December 30, 2015

Dec. 30, 2015 Edition

Hot off the press

Get this week's Spokesman at a variety of places including The Buggy Stop, U.S. Market, Bi-mart, Shari's, and Pappy's Pizzeria. 



Dec. 30, 2015 Obituaries

Gordon Keith Choate, of Redmond
July 22, 1947 - Dec. 15, 2015
Arrangements: Autumn Funerals of Redmond is honored to serve the family. 541-318-0842 www.autumnfunerals.net
Services: Celebration of Life on Saturday, Jan. 9, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. at the Redmond Grange Hall, 707 SW Kalama Ave., Redmond, OR.

Patrick Gerard Graeve, of Terrebonne
Jan. 27, 1959 - Nov. 25, 2015
Arrangements: Autumn Funerals, Redmond 541-318-0842 www.autumnfunerals.net
Services: Memorial service on Jan. 2, 2016 at 2:00 PM at the Redmond Assembly of God church, 1865 W. Antler Ave.

William Christopher Hurst, of Eaglecrest
Sept. 3, 1947 - Dec. 14, 2015
Arrangements: Autumn Funerals, Redmond 541-318-0842 www.autumnfunerals.net
Services: A service will be held in the Spring of 2016.
Contributions may be made to: Charity of your choice.

December 26, 2015

Dec. 26, 2015 Redmond in Photos

Redmond Troupers present A Christmas Carol

Take a look at the Redmond High School theater department production of a Christmas Carol. It was the school's fall theater production.  




December 23, 2015

Dec. 23, 2015 Edition


Merry Christmas and Happy News Years

Pick up a copy of this week's newspaper at a variety of places including Fred Meyer, Safeway, Shari's, Christie's Kitchen, and Terrebonne Thriftway.  


Dec. 23, 2015 Obituaries

Herbert Lea Bauer, of Redmond
Jan. 3, 1949 - Dec. 8, 2015
Arrangements: Redmond Memorial Chapel is honored to serve the family.  541-548-3219  www.redmondmemorial.com
Services: Memorial Service with Redmond VFW Post 4108, John Pearson Military Bagpiper, Bend Band of Brothers Flag Line and United States Marine Military Honor Guard was  held on Thursday, Dec. 17 at 2:30 PM at Redmond Memorial Chapel, 717 SW 6th Street, Redmond, OR.  A Celebration of Life will be held Jan. 3, 2016 1-4 PM at the Redmond VFW 4108.
Contributions may be made to: VFW Post 4108 1836 SW Veteran's Way Redmond, Oregon  97756

​Carrol Retha Sandage, of Redmond
July 7, 1937 - Dec. 13, 2015
Arrangements: Redmond Memorial Chapel is honored to serve the family.  541-548-3219 www.redmondmemorial.com
Services: Sandage Family Outing is planned for June 2016 for Carrol and Leroy.
Contributions may be made to: New Creation Life Center (NCLC) Children's Ministry, 240 SW 7th Street, Redmond, Oregon 97756, 541-548-6246.

Deborah Lynn Ashford, of Redmond
Aug. 12, 1954 - Dec. 2, 2015
Arrangements: Autumn Funerals, Redmond 541-318-0842 www.autumnfunerals.net
Services: Memorial service at Salem 1st Presbyterian Church, 770 Chemeketa St. NE, Salem, OR on Dec. 29 at 11:30 AM.

Geraldine Louise Ballard, of Redmond
May 18, 1942 - Dec. 19, 2015
Arrangements: Autumn Funerals, Redmond 541-318-0842 www.autumnfunerals.net
Services: A service will be held at a later date.

Catherine Miller, of Redmond
Nov. 4, 1928 - Dec. 16, 2015
Arrangements: Autumn Funerals, Redmond 541-318-0842 www.autumnfunerals.net
Services: A service will be held at a later date.

December 22, 2015

Dec. 16, 2015 Edition

Your local news source

The Spokesman is available at a variety of places including The Buggy Stop, Fred Meyer, Black Bear Diner, Seven-Eleven, and U.S. Market.  


Dec. 16, 2015 Obituaries

Ronald ‘Ron’ Albert Forseth, Sr., of Prineville
Dec. 13, 1934 - Dec. 6, 2015
Arrangements: Baird Funeral Home, Bend, 541-382-0903 www.bairdfh.com
Services: A memorial service will be held on Dec. 28, 2015, at 11:00 a.m., at Eastside Church, 3174  NE 3rd St., Prineville, OR, reception to follow at the Elks Lodge, 151 N. Main St.,  Prineville, OR.

