October 15, 1940 – April 21, 2018
Age 77 of Saint Paul. Preceded in death by parents, Julie Mae Taylor and El Gater; sisters, Ora Gater-Jones, Mary Walls; brothers, Jimmie Gater, Arnold Forest, Otha Lewis. Survived by wife of 38 years, Roberta (Robin) Collette; brother, R.C. Taylor; children, Bobbie Jean Gater, Ora Mae Gater, Bennie Gater, Jerry Gater, Crystal Gatter, Jennifer Gatter, Sarah Gatter, James Gatter; and many nieces, nephews and grandchildren. Funeral Service Saturday, 4/28, at Christ Lutheran Church, 105 University Avenue West, Saint Paul, MN 55103. Visitation 9:30 AM. Service 10:30 AM. Interment Acacia Park Cemetery, 2151 Pilot Knob Road, Mendota Heights, MN 55120. (Published in the Star Tribune on April 29, 2018).