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Clarence W. Cates
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Birth: Oct. 19, 1912
Howard County
Indiana, USA
Death: Aug. 12, 1989
Grant County
Indiana, USA

Swayzee, IN. - Clarence W.Cates, 76, 309 N. Washington St., died at 10 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 12, 1989 in Marion General Hospital.

He was born Oct. 19,1912 in Howard County, a son of Eddie and Ethel (Powell) Cates.

Cates retired after working 38 years at Pipe Creek Stone Co. He was a member of Swayzee Christian Church, Lions Club and Grant Masonic Lodge 637.

Surviving are his wife, the former Martha Eltzroth; a son, Kenneth J. Cates of Swayzee; two setpsons, Richard Eltzroth of Kokomo and Jack Eltzroth of San Jose, Calif; four brothers, Robert Cates of Muncie, Lester Cates of Marion and Arthur and Jesse Cates, both of Sweetser; three sisters, Mrs. Gerald (Velma) Wolfe and Mrs. Edgar (Mary) Cook, both of Marion, and Waneta Collins of Fairmount; a stepgranddaughter; and four stepgreat-grandchildren.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday in Rybolt Funeral Home. The Rev. Tom Jones will officiate. Burial will be in Thrailkill Cemetery here. Friends may call from 4 to 9 p.m. today at the mortuary.

Memorials may be made to Grant County Cancer Society or Marion General Hospital Oncology Dept. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Charles Edwin Cates (1889 - 1970)
  Ethel Dorthy Powell Cates (1888 - 1948)
 
 Spouses:
  Thelma A. Lewark Cates (1912 - 1969)
  Martha E. Stevens Cates (1912 - 1990)
 
 Siblings:
  Velma Lorene Cates Wolfe (1910 - 2004)*
  Clarence W. Cates (1912 - 1989)
  Russell Leonard Cates (1915 - 1988)*
  Charles Lewis Cates (1917 - 1977)*
  Waneta Cates Collins (1919 - 2000)*
  Robert Clarkson Cates (1921 - 2012)*
  Mary Ellen Cates Cook (1924 - 2015)*
  Arthur Estel Cates (1926 - 1996)*
  Jesse Edwin Cates (1930 - 2014)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Thrailkill Cemetery
Swayzee
Grant County
Indiana, USA
 
Created by: Shirley Cates Teal
Record added: Jun 17, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 92073428
Clarence W. Cates
Added by: Shirley Cates Teal
 
Clarence W. Cates
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- Shirley Cates Teal
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