October 18, 2011

Obituaries

Bradley Earl Stevens, of Bishop, CA
Dec. 9, 1956 - Sept. 9,  2011
Arrangements: Browns Funeral Home, Camas, WA.
Services will be held Oct. 22 at ,  at Emmaus Lutheran Church
2175 SW Salmon Ave, Redmond
Contributions may be made to: Leukemia Research c/o OHSU Foundation,
1121 SW Salmon St., Suite 100, Portland, OR 97205
, in Brad’s memory.


Jo Ann Townsend, of Redmond
Feb. 19, 1939 - Oct. 6, 2011
Arrangements: Autumn Funerals - Redmond
 541-504-9485; www.autumnfunerals.net
Services were held  Oct. 13 at Willamette National Cemetery, Portland.
Contributions may be made to: Partners In Care,
2075 NE Wyatt Court, Bend, OR

Dolores Jean Waters, of Redmond
May 27, 1930 - Oct. 15, 2011
Arrangements: Autumn Funeral- Redmond
 541-504-9485
Memorial Service to be held at a later date.

Anna Loretta Boales
April 9, 1920 - <揌ż>October  9, 2011
Anna L. (Grow) Boales, born April 9, 1920, in St. Johns, Oregon, now a neighborhood area of Portland, Oregon, to Frank and Opal (Glancy) Grow, died October 9, 2011, in Redmond, Oregon, at the age of 91.
Anna graduated from Lincoln High School in Portland, Oregon, one of the two oldest public high schools west of the Mississippi River.
After high school Anna married Raymond F. Yackee. Ray served this nation in the United States Navy during World War II, and gave his life while serving to keep the United States the greatest nation on earth.  She later married James Boales on Oct. 31, 1946, who was also in the United States Navy, and made it a career. He also served during World War II, plus Korea and the Cuban Missile Crisis.  James  died on June 8, 1999.
During World War II Anna also served her country by working as a welder of ships in Portland, Oregon. She later became an operator for the telephone company and served in this capacity for many years.
After retiring from the Navy in the early 1960s James and Anna moved to Burns, Oregon, She later moved to Redmond, Oregon, and became a member of Emmaus Lutheran in Redmond, and then a member of Concordia Lutheran Mission in Terrebonne.
Anna enjoyed gardening, reading poetry, and writing children's stories, she had a love for the arts, and loved to hear all the news about her daughters, grandchildren, and great- grandchildren.
Anna was preceded in death by both husbands, Ray and James; and one granddaughter, Alecia. She is survived by her three daughters, Pennelopy from her marriage with Raymond, and Doni and Mary Ann from her marriage with James; two brothers, Charles and James; seven grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
A service was held Saturday, October 15, 2011, at , at Redmond Memorial Chapel.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to a charity of ones choice.  Please sign our guestbook at http://www.redmondmemorial.com/.

Mathew E. Boyd
Oct. 17, 1977 - <揌ż>Oct. 12, 2011
Mathew E. ‘Matt’ Boyd of Powell Butte, formerly of Redmond, died on Wed., October 12, 2011 at the age of 33 years. Matt was born October 17, 1977 in Lawton, Oklahoma to parents, Dennis E. and Debby (Hills) Boyd.
Matt moved to Redmond from Alaska in 1994 with his parents, then graduated from Redmond High School in 1997. He was active in sports, football, baseball, loved to fish and hunt. Most recently he was on a local softball team.
He served in the US Army. At the time of his death, he was working for Quality Heating in Redmond.
Surviving him are his mother, Debby, and stepfather Wayne Slaughter of Redmond, his sister, Heather Boyd of Redmond; and several nieces and nephews and cousins; maternal grandparents, George and Barbara Hills of Spooner, Wisconsin; paternal grandmother, Beverly Boyd of Shell Lake, Wisconsin; and his best friend, Gunner, his Black Labrador.
He was preceded in death by his father in 1997 and brother, Dennis G. Boyd.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, October 19, 2011 at , at the Highland Baptist Church with burial to follow at Redmond Memorial Cemetery.
Redmond Memorial Chapel is in charge of arrangements. Contributions may be made to the Highland Baptist Church Benevolent fund at
3100 SW Highland Ave., Redmond, OR 97756
. Please sign our guestbook at www.redmondmemorial.com

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