July 17, 2013

Obituaries

Bonnie Jo Derryberry, of Redmond
Oct. 30, 1955 - July 8, 2013
Arrangements:Autumn Funerals - Redmond (541-504-9485)
Services:11:00 a.m., Thurs., July 18th, at Redmond Christian Church, 536 SW 10th St., Redmond, followed by a luncheon at the American Legion, 704 SW 8th Street, Redmond
Contributions may be made to:Partners in Care, 2075 NE Wyatt Court, Bend, Oregon 97701
 
William Allen Johnston of Redmond
July 14, 1949  - July 7, 2013
Arrangements: Autumn Funerals - Redmond (541-504-9485)       
Services: Memorial service was held July 13, at Highland Baptist Church, Redmond, with interment at Redmond Memorial Cemetery.
 
Gregg K. Gomber, of Crooked River Ranch
Dec. 25, 1952 - July 7, 2013
Arrangements: Baird Funeral Home  (541) 382-0903 www.bairdmortuaries.com
Services: No services will be held per Gregg's request.
Contributions may be made to: Partners In Care, 2075 NE Wyatt Court, Bend, Oregon 97701
 
Leoma Margaret Bassett, of Redmond
Sept. 16, 1923 - June 18, 2013
Arrangements: Redmond Memorial Chapel 541-548-3219 
Services: Graveside service will be held Thursday, July 18, 2013 at 1:00 pm at Willamette National Cemetery, Portland, OR
 
Hildegarde Johnson, of Madras
April 3, 1922 - July 7, 2013
Arrangements: Autumn Funerals of Redmond, 541-504-9485
Services: A memorial service was held on Friday, July 12 at The Powell Butte Christian Church in the “old chapel”
 
Robert Bruce Stewart, of Prineville
Nov. 13, 1940 - July 8, 2013
Arrangements: Autumn Funerals, 541-504-9485, Redmond
Services: A family gathering will be held at a later date.

Curtis Granger Van Ess
Feb. 15, 1962 - June 29, 2013
Curtis Granger Van Ess, 51, of Cathedral City, Calif., died of an accidental injury on June 29, 2013. He was preceded in death by his father, Granger Van Ess; and is survived by  his mother, Doris Van Ess Smith; sister,  Diana Poe of Redmond; nephews, Brandon Poe of South Carolina and Lance Poe of Redmond; niece, Ashley Poe of Redmond; and James Fry, his life partner for 29 years.
Curt grew up in Redmond and attended Redmond schools. He was actively involved in 4-H (horse, leather craft, dog obedience) Cub Scouts, and Boy Scouts (having attended the National Boy Scout Jamboree in 1977). His adult years were spent in the Bay Area of California, and Palm Springs. He was a visual display manager for Macy's for over 29 years, and owned his own business, Vaness Designs. Curt will be missed by the many who knew and loved him. He was very kind and loving, and had a great sense of humor. Donations may be made to Hospice in lieu of flowers. His celebration of life will be held August 3, 2013 in CA. More information is available on 
 
Patricia Ann   Mahaffey McClay
January 13, 1942 - July 2, 2013
Patricia Ann McClay of Redmond, OR died at her home July 2, 2013 at the age of 71.  She was born January 13, 1942 in Prineville, OR to Elmer and Janet (Dodd) Mahaffey.  She graduated from Maupin High School and attended college before working as a manager in the restaurant industry.  She also worked as a bartender, a rancher and worked in the lumber mills.  Pat was a member of the Elks and Eagles Lodge and enjoyed playing golf and reading.
She is survived by her mother, Elsie Mahaffey; daughter, Cindy Overton; son, Rob Kelly; grandson, Ryan Kelly; granddaughters, Shasta and Samantha Overton.  She was preceded in death by her grandmother, Birdie Palmiteer "OKelly"; father, Elmer Mahaffey; uncle, Laural Mahaffey; brothers, Larry Mahaffey and Russel Mahaffey; and her husband, Joe McClay.
No service will be held at her request.  Contributions can be made to Prineville Elks Lodge. Please sign our online guestbook at:www.redmondmemorial.com
 
 

 
 
 

 

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