Lucille V. Wright, 87 of Bemidji died Monday, January 16, 2012 at Garden Lane Foster Care in Bemidji.
Funeral Services will be 2:00 pm Saturday, January 21, 2012 at the United Methodist Church in Bemidji, MN with Rev. Gay Albers officiating. Visitation will be from 5-7pm Friday, January 20 at the Cease Family Funeral Home in Bemidji and one hour prior to the service at the church on Saturday. Interment will be in the spring at the Greenwood Cemetery in Bemidji, MN.
She was born May 16, 1924 in Bemidji, MN the daughter of David and Florence (Annis) Vincent. She and her family moved to Elgin, IL for a short time before moving back to Bemidji permanently. She married John “Jack” Wright in 1942. They farmed and logged. She owned and operated several restaurants in Bemidji. She also drove school bus, worked for her sons business and was the Liberty Township Treasurer for many years. She enjoyed cooking, traveling working and being on a tractor.
She is survived by her son: Earl “Pete” Wright of Bemidji siblings: Gem Kerr of Bemidji Calvin Vincent of Hannaford, ND Russell Vincent of Aberdeen, WA Ida Heggie of Aberdeen, WA Avis Kelm of Bemidji Marge Hirt of Bemidji Tom (Joyce) Vincent of Bemidji Jim Vincent of Bemidji Charlotte McDonald of Laporte Charles (Linda) Vincent of Bemidji Grace (Melvin) Olsen of Bemidji 5 grandchildren and 12 great granchildren
She was preceded in death by her parents and husband.
Honorary Casketbearers will be Maurice Johnson, John Cronemiller, Les Petrie, Richard Kelm, Ken Whiting, Ron Vincent, Bob Vincent and Mickey Smith.
Active Casketbearers will be her grandchildren.
Messages of condolence may be left at ceasefuneralhome.com.