Antoinette L. Rates-Higby |

Antoinette L. Rates-Higby

A celebration of life for Antoinette L. Rates-Higby, 54, a Carson City resident for the past 45 years, will be at the home of Mrs. Engleman at 1 p.m. Saturday.

Mrs. Rates-Higby died Oct. 30, 2004, in Carson City. She was born Feb. 17, 1950, in California to Michael Jack and Sarah Hixon Rates.

She graduated from Carson High School.

Before moving to Carson City, she lived in California.

Mrs. Rates-Higby was a cashier in the gaming industry. She enjoyed sewing, refinishing furniture, garage sales, traveling and helping people.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and brother, Dana Rates.

Among her survivors are her sons Zachariah Rates of Carson City and Lonnie Doyle of Reno; brother Tom Taney of Las Cruces, N.M.; and brother and sister Ed Taney and Michlene Mann, both of Las Vegas

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary’s Foundation Hospice Fund, 520 W. Sixth St., Reno, NV 89503-9911.

Capitol City Creation & Burial Society is in charge of arrangements.