Eugene T. Wright

Eugene T. Wright, 87, of Suring, passed away on Wednesday, July 25, 2018, at Atrium at Evergreen in Shawano, with his family by his side.

Eugene was born in the Town of How on Oct. 14, 1930, to the late Thomas and Margaret (Lake) Wright. He lived his whole life in Suring. Eugene married the love of his life, Lois Jansen, on Sept. 11, 1954, at St. John Lutheran Church-Hayes. He worked at Gillett Plywood, Zahn’s Logging, Manthei Cheese Factory, and Nuline. He was a member of St. John Lutheran Church-Hayes.

He will be greatly missed by his wife of 63 years, Lois, of Suring; his children, Randy (Mary) Wright, of Shawano, Rhonda (Vincent) DeCleene, of Denmark, and Richard (Lori) Wright, of Shawano; his grandchildren, Christopher (Jamie) Wright, Matthew (Autumn) Wright, Bryan Wright, Bradley Wright, Daniel (Shelley) DeCleene, James (Nicole) DeCleene, Michael (Olivia) DeCleene, Erik (Ashley) Wright, Ryan (Erin) Wright, and Brianna Wright; 14 great-grandchildren; his sisters, Lylis Jeffalone and Patricia Stayback; and his brother, Thomas (Carol) Wright.

Eugene was preceded in death by his infant son, Baby Boy Wright, in 1964; his sisters, Clarice Missall and Delores VanCaster; and his brother, Robert Wright.

A funeral service for Eugene T. Wright will be held on Tuesday, July 31, 2018, at 11 a.m. at St. John Lutheran Church-Hayes, 8905 St. Johns Road, Suring. Pastor Nicholas Buchholz and Pastor Travis Kleinschmidt will officiate. Eugene will be laid to rest in the St. John Lutheran Church Cemetery-Hayes, following the service. Visitation will be at the church on Tuesday from 9 a.m. until the time of service.

The family would like to send a very special thank you to all the staff at Evergreen in Shawano for all their love and the wonderful care they gave to Eugene.

Mickelson Funeral and Cremation Service of Shawano is assisting the family with arrangements. Please share online condolences at