Donald Lee Wright, resident of Milwaukie, Oregon passed on December 20th, 2021. Born July 11, 1932, in St. Joseph Missouri to Jake and Edna Wright. Donald was a devoted husband, father and grandfather.
Donald followed his soon to be bride from Missouri to Oregon in 1955. He married Shirley Ann Proffit on March 15, 1958.
Donald joined the Milwaukie Masonic Lodge in 1973 where he was a dedicated youth advisor for DeMolay and Job’s Daughters. He served as Worshipful Master in 1980. Donald was also a member of the Al Kader Shrine.
Donald retired from Alpenrose Dairy after 39 years of service as a driver and supervisor. A favorite memory of both of his children is riding with him in the ice cream truck and learning new swear words.
Donald and his wife loved to jump in their motorhome and camp at the McKenzie River with their family. Donald loved fishing, though ironically didn’t like to eat them.
Donald’s final evening on earth was a peaceful one, surrounded by his family whom he adored with all his heart.
Donald is survived by his brother Larry, daughter Rhonda Coverdell, son Brian Wright, two grandson’s Dale and Michael, granddaughter Ariah and two great-grandchildren Christian and Caitlyn.
A memorial service will be 1:00pm, Friday, January 28th at Stehn Family Chapels, followed by a reception down the street at the Milwaukie Masonic Lodge, 10636 SE Main St. Milwaukie. Private interment will be held at Mt. View Cemetery, Oregon City, OR.