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Donald Eugene Wright

January 10, 1940 — March 2, 2024

Neligh

Memorial Service for Donald E. Wright age 84 of Neligh, Nebraska will be 11:00 a.m. Friday, March 8, 2024 at Grace Lutheran Church in Neligh, with Pastor Norlyn Bartens, Officiating.  Visitation will be at 10:00 a.m. an hour before service at Grace Lutheran Church in Neligh.  Military Rites conducted by Neligh American Legion Post# 172 and VFW 5287.  Burial will be at a later date.  Beyer Snider Memorial Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.  Don passed away Saturday, March 2, 2024 at Arbor Care Center in Neligh.  Condolence may be directed to the family at www.beyersnidermemorialfh.com   


     Donald Eugene Wright was born January 10, 1940 to Emmet and Mildred (Lehmann) Wright at Ewing, Nebraska.  Graduated from Ewing High School with the Class of 1959.  He enlisted in the Nebraska National Guard for 9 years. Don was united in marriage to Melva Lawrence on August 25, 1973, at Concordia Lutheran Church in Clearwater, Nebraska.  Worked many years doing construction and did bridgework.  He also worked at the Orchard Cheese Factory and Holt County Department of Roads. Don enjoyed fishing, hunting, and watching the Bob Ross Painting show.  He was a member of Neligh American Legion Post #172 and Grace Lutheran Church in Neligh.


     Survived by wife, Melva Wright of Neligh, NE.  Children, Deb and Ken Schwager of Orchard, NE; Angie and Bill Miller of Elgin, NE; Michael and Amy Wright of Neligh, NE; and Michele and Cory Coover, of Neligh, NE.  11 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren.  Sister, Betty Borsch of Fleming Island, Fl; sister-in-laws, Charlotte Wright of North Platte, NE and Janice Wright of Longmont, CO.


     Preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Richard “Dick” Wright and Terry Wright; sister-in-law, Sandy Belik; brother-in-law, Richard Borsch; father-in-law and Mother-in-law, Willis & Betty Lawrence.

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Visitation

Friday, March 8, 2024

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

Grace Lutheran Church

508 K St, Neligh, NE 68756

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Memorial Service

Friday, March 8, 2024

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

Grace Lutheran Church

508 K St, Neligh, NE 68756

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