Kathryn Ann (Beamand) Wright
May 3, 1939 - November 27, 2019
Kathryn Ann Wright, 80, of Deshler died Wednesday, November 27, 2019 at Bridge Hospice Care Center, Bowling Green.
She was born in Spencerville, Ohio to Roy Kenneth and Kathryn (Zuber) Beamand. She married H. Gene Wright on November 22, 1961.
Kathryn was a 1957 graduate of Deshler High School and a 1961 graduate of Lima School of Practical Nursing. She was an LPN who worked in a variety of healthcare settings over her 40+ year career. She was a long-time volunteer for the Deshler EMS as an Advanced EMT. She volunteered her time teaching EMT and CPR classes. Kathryn was an avid learner, always reading about health topics, taking some sort of college class or training course, or certification.
She was an active member of the former St. Paul United Methodist Church, then the New Beginnings UM Church. She loved being an organist for over 50 years. When not working, she enjoyed vacations at the family cottage her dad built on LaSalle Island in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.
Kathryn is preceded in death by her husband, H. Gene Wright, and her parents.
She is survived by children, Kathryn "Katy" (Leon) Graham-Jordan, Findlay; Gena (Bob) Colton, Perrysburg; Allan (Christie) Wright, Deshler; Ken (Coleen) Wright, McComb; sister, Royetta (Larry) Otto. Her pride and joy were her 4 grandchildren, Kelsey (Tyler) Brodman, Chase (Hope) Wright, Emily and Luke Wright; and her great-grand daughter Elliott Logan Brodman.
Services will be at 11:00 a.m. on Monday at New Beginnings United Methodist Church, Deshler with Rev. Chris Walter officiating. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery, Deshler.
Visitation is Sunday, December 1st, from 2-6 p.m. at Feehan-Rodenberger Funeral Home and from 10-11 a.m. on Monday at the church.
Memorials are suggested to New Beginnings UM Church or Bridge Hospice.
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New Beginnings United Methodist Church
140 East Maple Street, Deshler OH 43516
Bridge Home Health & Hospice
15100 Birchaven Lane, Findlay OH 45840