Service


Date:

October 9, 2019

Start Time:

11 am

Location:

St. Paul Catholic Church – Traer

Address:

1102 Walnut St

Traer, IA 50675

Arrangements By:

Overton Family Funeral Home

Visitation


Date:

October 9, 2019

Start Time:

9-11 am

Location:

St. Paul Catholic Church – Traer

Address:

1102 Walnut St

Traer, IA 50675

Angela Marie Gates

Angela M. Gates was born on October 26, 1929 in Garwin, daughter of Arch and Elizabeth (Biley) Ferry. She graduated from Toledo High School with the class of 1946. She then went to work for the Telephone Company. On September 6, 1948, she married Donald Gates at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Tama. She worked for Wagner Motor Co, Dr. F.E. Brutsman and later for Powell & Roan Law Office for 20 years. She was a devoted member of her church, St. Paul Catholic Church of Traer, serving as President and all offices of the Rosary Society and was Member/Director of the St. Paul Choir. Angela also enjoyed serving as an Election Official in excess of 50 years. She served on the Traer Library Board for 22 years, resigning in 2003.

Angela Gates died on October 4, 2019 at the Mercy Hospice Home in Johnston. She is preceeded in death by her husband, parents, and sister Patty Jochims. Angela is survived by a daughter, Janis (Bill) Heckroth, of Des Moines; a son Thomas (Lai) Gates, Of Phoenix, AZ; five grandchildren, Thomas, Andrew, Patrick, Jade, Kip; one great grandchild; and two sisters, Doris (Theron) Wilkerson, of Garwin and Nancy McConnell of Marshalltown.

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