Juanita WrightJune 22, 1921 ~ April 23, 2017 (age 95)
Helen Juanita Wright, 95, of Grand Meadow, MN passed away on April 23, 2017 at Grand Meadow Healthcare Center.
“Juanita” was born June 22, 1921 in Indianapolis, IN to Claude and Edna (Nasers) Weaver, third of 10 children. On September 12, 1943 she was united in marriage to Norman Wright. They lived in Grand Meadow all their lives, except from 1946-1949 when they lived in Ward Hill, MA. Juanita and Norman were blessed with 5 children. She was a helpmate to her husband Norman, farming in Grand Meadow. In addition to raising her 5 children, she also worked at Farmer’s Produce in Grand Meadow and Libby’s in Rochester. She greatly enjoyed spending time with family, playing cards, especially 500, raising a large garden, crocheting, and raising many dogs in her kennels.
She is survived by 4 sons Nolan (Marilyn) of Eagle Lake, MN, Morgan (JoAnn) of Butler, TN, Robin (Ruth) of Charlotte, NC, and Ken (Jeanne) of Grand Meadow, and daughter Kathryn Wright of Chatfield, MN, 11 grandchildren, 6 step grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren, 12 step great grandchildren, sister Margey Hillman and brothers Harley, Harvey, and Kenneth Weaver, brother-in-law Bob Aaby, and sister-in-law Mavis Weaver, and many nieces and nephews.
Juanita was preceded in death by her husband Norman in 1986, brothers Virgil, Ernest, and Harold, and sisters Bernice and Betty.
Funeral service will be held on 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at United Church in Grand Meadow, MN with Pastor Jon Marburger officiating. Burial will be in Grand Meadow Cemetery. Visitation is from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 25 at United Church Grand Meadow, with visitation continuing one hour prior to the service Wednesday at the church.
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