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Jonathan B. Bates

Jonathan B. Bates

Male 1932 - 2016  (84 years)

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  • Name Jonathan B. Bates 
    Born 9 Mar 1932  Ithaca, Tompkins County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    • Father: Earl Augustus Bates (1887-1973)
      Mother: Marion Jane Bartlett (1897-1986)
    Gender Male 
    Census 1940  Ithaca, Tompkins County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Graduation 1950  Ithaca, Tompkins County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Agency: Ithaca High School 
    Graduation 1955  Ithaca, Tompkins County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    He received a bachelor of arts. 
    Agency: Cornell University 
    Moved to 1978  Elyria, Lorain County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Died 29 Sep 2016  Elyria, Lorain County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Obituary Oct 2016  [1, 3
    Jonathan B. Bates, 84, of Elyria, died suddenly September 29, 2016.

    He was born March 9, 1932 in Ithaca, NY, was a 1950 graduate of Ithaca High School and received a bachelor of arts from Cornell University in 1955.

    Jonathan moved to Elyria in 1978 where he served as Executive Director of the Commerce and Industry Association of Greater Elyria until 1990.

    He was later employed by the Elyria City Schools as an Instructional Paraprofessional.

    He was one of the founders of the Elyria Apple Festival, a member of the Silver Sneakers, a former member of the Elyria Rotary Club, Order of De Molay, Degree of Chevalier and Past Master of Order of Masons.
    Jonathan is survived by his wife of 59 years, Cathryn (nee Payne); sons Thomas (Mary) Bates of Orange, MA, Jeffrey (Ruth) Bates of Elyria, Michael (Heather) Bates of Dardenne Prairie, MO and Daniel (Sarah) Bates of Fort Collins, CO; daughter Cristen (Michael) Schon of Amherst; grandchildren Andrew, Nicole, Ryan, Samantha, Amanda, Daniel, Rachel, Luke, John, Matthew, James and Amy.

    He was preceded in death by his parents Erl and Jane Bates and a granddaughter, Melanie.

    A memorial service will be Friday, October 14, 2016 at 10 a.m. at LaPorte United Methodist Church, 2071 Grafton Rd., Elyria. Reverend William Wendell will officiate. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to American Diabetes Association, 4500 Rockside Road, Suite 380, Independence, Ohio 44131. Arrangements are in the care of Dicken Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Elyria.
    Person ID I968  Delvee Family | Parent of a Delvee Spouse
    Last Modified 6 Apr 2018 

    Family Catherine Payne 
    Married Abt 1957  [1
    Children 
     1. Thomas Jonathan Bates
    Last Modified 6 Apr 2018 
    Family ID F601  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 9 Mar 1932 - Ithaca, Tompkins County, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - He was recorded while living with his parents. - 1940 - Ithaca, Tompkins County, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsGraduation - Agency: Ithaca High School - 1950 - Ithaca, Tompkins County, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsGraduation - He received a bachelor of arts. - 1955 - Ithaca, Tompkins County, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMoved to - 1978 - Elyria, Lorain County, Ohio Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 29 Sep 2016 - Elyria, Lorain County, Ohio Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S1054] Obituary of Jonathan B. Bates., (Elyria, Ohio: Dicken Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 2016).

    2. [S110] Roy, Robert A. Notes taken at the 112th Delvee Reunion, (Warwick, Massachusetts, manuscript, 28 June 1998).

    3. [S572] Find a Grave web site, (Provo, Utah: Find A Grave, Inc.).
      Memorial ID 170890125

    4. [S927] 1940 U.S. Federal Census - New York, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012).
      Year: 1940; Census Place: Ithaca, Tompkins, New York; Roll: m-t0627-02793; Page: 6A; Enumeration District: 55-39