Elizabeth GATES

GATES; Elizabeth (Betty) Anne

July 12, 1928 – October 1, 2015

Betty passed away peacefully at the age of 87 at Ocean View Care Home in White Rock, BC on Thursday, October 1, 2015, after a lengthy illness. Betty was born in Milden, SK to Isabelle (Belle) and David Bradshaw. She is survived by her partner of 20 years, Jim McKenzie; 4 children: Randy (Marlene) Gates, Gloria (Ken) Ebert, Scott (Brenda) Gates, and Laurie (Tom) Ward; 12 grandchildren, 4 step-grandchildren, as well as 15 great grandchildren; sisters: Pat and Marg, and brother Bill, and embraced by Jim’s children and grandchildren. Betty was pre-deceased by her parents, son David, brothers Don, John, James, and Hugh; sisters Ina and Barbara. We would like to acknowledge the staff at Ocean View Care Home, who provided excellent care and compassion while Betty was there.

Please join us in celebrating mom’s life. Services will be held on

Friday, October 9, 2015 at 2:00 pm.

Reverend Ed Lewis officiating, at Southwood United Church, 10690 Elbow Dr. SW, Calgary, AB.


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