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Nila Gates


1926 - 2014 Obituary Condolences
Nila Gates Obituary
NILA GATES 05/24/1926 - 11/30/2014 Born in Ajo, Arizona, Nila moved with her family to Riverside in 1942. She graduated from Poly High School, and in 1946 wed Charles Gates, with whom she raised three sons and enjoyed 58 years of marriage. Nila was a Teacher's Aide for 16 years with Riverside Unified School District, retiring in 1988. After several months of declining health Nila passed away peacefully on November 30th, her family by her side. She was preceded in death by her husband Charles Gates and by son Terry Gates. Nila is survived by sons Dennis Gates (Barry Rendsland) and Andrew Gates (Susan), four grandsons, two great grandchildren, and her dear friend for over 63 years, Lois Owens. Graveside service will be held Monday, December 15 at 10:30 a.m., Riverside National Cemetery, staging area #3. In lieu of flowers, a donation in Nila's name may be made to the .


Published in Press-Enterprise on Dec. 9, 2014
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