Traverse City Record-Eagle
---- — TRAVERSE CITY — Donald Edward Wright, 85, of Traverse City, died Tuesday, July 30, 2013.
Donald retired from Cherry Grower’s as a supervisor, with over 30 years of service. He previously worked for DeBruyn Concrete for several years. Donald was in the U.S. Navy during the end of World War II. He was a member of the American Legion.
Donald is survived by his wife, Margaret Iris Wright; son, Douglas (Kelly) Wright of Gregory; grandchildren, Amanda and Melissa Wright; brother, W. Leonard (Dorothy) Wright of Traverse City; nieces and nephews; and numerous step-brothers and sisters.
Donald was preceded in death by his parents; siblings, Kenneth Wright, Dorothy Forton, Billie Wright and infant Daniel Wright.
Cremation has taken place. An informal gathering will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday, August 5, at Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Grand Traverse Area Veterans Coalition, P.O. Box 5315, Traverse City, MI 49696-5315. Please visit Donald’s webpage at www.lifestorynet.com to sign the guest book and share a memory with his family.
The family chose Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City, to handle the arrangements.