In Memory of Sandra Wright

January 1, 1947 - August 22, 2019

Sandra Kay "Sandy" Wright, 72, of Turtle Lake died Thursday, August 22, 2019 after a ten year battle with multiple myeloma. She was born April 1, 1947 in Cumberland, WI to Lowell and Ella (Heppner) Ries, was raised in Almena and was both baptized and confirmed at St. Matthew Lutheran Church. She graduated from Barron High School in 1965. In 1969 she married David Wright and they had two sons. They later divorced. She worked as an administrative assistant for the Barron County Child Support Agency from 1985 to 2007. She was married at St. Matthew in Almena on September 30, 2006 to Duane Glinski.

She is survived by husband, Duane Glinski of Turtle Lake and his family; children: Jeff (Becky) Wright of Turtle Lake, Aaron (Dawn) Wright of Starke, FL; grandchildren: Chasity Strenke, Cody (Keisha) Wright, Tori Wright, Bella Wright, Tristan Stark, Noah Burton, Brandon Wright; great grandchildren: McKenna, Breckin, Braylon, Brantley, Jaxsom, Jazmin, Pierce, Pryce, Hannah, Haylee and Mason; Wendy (Jim) Willett of New Richmond, Gerry Ries of Almena, Renee (Kevin) Effertz of Cumberland and Pam (Mark) Dowd of Almena; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Sandy was preceded in death by her parents and an infant sister, Mary.

There will be a visitation from 3:00 to 6:00 PM on Monday, August 26, 2019 at St. Matthew Lutheran Church with a service at 6:00 officiated by Pastor Preston Paul. Burial will follow at St. Matthew Cemetery. Serving as honorary urn bearers are her grandchildren. 

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