Henry Wright

February 13, 1932 - January 26, 2024

Henry Ervin Wright, 91, of Lisbon, Iowa, formerly of Scranton, Iowa, passed away, on Friday, January 26, 2024, at St. Luke’s Hospital, Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

Visitation: 4-7:00 p.m., Thursday, February 1, 2024, at Stewart Baxter Funeral & Memorial Services, Mount Vernon, Iowa. Committal Service with Military Honors: Friday, February 2, 2024, Hastings Funeral Home, Jefferson, Iowa.

Burial: Wright Cemetery, rural Jefferson, Iowa.

Henry was born on February 13, 1932, in Scranton, Iowa, the son of William E. and Lois I. (Horning) Wright. He was united in marriage to Vera M. Ritter on June 2, 1956, in Jefferson, Iowa.

Henry and Vera farmed together in Scranton until 1970 when they moved to Dougherty and continued farming until retiring to Lisbon in 1994.

Henry loved to fish and turkey hunt. He loved his friends and family, and he loved well. Above all, he was a great man of faith, who walked with the Lord and leaves a legacy of faith to his family.

Henry is survived by his daughters, Robbie Ann (David) Fleener, and Lorrie Poland; grandchildren, Kyle (Sarah) Fleener, Krista (Steven) Drier, Joshua (Hannah) Poland, Jared (Ashley) Poland, and Jason (Alli) Poland, great-grandchildren, Sadie, Brooks, Luke, Jonah, and one on the way; brother, Eldon (Sharon) Wright, sister-in-law, Sharen Wright; and many nieces and nephews.

Henry was preceded in death by his parents, wife in 2007, brother, Duane Wright, and a twin brother in infancy.

Please share your support and memories with Henry’s family on his Tribute Wall at www.stewartbaxter. com under Obituaries.

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