Donald Cates

Wednesday, November 5, 2003

ANNA, Ill. -- Donald H. Cates, 72, of Chicago, formerly of Anna, died Monday, Nov. 3, 2003, at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago.

He was born Sept. 4, 1931, in Cobden, Ill., son of Charles Ford and Anna Elizabeth Hubach Cates.

Cates was a custodian at Seventh-day Adventists Hospital in Chicago.

Survivors include three brothers, Gaylon Cates of Cobden, Ed Cates of Anna, Homer Cates of Fayetteville, N.C.; three sisters, Edna Poole of East Cape Girardeau, Ill., Helen Treece of Anna, and Ginny Mears of Cobden.

He was preceded in death by his parents and three brothers.

Friends may call at Lutz and Rendleman Funeral Home in Anna from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday.

Graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Casper Cemetery, with the Rev. Allen Speer officiating.