October 29, 1942 ~ December 30, 2013
Lyle G. Wright, 71, Moorhead passed away Monday, December 30, 2013 at the Palliative Care Unit at Sanford Health, Fargo.
Lyle was born October 29, 1942 in Fargo, North Dakota to George and Florence (Lusso) Wright. He grew up in Luverne and Horace before moving to Dilworth, graduating from Dilworth High School in 1961. He attended Moorhead State University, then worked for American Linen. He worked at International Harvester for many years before going to work at Interstate Detroit Diesel, retiring in 2006.
He married Patricia Ann Dwyer on June 16, 1961 at St. Mary’s Cathedral, Fargo. Patricia passed away on October 9, 1982. Lyle married Cheryl (Black) Twitero on April 8, 1983 at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Fargo.
He owned and operated his own body shop, The Wright Place for a few years. He was a skilled craftsman and enjoyed working with his hands. He loved building different types of furniture for his family and enjoyed hunting, fishing and working in his yard. His family brought lots of joy to his life, especially his grandchildren and great-grandchild.
He is survived by his wife of 30 years, Cheryl, Moorhead, children; Glenda (Bill) Jennings, Bismarck, Kerri Larghe, Moorhead, Kristy (Shawn) Dugan, Moorhead, Vicki (Jason) Tang, Moorhead, Jason Twitero, St. Cloud, grandchildren; Joseph, Allison, Kadie, Megan, Kayla, Alyssa, Kiana, Carter, Jaycie, and Kellie, great-grandchild; Avaree, brothers; Glen (Connie) Wright, Ramsey, MN, Larry (Becky) Wright, West Fargo, sister; Becky (Mike) Millard, Fargo, brothers-in-law; Brian (Diane) Black, Dayton, WA, Terry Black, Fergus Falls, MN and Rick (Sue) Black, East Grand Forks, MN.
He was preceded in death by his parents; grandparents; Joseph and Cecelia Lusso, first wife; Patricia, sisters, Glenda, Linda Dalbol, Kathy Brown, and his beloved dog, Smokey.