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WRIGHT, Winifred 'Winnie' 1930 - 2016


Posted By: Joey Stark
Date: 1/5/2017 at 18:32:38

"The Fairfield Ledger"
Wednesday, December 28, 2016
Page 6

Winifred 'Winnie' WRIGHT

Winifred "Winnie" WRIGHT, 86, of Fairfield, died at 1:30 a.m. Monday, Dec. 26, 2016, at Mercy Hospital, Iowa City (note: in Johnson Co., IA).

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Friday at First Baptist Church in Fairfield, with the Rev. John Kermott officiating. Burial will be in Zion Lutheran Cemetery east of Douds (note: in Van Buren Co., IA).

Visitation will open at 3 p.m. Thursday at Pedrick Funeral Home in Keosauqua, with family present 6-8 p.m.

Memorials to Awana clubs or First Baptist Church can be left at the funeral home or church or mailed to the family at 2056 Fir Ave., Batavia 52533.

Mrs. WRIGHT was born March 13, 1930, in Holyoke, Colorado, the daughter of John and Elizabeth BOYER VanBOENING. She married Donald C. WRIGHT June 23, 1951, in Venango, Nebraska. He died Sept. 28, 2006.

She graduated from Grant, Nebraska, High School and Omaha Bible Institute.

She and her husband served churches in Arkansas, Iowa and Nebraska, including Zion Bible Church in Douds and Calvary Baptist Church in Batavia. In retirement, they continued to do mission work in many locations.

Mrs. WRIGHT had been a member of Christian Women's Club and taught Sunday school at First Baptist Church in Creston for many years. She was currently a member of First Baptist Church in Fairfield.

Survivors include: four daughters, Sharie LEAZER with Jerry of Batavia, Joy DAGE with Jerry of Sargeant Bluff, Betsy WRIGHT of Fairfield and Becky ENGLAND of Jackson, Michigan; eight grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by: one sister, Patricia VanBOENING; one brother, Gene VanBOENING; and one son-in-law, Scott ENGLAND.

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*Transcribed for genealogy purposes; I have no relation to the person(s) mentioned.

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