Rita C. Wright, 92, passed away Saturday, August 10, 2019, at Memory Lane Cottage, Tampa, Florida.
The Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, September 14, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Lyndon Station, Wisconsin. Luncheon to follow at the family’s cabin following the funeral.
Rita was born in Cashton, Wis., the oldest child of George and Luella Schreier. She had three sisters and a brother, Pauline, Mary Lou, Beatrice and Donny. She was married to Harry W. Wright for 59 years. She was a stay at home mom who raised their six children. When Rita was not attending to the children, she was working on ceramics, growing roses, reading books, entertaining guests, traveling, exercising and playing bridge. Rita was a meticulous bookkeeper and organizer.
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Rita is survived by her sons, Harry G. (Lisa) of Marco Island, Fla.; John of Monroe, Mich. and Richard (Lynnette) of Ponce Inlet, Fla.; daughters, Mary Beth of Tampa, Fla., Susan (Jeff) Blankenheim of Chisago City, Minn and Ann McGonigle of Newberry, Fla.; 16 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and a special sister-in-law, Jacqueline (Bill) Zenk, Lyndon Station.
Rita was thankful for her family and good health. She had no regrets and would not have wanted to change anything about her life. She was deeply loved by her family and friends.
The CONWAY-PICHA FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY of Lyndon Station, Wisconsin assisted the family with arrangements. For On-Line condolences and information, go to www.pichafuneralhome.com.