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Lorraine L. Gates

Published April 14,2018

Obituary's Biography:

Lorraine Louise Gates, 88, a resident of Grayslake, IL passed away Friday, April 13, 2018 at Nazarethville Nursing Home in Des Plaines, IL.  She was born February 24, 1930 in Chicago to Catherine and Leonard Wagner.  Lorraine was retired from Resurrection Hospital after more than 20 years of service.  She was a very kind, soft spoken individual.  The most important thing in her life was her family. She had a zest for adventure and traveled extensively.  There was nothing she would not do or say to the amazement of everyone.  Lorraine was the heart of the family and we will miss her greatly.  Lorraine is survived by her children George (Penny) Gates of Lake Villa, Nancy (the late Elevi) Torres of Grayslake, Carolyn (Kenneth) Covganka of Mundelein, and Susan Gates of Grayslake, her 14 grandchildren, and her 14 great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her husband George Gates, her brother, and her sister.  A visitation is scheduled for Monday, April 16, 2018 from 4:00pm until 8:00pm at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium 410 E. Belvidere Rd. Grayslake, IL 60030.  The funeral mass is scheduled for Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at 10:00am at Prince of Peace Catholic Church 135 S. Milwaukee Ave. Lake Villa, IL 60046.  Interment will be held privately.  For more information on services, call (847) 223-8122 or log onto www.strangfuneral.org.