Jerry Lee McAtee

Jerry Lee McAtee

Jerry Lee McAtee


Jerry Lee McAtee, 83, of Solon, passed away peacefully, on Thursday, Oct. 13, 2022, at the Dennis and Donna Oldorf Hospice House of Mercy. Celebration of Life gathering will be from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 16, 2022, at St. Mary’s Parish Hall, located at 1749 Racine Ave. NE, Solon, IA 52333. Private family inurnment will be at a later date in Oakland Cemetery. Brosh Chapel and The Avacentre in Solon are in charge of arrangements.

Jerry was born Aug, 30, 1939, in Troy Mills, the son of Arthur Lloyd and Margaret Ina (Miller) McAtee. He graduated from Solon High School, Class of 1958. Jerry was united in marriage to Shirley Jedlicka on April 8, 1959, at Solon United Methodist Church. He worked at FJ Krob, FMC Linkbelt and General Mills until his retirement. Following, he restored an Oliver 770 tractor, which he drove at many parades and tractorcades. Jerry was very proud of his family and loved spending time with the grandkids.

Jerry is survived by his wife, Shirley; three children, Jerry (Kris) McAtee Jr., Carie (Rick) Raim and Terry (Michelle) McAtee; eight grandchildren, Breck, Sami, Lillee, James, Ben, Joe, Rose and Will; one great-granddaughter, Kaylee; his brother, Duane McAtee; brother-in-law, Ed Osborn; sisters-in-law, Evelyn Langlas, Irene Wears-Dunn and Kathleen (Dick) Beuter; as well as his nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Lee Ann; granddaughter, Molly Raim;his siblings, Gary McAtee, Sharon Osborn, Rita McCartney, and twin brother Larry; sister-in-law, Anna McAtee; and brothers-in-law, Bob (Ruby) Jedlicka, Earl O’Brien, Glenn Langlas, Gene Dunn and Paul Wears.

Memorials may be directed to Solon Firefighters Association in his name.

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