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Peter Tates

Peter  Tates

Born: December 27th, 1931

Passed in: Dawson Creek, British Columbia, Canada
Passed on: January 7th, 2015

Peter Tates, born December 27th, 1931, passed away in Dawson Creek, British Columbia on January 7th, 2015. He was born in Aalsmeer, Harlemmemeer, Holland, the oldest child of Cornelius and Dirkje Tates. Peter moved to Canada with his family in 1947. In 1956, he joined the Armed Forces, serving until 1970, in Calgary, Alberta, Victoria, B.C, and was stationed in Germany. In 1971, Peter began his bridge career with Crown Zellerback in the Nanaimo Lakes area of B.C for nine years.
In 1980, he moved on to the Department of Highways bridge crew and then to Peace Country Maintenance where he retired as Foreman. Peter loved to garden, he had a green thumb, and liked to plant flowers in his yard. His hobbies included fishing, camping, and bowling. Peter married Janet Isbister and they had
6 children Sheree, Vincent, Valerie, Dan, Ken and Peter Jr.
Peter is predeceased by his wife Janet and son Dan Tates. Peter is survived by his children Sheree (Eric) Kuenzl, Vince Tates, Val (Doug) Doucette, Ken Tates,
Peter Jr. (Val) Tates; grandchildren Danielle Temple, Lindsay Myers, Chadd Myers,
Chris Doucette, Jennifer Jorgenson, Nicole Wolfe, Catlin Tates, Stephanie Tates,
Brian Tates and David Tates; and numerous great grandchildren.
At Peter’s request, no service will be held.
Peter was cremated and will be laid to rest at a later date.
Arrangements were entrusted to Bergeron Funeral Services & Crematorium Ltd.

 
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