January 28, 2015

Jan. 28, 2015 Edition

Hot off the press

Pick up a copy of this week's paper at Moe's Food Mart, Union 76 6th and Antler, Walgreens, Westside One Stop, and U.S. Market, as well as a variety of other places. 



Jan. 28, 2015 Preview

Here is a preview of the Jan. 15 edition of the Redmond Spokesman Newspaper. Be sure to pick up a copy, available at a variety of places including Fred Meyer, The Buggy Stop, Albertson's, Bi-mart, and Seven-Eleven.

Front Page


The City of Redmond is moving forward on the Evergreen Rehabilitation Project, which is planned to start next month. The Evergreen Elementary building is to become the new city hall, with a project contractual end date of October 2016. Read more about the project and how to get involved in this week's paper.


Sports



Redmond's Austin Doescher pins Jared Wheeler of Crook County Jan. 21. Doescher's win was one of four victories by Redmond. Crook County won the match 51-18. The Panthers host Bend Thursday and then look ahead to the regional wrestling tournament in Hood River Feb. 13-14.


Community



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Alicia Smith leads a couple of fitness classes at the Redmond Senior Center that help seniors maintain their physical abilities. See The Spokesman Sports, Page 3

Jan. 28, 2015 Obituaries

James "Jim" Lawrence Freeman, of Redmond
June 17, 1930 - Jan. 12, 2015
Arrangements: Autumn Funerals- Redmond (541-504-9485www.autumnfunerals.net
Services: A Celebration of Life will take place on Saturday, February 7, 2015 at 2:00-5:00 PM at the Clubhouse at the Summer Creek Clubhouse, located at 3660 SW 29th Street in Redmond, OR.
Contributions may be made to: Hospice of Redmond, 732 SW 23rd Street, Redmond, OR 97756, www.hospiceofredmond.org or Alzheimer's Association, 777 NW Wall Street, Suite 104, Bend, Oregon 97701, www.alz.org.

Nancy K. Golden, of Redmond
April 28, 1956 - Jan. 17, 2015
Arrangements: Baird Funeral Home, Bend 541-382-0903 www.bairdmortuaries.com
Services: A private ceremony will be held in Montara, CA, at a later date.
Contributions may be made to: Humane Society of Central Oregon, 61170 SE 27th St., Bend, OR 97702 www.hsco.org

Elisabeth Dallmann, of Madras
Dec. 13, 1920 - Jan. 19. 2015
Services: A local graveside service was held Jan. 23, at Mount Jefferson Memorial Park Cemetery, and a memorial service is planned in Salem in the spring.
Contributions may be made to: Jefferson County Senior Center Meals on Wheels Program, P.O. Box 696, Madras, OR 97741.

Wayne Charles Peterson, of Redmond
Nov. 9, 1948 - Jan. 20, 2015
Arrangements: Autumn Funerals- Redmond (541-504-9485www.autumnfunerals.net
Services: No Services will be held.
Contributions may be made to: Partners In Care Hospice 2075 NE Wyatt Court Bend, OR 97701 www.partnersbend.org

Larry Junior Stewart, of Redmond
May 18, 1957 - Jan. 15, 2015
Arrangements: Autumn Funerals, Redmond 541-504-9485 www.autumnfunerals.net
Services: A memorial service will  be held at 2:00 p.m.,  Sat.,  Jan. 24, 2015, at Terrebonne Assembly of God, 379 NW Smith Rock Way.

Michael Sturza, of Paulina
June 15, 1956 - Jan. 22, 2015
Arrangements: Juniper Ridge Funeral Home, 541-362-5606
Services: A memorial service will be held at the St. Thomas Catholic Church in Redmond, OR at 10:30 AM, January 31, 2015.

Thomas McKenzie, of Prineville
Oct. 14, 1940 - Jan. 14, 2015
Arrangements: Juniper Ridge Funeral Home, 541-362-5606
Services: A memorial service will be held at Ochoco Village Assisted Living in Prineville at 2:00 p.m. January 31, 2015.

Jack N. Morris, of Grants Pass (Formerly of Redmond, OR)
April 6, 1953 - Jan. 19, 2015
Arrangements: Hull & Hull Funeral Directors of Grants Pass, 541-476-4453
Services: Services will be held in Summer 2015.

