GATTES DONALD WAYNE Died suddenly at age 49 of Ferndale. He is survived by his significant other Kathy Johnston and her sons Shawn and Matthew. Beloved son of Nora. Dear brother of Walter (Linda) III, Garie, and John. He was predeceased by his father Walter Gattes and sister Karen Gattes-Graham. Also survived by one niece, Elizabeth and two nephews Garie and Nick and his buddy, Tank. Visitation Thursday 1-9 p.m. with Funeral Services Friday 11 a.m. at the Wessels & Wilk Funeral Home, 23690 Woodward Avenue. Burial Roseland Park Cemetery. www.wesselsandwilk.com
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oh, nora, my heart goes out to you.. such a sudden shock.. may God help you through this.. he was such a great guy.... bless you, my dear... love, nancy watson ( tim's aunt)......
I will remember Don as a kind, considerate young man, who always had an ear to listen, and a shoulder to lean on....my prayers are with all Don's loved ones...God speed Don
I am so sorry for your loss. Don was a very sweet and kind person, always had a smile. He was a good friend to my husband Jim. He will be missed.
Nora & family, I'm so sorry for the sudden loss of your son Don. You all are in my prayers at this difficult time. May he rest in peace.
Donald has been like a member of our family. He will be missed. My prayers go out to his family, Kathy and her children and his friends. Take comfort that he's safe in God's arms.
My prayers and love go out to all of Donald's family. Don you are so truly missed and always in our hearts.