March 27, 2015

March 27, 2015 Redmond In Photos


We want a pitcher, not a belly itcher!



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Colin Runge gets a warm reception at home plate after belting a solo home run against Hillsboro  March 19. See Sports Page in the March 25, 2015 Spokesman.

March 26, 2015

March 25, 2015 Redmond In Photos

Moving on up



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Central Christian School has moved to a bright new building in the Airport Industrial area. See the March 25, 2015 Redmond Spokesman, page one.

March 25, 2015

March 25, 2015 Edition

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March 25, 2015 Obituaries

​Donald Duanne Myhre, of Redmond
April 25, 1926 - Mar. 16, 2015
Arrangements: Autumn Funerals- Redmond (541-504-9485) www.autumnfunerals.net
Services: A public visitation took place Saturday, March 21, 2015 at 8:00-10:00 AM at Redmond Memorial Chapel, located at 717 SW 6th St., in Redmond, Oregon. Funeral Services were held at 10:00 AM, also at Redmond Memorial Chapel, immediately followed by a graveside service at Redmond Memorial Cemetery, located at  3545 South Canal Blvd., Redmond.
Contributions may be made to: Alzheimer's Association P.O. Box 96011 Washington, DC 20090-6011 www.alz.org

William ‘Bill” D. Enyart, of Turner, OR (formerly of Bend)
April 28, 1947 - Feb. 20, 2015  
Services: A celebration of life will be held at Reser Stadium (Club Level) on the campus of Oregon State University, Saturday, April 11, 2015 at 3:00 p.m.   Attendees are encouraged to wear orange and black game-day attire. 
Contributions may be made to:  OSU Athletics Dept. "Beavers Without Borders" Fund with checks made payable to the OSU Foundation, noting Enyart Memorial gift c/o 850 SW 35th St., Corvallis, OR 97333 or call  Our Beaver Nation at 541-737-2370

Anthony Dennis Gullo, of Redmond
Aug. 24, 1947 - Mar. 13, 2015
Arrangements: Redmond Memorial Chapel is honored to handle the arrangements.  Please sign our guest book at www.redmondmemorial.com  541-548-3219
Services: Direct burial was held at Redmond Memorial Cemetery Monday, March 23, 2015 at 2:00 P.M., 3545 South Canal Blvd., Redmond, Oregon.
Contributions may be made to: BrightSide Animal Center, 1355 NE Hemlock Ave., Redmond, OR 97756, (541) 923-0882.

Jessie Adele Johnson, of Prineville/Redmond
Aug. 23, 1924 - Mar. 2, 2015
Arrangements: Remand Memorial Chapel is honored to serve the family. Please sign our guest book at www.redmondmemorial.com  541-548-3219.
Services: No service was held at Jessie's request. Private burial took place at Redmond Memorial Cemetery March 6, 2015.
Contributions may be made to: St. Charles Hospice,   1201 NE Elm Street, Prineville, OR 97754.  541-447-2510.

Jack JD Daniel Jackson, of Redmond
Jan. 28, 1936 - Mar. 20, 2015
Arrangements: Redmond Memorial Chapel is honored to serve the family. Please sign our guest book at www.redmondmemorial.com  541-548-3219
Services: A Celebration of Jack's life will be held at a latter date.
Contributions may be made to: Opportunity Foundation of Central Oregon, PO Box 430 E. HWY 126, Redmond, Oregon 97756,  541-548-2611.

Les Sundet, of Prineville
Nov. 5, 1941 - Feb. 24, 2015
Arrangements: Whispering Pines Funeral Home, 541-416-9733
Services: A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday March 28, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. at the Prineville Elks Lodge.

Barbara Jacobi, of Redmond
April 8, 1931 - Mar. 17, 2015
Arrangements: Autumn Funerals- Redmond (541-504-9485www.autumnfunerals.net
Services: A private gathering of family and friends will take place at a later date.

Joyce Lynn Sawyer, of Prineville
May 29, 1949 - Mar. 19, 2015
Arrangements: Juniper Ridge Funeral Home, 541-362-5606
Services: Services will be held at a later date.

