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(January 13, 1938 – February 26, 2015)

Jacqueline F. Gates, 76, of Gladwin passed away on February 26, 2015 at MidMichigan Gladwin Pines. Jacqueline was born on July 13, 1938, in Midland, Michigan to the late David and Mary (Schrock) Brubaker. On December 31, 1956 she married Lewis R. Lenz who predeceased her on August 29, 1996.Jacqueline was a cook for the family owned business in Gladwin. She loved flowers, her birds, cooking and baking pies. She will be greatly missed by her grandsons. Jacqueline is survived by her daughters, Kristie Lenz, Kitty Nelson, Becky Compton and Sally Jean Scramblin, grandchildren; Levi Boulley and Leajo, and great grandsons; Matthew, William and Eli. She is also survived by her brothers; David (Bernie) Brubaker, James (Helen) Brubaker, her sister, Sherrill (Larry) Adamick and several nieces and nephews.A Funeral Service will be held at Smith-Miner Funeral Home, on Monday, March 2, 2015 at 11:00 am with Pastor Eliel Rojas from the Christ Community Church of Zion, Illinois officiating. Friends may visit with the family at the funeral home from 10am until the time of service.Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider the family in her name.Online condolences can be given at smithminer.com.