March 20, 2015

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.

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