SCOTT CITY — Melvin Eugene Lickteig, 89, died on May 24, 2019, in rural Chase County.

He was born on Nov. 30, 1929, in Greeley to Joseph and Mary Scott Lickteig.

On September 11, 1951, he married Josephine Ann Rues in Greeley.

Melvin worked as the office manager of the Scott City Co-op for over 30 years.

He is survived by two children, Karen Gamble of Scott City and Paul Lickteig of Derby; brothers, Arnold and Curtis Lickteig; sister, Rosella Riblett; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; daughter, Eileen Lickteig; and sons, Fred Lickteig and Christopher Lickteig.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Scott City. Vigil service will be at 7 p.m. on Tuesday at the church. Interment will be in the Scott County Cemetery.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday from noon to 5 p.m. at Price and Sons Funeral Home in Scott City.

Memorials can be made to the St. Joseph Catholic Church or the Knights of Columbus in care of Price and Sons Funeral Home, P.O. Box 553, Scott City, KS 67871.