Obit: Bates, Dolle (1893 – 1973)

Transcriber: Stan

Surnames: Bates, Park, Prosser, Kalsem, Merwin, Spurling

----Source: Tribune/Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 22 Feb 1973

Bates, Dolle (8 Jan 1893 – 17 Feb 1973)

Funeral services were held Monday at 1:30 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church for Mrs. Clint Bates, 80, Abbotsford, who died Saturday, February 17, 1973 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Marshfield.

The Rev. Keun Won Park officiated, with burial in the Abbotsford Cemetery.

Mrs. Bates was born January 8, 1893 in Abbotsford. The former Dolle Prosser, she married Clint Bates in December of 1936. She received her education in Abbotsford and was a member of the Royal Neighbors.

Besides her husband, other survivors are Mrs. Porter (Cleo) Kalsem, Ames, Iowa, and three sons, Carl, Ames, Iowa, Loren, California, and Robert, Newton, Iowa.

Eighteen grandchildren and sixteen great-grandchildren also survive, along with two sisters, Mrs. Ben (Anna) Merwin, Owen, and Mrs. Myrtle Spurling, Florida.

A brother and two sisters preceded her in death. Her three sons and three nephews served as pallbearers.



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