March 26, 2014

Have you seen this UFO?

We're still looking for names for the Potato King and Queen with Sam Johnson in this old Potato Festival photo. Any ideas?


Rudolph "Rudy" Anthony Yost, of Redmond
July 14, 1945 - Mar. 14, 2014
Arrangements: Autumn Funerals- Redmond  
Services: A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, March 29, 2014 at 4 PM at the Sisters Rodeo Grounds, located at 67637 Hwy 20 in Sisters, Oregon.
Contributions may be made to:Veterans of Foreign Wars-Post 4108, 1836 SW Veterans  Way, Redmond, Oregon 97756

March 19, 2014

Deschutes Children's Forest: Engaging nature and kids

Where is Deschutes Children's Forest? The answer may surprise you! Read all about this unique partner-based organization in this week's Spokesman, now on newsstands.


Earl Harold Campbell, Jr., of Redmond
Jan. 23, 1944 - Mar. 10, 2014
Arrangements: Deschutes Memorial Chapel
Services: A Celebration of Life ceremony is being planned by his family for the latter part of March.
Contributions may be made to Partners In Care Hospice, 2075 NE Wyatt Court, Bend, OR 97701.
Robert Allan Swanberg, of Redmond
July 29, 1952 - Jan. 19, 2014
Arrangements: Autumn Funerals - Redmond, 541-504-9485
Services: March 29, 2014, 1:00 p.m., at the Crooked River Ranch Senior Center (Old Ranch House).

March 5, 2014

Mustangs to the Rescue

If there's anything that can rival the love Central Oregonian's 
feel for might be horses. 

Read all about Mustangs To The Rescue, the new kids on the block of horse rescue and rehabilitation groups, in this week's issue of the Redmond Spokesman.


Evera G. Branderhorst Brenner, formerly of Redmond
June 24, 1946 - Feb. 24, 2014
Arrangements: Walker Funeral Home 410 Medical Arts Ct.
Gillette, WY 82716;  307-682-2054
Services: Services were held Feb. 26, 2014 at Walker Funeral Home.
Contributions may be made to: Memorial contributions in Evera’s name may be made to Close to Home Hospice, 300 S. Burma Ave., Gillette, WY 82716; 307-688-6220
James R. Wallace,  formerly of Redmond
Oct. 1, 1926 - Feb. 24, 2014
Services: Wednesday March 5, 1:30 p.m., Willamette National Cemetery in Portland, Oregon. 
Contributions may be made to: Casey Eye Institute, to support The Elks Children’s Eye Clinic, 3375 SW Terwilliger Blvd., Portland, OR 97239
Robert Colburn Riggs, of Redmond
Aug. 8, 1934 - Feb. 27, 2014
Arrangements: Redmond Memorial Chapel 541-548-3219 please sign our online guestbook
Services: A memorial service has been tentatively scheduled for April 6 at Redmond Community Presbyterian Church.