Fr. Joe Forcelle
Organist & Soloist ~ Kathy Koenig
“Here I Am Lord”
“On Eagle’s Wings”
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.