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Born: Nov 24, 1941

Date of Passing: Jun 20, 2021

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Raymond (Ray) Clarence Wright, aged 79, of Manitou, Manitoba (formerly of Arnes, Manitoba) passed away peacefully, with family at his side, on Sunday, June 20, 2021, at Boundary Trails Health Centre, Winkler, Manitoba after a lengthy battle with cancer. Ray was born November 24, 1941 to parents Richard and Margaret Wright in Winnipeg, Manitoba.
Ray is survived by and will be remembered by his loving partner of nine years, Lois Schell of Manitou, Manitoba. Ray leaves behind three children on his side: Susan (Adrian), James (Justina), Cindy (Jared) and 11 grandchildren. He also leaves behind four children on Lois' side: Mike (Patty), John (Dana), Aaron (Sheila), Bryan and another nine grandchildren.
Ray worked in metal and equipment fabricating and retired from management at E.H. Price. He kept busy continuing to work at times in oilfield accommodations in Ft. McMurry, AB and maintenance at Misty Lake Lodge, Gimli, MB. Ray spent most of his retirement in the Manitoba Interlake, living in Silver Harbour, enjoying his Gimli Hotel hangout until he was called home by his Heavenly Father on Father's Day.
Thank you to CancerCare Manitoba and Boundary Trails Health Centre Palliative Care.
The world is a circle. What may seem like the end is only the beginning. Wheatland Funeral Services will be overseeing cremation and a private family Celebration of Life will be held on a future date.

Messages of condolence may be made online at

Wheatland Funeral Service
204-825-2848 -

As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Jun 26, 2021

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