Clayton Arlan Davis, of Redmond
April 20, 1943 - Mar. 14, 2015
Arrangements: Autumn Funerals- Redmond (541-504-9485www.autumnfunerals.net

Larry Davis, of Prineville
Oct. 1, 1938 - Mar. 19, 2015
Arrangements: Juniper Ridge Funeral Home, 541-362-5606

Dennis Jakab, of Powell Butte
Sept. 23, 1953 - Mar. 19, 2015
Arrangements: Juniper Ridge Funeral Home, 541-362-5606

Juanita B. Edwards
March 14, 1920 - March 13, 2015
Juanita Edwards went home to be with the Lord March 13, 2015.
Juanita was born in Poplarville, Mississippi on March 14, 1920 to Waddie and Edna Buckley.  She attended school in Miss. and moved to Oregon with her family in 1934.
She married Lawrence ‘Larry’ Edwards in LaGrande OR, on October 12, 1938.
She was active in Christian work most of her adult life; was director of Released Time Education in 'San Jose, CA. and in Crescent City, CO.  She was a member of Highland Baptist Church.
Survivors include her son, David Edwards and wife, Kay; two grandsons, Doug Edwards, Douglas WY, Mark Edwards, Douglas, WY; brother, Russell and wife, Blanch, Crescent City CA; and seven great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, infant son, mother, father, two brothers, sister and grandson. 
A graveside service was held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, March 20, at Redmond Memorial Cemetery, 3545 South Canal Blvd., Redmond OR.
Redmond Memorial Chapel is honored to serve the Edwards family.  Please sign our online guestbook at www.redmondmemorial.com.

John H. Green
July 3, 1931 - March 19, 2015
John Green passed away in Redmond, OR March, 19, 2015.  He was born in Ashland, OR July 3, 1931.  His family was by his side and grateful that they were able to care for him the last  four months of his life.
He previously lived in Ashland, WI for many years.  He had many kind, loyal and loving friends there.  He had been serving on the city council and county board.  Previously, he worked in the lumber industry his entire working life.  He married his first wife, Shirley in 1948.  They had three children, Phyllis, Gary and Sandra.
He is survived by his current wife, Margaret; his children and spouses, Phyllis (Bruce) Storey, Gary (Marylou) Green, Sandra (Dennis) Williams; and his brother, Robert (Shirley) Green.
There will be a private family burial in Eugene, OR March 26, 2015 at Westlawn Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Salvation Army, 515 NE DeKalb Ave., Bend, OR  97701.
Redmond Memorial Chapel is honored to serve the Green Family.  Please sign our online guestbook at www.redmondmemorial.com

March 20, 2015

March 18, 2015 Edition


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March 18, 2015 Obituaries

Richard Burton Holcomb, of Redmond
July 20, 1929 - Mar. 12, 2015

Arrangements: Autumn Funerals- Redmond (541-504-9485www.autumnfunerals.netServices: Visitation was held 1:00pm - 5pm Mon. March 16, 2015 at Autumn Funerals  485 NW Larch Ave., Redmond. A Funeral Service was held on Tuesday, March 17, 2015 at 1:00 PM at Community Presbyterian Church, located at 529 NW 19th St. in Redmond, Oregon. A reception immediately followed. Graveside services will be held on Wednesday, March 18, 2015 at 1:00 PM at Belcrest Memorial Park in Salem, Oregon.

Jessie Adele Johnson, of Prineville/Redmond
Mar. 3, 1924 - Mar. 2, 2015

Arrangements: Redmond Memorial Chapel is honored to serve the family. Please sign our guest book at www.redmondmemorial.com  541-548-3219.
Services: No service was held at Jessie's request. Private burial took place at Redmond Memorial Cemetery March 6, 2015.
Contributions may be made to: St. Charles Hospice,   1201 NE Elm Street, Prineville, OR 97754.  541-447-2510.

