Dorothy Wright, 92 - December 27, 2012Dorothy Margaret Wright, 92, of Gothenburg passed away Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012, at Gothenburg Memorial Hospital.
Memorial services will be conducted at Blase-Strauser Memorial Chapel on Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012, at 10:30 a.m. with the Rev. Larry Viter officiating. Inurnment will take place at a later date at the Zion Lutheran Cemetery of Gothenburg.
Register book signing will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 28, at Blase-Strauser Memorial Chapel of Gothenburg.
Wright was born July 25, 1920, at Gothenburg, daughter of Pete and Emma (Poggendorf) Jobman.
She was baptized and confirmed at the Zion Lutheran Church. She graduated from Gothenburg High School with the Class of 1938.
In 1939, she left with her brother, Paul, to join her brother, Alfred, in Los Angeles. She spent from 1939 to 1983 on the West Coast from San Diego to the Cascades of Washington.
Wright was employed with restaurants all of her life, starting at Otto’s Lunch during her school years. She finished with Gary Geiken at Pete’s Lounge working part-time, and she loved every minute of it, family said.
She was united in marriage to Stan Wright on Nov. 24, 1951.
Wright was preceded in death by: her husband, Stanley Wright; her parents, Pete and Emma; two brothers—Paul and Alfred Jobman; a sister, Lorene Stevens; two nephews—Harlan Stevens and Matt Jobman; a niece, Bonnie Meier; great-niece, Susan Elizabeth Jobman.
Survivors include: her brother, Lester (Francis) Jobman; a nephew, Terry (Nancy) Jobman; nieces—Renee Cordova, Heidi Jobman and Charlotte Jobman; great-nieces and nephews—Andy and Becky Jobman, David Jobman, Erin Jobman, Christopher Morris and Erica Jobman; brother-in-law, Orvin (Shirley) Stevens.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the charity of choice.