Family was what meant the most to Gloria. She cherished time spent with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Gloria is survived by two of her daughters, Phyllis and Jim Hinton and Emilie and Brad Bonney, all of Redmond. She was proud of her grandchildren and adored their families, Brian and Kati Hinton (Hardy and Klanci), Chad and Lauren Hinton, Amber Ray (Kaylee and Olen), Katie Bonney, Rachel Bonney.
She was preceded in death by her beloved husband Frank, her daughter Peggy Ann, her parents and her sister Margaret Carnaghi.
A Rosary will be 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 31. A Funeral Mass will be 11:30 a.m. on Friday, April 1, at St. Thomas Catholic Church, 1720 NW 19th Street, Redmond. Contributions may be made to St. Thomas Catholic Church Building Fund, or St. Vincent de Paul.
Redmond Memorial Chapel is in charge of arrangements. Please sign the online guestbook at www.redmondmemorial.com

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