Barbara M. Wright, 81, of Cedar Rapids, died Friday September 8, 2017 in Northbrook Manor Nursing Home Services: 11:00 a.m. Thursday at Cedar Memorial Chapel of Memories, where friends may call after 10:00 a.m. Cedar Memorial Park Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Survivors include her children; Jon (Mary) Wright of Maple Grove, Minnesota, Jamie Wright of Cedar Rapids, Iowa and Kris Wright of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, her grandchildren; Thomas, Hannah, Mikala, Brandon, Rhianne and Samara and a daughter-in-law; Donna Wright of Austin, Texas. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Clarence and son Mike.
Barbara was born December 5, 1935 in Joliet, Illinois, the daughter of John and Mary (Bagay) Hrusosky. She married Clarence Wright on June 30, 1956 in Joliet. Clarence and Barbara were owner and operator of Art Mart Gallery. Barbara was a faithful member of St. Pius X Catholic Church. She enjoyed traveling with Clarence, cooking, gambling and especially spending time with her beloved family. Her memory will be cherished by all who knew her. Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.