In memory of

Bertha Mildred Wright

July 31, 1922 - June 28, 2018
From: Mason City, IA | Originally: Early, IA
Bertha Mildred Wright

Bertha Mildred Wright

Born: July 31, 1922
Died: June 28, 2018
Age: 95
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   Mildred Wright, age 95, of Mason City, IA, formerly of Early, IA, passed away on Thursday, June 28, 2018, at the Good Shepherd Nursing Home in Mason City.  Mildred was born on July 31, 1922, in Cook Township, near Schaller, IA, to parents Henry Christian and Martha Selena (Halling) Miller.  She was baptized in April of 1925, at the Schaller Methodist Church. She graduated from Storm Lake High School in 1938.

   Mildred married the love of her life, Melvin Wright, on October 30, 1941, in Schaller, IA.  To this union three children were born: Darwin, Sue, and Bill.  Mildred and Melvin made their home in Early and remained there for 70 years.  Melvin passed away on February 4, 2012.

   Mildred was a wonderful mother and housewife who took great pride in that role. She loved to cook and also enjoyed playing cards and dancing. Mildred was also an active member of the United Methodist Women’s church group. She will be missed by all who knew and loved her.

  Mildred is survived by her children: Darwin Wright (Glenda DeYoung) of Bartlett, TN, Sue (Tom) Landgraf of Mason City, IA, and Bill Wright of Odebolt, IA; grandchildren: Tyler (Chelsea) Landgraf of Ozark, MO, Robert (Claire) Landgraf of Rochester, MN, and Hannah Landgraf (Eric Rucker) of Des Moines, IA; great-grandchildren: Keira and Max Landgraf, Frances Landgraf; and many extended family members. 

   She was preceded in death by her husband Melvin; parents Henry and Martha Selena Miller; brother Walter Miller; sisters-in-law Betty Miller, Josie Miller; and an infant brother.

2:00 p.m., Saturday
June 30, 2018
United Methodist Church
Early, Iowa
Reverend Nancy Peterson
Prior to the service
beginning at 12:00 p.m.
Saturday, June 30, 2018
United Methodist Church
Early, Iowa
Early Union Cemetery
Early, Iowa


Tuesday, July 3, 2018 at 5:49 PM
“Sorry for your loss Darwin.”
- Gene Karstens
Friday, June 29, 2018 at 1:23 PM
“Sue and Tom, we wanted to give you our sympathy and want you to know we have you in our thoughts and prayers.”
- Dave & Mary Drey
Friday, June 29, 2018 at 1:23 PM
“I am sorry to hear of your loss. I have fond memories of your mom, she was such a good cook! She was such a sweet lady, and I know my mom and her were good friends. I can still picture her walking downtown in Early to go to the post office. Good memories. Again, my sincere sympathy.”
- Mary Jo (Mason) Koth
Friday, June 29, 2018 at 1:23 PM
“We are so very sorry for your loss. Our thoughts & prayers are with your entire family during this difficult time.”
- Rick & Suzi Blume
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