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Ruth Lenore Wright (1925-2020)


Posted By: Ken Wright (email)
Date: 4/20/2021 at 14:05:44

Ruth Lenore Wright

March 3, 1925 - June 6, 2020

BETTENDORF - Ruth Lenore Wright, 95, of Bettendorf, passed away Saturday, June 6, 2020 at the Iowa Masonic Home in Bettendorf. A celebration of her life will be Thursday at 2pm at The Runge Mortuary. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the mortuary. Burial will be in Davenport Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Iowa Masonic Home. Online condolences may be left at rungemortuary.com

Ruth was born March 3, 1925 in Milton, IA. She was the daughter of Hamilton and Hallie (Stevic) Cone. She married Silas Wright on January 1, 1940. He preceded her in death in 1981.

She worked as a butcher at Oscar Meyer when she was younger and later worked as a seamstress for Burke Cleaners and Lorraine Lingerie. Ruth assisted in the office for her husband's business, Si Wright's Auto Service prior to them selling the business and moving to Wisconsin where she developed a love for the outdoors; especially hunting and fishing. She enjoyed cooking and will be fondly remembered for her bread baking. She dearly loved her family and loved being a mother and grandmother.

Those left to honor her memory include her son, Silas Lynn (Judy) Wright, Bettendorf, Pamela (David) Lambert, Highlandville, MO, seven grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and eight great-great grandchildren. Her parents, daughter, Sandra Kay Murphy, granddaughter, Kimberly Hute and five siblings preceded her in death.

Ruth's family would like to give a special thank you to the Iowa Masonic Home and Hospice for all of their wonderful care shown to her.

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Published in Quad-City Times on Jun. 9, 2020.


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