Dale C. McAtee

January 20, 1923 - November 30, 2015

Dale C. McAtee

January 20, 1923 - November 30, 2015


Dale C McAtee, age 92, passed away peacefully Mon Nov 30, 2015. Born Jan 20, 1923 in Axtell, KS to WM H and Lottie McAtee. Dale was the youngest of twelve siblings. He came out to the PNW with family at age 13 and then graduated from Mt Baker High School. Dale married Leatrice H Schneider before serving in WWII on US Destroyer Welles. Returning to Bellingham in 1952 to serve as a dedicated Shipwright and craftsman, then Marine surveyor in retirement. Dale also served decades at the Bellingham Senior Center. Dale is survived by his current wife Viola M Cooper, son Dale K McAtee and family, daughter Lori O’Grady and family, and many loving family members and friends. Graveside service for family and close friends Sat. Dec. 12 at 1:00 followed by a reception at Moles Farewell Tributes facility, 5700 NW Ave Ferndale. Memorials to Bellingham Senior Activity Center, 315 Halleck St Bellingham.

Graveside Service

  • Date & Time: Dec 12, 2015 (No Time)
  • Venue: Greenacres Memorial Park
  • Location: 5700 Northwest Drive Ferndale, WA 98248 - (Get Directions)
  • Phone Number: 360-384-3401


  • Date & Time: Dec 12, 2015 (No Time)
  • Venue: Moles Farewell Tributes - Greenacres
  • Location: 5700 Northwest Dr Ferndale, WA 98248 - (Get Directions)

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9 responses to Dale C. McAtee

  1. My thoughts and prayers are with you . I have so many fond memories of Uncle Dale. The world has lost a truly nice man, husband , father , uncle, nephew and cousin. Love and blessings from Annie and Chris .

  2. Greg says:

    Uncle Dale was the epitome of the greatest generation. His kindness and willingness to help will be remembered and carried with me for the rest of my life! God Bless

  3. Dale, we are so sorry to hear about your dad.
    Bill & Karen Amman

  4. To the McAtee Family, We are truly sorry to hear of the loss of Dale. Please accept our condolences and may the love of family and friends comfort you during these difficult days. Fond memories are what we have to remember our loved ones. We are sure he will be missed by all.

    Jim and Joni

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