SCHUYLER — DeLores "Dee" Kment, 86, of Schuyler, died Monday, Dec. 4, 2017, at CHI St. Elizabeth's Hospital.
A memorial service will be held 10:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 15, at First Presbyterian Church in Schuyler with the Rev. Sarah Gengler officiating. Committal will be in Schuyler Cemetery. Lunch will be in the church fellowship hall.
Memorials may be directed to Paws and Claws Adoption Center or First Presbyterian Church.
Dee was born March 27, 1931, in Martin, South Dakota, to Ike and Othelia "Tilly" (Veseley) DeKay. She graduated from high school in Martin. She moved to Columbus in 1962 and worked for Dale Electronics for over 28 years. On June 23, 1969, she married Marion "Mike" Kment and lived in Schuyler until the time of her death. Dee loved spending time with her grandchildren and baking for many friends. She fed the squirrels and birds, loving all animals. Dee would often babysit for her "grand-dog" Daisy and loved being with her many nieces and nephews. She also was a regular at garage sales and auctions.
Dee is survived by her husband, Mike of Schuyler; one son, David (Debby) Brown of Schuyler; two grandchildren, Michael (Jenny) Brown of Columbus and Jennifer Brown (Ryan Wilch) of Lincoln; five great-grandchildren, Taylor Coke, Logan and Scout Brown and Gunner and Cypress Brunken; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; two sons, Timothy and Roger Brown; two brothers, Wendell and Marvin DeKay; and two granddaughters, Mary and Katie Brown.