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Robert (Bob) Heisey

Robert (Bob) Heisey

March 4, 2015 4:00 am

Robert (Bob) Heisey....MORE

Kenneth Eugene James

March 4, 2015 4:00 am

April 8, 1928 - February 24, 2015Kenneth 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....MORE

Joyce Ann (Haller) Bradbury

March 4, 2015 4:00 am

April 16,1937 - February 22, 2015Joyce Ann Bradbury (Haller), age 77, lived in Chehalis, WA. She went to Heaven February 22, 2015 in Olympia, WA. Born April 16, 1937 at Forest St. Croix, Wisconsin to Elmer and Ellen Haller, Joyce grew up in Bend and married William Bradbury July 14, 1961\. She is survived by her children,....MORE

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March 4, 2015 4:00 am

Alberta Fortenberry, of TerrebonneFeb. 4, 1938 - Feb. 26, 2015Arrangements: Redmond Memorial Chapel is privileged to serve the Fortenberry family. Please sign our guest book at www\. redmondmemorial\. com 541-548-3219Services: Celebration of Albertas life will be held 11:30 a\. m. Saturday, March 7, 2015 at Redmond Memorial Chapel, 717 SW 6th St.,....MORE

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March 3, 2015 4:00 am

Alberta Fortenberry, of TerrebonneFeb. 4, 1938 - Feb. 26, 2015Arrangements: Redmond Memorial Chapel is privileged to serve the Fortenberry family. Please sign our guest book at www\. redmondmemorial\. com 541-548-3219Services: Celebration of Albertas life will be held 11:30 a\. m. Saturday, March 7, 2015 at Redmond Memorial Chapel, 717 SW 6th St.,....MORE

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March 1, 2015 4:00 am

Carl Houston Willis, of Crooked River RanchMar. 17, 1933 - Feb. 25, 2015Arrangements: Autumn Funerals - Redmond 541-504-9485 www\. autumnfunerals\. netServices: A private gathering will take place at a later date\. Contributions may be made to:St. Charles Hospice,C/O St. Charles Foundation,2500 NE Neff Rd.,Bend, OR 97701 Daphne Dee Delores Noah, of....MORE

Elden Dean  Myrben

Elden Dean Myrben

March 1, 2015 4:00 am

Elden Dean Myrben....MORE

Kenneth Eugene James

March 1, 2015 4:00 am

April 8, 1928 - February 24, 2015Kenneth 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....MORE

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February 28, 2015 4:00 am

Barbara "Grandma Baba" J. Hahn, of BendAug. 11, 1927 - Feb. 22, 2015Arrangements: Baird Funeral Home of Bend is honored to serve the family. 541-382-0903 www\. bairdmortuaries\. comServices: A Memorial Celebration of Life Service is scheduled in Barbaras honor on Saturday, February 28, at 1:00pm at EPIKOS Church and Community Center, 222 Reed Market....MORE

Lilyan Gottberg Anderson

Lilyan Gottberg Anderson

February 27, 2015 4:00 am

Lilyan Gottberg Anderson....MORE

Leslie

Leslie "Les" Albert Sundet

February 27, 2015 4:00 am

Leslie "Les" Albert Sundet....MORE

Barbara Ritter Nielson OConnell

Barbara Ritter Nielson OConnell

February 27, 2015 4:00 am

Barbara Ritter Nielson OConnell....MORE

Barbara J. Hahn

Barbara J. Hahn

February 27, 2015 4:00 am

Barbara J. Hahn....MORE

Tillie Ruth Durham

February 26, 2015 4:00 am

Jan. 1, 1922 - Feb. 21, 2015Tillie Ruth Durham, age 93, passed away at Ridgewater in Bend, OR, on Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015. Born Jan. 1, 1922, in Bear Creek, MT, she lived in Des Moines, IA, Pico Rivera, CA, and Santa Paula, CA, before retiring in Bend in 1990\. Tillies flair for fashion moved her to a successful career owning her own dress shop,....MORE

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February 26, 2015 4:00 am

Charles "Chuck" B. Eiding, of La PineJune 6, 1942 - Feb. 19, 2015Arrangements: Baird Memorial Chapel of La Pine is honored to serve the family. 541-536-5104 www\. bairdmortuaries\. comServices: A Memorial Service will be held Sunday, March 1, 2015, 2:30PM at La Pine Community Church located at 16565 Finley Butte Rd. in La Pine. His cremains will be ....MORE

