In memory of
Bill Harold Gates
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In memory of
Bill Harold Gates
Bill Harold Gates Palm Desert - A Celebration of Life will be held for Bill Harold Gates on January 16, 2020 at 11:00 am at Hope Lutheran Church in Palm Desert. Bill was born July 1, 1945 in Tillamook, Oregon. He died unexpectedly on November 25, 2019 at Eisenhower Medical Center ER. Bill is survived by his loving wife of 35 years, Christina, three children, six grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. After retiring from a 31 year career with Pacific Bell in Santa Cruz, CA, Bill and Tina became Palm Desert residents in 1996. Bill enjoyed driving vehicles of any kind from Corvettes, fire engines and trucks to finally limousines and tour buses for Cardiff Transportation. Bill was an active member of Hope Lutheran Church singing in the choir and with the residents of Monterey Palms Health Care. As an avid gardener, "Rose Man" Bill devoted himself to cultivating the beautiful rose garden that graces Hope Lutheran Church. The family requests, in lieu of flowers, memorial gifts be given in Bill's name to Hope Lutheran Church, 45-900 Portola Av, Palm Desert.
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In memory of
Bill Harold Gates
Bill Harold Gates Palm Desert - A Celebration of Life will be held for Bill Harold Gates on January 16, 2020 at 11:00 am at Hope Lutheran Church in Palm Desert. Bill was born July 1, 1945 in Tillamook, Oregon. He died unexpectedly on November 25, 2019 at Eisenhower Medical Center ER. Bill is survived by his loving wife of 35 years, Christina, three children, six grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. After retiring from a 31 year career with Pacific Bell in Santa Cruz, CA, Bill and Tina became Palm Desert residents in 1996. Bill enjoyed driving vehicles of any kind from Corvettes, fire engines and trucks to finally limousines and tour buses for Cardiff Transportation. Bill was an active member of Hope Lutheran Church singing in the choir and with the residents of Monterey Palms Health Care. As an avid gardener, "Rose Man" Bill devoted himself to cultivating the beautiful rose garden that graces Hope Lutheran Church. The family requests, in lieu of flowers, memorial gifts be given in Bill's name to Hope Lutheran Church, 45-900 Portola Av, Palm Desert.
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