Traverse City Record-Eagle

August 4, 2013

Donald Edward Wright

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 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.