November 5, 2013


Grace Margaret Talbot, of Redmond
April 26, 1938 - Oct. 30, 2013
Arrangements: Autumn Funerals- Redmond ( 541-504-9485)
Services: A gathering of family and friends to celebrate life lived took place November 3, at the home of Grace’s daughter, Debra Christiansen.
Contributions may be made to: American Cancer Society, PO Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718,
Branden Dale Pittman, of Redmond
June 23, 1987 - Oct. 24, 2013
Arrangements: Autumn Funerals- Redmond ( 541-504-9485)
Services: A public visitation took place October 30 at Autumn Funerals, located at 485 NW Larch Avenue in Redmond. A Memorial Service will be announced at a later date.
Avrey Jane Walker, of Redmond
Mar. 12, 2003 - Oct. 26, 2013
Arrangements: Please sign our guest book at   541-548-3219  
Services: Private family service will be held Nov. 9, 2013 at 11 a.m. Assembly of God Church, Redmond, OR.
Public service will be held Nov. 9, 2013 at 3:30 p.m. at the Redmond High School gym.
Henry L. Powers, of Redmond
July 23, 1933 - Oct. 24, 2013
Arrangements: Baird Funeral Homes of Bend  541-382-0903
Services: A Memorial Mass with military honors will take place on November 11, 2013, at 11:00 AM at St. Thomas Catholic Church, located at 1720 NW 19th Street in Redmond.
Alice May Johnson, of Redmond
Sept. 12, 1926 - Oct. 28, 2013
Arrangements: Autumn Funerals- Redmond ( 541-504-9485)
Services: A memorial service will be held 5:00pm, Saturday, November 16, 2013 at the Redmond Christian Church, 536 SW 10th, Redmond, OR.
Cue “Rusty” Warren Elliott III, of Redmond
Oct. 20, 1961 - Oct. 29, 2013
Arrangements: Autumn Funerals- Redmond ( 541-504-9485)
Services: A private gathering of family and friends will take place at a later date.
Samuel Angelo DeLeone
July 5, 1930 - October 21, 2013
Samuel Angelo DeLeone, 83, of Bend, OR, passed away on October 21, 2013, from congestive heart disease.
The Rosary was held 6:00 p.m, November 5, at St. Thomas Catholic Church in Redmond, OR. A Memorial Mass will be held at 12:00 p.m. on November 6, at St. Thomas Catholic Church.
Samuel was born in Abbington, PA, on July 5, 1930. He graduated from Northeast High School in Philadelphia, PA, and continued on to receive a BS from Northeastern University in Boston, MA.
He founded The DeLeone Corporation in 1971,  manufacturer of pressure sensitive labels.
Samuel DeLeone is survived by brothers, Carmen and Francis; children, Gina DeLeone, Connie (DeLeone) Whitney (husband, Kal), Mike DeLeone, Sam DeLeone, Paul DeLeone (wife, Debra), Theresa (DeLeone) McGrath (husband, Rex), Dominic DeLeone (wife, Nicky), and Danielle (DeLeone) Hebener (spouse, Phill); 16 grandchildren, numerous cousins, nieces and nephews], and other family and friends.
Samuel DeLeone was preceded in death by parents, Dominick and Rose DeLeone, sisters, Anne and Mary, and brother John.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given to Hospice of Redmond Sisters, 732 SW 23rd, Redmond, OR 97756,  (541) 548-7483,  The family of Samuel DeLeone wishes to thank everyone of Hospice of Redmond for everything and Home Instead for all the care provided. Please sign our online guest book at
Vera Mecham Cowing
Dec. 17, 1920 - Oct. 24, 2013
  Vera Emma Mecham Cowing, 93, of Nampa, passed away peacefully Thursday October 24, 2013, in a Nampa care facility.  She was born Dec. 17, 1920 to Marion and Mabel Mecham in Utah, and later moved with her family to Oregon.  
 She married Tom F. Cowing.  They made their home in Redmond, Oregon where they opened a business called Redmond Heating and Sheet Metal, operating it for 36 years.  
 After 50 years of marriage Tom preceded Vera in death.  She was also preceded in death by her parents; brothers,  Ershel and Leland Mecham; sisters,  Ardella Jones and Hellen Mace; and by a great- grandson, Zachary Peiffer.  Vera is survived by her daughters,  Marie (Jim) Dahlen, Shirli Laughton, and Fran (Dave) Rowe; 10 grandchildren; 45 great- grandchildren; and 4 great- great-grandchildren.  
 Two years ago Vera moved to Nampa to be close to her family.  Her family would like to thank the staff at Family Life Memory Care for the gentle, loving attention they have shown Vera.
 Funeral services were held Tuesday, Oct. 29, in the LDS Chapel, Nampa, ID.




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