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Linda Bates

Linda F. Bates (Lake)

Tuesday, June 3rd, 1947 - Monday, January 14th, 2019
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Obituary

Linda F. Bates, 71, of Battle Creek, Michigan, passed away on Monday, January 14, 2019 at University of Michigan Health Systems. She was born on June 3, 1947, the daughter of LaVern Lake and AnnaMae (Krem) Lake.
Linda is survived by her Husband of 25 years - Thomas E. Bates; Daughter, Penny Bates; Son, Jerry (Kitty) Bates; Sister, Rita "Becky" Drake; Brother, Lewis (Sharon) Lake; Special Friend, Judy Abel and several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her Father, LaVern Lake, Mother, AnnaMae Lake, Son, John "Bubba" Bates, 5 Brothers and 3 Sisters.
Linda enjoyed playing bingo, taking trips to the casino, volunteering for CIR, and hosting/organizing family parties. She especially loved her family, spending time with them and watching them grow over the years.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Wednesday, January 16th, 2019 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Wednesday, January 16th, 2019 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    Baxter Funeral & Cremation Service
    Address
    375 W. Dickman Road
    BATTLE CREEK, MI 49037
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Second Visitation

    Thursday, January 17th, 2019 | 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    When
    Thursday, January 17th, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Location
    Baxter Funeral & Cremation Service
    Address
    375 W. Dickman Road
    BATTLE CREEK, MI 49037
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Thursday, January 17th, 2019 | 2:00pm
    When
    Thursday, January 17th, 2019 2:00pm
    Location
    Baxter Funeral & Cremation Service
    Address
    375 W. Dickman Road
    BATTLE CREEK, MI 49037
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Pastor Chad M. Parmalee
  • Interment

    Location
    Hicks Cemetery
    Address
    1961 Capital Avenue NE
    BATTLE CREEK, MI 49017
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JACK COLE

Posted at 12:44pm
With our deepest sympathies.
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Posted at 09:27am
Matthew 22:39 helps us to see that we must love our neighbors as ourselves. We should all want to follow Jesus example and so kind things for others even when it might not be in our best needs
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Jo

Posted at 12:20pm
to luke and rita.i,m sad to day for the loss of another beloved cousin.i can,t be there love jo hughesbut i,m thinking of you both.
RJ

Ray and Julie Martens / Pete and Renee Johnson

Posted at 08:57am
Wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your hearts.
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Posted at 12:52pm
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