Carl Lee Schnabele "Swiz", of Paulina
May 16, 1945 - Mar. 7, 2015

Arrangements: Juniper Ridge Funeral Home, 541-362-5606Services: A Celebration of life will be held March 21, 2015 at 1:00 PM at the Schnabele Ranch Headquarters.
Contributions may be made to: Memorial contributions may be made to the Paulina Rodeo Club through Juniper Ridge Funeral Home, 678 N. Main Street, Prineville, Oregon 97754.

Robert (Bobbie) Jack Bailey, of Redmond
Aug. 7, 1931 - Mar. 5, 2015

Arrangements: Redmond Memorial Chapel is honored to serve the family. Please sign our guest book at www.redmondmemorial.com  541-548-3219 
Services: Private Family Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.
Contributions may be made to: BrightSide Animal Center, 1355 NE Hemlock Ave., Redmond, Oregon 97756, 541-923-0882.

Kathie Belle Gurney, of Powell Butte
May 15, 1949 - Mar. 10, 2015

Arrangements: Baird Funeral Home of Bend is honored to serve the family. 541-382-0903 www.bairdmortuaries.comServices: A private placement of the urn will be held in California at a later date.
Contributions may be made to: Partners In Care 2075 NE Wyatt Court Bend, Oregon 97701 www.partnersbend.org

Carolyn Ann Thrasher, of Redmond
April 18, 1936 - Mar. 11, 2015

Arrangements: Autumn Funerals- Redmond (541-504-9485www.autumnfunerals.netServices: Per Carolyn's request, no services will be held.
Contributions may be made to: Three Rivers Humane Society 1694 SE McTaggart Road Madras, OR  97741 www.threerivershs.org

Collette L. Neupert, of Terrebonne
Aug. 18, 1946 - Mar. 10, 2015

Arrangements: Deschutes Memorial Chapel, 541-382-5592 www.deschutesmemorialchapel.comServices: No services are currently scheduled.
Contributions may be made to: Healing Reins, 60575 Billadeau Rd., Bend, OR 97702, (541) 382-9410www.healingreins.org.

Mabel May (Quaale) Konkler, of Redmond/formally Madras
Sept. 25, 1921 - Mar. 7, 2015

Arrangements: Bel-Air Colonial Funeral Home, 541-475-2241.
Services: Graveside services were held on Wednesday, March 11, 2015, at 12:00 p.m., at  Mt. Jefferson Memorial Park, Madras.

Ila Louise Carlson, of Redmond
Oct. 21, 1932 - Mar. 9, 2015

Arrangements: Autumn Funerals- Redmond (541-504-9485www.autumnfunerals.netServices: A Celebration of Life will take place on Saturday, March 28, 2015 at 11:00 AM at Community Presbyterian Church, located at 529 NW 19th Street in Redmond, OR.

Patricia M. Deal, of Richland, WA
Jan. 24, 1945 - Mar. 11, 2015

Arrangements: Columbia Memorial Funeral Chapel and Gardens, Pasco, WA 99301, (509) 547-4212

Gordon I. Bentson
Aug. 30, 1917 - Feb. 23, 2015

In Loving Memory:  Husband, Father, Friend
Gordon I. Bentson, 97, passed away February 23, 2015, in Medford, OR. He was born August 30, 1917, in Sidney, MT, to Anna and Peter Bentson.
He served in World War II as a Staff Sgt. in the U.S. Army Air Corps and received full honors.
Gordon married his wife, Bea on August 29, 1969. He owned the Coast to Coast Store in Redmond, OR, for 23 years. He then worked for the State of Oregon Bureau of Labor as an inspector until he retired.
He was a member of the Lutheran Church and the Medford Elks #1168. He enjoyed fishing, R.V.’ing, and ballroom dancing.
Gordon is survived by his wife, Bea Bentson; daughter, Pat Mathews (David); Step-son, Mike Bureau (Shirley); Step-daughter, Pat Alvarez (Dan); nine grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, and two great-great-granddaughters. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Fern Bentson; Step- daughter, Paula Bureau Glider; daughter-in-law, Carla Bureau; two brothers, Cliff and Roy Bentson.

