Ruthann Bates Obituary

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Ruthann Bates

February 25, 1936 - February 7, 2011
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Ruth Ann Loveland Bates Ruth Ann Bates, 74, Kokomo, passed away peacefully on February 7, 2011, at 4:32 a.m. Born February 25, 1936, she was the daughter of Arthur Loveland and Ruth (McKay) Loveland-Halley, who preceded her in death. She married Edgar Bates on August 5, 2005, and he preceded her in death. She had been employed by Delco, a member of UAW 292. She retired from Olan Mills as Regional Sales Manager in Kokomo. She is survived by two daughters, Nancy Dunbar and husband Brian and their two children, Stephanie Dunbar and Kevin Dunbar, and Cynthia Hamilton Russell and husband Richard and their daughter, Brooke Snodgrass, and...
Ruth Ann Loveland Bates

Ruth Ann Bates, 74, Kokomo, passed away peacefully on February 7, 2011, at 4:32 a.m. Born February 25, 1936, she was the daughter of Arthur Loveland and Ruth (McKay) Loveland-Halley, who preceded her in death. She married Edgar Bates on August 5, 2005, and he preceded her in death.

She had been employed by Delco, a member of UAW 292. She retired from Olan Mills as Regional Sales Manager in Kokomo.

She is survived by two daughters, Nancy Dunbar and husband Brian and their two children, Stephanie Dunbar and Kevin Dunbar, and Cynthia Hamilton Russell and husband Richard and their daughter, Brooke Snodgrass, and one great-grandson, Dylan Max. Also surviving are one sister, Linda Henry and husband Jim; two brothers, John Halley and wife Marilyn, and Jack Loveland and wife Bev; one niece, Barbra Pardue and husband Chris; two nephews, Artie Loveland, and Michael Henry and wife Jennie; and six great-nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her father; her mother and step-father, William Halley; a granddaughter, Sarah Snodgrass; and a niece, Kristina Henry.

Services will be at 3 p.m. on Thursday at Sunset Memory Garden Funeral Home. Entombment will take place in Sunset Memory Garden Cemetery. Visitation will take place from 1 p.m. until the time of service on Thursday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in memory of Ruth Ann to benefit diabetes. Condolences to the family may be made at www.sunsetmemorygarden.com.

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