Melvin Eugene Lickteig, age 89, died on May 24, 2019 in rural Chase County. He was born on November 30, 1929 in Greeley, Kansas, the son of Joseph and Mary Scott Lickteig.
He was a member of the St. Joseph Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus both of Scott City, Kansas.
Melvin worked as the office manager of the Scott City Coop for over 30 years.
On September 11, 1951, he married Josephine Ann Rues in Greeley, Kansas. She passed away on June 11, 2007.
Two children Karen and Neal Gamble of Scott City, Kansas
Paul and Karla Lickteig of Derby, Kansas
Brothers Arnold and Agnes Lickteig
One Sister Rosella and Loren Riblett
Grand Children Melissa and Brandon Hilker
Evin and Ashley Lickteig
Step grand children Lisa and Ray Pesina
Matthew and Jessy Gamble
Great Grand children Mahlia, Charles, Agust Hilker
Oliver and Faye Lickteig
Step Grandchildren Beau, Cassie Ann, Davina, Freya Gamble
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife; one daughter, Eileen Lickteig; two sons, Fred Lickteig and Christopher Lickteig.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Scott City, Kansas with Fr. George Fajardo presiding.
Vigil Service will be on Tuesday at 7:00 at the church.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday from 12-5 at the funeral home.
Interment will be in the Scott County Cemetery.
Memorials are can be made to the St. Joseph Catholic Church or the Knights of Columbus in care of Price and Sons Funeral Home, PO Box 553, Scott City, Kansas 67871.