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Kathleen “Kay” Ann Wright was born on Wednesday, June 7, 1922 to John and Amanda (Taplett) Daub in rural Tyndall, South Dakota. She graduated Tyndall High School in 1940. On November 24, 1947, Kay was united in marriage to Wallace E. Wright in Tyndall. Kay worked in Mitchell, Sioux City, and Tyndall as an abstractor for Halla Abstract Company for 6 years. She then worked for Royal Koch Abstract Company from 1962 to 1984. She loved to cook, crochet, knit, play cards, and to visit the occasional casino.
Kay was a member of St. Michael’s Parish in Sioux Falls and previously of St. Leo Catholic Church in Tyndall. She also served as a member of St. Leo Altar Society for several years.
Kay passed away on Tuesday, February 24, 2015 at Primrose Retirement Community in Sioux Falls having attained the age of 92 years, 8 months, and 17 days.
She is survived and remembered by her five children: Gloria (Glenn) Bode, Gayle (Art) Donovan, Glenda (Ron) Balthazor, Gary (LuAnn) Wright, and Glenn (Kay) Wright; grandchildren: John (Heather) Bode, Matt (Darchelle) Bode, Adam Bode, Jason (Kelly) Donovan, Ryan (Stacey) Donovan, Rebecca Wright, Amanda Wright, Sarah Wright, Michael (Brittany) Wright, and Elizabeth Wright; step-grandchildren: Jeremy (Mimi) Balthazor, Andy (Anesa) Balthazor, and TJ Balthazor; great-grandchildren: Parker Bode, Foster Bode, Maggie Donovan, Marin Donovan, Ellery Donovan, and Chandler Wright; step-great-grandchildren: Austin Geldhof, MeKenzie Hans, Zaxton Hans, Gabriel Balthazor, Eli Balthazor, and Jude Balthazor; and sister Geraldine (Judy) Naff.
She was preceded in death by her husband Wallace Wright, parents John and Amanda Daub, and sisters: Maxine Daub and Delores Naff.
Wright Family, So sorry to hear about your Mom. Our parents generation was truly amazing; so many good memories . . . You have all been in our thoughts and prayers. Mike & Sue Taplett
Michael Taplett Mar 3 2015 8:14 PM
Thinking of you and your family at this sad time. Remember the wonderful memories!
Juanita & Ron Palsma Feb 28 2015 10:48 AM
My thoughts and prayers to your entire family. I have many fond memories of days spent in Tyndall visiting my grandma n grandpa Murphy and coming to your neighborhood to visit your home as well as Judy's. Lots of fun days spent hanging out. I am sorry I was unable to attend your Moms service.
Peggy Friedrich Kowall Feb 27 2015 8:00 PM
Prayers for you all. Aunt Kay will be dearly missed.
Carol Naff Feb 27 2015 1:13 PM
I'm sorry for your loss. Saying a prayer for you and your family.
Linda Demery Feb 26 2015 9:43 PM
Our deepest sympathy on the passing of your mother, thank goodness we have those wonderful memories to keep. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Gail & Barney
Gail & Barney Roling Feb 26 2015 10:42 AM
Hugs and prayers to all of Kay's families, wish we could be there Gloria but will be thinking of you all...
Kathy Biedenfeld Feb 25 2015 8:11 PM