Obituary for Norman McAtee
Norman McAtee, age 76, of Brownstown, passed away on Monday, December 5, 2016 in Honolulu, Hawaii.
Born on November 15, 1940 in Wayne, Michigan, he was the son of Vinton and Frances (Hartman) McAtee. On June 19, 1964 he married Cathie Lessard in the EUB Port Creek Church, Carleton, MI.
Norman served in the U.S. Navy from June, 1959 to June, 1963.
He was employed with Northwest Airlines for 33 years from January 9, 1964 until his retirement on October 1, 1997.
Norman was a member of the First United Methodist Church Flat Rock, Motor City Radio Club and Flat Rock Kiwanis. He enjoyed family activities, fishing, traveling and games of chance.
He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers (Harlow and George).
Surviving are his wife, Cathie McAtee of Brownstown; two daughters, Christine (Christopher) Kindred of Ocoee, FL and Carlene Pike of Brownstown; three grandchildren, Meghann, Elanor and Samuel of Ocoee, FL; brother, Phillip McAtee and sister, Ruth Claxton of Ypsilanti; three grand critters (Murphy, Penny and Libby).
Celebration of life services will be held at First United Methodist Church, 28400 Evergreen St., Flat Rock on Saturday, December 17, at 1:00 p.m. Rev. Dana R. Strall will officiate the service. Cremation has taken place.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory, may be made to: the First United Methodist Church Flat Rock, Michigan Heart Association or National Kidney Foundation.