EDINA -- Jennifer Ann Gates, 27, Eden Prairie, died Monday, May 7, 2001, at Fairview Southdale Hospital in Edina.
She was born Aug. 31, 1973, in Rochester to Mark and Joanie (Steffes) Gates, Marrero, La. She graduated from Little Falls High School in 1991 and the University of Wisconsin-Stout in 1995. She moved to the Minneapolis area. She worked in the Trend's Department at Dayton's. She volunteered her time to tutor reading for elementary students.
Survivors include her parents; her fiance, Greg T. Hutch, Eden Prairie; a brother, Dan Gates, Holland, Mich.; and two grandmothers, Violet Steffes, Rochester, and Ethel Kothenbeutel, Rochester.
Two grandfathers, John Kotheu and Edward Steffes, and a grandmother, Elaine Gates, died earlier.
Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Rochester with the Rev. Dale Tupper officiating. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery in Rochester. Memorials are preferred to March of Dimes or Multiple Sclerosis.
Friends may call from 5-8 p.m. today at Macken Funeral Home in Rochester with an evening service at 7 p.m.
Local arrangements are with Brenny Funeral Home in Little Falls.
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