Walter Eugene Gene Rogers

February 25, 2015 4:00 am

May 25, 1956 - February 21, 2015We honor Gene Rogers, most recently a resident of Martinez, California, who passed away unexpectedly. Gene Rogers was born in Bend, Oregon to Robert and Irene Rogers, the second of five children. After graduating from Bend Senior High School, Gene served honorably in the United States Navy and later graduated from....MORE

Vernon Johnson

Vernon Johnson

February 25, 2015 4:00 am

Vernon Johnson....MORE

Duane Oren Shuey

Duane Oren Shuey

February 25, 2015 4:00 am

Duane Oren Shuey....MORE

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February 25, 2015 4:00 am

Gloria Jean McGuire, of RedmondAug. 4, 1926 - Feb. 17, 2015Arrangements: Autumn Funerals- Redmond (541-504-9485) www\. autumnfunerals\. net Janice C. Watts, of Black Butte RanchOct. 4, 1937 - Feb. 21, 2015Arrangements: Baird Funeral Home of Bend is honored to serve the family. 541-382-0903 www\. bairdmortuaries\. comServices: A Graveside Service will be....MORE

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February 24, 2015 4:00 am

Donna Fay Lafay Workman, of RedmondAug. 4, 1974 - Feb. 19, 2015Arrangements: The Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center is caring for the family. 503-623-2325Services: Graveside service will be held 11:00 a\. m. Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at the Mill Creek Cemetery in Prineville, Oregon. Lilyan (Gottberg) Anderson, of BendMar. 19, 1925 - Feb. 19,....MORE

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February 22, 2015 4:00 am

Barbara M. Bergseng, of BendFeb. 9, 1928 - Feb. 13, 2015Arrangements: Deschutes Memorial Chapel 541-382-5592 www\. deschutesmemorialchapel\. comServices: A memorial mass will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, February 28, 2015 at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, 2450 NE 27th Street, Bend, OR. A reception celebrating Barbara's life will follow.....MORE

Karla Jean Diiro

Karla Jean Diiro

February 22, 2015 4:00 am

Tymen Opa Jager

February 22, 2015 4:00 am

Jan. 30, 1934 - Feb. 14, 2015Services will be held over Memorial Day weekend in Oregon. Tymen Jager was born January 30, 1934 in Ouder-Amstel, Netherlands. He was the third of nine children between Gerrit and Woutje (Loedeman) Jager. One memory of his childhood he spoke of often happened during World War II. There were times when there would be....MORE

Betty Ketcham

Betty Ketcham

February 22, 2015 4:00 am

Gary Lynn Echelberger

February 22, 2015 4:00 am

June 17, 1940 - Feb. 18, 2015Gary Lynn Echelberger, age 74 of Bend, OR, passed away February 18, 2015 at St. Charles Medical Center, with his loving partner, Shirley, and friends at his side. He was born June 17, 1940 to Russell and Agnes (Rose) Echelberger in Lansing, Michigan. He grew up in Cadillac, MI and graduated from high school in 1958. He ....MORE

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February 21, 2015 4:00 am

Royce "Roy" McKinley Strickland, Jr., of BendApril 28, 1928 - Feb. 16, 2015Arrangements: 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\. comServices: Please visit our website for more details\. Contributions may be made to:Partners In Care Hospice, ....MORE

Austin H. Strasser

Austin H. Strasser

February 20, 2015 4:00 am

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February 20, 2015 4:00 am

Gerald J. Crowley, of BendApril 30, 1923 - Jan. 31, 2015Arrangements: Autumn Funerals Bend, 541-318-0842, www\. autumnfunerals\. netServices: Funeral service to be announced at a later date\. Contributions may be made to:Partners In Care Hospice House, 2075 NE Wyatt Ct., Bend, OR 97701;Christian Appalachian Project, P\. O. Box 55911, Lexington, KY....MORE

Duane Oren Shuey

Duane Oren Shuey

February 20, 2015 4:00 am

Henning Hank Jorgensen

February 20, 2015 4:00 am

1929 - 2015Henning Hank Berthel Jorgensen died Monday, February 16, 2015 at his home. Hank was born in Copenhagen, Denmark to Kai and Kamma Lily (Larsen) Jorgensen, November 17, 1929. Mr. Jorgensen was raised in Copenhagen, Denmark. When he was 10 years old he became involved in the Danish resistance. His family hid Jews during the day and....MORE

