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Caren Bates

June 27, 1938 — January 21, 2022

Caren Bates

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Caren Louise Bates, a resident of Sulphur was born June 27, 1938 in Ellis, Kansas to Oswald & Elizabeth (Lashell) Deutcher. She passed away Friday January 21, 2022 at Sulphur, Oklahoma at the age of 83.

Caren grew up in Ellis. Kansas where she graduated from High School. She was a graduated of Kansas State University. Caren had worked as a radiologist technician. She was married to Robert Jackson Bates on December 2, 1961 in Ellis, Kansas. He preceded her in death May 25, 1984.

She was a member of Sulphur United Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents: a son Trent Bates.

She is survived by her Sons & their spouses, Todd and Cindy Bates and Tim and Kelly Bates all of Sulphur, OK; a sister: Claudia Schaus and husband Richard, of Ellis; Grandchildren, Tomi-Anne Grisham & Jeff, Grant Bates Tanner Bates & Kelsie, Tori Burba Haleigh Bates, & Jackson Bates 8 Great Grandchildren.

Services will be 1:00 PM Wednesday January 26, 2022 at Keithley Funeral Chapel 400 E. 17th Ellis, KS 67637. Burial will follow in Mt Hope Cemetery, Ellis. Officiant will be Pastor John Morley III.

Visitation will be 11:00 AM until service time at the funeral chapel.

Condolences may be left by guest book at www.keithleyfuneralchapels.com or by email at keithleyfuneralhomes@gmail.com

















Services







Visitation Wednesday

January 26, 2022

11:00 AM to 12:30 PM

Keithley Funeral Chapel

400 E. 17th Street

Ellis, Kansas 67637









Funeral Service Wednesday

January 26, 2022

1:00 PM

Keithley Funeral Chapel

400 E. 17th Street

Ellis, Kansas 67637

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