Lou Ella <I>Whelan</I> Pate

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Lou Ella Whelan Pate

  • Birth 9 Feb 1929 Duncan, Stephens County, Oklahoma, USA
  • Death 14 Nov 2002 Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, New Mexico, USA
  • Burial Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, New Mexico, USA
  • Memorial ID 77857578


Lou Ella Pate, 73, passed away November 14, 2002 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Services were held Monday afternoon at French Mortuary and interment was at Sunset Memorial Park, 924 Menaul NE.

Lou Ella graduated from Artesia High School in 1947, and enjoyed coming to class reunions. She was very active with the Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts of America.

Survivors include: sons, Paul Eugene Pate and wife Linda of Edgewood and Mark A. Pate and wife Elizabeth of Albuquerque; grandchildren, Adriene Pate, Clarence Lundstrom and Bryce A. Pate; sister, Marcia Morand and husband Ralph of Helena, Montana; and brother, Paul Whelan of Dallas, Texas.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Mark and Bessie Whelan, and older brother Leland Whelan.

Note: The father of her children was, Delbert Eugene Pate born May 20, 1929 In Beeville, Texas, and died from cancer, in 1996 in Minden, Webster Parish, Louisiana. He donated his body to LSU Research, Shreveport, Louisiana. His final remains are buried in Bistineau Cemetery, Heflin, Webster Parish, Louisiana. Also, a son Mark Otis Pate who was born December 11, 1952 in New Mexico and died Feb. 5, 1953 in Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana is buried in Bistineau Cemetery, Heflin, Webster Parish, Louisiana.

Information furnished by: Virginia Wilson Bailey

Family Members

Gravesite Details Lou Ella is buried in the plot with her parents, Section 18, Lot 148, grave # 1. It is sad that she has no tombstone to mark her burial place.





  • Created by: Virginia Wilson Bailey
  • Added: 8 Oct 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 77857578
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lou Ella Whelan Pate (9 Feb 1929–14 Nov 2002), Find A Grave Memorial no. 77857578, citing Sunset Memorial Park, Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, New Mexico, USA ; Maintained by Virginia Wilson Bailey (contributor 47178014) .