Marjorie (Dreis) Wright ' Marge'

Marjorie (Dreis) Wright ' Marge'
Marjorie Wright passed away on April 7, 2013 in Mukilteo, Washington. She was born in Dazey, North Dakota to Mathias and Anna (Kramer) Dreis. She was the youngest of 12 children.
Marge attended Valley City North Dakota State College and later taught at Bennett School where all of her family and she attended. While teaching she met her husband Leonard (deceased 2007) and they were married in 1945 in Dazey. Later, her education continued in Oregon and she taught on the Cayuse Oregon Indian Reservation School for two years. Marge then continued her education when they moved to Alaska where she went to the University of Alaska Fairbanks.
While in Fairbanks Marge and Leonard started Badger Construction and worked on the pipeline. In 1978 they moved to Washington to semi retire and enjoy much traveling and the sunshine in their homes in Las Vegas and Lake Havasu.
Marge is preceded in death by her parents and husband and her sisters Bernice and Laurine, and her brothers Ernest, Vincent, Mervin, Emery, Orville, Leroy, and Darby; and baby brother Jerome.  She is survived by her sisters-in-law Laura Dreis, Evelyn Dreis, Stella Mueller, Thelma Wright and Katie Wright; brother-in-law Donny Wright, Valley City and nieces and nephews.
A Rosary will be said at 5:30 p.m. on Thurs., April 18, at Beck’s Funeral Home, 405 Fifth Ave. S in Edmonds. The Funeral Mass will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, April 19 at St. John Church, 829 – 3rd Street in Mukilteo. A Private Interment will be had at Holyrood Catholic Cemetery in Shoreline, Washington.
Remembrances made to Providence Hospice and Home Care of Snohomish, 2731 Wetmore Ave. Suite 500, Everett, Washington 98201
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