Jean Ann     Engstrom

Jean Ann Engstrom

February 19, 2015 4:00 am

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February 19, 2015 4:00 am

Arnold Irving Funai, of SistersJan. 24, 1929 - Feb. 13, 2015Arrangements: Autumn Funerals- Redmond (541-504-9485) www\. autumnfunerals\. net Betty Ketcham, of BendJune 8, 1921 - Feb. 4, 2015Arrangements: Baird Funeral Home of Bend is honored to serve the family. 541-382-0903 www\. bairdmortuaries\. comServices: A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday,....MORE

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February 18, 2015 4:00 am

Bette Lee O'Let, of BendAug. 31, 1925 - Feb. 12, 2015Arrangements: Baird Funeral Home of Bend is honored to serve the family. 541-382-0903 www\. bairdmortuaries\. comServices: Family services will be held this Summer\. Contributions may be made to:Partners In Care2075 NE Wyatt CourtBend, Oregon 97701www\. partnersbend\. org Doris Evelyn Stowe, of....MORE

Kathryn Vester (Stufflebeem)

February 18, 2015 4:00 am

Dec. 17, 1955 - Feb. 7, 2015Kathryn Vester of Redmond passed peacefully surrounded by her loved ones at Partners in Care Hospice House on Feb. 7, 2015. Kathryn was 59\. Kathryn was born in Palaski Co., Missouri on December 17, 1955 to Donald and Barbara Stufflebeem\. In 1973, she married Douglas Vester and together they had two children. She was....MORE

Daniel Ross Thornton

Daniel Ross Thornton

February 17, 2015 4:00 am

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February 17, 2015 4:00 am

Elizabeth "Bette" Maye Bentley, of MadrasJuly 5, 1932 - Feb. 13, 2015Arrangements: Baird Funeral Home of Bend is honored to serve the family. 541-382-0903 www\. bairdmortuaries\. comServices: Services will be held at a later date\. Contributions may be made to:Partners In Care2075 NE Wyatt CourtBend, Oregon 97701www\. partnersbend\. org Jon Michael Yeakey, ....MORE

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February 15, 2015 4:00 am

Donald E. Swank, of BendFeb. 21, 1934 - Feb. 7, 2015Arrangements: 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\. comServices: A full obituary will published at a later date\. Contributions may be made to:Brightside Animal Center, 1355 NE Hemlock....MORE

Donald Don Earl Swank

Donald Don Earl Swank

February 15, 2015 4:00 am

James E. Clark

February 15, 2015 4:00 am

July 6, 1930 - December 31, 2014James Elden Clark, 84, of Sisters died December 31, 2014 with his wife and children by his side. Jim was born July 6, 1930 in Riverton, Oregon to Ervin Lonnie and Roma Lillian (Cooper) Clark. He was raised in Coquille, graduating from Coquille High School in 1949. That June he joined the U\. S. Navy and became a....MORE

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February 14, 2015 4:00 am

Col. Clarence (Mac) McCoy (USA - Retired), of BendApril 7, 1922 - Feb. 11, 2015Arrangements: 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\. comServices: A private Celebration of Life will be held at a later date\. Contributions may be made to:The....MORE

Mary Elizabeth McAllister Aichele

Mary Elizabeth McAllister Aichele

February 14, 2015 4:00 am

Rose Marie Braun

Rose Marie Braun

February 14, 2015 4:00 am

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February 13, 2015 4:00 am

Betty F. McDowell, of BendAug. 7, 1920 - Feb. 11, 2015Arrangements: 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\. comServices: A graveside service will be held Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015 at 1:00 PM in Pilot Butte Cemetery, Bend\. Contributions may be ....MORE

William Thomas Hollinger

William Thomas Hollinger

February 12, 2015 4:00 am

Mona M. Conley

Mona M. Conley

February 12, 2015 4:00 am

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February 12, 2015 4:00 am

Donna M. McCoy, of BendSept. 3, 1921 - Feb. 10, 2015Arrangements: 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\. comServices: A private Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Doris Evelyn Stowe, of RedmondJan. 20, 1923 - Feb. 9,....MORE

Laura M. Browns

Laura M. Browns

February 11, 2015 4:00 am

JoAnn Lowe

JoAnn Lowe

February 11, 2015 4:00 am

Dorothy C. Schatz

February 11, 2015 4:00 am

Oct. 10, 1926 Feb. 7, 2015Mill City Dorothy, 88, died Saturday, February 7, in Salem. She was born and raised in Bend, moving to Mill City in 1989\. Dorothy received her bachelors and masters degrees from OCE, now Western Oregon. She taught elementary music for 14 years, retiring from the Sisters School District\. Dorothy was preceded in death by....MORE

