September 18, 2013

Sixth Street Construction

The Sixth Street construction project is wrapping up this fall, with sidewalks, light poles and trees being installed this week. 

The final pavement overlay is scheduled for Sept. 26 and 27 and crews should be done with everything sometime in October!

September 11, 2013

Home sellers: Get ready to jump

Redmond's real estate market is moving fast nowadays if you are within certain price points. Read more about it and how to make the speed work for you if you're in the market. This and more in this week's Spokesman, now on newsstands!

Obituaries

Donald Frederick Avila, of Powell Butte
Mar. 28, 1931 - Aug. 26, 2013
Arrangements: Autumn Funerals, Redmond
Services:
A Celebration of Life will take place Saturday,  Sept. 21, 2013, at 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m., in the North Sisters Building at the Deschutes County Fairgrounds. 
Contributions may be made to:Partners In Care Hospice, 2075 NE Wyatt Ct., Bend, OR  97701 www.partnersbend. org, or Oregon Quarter Horse Association,  P.O. Box 537, Newberg, OR 97132
 
Milo Burton McCright, of Redmond
Jan. 16, 1932 - Sept. 5, 2013
Arrangements:Autumn Funerals- Redmond  
Memorial Service: 12 pm, Friday, Sept. 13, 2013; Highland Baptist Church, 3100 SW Highland Avenue, Redmond; reception immediately following.
Contributions may be made to: Hospice of Redmond, 732 SW 23rd, Redmond, OR 97756.
 
Ann Atkins Roosa Youngman, of Redmond
Feb. 24, 1914 - Sept. 6, 2013
Arrangements: Baird Funeral Home   
Services: A Celebration of Life will take place for family and close friends.
Contributions may be made to: Partners In Care, 2075 NE Wyatt Court, Bend, Oregon 97701
 
Jimmy Bruce Ervin, of Bend (Formerly of Redmond)
Aug. 30, 1955 - Sept. 4, 2013
Arrangements: Autumn Funerals, Bend is honored to serve the family.  
Services: Celebration of Life and barbecue at Quince Park in Redmond on Sept. 14, 2013 at 11 a.m.
 
Ronald Brent Leep, of Redmond
Aug. 3, 1947 - Sept. 2, 2013
Arrangements: Redmond Memorial Chapel. 
Services: No service at Ronald's request.
 
Ernest Micheal Morrow, of Redmond
May 22, 1952 - Sept. 4, 2013
Arrangements: Deschutes Memorial Chapel,  
Services: A private family service will be held.
 

September 4, 2013

Backyard tourist

Considering doing some leisurely late-summer exploring in Central Oregon? Try this drive in Redmond's backyard: Lower Bridge. Read all about in this week's Spokesman, now on newsstands.

Obituaries

Florence Mulligan, of Redmond
June 4, 1917 - April 26, 2013
Arrangements: Autumn Funerals, Redmond 541-504-9485 www.autumnfunerals.net
Services: Connie’s urn will be placed with her husband, Harold Dean Mulligan, at Willamette National Cemetery at a later date.
Contributions may be made to: Hospice of Redmond, 732 SW 23rd Street, Redmond, OR 97756, www.hospiceofredmond,OR
 
Judith "Jude" Louise Anders-Gilbert, of Redmond
Feb. 27, 1951 - Aug. 26, 2013
Arrangements: Baird Funeral Home  (541) 382-0903 www.bairdmortuaries.com
Services: A private Celebration of Life gathering will be held at her home at a later date.
Contributions may be made to: Partners In Care, 2075 NE Wyatt Court, Bend, Oregon 97701
 
Harold Dean Mulligan, of Redmond
April 11, 1923 - Aug. 28, 2013
Arrangements: Autumn Funerals, Redmond 541-504-9485 www.autumnfunerals.net
Services: A Memorial Service with Military Honors will take place at Willamette National Cemetery at a later date.
Contributions may be made to:
Hospice of Redmond, 732 SW 23rd Street, Redmond, OR 97756,www.hospiceofredmond.org
 
Carolyn Stezowski Karle, of Redmond
Mar. 3, 1960 - Aug. 23, 2013
Arrangements: Redmond Memorial Chapel 541-548-3219 
Services: A family memorial was held at Redmond Memorial Chapel on August 28, 2013.
 
Bobby Joe Rhines
March 10, 1947 - Aug. 15, 2013
Bob passed away very peacefully surrounded by his loving family. He had been sick for a very long time. 
He retired from the Oregon Department of Transportation in Bend, Oregon, in December 2004.
He is survived by his wife, Susan of 37 years, his stepsons and daughters- in-law, Kirk and Tracy Moisan, Kraig and Kieuvan Moisan, Kevin and Tara Moisan; his grandchildren who were the love of his life, Kimberly, Ashley, Cameron, Zachary and Kate; and a grandson due in October; brothers, Robert and Mick; sister, Lucille and numerous nieces and nephews. He is also survived by his two estranged sons, Laren and Roy in Salem.
He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Bonnie (Hill) Rhines and four brothers.
His service will be 10:30 a.m., Saturday, September 7th at Pringle Community Hall, 606 Church Street in Salem for his friends and family to celebrate his life. Arrangements are by Virgil T. Golden FuneralService, 503-364-2257.
 
 

 
 

Redmond Splash Park

Only a few more weeks remaining in the Redmond splash park season. Weather-permitting, the fountain at Centennial Park will shut down in late September.