Dee was born in Nebraska, grew up in Kansas, and later in Southern California.
She was in show business in her early, young years and later joined the Roller Derby where she met her husband, Gail D. Good. They married on February 28, 1950, lasting 61 years until Gail passed away in April 2021. She then moved to Colorado to live with her nephew and niece until her passing.
Previously living in Lakeport, California for 54 years, Dee establised a cat hotel for boarding cats, existing for 36 years.
Dee will be remembered for her inviting smile, memorable stories, and her extreme passion and knowledge of cats - a great friend to many people.