Robert Wright |

Robert Wright

A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, March 21, at Grace Community Church, 8071 Old Auburn Road in Citrus Heights for Robert Wray Wright. Internment will take place at a later date at Roseville Cemetery. Mr. Wright passed away at home in Grass Valley on March 14. He was 72.

Mr. Wright was born on Aug. 30, 1934, in Elgin, Ill. He graduated from Dundee High School in Illinois in 1952. He served two years in the U.S. Navy and in 1960, Mr. Wright married Scherren Kay Montgomery of Pekin, Ill.

He enjoyed a long and successful career as an engineer with the Elgin National Watch Co. and Paslode Corp. until he retired to California where he lived for 10 years.

Mr. Wright is survived by his ex-wife, Scherren Wright of Sacramento; children, Katherine Wright, Sandra Sahr, Joanne Wright and James Wright, all of whom live in the Sacramento area; four grandchildren, Thor, Greg, Freya and Mark, all of the Sacramento area; and siblings, Dana Olson and William Wright of Illinois.

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

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