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Lyndal H. Bates
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Birth: Jun. 21, 1958
Death: Jun. 16, 2008

TEMPE, Ariz. Funeral services for Lyndal H. Bates, 49, will be 10 a.m. Monday, June 23, at St. Paul's Catholic Church, Crownpoint. Pastor Norman Chee will officiate. Burial will be on family land, Nahodishgish.

Bates died June 16, 2008, in Las Vegas, Nev. He was born June 21, 1958, in Crownpoint, into the Water Flowing Together People Clan for the Sleeping Rock People Clan.

Bates graduated from Crownpoint High School in 1977 and 1984 at Arizona Welding Certificate, 1990 at University of N.M. in Industrial Arts Alumni. A 26 year union member working in the construction, masonary, welding, professions. Lastly employed with Tishman/Marnell Carrao Construction, Carpenters Union Local No. 1977 of Las Vegas, N.V. A equine farrier and horseman by trade, a former saddle brone and roper, qualifying to the National High School Finals Rodeo. His pass time was enjoying rodeos and family cook-outs and gatherings.

Survivors include his wife, Laverne Buckinghorse Bates of Tempe, Ariz.; son, Bronston Bates of Tempe; daughters, Michelle Lynn Bates, Pamela Lynn Bates, both of Tempe, Sherri Buckinghorse of Whippoorwill, Ariz.; brothers, Rich Bates, Matt B. Henry both of Nahodishgish, Will Henry of Dilkon; sisters, Elouise Henry of Crownpoint, Brenda Holgate, Wilhamena Dawes, both of Nahodishgish.

Bates was preceded in death by his brother, Ernest B. Henry; grandparents, Abel H. Bates Sr., and Ella Morgan Bates.

Pallbearers will be Fritzgerald Bates, Devin Henry, Shawn Holgate, Blaine Bates, John Bates, Michael N. Bates.

The family will receive relatives and friends at family home of Louise Bates Henry at Nahodishgish.

Rollie Mortuary is in charge of arrangements
Family Cemetery
McKinley County
New Mexico, USA
Created by: Spyrose
Record added: Jun 25, 2008
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