Martha Wright Obituary

Martha Gena Wright
Martha Gena Wright

January 31, 1929 - September 15, 2017
Born in Salem, Oregon
Resided in Springfield, Oregon
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Martha G. Wright of Eugene Passed away September 15, 2017 at the age of 88. She was born January 31, 1929 to Ivan and Martha (Anthonson) Koch in Salem, Oregon. Martha was a proud Oregonian her entire life.
Martha was the commissioner of the very first women’s volleyball league in Eugene beginning in 1948 through 1996. She owned and operated Orchard Point Kennels since 1958. Martha enjoyed volleyball, gardening, being an artist, breeding and training dogs, being in rodeos and she was a professional garage saler.
She is preceded in death by her daughters, Cynthia Leaming and Renee` Pruitt. She is survived by her husband Charles “Chuck” Wright of Eugene; daughters, Cheryl Waggoner of Veneta, Roxann Morrill of Springfield; son, Brad Morrill of Cheshire; sister Iva Perkins of Eugene; ten grandchildren, fourteen great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.
A funeral service will be held on Thursday, September 28, 2017 at 11:00 am at Major Family Funeral Home 112 North A Street Springfield, Oregon 97477, with a private family burial to follow.
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Funeral Service
Major Family Funeral Home
112 N. A Street
Springfield, OR US 97477
Thursday, September 28, 2017
11:00 AM