Obituaries

Dale Allen Roate

November 5, 1956 - May 15, 2017

Dale Allen Roate, 60, of Batavia passed away Monday, May 15, 2017 at Delnor-Community Hospital in Geneva.  He was born November 5, 1956, in Beardstown, IL the son of Charles and Juanita (Crooks) Roate.  He was united in marriage to Terry Herren November 19, 1989 at the House of God Mooseheart, IL. 

Dale was a people person who enjoyed helping others and put his faith and those he loved first in life.  He enjoyed the outdoors; especially caring for his yard, barbequing for family and friends or riding his Harley Davidson motorcycle.  Dale selflessly enjoyed lending a hand to anyone in need.  He also took pride in his career as a maintenance working a J.A. Air Center at the Aurora Airport. 

Dale is survived by his wife Terry; four children, Allen Dobbs of Rock Island, IL, Holly Roate, of Batavia, Alex (Brittney) Roate, of Sycamore, IL and Amy Roate, of Batavia; two grandchildren, Baylee and Brody Roate; his mother Junita Roate of, Clayton, IL, and a brother Charlie Roate, of Moline. 

He is preceded in death by his father Charles, a sister Cindy Ramo and a brother Larry Roate. 

Visitation will be held 10:00 A.M. until 12:00 noon Saturday, May 20, 2017 at Moss Family Funeral Home 209 South Batavia Ave. Batavia, IL.

Funeral services will follow the visitation at 12:00 noon at Moss Family Funeral Home.  Interment will be in West Batavia Cemetery in Batavia, IL. 

Guest Book

  • Carolyn Viereckl Terry and family, I am so sorry to have missed the celebration of Dale's life. He was well loved and will be missed by so many. Please accept my deepest sympathy and prayers for comfort. I hope being surrounded by friends and family and the memories of happier times together bring you peace. Carol and Rudy Viereckl
  • Steve Scharnweber Rest in Peace, my friend.
  • Judy Garrett Terry, as I told you , I wont be able to come to Dales visitation and Funeral, But I will be Thinking of Dale, you and your Family..Tomorrow..Praying for good weather for everyone that is going..
  • Linda Ruhl Rest in peace with God's grace.
  • Robert Olson Dale and I were best friends in grade school and had a lifetime of good times, he will be so greatly missed but never forgotten. loss of words for the sadness I am feeling, prayers to the family. Bob olson
  • Pam ViPond {{HUGS}} and prayers to Dale's family. I've known he and his family since I was 5 years old and have lots of fond memories growing up. We reconnected a couple of years ago on Facebook, for which I am eternally grateful....it gave us a chance to keep in touch, honoring each other's lives. May you rest in peace Dale and may God continue to bless and comfort your family during these difficult times.
  • Justin You may be Gone from our sight but you'll never be gone from our hearts
  • Kim LeCleir Sympathies on your loss Charlie and family.
  • Amanda Garcia(Crooks) Rest easy Allen
  • Cheryl Pirozok Terry, so sorry to hear, you and your family are in my prayers. He is being welcomed with open arms into heaven by Larry, Cindy and Charlie. John 16:22 Amplified Edition 22 So for the present you are also in sorrow (in distress and depressed); but I will see you again and [then] your hearts will rejoice, and no one can take from you your joy (gladness, delight).
  • Carl & Tina Ross We are so sorry for your loss and sending prayers.
  • Lynn Johnson You will be missed, Dale. Condolences to the entire Roate family.
  • Patty Williams Moran Terry, my love and deepest, most heartfelt prayers go to you and your family honey, praying for comfort and peace.
  • Cammy Roate-Burton Terry and family I am so sad to hear of Allen's passing I know he is a better place and no pain. My heart and prayers go out to you. My heart also goes out to his Mom Junita and his brother Charlie and for Allen's children. Please know that I am sending prayers your way
  • Kari Fikar I love you Uncle Dale
  • Morgan J Moseley Rest in Peace Dale
  • Darrell Crooks Rest in peace Allen