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February 11, 2015 4:00 am

Beverly Jane Curley, of RedmondNov. 6, 1929 - Feb. 1, 2015Arrangements: Autumn Funerals- Redmond (541-504-9485) www\. autumnfunerals\. netServices: A Memorial Service will take place on Saturday, February 14, 2015 at 11:00 AM at Highland Baptist Church, located at 3100 SW Highland Avenue in Redmond, OR. A reception will immediately follow. Bruce....MORE

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February 10, 2015 4:00 am

Finis "Ray" R. Copeland, of La PineMay 17, 1936 - Feb. 8, 2015Arrangements: Baird Memorial Chapel of La Pine is honored to serve the family. 541-536-5104 www\. bairdmortuaries\. comServices: No services are planned. Ray's cremains will be interred at La Pine Community Cemetery\. Contributions may be made to:Heart 'n Home Hospice, PO Box 3540, La Pine, ....MORE

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February 8, 2015 4:00 am

Beverly Jane Curley, of RedmondNov. 6, 1929 - Feb. 1, 2015Arrangements: Autumn Funerals- Redmond (541-504-9485) www\. autumnfunerals\. netServices: A Memorial Service will take place on Saturday, February 14, 2015 at 11:00 AM at Highland Baptist Church, located at 3100 SW Highland Avenue in Redmond, OR. A reception will immediately follow. Bruce....MORE

Theresa Terry Liccardi Dwyer

Theresa Terry Liccardi Dwyer

February 8, 2015 4:00 am

Charles Allen Bigelow

Charles Allen Bigelow

February 8, 2015 4:00 am

Beverly J. Curley

Beverly J. Curley

February 8, 2015 4:00 am

John E. Armour Jr.

John E. Armour Jr.

February 7, 2015 4:00 am

Jo Ann De Grossa

February 7, 2015 4:00 am

Mar. 26, 1936 - Jan. 30, 2015Jo Ann De Grossa of Bend passed away at St. Charles Medical Center in Bend on January 30, 2015 at the age of 78\. Jo was born in Hope Valley, RI, March 26, 1936, to Charles and Dorothy (Fenner) Franklin. In 1955, she married her lifelong love, Daniel De Grossa and together they had two children, a boy and a girl\. Jo....MORE

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February 7, 2015 4:00 am

Colonel John E. Armour Jr., of Bend Dec. 8, 1964 - Feb. 3, 2015Arrangements: Autumn Funerals, Bend 541-318-0842 www\. autumnfunerals\. netServices: A celebration of Johns life will be held 10:00 a\. m. Monday, February 9, 2015 at the Historic St. Francis Catholic Church in downtown Bend\. Contributions may be made: to:Northwest Public Radio, Washington....MORE

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February 6, 2015 4:00 am

Charles A. Bigelow, of BendSept. 26, 1919 - Feb. 3, 2015Arrangements: 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\. comServices: A funeral Mass will be held Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015 at 12:15 PM in the Historic St. Francis Catholic Church on Lava....MORE

Earlene Hought

Earlene Hought

February 5, 2015 4:00 am

Charles R. Stoughton

February 5, 2015 4:00 am

Feb. 23, 1939 Jan. 26, 2015Charles, Chuck, a Coloradan at heart, passed away in Bend, Oregon, at age 75, in the loving arms of his family\. Survivors include his wife, Marilynn Lindy; sister, Jane Davidson; brother, Dan Stoughton; sons, Scott, Andy, and Jim Stoughton; five grandchildren, and many close family and friends. Chuck was preceded....MORE

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February 5, 2015 4:00 am

Carol Lee (Carmichael) Grim Valentine, of BendFeb. 16, 1925 - Jan. 30, 2015Arrangements: Baird Funeral Home of Bend is honored to serve the family. 541-382-0903 www\. bairdmortuaries\. comServices: A private Celebration of Life will be held, both in Bend and San Diego, at later dates\. Contributions may be made to:Partners In Care, 2075 NE Wyatt Court, ....MORE

Kay Dean Thompson

Kay Dean Thompson

February 4, 2015 4:00 am

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February 4, 2015 4:00 am

Barbara Bruner, of Newport, ORApril 7, 1926 - Jan. 27, 2015Arrangements: Neptune Cremation ServiceServices: A celebration of Barbara's life will be held in Bend at a later date. Full obituary to follow. Charles Renner Stoughton, of BendFeb. 23, 1939 - Jan. 26, 2015Arrangements: Autumn Funerals, Bend 541-318-0842 www\. autumnfunerals\. netServices:....MORE

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