Evelyn Wright, Age 99

Evelyn Elizabeth Ott Wright, age 99, entered into rest August 26, 2017 at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan, KS surrounded by loving family members. Evelyn was born July 23, 1918 in Holton, KS, to loving parents William and Lydia Ott. A 1936 graduate of Clyde High School, Evelyn was stations in New York City in the waves during WWII. Evelyn attended Brown Mackie Business School in Salina in the early 1950's, later she worked at Duckwalls in Concordia and as a night watch person at Sunset Home in Concordia from 1960-1968 approximately. Her last position before retiring was through the green thumb program working at the Cloud County Museum. Evelyn served as president of Navy Mothers Association in the early 60's. Evelyn is remember by family and friends as kind, vibrant and fun loving.

Evelyn is preceded in death by her parents William and Lydia Ott, one sister, three brothers and an infant grandson.

Evelyn is survived by her two children, Dennis R Wright of Oxnard, CA and Cher L Wright of Concordia; four grandchildren, Kevin Wright, Concordia, Stacie Paraskos and husband, Sparta, NJ, Jennifer Roberge and husband, Lawrence, KS and Shannan Wright and wife, Lenexa, KS; seven great grandchildren; 2 nieces and a nephew.

In lieu of flowers family suggests donations be made in her honor to Good Shepherd Hospice House, Manhattan, KS or Alley Cat Allies at donate@alleycat.org. Friends may sign the register book on Tuesday, September 5, 2017 from 8 am to 5 pm at Chaput-Buoy Funeral Home, Concordia. Private family grave side services are pending. Chaput-Buoy Funeral Home, Concordia is handling arrangements.

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