In Memory of

Lynette Sue Gates

November 26, 1944 - October 4, 2017
Lyn was the middle child of Ray and Helen (Meyer) Gates from Marcus, IA. She began her nursing career at St. Joseph's School of Nursing in Sioux City. She also worked in Omaha and Washington, D.C. area hospitals. She completed her career working for Blue Cross/Blue Shield and retired in Woodbridge, VA. Her brother, Jon, preceded her in death. She is survived by siblings Janice Schilmoeller, Keith (Faith), Marilee Buland, Tom (Margo), Carol Mullen (Dan), Brian (Chris) and Dan (Rhonda). A 'Favorite Aunt' to 31 nieces and nephews, she never missed a special celebration or family reunion. Lyn will be missed for her quick laugh, her political engagement and her contributions to her local food pantry.
Memorial services will be held at 3:00 p.m. Friday, October 20, 2017, at St. Matthew's Lutheran Church in Woodbridge, VA. There will be a separate memorial service at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, November 4, 2017, at Lutheran Church of The Master 114th & Center in Omaha, NE.
There will be no public visitation
St. Matthew's Lutheran Church Columbarium. Woodbridge, Virginia


Thursday, October 19, 2017 at 12:00 AM
“To my friend of 42 years. You will be missed. I pray now for your soul to be united to those family and friends who have gone before you but especially to our great, forgiving and merciful God. Rest In Peace. ”
- Mary M Kuziel
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 12:00 AM
“Prayer to all of You! ”
- Margaret Corzilius
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