Valerie June Gates (nee Howarth)

Valerie June Gates (nee Howarth)

Passed on July 17, 2022

March 15, 1947 – July 17, 2022    With heavy hearts we announce Valerie passed away peacefully after a lengthy battle.

She is survived by her husband David, her daughter Rebecca (Heiko), grandsons Lukas and Konner, her step daughter Jennifer (Martin), step granddaughters Emilie and Brianne, her sisters Myrna (Barry) and Lorraine (Ron), niece Maureen (Allen) and nephews Jeffrey (Rhonda) and Kevin (Corin), Bros. in-law Allan (Debbie), Al Wetton, Sister in-law Bev (Gary). Valerie also leaves to mourn special friend, Carla, numerous aunts, uncles and cousins, and many friends. Valerie was predeceased by her parents, June and Mick.

There will be a private family interment at a later date.

The family would like to thank the doctors and nursing staff at Selkirk Cancer Care unit, Stonewall Hospital, Teulon PCH for their care and compassion. Special thank you to Dr. Graham.

In lieu of flowers, a donation can be made to Cancer Care Foundation, 675 McDermot Avenue, WPG, MB. R3E 0V9.


So very sorry for your loss Becky and family.

Lori Boyd

Dave, my deepest condolences to you and your family, Val was a wonderful woman. Your in my thoughts.

Tammy Franklin

We are so sorry too read of Val’s passing!!! Condolences too all of you Patti, Steve and Liam Harder

Patti McKague

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