Evelyn Mae Wright
1930 - 2021
The Runge Mortuary and Crematory
838 East Kimberly Road
Davenport, IA 52807

Evelyn Mae Wright

October 13, 1930-April 25, 2021

DAVENPORT-Evelyn Mae Wright, 90, of Davenport, IA, died Sunday, April 25, 2021, at Genesis Medical Center-East. There will be a private viewing for family. No services will be held. There will be a Celebration of Life at Tina and Damen's house on Saturday, May 1, at 2:00 p.m. Cremation will take place at Runge Mortuary & Crematory. Cards and condolences can be sent to Johnny Wright, Jr. via the funeral home. Online condolences may be expressed at www.rungemnortuary.com.

Evelyn Mae Gripp was born October 13, 1930 in Davenport, to William and Hazel Gripp. She married Johnny W. Wright, Jr. on November 11, 1948.

Evelyn was a loving wife, mother, and homemaker. She was an in-home babysitter for many years. She loved doing crafts, playing Bingo, and was an avid Campbell Soup collector. Evelyn was a member of the B.P.O. Does Drove #217 at the Davenport Elks Lodge for many years.

Evelyn is survived by her husband, Johnny W. Wright, Jr.; daughters, Diane (Steve) Funk, Linda (Greg) Ashby, Mary Wright, and Donna (Bill) Smith. Sons, David Wright, Ray (Joy) Wright and Ron (Marcia) Wright; along with 16 grandchildren, 51 great grandchildren, and 7 great-great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; son, David; sisters, Vera and Millie; brothers, Widge, Frank, and Jack; and son-in-laws, Gregory Ashby and Steve Funk.

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Published by Quad-City Times on Apr. 29, 2021.
Celebration of Life
Tina and Damen's house
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I'm gonna miss you so much
May 1, 2021
My thoughts and prays are with you and your family! She was a great lady.
Mary Ernst
April 30, 2021
My deepest condolences to my Uncle John and Family for your loss and may God be with you All and watch over each and everyone of you. Luv Vie
Violet Maxine Wright
April 29, 2021