Margaret Ann Wright February 12, 1936 - October 21, 2021
Margaret Ann Wright February 12, 1936 - October 21, 2021

Margaret A. Wright, age 85 of Grand Forks, ND passed away on Thursday, October 21, 2021, at her home with her family by her side.

Margaret Ann Wright was born on February 12, 1936, in Grand Forks, ND the daughter of Hans and Margaret (Pederson) Christopherson.  Margaret grew up in Grand Forks where she attended Winship Elementary School and Central High School.  On August 2, 1952, she was united in marriage to Donald Deitz.  Sadly in 1980, Donald passed away.  Margaret worked at Millers Grocery and also worked at Century School in the Lunch Room.  She married Donald Wright on April 24, 1981, in Crookston, MN.  Donald passed away on June 8, 2012. Maggie enjoyed reading, puzzle books and traveling.  She was known for her love of her family and for having the best one-liners.  She was very proud of her Norwegian heritage.


Family members who survive Margaret include her children, Susan (Don) Wurzbacher of Grand Forks, ND, James (Jennifer) Deitz of Grand Forks, ND, Joanne (Sheldon) Kalal of Reynolds, ND, Nancy Solem of Devils Lake, ND, Diane (Chuck) Churchill of Grand Forks, ND, Donald Deitz of Grand Forks, ND and Michael Deitz of Seattle, WA; son-in-law, Ron Morris of Grand Forks, ND; 21 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; step-children, Donald (Teryl) Wright, Debra Wright, Nancy (Tim) Vodden and Douglas (Kathy) Wright.

She is preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Cheryl Morris; husbands, Donald Deitz and Donald Wright; sisters, Ingrid Wee and Harriet Vignes and a brother Henry Teigen.

Private Graveside Service Will Be Held at a Later Date


Inurnment:  Calvary North Cemetery ~ Grand Forks, ND