Virginia M. McCoin- Funkner, of Redmond
Oct. 7, 1927 - Jan. 24, 2015
Arrangements: Autumn Funerals- Redmond (541-504-9485www.autumnfunerals.net
Services: A Private Interment will take place.

Jean Lillian Ostrem, of Redmond
Mar. 27, 1921 - Jan. 22, 2015
Arrangements: Autumn Funerals- Redmond www.autumnfunerals.net 541-504-9485

Jessie Marie Lynam Petersen
Sept. 25, 1918 - Jan. 15, 2015
Jessie Marie Lynam Petersen was born to Edith and Jess Lynam, September 25, 1918 on her grandparents’ homestead at Opal Springs, near Culver, OR. Marie died on January 15, 2015 of natural causes, with her family at her side, at Powell’s Care Home, where she had lived for the past four months.
Marie married Loyd (“Bud”) Petersen of the Pleasant Ridge Community on October 3, 1938. Four children were born to this union. She and Bud owned and operated the Pleasant Ridge Dairy for many years.
Marie graduated from Redmond Union High School in 1937 and lived most of her life in the Pleasant Ridge community. She and Bud sold their 40 acre farm in 1990 and moved to Redmond.
She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church, Sons of Norway, and Redmond Grange.
Marie was preceded in death by her husband of 55 years; her parents; sisters, Darlene Anderson and Lela Suter Warren; brother, Joe Lynam; and a baby girl.
She is survived by daughters, Lois (Ed) Frey of Redmond, Margit (Bill) Eskew of Redmond, Edith (Norm) Maley of Powell Butte and son, Ed (Kay) Petersen of Madras; 14 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; 6 great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Her family wants to thank the nurses and doctor in the ICU at St. Charles Redmond, Hospice of Redmond, and the family at Powell’s Care Home for their loving kindness and special care.
Services for Marie have already been held. Memorial contributions are appreciated to the Zion Lutheran Church Building Fund, or to Hospice of Redmond.
Deschutes Memorial Chapel is entrusted with Marie’s arrangements.

January 21, 2015

Lending a helping hand


Volunteers sort thrift items at the Brightside Animal Center Thrift Store for the Martin Luther King Jr., Day of Service, Jan. 19. Volunteers came from a variety of places including, Target, Summit High School, and the Bend Kiwanis, and helped sort items in the warehouse.

Central Oregon hoop action continues


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Tanner O'Neal goes to the hoop against a crowd of Mountain View defenders. O'Neal scored six points in the game. Mountain View won the IMC contest to go 2-0, while the Ravens fell to 2-1 in League play. Ridgeview is 12-3 overall and 3-1 in Intermountain Conference play.  The Ravens host Bend Jan. 27 at 7 p.m.

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Available at St. Charles Hospital, Texaco Mini Mart, La Burrito / Sassy's Cafe, and Moe's Food Mart. 



Obituaries Jan. 21, 2015

Helen H. (Varco) Brown, of Redmond
Oct. 18, 1918 - Jan. 15, 2015
Arrangements: Redmond Memorial Chapel is honored to serve the Brown family. Please sign our guest book at www.redmondmemorial.com  541-548-3219
Services: A private family Graveside Services will be held. A Celebration of Life Memorial Service will be held at a later date this month. At The Community Presbyterian Church Redmond, Oregon.
Contributions may be made to: The youth group at The Community Presbyterian Church, 529 NW 19th Street, Redmond, Oregon 97756 or call 541-548-3367.

Kasey Patrick Williams, of Corvallis
June 16, 1992 - Jan. 10, 2015
Arrangements: McHenry Funeral Home, 1-541-757-8141
Services: Saturday, Feb. 7, at 1:00 pm at the High Desert Event Center at the Deschutes County Fairgrounds, Redmond, Oregon.

Daniel Mark Jordan, of Mitchell
April 3, 1949 - Jan. 10, 2015
Arrangements: Whispering Pines Funeral Home, 541-416-9733
Services: Memorial Service Saturday Jan. 24, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. at the Mitchell Community Hall.

