Frank M. Gates Obit


GATES, Frank M.
May 1, 1988
Sapulpa Herald
Sapulpa, Creek Co. OK

Mr. Frank M. Gates, 76, 607 S. Water, died Friday at his home.

Services will be 2 pm Monday at the Owen Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Sam Gober officiating.

Burial will be in the Kellyville Cemetery with military rites performed at the graveside by the Sapulpa Veterans Organizations.

He was born Oct. 28, 1911, in Bethany, MO, and had lived in Sapulpa for 20 years, moving here from California. Mr. Gates retired in 1977 from Central Foundry in Tulsa and he was a moulder.

Mr. Gates served in U. S. Army during World War II and was a member of the Sapulpa V.F.W. and American Legion. He was united in marriage with the former Gearldine DeGraffenreed, on June 3, 1950, in Santa Marie, Calif.

Survivors include his wife Geraldine of the home, and a brother Delbert C. of Bethany, MO.