Michael 'Mike' Claude Bates
On Thursday April 11, 2019 Michael Claude Bates, loving father of 2 and grandfather of 1 passed away at the age of 57.
Michael "Mike" Bates was born on October 30, 1962 to Rodney Bates and Caroline "Sue" Bates, in Portland, Oregon. Mike had a passion for coaching his two daughters in softball. He spent countless days and nights coaching. He was also a big fan of the San Francisco Giants and the San Francisco 49ers. After moving to the Boston area for nine years, he became a great fan of the New England Patriots and the Boston Red Sox.
Mike was so excited to be a grandfather and loved having his granddaughter with him as much as possible. He was known for his humor and caring nature.
Mike was preceded in death by his Mother, Caroline Sue Bates. He is survived by his father Rodney Bates; two daughters Sarah Ochs and Megan Bates; and his beloved granddaughter Adaline Ochs.
A celebration for Mike will be held on Saturday May 4, 2019 at Horizon Community Church at 11:00 am, 23370 SW Boones Ferry Road, Tualatin, OR 97062.