75, of Denver. He proudly served in the U.S. Navy aboard the USS Forrestal. Returning home, he went to work at Gates Rubber Company where he was employed for 35 years.
Survivors include his wife, Gretchen. Sons Jeff Gates and Jared (Jean). Step daughters Linda (Bill) Augustine and Heather Hagen. 7 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. Internment at Loveland Burial Park.
Weston Masonic Lodge Number 22 will perform the graveside service.