John Edward (Ahmed) Amey, of
Arrangements: Autumn Funerals,
Services: Celebration of Life will be held at ,
Wed., April 11, 2012, at , Redmond Community Church Youth Building
237 NW 9th St., Redmond
Wendell A. Elspas, of
Arrangements: Deschutes Memorial Chapel
Services: No public service will be held and private interment will be in the
at Garden of Valour . Deschutes Memorial Gardens
LaVerne (Grady) Zimmerman, of
(formerly of Redmond & Prineville) Spokane, WA
Services: A gathering of close friends & family to celebrate LaVerne’s life will be held on April 14.
Ada A. Hebert died of natural causes on
March 27, 2012. She was a resident of , for more than 50 years. Redmond, Ore.
She was born to Noah Edward and Anna Belle (Fisher) Arthur on
February 4, 1916, in , Alberta . She came to Canada when she was 11 years old, and graduated from Tacoma, Wash. in 1934. She married the love of her life, Roger Hebert, in Lincoln High School on Tacoma October 28, 1939.
Her greatest joy in life was swimming and teaching others to swim. She began teaching swimming in her teenage years and taught swimming, diving, and boating practices all her life. She competed in the Masters Swimming program until age 86, winning many medals in both national and international invitational swim meets. She and Roger spent many happy times canoeing all over
She loved to travel and particularly enjoyed a train trip across the
and a trip to U.S. . She was a creative and voluminous knitter and also enjoyed needlepoint until her eyesight failed. Australia
In raising her daughters, she was very active in Camp Fire Girls. She was a
leader for many years. She was a volunteer for the hospital auxiliary and for Meals On Wheels. Camp Fire
She worked for many years for Oregon Fish & Wildlife in
, retiring from there in 1981. Bend, Ore.
She is survived by two daughters, Lynn Hutchinson (Glenn Hutchinson Jr.) and Cherie Douglas of
; four grandchildren and nine great- grandchildren. Redmond, Ore.
She was preceded in death by her parents, 11 brothers and sisters, and her husband of 65 years.
There will be no services at this time per her request.
Myrtle Mae Williams age 88, died
April 4, 2012, at her home in . She was born Terrebonne, Ore December 18, 1923, in to Edwin and Ruth (Thompson) Johnson. Myrtle lived in Blodgett, Ore., Central Oregon for 65 years after moving from . She married Donald D. Williams Eugene, Ore June 1, 1952, in Powell Butte, Ore. He later died in 2007. Myrtle spent her life being a mother and homemaker; she enjoyed sewing, fishing, and playing pinochle. She also enjoyed being a member of Cowbells and the Grange.
She is survived by daughter, Lovina McDaniel; sons, Ted Williams, and Tim (wife, Loretta) Williams; daughter-in-law Terie Ramsey, eight grandchildren, and 11 great-grandchildren. Myrtle was preceded in death by her husband, Donald, and their son, Tom.
A graveside servi
ce was held April 10 at . Redmond Memorial Cemetery
Contributions may be made to Redmond Sisters Hospi
732 SW 23rd St., Redmond, OR 97756. Please sign our guestbook at http://www.redmondmemorial.com/.