October 7, 2022

Margaret J. Lee


Margaret J. Lee, age 93, died June 14, 2015 at her home in Scott City, Kansas. She was born on May 30, 1922 in Scott City, Kansas, the daughter of Clarence W. and Rosa Been Dickhut. Margaret served in the United States Navy Hospital Corp at Terminal Island, California.

On May 26, 1945 she married Kenneth R. Lee at Wee Kirk of the O’Heather in Long Beach, California. He preceded her in death on November 8, 1982.

She attended Scott Community High School and Kansas State University.

Together Margaret and Kenneth owned and operated Lusterite Cleaners for 18 years. She also worked as the office manager for the Scott City Clinic.

She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary, CWF, El Quartelejo Study Club, all of Scott City and the Alpha Xi Delta Sorotity of Manhattan, Kansas

Other Survivors include:

Two Sons: Greg Lee of Dallas, Texas

Richard Lee of Yorba Linda, California

Three Daughters:

Sharilyn Wilken of Modoc, Kansas/Dallas, Texas

Mary Berning of Scott City, Kansas

Nancy Engquist of Omaha, Nebraska

Six Grandchildren, and 13 Great-Grandchildren.

She was Preceded in death by her husband, parents, and one brother Wendell Dickhut.

Funeral will begin at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, May18, 2015 at First Christian Church in Scott City with Rev. Scott Wagner and Steve Payne presiding. Interment will be at Scott City Cemetery.

Visitation hours are Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. at Price & Sons Funeral Home in Scott City. 

Memorials are suggested to the First Christian Church or St. Catherine Hospice, all in care of the funeral home