March 14, 2015

March 11, 2015 Edition

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Running the gambit in Redmond's Rental Market


FRONTPAGE
Redmond's rental vacancy rating is below one percent. This makes finding a rental in Redmond difficult, among other affects to the Redmond Community. Read about it in this week's Redmond Spokesman Newspaper. 


Redmond basketball players earned postseason honors





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SPORTS
Ridgeview post Garrett Albrecht guards Redmond’s Tom McDonald. Albrecht  and several other Redmond area basketball players were named to the Intermountain Conference all star team. See page 4 in the Redmond Spokesman for the full story.

March 11, 2015 Obituaries

Thelma Louise Potthoff, of Redmond
June 27, 1923 - Mar. 1, 2015
Arrangements: Autumn Funerals - Redmond (541-504-9485) www.autumnfunerals.net
Services: A Celebration of Life will take place on Saturday, March 14, 2015 at 2:00 PM at Zion Lutheran Church, located at 1113 SW Black Butte Boulevard in Redmond, Oregon.
Contributions may be made to: St. Charles Hospice C/O St. Charles Foundation, 2500 NE Neff Rd., Bend, OR 97701 or Zion Lutheran Church, 1113 SW Black Butte Blvd., Redmond, OR 97756.

Nancy Margaret Nelson Mowlds, of Redmond
Oct. 2, 1932 - Mar. 2, 2015
Arrangements: Redmond Memorial Chapel is honored to serve Nancy’s family. Please sign our guest book at www.redmondmemorial.com 541-548-3219
Services: Celebration of Nancy’s Life has been held.
Contributions may be made to: Brightside Animal Center, 1355 NE Hemlock Ave., Redmond, Oregon 97756 or call in your contribution to 541-923-0882.

Gerald Dwayne Flath, of Redmond
Oct. 14, 1948 - Feb. 21, 2015
Arrangements: Redmond Memorial Chapel is honored to serve Gerald’s family; 541-548-3219. Please sign our guest book at www.redmondmemorial.com
Services: Celebration of Gerald’s Life has already been held.
Contributions may be made to: The Opportunity Foundation, P.O. Box 430, Redmond, OR 97756.

Blaine Paul Carroll, of Sisters
Jan. 6, 1924 - Mar. 1, 2015
Arrangements: Neptune Society, 800.637.8863, www.neptunesociety.com
Services: Sunday, March 15, 2015, 1:15 PM at Best Western Ponderosa Lodge Conference Room, Sisters, Oregon. Internment: Willamette National Cemetery, Portland, Oregon.

Jeanne M. Zimmerman, of Prineville
Dec. 28, 1922 - Mar. 4, 2015
Arrangements: Niswonger-Reynolds Funeral Home is honored to serve the family.
541-382-2471 Please visit the online registry for the family at www.niswonger-reynolds.com
Services: At her request, there will be no service.

John Mark Rudishauser, of Redmond
Oct. 9, 1952 - Feb. 28, 2015
Arrangements: Deschutes Memorial Chapel 541-382-5592 www.deschutesmemorialchapel.com
Services: No services will be held

David Marlon McCrea 
Aug. 26, 1961 - Feb. 23, 2015
David Marlon McCrea passed away February 23rd in Redmond, Oregon surrounded by his family, following a hard fought illness.   David was born in Redmond to David and Alberta McCrea , Aug. 26, 1961, being the second child of five.  While growing up in Redmond David enjoyed the  outdoors.  Regular fishing and hunting trips with his father and brother were some of his happiest times even during his early adulthood. Other memorable moments he recalled were the annual beach trips to Lincoln City with the rest of the family that included his three sisters and mother. 
After his graduation from Redmond High David enlisted in the Navy. After six years with working a majority of that on an aircraft carrier, David returned to Oregon settling in Hood River near his parents. Shortly following his return, David met and eventually married, Veronica Evans and had a son, Craig. His employment career included retail management, auto body work, glass work and hotel maintenance. Recently David relocated back to Redmond, following his mother after the death of his father.  
He is survived by his mother, Alberta, sisters, Sherri, Carrie and Lorri all of Redmond; his brother, Clayton and son, Craig of Hood River.  In fulfilling David's wishes a private memorial with family is planned in the Lincoln City area.

