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Daniel Cates

Feb 2nd, 1988 - May 13th, 2017

Celebration of Life:  3 p.m. Saturday, May 20, 2017, at Frank & Bright Funeral Home

Visitation:  1-3 p.m. Saturday, May 20, 2017, at Frank & Bright Funeral Home

Interment:  Richland Cemetery in Wayne County


   Daniel Joseph Cates, age 29, of Louisville, Kentucky, formerly of Ottawa, Illinois, passed away Saturday, May 13, 2017, in Louisville.  He was born in La Grange, Illinois, on February 2, 1988.

   He is survived by his father: Clifton Cates of Cisne; his mother: Julie Cates of Cisne; one sister: Christina Schallmo (husband Joseph) of Cisne; a niece: Maisie; his step-grandfather: William Sliker of Marseilles; along with several aunts and uncles.  He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents: Delbert and Marie Cates; his maternal grandparents: Ward Kerr and Judith Kerr Sliker; and his great-grandmother: Nellie Kerr.

   A Celebration of Life service for Daniel Cates will begin at 3 p.m. Saturday, May 20, 2017, at Frank & Bright Funeral Home, Flora, with a visitation from 1-3 p.m. on Saturday.  Interment will follow in Richland Cemetery, Wayne County.


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May 17th

Sorry to hear of your passing God needed another angel.So he picked you!

Debra Dunn

May 17th

I'm so sorry for your loss. Prayers are sent to the family.

Carolyn Fairchild

May 18th

So sorry for your loss that is way to young

Maryann Kline

May 18th

I am so sorry for your loss..Hugs and prayers for the family.

Terri Fick

May 17th

Dan was a wonderful person and the world will be a little less magical without him. My thoughts are with those who loved him. I'm sorry for your loss.

Merrill Oka

May 17th

To all of Daniels' family: My thoughts and Prayers are with you. Please accept my sincere condolences. He has gone far too soon, but is now another Angel to look over you. May your Angels watch over and keep you all safe and in Peace.

Michelle Young

May 18th

So very sorry for your loss. Prayers to your family.

Kelly Brown

May 18th

So so sorry for your loss. Dan was a great young man, who loved his family deeply. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.

Autumn Martin

May 21st

So sorry for yor loss! May he be resting in the arm pf Jesus arms

Meryl Woods Jr

May 20th

My Condolences to all the family. I am so very sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers go out to all the family.


May 23rd

So sorry.......... You will dance with the angels......


July 6th

It's so sad to hear such a young person. May God bless my family



larry gill
Jennifer Marquez
Christina Kott
Debra Dunn
merlene Eastin
Merrill Oka (Grambo)
Love, Uncle Don and Aunt Pat Cates
Jim & Joann Stanford
Your cousin Tanya
heike allison
Danielle Merchen
Dan, Patti & Devon Grau
Samantha Hammond
Dan, Patti & Devon Grau
Dan, Patti & Devon Grau
Frank and Maureen Hagen
Meryl Woods Jr
Autumn Martin
Yvonne "Evi" Vilches
Adrian Poole
Sherrie Ann edmiston smith


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