Christine Wright |

Christine Wright

Memorial services for Christine Kay Wright of Chicago Park will be conducted at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Calvary Bible Church.

Mrs. Wright died Friday, July 23, at home. She was 42.

She was born March 4, 1962, in Waukon, Iowa, to Ronald and Lynne Heilig. She moved with her family at the age of two to California. She was raised in the Santa Cruz Mountains near Los Gatos. She married Kenneth Wright on Sept. 7, 1991. In 1982, they moved to the Tahoe/Truckee area, and in 2002 she and her family moved to Chicago Park. She worked as a pre-school teacher in Truckee for many years before moving to Chicago Park where she was the Youth Director and Manager of the Sierra Vista Center in Colfax. She enjoyed going to the beach, swimming, kayaking, bicycling and gardening.

She is survived by her husband, Ken Wright of Chicago Park; sons Ryan and Kyle Young of Truckee, and Jesse Wright of Chicago Park; parents, Ron and Lynne Heilig of Colfax; sisters and brothers-in-law Dee Dee and Steve Carpenter of Auburn, and Ronna and Christopher Harper of Colfax; nephews Justin and Jared Carpenter of Auburn, and Jacob, Nathan and Noah Harper of Colfax. She was preceded in death by her grandparents Ray and Alice Heilig and Lynne and Daisy Livingood.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Colfax Youth Center.

Arrangements are under the direction of Chapel of the Angels Mortuary.

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