Kates, Michael, on Friday, January 27, 2017 at Princess Margaret Hospital. Michael Kates, beloved husband of the late Bonnie Kates (nee Freedman). Loving father and father-in-law of Marc Kates and Rachel Spitzer, and Lonny Kates and Mitchell Wein. Dear brother of Yermi (Norman), Steve, and Paul Kates. Cherished Zaidy of Seth, Eve and Joelle. Memorial donations may be made to Myeloma Canada www.myelomacanada.ca  or to any Jewish charity of your choice.