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Russell H. Bates
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Russell H. Bates
Houlton

Russell H. Bates, 90, passed away Saturday January 6, 2018, at a local health facility. Russ was born September 8, 1927, in Greene, the son of John and Evelyn Bates. In 1949 he married Jeanne Lyman of Cheshire, CT. Together they would raise three children: Kathy, David and John Bates. Russ is survived by his second wife Lois Lincoln Bates of Houlton, two brothers: Bernard and Carl Bates of Greene, four grandchildren: Peter Bates and his wife Monica, James Bates all of Houlton, Leah Rarick and her husband Josh of Ohio, and Christopher Roberts and his wife Sharon of Florida. He also leaves behind a daughter-in-law Carole Bates of Houlton, a son-in-law Ray Roberts, four stepchildren: Terry Lincoln and his wife Rachel of Houlton, Randy Lincoln of Hodgdon, Brent Lincoln and his wife Teresa of Houlton, and Sheryl Wilson and her husband Kirk of Hodgdon, several grandchildren and great grandchildren. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his first wife Jeanne, a daughter Kathy, two sons: David and John, as well as two brothers: Walter and Alfred, and a sister Marion. The family would like to thank Madigan Estates for the wonderful care he received. Friends may call 10 AM Wednesday January 10, 2018 at Dunn Funeral Home, where a service will be conducted at 11 AM with the Revs. Travis Glatter and Wayne Robertson officiating. The family invites relatives and friends to a reception at the Military St. Baptist Church immediately following the service. Interment will take place in the spring at Linneus Cemetery, Linneus. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Russell’s memory may be made payable to Military St. Baptist Church, the Houlton Wesleyan Church, or to a charity of one’s choice in c/o Dunn Funeral Home 11 Park St. Houlton, ME 04730. Online condolences may be expressed on the Life Tribute Wall at: www.dunnfuneral.com


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Location

Linneus Cemetery

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Linneus, Maine 04730


Memorial Contribution

Military Street Baptist Church

Care of Dunn Funeral Houlton
11 Park Street
Houlton, Maine 04730

Houlton Wesleyan Church

Care of Dunn Funeral Houlton
11 Park Street
Houlton, Maine 04730

Charity of Choice

Care of Dunn Funeral Home
11 Park Street
Houlton, Me 04730
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