Halfway, Baker County, Oregon
Carl Norman Redden, 74, died April 13, 2006, at Halfway.
His memorial service and a celebration of Carl’s Life will be scheduled later.
Carl Norman was born on Oct. 10, 1931, at Sacramento, Calif., to Phillip Carl and Hettie Martha Kulman Mansky. He was raised in Sacramento until about the age of 8.
At that time, Carl and his younger brother, Paul, were adopted by Cecil and Ora Redden. Carl was a 1950 graduate of Benicia High School.
After graduation, Carl served in the U.S. Air Force as an airman. He was honorably discharged in October 1953.
He married Helen Louise Fisher at Portland on July 18, 1954, and together they had three children.
Carl and his family lived at Troutdale. He proudly worked for and retired from the Freightliner Corp. Carl built the family home at Troutdale in 1974.
Carl enjoyed fishing, scuba diving, painting with oils, gardening, rafting, hunting in the Wallowas and traveling. He also enjoyed collecting antiques and things in general. He made his home at Halfway several years ago.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and siblings, Jack, Phillip, Gertrude, Phyllis, Louis, Paul and Jeanette.
Survivors include his children and their spouses, James and Teresa Redden of Corbett, Kristi and Tom Granberg of Corbett and Thomas David and Amy Redden of Lewiston, Idaho; granddaughter Amanda Jane Redden; sisters, Luella and Virginia; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Baker County Mounted Posse Youth Trail Ride through Tami’s Pine Valley Funeral Home, P.O. Box 543, Halfway, OR 97834.
Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, April 28, 2006
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor