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Funeral services will take place on Thursday, February 29, 2024 at 1:00 PM (Mountain).

Kadoka Bible Church
Kadoka, South Dakota

A visitation will be held one hour prior to the funeral service at the church.

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In memory of

Vickie Lynn Fite

of Philip, South Dakota, died on Thursday, February 22, 2024 at her home in rural Philip at the age of 71

Vickie Lynn Fite was born January 6, 1953, in Rapid City, South Dakota, the daughter of Laurence and Myrtle (Nelson) Rubottom. She attended school in Philip.

Vickie was united in marriage to Maurice E. Fite on August 28, 1965, in Rapid City, South Dakota. They made their home on a ranch 18 miles west of Kadoka all their married life.

Vickie enjoyed spending time with her loving husband, children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. She was very talented and loved sewing, crafts, flea markets, and traveling back and forth to Florida.

Survivors include her husband, Maurice of Philip; son Bryon (Tina) Fite of White Owl; daughter Vona (Todd Sieler) Fite of Wall; five grandchildren: Tracey Fite (Maurice Vocu), Casey (Arissa) Cuny, Lukus Fite, Kenda (Austin) Carroll, and Trenton (Emma Michael) Cuny; nine great-grandchildren: Tilden, Andi, Bridger, Myca, Braxton, Lynlee, Helen, Maurice, Ramona, and Nova; sister Karen (Terry) Pinney of Philip; brother Robert “Bob” Fite of Kadoka; and a host of other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her father, Laurence Rubottom; mother, Mytle Jacobson; adoptive father, Glen Fite; step-mother, Edna Rubottom; step-father Donald Jacobson; brother, Larry Fite; sister, Debra Rubottom at 2 weeks old; an angel daughter, great-grandson and great-granddaughter who all passed away at birth.

Memorial services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 29, 2024 at the Kadoka Bible Church in Kadoka with a visitation one hour prior.

Thursday, February 29, 2024 - 1:00 p.m.
Kadoka Bible Church
Kadoka, South Dakota

Pastor Gus Craven

Mallory Bauman and Dawn Prestmo - Musicians
“Amazing Grace”
“I Want To Stroll Over Heaven With You”

All Family and Friends in Attendance

  • Our sincere sympathy to all of you for the loss of both Maurice & Vickie. ~ Brittney & Nathan Drury Philip (2/28/2024)
  • We will miss you and the wonderful family get togethers. Love to the family ~ Kathy Stoican Lewistown (2/28/2024)
  • A lady with a unique smile we will never forget her charisma rests in Peace my dear Vicky ~ Mildred&Agustin Castro Poinciana Florida (2/27/2024)
  • Iow ~ Rhonda Bickford Monmouth (2/27/2024)
  • So sorry for your loss. Vicki was always the same person no matter where I saw her. She will be greatly missed ~ Lynn Riggins (2/26/2024)
  • Our thoughts and prayers are with your family. Cherish all the great memories and God will help you thru days ahead. ~ Tucker and Bev Hudson Howes SD (2/25/2024)
  • We are thinking of all you folks during this difficult time. We enjoyed all our visits with Vickie, she was quite a lady. Hold on to all the memories. ~ Les & Joann Pearson Philip, SD (2/25/2024)
  • Vicky was always so friendly and nice to visit with. She will be missed. ~ Ron & Marilyn Gartner Casa Grande AZ (2/24/2024)
  • I always looked forward to Vickie and Maurice coming into the bank. They were the highlight of my day. Always happy and fun to visit with. ~ Gary and Linda Petras Kadoka SD (2/24/2024)
  • Sympathy and prayers to Vickie's family. She was a wonderful lady with a great family. ~ Donna Bodkin Craven Rapid City (2/23/2024)
  • Vickie was talented in so many ways---I still have and treasure ceramic pieces she made for us over 40 years ago. Our thoughts and prayers have been with all of you during this very hard time. ~ Justin and Joyce Wheeler Philip, SD (2/23/2024)
  • Vona, Bryan and family
    So sorry to hear of Vickie's passing. She was always so fun! I remember when her grands were in preschool. She usually came with you to all of the parties and we would usually end up doing the Hokey-Pokey!! Whenever I think of Vickie, that is what I think of. Hugs and prayers for comfort to all.
    ~ Joan Enders Kadoka, SD (2/23/2024)
  • What a great childhood friend and neighbor Vicki was. My heart and prayers are with you. ~ Lyndy Ireland Philip, SD (2/23/2024)