Burton Dale Wright

Burton Dale Wright, 83, of Fairview Heights, Ill., born Sunday, August 1, 1926, in East St. Louis, Ill., died Thursday, November 19, 2009 in Memorial Hospital, Belleville, Ill.

Mr. Wright worked as a Lab Technician for Nestle's in Granite City, Ill. He was a WW II and Korean War Navy Veteran, a member of First Christian Church of Belleville and VFW Post 8677.

He is preceded in death by:

  • Parents: Sherman and Mildred nee Woodard Wright
  • Brothers
    • Milton Wright
    • Sherman Eugene Wright
    • Donald Wright
  • Sister: Kathleen Beamer
He is survived by:
  • Wife: Shirley A. nee Heilig Wright
  • Daughter: Cathy Jo (Joseph) Kondracki of Fairview Heights, Ill
  • Son: Dale (Cathy) Wright of Troy, Ill
  • Sister: Shirley Warren of Granite City, Ill
  • Grandchildren
    • Benjamin Kondracki
    • Nicholas Kondracki
    • Kendra Wright
    • John Wright
    • Rachel Wright
  • Brother-in-law: Robert Hayhurst of Swansea, Ill
  • Niece: Donna (Robert) Means of Edwardsville, Ill
  • Other Nieces & Nephews
Memorials: Memorials may be made to the First Christian Church of Belleville.

Visitation: Friends may call from10 am to 1 pm Saturday, November 21, 2009 at Kurrus Funeral Home, Belleville, Ill.

Funeral: Funeral services will be held on Saturday, November 21, 2009 at Kurrus Funeral Home, with Doug Hargrave officiating. Interment will follow at Lake View Memorial Gardens, Fairview Heights, Ill.