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Donna Wright

MALDEN — Donna Jean Wright, 84, of Malden passed away Friday, Aug. 30, 2013, at her home in Malden.

Born Sept. 30, 1928, in Canton, Ohio, to Charles Gordon Skinner and Helen (Stiegerwald) Skinner, she married Ferris Wright Aug. 20, 1955, in Mendota. He survives.

She graduated from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale and Western Illinois University in Macomb. She taught home economics at Bureau Township Schools and Malden Schools.

Also surviving are three children, Ann Wright of California, Ted (Jan) Wright of Piety Hill and Brenda Wright of Malden; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents and one sister.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Norberg Memorial Home, Princeton, with Deacon John Murphy officiating. Burial will be in the Malden Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Memorials may be directed to IVCH Hospice and Friends of Strays.

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