David Rex Brown, of Redmond
Jan. 20, 1938 - Nov. 30, 3015
Arrangements: Baird Funeral Home is honored to serve the Family. Please visit our website, www.bairdfh.com, to share condolences and sign our online guestbook.
Services: A private service in the spring of 2016, will be held in Washington, where he will be laid to rest with his mother and father.
Contributions may be made to: Partners In Care 2075 NE Wyatt Ct. Bend, OR 97702 www.partnersbend.org

Johanna Ferguson, of Redmond
Jan. 15, 1943 - Dec. 9, 2015
Arrangements: Autumn Funerals, Redmond is honored to serve the family. 541-318-0842 www.autumnfunerals.net
Services: Celebration of Life at Community Presbyterian Church 529 NE 19th St., Redmond on Sat., Dec. 19, 2015 at 5:00 PM.
Contributions may be made to: The Tree Rivers Humane Society, 1694 SE McTaggart Rd., Madras, OR 97741.

Ardyce Rene Swift, of Terrebonne
Mar. 28, 1935 - Dec. 8, 2015
Arrangements: Autumn Funerals- REDMOND www.autumnfunerals.net 541-504-9485
Services: Memorial Service was held at 3:00pm Fri., Dec. 11, 2015 at Community Presbyterian Church,  529 NW 19th Street, Redmond.

Merlin Eldon Stills, Sr., of Redmond
Aug. 2, 1939 - Dec. 11, 2015
Arrangements: Deschutes Memorial Chapel and Gardens - (541-382-5592). Please visit our online register book at deschutesmemorialchapel.com
Services: A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.

Edward John Mollman Jr., of Crooked River Ranch
Sept. 17, 1927 - Dec. 8, 2015
Arrangements: Autumn Funerals, Bend, 541-318-0842 www.autumnfunerals.net
Services: A service will be held at a later date.

December 16, 2015

Dec. 16, 2015 Redmond in Photos

Redmond in Photos

Here is a selection of some images from the Spokesman from the past couple of weeks. 

Santa at Centennial Park, Nov. 28.

The Starlight Parade downtown Redmond, Nov. 28. 

Silver Moon Brewing is Redmond's newest brewery as of December 2015. 

December 9, 2015

Dec. 9, 2015 Edition

Local News

Get a copy of the Redmond Spokesman newspaper at a variety of places including Fred Meyer, Pioneer Chevron, Black Bear Diner, Terrebonne Post Office, and Walgreens. 



Dec. 9, 2015 Obituaries

Jane Aelenn (Brown) Armstrong, of Madras
July 23, 1926 - Nov. 26, 2015
Arrangements: Redmond Memorial Chapel is honored to serve the family.  541-548-3219  www.redmondmemorial.com
Services: A service will be held on December 12, 2015 at 10 AM at the Salem Missionary Alliance Church, Broadway Commons, 1300 Broadway NE,  Salem, Oregon.
Contributions may be made to: Partners In Care, 2075 NE Wyatt Court, Bend, Oregon 97701 or Salem Missionary Alliance Church - Program for Unwed Mothers.

Thomas "Tom" Onis Elms, of Redmond
Nov. 29, 1948 - Nov. 29, 2015
Arrangements: Baird Funeral Home is honored to serve the family. Please visit our  website, www.bairdfh.com, to share condolences and sign our online guestbook.
Services: A Memorial Service will be held in the Philippines at a later date.
Contributions may be made to: Partners In Care 2075 NE Wyatt Ct. Bend, OR 97702 www.partnersbend.org

Sharon Lee Jordan, of Redmond
Nov. 2, 1941 - Nov. 29, 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 private family service 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.

Curtis "Tiny" Dean Adams, of Redmond
Sept. 7, 1960 - Dec. 3, 2015
Arrangements: Deschutes Memorial Chapel 541-382-5592.  Please visit our on-line register book at deschutesmemorialchapel.com
Services: A Graveside Service will be held on Wednesday, December 9 at 1:00 PM at Deschutes Memorial Gardens.

Patrick Gerard Graeve, of Terrebonne
Jan. 27, 1959 - Nov. 25, 2015
Services: Service to be held January 2, 2016 at 2pm, Redmond Assembly of God, 1865 W Antler Ave., Redmond, OR 97756.

December 2, 2015

Dec. 2, 2015 Edition


Hot off the press

Get your local news from the Spokesman. This week's issue is available at a variety of places including Moe's Food Mart, The Buggy Stop, Albertsons, Rite-Aid, and Safeway. 


December 1, 2015

Dec. 1, 2015 Redmond in Photos


Happy Holidays

The holidays have arrived in Redmond. Take a look at some of the activities some community members have already taken part in. 

Downtown Redmond Outdoor Ice Skating Rink
 Redmond Community Christmas Tree
Holiday Festival