Kenneth A. Wright 1928 - 2011 Topeka
Graveside services for Kenneth A. Wright, 82, Topeka, will be 11 a.m. Monday, July 18, at Mount Calvary Cemetery, Topeka.
Mr. Wright died Thursday, July 7, 2011, at Aldersgate Village in Topeka after a stroke the previous week.
He was born Sept. 13, 1928, in Bonner Springs, the son of Ernest J. and Thelma Jean White Wright. He attended school in Bonner Springs. As a young man he worked in industrial construction, where his eyes were injured in an accident resulting in low vision. Subsequently he worked for the Kansas Industries for the Blind until retiring in 2000.
He married Agnes Ann Montague Shy in 1976. They later divorced. She survives.
Survivors include two sisters, Katherine “Kate” Berrier, Carrollton, Mo., and Shirley (Teddy) Bright, Kansas City, Kan.; four stepdaughters, Lou Ann Montague, Columbia, Mo., Carolyn Church, Lawrence, Jeannie Wiseman, Topeka, and Nancy Boulton, Rich Hill, Mo.; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
The family suggests memorials to the Kansas Association for the Blind & Visually Impaired or a charity of the donor’s choice, sent in care of Kevin Brennan Family Funeral Home, 2801 S.W. Urish Road, Topeka, KS 66614.
Online condolences can be made at kevinbrennanfamily.com.