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Margaret JoAnn Wright


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Margaret JoAnn Wright

Margaret JoAnn Wright, 75, of Rock Springs, passed away May 2, 2017, at Mission at Castle Rock in Green River.

A longtime resident of Rock Springs, Wright died following a lengthy illness. 

She was born July 29, 1941, in Elkhart, Kan., the daughter of Raymond McCrea and Margaret Ruth St. John McCrea.  

Wright attended schools in Elkhart and obtained her general education degree at Western Wyoming Community College.

She married Donald Eugene Wright in Elkhart, Kan., May 29, 1957.

Wright was employed by the Westwinds Motel as a bookkeeper and manager.

Her interests included, cooking, camping, bowling and was a participant for the past 10 years in Senior Olympics.

Survivors include her husband Donald Wright of Rock Springs; two sons, Kim Wright and wife Carin of Rock Springs and Kerry Wright and wife Cindy of Kennewick, Wash .; one daughter, Kandy Horton and husband Ben of Fort Bridger; one brother, Jim McCrea of Evanston; one sister, Roxie Heins of York, Neb .; eight grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews also survive.

She was preceded in death by her parents and one granddaughter, Amanda Wright.

Cremation will take place and memorial services will be conducted at 11 a.m., Saturday, at the Church of Christ in Rock Springs. 

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