Wayne Bates, 68, of Merrill, died Monday, Dec. 22, 2008, at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at First Assembly of God Church in Sioux City with Pastor Al Weiss officiating. Following the service cremation will occur with inurnment in the spring.
Visitations will be after 3 p.m. Friday at the Carlsen Funeral Home in Le Mars with the family present to greet friends after 5:30 p.m. followed by a 7 p.m. prayer service at the funeral home. Visitation will continue Saturday afternoon from 1 p.m. until service time.
Expressions of sympathy may be extended to the family through www.carlsenfuneralhome.com.