November 21, 2012


Irene (Mercado) Ponte, of Redmond
Sept. 1, 1942 - Nov. 17, 2012

Arrangements: Autumn Funerals, Redmond
Services: A celebration of her life to be held at a future date.
Memorial contributions may be made to The American Diabetes Association or St.
Vincent de Paul of Redmond.

Arlys Jewel Phillips, of Redmond
Aug. 18, 1923 - Nov. 12, 2012

Arrangements: Redmond Memorial Chapel
Services: Memorial service was held  Nov. 19, 2012 at  Highland Baptist Church, Redmond, Ore.
Yvonne Jeanette (Wheeler) Lark
Sept. 11, 1942 - Nov. 11, 2012

Yvonne Jeanette (Wheeler) Lark of Redmond, Ore., went home to be with her Lord and Savior Christ Jesus, with whom she had a relationship with since she was a small girl, on Nov. 11, 2012. She was 70.
Yvonne was born on Sept. 11, 1942, in Portland, Ore., to Charles and Mina (Neumann) Wheeler.
She earned an associate's degree in college, and married Leon Lark in Eugene, Ore., on Sept. 21, 1965. She attended Redmond Christian Church.
She is survived by her son, Jason Lark and his wife, Lynn, of Redmond, Ore.; sister, Glaphire Floth and husband, Mike, of Roseburg, Ore.; brothers, Larri Wheeler and wife, Carol of Eugene, Calvin Wheeler and wife, Ruth of Meridian, Idaho; and numerous nephews and nieces to whom she was very special.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Leon, on Nov. 21, 2005; her father, Charles Wheeler; mother, Mina Wheeler-Erskine; stepfather, Glenn Erskine; and a brother, Dwight M. Wheeler.
A memorial service will be held on Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012, at 1 p.m., at Redmond Christian Church, 536 SW 10th St., Redmond.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Redmond Christian Church or the charity of your choice in memory of Yvonne.
Autumn Funerals of Redmond is in charge of arrangements.

Gladys Louise  Marlin

Gladys Louise Marlin  was born March 3, 1921, in Springfield, Ore., to Homer Francis Brown and Lexie Marie Brown. Gladys married Thomas Moore in 1940 and Marvin Marlin in 1968, both predeceased.
Survivors included her children Gary Moore (Pat) of Bullhead City, Ariz., and Jan Drury (Jess) of Springfield; brothers Edwin F. Brown (Kay) and Donald E. Brown (Kay) of Brothers, Ore.; grandchildren Mark Ellister (Paula) of Springfield, Tammy Strehlow of Springfield; Chris Moore (Holly) of Montrose, Calif.; Danielle Moore of Whittier, Calif.; Shawnna Ramirez (Nick) of Whittier, Calif.; plus numerous great-grandchildren.
Her siblings, Homer Henry Brown and Ruth Marie Brown, preceded her in death.
She was a longtime resident of Redmond, Oregon. She moved back to Springfield in 2006 to be near her daughter, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She was called Grandy by her grandchildren and greatgrandchildren. Her first great-great-grandchild, Fynn, was born in May of this year. She loved spending time with her family and working outside in her flowers and garden.
The family would like to thank the staff at Woodside Assisted Living for taking such good care of Gladys. A special thanks goes to K.C., the wonderful and caring hospice nurse who we called our guardian angel on Earth and who touched our hearts forever.
Services were held at her daughter's home on Nov. 18th.
Remembrances to Sacred Heart Hospice.

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