Celia Wilson Wright

Malden -- Mrs. Celia Wright, 77, of Malden died at 9:15 Friday in Perry Memorial Hospital, Princeton.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday in Norberg Memorial Home, the Rev. Ernest Francis officiating. Burial will be in Malden Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 tonight in the Norberg Memorial Home.

Mrs. Wright was born in Kasbeer Jan. 13, 1903, daughter of Charles and Celia (Julian) Wilson. Surviving are two daughters; Mrs. Earl (Dolores) Karns of Zearing and Mrs. Ruth Karns of Peotone; five sons Donald "Bud" Grabil of Princeton, Ferris and Max Wright of Malden, Virden and Charles Wright of Arlington; 28 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. John (Lucille) Thomson and Mrs. Cora Lerch, both of Princeton; a brother, Charles of Dover.

Her husband preceded her in death.

Buried at Malden Cemetery, Malden, Bureau, Illinois


(The Bureau County Republican, Princeton, Illinois, unknown date, submitted by Shirley Beams Simmons)




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