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Florine ‘Mickey’ Gates

September 24, 2018

Florine ‘Mickey’ Gates

Feb. 10, 1942 -- Aug. 22, 2018

Florine K. Gates passed away Aug. 22, 2018, at her home in Spring, Texas.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Oct. 1 at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Columbus. Burial will be in St. Bonaventure Catholic Cemetery in Columbus.

Florine was born Feb. 10, 1942, in Columbus to Alvin and Anna (Czarnik) Tworek. She worked at Becton-Dickinson while living in Columbus, then drove a bus for Hertz until her retirement in Spring, Texas.

She is survived by husband Jack Gates, sister Mary Ann Henggeler of Overland Park, Kansas; sister Patricia (Patrick) Schumacher of Emmetsburg, Iowa; sister Phyllis (Don) Prososki of Blue Springs, Missouri; twin sister Lorraine (Jerry) Buechler of Bellevue, sister Kathy (Bub) Randles of Little Elm, Texas; and brother Jerry (Connie) Tworek of Columbus; six stepsons, two stepdaughters, 15 grandchildren and three great-stepgrandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents Alvin and Anna Tworek, daughter Robin, son Rocky, brother Alvin Tworek Jr., and stepson Russell Gates.

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