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Karen Mae Wright, 66

Karen Mae Wright, age 66, a resident of the Town of Chicog, died Oct. 29.

She was born in St. Peter, Minn., on Oct. 29, 1947, to Alfred E. and Anna Marie (Werner) Morrissette. She grew up in Bayport, Minn., and attended Stillwater High School graduating in 1965.

Karen married Richard E. "Dick" Wright, on Oct. 8, 1966. They enjoyed 43 years together until his death in 2009.

Karen worked in the insurance industry most of her life, retiring from St. Paul Fire & Marine Insurance Company.

She and husband Dick lived in Prescott, Wis., most of their married life. Their cabin in the Town of Chicog became their full time residence after retiring.

Karen loved the outdoors and enjoyed deer hunting and fishing. She also spent many hours crocheting items for her family.

Karen was preceded in death by her husband Dick; her parents; half sister Mary Miller; and nephew Mike Wiltermuth.

She is survived by her brother Larry (Gayanne) Morrissette; sister Sandra (Michael) Skull; half-brother Robert (Marilyn) Morrissette; numerous nieces; nephews; grand nieces; and grand nephews; her 4 legged friend Toby; and other relatives; and friends.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 2, visitation 10-11 a.m. at Taylor Family Funeral Home, with Pastor Russ Leeper officiating. Interment will follow at Chicog Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Chuck Sanford, Bob Sanford, Bill Sanford, Jordon Sanford, Cliff Johnson, Rick Wright and Nick Wiltermuth.

Arrangements were entrusted to Taylor Family Funeral Home, Spooner.

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