DALBERT NEIL WRIGHT,
74, of Cass City, died peacefully Tuesday, June 18, 2019 in his home. He was born October 15, 1944 in Detroit to Charles Frederick and Elizabeth (Aune) Wright. He married Nancy Judith Jordan April 10, 1965 in Holbrook Baptist Church.
Dalbert worked for Truemner Farms and Max Cooper Farms milking cows and later as a milk hauler delivering milk to Detroit. For eighteen years he worked as a welder with Evans Products in Gagetown and later as a fabricator for Berne Enterprises in Pigeon. Together, Dalbert and Nancy enjoyed bowling on Friday nights in a mixed league. He was a handyman and could build anything. Dalbert had a special talent for wood crafting. He made many rocking horses, wishing wells and bird houses for his family and friends to enjoy. He instilled his great work ethic to his family.
Dalbert is survived by his wife, Nancy; their children: Kimberly (Donald) McGregor of Marlette, Shelley (Richard) Jones of Cass City, Steven (Sandi) Wright of Cass City, Jodi (Jeffery) Naegele of Cass City, Stacy Wright of Caro; thirteen grandchildren: Rachel (Stephen) Distlerath, Jordan, Nicholas, Dakota, Mia, Eli, Aby, Toby, Alexander, Jarod, Dustin, Ethan, Alyssa; three great grandchildren: Everett, Connor, Kate; siblings: Kathy McPhail of Cass City; Caroll (William) Benjamin of Woodland, TN; Phillip (Shirley) Wright of Kingman, AZ; several nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his son, Dalbert Wright, Jr.; siblings: Charles Wright, Laura Mannarino, Richard Wright, Gladys Jones, James Wright, Sharon Guinther, Robert Wright, John Wright, Darlene Peters.
Funeral service held 11:00 a.m. Saturday, June 22, 2019 in Kranz Funeral Home, Cass City with Rev. Christian Wright of Cass City First Baptist Church officiating. Interment is in Elkland Township Cemetery. Pallbearers for Mr. Wright will be his grandchildren. Memorials may be made to Cass City First Baptist Church. Family and friends may share memories, prayers and photos with the family at www.kranzfuneralhome.com.
Visitation: 2 to 5 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, June 21, 2019 in Kranz Funeral Home, Cass City
10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, June 22, 2019 in Kranz Funeral Home, Cass City
Kranz Funeral Home, Cass City, Michigan
Debra L. Kranz (989) 872-2195