Douglas John Kane, of Redmond
Mar. 12, 1962 - Jan. 12, 2015
Arrangements: Autumn Funerals- Redmond (541-504-9485) www.autumnfunerals.net
Services: A Celebration of Life will take place at a later date.

Donald R. Lucas, of Prineville
May 13, 1948 - Dec. 29, 2014
Arrangements: Juniper Ridge Funeral Home, 541-362-5606
Services: There will be no services held at this time.

January 20, 2015

Preview Jan. 21, 2015

Here's a preview of the Jan. 21 edition of the Redmond Spokesman Newspaper. Be sure to pick up a copy when it becomes available tomorrow! The paper is available at a variety of places including Grocery Outlet, Rite-Aid, Westside One Stop, and Christie's Kitchen.  


Front Page


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Volunteers key to Redmond economic success
Volunteer Site Director  Maureen Davis marshaled a few hundred volunteers to another successful completion of the Oregon Wrestling Classic. Davis has directed the tournament for the past 12 years -- since it was moved to Redmond in 2002. The tournament pays big dividends to Redmond business.  
Page One, The Spokesman 

Sports


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Huffer to Hall of Fame
Crooked River Ranch golf pro Pat Huffer has served the golfing community since the mid 1970's and guided the CRR golf course  since 2006,  keeping the Ranch course above water through hard times. Huffer will be inducted into the Pacific Northwest Section PGA Hall of Fame this April. 
See Sports, Page 3.

Business


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Cozy Cafe
Get a preview of Cozy Cafe, at 323 NW 6th Street, featured in this weeks edition of the Redmond Spokesman. Shellyann Robertson opened the cafe last July and offers an array of 'from-scratch' homestyle cooking. Make sure to give her restaurant a visit!

January 14, 2015


Extra! Extra! Read all about it

The Jan. 14 edition of the Redmond Spokesman is at newsstands now. Go pick up a copy, and get one for a friend too!



Jan. 14, 2015 Preview

This week's edition of the Redmond Spokesman is on newsstands! The newspaper is available at a variety of places including Moe's Food Mart, Black Bear Diner, Bi-Mart, and Starbucks at the Nolan Town Center. Be sure to pick up a copy! Here is a preview of whats inside:


Front Page

The problems of the working poor and homeless haven’t diminished with the economic turnaround. Redmond social service organizations are still experiencing a high demand for food and other services. St. Vincent de Paul Redmond has taken steps to improve it’s ability to provide services to people in need. Read the full story in this week’s Redmond Spokesman. 


Sports

This weekend 3,000 wrestlers will return to the High Desert for the 12th year running at the Oregon Wrestling Classic. Local high school wrestling teams will be among the 84 teams competing for state dual meet championships in five classifications. The meet will also host 1,000 kid wrestlers and the first ever girls dual meet between two Oregon High Schools. Look to page 3 in this week’s Spokesman.


Business

Redmond Chamber of Commerce will host their annual banquet and business awards at Eagle Crest this year, with a predicted 250 attendees. Any Redmond citizen is welcome to join the festivities on Jan. 23, tickets priced at $35. Find a full preview in this weeks edition of the Redmond Spokesman Newspaper.

Obituaries Jan. 14, 2015

Marjorie McFadden Rouse, of Redmond
June 10, 1925 - Jan. 9, 2015
Arrangements: Redmond Memorial chapel is honored to serve the Rouse family. Please sign our guest book at www.redmondmemorial.com  541-548-3219
Services: A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial was held Tuesday January 13, 2015 11:00 AM at St. Thomas Catholic Church 1720 NW 19th Street, Redmond, Oregon 541-923-3390.
Contributions may be made to: The Building Fund St. Thomas Catholic Church 1720 NW 19th Street Redmond, Oregon 97756 541-923-3390.

