Elsie Wright, 82 passed away peacefully on April 21,2022, at her home in Oregon City. She was born in Hailey, Idaho on February 14, 1940 to Agnes Johnson and Harvey Wingerd. Elsie spent her teen years in Molalla and met her husband Allan after graduating high school.
Elsie married James "Allan" Wright on July 28, 1961, in Oregon City and they were married for over 50 years. Allan and Elsie settled in Oregon City, where they raised their four sons.
For many years Elsie owned her own beauty salon which Allan built for her. She had many long-time clients that she fondly referred to as "her ladies". Elsie enjoyed sewing and crafts which she displayed in her salon. Before Allan's passing in 2014, Allan and Elsie traveled some and enjoyed several cruises together. She loved being social and for years belonged to bowling leagues in Molalla and Canby. She was also known to frequent bingo at the Oregon City Elks, where she would visit with friends.
Elsie is survived by her four sons, Max and his wife Doreen of Donald, Scott of Aurora, Dale and his wife Amy, and Donn all of Oregon City. She has eight grandchildren Ashley Forsberg, Phylishia Wainscott, Grant Koutny, Sarah Wright, Kyle Wright, Jenna Brooks, Brendan Wright; and Monty Bonfiglio in addition to 10 great grandchildren She has a sister Pat Haines of Florida and brother Harvel Wingerd of Oregon City. She was preceded in death by her husband Allan Wright, sister Yvonne "Pinky" King, and Connie Cunningham.
A Celebration of Life for anyone who would like to attend will be held at 12:00 PM on Saturday, May 21st at Hillside Chapel in Oregon City.