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home : obituaries June 26, 2017

Elizabeth Patterson April 14, 1930 - June 4, 2017
Liz was born in Oakland, California, on April 14, 1930, to Claude and Elizabeth Chaplin. After high school, Liz went to art school to become a commercial dress designer. While in art school she met and married Jack Keith. They had one child, Elizabeth (Betsy). Two years later, Jack died. She later married Earl Bates.
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Stanley Charles Pintarich April 22, 1935 - April 28, 2017
Stanley Charles Pintarich, born April 22, 1935 in Portland, passed away peacefully among family members after an extended struggle with Binswanger's dementia on April 28 in Sisters.
Tuesday, June 6, 2017
Gwendolyn Berry March 2, 1922 - April 11, 2017
Gwendolyn Berry, a resident of Sisters for 24 years, passed away peacefully at home. She was 95.
Tuesday, June 6, 2017
Agnar "Al" Allen Straumfjord, M.D. December 1, 1928 - May 7, 2017
Agnar Allen Straumfjord, M.D., died peacefully in his sleep May 7, 2017, at his home in Sisters, Oregon. "Al" was born December 1, 1928, to Jon Vidalin Straumfjord, M.D. and Thorey Thorderson Straumfjord and was raised in Astoria, Oregon, the middle child of three brothers.
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Hugh John McBride May 7, 1934-April 12, 2017
Hugh John McBride was born on May 7, 1934, in The Bronx, New York, the only child of Irish immigrant parents Jane and Dominic McBride.
Thursday, May 18, 2017
Jerry Peterson August 31, 1933 - May 12, 2017
Jerry Petersen died peacefully on May 12. She was surrounded by family who will miss her deeply. She was born in Salem, Oregon, on August 31,1933. She graduated from the University of Oregon Dental School in 1957 as a dental hygienist. While there she met her husband, Robert Petersen. They married on June 22, 1957 and were looking forward to celebrating 60 years of marriage next month.
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Carmen Millar Hull October 26, 1941 - April 27, 2017
Carmen Millar Hull passed at her Sisters home with her husband and daughter by her side from ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig's Disease. For three years, she steadfastly continued to live fully as the disease progressed, with grace and all the abilities she could muster.
Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Jeremy Todd Moyer June 13, 1977 - May 5, 2017
Jeremy Todd Moyer was born June 13, 1977, in Redmond, to Dave and Donna Moyer. He passed on May 5, 2017 at age 39.
Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Doris M. Bendt March 25, 1924 - November 3, 2016
Doris (Smith) Bendt was born in Cassville, NY on March 25, 1924. She was 10th born of 11 children and grew up living on a farm and attending school in a one-room school house. She felt so blessed all of her life for her beautiful upbringing in a rural setting with support and love from a large family. In March of 1945 she met the love of her life, Harry Bendt. They were married in June of the same year, moved to Chicago where Harry was discharged from the U.S. Army and started engineering school. In 1951 they moved to the Seattle area when Harry was hired by Boeing.
Tuesday, May 2, 2017
Boyd Wickman June 17, 1930 - April 25, 2017
Boyd Wickman, 86, of Bend, passed away April 25.

He was born in Martinez, California on June 17, 1930, to Emil Ellis Wickman and Fern Belinda Hoy. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Julie Wickman-Leones. He is survived by his daughter Laura F. Wickman-Carle; brother Robert Wickman, grandchildren Kai, Wyatt and Garrett Christianson, Ian and Emily Leones; and the love of his life, Mimi Graves.

Tuesday, May 2, 2017
Linda Lois (Nicholson) Gentry February 2, 1940 - April 20, 2017
Linda Lois Gentry was born February 2, 1940, in Phoenix, Arizona, the eldest of three children. She went home to be with the Lord on April 20, 2017, at age 77.
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
John David Hartman November 17, 1944 - March 28, 2017
John David Hartman, 72, of Sisters, passed away on March 28, 2017. He was born in Scranton, Pennsylvania on November 17, 1944. Jack served in the Air Force from 1964 to 1967.
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Margitti (Gitti) Agnes Elfriede Kiefer Bell September 26, 1926 - March 29, 2017
Gitti died at home with her spouse, Sandra Rosencrantz, at her side.

Gitti was born in Wiesbaden, Germany to Karl and Josepha (Egenolf) Kiefer.

Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Robert Modler January 24, 1940 - May 7, 2016
Robert Modler, a long-time resident of Palo Alto, died peacefully at home on May 7.
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
Ray W. Bowlin June 26, 1940 - April 14, 2016
Ray Bowlin passed peacefully from life at the age of 75. He was born in Southgate, California, to parents Charles Chester Bowlin and Betty Louise Bowlin. He grew up in Southern California and went to school in Long Beach.
Tuesday, April 26, 2016
Dwain G. Newton December 23, 1936 - November 8, 2014
Dwain G. Newton, age 77, passed away unexpectedly, but peacefully, November 8 at St. Charles Hospital. His wife and two children were by his side.
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Charles M. Blake, Jr. March 25, 1927 - September 26, 2010
Charles M. Blake Jr., of Sisters, died Saturday, September 26, from heart failure. He was 83.
Thursday, October 14, 2010
Reverend Richard G. "Dick" Metz
Reverend Richard G. "Dick" Metz of Sisters died on May 13.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, May 22, at Zion Lutheran Church, 1113 S.W. Black Butte, Redmond. A reception will follow.

Autumn Funerals of Redmond is assisting the family.

Tuesday, May 18, 2010
Gerald Garrison
Beloved husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather Gerald Garrison left us on May 11 at 11:30 a.m. A Sisters resident of 52 years, he will be greatly missed by his family and all who knew him.
Tuesday, May 18, 2010

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