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Richard Wright

Richard Edwin Wright, age 66, of Township of Chicog, Wis., passed away Friday, Dec. 18, 2009, at his home.

Dick was born Sept. 19, 1943, in Hastings, Minn., to the late Henry and Leona (Clark) Wright.

Dick married Karen Morrissette Oct. 8, 1966. They enjoyed 43 years together.

He was employed at ConAgra Foods Inc. in Hastings, Minn., for many years.

Dick enjoyed living in the Chicog township area where he shared his love of the outdoors with his wife, family, and friends by spending time hunting deer, fishing, and woodworking.

He is survived by his loving wife, Karen of Township of Chicog, Trego, Wis.; two sisters, Judy (Roger) Sanford of Prescott, Wis., Barb Wiltermuth of Barronette, Wis.; many, many nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews.

He was preceded in death by one brother, Hank Wright; one sister, Alta Johnson; one nephew, Mike Wiltermuth.

Funeral services will be held 11 a.m., Monday, Dec. 28, at the Brown Funeral Home in Minong, Wis. Pastor Ben Kidder will officiate. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the services on Monday at the Brown Funeral Home in Minong. Burial will be in the Chicog Cemetery.

Pallbearers: Cliff Johnson, Chuck, Bob, Bill Sanford, Rick Wright.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Brown Funeral Home & Cremation Services of Minong. On-line condolences may be shared at