On Saturday, July 24, Daleta (Dee) Marie Wilkey, passed away at the age of 52 surrounded by her family, friends and loving pets. She was born on November 29, 1968 in Canton to Melvin Rilea and Ruth Mason of Havana. She was a graduate of Carl Sandberg College and was a nurse for many years. Dee had a passion of helping others and was known for her kind spirit and beautiful smile. She was the loving mother of three children and wonderful grandmother of three grandchildren that she was extremely proud of. Dee was preceded in death by her father, Melvin, her mother Ruth, and one sister Gina. She is survived by her children Kaydee Fletcher (John Troxell), Courtney Welker (Rob Welker), and Chris Rilea (Aimee Rilea), one sister Brenda Simmers, and three grandchildren Meghann Welker, Chloe Rilea, Zoe Rilea. A funeral service will be held at a later date at the Liverpool Cemetery where she will be laid to rest near her loving father.