Services were held Feb. 28 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Cherokee, with Rev. Armand Bertrand officiating. Burial followed at St. Joseph's Cemetery in Anthon.
Wright fought a long brave fight with kidney disease and diabetes. She was a wonderful woman who loved her brothers and sisters and all of her nieces and nephews dearly, as they loved her.
Nancy was born on Sept. 29, 1947 to Dale and Ann (King) Wright. She owned her own Beauty Shop in Quimby for many years. She loved her "shows" on TV, the Beatles, and Elvis. She passed on her love for music to her brothers and sisters and her nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents and two nephews Justin and Corey Nicolaisen. Left to cherish her memory are her brothers, Gary Wright and his wife Dorothy of Vermillion, S.D., Phil Wright and his wife Carolyn of Cherokee, Doug Wright of Quimby, and Mike Wright and his wife Ann also of Quimby.
Sisters, Carol and her husband Rich Wych of Quimby, Debbie and her husband Mark Courtright of Cherokee, Cathy and her husband Larry Nicolaisen of Cherokee, and Terri Chester of Quimby.
Nieces, Tamara Wright, Kim Wych, Alison Kurtz, Tonya Carstens, Olivia, and Krista Nicolaisen, Lindsay and Kelsey Wright, Anna, Shelby, and Lexie Chester, Dusty Jo Wright and Cally Lindquist.
Nephews, David Wright, Tim Wych, Dan Wych, Tony Wych, Chris Courtright, Andy Courtright, Owen Wright, Michael Wright, Corey, Nicolas and Alex Volkert, Chad Mitchell and many more great neices , nephews , and cousins.
She is also survived by her Aunt Velrene Swanger of Cleghorn; Aunt and Uncle Bill and Jerry Foley of Quimby; and her aunts Lillian King of Cherokee and Lucille King of Quimby.
Special mention to Mary Merritt of Sioux City who befriended Nancy and her family while she was a patient at Mercy.