Lawrence Dale McAtee

Lawrence Dale McAtee, 96, of Marion died June 2, 2017 at home. He was the husband of Alvera Mae (Sander) McAtee.

Born in Viola, IL, he was the son of the late Rolla B. and Lena B. (Terrey) McAtee.  He graduated from the University of Iowa in 1948 and has lived in Marion since 2003.  He attended the First Congregational Church in Marion.

Mr. McAtee worked as a Regional Manager for the Maytag Company for 34 years before retiring.

During World War II, Mr. McAtee served in the U.S. Army Air Force.  He served from 1942 to 1946 and was a radio operator instructor.

Survivors include his wife of 74 years, Alvera Mae (Sander) McAtee; two sons, Capt. Thomas McAtee, USN (Retired) of Ft. Monroe, VA, and James D. McAtee of Fairfield, OH; a daughter, Barbara A. McAtee of Marion; three grandchildren, Ian DaSilva, Dale DaSilva, and Leland DaSilva.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.  Burial will be in the Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne.

Arrangements are by the Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home, Wareham.  To leave a message of condolence visit:


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