Donald M. Bates, 75, of Winchester, passed away Sunday, July 27, 2014, at his home.
He was born on April 2, 1939, the son of Morris and Clara (nee Kauss) Bates. Don was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Roxanne Bates Labo; son, Sam Bates and sister, Sandra Griggs. He is survived by his wife, Carol; children, Debra Bates, Joe Bates, Sandy Langan, Andrea (Dennis) Thielen and Justin (Molly) Kuhn and many grandchildren and great grandchildren.
A Memorial Service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, August 2, at Living Hope Church in Winchester, followed by Military Honors.
Bolger Funeral and Cremation Services is assisting the family, 715-356-3200 or visit www.bolgerfuneral.com to share condolences.