March 4, 2015

March 4, 2015 Edition

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City boosts eastside development potential


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The Redmond waste water treatment plant is the ultimate destination for sewage that will drain from the east side sewer interceptor that will be built by the City of Redmond in 2016. See complete story page one, of the March 4 issue of the Redmond Spokesman.



This lady's a Strongman champion


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SPORTS
Erika Drinkard is a national Strongman champion and will compete this weekend for a world Strongman championship at the Arnold Sports Festival in Columbus, Ohio. See Sports in this issue of the Spokesman.


Local woman looks to give away recipe archive



Lifestyle
Lorraine Nunemaker has collected recipes for 74 years. Now she is looking to give away some of her collection. Read more about her story in this week's Redmond Spokesman Newspaper.

March 4, 2015 Obituaries

Alberta Fortenberry, of Terrebonne
Feb. 4, 1938 - Feb. 26, 2015
Arrangements: Redmond Memorial Chapel is privileged to serve the Fortenberry family. Please sign our guest book at www.redmondmemorial.com 541-548-3219
Services: Celebration of Alberta’s life will be held 11:30 a.m. Saturday, March 7, 2015 at Redmond Memorial Chapel, 717 SW 6th St., Redmond, OR 97756. Reception to follow at Terrebonne Grange Hall, 8286 11th St., in Terrebonne, OR.

Ramona "Mona" Gay (Austin) Fletcher, of Redmond (former Medford resident)
Jan. 7, 1937 - Feb. 20, 2015
Arrangements: Baird Funeral Home of Bend is honored to serve the family.  541-382-0903 www.bairdmortuaries.com
Services: A private family memorial will take place in the spring.
Contributions may be made to: Partners In Care Hospice, 2075 NE Wyatt Ct., Bend, OR 97701, www.partnersbend.org

Janice C. Watts, of Black Butte Ranch
Oct. 4, 1937 - Feb. 21, 2015
Arrangements: Baird Funeral Home of Bend is honored to serve the family. 541-382-0903 www.bairdmortuaries.com
Services: A Graveside Service was held at Restlawn Memorial Gardens in Eugene on Sunday, March 1, 2015, at 1:30 PM. A Memorial Service will take place at Reedsport Presbyterian Church on Saturday, March 21, 2015, at 1:30 PM.

Patrick Martin Thompson, of Redmond
Mar. 22, 1980 - Feb. 23, 2015
Arrangements: Autumn Funerals- Redmond (541-504-9485) www.autumnfunerals.net
Contributions may be made to: Patrick M. Thompson Memorial Fund
Any Wells Fargo Bank Branch

Kenneth Eugene James
April 8, 1928 - February 24, 2015
Kenneth Eugene James of Redmond, Oregon, passed away at his home on February 24, 2015. He was 86.
Ken was born April 8, 1928 in Lincoln, Nebraska, to Wilbur and Leona (Lehn) James. He grew up in Lincoln, graduating from Lincoln High School in 1946. After graduation, he served in the U.S. Navy until 1947. He then attended Nebraska State Trade School, completing the Auto Body and Repair course in 1950. Ken worked as a painter in the maintenance department at Ventura County Medical Center, until retiring in 1990.
Ken was an active member of the Redmond Senior Center, a member of the Redmond Rod and Gun Club and the Bend Trap Club.
He is survived by his loving wife of 67 years, Evelyn F. James; his daughters, Nancy J. (husband Rick) Ius, Kristi K. (husband Michael) Gaffery and daughter in-law, Pauline James. Other survivors include 10 grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren and 3 great-great grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by both parents; a son, Gary E. James and a brother.
No services will be held per Ken's request. Contributions in Ken's memory can be made to the Redmond Senior Center, 325 NW Dogwood Ave., Redmond, OR 97756
Autumn Funerals of Redmond has been entrusted with the arrangements, (541) 504-9485www.autumnfunerals.net