Don ""Mac"" McAtee(1932 - 2014)

VAN HORNE - Don "Mac" McAtee, 81, died Tuesday, January 14, 2014 at Belle Plaine Nursing & Rehab in Belle Plaine following an extended illness.
A Military Memorial Service will be held at 5 p.m., Saturday, January 18, 2014 at Phillips Funeral Home in Keystone. Friends may register from 2 p.m until service time on Saturday. Private Committal Services will be held.
Donald Eugene McAtee was born August 2, 1932 at Iowa City to Harold and Louella (Johnson) McAtee.
He served his nation in the US Army during the Korean War.
On January 10, 1953 he was united in marriage to Donna Poulson at Cedar Rapids.
As a youngster, Mac loved helping his grandpa Johnson on the farm. "Mac" was a self employed truck driver and loved horses. His greatest joy came from time spent with his grandkids.
He is survived by his wife of sixty-one years, Donna of Van Horne; his sons, Doug McAtee of Toledo, and David McAtee of an Van Horne; his daughters, Denise Knudtson of Palo, and Diana Dawes of Van Horne; his daughter-in-law, Janet McAtee of Kentucky; nine grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; his brother, Chuck McAtee of Clarence; and his sisters, Martha Ann McAtee and Susan (Randy) Thede, all of Cedar Rapids.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Bill and Lydia Johnson; his parents; his son, Dale; and his brothers, Bob, Rex, and Jim.
Condolences may be left at:

Funeral Home

Phillips Funeral Homes
212 E 6th Street Vinton, IA 52349

Published in Cedar Valley Daily Times on Jan. 17, 2014