May 19, 2014


Mark Alan McAtee, 40, passed away on Friday, May 16, 2014, at his home near Coon Rapids, Iowa.

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 20, at Johnson and Woodhouse Funeral Home in Coon Rapids.

Casket bearers will be David McAtee, Doug McAtee, Dana McAtee, Drew Belgarde, Brett McAtee and Kevin McAtee. Graveside services will be at 4 p.m. Tuesday at the Brandon Cemetery in Brandon, Iowa.

Friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Visitation will resume at 9 a.m. Tuesday.

Online condolences may be left for the family at

Born Dec. 26, 1973, at Independence, Iowa, he was a son of Dallas Joseph and Goldie Jane (Peyton) McAtee. He grew up in Jesup, Iowa, where he graduated from high school 1992. Following high school Mark had several jobs and was most recently employed by the Whiterock Conservancy as assistant manager. He married Jeri Brooks on July 22, 2010, in Carroll, Iowa. The couple have made their home in Coon Rapids. Mark had a big heart and was a very generous person always willing to give a hand and help out wherever needed. He loved riding his three-wheeler in his younger years, going to figure-8 races, working on cars, and most of all spending time with his family.

Mark is survived by his wife Jeri of rural Coon Rapids; a son Joe Dahl of Jesup, Iowa; a daughter Megahn Roscovius of Jesup, Iowa; a son Mason McAtee of Bouton, Iowa; three stepsons: Kenneth Buttler of Panora, Iowa, Dylan Corrigan of Coon Rapids, Iowa, and Dakota Ocker of Coon Rapids, Iowa; a grandson Cade Dahl of Jesup, Iowa, his parents Dallas and Goldie McAtee of Jesup, Iowa; two sisters: Julie Belgarde and her husband Roger of Perry, Iowa, and Lynne Renfrow and her husband R.W. of Perry, Iowa; two brothers: Kevin McAtee and his wife Denise of Perry, Iowa, and Brett McAtee and his wife Deanna of Perry, Iowa; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Mark was preceded in death by his grandparents and a brother Doug.