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Brian M. Wright, 47

June 12, 1969 to February 28, 2017

Brian M. Wright, 47, of Sheffield passed away at 12:50 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017, at Aperion Care in Spring Valley after a long battle with cancer.

He was born June 12, 1969, in Princeton, the son of Ron and Linda (Johnson) Wright.

Surviving are his parents, Ron and Linda Wright of Sheffield; one brother, Scott (Amy) Wright of Sheffield; four nieces and nephews, Tanner, Isabelle, Samuel and Emily Wright; his maternal grandmother, Reta Johnson of Princeton; and two uncles, Gary (Jeanine) Wright and Chris Johnson.

He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Hollis and Delores Wright: his maternal grandfather, Cliff “Buzz” Johnson; and one aunt, Carol Sue Stone.

He graduated from Western High School with the Class of 1988. He worked on the family farm.

Brian was a member of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church. He was an avid St. Louis Cardinals fan and enjoyed country music, camping, and visiting with his family and friends. He also enjoyed vacationing with his southern relatives.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday, March 6, at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Sheffield with Father Mark Miller officiating. Burial will be in Hopeland Cemetery in Buda.

Visitation will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday, March 5, at the Grant-Johnson Funeral Home in Princeton. A rosary will be recited prior to visitation at 3:45 p.m.

Brian’s family appreciated the care provided by the nurses and staff at the Aperion Care Nursing Home in Spring Valley.

Memorials may be directed to St. Patrick’s Catholic Church or the Sheffield Rescue Unit.

Service/Memorial Information

Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday, March 6, at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Sheffield with Father Mark Miller officiating. Burial will be in Hopeland Cemetery in Buda.

Visitation will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday, March 5, at the Grant-Johnson Funeral Home in Princeton. A rosary will be recited prior to visitation at 3:45 p.m.

Memorials may be directed to St. Patrick’s Catholic Church or the Sheffield Rescue Unit.

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  • tullips"Ron and Linda you have our deepest sympathies. Our visits around your kitchen table will be a lasting memory! Prayers to your family."Tribute from: Robert and Helen Goettsch
    March 6, 2017
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  • butterfly"I am so sorry to hear of Brian's passing. You are all in my thoughts & prayers."Tribute from: Shellie Monroe
    March 3, 2017
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  • prayer"Ron and Linda and family. We are so sorry for you loss. He is now in Gods hands and out o pan. Our sympathy"Tribute from: Cary and Joann Standad
    March 2, 2017
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  • prayer"Ronnie, Linda and family we are so very sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers."Tribute from: Donna and Jim Harlow
    March 2, 2017
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  • prayer"Ron, Linda, and Scott, You are all in our prayers and thoughts."Tribute from: Wayne and Vickie Washkowiak
    March 2, 2017
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  • lily"Ron and Linda... I am so sorry to hear of Brian's passing. I only knew him as a young boy, but I'm sure he grew up to be a very loving man. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family."Tribute from: Susan Murray
    March 2, 2017
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  • prayer"Linda, Ron and Scott:
    I am so sorry for your loss. I pray that God comforts you in a way that only he can."
    Tribute from: Patty Frantzen
    March 2, 2017
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  • butterfly"Sending healing prayers and comforting hugs your way. We are so sorry for your loss."Tribute from: Gary & Jane Detoye
    March 2, 2017
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  • candle"Linda and Ron I was sadden to hear of Biran's passing. I always remeber the smile he had whenever you saw him. Brian was a good soul and I am sure God has a special place for him. You have my deepest sympaty on your loss."Tribute from: Rick De Fauw
    March 2, 2017
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  • candle"a nice young man who left us way too soon, he was loved my many, and will be missed by everyone who knew him, may you rest in peace."Tribute from: Deann and Jim Pozzi
    March 2, 2017
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  • butterfly"We are so very sorry for your family's loss. We are keeping you in our thoughts and prayers."Tribute from: Howard and Kathy Mercer
    March 2, 2017
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  • candle"Sending prayers to you and your family. So very sorry for your loss."Tribute from: Mike and Linda Fisher
    March 2, 2017
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  • lily"So sorry for your loss Linda and Ronnie keeping you and your family in our thoughts and prayers,"Tribute from: Roger and Garnie Workheiser
    March 1, 2017
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