MUSCATINE, Iowa - Dolores C. Tate, 90, of Muscatine, passed away on Tuesday, at her home.
Graveside service will take place on Thursday, June 20, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. in Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the family in care of her daughter, Monica Tate, P.O. Box 2748, San Marcos, California, 92079. The Ralph J. Wittich-Riley-Freers Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences: www.wittichfuneralhome.com
Dolores was born on January 9, 1929, in Des Moines, the daughter of William and Eloise Ewing Graves. She married Clifford F. 'Mickey' Tate on May 25, 1942, in Rock Island, Illinois.
She was a member of Ss. Mary's Catholic Church. Dolores loved her pets and bred Yorkshire Terriers for several years. She loved crocheting, painting and spending time with her family.
Those left to honor her memory include her children, Dennis B. Tate of California, Mike G. Tate of Minnesota, Kegan B. Tate of Muscatine, Mark E. Tate of Lone Tree, Monica C. Tate of California, and Antonio C. Tate of Texas; and four grandchildren, Dennis, Laura, Jameson, Grayson, and Hunter.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband in 1972; her daughter, Gerry Gomez; and one brother, Junior.
"Dolores Tate was a loving caring person ive known her my whole life.. she will be deeply missed by everyone she was a sweet kind lady and I called her grandma d rest in peace beautiful angel until we meet again love you I will hold our talks that we had in my heart until the day I go"
"I have never met Dolores but work with her son Mark. Her influence shows through in him. She must have been a caring and loving Mother. Deepest sympathy to the family."
"My condolences to the family for your loss of Mrs. Tate. May God strengthen and comfort you with his promise of the resurrection. Acts 24:15"
"I would like to express my condolences to the family of Delores Tate, Prayers to the family.
"So sorry for your loss Denny. Let me know when you will be in Muscatine for services and we will get local class mates together."
"Monica I'm sorry for your and your families loss. Prayers be with you all."