Delores "Dee" Jean (Wilson) Waite

September 23, 1933April 14, 2018

Waite, Delores "Dee" Jean (Wilson) age 84 passed away April, 14, 2018. Born to parents James and Lois (Shirley) Ashbrook, on September 23, 1933 in Caney, KS. She married Jim Wilson in 1951 and then divorced; in 1974 she married Duane Waite. After retirement she and Duane moved to Shell Knob, MO and enjoyed 21 years living on Table Rock Lake. They moved full time to Florida in 2001 after going for several years for the winter months. She resided in Florida until May 2012 then decided to move back to Wichita, KS. Dee is survived by sons, Doug Wilson(Sequoya), Sedan KS, Gene Wilson(Pam) Paola, KS and Step Son Greg, Burns, KS; sister, Nadine Barnet (Harold) Caney KS, Guyla Barger, Enid, OK; 11 grandchildren; 28 great grandchildren and 6 great great grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her parents, James and Lois Ashbrook; husband Duane Waite; son, Guy Wilson; brother, Orville Ashbrook; sister, Helen Hall; infant brother and sister. Dee was an active member of Believers Southern Baptist Church in Wichita, Active in Piecemaker's (Quilting group) and Women’s missions. She was a cafeteria manager of SK elementary school for 8 years. She is known for her cooking and compiled her own cookbook, "Seasoned With Love". Viewing will be Wednesday, April 18, 2018 from 5 to 7 PM at Resthaven Mortuary. Funeral service will be held at Resthaven Mortuary on Thursday, April 19, 2018 at 1 PM. In lieu of flowers, memorials maybe given to Believers Southern Baptist Church, 13909 W 21st St., Wichita, KS 67235.


  • Doug Wilson, Son
  • Sequoya Wilson, Daughter-in-law
  • Gene Wilson, Son
  • Pam Wilson, Daughter-in-law
  • Greg Waite, Step-Son
  • Nadine Barnet, Sister
  • Harold Barnet, Brother-in-law
  • Guyla Barger, Sister
  • Duane Waite, Husband
  • Guy Wilson, Son
  • James Ashbrook, Father
  • Lois Ashbrook, Mother
  • Orville Ashbrook, Brother
  • Infant Ashbrook, Brother
  • Helen Hall, Sister
  • Infant Ashbrook, Sister
  • Dee also leaves behind a wonderful legacy of 11 grandchildren; 28 great grandchildren and 6 great great grandchildren to cherish her memory.

  • Chad Waite
  • Ryan Waite
  • Chris Reyes
  • Nick Wilson
  • Allen Wilson
  • James Wilson


  • Visitation Wednesday, April 18, 2018
  • Funeral Service Thursday, April 19, 2018

Delores "Dee" Jean (Wilson) Waite

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Gary and Carol Wilkins

April 15, 2018

May God bless our friend delores , and may God welcome her home ! She taught me to sew and cook some of our families favorite meals ,she will be missed and remembered. May God bless her family and give you strength at this time of sadness.