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Elisha Wright: 1980-2020

  • Elisha Wright
    Elisha Wright

On Friday, Sept. 25, 2020, at the age of 39, Elisha Wright died unexpectedly.

Elisha was born on Oct. 27, 1980 in Bon Homme County. Shortly after graduation from Scotland High School, he moved to Oklahoma to work with his uncle, Rick Machacek, in the oil fields. Elisha returned to South Dakota about 10 years later.

Elisha valued the friendships he developed with his coworkers over the years, namely in the oilfields of Oklahoma, as well as at Applied Engineering Inc. in Yankton, S.D., and at both Rooster's and the Hansen-Mueller grain elevator in Menno, S.D.

Elisha was preceded in death by Danny Wright and Bennie Kaufman, as well as his brother, Jeremy Wright.

He is survived by Lois Machacek, his mother; and Molly and Ruby Fitzmaurice; and many family and friends. Elisha will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved him. 
The Aisenbrey-Opsahl-Kostel Memorial Chapel in Menno is assisting with his services. Online condolences may be sent at:  www.opsahl-kostelfuneralhome.com

No formal service is planned at this time.