Charles H. Gates


Rev. Charles H. Gates, 99, retired Great Plains pastor, born April 21, 1923, died July 1, 2022. 

Gates served former Nebraska Conference churches in Walthill, Atkinson, South Sioux City First, Alma-Huntley, Blair, Seward-Ulysses, Shelton and Friend before his retirement in 1988. 

He is survived by a son-in-law, Matthew Platte; four grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. 

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, July 7, at Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St. A celebration of life will be at 2 p.m. Friday, July 8, at Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home. 

Memorials will be designated at a later date. 

A complete obituary is available here.