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Walter Allen Bates
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Birth: Jul. 21, 1921
Oelwein
Fayette County
Iowa, USA
Death: Mar. 31, 2001
Brandon
Buchanan County
Iowa, USA

Waterloo Courier---Monday April 2, 2001

BRANDON -- Walter A. Bates, 80, of Brandon, died Saturday, March 31, at Peoples Long-Term Care, Independence, following a lengthy illness; survivors include his wife, Mona; five daughters, Carol Perez and Judy Tebbe, both of Cedar Rapids, Barb Backes of Vinton, and Kathy Boots and Faith Bates, both of Brandon; a son, Donald of Cedar Rapids; a stepson, Sam Shilling of Brandon; 25 grandchildren; 45 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Leona Smith of Ionia and Laura Astor of Cedar Rapids; and a brother, Roy of Waterloo; he was preceded in death by three sons, Walter "Butch," Richard and Jimmie; a daughter, Betty Bates; two brothers, Jess Jacobi and Charles Bates; and two sisters, Shirley Krum and Betty Lou Bates; services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at White Funeral Home, Independence, with burial in Brandon Cemetery, Brandon; friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, with a 7 p.m. military service; Mr. Bates served in the U.S. Army Air Force during World War II in Europe; he owned a dog supply business in Brandon. 
 
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 Parents:
  Allen Walter Bates (1890 - 1967)
  Gertrude Ellen Jacoby Bates (1902 - 1923)
 
 Spouse:
  Ruth Elizabeth Christenson Bates (1919 - 1969)*
 
 Children:
  Betty Ruth Bates (1939 - 1939)*
  Walter Allen Bates (1941 - 1969)*
  Jimmie A. Bates (1948 - 1989)*
  Richard Walter Bates (1951 - 1953)*
 
 Siblings:
  Jesse Winson (Gray) Jacoby (1918 - 1949)**
  Walter Allen Bates (1921 - 2001)
  Laura May Bates Astor (1930 - 2003)**
  Betty Lou Bates (1932 - 1937)**
  Charles Edward Bates (1936 - 1936)**
  Shirley E Bates Krum (1937 - 1985)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Brandon Cemetery
Brandon
Buchanan County
Iowa, USA
 
Created by: Patricia
Record added: Apr 05, 2009
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Walter Allen Bates
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Thank you for serving our country..God Bless.
- Patricia
 Added: Apr. 5, 2009
 
 
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