George W. Gates, 69, died Monday at Ascension All Saints Medical Center. He was born in Madison, May 31, 1950, son of the late Audrey Gates (Nee: Hanson) and George Gates.

George loved swimming, flying with his father around Wisconsin, and all types of music.

Survivors include his brothers, John (Jill) Gates of Racine, Geoffrey (Rosie) Gates of Lansing, KS; his stepmother, Dolores M. (Nee: Wagner) Gates of Palm Harbor, FL; nieces, nephews, other relatives and many dear friends.

Private services will be held with interment at Mound Cemetery. Memorials to Special Olympics and Health Care Network have been suggested.

Please send condolences to Maresh-Meredith & Acklam Funeral Home.