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Annette (Gove) Wright, 75, of Windom died Dec. 12, 2012, at Windom Area Hospital.
Memorial services will be held Saturday at 11 a.m., at LaCanne Family Funeral Home in Windom with Pastor David Savage officiating.
Special music will be provided by Mark Nass, vocalist, singing "This is the Moment" and "I Made it Through the Rain."
The eulogy will be given by Nancy Edwards.
Burial will be at Lake-view Cemetery in Windom.
Visitation will be held Saturday from 10 to 11 a.m., at the funeral home.
LaCanne Family Funeral Service of Windom is handling the funeral arrangements.
Annette Eugenia Wright was born in June 15, 1937, in Lakeside Township, Cottonwood County, to the late LeRoy Wade Gove and Caroline (Jensen) Gove. She was baptized in March 1951 at the Methodist Church in Windom.
Annette was united in marriage to Jack Sawyer in Miami. This marriage was later dissolved.
In 1981, she was united in marriage to James Wright in Miami, Fla. This marriage ended with James' death.
Annette received her education in the Windom Public Schools, graduating in the Class of 1955.
Shortly after graduation, she moved to Miami, Fla., to live with her sister and brother-in-law to babysit for her niece and attend the Charon Williams Commercial College.
After accepting a job with Eastern Airlines, she was transferred to New York City where she lived for several years. She was transferred back to Miami and, after retiring from Eastern Airlines, accepted a job as database manager for an auto dealership.
In 1991, she moved with her husband, Jim, to the mountains of Georgia.
In 1997, after Jim's death, she moved to Northern Virginia and in 2005 moved back to Windom where she was able to truly retire.
Annette was a member of the BARC board of directors.
She will be remembered for her smile and love of life.
She is survived by two siblings, Joyce Gove Langley and her husband, Russ, of Miami, Fla.; Rod Gove and his wife, Donna, of Plymouth; nieces and nephews, Nancy Langley Edwards and her husband, Tim, of Springfield, Va.; Wade Langley of Windom; Rhonda Gove Anderson and her husband, Jeff, and daughters, Jenna and Lindsey, of Richardson, Texas; and numerous other relatives and friends.