January 17, 2012

Obituaries

Maximilian "Max" Louis Furst, of Redmond
April 8, 1926 - Jan. 6, 2012
Arrangements: Baird Funeral Home of Bend
541-382-0903; www.bairdmortuaries.com
Services: An urn committal ceremony with military honors took place Jan. 17 at Willamette National Cemetery,
Portland, Ore.
Contributions may be made to: Partners In Care Hospice,
2075 NE Wyatt Court
Bend, OR 97701

Edna Wyatt, of Redmond
Sept. 5, 1930 - Jan. 13, 2012
Arrangements: Autumn Funerals-Redmond
541-504-9485; www.autumnfunerals.net
Services: A private service will be held at a later date.
Contributions may be made to: Humane Society of Redmond

Ruth Evelyn Ward
Sept. 28, 1915 - Jan. 4, 2012
A memorial service was  held Jan. 11, at Stone Lodge Retirement Center,in Bend, Ore., for Ruth Evelyn Ward, previously of Bend, who passed away Jan. 4, at the age of 96.
She was born Sept. 28, 1915, in La Junta, Colorado, to Ralph and Anabel Healy Kinsman. She married Charles Ward on Dec. 12, 1989, in Bend.
Ruth was a wonderful mom and homemaker, and in the late 1950s she also ran her own bird hatchery in Portland, Ore. In the 1960s, she worked as a cosmetic clerk at Hiron’s Drugstore in Eugene, Ore.
Ruth excelled in whatever she put her mind to and always did it with a smile. She dearly loved her family.
Survivors include her husband, Charles; a son, James Burnett of Portland; two daughters, Patricia Edwards of Lorane and Barbara Isborn of Cottage Grove; stepdaughters Glenda Miller and Cindi Dunn of Bend, and stepson, Dan Ward of Bend; 24 grandchildren; 12 step-grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; 15 step-great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and nine step-great-great-grandchildren.
Preceding her in death were her former husbands, Frank Burnett, James Smith and "Dutch" Cody; granddaughter, Ginger Burnett and great-great-grandson, Peter Hefley.
Burial was Jan 9 at McCulloch Community Cemetery in Eugene .
Remembrances to Greenhill Humane Society, Eugene, Ore.; or Groundwaters Magazine Project, also in  Eugene. 

Dollie Pauline Novotny McDaniel
Aug. 8, 1922 - Jan. 10, 2012
Dollie McDaniel of Redmond, Oregon, died January 10, 2012, at the age of 89.  She was born August 8, 1922, to Amil and Opal (Gillam) Novotny in Hay Springs, Nebraska.  Dollie attended school and worked on the family farm in Nebraska. She and Luke Caffro moved to Oregon in  1948. She married George McDaniel after her first husband, Luke, died in 1970.  She held a few jobs but was a devoted homemaker. Dollie loved to knit until her hands gave out; most everyone in the family has something she knitted.
Dollie was preceded in death by her husband, George in 1974, and a son, Donald Caffro in 2011.  She is survived by a son, James Caffro and Donald's widow, daughter-in-law, Linda Caffro; grandchildren, Corrina, Donna, Louis, Marty, Mark, Robert and Kay; great-grandchildren, Aaron, Hunter, Faith, Jadon, Christena, Brian, Dakota, Bobby, Noelle, Cody, Garrett, Evan and Olivia.
There will be a graveside service Friday, January 20, 2012, at , at Redmond Memorial Cemetery.  Please sign our guestbook at http://www.redmondmemorial.com/


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