Ivalea Bates

Sunday, November 29, 2009

Ivalea M. Bates (nee Brandes), age 73, fell asleep in Jesus on Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2009, at her residence in St. Louis County.

Mrs. Bates was born and raised in Uniontown, Mo.

Beloved wife of the late Doyle W. Bates; dear mother of Donald W. Bates and Susan M. (Dennis) Dickens; dear grandmother of Daniel and the late Sherry Dickens; dear daughter of the late William and Ida (nee Rodewald) Brandes; dear sister of Wilma Hopfer (nee Hoehn) and the late Herbert W. Brandes; dear aunt, cousin and friend to many.

Visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. today at Baumann Colonial Chapel, 2504 Woodson Road, Overland, Mo.

The funeral will be at noon Monday, with visitation one hour prior at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, 9135 Shelley Ave., Overland.

Interment at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the church or American Heart Association. Share condolences and memories at www.baumannchapel.com.