Donald Wellington Wanatee Sr., 88
Donald Wellington Wanatee Sr., 88, of Tama, passed away peacefully Wednesday, April 21, 2021 at his home on the Meskwaki Settlement in rural Tama under the care of his family and UnityPoint Hospice-Grinnell. Traditional Graveside Services will be held Friday, April 23, 2021 at 2:00 PM at the McIntosh Cemetery on the Meskwaki Settlement in rural Tama with Larry Lasley Sr. as speaker. Head Pallbearer-Wayne Pushetonequa and Pallbearers-Lucius Bear, Bryant Bear, Richard Wolf, Cordell Bear, Larnell Bear, Jarvis Bear, Trevor Mauskemo and Adonis Lasley. Head Cook- Avis Bear. A Traditional Wake will be held Thursday evening at the Eagle Clan Ceremonial Building on the Meskwaki Settlement.
Survivors include his wife, Priscilla; siblings, Elizabeth Roberts, Marian Davenport, Darrel Wanatee, Frank Wanatee Jr., and Sunni Joy all of the Meskwaki Settlement; children, David Clark II, Dawn Suzanne, Heather, Donnielle, Donetta, Donica, Donnae, and Donald Jr. all of the Meskwaki Settlement; 13 grandchildren and many great-grandchildren.
Kruse-Phillips Funeral Home, Tama-Toledo is assisting the family with the arrangements.