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Sharon L. "Tate" Tatro - 83

1/13/1937 - 11/5/2020

Clinton, Iowa

Sharon L. “Tate” Tatro age 83 of Clinton, passed away Thursday Nov. 5th, 2020 at Crestridge Care Center in Maquoketa.  According to his wishes, cremation rites will be accorded.  There are no services planned at this time.  The Pape Funeral Home is assisting the family.  Online condolences may be left at www.papefh.com.

 

     Tate was born on Jan. 13, 1937 in Iowa City, IA, the son of Theodore and Vera (Smith) Tatro.  He served in the US Army from 1956-1957.  He married Thelma Butters on Aug. 23, 1958 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.  Tate was manager of Clinton Wilbert Vaults from 1973 – 2000 and had worked at Dow Chemical Company.  He was a member of the Church of the Open Door, Clinton.

 

     Tate is survived by his wife, Thelma of Clinton; four children, Cecilia (Curt) McNabb of Cedar Rapids, Denise Foley of Mankato, MN, Douglas (Mary) Tatro of Rock Island, IL, and James “Jay” (Daniel Venker) Tatro of Des Moines; 10 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and four brothers. 

Visitation:

None.

Service:

According to his wishes, cremation rites will be accorded. There are no services planned at this time. The Pape Funeral Home is assisting the family.

1 Comment

  • DEAN BOYCE

    3 weeks, 6 days ago

    I am sorry to hear of Tate's passing.  I always enjoyed talking with him about the vault business since my father had owned the Clinton franchise of Wilbert from 1935-1966.  We would meet in the cemeteries occasionally as I worked on the cemetery memorials.  A super guy to have known.  RIP

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