Roger Ferdinando, of Redmond
May 31, 1962 - Dec. 14, 2014
Arrangements: Redmond Memorial Chapel. Please sign our guest book at www.redmondmemorial.com  541-548-3219
Services: Celebration of Life Memorial Service was held at 11:00 AM on Thursday Jan. 8, 2015 at the Mt. View Fellowship Church, 1475 SW 35th St., Redmond, Oregon 97756. Luncheon followed.
Contributions may be made to: Habitat for Humanity, 1242 South Highway 97, Redmond, Oregon 97756

Jill Ann Gast Smith, of Sisters
May 12, 1951 - Jan. 7, 2015
Arrangements: Deschutes Memorial Chapel 541-382-5592 www.deschutesmemorialchapel.com
Services: A service will be held in Jill's honor at 11:00 AM on Saturday, January 17, 2015 at Westside Church in Sisters (442 Trinity Lane, Sisters). Interment will follow at Camp Polk Cemetery in Sisters.
Contributions may be made to: American Cancer Society, PO Box 22718,
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 73123-1718, www.cancer.org

Sandra Dorrene Latham, of Redmond
Aug. 15, 1941 - Jan. 2, 2015
Arrangements: Autumn Funerals- REDMOND www.autumnfunerals.net 541-504-9485
Services: Memorial Service: 3:00pm, Sun., Jan 18, 2015, Presbyterian Community Church, 529 NW 19th St., Redmond.
Contributions may be made to: Partners In Care, 2075 NE Wyatt Court, Bend, OR 97701.

Robert Keith Chamberlen, of Madras
March 2, 1942 - Dec. 30, 2014
Arrangements: Baird Funeral Home, Bend 541-382-0903 www.bairdmortuaries.com
Services: A memorial service will be held at a later date.

June LaVonne ‘Vonnie’ Owen, of Redmond
Feb. 28, 1931 - Dec. 31, 2014
Arrangements: Autumn Funerals, Redmond 541-504-9485 www.autumnfunerals.net
Services: A family gathering will be held at a later date.

John Patrick Higgins, of Redmond
Dec. 2, 1939 - Jan. 8, 2015
Arrangements: Autumn Funerals- Redmond (541-504-9485) www.autumnfunerals.net
Services: A private gathering of family and friends will take place at a later date.

Daniel Mark Jordan, of Mitchell
April 3, 1949 - Jan. 10, 2015
Arrangements: Whispering Pines Funeral Home, 541-416-9733
Services: A service will be held at a later date.

January 7, 2015

2nd Inspirations Wedding and Event show helps prepare brides-to-be   


Patrons and booth representatives mingle at the 2nd Inspirations Wedding and Event Show at Comfort Suites Inn in Redmond, Jan. 4. 
A cake made by In The Garden florist sits on display at the 2nd Inspirations Wedding and Event Show at Comfort Suites Inn in Redmond, Jan. 4. The show was hosted by In The Garden florist of Redmond, and includes cakeries, photographers, and other event services providers. Photos by Colby Brown / Spokesman Staff Jan. 7, 2015

Redmond girls add another win

Maddie Edwards goes for a layup in the Panthers game against North Salem, Jan. 3. Redmond won the game. 59-21. The  Panthers girls host Mountain View Jan. 13. Gary Newman/Spokesman Staff . Jan. 7, 2015

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Obituaries Jan. 7, 2014

Eugene / Gene A. Pesek, of Redmond
Aug. 9, 1932 - Dec. 31, 2014

Arrangements: Redmond Memorial chapel is honored to serve the Pesek family.Please sign our guest book at www.redmondmemorial.com  541-548-3219 
Services: A memorial Service of Christian Mass was held Tuesday January 6, 2015 at 11:00 AM. St. Thomas Catholic Church, 1720 NW 19th Street, Redmond, Oregon.
Contributions may be made to: 4th Degree of The Knights of Columbus St. Thomas Church, 1720 NW 19th Street, Redmond, Oregon 97756, 541-923-3390.

Mary Kate Bodley, of Redmond
Nov. 26, 1942 - Nov. 27, 2014

Arrangements: Baird Funeral Home, Bend 541-382-0903 www.bairdmortuaries.comContributions may be made to: Partners In Care Hospice, 2075 NE Wyatt Ct., Bend, OR 97701 541-382-5882 www.partnersbend.org

Evelyn Eleanora Todoroff, of RedmondJuly 10, 1930 - Dec. 31, 2014Arrangements: Autumn Funerals- REDMOND www.autumnfunerals.net 541-504-9485Services: Graveside Service: 1:00pm Wed., Jan. 7, 2015, Roseburg National Cemetery, Roseburg, OR.

