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Home arrow News arrow News of Record arrow Obituaries for June 13, 2011


Obituaries for June 13, 2011

Michael Wright

Michael David Wright, 54, died June 8, 2011 in Elgin, Oregon.

His funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Calvary Baptist Church, 2107 Third St. Interment will be at the Haines Cemetery. There will be a reception at the Haines Baptist Church after interment.

Mike was born on June 13, 1956, at Baker City to David and Mary Ann Moore Wright. He attended Baker High School and Eastern Oregon University.

He married Ruthie Joanne Tye on Sept. 17, 1977. He was a successful rancher and enjoyed feeding cows as well as coaching the Pine-Eagle football teams. He was a driven, inspirational coach and father, his family said.

Survivors include his sons, Jason Wright of Eugene and Judd Wright of Dallas, Ore.; daughters Jessica Wright and Jenna Wright, both of Baker City; his father, David Wright of Baker City; sisters, Tricia Everson, and her husband, Chuck, Susy Kaser and her husband, Kurt, and Molly Mansfield and her husband, Wes; brother, Jim Wright, and his wife, Cindy; and an extended family of many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and members of the Tye Family.

He was preceded in death by the love of his life, Ruthie Tye Wright; and his mother, Mary Ann Moore Wright.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Pine-Eagle Athletic Program through Gray’s West & Co. Pioneer Chapel, 1500 Dewey Ave., Baker City, OR 97814.



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