Berthia "Bert" Wright

February 25, 2017
Plainwell, MI


Life Story / Obituary


Berthia L. Wright, of Plainwell, Michigan passed away on Saturday, February 25, 2017 at the age of 81. Bert was born on March 4, 1935 in Cadillac, Michigan. She was the daughter of Pealey and Eleana (Baker) McLain. Bert attended Mesick High School and later received her certificate for Attending Nurses from the Department of Mental Health in Michigan in 1957. She married Robert Lee Wright on December 16, 1952. She worked for the Kalamazoo State Hospital.

Left to cherish Bert’s memory are her children: Annette M (Thomas) Smith, Bradley J. (Linda) Wright, Timothy Ryan Wright; grandchildren: Jamie Town, Elena (Steven) Strickfaden, September Dawn Parker (Jim Givens), and Sheena Marie (Shawn) West; great-grandchildren: James, Rhett, Hayden, Cooper, Ethan, Alexandra, and Brandyn; and honorary sister Patsey Sinkler. She is preceded in death by the love of her life, Robert; daughter Tammy; sisters Hattie McLain, Mildred Housel, Sadie McLain, and Edna McLain; brother Ernest McLain; and her parents.

Please visit Bert’s webpage at where you archive a memory or photo and sign her memory book online.