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Herbert Dunn Wright

Herbert Dunn Wright
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Herbert Dunn Wright, 99, passed away peacefully Feb. 26, 2009, at E. Dene Moore Care Center in Rifle.

Herbert was born July 12, 1909, in Margaret, Texas, to Daniel and Lizzie (Carter) Wright.

He married Nancy Ruth Crouse on Oct. 31, 1926. They had two children. Nancy and Herbert lived on and worked their ranch in Cortez for 54 years. They retired and moved to Rifle in 1982.



A 33-year member of the Elks Lodge, Herbert was a fun-loving man who enjoyed every moment of his life. He loved dancing and travel, having taken 30 cruises.

Family was the most important thing to him, and he will be dearly missed by his family and all his friends.



Herbert is survived by daughter Atta Dee White; five grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren and eight great-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife; sisters Pearl and Annie; son Harry; and grandson Tom.

Cremation has taken place, and a memorial service will be planned for a later date in Cortez.


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