Lorraine Emilie Eyraud Wright, 86 year old Rupert resident, passed away Saturday, March 7, 2020 at Highland Estates in Burley.

Lorraine Emilie Eyraud Wright was born in Paul, Idaho on June 20, 1933 to Irene and Adrienne Eyraud.  She graduated from Rupert, High School and attended nursing school at Idaho State College in Pocatello.  She married Marion Damian Wright and had a daughter; Carole aka Toni Williams (Bill) and 2 sons; Thomas Ray Wright (Christie) and Steven Craig Wright.  Lorraine had a life partner, Robert Larry Holm, for over 30+ years.

Lorraine loved to work in her beautiful yard.  She loved nature.  She loved to read. She also was a seamstress and good cook.  She worked at Simplot in Heyburn and later retired after working for Ore-Ida as Quality Control; and in between Simplot and Ore-Ida she worked at Janes Clothing Store in Rupert as alteration and salesperson.  

She was preceded in death by her parents; her brother, Louis Eyraud; and her 2 sons.  She is survived by her life partner, Robert Larry Holm; daughter, Toni; her sister, Irene Wright; her 7 grandchildren (Jerod Williams, Rhiannon Williams, Kelli Wright, Brandon Wright, Michaela Wright, Damian Wright and Jackson Wright); 12 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandson.

There was a celebration of Lorraine’s life on Thursday, March 12th at Rupert Elks Lodge. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to the Alzheimer’s association.  Arrangements were under the direction of Morrison Funeral Home, 188 South Hwy 24 in Rupert.

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