Donald Lucas, of Prineville
May 31, 1948 - Dec. 29, 2014

Arrangements: Juniper Ridge Funeral Home, 541-362-5606Services: There will be no services held at this time.

Alyn F. Warren, of Prineville
Oct. 23, 1946 - Jan. 2, 2015

Arrangements: Juniper Ridge Funeral Home, 541-362-5606Services: A service may be held at a later date.

Obituaries Dec. 31, 2014

Sharon Anglea, of Sisters
Nov. 20, 1939 - Dec. 20, 2014

Arrangements: Baird Funeral Home of Bend is honored to serve the family. 541-382-0903 www.bairdmortuaries.comServices: A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, January 3, 2015, at 2:00 PM at the Episcopal Church of the Transfiguration, located at 68825 Brooks Camp Road in Sisters (please use Google maps to map your route).
Contributions may be made to: My Own Two Hands (MOTH) at www.sistersfolkfestival.org/moth in memory of Sharon.

Chris Philip Dahl, of Camp Sherman
Oct. 9, 1962 - Dec. 11, 2014

Arrangements: Redmond memorial Chapel is honored to serve the Dahl family. Please sign our guest book at www.redmondmemorial.com  541-548-3219.
Services: Celebration of Life was held at 1:00 PM, Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014 at Eagle Crest Resort Juniper Hall, 1522 Cline Falls Road, Redmond, Oregon.
Contributions may be made to: "The Michael Dahl College Fund" at any US Bank branch.

Durvin Bernard Slama, of Crooked River Ranch
Feb. 4, 1929 - Dec. 20, 2014

Arrangements: Autumn Funerals- Redmond (541-504-9485www.autumnfunerals.netServices: A Gathering of family and friends will take place at a later date in Canby, Minnesota.
Contributions may be made to: Crooked River Ranch Volunteer Fire Association, 6971 SW Shad Rd.,  Crooked River Ranch, OR 97760

Kimberly "Kim" Ann Leuthold, of Redmond
Aug. 8, 1965 - Dec. 26, 2014

Arrangements: Baird Funeral Home of Bend is honored to serve the family. 541-382-0903 www.bairdmortuaries.comServices: There will be a Celebration of Life held for Kim at a later date.
Contributions may be made to: Partners In Care 2075 NE Wyatt Court Bend, Oregon 97701 www.partnersbend.org

Norma Doreen O'Brien, of Sisters
Oct. 25, 1931 - Dec. 24, 2014

Arrangements: Deschutes Memorial Chapel 541-382-5592 www.deschutesmemorialchapel.comServices: Services will be announced at a later date.
Contributions may be made to: Sisters Habitat for Humanity, P.O. Box 238, Sisters, OR 97759.

Morris Edgar Chamberlain, of RedmondJuly 12, 1920 - Dec. 23, 2014Arrangements: Autumn Funerals- Redmond (541-504-9485www.autumnfunerals.netServices: A Celebration of a Life Lived will take place Saturday, January 10, 2015 at 1:00 PM at the Chamberlain Family Home.

Wilma Lou Cook, of RedmondFeb. 11, 1961 - Dec. 23, 2014Arrangements: Autumn Funerals- Redmond (541-504-9485www.autumnfunerals.netServices: A Memorial Service will take place Saturday, January 10, 2015 at 2:00 PM at Powell Butte Christian Church, located at 13720 Hwy 126 in Powell Butte, Oregon.

Edith J. Winn, of Medford
June 15, 1933 - Dec. 18, 2014

Arrangements: Conger-Morris Medford 541-772-7111 www.congermorris.comServices: Private internment will be in Prineville, OR. Memorial services will be held later in the spring of 2015 in Prineville.

Obituaries Dec. 24, 2014

Barbara Ann Lemley, of Sisters
May 25, 1958 - Dec. 16, 2014

Arrangements: Autumn Funerals- REDMOND www.autumnfunerals.net 541-504-9485Services: No services will be held.

Anna Scheuchzer Meyers, of Madras
Jan. 30, 1911 - Dec. 12, 2014

Services: At her request, no services will be held.
Contributions may be made to: St. Charles Hospice, Madras office.